Sunday 19 May, 2019
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Lai Mohammed, Information Minister The Federal Government says it has ‘credible evidence” to back up its outcry that the opposition is planning to “sabotage President Muhammadu Buhari’s Administration, generally overheat the polity...

By Optimum Times on May 19th, 2019

Most of the pages claimed to be run by local Nigerian users, but in fact, were managed from Israel. Some accounts created by an Israeli firm named Archimedes has been closed by Facebook. The accounts, before their closure, were used purposely...

By Optimum Times on May 19th, 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

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t deserve to be sworn in for another term as Nigerian President. In his new broadcast, Kanu called Buhari an impostor and a deceptive...

By Optimum Times on May 18th, 2019

Supreme Court of Nigeria The Supreme Court on Thursday fixed May 24 to deliver judgment in two election appeals seeking to ascertain authentic candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the last general elections in Zamfara. The...

By Optimum Times on May 17th, 2019

INEC Chairman, Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (lNEC) has shifted the date for the Kogi and Bayelsa States governorship election earlier scheduled for Nov. 2 to Nov. 16. The Commission disclosed this in a statement issued...

By Optimum Times on May 17th, 2019

Deputy President Ambassador Innocent Nduanya middle in the picture flanked other executive members of the council …….Says APC’s zoning doesn’t reflect Unity The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the All Progressives...

By Optimum Times on May 16th, 2019

My attention has been drawn to accusations by the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration against the candidate of the Presidential Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, alleging that...

By Optimum Times on May 16th, 2019

Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu on Wednesday said the election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second -term in office was a clear proof that no man, but God gives power. Akiolu made the statement when...

By Optimum Times on May 16th, 2019

Buhari and Tinubu All Progressives Congress National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, again on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for taking steps toward fully recognising June 12 as Democracy Day. Tinubu gave the commendation the in a...

By Optimum Times on May 15th, 2019