Tuesday 17 September, 2019
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Category Archives: Politics

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has advocated for more inclusive political participation in Nigeria, noting that denying women and the disadvantaged group the opportunity to fully participate in politics would continue to impact...

By Optimum Times on Sep 17th, 2019

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to further strengthen the peace and security of the nation. Most. Rev. Augustine Akubeze, CBCN President, said this during the opening ceremony...

By Optimum Times on Sep 17th, 2019

Aisha Alhassan, a.k.a Mama Taraba, with the membership card of UDP Former women affairs minister Aisha Alhassan popularly known as “mama Taraba” who suffered massive defeat in the 2019 Governorship election in Taraba, says she has completed...

By Optimum Times on Sep 16th, 2019

The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu has accused the governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu and Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari of sending ‘Terrorists’ to his ancestral home in Afaraukwu,...

By Optimum Times on Sep 16th, 2019

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has condemned what he described as the barbaric stabbing of an All Progressives Congress loyalist in Delta State for allegedly celebrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s electoral victory...

By Optimum Times on Sep 16th, 2019

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the legacy of determined, proud and assertive black emancipation left by late Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe will live long in the hearts of Africans. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement...

By Optimum Times on Sep 16th, 2019

The coffin of late former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe is put on display during a public funeral parade in Harare, Zimbabwe on Friday. (EPA photo) A burial for Zimbabwe’s former president, Robert Mugabe, will be held at the National...

By Optimum Times on Sep 14th, 2019

PDP logo Ten PDP governorship aspirants, who lost the bid for the party’s ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship race, have declared their support for the winner, Mr Musa Wada. The 10 aspirants, under the aegis of Kogi PDP 2019 G-12,...

By Optimum Times on Sep 14th, 2019

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has dismissed the argument by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate for the 2019 General...

By Optimum Times on Sep 12th, 2019

Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa has hailed the judgment of the National and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal, which annulled the election of the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu. In a statement issued by Dr. Ndubusi...

By Optimum Times on Sep 11th, 2019