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Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,(left) receiving the Report of the 20 Year Transmission Master Plan from the Interim Managing Director/CEO, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr Usman Gur Mohammed (right)...

By Optimum Times on Jan 31st, 2018

By CLEMENT NWOJI, Abuja Nigerian Government has lamented that the growing protracted clashes between farmers and herdsmen had wrecked lots of havoc on the psyche of the people and security-wise. However, the government indicated that it would...

By Optimum Times on Jan 31st, 2018

  *TCN Deploys Technical Crew For Repairs *Security Agency Trail Culprits   By CLEMENT NWOJI, Abuja The reckless activities of wood loggers in Ukana town, by Nineth Mile-Nsukka road, Enugu, have led to the damage​ of the transmission...

By Optimum Times on Jan 30th, 2018

*Says His Memory, Leadership Style Ought To Unite The Country By CLEMENT NWOJI, Abuja   Nigeria’s Federal Government has paid glowing tributes to the nation’s former Vice President, Late Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, saying that...

By Optimum Times on Jan 30th, 2018

  By CLEMENT NWOJI, Abuja   In continuation of efforts to ease foreign exchange pressure in Nigeria, the nation’s apex bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, injected sum of $210 million into various segments of the inter-bank...

By Optimum Times on Jan 30th, 2018

The 60th annual Grammy Awards held last night and while JAY-Z entered the night as the top nominee, it was Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar who left as the night’s biggest winners.   Check out all the winners below. Record of the...

…Suspends 2 senior tax officials From CLEMENT NWOJI, Abuja Nigerian Government has commenced investigation of over 200 whistleblowing tips on tax officials and taxpayers allegedly involved in under declaration of taxes and receipt of gratifications...

By Optimum Times on Jan 29th, 2018

A report by Daily Trust indicates that the 10-man working committee constituted few days ago by the National Economic Council to end attacks by herdsmen has decided that every state should design its own solutions. According to the report, the...

  *Cites Exclusion Of Pensions, Health Insurance As Under Developing Insurance Sector   From CLEMENT NWOJI, Abuja   The apex insurance regulatory body in Nigeria, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), has expressed concern over...

By Optimum Times on Jan 28th, 2018

From L-R: The Director (Supervison), Barineka Thompson; Deputy Commissioner (Finance and Adminstration), George Onekhena; Deputy Commissioner (Technical), Olorundare S. Thomas who representated Commissioner for Insurance, Mohammed Kari; Director...

By Optimum Times on Jan 27th, 2018