Month
December 2019

“If I become president, I will declare Marlians and Titans as Terrorist organizations”- Comedian Bovi

Popular Nigerian comedian, Bovi, has announced his intention to declare Malians and Titans as Terrorist Organizations, if he ever becomes president of Nigeria. The famous stand up comedian disclosed this during a question and answer session with his fans on Instagram. He gave his fans the chance to ask him questions, which he promised to answer, and one fan asked what he would do if he wakes up as the president of Nigeria. “If you sleep this night and wake up as president of ur country, what will be your first action”, the fan asked. SEE ALSO: Marlians in tears as police arrest them during Marlian Fest 2019 [VIDEO] Replying the [Read]

Marlians in tears as police arrest them during Marlian Fest 2019 [VIDEO]

The Nigerian Police yesterday, arrested some Marlians who attended the ‘Marlian fest’ 2019 at the Eko Convention center, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The reason behind the arrest has not yet been ascertained, but from the video which went viral, some of the victims were heard crying and pleading to be released. One of them was heard crying and saying “Sir Sir”. According to Victor who shared the news on Twitter, the Nigerian Police harrassed Marlians who came for the Marlian Fest and locked them up inside a black vehicle. He tagged Naira Marley to his tweet and begged him to intervene and save his Marlians. Watch the video Below [Read]

JUST IN: Police enforce Kwara Govt’s take-over of Saraki’s family house, lay siege

ILORIN – Operatives of the Nigerian Police have surrounded a property belonging to the family of the former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The property has in recent days been a subject of controversy between the former Senate President and the current Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. Prior to this development, the state House of Assembly had deliberated on a petition against the ownership of the expanse of land which was reportedly not paid for, prompting the call for the executive to take over the property. SEE ALSO: Kwara Govt to build secretariat on Saraki’s land The matter has also triggered political arguments between the [Read]

JUST IN: EFCC arrest Shehu Sani over alleged extortion of $20,000

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani over alleged extortion. According to a report by The Nation, Sani was arrested for alleged extortion of $20,000 from the owner of ASD Motors. The source said: “He was said to have collected the $20,000 from the owner of ASD Motors on the grounds that he is very close to the EFCC boss. “He was subsequently arrested and granted administrative bail while he refunded the money to the victim. “He was asked to report but made himself incommunicado. He must have been scamming a lot of people, dropping the name of the [Read]

Davido Escapes Trouble As Cultists Pluck Man’s Eyes In Front Of His Gate

Multiple award winning artiste Davido would have been in trouble and probably would not have been part of his concert today that many have agreed to be a sell out, if his name had come up in the street fight that claimed the eyes of a youngman in front of his gate on Christmas day. We reliably gathered that his Abiodun Awoshika, Lekki, Lagos home turned to a scene of free for all fight in the early hours of Christmas day around 4am and in the middle of the fight a young man was stabbed in both eyes. Although, no one could actually paint the picture of what led to [Read]

Top Five Nigerian celebrities who dropped out of school; No.1 will shock you

Not all Nigerian Celebrities are graduates. Some left school at one point in time or the other to fuel their hustle. Below is a list of Top Five Nigerian Celebrities out of many others who dropped out of school as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG. Enjoy! 1. Wizkid Wizkid started singing at 11 years as Lil Prinz, then he dropped out of Lead City University in his second year. As he is making the money as a musician so no one cares about his drop out. 2.   2Baba 2Baba is popularly Known as 2 face. For someone who perform at school, shows and parties, 2face never got to complete [Read]

Being endowed hasn’t helped me in getting movie roles – Opeyemi Adetunji

Busty Yoruba actress, Opeyemi Adetunji has stated that being endowed isn’t the reason she gets movie roles. The talented role interpreter added that her acting aptitude has gotten her more roles. “I don’t think being endowed as helped me in getting roles . Am I endowed? I feel it just happens as a result of my talent. I try out roles and If I am found worthy, I get the role”. The actress who has featured in movies like Mopelola, Omo Alhaja , Omo Ijoba, to mention just a few, added that passion made her become an actress. “I have always had passion for acting. So it was a case [Read]

Woman Marries Dog after 220 Failed Relationships with Men [VIDEO]

After 220 frog kisses, this woman made it a point to quit trying to find her prince charming, and instead decided to marry her 6-year-old golden retriever, Logan. Because we all know that men absolutely stink and how lonely and frustrating it is to keep going on Tinder dates that absolutely don’t work. Hey, I get it, dating sites are annoying. BUT is it really that bad that you have to get yourself a canine spouse? Well, according to 49-year-old Elizabeth Hoad, it definitely is. The former swimsuit model went on live on television to wed her adorable puppy. Hoad, originally from Ascot, Berkshire, was a swimsuit model in the [Read]

