Sunday 19 May, 2019
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Category Archives: Human Interest

Governor Akeredolu of Ondo State There was pandemonium at the  Ondo State Specialists Hospital in Akure, Ondo state capital, over the missing corpse of a dead baby in the morgue of the hospital. It was gathered that the newborn baby and his...

By Optimum Times on May 19th, 2019

A man defecates openly The Federal Ministry of Water Resources claimed that no less than 50 per cent of residents of Nigeria’s capital, Abuja defecate openly, because of the non-availability of public toilets. The claim was made by Emmanuel...

By Optimum Times on May 18th, 2019

A 24-year-old woman (name withheld) on Wednesday narrated to an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how she was allegedly drugged by her friend in a nightclub and was gang-raped in a hotel in Lekki, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria...

By Optimum Times on May 16th, 2019

Mrs Uwem and her triplet begging on the street for survival   By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos A Nigerian woman, Blessing Uwem who resides in Oshodi, Lagos was spotted begging at the entrance to Oshodi Market, Lagos with her plump triplet who are...

By Optimum Times on May 13th, 2019

  Men of the Anambra State police command have arrested 19 suspected members of a cult group during an initiation exercise in the state. The cultists were holding an initiation ceremony for new members when the men of the command, acting...

By Optimum Times on May 13th, 2019

Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday remanded 31-year-old Godspower Johnson accused of beating his wife to death during a fight over sex. Chief Magistrate O.O. Olatunji, ordered...

By Optimum Times on May 10th, 2019

Nigerian policemen working to curb crime The Lagos State Police Command says its men have exhumed four bodies dumped in a septic tank in Ikorodu for autopsy. The Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, said in a statement that the bodies...

By Optimum Times on May 10th, 2019

Oluremi Adeleye, 73, was convicted of child abuse and second-degree murder. (Photo:Washington) Oluremi Adeleye, a 73 nanny convicted of murder in the U.S. for force-feeding a baby with milk has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. According...

By Optimum Times on May 8th, 2019

The Arochukwu/Ohafia Diocese of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) in Abia State has dismissed two priests for allegedly indulging in homosexuality. A letter entitled: “Notice of dismissal from ministry”, dated April 29, 2019, and...

By Optimum Times on May 8th, 2019

Some of the drugs that were seized by NDLEA and those arrested during in 2018 The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it arrested 9,824 suspected drug offenders and recovered 316,365.47 kilogrammes of illicit drugs in 2018. Head...