Customs invade Owerri markets

AS Christmas draws nearer, the customs, zone C, Owerri has stormed all the markets in Owerri in search of imported rice. Men of the Nigerian customs and exercise attached to federal operations... Read more »

Anambra to export honey

THE Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) says government has acquired about five hectres of land for plantation and mass production of pure and unadulterated honey.   The ADP said that the... Read more »

Establish NYSC skills acquisition centre in Anambra – Obiano

Gov. Willie Obiano has underscored the importance of establishing aNational Youth Service Corps, South East Skills Acquisition Centre in Anambra State.   “This will help to build synergy with Anambra, the most... Read more »

Free transport in Anambra from December to Jan 5

ANAMBRA State Government has declared free transportation for commuters within the State starting from December 1, 2019 to January 5, 2020.   The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Transport Company... Read more »

Workers happy as Anambra rounds up conversion course

NO fewer than 59 officers participated in the 4th Batch of Anambra State conversion course for Chief Secretarial Assistants.   The 2nd-month training organised by Anambra State Government through the office of... Read more »

Borno Gov, Zulum sacks Head of Service

GOVERNOR Babagana Zulum of Borno State has relieved the state Head of Service (HOS), Mohammed Hassan, of his appointment.   National Light reports that Alhaji Usman Shuwa, the Secretary to the State... Read more »

Anambra inaugurates vision 2070 committee

GOVERNOR Willie Obiano has inaugurated a committee to strategize and come up with a 50-year development plan for the state.  The committee which is headed by a former Central Bank Governor, Prof... Read more »

We’re moving into brighter future – Obiano

AS Anambra continues to recalibrate the machinery already put in place to encourage Diaspora citizens to bring their investments home under the Akulueuno business philosophy, Gov. Willie Obiano has reiterated his commitment... Read more »

Yuletide: Market leader urges caution

Motorists, especially commercial vehicle drivers have been called upon to drive with caution as we enter deeper into the Ember months.   This call was made by the Chairman, New Auto Spare... Read more »

Beware: Criminals now operate as scrap vendors

BUYING and Selling of metal scrap, as well as  its recycling can be a profitable business. People can make a lot of money out of it, although of a reality, to buy... Read more »

IGR increase vital for growth, governance – Obiano

TOWARDS creating a tax friendly environment for economic growth, Anambra State Government has made it easier for tax payment for revenue generation to drive development in the state in line with establishing... Read more »

…plans recruitment of science teachers

ANAMBRA State Government has approved recruitment of 500 science teachers into the state’s secondary schools.  This is as a result of government’s pragmatic efforts at ensuring that Anambra remains top in education... Read more »

Anambra increases allowances of corps members posted to interior areas

ANAMBRA State Government has approved an increase in allowances of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members serving in hard-to-reach areas of the state.   Head of Service, Harry Udu announced this when... Read more »

Mixed reactions to CBN’s cashless policy implementation

REACTIONS from experts, the organised private sector and other stakeholders have continued to inundate the implementation of the cashless policy which began recently. The cashless policy implementation entails an imposition of charges... Read more »

Trade facilitation suffers with increase in Customs’ revenue targets

Trade Facilitation, which is one critical role of the Nigeria Customs Service, has continued to suffer  setbacks, following the natural desire of the federal government to annually increase revenue targets for the... Read more »

Border closure: Customs post N116B revenue to federation account

THE closure of the nation’s land borders against importation of vehicles may have improved patronage of the Nigerian seaports by importers, as the cargo throughput has increased, even as the PTML Command... Read more »

Border closure: Manufacturers in trouble over bank loans

THE hope of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), that the border drills would offer them an opportunity to take over the market of the member countries of the Economic Community of West... Read more »

Traders, consumers cry over rise in prices of food items

FEDERAL government’s closure of land borders has exerted inadvertent consequences on the prices and availability of some food items in Nigeria.   The prices of such staples as rice, frozen chicken, frozen... Read more »