Sunday 19 May, 2019
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After two weeks of agonising over the disappearance of his daughter, Mr Senan Murray has joyfully announced that Victoria has been found. Murray, manager, corporate & project communication at Total Nigeria Plc and former senior journalist...

By Optimum Times on May 19th, 2019

WAFU Champions: Nigeria’s Super Falcons Nigeria’s Super Falcons won the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup on Saturday in Abidjan after defeating hosts Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 on penalty kicks. Both sides went into a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw...

By Optimum Times on May 19th, 2019

Nwodo, President General of Ohanaeze Nd’Igbo The Apex Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Saturday lambasted the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for saying the South East can’t produce President Muhammadu...

By Optimum Times on May 18th, 2019

Contrary to the Kano state Police command’s claim of seizure of over 300 cartons of drugs alleged to be tramadol, the management of the company, Ugolab Manufacturing Company, where the confiscation was made, has said that the Police lied. The...

By Optimum Times on May 18th, 2019

Governor Shetima Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Friday revealed that governors cannot openly interfere in the rift between Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir Muhammadu Sanusi. He further revealed how Northern Governors secretly...

By Optimum Times on May 18th, 2019

Gbong Gwom Jos The Gbong Gwom Jos and Chairman, Plateau Council of Chiefs, Chief Jacob Buba Gyang, has said that state governors do not have the authority to redefine traditional boundaries. “I am not aware of any authority by a governor...

By Optimum Times on May 18th, 2019

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday struck out a suit seeking an order declaring vacant the seats of 54 National Assembly members who defected from the political parties which sponsored their elections to other ones last year. The legislators...

By Optimum Times on May 18th, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja for Saudi Arabia. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential aircraft conveying the president and members...

By Optimum Times on May 17th, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has raised alarm over the activities of some online fraudsters, currently running an online investment scheme tagged ‘Loom Money Nigeria’. Loom Money Nigeria, is taking over social media by targeting...

By Optimum Times on May 17th, 2019

Naira Marley The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has preferred an 11-count charge against Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, for alleged credit card fraud. He will be docked on Monday, according to EFCC spokesman...

By Optimum Times on May 17th, 2019