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Politics / Re: All Adamawa Labour Party Candidates Boycott Obi's Rally by IduNaOba: 12:20am
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Family / Re: I Won’t Quit New Marriage, Woman Who Married Daughter’s Boyfriend Vows by IduNaOba: 1:30pm On Jan 30
jamace:
Sweet banana, sweet... grin grin
You know that song?!!!!
Black banana na my good friend mehmn..
Na to call am sef
Politics / Re: Operation Light Up And Secure Anambra South Project In Orumba North And South LG by IduNaOba: 10:13am On Jan 30
The light up project is happening.
Last night I went from oko (Orumba north) to umunze (Orumba south)
And aside the lights installed by Obiano on major roads, I saw new ones with ifeanyi uba posters on them.
Inside villages in umunze, I saw same lights everywhere.
I asked the bike guy and he said they were installed recently.
Anambra has the most street lights I have seen in a state and they are very bright!!!
Even inside village streets have them
Especially
Orumba and Aguata where I frequent.

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Politics / Re: Wike To Atiku: You No Go Win by IduNaOba: 3:22am On Jan 26
Otilo
E don happen.
Politics / Re: Brymo Apologises To Those Saddened By His Tweet About The Igbos (Video) by IduNaOba: 11:16pm On Jan 14
doggedfighter:
Why apologize when you didn't say anything that didn't happen



Brymo is an ofeke.



My mum will always use that word when angry. grin

Ofeke = mundane / ordinary person.
It is used to refer to non initiates of Igbo esoteric way of living.





What's the English word for ofeke ?

Because I don't know grin
I can't even explain it in Igbo grin

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Politics / Re: Peter Obi Made Me Without Knowing Me. by IduNaOba: 12:23am On Dec 18, 2022
julaion:
PETER OBI MADE ME WITHOUT KNOWING ME.

So many things have been trending recently, mostly bad news, a lot of noise and I decided as usual to go Stealth for a while...

However, there is one man that has this uncommon capacity to make me change decisions anytime; this man is Peter Obi.

I have made decision that I will not vote again in Nigeria but Peter Obi coming out for President will make me change that decision.

I have decided to stay off Facebook but because I want to make a confession about my experience with Peter Obi and his legacies, I will write again once more.

Many testimonies and great stories have been associated with Peter Obi but I think there is another aspect and narrative many people still need to know about Peter Obi's legacies...

That aspect affects the Story of my Entrepreneurial life.

Around 2010, Peter Obi as the then Anambra State Governor met with Evelyn Oputu who was then the MD of Bank of Industry (BOI) and made a novel proposal for Anambra state to invest a counter-part fund to open more access for SMEs in Anambra to loan/credit facilities. Oputu was excited at the great idea/proposal and accepted at once for such partnership. Peter Obi at then invested N2billion of Anambra State money into the Bank of Industry with the mandate to give more credit facilities to SMEs in Anambra State. Consequently, the Bank of Industry has to partner with the State Ministry of Commerce and Industry through the liason officer.

That period, a lot of Entrepreneurs in Anambra especially the ones in Ezeiweka plastic industrial cluster Obosi had access to funds ranging from N5million, N8million to N10million and it was an era of Economic prosperity for many entrepreneurs in Anambra State.

Evelyn Oputu went ahead to introduce the Obi's strategy of counterpart funding to other states, some responded and it spreaded throughout Nigeria...

In 2010, I graduated from the University, 2011-2012 did my NYSC and in 2012 I officially registered my business enterprise: OBINWUGO FARMS.

At the registration of my business, I created and started to build a Brand called Zobo Cola. It was a Hibiscus drink product packed in 500ml and 250ml pet bottle and branded respectively.

In 2013, I was introduced to the Bank of Industry by a friend of Prof Pat Utomi called Paul Okpue through a friend of mine Daniel. Paul Okpue told me to go to the Bank of Industry that I was qualified to be given a loan facility.

I immediately made my move to the Southeast regional office in Enugwu with my Zobo products, there I met wonderful staff like Harrison, Tolu, Seyi, Leye, Obaro and others, they were so excited to see a local content and they promised to help me secure a loan facility to support my business. It was then I was told of Anambra State Counterpart funding made by Peter Obi and that I can benefit from it.

