Wednesday 17 July, 2019
Edition: English (US)
Category Archives: Human Interest

A male patient has committed suicide at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, the hospital confirmed on Tuesday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Spokesman for UBTH, Mr Joshua Uwaila, said the incident occurred at the Accident and Emergency...

By Optimum Times on Jul 17th, 2019

Late Christian Okoro ****Late Okoro died two months after predecessor, Ajudua A hit-and-run driver on Sunday killed Mr Christian Okoro, the Head of Technical Services of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Okoro, 50, was killed around `Sharp...

By Optimum Times on Jul 17th, 2019

Gun with bullets A security guard Amos Mboni has killed himself at work after he had gone for four months without receiving any pay. According to The Chronicle 56-year-old Zimbabwean shot himself three times using his service pistol supplied...

By Optimum Times on Jul 16th, 2019

Osinbajo Consoling Pa Fasoranti over daughter’s death The police have arrested some suspects allegedly involved in the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti. A spokesman for the Ondo State...

By Optimum Times on Jul 16th, 2019

Illustrative Tragedy struck Sunday at Agboju, along the Mile 2/ Badagry expressway, Lagos, after a truck with 20 feet container rammed into a petty trader and three commuters, killing them on the spot. Over 10 persons reportedly sustained varying...

By Optimum Times on Jul 15th, 2019

The popular and well sought after ‘Amigo Supermarket’ also known as ‘4U Supermarket’, in Wuse 2, Abuja, was gutted by fire on Tuesday. Mr Jerry Timvh, Public Relations Officer (PRO), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fire Service, confirmed...

By Optimum Times on Jul 10th, 2019

Some members of the Creative Group Industry on Monday staged a peaceful protest to the Redemption Camp, Lagos -Ibadan Expressway to make some demands from the General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to speak up on some developments affecting...

By Optimum Times on Jul 10th, 2019

Deputy President of Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Tuesday in Abuja harped on the need for a strict implementation of the penalties prescribed for rape by relevant laws in the country. The senator, however, cautioned against enacting more...

By Optimum Times on Jul 10th, 2019

Force Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),  DCP Frank Mba, says,  police have successfully rescued 13 kidnapped victims in Lili forest in Ohaji/Egbema council area of Imo. Mba said three of the alleged kidnap suspects were killed by police...

By Optimum Times on Jul 9th, 2019

NNPC GMD, Dr. Maikanti Baru stresses to Head of Strategy of the North East Children’s Trust (NECT) Mrs Dupe Killa-Kafidipea, point during a visit to the organisation’s Learning Centre by the GMD NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru and GMD-Designate...

By Optimum Times on Jul 8th, 2019