Date
July 16, 2019

Insecurity Getting Worse Under Buhari – Jonathan Reveals

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan says insecurity has worsened in Nigeria since he left Aso Rock. The former president said this while paying a condolence visit to Reuben Fasoranti, the leader of Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, whose daughter, Funke, was killed by gunmen on the Benin-Ore road last week. Her death is another in a long list of killings and kidnappings that have gripped the country over the past year. While speaking on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, Jonathan, who was president between 2010 and 2015, said the government must figure out a solution to curb the rise of insecurity. He said, “The issue of security must be approached from [Read]

Leceister City Move To Secure Samuel Chukwueze’s Signature, Man City, Arsenal Show Keen Interest

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that English Premier League club, Leicester City have table a bid to sign Nigeria winger, Samuel Chukwueze. The 20-year-old is among the nine forwards Brendan Rodgers shortlisted in his efforts to turn the fortunes of the club around for the coming season. The former Swansea and Liverpool gaffer also pencilled Maxwell Cornet, Brais Mendez, Bertrand Traore, Leon Bailey,Florian Thauvin, Nicholas Pepe,Hakim Ziyech and Malcom on the shortlist. Leicester are understood to have made contact with the Villarreal winger, although Manchester City and Arsenal have also made enquiries. At 20 years and 49 days, Chukwueze became the youngest scorer at [Read]

Gov Makinde Publicly Declares N48bn Assets, ‘Explain The Source of Your Wealth’ – APC challenges

  Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State, has publicly declared his assets — and he is worth over N48 billion.  The governor, who said he has fulfilled one of his campaign promises, encouraged members of his team to do the same. According to a statement by Taiwo Adisa, chief press secretary to the governor, Makinde of Oyo had cash at hand and in the bank worth N234,742,296.01, as at May 28, 2019. In dollar terms, the Governor has cash valued at $30,056.99 as at the same date. Properties, including the developed and undeveloped as well as household items indicated on the asset forms, showed that the governor is worth N2, [Read]

CULTISM: Rival Gang Axe Final Year Student To Death While Writing Exam, Others Flee

Cultists in the Cross Rivers State University of Technology, Calabar campus on Monday killed a 500- level Electrical Engineering student simply identified as James. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that James, who was suspected to be a cultist too, was gunned down by members of rival gang while writing the first semester examination. According to the report, after noticing that the gunshot didn’t kill James, the attackers decided to use axe on him until he was confirmed dead. After hearing gunshots and being alerted that a student has been shot dead at the Electrical Engineering Department, some lecturers in the Civil Engineering Department of the institution made a mild announcement in [Read]

‘I Regret Not Being Serious In My Education’ – Yvonne Nelson

Yvonne Nelson has some regrets about her years as a student, and it is about not being serious with her education. The Ghanaian actress and Mother of one in an interview with Joy FM narrated how she had little time for her books after getting a spot in the entertainment industry. She further explained the challenges she faced in making out time to re-sit for some papers after she failed her Senior High School (SHS) examination. “I would go on stage every Saturday in SHS. I had to rewrite some papers. I was so into entertainment that I didn’t take my schooling serious. You can easily mess up and not [Read]

[PHOTOS] Man Finds Couple’s Photo Locked Inside Bottle With N10 Note,Thrown Into River

A Nigerian couple’s photo was reportedly found inside a bottle that was thrown into a river in Abuja today July 15th. According to Facebook user, David Chibuoso Dennis who shared the story online, the bottle containing the couple’s photo was discovered while the Abuja authorities were evacuating the river for proper flow of water. Read what he wrote below:- To whom it may concern, People are very wicked Ooo, but God pass them, this picture of a man and a woman suspected to be couple, was found is a shinap bottle with ten Naira note inside The same bottle which was excavated at the river MINI-EZI. Elele Alimini during the [Read]

I Had Only N23K In My Account When I Left Reminisce’s Record Label – Oladips

Oladips who few weeks ago dumped Reminisce’s record label after which he alleged that he (Reminisce) made him sign a fraudulent deal, has given an update on how broke he was after he took the decision of leaving. In the update given via Instagram, Oladips claimed that he had only N23k in his account when he left Reminisce’s record label, Les Roses & Rogues (LLR). He was however hopeful for a turnaround soon. He wrote; Left The Label With 23k In My Account, But We Go Defo Gather, WATCH!! [Read]

OAU To Generate Own Electricity, Offer Aeronautic Engineering Course

Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, the Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, says the institution will complete its power generating plant in October. Ogunbodede made this known on Monday at the biennial conference of the African Institute for Science Policy and Innovation held at OAU. The vice-chancellor said the project, which started in 2017, would be ready by the end of October. He added that the institution was working with a rural electrification agency that would provide a gas-powered turbine that would generate 8.0 megawatts of electricity for the institution. “Because of the fast pace of the work, the project will be delivered by October ending. “We are now very sure [Read]

Police Arrest ‘Killers’ Of Afenifere Leader’s Daughter

The police have arrested some suspects allegedly involved in the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti. Olakunri was killed by an armed gang on Kajola-Ore road, Ondo State last Friday. The spokesman of the Ondo State Police Command, Femi Joseph, confirmed this on Monday, Channels reports. According to him, the suspects were arrested when a team of security operatives stormed the forests in the area near Ore in Ondo State. He said investigations were still ongoing, while suspects would be paraded as soon as possible. [Read]