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Big boy sends chopper to pick bae amidst 5-hour traffic in Ore, actor reacts [PHOTOS]

– Recently, a Nigerian big boy pulled a romantic stunt that left many Nigerians in shock – This individual sent a chopper to pick his girlfriend amidst a 5-hour traffic jam in Ore – A popular actor who witnessed the incident shared a video from the scene and commented on it An actor named Deyemi Okanlawon recently shared a stunning video on his Instagram page. The clip showed off a chopper that was being sent by a Nigerian big boy to pick up his babe. According to reports, there had been a 5-hour traffic on Ore road and not wanting his woman to remain stuck in the congestion, the wealthy [Read]

Notorious Ikorodu Kidnapper, ‘Pencil’ Shot Dead By Police

An alleged notorious kidnapper Mufutau Timileyin Sulaimon alias Pencil was on Sunday night shot dead during gun battle with operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, according to TheNation. It was gathered that Pencil was said to be the leader of a murderous gang that killed two Bureau De Change (BDC) operators and two others at Odugunyan in Ikorodu on March 14 after collecting N1.6m ransom from the operators. The bodies of the deceased were recovered from a septic tank where detectives later recovered the bodies following the arrest of three members of his gang. It was gathered that the police had stormed his hideout around 9:10 pm where he [Read]

TASUED VC, Arigbabu Seeks Better Funding, Support of Ogun Govt to Improve Country’s Education

…as Centre for External Programmes holds matriculation ceremony The Vice Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu has called on the Ogun State Government to collaborate with TASUED in steming the rot in the educational sector and to as well make education the fulcrum of this present administration. He made this remarks during the 2018/ 2019 matriculation exercise for part time students of the Centre for Part – Time and Preliminary Studies (CEPPS) of the University. He noted that TASUED being the premier and preferred University of Education of the 21st century was ready to partner the State Government in organising continuing professional refresher [Read]

[PHOTO] Doctors Remove Huge Cucumber From Lady’s Body, Nigerians React

A video showing the moment Doctors removed a huge cucumber from a Lady’s body has shocked Nigerians and got them talking. Many Nigerians have reacted to the video which has now amassed over 4.4 million views. Many are wondering how such huge cucumber was able to enter inside the person’s body. After removing the huge cucumber, the Doctor measured the size, length. But many are already assuming how it got in there. From the reactions as seen in the screenshots below, you can deduce what they think.   [Read]

Woman Shocked To Discover Her Boyfriend Of Two Years Just Got Married, See What He Said

A woman took to Facebook to reveal her boyfriend of two years recently got married yet carried on as though nothing happened. Jennifer Washington said all was fine between her and boyfriend Fredrick Burnom. They even took a trip to see her family just two weeks before he married someone else named Raquel Massiel. Woman shocked to discover her boyfriend of two years just got married. See his explanation When Jennifer found out about the wedding, she confronted Fredrick via text and he couldn’t give a convincing reason why he didn’t break up with her before getting married to someone else. All he said was that he married the other [Read]

Excitements As Impressive Super Falcons Qualify For Knock-out Stages of Women’s World Cup [SEE FULL STANDINGS]

PARIS – The Super Falcons on Thursday qualified for the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup for the first time in 20 years. The Falcons have reached the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup just once before now, a quarter-final appearance in the competition in the United States in 1999.     They will confront former champions Germany in the last 16 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup in Grenoble on Saturday. The Falcons qualified as one of the best losers to the round of 16 after finishing third in Group A behind France and Norway but had to endure a torrid time before confirming their place in [Read]

Finally! NAFDAC Bans Sniper Insecticide In Open Markets And Supermarkets

The National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw Sniper from open markets and supermarkets, as more people continue to use it to commit suicide NAFDAC’s Director, Veterinary Medicine and Allied Products Directorate, Dr. Bukar Usman, disclosed this, on Wednesday, at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan. He said the agency had asked agro-dealers to stop the sale of the product in open markets and supermarkets. According to him, sniper is an agro-cultural product meant to be used only in the farms and not for households. He, however, noted that the directive was not an outright ban of the product, but a restriction of its [Read]

Edo APC Crises Deepens As Thugs Beat Up, Harrass Oshiomhole, Lawmakers-elect

The crisis rocking the Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday took a violent dimension as suspected political thugs reportedly attacked and beat up the state Assembly members-elect. Besides, Seidu Oshiomhole, a younger brother of the National Chairman of APC and immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole was said to have sustained injury as he was stripped naked. Oshiomhole and Governor Goodwin Obaseki have been embroiled in battle over the control of the state party machinery. The attacked lawmakers-elect were believed to be loyal to the APC national chairman. One of the lawmakers-elect, Chris Okaeben, confirmed the attack, adding that they would lodge a [Read]

