Date
October 31, 2019

First military gov of Lagos, Mobolaji Johnson dies at 83

  The first military governor of Lagos State, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson, is dead.who was born on February 9, 1936, died on Wednesday (today), aged 83. As Military Governor of Lagos State, he was in office between May 28, 1967 and July 1975, under the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon. NEWS FLAKES NG learnt that the father of four died in a Lagos hospital on Wednesday. The son of the late army brigadier, Deji, who confirmed the death, said he fought a long battle. He said, “I am afraid to break the news to you that we have lost our dad. He fought a long and hard battle; unfortunately he [Read]

[Supreme Court Verdict] Tinubu to Atiku: Join APC Now

  Bola Tinubu, the former governor of Lagos State and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, urged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to join hands with the ruling party in moving the nation more assuredly forward. In a statement personally signed by the APC National Leader on Supreme Court’s affirmation of President Buhari’s re-election, Tinubu commended the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for their tenacious pursuit. The statement which was entitled: “Presidential Election: Supreme Court Affirms Will of The People”, had Tinubu also congratulating President Buhari and the APC on a well-deserved legal affirmation of a hard-won electoral victory. [Read]

Afe Babalola University to start flogging students of opposite sex caught holding hands

  A video which was shared on Twitter has revealed the decision of the management of Afe-Babalola University to start flogging students of opposite sex caught holding hands. According to the video, the University has frowned at the closeness between students of opposite sex in the University, thus, the reason for the formulation of the new policy. A man alleged to be a senior lecturer in the University revealed this in the video. “We have received a directive from the founder. All those girls who are in the habit of coming around boys or holding hands with boys, when we find you doing what we call public display of affection, [Read]

Ghanaian Traders Lock Up Shops Belonging to Nigerians In Kumasi

  The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) have gone on rampage closing shops belonging to foreigners in commercial hubs in the Ghana’s second largest city, Kumasi in the Ashanti region. The closure that begun from Alarbar spread to Adhye and Kejetia Wednesday. The Ashanti Regional President of the Nigerian Association of Traders Union told Newsmen he has asked his nationals not to retaliate when the errant people beseech their shops. He pointed out that the faces of the GUTA members do not look familiar and wondered why they all refused to show any identity. He told reporter Ivan Heathcote – Fumador, “as we speak now, there are some of [Read]

S/Court Verdict: Atiku loses, APC mocks PDP, opposition attacks judiciary [SEE REACTIONS]

  • S’Court, in three sentences, throws out Atiku’s appeal • Stop destructive agenda, APC tells PDP • Judiciary sabotaged by dictatorial cabal – Ex-VP The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress in the February 23, 2019 presidential election. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, who led six other members of the apex court’s panel, delivered the three-sentence judgment which put paid to the legal dispute over the poll. Shortly after the Supreme Court delivered the judgment, Atiku, the APC, the Senate [Read]