October 1, 2019

Panic As Pastor Dies While Officiating Church Member’s Funeral In Ondo

AKURE – In what will come across as a really shocking development, a pastor has died during the funeral of a church member. For residents of New Fatula in Oke-Aro area of Akure, Ondo State, they are yet to come to terms with how a popular pastor in the area died at the funeral of one of his members, NEWS FLAKES NG reports. It was gathered that the deceased, Pastor Femi Olorunsoromidayo, 42, founder of Divine Mount Zion Gospel Ministry, died during the burial service in Erusu-Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government after he had received the corpse during the church service in his Akure church. A source within [Read]

Pastor, Masquerade Go Toe-To-Toe While ‘Evangelizing’ In Market Place [SEE VIDEO]

LAGOS – A pastor and a masquerade amused traders and shoppers when they went toe-to-toe while evangelizing to traders in a market place. In the hilarious video shared online, the masquerade is seen mimicking the pastor’s every move as the traders and shoppers laughed in amusement. There’s really serious drama everywhere in this country. Watch the hilarious video below; View this post on Instagram Pastor And Masquerade Go Toe-To-Toe While 'Evangelizing' In Market Place A post shared by Nationnewslead (@nationnewsleadd) on Oct 1, 2019 at 8:14am PDT See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

LOL! Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon’s Independence Message Will Leave You in Stitches

Honorable Patrick Obahiagbon has sent an Independence day message to Nigerians today October 1st and as usual, it has left Nigerians rolling with laughter. Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon is well known for his use of ‘complex terms’ to communicate the simplest things. Read his message below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; “As we celebrate Nigeria’s autarky at 59,we must reflect on the urgent need to pull Nigeria out of its marshmallow of centrifugal excrescences that currently weighs against our centripetal agglutinants. “The Sisyphean challenge to the pax nigeriana of our dreams, more than anything else, still remains our maladorous, putrescent, frankeinstous and opprobrious drift into a cocoon of ethnocentric chauvinism [Read]

59th Independence: Nigeria will emerge “stronger from its present challenges, more resilient than ever” – Buhari [READ FULL TEXT]

As the country celebrates her 59th independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to join hands with the present administration to entrench good governance, foster inclusive economic development, as well as defend and protect the nation from those working against its unity. Buhari in a nationwide broadcast to mark the 59th Independence Anniversary of the country, he states that Nigeria will emerge “stronger from its present challenges and more resilient than ever.” While calling on all and sundry to exercise restraint, tolerance and mutual respect in airing their grievances and frustrations, thr President described the ongoing national discourse on various political and religious issues as “healthy and welcome.” According [Read]

NYSC Approves White Hijab For Corps Members

  ABUJA – The National Youth Service Corps has said that it will allow female corps members, who are Muslims, to use white, shoulder-length hijabs for religious purposes. This was made known in a document released to newsmen on Monday in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the NYSC also added that only three types of dressing used for different occasions would be acceptable for corps members. The document reads, “The modes of dressing for corps members are classified into three categories, which are used for different occasions. One, within the camp during the orientation programme, their normal attire, except otherwise directed, consists of a pair of white shorts with [Read]

Buratai under fire as army chief seeks prayers to defeat Boko Haram

ABUJA – The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said terrorism and terrorist groups could not be eliminated alone by the military unless religious bodies and organisations in the country come to the ‘forefront of the spiritual battle.’ The army chief noted that the focus must be religious groups addressing the ideologies which fuelled the Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists activities. Buratai stated these on Monday in Abuja at a spiritual warfare seminar at the Nigerian Army Resource Centre, with the theme, ‘Countering insurgency and violent extremism in Nigeria through spiritual warfare.’ The army chief, who was represented by the Chief of Administration, Maj. Gen. Sani Yusuf, [Read]

Confusion in Bayelsa Assembly as two Speakers emerge, thugs disappear with mace

YENAGOA – There appears to be fresh crisis rocking the Bayelsa State House of Assembly (BYHA) with the emergence of two parallel leaderships, both within the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The crisis in the state assembly made up of 24 members began when the incumbent speaker called the house to order about 10:00am on Monday, and indefinitely adjourned proceedings before thugs suspected to be his supporters carted away the mace, a symbol of authority in the assembly. It was learnt that over a week ago, Isenah had been under intense pressure to resign his position to give way for a new leadership or face impeachment today. DAILY POST had [Read]

FIFA BAN: Siasia in tears, seeks Dangote, FG’s help, says ‘my career at stake’ 

Embattled former Super Eagles’ manager, Samson Siasia, has pleaded with the country’s philanthropists to come to his aid to appeal FIFA’s life ban. The USA ’94 Super Eagles’ striker, who is expected to pay 100,000 Swiss Francs (N36,453,400) by October 10, for his appeal case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) made this appeal in a brief chat yesterday. “I’m appealing to the Dangotes (Aliko) and Otedolas (Femi) of this world to help me as I have only 10 days to file an appeal in Switzerland. Should I fail to appeal before 10th of this month, the appeal would never be heard again. “I’m appealing this matter to [Read]

Police officer kills colleague in Asaba, eight arrested

ASABA – A female police officer attached to Delta state police command has been shot dead by her female colleague during a protest in Asaba, the Delta state capital. The female officer was reportedly killed when some traders in Bonsaac area of Asaba were protesting. It was gathered that four police operatives were drafted from the ‘B’ Division,  Asaba to quell the protest against a self-imposed chairman of petty traders in the area. According to an eyewitness, one of the cops went berserk and opened fire, with the bullet accidentally hitting his female colleague who died immediately. The unfortunate death of the female cop, led to the arrest and detention [Read]

#BBNaija2019: Hostage Allegations! Ebuka reveals Tacha’s whereabouts [SEE VIDEO]

Big Brother Nigeria host, Ebuka Obi Uchendu, has revealed that disqualified housemate, Tacha Akide, has been handed over to her people. Speaking yesterday via a live Instagram video, the show host further said that as far as he was concerned, she would have been with her people. “I think she’s been with her friend and family since yesterday. I think she’s fine. [READ ALSO] [BREAKING] BBNaija2019: Diane Evicted, As Top Five Finalists Emerge For Top Prize “My work is to be here,” he said. Tacha was disqualified following a violence that broke out between herself and arch-rival, Mercy, on Friday, 27th September. Her disqualification has sparked series of uproars with so [Read]