Date
October 4, 2019

BREAKING: Court Grants Sowore Bail Again With Stringent Conditions

  ABUJA – The Federal High court sitting in Abuja on Friday granted the Publisher of Sahara Reporters and #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore, and Olawale Bakare bail with stringent conditions. Sowore’s bail conditions include N100 million and two sureties in like sum. One of the sureties must own landed property and deposit N50 million, and prohibited from travelling outside Abuja. Bakare was granted bail to the sum of N50 million and prohibited from travelling outside Osun State. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu said Sowore and Bakare are prohibited from addressing the press until the completion of the trial. NEWS FLAKES NG  had earlier reported that Justice Taiwo Taiwo has asked the Department [Read]

Govt may sack workers to meet minimum wage demand – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on Thursday, said that the demand of labour over the implementation of the new minimum wage would cost the Federal Government N580 billion annually. Ngige said that such adjustment, in line with labour’s demand, was not sustainable as the government would have to lay off some workers to be able to meet their demands. The minister said government cannot afford that kind of money now, adding that the focus of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government is on workers on grade level 1 step 1 and level 6 step 1 where the impact of the wage would be felt by workers. The Minister disclosed [Read]

PDP rejects re-introduction of toll gates, says it’s ‘anti-people’

ABUJA – The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has strongly rejected plans by President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to return toll gates on highways across the country. It would be recalled that the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, announced that the Federal government is concluding plans to re-introduce toll-gates on Federal highways. He disclosed this when he spoke to state house correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting yesterday October 2nd. In a statement released by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP ”laments that such insensitive idea, in the midst of excruciating economic hardship and high costs of living occasioned by the incompetence and harsh policies of [Read]

Cult War: Another final year student gunned down in CRUTECH

  CALABAR – Tragedy again has struck Cross River State University of Technology, CRUTECH, as another final year student of Elementary Education department has been shot dead by suspected rival cult group. The student, simply indentified as Felix, from Abi local government area, was gunned down on Thursday about 3:30pm while he was just walking around in company of his friends on campus. This is coming barely two months after one suspected cult leader, James, from Abi local government area of Cross River, was gruesomely killed. The incident has thrown the entire institution into panic as a good number of students have taken off for fear of reprisal attacks even [Read]

Army Arrests IPOB Spiritual Leader, 27 Others

The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that its troops on Operation Mesa have arrested 27 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra and recovered an AK-47 rifle from one of them, Oliver Onyebunachi, in Imo State. According to the military, the IPOB members, who were 23 men and four women, were apprehended by troops of 144 Battalion, 82 Division, on October 1. The army noted that the IPOB members had a spiritual leader, Pa Michael Madumere, a 56-year-old, who hailed from the Ideator South Local Government Area of Imo State. The army Operations Media Coordinator, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, in a statement said the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur [Read]

Two Sex Workers Fight Dirty, Naked Each Other Over Snatching Of Customer [VIDEO+PHOTOS]

The moment two call girls were captured on camera fighting over snatching of customer… Lol See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [READ ALSO] S*x Workers To Increase Charges Due To Inflation, Tax Hike, Says Proud Member, Enning See trending video below too as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; View this post on Instagram Two Sex Workers In Fights Dirty Over Snatching Of Customer A post shared by Nationnewslead (@nationnewsleadd) on Oct 3, 2019 at 2:03pm PDT [Read]

S*x Workers To Increase Charges Due To Inflation, Tax Hike, Says Proud Member, Enning

Sex workers in the country will soon increase fees they charge clients after increment in electricity, airtime etc. in the country. Patience Enning who is a proud ‘Asahawo’ made this revelation and sent a strong warning to other prostitutes who have made their mind to charge old fees to be very careful. According to her, there is increment on every item in the country and same will apply to their fees they charge because they cannot be chopped without making any profit out of their business. [Read]

NFF Mourns Ex-Flying Eagles Captain, Isaac Promise As He Dies At 31

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has described as ‘shocking’, reports yesterday evening that former Nigeria U20 and U23 captain, Isaac Promise had died. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, said the Federation and indeed the entire Nigerian football community was greatly saddened by the report, coming less than 48 hours after two women footballers of Nigeria Women Professional League side, Police Female Machine FC of Uyo were crushed to death by a hit-and-run Jeep driver after a training session in the Akwa Ibom State capital. “This has been a tragic week for Nigerian Football. Isaac Promise was a very disciplined, energetic, committed and patriotic player, who gave his all every [Read]

TASCE Begins Degree – Awarding Programmes

IJEBU-ODE – Tai Solarin College of Education in Omu, Ijebu area of Ogun State, says it has commenced running of degree programmes for undergraduates in Education, with the goal of producing 21st century education specialists, who will in turn contribute to national development. The Provost of the College, Dr. Adeola Kiadese stated this while presenting the 2019 budget performance of the Institution before members of the Ogun State House of Assembly Committee on Education, Science and Technology, led by Hon. Adeyemi Ademuyiwa, at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan. Kiadese informed that in attempt to boost the self-sustaining power of the institution, it had registered a consultancy services to facilitate human capacity [Read]

344-Year Oldest Tortoise in Africa Dies In Ogbomoso Palace [SEE PHOTOS]

A 344 –  year – old tortoise popularly known as ALAGBA in the palace of the Soun of Ogbomoso has passed on. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the scared tortoise which was the oldest in Africa, was sick for a few days before her demise on Thursday. The tortoise became a popular breed upon ascension of the throne of the current Soun of Ogbomosoland, Oba Oladunni Oyewumi. The monarch, provided good shelter and health support for the tortoise during its sojourn on earth. Confirming the ugly incident, Private Secretary to Oba Oyewumi, Toyin Ajamu, stressed that the tortoise, which attracted people from all walks of life from Nigeria and abroad, [Read]