August 21, 2019

I Don’t Know Much About Ministry of Interior, Aregbesola Admits

ABUJA – The newly appointed minister of interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said he knows little about the policies and operations of his ministry, adding that all he knows about the ministry was what he reads in the newspapers. He said this when he visited the ministry shortly after he was inaugurated and assigned a portfolio alongside others by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, on Wednesday. The former Osun State governor said, “I don’t really know much about the operations or policies of the ministry apart from stories about the ministry on the pages of newspapers. My relationship with the ministry is distant. What I know about the ministry is [Read]

BREAKING: Lagos Police Command Arrest, Parade Four Officers Caught Shooting At Suspects in Viral Video

The Lagos State Police Command responded to the viral video on social media showing some Police Officers shooting two unarmed suspects who were arrested and already in their custody by arresting the guilty officers and charging them for murder. According to the state PRO, Bala Elkana, their action is against the code of professional conduct and laws guiding how suspects in Police custody should be treated. The Policemen were identified as 1. Inspector Fabiyi Omomayara 2. Sergeant Olaniyi Solomon 3. Sergeant Solomon Sunday 4. Corporal Aliyu Mukaila All suspects are attached to Iba Division Patrol team. The incident happened on 19/8/2019 at about 3.00pm, when Iba Police Station received a [Read]

BREAKING: Group Celebrates Arch. Adegbite’s Emergence As Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – The Adegbite Support Group has celebrated the recent emergence of its principal, Architect Olamilekan Adegbite as one of the newly sworn – in Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Buhari Gives Portfolios To 43 Newly Sworn – in Ministers [SEE FULL LIST] Architect Adegbite was earlier today appointed as the Minister for Mines and Steel Development in Abuja as part of the activities to mark this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting which was presided by President Muhammadu Buhari himself. The Group’s Convener, Sulaimon Olamilekan in ecstatic congratulatory messages expressed joy at the nomination, confirmation and subsequent appointment of Architect [Read]

BREAKING: Buhari Gives Portfolios To 43 Newly Sworn – in Ministers [SEE FULL LIST]

ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore – in forty three new ministers as part of his cabinet to achieve the much tauted Next Level Agenda of his second term agenda.  [READ ALSO] [LIVE UPDATES] Buhari Swears-in Ministers, Other Cabinet Members [SEE FULL LIST] The president immediately after the  swearing-in ceremony unveiled the various portfolios to be manned by these new Ministerial appointees. Here are the Ministerial Portfolios as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; 1) Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah – Abia, Mines and Steel Development, State. 2) Muhammed Musa Bello – Adamawa, FCT. 3) Sen. Godswill Obot Akpabio – Akwa Ibom, Niger Delta. 4) Chris Ngige – Anambra, Labour & Employment. [Read]

BREAKING: Tribunal Reserves Judgement On Atiku, PDP’s Petition Against Buhari’s Election

ABUJA – The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, on Wednesday, reserved its judgment on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February 23, 2019 poll. The five-man tribunal led by Justice Mohammed Garba announced this after listening to the final arguments of the parties to the case. Justice Garba said the date for judgment would be communicated to the parties through their lawyers. “‎Judgment in this petition is hereby reserved and will be delivered on the date to be sent to counsel for the parties,” Justice Garba said. At the Wednesday’s hearing the [Read]

[LIVE UPDATES] Buhari Swears-in Ministers, Other Cabinet Members [SEE FULL LIST]

Welcome to our live coverage of the inauguration of the 43 ministers-designate brought to you Exclusively by NEWS FLAKES NG. The inauguration is holding at the Council Chamber, State House at the nation’s capital, Abuja. The Senate had earlier screened and cleared the 43 nominees sent by President Muhammadu Buhari on July 30, 2019. The ministers are yet to be assigned portfolios. It is expected that the presidency will announce their portfolios after the swearing-in. 10:23 am The Ministers-Designates arrived for their inauguration. 10: 55 am Senate President Ahmed Lawan; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, SGF [Read]

Sanwo-Olu Swears-in 35 New Commissioners, Special Advisers [SEE FULL LIST]

LAGOS – The Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday sworn in 21 commissioners and 14 special advisers as his cabinet member. According to the Governor said, “members of my cabinet were sworn in. These distinguished men and women who are now commissioners and special advisers will drive our policies and service delivery.” He added that “Our agenda for a greater Lagos will be consolidated now that we have a cabinet.“ See Full List below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

Six – Month Old Baby Cheats Death as Dwo Die in Jinja-Kampala Road Crash

A six-month-old baby survived the Wednesday morning crash involving a trailer and a Canter truck at a “black spot” in Kitigoma, Buikwe district. A man and a woman have died on spot after a head-on crash on the Kampala-Jinja highway. The accident happened at around 2:00am on the boundary of Kitigoma and Lugalambo. The driver of the cement-laden trailer, which was destined for Kampala from Jinja, remains trapped in the wreckage. His fate is not known. The dead woman was with the baby in the trailer at the time of the accident. She was soon identified as a teacher of St. Kizito Nakatyaba Primary School, Buikwe. Her baby, said to [Read]

Obasanjo Tasks Govt On Revamp Of Nigeria’s Education Sector

ABEOKUTA – Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday challenged government at all levels to give maximum attention to education development in the country. According to him, 50% of the jobs currently being done today would be irrelevant in the near future, so long term planning needs to be done in regards to changes in the education sector. He made the call while addressing some youths and students from selected schools in Abeokuta, the state capital during a Youths Governance Dialogue mentorship programme organised by the Youth Development Centre, an arm of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library. The former president believes that the current situation in the education sector and the [Read]

Gunmen attack convoy of Nasarawa deputy gov, kill Three Policemen

LAFIA – Some gunmen attacked the convoy of Emmanuel Akabe, deputy governor of Nasarawa state on Tuesday, killing three policemen and a civilian. The incident happened around Gako hill in Nasarawa, Eggon local government. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the deputy governor was said to be heading to Abuja for the inauguration of ministers scheduled to take place on Wednesday. The escort commander was said to have reinforced his team when he learnt that there were gunmen on the road. Upon hearing gunshots from an oncoming Hilux van, the gunmen were said to have taken cover and ambushed the police officers and the driver killing all four. The rifles of [Read]

EFCC Planning To Plant Hard Currencies in Ambode’s House – Lawyers

LAGOS – A group of lawyers have claimed that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission who raided the residence of a former Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, tried implicating him with the planting of foreign currencies in the house. They however said this plot was frustrated as they insisted on searching the operatives before they gained access to Ambode’s residence in Epe. [READ ALSO] Epe Residents Lay Curses On Tinubu, Others Following EFCC’s Alleged Raid On Ambode’s Home The EFCC had raided the residence in the early hours of Tuesday but residents of the town took issues with the operatives, practically forcing them to flee. The lawyers – [Read]

I‘ve 24 boyfriends – Bobrisky

Controversial celebrity Bobrisky recently caved in to the curiosity of fans by telling them the number of boyfriends he has.  The internet sensation said that he has 24 baes in total. The celebrity who has often referred to himself as Nigeria’s first transgender made it clear that he was ready to discard some because they were not useful to him. But then, he also thanked his boyfriends for spending on him regularly. To this effect, he shared a video alongside his revealing caption on his Instagram page. In the video, the cross dresser was captured dancing recklessly while slaying a red T-shirt and dotted mini skirt. [Read]