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Monthly Archives: April 2018

FIRS Chairman, Funds Fowler   The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS ) has collected the sum of N1.171 trillion between January and March 2018. This is N393 billion more than it collected during the same period in 2017, when the agency...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2018

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, receiving the Merit Award from the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Alhaji Isma’ila Muhammadu Zakari, during the Institute’s Merit Award Night at the Eko...

Nwodo’s Compound The country home of the embattled President General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, at Ukehe in Enugu State, was on Sunday rocked by bomb blast. DAILY POST reports that Nwodo’s leadership of Ohanaeze...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2018

Protesting Christians Several churches and worshippers nationwide, yesterday, complied with the directive of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to protest the wanton bloodletting across the country, with a stern call on President Muhammadu...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2018

Obasanjo • Buhari Supporters Must ‘Examine Their Heads’ Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, in Ibadan, disclosed that the persons behind the Coalition of Nigeria Movement (CNM) are experienced enough to effect a change in...

By Optimum Times on Apr 29th, 2018

Satguru Maharajah Ji The news of the demise of Satguru Maharajah Ji, that went viral on social media on Friday is not true but mischievous. Mr Ojo Peter, the spokesman of Maharaj Ji, announced this on Saturday in Ibadan . Peter alleged...

By Optimum Times on Apr 29th, 2018

The Director of Highway Bridges and Design, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Sogbesan Adetokunbo says the main project on the second Niger bridge will gulp N210 billion. Adetokunbo, who said this on Friday in Asaba during...

By Optimum Times on Apr 29th, 2018

Former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed In any decent society where some premium is placed on human dignity, the accept­ed jurisprudential position is that, it is better for many suspects to escape unpunished than for one innocent person to...

By Optimum Times on Apr 29th, 2018

Donald Trump U.S. President, Donald Trump, has announced the intention to bid for the 2026 World Cup in conjunction with Canada and Mexico. Trump, while announcing the bid on his Twitter handle, warned against opposition from countries that...

By Optimum Times on Apr 28th, 2018

  *Vera Songwe Describes Him As Icon, Visionary Leader   The entire staff of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) mourns the institution’s longest serving Executive Secretary, Professor Adebayo Adedeji, who passed away on...

By Optimum Times on Apr 28th, 2018