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JUST IN: 2019 Presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar Arrives Abeokuta to Visit Obasanjo

  ABEOKUTA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate for 2019 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has arrived Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, for a meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The meeting will hold behind closed doors at the expansive residence of the ex-president within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta. Abubakar, a former vice president under the Obasanjo administration, arrived the ex-president’s residence at about 1:05pm. The former VP was accompanied by his campaign organization’s Director-General and former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, and Senator Murray Ben-Bruce, [Read]

EXPOSED! How I helped Amosun to win governorship election with $1m – Dapo Abiodun

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has spoken on his face-off with Governor Ibikunle Amosun. He made the revelations while addressing some party leaders and supporters in the state. The oil mogul, and a friend of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who spoke in Yoruba, described Amosun as a betrayer, who has failed to appreciate all he did for him. Abiodun recalled that after he lost the 2015 Ogun East senatorial election to Senator Buruji Kashamu of the PDP, Amosun promised that he would nominate him for a ministerial slot to compensate him for his contributions to federal [Read]

Petrolex Kanu Cup: Premier League Masters thrash African Masters 9:4 in Charity Game

  To raise funds for children who require heart surgeries in Africa, Nwankwo Kanu and a host of other retired football legends took to the pitch at The Hive Stadium in London on 30th of September, 2018. They formed two teams, Premier League Masters and African Masters, comprising of stars who played alongside Kanu during his active football years. The game was organised by Kanu Heart Foundation and sponsored by Nigeria’s leading oil and gas firm, Petrolex. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Premier League Masters dominated the game from kick-off and netted three goals in the first half. At full time, the Premier League team, coached by Arsene Wenger beat [Read]

APC PRIMARIES: More Knocks for Oshiomhole as Amosun, others take Case to Aso Rock

…APC insists on no going back on primaries Pressure is mounting on the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, over the party’s handling of recent primaries across the country. The exercise has been dogged by a series of complaints that the leadership of the party was not fair. During a protest in Calabar yesterday, a faction of the party loyal to Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Usani Usani called for Oshiomhole’s resignation. The aggrieved members bore placards with the inscriptions: “Stop Imposition Oshiomhole! Stop Fighting Our Chosen One! Oshiomhole Must Go! No Usani, no APC in Cross River State!” Addressing the demonstrators, the commissioner representing Cross [Read]

65-year-old lecturer burnt to death in Ondo

  A senior lecturer at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa local government area of Ondo State, Prof. Adegboyega Obadofin has been reportedly burnt to death. The remains of the 65 years old Professor was found on Tuesday morning by his neighbours, at his Ayeka residence in Okitipupa area of the state. A source which spoke in anonymity said no one could ascertain the real cause of the fire disaster. “This is mysterious because there was no power supply to the house or his power generating set on when the incident occurred. “So, no one could state the cause of the fire incident and we at [Read]

REVEALED: Amosun Candidates Seek Alternative Platform to Contest 2019 Elections

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the aggrieved aspirants of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), Ogun State Chapter may be on their way out of the party, as exclusive investigation revealed that, a relief is now on their way to contest under the platform of Accord Party Our source’s investigation showed that, the aspirants said to be loyalists of Governor Ibikunle Amosun but allegedly denied the opportunity by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, were said to have secure slots with the Accord Party after the consent of their leader(s). It was further gathered, that, following the abortive efforts of the Governor to secure the party tickets for them, [Read]

REVEALED: Why Libya Coach Resigned few days before Double Header against Nigeria

Adel Amrouche has revealed that he quit his position as head coach of the Libya national team over interference in his job and the failure of the soccer authorities to pay his salary for the past six months. “The first problem is about my two assistants. It was stipulated in my contract that I will be the one to pay the assistants, but the flight tickets and hotel accommodation was to be sorted by the federation in all games and camp meetings,” Amrouche told Soka25east.com. “After our game against South Africa, some people in the federation took a decision to stop my two assistants from working for no apparent reason [Read]

GIST: Former Miss World, Agbani Darego confirms birth of her first child

  Former Miss World, Agbani Darego has confirmed the birth of her first child with husband, Ishaya Danjuma. NEWS FLAKES NG Entertainment Desk gathers that the couple, who got married in April 2017, welcomed a baby boy in the UK last month. Taking to Instagram minutes ago, Agbani shared throwback photo from when she was pregnant and wrote: “It’s only been a month with my baby boy, and it has been nothing short of amazing… my heart has never been so full! Mommy, Daddy and Baby Danjuma are doing great, and are thankful for all the love we have received.” “My heart has never been so full” – Agbani Darego-Danjuma [Read]

