September 26, 2019

It is unfortunate that Osinbajo has been reduced to “VP Academics” by Gov Ganduje’s aide – PDP spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Thursday September 26, reacted to the ‘VP Academics’ title given to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo by Salihu Tanko Yakasai a.k.a Dawisu, an aide to Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Ganduje’s media aide mocked the Vice President while responding to a tweet on if everyone in Nigeria is in New York for UN Assembly. Joining other Nigerians to react to the tweet, Ologbondiyan said Yemi Osinbajo deserves the VP Academics title for aiding and abating tyranny. “It is most unfortunate that the highly exalted seat of the VP has been reduced to “VP Academics”, but then, that’s what you get [Read]

UNITED NATIONS: Why Buhari answered questions from prepared speech – Presidency

ABUJA – The Presidency on Wednesday defended President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to read from a prepared text in response to a question while serving as a discussant at the United Nations Climate Action Summit 2019. The session took place in New York on September 23 as part of the ongoing 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Buhari (Nigeria) was among the panelists that included Fiji, the Netherlands and the Bank of England, drawn to discuss the topic, “Towards a Resilient Future: Announcement of Plans to Mainstream Climate Risk in Decision Making.” The moderator at the session, asked Buhari, “President Buhari, Nigeria has a very young population; perhaps you [Read]

#BBNaija2019: Surprise Evictions Begin Tonight

…. evictions will go on every night till Monday, September 30 Organisers of the on-going Big Brother Naija reality show have announced that ‘surprise eviction’ will begin tonight, Thursday, September 26th as against the regular Sunday night evictions. Currently, there are 10 housemates left in the house with barely 10-days to the end of the season and 5 of them are already nominated for possible eviction come Sunday. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the surprise evictions will go on every night till Monday, September 30th, 2019. [READ ALSO] [VIDEO] Mercy Fans Destroy Tacha’s Billboard 24hrs After It Was Erected in Owerri Recalled that Frodd used his ultimate power privilege to nominate [Read]

[VIDEO] BBNaija: Mercy Fans Destroy Tacha’s Billboard 24hrs After It Was Erected in Owerri

OWERRI – A Tacha billboard erected in Imo state’s capital, Owerri, by a fan of the reality show star has been pulled down barely 24 hours after it was put up. The thugs that destroyed the billboard were heard saying in a viral video that fellow bbnaija housemate, Mercy, owns the house and any other person that tries to erect such again will get more than he or she bargained for. Below is the video as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; View this post on Instagram #Tacha’s billboard pulled down barely 24 hours after it was erected in #Owerri, Imo state A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Sep 26, [Read]

Mobile Money Agent Rapes Co-Worker To Death In Ogun

OGUN – A mobile money agent, Eniola Adenuga, yesterday narrated to newsmen why and how he raped his female co-worker, Faith Jude, to death in their office around Lafenwa area of Abeokuta, Ogun State. Adenuga said the girl just joined the company and he quickly picked a love interest in her. He lamented that despite having made countless advances to her with promises of treating her fine, she refused to accept his offer for a romantic relationship. He added that as the affection for her kept building up, he contemplated seeking to have his way by force and an opportunity provided itself on a, particularly rainy evening when the victim [Read]

N90bn Scandal: ‘Stop Threatening Media Houses, Sue Me’ – Timi Frank To Osinbajo

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has challenged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to sue him instead of threatening Media Houses over his latest revelation of N90 billion used for the last general elections. Frank said he was anxiously waiting to receive court summon from the Vice President, assuring that such move will afford Nigerians and the international community opportunity to hear more about the activities of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) pastor (Osinbajo). He also asked Osinbajo to resign as VP to give room for a thorough investigation and unbiased prosecution in court, saying “this is [Read]

FEC Okays N314bn For Road, Education Projects

ABUJA – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday approved a total N311.8 billion for two link roads connecting the Second Niger Bridge in the South East and other projects being prosecuted at the University of Abuja. Besides, it sanctioned N1.833 billion for programmes in the Ministry of Education under the auspices of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND). Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, told State House correspondents at the end of the gathering in Abuja that N79.82 billion goes to the Ibadan-Ilesa-Ife road, N200.176 billion for roads linking the Second Niger Bridge to Asaba and Onitsha, and N29.654 billion to be [Read]

6-year-old Nigerian kid emerges Africa’s youngest Microsoft specialist

LAGOS – A six-year-old Nigerian student, Master Damilare Akano has emerged Africa’s youngest Microsoft Specialist in the Certiport international certification examination. Akano alongside 200 other students participated in a month-long summer camp tagged: ‘Nextgen IT Experts’ organised by a Learning Systems Institute, New Horizons in Lagos recently. The pupils were trained in various information and communication technology, ICT, courses like Microsoft, Multimedia, Robotics Engineering, Drone Technology, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and Coding, among others. He came top in the Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016 examinations with a score of 871 out of 1000 points. He was followed by a 10-year-old Masters Toluwalese Kwaku and [Read]

Police Arrest Four-Man Rapists’ Gang In Ogun

ABEOKUTA – A 29-year old man, Abiodun Hassan alongside three others have been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command, for forcefully having carnal knowledge of Happiness Moses, after she was kidnapped and kept in a bush at Agbele area of Sagamu, in the State.  Parading the suspects on Wednesday at the Police Headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Operations), Edward Ajogun, said the suspects were arrested last week following a routine patrol by men of the Sagamu Divisional Police station. Ajogun explained that, the victim, who claimed to be a graduate of Kogi State University was lured by one of the suspects who met her [Read]

90bn Allegation: Osinbajo Vows To Face Trial, Waive Immunity As VP

ABUJA – Against the backdrop of 90bn collected from the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has declared that he’s ready to waive his constitutional immunity and face trail in court. He said this will “enable the most robust adjudication” of several baseless allegations, insinuation and falsehoods against his person and office. Prof. Osinbajo made this declaration in a tweet he personally authored on Wednesday, September 25th. Below is the full text of his tweet: “In the past few days, a spate of reckless and malicious falsehoods have been peddled in the media against me by a group of malicious individuals. “The defamatory and misleading assertions invented [Read]