Sunday 16 June, 2019
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President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday said he has approved N208 billion as part of 2019 intervention through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund for infrastructural and teacher development in public tertiary institutions. The president said the...

By Optimum Times on Jun 16th, 2019

Air Cmdr Idongesit Nkanga (retd The Pan Niger Delta Forum has called on the Federal Government to give equal opportunities to all Nigerians. The group, which alleged that the Niger Delta region was being marginalised, noted that it was time...

By Optimum Times on Jun 16th, 2019

The management of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, says it has begun investigations into an allegation of sexual misconduct involving one of its lecturers, Dr. O. O Aduwo. Mr. Bode Olofinmuagun, Head, Directorate of Information...

By Optimum Times on Jun 16th, 2019

EU Election observation mission to Nigeria The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) in Nigeria on Saturday said that it knew nothing about the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) server that was allegedly used to...

By Optimum Times on Jun 16th, 2019

Illustration for blood donation The Federal  Ministry of Health ( FMoH) said on Friday that Nigeria required an estimated two 2 million units of blood per annum to adequately meet the blood requirements of the populace. The Permanent Secretary...

By Optimum Times on Jun 15th, 2019

Islamic State’s West Africa Province Thursday claimed to have overrun a Nigerian Army base in Borno State, killing the unit’s commander and nineteen other soldiers. A large cache of arms of the unit, a tank and a Shilka were allegedly destroyed...

By Optimum Times on Jun 15th, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari with new President of the Senate Ahmed Lawan President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan says henceforth the National Assembly (NASS) will ensure the passage of the nation’s appropriation bill within three months of its...

By Optimum Times on Jun 15th, 2019

The Supreme Court on Friday sacked David Umaru as the Senator representing Niger-East in the newly constituted ninth Senate and declared Muhammed Musa as his replacement. Umar was the, Senate Committee Chairman on Justice, Human Rights and...

Former Army chief General Ishaya Bamaiyi A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, on Friday told an Ikeja High Court that Fred Ajudua, alleged serial conman, defrauded him in spite swearing with his son’s life. Bamaiyi made the...

MD/CEO NBET, Dr. Marilyn Amobi The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, is set to prosecute the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Limited (NBET), Dr. Marilyn Amobi, for alleged...

By Optimum Times on Jun 14th, 2019