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Monthly Archives: June 2017

The African Export Import (AFREXIM) Bank has signed  a loan agreements  worth N396 billion ($1.1 billion ) with Dangote Group of Companies and Tony Elumelu’s Heirs  Holding Foundation. The agreements, were sealed at the on going 24th...

By Optimum Times on Jun 30th, 2017

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of Professor Godswill O. Obioma and 13 others as new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Senate had earlier in...

By Optimum Times on Jun 30th, 2017

The African Import Export (AFREXIM) Bank has strategised to breath life into large, medium and small scale businesses across African region through the disbursement of $25 billion loan to operators within next five years. The bank, said this...

By Optimum Times on Jun 28th, 2017

-By Ike Abonyi “For unity to be meaningful it has to be creative, not the unity of Jonah in the whale but the unity of holy matrimony. The first can only lead to defecation, the second to procreation” – Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu The idea of...

By Optimum Times on Jun 23rd, 2017

*Cites political interference, outdated transmission/distribution infrastructure Stakeholders in power sector have attributed the current epileptic electricity supply nationwide to Federal Government’s politicisation of the sector, frequent...

By Optimum Times on Jun 20th, 2017

*More than 1.2 million pupils benefiting, over 14, 000 cooks hired in Nine States The Federal Government of Nigeria, has disclosed spending a total of N3, 770, 688, 144 for the feeding of 1, 287, 270 school children in nine states under its...

By Optimum Times on Jun 12th, 2017

-Says We Are Equal,Can Reside Anywhere Former President Goodluck Jonathan has added his statesmanlike voice to the barrage of reactions trailing the three months quit order notice given to the Igbos resident in the Northern region of Nigeria,...

The Federal Government is distributing today 30,000 metric tonnes (1,032 trucks) of cereal directly to affected persons in the Northeastern states of Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Taraba, Bauchi and Gombe. The exercise is expected to be flagged off...

By Optimum Times on Jun 8th, 2017

-Ijaw, Urhobo Youths Condemns Quit Notice -FG Reassures Safety Of Citizens The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC), the youth wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo, an Igbo sociocultural group, has directed all Igbos resident in the North to be battle ready...

By Optimum Times on Jun 8th, 2017

–As Biafran War Veterans Denies Kanu —Niger Delta Insists Not Being Part Of Biafra A Coalition of Northern Youths (CNY) are currently beating drums of possible outbreak of ethnic wars between the Eastern and Northern geopolitical...

By Optimum Times on Jun 7th, 2017