Tuesday 17 September, 2019
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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Aliko Dangote The ongoing investment in refining, petrochemicals, fertilizer and gas is driven by the desire to bring innovation and efficiency into all aspects of Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, the President/Chief Executive, Aliko Dangote...

By Optimum Times on Jan 31st, 2019

Professor Soyinka Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has said that: ‘I Wole Soyinka will not be voting for either the two so called contesting parties. I find both of them worthy of absolute rejection.’ Soyinka made this known in an ongoing interactive...

By Optimum Times on Jan 31st, 2019

Odumakin The Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, led by Reuben Fasoranti, has denounced the endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari by a faction of the group. In his reaction to the endorsement, the spokesman of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin,...

By Optimum Times on Jan 31st, 2019

One of the richest men in the world and top computer programmer, Mark Zuckerberg has reacted to pressure on him to quit Facebook. Embattled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday he has no plans to resign, sounding defiant after a rough year...

By Optimum Times on Jan 31st, 2019

Ariara Market IPP Commissioning The Federal Government through the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) is implementing the Energizing Economies Initiative (EEI) which supports the rapid deployment of off-grid electricity solutions to provide...

By Optimum Times on Jan 31st, 2019

Babachir Lawal In a double move in Lagos and Abuja, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission charged Babachir David Lawal, former secretary of the Government of the Federation and Ambassador Ayo Oke, former director-general of the National...

By Optimum Times on Jan 31st, 2019

Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi at The Candidates Forum in Abuja on Wednesday The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, said he would consider pardon for corruption suspects in order to help recover billions of...

By Optimum Times on Jan 31st, 2019

Former Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday said he could vouch for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, to reposition the country. Obasanjo...

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe, has congratulated Mauritania for having ratified the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), as a major project for the region’s economic development. She...

By Optimum Times on Jan 30th, 2019

Renowned Lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Wole Olanipekun, has reiterated an earlier statement that the fight against corruption should not just be a slogan, but should be a practical thing that produces results. Olanipekun,...

By Optimum Times on Jan 30th, 2019