FG puts debt profile at $84bn, says servicing too high, No cause for alarm

The Federal Government says Nigeria’s debt servicing to revenue ratio has been higher than desirable. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this while addressing journalists in Lagos yesterday on the progress made by the present administration in the outgoing year 2019. He, however, said the government was aggressively diversifying the economy and increasing oil and non-oil revenues significantly in addition to widening the tax base to capture more tax-paying citizens. The minister put the country’s current debt profile at $83.8 billion and dismissed reports that the country’s external debt was $81bn. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had weekend cautioned against plunging the nation into bankruptcy amidst the rising [Read]

Shocking! Tribunal will Sack Yahaya Bello, APC will Lose Edo state, Trump survives Impeachment – See Seven Other Predictions For 2020

2020 is just some hours away from us. It is that time of the year when we take a look back to review our past activities in the last over 360 days and set goals for the coming year. This is also that time of the year when “men of God” release their prophecies on what will happen in the new year. This piece is, however, not a personal review or a “divinely” inspired prophecies. They are based on the objective assessment of the current happenings in the political, economic, sport and entertainment sectors and the consequential effects that could result therewith in the coming year. Herein, we predict Nine [Read]

Israeli Students Create Drone Technology To Detect Crop Disease

The Jerusalem College of Technology held its fourth annual “Great Minds Hackathon” this year, during which time a panel of six judges from Israeli tech companies choose a winner from a number of innovative ideas presented by students from Israel and around the world. During the competition, tech conglomerates such as Amazon Web Services, OrCam, Elbit Systems, Via, Intel and others present real-world “challenges” for students to find technological solutions. These companies will then pick their favorites from the list of new innovations, to eventually turn these students’ ideas into tangible products – devising a preaccelerator method to turn these products into startup companies, according to JNS. However, there is [Read]

Rudeboy’s “Reason With Me” becomes 2019 most viewed african video on Youtube

Popular Singer, Rudeboy of the disbanded duo group P-Square now has the most viewed video in Africa for 2019. According to the report, the song which was viewed on Youtube by 40million people is the highest on the continent. The popular singer pointed out that despite not using video vixens showing off nudity, not featuring anyone on the song, it still went far. See his post below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: SEE ALSO: ‘Am I a Marlian?’ – Veteran Actor, RMD Asks After Posting Photos of Himself and Naira Marley [PHOTOS] [Read]

‘Am I a Marlian?’ – Veteran Actor, RMD Asks After Posting Photos of Himself and Naira Marley [PHOTOS]

– Veteran Nigerian actor, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD), seems to have also caught the Marlian fever – The thespian shared a photo of himself with the Marlian boss, Naira Marley on his Instagram page – RMD then accompanied the photo with a lengthy caption on how his family members are Marlians and if posting the photo makes him a Marlian too The entertainment industry in Nigeria experienced a new wave of celebrity fandom after controversial singer, Naira Marley was arrested and then released by the EFCC. The singer’s fans clamoured so much for his release and when he was eventually free, they started to take him as some sort of [Read]

Jigawa local govt bans men, women from meeting at night

JIGAWA – The Kirikasamma Local Government Area of Jigawa State, on Monday, enacted a bye-law banning members of the opposite sex from meeting at night. The local government said this was due to rampant cases of out of wedlock pregnancy among girls. The local government information officer, Sanusi Doro, said the council chairman, Salisu Kubayo, signed the law after ten councilors of the local government area unanimously agreed to it during a council meeting. According to the new law, henceforth, members of the opposite sex (even lovers) found violating the law would be sentenced to six months in prison with an option of N50,000 fine. Mr Doro said true lovers [Read]

Ganduje suspends ban of male, female on same tricycle

KANO – The suspension of the proposed banning of male and female on the same tricycle in Kano was greeted with jubilation in the ancient commercial city on Tuesday. NEWS FLAKES NG reports that Kano state Government suspended the implementation of the proposed ban, following public outcry and outright rejection. It should be recalled that Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje had last week announced the plan through Commander General of Hisba Board, Harun Ibn-Sina at a function held at Bayero University Kano to effect the law from January 2020. A source from the government informed The Nation that the Governor has jettisoned the implementation of the law due [Read]