Date
May 20, 2019

9th Assembly: NASS Bars Journalists From Inauguration, Demands Certificate Of Registration, Income Tax

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) has commenced a crackdown on journalists and Media houses covering it’s activities with the released of stringent conditions for new accreditation that may barred the forth estate of the real from covering the inauguration of the 9th Assembly. The release of the 20 points stringent requirements for all journalists and Media houses to cover the activities of the national assembly before or at the expiration of the present national assembly is seen as another attempt to gag the press. Some of the requirements to cover the national assembly at the expiration of this present leadership, according to the [Read]

Seven killed in Rivers cult attacks

At least, seven persons were killed in Kono Boue, Khana, and Isiodu communities in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State by gunmen suspected to be cultists. The suspected cultists also destroyed properties worth millions of naira during the raid of the Kono Boue community in Khana LGA on Sunday. While five persons were shot dead in Khana LGA, two were said to have been hacked in Isiodu during another cult war in Emohua. It was gathered that the Kono Boue incident, which happened around 4pm, caused panic in the area, as residents scampered to safety to avoid being hit in the crossfire. A source from the Khana Local Government [Read]

Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale Clash With Guns on Stage As Ghana Music Awards Turns Bloody [SEE VIDEOS]

Stonebwoy was crowned the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) 2019 Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the year. And in his speech, he told Shatta Wale in his face that this is the fifth time he’s beating him to win the award. An unhappy Shatta Wale and his fans had got off their seats and made their way to the podium, but were stopped by Stonebwoy and his fans and that led to a brawl. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the event nearly turned bloody in the early hours of Sunday, May 19, 2019 if not for the intervention of some security operatives. Stonebwoy was later handcuffed and whisked away. Watch the videos [Read]

DEFAMATION: Atiku demands N500m, apology from Buhari’s aide [READ MORE]

The standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has demanded N500million, apology and retraction from the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, as damages for alleged defamatory statement against him. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Atiku threatened that Onochie’s failure or neglect to accede to his demands within the next 48 hours will compel him to activate the full weight of the legal machinery against Onochie, without any further recourse. The former vice president said this in a letter by his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), on May 14, stating that refusal [Read]

UPDATE: [JUST IN] Judge Remands Naira Marley in Prison Over Alleged Credit Card Fraud

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, be remanded in the prison custody. The judge made the remand order on Monday morning shortly after the musician was arraigned before him on 11 counts, bordering on credit card fraud. Naira Marley had pleaded not guilty to the cyber fraud charges pressed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judge adjourned till May 30 to take the bail application filed by the defence counsel, Taiwo Oreagba, on behalf of his client. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: EFCC Arraigns Naira Marley in Court On 11-Count Charges [READ MORE & SEE [Read]

BREAKING: EFCC Arraigns Naira Marley in Court On 11-Count Charges [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Ace Nigerian musician, Naira Marley has appeared in court on 11- count charges by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  Recall that Naira Marley was arrested few weeks back by officials of EFCC over allegations of internet fraud. See more photos of the ongoing court proceedings below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: More Details Shortly!! STAY GLUED TO THIS SPACE!! #Follow & #LikeOurOfficialNewsPage via www.facebook.com/newsflakesng For 247 Fresh global updates and many more hot Gists regularly 😎👌 [Read]

Zidane left Bale on bench because of attitude

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has said Gareth Bale’s attitude “day-to-day” meant he did not get on the pitch in what could have been his final match with the club during the 2-0 defeat to Real Betis. Los Blancos finished the campaign in disappointing fashion but Bale was not called upon, despite being named a substitute and walked straight down the tunnel at full-time. Although Bale’s agent Jonathan Barnett told ESPN FC this week that his client was determined to see out a contract which runs until 2022, Zidane said the Wales international’s daily work at training meant he did not deserve a chance to play. “It is true, I [Read]

Jubilation in Imo as SARS arrests Don Wanny’s gang member

There was jubilation in Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Sunday following the arrest of a suspected deadly kidnapper and armed robber, Nzube Anagwu, popularly known as Italian. Anagwu, 35, is said to be a member of the gang of the late kidnap kingpin, Johnson Igwedibia, popularly known as Don Wanny, who terrorised the people of Imo, Rivers and Bayelsa states before he was shot dead by security personnel in 2018. A police source told our correspondent on Sunday that Anagwu, who had been on the wanted list of the police for a long time, was nabbed by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command at the [Read]