January 6, 2020

Pastor Adeboye Slams 50 Days Fasting On RCCG Members

  LAGOS – General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has asked members to fast for 50 days. According to Adeboye, at the church’s Holy Ghost Service at the weekend, the 50 days fasting would begin on 11 January, 2020. He said the fasting would end on February 11, which he said was the first instalment. “For everyone over 70 except the General Overseer, you are exempted. When you are over 70, you are making a short distance call. At over 80, your call is a local call and prayers are answered quickly. “Fasting is easy if you keep your mouth shut. When fasting, talking takes [Read]

“Na Wife remain” – Omashola says, as he shows-off his brand new Mercedez Benz Car

Former Big Brother Nigeria housemate, Omashola has started the new year with the acquisition of a brand new Mercedez Benz car. The reality TV star made this disclosure via his social media handle shortly after taking delivery of the new whip. Making the announcement by posing with the new whip, he further announced that getting a wife is the next on his list of priorities. The Warri born celebrity escaped eviction during the finals of the reality TV only for Diane to be evicted in his place via a lucky dip from Frodd. He wrote: [Read]

Super Eagles star, Ahmed Musa wins Saudi Super Cup title with Al-Nassr

Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa has started the year 2020 on an impressive note after helping his club Al-Nassr to win the Saudi Arabia Super Cup beating Al-Taawoun 5-4 on penalties. Ahmed Musa and his teammates were the winners of the 2018–19 Saudi Pro League while Al-Taawoun are the winners of the 2019 King Cup. Both teams however finished the regulation time of this encounter 1-1 before proceeding into penalties. This will now be the second title that Ahmed Musa will be winning with Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr since he joined them. The former Leicester City star was also among the Super Eagles squad that won bronze medal at the [Read]

Buhari’s Statement On Medical Treatment Abroad Scary, Hypocritical – Oby Ezekwesili

  Former Minister, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has described as scary and hypocritical, the statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari that ‘Nigerians can’t continue to go abroad’ for medical treatment. The former Presidential candidate in the 2019 general election before pulling out from the race, in her official twitter handle, wondered whether Buhari was aware that he frequents the United Kingdom for medical attention since 2015. The ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ crusader, submitted that the President’s statement was scarier than the hypocrisy it conveys, saying “our Health Sector cries for Reforms.” She stated: “The scariest thought upon reading this odd statement is: “Could it be our President is not even aware [Read]

El-Zakzaky has eaten N164.5m worth of food in DSS custody

The Department of State Services (DSS), spent no less than N164.5 million within a four-year span to feed the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky while in its custody, according to a new report. Punch reports that since El-Zakzaky has been in DSS custody, the accrued cost of feeding the Shiite leader amounts to N164.5 million. Reacting to the accrued food cost, human rights lawyer and Zakzaky’s counsel, Femi Falana (SAN), lamented that the cost may continue to rise since he is in prison and is therefore still being taken care of with taxpayers’ money. Falana stressed that El-Zakzaky was granted bail many times, but the [Read]

2023: Plots to stop Tinubu’s presidential ambition revealed

  Some second term Governors in the ruling All Progressives Congress are allegedly plotting to stop the presidential ambition of a leader of the party, Bola Tinubu. ThisDay claimed that the alleged plot to derail Tinubu’s ambition is being backed by second-term governors and some immediate past governors of the party. The newspaper citing unnamed sources in the party, reports that directly connected to the plot against Tinubu is a plan to remove the APC national chairman Adams Oshiomhole. Former governor allegedly planning to destabilise Zamfara’s peace, economy – Peace envoy alleges The reported move to remove Oshiomhole is to prevent Tinubu from getting the APC presidential ticket. The reported [Read]

Eight Things You Should Never Post On Social Media For Safety Reasons [A MUST READ]

It is a general belief that safety mostly lies in the hands of an individual, no wonder a popular Yoruba adage says “oju la lakan fi n s’ori” (apologies to Non-Yoruba speakers). However, the above adage literaly means that one must be conscious of one’s safety at all times. To this end, we share with you below, Eight basic safety tips you can adopt to keep you and your family adequately save especially in this new year particularly as it concerns the use of the social media as gathered by NEWS FLAKES NG; 1. HOME ADDRESS: Don’t post where you live as you are making things easy for the bad [Read]

