Tuesday 17 September, 2019
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Ayuba Wabba of NLC The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) and the Representatives of the Federal Government have again failed to reach an agreement over relativity and consequential adjustment for the implementation of...

By Optimum Times on Sep 17th, 2019

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday wrote President of the Inkatha Freedom Party, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, condemning the xenophobic attacks on foreign citizens in South Africa. Obasanjo...

By Optimum Times on Sep 17th, 2019

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu IG of Police Mohammed Adamu The Akwa Ibom Police Command has confirmed that three persons were killed in a cult clash between Axe and Vikings confraternities in Onna Local Government area of the state. The...

By Optimum Times on Sep 16th, 2019

Cyril Ramaphosa  President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa has dispatched three special envoys to seven African countries to deliver messages of pan-African unity and solidarity following xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Presidency...

By Optimum Times on Sep 16th, 2019

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised that individuals and corporate bodies, locally and internationally, should be wary of unscrupulous elements parading themselves as officials of the corporation. A release today...

By Optimum Times on Sep 16th, 2019

A typical SIM card (mini-SIM) The Federal Government has directed telecommunication operators, through the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) to block about 9.2 million sim cards without proper registration. The directive followed the submission...

By Optimum Times on Sep 14th, 2019

Barely 24 hours after Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum presented four patrol vehicle to the Civilian Joint Task Force also known as CJTF and hunters when he visited Gajiganna to strengthen resilience among the residents and to ensure...

By Optimum Times on Sep 14th, 2019

ONLY 188 of the first batch of 320 Nigerians scheduled to return from South Africa following xenophobic attacks in that country actually arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja late last night. 640 Nigerians were registered...

By Optimum Times on Sep 12th, 2019

Xenophobic attack in South Africa The First batch of 84 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday at 2 p.m. local time via the Murtala Mohammed International Lagos in company of officials of the Ministry...

By Optimum Times on Sep 11th, 2019

… Says Loading to Resume in 48 Hours The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday in Abuja announced a minor fire incident involving some fuel trucks at the loading bay of the Ibadan Depot operated by the corporation’s...

By Optimum Times on Sep 11th, 2019