Thursday 19 September, 2019
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PDP and APC logo A bigwig of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Nimi Amange, has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Amange, who represented Bayelsa East in the Senate, said he joined APC because...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019

L–R: Minister of state, Niger Delta Affiars, Festus Keyamo;  NDIC MD/CE, Umaru Ibrahim; and Board Chairman, Ronke Sokefun at the send forth ceremony NDIC Board Members and Management at the send forth ceremony The Minister, Festus Keyamo,...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the opening of registration for its 20th Afreximbank Trade Finance Seminar and Workshop, which will take place in Durban, South Africa, from 4 to 7 November 2019. The seminar and workshop...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued Approvals-in-Principle (AIP) to three Payment Service Banks (PSBs). It explained the the approval was in line with its objective of enhancing financial inclusion and the development of the payment...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019

National Human Rights Commission The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned in strong terms the recent killings of young ladies in hotels in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and other parts of the country. The Commission urged the...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, in Abuja approved N8.2billion for the completion and construction of roads across the country. The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019

Operatives of the Kaduna zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested six suspected fraudsters, including a Nigeria Correction Service officer, for defrauding Nigerians using bank details obtained through SIM swaps...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has restated the need for additional coaches to address the high surge of passengers at its various stations triggered off by the growing insecurity associated with travelling by roads. Mr Paschal Nnorli,...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II The ‎Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, ‎has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) comprising first-rate ‎professionals and academics. ‎Sanusi...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019

Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita * Extends Tenure Of Seven Permanent Secretaries Finally, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the removal of the embattled Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF), Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita over the on...

By Optimum Times on Sep 19th, 2019