June 19, 2019

SPORTS: ‘I Want To Go Back Home’ – Neymar Reportedly Begs To Be Allowed To Return To Barcelona

Neymar reportedly begged to go back to Barcelona in a text message to Paris Saint-Germain owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi. The Brazilian forward has been linked with a move back to the Nou Camp this summer just two seasons after joining the French champions for £198million. According to Mundo Deportivo, Neymar has made it clear to the PSG chiefs that he is determined to leave. The 27-year-old allegedly text Al-Khelaifi: “I do not want to play more in PSG. “I want to go back to back to my house, where I should have never left.” Al-Khelaifi has hit out at the wantaway Brazilian and claimed “nobody forced him to join” the club [Read]

Trending Photo Of Lagos Deputy Police Commissioner Looking Awkward

A Lagos Deputy Police Commissioner is in the news for the wrong reasons. This has nothing to do with brutality or bribery and corruption but the way the man dressed. Most security operatives in his position wear the best of uniforms and look smarter but the opposite seems to be the case here. His uniform appears to have seen better days. A major button was missing and as for the pair of trouser, the zip was bad. The matured man donned the outfit with confidence and made a public appearance with the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-olu. The man has become an object of humour on social media. [Read]

Edo APC Crises Deepens As Thugs Beat Up, Harrass Oshiomhole, Lawmakers-elect

The crisis rocking the Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday took a violent dimension as suspected political thugs reportedly attacked and beat up the state Assembly members-elect. Besides, Seidu Oshiomhole, a younger brother of the National Chairman of APC and immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole was said to have sustained injury as he was stripped naked. Oshiomhole and Governor Goodwin Obaseki have been embroiled in battle over the control of the state party machinery. The attacked lawmakers-elect were believed to be loyal to the APC national chairman. One of the lawmakers-elect, Chris Okaeben, confirmed the attack, adding that they would lodge a [Read]

JUST IN: [Insecurity] Gunmen Abduct Former Minister’s Son [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Some unknown gunmen on Tuesday evening abducted Dayo Adewole, who is the son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole. The military, the police, security agents and local hunters were already on the trail of the kidnappers as at press time. The ex-minister has however been forced to cut short his trip abroad. The abductors were yet to contact the family on their motive and the condition  of their victim. According to a source, Dayo Adewole was waylaid at gunpoint on his farm in Iroko, near Fiditi in Afijio Local Government Area of  [Read]

NEPA official in Fresh Court case over client’s N130,000

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded a 32-year-old man, Adedokun Kayode, in Ilesa prison for alleged theft of N130,000. Kayode, who is facing a two-count charge of theft brought against him, pleaded not guilty to the charges. The Magistrate, Mrs Mary Awodele, had ordered the defendant to be kept behind bars due to the magnitude of the alleged offence committed. The Prosecutor, ASP Fagboyinbo Abiodun, told the court that the defendant committed the offence some time in December 2018, at Agunbelewo, Osogbo. Abiodun said the defendant with intent to steal, claimed to be a NEPA official and collected the sum of N130,000 from one Sunday Clement, [Read]

UEFA Champions League 2019/20 Draws Released

The first matches will be played on July 9-10; second leg matches will be played on July August 16-17.  The draws for the first qualifying round of the UEFA Champions league have been made public. The draw was held in the Swiss city of Nyon Tuesday afternoon. Scotland’s Celtic have been paired with Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Sarajevo in the UEFA Champions League’s first qualifying round. The first matches will be played on July 9-10; second leg matches will be played on July August 16-17. The full Champions League first qualifying round draw is as below: Group 1 Nõmme Kalju vs Shkëndija SÅ«duva vs Crvena zvezda Ararat-Armenia vs AIK Astana vs [Read]

I Joined APC To Make Tinubu President – Ex-PDP Member

Former Organizing Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Hon. Mutiu Kunle Okunola has said he dumped the PDP for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to support the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu if he decides to run for 2023 presidency. He also said his defection had finally nailed the PDP in the state, declaring that Lagos was now a one-party state. We reports that Okunola was the PDP candidate for Ikeja Federal Constituency in the last election. He, however, lost to APC’s James Faleke who had previously defeated him in the race for the same seat in the 2015 general election. However, after [Read]

So Sad! Truck Crushes Motorcyclist To Death In Ibadan

A middle-aged man whose identity is yet to be known was on Tuesday crushed by a truck at the Bashorun-Idi Ape junction in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Eyewitnesses told DAILY POST that the man, who was riding a motorcycle popularly known as ‘Okada’ was going towards Agodi-Gate axis from Iwo road before he met his untimely death. The DAF truck with registration number Gombe XB 911 AKK conveying goods was said to be going to the Bashorun when the incident happened. Sources at the scene told DAILY POST that the deceased ram into the truck from behind and was later crushed to death. It was, however, learnt that the [Read]