Date
May 24, 2019

Ogun Govt Cancels Sanitation Exercise for May [SEE REASONS HERE]

  Ogun State Government has cancelled the Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise Scheduled for tomorrow, May 25, 2019.  A release signed by the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Bolaji Oyeleye stated that the cancellation was in difference to the Visit of President Muhammadu Buhari for commissioning of Senator Ibikunle Amosun’s Legacy Projects across the state. According to the release, the cancellation will afford residents to come out en masse to welcome the President to the State. The release reiterated the State government’s commitment to promoting a clean, safe and healthy environment for all. [Read]

“Borrow Me Three more months to accomplish my mission”, Nasarawa Gov begs incoming Gov-elect

Governor Umaru Almakura of Nasarawa state Monday urged the governor- elect Engr.Abdullahi Alhaji Sule to borrow him three more months to accomplish his mission for the state. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Almakura made the request in Lafia the Nasarawa state capital at the official Installation and presentation of staffs of office to 16 upgraded and appointed chiefs and traditional rulers across the state. He said if the Nasarawa governor- elect could borrow him three more months he would have done better than what he has done so far. “How I wish Engr, A.A Sule could borrow me three months of his tenure to accomplish my mission of creating more [Read]

See Moment Theresa May Burst Into Tears As She Resigned As UK Prime Minister (Photos)

The Emotional moment Theresa May burst into tears as she announced resignation as British prime minister. Theresa May’s after making her speech to resign as Uk Prime Minister and Leader of the Conservatives on June 7 left crying. In her speech before living she said, “A second woman Prime Minister, but certainly not the last… To have the oppurtunity to serve the country I love.”   [Read]

Lagos couple and their son die in suspected murder-suicide

Residents of Aga community in Ikorodu, Lagos State, were on Friday greeted with shock when the corpses of a father, wife and their child were found in their apartment. The News Agency of Nigeria learnt that the incident occurred at No 12, Obafemi Erija Borokini Road in Aga, Ikorodu at about 6:30 a.m. A neighbour to the deceased, Mr. Taiwo Salami, told NAN that the man, Mr. Charles Omomo, popularly called Baba Efe, his wife Mrs. Faith Omomo and their three children were all inside the apartment when the incident occurred. “I left home very early as usual with my motorcycle. After some hours, my wife called me that Baba [Read]

Corps Member, FUNAAB Graduate, Two Others Jailed For Internet Fraud – EFCC

EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Thursday May 23, 2019, secured the conviction of four internet fraudsters. Three of the convicts – Alimi Azeez Oluwadamilare, Paul Opeyemi Omotunde and Igberase Hope Odianosen were tried in the Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, while the other, Okuneye Opeyemi James, was tried at the Ibadan Division of the court. Alimi, an NYSC member, and Omotunde, a 2019 graduate from the Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), were convicted and sentenced to four months in prison by Justice Ibrahim Watilat of Federal High Court 1, Abeokuta. Also in Abeokuta, Justice Mohammed Abubarkar of Court 2 jailed Igberase for four months. The trio were re-arraigned on a [Read]

The Edo Police Command on Friday announced the ban of the use of unregistered vehicles and covering of vehicles’ number plates in the state.

The Edo Police Command on Friday announced the ban of the use of unregistered vehicles and covering of vehicles’ number plates in the state. DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, made the announcement in a statement in Benin. According to Nwabuzor, the command has observed with dismay that individuals were operating with unregistered vehicles, covered number plates, tinted glasses (factory fitted) without permit and defaced number plates. He also said that the situation presently constitutes an impediment in checkmating crime and criminality in the state. He said that in view of this, the Commissioner of Police in the State, CP Mohammed Danmallam has, therefore, [Read]

Supreme Court Upholds Fayemi’s Election, Dismisses Eleka’s Appeal

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Supreme Court has upheld the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State. In a unanimous judgment on Friday, a five-man panel of the court dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last governorship election in Ekiti, Kolapo Olusola Eleka. In the lead judgment by Justice John Okoro, the court held that the appeal was unmeritorious and proceeded to uphold an earlier judgment by the Court of Appeal, Abuja, which affirmed the decision of the election tribunal, to the effect that Fayemi was validly elected. Details later. [Read]

BREAKING: British Prime Minister Theresa May Resigns [READ MORE]

Fresh reports from England suggests that British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced in an emotional address that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to persuade MPs to support her Brexit deal.  “It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that I have not been able to deliver Brexit,” May, her voice breaking with emotion, said in a statement outside her Downing Street residence. The resignation will signal the formal start of a leadership contest during which May would remain as caretaker prime minister. “I will resign as leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party on Friday, 7th [Read]

JUST IN: Supreme Court declares PDP winner of Zamfara polls, nullifies APC candidates’ elections

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Supreme Court on Friday nullified the elections of all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. Delivering a unanimous judgment of the five-man panel led by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, the apex court declared the first runners -up in the 2019 general elections in the state as the winners of all the posts earlier declared to have been won by the APC and its candidates . Justice Paul Galinje, who read the lead judgment upheld the decision of the Sokoto Division of the [Read]

Oyo State Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

Oyo State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday directed all public workers in the state to begin strike “with immediate effect”. The industrial came barely six days to the end of Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s administration in the state. A memo dispatched yesterday evening to workers by the secretary of the NLC in the state, Mohamed Ibrahim, stated that the strike would be in force until further notice. [Read]

I Was Forced To Carry My Husband’s Head After It Was Cut Off By Gunmen – Wife

Residents of Rumuekini have been thrown into mourning as unknown gunmen shot dead a man in Rumuekini community in Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State and beheaded him. According to the deceased’s wife, Bisi, her husband’s head was cut off with the kitchen knife they compelled her to fetch and forced her to carry the husband’s head in a bowl before taking it away. The horrified wife of the victim narrated that after her husband, Chima was shot dead in her presence. “My husband and and his sister, Ogechi, were in the parlour when we heard the sound of a gun. I was startled. As I made my way [Read]