Date
September 1, 2019

Drama in Imo as Ihedioha sets to storm Okorocha’s residence with ‘citizens’ to arrest him

OWERRI – The crisis between Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha and his predecessor, Senator Rochas Okoracha on Sunday took another dimension as Ihedioha has finalised plans to move into the residence of his predecessor, with those he described as “citizens.” Vanguard reports that this plan by Ihedioha which is in line the ongoing recovery of state-owned properties was revealed by Jasper Ndubuaku, the leader of recovery of looted government assets. Ndubuaku said that the proposed moved was necessary following the alleged refusal of policemen to follow him to Okorocha’s residence to enforce arrest order made by the governor. Speaking on the plan, Ndubuaku said: “We have four speed boat donated [Read]

I’m Willing To Play For Super Eagles Again – Ex-International, Enyeama

LAGOS – Vincent Enyeama is a household name in Nigeria and world football. He was the Super Eagles of Nigeria first-choice and the most capped goalkeeper for over a decade until he bowed out in 2015 since he joined in 2002. He started his football career from the local scene with clubs like Ibom Stars and Enyimba of Aba before he moved to Europe for greener pasture and had a stint with Benei Yehuda; Hapoel Tel Aviv all of Israel. He moved to Lille of France and later to Maccabi of Israel on loan. He recently called it quit with Lille. In a chat with our correspondent, he disclosed his [Read]

How I escaped death today – Pope Francis explains

World Catholic Leader, Pope Francis on Sunday escaped death. The pontiff, who arrived late for his weekly address in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday, explained that he had been stuck inside an elevator in the Vatican for 25 minutes and had to be freed by firefighters. “I have to beg your pardon,” the smiling pontiff said as he started the address about 10 minutes late, according to Reuters. He then went ahead to explain that there had been an electrical power problem in the Vatican and that he was stuck in the elevator until freed by Vatican fire officers. “A round of applause for the fire brigade,” the Pope said [Read]

Police arrest 19-year old armed robber during church service, gun recovered

The Lagos state police command has arrested and paraded Wasiu Kamarudeen, an arm robbery kingpin who led a team of robbers to attack members of the St. Patrick Catholic Renewal Church, Jakande Opened Field during their church retreat yesterday Saturday, August 31st. The police said its men attached to Ilemba Hausa Police Station received a distress call from the church members that one motorcycle was sighted conveying three passengers into the camp ground in a suspicious manner. The police say the passengers mingled amongst the worshipers with the intent to dispossess worshippers of their valuables such as handsets, cash etc. Acting on the information, the police deployed patrol teams to [Read]

BREAKING: We’re Using National Idenfication Number for UTME 2020 Registration – Oloyede

ABUJA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has announced its plan to use the National Identity Number issued by the National Identity Management Commission for the conduct of 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, stated this in Abuja, when the Director, Bureau of Public Service Reforms, Mr Dasuki Arabi, visited him at the headquarters of the board in Abuja. He said said decision to introduce NIN to UTME was in line with the directive of the Federal Government that NIMC should be the primary data collection centre. He noted that the NIN would [Read]

Those controlling soul of APC will not allow southerner to succeed Buhari – Babatope

Former minister of transport and a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, Mr Ebenezer Babatope, has stated that those who control the spiritual movement of the All Progressives Congress, APC, would never allow anybody in southern Nigeria lead the country again. Babatope, who turned 76 this year in an interview with New Telegraph newspaper. According to him, southerners in the APC hoping to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari are ‘’deluding themselves’’ and ‘’wasting their time.’’ When asked about his opinion on whether power should return to the south in 2023 after President Buhari who is from the north would have completed his two terms, Ebenezer said: “I can only talk of [Read]

Senator Dino Melaye hosts evicted BBNaija PepperThem housemates at his Abuja residence [SEE PHOTOS]

Senator Dino Melaye on Saturday, August 31, hosted some of the evicted Big Brother Naija housemates at his Abuja residence. He was pictured with Kim Oprah, Gedoni, Jeff, Joe, Jackye, Nelson and Enkay. See full photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG;   [Read]

UK: Suspension of Parliament sparks nationwide protests

LONDON – Hundreds of people blocked London’s normally busy Whitehall road on Saturday to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament. They gathered outside the gates protecting the prime minister’s London residence at 10 Downing Street and chanted “Boris Johnson, shame on you,” “Trump’s puppet, shame on you,” “Liar Johnson, shame on you,” the Press Association (PA) reports. The protesters also rang a bell, blew whistles and beat a drum, PA reported, adding that they carried placards and European Union flags. A small crowd gathered in Belfast, more than 1,000 gathered in York and 1,000 in Manchester, according to PA. Organizers had been expecting hundreds of thousands [Read]

Blame Us If This Govt Fails, Says Defence Minister

KANO – The minister of Defence, Gen. Bashir Magashi, has said that as a key player in President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, especially being entrusted with the responsibility of guarding and protecting the country for peace and tranquility to reign, Nigerians should blame him for the failure or otherwise of the federal government on security matters. Gen. Magashi stated this yesterday when he was honoured by a group, the Kano Concerned Citizens Initiative (KCCI). He asked “President Buhari to be rest and allow us now to take full responsibility of what happens in your government. “Nigerians should have full confidence in us and the government because we will be fair to [Read]

South East Govs Ban Fulani Herdsmen, Cattle Movement

The Governors also said they have assurances of the federal government that the shut Akanu Ibiam International airport would be reconstructed by two set of contractors to ensure that the work is completed on December this year. They also said that the entire states in the zone would in the next one week roll out complete palliative measures as a result of the closure of the Enugu international airport. The Governors made the disclosure in Enugu, Saturday, during their meeting with enlarged stakeholders meeting that included the Minister for Aviation, the Army, Police, the clergy, Igbo leaders, federal ministry of works, among others. In a communiqué delivered by Chairman of [Read]

You can’t pocket me, I’m not dollars – Wike fires back at Ganduje

PORT HARCOURT – The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has lambasted his counterpart from Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje over plans to drag him to court, saying he is not a dollar bill which Ganduje can “pocket sheepishly and recklessly”. Ganduje was reported to have threatened to institute a legal action against Wike, following claims that he ordered the demolition of a mosque in Port Harcourt, the state capital. The Rivers State governor, however, denied the allegation. However, a statement by Wike’s Media Aide, Simeon Nwakaudu reads: “It beats my imagination that Kano State Governor, Abdulahi Umar Ganduje is still in the habit of making irresponsible comments about Rivers State. Up till [Read]

Man, Son Sleep With Own Teenage Daughter, Sister, Impregnate Her, Get Banished From Village [A MUST READ]

IMO – The man in a blue T-shirt is Sunday Matias Ekeogu from Umunwachukwu village in Oboro-Umueze Community in Ogwa town in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State. The young man that is unclad is his son by name Chimereuche Ekeogu while the young pregnant girl is his daughter from a different woman. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that though Mr. Sunday never married any of these children’s mothers, he is a super single father(SSF). The saddest and abominable story is that Mr. Sunday alongside his son Chimereuche has been sleeping with his own daughter/ sister to an extent that they got her pregnant. It got to the ear of [Read]