Sunday 16 June, 2019
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Nigerian Senate The Senate has reaffirmed its commitment to the non sale of the National Theatre, Tafawa Balewa Square and other national monuments. This is sequel to the adoption of the report of its Committee on Culture and Tourism at plenary...

By Optimum Times on Apr 26th, 2019

African Union building The plan to establish the African Central Bank (ACB) by the African Union will likely come to fruition by 2045. Ms Naglaa Nozahie representing the Association of African Central Banks (AACB), said this while presenting...

Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, one of the 73 presidential candidates in next month’s election has quit the race, in a shock announcement Thursday morning. Her spokesman Ozioma Ubabukoh, said the former minister and vice-president of the World Bank...

By Optimum Times on Jan 24th, 2019

The Federal Government on Wednesday transmitted executive bill to the National Assembly for the new minimum wage of N30, 000 for federal workers and the 27,000 for private sector, as well as State workers. The National Council of State met...

By Optimum Times on Jan 24th, 2019

Adesina Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said N30,000 as minimum wage for civil servants is not feasible. The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has been at loggerheads with the federal government, over a demand for...

By Optimum Times on Oct 26th, 2018

The Senate on Tuesday passed a new and fourth version of the Electoral Act 2010 (Amendment) Bill, 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari had declined assent to the bill three times, citing some constitutional and drafting issues. During the just-ended...

By Optimum Times on Oct 24th, 2018

*Tasks Him To tackle Herdsmen, Farmers Crisis By WILLIAM ANAEBONAM, Lagos The Movement for Nigerian Greatness (MNG), has applauded  President Muhammadu Buhari  for managing and improving the agricultural sector of the economy. The noted...

By Optimum Times on Jun 1st, 2018

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and Director-General of African Risk Capacity, Mohamed Beavogui         exchanging copies of the MoU in Busan, Republic of Korea. The Government of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

NNPC GMD, Baru   The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed the importation of 9.8 million metric tons of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly known as fuel worth $5.8 billion to combat the nation’s protracted...

By Optimum Times on Feb 20th, 2018

  86 luxury vehicles, together with 4 houses and a quarry plant in Abuja, belonging to a civil servant, Ibrahim Tumsah, are to be forfeited to the federal government, on the orders of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo,...

By Optimum Times on Dec 14th, 2017