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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: 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]

LIFESTYLE: Popular Nigerian Music Legend, King Sunny Ade clocks 72 READ FULL BIOGRAPHY HERE

King of JUJU music, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye MFR, popularly known by his stage as KING SUNNY ADE clocks 72 today September 22, 2018. The popular musician known professionally as King Sunny Adé (born 22 September, 1946), is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in the West African musical style jùjú. One of the first African pop musicians to gain international success, he has been called one of the most influential musicians of all time. [1] In March 2017, he was appointed ambassador for the Change Begins With Me campaign by the Nigerian minister of Information Lai Mohammed. [2] As the popular musician attains another milestone in his career even as [Read]

OSUN2018 LiVE UPDATES: PDP agent arrested for alleged vote-buying, as Police nab fake INEC Official allegedly working for APC

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that a People’s Democratic Party agent, Dayo Ojerinde has been arrested by security operatives for allegedly attempting to buy votes in the ongoing Osun State governorship election. According to our source’s correspondent, the agent had attempted to distribute money to voters at the Obada area of Ede in Ede Local Government Area. Our sources further  report that the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, is from Ede town. Adeleke is contesting the seat currently occupied by Governor Rauf Aregbesola alongside the All Progressives Congress candidate, Isiaka Oyetola; Iyiola Omisore of the Social Democratic Party, Fatai Akinbade of the African Democratic Congress, and [Read]

FRSC 2018 Recruitment Screening Begins On Monday

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Friday has told applicants for the 2018 recruitment into different cadres to check their emails for updated information on the exercise. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that screening and physical fitness assessment will hold in all state capitals from Monday 24 to Saturday 29 September, 2018. According to a statement by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, applicants who do not receive any information through their emails before Monday should report to the screening centres chosen in their application forms with the printed summary data page. He said: “In addition, all applicants, irrespective of Cadre applied for, are to come along with the [Read]

2019: I’ll Sell My N53m Building in Lagos To Purchase PDP Guber Form For Ambode — Igbo Politician In Lagos Dares Tinubu

  Former Enugu North Senatorial Aspirant, under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Chinedu Eya, has offered to sell off his Lagos property worth over 53 million naira to purchase nomination and expression of interest forms for the embattled Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, if the Governor will heed his calls to contest 2019 elections under the PDP. Chief Eya who is also the National Convener of “Why It Must Be PDP in 2019” said he was enraged reading from the Punch Newspapers of 21st September, 2019 where the National leader of the APC, Ahmed Tinubu and the APC executives were mounting pressure on Governor Ambode [Read]