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Why 2017 Made-in-Aba fair flopped – LPMA explains

Why 2017 Made-in-Aba fair flopped – LPMA explains

The President of Leather Products Manufacturers Association (LPMA) Abia State chapter, Mr Okechukwu Williams, has blamed poor publicity by the organizers for the low patronage that characterized the just concluded Made-in-Aba fair. Williams disclosed this in Aba while speaking to newsmen at the closing hours of the fair on Friday. He also said that the…

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Will it Make Enugu a Mega City?

Will it Make Enugu a Mega City?

Once upon a time, the Federal Government and Daimler Chrysler AG of Germany had a joint venture business located in Enugu known as Anambra Motor Manufacturing Company Limited (ANAMMCO), which, in its early days, had manufactured commercial vehicles and led in the commercial vehicle market with capacity for over five tonnes in Nigeria. In fact, everything was…

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FG Inaugurates Enugu- Port Harcourt Intercity Train Service

FG Inaugurates Enugu- Port Harcourt Intercity Train Service

The Nigerian government on Tuesday inaugurated Enugu- Port Harcourt-Enugu intercity train service, with a promise to also construct a coastal railway line from Lagos to oil producing states in the Niger delta region. At the inauguration ceremony in Port Harcourt, President Goodluck Jonathan, represented by the Vice President, Namadi Sambo, said his administration had been…

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How Igbos Can Avoid Boredom this Christmas Using Internet Videos

How Igbos Can Avoid Boredom this Christmas Using Internet Videos

We all know most Igbo people are really not interested in reading, but like to be entertained. If you're someone who fancies a similar lifestyle, you can while away hours this Christmas season on the internet, productively or otherwise, if you visit the following video websites: Youtube: Youtube is of course the most online video sharing…

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Gov. Obiano Moves to Digitize Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS)

Gov. Obiano Moves to Digitize Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS)

As part of efforts of his administration to meet the deadline of digitalizing broadcast media in Nigeria by 2015 and facilitate information dissemination in Anambra State, Governor Chief Willie Obiano has signed the contract for the modernization and digitization of the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) to lift the establishment from the doldrums 23 years after…

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Anambra Partners FG On “Smart State” Initiative

Anambra Partners FG On “Smart State” Initiative

THE Federal Government is to partner with the Anambra State government in the roll out of critical ICT infrastructure across the state in order to position it as one of the smart states in the country.  The Ministry of Communication Technology and the Broadband Council chaired by Dr Omobola Johnson, is promoting a "Smart State"…

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Anambra gets new  $2.5M 1500MW Power plant

Anambra gets new  $2.5M 1500MW Power plant

Nigeria’s formal agreement to work with the government of the United States (US) to increase access to and availability of electricity in Nigeria through the US-backed Power Africa initiative will bequeath to Anambra State, a brand new 1500 megawatts (MW) thermal power plant. The new thermal power project, to be built at the cost of…

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Innoson set to launch made-in-Nigeria cars August 8

Innoson set to launch made-in-Nigeria cars August 8

Chief Innocent Chukwuma, chairman of Innoson Group, manufacturers of Innoson vehicles, has said  the first made-in-Nigeria mass produced cars will make a debut on August 8 Chukwuma, who disclosed this yesterday at the Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria, Enugu campus during the opening ceremony of Empower Nigeria Roadshow for the South-East zone, said he would…

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Science Ministry, Anambra Develop Framework on Technological Innovations

Science Ministry, Anambra Develop Framework on Technological Innovations

The Minister of Science and Technology, Alhaji Abdul Bulama, and the Governor of Anambra state Chief Willie Obiano, have agreed on the development of a suitable framework for working together, in areas of erosion control and policy to push the implementation of science technology in the state. Making the disclosure in Abuja at the weekend…

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NCC Destroys Illegal Broadcast Equipments In Enugu

NCC Destroys Illegal Broadcast Equipments In Enugu

Nigerian Copyright Commission has destroyed illegal broadcast equipment valued at N26.3m during an anti-piracy operation in Enugu. Most of the items destroyed, including cable wires and boosters, were used for illegal distribution of DSTV contents and signals. Our correspondent learnt that unauthorised distribution of DSTV content had escalated in Enugu since the commencement of the…

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