Date
July 22, 2019

JUST IN: Channels TV Reporter Shot During Shiites Protest is Dead

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Channels TV reporter, identified as Precious Owolabi who was shot during today’s protests by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria in Abuja is dead. The deceased, Owolabi, was a youth corps member serving in the Abuja station of Channels TV. She was aged 23. [READ ALSO] ABUJA PROTESTS: Shiites Shoot Deputy Commissioner of Police To Death, Three Other Officers in Critical Condition Her death was a reminiscent of the first Boko Haram attack in Kano in which a Channels TV correspondent, Enenche Akogwu, was killed on January 20, 2012. [READ ALSO] JUST IN: [PHOTOS] Aggrieved Shittes Members [Read]

Mapoly To Hold Matriculation Aug 8, Fixes Deadline For Registration [READ MORE]

The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta hereby advises all newly admitted students for National Diploma and Higher National Diploma programmes to complete their registrations for the first semester 2018/2019 academic session quickly. According to a recent release signed by the Institution’s Image Maker, Yemi Ajibola and a copy of which was obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG, “this becomes imperative for them to fulfil all necessary requirements to validate their studentships before Wednesday, 31st July, 2019 in preparation for the 2018/2019 Matriculation”. Continuing, the release added that “any fresh student, who fails to complete his/her registration and submit his/her file to the School Office before Wednesday, 31st July, 2019, will [Read]

ABUJA PROTESTS: Shiites Shoot Deputy Commissioner of Police To Death, Three Other Officers in Critical Condition

  The latest protest of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as the Shiites on Monday claimed its highest-profile victim yet as the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operation at FCT Command was shot dead. [READ ALSO] PHOTOS] Channels TV Journalist Shot As Police Clash With Shiites In Abuja Sources disclosed that DCP Umar was killed by the protesters while trying to prevent the hostile action of destruction of property at the axis of the federal secretariat and three arms zone. [READ ALSO] JUST IN: [PHOTOS] Aggrieved Shittes Members Set Public Properties Ablaze in Abuja NEWS FLAKES NG however gathered that consequent of the violence, [Read]

“Why Shiite Protesters Are Not Intelligent” – Garba Shehu

The presidency has described Shiites members protesting and demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-zakzaky, as those who are stupid. The members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites, have continued to protest against the detention of Mr. El-zakzaky. The cleric has been in detention since members of his movement clashed with personnel of the Nigerian Army in 2017. Despite granting his release by several competent courts of jurisdiction, the federal government has continued to hold the sect leader hostage, citing national security as the reason. Speaking when he appeared on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said members of the IMN are [Read]

Herdsmen Attack Ogun Teachers, Pupils Flee From Schools

Teachers and pupils have deserted primary and secondary schools in Alabata villages in the Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State following attacks by suspected herdsmen. The PUNCH gathered that the schools had been deserted since the attacks reportedly carried out by herdsmen on some of the villages. Herdsmen had invaded Seriki village in Alabata and hacked a 76-year village head, Chief Akanmu Laisi, to death about a month ago. Herdsmen also carried out an attack on Adao village in Alabama and stabbed a 49-year-old farmer, Rafiu Showemimo, to death a week ago. Following the attacks by herdsmen, all the schools in the schools have been deserted by pupils, teachers [Read]

“Repentant Boko Haram Fighter Can Be President Of Nigeria” – Army

The General Officer Commanding the 7 Division, Major General Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has said that an ex-Boko Haram fighter, who has surrendered his arms, stands a chance of becoming President of Nigeria. Biu stated this while calling on Boko Haram fighters to surrender their arms. During an interview with journalists in Maiduguri on Sunday, the Major General urged the militants to have a rethink and be patriotic Nigerians by laying down their arms. He pointed out that they stood to gain a lot if they surrendered, including opportunities to take up leadership positions in the country He said:- “Boko Haram should lay their arms unconditionally and be accepted. Opportunities are [Read]

