Date
July 31, 2018

BREAKING: Buhari Elected as New ECOWAS Chairman

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected the new Chairman of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at the just concluded ECOWAS Summit in Lome, Togo. The announcement was made shortly after a closed-door session of Heads of States of the Commission. More Details Shortly. [Read]

JUST IN: Senate President Bukola Saraki dumps APC, as Kwara gov returns to PDP

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki has announced he is leaving the All Progressives Congress, Nigeria’s ruling party. Saraki made the announcement on the micro-blogging, Twitter on Tuesday evening, July 31. The Senate President tweeted: “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC)”. His defection will be coming a week after 14 Senators and 37 House of Representatives members dumped the ruling party. In a related development, Kwara governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has also announced his much anticipated return to his former party, People’s Democratic [Read]

2019: Imo Deputy Governor Eze Madumere Impeached despite Court order

Eze Madumere, Deputy Governor of imo State, has been impeached. Madumere, who is seeking to replace Governor Rochas Okorocha in 2019, was impeached on monday by 19 of the 27 members of the Imo State House of Assembly. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered through our source that Impeachment proceedings against him kicked off on July 10, when Ugonna Ozuruigbo, the Deputy Speaker, moved a motion accusing him of abandoning his duties and failing to carry out official duties assigned to him by the Governor, among others. The house then set up a six-man committee headed by Kennedy Ibe, the member representing Obowo Local Government Area, to probe the allegations and [Read]