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Declare Nnamdi Azikiwe’s Birthday Public Holiday– Gov. Obiano Begs Buhari

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to also declare the birthday of Nigeria’s first president, Nnamdi Azikiwe, as a public holiday. This was as he commended Buhari for honoring the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential vote, Chief Moshood Abiola, with the renaming of the National Stadium in Abuja, after Abiola. This was contained in a statement released Saturday in Awka, the Anambra State capital, by C. Don Adinuba, the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment. Obiano said the renaming of the stadium was “the icing on the cake in the steps taken so far to immortalize a national figure who [Read]

‘Buy Stolen Phone, Spend Seven Years In Prison’ – Lagos Police PRO Warns

The Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, has warned Nigerians to desist from buying stolen phones. According to him, “under our laws, it is quite a serious offense for one to buy stolen phones. The law even regards the buyer to be more culpable than even the thief. The punishment is more for the buyer than the thief. The wisdom behind that is to discourage people from stealing because if there is no market where they would sell those stolen things, they would not steal them but because they have a ready market, they easily steal. He went on to say; “This is why the law makes the [Read]

Gernot Rohr Reveals How Nigeria Will Play In AFCON 2019

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that his side are aiming to score more goals and will play offensive football at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Nigeria has included nine forwards in her 23-man squad list for the biennial showpiece. Changchun Yatai’s Odion Ighalo leads the frontline with Ahmed Musa, Samuel Chukwueze, Moses Simon, Henry Onyekuru, Alex Iwobi, Samuel Kalu, Paul Onuachu and Victor Osimhen all included. “We have a lot of strikers which means we want to score more goals and play offensive football, we also have good defenders. “Some of our strikers could play in the midfield or in the plan 3-5-2 [Read]

[PHOTOS] Lady Killed, Pushed Out Of Bus Naked After Being Robbed

A young lady identified as Abimbola Ayanwale Modinat, has died after she was allegedly robbed and pushed out of a moving commercial bus by suspected armed robbers at Idi-Iroko, Anthony Village area of Lagos State on Tuesday June 11th.   According to reports, Abimbola was returning home when she unknowingly boarded a bus filled with criminals. In the course of their journey, she was robbed, killed and pushed out stark naked in front of a Pizza joint in Idi-Iroko at about 10:45pm on Tuesday June 11th.     The incident was immediately reported at the Anthony Village Police Station and her body was later evacuated by the police and deposited at Lagos State University [Read]

[PHOTO] Medical Doctor Strips To Her Underwear Then Jiggles her Breasts As She Prays For Her Followers

A medical doctor is being called out on social media after she stripped down to her underwear to gain attention.   In the video, she is seen praying that her followers’ “cup of blessings will overflow”. As she says this, she bends her breasts and jiggles it, making her bra look like a cup from which her boobs are overflowing.     Web users were unimpressed and called her out for the video. Some threatened to report her to the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, MDCN. Another accused her of disgracing the oath of her profession for clout.   see comments below:   [Read]

[PHOTOS] See What Woman Did To Her 8-year-old Household

A woman residing in Enugu state, yesterday left the body of her eight year old househelp disfigured with cane marks.   Activist, Harrisson Emefiena Gwamnishu, who shared the photos, said the woman will be arrested today and if possible, charged to court for child abuse. See more photos of the little girl below:   [Read]

Disgruntled UTME candidates tackle JAMB over alleged lapses

Some candidates, who took the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, have carpeted the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board for the alleged lapses in the conduct of this year’s exam as well as the results. JAMB conducted the 2019 UTME between April 11 and 18 in about 698 Computer-Based Test centres, with 1.8million candidates sitting the exam. The results were released on May 11. But many candidates have yet to receive their results amid reports of computer failure, biometric issues and allegations of impersonation. One of the candidates, Haruna Musa, who spoke with our correspondent on Friday, said her computer suddenly turned off during the exam and that she got 19 [Read]

“This Country Is Useless” – Singer Omawumi Reacts To Gorilla Swallowing N6.8m In Kano Zoo

