Date
November 8, 2018

After two rounds of DSS interrogation Oshiomhole jets off to USA

  National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole suddenly left the country early morning yesterday in the midst of the furore caused by his interrogation by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday and Monday, NEWS FLAKES NG learnt from top party sources last night. Our source also learnt that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State secured bail for Oshiomhole from DSS after he underwent nine hours of interrogation on Sunday and for several hours again on Monday. The interrogation as gathered, was prompted by numerous petitions sent to DSS, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Presidency arising from APC’s primary elections, [Read]

Gunmen Attack Nollywood Actor Femi Adebayo in Lagos – READ MORE

  Actor, Femi Adebayo, has revealed his encounter with gunmen on Thursday in Lagos. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that On his Instagram page, the son of veteran actor, Adebayo Salami, revealed that his vehicle was accosted by gunmen at 7UP bus stop, along Lagos Ibadan Expressway. He said that two men bearing arms came down from their vehicle and tried to force his car open and when they were unable to,  bashed his vehicle with the butt of their guns. In the post, which showed no photos of the allegedly damaged vehicle, Adebayo said he was grateful no one was hurt. See the caption of his post: “I thank God for [Read]

I killed my mother, slept with her corpse for money ritual – Suspect

  An 18-year-old man, Samuel Akpobome, who was arrested by the police in Edo State for allegedly killing his mother for money rituals, has explained how he committed the act. Akpobome told our source on Wednesday that he strangled the victim, Christiana Ighoyivwi, while she was asleep in her residence on Market Road, Ologbo, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of the state. The teenager, who was paraded by the Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Kokumo, along with over 80 other suspects arrested for various offences, stated that he later had sexual intercourse with his mother’s corpse. Akpobome, who hails from Delta State and is the youngest child of the deceased, claimed [Read]

TRAGEDY: Malaria kills Corps member, one month to passing out – READ MORE

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Daniel, a graduate of the Ignatius Ajuru University Of Education Portharcourt, Rivers State, died yesterday owing to Malaria illness. He was meant to finish his service by next month. May his soul rest in peace . . READ MORE 247 LATEST BREAKING NEWS AND MANY MORE HOT GISTS ON: www.newsflakes.com.ng [Read]

Atiku Approves N33,000 Minimum Wage for his Staff – READ MORE

  The Presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar has approved N33,000 minimum wage for all his 100,000 staff in his payroll. The Federal Government is finding difficult to approve N30,000 as a minimum wage for Nigeria workers Atiku has gone ahead to approve additional N3,000 for his own workers. According to the report, Mohammed El-Yakub, Managing Director of Gotel Communications, Atiku’s media outfit based in Yola, confirmed this to SaharaReporters on Thursday, saying “the N33,000 new salary scale, which takes effect from November 2018, includes domestic servants and all categories of workers on the former VP’s payroll. El-Yakub said over 100,000 people are currently drawing a salary [Read]

Okorocha Charges APC to Accept Responsibility for Causing Hardship on Nigerians – READ MORE

  OWERRI – Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has charged his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, to stop shifting blames and take responsibility for the problems facing Nigeria. Okorocha said though APC inherited the challenges, it must ensure that they were fixed. He stated that Nigerians voted APC into power to fix their challenges and not to complain. Speaking with State House Correspondents in Abuja, the governor assured that the pains Nigerians are going through was only momentarily. According to Okorocha, “As APC, we are responsible for everything happening in Nigeria. We are responsible for the good, the bad, the ugly but we are promising Nigerians that we [Read]

2019: Amosun meets Buhari Again in closed doors – READ MORE  

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun earlier today met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Villa, Abuja, NEWS FLAKES NG reports. Amosun reportedly arrived the State House around 2.50pm and walked straight to the President’s office for a closed door meeting. Reports have it that the Governor is one of the APC stakeholders who are calling for the sack of the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole over the just concluded primaries. Oshiomhole was grilled early this week by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) over allegations of bribery. The party National Working Committee (NWC) led by Oshiomhole had submitted the name of Chief Dapo Abiodun as governorship candidate [Read]

S/Africa Vs Nig: Ighalo Suffers Injury, Ruled out of AFCON 2019 Qualifier Clash

  Odion Ighalo, a Super Eagles striker, has been ruled out of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification game against South Africa, NEWS FLAKES gathers. Ighalo sustained a hamstring injury in Changchun Yatai’s game against Tianjin Quianjian on Wednesday. The five-goal hero in the two-legged AFCON qualification games against Libya in October was stretchered off the pitch in the 16th minute. Ighalo disclosed to TheCable that it’s a hamstring injury. “I pulled my hamstring,” Ighalo said. The extent of his hamstring will be determined after a scan which will be carried out later. The Super Eagles will take on the Bafana Bafana on November 17 in Johannesburg. It takes [Read]