Date
March 25, 2019

BREAKING: Confusion As Police Teargas Party Agents, Journalists In Bauchi Collation Centre [READ MORE] 

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that there was confusion on Monday night at the venue of collation of results for the supplementary election held in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State as overzealous anti-riot police officers threw teargas canisters on party agents and journalists. The reason for the action which also affected staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, was not clear. But it had fueled suspicion as agents of the two leading political parties, journalists and INEC personnel discussed the issue amidst cursing and jeers. Details later… [Read]

APC drags Atiku, PDP to police, DSS over INEC server hacking, ‘You’re jittery’, PDP fires back

The Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress President-elect has formally lodged a complaint against the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate for criminally hacking into the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The complaint lodged in a letter today to the Acting Inspector General of Police and the Director General of the Department of State Services, followed the citing of alleged election results contained in the server in the petition filed by Abubakar Atiku and the PDP against the election of President Buhari. Atiku claimed he was the winner of the election and that he got 1.6million more votes than President Buhari. The complaint signed by [Read]

BREAKING: Buhari, APC Senators Meet Behind Closed Doors in Aso Rock [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night met behind closed doors with All Progressives Congress (APC) senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The senators included serving senators and senators-elect on the platform of the party. Some of the APC state governors who attended the dinner, included Lagos, Plateau, Kogi, Kaduna, Jigawa, Kebbi, Zamfara, Osun. Among those at the meeting also included the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. The President hosted them to dinner at the new Banquet Hall of the State House, Abuja. Discussions at the dinner [Read]

Another building collapses in Lagos Island — Report

  Another building has reportedly collapsed at Kakawa Street, on Lagos Island on Monday. According to a report by SaharaReporters, a Lagos Island resident said the collapsed building was a residential building. An unconfirmed number of people were said to be trapped in the rubble. Details later!! [Read]

Gov Okowa’s Aide to buy car for Lady who videotaped little Success in Delta

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Principal secretary to Governor of Delta state, Hilary Obi Ibegbulem, has promised to buy a car for Stephanie Idolor, the girl who broke the story of little Success Adegor. Speaking on Sunday, Ibegbulem said the car will be bought and handed over to Stephanie on Monday. He declared that Stephanie is the real hero, and not little Success Adegor as widely celebrated. We learned that the Secretary made the promise when he hosted members of Okowa and PDP social media team in Squash Club of the Delta State government house, Asaba on Sunday evening. Meanwhile, the Deputy Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, [Read]

OGUN 2019: Akinlade Vows to Reclaim Mandate At Tribunal [READ MORE]

  Ogun State candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in the last governorship election, Abdulkabir Adekunke Akinlade, has vowed to reclaim his alleged stolen mandate at the election petition tribunal. He also described the failure of Ogun West senatorial district to produce the governor for the first time after the March 9 poll as a temporary setback, and expressed confidence that he would eventually be declared winner of the election by the tribunal. He spoke at the weekend, during an inaugural lecture of the Forum of Ogun West Concerned Citizens Summit, in Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state. Akinlade, who emerged second behind the winner of the [Read]

Shocking! Nigeria Set To Overtake India In Open Defecation Ranking

Suleiman Adamu, the Minister for Water Resources, has said Nigeria is set to become the world’s most notorious country in open defecation. Adamu stated this on Saturday while speaking on the theme: ‘Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Sustained Development’ at the 3rd Founder’s Day ceremony of Edo University, Iyamho. The minister, represented at the event by Ahmad Saliu, the Managing Director of Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority, said Nigeria was unable to attain the Millennium Development Goals targets for water supply and sanitation because of poor investments, low capacity and other challenges. According to him, the challenges are not limited to rural areas. Adamu said: “Nigeria will become the number [Read]

Police Arrest Serial Killer Cultist, Tiny, Four Others in Lagos

A suspected cultist, Ibrahim Abdullahi aka Tiny, whose name sends shivers down the spine of residents of Satellite-Town, Lagos, is now in police custody. This is according to DSP Bala Elkana, the Police Public Relations Officer Lagos State Command. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the suspect was arrested shortly after midnight of March 23, 2019, at his hideout in the Ijegun-Egba area of the town during an operation led by the Divisional Police Officer of Satellite-Town Division, CSP Chike Oti, to rid the community of the violent activities of criminals. Recall that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu mni, had earlier in the week charged Area Commanders [Read]