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2019: EME boss, Banky W joins House of Reps Race – FIND OUT UNDER WHICH PARTY HERE

  Pop singer, Olubankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W, has declared his intention to contest for the Lagos State Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in House of Representatives on the platform of the Modern Democratic Party. He made the declaration at the party’s convention on Saturday. A tweet posted on the singer’s Twitter account read in part, “You see, my entire life has been a story of just dreaming dreams, praying about those dreams, setting goals, and working until they come true. “I can live with trying and failing. I can not live with not trying. “So while we may not have a godfather, we do have God” See the [Read]

Surulere: Throwback Photo Of Comedian Basketmouth With His Wife 10 Years Ago (SEE PHOTOS)

  Elsie Okpocha who is marking her 10th year wedding anniversary with her hubby, Basketmouth has shared a throwback picture they took 10 years back. According to reports, they were still dating then and were yet to officially tie the knot. “Life before the kids, when there was less responsibilities, when you only had to cater for yourself, when there was no school fees to pay. #10yrsago #tbt” she captioned the photo. Bright Okpocha, better known by his stage name Basketmouth is a Nigerian comedian, one-time rapper and actor. He has organized popular stand-up comedy concerts like Basketmouth Uncensored across the globe. . . READ MORE 247 LATEST BREAKING NEWS [Read]

GIST: Despite Ban By NBC, Falz’s ‘This Is Nigeria’ Crosses 15million Views On YouTube – READ MORE  

  ‘#ThisIsNigeria ,’ the controversial music video by Folarin Falana, better known as ‘#Falz The Bad Guy’, has crossed 15million YouTube views within six months of release. This is despite the ban by the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) just three months into his release. NBC announced the ban of the song in August, a letter by Igomu Onoja, one of its zonal directors, branding a part of the song “vulgar” and declaring the entire work “unfit for radio.” . READ MORE 247 LATEST BREAKING NEWS AND MANY MORE HOT GISTS ON: www.newsflakes.com.ng [Read]

I’m Still Married – Actress Mercy Aigbe Speaks After Domestic Violence Rocked Her Marriage

  I’m Still Married – Actress Mercy Aigbe Speaks After Domestic Violence Rocked Her Marriage While speaking in a recent interview with Legacy TV at an event, Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, revealed that she’s still married, few months after the highlighy publicized case of domestic violence that rocked her marriage. Following the incident, there were rumours that she was now separated from her estranged husband, Asiwaju Lanre Gentry. But it seems all that is not true. The beautiful Yoruba actress who was asked what her current relationship status is, stated boldly that she’s still married. It is unclear whether she meant that all between herself and her estranged husband, has [Read]

“I Have No Plan To Quit Teaching For Acting” – Actor Saka says  

Popular Nollywood actor, Afeez Oyetoro, aka Saka, best known for his hilarious movie roles has said he has no plans to quit teaching anytime soon. Unknown to many of his fans, Saka is a committed academic who teaches drama at the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikin in Lagos State. Although he was aware that most people wished that he would give up one for the other, the actor, who only just finished his tenure as the Head of the Department of Theatre Arts at the institution, said, in an interview with Punch Nigeria, that he had no plan to quit teaching for a full-blown career in film acting. He [Read]

Gunmen Attack Nollywood Actor Femi Adebayo in Lagos – READ MORE

  Actor, Femi Adebayo, has revealed his encounter with gunmen on Thursday in Lagos. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that On his Instagram page, the son of veteran actor, Adebayo Salami, revealed that his vehicle was accosted by gunmen at 7UP bus stop, along Lagos Ibadan Expressway. He said that two men bearing arms came down from their vehicle and tried to force his car open and when they were unable to,  bashed his vehicle with the butt of their guns. In the post, which showed no photos of the allegedly damaged vehicle, Adebayo said he was grateful no one was hurt. See the caption of his post: “I thank God for [Read]

GIST: ”It’s Not A Community Project” — Tiwa, Says Your Relationship ‘Doesn’t Have To Make Sense To Anyone’

  Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, has taken to her Instagram page to give relationship advice to anyone willing to listen. Tiwa, who broke the Internet on Wednesday when she appeared in the music video of Wizkid’s ‘Fever’, said relationship is “not a community project”.   Tiwa has been rumoured to be in a relationship with Wizkid; the video with the young singer contained numerous sensual scenes. Hours after the video was relased, she wrote on Instagram: “Your relationship doesn’t have to make sense to anyone, except you and your partner. It’s a relationship. Not a community project.” [Read]

BREAKING: Tiwa Savage Becomes First Female To Win MTV Best African Act – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, has emerged the 2018 Best African Act at the MTV European Music Awards. The singer who was at the venue of the event in Bilbao, Spain on Sunday, clinched the award after beating fellow Nigerian, Davido, and other African acts. She is the first African female to win the award. A few days ago, Tiwa Savage went viral on social media internet recently when she featured as a video vixen for the music video, ‘Fever’ by Nigerian singer Wizkid. The MTV EMA is an event which seeks to honour pop artistes. She [Read]

‘Electrocute yourself if you dislike my support for Atiku/Peter Obi’, Shan George slams Critics – READ MORE

For condemning her support for Atiku and Peter Obi in the forthcoming 2019 presidential election, veteran actress and filmmaker, Shan George has told critics to electrocute themselves if they are not satisfied with her choice for presidency. Responding to a barrage of swipes thrown at her since she declared support for Atiku and Peter Obi, she advised her critics to either support candidates of their choice or electrocute themselves if they can’t live with her decision. Reconcile With S-East Govs, Party Leaders To Ensure Victory, Group Tells Atiku, Obi “Bad belle and high blood pressure wants to kill some people. Atiku/Obi is my choice; go and support your own candidate. [Read]

Popular Yoruba Nollywood Actor Ibrahim Chatta Loses Mother, Buries Her The Islamic way (PHOTOS)

  Famous Yoruba Nollywood actor Ibrahim Chatta is grieving,  and this is because of the death of his beloved mum. He announced the death of his dear mother recently and has done the befitting burial for his mother as it usually done in Islam. She was buried not quite long after her death. See some photos below: The Nollywood actor who announced the death of his mother, some hours ago, shared a photo of his deceased mum with the caption: “It’s indeed a very dark night for me…Goodnight Maami” Ibrahim Chatta is an actor and director, known for popular movies such as  Odun baku, Òmìn, Awure eni amongst others. See [Read]