Four Turkish Expatriates Abducted In Kwara State

This is coming barely one week after a cargo ship was attacked off the coast of Nigeria and 10 Turkish sailors kidnapped. The four captives, identified as Yasin Colak, 33; Senerapal, 40; Ergun Yurdakul, 35 and Seyit Keklik, 25, were said to be working with Instabul concrete limited, Gbale. The spokesman of the state police command, Ajayi Okasanmi, said the Commissioner of Police had dispatched men of Operation Puff Adder to rescue the captives and arrest the captors. Meanwhile, Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, in a statement by his spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye, said he was working with the security agencies to ensure rescue of the abductees. The governor urged for [Read]

[PHOTOS] Channels TV Journalist Shot As Police Clash With Shiites In Abuja

Many people were injured in a violent clash between the members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), popularly known as Shiite, and the police on Monday. According to the Sahara reporters, Channels TV journalist was among the casualties as he was shot and rushed to the hospital. The group clashed with the police at the federal secretariat during a protest to compel the Federal Government to release it’s their leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky. [READ ALSO] JUST IN: [PHOTOS] Aggrieved Shittes Members Set Public Properties Ablaze in Abuja The protest, which began from NITEL junction at Wuse 2, was disrupted by armed policemen who had cordoned off the road leading to the [Read]

JUST IN: [PHOTOS] Aggrieved Shittes Members Set Public Properties Ablaze in Abuja

Properties of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Abuja were set ablaze on Monday as Shiites protesters occupy the central area in protest. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the protest also led to a clash between the protesters and police officers who dispersed the crowd. Several gunshots were also fired during the protest. [READ ALSO] [PHOTOS] Channels TV Journalist Shot As Police Clash With Shiites In Abuja The protesters are demanding for the release of their leader El-Zakzaky, who has been in detention since 2015. See photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG… Channels [Read]

Union Confirms Killing Of Nigerian Teenager In Xenophobic Attack In South Africa

As Nigerians mourn Mrs Obianuju Ndubuisi-Chukwu, a Nigerian Insurance chief, who was murdered in South Africa, the country again is grappling with the ruthless assassination of a teenager in that country. The latest killing brings to about 200 Nigerians killed in xenophobic attacks between 2016 and this year. South Africa is home to about 800,000 Nigerians, mostly young people, according to unofficial records. Ndubisi-Chukwu was the Deputy Director-General of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) and was killed on June 13 in her hotel room. The teenager, Chinonso Dennis Obiaju, 17, a Nigerian still in high school was shot dead in Johannesburg on Saturday. The President of Nigerian Union [Read]

[SPORTS] Nigerian Striker Tammy Abraham Joins Chelsea Training Ahead Of Barcelona Friendly

Chelsea have been handed a boost ahead of their pre-season friendly against Barcelona, after Tammy Abraham returned to training. Abraham’s return to training, will give manager Frank Lampard a chance to assess the striker, before deciding his future at Stamford Bridge. Lampard revealed the player did not feature in the 1-0 defeat to Kawasaki Frontale last week, because he was suffering from tonsillitis. However, Abraham trained with the rest of the squad, as seen in the pictures published by Chelsea on their official website. The one-time Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) target has spent three successive seasons on loan at Bristol City, Swansea City and Aston Villa. After the Barcelona game, [Read]

Tricycle Rider Nabbed After Robbing TV Presenter At Knifepoint

A suspect arrested by the men of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command for using a tricycle to rob a television presenter said he was being paid N8,000 by his gang for every operation he participated in. The suspect, Timileyin Adebayo, 23, in company with three others currently on the run, had on July 12, 2019, while pretending to be passengers in a tricycle, used knives and a cutlass to dispossess a lady of her belongings. In his confession to the RRS men, Adebayo stated that his gang members were Olabanji, Ahmed and Lekan. He stated, “The operation was my fifth with the gang. I joined [Read]

N8.5 Million We Receive Monthly Is Too Small – Nigerian Lawmaker

The N8.5 million monthly running cost that members of the House of Representatives receive is insufficient, a lawmaker has said. Oluwole Oke, who represents Oriade Federal Constituency of Osun State, stated this in an interview with Punch Newspaper. The lawmaker admitted that the running cost is different from the N606,000 he earns as monthly salary as a federal lawmaker. In comparison, a civil servant on the N30,000 minimum wage will have to work for 24 years to earn what an House of Representatives member earns as running cost monthly. It is even worse in the case of senators who earn N13.5 million monthly as running cost. In that case, a [Read]