Date
April 16, 2019

Barca, Messi down Man Utd as Ronaldo, Juve Crash Out of UCL [READ MORE]

Lionel Messi was hero once again for Barcelona as they punished wasteful Manchester United 3-0 (4-0 on aggregate) at the Camp Nou while fellow five-time Balon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo was disappointed with his new side Juventus after a painful 2-1 defeat to youthful Ajax Amsterdam. While Messi marches on to the semi finals to face the winner of Liverpool and Porto, “Champions League king” Cristiano Ronaldo was thrown out of the Champions League in the quarter finals for the first time in about eight years. Ajax however, head into the semi finals to face the winner of Manchester City or Tottenham Hotspur for the first time since 1997. Messi [Read]

I won’t stop working until midnight of May 28 when my tenure expires – Gov Amosun 

  ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has said he will not relent towards working for the development of Ogun -State pledging that he work tirelessly till the midnight May 28 before his tenure expires on 29. He disclosed this known during a world press briefing on the unveiling of African Drum Fe with the theme: DRUMING FOR THE FUTURE at Mitros hall, Ibara Housing Estate, Okelewo, Abeokuta. The governor also maintained that the unveiling  of the 2019 4th African Drum festival is par his promises that he promised to fulfil before tenure expires on may 29, adding that he will work tirelessly to make a Ogun [Read]

TRAGEDY: Auto Crash Claims Seven Lifes, Injure scores in Kwara [READ MORE]

An auto-crash on Tuesday claimed seven persons in Oke-oyi, Ilorin east local government area of Kwara state.  It was gathered that the deceased include three men and four women, while the injured were 34 women and 24 men. Also injured are 12 children comprising six boys and six girls. The ghastly motor accident was said to have occured at about 9:40am at Osi bridge Apado area along old Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa. Kwara state Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Uchechukwu Wihioka confirmed the incident. He said that the auto crash involved a Toyota Dyna with plate number FA 655 NAS and Toyota Hiace with plate number LSD 919 SR. Wihioka attributed [Read]

OAU students kick as management bans unionism

OSUN – Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife on Tuesday took to the streets to protest against the alleged proscription of the students’ Union by management of the institution.  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the students under the aegis of Action Committee of the Great Ife Students’ Union said they are challenging the power of the university’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede to proscribe a “democratic union of the institution.” The protest affected free flow of traffic for about an hour at Olaiya Junction, where the aggrieved students gathered to sensitize members of the public about their plight. After the protest, the students led by Comrade Dunsin Olowolafe addressed a [Read]

BREAKING: FCT officials demolish Dokpesi-owned AIT structures in Abuja [SEE PHOTOS]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Officials of the Federal Capital Territory Development Authority (FCDA) demolished structures within DAAR Communications premises in Abuja on Tuesday. The officials from the development control unit of the FCT administration, who stormed the premises with armed security operatives, demolished several buildings located in the premises. The government officials came with bulldozers and commenced the tearing down at about 12 pm on Tuesday. DAAR Communications was founded by Raymond Dokpesi, who has been in the news lately over his row with security officials. Dokpesi was detained at Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport in Abuja when he returned from a [Read]

2019 African Drum Festival: Ogun Set to Host 21 Countries, 71 Independent Participants, Others

ABEOKUTA – Not less 21 African countries, 23 troupes and 71 independent participants will feature at the 2019 edition of African Drum Festival annually held in Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria. The drum festival according to the Chairman, Local Organizing Committee who is also the Deputy Governor, Mrs. Yetunde Onanuga, about 26 states of the federation have also signified interest in participating in this year’s edition. Onanuga said the festival which berthed in 2016 has not only repositioned and placed Ogun State on the world map of culture and tourism, but has become an enduring legacy. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the LOC Chairman equally added that few European and American [Read]

15 people killed, 14 injured by armed bandits in Nasarawa [READ MORE]

15 people have been killed and 14 others were injured last night in Numa village, Andaha Town, in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Report shows that the people were killed by armed bandits when they were celebrating at a party late in the night. Details later… [Read]

‘Nigeria Under You is Hellish’, Nollywood Star, Omotola Attacks Buhari, Osinbajo

Nollywood superstar actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has attacked the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The actress described Nigerians quality of life under Buhari’s leadership as nothing far from hell. Omotola is also an Amnesty International campaigner. She stated this in a series of tweets on Sunday evening. She wrote, “The Country Under your watch is Hellish! @ProfOsinbajo @MBuhari @NGRPresident.” She also charged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Mr Buhari to act fast. The actress spoke against the backdrop of the recent upsurge in extrajudicial killings even by security personnel across the country. She added, “The lack of Money in circulation, now coupled with the continuous Assault and killings by uniformed men. [Read]

Amosun inaugurates MAUSTECH Governing Council [SEE PHOTOS]

ABEOKUTA – A ten-member Governing Council of the Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology (MAUSTECH), Abeokuta, has been inaugurated by the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the governor, after the inauguration ceremony, held at the Governor’s office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, yesterday, charged the council members to ensure a smooth take off of the new institution. Amosun said the university is expected to take off with the already existing structure of the former Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere, which is now known as the Ogun State Polytechnic and relocated to Ipokia. “I am happy with the calibre of people in the council. We don’t just appoint [Read]