December 2018


  ‘MY NEW YEAR MESSAGE TO NIGERIANS,’ – ALHAJI ATIKU ABUBAKAR My dear fellow citizen, “As 2018 comes to an end and 2019 beckons, on behalf of my family and I, let me wish you and your family a very happy New Year in advance. In 2018, we became the world headquarters for extreme poverty, however, I am convinced that in 2019, if we chart a new course, we can become the world headquarters for hope and extreme devotion to the cause of lifting our people out of poverty . 2019 is as yet a blank page . As a nation , we must not settle for whatever it brings [Read]

JUST IN: New Year Message to Nigerians From President Muhammadu Buhari [READ FULL TEXT HERE]

  NEW YEAR MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI: Dear compatriots, It is my utmost pleasure to rejoice with all Nigerians as we enter the year 2019, which will be a very significant one for our country. 2. At the turn of every year, we often use the opportunity to look back at the past and forward to the future. To review the outgoing year, its high and low points, successes and failures, and be fully thankful to God. 3. We Nigerians are a religious people, and we believe that God reigns and rules in the affairs of men. A time like this offers precious opportunity for thanksgiving, stock taking and [Read]

2019: Atiku Abubakar Boos Buhari’s APC govt as President Delivers New Year Message to Nigerians [READ MORE]

– Buhari APC Govt has brought untold harship to Nigerians – Atiku  – Nigerians desire peace, security, prosperity, inclusiveness and infrastructural development – PMB Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has taken a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) government as he rejoices with Nigerians for witnessing another new year 2019 which the president prophesied would “be a very significant one” for the country. Buhari while congratulating Nigerians also mentioned the forthcoming general elections which he pledged would be “free, fair and credible”. See Full text of the President’s message below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; NEW YEAR [Read]

BREAKING: Floyd Mayweather Knocks-out Japan’s Nasukawa in Less than Two Minutes [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG Sports Desk as at PRESS TIME has it that Floyd “Money” Mayweather beat Japanese kickboxing phenomenon Tenshin Nasukawa by a technical knockout Monday after just two minutes of a New Year’s Eve “exhibition” bout that brought the US boxing superstar out of retirement for a big pay day. In a mismatched contest, Mayweather floored Nasukawa, a kickboxer less than half his age, three times in the first round of the three-round contest before the Japanese fighter’s trainer rushed in to stop the fight. “Money” Mayweather has hinted on social media he was pocketing $9 million for the fight, meaning he earned around $4.5 million [Read]

BREAKING: Stop painting me black, if am corrupt take legit evidence to EFCC – Again Atiku challenge Buhari, APC [READ MORE]

  The former Nigerian vice president and 2019 presidential Candidate under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has again challenged Buhari, APC over corruption allegations levelled against him. According to Atiku, who directly challenged the APC government and those who accused him of corruption that, if you know i’m corrupt take evidence to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and stop destroying my name and image before the world and Nigerians. Atiku disclosed this in an interview with the Voice of America’s correspondent Aliyu Mustapha. According to Atiku, “I have challenged everybody publicly or otherwise, that if you have any evidence of corruption against me [Read]

If Atiku Steps On US soil Today, He’ll be Arrested, Says Buhari Campaign Spokeman, Festus Keyamo [READ MORE]

  Festus Keyamo has dared Atiku Abubakar to set foot on United States soil as a private citizen. In a press statement sent to Pulse and written for the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO), Keyamo listed the $40million laundering case against Atiku, the Siemens bribery scandal, a $145million PTDF indictment by a senate subcommittee and a slew of other corruption allegations in which Atiku’s name has prominently featured. “There is no question that the reasons for Atiku’s frequent contests for the presidency are to steal the resources of Nigeria for self-enrichment and to prevent prosecution for his crimes of laundering and receiving bribes. No amount of fake news or ridiculous false [Read]

500 PDP members dump ‘Umbrellas’, Pick Up ‘Brooms’ in Kwara [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that no fewer than 500 members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State at the weekend defected to the All Progressives Congress, choosing to  dump their ‘umbrellas’ to pick up ‘brooms’ ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Kwara State Chairman of APC, Bashir Bolarinwa, while receiving the former PDP members in Obo -Aiyegunle, assured them that they would be accorded equal rights and privileges being enjoyed by old members. He urged them to add value to the party both in the state and at the national level. Bolarinwa, while congratulating them for their decision, said the task ahead [Read]

Certificate Scandal: I Never Claimed To Have Gotten A Degree From OAU, says Ogun APC Guber Candidate, Dapo Abiodun [READ MORE]

