Date
July 27, 2019

Davido Reacts To Wizkid,Burna Boy Efforts On Beyonce’s New Album

Davido has congratulated every Nigerian & African artiste that has appeared on Beyonce’s newly released album, “Lion King, The Gift Album.” The music superstar just some minutes ago, took to his Instagram story to congratulate his Nigerian and African music colleagues for being on the album and as well revealed that being on the project is a massive achievement for African music. He wrote; “Congrats to all my brothers and sisters involved in this project!! One for the books.” You all would definitely be aware of the rave the album has been having especially here in Africa since it dropped yesterday as some of the continent’s music superstars featured in [Read]

Shock As Woman Commits Suicide Over LAPO Loan Debt

A 41-year-old woman, Mrs Shakirat Rasheed, has committed suicide inside her home in the Awotan area of Apete community in Ibadan, Oyo State.  Rasheed’s body was found dangling in her living room at about 1:00 p.m. According to reports, Rasheed allegedly committed suicide over a loan taken from a micro finance bank popularly known as LAPO. A family source said the deceased stood as a guarantor for her friend who obtained a loan from LAPO office at Awotan area and when the friend was unable to pay the loan, she went into hiding. The bank officials turned to Rasheed to pay the money, giving her an installmental payment arrangement which [Read]

Drama As Dino Melaye Asks Keyamo To Recite Second Stanza Of The National Anthem

There was a mild drama at the upper chamber on Friday as Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye asked senatorial nominee Festus Keyamo to recite the National anthem. “I know you to be intellectually mobile, I want you to recite the national anthem,” he tells the nominee. President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, overruled Melaye’s request stating that it is not a question. Keyamo is the 28th nominee that has so far been screened by the senate. [Read]

Football Players Mock Cristiano Ronaldo Goal Celebration In 3-3 Juve. Draw

Juventus finished off their tour of Asia with a 3-3 draw to a K-League All Stars team in Seoul, but it was Brazilian forward Cesinha who stole the headlines, MySportDab reports. After putting the All-Stars team 2-1 up on the stroke of half-time, Cesinha alongside two teammates imitated Cristiano Ronaldo’s iconic celebration. The Portuguese and Real Madrid legend, Christiano Ronaldo, who was on the substitutes bench at the time, couldn’t help but wryly smile at the opponents’ creativity on the pitch, before Cesinha then asked for the star striker’s shirt at the interval. See some shots below:- [Read]

Burna Boy Tops Global Social Media Trends With Album “African Giant” Release

Today July 26, Burna Boy dropped his 7th body of work titled ‘African Giant’. Since the release of the LP some hours ago the singer’s project has taken over the discussion on social media. At the moment the singer is the number one trending topic on Nigerian social media space and the trend extends to a global reach. The album has international features with Jorja Smith, Damian Marley, Future, YG, etc. Already Nigerians have lots of things to say about the album. [Read]

WAEC Result 2019 Statistics: Females Outshine Males

The West African Examination Council has said that, of the 1,590,173 candidates who registered and sat for the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for School Candidates, female candidates outshine their male counterparts in getting a minimum of five credits, including English Language and Mathematics. This was made known by WAEC’s Head of Nigeria National Office, Mr. Olu Adenipekun, at a briefing on Friday at the Council’s national office in Yaba, Lagos. Adenipekun also disclosed that 64.18 per cent of the candidates who sat for the examination obtained five credits, a 14.18 per cent increase from the 50 per cent of 2018. “A total of 1,596,161 candidates registered for [Read]

Nigerian Soldier Hangs Self Inside Abuja Barracks

A sergeant of the Nigerian army identified as Tella Adedapo has allegedly committed suicide. Adedapo, a driver attached to the budget and planning department at the army headquarters in Abuja, was said to have hung himself on the ceiling fan in his apartment flat two, block F, Muhammadu Buhari quarters at Gowon barracks. A source disclosed this to TheCable on Friday evening. It is not immediately clear what prompted Adedapo’s decision but a note he left behind suggested he was having issues with his wife. “What’s Rose problem with my work, is this husband and wife? Ask Rose the problem she has with my work,” the note read. TheCable gathered his body has been moved [Read]

BREAKING: FG Set to Declare Shi’ite Islamic Movement “A Terrorist Organization’

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the Federal Government has been granted an order to proscribe the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, popularly known as Shi’ites Islamic Sect, as a terrorist organisation. In an ex-parte application filed by the Federal Government, the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the proscription of the Shi’ites’ movement which members have been protesting in Abuja. The court granted the four prayers contained in the application moved by the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Dayo Apata. The court also restrained any person or group of persons from participating in any form [Read]

See What Sergio Ramos Said After Real Madrid Lost 7 – 3 To Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos, has said the LaLiga giants cannot ordinarily l lose like they did against Atletico Madrid, after suffering a 7-3 defeat on Friday. Diego Costa netted for Diego Simeone’s men, as they thrashed their bitter rivals at the International Champions Cup in New Jersey. Atletico led 4-0 after 28 minutes and 5-0 at half-time, as Los Blancos were put to the sword. Zinedine Zidane’s side managed to pull three goals back via Nacho Fernandez, Karim Benzema and Javi Hernandez. “We’re obviously not feeling great right now. “This has only just begun, they’re preparation games to get us up to the top level. There are many ways [Read]

Wedding Bells Ring Again in Eagles Camp As Onyekuru Ties Knot With Heartthrob

Super Eagles Striker, Henry Onyekuru is set to tie the nuptial knots with his long – time girlfriend and mother of his son, Esty on Saturday in Benin, Edo state. The epoch-making event is set to attract several Nigerian internationals especially from the Eagle’s camp and from across the globe. Onyekuru and Esty have been dating for a while and have a one-year-old son together. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the 22-year-old who made one substitute appearance for the Eagles at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt recently moved into his new mansion in Lekki in June. John Ogu, Oghenekaro Etebo, Kenneth Omeruo, Victor Osimhen, Wilfred Ndidi [Read]

Veteran Nollywood Actors, Saheed and Wife, Faithia Balogun Reconcile After Years of Break-Up

LAGOS – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Fathia Williams and her ex husband Saheed Balogun, a veteran Nigerian actor, have reconciled and reunited in order to feature together in a new movie, AJE OJA after being separated for years following their divorce since January 17,  2014. Though Fathia never wanted the divorce, it still happened nonetheless. She even revealed in an intyerview with PMNews in June 2015 that the most painful thing for her was being separated from Saheed Balogun. The marriage was blessed with two children, Khalid Balogun and Aliyah Balogun. The actress and her ex-husband are currently on set for a new movie title [Read]