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Presidential election fallout: Abdusalami, Kukah meet Atiku in Abuja [READ MORE]

Former military Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar; the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, and other members of the National Peace Committee have met with the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar. Others in the meeting include: Cardinal John Onaiyekan, and Rev. Fr Atta Barkindo of the NPC Secretariat. Atiku’s running mate, Peter Obi; Senate President Bukola Saraki; PDP Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus; Speaker, Yakubu Dogara; and other PDP leaders are also in attendance. The meeting, it was learnt, was convened following Atiku’s decision to go to court to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory. The meeting was said to have begun around 6pm, Punch reports. [Read]

Lagos2019: Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, in trouble as Group Activates ‘O to Ge’ Movement in Lagos [READ MORE]

A group identified as The Orange Movement has activated an ‘O to Ge’ movement with the aim to stop Tinubu from installing Sanwo-Olu as the next governor of Lagos state. Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, where some political activists are holding an anti-Tinubu rally ahead of the March 9 governorship election has been barricaded by policemen. We gathered that the group under the auspices of the Orange Movement converged on Oramiyan Hall in the hotel to strategize on how to stop Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), from having his way in the election. [READ ALSO] LOL! Lady advises men to stop giving money to women they [Read]

LOL! Lady advises men to stop giving money to women they are not married to [READ MORE]

  A Nigerian lady has roused a strong fire which will not be quenched for a long time. This she did by writing a very controversial tweet on her Twitter page. In her post, the woman who is a makeup artist urged Nigerian men to wise up and stop giving girlfriends money until they become wives. The young lady identified as @Prettyy_rib on Twitter took to saying that men should not give money to ladies who they are not married to. According to her, several women were also financially independent and they could cope well without being spoonfed by their boyfriends. Again, the said lady opined that these boyfriends should [Read]

ADC Senatorial Candidate Titi Oseni-Gomez denies Defecting to APC [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Senatorial Candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC) at the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun Central Senatorial District of Ogun State, Hon Titi Oseni -Gomez has dispelled media reports in some quarters that she left to join All Progressives Congress (APC). Oseni-Gomez who was a former Speaker Ogun State House of Assembly, while reacting to the speculations declared that, those behind the fake news are callous individuals who derive joy in maligning people’s character. ‘Rt. Hon. Titi Oseni Gomez remains in ADC. It is important to debunk the rumour being spread by callous individual that derive joy in maligning people’s [Read]

#NigeriaDecides2019: Meet All elected Senators of The 9th Senate and their Districts [SEE FULL NAMES]

  Knowing how your country works and who is holding the reigns is important, which is why we want to tell you the names of Nigerian senators and their Senatorial districts.  Let us give you a little lesson on Nigerian politics! If you are wondering how many senators there are in Nigeria, we can tell you. The Senate of Nigeria consists of 109 senators. Each of the 36 states has three senators, and the Federal Capital Territory has only one. The last election was back in 2015, and the length of term is four years, which means that the current list of Nigerian senators is going to be relevant until [Read]

INEC Presents Certificates Of Return To Buhari, Osinbajo [READ MORE]

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the Certificate of Return to President Muhammadu Buhari following his re-election. He was declared the winner of the presidential election in the early hours of Wednesday after he polled a total of 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, who scored 11,262,978 votes. In his acceptance speech, he thanked God and his supporters for the victory, adding that the elections were free and fair. [Read]

Ogun Assembly: Abk South I & II deserve better representation – APC candidates [READ MORE]

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress [APC] in the forthcoming March 9 Gubernatorial and state assembly elections for Abeokuta South State Constituencies (I & II), Hon Adejojo Yusuf and Hon Ademuyiwa Adeyemi have both maintained that the Constituency deserves better and effective representation. [READ ALSO] Thank you for Supporting Buhari, APC NASS Candidates, Let’s do it again on March 9 – Hon Adejojo [READ MORE] Both candidates in a joint statement issued recently in Abeokuta stated that indeed “good governance requires youthful, vibrant, multi – tasking and people – driven arms”.  The statement reads, “Vote Hon. Adejojo and Hon. Adeyemi for Abeokuta South Constituencies 1&2  Good [Read]

Thank you for Supporting Buhari, APC NASS Candidates, Let’s do it again on March 9 – Hon Adejojo

  John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – The Candidate representing Abeokuta South State Constituency 1 for the Ogun State House of Assembly, Honourable Adejojo Yusuf Temitope has thanked the good people of the state, especially Indigenes of the state Constituency for the show of support for the party’s candidates in the just concluded 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections held last Saturday February 23. Hon Adejojo who’s seeking the People’s support to represent the Constituency in Ogun Assembly in his goodwill message entitled “YES! WE DID IT BEFORE AND WE WILL DO IT AGAIN”, particularly appreciated the electorates for the massive support given President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term mandate as well Senator-elect, [Read]

