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We don’t know anything about ‘Fake’ server results, INEC tells Tribunal

The Independent National Electoral Commission has distanced itself from the “server results ” which the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, are laying claim to as the “true results ” of the February 23 election . INEC said this in its reply to the petition filed before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal by the PDP and Atiku to challenge the outcome of the February 23 election . The commission , through its lead counsel , Yunus Usman ( SAN ) , said the results of the poll were never transmitted or collated electronically . It added that it kept no such server where such electronically transmitted [Read]

Buhari Calls for Regional Cooperation To Stop illegal Flow Of Small Arms

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday arrived in N’Djamena, the Chadian capital seeking wider cooperation among countries of Sahel and Saharan regions to counter the infiltration of small arms to Nigeria, flowing into the hands of militia forces, bandits and insurgents who are becoming a threat to human rights and internal security. The Nigerian leader is participating in the one-day Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States, CEN-SAD, alongside his host and current Chairperson of CEN-SAD, Idriss Deby Itno and their counterparts from Niger and Togo, with high-level representations from other member-countries. Nigeria under President Buhari has worked closely with immediate neighbours [Read]

Meet ABU’s best graduating student who won 9 awards [READ MORE]

Daily Trust: What schools did you attend? A’eesha Abdullahi Abaji: I attended Plateau Private School Jos for my Nursery and Primary education; Airforce Girls’ Comprehensive School Jos for my secondary school education and then the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.   DT: What were your favourite subjects? A’eesha: Mathematics and Biology. I loved sciences; I couldn’t have done anything else. I didn’t like English, Literature and Book Keeping. So it had to be science. DT: Where you the best student while in primary and secondary school? A’eesha: In primary school, I was the best student in my own class but not the overall best in the set. And in secondary school, [Read]

AFCON 2019: Nigeria to face Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi as CAF unveils draws [READ MORE]

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) yesterday unveiled the official Draws and  fixtures for this year’s TOTAL African Cup of Nations (AFCON) slated to come up in the pyramid country of Egypt. The draws ceremony held yesterday behind the famous Giza Pyramids saw the Super Eagles of Nigeria paired against Guinea, Madagascar and Burundi in Group B while Group D consisting of Morocco, Cote Divore, South Africa and Namibia is already being tauted as the obvious ‘Group of death’ by most football pundits across the globe.  See full groupings below as captured by NEWS FLAKES NG; The 32nd Africa Cup of Nations will hold from June 21 to July 19 in [Read]

MAPOLY debunks rumours of clash between Rector and New VC [READ MORE]

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic has refuted reports published by a national Online newspaper ‘Platform Times’ which had claimed that the new Vice Chancellor of the Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology [MAUSTECH] and the Polytechnic’s Rector had a clash over the true ownership of the office during a recent meeting.  The recent release which was signed by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Yemi Ajibola and captioned “DISCLAIMER!!! MAPOLY REFUTES FAKE NEWS OF DRAMA AS MAUSTECH VC, MAPOLY RECTOR CLASH OVER OFFICE OWNERSHIP”, had utterly rejected claims contained in the said report which it described as ‘FAKE NEWS and FALSE ALLEGATIONS’.  It further explained [Read]

LEAKED VIDEO: IPOB Members React To Half Naked Video Of Nnamdi Kanu And Wife in Bed [READ MORE]

IPOB members have reacted to a video which shows their leader Nnamdi Kanu in bed with his wife, which went viral after it got leaked yesterday.  According to IPOB members, the video is not something new because it has been around since 2014. See #BBNaijaReunion #DoubleWahalaReloaded Laila Ijeoma’s other Tweets.  The group also wondered why people are amazed at it when it is not to a crime to have a nice time with one’s wife. [READ ALSO] BOOM! IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu Caught Half Naked in bed with Lady in Leaked Video [SEE PHOTOS & VIDEO] An IPOB member, Alphonsus Uche Okafor-Me for wrote:  “The video making rounds about the leader [Read]

COUP: Joy turns to fear in Sudan as army takes control after ousting Bashir [READ MORE]

Protesters who rushed on to the streets to celebrate the ouster of Sudanese strongman Omar al-Bashir Thursday are facing the prospect of a long struggle ahead as the military figures who ended his 30-year rule seem to be preparing to hang on to power. As news of Bashir’s downfall was still reverberating around the world, a military council dissolved the government, suspended the country’s constitution and declared a three month state of emergency. The military said it will remain in control for at least two years to oversee a “transition of power,” leading to dismay from protesters and outside observers that elections will not be held anytime soon. NEWS FLAKES [Read]

BOOM! IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu Caught Half Naked in bed With Lady in Leaked Video [SEE PHOTOS & VIDEO]

