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20 Jun
Worsening foreign exchange (forex) scarcity in the country, coupled with an unfavourable operating environment, weakened purchasing power and low demand for locally-assembled vehicles...
21 Jun 2020
I haven't met Olusimi Vijay Afun-Ogidan. However, the first time we spoke, he was eager to roll out his new project. He sent me his portfolio to have a glimpse of his visual interrogation with space. I saw a couple of shots, which he described as “my Tokunbo shots.”
27 Aug 2019
The Federal Government has been urged to halt the dumping of used cars from China to save the local auto industry. The Chairman, Motor Vehicles & Miscellaneous Assembly Sectoral Group of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Dr. David Obi, said the “Chinese gift” was not only shocking but would also amount to opening the floodgates for used vehicles to submerge the local industry.
7 Jan 2018
Remember the 19th century Congolese slave, Ota Benga, who was shown at an exposition and a zoo in U.S? His tragic memory is being revisited in Lagos at a group art exhibition titled Tokunbo...
11 Sep 2016
In the beginning, many Nigerians had reluctantly embraced the idea of buying fairly used products, popularly called tokunbo, but now, these items have become the favourites of many.

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