Date
January 12, 2020

If you want to make money, don’t be a gospel artiste –Frank Edwards

  Top gospel singer, Frank Edwards, tells MOBOLA SADIQ about the intricacies of his career and other issues What led you into gospel music? I come from a musical family. My dad was in the church choir, so I followed him to rehearsals. I developed the love for playing the piano at the age of seven. Initially, I didn’t love music enough to become an artiste. As a matter of fact, my dad never wanted me to become one but music just overwhelmed me. I wanted to be a pilot. How far did you go with your pilot ambition? To be honest, I didn’t go far at all but I [Read]

Ohanaeze Ndigbo proposes “Operation Ogbunigwe” as South East Regional Security outfit

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC) has recommend a New Regional Security outfit with operation code name” Ogbunigwe”. The proposal is coming after the South West unveiled its Regional Security outfit known as “Operation Amotekun” to curtail insecurity challenges in some parts of Southern Nigeria. However, OYC, in a statement signed by its President General, Mazi okechukwu Isiguzoro, advocates for the creation of Ministry of Homeland Security across the South East, to coordinate the new Regional Security outfit, which is a non armed South East Regional Security outfits, that will assist in intelligence gathering for the National Security agents. The group further stated that the proposed Ogbunigwe Outfit, will include [Read]

Let us break if North retains power in 2023 — Gbadamosi  

The governorship candidate of the African Democratic Party in the 2019 election in Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, speaks with MUDIAGA AFFE on the need to expand roads in the metropolis and other national issues.  How can the government tackle the problem of gridlock in Lagos? The gridlock has always been with us, it is just that it has become far more intensive now. During the 1970s, the military tackled the gridlock the best they could. They expanded the roads from the original two-lane express to the 10 lanes that it was from Jibowu to Ketu, among others, to be more precise. I think that subsequent regime in Lagos, starting [Read]

Oyedepo dismisses senior officials for looting church’s treasury

The Presiding Bishop of Winner’s Chapel, David Oyedepo, has dismissed some officials for allegedly stealing from the church’s treasury. Oyedepo, who spoke on Saturday during an empowerment summit organised for the church’s ordained workers, according to TheCable, however, did not disclose the number of officials affected. He said, “We had no choice but to dismiss them. You can imagine top church officials engaging in doubling figures and other dubious practices. After we dismissed them, we discovered more fraud.” “Those who should discover the fraud were the ones involved in it. One of them refused to confess until the last minute. Can you imagine accountants perpetrating fraud in the house of [Read]

Why we may soon fight Amotekun – Meyitti Allah

Herdsmen under the umbrella of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore have expressed scepticism over the inauguration of Operation Amotekun. Miyetti Allah warned that it would not condone acts of injustice meted out to any of its members by the officials of the outfit or any other vigilance group. The National Secretary of the group, Alhassan Saleh, said this on Friday during an interview with Saturday PUNCH. Saleh said, “We have no problem with them as long as they will not target our herders. We have our own defence mechanisms. We fight injustice anywhere, not only in Nigeria. So, if they end up meting out injustice to us, we will fight back. [Read]

Reverend sister quits profession, marries police officer [PHOTOS]

Twenty-four hours after her pre-wedding photos went viral on social media, the wedding photos of the Catholic Reverend Sister who quit her religious profession to get married to a police officer has emerged. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the former Catholic Reverend Sister was captured in different attire on her traditional wedding day. She was seen carrying a cup of wine to serve her husband, an act which is one of the key traditional marriage rite performed at weddings in the south eastern part of Nigeria. See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; ATTENTION: PLEASE FEEL FREE TO HELP SHARE & COMMENT ON THIS POST… NEWS [Read]

Actor Chinedu Ikedieze ‘Aki’ shows-off New Multimillion Naira Mansion [VIDEO+PHOTOS]

Popular Nollywood actor, Chinedu Ikedieze popularly called as ‘Aki’ has revealed how he spent his Christmas holiday in his newly-built multi-million Naira mansion which he erected in his hometown, Uzuakoli in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State. Watch the video of the massive building below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; Chinedu Ikedieze began his career in Nollywood in 2000. He started his journey to stardom in 2003 and with consistent hard work his fame rose after starring in the blockbuster movie ‘Aki na Ukwa’ where he played the role of a problem child alongside his close friend and colleague, Osita Iheme. See more photos below as obtained by [Read]

Govs, Traditional Rulers, Others To Storm Oyo Town For K1’s Coronation As First Mayegun of Yorubaland

IBADAN – The ancient city of Oyo town is set to welcome traditional rulers and chiefs, top government officials, celebrities and other prominent personalities both within and outside the country for the coronation of the popular Fuji musician, King Wasiu Ayinde (K1 De Ultimate) as the first ever Mayegun of Yorubaland. The Fuji music icon will on Monday, 13th January, 2019 be installed as the Mayegun of Yorubaland by the revered Yoruba traditional ruler, the Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III who had made the pronouncement few weeks ago. The coronation of the historic chieftaincy title, which will hold at the palace of the Alaafin [Read]