Date
July 5, 2019

[PHOTO] SHOCKING! Secondary School Teacher Brutalizes Student In Yobe

A disturbing picture of a boy identified as Ibrahim Muhammad Mai luku, an SS1 student of King Abdul’azeez African Institute in Potiskum, Yobe State has surfaced on the internet. The student was allegedly brutally beaten by his teacher. The reason he was brutally beaten by his teacher is yet to be ascertained, but a bloodied photo of the child has set various social media platforms on fire as many have called on the state government to take actions. [Read]

President Buhari Appoints Personal Staff (See Full List)

  President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the following people into the following positions. President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the following appointments of personal staff. 1. Mohammed Sarki Abba – Senior Special Assistant to the President (Household and Social Events) 2. Ya’u Shehu Darazo – Senior Special Assistant to the President (Special Duties) 3. Dr Suhayb Sanusi Rafindadi – Personal Physician to the President 4. Amb. Lawal A. Kazaure – State Chief of Protocol 5. Sabiu Yusuf – Special Assistant (Office of the President) 6. Saley Yuguda – Special Assistant (House Keeping) 7. Ahmed Muhammed Mayo – Special Assistant (Finance & Administration) 8. Mohammed Hamisu Sani – Special Assistant (Special Duties) [Read]

Lecturer Slumps, Dies, Family Blames Non-Payment Of Salary

A lecturer in the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Kogi State University, Anyigba, Dr Jamiu Abdullahi has died of High Blood Pressure (HBP) DAILY POST gathered that, Late Dr Abdullahi slumped in the hospital while awaiting his test result. Family source told our correspondent that the deceased could not treat himself of the ailment that eventually took his life because his salaries were being held for several months by the Kogi State Government. DAILY POST also learnt that, Lecturers in the University last collected their salaries in February, 2019. “The family of the deceased could not take him to a better hospital because of lack of fund. The deceased [Read]

Police Inspector Allegedly Killed Young Man At Drinking Joint In Imo State

Facts have emerged on how a serving Police Inspector, Okechukwu Nwanefi, shot one Ikenna Ukachi dead during a squabble in a popular joint in Imo State. The incident happened at the joint in Umuokeh Community in Obowo Local Government area of Imo State. It was gathered that Inspector Nwanefi, who was attached to Obowo Division in the area, went to the restaurant for an undisclosed mission when he had a minor disagreement with the Late Ukachi. It was not yet disclosed what actually caused the disagreement before he brought out his gun, shot Ukachi and escaped. The victim was said to have bled profusely, fell down and died on the [Read]

BREAKING: Senator Adeleke Accepts Supreme Court’s Verdict, Says ‘I wish Oyetola Well’

  The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke on Friday congratulated Governor Gboyega Oyetola on his victory at the Supreme Court. Adeleke in a statement by his spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, stated that his ambition to be the Governor of Osun State was never a do-or-die affair. [READ ALSO] [OPINION] OYETOLA vs ADELEKE: Is Our Democracy in Danger? – John Izabi  He said the Supreme Court’s decision, regardless of his disagreement and disappointment with it remained final. He said, “As a democrat and law-abiding citizen, I accept the ruling no matter my misgivings. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Gov Oyetola’s Camp Jubilates As Supreme [Read]

Gov Dapo Hosts Ooni of Ife, Vows To Rebrand Ogun Annual Drums Festival

  ABEOKUTA – The Ogun state government is set to incorporate Afrobeat music into the Annual African Drums Festival to make it bigger and better than it has used to be.  This was disclosed by the Executive Governor of Ogun State, Prince (Dr) Dapo Abiodun at his Oke-Mosan Office in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Thursday while playing host to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi. He said the decision was to promote the music made popular by the indigent of the State, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. “Ogun State has been hosting the drum festival in the past. We are going to take it a step higher. We are going [Read]

JUST IN: Igbo Youths To Commence Cattle Rearing, Vow To End Northern Monopoly

  In a bid to find a lasting a solution to herdsmen-farmers’ clashes in the South East, the Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) has passionately appealed to governors in the zone to provide funds for farmers in the zone to indulge in cattle business and other livestock farming. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that in a press statement issued by the national president of OYC, Igboayaka O Igboayaka, and made available to our correspondent in Owerri, the group contended that if such assistance was rendered by the governors, it would not only encourage indigenous cattle rearing in the zone but also reduce unemployment. He also noted that the idea would end the [Read]

2019 UTME: 80 UTME Candidates Facing Trial For Exam Fraud

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that no fewer than 80 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates nationwide are undergoing prosecution for various cases of malpractice and fraud in the 2019 examination. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, stated this in a meeting with journalists in Abuja on Thursday. He added that apart from the 80 standing trial, a number of candidates had been jailed for malpractices in the last two months. He did not specify the number of those jailed. The registrar noted that although the board spent a lot of money on the ongoing prosecution, it was worth it so that the examination system in the country [Read]

[OPINION] OYETOLA vs ADELEKE: “Is Our Democracy in Danger?” – John Izabi

  OYETOLA vs ADELEKE: IS OUR DEMOCRACY IN DANGER? My Opinion on the recent Supreme Court verdict involving Gov Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress [APC] and his rival, Senator Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party [PDP] regarding the last year’s much controversial Osun State Gubernatorial Election is very simple, straightforward and apt… Everyone understands the game…!! A similar trend was recorded and observed during almost the 16-Year old rule of PDP while the likes of AD which later turned ADC and The APC, merging forces with CPC, factional APGA, etc, where all operating as the main opposition groups to the then ruling PDP. The OSUN Guber Apex Court [Read]

Otedola’s Wife, Daughter Escape Death In London Fire Incident

Nana Otedola, the wife of oil magnate and billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola and her daughter Tolani, have escaped death as their London apartment gutted by fire. Tolani who shared a video via her insta-story, didn’t state the cause of the fire but said she and her mother are okay but the firefighters wouldn’t let them in as they are still putting out the fire. [Read]

BREAKING: Gov Oyetola’s Camp Jubilates As Supreme Court Dismisses Adeleke’s Appeal Over Osun Polls

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it the Supreme Court on Friday declared Governor Gboyega Oyetola as the winner of the governorship election held in September last year.  In a lead judgement of five justices dismissed the appeal by the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party. The verdict also nullified the judgment of the elections petition tribunal which declared Senator Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the contest. The dissenting judgement of two justices was also delivered. [Read]