INNOSON MOTORS: FROM A SMALL BEGINNING TO AFRICA’S NO 1 VEHICLE MANUFACTURER

Chief Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma, (a.k.a. Innoson) is treading where many ordinary businessmen feared to tread. The good thing is that he is blazing a trail already. Though not many gave him any chance of success in the highly capital intensive, sensitive, technical and technology-driven automobile industry, but he stayed steadfast to his dream. Today, Innoson […]

THE IGBO APPRENTICESHIP SYSTEM: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

If there is one thing with which everyone knows the Igbos of South East Nigeria it is their ability to excel in business. Any young boy of Igbo origin is automatically born with the special anointing to be a successful businessman. And for centuries they have been practicing a unique business model that has finally […]

BUSINESS LESSONS FROM THE IGBO TRADERS’ COMMON SENSE

There is no doubt that the people of South East Nigeria who are predominantly Igbos are known for their industry and entrepreneurial spirit. They seem to be blessed with this natural flair for business and enterprise ability.  And they largely practice a business model that has come to be known as Igbo apprenticeship system (IAS). […]