Sunday 19 May, 2019
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By Godwin Emefiele, CON Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria Paper presented at Special Convocation of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Princess Alexandra Auditorium, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State From...

By Optimum Times on May 18th, 2019

 Leah Sharibu and President Buhari By FREDRICK NWABUFO A man, with bloodied “babariga” and with head cocked down, perched emotionlessly in the driver’s seat of a Land Cruiser jeep at Kurmin Kare village along Kaduna-Abuja express way...

By Optimum Times on May 15th, 2019

Rev. Uja Tor Uja, Executive Secretary NCPC By Abraham Salifu A popular quote by Lao Tzu said: “I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps...

By Optimum Times on Apr 29th, 2019

By Ridwan Adigun SULAIMON, Lagos Who is the Nigerian government actually working for? Anyone who has followed the campaign for the passage into law of the Digital Rights and Freedoms (DRF) Bill, 2016, and also followed the campaign that led...

By Optimum Times on Apr 28th, 2019

Udoma and Zainab Ahmed By Salisu Na’inna Dambatta Refreshing the memories of Nigerians before discussing the views of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Nigeria’s public debt of N24.837 trillion and fears that the debt could be unsustainable...

By Optimum Times on Apr 22nd, 2019

NASS complex By Obike Ukoh, NAN Who leads the 9th National Assembly is already a contentious issue. Although the National Assembly is self-regulatory, the controversy was sparked off by the endorsement of personalities for the positions of...

Engr. Ifeoluwa Oyedele The Council of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) is set on Friday to confer its Fellowship, the highest honour of membership in Engineering profession, on Engr. IfeOluwa Oyedele, an Executive Director, Engineering...

By Optimum Times on Mar 21st, 2019

Mr. Olisa Agbakoba, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and former President, Nigeria Bar Association, in this interview, explains why he feels it is not necessary for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the defeated Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential...

President Buhari By FEMI ADESINA Twice on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari displayed an uncommon generosity of spirit. We had set forth at dawn, shortly before 5 a.m, to visit the presidential campaign office in Central Area of Abuja....

By Optimum Times on Mar 2nd, 2019

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to contest in Court the outcome of the just concluded presidential election, which saw the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari, being declared the...