Wednesday 17 July, 2019
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Category Archives: Politics

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, affirmed that security remained at the apex of his priorities. He assured Nigerians that successes recorded in degrading terrorists in the North-East would be extended to parts of the country experiencing...

By Optimum Times on Jul 17th, 2019

Sheik Ibraheem Elzakzaky Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has warned that the federal government was preparing a fresh insurgency of the Boko Haram type with its handling of the Shiite leader Sheik Ibraheem Elzakzaky issue. He warned the continuous...

By Optimum Times on Jul 17th, 2019

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Monday, admitted in evidence, video recordings that allegedly depicted how the February 23 presidential election was manipulated in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari. The...

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan The President of the Senate Dr. Ahmad Lawan on Monday condemned the continuous killings of Nigerians in South Africa, warning that further attacks on Nigerians would no longer be condoned. Lawan expressed...

By Optimum Times on Jul 16th, 2019

Sambo Dasuki In a unanimous judgement, justices of the Court of Appeal have ordered the immediate release of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), who has been in detention since 2015 by the President Muhammadu...

By Optimum Times on Jul 15th, 2019

The Ibo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Nd’Igbo has reacted to the gruesome murder of Pa Reuben Fasoranti’s daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, by alleged Fulani herdsmen, warning that Nigeria is drifting into anarchy. Through...

By Optimum Times on Jul 14th, 2019

Godswill Akpabio, an APC Leader in Akwa Ibom as group berate party for allegedly raising false alarm against tribunal A socio-Political group in Akwa Ibom state has described as unfounded, allegations by the state chapter of All Progressives...

By Optimum Times on Jul 14th, 2019

There seems to be serious confusion in the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kogi State Chapter ahead of the Nov. 16 governorship election as another group of 37 aspirants endorsed decision of the National Working Committee(NWC) of the party...

By Optimum Times on Jul 12th, 2019

Buhari meets NASS President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met behind closed doors with the leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the maiden meeting between...

By Optimum Times on Jul 12th, 2019

Oshiomhole and Obaseki A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo, Mr Peter Esele, has decried the political crisis rocking the state chapter of the party, describing it as self- inflicted. Esele made the assertion in an interview...

By Optimum Times on Jul 11th, 2019