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On October 8, 1992, Anambra Times (Nigeria) Limited was registered under the Companies Act of 1968 to engage in the business of publishing newspapers, magazines and other periodicals. It was designed to inform, educate and entertain Nigerians and the world at large. In 1992, the company made its debut with the publication of HAPPY HOME, a glossy, family-oriented magazine. Its first editor was Akubuilo Ugochukwu. On Sunday, March 18, 1993, its first weekly newspaper, Anambra Times hit the newsstand. The first editor was Chukwuka Obinna Thomas. The newspaper was designed “to give our country a unique Sunday paper which combines the best in serious and popular journalism” with refreshing information and entertainment. On November 1, 1993, the daily tabloid, Anambra Times, was born. Designed as “the lively paper for lively minds”, it was to address most of the shortcomings and inadequacies of the established Nigerian newspapers and to be “swingingly elegant as well as socially concerned and seriously responsible.” Its pioneer editor was Dayo Wright. In its bid to perform its constitutionally assigned responsibilities, the company was shutdown many times by the powers-that-be. Many of its employees were also harassed and detained by successive military regimes. The company has a board of directors which is its highest policy-making organ. The current chairman of the board is Mrs. Angela Eluwa. The first chairman was Chief James Maduagwu Ogbonna, an accomplished accountant who died in 1994 from a brief illness. The company’s policies and directives are implemented by a management team led by he managing director and Editor-in-Chief. The current Managing Director is Mr. Joseph Nwaneri. Though a corporate business entity which exists to make profit, it promotes and defends the values of democracy while contributing to the economic development of the country.