Wednesday 20 November, 2019
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Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa, said they visited former President Goodluck Jonathan  after Saturday’s governorship elections in recognition of his  position as the father and leader of the state. News Agency...

By Optimum Times on Nov 19th, 2019

Chief Edward Onoja (L) with Gov. Yahaya Bello Gov. Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the governorship election held in Kogi State on Nov. 16. The Returning Officer of the election, Prof. Ibrahim...

By Optimum Times on Nov 19th, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the Nov. 16 election in Bayelsa, David Lyon, on his victory. Buhari’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement by his...

By Optimum Times on Nov 18th, 2019

The candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP),  Engineer Musa Wada has rejected the result of yesterday’s Kogi gubernatorial election. The PDP candidate told journalists that the election results being announced by INEC was a representation...

By Optimum Times on Nov 18th, 2019

The 30 missing ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission, INEC, who were reported missing have been found. An INEC spokesperson confirmed Sunday afternoon that they had been found. “We can now confirm that all the 30 ad-hoc staff engaged for...

By Optimum Times on Nov 18th, 2019

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan casts his vote in the Saturday Governorship election in Bayelsa State. Photo: Femi Dawodu Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed disappointment at the handling of the voting process in his ward. He expressed...

By Optimum Times on Nov 17th, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has made a strong demand for exemplary conduct of non-partisanship on the part of election and law enforcement officials in Saturday’s governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi. The president,...

By Optimum Times on Nov 15th, 2019

The Senate on Thursday swore-in Sen. Biodun Olujimi as the Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District at the National Assembly. Olujimi, garbed in a coffee-brown attire, was sworn-in by the upper chamber, following an oath administered...

By Optimum Times on Nov 15th, 2019

Gov. Bello A suit challenging whether the Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, is fit to contest for the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state will today, Friday, come up at the Federal High Court, Abuja. The originating summon, which is instituted...

By Optimum Times on Nov 15th, 2019

Nigerian Senate Chamber The Senate on Wednesday approved the payment of N10.069 billion Promissory Note for Kogi State Government as refund for projects executed on behalf of Federal Government in the state. The approval followed the presentation...

By Optimum Times on Nov 14th, 2019