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BREAKING: Ronaldo Bags Another Int’l Trophy As Portugal win Inaugural UEFA Nations League

The hosts’ victory in UEFA’s newest competition denied the Netherlands its first trophy since the 1988 European Championship. Portugal has won the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in Sunday’s final for its second title in three years. Goncalo Guedes scored the winner early in the second half to give Portugal its first trophy since the 2016 European Championship. The hosts’ victory in UEFA’s newest competition denied the Netherlands its first trophy since the 1988 European Championship. The revamped Dutch team was seeking some redemption after failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup and the 2016 European Championship. Cristiano Ronaldo, coming off a hat trick in [Read]

Nosy Woman Spying On Neighbour Gets Head Stuck in Metal Gate For 5hrs

All this for a little bit of Gossips. Sometimes, it’s just best for one to mind one’s business. A nosy lady found herself in an embarrassing predicament after she got her head stuck in a gate while trying to snoop on her neighbour. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the woman had squeezed her head through the metal bars in an effort to snoop on the people next door. It took firefighters five hours to free the woman from the gate. Sometimes it’s best to mind your own business. A nosy woman who has been trying to spy on her next door neighbor got more than she had bargained for. The [Read]

WOW! Chelsea stars celebrate UEL victory with Olamide’s song ‘Wo’ [SEE VIDEO]

Europa League winners Antonio Rudiger and Emerson celebrated their victory over Arsenal dancing to Olamide’s song ‘Wo’. The Blues thrashed fellow Premier League outfit Arsenal 4-1 at the Baku Olympic Stadium to claim their second UEL title, having won their very first title in 2013. Real Madrid bound Eden Hazard scored twice, while Pedro and Olivier Giroud also scored a goal each to render Alex Iwobi’s lone strike for the Gunners a mere consolation. Though, the 26-year-old German was not part of the team that who helped Maurizio Sarri win his first title for the Stamford Bridge side in his first season at the club. But he could not hide [Read]

JUST IN: Hazard Hits Two As Chelsea Maul Arsenal 4-1 to Seal UEL Title

BAKU – Eden Hazard scored twice in what was likely his last match for Chelsea to fire his team to a 4-1 victory over Arsenal in an all-English Europa League final in Baku on Wednesday. Olivier Giroud broke the deadlock just after half-time before Pedro Rodriguez doubled Chelsea’s lead. Hazard converted a penalty to make it 3-0 and then wrapped up victory with his second goal following a fine consolation strike by Alex Iwobi. [Read]

15-Yr-Old Ekene Franklin Who Scored Highest in UTME Gets N14m Ghanaian University Scholarship

– Ekene Franklin Ezeunala, the candidate who scored the highest score in the 2019 UTME, has been offered a scholarship by a Ghanaian university – Academic City College, a private university in Accra, has offered him a scholarship worth N14m – The announcement of the scholarship was made by the College Senior Admissions Manager at a workshop held in Lagos A private university in Accra, Ghana, named Academic City College has offered scholarship worth $40,000 (an equivalent of N14m) to the candidate who scored 347 in the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Ekene Franklin Ezeunala who had the highest score in UTME was awarded the scholarship during a workshop [Read]

BREAKING: British Prime Minister Theresa May Resigns [READ MORE]

Fresh reports from England suggests that British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday announced in an emotional address that she will step down as Conservative leader on June 7 after failing to persuade MPs to support her Brexit deal.  “It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that I have not been able to deliver Brexit,” May, her voice breaking with emotion, said in a statement outside her Downing Street residence. The resignation will signal the formal start of a leadership contest during which May would remain as caretaker prime minister. “I will resign as leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party on Friday, 7th [Read]

Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale Clash With Guns on Stage As Ghana Music Awards Turns Bloody [SEE VIDEOS]

Stonebwoy was crowned the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) 2019 Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the year. And in his speech, he told Shatta Wale in his face that this is the fifth time he’s beating him to win the award. An unhappy Shatta Wale and his fans had got off their seats and made their way to the podium, but were stopped by Stonebwoy and his fans and that led to a brawl. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the event nearly turned bloody in the early hours of Sunday, May 19, 2019 if not for the intervention of some security operatives. Stonebwoy was later handcuffed and whisked away. Watch the videos [Read]

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Serie-A Player of the Year award in first season in Italy

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Juventus’ Portugues striker, Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Serie A Player of the Season award, in his first season in Italian club. Cristiano Ronaldo inspired the Old Lady to their eighth straight Scudetto with his 21 goals in the league. The planning of the honor is irregular as Serie A individual honors have dependably been given out all in the meantime, after the finish of the season, yet Ronaldo will be given before their match against Atalanta on Sunday. The 34-year-old joined the Bianconeri in the summer of 2018 in a deal reported to be worth €100m [Read]

