Date
March 4, 2019

Suspected herdsmen resume, kill 16 in fresh Benue attack [READ MORE]

  Sixteen people were killed in a fresh attack on three communities in the Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected herdsmen . The suspected herdsmen, who were said to have invaded the communities on Saturday, shot indiscriminately and killed 16 people . The Chairman of Gwer West Local Government, Francis Ayagan, confirmed the attack . He said, “Sixteen people were killed by militia herders in Tse Tuma, Chiachia and Tse Targu communities and neighbouring villages , all in Gwer West . ” Also confirming the attack , the sub – sector Commander of the Operation Whirl Stroke in charge of Gwer West , Flying Officer Mohammed [Read]

BREAKING: As Alao-Akala drums support for Adelabu… Lanlehin, Others Withdraw For PDP’s Makinde [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Olufemi Lanlehin, governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Sharafadeen Alli, governorship candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), and Bolaji Ayorinde, candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), have stepped down their ambitions to govern Oyo State, for Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sources told SaharaReporters that the politicians decided to support the PDP candidate in the interest of the state. [READ ALSO] Alao Akala’s son reinstated as LG Chairman hours after father rejoined APC, to resume March 4 [READ MORE] A media aide to Lanlehin, who confirmed his principal’s decision, said [Read]

Stop using tissue paper as sanitary pads, expert warns [READ MORE]

  Bamidele Iwalokun, a medical researcher, says the use of tissue paper as sanitary pads could lead to severe health complications. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Iwalokun, who is the head, Immunology and Vaccinology Research Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Yaba, sounded this warning in an interview with NAN on Thursday. “The habit of using tissue paper in form of sanitary pads is a poor hygiene practice on the part of any woman,” he said. [READ ALSO] REVEALED! How To Avoid Sudden Death at Night – Doctor [A MUST READ] “Because no health policy has supported the use of tissue paper as sanitary pad, so it’s bad behaviour and [Read]

[PHOTOS] LA Galaxy Unveils Giant Statue to Celebrate Club Legend, David Beckham

  David Beckham paid tribute to his LA Galaxy “family” and thanked Los Angeles for embracing him at the unveiling of his statue before the MLS club’s season-opener on Saturday. The statue, a first for an MLS player, honours the former England captain who was the first big European name to join the league, boosting its popularity and paving the way for other global stars to make the leap. Beckham won back-to-back championships in 2011 and 2012 during his six years and 98 appearances with the Galaxy. “Our city, our home,” Beckham said outside the Galaxy’s home stadium, the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, before their game against the [Read]

15-year old Girl Gets US scholarship after Scoring 9A’s in WAEC Subjects, 300+ in Jamb

  A – 15year-old girl, Ikeoluwa Abioye, has won several awards after scoring A1 in all her WAEC subjects with 305 in JAMB. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that she also got a full scholarship to study computer engineering in the US. According to a Twitter user who shared the information said: Let’s celebrate 15 yr old Ikeoluwa Abioye, a genius in the making👏👏 Scored : 9 A1 in WAEC including Maths English Further Maths Chemistry Physics Biology ICT Scored 305 in Jamb. [Read]

APC CRISIS: I’ve also sacked Oshiomhole for anti-party activities —Okorocha [READ MORE]

  The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has criticised the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, for his suspension from the party over alleged anti -party activities. The National Working Committee of the APC, on Friday, had also suspended Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State; the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru; and the Director – General of the Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu. But Okorocha, during an interview on Sunday Politics, a programme of Channels Television, said Oshiomhole did not have the power to remove a party member, describing the suspension as a joke. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the governor also accused [Read]

I will consider women, youths in my next cabinet – President Buhari [READ MORE]

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he would give consideration to women and youths when forming his next cabinet. Our source reports that the president gave this hint on Saturday, March 2 during a victory dinner organized by the women and youth campaign committee at the Presidential villa in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that President Buhari also humorously said he would give consideration to old people like himself. The president also said that in choosing his next cabinet, he will focus on people with integrity to help him “deepen his achievements in the area of security, anti corruption and diversification of the economy to reduce the country’s dependence on [Read]