Date
August 4, 2019

Man Beats Up Police Man While Attempting To Make Arrest

It was a nasty experience for a Police Sergeant, Anthony Abiola, attached to Ikotun Police Division in Lagos, who went to arrest a suspect and ended up being thoroughly beaten and injured in the process. Sergeant Abiola was reportedly seriously battered by the suspect, Tochukwu Ukachukwu, at Governor’s Road, Ikotun area of Lagos, where he went to perform his lawful duty. Apart from battering him, the suspect also destroyed his mobile phone before the victim was rescued. Sergeant Anthony met his fate when he went to invite Mr. Ukachukwu over an undisclosed matter but he insisted that he did not commit any offence and was not going to the Police [Read]

Man Threatened, Swore, Did Everything To Stop Me, But God Prevailed – Gov Dapo Abiodun Shares Testimony in Church

The Governor of Ogun State, Mr Dapo Abiodun was at the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries’ Power Must Change Hands on Saturday to give his testimony on how he journeyed through the past years to become the governor of Ogun State today. Mr Abiodun who was clad in a native attire was welcomed to the rostrum with a loud ovation from the congregation. In a testimony monitored on a live program of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries monthly program tagged: Power Must Change Hands (PMCH) anchored by its General Overseer, Dr Daniel Olukoya, the governor gave accounts of his tribulations in the hand a strongman (name not [Read]

Biodun Fatoyinbo Returns To The Pulpit To Preach About “Sudden Victories” -COZA Members

Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA church is back to the pulpit weeks after he stepped down following multiple accusations of sexual assault. The founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly announced via Instagram on July 1 that he will be taking a “leave of absence from the pulpit of the church”. He added in his statement then that stepping down will “enable me to submit to the concerns of my spiritual mentors as they consider all the issues that have been raised against me” (read here). It hasn’t been stated if Fatoyinbo’s “spiritual mentors” have considered the issues raised against him and what conclusions they have arrived at but Biodun Fatoyinbo [Read]

SOWORE’S ARREST: Buhari’s Govt Acting Like Abacha’s – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has condemned the arrest of activist Omoyele Sowore. Mr Sowore, a presidential candidate in the last election, was arrested on Saturday for calling for a revolution against poor governance. “Beyond the word ‘revolution, another much mis-used and misunderstood word, nothing that Sowore has uttered, written, or advocated suggests that he is embarking on, or urging the public to engage in a forceful overthrow of government,” Mr Soyinka said. He compared the actions of the security agencies that arrested Mr Sowore to what happended during the tenure of the late dictator, Sani Abacha. “We underwent identical cynical contrivances under the late, unlamented Sani Abacha, when he sent [Read]

Man City Star, Sane To Lose £11m If He Refuses To Sign New Contract

Leroy Sane faces the prospect of losing a staggering £11million in wages if he continues with his refusal to sign a new contract with Manchester City.  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that that Manchester City are offering the German winger a £105,000-a-week pay-rise to commit himself to the Etihad until 2023, taking his salary to £170,000-a-week. But Sane is reluctant to pen the new deal despite indicating earlier in the summer that he was ready to sign. And Bayern Munich want to take the 23-year-old back to the Bundesliga. City have informed the flying forward and his advisers that he is free to leave if their demands are met. However Sane [Read]

No Nigerian Will Regret Re-Electing Buhari, Says Omo-Agege

Deputy President of the Nigeria Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Saturday, said that no voting age of any Nigerian will regret re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, saying that Mr President was committed to solving myriads of problems confronting the country. Omo-Agege said his emergence as Deputy Senate President was made possible through the efforts of President Buhari and other key leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Omo-Agege said this at his Orogun country-home, Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta on Thursday evening, when he received a heroic welcome at the Osubi Airstrip in Okpe Council Area of the state. Since his election as Senator [Read]

My Beauty is For Nigerian Politicians – Bobrisky Warns ‘Broke Guys’

Okuneye Idris Olanrewaju, also known as BOBRISKY, on Saturday warned “Broke Guys” who come after her relationship to steer clear.  Bobrisky had earlier told his fans that he had become a transgender, and would love to be addressed as a woman. The cross-dresser took a swipe at some boys as broke, saying his beauty is for politicians in Nigeria and in other countries. The UNILAG graduate stated that he didn’t become a shemale for broke boys, warning them to stay away from him. “Bia!!! All this broke men coming to my dm to tell me they love me don’t let me SLAP you. “So you mean I turn shemale because [Read]

