Wednesday 17 July, 2019
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A group of 10 Turkish sailors has been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, reportedly for ransom. The Paksoy-1 was sailing from Cameroon to Ivory Coast when the pirates boarded the ship in the Gulf of Guinea. It was not carrying...

By Optimum Times on Jul 17th, 2019

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has dared Miyetti Allah and President Muhammadu Buhari, to go ahead in arresting former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and see if the Yorubas will not revolt against such uncalled action. Chief...

By Optimum Times on Jul 16th, 2019

L-R: Mbazu Chinonso, Ozuzu Adaeze, and Nwachukwu Ugochukwu from Ebonyi, Imo and Abia States respectively after winning the South-East Zone of the NNPC Annual National Science Quiz Competition last week. … As 18 Finalists Emerge from...

By Optimum Times on Jul 16th, 2019

Sen. Nwoboshi laughs at last Senator Peter Nwoboshi on Tuesday reclaimed his Delta South Senatorial seat as the Supreme Court justices unanimously ruled in his favour against Regina Daniel’s husband, Mr Ned Nwoko. Nwoboshi and Nwoko had been...

By Optimum Times on Jul 16th, 2019

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a Fulani socio-cultural organisation in Nigeria, has demanded for the arrest of former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the latter’s recent open letter to Muhammadu Buhari. The organisation, through its national...

By Optimum Times on Jul 16th, 2019

National Assembly Deputy President of the Senate, Mr Ovie Omo-Agege, says the National Assembly will support deployment of soldiers to secure the nation’s highways against bandits and other criminal elements. Omo-Agege made this position...

By Optimum Times on Jul 16th, 2019

Ayuba Wabba, the President Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to direct Distribution Companies (DisCos) to stop estimated billing. Wabba made the call at the “Public Consultation...

By Optimum Times on Jul 16th, 2019

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has once again written an articulated open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, against the backdrop of increasing insecurity of lives and property in Nigeria. In the letter dated 15 July, 2019, Obasanjo...

By Optimum Times on Jul 15th, 2019

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has called for caution over the tagging of Fulani herdsmen as those behind the killing of the daughter of Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Mrs Funke Olakunrin. Tinubu, who paid a condolence visit...

By Optimum Times on Jul 15th, 2019

The Nigerian Army has just released the postings and appointments of its officers. The posting which was approved Saturday by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen T. Y. Buratai is a routine exercise carried out to reinvigorate the system for greater...

By Optimum Times on Jul 15th, 2019