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Kissing your bride in church during wedding is unholy ― Anglican Bishop [READ MORE]

  The Bishop of Niger Delta West Diocese, Rt Rev. (Dr) Emmanuel Oko-Jaja, has said allowing couples to kiss in the church during their wedding service is unscriptural, unholy and therefore be discouraged. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that shedding more light on the issue, Oko-Jaja further explained that unwholesome practices that are taking place in churches during matrimonial services promotes immorality and corrupt the mind of especially teenagers that are in church to witness the practice. Dr Oko-Jaja expressed his displeasure while delivering a sermon during the child presentation and Thanksgiving Service of the baby, Woyengilayefa Godfriend Atasi at St Mark’s Anglican Church, Biogbolo in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The Clergyman [Read]

Fuel Scarcity Looms As Petrol Marketers Orders Shutdown Of Depots, Set for Nationwide Strike [READ MORE]

  Another round of petrol scarcity looms as the Depot and Petroleum Products Marketing Association (DAPPMA) on Sunday directed its members to shutdown services as from 12 midnight of December 9, 2018. NEWS FLAKES NG authoritatively gathers that a directive by the the Executive Secretary, Mr. Olufemi Adewole sent to the members via a letter, said that the association’s efforts to make the Federal Government pay its subsidy induced debts were not successful. He said that the association “took the bold step to stop the financial hemorrhage of its members by the painful disengagement of its loyal workforce after three years of engaging the Federal Government in its efforts to [Read]

Husband Of TVC Presenter, Morayo Jumps To Her Defence After Controversial Statement, Tearful Apologies [READ MORE]

  TVC presenter Morayo Afolabi-Brown came under serious fire recently over a comment she made saying she would not allow her husband bath their daughter. She made the comments during her show on TVC known as “Your View.” People read meanings to her statement and assumed that she was calling her husband a paedophile. The celebrated presenter had to go on air the two days later to clear the air. She became so emotional that she burst into tears on the live television show. Now the man at the centre of the whole crisis has spoken. Brown Kabiti who is Morayo’s husband had come out in defence of his wife’s [Read]

2019: APC Moves To Punish Yari, Amosun, Okorocha, Akeredolu Over Anti-party Activities, Awaits Buhari’s Approval [READ MORE]

 After exhausting all means to placate some critical stakeholders in the party who are aggrieved owing to the fall-out of its controversial primaries, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has decided to wield the big stick on party members, especially state governors who are working against the interest of the party to achieve victory in 2019 general elections, NEWS FLAKES NG has authoritatively gathered. On the cards to be punished, according to a credible source, are Governors Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, among others. The party leadership last month set up a reconciliation committee but majority of the [Read]

SHOCKING: 16 – Year Old Boy Dies During “JUJU” Superiority Contest In School Premises [READ MORE]

  EKITI – A secondary school student at the Ado Grammar School, Ado Ekiti, Mathew Favour, died on Thursday following injuries he sustained in a superiority contest with a colleague on the efficacy of their charms. Sources said that the incident occurred in the evening within the school’s premises. The 16-year old was said to have been engaged in a friendly dispute with a colleague over the ownership of a ball before it degenerated into an argument over who had more portent charms. Late Favour, who was in Senior Secondary Class Two before his death, was allegedly stabbed in the chest and later died at the Ekiti State University Teaching [Read]

NOUN Graduates To Participate In NYSC, Attend Law School [READ MORE]

  Students of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) can now heave a sigh of relief as President Muhammadu Buhari assents to the National Open University Amendment Act 2018. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this to State House correspondents on Friday in Abuja. He said, “President Buhari has also assented to National Open University Amendment Act, which allows the National Open University to operate as all other universities, having the same power and functions and the same administrative structures.” Before the presidential assent, graduates of the institution have decried the alleged discrimination to participate in [Read]

The Will of Nigerians is My Command – Buhari [READ MORE]

  Unperturbed by the challenges on the 2019 presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari, in his usual calmness, assured the nation that the results of the polls would be a reflection of the wish of the people. President Buhari, who has persistently insisted that no one should be intimidated or insulted in the political campaign, said that he understood the yearnings of Nigerians. The president told his supporters to continuously showcase achievements instead of mudslinging and violence. President Buhari spoke when he received Letter of Credence from Ambassador of Finland to Nigeria, Dr Jyrki Juhani Pulkkinen. He also said he believed in the collective dream for a greater country. Buhari said [Read]

GIST: Reekado Banks Parts ways with Don Jazzy After 5-year Working Relationship [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES Entertainment Desk gathers that Reekedo Banks has announced his departure from Mavin Records, a music company owned by Don Jazzy. The singer made the announcement of his departure on Instagram today, he celebrated his 25th birthday on yesterday. He also thanked Don Jazzy for the opportunity he gave him. The artist was signed into the record label in 2013 along side Korede Bello and Di’ja. In his words; “Today I write in tears, not from a place of pain, but of joy and gratitude. A place of bliss and satisfaction because I am more than contented with how far this opportunity has brought me. The last five [Read]

JUST IN: Again, Buhari ‘Rejects’ Electoral Bill, Approves NOUN Amendment Act [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari has again declined assent to the amended Electoral Bill by the National Assembly. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Senate) on National Assembly Matters, disclosed this to state house reporters on Friday. According to Enang, the president has communicated his decision to the National Assembly. He, however, said the president has assented to the amendment made to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Act. With the assent, NOUN can now operate like other conventional universities in the country. [Read]

EXCLUSIVE: “I am Not Missing, I’m only ill”, Mapoly SUELECO Chairman Speaks at last [READ MORE]

… We’re meeting the management soon on next line of Action – SUELECO Chairman  John Izabi, ABEOKUTA – Students Union Electoral Committee Chairman of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, Lekan Adeniji has just confirmed to our correspondent that he’s indeed hale, hearty and of a sound mind, thus urging the entire student community of the institution to disregard any rumour about his purported kidnap prior to yesterday’s scheduled Union polls. Speaking Exclusively to NEWS FLAKES NG in a telephone interview few moments ago, Mr lekan confirmed the news release from his fellow executive members yesterday which was published by NEWS FLAKES NG explaining that the election couldn’t hold as planned due [Read]