Wednesday 20 November, 2019
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Category Archives: Human Interest

The Lagos State Task Force says it has successfully moved a lion found at a private home around Victoria Island to a zoo in Omu Resorts, Lekki. The Chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, said in a statement on Monday, that the exercise...

By Optimum Times on Nov 19th, 2019

Two Kaduna lecturers abducted six days ago by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, have reportedly escaped from their captors. They were abducted at  Mahuta in Igabi Local Government Area of the state six days ago. The two kidnapped lecturers,...

By Optimum Times on Nov 18th, 2019

Senator Dino Melaye has announced the death of his nephew, Olorunjuwon, who was shot by unknown gunmen at his polling unit during the Saturday’s election. Melaye and Senator Smart Adeyemi are engaged in a fresh battle of who emerges the Kogi...

By Optimum Times on Nov 18th, 2019

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu The Anambra State Police Command  has smashed a kidnapping syndicate terrorising the state; and has arrested two suspected top members. In a statement signed by by SP Haruna Mohammed, the Command’s...

By Optimum Times on Nov 17th, 2019

SP Ebere Amaraizu Police Spokesman in Enugu The Enugu Police Command said Saturday in Enugu that it has commenced a massive manhunt of abductors of a Catholic Priest, Rev.-Fr. Theophilus Ndulue. This was coming barely two weeks after the...

By Optimum Times on Nov 17th, 2019

Kidnapped Immigration officer recounts ordeal in hands of Militants Mr Samson Raphael, an Immigration officer, has commended the Nigerian Navy for rescuing him and three of his colleagues from kidnappers in Rivers. Raphael, a Senior Immigration...

By Optimum Times on Nov 15th, 2019

Accident scene No fewer than 13 persons lost their lives, while 10 others sustained injuries in a multiple accident around Saapade, near Ogere on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, on Wednesday. Mr Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, Federal...

By Optimum Times on Nov 15th, 2019

Jessica Edosomwan Suspected sex traffickers arrested for forcing Nigerian women into prostitution would get 10 years’ imprisonment if convicted of the crime. According to AFP, 24 of the suspects are before a trial court in France for the...

By Optimum Times on Nov 7th, 2019

The Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN), has called on the Federal Government to establish a commission for ageing and elderly persons in the country. Sen. Eze Ajoku, President of COSROPIN, made the...

By Optimum Times on Nov 7th, 2019

A Russian court in Tomsk, Siberia sentenced a Jehovah’s Witness on Tuesday to six years in prison for practising his faith, which is banned in the country, the organisation and local media reported. Sergei Klimov was the second adherent of...

By Optimum Times on Nov 6th, 2019