Date
October 2, 2018

BREAKING: Lagos APC Chairman declares Sanwo-Olu Winner of Guber Primaries in defiance of NWC order

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Mr . Tunde Balogun, on Tuesday night declared Mr. Babajide Sanwo -Olu as the winner of the party ’s governorship primary. Balogun declared that Sanwo -Olu polled 970, 851 votes to defeat incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode with 72, 901 votes. Balogun declared the election free and fair , thanking members of the party for coming out to vote . Earlier in the day , the National Working Committee panel sent from Abuja to oversee the election had declared the primary invalid . The panel [Read]

BREAKING: Dino clinches Kogi West PDP senatorial ticket

  Senator Dino Melaye has been affirmed as the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) flagbearer for Kogi West senatorial district for the 2019 general elections. The affirmation primary was conducted at the Prestige Hotel in Kabba, headquarters of the senatorial district. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Returning officer for the exercise, Mr. Jude Sule, said Melaiye scored all the votes of the 800 plus delegates from the seven council areas that constitute the district. The exercise which was peaceful was monitored by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and some security personnel. Meanwhile, the affirmation of Dino Melaye came with some intrigues and twists as four other contenders in the [Read]

2019: APC National Working Committee cancels Lagos, Ogun Primaries, Cites reasons as State chapters Insist Results remain VALID

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee (NWC) has explained why it cancelled the Lagos governorship primary election and that of Ogun State which took place earlier in the day. It said the preparatory process for the election had just been concluded. It said the preparatory process for the election had just been concluded. The Chairman of the panel, Chief Clement Ebri spoke at a news conference in Alausa, Ikeja. The battle is between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, a former commisioner. “The preparatory process had just been concluded for the primaries. The primary [Read]

BREAKING: It’s Technical Knock-out for Ambode, as Sanwo-Olu coasts home with Landslide victory SEE ALL RESULTS HERE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the final result for Ward C, Tinubu’s ward — comprising Olusosun, Alausa and Oregun — saw Ambode poll a measly four votes while his opponent, Sanwo-Olu, recorded 960 votes. Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos, was mauled by Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the ward of Bola Tinubu in the ongoing Lagos State governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The final result for Ward C, Tinubu’s ward — comprising Olusosun, Alausa and Oregun — saw Ambode poll a measly four votes while his opponent, Sanwo-Olu, recorded 960 votes. Sanwo-Olu is the anointed of Tinubu, the National [Read]

2019: Sporadic gunshots disrupt APC panel, gov aspirants meeting in Ogun

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Violence broke out on Monday night as gun-wielding thugs invaded and disrupted the meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election committee with gubernatorial aspirants in Ogun State. The meeting, which held at the MITROS residences, Ibara GRA, Abeokuta, came to an abrupt end following sporadic gunshots by hoodlums at the venue. Journalists scampered to safety while members of the election committee, led by Muhammad Indabawa, as well as six governorship aspirants present hurriedly left the place. The aspirants included Senator Adegbenga Kaka, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, Hon. Abayomi Hunye, Otunba Jimi Lawal and Hon. Adekunle Akinlade. The meeting was [Read]

BREAKING: Ogun Govt Shut down Schools ahead of APC Primary Elections today

Fresh reports reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Ogun State Government through the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has ordered All Primary and secondary schools in the state to be closed today Tuesday October 2 ahead of the APC Gubernatorial elections Primaries slated to hold today across the state. This information is contained in a recent Press Statement issued by the Ministry, a copy of which is obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG and shared below: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT All primary and secondary schools in Ogun State will remain closed on Tuesday October 2, 2018 in order to accommodate the Ogun State Gubernatorial Primaries. Parents [Read]