October 16, 2018

SPECIAL FEATURE: Galacticos “Five star” Ighalo – READ MORE

  GALACTICOS “FIVE STAR” IGHALO But is this not thesame Ighalo that Nigeria took to Russia earlier in June this year? This rhetorical question quickly comes to mind remembering the fact that this same player had come under very severe public criticisms cum heavy bashings following his lackluster performance at the mundial especially in the must win or draw “make or mar” encounter against Argentina being our last group game… Hmmm.. He was simply a SHADOW OF HIMSELF. . Infact, until the recent turn of events, some soccer lovers, pundits and fanatics had blamed the Super Eagles’ world cup exit on the many clear scoring chances that Ighalo missed all [Read]

MAPOLY SUG Cup 2018 gets more interesting as Mass Comm wallop Comp Engineering 7-0 SEE ALL RESULTS PLUS FIXTURES HERE

ABEOKUTA – The Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Annual Students Union Government (SUG) football tournament Cup for 2018 kicked off with some mouth watering fixtures and results in matches played earlier on Tuesday October 16, 2018. See all results and other fixtures slated in the coming days below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: ⚽⚽ MAPOLY SUG CUP 2018 UPDATE ⚽⚽ MONDAY Mass Comm 7 vs 0 Com Eng Civil engr 2 vs 1 Architecture TUESDAY Elect Elect 2 vs Accountancy 1 S.L.T 3 vs Banking & Finance 1 Com sci 1 vs Estate management 0 READ ALSO: AFCON 2019: Ighalo bags brace as Eagles Survive Libya Scare in Tunisia, pick maximum points [Read]

AFCON 2019: Ighalo bags brace as Eagles Survive Libya Scare in Tunisia, pick maximum points READ MORE

By John Izabi,  The Super Eagles of Nigeria Tuesday evening survived a major scare from the Libyans to defeat them 2-3 in an African Nations Cup 2019 second leg qualifier and away fixture played in far away Tunisia. The heart fighting Libyans came back from two goals down to equalize the game 2-2 after two quick early goals for the Eagles from blazing hot rave of the moment top Striker Odion Ighalo in the 14th minute of the match after which interim Skipper, Ahmed Musa added another in the 17th minute to make it two nil up for the eagles before the break. READ ALSO: AFCON 2019: Ighalo Nets hatrick as [Read]

FOREIGN SCENE: Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies At 65 – READ MORE

Billionaire Paul Allen, who founded US software giant Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s, died Monday after his latest battle with cancer. He was 65. “My brother was a remarkable individual on every level. While most knew Paul Allen as a technologist and philanthropist, for us he was a much loved brother and uncle, and an exceptional friend,” Allen’s sister Jody said in a statement. “Paul’s family and friends were blessed to experience his wit, warmth, his generosity and deep concern… At this time of loss and grief for us — and so many others — we are profoundly grateful for the care and concern he demonstrated every day.” [Read]

BREAKING: Fayose Storms EFCC Hqtrs in Grand style, as Wike, Femi Fani-Kayode, Others accompany Ex-gov (SEE PHOTOS)

  Former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Ayodele Fayose stormed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC office in branded top with the inscription “EFCC I’M HERE”. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that he was accompanied by Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike, Femi Fani-Kayode and many other PDP faithfuls. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Fayemi Sworn-In As Ekiti Governor, as former Gov Fayose Arrives EFCC office SEE PHOTOS BELOW as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: READ ALSO: JUST IN: Fayose arrives EFCC office in branded shirt, Says “EFCC I’M HERE” – Read More Here Recall that NEWS FLAKES NG brought us a breaking report earlier about the arrival of the former governor of Ekiti [Read]

SHOCKING: Edo Speaker Raises Alarm Over Influx Of Sex Workers In Benin – READ MORE

  EDO – The Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Kabiru Adjoto, has raised the alarm over the influx of commercial sex workers in the Benin metropolis. Adjoto, who spoke during a ministerial briefing by the Commissioner for Youths and Special Duties, Mr. Mika Amanokha, in the House on Monday, decried the presence of indecently dressed women around the legislative quarters. READ ALSO: SHOCKING: School Girls Expelled For Failing Pregnancy Tests He explained that the commercial sex workers, mostly teenagers, milled around the quarters and hotels in the area from 9pm till dawn. Amanokha had said that the information available to him indicated that they (sex workers) were [Read]

BREAKING: Fayemi Sworn-In As Ekiti Governor, as Fayose Arrives EFCC office

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Kayode Fayemi has been sworn-in as the governor of Ekiti State. Dr. Fayemi, who won the July 14 governorship election held in the state on the platform of All Progressives Congress was sworn-in on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti. He defeated the then Deputy Governor of the state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Professor Kolapo Olusola, and other candidates to emerge the winner of the election. The Independent National Electoral Commission declared that Fayemi polled 197,459 votes, while, his closest rival, Olusola got 178,121 votes. READ ALSO: JUST IN: Fayose arrives EFCC office in branded shirt, Says [Read]

JUST IN: Fayose arrives EFCC office in branded shirt, with extra clothes…says “EFCC I’M HERE” – Read More

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has arrived at the office of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in Wuse Abuja in branded shirt with the inscription “EFCC I’M HERE” together with a bag of extra clothes. The former governor made this known on his official Twitter Page. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Fayemi Sworn-In As Ekiti Governor, as Fayose arrives EFCC office “I am at the EFCC Office, Wuse 2, Abuja” “I’m a man who stands by his words and I hope that after today, those President Buhari’s men that have been accused of corruption will [Read]

2019: Saraki Named DG Of Atiku Presidential Campaign Council – SEE FULL LIST

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Senate President Bukola Saraki has been appointed director-general of the campaign council of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Uche Secondus, national chairman of the PDP, made this known on Tuesday. The senate president was among the aspirants who contested the presidential ticket at the party’s convention which held in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Saraki came third behind Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, and Abubakar, the eventual winner. READ ALSO: BOKO HARAM: Reps Call for Urgent Release Of Last Aide Worker, Leah Secondus said the membership of the campaign council was approved [Read]

BOKO HARAM: Reps Call for Urgent Release Of Last Aide Worker, Leah

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to speed up efforts for the urgent release of the remaining aide worker held by the Boko Haram insurgents, Alice Loksha, before it is too late. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the resolution came on Tuesday after Monday’s execution of another aide worker, Hauwa Liman, by the insurgents. The House also asked that Leah Sharibu, the last of the abducted Dapchi School girls still held, should be released urgently. Details later… [Read]

ECONOMY: Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Rises Again – NBS

  Nigeria’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), otherwise referred to as inflation rate for goods and services, rose for the second time in two months after 18 months of consecutive decline. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the National Bureau of Statistic (NBS), in its latest CPI report published on Tuesday, said the figure climbed again, albeit marginally, by 1.05 per cent, from 11.23 per cent in August to 11.28 per cent in September. The report showed that food inflation rose to about 13.31 per cent, from 13.16 per cent in the previous month. Despite the rising figures, the NBS said core inflation, which reflects the actual inflation figure for the country’s [Read]