October 14, 2018

GIST: I will marry Genevieve Nnaji if – Ruth Eze, Actress

  Few months ago, top Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji made history with her latest movie, Lion Heart; first African movie bought over by Netflix. Since this new feat, Genny as she is fondly called by Nollywood lovers, has been getting lots of commendations and well wishes from her friends and colleagues. One of them is Ruth Eze, a budding actress who confessed that her love for Ms Nnaji could make her go extra miles. READ ALSO: SHOCKING: Dead Man Among Persons Affected by FG’s Travel ban Hear her: “Genevieve inspires and motivates me. She makes me believe tomorrow will be better and greater than my today. She’s hardworking, and she does [Read]

CRIME: Lagos Task Force Arrests 62 Suspected Miscreants In Oshodi During Midnight Operation

  The Lagos State Task Force has invaded the Oshodi and its environment after which 62 suspected miscreants were arrested. One of them told the investigators that he pays the kingpin the sum of 100 Naira every night to secure a place to sleep. The Chairman of agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi said that the mid-night raid operations was part of on-going efforts aimed at flushing out miscreants and other criminal elements out of Oshodi and the State at large. He said the operations are also targeted at other identified areas such as Mushin, Fadeyi, Agege, Apapa, Lagos Island, Obalende, Oyingbo, Dopemu amongst others. READ ALSO: Gunman Kills DSS Personnel, Shoots DPO [Read]

Gunman Kills DSS Personnel, Shoots DPO in Cross River

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Cross River State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a personnel of the Directorate of State Service, DSS, Michael Orusede, who was stabbed in Obanliku Local Government Area of the state by a gunman suspected to be Cultist. The incident reportedly occurred when the DSS Personnel attempted to disarm a suspected gunman who was said to have been shooting sporadically at a public event earlier. The gunman after stabbing the DSS personnel also shot the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Obanliku Police Division, DSP Mike Okon at close range before escaping from the scene. An eyewitness, Denis Ogar, who described [Read]

SHOCKING: School Girls Expelled For Failing Pregnancy Tests READ MORE

  TANZANIA – It happens twice a year at Arusha Secondary School. Each one of the school’s 800 female students is accompanied into a toilet and told to pee in a jar. Outside the cubicle, a teacher waits to make sure the samples are not swapped. The girls are taking compulsory pregnancy tests. And if they come back positive, the student is expelled immediately. The tests have been happening at this school, for students from grades eight and up, for three years. CNN visited two other schools in the Kilimanjaro and Arusha regions where similar testing took place; three more schools confirmed the tests in phone interviews. READ ALSO: FG Places [Read]

AFCON 2019: Ighalo Nets hatrick as Eagles humble Libya 4-0 in Uyo

Odion Ighalo scored a hat-trick as the Super Eagles of Nigeria thrashed Libya 4-0 in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Saturday. The win saw the Eagles move to second position in Group E with six points behind South Africa who defeated Seychelles 6-O in the other group’s fixture to amass seven points. The Mediterranean Knights of Libya drop to the third position, while Seychelles are bottom after losing all three games they have played. Ighalo was upended in the box by the Libyan goalkeeper and he cooly sloted the resultant penalty into the net, then Libya dominated proceedings afterwards and [Read]

SPORTS: AS MONACO appoints Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry as New Head Coach

  Ligue 1 side AS Monaco have officially appointed Thierry Henry as their new head coach. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry accepts to become new head coach of Monaco. Before that, Monaco have sacked manager Leonardo Jardim with the club third from bottom of Ligue 1. Henry is a French professional football coach and former player. He is the second assistant coach of the Belgium national team. READ ALSO: AFCON 2019: Ighalo Nets hatrick as Eagles humble Libya 4-0 in Uyo During his playing career, Henry played for Monaco, Juventus, Barcelona, New York Red Bulls and spent 8 years at Arsenal where he is [Read]

FG Places 50 Prominent Nigerians on Watch list, enforces travel restrictions SEE FULL LIST HERE

  The Federal Government has put about 50 prominent Nigerians on watch list in its resolve to fully implement the Executive Order 6 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Saturday. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that Shehu said following the judicial affirmation of the constitutionality and legality of the executive order, Buhari has mandated the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to implement the order in full force. READ ALSO: PDP Rejects Travel Ban On 50 Nigerians The presidential spokesman said the prominent Nigerians put on watch list had also [Read]

PDP Rejects Travel Ban On 50 Nigerians

  The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the travel ban placed by the Presidency on 50 Nigerians in the implementation of the Executive Order 6, describing it as an attempt by the Buhari administration to “foist a full-blown fascism on the country.” PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the step taken by the Presidency is clearly targeted at members of the opposition parties, perceived political enemies of President Muhammadu Buhari, well-meaning Nigerians, including members of the business community, religious leaders, former political leaders and traditional rulers, who are perceived to be against Buhari’s re-election bid. The party further said that the “decree” is [Read]

SHOCKING: Dead Man Among Persons Affected by FG’s Travel Ban

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Professor Innocent Umezulike, former Enugu State Chief Judge, who was buried last month, is on the list of 155 Nigerians banned by the Federal Government from travelling abroad. Umezulike, a renowned Professor of Land and Property Law, died in a London hospital on June 26. He was recommended for compulsory retirement by the National Judicial Council in 2016 following petitions against him by an Enugu-based lawyer. He was later dragged to High Courts in Enugu and Port Harcourt by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and his bank accounts frozen over some of the allegations that brought about his forced exit from the Bench. [Read]