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CAF CONFEDERATION CUP: Enyimba thrash Rayon 5-1, zoom into semi-final

Enyimba International are through to the semi-final stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following their 5-1 demolition of Rayon Sports of Rwanda on Sunday at the Aba International Stadium.  The Nigeria Professional Football League side who could only manage a barren draw in the first leg quarterfinal clash in Kigali last time out turned on the style in Sunday’s second leg tie. It was Soporushi Dimgba that shot Enyimba ahead in the 12th minute, but the Rwandans who needed a score draw to advance pulled back the goal through Caleb Bimenyimana in the 25th minute. Enyimba were back in front barely four minutes after Rayon got an equaliser and it [Read]

JUST IN: INEC fixes September 27 for Osun Supplementary polls

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the rerun election of the inconclusive Osun State gubernatorial will take place on Thursday 27th September in the affected polling booths. All the 48 political parties will participate in the rerun. Here are the Polling units and LG’s where elections were cancelled: Orolu – 2 Units, 947 votes Ife South – 1 Unit, 502 votes Ife North – Unit, 353 votes Osogbo – 1 Unit, 884 votes. Total 3, 498 Recall that the final results of the Osun state governorship election announced few moments ago had the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ademola Adeleke leading with 254,698 votes as against his closest [Read]

BREAKING: INEC declares Osun Guber polls Inconclusive, set to announce date for Supplementary elections

By John Izabi,  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that after hours of suspense, anxieties and apprehension across board, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Returning Officer for the Osun State 2018 Gubernatorial Election has declared the highly publicized exercise inconclusive. Announcing final results of total votes polled by the leading contenders, the Osun  INEC Returning Officer noted that the People’s Democratic Party Candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke led the pack of other fellow contenders by securing a total of 254, 698 ahead of his closest rival, Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress APC, the incumbent government of the state, thus making up a [Read]

GIST: Man Gets jail term For Deliberately Infecting His Two Girlfriends With HIV 

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a Ghanaian man who deliberately infected two girlfriends with HIV was jailed for five years in the United Kingdom. The 23-year-old slept with two women after being diagnosed as HIV positive and refused any help from doctors or to take any drugs to suppress the virus. Japhet Osei wooed and bedded two teenagers without telling them about his condition, a judge was told. He did not use any protection with a 17-year-old girl and encouraged a cautious second victim into having sex without a condom because she was his girlfriend. Osei even lied that a sexual health clinic check-up had found he was clean [Read]

#OsunDecides2018: Adeleke speaks, warns INEC against tampering with results

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in the Saturday’s election, Ademola Adeleke, has warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against tampering with result of the poll. Adeleke said INEC should respect the will of the people. His stance was contained in a statement issued by his campaign organisation. The statement signed by Olawale Rasheed, campaign Director of Media and Publicity, Adeleke reads, “The Ademola Adeleke Campaign Organisation has warned against the manipulation of the results of the governorship polls, affirming that the will of the people must be respected. “As results are been collated across the state, we demand utmost fair play and transparency from the electoral body. [Read]

#OsunDecides2018: PDP’s Candidate, Adeleke in Early victory, as Incumbent Gov, Aregbesola fails to deliver his homebase to APC

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that it was a landslide victory for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke in the early results of the Osun state governorship election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). As at the time of filing this report, Senator Adeleke was leading in seven local governments out of the 10 local governments area results announced so far. The seven local government Senator Adeleke was leading are; Atakunmosa West, Ifedayo, Orolu, Ede South, Ilesa west, Oriade and Obokun, while the APC candidate, Chief Gboyega Oyetola was leading only in Boripe, Ilesa East and Boluwaduro. Official Result of INEC : Boluwaduro; APC- 3843, ADC- [Read]

BREAKING: Nigerian-born British fighter, Anthony Joshua knocks-out Povetkin to retain Heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua retained his world heavyweight titles by inflicting the first stoppage defeat of Alexander Povetkin’s professional career with a ruthless seventh-round finish at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. A previously close contest turned in Joshua’s favour decisively when he sent the Russian crashing to the canvas with a straight right hand and left hook. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Povetkin gamely beat the count but Joshua piled in before referee Steve Gray stopped the contest at one minute and 59 seconds of the seventh round. Victory saw Joshua extend his unbeaten professional record to 22 wins from 22 fights, with 21 knockouts in front of a raucous home crowd. “Povetkin [Read]

#OsunDecides2018: Ooni Of Ife Fails To Vote

 Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME from the palace of Ojaja II, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has it that, the monarch has refused to vote in Saturday’s governorship election in Osun state because he considers all the governorship candidates participating in the election as his subjects. The Lowa Adimula of Ife, High Chief Adekola Adeleye, who said he was the Ooni’s second in command “to the left” explained the paramount monarch cannot be seen to be taking sides with any of the candidates. Our correspondent observed though there was a polling unit by the Ooni’s palace he did not come out to vote. “It’s [Read]

Another Buhari’s minister involved in NYSC scandal, risks jail term

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that another minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU) at age 25, our source can authoritatively report. The revelation about Mr. Shittu, who is currently angling to become Oyo State governor, is coming to light about a week after Kemi Adeosun was compelled to step down from her post as Nigeria’s finance minister [Read]

BREAKING: Pandemonium In Osun, Police On The Run As Thugs Hijack Result Ballot Box

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that there’s  Pandemonium in Osun State as some groups of suspected political thugs have clashed with Police men in the ongoing Osun State governorship elections, holding across major polling Units in the state. According to reports, the irate youths made away with the Ballot box at Ward 2, Ilesha East LG. Meanwhile, there has been relative calmness so far in other polling units across the town as heavy security was noticed in and around major cities connecting the state. More Updates Shortly Current News [Read]