July 3, 2019

APC Vs APM: Akinlade shocks tribunal with Ghana-must-go bags filled with evidence

  ABEOKUTA – Hon. Adekunle Akinlade of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) on Tuesday flooded the election petition tribunal sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta with Ghana-must-go bags containing electoral evidence to prove his case beyond reasonable doubts. Akinlade shocked the tribunal with certified true copies of electoral materials from different local governments, in more than seven Ghana-must-go bags to convince the tribunal that he was the winner of the March 9 governorship election in Ogun State. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the tribunal yesterday admitted in evidence, Forms EC8A from different wards in Abeokuta North and Ado-Odo/Otta Local Governments, as counsels to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Gov. Dapo [Read]

#BBNaijaPepperThem: Camera Captures Two Housemates In Romantic Moments

The moment when Big Brother Naija 2019 housemates Frodd and Isilomo were caught kissing in the BBNaija house.  This got many Nigerians talking and asking if the new BBNaija supports homosexuality which is obviously a wild joke. This is not far from the fact that Isilomo is being regarded as a male due to her looks. It’s not clear if Frodd and Isilomo could be maintaining the fire that has been ignited between them. Isilomo [Read]

JUST IN: Senator Abbo Tearfully Apologises For Assaulting Nursing Mother, Begs Nigerians for Pardon

The senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, Senator Ishaku Abbo, has apologised to Nigerians, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and women in general, following a viral video in which he was seen physically assaulting a lady. He made the apology at a press conference at the PDP headquarters in Abuja. The Senator who was closed to tears at the briefing asked for forgiveness, saying it is not in his character to assault women. This breaking story is being updated. keep refreshing for updates. Channels Television [Read]

‘I Once Worked Among Area Boys And Prostitutes In The Slums Of Lagos’ – VP Yemi Osinbajo’s Wife, Dolapo

Dolapo, the wife of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that she once worked in the slums in Lagos among area boys and prostitutes. She spoke at the Anti-Substance-Abuse Programme in commemoration of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Abuja recently. A statement by the organisers of the programme quoted the wife of the Vice-President as saying the event reminded her of the time she spent with some area boys and prostitutes in Lagos. Mrs Osinbajo said, “I wanted to watch the drama to relive the memory of the times that I spent working in the slums of Lagos among area boys, prostitutes, people who had been [Read]

Nigerian Music Star, Simi Advocates Protection of Women from Assault, Rape

Nigerian music superstar, Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi has called for better protection of Nigerian women and girls from physical abuse and rape. NEWSFLAKES NG gathers that in an emotional post on Wednesday, Simi decried the unsafety of women in Nigeria and the lack of action from family and society when they are assaulted. She wrote @simplysimi on Instagram, “Women, even little girls are not safe in this country. First, there is oppression, abuse. “When something does happen to you, nobody fights for you. The family says ‘Protect our name’, the church says ‘touch not my anointed’. “The government just does not give. So men, please when people are fighting for [Read]

JUST IN: President Buhari Suspends Controversial RUGA Settlement Project

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that following public outcry and the seeming misconception about the Ruga Settlement Projects, an idea designed to stem the tide of herdsmen/farmers clashes across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari is said to have suspended the idea pending further notice, THISDAY has learnt. The president, after consultations with stakeholders, THISDAY gathered, has resolved to put away the idea for a thorough review and well acceptable approach to the menace constituted to national security by the constant clashes between herdsmen and farmers. A presidency source that hinted at this development, said the announcement would be made any moment from now [Read]

Number Of Casualties Involved In Benue Tanker Explosion Revealed

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Benue has said that Monday’s tanker explosion at Ahumbe, near Aliade in Gwer East Local Government Area of the state, claimed 35 lives, including that of a pregnant woman and her child. The Sector Commander, Mr Aliyu Baba, gave the figure on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi, adding that 101 persons sustained various degrees of burns. Baba said that the injured persons were taken to eight different hospitals in the state, where they were currently receiving treatment. He blamed the incident on a burst tyre which, he said, made the tanker to fall, after the [Read]

‘My marriage may not last up to a month’ – Cossy Orjiakor Drops Bombshell

Nollywood actress and video vixen Cossy Orjaikor has shared her fear about marriage during an interview with Sunnews. According to the busty actress, she fears that her marriage may not last up to a month. On if she is scared of marriage, the actress said; “I am not scared of marriage. However, if it is somebody that is crazy enough to like someone like me; that would be great! But then, I am not that kind of person that is really into the love thing. I cut-off easily, so I don’t know if I get married it is going to last a month, unless the guy is f**king crazy and [Read]

BREAKING: Senate Sets up Panel to Probe Senator Elisha Abbo Over Alleged Assault

The Senate on Wednesday, set up a bi-partisan ad-hoc committee headed by a former governor of Ebonyi State, Sam Egwu, to probe the alleged assault on arrival nursing mother by Senator Elisha Abbo.   The embattled senator is a Peoples Democratic Party member representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, who allegedly slapped the saleswoman at a sex toy shop sometimes in May this year.   The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, constituted the panel following a point of order raised by the Senator representing Kaduna Central, Uba Sani.   The Senate Leader, Abdullahi Yahaya; Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe; and Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, supported Sani by condemning the alleged action of [Read]

RUGA Settlements Will Set Nigeria On Fire, Soyinka Warns

LAGOS – Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has added his voice to the growing opposition against federal government’s proposal to establish Ruga settlements across the nation for herdsmen. Speaking in Lagos on Tuesday at the launch of United Nations’ Solutions 17 SDG programme, Soyinka berated the federal government for the idea, which will said can cause Nigeria to explode.   According to him: “Ruga is going to be an explosion if not handled with care. But why do we not take our policies from good models? This is not the way people and countries deal with issues of cattle.   “I travel everywhere. It has to be handled in a [Read]

Brazil breaks Messi, Argentina hearts to reach Copa America Final

Brazil is headed to the Copa America final, while Argentina heads back to the drawing board as its trophy drought continues. Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino each assisted each other, as Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 Tuesday night at Estadio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte to clinch a place in the championship match. The sworn enemies were both looking to vanquish some past ghosts in this semifinal. For host Brazil, it returned to the place of its most infamous defeat–a 7-1 loss to Germany in the 2014 World Cup semifinals–and emerged victorious to move onto the final. For Argentina, it was about quieting its throngs of critics and ending a trophy drought–one [Read]