May 29, 2018

Only One Nigerian university listed among top 1,000 universities in the world! Guess which? >>>

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the University of Ibadan is the only academic institution ranked among the top 1000 universities in the world. This is according to the global rankings released by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). University of Ibadan is ranked 991st worldwide, and 14th in Africa, No other Nigerian university made the list. Harvard University is ranked number 1 for the seventh year in a row followed by Stanford University, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.   “University of Cambridge, U.K, is ranked fourth, while University of Oxford, also in the U.K, is ranked fifth. “Among the top 10 universities are University of California, Berkeley, U.S [Read]

DEMOCRACY DAY: Address By Muhammadu Buhari, President Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria In Commemoration Of The 2018 Democracy Day Celebration READ FULL TEXT HERE >>>

ADDRESS BY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 2018 DEMOCRACY DAY CELEBRATION, TUESDAY, 29TH MAY, 2018 My Dear Nigerians 1. Today marks the 19th year of our nascent democracy and the 3rd Anniversary of this administration. I am thankful to Almighty God for bringing us thus far. This administration came at a time that Nigerians needed Change, the Change we promised and the Change we continue to deliver. We have faced a lot of challenges on this journey and Nigerians have stood by us in achieving the three cardinal points of this administration namely; Security, Corruption and the Economy. 2. The commemoration of [Read]

JAMB announces closure of Direct Entry application READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, on Tuesday, announced that the Direct Entry application , which began in December 2017, would close on June 4.   The Board’ s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made the announcement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria , in Abuja . According to Benjamin, over 140, 000 candidates have so far obtained the forms online . He said that the closure became necessary in order to avail the board to plan ahead for the 2018 admission process into various institutions . “ With the policy meeting coming [Read]

Nigeria Vs DR Congo: How Super Eagles Players Performed >>>

  A first half close range goal from the man of the match, William Troost-Ekong gave Nigeria a deserved lead after Nigeria Premier League highest goal scorer, Junior Lokosa was brought down which led to the free kick that was well planned before William Ekong slotted the ball into the back of the Congolese net. The first half ended 1-0 in favour of the Super Eagles before substitute Ola Aina caused the penalty that was converted by Bampunga Paau in the dying minute of the match. A total of seventeen players saw action in the shirt of the Super Eagles. Six changes were made in the second half for other [Read]

Egyptian lawyer files €1 billion lawsuit against Ramos over Salah challenge READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

The Liverpool forward’s injury saga has taken a bizarre twist, with a fellow countryman looking to sue the Real Madrid skipper who sidelined him. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that an Egyptian lawyer has launched a €1 billion (£873m/$1.2bn) lawsuit against Sergio Ramos after Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah was injured in a challenge with the Real Madrid captain during Saturday’s Champions League final.   Salah landed heavily on his left shoulder after grappling with Ramos during the Kiev showpiece and ligament damage around the joint placed his World Cup participation in doubt.   The Premier League Golden Boot winner posted on Twitter on Sunday to say he was [Read]