Date
January 10, 2020

Gov Abiodun swears-in commissioners, special advisers, assigns portfolios

Governor Dapo Abiodun on Friday assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in-commissioners. Here is the list below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; 1. Hon. Afolabi Afuape (Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs) 2. Hon Tunji Akinosi (Forestry) 3. Prof. Sidi Osho (Education, Science and Technology ) 4. Dr Adeola Odedina (Agriculture) 5. Mr Olaolu Olabimtan (Budget and Planning) 6. Barr. Gbolahan Adeniran (Justice) 7. Dr Tomi Coker (Health) 8. Barr. Femi Ogunbanwo (Special Duties) 9. Tpl. Tunji Odunlami (Urban and Physical Planning) 10. Hon. Abiodun Abudu-Balogun (Environment) 11. Mrs Kikelomo Longe (Commerce and Industry) 12. Mr Dapo Okubadejo (Finance) 13. Hon. Oludotun Taiwo (Rural Development) 14. Hon. Ganiyu Hamzat (Community Development [Read]

Court sends DG NCAC, Runsewe to prison

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has sent the Director-General of National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runsewe to prison over alleged contempt of the court. Justice Jude Okeke gave the order while delivering ruling on a motion from a suit filed by Ummakalif limited which had the Minister of FCT, Federal Capital Development Authority, DG of NCAC and the Minister of Culture and Tourism as first to fourth defendants respectively. The court was asked to sentence Runsewe to prison for contempt of a court order made on December 15, 2017. Delivering the judgement, Justice Okeke said it’s important to sentence Runsewe to prison to serve as [Read]

Northern Youths Kick, Ask Buhari to Stop Southwest Security Outfit “Amotekun”

  – Northern youths have kicked against the formation of Operation Amotekun – The southwest governors, OPC and some stakeholders in the region, inaugurated ‘Operation Amotekun’ on Thursday, January 9 – Isah Abubakar, the national president of NYCN, described Amotekun as a threat to national security Hours after its inauguration, the Northern Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN), on Thursday, January 8, has kicked against the formation of ‘Operation Amotekun’ in the southwest zone of the country. Daily Trust reports that the national president of NYCN, Isah Abubakar, in a statement issued in Kaduna, urged President Muhammadu Buhari, not to allow what he described as “unconstitutionality” to prevail. NEWS FLAKES NG [Read]

NUC scraps Mass Communications in Nigerian varsities, carves out seven new ones from it

The National Universities Commission, NUC, has phased out Mass Communication Degree in Nigeria institutions. With the development, there will be no more Mass Communication as a degree programme in universities in Nigeria. The NUC said it has unbundled Mass Communication into seven separate degree programmes to meet present demand and this takes effect from 2020 admissions into Nigerian universities. In a chat with journalists in Abuja on Thursday, NUC’s Executive Secretary, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, said Mass Communication has been unbundled into Media Studies, Public Relations Studies, Cinematography, among others. The seven new Programmes/Departments, to be domiciled in a Faculty / School / College of Communication and Media Studies are Journalism [Read]

“God Told Me Adeboye, Kumuyi, Oyedepo Will Die Soon, They’ll Not Make Heaven” — Apostle Okikijesu Drops 2020 Prophecy

Apostle Paul Okikijesu of the Christ Apostolic Miracle Ministry has said that God told him that Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor W.F Kumuyi of Deeper Life Bible Church and Bishop Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church, will die soon. In what he described as part of his prophesies for the year 2020, Okikijesu, also said that God revealed to him that the mentioned men of God will not have a place in heaven when they die. In the messages he released on Monday which was shared by Daily Post, the pastor said “Thus says the Lord: My servant, will you not be surprise [Read]

Pastor allegedly visits hell, battled and killed satan [PHOTOS]

Pastor MBORO claimed on his Facebook page that he went to hell and killed satan. On a post that was later deleted when people started asking questions, the pastor claims God sent him to hell to get rid of world’s number one enemy. SEE ALSO: ‘Leave my husband alone’ – Drama as Nigerian married woman battles side – chic in Ikeja mall [SEE VIDEO] He wrote; “when I got to hell there was a queue of millions of people waiting to be braai’d by Satan. I even saw some prominent South African politicians. I was so shocked because they lived like angels here on earth. I thought they went to [Read]

‘Leave my husband alone’ – Drama as married woman battles side – chic in Ikeja mall [SEE VIDEO]

A video is currently making rounds on social media and it involves a married woman and a young Nigerian lady involved in a brawl over a man of course. In the video, a middle-aged woman could be seen accosting a much younger lady for sleeping with her husband. This event happened in the popular Ikeja City Mall in Lagos mainland. The woman could be seen pressing up high to the lady, hurling insults at her and calling her a husband snatcher. SEE ALSO: You don’t own your own husband – Toke Makinwa slams woman who assaulted her husband’s mistress in Ikeja mall According to reports, the woman has been warning the [Read]

POTY AWARD: Mane gets customized boots from Liverpool’s sports kit company [PHOTOS]

Sadio Mane has been presented with a special gift from Liverpool’s sports kit giants New Balance days after winning the 2019 African Footballer of the Year. Though the manufacturing company recently lost the legal battle to Nike to secure a new lucrative deal with the European champions. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Merseyside club will now earn up to £70million a season from their new sponsorship, depending on bonuses. View this post on Instagram Pride of Africa. King of Europe. World Champion. African Player of the Year: @sadiomaneofficiel #WeGotNow A post shared by New Balance (@newbalance) on Jan 7, 2020 at 1:10pm PST But the firm who is Mane’s [Read]

You don’t own your husband – Toke Makinwa slams woman who assaulted her husband’s mistress in Ikeja mall

Popular Nigerian media personality, Toke Makinwa has reacted to the viral video of a married woman assaulting her husband’s alleged mistress in public. The bestseller author took to her Instagram page to bash the older woman for dissipating her energy on the wrong person. She told her to thank her stars the lady facing her onslaught was a calm person, it would have been worse if she got cheated on and also beaten up in the course. SEE ALSO: ‘Leave my husband alone’ – Drama as Nigerian married woman battles side – chic in Ikeja mall [SEE VIDEO] In her words: ”She’s very lucky the lady kept trying to walk away, [Read]

How did Emmanuella grow up this fast? – Nigerians react to viral photo of Comedienne’s lookalike

Nigerian child star Emmanuella of the Mark Angel Comedy appears to have been mistaken for someone else on Social Media. A viral photo of the popular comedienne lookalike poked the curiosity of many Social Media users who believe Emmanuella could not have grown that big. See the photo below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: Emmanuella who will clock 10 this summer is certainly not the one in the photo above. A twitter user identified as Damilola Tolu whose previous account was suspended uploaded a ‘wigless’ photo of herself in order to get the attention of her old followers. Turns out that she got the attention way more than she [Read]

Don’t Rig Election To Favour Any Party Again – Buhari Warns INEC, Police

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, January 7, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Police Force, NPF, to avoid rigging elections in favour one political party in future elections. Buhari who expressed his determination to give Nigeria an electoral system that meets with best practices anywhere in the world. He spoke on Tuesday at State House, Abuja, while meeting with Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, other top officials of the electoral body, and the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. The president said with a minimum of 28 rerun and by-elections this January alone, the commission should ensure that [Read]