Date
March 2, 2019

U.S congratulates Buhari over re-election [READ MORE]

  The United Secretary, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has congratulated the people of Nigeria on a successful presidential election, and President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election. A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina in Abuja said that Secretary Pompeo commended all Nigerians who participated peacefully in the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections and condemned those whose acts of violence harmed Nigerians and the electoral process. [READ ALSO] Alleged election rigging: Atiku, PDP leaders show video proofs to Abdulsalami, Kukah, others [READ MORE] He said, ‘‘We note the assessments of international and domestic observer missions affirming the overall credibility [Read]

Guber Polls: 58 gov candidates step down for Wike in Rivers [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that at least, 58 governorship candidates in Rivers State on Friday said they would work for the re -election of the State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in the forthcoming poll. This came just as the candidates alleged an ongoing plot by the All Progressives Congress and the Independent National Electoral Commission to disrupt the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the state. They spoke through their Chairman , Pastor Samuel Ihunwo , during a solidarity visit to the governor at the Government House in Port Harcourt. [READ ALSO] Alleged election rigging: Atiku, PDP leaders show video proofs to Abdulsalami, Kukah, others [READ MORE] “We observed that our [Read]

Alleged election rigging: Atiku, PDP leaders show video proofs to Abdulsalami, Kukah, others [READ MORE]

  Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and the National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, have shown video clips of alleged rigging of the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections in the country to members of the National Peace Committee headed by a former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar ( retd .). They presented the videos in Abuja on Thursday night, NEWS FLAKES NG has learnt. Among those who watched the clips with the former head of state were Cardinal John Onaiyekan and Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah . [READ ALSO] ‘My boss sacked me because of my support for Buhari’ – Nigerian driver laments [Read]

‘My boss sacked me because of my support for Buhari’ – Nigerian driver laments [READ DETAILS]

  A Nigerian man has taken to social media to narrate how he was sacked by his boss for supporting President Buhari in the just concluded presidential elections. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that sharing his grief on Twitter, the young man stated that he is a Buharist and nothing can change that. He tweeted; I just lost my driving job. My boss sacked me because of my support for buhari. I was congratulating a colleague for D re-election of pmb and I got sacked. I never believed anyone can go this extreme. I know my God will not abandon me and my family. I pray another door opens..Amin Thank God [Read]

Court Stops INEC From Issuing Certificate Of Return To Akpabio’s Opponent [SEE COURT PAPERS]

  A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Apo, Abuja ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to stay action on the issuance of a certificate of return to any candidate in Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district election. Justice Valentine Ashi made the order on Friday, following an application with suit No ‘FCT/HC/M/2680/19’, with Senator Godswill Akpabio as the applicant. She restrained the respondent in the suit – the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) – from issuing any certificate, pending the determination of the suit before the court. In an exparte motion dated February 28, 2019, with an affidavit deposed to by one Daniel Idoko and filed [Read]