Three feared dead as fire razes over 1,000 shops at Akesan Market in Oyo town

OYO – Three persons were feared dead in Oyo town of Oyo State, yesterday as fire razed more than 1,000 shops in the popular Akesan market and destroyed property worth millions of naira. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the market is the main commercial centre of the town that houses the palace of Alaafin of Oyo. All the shops in the market were destroyed by the inferno. Three persons among the people that protested to the office of fire brigades in the vicinity of the market over failure of the fire service to contain the fire were allegedly shot dead by the police. Office of the fire service, according to [Read]

US vs Iran: Shiites protest killing of Soleimani in Abuja, burn US flags

ABUJA – Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites on Monday staged a demonstration against the United States government over the killing of Iran’s Military General, Qassem Soleimani, at Banex, Wuse Area of Abuja. The Shi’ite members were protesting over the killing of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani following an airstrike by the United States of America. They also demanded the release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat who are currently detained The angry protesters marched the streets of Abuja chanting hate songs and slogans like “Death To America.” The protesters, who burnt flag of the United States of America, were [Read]

‘Special person’, Abiodun Omoyayi Seeks Gov Dapo Abiodun’s Support for Urgent Employment

John Izabi,  Abiodun Omoyayi, a graduate of Mass Communication from the Prestigious Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, who has served his fatherland in the mandatory National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme specifically at the Ogun State House of Assembly, has made a passionate appeal to the Executive governor of Ogun State, His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun for Urgent Employment.  In his recent letter shares online via his official Facebook account, Abiodun Omoyayi, who though by virtue of his present condition and appearance looks physically challenged but appears high-spirited to scale through the hurdles of life, and poised to not allow his physical appearance render him incapable nor unproductive, thus making a passionate [Read]

I’m not a member of cabal, I’m cabal myself – Buhari’s close ally, Isa Funtua

Isa Funtua, a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that he is not a member of any cabal but a “cabal myself.” Funtua, a native of Katsina like Buhari, has been in the center of criticisms from Nigerians who believe the cabal rules the country by proxy. At various times, Aisha, wife of the president, has said her husband’s government had been hijacked by some of his associates. In an outburst in December, the wife of the president accused Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, of not being loyal to her husband but “to others who have no stake in the compact that the president signed with Nigerians on May [Read]

Join APC, get 2023 presidency, Ngige tells Igbo

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has enjoined the Igbo to show mass presence in the All Progressives Congress. He said the APC was the easiest political platform the South-East geopolitical zone could use to ascend to the presidency of the country. This was coming a day after a close ally of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Mallam Ismaila Funtua, said any Igbo who wanted to be President should join the ruling APC. Funtua, who featured on Arise Television’sThe Morning Show on Saturday, had said, “They (Igbo) should belong. They should join the party. They want to do things on their own and because they are [Read]

Anthony Joshua risks losing heavyweight titles, set to face Tyson Fury, Wilder

Anthony Joshua is willing to be stripped of his heavyweight world titles if it helps set up a fight against Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury. The Brit regained his WBA, IBF and WBO belts after outpointing Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia last month. By strapping the gold-plated leather back around his waist and shoulders, AJ once again became the man in demand in the blue-ribbon division. He has mandatory challengers due from the IBF and WBO, with Kubrat Pulev and Oleksandr Usyk respectively waiting for their shot at Joshua. Both governing bodies have ordered Joshua to take on their mandatory fighter by the summer, threatening that the Englishman will [Read]

Alleged N4m bribe for judges: CJN threatens legal action against Shehu Sani

  The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed had threatened legal action against former Kaduna Central senator, Shehu Sani for allegedly using his name to extort 4m naira bribe. Sani, who has been in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission since last week, allegedly collected a sum of N4m from Alhaji Sani Dauda, the Chief Executive Officer of ASD motors to settle some unknown judges presiding over his case. The vocal former lawmaker was arrested last Tuesday by the anti-graft agency for alleged extortion and name-dropping. He reportedly claimed that the bribe money would ensure that the pending case does not “see the light of [Read]

Participate in selection of your successor – Bakare tells Buhari

  The General Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to participate actively in the selection of his successor to ensure that he is succeeded by a leader who would uphold, not destroy his legacies. Speaking at his church on Sunday, Bakare, who in 2019 hinted that he has been anointed by the Lord to succeed Buhari, admint said it is not a coincidence that Buhari is leading the country into a new decade. The cleric, who listed three “pivotal points” the Buhari administration should focus on, prayed for the last three years of Buhari’s administration to be the best three years of the [Read]