I was introduced to the BOI liason Officer from the Anambra State Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Engr Malo, another nice and wonderful man. My loan application was processed, of course as a beginner I made a lot of mistakes but the Staff of BOI and Engr Malo helped put me through, in 2014, I got a loan of N3.86million from the Anambra/BOI funds. The arrangement of the counterpart fund is that half of the money comes from the N2billion Anambra funds while the other half comes from the BOI. That was the first time Peter Obi touched my life personally through his policies without knowing me personally.

In 2015, the then MD of BOI, Mr Olaoluwa from my records picked my brand as one of the promising Entrepreneurs from the South East in Nigeria and invited me to the head office in Marina Lagos at the Launch of Graduate Entrepreneurship Fund (GEF) an initiative to fund Start-up businesses by the passing out corpers from NYSC. There I reconnected with my childhood friend Mr Raphael Egbue who was working in their BOI ICT department, it was a refreshing experience.

I was also featured in Tell magazine, Channels TV, NTA and other media outfits

Same 2015, I was recommended by the BOI to the Federal government for National Award during their 2015 MSME Summit. It was done in the Banquet Hall, Aso Rock and presided by the Vice president Prof. Yemi Osibanjo. That was my first time visiting the Aso Rock and meeting the Vice president physically.

In 2016, I finished the payment of that first loan (both principal and interest), by that time Peter Obi had left office and handed over to the next governor; Willy Obiano, but Obi's legacy in the BOI still remained alive and active.

Consequently in 2017, I was given another N3million loan facility from that revolving Anambra/BOI loan created by Peter Obi. Unfortunately, the harsh economic realities that came with the Buhari's administration crippled my business and I lost almost everything...

But the downfall of a man is not his end... Adversity can either kill a man or make him emerge stronger. It is a matter of choice

Hence in 2018, I did a hard long reflection, review and analysis of my failures and came out with a New and Stronger Brand called IJELE TEA, it is a tea product which I started with 2 variants; the Ijele Lemon Tea and Ijele Hibiscus Tea (I actually converted my previous product/brand ZoboCola from a cold drink to tea bags and gave it another Name)

That same 2018, I went back to the BOI with my new product Ijele Tea and narrated to them my challenges, setbacks and the need to give me another loan to continue my Entrepreneurial journey. Looking at my track records, they gave me another loan of N2million from the same Anambra/BOI loan making it a total of N5million (adding the previous N3million from 2017)

I started bootstraping with the very little available funds at my disposal to build Ijele Tea. I went to Stores and Supermarkets, I was accepted by some and rejected by some. Many at that time laughed at the name I gave my product; IJELE...

In June 2019, I made my first major breakthrough into a major hypermarket market in Nigeria and that Hypermarket is NEXT Cash and Carry, a Hypermarket that was given birth by a business cooperation created by Peter Obi 25 years ago when he was in the private sector as a successful business man. Next Cash and Carry has a policy to support locally manufactured brands and hence I was accepted swiftly on the grounds of local content. Peter Obi's legacy in the private sector did it for me again...

By entering Next Cash and Carry, I leveraged on the big brand to penetrate other major Stores like Roban Stores, the biggest Store in the South East Nigeria.

By the end of 2019, I made it as a vendor into Shoprite with a strong argument that my business is an Anambra State sponsored Enterprise using the Peter Obi's Anambra/BOI loan initiative. It was the then Anambra State commissioner for information under Obiano's Administration Mr C.Don Adinuba aided to present the case to the MD of Shoprite Mr. Carl Erikson and Shoprite also having the policy to support local content accepted my product Ijele Tea.

By February 2022, through the grace of Chiukwu Okike, I have finished the payment of both the N3million and N2million (both principal and interest) respectively.

Today, I look back at my 10 years journey in food manufacturing/ agro-processing entrepreneurship and I found out that Peter Obi has been a great part of this journey through his legacies both in the Government and the Private sector, yet I have never met him physically. He does not even know me personally but his legacies have recognized my existence and have impacted my life in great ways.

