Date
July 7, 2018

SHOCKING: Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun allegedly skips NYSC, forges certificate

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, did not participate in the mandatory one-year national youth service scheme. Instead, she forged an exemption certificate many years after graduation, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. The year-long service, organised by the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC), is compulsory for all Nigerians who graduate from universities or equivalent institutions at less than 30 years of age. In addition to being a requirement for government and private sector jobs in Nigeria, the enabling law prescribes punishment for anyone who absconds from the scheme or forges its certificates. Eligible Nigerians who skipped the service [Read]

r-APC fires back at Oshiomhole, says we will produce next president

  The tension rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) heightened on Friday as the chairman of the newly formed Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Alhaji Buba Galadima, boasted that his faction now controls the majority in the National Assembly, stressing that it (R-APC) will determine who emerges the next president come 2019. Galadima said this on an African Independent Television (AIT) interview programme, Kaakaki, monitored by Saturday Tribune, which was in reaction to a statement credited to the new National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, on the formation of the R-APC. The former governor of Edo State had on Thursday taken a swipe at the group, stating that [Read]

Police arrest, dismiss alleged killer of NYSC member, Angela Igwetu in Abuja

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Police Command in the FCT has arrested and dismissed a policeman who allegedly killed an NYSC member, Angela Igwetu, in Abuja. Igwetu, who was allegedly shot in the early hours of Wednesday around Ceddi Plaza by a police officer, was rushed to the Garki Hospital where she died. The Commissioner of Polic, Mr Sadiq Bello, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the incident on Friday in Abuja. Bello said that necessary disciplinary procedures had been concluded. “He ( suspect) has been dismissed from the force and arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction and he is currently on remand awaiting trail,” he said. “It [Read]

Buhari vows to fish out, punish politicians sponsoring violence in states

President Muhammadu Buhari has reaffirmed his promise to fish out and punish politicians who are deliberately instigating violence in some states as a way of seeking relevance in the country’s politics. Buhari said this on Friday in Monguno, northern part of Borno State while speaking as the Special Guest of Honour at the closing events of the 2018 Army Day celebrations which the army chose to stage in the one-time stronghold of Boko Haram terrorists, 136 kilometres from Maiduguri. The President repeated what he told Christian leaders on Thursday, that a solution is being found to the deadly clashes between farmers and herdsmen, and whosoever is found culpable will be [Read]

SHOCKING: Teacher Impregnates two Sisters in Junior Secondary School

A 36 -year – old teacher , Isaac Bentum , has been arrested by the Kasoa Police in Ghana for allegedly impregnating two Junior High School pupils who are of the same parents . The victims are in JHS 2 and 3 respectively at the same school in Senya Beraku in the Awutu Senya West District of the Central Region, reports Citi Newsroom . Speaking in an interview, the uncle of the victims , Mr . Barnabas Abban , said the teacher defiled the final year JHS 3 pupil , and impregnated her , and did the same a month later to the younger sister . Abban said he reported [Read]

FEATURED: Insecurity worse under Buhari than Jonathan –Sheikh Gumi

Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, a fiery cleric , spoke to our source’s correspondent,  GODWIN ISENYO on national issues and the leadership style of President Muhammadu Buhari.  Here’s an excerpt of the interview as culled by NEWS FLAKES NG: You criticised former President Goodluck Jonathan when he was in power and now you are doing the same thing to President Muhammadu Buhari, what is the problem ? The problem is complex . It is difficult to simplify , if you want. There is problem everywhere. We only criticise when we feel the problem is going to overshadow the progress . During the last regime as you said , there was a lot [Read]

Amaechi Removed as Buhari’s 2019 Campaign Director General

**Okorocha Emerges Apparently impressed with the mammoth crowd that graced the first major APC Southeast mega rally for President Muhammadu Buhari, the newly elected national Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, His Excellency, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has given a clear indication that he would prefer to work with the Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha as the Director-general of President Buhari’s Campaign Organization instead of former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi who has been parading himself as such. Comrade Oshiomhole who is clearly focused on strengthening the Party and returning it to the masses for whom the Party was original envisioned was a special guest at the hugely [Read]

SARAKI: CSOs, PDP, Atiku, Emir of Ilorin, others hail Supreme Court judgment

NEWS FLAKES gathers that an alliance of over 20 Civil Society Organisations, the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, among others, on Friday hailed the Supreme Court judgment which put to rest the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki on false assets declaration and sundry charges instituted against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in 2015. They described the apex court ruling as a triumph of justice and a pointer to the neutrality of the judiciary in the country. The Federal Government had commenced the criminal proceedings against Saraki in September 2015, accusing him of failing to declare some of his assets in Lagos and Abuja despite [Read]