December 15, 2018

GOSPEL MUSIC: WinnerMight – I’m Grateful [Prod. By Mayor Bankz]

It’s Another One From Winnermight Title I’M GRATEFUL. This Is A Song that Shows Our Gratitude And How Grateful We Are To God. It’s A Song For Everyone, We All Have Reasons To Thank God if Not for Anything For The Free Air We Breath And We Being Alive to See This Day It’s Not By Our Power. God is Indeed a Faithful God And He Deserves All Our Praises . This Is A Heart Poured Out Song To All The Grateful Heart All Over The World. DOWNLOAD HERE [Read]

Buhari Says Our Economy in Bad Shape, Prepare for Harsh Times – Gov Yari [READ MORE]

  The chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state, has said President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday told them that the Nigerian economy is in bad shape and that citizens need to tighten their belts. Yari disclosed this to State House Correspondents after the governors of the 36 states met with Buhari for about 30 minutes in the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa. The NGF chairman President Buhari after thanking them said “the economy is in bad shape and that we have to come together, think and rethink on the way forward”. The governors has met Thursday night over the lingering issue of a new minimum [Read]

BOOM: Dapo Abiodun,Ogun APC guber Candidate in Alleged Certificate Scandal [READ MORE]

  Dapo Abiodun, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state, is enmeshed in allegations of perjury over his post-secondary school qualifications, TheCable can report. According to documents seen by our source, Abiodun declared only his West African School Certificate (1978) in the Form CF001 that he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on October 23, 2018, ahead of the 2019 general election. However, when he ran as the APC senatorial candidate (Ogun east) in 2015, he claimed to have attended the University of Ife, Ile-Ife (graduating in 1986) and Kennesaw State University, Atlanta Georgia, US (1989) in his INEC form CF001, backed by an affidavit [Read]

GIST: Charlyboy Weds Wife in Church After 40 Years of Marriage [READ MORE]

  Nigerian showbiz maestro and rights activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy, has formally walked his American wife, Diane, down the aisle after 40 years of marriage. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the marriage produced three children. Charlyboy and Diane exchanged marriage vows on Saturday evening at the Chapel of Sisters of Jesus the Redeemer Catholic Church in Gwarimpa, Abuja. The low-keyed wedding was officiated by the outspoken Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Dioceses, Bishop Mathew Kukah, and had in attendance close friends and relatives of the couple, including the aged mother of Charlyboy. The Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Diocese, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, was also in attendance [Read]

2019 Elections: Nyesom Wike Difficult For APC To Defeat in Rivers, Aregbesola Opens Up [READ MORE]

  Former governor of Osun State and chairman of the National Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the South-South geo-political, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has said that the situation of the party in Rivers State will make it difficult to defeat the incumbent governor, Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). It would be recalled that the Court of Appeal recently declared that the APC does not have candidates for all elective positions for 2019 general elections in Rivers State. Speaking in Asaba where he led members of his committee to meet with stakeholders in the protracted factional crisis rocking the Delta State chapter of the party, [Read]

Gov Amosun Showers Encomiums On Oba Alake As He Bags Honorary Doctorate Award [READ MORE]

  ABEOKUTA – Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has showered encomiums on the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo on the conferment of Honorary Doctorate Degree in management by the Governing Council of Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi state. The Governor in a personally signed congratulatory message on behalf of the state government, said the honour was symbiotic as a result of the monarch’s contribution to nation’s growth and Ogun State as a former military officer and traditional leader. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Oba Gbadebo, alongside former Minister of Education and Health, Professor Ihechukwu Mmadubike will be honoured at the university’s 3rd convocation ceremony [Read]

INSECURITY: Buhari, Other Neighbouring Presidents Meet Over Boko Haram [READ MORE]

  Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari is presently meeting with five heads of state and governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja to adopt a report on the Boko Haram insurgency. The meeting is a follow up to a similar meeting held in N’djamena, the Chadian capital, last month to review the security situation in the region and intensify efforts to curb insurgency. The meeting involves his Chadian counterpart President Idris Deby Itno, President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger Republic, and Prime Minister of Cameroon, Philemon Yang, who is representing President Paul Biya. In his remark during the opening ceremony, Buhari who is the chairman of [Read]

Osinbajo vs Obi: ‘We Have Brains in PDP’ — Fayose Boasts [READ MORE]

  Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has commended the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Vice Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, for demonstrating a high level of understanding of issues relating to the economy at the Vice Presidential debate which held in Abuja on Friday. NEWS FLAKES NG had reported that on Friday night, five candidates contesting for the vice presidency, engaged in a debate. Those who participated were, Yemi Osinbajo (APC) Peter Obi (PDP) Umma Getso (YPP) Alhaji Abdulganiyu Galadima (ACPN) Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya (ANN). [READ ALSO]: 2019 VP DEBATE: You Can’t Shut down Your Shop and Be Chasing Criminals; If You Allow Criminals Steal Your Inventories, There’ll Be No Shop – [Read]

2019: I Can’t Wait For Presidential Debate, Says Atiku [READ MORE]

  The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar says he cannot wait for the 2019 presidential debate. Atiku said this on Friday after his running mate took on four other vice presidential candidates at the vice presidential debate put together by Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON). He also commended Obi for “laying out our vision to get Nigeria working again”. See tweets below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: Other candidates who were present at the debate include Ganiyu Galadima of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya of Alliance For New Nigeria (ANN), Professor Yemi Osinbajo [Read]

‘I Pray Buhari doesn’t dodge presidential debate, I’m ready for Him’, says YPP Candidate, Kingsley Moghalu [READ MORE]

  Presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) for the 2019 general elections, Prof Kingsley Moghalu, says he is ready to spar with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential debate organised by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisation Of Nigeria (BON). Moghalu also says he hopes the nation’s president honours the debate invitation extended his way by the organisers. Buhari and the then opposition APC refused to participate in the March 2015 debate, citing an “avalanche of inflammatory statements, misinformation and blatant lies propagated by” some of the media organisations who put the debate together. The NEDG/BON vice presidential and presidential debates for the 2019 [Read]

2019 VP DEBATE: You can’t shut down your shop and be chasing criminals; if you allow criminals to steal all the inventories, there will be no shop – Obi, Osinbajo [SEE 41 QUOTES FROM OBI, OSINBAJO, OTHERS AT VP DEBATE 2018]

  Ahead of 2019 presidential election, five candidates participated at the vice-presidential debates which was held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja on Friday, December 14. The candidates who participated in the debate represented Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN); Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN); All Progressives Congress (APC); Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Young Progressives Party (YPP). They are: Ganiyu Galadima, Yemi Osinbajo, Khadija Abdullahi, Peter Obi and Umar Getso. However, following the conclusion of the debate, NEWS FLAKES NG brings you some notable quotes from the debate. Yemi Osinbajo – APC 1. If you say investments haven’t taken place in years, who has been in office these [Read]