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SHOCKING! Robbers break into police station, steal rifles, ammunition as officers watch UEFA match

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that thieves broke into a police station on Tuesday night as all officers on duty abandoned their post to watch a UEFA Champions League match at a nearby trading centre. Parisian Thieves Burgle Thiago Silva’s Home Kenya Standard newspaper reported that the incident happened at Kobujoi Police Station, Nandi County, Kenya. [READ ALSO] Barca, Messi down Man Utd as Ronaldo, Juve Crash Out of UCL [READ MORE] The thieves made away with three rifles and ammunitions. On returning to the post, the soccer-crazy policemen discovered that the room of the officer in-charge, which also serves as an armoury was open. They walked in to find the steel [Read]

Barca, Messi down Man Utd as Ronaldo, Juve Crash Out of UCL [READ MORE]

Lionel Messi was hero once again for Barcelona as they punished wasteful Manchester United 3-0 (4-0 on aggregate) at the Camp Nou while fellow five-time Balon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo was disappointed with his new side Juventus after a painful 2-1 defeat to youthful Ajax Amsterdam. While Messi marches on to the semi finals to face the winner of Liverpool and Porto, “Champions League king” Cristiano Ronaldo was thrown out of the Champions League in the quarter finals for the first time in about eight years. Ajax however, head into the semi finals to face the winner of Manchester City or Tottenham Hotspur for the first time since 1997. Messi [Read]

BREAKING: Tiger Woods Wins 2019 Masters Title, His 15th Major and First title Since 2008 [READ MORE]

After all the scandals, all the injuries, all the surgeries, all the drama, all the he’s-done declarations, Tiger Woods has won the Masters in 2019. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that nearly 11 years after his last major victory — the longest drought in golf history — Woods won the Masters by 1 stroke with a bravura 70 final round, keeping his head while the best of the next generation of golfers lost theirs. Six golfers held at least a share of the lead over the day, five tied with only a handful of holes left. But as it was in 1997, so it was 22 years later: Woods walking off [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]

UCL: Luke Shaw own goal hands Barca advantage Over Man Utd

Shaw deflects in Luis Suarez header to give Barca the advantage ahead of return leg at the Nou Camp on April 16. Luke Shaw’s first-half own goal handed Barcelona the advantage as Manchester United suffered a frustrating 1-0 defeat in their Champions League quarter-final first leg at Old Trafford. The United left-back gave Barca a deserved lead on 12 minutes when he deflected Luis Suarez’s header into his own net, with the goal confirmed following a VAR review. United responded well to the early setback, halting Barca’s dominance on the ball, but their cause was undermined by a toothless attacking display which failed to yield a single shot on target [Read]

JUST IN: Tourist falls into River Nile while taking selfie, drowns [SEE PHOTOS]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the body of a tourist from Saudi Arabia who drowned in the River Nile in Uganda after falling in while taking a selfie has been retrieved, the Police said on Wednesday. The man fell into the river while taking pictures at the Kalagala Falls on Saturday, and his body was found downstream by a fisherman on Tuesday , local police spokesperson Hellen Butoto told dpa. “He was taking selfies when he fell into the river from a very slippery rock on which he was standing . “His friends failed to help. His body was retrieved very early on Tuesday by a fisherman, ’’she said. The [Read]

BOOM! Men with big penis will go to hell fire, Says Pastor [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Founder and Leader of Ebenezer Miracle and Worship Centre, Prophet Opambour aka Prophet 1, has stated that men with big penis might go to hell fire. The Ghanaian preacher made this known while giving a sermons on his Prophet 1 TV last Sunday. “Nobody is above judgment; not even a beautiful lady with big breasts that satisfy men during sexual intercourse”, he preached. [READ ALSO] BOOM! Consuming Vaginal Fluids Makes Human Immune To Cancer, Other Diseases – Scientists [READ MORE] “You are an honourable man who has bleached your skin, trimmed your hair; you have done waves and the ladies say you’re handsome; hey fine boy, [Read]

Any man who cheats on me will be drugged, made to sleep with Bobrisky – Cardi-B

A video has surfaced online showing American rap sensation, Cardi B, threatening to make any guy who cheats on him sleep with a ‘tranny.’ Tranny is a derogatory term for a transgender, transsexual, transvestite, or cross-dressing person. Nigeria’s internet personality, Bobrisky is popular for being a cross-dresser. Cardi B was heard in the video saying she will get the cheating guy drugged and drunk, and made him to have all kinds of sex with someone like Bobrisky. Watch video below: [Read]

