Recession: 196 firms have Packed Up in 2 years


Despite several efforts by the Federal Government to cushion the effects of recession on the economy, recent figures from the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) have shown that about 196 manufacturing companies shut down their operations in the last two years due to the biting recession.

This represents over 300 per cent increase compared to 45 companies  reported to have closed down last year in the first year of the present administration.

Figures coming from MAN shows that about 196 manufacturing companies closed down during the recession due to harsh operating environment.

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The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.


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  1. Nwankwo onyinye grace

    New adminstration should do something to resolve this conflict… Is getting harder every day…

  2. Uzor Cecilia Ifunanya

    So sad

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