2019: Court nullifies Rivers APC Governorship Nomination, Others

  ▪Also nullifies Rivers APC Senate, House of Representatives and House of Assembly Nominations A High Court in Port Harcourt on Wednesday nullified the nomination of Mr Tonye Cole as the Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State on the ground that his nomination is a function of illegality and unconstitutional acts. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Court also nullified the the Rivers State APC Senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly Primaries conducted on the premise of the illegal ward congresses. The High Court further nullified all the elections of Rivers APC Ward Executives, Local Government Executives and State Executive Committee that arose [Read]

2019: Man treks from Zaria to Abuja for Atiku

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a young man, Kamaludden Bashir, has commenced trekking from Zaria to Abuja to show his support for the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party . Bashir, on Tuesday , told newsmen that he plans to reach Abuja within five days “I am really happy with the victory , that is why I am trekking to Abuja to show him that I am with him 100 per cent. “Along the way , I will sensitize thousands of youth to join me in the campaign to make Nigeria great under Atiku as president . “I believe that only him [Read]

2019: Obasanjo to finally endorse Atiku, despite previous squabbles

  Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP), is gradually making headway in his mission to win the heart of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, SaharaReporters can report. Obasanjo is not the biggest fan of Atiku’s, the duo having endured a fractious relationship for more than a decade, starting from the latter years of their Aso Rock reign. Just in April, Obasanjo, when asked if he would support Atiku’s presidential aspiration, answered: “For what”? “How can I be on the same side with Atiku? To do what?” he had asked. “If I support Atiku for anything, God will not forgive me. If I do not know, yes. But [Read]

LIFESTYLE: Veteran Filmmakers, Gloria and Mike Bamiloye Celebrate 30 Yrs Marriage Anniversary (Photos) 

  Veteran Filmmakers, Gloria and Mike Bamiloye of the Mount Zion Film Ministry Celebrate 30 solid Years Marriage Anniversary in grand style. The popular filmmaking couple and Gospel Ministers celebrated the anniversary in a lovely photo shoot session in a recent event held yesterday Monday, October 8. Pastor Mike shared lovely photos from a family shoot on Facebook in celebration of his marriage and family. Congratulations to the couple and we wish them many more years of love and happiness. See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG:   [Read]

NASS RESUMPTION: APC Senators Ignore Party’s Directives, Seek Reconciliation With Saraki

Although the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has directed its members in the senate to oust Senate President Bukola Saraki, our source understands that the senators are more interested in restoring peace to the upper legislative chamber than doing this. Saraki has been under pressure to step down since he defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the APC. Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the APC, had asked senators of the ruling party to remove the senate president. “Saraki will not be the first to be impeached and I doubt if he is going to be the last but definitely he will be impeached according to [Read]

GIST: Wizkid Gets Honoured As Governor Of Minnesota, Mark Declares October 6 Of Every Year As ‘WIZKID DAY’

  Mark Dayton, Governor of Minnesota in the United State of American has officially set aside October 6 of every year as WIZKID Day, to honour Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid. According to the sealed and stamped document, the reason for this huge landmark is to honour the singer for his numerous achievements in music and for his role as a culture influencer. Some of his achievements, include recently becoming the first African artist to sell out the Skyway Theatre Minneapolis, making a Billboard number one hit ‘One Dance’ with Drake, selling out the O2 Arena London, walking the runway with Dolce and Gabbana, winning international awards, and [Read]

“We Don’t Have Criminal Case Against Atiku” – US Releases Report, Shocks Nigerians

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the United States Department of Justice has denied having any record that indicates that Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has a pending lawsuit in the US, Punch reported on November 20, 2016. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Fayose threatens to dump PDP at last, set to announce his next destination soonest A then spokesperson for the US DOJ, Peter Carr had through an email reached out to Punch following the newspaper’s request for information on whether Abubakar is wanted in the US in connection with any issue of money laundering. READ ALSO: 2019: Atiku Abubakar emerges PDP Presidential candidate ahead of Tambuwal, Saraki, Others In his response, [Read]