Date
December 3, 2018

Dangote gifts Super Falcons 50 Million Naira for AWCON 2018 triumph [READ MORE]

  Nigerian Multi-Billionaire, Aliko Dangote has gifted Nigeria women’s national football team a whooping amount of 50 Million Naira for winning the just ended 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations. The Super Falcons edged a resilient South African Banyana Banyana side 4-3 on penalties after a scoreless 120 minutes, to lift the top African women football diadem for the third successive time and ninth time overall. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Upon their arrival in Nigeria, Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari, met them at the airport and commended them for their efforts. He then informed them that two prominent people have donated a sum of 75 [Read]

BREAKING: Luka Modric Breaks 10-yr Jinx of Ronaldo-Messi Dominance, wins 2018 Ballon D’or [READ MORE]

By John Izabi,  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Real Madrid Midfielder and Croatian World Cup runners – up Captain Luka Modric has finally broken the over 10 years jinx of Ronaldo-Messi dominance in global football by winning this year’s 2018 FIFA Ballon D’or Award ahead of the duo. This latest achievement for Modric caps up what most Sports pundits and Football followers across the globe have described as most remarkable in the career of the Croatian who also happens to be the first player to do so in the small European football loving nation. Sadly enough, same can not be said for [Read]

End of An Era? Messi Finishes Fifth In Ballon D’or Final Votes Chart [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that despite his dominance of the award alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, the Argentine sharp striker, Lionel Messi has dropped down the list and finished outside the top three of the final votes of this year’s Ballon D’or Chart. Lionel Messi has failed to make the top three of the Ballon d’Or for the first time since 2007, finishing fifth in this year’s final vote. Luka Modric is being tipped to become the first player not named Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to claim the award since Kaka beat the pair to it 11 years ago. Messi and Ronaldo have [Read]

2019: I’ll Support Akinlade With Everything I have – Amosun, says he’s Next Ogun Gov

  …says he’s next gov of Ogun State Gov Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state said the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade has his blessings to pursue his mandate under a new platform and shall do all he can to ensure his success in the coming Gubernatorial polls. Amosun, who said he was not the type to hide under a finger, disclosed this on Monday at a meeting with his loyalists, held at the Presidential Lodge, Ibara Housing Estate, Abeokuta. The governor reiterated his commitments towards ensuring Akinlade succeeds him in May 29, 2019; promising he would never work for Dapo Abiodun [Read]

2019: Mammoth Crowd As Atiku, Jonathan, Others Lead PDP Rally in Sokoto, Vows to Sack Buhari [PHOTOS]

  SOKOTO – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has kicked off its 2019 presidential campaign at the Shehu Kangiwa Stadium, Sokoto, in the presence of a mammoth crowd, with a strong vow to sack incumbent President and aspirant of the APC, Muhammadu Buhari.  The campaign is moderated by Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, who was recently appointed as one of the eight spokespersons of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign. A number of former and current governors of northern states have addressed the crowd, asking them to vote out the current administration, led by President Muhammadu Buhari. The governors include; Sule Lamido, former governor of Jigawa; [Read]

OGUN 2019: 26 Assembly Aspirants, Amosun Loyalists Defect from APC to APM – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that no fewer than 26 loyalists of Ogun State governor,  Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, announced their defection from the All Progressives Congress to the Allied People’s Movement. The defectors were the aggrieved members of the APC who claimed to have won the legislative primaries of the APC conducted by the state election committee, appointed by the National Working Committee held October 8, 2018, in the state. They include two serving commissioners, Mr Dayo Adeneye (Information and Strategy) and Mrs Modupe Mujota (Education, Science and Technology) who were candidates of the Assembly for Odogbolu and Abeokuta South 1. [Read]

CAF Gifts South Africa AFCON 2019 Hosting Rights, to replace Cameroon – READ MORE

  CAF – Following inability of Cameroon to meet up with hosting requirements, President of the South African Football Association (SAFA), Danny Jordaan has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) wants South Africa to step in as hosts of the Africa Cup of Nations AFCON 2019, at short notice, according to a report on South Africa’s Times Live. NEWS FLAKES NG has earlier reported that CAF stripped Cameroon of the AFCON 2019 hosting rights at the weekend due to delays in preparing for the continental showpiece, and the continental football governing body is now seemingly now eyeing South Africa as a replacement. Jordaan told the SAFA AGM in [Read]

OPC Appoints Oshibote as New Leader following Death of Fasheun – READ MORE

  Prince Oshibote Oodua has emerged as the new president of the Odua People’s Congress (OPC) following the death of its founder and national president, Dr Frederick Fasheun. The new president, Prince Oshibote was announced at Century Hotel, Okota, Lagos, where members of the congress gathered in their numbers to mourn the passage of their former leader. NEWS FLAKES NG had earlier reported that Dr. Fasheun died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH in the early hours of Saturday. According to the eldest child of the former OPC leader, Kayode Fasheun, the late OPC national president took ill briefly during the week before he finally passed on. “He [Read]