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Buhari’s State Broadcast: A Farewell Speech, Says Atiku [READ MORE]

  The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s Thursday night broadcast as a farewell speech. Reacting to President Buhari’s characterization of the opposition in a nationwide broadcast, Atiku Abubakar described the president as a failed steward who has consistently distorted and twisted facts and events. Atiku, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Publication, Mr. Phrank Shaibu said, “We see President Muhammadu Buhari’s attack on the opposition in his nationwide broadcast, Thursday night, as part of the many gaffes which have come to define last days of  the Buhari Presidency, rather than an address to be taken seriously by [Read]

IN FULL: Text Of Buhari’s Pre-Election State Broadcast [READ MORE]

  President Muhammadu Buhari addressed a rare state broadcast on Thursday ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. Here’s everything he said: Fellow Citizens, On Saturday, February 16, 2019, you will, once again, be called upon to choose the leaders who will pilot the affairs of our great nation for the next four years. This is a constitutional right which should be freely exercised by all eligible voters. 2. I wish therefore to start by assuring all Nigerians that this Government will do its very best to ensure that the 2019 elections take place in a secure and peaceful atmosphere. 3. It was indeed such free, fair and peaceful [Read]

2019 Presidency: Atiku is my friend – Tinubu issues statement ahead of Saturday poll [READ MORE]

  The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has admitted that presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is his friend. However, in a long statement forwarded to our source and obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG, Tinubu made it clear that he was backing APC’s candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, to win Saturday’s election. The former Lagos state Governor also went on to pick holes in Atiku’s economic plans for Nigeria, but praised the achievements of the incumbent government. “The future is uncertain until we enter it. February 16 is Election Day and on that day Nigeria shall step into its future. [Read]

BREAKING: Two Arrested In Kano With 14 Bags Of Fake Ballot Papers [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG has it that two persons have been arrested in Kano State by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for being in possession of fake specimen ballot papers. Confirming the arrest, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, the state Police Public Relations Officer, said the suspects were carrying 14 bags of the specimen ballot papers at the time of their arrest. According to Haruna, they were arrested on Wednesday by some policemen attached to the Metro Area Command. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the suspects were said to have confessed to have come from Jigawa State, and claimed that the materials were for sensitisation and orientation. Haruna [Read]

Two Fight, Stab Each Other Over Akinlade’s Campaign Largesse in Ogun [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that two women, Oladunni Amodemaja and Folake Onibide have been arraigned before an Ogun State magistrate court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta for stabbing themselves over the largess given to them by the governorship candidate of Allied Peoples Movement in Ogun State, Abdulkabir Akinlade. The clash occurred in Itoku shopping complex, Abeokuta, the State capital over the sum of N50,000 dashed out by the governorship candidate during his campaign to the area. The duo who were arraigned before Magistrate Sam Obaleye on a four-count charge bordering on assault and unlawful damage pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor, Insp. Olubisi Lawrence told the court that the defendants engaged [Read]

[OPINION] Ogun APC Stone-throwing Rally: The Many Faces of SIA, …Advantage DA by Olalekan Akanji [READ MORE]

  The dreadful display and show of shame by the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun (SIA) as well as the unforgivable disregard to the office and person of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by his cohorts yesterday in Abeokuta, during the rally of the Presidential Candidate of the APC, President Muhammad Buhari, GCFR, is well documented in the history books of Ogun State. In what appeared to be a battle of wits, the sinking Governor orchestrated and hatched a plot to undermine the party’s leadership and prevent the ‘traditional presentation’ of the party’s flag bearer in the March 2 Governorship election in Ogun State, Mr. Dapo [Read]

2019: Nigerians have rejected you, PDP mocks Buhari, APC over Abeokuta incident [READ MORE]

  The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described what it called “ the Public Pelting And Jeering ,” at President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, during his election campaign rally in Abeokuta on Monday as a direct response by Nigerians to his stewardship in the past three and a half years. In a statement signed by the party’s spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP said the development showed that like other states in the country, Ogun is ready to reject the APC-led administration at the polls. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Oshiomhole Booed, Stoned at Ogun APC Presidential rally [SEE VIDEO] “The people of Ogun state, and indeed, the South West, [Read]

BREAKING: Oshiomhole Booed, Stoned at Ogun APC Presidential rally [SEE VIDEO]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, was booed and stoned at President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday. Trouble started when the APC National Chairman mentioned the name of the party’s governorship candidate in the state, Mr Dapo Abiodun, while addressing the crowd. Upon hearing Mr Abiodun’s name, the crowd at the MKO Abiola International Stadium started booing Mr Oshiomhole with some throwing objects at him, prompting security operatives to surround him. [READ ALSO] 2019: Nigerians have rejected you, PDP mocks Buhari, APC over Abeokuta incident [READ MORE] As the crowd trouble continued, Governor Ibikunle Amosun, [Read]

[UPDATED]: Dozens Slump At Atiku’s Overcrowded Campaign Rally In Kano [WATCH VIDEO]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Dozens of people have collapsed at the ongoing presidential rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State. It was a sea of red-capped individuals, as thousands of party faithful converged on the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano. The stadium is filled beyond capacity, and some persons have fainted as a result of suffocation. At the time of this report, Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate and other party leaders, were still on their way to the stadium. The team also made a quick stop over at the Palace of the Emir of Kano for the [Read]

GIST: Comedian Seyi Law Debunks Divorce Rumours, Says “My wife and I are intact” [READ MORE]

  … Apologizes For The “expensive joke Popular Nigerian Comedian, Seyi Law has debunked a shocking announcement that he has separated from his wife of eight years, Stacy Ebere, describing the announcement as a “joke”. Seyilaw said the joke was due to his UK show NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that while on his Instagram page, he said, “Human beings love bad news sha. I have been promoting my shows since very few talks. Abegi, I dey UK for media rounds”. “My wife and I are intact. Kai, people can’t even read between the lines. I said PATH WAY not part way. My Ex – wife, abeg which one. Please help [Read]