November 5, 2019

Popular Ghanaian Prophet Predicts Death Of ‘P-Square’, DJ Spinall, Others In Nigeria Music Industry [VIDEO]

The leader of God’s Crown Chapel, Prophet Reindolph Oduro Gyebi has warned Nigeria celebrities to pray intensively to avert a spate of deaths as the year winds up, as he said he “saw some popular Nigerians being assassinated.” NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Ghanaian pastor, while delivering a sermon in his church on Sunday said a “demonic wind” is swirling towards Nigerian musicians and their Ghanaian counterparts, following the imposition of some spiritual attack. He also called on twin brothers Peter and Paul Okoye to take their spiritual life seriously. The popular Prophet also mentioned names of popular DJs, Spinall, DJ Perez, Dj Blaze among an undisclosed list of Nigerian [Read]

Catholic Church launches investigation as two nuns get pregnant

The Catholic Church has launched an investigation after two missionary nuns became pregnant while working in Africa. The two women, who belonged to separate religious orders in Sicily, are expecting children despite their vows of chastity. One of them, a mother superior, found she was several weeks pregnant while the other woman discovered the news when she complained of stomach pain. Both nuns are now facing pressure to quit religious life and the scandal has caused ‘consternation’ among the clergy. One of the women, aged 34, discovered her pregnancy when she went to hospital with stomach pain, according to Italian news agency ANSA.   Her religious order has not been [Read]

GNI, Ogun ADC chieftains, others set to join Abiodun-led APC govt

A three-time governorship candidate in Ogun State, Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, appears to have buried his ambition to be governor of the Gateway State. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that Isiaka, on Monday evening, led leaders and members of his party, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) to meet with Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, allegedly for talks on how to perfect their defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The former aspirant who has contested the governorship position under the African Democratic Congress for three consecutive unsuccessful attempts said he had confidence that the present administration will take Ogun State to a higher pedestal. While explaining the reason behind his [Read]

BREAKING: FG orders NCC to slash data cost

The Federal government on Tuesday insisted the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) must work out modalities to reduce the price of data in the interest of Nigerians. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami gave the directive. He said his office has been inundated with complaints from concerned Nigerians about the high cost of data by telecoms. The Minister mandated the management of the NCC led by its Board Chairman, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, during a courtesy visit to work out the modalities with other stakeholders in the industry in the next five working dates. The Minister said: ” I am urging the management of NCC to work [Read]

LionHeart movie disqualified from Oscar nominations, Genevieve Nnaji, Others react [SEE REASONS HERE]

  Nigeria’s 2020 Oscar entry ‘LionHeart’ was disqualified on Monday November 4, for having too much English dialogue. The movie which is Nigeria’s first-ever submission to the Academy Awards, was submitted for the international feature film Oscar category. The Academy’s description of an international feature film “is a feature-length motion picture (defined as over 40 minutes) produced outside the United States of America with a predominantly non-English dialogue track.” LionHeart which is not excluded from entering other Oscar categories including consideration for best picture, has just under 12 minutes of dialogue that is in the Igbo language native to Southeastern Nigeria, while the remaining 94-minutes is in English. With the [Read]

Police Uncover Torture Centre In Ibadan; Rescue Over 200 Inmates [SEE VIDEO]

  IBADAN – No fewer than 200 persons allegedly undergoing religious training and rehabilitation are being rescued by Oyo State Police Command. The inmates who were locked up in a storey building around Olore Central Mosque around Agbowo-Ojoo. The operation was led by the Commissioner of Police. While some of the inmates disclosed that their parents brought them to the centre, others alleged they were abducted and detained. The house which has no fewer than 6 rooms houses no fewer than 30 persons per room. See video of the incident below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

Crisis Brew in APC as Powerful Forces Move to Sack Oshiomhole Over Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition

  Indications have emerged that some stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), particularly from the Northern region are neck deep in a plot to orchestrate the removal of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the party. Speaking with our correspondent, a member of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), who pleaded anonymity, confirmed that those calling for Oshiomhole’s removal were doing so because of the intrigues associated with the 2023 presidential election. According to him, many behind the call were afraid Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, who has been reported to be nursing presidential ambition in 2023, might easily get the party’s ticket [Read]

BREAKING: Popular Balogun Market in Lagos Up in Flames, Several Properties Destroyed [SEE VIDEOS + PHOTOS]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that a section of the popular Balogun Market on Lagos Island is on fire. In videos shared on social media, the fire was seen billowing from a building in the crowded market. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the burning building is a shopping plaza located at 43, Martins Street, Lagos Island. Men of the Lagos State fire service and other security agents are on the ground as of the time of filing this report. Also, occupants of the building were seen making efforts to salvage their goods from the multi-storey building. See videos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES [Read]