Enugu is 3rd-best State to Start a Business in Nigeria – World Bank Report 

The World Bank Doing Business in Nigeria 2018 report has ranked Enugu State as the third-best state to start a new business, putting it only behind the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, and Lagos. The report also ranked Enugu ninth in the entire federation on the Ease of Registering a Property. The report, the fourth since the World Bank’s launch of the sub-national series on Nigeria, analysed business regulations in four areas namely, Starting a Business, Dealing with Construction Permits, Registering Property, and Enforcing Contracts. “While no state performs well across…

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Sun, Vanguard, Daily Independent’s awards on Ugwuanyi : Reward for more work

  The month of January 2019 will remain remarkable and unforgettable in the annals of the history of Enugu State Governor Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. This is because the month was filled with the celebration of excellence, service to humanity, and hard work of Governor Ugwuanyi.     Governor Ugwuanyi, on assumption of office in 2015, told Ndi-Enugu that he would lead the state on a four-point agenda anchored on employment generation, social services and good governance, rural development, security and social justice.   Ugwuanyi went on to say that…

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Ekweremadu, group, others, drum support for Ugwuanyi’s re-election

      Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, an Nsukka-based support group for Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Project 2019 and Beyond for Gburugburu, yesterday launched its first chapter outside the shores of Nsukka, at Aninri Local Government Area, as jubilant people of the agrarian council, led by Senator Ike Ekweremadu reiterated their unflinching support for the governor’s re-election in March.   Speaking, the founder of Project 2019 and Beyond for Gburugburu, Chief Patrick Omeje, jnr, (who led hundreds of its members from Nsukka to grace the colourful…

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Ohaneze’s Endorsement of Atiku/Obi Candidacy Overshadows Buhari’s S’East Visit

The premier Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, on Thursday, January 24 endorsed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in next month’s presidential election, former vice-president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate and former Anambra State governor, Mr. Peter Obi. In a statement signed by the president-general of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo (Worldwide), Chief John Nnia Nwodo, the association noted that its decision was informed by the fact that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party has committed to restructuring the country. The group which stated this at its…

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Philanthropist donates N20m medical equipment to Enugu govt

Businessman and indigene of Enugu state, Mr. Okwudiri Ani has donated medical equipment worth over N20 million to the Enugu state hospital management system. L-R CMC Poly General Hospital, Dr Chinelo Aniaku, Commissioner for Health, Dr Fintan Ekochin and CEO Omed Surgicals ltd, Chief Okwudiri Ani when he donated medical equipment worth over N20m to Enugu state government, recently Ani said the donation was his own contribution to the improvement of health sector in the state, noting that it was also a complement to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s stride in improving…

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President Buhari Visits Enugu Enroute to Awka for Campaign

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, enroute to Awka, Anambra State, in continuation of his presidential campaign. He was received by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on arrival from Abuja. Also at the airport was Mr. Ayogu Eze, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Enugu State. Details later…

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Enugu Coca-Cola Plant Now Logistics and Distribution Hub, Not Shut, Says NBC

The desire to deliver better value to its customers and trade partners in the South-East has been cited as the reason behind the Nigerian Bottling Company’s decision to transform its Enugu Plant into a logistical hub for the entire region.   A statement by the NBC, a member of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group, signed by its acting director of public affairs and communications, Mr. Ekuma Eze, the new development was consistent with the company’s holistic strategy to improve on its operations for greater efficiency.   “The repurposing of some NBC…

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Ugwuanyi Has Given Me a Second Chance, Says Chimaroke

Former governor of Enugu State, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, has extolled the virtues of Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, describing him as a “very benevolent man with an uncommon grace”. Speaking at a colourful reception held Wednesday in his honour at the Government House, where he had gone on a courtesy visit alongside senior political office holders from Enugu East Senatorial Zone, Dr. Nnamani told the large gathering that the Enugu State governor had given him “a second chance” and “reinvigorated” him. A visibly emotional Nnamani who is also the PDP candidate for…

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2019 Innovation and Technology Expo Kicks-off in Enugu

A science and technology-themed exhibition has commenced in Enugu with a reassurance from President Muhammadu Buhari that his administration was committed to the creation of an intervention fund to support research in science and technology in the country. He gave the reassurance on Monday (14/1/2019) while declaring open the 2019 Technology and Innovation Expo organised by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology with the theme, “Science, Technology and Innovation for Economic Recovery and Sustainable Growth”. Represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, president Buhari said that…

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I Was Misrepresented on Purported Adoption of APC Guber Candidate, Amurri Monarch Says

The traditional ruler of Enuagu Autonomous Community, Amurri clan in Nkanu West LG of Enugu State, HRH Igwe Charles Nwoye, has claims mostly in the social media that he endorsed an All Progressives Congress Governorship candidate for the 2019 general elections in the state. Speaking during a visit to the Government House, Enugu, by a delegation of the people of Amurri clan on Wednesday, to thank Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and endorse him for reelection, Nwoye said he only conferred a chieftaincy title on the APC chieftain as a royal father. He…

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