Date
June 10, 2019

BREAKING NEWS! Six Imo Lawmakers Defect To PDP

Six lawmakers at the Imo State House of Assembly on Monday defected to Peoples Democratic Party. The lawmakers announced their defections in a letter they addressed to the Speaker and read by the clerk of the House during plenary. Five of the lawmakers until their defections on Monday were members of the Action Alliance and one was a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance. The AA lawmakers who defected to PDP were Mike Iheanaetu (Aboh Mbaise), Victor Onyewuchi (Owerri West), Ken Agbim (Ahiazu Mbaise) Lloyd Chukwuemeka (Owerri North) and Bruno Ukoha (Ezinihittte Mbaise) Chiji Collins (Isiala Mbano) defected from APGA to PDP. It was gathered that the defection of Collins was to enable [Read]

DEMOCRACY DAY: Kwara Governor Shifts Celebrations To June 14

Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has shifted activities commemorating the June 12 Democracy Day in the state to Friday June 14. In a statement, chief press secretary to the governor Rafiu Ajakaye said “this to enable state governors, including Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on the invitation of the Federal Government, to join Mr. President and over 80 foreign leaders and dignitaries at the inaugural national commemoration of the day in the capital Abuja. “What this means is that the event slated for the Metropolitan Square and State Banquet in Ilorin will now hold on Friday 14th June instead of Wednesday, June 12. “Kwara will nonetheless observe the national holiday slated for June 12 [Read]

Buhari Signs June 12 Bill Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assented to the Public Holiday Amendment bill into law. President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, the bill to make June 12 Democracy Day. Last year, the president had declared June 12 as Democracy Day in honour of MKO Abiola, presumed winner of the 1993 presidential election. The Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, briefed State House correspondents after signing ceremony. The new law, according to him, allows public holiday to be declared on June 12 every year while May 29th will no longer be public holiday. May 29th will only be handing over date and working day. [Read]

Why Buhari Government Can’t Solve Nigeria’s Poverty Issues – Amaechi

Former Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said that the current administration cannot solve Nigeria’s poverty issues. He also said that, “even three or four administrations in Nigeria cannot do that because the level of poverty is deeply rooted.” Amaechi said this when he fielded questions from reporters on the state of the nation. The former Minister of Transport added, “Look at it this way; if an economy is running purely on agriculture and a new president comes and say no, no, that it won’t continue, we have to re-gig the economy to create productivity. “Before you can finish creating such products, it would take more than 15 [Read]

BREAKING: Tribunal Dismisses Petition Challenging Buhari’s Electoral Victory

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has dismissed a petition challenging the victory recorded by President Muhammadu and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last presidential election. The Coalition for Change (C4C) and its presidential candidate, Geff Chizee Ojinika, had filed the petition marked: CA/PEPTL/003/2019, in which they complained of unlawful exclusion or misrepresentation and sought the cancellation of the election and the conduct of a fresh presidential election. The petitioners had complained that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) printed CC and against its actual acronym of C4C, a development, they claimed worked [Read]

SHOCKING! South African Singer, Nichume Siwundla Commits Suicide

Popular South African, singer Nichume Siwundla has died after an apparent suicide a statement sent on behalf of her record label, Top Chap Media, has confirmed. The singer, well known for featuring on Mobi Dixon’s track Buthiza, hailed from the Eastern Cape and was also a qualified ophthalmologist. “Nichume was found at a friend’s place last night following an apparent suicide,” the statement reads. Following the success of Buthiza in 2017, Nichume was signed to Top Chap Media which was founded by Mobi Dixon. The pair recently released their single Thobela. “I’m distraught. I will remember Nichume as a bright light at Top Chap Media where we signed her. She [Read]

JUST IN: 32-Yr-Old Adebo Ogundoyin Emerges As Oyo Assembly Speaker

IBADAN – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that 32-year old Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, son of late Eruwa born billionare politician, businessman and philantropist, Chief Adeseun Ogundoyin, has just been unanimously elected as the Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly.  Rt. Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin is a second term member of the House as he was re-elected in the 2019 general election to represent Ibarapa East State Constituency. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Hon. Oluomo Emerges As New Ogun Speaker, Sues for Peace   The new Speaker of the State House of Assembly completed his Secondary School education in Vale College, Ibadan after which he proceeded to [Read]

BREAKING: Hon. Oluomo Emerges As New Ogun Speaker, Sues for Peace

ABEOKUTA – In what could be described as an internal arrangement, a third – term Member, Ogun State House of Assembly representing Ifo state constituency I, Hon. Olakunle Taiwo Oluomo was on Monday nominated unopposed as the Speaker of the State Assembly. Also Hon. Dare Kadiri representing Ijebu-north II state constituency was equally nominated unopposed as the Deputy Speaker of the House. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the new Speaker and Deputy were nominated by Hon. Babatunde Sobukonla from Ikenne State Constituency and seconded by Hon. Adegoke Olusesi from Yewa North constituency II. The 9th Assembly was inaugurated by the Deputy Clerk of the House, Mr. Adedeji Adeyemo following the [Read]

I Can Hack Into Any Bank Account – Arrested Footballer

A suspected telephone hacker who was arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ladipo, Lagos, has revealed that he can gain access into any bank account. According to Vanguardngr, 31-year-old suspect, Dare Oladimeji, is a Senior Secondary School Certificate holder. He is also a footballer and just returned from Dubai, having concluded his two years contract with ALAIN FC. He was tracked to Idi-Oro area of Lagos, during investigation into the withdrawal of N200,000 from a victim’s account. Asked if he had any connivance with bank staff, he said “No,” adding that he got the necessary details from Google. His words: “I work on sim cards to get money. [Read]

JAMB to Announce New Cut – off Marks for 2019/2020 Admissions Tuesday

The Cut – off marks for the 2019/2020 admission will on Tuesday be fixed by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) at a policy meeting with stakeholders at Gbongan, Osun State. Dropping the hint in a statement yesterday in Abuja, JAMB’s Head of Information Dr. Fabian Benjamin said the official cut-off marks would announced at the end of the policy meeting. He advised candidates to disregard any cut-off mark being peddled by fraudsters, describing it as “fake.” Benjamin said: “The clarification became necessary following speculations that the board had fixed the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) cut-off marks. “It is pertinent to note that the heads of institutions [Read]