Date
August 23, 2019

Ogun APC Crisis: Factions Fight Over Party Secretariat

ABEOKUTA – The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ogun State chapter yesterday took a worse turn as the Caretaker Committee of the party, loyal to Governor Dapo Abiodun and the National leader of the party, Olusegun Osoba allegedly broke into the State Secretariat and took over the affairs of the party. The Caretaker Committee, led by the Chairman, Yemi Sanusi allegedly stormed the Secretariat, located at Iyana Mortuary in Abeokuta, the State capital at 10 am on Friday, chased away the staff and carted away vital documents belonging to the party. It would be recalled that the National Working Committee (NWC), led by the National Chairman of the [Read]

Man Arrested For Forcing His D!ck Between Legs Of A 12-Year-Old Girl

A man, Emeka Ndubuisi, has landed in trouble after he allegedly used his dick to penetrate the thighs of a 12-year old girl in order to satisfy his sexual desire in Lagos. The incident happened at Johnson Street by Cement Bus Stop area of Lagos State, where they reside. It was gathered that the man, Ndubuisi, lured the victim into his apartment and pulled her pant in order to penetrate her but was unable to do because of the size of her private part. He then put her two legs together, penetrated her thighs and released her sperm on her body before he allowed her to go. However, the victim [Read]

“She Was Mature Enough For S*x” – 51-Year-Old Man Caught With 15-Year-Old Girl Says

A 51-year old man, Kazeem Salau, arrested for sleeping with a 15-year old girl, has stated that he did not rape her because the victim was mature enough for sex and he had easy penetration into her private part. The incident happened at Segun Akinola Close in Ebule Egba area of Lagos, where they reside. The suspect allegedly lured the victim into his apartment, got her confused her before he engaged her in sex and then allowed her to go. However, after the act, the victim having realized what happened reported to her parents that Salau had threatened her before forcing her into the act. The matter was reported to [Read]

[GRAPHIC PHOTOS] Black Friday As Tipper Crushes Soldier To Pieces In Abeokuta

ABEOKUTA – It was black Friday as a tragic accident occurred at Iyana Mortuary – Idi Aba road in Abeokuta very close to Government Technical College.  The accident which involves a tipper load of sand from Obafe end of the road and a military officer riding a motorbike with a lady at the passenger seat. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that minutes after the tragic incident other military personnel arrived the scene of the accident in large number. Passersby and traders around the location are already running for safety. The truck driver has been arrested by the police. See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

TRAGEDY: 17 Die In Kwara Fatal Road Accident

ILORIN – At least 17 people have died in a road accident at Bacita junction along Jebba/Ilorin Highway in Kwara State. The accident which occurred on Thursday afternoon involved an 18-seater Toyota Hiace Passenger bus and an articulated container truck. Two other passengers were injured in the accident, Channels Tv reports. The Head of Operation, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kwara State Sector Command, Udeme Eshiet, said that the container truck was heading towards Jebba, in the Kwara North District, while the passenger bus was coming to Ilorin, the state capital when the crash occurred. The FRSC official also added that the crash occurred at a sharp bend, as a [Read]

[PHOTOS] Alaafin Of Oyo’s Wife Spotted In NYSC Uniform As She Serves Her Country

Olori Ajoke Adeyemi, who is one of the wives of the Alaafin of Oyo, is currently doing her compulsory one year National Youth Service after successfully graduating from a tertiary institution. The queen shared a photo of herself fully clad in her NYSC uniform with the caption: Nigeria we serve “Alihamdulilahi for the journey so far.. #corperunusual.” she wrote. Her followers congratulated her with one referring to her as “kopa olori.” [Read]

Nigerian Man Jailed Four Years In America For $8.3million Fraud

A Nigerian man has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding the United States government up to $8.3 million Medicare charges, PREMIUM TIMES reports. Ayodeji Fatunmbi was found guilty in a jury trial on July 31, 2014, but was only sentenced to 46 months in prison on August 19, 2019, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. He was extradited to the U.S. in October 2018 based on the ruling of the Federal High Court. Mr Fatunmbi, 47, was found guilty on one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, seven counts of health care fraud and one count of money laundering. He was also asked to [Read]

APC Will Rule Nigeria Beyond 2023 – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is convinced the party will rule Nigeria beyond 2023 when President Buhari’s second term expires. Oshiomhole said this at a meeting with governors of the party on the platform of Progressive Governors Forum. While admitting that the task of leading the party has been quite challenging for him, Oshiomhole said “It is quite a challenging experience for me. I try to compare myself as a governor and now as chairman of a party, coming in at the eve of primaries and dealing with fallouts of the previous congresses. And then proceeding to conduct elections. Then conduct primaries [Read]

Tribunal Judgment is a miscarriage of justice – Dino Melaye reacts, heads to appeal

Senator Dino Melaye has described the judgement of three-man election petition tribunal that nullified his election as a miscarriage of justice. Melaye in a statement he signed shortly after the court verdict said the the judgment is full of importation of information that are not part of the case. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Tribunal Nullifies Dino Melaye’s Election As Kogi West Senator “The judgement is full of importation of information that are alien to the case”. “I however commend the courage and moral strength of the chairman of the tribunal for resisting evil and standing on the part of justice”. “I have confidence in the appeal court to right the wrongs as [Read]

BREAKING: Tribunal Nullifies Dino Melaye’s Election As Kogi West Senator

LOKOJA – The Kogi State National/State Assembly Election Tribunal has sacked Dino Melaye as Senatlr representing Kogi West Senatorial District. In a judgement delivered on Friday, the tribunal ordered a fresh election in the district. Melaye (PDP) was declared winner in the February election by INEC, but Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC) approached the tribunal, challenging INEC’s declaration citing, irregularities, over voting and non compliance with the electoral acts. The three man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke in a unanimous judgment on Friday accepted Adeyemi’s ground and order for reelection into the senatorial axis. Details shortly… [Read]

Brace up for “mother of all strikes”- NASU, SSANU warn FG

ABUJA – SSANU’s National Vice President (North), Mr Solomon Alfa, disclosed at a press conference in Abuja, on Thursday that the University workers in the country under the umbrella of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have warned the Federal Government to brace up for an indefinite nationwide strike. Following a meeting of the Joint Action Committee of both unions. At the end of the meeting that was held on Thursday in Abuja, the nation’s capital, the workers who are on a five-day warning strike asked the government to prepare for what they termed as the “mother of all strikes”. The labor [Read]

N-Power beneficiaries, corpers may be recruited as community policemen – FG

ABUJA – The National Economic Council says plans are underway to engage N-Power beneficiaries and National Youth Service Corps members in community policing. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after the NEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said that Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State presented an update on NEC Ad-hoc Committee on Security and Policing. “The update was presented by the Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum, Governor Fayemi. “He noted that the Inspector General of Police has initiated the commencement of community policing and there is a plan to consider using N-Power [Read]