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US Will Vehemently Monitor Nigeria Election And Its Outcomes — CIA [READ MORE]

  The United States Central Intelligence Agency, (CIA) has said that the United State of America will through satellite monitor Nigeria election and its outcome with promise to impose sanctions and visa denials to anyone culpable of election malpractices. The Republican reports that the American agency also raised the alarm of influx of foreigners from Chad, Niger, Cameroon, Sudan, into Nigeria for the purpose of aiding electoral malpractices. Read the CIA findings below: “Over the past few weeks, we have recorded within the Chad, Niger area, a massive movement of mercenary and weapons. From our findings, we discovered that majority of the thugs and mercenaries including the possession of light [Read]

Body Bag Comment: El-Rufai Spoke in National Interest – Presidency [READ MORE]

  Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has defended Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, who came under heavy criticism on Wednesday over his comment on an NTA programme. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that El-Rufai had said foreigners planning to intervene in the elections will leave in “body bags”. The comment prompted the reaction of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) which vowed that its observers would not be deterred in carrying out their duties. In a statement, Shehu said having made a clarification on the comments he earlier made on the role of other countries and bodies in elections, there was no need dragging the issue further. “We have [Read]

Polling firm, which predicted Buhari’s 2015 victory, Predicts 2019 defeat [READ MORE]

  **It’s insult to give Buhari 33% of the votes — Keyamo Williams and Associates, the United States-based polling firm hired by Goodluck Jonathan administration ahead of the 2015 presidential election but predicted victory for Muhammadu Buhari has predicted victory for Atiku Abubakar in the forthcoming presidential polls. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the company in its analysis of Nigerian presidential election said Atiku will win with less than a majority of the votes cast with 45 per cent. Buhari, according to the polls, will take 33 per cent of the votes. The polling sample produced Kingsley Moghalu, the candidate of Young Peoples Party, YPP, with 9 per cent of [Read]

Super Falcons Goal Poacher Asisat Oshoala Joins Barcelona [READ MORE]

  – The former Arsenal and Liverpool forward went through medicals at the club earlier today – The 24-year-old will wear jersey number 20 for the Catalans as she hopes to help them win titles during her stay Barcelona have completed the signing of Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala on a short term loan deal from Dalian Quanjian until the end of the ongoing season. The three-time African women footballer of the year underwent medicals at the club earlier today before finally putting pen to paper with the Catalans. While reacting to the dream move, Oshoala said that Barca are unarguable one of the best football clubs in the world, [Read]

JUST IN: Novak Djokovic Defeats Nadal To Win 7th #AusOpen Title [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that NOVAK DJOKOVIC won a record seventh Australian Open title with a thumping 6-3 6-2 6-3 win over Rafael Nadal. Djokovic was in a relentless mood on Rod Laver Arena as he broke Nadal five times while conceding only a single break point. In their seventh meeting in a Grand Slam final, Djokovic raced into a two-set lead as he played an amazing level of tennis. Nadal had not come back from two sets down to win a match for more than a decade and his hopes disappeared as Djokovic broke to lead 2-1 in the third set. [Read]

Recuperating WWE Star Roman Reigns Features in Forthcoming Movie Alongside The Rock [SEE PHOTOS]

By John Izabi,  World Wrestling Entertainment Super Star and Multiple times Champion, Leati Joseph Anoaʻi, popularly known as Roman Reigns who’s supposed to be fast recovering from Leukemia is spotted in a movie set alongside fellow WWE Super Star and award winning film Actor, Dwyane Johnson popularly known as The Rock.  Roman Reigns shared shockingly exciting images of himself and The Rock in a movie location for “Hobbs and Shaw” via his official Facebook social media page, a movie which is said to premiere very soon.  See his message titled “Family Healing” below as captured by NEWS FLAKES NG; Family Healing! I cannot thank my family, friends and my new FAST & [Read]

High Flying United Ease Past Arsenal 3-1 to Advance in FA Cup Clash [READ MORE]

  Manchester United were hosted by Arsenal in the fourth round of the English Football Association (FA) Cup. Under their recently appointed Norwegian caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær, the Red Devils defeated the Gunners 3-1 and eliminated the latter from the rest of this competition. Goals from Alexis Sanchez (31st), Jesse Lingard (33rd) and Anthony Martial (82nd) gifted high Flying United victory on the night with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netting in the consolation goal for the Gunners in the 42nd minute. Armenian national squad captain and Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan is still recovering from his foot injury which he had sustained on December 19, 2018, and therefore he was not among [Read]

BREAKING: EU, US, Britain concerned at suspension of Nigeria’s top judge, Worry About 2019 Polls [READ MORE]

  Britain, the United States and the European Union have all now expressed concern at Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to suspend the country’s most senior judge. International pressure was growing Saturday on Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari after the EU, the United States and Britain questioned his decision to suspend the country’s top judge. All three statements expressed concern at the timing and manner of the action, coming just weeks before presidential and legislative elections set for February 16. Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen would have ruled on any dispute in the elections. But on Friday Buhari suspended him, pending the resolution of a corruption trial at the Code of Conduct [Read]

GIST: Meet Mark Eddo, ‘White face’ Anchor Of Nigeria 2019 Presidential Debate [READ MORE]

Nigerians were taken aback to find a ‘white face’ as Twitter handle described him, an unfamiliar face anchoring the 2019 presidential debate. He is Mark Eddo! Eddo, according to his bio, is an international journalist and CEO of Mark Eddo Media Ltd. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that between 2006 and 2009 Mark was the Senior Correspondent Business and Economics for ITV News in London. On most week nights Mark joined Sir Trevor Macdonald on the News at Ten and kept ITV’s 5 million regular viewers informed on all the major business stories. Before ITN, Mark spent 4 years working as a presenter and reporter at the BBC in London. He [Read]

Meet Abudu Salah who scored 8A’s in 2018 WASSCE but now a ‘kayayo’ [READ MORE]

Abudu Salah’s aim is to become a nurse but she is yet to achieve that dream. Salah is a 22-year-old ‘kayayo’ in Accra. She passed the 2018 WASSCE with excellent results while others with great opportunities at their disposal failed and could not gain admission to the University. Sadly, she has not been able to further her education to become the nurse she wants to be. 3news.com first shared the touching story of the 22-year-old Abudu Salah who lives in a slum in Accra. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that She never allowed her situation to frustrate her hence she took to being a Kayayo thus a head porter to make [Read]