Date
August 28, 2019

BBNaija: I Personally Spent 1.5m On Voting And It Didn’t Count – Evicted Jackye’s Boyfriend Laments

Lami, the boyfriend of ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Jackye has revealed how he personally spent 1.5million naira on votes for his girl but the ‘votes didn’t count’. Sharing vides and receipts of how the money was spent on voting, Lami said that he’ll want the organisers to allow his tech firm carry out an audit of Delloite servers and questioned how much money other housemates spend on voting to get their numbers up. [READ ALSO] BBNaija2019: Jackye, Gedoni Are Latest Evictees, As Mercy Tops With Highest Votes [SEE TOTAL VOTES] See his full post below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; Even State and National election votes don’t count in naija… [Read]

Nigeria-Benin border closed to curb smuggling — Buhari

TOKYO – President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partial closure of Nigeria’s border with the Benin Republic, was due to the massive smuggling activities, especially of rice, taking place on that corridor. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the restriction at Seme followed the joint border security exercise ordered by the government and aimed at securing Nigeria’s land and maritime borders. The exercise, code – named , ‘ Ex – Swift Response’ , was being jointly conducted by the customs, immigration, police and military personnel and coordinated by the Office of the National Security Adviser. The Nigerian leader gave the reason during an audience granted his Beninois counterpart, Patrice [Read]

[VIDEO] Uganda Runs Out Of Condoms, Faces HIV Prevalence

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Uganda may just be having an increased number of HIV/Aids and other sexually transmitted diseases related cases after a report revealed that the East African nation is running short in the availability of condoms. According to the report, although the country’s ministry of health is denying it, people cannot get condoms easily when they need it. The scarcity results from the withdrawal of donor aid funding to the sector. Uganda needs about 240 units of condoms in a year but have only 132 units available this year. See video below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG;   [Read]

Lagos State Govt To Foot Bills Of Injured BRT Accident Victims

Yesterday, there was a ghastly accident involving a Dangote truck loaded with cements and a BRT bus. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Scores Injured As Cement Truck Crashes Into BRT bus In Lagos [SEE PHOTOS] The trailer was going inward Ikorodu when it skidded off the main carriageway and collided with the high capacity bus on the BRT corridor. Several passengers in the BRT bus suffered different degrees of injuries. The Lagos state government in a tweet promised to take full responsibility of the medical bills of victims in the BRT bus. See tweet below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

AGAIN! Unidentified Policemen Shoot Chair Renter Dead In Lagos [GRAPHIC PHOTOS]

Unidentified officers of the Nigerian Police have been accused of shooting and killing a chair renter in Lagos, leaving the victim in pool of blood.  According to a social media user and eye witness who shared news and pictures of the ugly incident, who lamented and condemned the indiscriminate killings of innocent citizens by some over – zealous uniformed officers however called on the authorities to investigate the matter and take appropriate actions to sanction the perpetrators of the dastardly act. He narrates the incident as captured below… ‘It is so painful and perplexing again. This is an injustice, the IG of police should call is men to order. On [Read]

JUST IN: Gov Abiodun Okays Bills On Security Trust Fund, OGROMA

ABEOKUTA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has signed the State Security Trust Fund Bill, passed by the State House of Assembly into Law. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. kunle Somorin stated the Bill was signed by the Governor after it was presented to him by the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo at the Governor’s office, Oke-Mosan,Abeokuta. Similarly, the Governor has also signed into Law the Ogun State Road Mantaince Agency (Amendment) 2019, passed by the State Assembly. Prince Abiodun, the Statement added, had last weekend inaugurated the [Read]

[PHOTOS]: Buhari Participates At The Opening Session of TICAD Summit in Japan

TOKYO – President Muhammadu Buhari participates at the Opening Session and Plenary at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama Japan on 28th Aug 2019. On Tuesday night, the leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari is missing in Japan where he is expected to participate in the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) holding in the City of Yokohama, NEWS FLAKES NG reports. According to IPOB, President Buhari is in Oman instead. Emma Powerful, the Publicity Secretary of the IPOB in a statement made available to News sources on Tuesday claimed that pictures and videos of Buhari [Read]

BREAKING: [RevolutionNow] Court Okays Sowore’s Continued Detention

ABUJA – The Federal High Court, Abuja, Wednesday, refused to grant the motion filed by Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests, challenging his detention for 45 days by the State Security Service (SSS). Justice Nkeonye Maya, who declined all applications by the counsel to Mr Sowore, Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, sent the case back to Justice Taiwo Taiwo for further hearing. Mr Falana, who had asked the court to set aside the exparte order granted by Mr Taiwo, also applied for oral bail when Justice Maha rejected the earlier application. Mr Sowore, who is presently in detention had, on August 9, approached the court, seeking an order to [Read]

Fear grips Ibadan residents as suspected badoo boys Invade city

IBADAN – The Oyo State Police Command, on Tuesday, allayed the fears of residents of Ibadan over the alleged presence of a serial killer squad, suspected to be Badoo boys, in the city. It was gathered that residents of Abatakan, Ojoo, Fatokun, Moniya, Olomowewe and Akingbile, all in the Akinyele Local Government Area of the state, had been living in fear in the last few days. As a consequence, the residents have resorted to returning home early from their daily activities and remain indoors, while advising visitors to call them on the phone before venturing into the areas. A resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said, “People in my [Read]

BBNaija 2019: Why I Knelt To Thank God in Celebration Of My Eviction – Gedoni

Big Brother Naija housemate, Gedoni, has given reasons for celebrating his eviction. Recall that after Gedoni was evicted, he had said “Thank you” immediately Ebuka mentioned his name for eviction. This, however, did not go down well with Khafi, as she broke down in uncontrollable tears and was comforted by Tacha, Mike and other housemates. Reacting on Monday, Gedoni on his Twitter page said he had decided to thank God whether he was evicted or not. He said, “I knelt down in thanks because I had decided to thank God if evicted or saved.” Meanwhile, Gedoni also denied having sex with Khafi. According to him, Khafi has been celibate for [Read]