APC Says Buhari Already Attended A Debate On Wednesday, Justify President’s Absence at Tonight’s Debate

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council has explained the absence of its presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, at the ongoing debate in Abuja. A debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) is ongoing in Abuja. Buhari did not show up for the event, while Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), left the venue when it became apparent the President would not attend. However, a statement by Festus Keyamo, Director of Strategic Communications of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, on Saturday evening noted that Buhari had already attended an earlier debate on January 16, 2018. [Read]

BREAKING: Atiku Apologises, Explains Reasons He failed to Participate in Presidential Debate Despite Arriving Venue, Challenges Buhari to Choose Another Venue and Date [READ MORE]

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming 2019 Presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has apologized and explained to Nigerians why he failed to Participate in the BON/NEDG Organized 2019 Presidential debate taking place at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja despite putting up an appearance at the venue. Alhaji Atiku who met with other participants, left the venue of the debate shortly before its commencement stated this in a recent statement shared on his official social media handle where he equally challenged President Buhari who was obviously absent at the venue of the debate to choose another date and venue for the duo to confront each other [Read]

Ortom apologises to Nigerians for supporting Buhari in 2015 [READ MORE]

  Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom , on Friday apologised to Nigerians and the people of the state for supporting the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. Ortom stated this during his campaign tour of Wanune, in the Tarka Local Government Area of the state. He called on residents of the area not to vote for his predecessor, Senator George Akume, in the forthcoming National Assembly elections but replace him with the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, who is from a neighbouring local government area . Speaking during his interactions with leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria , at the NKST Church in Wannune , Ortom said that he [Read]

TRAGEDY: Truck Crushes Woman to death, injures many others in Ibadan [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that an articulated vehicle conveying a container to an unknown destination lost control at Molete a densely populated area in Ibadan metropolis yesterday killing a woman and injuring many others. The accident happened just a week after a woman who took her child to school was crushed to death by another articulated vehicle. An eyewitness told our source that the truck carrying a container lost control and ran into the crowd killing the woman instantly. It was further gathered that the accident happened around 8:02am under the Molete flyover. [READ ALSO] Woman, Child, One other Crushed to Death by Truck in Ogun [READ MORE] Further information [Read]

UTME: JAMB registers over 300,000 in one week [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has registered over 300, 000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos State . Benjamin said that this was coming a week after the commencement of the registration exercise. NAN reports that the board commenced registration of candidates for 2019 all Computer Based Test on January 10 and it would close on February 21. [READ ALSO] 2019 JAMB REGISTRATION: How To Get E-pins [SEE SIMPLE STEPS HERE] According to him, the registration [Read]

‘Debate With Atiku, Others if You’re Competent and Bold Enough’, Fayose Dares Buhari [READ MORE]

  A former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to come for the presidential debate billed for today  Saturday January 19, 2019.  The All Progressives Congress (APC) had noted that it is not compulsory for its presidential candidate (Buhari) to be in the debate if he has other avenues to talk to Nigerians. [READ ALSO] 2019: I’ll Dislodge you, with or without US trip, Atiku Taunts Buhari, says FG’s Corruption Allegation is ‘Cock and Bull Story’ [READ MORE] However, Fayose on Friday said since the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar had gone to the US (APC had alleged that Atiku was [Read]

FG to Atiku: You’ve corruption case to answer over Bank PHB when you return from US [READ MORE]

  The Federal Government has said that the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar has a corruption case to answer when he returns to the country from the United States. Minister of Information and Culutre, Lai Mohammed who disclosed this to State House reporters today, said Atiku who left the country yesterday, will explain his role in the collapse of the defunct Bank PHB when he returns. [READ ALSO] 2019: I’ll Dislodge you, with or without US trip, Atiku Taunts Buhari, says FG’s Corruption Allegation is ‘Cock and Bull Story’ [READ MORE]   Lai said fresh evidence has revealed that the former vice president benefitted from the slush funds that [Read]

2019: I’ll dislodge you, with or without US trip, Atiku Taunts Buhari, says FG’s Corruption Allegation is ‘Cock and Bull Story’

…Says allegation of corruption by FG is ‘cock and bull story’ Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has mocked the federal government over its failed bid to get the United States government to deny him visa, saying with or without a trip to the US, the PDP will dislodge the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress (APC) at next month’s election. The former Vice President also dismissed as cock and bull story, the allegation by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed that he has a case to answer over the collapse of Platinum Habib Bank, Bank PHB. In a statement [Read]

‘Once you join APC, your sins are forgiven’, Oshiomhole says, As PDP lambasts him [READ MORE]

  The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday lampooned the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC, Adams Oshiomhole over a statement he allegedly made on Thursday in Edo state. Oshiomhole was said to have opined that anyone who joins APC would have his/her sins forgiven. Nipping on the purported statement, PDP through its Director Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, Kola Ologbondiyan, averred that Oshiomhole via his statement exposed Buhari and APC members as criminals and noted that his anti-corruption fight is just a ruse. The PPCO says Oshiomhole, by his confession at the Edo state APC Presidential rally on Thursday, that “once you join the APC, your [Read]

BREAKING: Dino Melaye granted bail after 14 days in police custody [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye has been granted bail after spending fourteen days in police custody over alleged culpable homicide.  An Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama, on Friday, granted bail to Senator Dino Melaye who has been in police custody for 14 days. Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, who has been in police custody since January 4, approached the court for enforcement of his fundamental right. Justice Yusuf Halilu gave the order after Melaye’s counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) informed the court on Thursday that his client has [Read]