July 4, 2018

BREAKING: Ogun Poly gets Rector, Governing council

The Ogun state government has announced the appointment of Dr. Samson Adeola Odedina as the pioneer Rector of the newly created controversial Ogun state polytechnic, Ipokia and approved the constitution of Governing Council for the institution. In a press release signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Bar. Taiwo Adeoluwa disclosed that Ambassador Isiaka Adesola Abolurin would head the Governing council committee, adding that the acting rector of MAPOLY, Ayo Tella would function as the Deputy Rector for the combined and newly created Ogun polytechnic. Part of the release reads, “As part of efforts to ensure seamless commencement of academic activities at the Ogun State Polytechnic, Ipokia, following the [Read]

ACCOMORAN Official Kills Man Over N150 Ticket Fee in Ogun

Hell was let lose in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital on Wednesday, as an official of Association of Amalgamated Commercial Motorcycle and Tricycle, Owners, Repairers and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) identified as Saheed Bamgboye allegedly punched a bricklayer, Ibrahim Raji to death over his refusal to pay mandatory daily ticket fee of N150. It was gathered that fight began after a heated argument ensued between the deceased and the ACOMORAN official. NEWS FLAKES NG learnt through our source that, Raji was approached by Saheed at Iyana-Motuary junction to purchase the mandatory daily ticket, but, Raji who claimed not to be a commercial motorcyclist refused to purchase the ticket. It was [Read]

Reps Advocate Removal Of Age Cap For Employment In MDAs

The House of Representatives has stated that it is backing the removal of the age cap for employment into Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as well as all federal establishments. According to the lawmakers, there is an urgent need to reconsider the 30 years- cap based on which thousands of otherwise eligible candidates are disqualified for employment. The call for a change in policy from the House, followed the adoption of a motion raised under matters of urgent public importance by Rep. Babajimi Benson (Lagos-APC) during plenary on Wednesday. In his lead debate on the notion, Benson, the member representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency of Lagos State, stressed the need to [Read]

BREAKING: nPDP Breaks Away From APC, Form New Faction, rAPC

Fresh reports reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME have it that the All Progressives Congress APC has finally broken into two with the Formation of Reformed All Progressives Congress (RAPC). Reports have it that over 70 members of the National Assembly, including the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Reps, Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara respectively. It was also learnt that the RAPC is expected to join forces with PDP, SDP, ADC and other political parties to correct the mistake of 2015 come 2019. Buba Galadima has also been named as the Chairman of the newly formed party, RAPC ChannelsTV News [Read]

GIST: Man Files Divorce Because His Wife Feels Ronaldo is Better than Messi

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that according to a report in Russian newspaper ‘Argumento I Fakti’ the football-mad couple – named only as Arsen and Lyudmila – fell out when he celebrated Argentina’s victory over Nigeria. He decided to pack his things and leave when Lyudmila continued to insist that the Portuguese star Ronaldo was superior to Argentina’s Messi. It was apparently the latest in a series of arguments about football and the relative merits of the world’s two best players. This time however, Arsen decided that he was done and the marriage was over and filed for divorce the next morning at the City court.   [Read]