Consequently, I can provide for myself and my family irrespective of the harsh economic realities in Nigeria. Values have been created and people have fed through these values that I created and Peter Obi is part of all these.

So when you hear Peter Obi talk about supporting SMEs in his presidential manifesto, just know that he has done it before and I am a living testimony of his legacies.

Therefore, notwithstanding my strong support for a Referendum to determine our coexistence in Nigeria, I will Support Peter Obi in his quest to serve as the president of Nigeria. I will support him till the end... If he wins, I win with him, if he fails, I fail with him. Whichever way, if we ever miss Peter Obi at this critical time of our existence in this country, we have lost big time!

Esirọ ofu ụzọ eje Onịcha...
A na-eme ọ́nwà, a na-eme ibe ya..

It's time to Aggressively fight for our future! from all angles.

Ndewo nụ

©️Chukwuemeka Obinwugo. Orie, 22nd May 2022

Obinwugo Chukwuemeka is my very good friend.
I have visited his company in nnewi anambra state severally.
This is one of the many stories from business men who Peter obi made without knowing them

I will call him tomorrow to tell him I read his story on nairaland cool

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Politics / Re: PDP Crisis Deepens As New Group, "PDP For Peter Obi" Emerges (video) by IduNaOba: 12:21am On Dec 13, 2022
Omeise:


Hahahahaaha a... Ogbanje mmiri ụmị..?
Mmiri Ụmi kajara akaja o

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Phones / Re: TECNO To Hold Its Annual Flagship Product Launch Event In Dubai by IduNaOba: 3:52pm On Dec 05, 2022
lexrichy:
Are these guys really using MediaTek Dimensity 9000 5G chipset or 900
9k Bro.
With mad camera innovation first of its kind.
Politics / Re: 2023: Peter Obi Rejects Award by IduNaOba: 7:24pm On Nov 29, 2022
I was there live.
Obi is loved nọ doubt.

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Autos / Re: Shoprite Pilots 'Glow In The Dark' Electric Truck In SA (PIX) by IduNaOba: 2:49pm On Nov 29, 2022
aikyg:

There's a place called Tinker in Coal Camp, Enugu. They'll replicate this for you and still return change for you. Most car owners that can't find their car engines in Nigeria, get new engines fabricated for them at Tinker. Don't underestimate the boys at Tinker.

Coal camp na gurus full there.

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Autos / Re: Shoprite Pilots 'Glow In The Dark' Electric Truck In SA (PIX) by IduNaOba: 2:47pm On Nov 29, 2022
tecnolad:


We don't deserve those guys. They been making expensive brands' products affordable for the masses.

I would know because I'm currently rocking my PAMU sneakers. grin

PAMU for life
Politics / Re: Osun Assembly Replies Demola Adeleke On The Change Of The State's Name by IduNaOba: 11:46pm On Nov 28, 2022
CHIOMAEZEH:
Ba la blu

Blu bluu bulaba
Politics / Re: Kenneth Okonkwo: APC Mole Or Obidient.? Picture by IduNaOba: 7:28am On Nov 27, 2022
g0ssipmillnaija:
grin grin Watch what these mumu boys did to tinubu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqgi5JBWdrw

Gbedu!!!
Jam of life grin

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Politics / Re: PDP Is Working To Reconcile With G5 – Okowa by IduNaOba: 12:26pm On Nov 24, 2022
Why
I thought they said they don't need them again?
E be like say reality Don dey set in
Career / Re: Youtubers In Nigeria Lets Meet Here. strictly FOR QandA by IduNaOba: 9:20am On Nov 24, 2022
YOUTUBE9ja:
smileyHello Friend. Are you a youtuber? OR

* ARE YOU INTERESTED IN CREATING A YOUTUBE CHANNEL?