EPL: Chelsea Struggle To Snatch Three Points At Cardiff With Late Winner [READ FULL GIST]

LONDON – Chelsea struggled to get going until late on, and it had looked as though they were heading for another away defeat after Victor Camarasa’s delicate finish early in the second half put the Bluebirds ahead. The introduction of Eden Hazard and Loftus-Cheek off the bench in the second half injected new life into the team and two headed goals in the closing stages did the damage. Cesar Azpilicueta’s first of the season levelled for Chelsea, with six minutes to play, although Neil Warnock and his players were livid the offside flag had not been raised. Then came Loftus-Cheek’s winner as the clock ticked past 90, a powerful header [Read]

JUST IN: Nigeria ranked sixth most miserable country in the world [READ MORE]

  An economist from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, US, Steve Hanke, has ranked Nigeria as the sixth most miserable country in the world. The ranking is titled, Hanke ’s Annual Misery Index 2018: The World’s Saddest (And Happiest) Countries. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Writing in the Forbes magazine of March 28, the economist notes that Misery Index is calculated using economic indices such as unemployment, inflation and the rates banks charge on loans. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Ogun Gov-elect, Dapo Abiodun To Scrap Ogun Poly, MAUSTECH “In the sphere of economics , misery tends to flow from high inflation, steep borrowing costs and unemployment,” Hanke warns. The Index notes that [Read]

Manchester United Confirms Solkjaer Appointment As Full-Time Manager [READ MORE]

LONDON – Manchester Utd names Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as full-time manager. It was confirmed by the club on its Twitter handle. Man U tweeted, “Ole’s at the wheel! We can confirm that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been appointed as #MUFC manager.” See tweet below;   [Read]

BREAKING: Army demands immediate removal of President [READ MORE]

Ahmed Salah, Algeria’s chief of army staff, has demanded President Abdelaziz Bouteflika be declared unfit to rule after weeks of protests against him. The army chief urged an immediate adoption of the country’s Article 102, which allows for a president to vacate office if declared unfit. “We must find a way out of this crisis immediately, within the constitutional framework,” he said in a speech on television “This solution achieves consensus and must be accepted by all.” Klopp defiant after Liverpool battle back to beat Burnley This comes days after the 82-year-old leader who got to power in 1999, dropped his reelection ambition following a wave of protest. The development [Read]

Flavour Opens School for the blind in Liberia (SEE PHOTOS)

Popular Nigerian singer, Flavour has excited his fans after a kind gesture of building a school for the blind in Liberia. Flavour, 35, did this to honour his friend, Semah G. Weifur. Flavour linked up with Semah in 2017 for the first time after he was impressed by the youngster’s rendition of his iconic single, ‘Mama’ at a peace concert organized by Liberian singer, Juli Endee. Flavour then featured him on ‘Most High,’ a gospel track off his fifth studio album, Ijele – The Traveler. [Read]

Man gets stuck while having sex with married woman in Russia [READ MORE]

  A man reportedly got stuck, while having sex with a married woman in Russia. According to eyewitnesses, the man who got stuck needed urgent medical attention to “regain freedom” from the married woman who was seen writhing in pains on the bed. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the two were however rushed to the hospital by the EMS after a distress call was pulled across before the surgery was commenced, the couple were wrapped up with a blanket and the families denied entering the theatre. [READ ALSO] Gov Okowa’s Aide to buy car for Lady who videotaped little Success in Delta [READ MORE] See more photos below as obtained by [Read]

Nigeria’s Emmanuel Amunike Sets Record, qualifies Tanzania for First AFCON Since 1980

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that former Super Eagles Star, Emmanuel Amunike has led the national team of Tanzania to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The Tafia Stars thrashed the Cranes of Uganda 3-0 at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam, on Sunday to seal a spot in the Nations Cup for the first time in 39 years. Goals from Simon Msuwa, Erasto Nyoni and a sublime header from Aggrey Morris secured the win for the hosts. With the result, Amunike’s boys finished second in group L with eight points, five behind leaders Uganda, who had already qualified for the finals. [Read]