Date
October 21, 2018

MINIMUM WAGE: NLC Threatens Fresh Industrial Action November 6 – READ MORE

ABUJA – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the organized labour comprising of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), have threatened to embark on a fresh nationwide industrial action on November 6. According to the groups they will be protesting over what they describe as the government’s unwillingness to implement a new minimum wage for workers. In the statement jointly signed by the leaders of the two labour centers, they accused the Federal Government of deliberately refusing to forward the resolutions of the tripartite committee.  APC CRISIS: Oshiomhole Raises Alarm Over Fresh Plots to Unseat him – READ MORE They claimed that after series of negotiations, [Read]

BREAKING: “Party’s decision on Dapo Abiodun final”, Buhari tells Ogun Monarchs – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the seeming controversy trailing the recent Ogun APC Governorship primaries was put to rest early Sunday afternoon when President Muhammadu Buhari told a delegation of Ogun monarchs that the decision of the party is final. The delegation that included the Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, the Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo and the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, was granted audience by President Buhari on Sunday. Both traditional rulers were earlier in the morning sited at the private jets wing [Read]

APC CRISIS: Oshiomhole Raises Alarm Over Fresh Plots to Unseat him – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole says powerful stakeholders of the party are currently mobilising against his leadership. Atiku vs Buhari: Northern Leaders divided ahead of 2019 Presidential Polls – READ MORE According to a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, Oshiomhole said the move by the stakeholders can be attributed to his scorn for impunity and circumvention of due process perpetrated in some states during the party’s primaries. Oshiomhole who has been battling with protests by some states chapters and resignation by some members as a result of the primaries of [Read]

OGUN 2019: Buhari hosts Alake, Olu of Ilaro, Amosun, others in Aso Rock – SEE PHOTOS

  President Muhammadu Buhari receives in audience Governor and Leaders from Ogun State in State House on 21st Oct 2018. President Buhari with L-R: HRM Oba Oludotun Aremu Gbadebo Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland and Chairman, Ogun State Council of Obas, flanked by Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State. BREAKING: “Party’s decision on Dapo Abiodun final”, Buhari tells Ogun Monarchs – READ MORE Also present at the emergency meeting were Senator Iyabo Anisulowo Former Minister of State for Education and HRM Oba Kehinde Olugbenle Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland as he receives in audience Governor and Leaders from Ogun State in State House on 21st Oct 2018. [Read]

Atiku vs Buhari: Northern Leaders divided ahead of 2019 Presidential Polls – READ MORE

  Ahead of 2019 Presidential Elections, there have been a division among Northern Political leaders after the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who will be competing for the post with another Notherner who represents the All Progressive Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari. They are split into two groups as strong emotions are now building up among them. Outburst of mixed feelings of emotional resilient displeasure and great happiness were freely revealed at the weekend as some of the leaders gave enthusiastic support to the emergence of Atiku. According to Alhaji Abdulrahman Mohammed, former ACF Political Secretary, a security surveillance expert and [Read]

Obanikoro, Omisore recover passports from EFCC, ex-minister returns to US – READ MORE

  A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has retrieved his passports from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. This is despite a directive by the Federal Government that 50 persons under investigations for fraud exceeding N50m are restricted from travelling. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that an impeccable source in the EFCC told our source’s correspondent that Obanikoro, who has an American passport and a Nigerian one, met certain conditions before his passports were returned to him. He said, “Obanikoro was able to return over N100m out of the money he received from Dasuki. He showed genuine commitment to returning more money and assist the EFCC [Read]

FOREIGN SCENE: Trump confirms US to pull out of nuclear treaty with Russia – READ MORE

  President Donald Trump has said the US will pull out of a nuclear treaty with Russia because Moscow has violated the agreement. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty helps protect the security of the US and its allies in Europe and the Far East. READ ALSO: New Titanic To Begin Voyage In 2022 – READ MORE + SEE PHOTOS It prohibits the US and Russia from possessing, producing or test-firing a ground-launched cruise missile with a range of 300 to 3,400 miles. Mr Trump made the announcement during a campaign stop in Elko, Nevada, on Saturday. “We are going to terminate the agreement and then we are going to develop [Read]

New Titanic To Begin Voyage In 2022 – READ MORE + SEE PHOTOS

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a replica of the RMS Titanic (which sank in 1912) will begin its sail from Dubai in a few years from now. SHOCKING: Woman Sues bed suppliers after falling-off bed, got paralyzed during love making – CLICK TO READ MORE According to the Blue Star Line chairman, Clive Palmer, the ship which has a capacity to accommodate 2,400 passengers and 900 crew members, will be launched in 2022 as against its initial proposed launch of 2016 in China. Palmer explained to Cruise Arabia & Africa that, “Blue Star Line will create an authentic Titanic experience, providing passengers with a ship that has the same [Read]

Boko Haram strike again, kill 12 farmers in Maiduguri – READ MORE

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Boko Haram jihadists on Saturday hacked 12 farmers to death as they worked on their fields in the volatile northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, civilian militia told AFP. They came in two trucks and attacked the farmers with machetes outside Kalle, a remote village 17 kilometres outside the state capital Maiduguri, the birthplace of the Boko Haram movement. “They used machetes to kill their victims who were working on their farms,” militia leader Babakura Kolo said. “So far, we have recovered 12 dead bodies from the fields and nearby bush.” Three people were injured in the raids. The militants had guns but did not use [Read]