Date
October 24, 2019

Indigenes lose farmlands As Landslide hits Anambra community

  ANAMBRA – Ubahu village in Nanka community of Orumba North LGA has suffered another landslide, leading to loss of farmlands. It was gathered that the village which harbours multiple gully erosion sites erupted on the morning of Tuesday, October 15, 2019, following heavy rainfall, sending residents of the area into panic. The multiple eruption was said to have damaged farmlands, homes, major access roads and economic trees. A source said, “It also brought down electric power lines. The main access road to neighbouring Umudala village from Ubahu village was severed.” It was gathered that since the incident, the indigenous clan members resident in the area of the Obeagu gully [Read]

EXPOSED! Drama As Two Nigerian Pastors Use Same Woman to Perform Miracles [VIDEOS]

  Videos of two Nigerian Pastors allegedly using same woman for same miracle has surfaced on social media. In both videos which had the two different Pastors at different scenes, the woman’s bulgy stunted arm grew back to its normal size after being prayed for. One of the Pastors has already been identified as Pastor Chris Okafor. He is reportedly the founder of Mountain Of Liberation and Miracle Ministry. Watch the two videos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; View this post on Instagram 😟😟😟 A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Oct 24, 2019 at 2:42am PDT [Read]

Sad! Man who searched for job for six years dies a day to his first salary after getting one

  Story of a man who searched for a job for six years before getting one, and died in an autocrash a day before he was due for his first salary has been narrated on social media. Sylvanus Okpanachi reportedly graduated from a tertiary institution in 2013 and couldn’t find a job. He hunted for a job for six years before he finally got employed this year. He was due to receive his very first salary on Monday, October 21st. Unfortunately, he was killed in a road accident on Sunday, October 20. A friend who saw him last Friday, two days before his death, shared the story. He told of [Read]

My Dad Sold His Car For Me To Join Chelsea – Aina

  Super Eagles ace defender, Ola Aina, has revealed how his parents made him to become a successful footballer. Aina, who won a bronze medal for Nigeria at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt, disclosed that his father had to sell his car while driving him to Chelsea so as to make sure that he succeeds in his endeavour. “The car just stopped in the middle of Vauxhall (in central London), and we were just stranded and needed money to get there. “My dad sold the car on the spot and then he puts me on the train. He came on the train with me because I hadn’t [Read]

Court Allows Masked Witnesses Against Agba Jalingo …Grants Secret Trial

  CALABAR – A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State capital and presided over by Justice Simon Amobeda on Wednesday granted leave to the prosecution to mask its witnesses in a case against journalist and rights activist, Agba Jalingo. Jalingo is facing four charges bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony and attempt to topple the Cross River State government. Justice Amobeda in his ruling on relied on Section 33 and 34 of the terrorism prevention and amendment act 2013 as well as international conventions including those of the United Nations and African Commission of Human and People’s rights among others to grant the plea of the prosecution. [Read]

Nigeria moves up 15 places, ranks 131 on Ease of Doing Business Index

  Nigeria has moved up 15 place on World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index, ranking 131 globally. The global institution made this known in its report released in the early hours of Thursday. A comparison of business regulation in 190 countries across the world formed the basis of the ranking. “Nigeria conducted reforms impacting six indicators, including making the enforcement of contracts easier, which placed the 200-million-person economy among the world’s top improvers,” the World Bank said in the statement. “Only two Sub-Saharan African economies rank in the top 50 on the ease of doing business rankings while most of the bottom 20 economies in the global rankings are [Read]

Regular sex prevents women from depression, mental disorder – Psychiatrist reveals

  A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri has advised married women to have regular sex with their spouses in order to prevent depression and gain happiness. According to her, Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration. Kadiri, who’s the Medical Director of Pinnacle Medical Services gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Pinnacle is a health and wellness centre for psychological, behavioral, and mental health related issues. According to her, sex is not just to nourish a [Read]

“My wife doesn’t respect me”, man begs court for divorce

  NASARAWA – A middle-aged man, Chiedozie Chuks, on Wednesday, pleaded with a Mararaba Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, to dissolve his four-year-old marriage over alleged disrespectful attitude of his wife. Chuks told the court to dissolve the union because his wife, Blessing Okoro, who claimed to be an elder in a church, failed in her duties as a wife. He further told the court that his wife’s attitude towards him has `killed the love’ he has for her. ”Our relationship has broken irretrievably and I do not love her anymore. “I have not known peace since I married her. She treats me badly. She has no respect for me. [Read]

Makinde Okays Recruitment Of Teachers Into Oyo Public Schools

IBADAN – To cushion the effort of teachers’ shortage in public schools, Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, announced that he has given approval for the recruitment of teachers into the State’s teaching service. In a statement made available to NEWS FLAKES NG, the governor said his government is re-engineering the education for “long-lasting positive results.” The statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the Governor stated this while speaking at the commissioning of a N50 million multipurpose hall donated to the Ilora Baptist Grammar School, Ilora, by an old student, Mr. Remi Oyekola. The statement also quoted the Governor [Read]

Teenage ‘Baby Factory’ Uncovered In Ogun

  ABEOKUTA – A brothel where underage girls are camped and sexually exploited has been uncovered by detectives attached to the Federal Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID) Alagbon in Ikoyi. The place known as Dafog Hotel in Shimawa, a Lagos-Ogun border community, was discovered on Wednesday and 14 women, two men were arrested. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that those arrested were the owner Gbenga Olayinka, his nephew Adekunle Oshineye, 28, three adult commercial sex workers- Happiness Daniel, Favour Nkume and Glory Ewelike- as well as nine underage girls. The girls gave their names as Chisom Onyekwere, Chinonso Okoro, Stella Emmanuel, Gift Wada, Chidinma Emmanuel, Tracy Favour, Success Onu, Comfort [Read]

Nigeria’s Correctional Facilities Currently Housing 75,000 inmates – Aregbesola

   ABUJA – The Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday disclosed that there are 75, 000 inmates currently in the country’s correctional facilities.  Aregbesola made the disclosure at a public hearing organised by the National Assembly Joint Committee on Appropriation. The minister said that the Federal Government was working on de-congesting correctional centres across Nigeria by reducing the number of awaiting trial inmates. He said that the new law signed by President Muhammadu Buhari had not only changed prisons to correctional facilities, but also empowered correctional officers not to admit offenders awaiting trial, if the capacity of the facility could not accommodate them. “What are we doing about people [Read]