Thursday 25 April, 2019
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The Chairman Lagos State Chapter of The Association Of Retired Federal Senior Public Officers Of Nigeria (ARFESPON), Mr. Olufemi Odewabi (middle) with other excos of the association By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos The Association Of Retired Federal Senior...

By Optimum Times on Apr 13th, 2019

World Happiness Report table As the world marks the International Day of Happiness, Nigeria is ranked 85 out of 156 countries and second in sub-Saharan Africa. This is according to the annual Global Happiness Policy Report produced by the Global...

  The Edo Government says it has established a new Lassa fever treatment centre in Benin City, the state capital, to make treatment of the disease more accessible to the people. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr David Osifo, disclosed...

By Optimum Times on Mar 20th, 2019

NSE puts Diamond Bank shares on full suspension Trading in the shares of Diamond Bank Plc has been placed on full suspension following the court sanction of the Scheme of Merger with Access Bank Plc. The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) in a notification...

Chinese customs intercept 1,250 human placenta extract Customs in Central China’s Zhengzhou City, on Tuesday said they intercepted 1,250 vials of human placenta extract. The human placenta is hailed as a tonic and cosmetic panacea in a number...

Ayuba Wabba of NLC, spoiling for action   The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) wants the Federal Government to commence the implementation of the new National Minimum Wage for workers in the country before the May Day Celebration. Mr Najeem...

By Optimum Times on Mar 19th, 2019

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has registered 83 deaths, 381 confirmed cases and 1,279 suspected cases of Lassa fever in 2019. Dr Kola Jinadu, Senior Technical Adviser to the NCDC Chief Executive Officer, disclosed this to News Agency...

Following the closure of the Lagos International Complex for few hours on Monday, the Bureau of Public Enterprises has said that the Federal Government has no intention to sell the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex. The BPE stated this...

Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said that the government will soon effect the law to prosecute parents who refused to enroll their children of school age in schools across the country. Adamu made this known in Abuja on Monday...

By Optimum Times on Mar 19th, 2019

Pope Francis gathers bishops from around the world at the Vatican this week for a hotly-awaited summit on tackling the wave of child sex abuse scandals assailing the Catholic Church. The heads of around 100 bishops’ conferences from every...