There’s a trending new video showing the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu in bed with a woman believed to be his wife, Uchechi Kanu. In the viral video, the pair were seen half-naked in bed and the Biafran leader can be heard bragging about his sexual prowess.   [READ ALSO] BOOM! Men with big penis will go to hell fire, Says Pastor [READ MORE] At one point, Nnamdi Kanu had to explain why he takes it easy on her when they make love together. [READ ALSO] BOOM! Consuming Vaginal Fluids Makes Human Immune To Cancer, Other Diseases – Scientists [READ MORE] Watch the video below; [WATCH VIDEO] [Read]

KILLINGS: ‘Address Nigerians Within 48hrs Or’…. – Reps issue Strong Warning to Buhari [READ MORE]

The House of Representatives has given President Muhammadu Buhari 48 hours to address the nation over the spate of killings in the country. This was part of the resolutions reached by lawmakers in the House when the matter came up during Thursday’s plenary. They agreed that the President should address them and the nation regarding the attacks on communities in Benue, Zamfara, Kaduna, and other states where many people were killed and several others displaced. Should the President fail to respond to the request, the lawmakers resolved to conclude with other Nigerians that he and his administration were incapable of permanently curtailing the incessant killing of innocent Nigerians. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: [Read]

Amosun, Shettima in long meeting over senate presidency [READ MORE]

Ogun State Governor, Ibukunle Amosun, and his Borno State counterpart, Hashim Shettima, engaged in a long discussion on Tuesday. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the two governors, who are among the newly elected federal lawmakers currently attending an orientation programme in Abuja, excused themselves from the venue and had a discussion for a long time. It was gathered that their long talk was connected with the issue of the Senate presidency. [READ ALSO] Gov Amosun Appoints New GM for OGTV, OGBC, Names New Permanent Secretaries [READ MORE] Amosun had declined comments on Monday when journalists asked him to confirm or deny the reports that serving and former governors were plotting to [Read]

BREAKING: Buhari in closed-door meeting with service chiefs over spate of insecurity [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a closed door meeting with service chiefs. The meeting started around 11: am at the presidential office in Abuja. We could not ascertain what the meeting is all about, but could not be far from killings in the country. Although the agenda was not made public, it is expected to take holistic view on the resurgence of insecurity especially the increasing banditry attacks in the North West, killings in Kaduna state and kidnapping in other parts of the country. [READ ALSO] Buhari Orders Clamp Down on Armed Bandits in Kaduna, Zamfara, Rivers, [Read]

Bees Kill Customs officer while on patrol duty [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Abba Abubakar, a senior officer of the Nigeria Customs Service, has died after he was attacked by a swarm of bees. A statement by the agency disclosed that Abubakar, attached to the Seme Customs Command, was attacked while on patrol duty along Ashipa axis of Badagry, Lagos on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Saidu Abdullahi, the Seme Command spokesperson, praised the deceased as someone who discharged his duties diligently. “He has never failed to report at his duty post daily. We regret to lose such a gallant officers,” he said. The Yobe State-born officer has been buried in accordance with Islamic rites. [Read]

Six Persons Escape Death in Ogun As Timber-laden Tipper Collides With Taxi [SEE PHOTOS]

A timber-ladden Tipper with numberplate XB 202 TT yesterday crushed a RAV4 Car and a Taxi car filled with passengers at Sunny Yinka Filling Station, leme, Abeokuta in Ogun State while trying to avoid a trailer that was coming out of the filling station. According to eyewitnesses, the driver and passengers in the taxi sustained injuries and have been taken to the hospital for treatment while the owner of the RAV escaped unscathed. Officers of the Nigeria Police Force, Federal Road Safety Corps and Civil Defence Corps were all on ground to rescue the situation and also maintain sanity on the road while rescue operation was ongoing. See more photos [Read]

‘APC fabricated it’ — Atiku denies hiring US lobbyist

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has denied hiring a US lobbyist firm to advance in his bid to take over power from President Muhammadu Buhari . In a statement on Wednesday, Atiku, a former vice-president, said the reports of the alleged contract is a handiwork of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Atiku is at the presidential election tribunal to challenge the declaration of Buhari as winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to a report by Centre for Responsive Politics (CRP) , Bruce Fein, former justice department official and his firm Fein & DelValle PLLC registered as foreign agents of PDP and Atiku [Read]

Ooni of Ife: Google Cannot Exist Without ‘Ifa’

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, on Wednesday said that the Google originated from the ‘Ifa’ also known as the oracle. The traditional leader said that without ‘Ifa’ , google would not have been created. Ogunwusi said this during the press tour of the tourists sites within the ancient city ahead of the Tourism Innovation and Development Innovation Conference (TIDA) slated for April 24. The theme of the forthcoming conference is: “Impact of Sustainable Tourism Development and Marketing of Tourism Destinations on Host Communities”. ‘Odu Ifa’ refers to the verses of the literary corpus that are usually consulted by people who believe in its efficacy before embarking on any [Read]