BREAKING: Buhari Re-elected As Nigeria’s President, defeats Atiku [SEE FINAL RESULTS]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari beat Atiku Abubakar in a comprehensive, albeit controversial, victory in the 2019 presidential election, according to the official result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to the final results of the election, Buhari won 15,191,847 votes while Atiku gained 11,262,978 votes, a margin of 3,928,869 votes. The president won in Ekiti (219,231), Osun (347,634), Kwara (308,984), Nasarawa (289,903), Kogi (285,894), Gombe (402,961), Yobe (497,914), Niger (612,371), Jigawa (794,738), and Kaduna (993,445). Other states where he won are Bauchi (798,428), Lagos (580,825), Ogun (281,762), Kano (1,464,768), Katsina (1,232,133), Borno (836,496), Sokoto (490,333), [Read]

Reject presidential results, give FG ultimatum to declare the authentic – Femi Fani tells Atiku

A former aviation minister Femi Fani has reacted to presidential election results saying that Atiku should now brace up to defend the choice of millions of Nigerians who risked their lives on Saturday , defied tyranny and oppression and spoke through the ballot . According to Femi Fani the election was a charade, and has advise the peoples democratic party PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar to reject the results and give the FG an ultimatum to declare the authentic . Atiku has so far defeated President Muhammadu Buhari in most states in South West and South – East. In Anambra , Atiku polled 317, 767 while Buhari had 21, 056. [Read]

#NigeriaDecides2019: President Buhari maintains lead with 25 states declared [READ MORE]

  Incumbent Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday maintained a lead over his main rival in the race to become Nigeria’s next president, with more than half of all states declared but signs of low turnout across the country. The death toll from election-weekend violence meanwhile jumped from 39 to 53, according to the Situation Room, an umbrella group of civil society monitors. Buhari, 76, who is seeking a second term, has so far won 14 states, including Kaduna and Jigawa in his northwest heartland, according to the latest results from Saturday’s vote. He also secured the country’s two most-populous states, Lagos and Kano. In the former, he won by nearly 133,000 [Read]

#NigeriaDecides2019: President Buhari defeats Atiku Abubakar in Bauchi [READ MORE]

  President Muhamadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress has won the presidential election in Bauchi State. According to results announced by Local Government Collation Officers in Bauchi on Monday, Buhari polled 798,438 to defeat his rival of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alh. Atiku Abubakar. Atiku amassed 209,313 votes in the election. The APC candidate won in 19 of the 20 local governments in the state with wide margin while the PDP won in only Bogoro local government. The last result from Katagum local government arrived at the collation centre at about 9:20 pm. after a long wait. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ibrahim Abdullahi, thanked party agents and observers for [Read]

BREAKING: INEC Adjourns Continuation of Results Announcement Till Tuesday 10am [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has adjourned the official announcement of results of the presidential election until 10am on Tuesday. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: PDP Rejects 2019 Presidential Poll Results, Alleges Gross irregularities [READ MORE] Yakubu made the adjournment at about 12:45am on Tuesday when it became clear that no other state was ready for result announcement after 11 states and the FCT had been announced. [READ ALSO]  JUST IN: Buhari leads Atiku with big Wins in 7 out of Ten States so far [SEE RESULTS] At this stage, Presdent Muhammadu Buhari [Read]

JUST IN: Buhari leads Atiku with big Wins in 7 out Of Ten States So far [SEE RESULTS]

As more results trickle in from INEC’s National Collation Centre, Abuja, a quick glance at the latest results by NEWS FLAKES NG shows that Incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari is leading his closest rival from the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar with over 800,000 votes from results announced in ten states across the country so far. So far, APC has won in 7 States with a total of 2,831,572 votes, while PDP has won in 3 States with a total of 2,076,490 votes. APC is currently leading with a margin of almost 800,000 votes. While we await more results, what do you think about the process so far? Punch/Pulse [Read]

BREAKING: PDP Rejects 2019 Presidential Poll Results, Alleges Gross irregularities [READ MORE]

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected results of the presidential elections currently being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Uche Secondus, PDP national chairman, said the results being announced are “incorrect and unacceptable” to the party. He said this at an ongoing press conference in Abuja. The PDP national chairman said the party has discovered “irregularities” in results so far announced from Nasarawa state and the FCT. He alleged that the current administration “colluded” with INEC and security agencies to manipulate results from polling units across the country. “Our collation centres have the original results from all the polling units in the country. That is from [Read]