Popular Nigerian singer-songwriter, omawumi reacts to news of a gorilla swallowing N6.8m in kano Zoo as she said this country is useless. We could recall it was reported that a gorilla placed at a Kano Zoo, allegedly swallowed N6.8m as claimed by the finance officer of the recreational facility. She said:- “All of us be thief but it is when you catch person you go clap for he head but how will animal steal money, This Country Is Useless”. [Read]

The Best Way To Honour Abiola – Ben Bruce

Ben Murray Bruce, the former lawmaker representing Bayelsa West senatorial district, has shared that the greatest way to honor the memory of Abiola is by going back to study and actualize his plans for Nigeria. Ben Bruce who made this known via his Twitter handle added that such move would transform Nigeria from being the World headquarters for extreme poverty. The greatest way to honor the memory of chief Abiola would be to go back in time and study his plans, goals, and visions, and use them to transform Nigeria from being the world headquarters for extreme poverty, which we are now, to being a nation that bids farewell to [Read]

BREAKING: Gov Abiodun Appoints SSG, Chief of Staff

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of Mr. Olatokunbo Joseph Talabi as the Secretary to the State Government. Also appointed is Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu as the governor’s Chief of Staff. In a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, added that the new SSG comes to the job with a rich private sector background as a business development professional, banker and entrepreneur. He was until his appointment the Chief Executive Officer of Superflux International Limited, a market leader in security printing . The 57-year-old Talabi holds a 1987 [Read]

SPORT: ‘Super Eagles Have No Star Player’- Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has said that his squad for the 2019 African Cup of Nations has no star player. The German, however, expressed confident that Nigeria will qualify for the knockout stage. Nigeria will do battle with Burundi in their Group B opener before games against Guinea on June 26 and Madagascar June 30. ”I think we have a young team without any stars. There are not many great players like Nigeria had in the 80s or 90s but our young team will be able to come out of the group and to try to go far,” Rohr told DW Kick off. The former Burkina Faso coach also [Read]

‘I Will Win The Election With A Landslide’ – Yahaya Bello Boasts

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has said that he would be re-elected without hassles, in a blunt response to questions about his political strength. Mr. Bello said on Friday after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja that perceived internal crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi would not stop his re-election. “I am the governor today and Insha Allah, l will return back as the governor for another four years, after the November 16 election. As for the ticket, the analogy is that the tenant cannot send the landlord out of his house,” Bello boasted. “So, APC in Kogi state was rebuilt [Read]

We’ll Pass Budgets Within Three Months -Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan says henceforth, the national assembly will ensure the passage of the nation’s budget within three months of its submission by the executive. Lawan made the promise when he fielded questions from state house correspondents after joining President Muhammadu Buhari to perform the weekly Friday’s Juma’at prayer at the Aso Rock mosque, Abuja. He, however, expressed the hope that the executive would always ensure early submission of the budget enable the assembly deliberate and pass it in good time. “Well, this is a crucial thing that worries everyone, every Nigerian wants to see the national assembly pass the budget in good time and what we have in [Read]

SPORT: Arsenal Take Decision On Aubameyang’s Future After Offer From China

Arsenal are planning to offer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a new contract, as they aim to ward off interest in the player from China, the UK Mirror reports. Discussions are expected to take place over the summer, with Aubameyang out of contract in two years time. The Gabon striker is likely to receive a big pay rise after a season in which he shared the Premier League Golden Boot, after scoring 22 goals. He is currently thought to be on around £190,000-a-week. It is rumoured Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai SIPG have both made moves for the player and have offered an eye-watering £300,000-a-week, in order to try to tempt the 29-year-old to [Read]

Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Borno Attacks

The Islamic State, IS, has claimed responsibility for some attacks in Borno State, the Reuters News Agency reports. IS in a statement on Thursday, said Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP) fighters attacked a base in Kareto with light medium and heavy weapons. It claimed, “at least 20” Nigerian soldiers were killed and others injured, that a “tank” and a Shilka self-propelled anti-aircraft weapon were destroyed and the base was burned.” Seven four-wheel drive vehicles, weapons and ammunition were captured, the statement added. One of the recent attacks was carried out on Wednesday, June 12, with the insurgents attacking troops of 158 Battalion Location at Kareto Village of Mobbar Local [Read]