BALLOT BOX COMMENT: Buhari inciting military, police against Nigerians — Secondus [READ MORE]

  The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari in his alleged desperation to cling on to power has given marching orders to the Nigerian military and Police to help leaders of the All Progressives Congress oppress voters. Secondus said that the President’s remarks at APC National caucus meeting on Monday amounted to what he called a declaration of war on Nigeria voters and a direct incitement against them. He said such pronouncements by the President remained the first of its kind in Nigeria where he said a President would openly threaten the lives of the citizens. Secondus in a statement [Read]

2019: Buhari Meets APC Leaders Over Postponed Elections [READ MORE]

  REPORTS REACHING NEWS FLAKES NG AS AT PRESS TIME HAVE IT THAT PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI OF NIGERIA AND ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE WAS IN AN EMERGENCY MEETING WITH SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE RULING ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) PARTY ON MONDAY OVER THE POSTPONEMENT OF NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), which announced the delay five hours before polls which was due to hold last Saturday, said the election would now be held on Saturday 23rd February, 2019. Buhari, in power since 2015, faces a tight election contest against former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Both men urged voters to stay [Read]

Pray or elections may not hold, CAN warns Nigerians [READ MORE]

  The Christian Association of Nigeria has called on Nigerians to pray this week if they want the general elections to hold. President of the association, Rev Samson Ayokunle, made the call during a service at the Trinity Baptist Church , Ajobo, Ibadan, Oyo State capital, on Sunday. He said, “About what is happening in the country, I want you to pray very well this week. If it’s about the things we see in the spirit, it is not sure that elections will hold at all . We won’t want elections to hold like they didn’t hold; if that should happen, it would cause trouble or even lead to war. [Read]

SHOCKING! Customs Officer Shoots Man to Death Over N5000 Bribe [WATCH VIDEO]

  A viral video has shown an official of the Nigerian Customs Service shoot a man dead along Lagos/Benin Road on Sunday. The video, showing some passengers of a white vehicle stopped by a team of Customs officers along the road, captures the Customs officer shoot dead one of the passengers. From the video, the victim, shortly before he was shot dead, was seen arguing with the Customs officer along other passengers over what is unclear. The Customs officer is heard threatening to shoot him. Also, as the argument continued, a voice, believed to be that of another officer, is heard saying, “Shoot him.” The victim, from the video, had [Read]

Polls Shift: Nigerian Businesses To Suffer N2.737trillion loss – Experts [READ MORE]

– Experts say the decision of INEC to postpone the presidential and National Assembly elections will cost Nigerian businesses huge financial loss – The experts say the postponement will cost businesses in the country about $7.605 billion (N2.737 trillion) – The amount is about two per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is approximately $427 billion Financial experts say the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the presidential and National Assembly elections will cost Nigerian businesses huge financial loss. The experts who spoke to ThisDay, say the postponement will cost businesses in the country about $7.605 billion (N2.737 trillion), amounting to about two [Read]

BREAKING >>>Elections Postponement: APC Summons Emergency Caucus Meeting [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has scheduled an emergency caucus meeting. This is following yesterday’s postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The meeting is to be held on Monday, according to Vanguard. The meeting is said to start by 11am and would hold at the national secretariat of the party as against its usual venue, the Presidential Villa. The newspaper reports that the party caucus is exploring the window provided by the postponement of the polls to review the party’s strategies for winning the elections. Details later….. [Read]

BOOM! INEC Chairman Admits Commission Contractor Is APC Senatorial Candidate [READ MORE]

• Says process not compromised National chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Saturday admitted that candidate of the All Progressives Congress, for Niger East Senatorial District, Senator Mohammed Musa, was a registered contractor with the commission. The INEC chairman made the disclosure at a stakeholders’ meeting held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, had in a statement hinted the nation that the Managing Director of Activate Technologies Limited, Mohammed Sani Musa, whose company supplied the machines used in printing the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), was  the candidate of the APC [Read]

Leaked Tape: Tinubu Promises APC Members Huge Money If Buhari Wins [READ MORE]

 The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has promised to give a substantial amount of money to the party faithful if their votes can secure re-election for President Muhammadu Buhari. Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, also disclosed that he had enough money to bankroll elections without requesting any money from Buhari or dipping his hands in Lagos State’s treasury. He made the remarks in a leaked audio tape obtained from an authoritative source that pleaded anonymity. In the tape, Tinubu said, “For all those who have come to Bourdillon, you know why we are here. We are here for mobilisation. You know what I mean [Read]

2019: Election Materials Are Safe with Central Bank, Ogun REC Assures Nigerians [READ MORE]

  The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ogun State, Professor Abdulganiyu Raji has affirmed the safety of all election materials including ballot papers meant for the Presidential, Senatorial and House of Representatives elections. This affirmation was made by the Commissioner today during the handing over of the materials back to the officials of central bank at Abeokuta in Ogun state. The materials returned was to be used for election scheduled to take place on Saturday the 16th of February 2019 but was rescheduled to 23rd of the same month. “This is Central bank premises, they have been keeping our money and so they are keeping our materials, we have always kept [Read]

ELECTION POSTPONEMENT: Ogun Govt Directs Schools to Resume Monday February 18 [READ MORE]

By John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Following the announcement of the postponement of the much publicised Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold today Saturday February 16, 2019 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Ogun State government has hereby directed all secondary and primary schools in the state to resume on Monday February 18, 2019 as against the earlier slated date of Tuesday February 19, NEWS FLAKES NG can authoritatively report. This was contained in a news release from the state’s ministry of Education, Science and Technology and undersigned by its Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Sefiu Rasheed. The release which now nullifies the earlier one however added that [Read]