Tragedy Hits Nollywood Again as another Icon Dies

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Nollywood producer, Chukwudi Bambino Anachina is dead.  He died in the early hours of today after a long battle with Cancer in a Surulere Lagos hospital.     Popularly known as Bambino,  the deceased was also an actor and event compere. One of his closest friends and mentor, Honourable Tony One Week who disclosed this to our correspondent, described his death as a rude shock Some of his friends and colleagues have taken to the social media to express their shock as well as pay tribute to his memory. In a tribute on his Facebook page, [Read]

RUSSIA 2018: Rain of Goals, as Portugal hold Spain to a 3-3 draw in opening Group B Fixture

  – Ronaldo hits 51st career HATRICK Cristiano Ronaldo netted his 51st hatrick to help Portugal secure an important 3-3 draw against former world Champions, Spain in the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup holding in far away Russia. The much anticipated game watched by a capacity crowd at the Saint Petersburg stadium got up to a spectacular start with an early first goal from the Portugese skipper and reigning FIFA World footballer of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo from the penalty spot in the fourth minute after being tripped in the eighteen yard danger area by Spain defender, Nacho. The Spanish team responded almost immediately after series of fluid passes in [Read]

EID-IL-FITRI: Exercise Restraint, Obadara Charges Nigerians

Chairman of Lucinda Media Limited (owners of Sweet 107.1FM) Senator Olugbenga Obadara has charged honorable Nigerians to Exercise restraint with funds that do not belong to them. Senator Obadara through his Media Aide, Victor Eniola Mark, made this call in his Sallah Message to Nigerians on Friday noting that Muslim Faithfuls had in the last one month shown a noteworthy example of restraint from food. He made this call at a time when people are speaking loudly against corrupt practices at all levels. Obadara Said: “We must exercise restraint from funds that do not belong to us. Let us charge our political leaders to be honest and ensure same in [Read]

Sultan declares Friday Eid-el-Fitr Day

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa ’ad Abubakar III, has declared Friday June 15 , 2018 , as the day to mark the Eid -el – Fitr , and the end of Ramadan fast . The Sultan announced the sighting of the new moon of the month Shawwal in a broadcast in Sokoto on Thursday . The Islamic month of Shawwal comes after the 29 or 30 days of the month of Ramadan when Muslims across the world observe a month -long fasting . Abubakar said the new moon was sighted in parts of Kaduna, Katsina , Kano , Borno , Jigawa , Nassarawa , [Read]

EID-EL-FITR: CAN felicitates with Muslims on End of Ramadan fast

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have rejoiced with Nigerian Muslims over the successful completion of the Ramadan period which involved purification through fasting and seeking for blessings and forgiveness from the Almighty God, the creator of mankind. The Nigerian Christian body expressed its determination and commitment to collaborate with the leadership of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (SCIA) to promote peaceful co-existence among adherents of the nation’s two major religions and work towards ensuring unity, peace and progress of the country. In a Ramadan message, the CAN President, Rev Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, said “Ramadan, is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is very important, considering the [Read]

RUSSIA 2018: Pig which predicted Trump’s victory, tips Nigeria for semi-final

. The psychic pig Mystic Marcus that predicted President Donald Trump’s victory, has picked Nigeria, Argentina as semi-finalists for the 2018 World Cup. . The psychic pig which has a history of sniffing out a winner – and is hoping to continue his unbroken record for this summer’s World Cup. Mystic Marcus has a 100% track record of predicting sports results according to his owner Juliette Stevens. The black micro pig has previously guessed the winner of the 2014 World Cup and the Wimbledon tennis finals by picking apples. And the 8-year-old prophesier even predicted Brexit and that Donald Trump would win the US presidential election. Now Mystic Marcus is [Read]

ASTRONOMY CENTRE: Eid-el-Fitr moon sighted in UAE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the crescent of the Shawwal moon has been sighted in Jebel Hafeet, Al Ain, the International Astronomy Center announced on Thursday. This means Eid Al Fitr should begin tomorrow. The crescent was seen using the technique of astronomical imaging, and the moon wasn’t spotted with the naked eye, the astronomy centre added. The final announcement will be made when the moon-sighting committee in the UAE, which will meet only after Maghrib prayer, takes a decision. In the UAE, as announced earlier, the public sector will observe their Eid break until Sunday, June 17, while the private [Read]

Labour Party Rejects Mimiko, as former Governor officially Dumps PDP

The Labour Party (LP) has rejected plans by the immediate past Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko to return to the party. Recall that Mimiko on Wednesday resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Dr Mike Omotosho, Chairman, Labour Party made this known while addressing newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday. Omotosho also said the party had no candidate for the forthcoming Governorship election in Ekiti state. According to him, LP was fully aware of plans by Dr Mimiko to destabilize the current gains being made by workers to reclaim and reposition the party. “It is very obvious that the sole purpose of Mimiko’s re-approach to Labour Party is to [Read]

Russia Humble Saudi Arabia 5-0 In World Cup Opening Match

Hosts, Russia humbled Saudi Arabia 5-0 to get up to a spectacular start in the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Expectedly, the Moscow Stadium was filled to capacity as the Russians trooped out enmasse to savour world cup moments, and the players didn’t disappoint any of them at all as they put up a dominant and ruthless display to dispatch Saudi Arabia who had no single shot on target all through the match. Garzinskiy opened the scoring with a glancing header in the 12th minute, before substitute Denis Cheryshev added the second with a beautiful solo effort to give Russia a 2-0 lead in the first half. Subsequently, [Read]

BREAKING: Hierro to replace sacked Lopetegui as Spain manager

The former Bolton Wanderers defender steps in from his role as sporting director of the national team to manage his country at the World Cup. Fernando Hierro will manage Spain at the 2018 World Cup after Julen Lopetegui was sensationally sacked on Wednesday. The former Bolton Wanderers defender was previously the sporting director of the national team, and will now step into the breach following Lopetegui shocking sacking on Wednesday. Lopetegui was appointed New Real Madrid manager on Tuesday with an announcement from the club claiming that he’d take up the new role at Madrid immediately after the conclusion of the 2018 World Cup with Spain slated to play Portugal in [Read]