Date
April 29, 2019

Luis Suarez receives bite from his son after Barcelona win La Liga title [SEE PHOTOS]

– Luis Suarez of Barcelona was bitten by his son after Barcelona’s win over Levante – Barcelona defeated Levante 1-0 on Saturday, April 27, in which Messi scored the goal – Suarez was carrying his sixth-month-old son Lautaro around the pitch after the match Barcelona on Saturday, April 27, were crowned champions of Spain after beating Levante at the Camp Nou in which Lionel Messi came off the bench to score the winner. Players of the club and their fans were all in joyous mood after the final whistle as they were all seen celebrating the Spanish La Liga title. [READ ALSO] Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk, City’s Raheem Sterling Emerge PFA [Read]

JUST IN: FG declares May 1 Public holiday for Workers’ Day

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Federal Government has declared Wednesday, May 1, as public holiday to celebrate the 2019 Workers’ Day. The Minister of Interior, Lt. – Gen. (Retd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerian workers on their commitment and sacrifice towards building a greater Nigeria. Dambazau made the announcement in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by Mrs. Georgina Ehuriah, Permanent Secretary at the ministry. He commended workers’ effort at ensuring the full implementation of the policies and programmes of government through efficient and effective service delivery to Nigerians and [Read]

MAY 29: Amosun, Dapo Abiodun Constitute Joint Transition Committee

A Joint transition committee meeting between the outgoing government led by Gov. Ibikunle Amosun and incoming government of Prince Dapo Abiodun, towards smooth handover has been held today April 29, 2019.  The meeting had eleven members from the outgoing government and fifteen members from the incoming government in attendance. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the event was held at governor’s office, Oke Mosan. It has become a norm in the process of governance for both the incoming and outgoing government to set up committees for seamless transition. Representative of the outgoing government who is also the Secretary to Ogun state government, Mr Taiwo Adeoluwa said arrangements had been concluded to [Read]

Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk, City’s Raheem Sterling Emerge PFA Players of the Year

– Raheem Sterling of Manchester city wins PFA Young Player Of the Year award  Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been named the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year. The Dutchman saw off tough competition from Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling to take the honour and succeeds his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah, who won the award last year. Van Dijk, who signed for Liverpool from Southampton for £75m in January 2018, is the first defender to win PFA Player of the Year since Chelsea’s John Terry in 2005. The 27-year-old has played in all of Liverpool’s 35 league games this season, helping the Reds to a league-best 19 [Read]

Man wrongly imprisoned for 27years seeks N20bn compensation [READ MORE]

A 56 – year -old man, Clinton Kanu, has said he will demand a N20bn compensation for spending 27years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Kanu, who was sentenced to death in 1992 for murder, was freed by the Supreme Court on April 5, 2019. The Okigwe, Imo State – born consultant criminologist explained that though he made efforts to absolve himself from a gang – up that led to his incarceration, nobody was ready to listen to him until he was jailed. While in prison, Kanu lost his mother; coupled with the fact that he was not married, he said he [Read]