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The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (Shiites) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari to stop claiming that the fate of its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, lies with the courts not the federal government. A statement on Sunday signed by the...

By Optimum Times on Jul 22nd, 2019

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Sunday, sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari and warned him of looming anarchy in the country, if the siege on Yorubaland by herdsmen and kidnappers...

By Optimum Times on Jul 22nd, 2019

L-R: President, Fund Managers Association of Nigeria, Mr Dayo Obisan; Acting, Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission, Ms Mary Uduk; Acting Executive Commissioner, Operations, SEC, Mr Isyaku Tilde and Acting Executive Commissioner,...

By Optimum Times on Jul 22nd, 2019

Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, former APC National Chairman Former National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has urged his successor, Adams Oshiomhole, to desist from interfering in the affairs of Gov. Godwin...

By Optimum Times on Jul 22nd, 2019

Ikoli after emerging winner Eight-year old Jeremy Ikoli on Sunday beat 12 other contestants to win the 2019 edition of the Kwadie Events dance competition in Abuja. The event, which was titled ‘Summer Fiesta’, featured food expo which attracted...

By Optimum Times on Jul 22nd, 2019

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it recorded a trade surplus of N6.33 billon for the month of May, 13 per cent higher than the N5.60 billion surplus made  in April . The corporation disclosed this in its Monthly and...

By Optimum Times on Jul 22nd, 2019

Nigerian policemen The Lagos State Police Command has arrested five armed robbery suspects and 73 suspected cultists, a statement signed by its spokesman, Bala Elkana, said on Sunday in Lagos. Elkana, in the statement, said that the suspects...

By Optimum Times on Jul 22nd, 2019

ICPC Boss`Bolaji Owasanoye The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, said the nation had spent about N2 trillion on constituency projects without commensurate development...

By Optimum Times on Jul 22nd, 2019

By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos With the successfully splitting of the Lagos Sub-Flight Information Region (Sub-FIR) airspace into two sectors by the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) there will be reduction in congestion on the available en-route...

By Optimum Times on Jul 21st, 2019

NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari Emotions ran through the crowd of high profile mourners at the International Conference Centre Abuja on Friday at the funeral service for Comrade Francis Olabode Johnson, former President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas...

By Optimum Times on Jul 21st, 2019