Date
April 20, 2019

BREAKING: “I’ve played in England, Spain, Italy, Portugal, while he’s still in Spain,” Ronaldo shades Messi as he wins 3rd Major top leagues title with Juve

Having previously won the Premier League and La Liga, the Portuguese has now added the Serie A title to his collection with new club Juventus. Cristiano Ronaldo has done it again! Different country, same result: a domestic title for the Portuguese superstar. With Juventus having clinched the Scudetto with a 2-1 win over Fiorentina on Saturday, Ronaldo has become the first man to win Europe’s three major leagues: Serie A , La Liga and the Premier League. The significance of this latest success will, of course, be debated. Firstly, it has arrived just four days after a demoralising Champions League elimination at the hands of a far more exciting but [Read]

‘N30,000 in 2019 can’t buy what N18,000 could buy in 2014’, Senator Shehu Sani reacts to new minimum wage, mocks APC, Buhari

– The member representing Kaduna central at the Senate, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the approval of N30,000 minimum wage – President Buhari had on Thursday, April 18, approved N30,000 minimum wage – The lawmaker, however, said that what N18,000 minimum wage could buy in 2014, N30,000 can’t buy in 2019 A senator representing Kaduna central at the Senate, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the approval of N30,000 minimum wage for Nigerian workers. NEWS FLAKES NG reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, April 18, approved N30,000 as the minimum wage for most junior workers in the country. [READ ALSO] Buhari Signs New N30,000 minimum wage Bill [READ MORE] A former [Read]

Buhari has spent one year, 39 days abroad in three years, 10 months; PDP, CUPP, others react [READ MORE]

With few weeks to the end of his first term in office, President Muhammadu Buhari has spent a total of 404 days (a year and 39 days) travelling to 33 countries on four continents in about four years of his first term in office, NEWS FLAKES NG gathers The country he visited the most was the United Kingdom where he spent 217 days mostly on health grounds and meetings of Commonwealth Heads of State and Government. His second most visited country was the United States where he spent a combined 41 non-consecutive days. He met ex-President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump at different times and also attended the 70th, [Read]

UTME 2019: JAMB set to release results of ‘merited candidates’, withholds Over 300,000 others [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has completed plans to release the much awaited results of this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME 2019)  that was concluded on earlier on Tuesday, April 16. In a recent statement released on its verified official website [www.jamb.org.ng], the board revealed that a number of malpractices was observed during the exercise thus causing the unusual  slight delay in the release of the examination results as against the previous norm of faster release of results almost immediately after a candidate writes the examination. [READ ALSO] MALPRACTICES: JAMB screens 1.3 million UTME results over impersonation, others [SEE STEPS ON HOW TO [Read]

JUST IN: President Buhari Extends Tanko Muhammad’s tenure as CJN

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the appointment of Tanko Muhammad as the acting chief justice of Nigeria by another three months. Mr Buhari sent the recommendation to the National Judicial Council and the supervisory body approved the appointment on Thursday, a spokesperson for the NJC, Soji Oye, said in a statement on Saturday. Mr Muhammad was first appointed in January after the president controversially suspended Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen who was accused of false declaration of asset.   Mr Onnoghen was convicted on Thursday by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, and was barred from holding public office [Read]

BREAKING: APC NWC Suspends Gov Akeredolu For Anti-party Activities [READ MORE]

The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress has suspended the Ondo State Governor , Rotimi Akeredolu, for anti -party activities, NEWS FLAKES NG has learnt. The party’s NWC had on March 1 resolved to issue a query to the governor over what it described as glaring anti -party activities. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Isa – Onilu, after a meeting presided over by the national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, the party had said the governor’s anti- party activities “greatly affected the fortunes of its candidates in the recently conducted presidential and National Assembly elections in the state .” Isa -Onilu had, in a recent [Read]

TRAGEDY: Black Friday! 13 Confirmed Dead As Church Collapses During Easter Service [SEE PHOTOS]

Tragedy struck as church building collapses killing about 13 people instantly. According to BBC, the unfortunate incident occurred yesterday been Good Friday at the start of Easter service. The wall of the pentecostal church collapse leaving many persons injured. It was gathered that 29 individuals were hurried to medical clinic after the breakdown in the beach front territory of KwaZulu-Natal. Nearby authorities have blamed the catastrophe for overwhelming downpour of rain in the region around eMpangeni on Thursday night. A large portion of the unfortunate casualties were allegedly women dozing in the church. A 11-year-old young lady is believed to be among them. The divider at the front of the [Read]