* ARE YOU FINDING IT DIFFICULT TO GROW ON YOUTUBE? embarassed

* ARE YOU FINDING IT DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND THE YT ALGORITHM? shocked

* DO YOU WANT TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUTUBE? wink wink

* DO YOU WANT TO GET MORE VIEWS AND SUBSCRIBERS ? wink wink


If you fall in any of the above listed categories, this thread is for you. I will be here to answer all of your youtube questions. 24/7 Feel free to ask me anything. I just completed the Derrel eves course, and i am willing to share everything i learnt.



How do one grow and monetize YT organically

Politics / Re: OYO rally: Labour Party And Peter Obi Rally In Ibadan(videos & Pics) by IduNaOba: 1:30pm On Nov 23, 2022
Labour Party has successfully secured at least 25% in oyo.
If care is not taken sef, them fit upset other parties with 'structure'

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Politics / Re: Breaking!!! CBN Unveils Redesigned Naira Notes,Check Out The New Designs by IduNaOba: 11:16am On Nov 23, 2022
I don't want to believe this o
Politics / Re: Video Of Peter Obi Addressing Worshippers At Catholic Charismatic Renewal Camp by IduNaOba: 10:27am On Nov 20, 2022
No need for
Balablu bluu bulaba grin
This crowd beat everything wey bulaba Don gather since campaign start.

Choi
Politics / Re: If You Spell Obi Backwards You Get Ibo by IduNaOba: 11:46am On Nov 09, 2022
You Don jonz my guy
Sure say hope still dey for you like this?

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Politics / Re: Peter Obi's Supporters Campaign In Markets & Villages In Oyo State (Video) by IduNaOba: 11:32am On Nov 08, 2022
He he
They will soon copy it but they may be stoned by the masses who they have been punishing with hardship

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Politics / Re: Asking Ogun State Indigenes Who Is Winning The Elections by IduNaOba: 4:06pm On Oct 25, 2022
Omo people will cry blood o
Politics / Re: Checkout This Funny Peter Obi Cartoon Video by IduNaOba: 1:36am On Oct 02, 2022
Apt!!
Politics / Re: Obedient Child At Peter Obi Mega Rally Seen Rejoicing by IduNaOba: 1:30am On Oct 02, 2022
Raw undiluted joy.
Better smackdown to disobidient sadists

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Politics / Re: Breaking! UK Court Grants Nnamdi Kanu Permission To Apply For Judicial Review by IduNaOba: 11:37pm On Oct 01, 2022
E choke
Choken't it?
Politics / Re: Google Popularity, Obi Vs Tinubu; Past 7 Days by IduNaOba: 2:41pm On Oct 01, 2022
Everything suppose turn blue before December mehn.
The youths need to make an emphatic statement.

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Politics / Re: Rudeboy Leads Peter Obi Mega Rally In Lagos With Other Celebrities by IduNaOba: 1:45pm On Oct 01, 2022
Make more celebrities put body.
Game over!

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Politics / Re: Throwback:akanu Ibiam The First Nigerian To Return His British Knighthood by IduNaOba: 5:55pm On Sep 22, 2022
Igbo man standards are on a league. Of its own
Politics / Re: Peter Obi Submitted WAEC As His Highest Qualification To INEC by IduNaOba: 8:19pm On Sep 20, 2022
It is what's needed nah.
Wetin bụbu submit again?

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Politics / Re: Analyzing Reno’s Weak Response: Charles Awuzie by IduNaOba: 12:21am On Sep 17, 2022
Dear,
Rhino OH Mockery

Na this part be the beginning and end of the writeup.

Damn!

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Politics / Re: There Is Nothing Like Ebubeagu In Anambra State, No Existence Of Such Outfit by IduNaOba: 11:48pm On Sep 01, 2022
Go to Orumba south LGA
I even saw them this morning at umunze enroute ogbunka.
Politics / Re: Onitsha Rally Turns To Carnival As Lady Gets Engaged (video) by IduNaOba: 7:49pm On Aug 28, 2022
Rally wey others dey do, e reach onitsha turn them turn am to money spraying doings and even small ịgba nkwụ ceremony.
If campaign start wetin go come happen?

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Politics / Re: Jigawa Government Orders Closure Of All Schools Over Insecurity by IduNaOba: 5:14pm On Aug 17, 2022
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