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RUSSIA 2018: Pig which predicted Trump’s victory, tips Nigeria for semi-final

. The psychic pig Mystic Marcus that predicted President Donald Trump’s victory, has picked Nigeria, Argentina as semi-finalists for the 2018 World Cup. . The psychic pig which has a history of sniffing out a winner – and is hoping to continue his unbroken record for this summer’s World Cup. Mystic Marcus has a 100% track record of predicting sports results according to his owner Juliette Stevens. The black micro pig has previously guessed the winner of the 2014 World Cup and the Wimbledon tennis finals by picking apples. And the 8-year-old prophesier even predicted Brexit and that Donald Trump would win the US presidential election. Now Mystic Marcus is [Read]

ASTRONOMY CENTRE: Eid-el-Fitr moon sighted in UAE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the crescent of the Shawwal moon has been sighted in Jebel Hafeet, Al Ain, the International Astronomy Center announced on Thursday. This means Eid Al Fitr should begin tomorrow. The crescent was seen using the technique of astronomical imaging, and the moon wasn’t spotted with the naked eye, the astronomy centre added. The final announcement will be made when the moon-sighting committee in the UAE, which will meet only after Maghrib prayer, takes a decision. In the UAE, as announced earlier, the public sector will observe their Eid break until Sunday, June 17, while the private [Read]

PHOTOS: Enugu traditional ruler dies after he was beaten up by his subjects

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the traditional ruler of Ogbosinne Autonomous Community, in Nkanu West Local Government Area, Igwe Stephen Nwatu, has died after he was reportedly beaten up by his subjects yesterday June 11th. According to reports, the monarch was beaten up after he attempted to stop some of his kinsmen from attending a meeting with the state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. The monarch allegedly ordered his driver to overrun his subjects who were adamant on going for the meeting. The driver refused to obey the monarch’s order and as the driver made an attempt to reverse the monarch’s car, he mistakenly knocked down an elderly man and crushed his [Read]

BREAKING: Legendary reggae artiste, Ras Kimono is dead

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Legendary musician, Ukeleke Onwubuya, better known as Ras Kimono, is dead. He passed away Sunday morning in Lagos. Ras Kimono was known for the hit singles ‘Under pressure’ and ‘We no want’.   Metro News reports that he was scheduled to travel to the United States Saturday night, but complained of not feeling too well. He was rushed to a hospital in Ikeja, Lagos, then later taken to Lagoon Hospital in the Island. He was aged 60. Meanwhile, Music veterans, Tony Okoroji and Sir Shina Peters have confirmed the incident. Daily post More trending global news and [Read]

PHOTOS: President Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with Tobi Bakre, Sound Sultan, Tania Omotayo, Kunle Afolayan, others SEE MORE PHOTOS HERE >>>

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that this evening, Friday June 8, President Buhari broke his Ramadan fast with some entertainers and Youth Ambassadors at the state house, Abuja. Amongst those invited were BBNaija’s Tobi Bakre, Sound Sultan, Kunle Afolayan, Tania Omotayo and others. See more photos below: STAY tuned to this space for more 247 Fresh global updates and many more hot Gists. [Read]

ENTERTAINMENT: MURIC Leaders battles Falz over ‘This is Nigeria’ music video

Controversies have continued to greet Falz’s new music video, ‘This is Nigeria ’, as the Muslim Rights Concern Director , Prof . Is – Haq Akintola , has given the artiste with the full name , Folarin Falana, a seven -day ultimatum to apologise , bring down the video or face legal action. Akintola made the demand on the account of some girls featured in the video , dressed in hijab and dancing new -rave “shaku shaku ”. The MURIC leader said the musician ’s representatives did not need to speak to the group , but should go to the press and offer an apology or issue a statement . [Read]

Davido, Tiwa Savage gear up for 2018 BET Awards [SEE FULL LIST]

Popular Nigerian singers, Davido and Tiwa Savage are currently gearing up for the forthcoming 2018 BET Awards which both Acts have been nominated for. Both artistes were nominated in the category of ‘International Act.’ NEWS FLAKES NG Entertainment Desk gathers that the list of nominees has however been made public since Tuesday, May 15, 2018, but all nominees have soon been soliciting for votes and supports from their fans and followers across the globe. The 2018 BET Awards is scheduled to hold on Sunday, June 25, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California, United States. Davido who was recently crowned Artist of the Year at the recent Headies 2018. [Read]

GIST: Meet Fortune Ibe believed to be the tallest 15-year-old in Nigeria

A teenager from Imo state, Nigeria is fast becoming popular because of his unusual height. At 15, Fortune Ibe stands at 6 feet 9.5 inches. He is believed to be the tallest 15-year-old in Nigeria. He reportedly stated that he grows an average of 5 inches every year and added that he would love to play for the NBA( National Basketball Association). At the moment, he is a Mass Communication student of Covenant University, having graduated from secondary school at a very young age. He says his height makes people assume he’s way older than he actually is. “Everywhere I go, people don’t believe my age at all, I always [Read]

CRIME: Ex-VC, UNILAG prof in sex scandal READ MORE HERE >>>

**Don: She’s a blackmailer, once demanded N400,000 from me **Varsity: We’ll probe allegation A professor of English Studies in the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, and former Vice-Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijagun, Ogun State, Olusegun Awonusi, has been accused of sexual harassment by an unnamed student of the institution. The fresh allegation came a day after the Senate commenced probe into a similar allegation against a professor of Management and Accounting in the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, who was accused of molestation by a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) student, Monica Osagie. But Awonusi, a former Commissioner for Education in Ogun State, whose [Read]

BREAKING: MAPOLY FINAL YEAR STUDENT DIES DURING CHILD BIRTH Read Full Details Here >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that A Final year undergraduate of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, (MAPOLY),Olatundun Alexander Borokini has reportedly lost her life to child birth, leaving the entire school and her family, completely torn apart. It was gathered that the Computer Science HND2 student had succesfully delivered a set of twins before giving up the ghost.   According to reports, she delivered her babies in an Abeokuta Hospital before being transfered, owing to complications during delivery. An eyewitness noted that the deceased would not have died if the vehicle transporting her to the second hospital, upon her referral, didn’t break down In his [Read]