tional Mirror was acquired in 2008 by the billionaire lawyer and business man, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim (OFR). His first task upon acquisition of the newspaper was its complete refocus, giving it proper direction. He then acquired six states-of-the-art printing machines. The intention is to site the machines in each six geo political zones in the country.
The machines are specifically to be located in the cities of Lagos, Abuja, Akure, Owerri, Kano and Maiduguri. With that, every part of the country gets to read the newspaper earlier than any other newspaper, considering the fact that each of the printing locations is about four hours to the final sales destination. Not only that, emphasis is given to the local news in the arrangement.