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Monthly Archives: May 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed into law, the `Not Too Young To Run Bill’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that while signing the bill, the president, on a lighter mood, ‘appealed’ to young people to defer their...

By Optimum Times on May 31st, 2018

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has raised the alarm over the loss of 3, 204, 000 barrels of crude oil to thieves in 2017. Shell Information Director, Mr. Martins Moho, who spoke to OPTIMUM TIMES in Asaba on Wednesday, said “activities...

By Optimum Times on May 31st, 2018

President Buhari and VP Osinbajo with the Super Eagles and their coaching crew before the Eagles left for London today   Nigeria’s Super Eagles left Nigeria on Wednesday afternoon to the United Kingdom, in preparation for the Russia FIFA...

By Optimum Times on May 31st, 2018

Ngige   The minister of labour and employment, Dr Chris Ngige has said that the much anticipated new national minimum wage may not materialise in September as earlier envisaged. Ngige disclosed this to Journalists at his residence in Abuja,...

By Optimum Times on May 31st, 2018

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Wednesday, May 30, 2018, again sustained its supply in the inter-bank Foreign Exchange market with the sum of $210 million The Bank offered the sum of $100 million to authorized dealers in the wholesale...

By Optimum Times on May 31st, 2018

Bolaji Abdullahi, APC Spokesman The Spokesman for the All Progressive Congress (APC) Bolaji Abdullahi, has revealed that Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West has not informed the party about his defection. Abdullahi however stated that...

By Optimum Times on May 31st, 2018

FOLLOWING the announcement by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) for a sit at home protests in the Southeast and South-South regions of the country on May 30, in remembrance of men, women and children who died during the Biafran war, Enugu...

By Optimum Times on May 31st, 2018

Acting DG, PenCom, Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has said that pensioner’s contribution has hit the N8 trillion mark. The Commission said that the contributions moved from N7.779 trillion in March 2018 to...

By Optimum Times on May 31st, 2018

Dino Melaye There was drama on Wednesday in the Senate as the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, announced his tactical defection from All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). APC...

By Optimum Times on May 31st, 2018

By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos The President of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), Mrs. Funmi Babington has explained that the institute’s international exchange programme held recently in Hong Kong was motivated by shared socioeconomic...

By Optimum Times on May 29th, 2018