November 12, 2019

U23 AFCON: Nigeria defeat Zambia to keep qualification hopes alive

Nigeria revived their semifinal qualification hopes in the ongoing Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Zambia at Al Salam Stadium, as the Group B match day 2 convened on Tuesday 12 November 2019. The Olympic Eagles returned from behind to grab maximum points and raise their tally to three points, leading Cote d’Ivoire on goal difference, and one shy of group leaders South Africa. Zambia follow in order with a lone point before the final round of group games on Friday. Patson Daka gave Zambia the lead after 12 minutes, ending a brilliant solo effort sending the ball past Adamu Abubakar to give Chipolopolo advantage. [Read]

Drama As Edo APC suspends Oshiomhole

  BENIN – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has suspended the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, over his role in the crisis rocking the state chapter of the party. The decision followed the vote of no confidence passed on Comrade Oshiomhole by the Chairmen of the APC in the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Edo State. According to a statement signed by Edo APC Chairman, Anselm Ojezua and Assistant State Secretary, Ikuenobe Anthony, “Consequent on the development, the State Executive Committee has adopted the vote of no confidence passed on him and the subsisting suspension order from the organs of the party in [Read]

Kogi Guber: Panic As Policemen teargas IGP Adamu, INEC Chairman, others during peace accord

  The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, and National Commissioners of INEC have been teargassed in Kogi State. The IGP and other dignitaries were on Tuesday teargassed by policemen who were trying to put down an uproar at the stakeholders’ meeting/signing of peace accord among political parties and candidates, organised by INEC, according to the Nation. The stakeholders’ meeting/signing of peace accord among political parties and candidates, organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), with senior police officers and loads of their well-armed men on standby, was almost disrupted when those suspected to be thugs used force to [Read]

9ice set to get married for the 3rd time in December with his baby mama [PHOTOS]

NEWS FLAKES NG Entertainment Desk authoritatively gathers that 9ice is set to walk down the aisle the third time with baby mama, Olasunkami Ajala. Pulse can authoritatively tell you that Nigerian music star, Abolore Adegbola Akande popularly known as 9ice is set to get married for the third time in December 2019. According to our reliable source, the singer is getting married to his baby mama, Sunkami Ajala, who he has a daughter Mitchelle with. The couple are expected to get married at an already fixed date in December 2019. Sunkanmi Ajala and 9ice have been in an off and on relationship before the wedding. The two welcomed their first [Read]

Ogun Takes Over 28 Community Schools, Absorbs 577 Teachers

ABEOKUTA – Ogun State Government has taken over the management of 28 community schools across the state. NEWS FLAKES NG also gathers that the State Government also absorbed 577 teachers in these schools into its civil service system. A statement by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun said the state government took the decision because most of the community schools were insolvent. Speaking further, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary, Secondary and Vocational Education, Mrs Aderonke Soyombo said the primary interest was the interest in and number of children that would be affected if they were not absorbed. “The number of children to be affected [Read]

JUST IN: DSS Disperses #FreeSowore Protesters With Teargas [SEE PHOTOS + VIDEO]

Officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) have dispersed protesters who stormed the headquarters of the service over the continued detention of the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore. The protesters had stormed the DSS office on Tuesday morning but were met with resistance by the officials who then started shooting sporadically to disperse them. [READ MORE] [BREAKING] Bayelsa Guber: Court disqualifies APC candidate Meanwhile, before they were dispersed, rights activist and leader of the protest, Deji Adeyanju, alleged that he was offered the sum of N1million by some persons to suspend the protest. He displayed the cash, adding that the money was offered to him at gunpoint. He, [Read]

[BREAKING] Bayelsa Guber: Court disqualifies APC candidate

ABUJA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has disqualified the Deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State. The court disqualified Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, over false information in his CF0001 form submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC) to contest the election. Delivering the judgment, Justice Inyang Ekwo, pointed out that he found no nexus in the name on his school-leaving certificate, first degree (BA), Masters and the affidavits he swore to correct his name. The judge held that all his documents bore different [Read]

[OPINION]: Why Ladies Should Woo A Man They Desire [A MUST READ]

Do you know that it is practically difficult for a lady to be with a man she has no desire for?…and whilst it is easy for men to manage a lady they don’t really have feelings for, it will be very difficult for a lady to do same but unfortunately in most cases when a lady sees a guy she strongly desires, all she does is wait and hope the guy woos her – an unfortunate situation I must say. A lady who has no feelings for a guy will find it hard to be under the same roof with such let alone allowing the guy to touch her in [Read]

Border Closure: Fuel scarcity hit Lagos, Ogun, Adamawa, Others

Residents of border communities in Ogun, Lagos, Adamawa, Katsina and Sokoto states are groaning following the Federal Government’s suspension of fuel supply to areas within 20 kilometres to the nation’s borders, Punch reports. Last Thursday, the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), had directed that no petroleum products should be supplied to any filling station within 20 kilometres to the borders. [READ MORE] Shocking! Nigerian Varsity set to hold conference on witchcraft [SEE DATE] Investigations by Punch in Ogun, Lagos, Adamawa, Katsina, and Sokoto states showed that the government’s order had triggered fuel scarcity and hike in the prices of petroleum products. Punch further revealed that [Read]

Shocking! Nigerian Varsity set to hold conference on witchcraft [SEE DATE]

ENUGU – The University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka, Enugu state, has concluded plans to host a conference on witchcraft on its campus, NEWS FLAKES NG gathers. The Cable reports that the conference, which has the theme “Witchcraft: Meaning, factors and practices”, is convened by the Professor B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research in UNN. [READ ALSO] 30-year-old Nigerian man commits suicide weeks after being deported from Dubai[SEE PHOTOS] A notice of the event seen by our source  listed David Ker, a former vice-chancellor of Benue State University, as the keynote speaker at the event slated for November 26 and November 27. It also said Charles Igwe, UNN vice-chancellor, is the [Read]

30-year-old Nigerian man commits suicide weeks after being deported from Dubai [SEE PHOTOS]

  A 30-year-old man has taken his life few weeks after being deported to Nigeria from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Identified as Emmanuel Obiefuna started making suicidal posts via his Facebook page and all attempts by his family and friends to prevail on him, proved abortive and he never disclosed his exact location in Lagos. It was also gathered that he was also always blocking anyone that talked him out of his plan to commit suicide. Emmanuel finally went ahead with his plan early this month. See last Facebook post as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]