Date
February 14, 2019

2019 Presidency: Atiku is my friend – Tinubu issues statement ahead of Saturday poll [READ MORE]

  The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has admitted that presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is his friend. However, in a long statement forwarded to our source and obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG, Tinubu made it clear that he was backing APC’s candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, to win Saturday’s election. The former Lagos state Governor also went on to pick holes in Atiku’s economic plans for Nigeria, but praised the achievements of the incumbent government. “The future is uncertain until we enter it. February 16 is Election Day and on that day Nigeria shall step into its future. [Read]

BREAKING: Two Arrested In Kano With 14 Bags Of Fake Ballot Papers [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG has it that two persons have been arrested in Kano State by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for being in possession of fake specimen ballot papers. Confirming the arrest, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, the state Police Public Relations Officer, said the suspects were carrying 14 bags of the specimen ballot papers at the time of their arrest. According to Haruna, they were arrested on Wednesday by some policemen attached to the Metro Area Command. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the suspects were said to have confessed to have come from Jigawa State, and claimed that the materials were for sensitisation and orientation. Haruna [Read]

Two Fight, Stab Each Other Over Akinlade’s Campaign Largesse in Ogun [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that two women, Oladunni Amodemaja and Folake Onibide have been arraigned before an Ogun State magistrate court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta for stabbing themselves over the largess given to them by the governorship candidate of Allied Peoples Movement in Ogun State, Abdulkabir Akinlade. The clash occurred in Itoku shopping complex, Abeokuta, the State capital over the sum of N50,000 dashed out by the governorship candidate during his campaign to the area. The duo who were arraigned before Magistrate Sam Obaleye on a four-count charge bordering on assault and unlawful damage pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor, Insp. Olubisi Lawrence told the court that the defendants engaged [Read]