JUST IN: [Insecurity] Gunmen Abduct Former Minister’s Son [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Some unknown gunmen on Tuesday evening abducted Dayo Adewole, who is the son of the immediate past Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole. The military, the police, security agents and local hunters were already on the trail of the kidnappers as at press time. The ex-minister has however been forced to cut short his trip abroad. The abductors were yet to contact the family on their motive and the condition  of their victim. According to a source, Dayo Adewole was waylaid at gunpoint on his farm in Iroko, near Fiditi in Afijio Local Government Area of  [Read]

Jos Hopital Recovers Stolen Baby, Hands It Over To It’s Parents

The Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos has handed over the baby stolen from its maternity ward, to the biological parents, after medical and police investigation. The Chief Medical Director, Dr Philemon Golwa, while handing over the baby to the parents, expressed happiness over the recovery of the stolen child from its abductors. Golwa said that generic testing conducted on both baby and the parents confirmed that the baby biologically belongs to the parents the baby was stolen from. “Today is not a day of mourning; it is a day of celebration of life that was thought to have been lost but now found. “When this special baby was stolen from this [Read]

JUST IN: Supreme Court Fixes July 5 To Give Verdict On Osun Polls

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has fixed July 5 as the new date to deliver judgement on the appeal of candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the 2018 governorship elections, Senator Ademola Adeleke challenging the victory of Governor Gboyega Oyetola. The apex court fixed the date after hearing the appeals and the counter motions of the legal teams of both parties and the Independent National electoral commission. The seven-man panel led by the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon Justice Tanko Mohammed. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Counsel of the People’s Democrati Party and Ademola was led by Dr Onyekachi Ikpeazu SAN while Chief Wole Olanipekun SAN led that [Read]

BREAKING: Gov Abiodun Appoints SSG, Chief of Staff

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Ogun state Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has approved the appointment of Mr. Olatokunbo Joseph Talabi as the Secretary to the State Government. Also appointed is Alhaji Shuaib Afolabi Salisu as the governor’s Chief of Staff. In a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, added that the new SSG comes to the job with a rich private sector background as a business development professional, banker and entrepreneur. He was until his appointment the Chief Executive Officer of Superflux International Limited, a market leader in security printing . The 57-year-old Talabi holds a 1987 [Read]

2019 UTME: Simi Reacts To New 160 Cut Off Mark

Few Days ago, JAMB officials revealed that they had approved 160 as cut-off mark for admission into tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The decision was made at a meeting held in Osun State, Southwest Nigeria. In a swift reaction, Nigerian singer, Simi faulted the current educational system being practiced in the country which she believes has killed off lots of talents. According to her, lots of talents are dying because the country has made many believe that one can only attain success if he or she follows a certain path. She tweeted: I feel like the current method of education is faulty. Ppl have different strengths – but we were raised [Read]

BOOM! DSS to begin crackdown on anti-govt social media users [READ MORE]

The State Security Service on Wednesday announced a nationwide crackdown on individuals allegedly caught posting inciting materials on the Internet, in a move that could provoke fresh debates about the potency of Nigerian Constitution’s free speech safeguards. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the SSS said it had recently observed that some social media users were skewing Nigeria’s history to promote ethnic violence and tip the nation into crisis, a development it said must be urgently reversed through state interference. The secret police’s spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, said in a statement to PREMIUM TIMES that some “unpatriotic” Nigerians have been using social media platforms to make “unguarded public statements and/or use the [Read]

Women’s WorldCup: Super Falcons Make Up for Norway loss, Defeat Korea Republic

A brilliant goal by Asisat Oshoala helped earn Nigeria a first win at the 2019 Women’s World Cup – and all but end South Korea’s hopes of reaching the last-16. Nigeria went ahead when defender Kim Do-yeon volleyed past her own keeper. Ex-Arsenal player Oshoala held off a defender before rounding the keeper to score Nigeria’s second goal. South Korea, who face Norway in their third and final group match on Monday, have yet to score or earn a point. Nigeria will confirm a place in the knockout stage if they beat hosts France, one of the tournament favourites, on Monday in Rennes. [READ MORE] Super Falcons Goalkeeper, Chiamaka Becomes First [Read]