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Monthly Archives: April 2017

  The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has left Kuje prison, Abuja, having fulfilled the stringent bail conditions imposed on him to facilitate his freedom after two years in detention. Senators Ike Ekweremadu...

By Optimum Times on Apr 28th, 2017

  Finally, President Mohammadu Buhari has completely withdrawn from public glare even at the presidential villa as he was absent in Aso Rock Mosque for the usual Juma’at prayer, Friday. His absence reinforced speculations about the...

By Optimum Times on Apr 28th, 2017

SENATE Leader Ahmed Lawan says the Senate will conclude legislative work on the 2017 Appropriation Bill next week and pass it to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. He said this while addressing State House correspondents on Thursday in...

By Optimum Times on Apr 28th, 2017

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday,offered the sum of $100 million to authorized dealers to meet the requests of wholesale customers at the foreign exchange auction in the interbank wholesale window. The apex bank is strengthened...

By Optimum Times on Apr 28th, 2017

The third edition of the Africa Bancassurance Conference & Distribution will hold between June 22nd and 23rd, 2017 at Windsor Hotel Nairobi, Kenya. The conference, organised by Lloyd’s Africa, will bring together insurance managers at C-Suite and Senior Management cadre to convene and deliberate on Bancassurance and insurance distribution...

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has withdrawn a motion before a Federal High Court Lagos for stay of execution of a judgment which unfroze the account of a former first lady, Patience Jonathan. With the latest development,...

By Optimum Times on Apr 26th, 2017

  Finally, the embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been granted bail, thus temporarily ending several months of detention over alleged operation of Radio Biafra. The Federal government considered...

By Optimum Times on Apr 25th, 2017

  The newly appointed Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr. Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja has resumed office with a promise to reposition the agency for effective disaster management nationwide. According...

By Optimum Times on Apr 21st, 2017

  President Muhammadu Buhari has finally nominated Prof. James Momoh for confirmation as the Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The nominee, who is to be confirmed by the Senate, is a Professor of Electrical...

By Optimum Times on Apr 21st, 2017

  —Accuses Nigerians of over burdening him with State matters —-As Buhari attends Juma’at prayers The convener of Every Nigerian Do Something (ENDS), Perry Brimah has alerted the nation over alleged deteriorating health...

By Optimum Times on Apr 21st, 2017