September 15, 2018

BOXING: Floyd Mayweather set to come out of retirement to face Manny Pacquiao

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that World heavyweight champion, Floyd Mayweather said he’s going to come out of retirement to fight Manny Pacquiao later this year.  Mayweather disclosed this in a recent post on his IG which reads: “I’m coming back to fight Manny Pacquiao this year. Another nine-figure pay day on the way.” No further details were however given about the much anticipated bout. More Details Shortly . #floydmayweather #pacquiao [Read]

Meet the acting Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed

  Zainab Ahmed has been appointed acting Minister of Finance, following the resignation of the immediate past finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun. Recall that Adeosun resigned yesterday following the scandal surrounding her NYSC discharge certificate. In his statement of acceptance of her resignation letter, President Buhari announced Zainab Ahmed, as the acting Minister of Finance.  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that 55-year-old Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed holds a degree in accounting from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a master’s in business administration from Ogun State University, Adeosun’s home state. It is believed that Ahmed, who is the daughter of Governor El-Rufai’s foster father, Yahya Hamza, will hold the position only on a [Read]

BREAKING: Golden Eaglets Win WAFU U-17 Tournament, qualify for AFCON

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria are WAFU Zone B champions with a 3-1 penalty shootout win over Ghana after regulation time ended all square. The boys are now through to the U17 AFCON in Tanzania next year after a successful outing in the WAFU Zone B qualifier championship hosted by Niger. Also, Golden Eaglet’s top young starlet, Tijani Samson was adjudged the Most Valuable player of the Tournament. More Details Shortly!! [Read]

SHOCKING: Former Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Flees to UK few hours after resignation

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the former minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has on Saturday left Nigeria to UK just few hours after resignation from the Buhari – led APC govt Her associates who confirmed the story said ‘She most likely is in the UK by now’. Recall that Adeosun resigned yesterday following opprobrium that surrounded her forged National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, Certificate. More Details Shortly!! Newspot [Read]

APC will rule Nigeria for 32yrs, says Tinubu

  NATIONAL Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Saturday said the party will rule the country 32 years unlike the now opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which ruled for just 16 years, declaring that the PDP was dead and buried in Lagos. This was just as he declared that the APC would come next Saturday sweep the governorship poll in Osun State. Asiwaju Tinubu made this prediction at the Agege Stadium while welcoming the Chairman, Lagos chapter of PDP, Hon. Moshood Olagoke Salvador, to APC, saying what the gathering, comprising a large number of former members of PDP, who also joined Salvador to move into [Read]

FINALLY! Meet Abdulaziz, the journalist who exposed Adeosun’s Fake NYSC Certificate (SEE PHOTOS)

  NEWS FLAKES NG brings to you, Abdulaziz Abdulaziz, the Premiumtimes journalist whose investigation led to Kemi Adeosun’s resignation as the Minister of Finance yesterday. Abdulaziz worked with Leadership newspaper as the Regional editor before he joined Premiumtimes as an associate editor. Abdulaziz revealed that it took him six months to investigate ‘Adeosun’s Fake NYSC Certificate ‘ According to him, “Six-month-old investigation. 69 days after the major lead. Here we are! It’s not me. It’s @PremiumTimesng. It isn’t for me. It’s for ethical journalism. It’s for #Nigeria”. He also noted that there are Senators who exploited Adeosun to fleece the Nation. “Remember: There are guys at the National Assembly who [Read]

Chief Gani Adams, Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba Land loses Dad at 80

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba Land, Chief Gani Adams has lost his dad aged 80. Pa Lamidi Adams was reported to have died in a private hospital in Lagos.  The deceased was a Business man in Oturpo in Benue state after which he joined an Italian company as Head, Transport section. Pa Adams later established his own transport company. He was survived by Otunba Gani Adams, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land. Burial arrangements are to be announced by the family of the deceased shortly. More Details Shortly. [Read]

2019: Election Observers Slam PDP Over No Confidence Vote On INEC

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that some election observer groups in the country have cautioned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum to desist from making careless and reckless statements capable of plunging the nation into unnecessary anxiety ahead of the 2019 general elections. The groups were reacting to a statement credited to the governor’s forum passing a vote of no confidence on the INEC Chairman. They described the statement by the PDP governors as an attempt to cause disaffection and create chaos not only during the forthcoming governorship election in Osun state but the 2019 General Elections. The statement was signed by the Executive Director, Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group [Read]

LAGOS 2019: Ambode’s 2nd term bid not within my control, Tinubu tells Pastor Adeboye

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the last may not have been heard of the controversies trailing the second term bid of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State as Asiwaju Bola Tinubu reportedly told the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christians Church of God, Pastor Adeboye, that he (Tinubu), will not prevail on any of the aspirants to step down. This was as one of the aspirants and former Commissioner for Works and Infrastructural Development, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat confirmed Tinubu’s stance on the September 26 primary, saying the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no anointed candidate among the contenders. Our source authoratively gathered that Pastor Adeboye’s [Read]

Nollywood Actress, Funke Adesanya Picks Nomination Form Of APC

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Nollywood actress, Funke Adesiyan has declared her intention to run for office in Oyo House of Assembly in 2019 elections. See what she wrote; “By the grace of God and the support of my people, I have picked the Expression of Interest form to contest The State House of Assembly in the forthcoming 2019 election under the platform of our Great Party APC.” “Mine is an unflinching desire to serve my people. We shall not retreat nor surrender till our women and youths have desired representation.” SEE SCREEN SHOT OF the Instagram post announcing her political ambition below as captured by NEWS FLAKES NG: #2019 [Read]