Thursday 14 November, 2019
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Category Archives: Politics

Obaseki Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says the far-reaching reforms and people-oriented policies that have changed the fortunes of the people will earn him a second term. Obaseki said this at the Alaghodaro 2019 Summit held in Benin City, the...

By Optimum Times on Nov 14th, 2019

……..as Court orders Ekere to pay Udom N500,000 as fine The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar on Wednesday, affirmed that Gov. Udom Emmanuel of the PDP was duly elected in the March 9 gubernatorial elections in Akwa Ibom State. Giving judgement...

By Optimum Times on Nov 14th, 2019

Omoleye Sowore Femi Falana, lead Counsel of embattled #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore has alleged that the Nigerian government is plotting a fresh charge against his client whose bail conditions was perfected last week. Recall that the...

By Optimum Times on Nov 13th, 2019

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Tuesday that the National Assembly is working towards the passage of the 2020 Appropriation bill on November 28, 2019. To achieve this target date, Lawan directed the Senate Committee on Appropriations...

By Optimum Times on Nov 13th, 2019

Oyo Governor, Seyi Makinde The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has declared that the mandate of the people of Oyo State given to him through the March 9, 2019, remains intact following the ruling of the Court of Appeal in Ibadan...

By Optimum Times on Nov 12th, 2019

Buhari with Most Revd Justin Portal Welby Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Portal Welby urging him to use his good offices and leadership and...

By Optimum Times on Nov 12th, 2019

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has given the Federal Government fresh condition upon which he would sit at a round table with Nigerian Government officials to discuss the issue of the Biafran struggle. Kanu...

By Optimum Times on Nov 11th, 2019

Buhari and Adesina By Femi Adesina After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind: One was a song,...

By Optimum Times on Nov 10th, 2019

-By Paul Ibe It is pulsating trying to ascribe any intelligent reason to why the chief spokesman to  Muhammadu Buhari had penned a misleading account of the last presidential election in the country. But it wasn’t all together a bad idea. If...

By Optimum Times on Nov 10th, 2019

The Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Ojukwu has advised law enforcement agents to stop desecrating the judiciary. Ojukwu said this while reacting to the alleged refusal of officials of the Department of state...

By Optimum Times on Nov 10th, 2019