Nigerian-born Tobechukwu Phillips shatters American school’s 125-year academic record

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a Nigerian -born teenager, Tobechukwu Phillips has shattered the 125 academic history of her high school in Texas, US. Phillips, a student of Alvin High School boasted a 6.9 GPA, after she earned A’s throughout her stay in the school. She emerged the first Black valedictorian in the school’s history. Alvin High School was originally established in 1894. African – American students were allowed to join the school in 1965 . Speaking to Because of Them We Can, Phillips said, “Maintaining the highest GPA in my class is a difficult task . It truly takes time management but more importantly acknowledging what you do it [Read]

Marry Five wives or be jailed, Swaziland King orders country men

The King of Swaziland, King Mswati III has made a declaration in the country that from June 2019, men will be required to marry at least five wives or go to jail. A statement by the King called for all men in the country to marry at least five wives, assuring the men that government would pay for the marriage ceremonies and buy houses for them. “Here’s the deal, marry at least five wives and you’re assured that the government will pay for the marriage ceremonies and buy houses for them.” NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that King Mswati warned that any man or woman who opposes the decision “will face [Read]

Tottenham Follow Liverpool’s Footsteps, Stun Ajax at Amsterdam to Set up An All-English Epic UCL Final Clash

Lucas Moura scored a stoppage-time winner to complete a hat-trick and seal a sensational 3-2 comeback win for Tottenham Hotspur to take them past Ajax Amsterdam on the away goals rule into the Champions League final on Wednesday (Thursday AEST). Tottenham looked down and out at halftime after skipper Matthijs de Ligt’s fifth-minute header and a superb 35th-minute effort by Hakim Ziyech put Ajax in complete command of the tie having won the first leg 1-0 in London last week. [READ ALSO]  Incredible Liverpool Dazzle At Anfield, Shock Barcelona, Messi 4-0 in UCL 2nd leg Clash But 24 hours after Liverpool’s miracle comeback to beat Barcelona 4-3 on aggregate, Tottenham [Read]

BREAKING: Incredible Liverpool Dazzle At Anfield, Shock Barcelona, Messi 4-0 in UCL 2nd Semis

Liverpool produced one of the greatest Champions League comebacks in history by overturning a three-goal first-leg deficit to beat Barcelona 4-3 on aggregate and reach the final. After Barcelona won the first leg 3-0 at the Nou Camp, few gave Liverpool a chance of scoring the goals they needed to progress, let alone preventing the La Liga champions from scoring themselves. But an early strike from Divock Origi, who tapped in after Marc-Andre ter Stegen failed to hold Jordan Henderson’s shot, gave the vociferous Anfield crowd the belief that another European fightback from the Reds could be on the cards.   Georginio Wijnaldum, on as a substitute for the injured [Read]

Tragedy As Tanker truck explosion kills 55, injures 36 in Niger

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Fifty – five people died when a tanker truck exploded near the international airport of Niger’s capital, Niamey, overnight , an interior ministry spokesman said Monday. “The toll from the explosion is 55 dead and 36 injured,” the official told AFP. “The victims were burnt.” Witnesses said people were trying to collect petrol leaking from the truck, which had overturned on railway tracks, when the explosion happened . ( AFP ) [Read]

Nigeria’s Tijjani Bande to Emerge As Next UN General Assembly President

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Professor Tijjani Mohammad Bande is hopeful of becoming the new President of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. Outgoing president of the UN GA,María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés disclosed this today in a joint media briefing with the Foreign Affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama after a meeting with President Muhammad Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Bande, is the permanent representative of Nigeria to UN. Bande, a former director-general of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Plateau state was born at Zagga in present day Kebbi State. He holds M.A in [Read]

Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur Davis, dies at 69

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Afeni Shakur Davis, the mother of one of hip-hop’s most seminal and iconic figures, has died at age 69, the Marin County, California, sheriff’s office said Tuesday. Though she is best known as Tupac Shakur’s mom, Shakur Davis also was a Black Panther as a young adult and an activist and philanthropist in her later years. Deputies responded to a family member’s call reporting “a possible cardiac arrest” at Shakur Davis’ Sausalito home about 9:34 p.m. Monday, the Marin County Sheriff’s Office said. Shakur Davis was taken to Marin General Hospital, where she died at 10:28 p.m., the office said. There was nothing suspicious about [Read]