October 8, 2018

GIST: Wizkid Gets Honoured As Governor Of Minnesota, Mark Declares October 6 Of Every Year As ‘WIZKID DAY’

  Mark Dayton, Governor of Minnesota in the United State of American has officially set aside October 6 of every year as WIZKID Day, to honour Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid. According to the sealed and stamped document, the reason for this huge landmark is to honour the singer for his numerous achievements in music and for his role as a culture influencer. Some of his achievements, include recently becoming the first African artist to sell out the Skyway Theatre Minneapolis, making a Billboard number one hit ‘One Dance’ with Drake, selling out the O2 Arena London, walking the runway with Dolce and Gabbana, winning international awards, and [Read]

“We Don’t Have Criminal Case Against Atiku” – US Releases Report, Shocks Nigerians

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the United States Department of Justice has denied having any record that indicates that Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has a pending lawsuit in the US, Punch reported on November 20, 2016. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Fayose threatens to dump PDP at last, set to announce his next destination soonest A then spokesperson for the US DOJ, Peter Carr had through an email reached out to Punch following the newspaper’s request for information on whether Abubakar is wanted in the US in connection with any issue of money laundering. READ ALSO: 2019: Atiku Abubakar emerges PDP Presidential candidate ahead of Tambuwal, Saraki, Others In his response, [Read]

BREAKING: Fayose threatens to dump PDP at last, set to announce next destination soonest

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose has threatened to quit the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) a little over 24 hours after the party elected its presidential candidate. Before Fayose’s surprising announcement, there have been rumours that the Ekiti governor was planning to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress. But he said that will never happen. “I remain in PDP and those associating me with the APC can continue to celebrate their own political self deceit,” Fayose said on August 5. His about-face may have been a fallout from the just concluded national convention [Read]

INEC, APC should learn from us, says PDP on convention

  Kola Ologbondiyan, national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC) need to learn how to conduct credible and peaceful elections from the PDP. Ologbondiyan said this on Sunday at the PDP convention venue in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state. He took a swipe at the ruling party, saying the country has not witnessed a democratic and peaceful election since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office. “We promised a free, fair, credible and transparent process and we have delivered all these,” he said. “Our wish now is for the Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC) and the All Progressives Congress [Read]

2019: Akinlade’ll be next Ogun governor, Amosun boasts, as NWC Insists on Dapo Abiodun

  Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, on Sunday, declared that despite the clearance given by the National Working Committee (NWC) to Dapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, his anointed candidate, Hon. Abdul-Kabir Adekunle Akinlade, will succeed him in 2019. Governor Amosun gave this declaration on a live programme on Channels Television, monitored by our correspondent during the conduct of the Senatorial, House of Representatives and state House of Assembly primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. He insisted that as far as he and other party members in the state were concerned, Akinlade would emerge as the [Read]