CHURCH WARNS CHOIR MEMBERS FROM DANCING “ZANKU” DURING SERVICE

A LETTER OF WARNING WAS GIVEN TO THE CHOIR OF FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, AGBEDE FORDANCING UNGODLY DURING THE PRAISE AND WORSHIP SECTION. The church, in the letter issued out said the choir members will face the disciplinary committee if the style of dancing is not stopped. The letter reads; “The disciplinary committee of the above named church choir hereby write to give you a warning as regard your dance style during church service most especially during the praise and worship section. The committee hereby write to tell you that you should kindly stop this dance style that doesn’t glorify God during worship service as there would be a close watch [Read]

Obasanjo To Fulani Herdsmen: Peace Must Return To Southwest

ABEOKUTA – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday met with leaders of Fulani cattle breeders in the Southwest as well as Kogi and Kwara States, over the wave of banditry and insecurity across the region.  Obasanjo said what people knew about the security challenges in the Southwest before were all myths and not clarity, darkness and not light, hence the need for the meeting to properly interrogate the root cause of the banditry, kidnapping and other security challenges in Yorubaland. He charged the group to evolve a system that would enable them effectively police their settlements in the Southwest so that the region could enjoy once more the peace it [Read]

Breaking! Miyetti Allah Leader Shot Dead

A leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has been shot dead. Saidu Kolaku was the zonal vice chairman of MACBAN, Adamawa South, until he was shot dead on Saturday. His death has been described by an official of MACBAN and other informed persons in the state as being a possible reprisal attack. Mr Kolaku had been assisting security operatives in tracking down kidnappers and other criminals. He was recently honoured by the state police command for his efforts. The police spokesman in the Adamawa State, Sulaiman Nguroje, confirmed the incident. ‘’Unknown gunmen stormed the resident of the Fulani leader located at Sabon Pegi in Mayo [Read]

81 herdsmen convicted, 3,000 cows arrested in Benue — Ortom

 Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday in New York said no fewer than 81 herdsmen had been convicted and 3,000 cows arrested under the state’s anti-open grazing law. Herdsmen along with their cows wait for buyers at Kara Cattle Market in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 10, 2019. – Kara cattle market in Agege, Lagos is one of the largest of West Africa receiving thousands of cows weekly due to the massive consumption of meat in Lagos area. Ortom, who gave the update in a keynote address at the 2019 annual convention of the Idoma Association USA, said implementation of the law had brought relative peace to the state. “We [Read]

How we defraud greedy people on Facebook — Suspect [A MUST READ]

A Lagos State-based businessman, Adeniyi Adegboyega, has narrated how some fake officers of the Nigeria Customs Service, who he met on Facebook, defrauded him N4.3 million. Adegboyega was defrauded of the sum in a phony car auction deal. The Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Response Team, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, have, however, arrested two among members of the syndicate. It was gathered that the operatives had to travel to Ewan area of Akoko Edo Local Government Area, Edo State and walked into a village, which local security operatives claimed was infested with criminals that were deadly. Although members of the syndicate fled, the [Read]

Why I’m in school at old age – 65-yr-old SSS3 student

A 65-year-old student of Izion College in Bomadi Overside in Bomadi Local Government of Delta State has attributed his going to school at old age to the high level of poverty of his parents. Seribo Adelabu, who spoke to journalists during the week in Asaba while explaining the reasons he chose to be educated even at his old age, disclosed that his quest to be educated had in the last few years subjected him to begging and doing odd jobs, adding that he had poor and complicated parental upbringing. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that preparing to write the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE), Adelabu said: “My life story is very [Read]

Former INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega Joins Political Party

Professor Muhammad Attahiru Jega, the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has joined the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) with other prominent Nigerians with the sole aim of repositioning the party in the 2023 general elections. Professor Jega will be heading the Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat (SWOT) analysis Committee which the party says is made up of some of the best intellectuals in Nigeria. The statement released by the National Publicity Secretary of PRP Abdul Gombe reads; “The PRP at its 62nd National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting held on June 22nd in Kaduna decided to set up a 3 (three) committees to review the performance of the [Read]

Those Who Kidnapped Me Are Herdsmen – RCCG Pastor Reveals

The female pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG who was recently kidnapped at Ijebu Ode and has regained her freedom has said that those who kidnapped her are Fulani herdsmen. The Deaconess from Abia State, RCCG Provine 3 Mrs Ibelegbo Chidinma who testified at the Redemption Camp during the ongoing Ministers Conference on Saturday night revealed that those who kidnapped her were Fulani herdsmen. In her testimony, Mrs. Ibelegbo Chidinma said she prayed that God should allow her captors to fall asleep after which she sneaked out of the kidnappers’ den. [Read]