Date
June 10, 2018

JUNE 12: Ogun declares Tuesday public holiday

The Ogun State government has declared Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 work free to enable residents and other stakeholders to mark the Democracy Day. A statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa on Saturday said the day would also be used to celebrate the recent conferment of a posthumous national honour of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic on the acclaimed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 Presidential election, Chief Moshood Kasimawo Olawale Abiola. According to the statement, Ogun had been marking democracy day on June 12 in he last seven years, saying that this year would be no exception as befitting events, including a Democracy [Read]

BREAKING: Legendary reggae artiste, Ras Kimono is dead

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Legendary musician, Ukeleke Onwubuya, better known as Ras Kimono, is dead. He passed away Sunday morning in Lagos. Ras Kimono was known for the hit singles ‘Under pressure’ and ‘We no want’.   Metro News reports that he was scheduled to travel to the United States Saturday night, but complained of not feeling too well. He was rushed to a hospital in Ikeja, Lagos, then later taken to Lagoon Hospital in the Island. He was aged 60. Meanwhile, Music veterans, Tony Okoroji and Sir Shina Peters have confirmed the incident. Daily post More trending global news and [Read]

2019: As mass defection looms in APC: 5 Governors, 28 Senators, 70 reps join forces with nPDP

Aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who constitute the new People’s Democratic Party, nPDP bloc in the ruling party appear set to re-enact their pre-2015 election feat that led to the destabilization and eventual defeat of the then ruling party, PDP. This time however, the APC may be the loser as leaders of the nPDP bloc will soon lead hundreds of their followers and supporters out of the ruling party back to the PDP at the “injury time.” Beside Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Saturday Sun gathered authoritatively that five serving APC governors, 28 Senators and 70 members of the green [Read]