Date
January 27, 2019

Senate Emergency Session: President Buhari Jittery, Planning to bribe APC Senators – Says PDP [READ MORE]

  The PDP alerts of moves by certain agents of the Buhari Presidency to bribe Senators of the APC extraction to protect the embattled President Buhari from imminent parliamentary sanctions for constitutional breaches and gross misconduct. Intelligence available to the PDP shows that this is the reason the jittery Presidency had summoned all APC senators to the Presidential Villa to a clandestine meeting on Monday night, ahead of the Senate’s resumption on Tuesday. The PDP have been informed of how the Buhari Presidency has been unsettled following national and international outcry over his constitutional breaches, particularly the assault on the judiciary in his attempt to forcefully remove the CJN, Justice [Read]

FG, APC Plot Saraki, Dogara’s Arrest Tomorrow – CUPP Alleges [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was planning to violently take over the leadership of the National Assembly tomorrow. Addressing a press conference on Sunday in Abuja, the Spokesman of the CUPP and National Chairman of the Action Peoples Party (APP), Chief Ikenga Ugochinyere said the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu who are both of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been marked for arrest Monday night. He said Senators Ahmed Lawan, Godswill Akpabio and Hope Uzodimma, according to the plan, would be announced “factional” Senate President, Deputy Senate [Read]

CJN SUSPENSION: Senior Lawyer Femi Falana Calls for Reversal of Decision, Onnoghen’s Resignation [READ MORE]

Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana has faulted both the Federal Government and Justice Walter Onnoghen in the way issues leading to the suspension of the CJN were handled. Falana who was a guest on Channels TV’s Politics Today also faulted the role the judiciary played in the handling of the asset declaration case against the CJN, saying it dragged its feet for too long. According to Falana, the CJN’s admission that he forgot to declare his assets is not tenable and he should have resigned before it got to the stage of suspension. He went ahead to call on the Federal Government to reverse the decision [Read]

ONNOGHEN: Osinbajo cancels appearance on Channels Television [READ MORE]

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has cancelled his planned appearance on Channels Television. Laolu Akande, a spokesperson for Mr Osinbajo, said in a tweet Sunday afternoon his principal would not be appearing on Channels Television‘s ‘Rubbin’ Minds’ because of campaign exigencies. “Sincere apologies that VP Osinbajo cant make ‘Rubbing Minds’ this afternoon on Channels TV. “Being a live programme, the exigencies of campaign timing make it impossible for VP to appear on show as scheduled today. We’re working with producers to reschedule his participation ASAP,” Mr Akande said. The programmed started at 3:00 p.m. without Mr Osinbajo. Sources close to the administration, however, told PREMIUM TIMES the vice-president was compelled to [Read]

JUST IN: Novak Djokovic Defeats Nadal To Win 7th #AusOpen Title [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that NOVAK DJOKOVIC won a record seventh Australian Open title with a thumping 6-3 6-2 6-3 win over Rafael Nadal. Djokovic was in a relentless mood on Rod Laver Arena as he broke Nadal five times while conceding only a single break point. In their seventh meeting in a Grand Slam final, Djokovic raced into a two-set lead as he played an amazing level of tennis. Nadal had not come back from two sets down to win a match for more than a decade and his hopes disappeared as Djokovic broke to lead 2-1 in the third set. [Read]

BREAKING: Senate To Reconvene Tuesday For Emergency Session, Debate Onnoghen’s Suspension [READ MORE]

  The Senate will reconvene on Tuesday, NEWS FLAKES NG can authoritatively report. A source in the National Assembly disclosed that the lawmakers would reconvene to discuss the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. The source also confirmed that the National Assembly would hold a leadership meeting on Sunday over the matter. READ ALSO: Onnoghen’s Suspension: Buhari Has Sent A Dangerous Signal to the Entire World – Saraki [READ MORE] The Lawmakers had during Thursday’s plenary adjourned sitting until February 19, after the Presidential and National Assembly elections. But the decision to reconvene next week followed the suspension of Justice Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari on [Read]

Nigerian Govt Warns US, UK, EU Against Interference in Its Affairs [READ MORE]

  The President Muhammadu Buhari administration says it would not allow foreign intervention in the governance of the country. This was contained in a statement credited to Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, issued on Saturday, which criticised the statements by the United States of America, United Kingdom and European Union on the suspension of Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). According to the statement published by The Punch newspaper, Shehu said Nigeria reserves the right not to allow interference in its affairs. His words: “Nigeria reserves the right to be insulated from suggestions and or interference with respect to wholly [Read]

Recuperating WWE Star Roman Reigns Features in Forthcoming Movie Alongside The Rock [SEE PHOTOS]

By John Izabi,  World Wrestling Entertainment Super Star and Multiple times Champion, Leati Joseph Anoaʻi, popularly known as Roman Reigns who’s supposed to be fast recovering from Leukemia is spotted in a movie set alongside fellow WWE Super Star and award winning film Actor, Dwyane Johnson popularly known as The Rock.  Roman Reigns shared shockingly exciting images of himself and The Rock in a movie location for “Hobbs and Shaw” via his official Facebook social media page, a movie which is said to premiere very soon.  See his message titled “Family Healing” below as captured by NEWS FLAKES NG; Family Healing! I cannot thank my family, friends and my new FAST & [Read]