July 30, 2018

SHOCKING: Kano Assembly speaker Ata impeached for latecoming

The former speaker of Kano state House of Assembly, Alhaji Yusuf Abdullahi Ata was recently  sacked over allegation of  late coming by his other fellow lawmakers, NEWS FLAKES NG learnt.  Other allegation leveled against the former speaker was alleged corruption. He is also accused of not carrying other principal officers in running the affairs of the house. However, it was further gathered that the Assembly returned the immediate past speaker, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, who was  earlier impeached over an alleged bribery scandal, as the new Speaker. The 40-member Assembly resumed this Monday from a two-month recess, during which the legislators purportedly hatched the impeachment plan. More Details Shortly… Daily Trust [Read]

GIST: “I’m Looking For Pregnancy” – Bobrisky

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that contorversial Nigerian cross dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky has said he is looking for pregnancy. The cross dresser took to his Snap chat to post that he is looking for pregnancy, though he didn’t state if he was the one trying to get pregnant. Bobrisky wrote that he has been having sex daily of recent, all in his quest for pregnancy. He wrote; “Have been have sex everyday lately because I’m looking for pregnancy” [Read]

BENUE: Ortom’s Purported Impeachment, a Nullity Says SENATOR MARK

  Immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has described the purported impeachment of the governor of Benue State Dr. Samuel Ortom as null and void. Reacting to the development in Benue state today, Senator Mark said the alleged impeachment of governor Ortom by eight out of the 30 members House of Assembly is at best an exercise in futility. According to Mark: “it is unconstitutional and devoid of any known legislative practices and procedures. “I will advice members of the Benue state House of Assembly to be guided by the constitution and legislative rules and procedures. They should not engage in any act that could undermine the [Read]

BREAKING: Governor Ortom served ‘impeachment notice’, “I’m still the Governor”, Ortom Insists

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that eight lawmakers of the Benue state House of Assembly under the All Progressives Congress, APC, have served impeachment notice to the Governor of the state, Samuel Ortom. The lawmakers who sat in the state’s Assembly complex on Monday, 30 July, 2018 gained access to the state assembly complex while the police barricaded further access to the house, Ortom’s aide has confirmed. According to Ortom’s spokesman, Tahav Agerzua, the lawmakers took over the Assembly complex to sit and pass the impeachment notice while the police blocked further access. Meanwhile, a detachment of heavily armed policemen have currently shutdown [Read]

CRIME: 23-Yr-old Drug Addict Kills Father, Sister, Injures Six Neighbours

It was a sad weekend at Ifelemenu, Ekpaomaka in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, as a 23-year-old man, Julius Nwigboaka, went berserk, killing his father, Chief Nwode Nwigboaka and his sister (name withheld). The suspect also inflicted machete cuts on six other residents of the area, before he was gunned down by the husband of one of the victims of his attack. A source, who simply identified himself as Ekoyo, said the suspect had taken hard drugs when he came into the house and killed his father, who asked him where he had been since. According to Ekoyo, “when he was attacking his father with machete, Julius’ sister [Read]

Defection: PDP battles crises in Kano, Kwara, Benue, five other states

  •Panel summons Shekarau, Kwankwaso, ex-ministers •Ortom may get re-election ticket, PDP wades in Gemade-Suswam tussle for Senatorial ticket •Party hands over structure to Saraki, as Senate President woos PDP leaders in Kwara •Kogi: Melaye may get ticket, Yusuf likely back in the House of Reps •Dankwambo to determine ex-Minister’s fate, Nafada’s governorship ambition The recent gale of defections by top ranking members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has sparked crises in at least nine state chapters of the opposition party. Kano, Kwara, Benue, Kogi, Gombe and Sokoto are top on the list of the affected states, The Nation can now report. The rest [Read]