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Monthly Archives: June 2018

By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos Former Chairman, Nigeria Insurers Association (NIA) Eddie Efekoha at the association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The former Chairman, Nigeria Insurers Association (NIA) Eddie Efekoha has said in spite of the...

  L-R: Past Chairman Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) and GMD Custodian and Allied Investment Plc, Mr. Wole Oshin; MD/CEO Leadway Assurance, Oye Hassan-Odukale; New NIA Chairman and GMD NEM Insurance Plc, Mr. Tope Smart;  his predecessor,...

By Optimum Times on Jun 30th, 2018

By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos The president, Manufactureres Association of Nigeria (MAN), Dr. Frank Udemba Jacobs has blamed the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN) for neglecting implementation of critical issues raised by the stakeholders...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has boost operational activities of companies involved in raw materials, agricultural, airline and petroleum industries with release of $318.73 Million Into the Foreign Exchange Market. The amount was released...

By Optimum Times on Jun 30th, 2018

Adeosun The Minister for Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun,  has explained that the Federation Accounts Allocation Meeting (FAAC) ended in a deadlock on Wednesday in Abuja, because the figures proposed by the NNPC were unacceptable. A statement issued...

By Optimum Times on Jun 29th, 2018

GMD NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru receives a souvenir from the President, Nigerian Gas Association (NGA), Mr. Dada Thomas, during the ongoing World Gas Conference taking place in Washington The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has...

By Optimum Times on Jun 29th, 2018

Babatunde Fashola   By HAKEEM BELLO, Abuja In November 2010, in a tribute to Stephen J. Solarz, a former nine-term New York congressman, Douglas Martin wrote that he was a “torrent of activity” supporting it with a statement issued...

By Optimum Times on Jun 29th, 2018

Late Gen. Sani Abacha With the successful repatriation to Nigeria of over $1 billion stashed away by late Nigerian head of state in Switzerland, there is no more Abacha loot left in that country. The Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, Eric Mayoraz,...

By Optimum Times on Jun 29th, 2018

Mr. Moses Tule The Director, Monetary Policy, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Moses Tule, has stated that a reduction in the key interest rate — Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) — at this time would throw up a cocktail of fiscal challenges...

By Optimum Times on Jun 29th, 2018

Displaced Persons in Jos Crisis The Presidency has hit back at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for playing cheap and opportunistic politics with the latest killings in Plateau State. “These are dolorous times that call for dee introspection...

By Optimum Times on Jun 29th, 2018