Date
May 6, 2019

Two arrested for kidnapping toddler during MFM program

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Officials of the Lagos State Police Command have rescued a two-year-old baby, Esther Ojo, kidnapped at the Mountain of Fire Ministry, MFM, in Agege, and arrested two people in connection with the abduction. The girl was abducted around 12:30pm, during a program on the 24th of March, 2019 and the kidnappers, one Nwaigbo Magnus and Sixtus Osunwoke Egwim, demanded an undisclosed ransom from her parents and the church. However, acting on intelligence, the suspects were nabbed around 8a.m, today, while waiting to receive the ransom. The kidnappers continued to change the venue for the collection of ransom within Igando axis for over four hours [Read]

Hold Police, APC responsible If Anything Happens To Adeleke – Osun PDP Tells Nigerians

OSUN – Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has charged Nigerians and the International community to hold the Nigeria Police Force and the All Progressive Congress responsible if anything tragic happens to the Governorship candidate of the Party and current Senator, Ademola Adeleke. The Party stated this today in a Press release issued by the State Chairman Hon Soji Adagunodo in response to the arrest of Adeleke by the Police authorities in Abuja. Adagunodo said the arrest of the Osun Governorship candidate who recently won an Election petition and declared as the rightful winner of the September 22nd 2018 Governorship election is a clear case of political desperation [Read]

BREAKING: Police Detain Senator Adeleke

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Senator Ademola Adeleke, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun state have been detained by the Nigerian Police. Adeleke also doubles as the lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district. [READ ALSO]  JUST IN: Hold Police, APC responsible If Anything Happens To Adeleke – Osun PDP Tells Nigerians [READ MORE] In a statement on Monday, the campaign organisation said Adeleke had honoured an invitation at the force headquarters in Abuja before he was detained. “We alert the public, diplomatic and democracy community worldwide that the Nigerian Police has arrested and [Read]

Appeal Court Strikes Out Suit Seeking Disqualification Of Ogun Governor-Elect

ABUJA – The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday dismissed the appeal seeking the disqualification of the Ogun State governor-elect, Adedapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress. The suit sought the disqualification of Abiodun to contest the last governorship election in the state. A three-member panel of the Court of Appeal led by Justice Datti Yahaya held that the appeal was unmeritorious. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the appellant, Abdulrafiu Baruwa, had filed the appeal before the court to challenge the March 7, 2019 judgment of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, which dismissed his suit faulting Abiodun’s eligibility to contest the March 9, [Read]

UTME 2019: Continued Delays in Release Of Results Causing ‘Tension, Panic’, Candidates Appeal to JAMB

Some 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) candidates have appealed to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to release their results. The candidates spoke in separate interviews with newsmen on Sunday in Bwari. The 2019 UTME commenced on April 11 to April 18 with 1.8 million registered candidates. The board has repeatedly said that it would take its time to screen the results because of the several infractions discovered during the exercise. Madueke John, a candidate said that the long wait for the results has held some of the candidates back, while also causing a lot of tension. “With everything we are hearing from JAMB and other media reports [Read]

REVEALED! How to End godfatherism in Lagos – El-Rufai [READ MORE]

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El – Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State. El -Rufai, who argued that godfathers existed only on paper or in the minds of the people, said the key to defeating them was in going directly to the people. He, however, admitted that defeating godfathers required time and hard work. The Kaduna State Governor spoke in Ikoyi, Lagos, at an event organised by the Bridge Club tagged, “An evening with His Excellency Mallam Nasir El -Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State .” In his main speech, El [Read]