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Ogun Governor in Dilemma Over Political Appointments

  Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State is currently in a dilemma over appointments into his cabinet, NEWS FLAKES NG has gathered. Already, there is anxiety in the state as the governor, who was elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has not made any key appointment since he was sworn in on May 29. Many had expected that Abiodun, like his counterparts in Lagos, Oyo, Imo, and other states where new governors were elected would make key appointments such as Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chief of Staff (COS), Chief Press Secretary (CPS), amongst others, but the governor has remained silent eight days after swearing-in, [Read]

Yul Edochie cheats death after his car somersaulted multiple times and landed in a gutter in Ore [SEE PHOTOS]

Nollywood star, Yul Edochie is currently nursing minor injuries after he miraculously survived an accident that totally wrecked his car. The actor-cum-politician was travelling to the eastern part of the country from Lagos when the accident occured. Yul lost control of his car when he got to Ore and the vehicle began steering to the right. When he tried to steer it back to the right track, the car somersaulted multiple times and landed in a ditch. Yul took to his Instagram to share photos of the wrecked car and also thank God for his life. His words ; Yesterday I miraculously survived this terrible accident. All I can say [Read]

I Love Dead Bodies, They Are So Humble – Mortuary Attendant

A 57-year-old mortuary attendant in Uganda, Basil Enatu who has worked with dead bodies for the past 32 years, has said he enjoys working with corpses as they so humble. The man who works at the Soroti Regional Referral Hospital in Uganda narrated the challenges of his work and his motivation for doing it for over three decades. He told Uganda’s Daily Monitor:- “at the time when I used to drink a local brew, people would not want to share a drinking straw or calabash with me. I also noticed a scenario where a vendor had to wash the tube I used for taking the brew using hot water. People [Read]

You’re Rude – Dino Melaye Blasts Yahaya Bello For Hugging Kogi Monarch

Senator Dino Melaye this evening, took to his IG page to blast the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, for hugging a first class monarch in the state. Dino thinks its disrespectful considering the monarch’s age. Posting the photo above on his page,Dino wrote:- ”Very disrespectful and rude Governor Yahaya Bello hugging his paramount traditional ruler Alh Ado Ibrahim who is over 90years. Can Gov Tabuwal hug the Sultan? Or will Elrufai hug the Emir of Zaria? If this disobedient child will not respect the seat of Ohinoyi, he should respect the age of HRM. Home training is not a gift” [Read]

You Won’t Believe What President Buhari Called Abuja Residence For Voting Against Him

President Buhari has described residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as a necessary evil he must protect even though they did not vote for him and his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo in 2019 general elections. The President said this today June 4th when FCT permanent secretary, Christian Ohaa, led a delegation of Abuja residence comprising religious leaders, National Assembly members, civil servants, service chiefs and heads of other security agencies among others to pay him Sallah homage to mark the successful completion of this year’s Ramadan fast. While speaking to the delegation, the President Buhari said that he would continue to protect the seat of power because any negative [Read]

“Giving Is All That Matters” – Lyta Does Massive Street Giveaway To Celebrate Eid

Popular Nigerian singer, Lyta is the latest of teenage celebrities to do a wild giveaway to the less privileged even though he reveled recently that he is facing depression after he was kicked out of YBNL by his boss, Olamide. The young singer shared a post on instagram today that showed him posing alongside those he put smile on their face in the means to celebrate Eid Mubarak with fans and well wishers. He wrote: “GIVING IS ALL THAT MATTERS IN LIFE” Eid Mubarak !  Something big is coming, guys. Watch this space!” [Read]

How Mother Of Two Beat Other Students To Emerge Best Graduating Student At Babcock University

Babcock University in Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, has graduated 1,926 first degree holders, among which was Mrs Edafe Dogo, a mother of two who graduated with a 4.95 cumulative grade point average, to emerge the overall best in the 2018/2019 academic session, Punch Metro reports. Dogo, who is a staff of the school, said she chose Business Education because of her love for teaching, a trait she picked from her mother who was an elementary school teacher. While speaking with journalists at the 17th convocation of the institution held at the University Stadium on Sunday, she also disclosed that the support of God, her husband and lecturers enabled her to achieve [Read]

