Era of Multiple Taxes on Property in Enugu Over, Says Ugwuanyi 

In a bid to eliminate cases of multiple property tax and create a platform for property owners to seek redress, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has inaugurated a 10-man Land Use Charge Assessment and Appeal Tribunal. Swearing in the 10-member tribunal chaired by Barrister Chigozie Nnadi, the governor said the inauguration of the tribunal is consistent with the vision to consolidate the state’s reputation as one of the most investor-friendly states in the country, describing it as a giant step towards easing the tax burden of property owners. The…

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Afriheritage Trains Lecturers on Policy Analysis

Worried by rising poverty level and other developmental ills that stem largely from faulty policies, African Heritage Institute (Afriheritage) has organized a one-week training for economics lecturers drawn from some Nigerian universities. Addressing participants at the opening ceremony of the training held at the conference hall of the institute in Enugu, the executive-director, Professor Ufo Okeke-Uzodike, said the training was an annual event, adding that “insecurity, poverty and safety remain a big issue in our country”, as a result of poor analysis or poor implementation. Professor Okeke-Uzodike noted: “World Bank’s…

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We’re Partnering the Private Sector to Grow Enugu’s Economy, Says Ugwuanyi

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has reiterated his administration’s commitment to continuous partnership with the business community towards improving the economy of Enugu State for the benefit of every residents. The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Barrister (Mrs) Cecilia Ezeilo, gave the assurance when officials of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) from Enugu, Anambra and Ebonyi states paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Enugu, on Tuesday, May 15. He thanked the business community for the support it has continued to offer his administration, noting that some…

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No Bomb Explosion in Enugu, Police Say

The Enugu State Police Command has refuted claims that a bomb explosion had occurred at an Enugu-based church on Sunday (May 13). Refuting the report which was first published on a local news blog, spokesman of the command, Ebere Amaraizu, said: “The command wish to make it categorically clear to the members of the public that there was no bomb explosion at Holy Cross Catholic Parish at Iji Nike in Abakpa, Enugu State, as being speculated. “And that there was a report of alleged explosion in the church in the morning on Sunday in which…

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Why FG Should Grant Gov. Ugwuanyi’s Request on Air Peace Maintenance Facility at Enugu Airport

Although designated an international airport for years, the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, has never truly experienced any operational activities that correspond to that supposedly elite status. Despite the expressed willingness of a number of foreign airline operators to fly directly to Enugu given it is the destination of a significant percent of their passengers, there still seemed to be a reluctance to change the status quo. The effect was the continuing absence of the installations and facilities necessary for international flights as specified by the International Civil Aviation Organization…

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