Wednesday 17 July, 2019
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TCN Managing Director, Usman Gur Mohammed ***Raises $1.661 Billion From Multinational Donors For Investments By CLEMENT NWOJI, Abuja (The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) as an intermediary between power Generation Companies (GenCos) and...

By Optimum Times on Jul 13th, 2019

SEC Acting DG, Mary Uduk By JOSHUA AFOLABI, Lagos People who are dishonest, or rash, or stupid will inevitably suffer the penalties of dishonesty, or rashness, or stupidity — Herbert Spencer Quite amusingly but with great lessons to...

By Optimum Times on Jul 6th, 2019

Pastor Fatoyinbo and Mrs Dakolo By GRACE KETEFE The issue of rape as a prevailing social scourge in Nigeria once again took the front burner of public discourse within past few days on the heels of disclosure by Busola Dakolo, the wife of the...

By Optimum Times on Jul 5th, 2019

By KAYODE KOLADE Unarguably, the decision, penultimate week to sanction the management of Oando Plc and the ensuing removal of its key directors by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), continues to generate a lot of commentaries and...

By Optimum Times on Jun 30th, 2019

By Sumaila Ogbaje, News Agency of Nigeria In 2003, the Olusegun Obasanjo administration liquidated Nigeria Airways, the government-owned national carrier, because it had failed as a business. However, succeeding administrations and aviation...

By Optimum Times on Jun 26th, 2019

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court in Lagos will on Monday, June 24, 2019,  begin hearing of arguments between counsels to the sacked Group Managing Director of Oando Plc, Jubril Adewale Tinubu and his long time deputy, Omamofe...

By Optimum Times on Jun 23rd, 2019

By FREDRICK NWABUFO “Onye Nigeria, I told you one day, there will be job adverts for positions in the federal civil service, and there will be a clause: ‘No candidate from the southeast allowed’; the exclusion of Ndi Igbo from the leadership...

By Optimum Times on Jun 13th, 2019

Chief M. K. O Abiola Wednesday, June 12, 2019 will mark 26 years democracy was born in Nigeria, unfortunately it lived for just two hours, before it was snuffed out. MKO Abiola, a Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat...

By Optimum Times on Jun 12th, 2019

By ‘TOPE FASUA Abuja should be the bellwether for the rest of our state capitals. We want to see our own ‘projects’ and ‘council houses’ in Nigeria, massive housing schemes for the poor. We should be able to try and mitigate against...

By Optimum Times on Jun 9th, 2019

By GABRIEL IKESSE Within the first ten days of May, this year, Nigeria, once again suffered a series of nationwide blackouts due to a collapse of the transmission grid. Nigerians are, unfortunately, becoming accustomed to these highly unpalatable...

By Optimum Times on May 27th, 2019