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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Director General BPE, Alex Okoh The funding of the N8.916 trillion 2019 federal budget received a boast as the privatization of Afam Power Plc (Generation company) and Yola Electricity Distribution Company has harvested a total of N124.3 billion...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2019

UBEC chairman, daughter abducted in Kaduna Muhammed Mahmood, chairman, board of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), and his daughter have been released by their abductors. Their release was confirmed by Hussain Danladi, one of Mahmood’s...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2019

Zainab Aliyu Saudi Arabian authorities have released Zainab Aliyu, a student of Maitama Sule University, Kano, who was arrested for alleged drug trafficking. Also released was Ibrahim Abubakar. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Zainab...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2019

Governor Wike Members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state on Monday laid down their swords and pledged support for success of Governor Nyesom Wike-led government. Led by Senator Andrew Uchendu (Rivers East), the members under...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2019

Destruction of films seized by Censors Board as the board clamps down on dealers of unlicensed films The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) says it will soon raid markets of unclassified and unlicensed films across the country. Mr...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2019

Industry, Trade & Investment Minister Dr Okechukwu Enelemah and the Acting Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority ( NEPZA), Terhemba Nongo, were yesterday told to return N14.3 billion allegedly diverted from 2017...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2019

A mobile court in the Federal Capital Territory on Monday sentenced 27 ladies to one month in jail for prostitution. The convicts, who were arrested last Wednesday and Thursday, were, however, given an option of N3,000 fine each which was paid...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2019

Chairman of UBEC Mohammed Abubakar and daughter Yasmin The chairman of the Governing Board of Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, Mohammed Abubakar, is among the dozens of people kidnapped Monday along Abuja-Kaduna expressway. Family...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2019

Zainab Aliyu: detained in Saudi Arabia since December 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, to intervene in the case of Nigerian student, Zainab Aliyu...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2019

Gov. Yahaya Bello Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has debunked rumours he was leaving the All Progressives Congress (APC) to join Accord Party. Besides, he has no problems with workers as he has paid salaries for 38 months since his government...

By Optimum Times on Apr 30th, 2019