Date
September 16, 2018

2019: Drama as Ambode Flies To Abuja To Beg Tinubu, …Buhari, Osinbajo, other Govs intervene

  The confusion over the reelection bid of Lagos State Governor , Akinwunmi Ambode , failed to clear off on Saturday as the All Progressives Congress national leadership could not secure a firm commitment from its national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on governor’s second term ambition. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the APC leaders, led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the party ’s National Chairman , Adams Oshiomhole, who were said to be acting on the directives of President Muhammadu Buhari , met with Tinubu again to prevail on him to “ forgive ” Ambode his alleged infractions and back the governor to secure a second term . A [Read]

OSUN2018 DEBATE: PDP’s Adeleke Fails To Show Up, reasons unknown

By John Izabi,  Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke has failed to show up at the Osun State Governorship debate organised by Channels Television in Osogbo, Osun State on Sunday September 16, 2018 NEWS FLAKES NG can authoritatively report that Adeleke’s podium with his name and party’s written on it remained vacant from the beginning to the end of the two-hour debate. The event started at 7:00 p.m with three candidates present. They include Moshood Adeoti, Action Democratic Party (ADP); Iyiola Omisore, Social Democratic Party (SDP), and Fatai Akinbade, African Democratic Congress (ADC). Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) later arrived after the national anthem [Read]

PHOTOS: BBNaija Star Cee-c Makes Her First Major Billboard Appearance

Former BBNaija housemate Cee-C made her first major appearance on a billboard in Lekki, Lagos. Sapphire Scents is not relenting in its desire to be the luxury perfume brand in Africa as its latest advert features reality tv star Cee-C. The billboard was used to announce the unveiling of the reality star as Sapphire Scents Brand Ambassador. Sapphire Scents was established with the commitment to produce scintillating and high-quality fragrances in three main varieties; Oud, Frankincense and Myrrh. Sapphire Scents is driven by its desire to be the number one perfume brand in Nigeria and the world at large. [Read]

EFCC tells Customs to Place Ayo Fayose on Watch list

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the Nigeria customs service to place Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of Ekiti, on its watch list. Fayose, whose tenure ends on October 16, is being investigated by the EFCC for alleged abuse of office, money laundering, among others. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that in a letter dated September 12, and addressed to the comptroller-general of customs, the EFCC said Fayose may be planning to flee the country. “There is a reasonable suspicion suggesting that he may likely leave the country either through the land borders, airports or seaports in order to evade investigation. Hence, you are kindly requested to watch-list [Read]

GIST: No Good Man Will Want To Let Me Go, Says Nollywood Actress, Eniola Badmus

  A Good Man Will Not Want To Let Me Go… Eniola Badmus, who recounted how she was initially rejected when she began her career as an actress, has also disclosed why any good man will never let her go. . Eniola Badmus who revealed that she never allowed her disappointments weigh her down, said a good man will never let her go because she is hardworking and believes in making money. “When I started, I was rejected a lot and people attributed it to my body size; they were wondering what I had to offer. . But I was focused and steadfast with what I was doing because I [Read]

OSUN 2018: Gun shots as Davido, Senator Adeleke escape alleged assassination attempt, Singer rallies Support for PDP candidate, Uncle

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Governorship flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke escaped dual assassination attempts at Ikirun and Ede while continuing his voters’ campaign. In both cases, gunmen stormed the campaign grounds, shooting sporadically and attacking party members. Political thugs of the APC led both attacks against the PDP flagbearer, some sources have alleged. It was also gathered that at Ikirun, the bus carrying the flagbearer, the party chairman, Hon Soji Adagunodo and other leaders came under attack while other campaign vehicles were vandalised. While the campaign at Ikirun was cut short, the candidate faced similar attacks while preparing to attend the rally at his hometown, [Read]

SPECIAL FEATURE: CNN hosts Genevieve Nnaji, The Lioness of Nollywood, as she Premiers latest work “LION HEART”

…as Richard Quest of CNN interviews Nigerian Screen goddess  Nigeria is blessed with loads of talents in all facets of life including the make belief industry otherwise known as Nollywood. That the movie industry in Nigeria is ranked third in the world is a clear proof of how solid our actors, actresses, makeup artists, script writers, editors, cinematographers, choreographers, producers and directors are in the act of entertaining, educating and informing the world with films which helps in shaping the globe. Ironically, 90% of whatever credit the movie industry has achieved today should go to the class or group of professionals mentioned above. Government has played little role in this [Read]

BOMBSHELL: Saraki will rule Nigeria for 4 years – Nigerian Prophet, Primate Elijah Ayodele

NEWS FLAKES gathers that Founder and spiritual leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, with headquarters in Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has in an interview with Vera Wisdom-Basey, spoken on the 2019 elections and other expectations in Nigeria. He dropped a bombshell prophecy while answering questions: “He will rule for just four years and put the country in order. “I am talking as a prophet of God. I said in 2015 that so many things will happen in Buhari’s administration and it has happened. If PDP puts their house in order; that is what will defeat any party.” Speaking with our source, Ayodele also said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will [Read]