June 7, 2018

“Transmission” in Buhari’s letter Causes uncontrollable laughter amongst Senators

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that there was a mild drama at the plenary on Wednesday when President of the Senate , Bukola Saraki , read President Muhammadu Buhari’s cover letter on an executive bill . Reading out the letter to members , the mention of “transmission ” in its title generated laughter in the chamber . The title reads, “Transmission of the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contracts Amendment Bill 2018 .” Saraki also burst into laughter , forcing him to start reading the letter afresh .”Let me start again,” he said . Buhari’s letter read , “I forward herewith a draft Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production [Read]

Davido, Tiwa Savage gear up for 2018 BET Awards [SEE FULL LIST]

Popular Nigerian singers, Davido and Tiwa Savage are currently gearing up for the forthcoming 2018 BET Awards which both Acts have been nominated for. Both artistes were nominated in the category of ‘International Act.’ NEWS FLAKES NG Entertainment Desk gathers that the list of nominees has however been made public since Tuesday, May 15, 2018, but all nominees have soon been soliciting for votes and supports from their fans and followers across the globe. The 2018 BET Awards is scheduled to hold on Sunday, June 25, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States. Davido who was recently crowned Artist of the Year at the recent Headies 2018. [Read]

JUST IN: FG scraps HND certificate, makes new rules for polytechnics

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Nigerian Government has scrapped Award of HND Certificates by Polytechnics. The decision was reached at the Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday where the approval of a comprehensive reform of Nigeria’s tertiary education system was made. In effect, the award of HND will be limited to only the students currently admitted for the programmes. Also, all the programmes currently being run by polytechnics, which are not technology-based, and which are about 70 per cent, will be scrapped. Under the new rule, the polytechnics will now become campuses of the proximate universities with the Vice Chancellors [Read]

BREAKING: Buhari Declares June 12 Democracy day, Honours MKO Abiola with GCFR, Fawehinmi gets GCON READ MORE HERE >>>

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday directed that , henceforth , the nation ’s Democracy Day will be holding on June 12 of every year , as against the current arrangement where the ceremony holds on May 29. Buhari has also resolved to honour the winner of the annulled June 12 , 1993 presidential election , Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, with the highest national honour , Grand Commander of the Federal Republic . The President disclosed this in a statement he signed and made available to journalists. He said he reached the decisions after due consultations. Apart from Abiola, Buhari said he would also honour his running mate , Alhaji Babagana [Read]