More Than 500 Biafra Flags, Vehicles, Other Items Seized In Onitsha

No fewer than 500 Biafran flags and other insignia that included belts, caps, shirts, books, fliers, stickers and a car were recovered during the clampdown on banned Biafran agitation group members in Onitsha, Anambra state, by the Joint Taskforce, JTF, that included the police, military, Civil Defence Corps, Federal Road Safety Corps, among others. This disclosure was made by the Onitsha Police Area Commander, Mr John Obuagbaka, while reacting to speculation in some quarters that the Police in Onitsha beat up, extorted and forced residents into their waitng vans in the name of clamping down on Biafran agitators before, during and after celebration of Biafran day by both Biafran Independent [Read]

9TH ASSEMBLY: Dogara Joins Speakership Race Again, Vows to repeat 2015 Victory

64 non-APC lawmakers set to endorse Gbajabiamila, Bago boasts of 195 members-elect NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the last may not have been heard about the race for the Speakership of the House of Representatives in the Ninth National Assembly as the outgoing Speaker of the Eight Assembly, Hon Yakubu Dogara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reportedly joined the race. This was announced through a campaign launched on social media by Dogara’s aides over the weekend with various posters tagged “continuity”. The Tribune Online further gathered that there was another one tagged ‘God chose Rt. Hon speaker Dogara Yakubu in the 8th Assembly, not any Lagosian, we believe [Read]

Pregnancy Photoshoots Are A Disgrace To The Body – Kemi Olunloyo

Nigerian Investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo speaks about pregnancy photoshoots, she condemns the trend and calls all her female followers to pay attention to this. Kemi Olunloyo took to her Instagram page sharing a woman’s pregnancy photoshoot. She captions it; Talk to the pregnant women in your family. Daughters, Aunts, Sisters and more. Pregnancy photoshoots are a DISGRACE to the human body. Nobody needs to see that private side of you except the man that made you look that way or children who want to feel the baby kick. Whether it’s a Western culture thing or Social media fad, it’s DEMEANING. STOP IT AFRICAN WOMEN. [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]

Naira Marley’s Wikipedia Page Might Be Deleted (Read Full Details)

Wikipedia might delete embattled singer, Naira Marley’s page, as the platform has opened a discussion on the matter. On the 31st of May, 2019, popular social media platform, Twitter, suspended the Nigerian singers page. A check by KikioTolu News on his Wikipedia page, revealed that the platform might also have to delete it soon. According to the online encyclopedia, Naira Marley’s page might be deleted because some users claimed he is only known for internet fraud. The only way to save his page now is for his fans to drop comments on Wikipedia urging the platform to keep the page. See a screenshot of the notification by Wikipedia below; [Read]

TVC Female Presenters Ridiculed On Social Media Because They Did This On Live Programme

Gboyega Adelaja couldn’t hide his disgust when he saw four women presenting the popular morning show – Your View on TVC, with wigs on. The elderly man questioned why the women have refused to flaunt their normal African hair. He went on Facebook to let his views known to the outside world and this has become a big subject of debate on social media. The show which lasts for an hour and thirty minutes is mostly anchored by one Morayo Afolabi Brown to discuss public affairs and it has been running for 6 years now. Read what the man had to say below: [Read]

Osun State Government Offers Free Train Tride From Lagos To Celebrate Eie-El Fitri

The Osun Government says it will provide free train ride to Osogbo for its indigenes in Lagos willing to celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri with their families. Mr Bola Oyebamiji, the Supervisory Director for Ministry of Finance, and Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives made this known in a statement on Saturday in Osogbo. “The free train service will depart the Iddo Terminus in Lagos on Monday June 3, with stopovers at designated train stations in Ogun and Oyo states to pick passengers, and is expected to arrive at the Nelson Mandela Train Park Station in Osogbo by 6 p.m,” the statement read. It said that on Thursday June 6, the train would make [Read]