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Dr Adesola Adeduntan, Managing Director, First Bank By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma When the management of First Bank of Nigeria Limited hoisted its flag on March 1, across Nigeria and other countries where it operates, symbolising the commemoration...

NASS Complex A News Analysis by Taiye Agbaje and Abiemwense Moru Inaugurated on June 9, 2015, the 8th National Assembly will function until June 9 when President Muhammadu Buhari’s issues a proclamation letter for the inauguration of the...

By Optimum Times on Mar 17th, 2019

Prof. Ezeonu By CHIDI NKWOPARA, Owerri The Presidential and National Assembly elections have come and gone, but some of the stories associated with the exercise remains evergreen. The Imo State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Professor...

By Optimum Times on Mar 11th, 2019

By Ndu Paul Eke Way back in the mid years of the first decade of the millennium, I had tried to think through this issue; the thought of millions of Nigerians who struggle daily in various spheres of the economy to eke a living. With no special...

Ohaneze Ndigbo By EMMA AGU Cyprian Ekwensi’s novel ‘Survive the Peace’ was premised, among others, on the disrupted family ties and social relations that emerged in Igboland, after the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us, who witnessed the...

By Optimum Times on Feb 7th, 2019

Waste dump By FOLASADE FOLARIN The stench that greets motorists and passersby on the Nyanya-Karu-Jikwoyi road, just after the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, is enough notice that a horrific refuse dumpsite is around. Situated not far from the...

By Optimum Times on Feb 6th, 2019

Walter Onnoghen The Nigerian government has clarified some misconceptions by the US, UK and the EU over Friday’s suspension of the Chief Justice  Walter Onnoghen, one of which is that he has not been sacked, but suspended. Another point...

By Optimum Times on Jan 28th, 2019

By FEMI FANI-KAYODE “I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves”- Harriet Tubman How can anyone describe Nigeria as a free nation when Sheik Othman Dan Fodio, the hero of the core Muslim...

SGF, Boss Mustapha By Terhemba Daka, Abujja It has been quite intriguing listening to key officials of government speak about the fate of the Igbo nation in the scheme of governance in Nigeria. The people of the South East, indeed, have long...

By Optimum Times on Jan 14th, 2019

Mrs Olasoko Mrs Mubo Olasoko, is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Meristem Registrars and Probate Services Limited. In this interview, she spoke on the relevance of professional probate services firms in addressing challenges...