December 12, 2018

Buhari’s Minister Ibrahim Jibrin resigns from Cabinet After FEC Meeting [READ MORE]

  The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibrin, has resigned from the Federal Cabinet. His resignation was announced on Wednesday during the Federal Executive Council meeting held at the State House in Abuja and presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. A valedictory session was thereafter held in his honour. Jibrin’s resignation comes few days after he was selected and declared 13th Emir of Nasarawa Town in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the State by the Nasarawa Emirate Council. Jibrin had been overseeing the ministry of environment since the exit of the former minister, Amina Mohammed. His emergence as the Emir was announced on Thursday by the state commissioner for [Read]

2019: Court of Appeal Confirms that Rivers APC won’t field candidates for elective posts [READ MORE]

  – affirms disqualification of Tonye Cole and all other Rivers APC candidates The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division on Wednesday confirmed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State will not field any candidates  during the 2019 General elections when it dismissed the appeal filed by the factional Rivers State APC Governorship Candidate, Mr Tonye Cole. The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division also confirmed the judgment of Justice Chinwendu Nwogu that Rivers State has no ward executives, local government executives and State Executives as it dismissed the appeal filed by Sacked Rivers State APC State Chairman, Mr Ojukaye Flag Amachree. The Court of Appeal Port Harcourt [Read]

PHOTOS: 75-year old Man marries 15-year old girl in Niger [READ MORE]

  A man in Niger State, Yakubu Chanji, has tied the knot with a teenager, said to be 15-year-old. Neighbours of the age-gap couple told our source that Mr Chanji is in his mid 70s. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the wedding Fatiha took place on Monday, December 10 in Lapai, Niger State, with family and friends in attendance. Mr Chanji, also known as Nafsi-Nafsi in Minna city, earned the sobriquet “Chanji” for his frequent divorces and replacement of wives. “He is a philanthropist in Kwangila area of Minna. He has contributed immensely to the community, especially the building of the community mosque. Chanji because he regularly ‘changes’ wives. [Read]

2019 Elections: Atiku, Ezekwesili Join Buhari, Others to Sign Peace Accord [READ MORE]

  The presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Atiku Abubakar and Obiageli Ezekwesili have signed the peace accord ahead of the 2019 general elections. The candidates in separate visits on Wednesday signed the Peace Accord at the office of the National Peace Committee (NPC) in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Atiku, while signing the peace accord said that he is committed to free, fair and credible election. He also commended President Buhari for signing the peace deal and urged him to sign the electoral act amendment bill into law to demonstrate his willingness to ensure free and fair elections. Those [Read]