October 1, 2018

Saraki, Dogara, Obasanjo, Others Shun Independence Day Parade

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki, together with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Monday did not attend the nation’s Independence anniversary parade held in Abuja to celebrate the country’s 58th years of freedom. Those who graced the occasion include President Muhammadu Buhari; vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen; former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon and lots of other dignitaries and principal officers. Recall that both Principal officers left the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Also in attendance at the parade was the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice [Read]

AFCON 2019 QUALIFIERS: Rohr Invites 24 Players for Libya Double Challenge

  Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr has Invited 24 Players for the Libya Double Challenge in continuation of the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers to be held in Cameroon. SEE FULL LIST BELOW as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Elche FC, Spain); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba FC); Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa) Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor FC, Turkey); Semi Ajayi (Rotherham United, England); Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia); Chidozie Awaziem (FC Porto, Portugal); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Kenneth Omeruo (CD Leganes, Spain); Jamilu Collins (SC Paderborn 07, Germany)   Midfielders: Ogenyi Onazi (Trabzonspor FC, [Read]

BREAKING: Ambode Receives APC Membership Card after reports of alleged Abandonment

By John Izabi,  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has just received his membership card which will enable him to vote in tomorrow’s governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), after earlier reports of alleged abandonment.  Alhaji Tunde Balogun, Lagos State chairman of the party disclosed this to our source. He had earlier addressed a press conference where he said efforts to get the membership card across to the governor has been unsuccessful as the governor has not been reachable in the last 24 hours. Recall that NEWS FLAKES NG also reported thesame story earlier in the day [Read]

LAGOS APC CRISIS: Ambode has dumped his APC party ID – Party chairman

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Lagos State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC, Alhaji Tunde Balogun has announced that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has dumped his party ID card. According to the chairman of the party, Ambode has also made himself unreachable in the past 24 hours despite all efforts to get the party ID card back to him.   This is barely 24 hours after Governor Ambode gave a world press conference yesterday saying, “we have never responded to the campaign of calumny on social media. We have one family in APC. The aspirant being put up to compete against us is not a fit and proper person [Read]

LAGOS APC CRISIS: Tinubu Releases Statement over Ambode/Sanwo-Olu Saga

Former Governor of Lagos State and All Progressives Congress APC Chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has released a statement addressing the recent crisis brewing in the state as well as the current saga ensuing between the incumbent governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode and his anointed Guber candidate for 2019 governorship race in the, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The Ambode/Sanwo-Olu/Tinubu saga has dominated the headlines in the last couple of weeks as all parties gear up for the Lagos APC primaries. It has been reported that Lagos state Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had lost the favour of Kingmaker and political heavyweight, Tinubu in place of Jide Sanwo-Olu. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that For [Read]

Presidency invites Davido to perform at Osun State Governor-elect’s party

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that in the wake of the Osun State re-run election that saw the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Mr Gboyega Oyetola emerge winner, the presidential media team has invited sensational singer, Davido to perform at the thanksgiving party of the new governor-elect. Davido who was in active support of his uncle and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Senator Adeleke had expressed his displeasure with the cancellation of the initial polls that took place last weekend with claims that APC planned to rig the governorship election hence the re-run. The APC group however rubbished OBO’s claim calling him an ‘uninformed political novice’ who is [Read]