October 5, 2018

Protesters against Osun result are “mentally unstable” – Aregbesola   

  Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Friday described those protesting against the result of Osun State governorship election as being mentally unstable. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus were among the PDP leaders that staged a protest against the outcome of the election at the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja. Aragbesola spoke with State House correspondents on Friday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Chairman of the APC Governorship Election Campaign in Osun [Read]

Buhari meets Gov-elect Oyetola, Aregbesola in Aso Rock

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the outgoing Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola. He arrived the President’s office along with the governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola. Oyetola emerged the winner of the governorship election in Osun State after rerun election that followed the September 22nd election in the state. The meeting with the President started earlier this evening. It was still in progress at the time of filing this report. Details later…   [Read]

GIST: Davido, Tiwa Savage Make Best African Act At 2018 MTV EMAs Nomination List

  Popular Nigerian Music Stars, Davido And Tiwa Savage have made Best African Act At 2018 MTV EMAs Nomination List. Six highly rated acts from the African continent; Tiwa Savage (Nigeria), Davido (Nigeria), Destruction Boyz (South Africa), Fally Ipupa (DRC), Nyanshinski (Kenya) and Shekinah (South Africa) have made 2018 MTV EMA nomination list. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the award night is scheduled to hold at Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Barakaldo, Biscay on Sunday, November 4. More Details Shortly on [Read]

BREAKING: Peaceful Protest turns Violent as Bukola Saraki, Uche Secondus, Dino Melaye, Others, reportedly Attacked With Teargas

Emerging external reports reaching NEWS FLAKES NG, indicates that six Presidential Aspirants under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, alongside the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, were teargassed by men suspected to be the Nigeria Police, during a peaceful protest against the partiality of the nation’s Electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the Police. The protesters, which included PDP Presidential Aspirants, Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal; former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido; and Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed; had left the INEC Headquarters, and were approaching the Police Headquarters on a peaceful protest, where they were met with Police [Read]

BREAKING: Jimi Agbaje emerges Lagos PDP Guber Candidate, set to face Sanwo-Olu in 2019

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that popular Politician,  Jimi Agbaje has emerged as the the Peoples Democratic Party flag bearer for the Lagos State gubernatorial race on Friday after polling 1100 votes against his rival Adedeji Doherty who polled 742 votes. The contest also recorded 23 invalid votes. Agbaje is to slug it out with the All Progressives Congress, APC, flag bearer Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Agbaje had previously attempted to become Lagos State governor a number of times but had lost in those attempts. Recall that he was the party’s candidate in 2015. [Read]

2019: Paseda Emerges Ogun SDP Governorship Candidate

Otunba Rotimi Paseda on Thursday emerged as the governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Ogun state chapter. Paseda defeated two other aspirants at the governorship primaries conducted at the party’s secretariat. The leader of NWC who supervise the primary, Mrs. Debbie Nicole announced that, Paseda scored 11, 644 votes to defeat Sina Kawonise and Opeyemi Agbaje who polled 2,014 and 6, 070 respectively. With Paseda emergence as SDP governorship candidate, becomes the only Ijebu-born candidate in the Governorship race among other candidates representing the four geo-political zones of the state. While reacting to the result, Paseda appealed to all party faithful to join hands with him in order to [Read]

NUJ Elects New officials as Chris Isiguzo emerges new National President

  ABEOKUTA – The South East Bureau Chief of This Day Newspaper, Comrade Chris Isiguzo on Friday emerged the new National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). Isiguzo who hails from Enugu NUJ state council scored 346 votes to defeat the incumbent President, Waheed Odusile who polled 329 votes. Announcing the results at the June 12 Cultural Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun State, venue of the 6th triennial delegates conference, the Returning Officer from Nigeria Labour Congress, Benson Upah, commended the peaceful conduct of all the participants. The new NUJ president, administering oath of office to other elected officers Upah, who is the National Head of Information and Public Affairs [Read]

Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal lead protesters to INEC headquarters over Osun poll, want Adeleke declared governor

The leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, are currently protesting against the outcome of the Osun State Governorship election at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that leaders of the opposition party among whom are the Senate President, Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; and the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, led the protesters to INEC office after they had earlier converged at the national headquarters of the PDP in Abuja. Also among the protesters are Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State; former Niger State Governor and presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido; and Senator [Read]