  The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun State, Mr Dapo Abiodun, has reacted to the certificate scandal hanging over his campaign, insisting the whole matter is down to mudslinging. During an appearance on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, Mr Abiodun said he was not worried about the scandal. “There are no issues about my certificate,” he said, adding, “I never claimed to have finished from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University).” The APC candidate has faced allegations that he submitted conflicting educational qualifications to the Independent National Electoral Commission in 2015 when he ran for Senate and this year in his quest to become governor [Read]

Assemblies Of God Pastor Stabbed To Death During Church Service [SEE PHOTOS]

  A suspect in the gruesome murder of the head pastor of the Central Assemblies of God Church at Tema Four Community in Ghana, Rev Dr David Nabegmado has been arrested by the police. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Rev Dr David Nabegmado was stabbed to death Sunday morning at the church premises where he was preparing to deliver a sermon. His nephew, Francis M.Nabegmado who lived with him for some time, has been identified as a key suspect in the gruesome murder and has been arrested by the police. [READ ALSO] SHOCKING! Man Runs Mad After 14 Days Dry Fasting and Prayer [SEE PHOTOS] A second suspect has also been [Read]

NASS Mourns Yet Again as Lagos APC Reps Member, Hon Abayomi Ayeola Dies [READ MORE]

  fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that a member of the House of Representatives representing Ibeju Lekki Federal Constituency of Lagos State, Mr Abayomi Ayeola, is dead. Ayeola reportedly died at St. Nicholas Hospital in Lagos on Sunday after a brief illness. The two-term lawmaker had clinched the ticket of the All Progressives Congress to contest for a third term in the 2019 general elections before his demise on Sunday. Until his death, he was the leader of the Lagos State caucus in the House. [Read]

Angry Mob Set Ablaze Alleged Female accomplice after failing to provide armed robber boyfriend in Cross River [READ DETAILS]

  An alleged female robber burnt to death by an angry mob in Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State for allegedly aiding armed robbers carry out operation of stealing motorcycles. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the deceased who has been identified as Miss Vivian, a graduate of Federal College of Education, FCE, Obudu, was also accused of killing an Okada (motorcycle) rider in the area early this month. Vivian, popularly known as China in Obudu was set on fire on Saturday (yesterday) after reportedly being told by the mob to provide her boyfriend, which she failed to assent to. She was then lynched as passerby looked on. [READ [Read]

SHOCKING! Man Runs Mad After 14 Days Dry Fast And Prayer [READ MORE]

  EDO – A middle-aged man went mad in Benin, Edo State after embarking on 14 days dry fasting and prayer. The identity of the man could not be ascertained as at the time of this report. Investigations revealed that the father of five children was returning from the church where he carried out the spiritual exercise when it was noticed he was behaving abnormally. Eye witnesses account said he had demanding for a plate of Fufu and meat from a nearby restaurant but suddenly burst out with incoherent statements. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that he had also openly said he wants to kill himself. Efforts by sympathisers on [Read]

2019: LOL! Amaechi Digging it Down With #NextLevelDance for #PMBx2 [SEE PHOTOS]

All Progressives Congress Rotimi Amaechi digging it down during the Uyo Presidential campaign Rally for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election come 2019. See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG:   [READ ALSO] 2019: Buhari Flags-Off Reelection Campaign In Uyo [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]   [Read]

BOOM! APC spokesman posts fake pictures to show party’s campaign rally [SEE PHOTOS]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that two images shared by Joe Igbokwe, the Lagos State All Progressives Congress publicity secretary, to show a massive turnout at the party’s campaign rally in Uyo are fake and deceptive. APC launched its 2019 presidential campaign at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom on Friday. Igbokwe, in a bid to show off the massive turnout at the campaign, uploaded some pictures showing massive crowd at a stadium on his Facebook wall on Friday with the caption “SOUTH SOUTH MAKES HISTORY. I CANNOT BELIEVE THIS”. Having reverse-searched the images in the post, which had geared 406 shares as at report time, The Guardian [Read]

BREAKING: Sokoto Govt Declares Monday as Public Holiday For Shehu Shagari [READ MORE]

  Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has declared Monday, December 31, as public holiday in the state, to enable residents offer special prayer for the repose of the soul of former President, Shehu Shagari. This was contained in a statement by Tambuwal’s Director General, Media and Public Affairs, Malam Abubakar Shekara, and issued to newsmen on Saturday in Sokoto. The Governor said that the declaration followed consultation with the Sultanate Council. “The state government therefore, requests Imams across Sokoto and the general public to dedicate the day for special prayers for the repose of the soul of the former President and for peace and progress of the nation at large. [Read]