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May 5, 2019

Big Brother Naija Season 4 ‘Forget Wahala’ Date Announced

Big Brother Naija Season 4 Date Has Been Announced.  Since the previous season of Big Brother Naija show tagged ‘Double Wahala’ ended in 2018, fans have been anticipating the epic season return this year. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that after several months of teasing, organisers of famous reality TV show have announced that the 2019 edition will air this June. [READ ALSO] Tiwa Savage leaves Mavin Records, Don Jazzy writes moving Tribute to Her…She Responds [READ MORE] Just last month, MultiChoice Nigeria treated fans to an exclusive reunion show and special pop-up channel on DStv and GOtv. The BBNaija pop-up featured highlights from the previous two seasons – ‘See GoBBe’ and [Read]

‘Can They Now Swallow Their Words?’ Presidency Mocks Opposition As Buhari Returns [READ MORE]

The presidency has asked political opponents and all those who said President Buhari’s trip to London was for hospitalization, to swallow their words. In a statement on Sunday, the Presidency through Femi Adesina, said President Buhari’s return after ten days in London, has put to rest all speculations suggesting that he was sick. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Buhari Returns To Abuja After ‘Private Visit’ To UK [READ MORE] Adesina’s statement further added that the reports which said the president would extend his visit has also been proven as fake, adding that all those reports were vain imaginations of those he called “apostles of evil”. [READ ALSO] ‘Buhari has No Capacity To Manage This [Read]

‘Buhari Has No Capacity To Manage This Country, Because He is Busy Managing Himself’ – Afegbua

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of incompetence in handling the nation’s security challenges. PDP’s spokesperson Mr. Kassim Afegbua, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari arrived into the country from his ‘private’ visit to the United Kingdom, said the President lacks the capacity to lead Nigeria out of its security crisis. “The President has no capacity to manage us because he is busy managing himself,” Afegbua. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Buhari Returns To Abuja After ‘Private Visit’ To UK [READ MORE] He accused the Federal Government of not addressing insecurity, claiming that it will be surprising if tomorrow’s headline [Read]

JUST IN: Moon Sighted, Ramadan starts Monday across Nigeria

The crescent moon heralding the Islamic month of Ramadan has been seen in several states, an official has confirmed. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the secretary-general of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Ishaq Oloyede, told PREMIUM TIMES that the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, who heads the council, will formally make the announcement later tonight. [READ ALSO] RAMADAN: Sharia Police to arrest adults eating in public in Kano [READ MORE] The sighting of the moon indicates the commencement of Ramadan for Muslims globally. During Ramadan, Muslims are expected to fast from sunrise to sunset by abstaining from food and drinks, as well as forbidden acts. In Nigeria, the [Read]

BREAKING: Buhari Returns To Abuja After ‘Private Visit’ To UK

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday returned to Abuja, after a 10-day ‘private visit’ to the United Kingdom. The president’s jet touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 6:24 p.m. A statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said some “reckless online media, irresponsible political opposition, and other bilious groups and individuals, had gone on overdrive since the President left the country on April 25, insinuating that he was going for hospitalization, and would not return after 10 days as stated.” Mr Adesina also said in their “vain imaginations, they even stated that fictive doctors [Read]

Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur Davis, dies at 69

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Afeni Shakur Davis, the mother of one of hip-hop’s most seminal and iconic figures, has died at age 69, the Marin County, California, sheriff’s office said Tuesday. Though she is best known as Tupac Shakur’s mom, Shakur Davis also was a Black Panther as a young adult and an activist and philanthropist in her later years. Deputies responded to a family member’s call reporting “a possible cardiac arrest” at Shakur Davis’ Sausalito home about 9:34 p.m. Monday, the Marin County Sheriff’s Office said. Shakur Davis was taken to Marin General Hospital, where she died at 10:28 p.m., the office said. There was nothing suspicious about [Read]

‘I was asked to pay bribe before playing for Nigeria’, says David Alaba

Bayern Munich and Austria left-back, David Alaba has revealed that he was asked to pay a bribe by Golden Eaglets coaches before he could become part of the players’ for the 2007 FIFA U17 World Cup. The late Yemi Tella was in charge of the Eaglets at the time. He said his mother insisted that there was no way she going to part with a single penny. Alaba made this known in an interview with All Nigeria Soccer. He also labelled the Nigeria U-17 coaches, jokers and vowed not to respond to their greetings if he is approached by the coaches. He claimed to have trained with the Nigeria U17s [Read]

MAY 29: Army Uncovers Plot To Scuttle Democracy, Derail Buhari’s inauguration

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it had uncovered a plot to derail the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in office by those it referred to as mischief makers and unpatriotic elements. It said the elements, after failing to prevent the 2019 general elections from holding successfully, were sponsoring Boko Haram terrorists as well as bandits to put the country and security agencies on edge. “Some of these mischievous elements thought that we would not have a safe and successful general elections but were proved wrong, hence they want to derail the scheduled handing over later this month and to scuttle the democratic process in the country”, [Read]

Gov Amosun, Ogun Govt to Obtain $350m World Bank Loan Three Weeks to Hand Over

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Ogun state government has concluded plans to obtain $350m loan from the World Bank. Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state, disclosed this when he received a delegation of the bank in Abeokuta, the state capital. The loan, according to Amosun, would help create a system-driven environment for business, needed for better welfare of citizens and good governance. He said his administration would do everything possible to secure the loan, saying the incoming administration already had the support needed to enhance good governance. He urged the bank’s team to fast-track the process for its final approval. Kofi Nouve, leader of the delegation, said the loan [Read]

RAMADAN: Sharia Police to arrest adults eating in public in Kano [READ MORE]

The Commander-General of Kano Hisbah, Nabahani Usman, said Sharia police will arrest adults found eating in public during Ramadan. “We do this kind of operation yearly and we will continue it this year, “ Usman told BBC. “Even if a doctor says you should not fast, that does not mean you should eat in public while others are fasting,” he added. He said the aim of arresting public eaters is to get every Muslim to respect the holy month. Usman noted that arrested persons would only be released if they can provide medical reports from doctor or other medical proof. He affirmed that every praticising muslim is expected to observe [Read]

Tiwa Savage leaves Mavin Records, Don Jazzy writes moving Tribute to Her…She Responds [READ MORE]

One of the biggest African female acts, Tiwa Savage has left Don Jazzy’s Record Label, Mavins Record.. and she has signed a record deal with Universal Music Group. Some of the facilitators present at the signing of the deal on Thursday, May 2, 2019, are Joel Katz, Efe Ogbeni, Vanessa Amadi (Stealth Management), Sipho Dlamini, Managing Director of Universal Music South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa (English-speaking), Adam Granite, Executive Vice President, Market Development at Universal Worldwide and Sir Lucian Grainge, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group Worldwide. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that as an effect of this contract, the singer has also left the Don Jazzy-founded, Mavin Records [Read]