Date
December 24, 2018

SHOCKING: Warri lady allegedly vomits naira notes after losing pant [READ MORE]

  WARRI: There was confusion in several parts of Warri and environs yesterday when a lady was said to be vomiting money around Effurun market area of Uvwie local government area after her pant was allegedly stolen at her residence few weeks ago. The news of the lady vomiting money spread to several parts of Warri, with friends calling the other to alert of the development. Some of those who called were not sure of where it happened. Some persons said the lady was seen vomiting dollars while others said she vomited high denomination of naira notes. At Effurun market , a lady said it took the extra effort of [Read]

FOREIGN: Hunt for survivors as Indonesian Tsunami death toll rises to 280, Over 1000 injured [READ MORE]

  Indonesian rescuers raced to find survivors Monday after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed at least 281 people , with experts warning the devastated region could be slammed by more deadly waves . Rescue teams used their bare hands, diggers and other heavy equipment to haul debris from the stricken area around the Sunda Strait, as thousands were evacuated to higher ground. The powerful tsunami struck without any warning on Saturday night, sweeping over popular beaches of southern Sumatra and the western tip of Java and inundating tourist hotels and coastal settlements. More than 1,000 people were injured and the death toll “will continue to rise”, said disaster agency spokesman Sutopo [Read]

FG to Release N4bn for Professors, Perm Secs’ Pensions [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Federal Government is set to release N4bn to kick -start the payment of full salaries as minimum pensions for some categories of retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme as mandated by the Pension Reform Act 2014. Some retired professors and public office holders under the Contributory Pension Scheme who are not earning monthly pensions equivalent to their last salaries while in active service will soon start earning their last salaries as monthly pensions, investigation has revealed . A senior official of the National Pension Commission, who disclosed this to our correspondent, said that PenCom had finished work on the guidelines to commence the [Read]

2019: Ambode supporters march for Sanwo-Olu [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]

  Scores of supporters of Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday embarked on solidarity rally to reaffirm commitment to the election of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in next year’s general elections in the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo -Olu. The supporters , who marched from the State Secretariat in Alausa to the APC secretariat on Acme Road in Ogba , said there was no iota of truth in the purported alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party and Accord Party as reported in some sections of the media. The rally, which was organised under the auspices of Ambode Mandate Support Group , was well attended by [Read]

2019: I Will Pay N20,000 Monthly Stipend To All Unemployed Graduates – PDP Guber Candidate [READ MORE]

  The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate for the 2019 election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has declared that his government will pay N20,000 monthly to all unemployed graduates in the state under a social security scheme that he will launch. The PDP standard bearer while addressing party faithful in continuation of his campaign for the the 2019 governorship election in Suleja town over the weekend, pledged to pay any new minimum wage approved by the federal government in addition to assuring of regular payment of pensions, gratuities and staff salaries. Nasko told the crowd that under the social security scheme, a register for all those that are [Read]

We needed money to celebrate Christmas, Arrested Bank robbers Confess [READ MORE]

  Policemen attached to Ilasamaja division have arrested two suspected members of a robbery syndicate that specialised in attacking customers, who had gone to withdraw money from banks at Sadiku/ Ilasamaja, along the Oshodi-Apapa expressway, Lagos. The syndicate which usually operate on motorcycle positioned themselves along the service lane, awaiting their victims. Following several complaints of attacks, the Lagos State Police Command boss, Mr Edgal Imohimi, directed 24 hours surveillance around the banks and others along the expressway. NEWS FLAKES NG through our source  gathered that immediately a male customer who had gone to withdraw N350,000 stepped out of one of the banks at about 2pm , Friday, the suspects: [Read]

ASUU Vows to Continue With Ongoing Strike [READ MORE]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday in Lagos vowed to continue the ongoing six weeks strike that has grounded the public universities. Speaking at a press briefing held at the University of Lagos, UNILAG, its national President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi lamented that the Federal Government was not serious with the negotiations it had between the Union and the Federal Government representatives. He urged the Federal government to demonstrate serious commitment to implementing the spirit and letters of the 2009 FGN/ASUU agreement as well as the resulting 2013 MOU and 2017 Memorandum of understanding. Buhari Urges ASUU To End Strike He said: “The Federal Government should demonstrate serious commitment [Read]