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Enugu Governor Restates Administration’s Vision To Accelerate Sustainable Economic Transformation, Targets $30b Economy

September 01, 2023

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Enugu State Government, weekend took a bold step towards the actualisation of a $30 billion economy in the next four to eight years, as the state successfully hosted an inaugural Enugu State Investment and Economic Growth Stakeholders Roundtable.

This was even as the administration of the state governor, Dr Peter Mbah used the occasion to unveil 30 investment opportunities worth over $2.1 billion, which it said were projects that would directly impact the lives of the people and cha...

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14 Companies In Enugu Receive MANCAP Certification From SON

September 01, 2023

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The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), on Friday, presented the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certificates to 14 companies in Enugu.

Presenting the Certificates to the Companies, the Director-General of SON, Mallam Farouk Salim, said that the application of Standards in business whether manufacturing or production, “is to create value and the value created makes businesses connect seamlessly irrespective of location”.

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FG, IFAD Distribute Agro Inputs To Over 800 Farmers In Enugu

September 02, 2023

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The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in collaboration with the Federal Government, on Thursday distributed farm inputs worth millions of naira to no fewer than 800 cassava and rice farmers in Enugu. 

Speaking at the flag off in Enugu, the National Programme Coordinator of the FGN/IFAD Value Chain Development Programme, Dr. Fatima Aliyu, said the motive was aimed at ensuring that farmers across the 5 benefiting Local Government Areas are able to boost their...

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Economic Summit: Soludo Meets Business Leaders In Anambra

September 02, 2023

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Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State on Friday, met with manufacturers, importers and exporters in the state ahead of next week's economic and investment summit. 

The event held at International Convention Center Awka, was organised by the commissioner for industry, Mr Christian Udechukwu with view of accelerating the Made in Anambra Export Policy Initiatives to offer the  state huge share of the African continental market.

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EEDC Allays Concern of Customers Who Paid For Meter At Old Cost

September 21, 2023

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The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has assured its customers that had earlier paid for meters before the effective date of the reviewed cost of meter, that the new cost will not affect their application.

“All payments for meters previously made under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme before Sept. 5, 2023, will be processed using the old meter cost. No kobo will be added,” the Head, Corporate Communications of EEDC, Mr Emeka Ezeh, said.

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Enugu Governor Reassures of Conducive Business Environment, Hosts MD, Globus Bank

October 06, 2023

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Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State, on Tuesday reiterated his administration’s resolve to creating an enabling environment for businesses to thrive.

Mbah gave the assurances when he received in his office the management team of Globus Bank led by the Managing Director (MD)/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Elias Igbinakenzua, who paid him a courtesy visit following the opening of a branch of the bank in the state capital, Enugu. 

“First, I wish to express our...

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Afreximbank, Anambra Govt Seal Deal On Development

November 11, 2023

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In order to engender development in key sectors of the state economy, the Anambra State on Friday sealed two major deals with the Afreximbank

The signing ceremony took place on the sidelines of the ongoing IntraAfrican Trade Fair, IATF 2023 holding in Cairo, Egypt.

Governor Chukwuma Soludo, Commissioner for Industry, Mr. Christian Udechukwu, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Anambra Investment Promotion and Protection Agency (ANSIPPA), Mr. Mark Okoye...

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Obi To Engage Nigerian Youths On Entrepreneurship In Enugu

November 17, 2023

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An Enugu based foundation, Boys Champion (BC) has said the Labour Party Presidential candidate in last election, Mr Peter Obi, would be engaging Nigerian youths on sustainable entrepreneurship.

The BC founder and a United Nations award-winning student, Noel Alumona, disclosed this on Friday in Enugu.

Alumona said through the foundation’s ‘Shaping the Future Conference’ scheduled to hold in Enugu on Dec. 1, Obi would be speaking to over 1,000 Nigerian yout...

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SON Issues 9 Companies With MANCAP Certificates In Enugu

November 19, 2023

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The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Saturday awarded nine Enugu based Companies its Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme Certificates (MANCAP) to ensure standardization.

The companies were Vinox Plastic Company Limited-makers of Morive Table Water, Divine Rose Bakery Limited, Malted Family Loaf, Idyllic Water Company, Noble Taste Nigerian Limited and  Chifine Bakery Limited. 

Others are Michelle Foods Enterprise Limited- Producers of Jigbo Instant...

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Food Security: Enugu Acquires Additional 200 Hectares of Land For Cassava Cultivation

November 24, 2023

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Enugu State Government said it had acquired additional 200 hectares of land for the cultivation of cassava.  

This was made known by the State Commissioner for Agriculture and Agro-Industrialisation, Mr Patrick Ubru, during an inspection tour of cassava farmlands in Amagunze, Nkanu East local government council, on Wednesday.

Mr. Ubru, who was accompanied by the Chairman of Nkanu East LGA, Mr. Sydney Okechukwu Edeh, expressed delight in the fertility of land for...

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3 - March 13, 2024

Appointment: IMT Alumni Association, Congratulates Ohaa, Aninwike, Hails Mbah


The Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) Alumni Association has congratulated, Sir Chinyaka Ohaa, and Mr Francis Aninwike, on their appointments as Chairman, Enugu State University of Scien...

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3 - February 27, 2024

Obi Condoles Onitsha Building Collapse Victims, Urges Strict Compliance With Standards


The Labour Party’s Presidential Candidate in the 2023 general election, Mr Peter Obi, has expressed sadness over the lives lost in the building collapse at Ochanja Market in Onitsha yesterday...

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3 - May 01, 2024

Death toll rises to 17 in Enugu-Nike-Opi-Nsukka Road accident - FRSC


The dead toll in the Enugu-Nike-Opi-Nsukka Road lone accident has rose to 17 persons as at Wednesday morning after about 12 hours the incident occurred, says Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

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6 - February 25, 2024

Successful technical rollover: EEDC urges South-East residents to upgrade meters


The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has announced the cut over to its new vending system, SuperEdge, following a successful rollover in readiness for the Standard Transfer Specificati...

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3 - March 04, 2024

Obi Celebrates Obasanjo at 87, Says He is True Patriot


The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, has felicitated with Nigeria's Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on his 87th birthday. 

Obi who joined President...

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6 - November 11, 2023

Afreximbank, Anambra Govt Seal Deal On Development



In order to engender development in key sectors of the state economy, the Anambra State on Friday sealed two major deals with the Afreximbank

The signing ceremony took place on th...

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3 - October 06, 2023

Mbah Inaugurates Committee On Minimum Wage Payment


Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State has set up a committee on the implementation of N30,000 minimum wage to primary school teachers. 

 

The chairman of the Nigeria Unio...

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6 - February 15, 2024

Nigerian Breweries Hails Mbah For Creating investment-friendly environment


The Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB PLC) has commended Governor Peter Mbah for creating the right environment for businesses in the state through his recent intervention on the state of road and other i...

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3 - March 12, 2024

Anambra Govt Distributes 2000 Laptops To Teachers In Public Schools, Others


Anambra State government has distributed 2,000 Laptops to Head Teachers, Principals of Public Schools and Public/mission schools in the state for efficient service delivery.

Performing th...

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3 - January 12, 2024

Who is causing havoc at Ebebebe?



I passed through the Ebebebe bridge in Awka North LGA of Anambra State, a few days ago and noticed that a lake has formed on one side of the road. Out of curiosity, I stopped to closely exa...