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WOW! Yinka Aiyefele, Wife Welcome Set of Triplets in US [SEE PHOTOS]

  Gospel singer Yinka Ayefele is said to be in jubilation mood as he reportedly welcomes a set of triplets with his beautiful wife. A source close to the couple confirmed the news to newsmen. According to the source, Yinka’s wife had a safe delivery in the US. The gender of the children are yet to be disclosed, however, Mother and children are said to be very much healthy. Yinka who is physically challenged physical after he was involved in an automobile accident which damaged his spinal cord and confined him to a wheelchair, has been married for 19 years now.   SINGER AYEFELE RECOUNTS THE ACCIDENT THAT LEFT HIM [Read]

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]

Emefiele Takes Oath Of Office To begin Second Term As CBN Governor

  Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele Monday commenced his second term in the position. This followed the confirmation of his re-appointment as Governor by the Senate on May 16, 2019. Emefiele formally assumed duty after subscribing to the relevant Oath of Office administered by the Bank’s Secretary and Director, Corporate Secretariat Department, Mrs. Alice Karau. Emefiele, who was received into the Bank by the four Deputy Governors, was visibly elated by the turnout of excited staff that thronged the venue of the oath-taking ceremony chanting his name. In his remarks after the oath-taking ceremony, the Governor expressed gratitude to God; President Muhammadu Buhari, for nominating [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]

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]

BREAKING: Melaye joins Kogi Guber race, Vows to Unseat Bello – inside sources disclose [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has declared interest in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi state, according to sources. One of Melaye’s allies told TheCable that the lawmaker declared his gubernatorial ambition at a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) meeting in Aiyetoro Gbede, his hometown in Kabba local government area of the state. “He (Melaye) has met with PDP leaders in Aiyetoro Gbede and informed them of his decision to run for governor. He will still make a formal declaration,” the source, who did not want to be named, said. Attempts to reach Melaye on Saturday evening did not yield the desired result as [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]

Naira Marley: “They Cheer You Into Crime,When The Heat Is On They Run” – Dolapo Badmus Warns Nigerians

Chief Superintended of Police, Dolapo Badmus has warned Nigerians to stay away from crime and not be fooled by the support they get from people cheering them on to go against the law. The Zone 2 Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, said this while alluding to the arrest of Naira Marley. CSP Badmus wrote: ‘Never let them cheer you up into committing crime…..When the heat is on they will run, you won’t see them again! You will be the only one sweating inside “cooler” while they are out there pressing their keypads. That was a reminder that there is law in the land! I wish your sins are forgiven you [Read]

Davido Performs At Ogun State APC Governor’s Inauguration Despite Party Differences

Singer, Davido has put party differences aside to remember a late friend by performing at the inauguration ceremony of an APC governor, Dapo Abiodun. Dapo Abiodun who was sworn-in as the new governor of Ogun State is the father of Davido’s late friend DJ Olu who died mysteriously two years ago. Davido, a staunch supporter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, whom many have rumored to be a card carrying member, decided to put aside political differences to honor the father of his late friend DJ Olu. The singer was on ground yesterday to perform at the inauguration ceremony of the new governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun. See post [Read]

I Was Not Involved in any Plane Crash – Obasanjo Shocks Nigerians

– Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has denied being involved in plan crash as earlier reported. – The former president had earlier been reported as having escaped a plane crash at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Wednesday, May 29, as 393 passengers. – However, Obasanjo confirmed to BBC Pidgin service that he was in Ogun state and could not have been involved in any accident. Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has denied being involved in a near plane crash with other prominent Nigerians in the Ethiopian airline passenger aircraft, Boeing 777-300. Passengers were said to have also included the director general of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and [Read]

Dapo Abiodun Takes Oath Of Office As Ogun Gov, Promises Even Development [READ FULL TEXT OF INAUGURAL SPEECH]

Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has been sworn – in as the fifth executive governor of the state with a promise to transparently ensure even development across the state. Abiodun also noted that his administration will not hesitate to review suspected misuse of the commonwealth and hold accountable any individual or organisation found culpable. He made this known on Wednesday in his address shortly after he was sworn-in as the fifth democratically-elected governor of the state. The governor, accompanied by his wife, Bamidele, and children, was administered with the oaths of office and allegiance by the Chief Judge of the state, Mosunmola Dipeolu, at the swearing-in ceremony, held at the [Read]

[VIDEO] Brigade Commander orders Oshiomhole to adjust position at Buhari’s inauguration

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, was advised by the Commander, Guards Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Umar Musa, to observe his proper position as dignitaries lined up for the President’s inauguration at the Eagle Square on Wednesday. Several dignitaries who had a vital role to play in the inauguration of the President had lined up along the red carpet leading to where the President took the oath of office. The dignitaries include: The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Gabriel Olonisakin; the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen Tukur Buratai; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal, Sadique Abubakar; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ibas. Others lined up [Read]

BREAKING: Obasanjo, 393 Others Escape Plane Crash

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo escaped what could have ended as a plane crash in Lagos on Wednesday. According to NAN, the ex-president was among the 393 passengers who were on board an aircraft that found it difficult to land at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The passenger aircraft, ET-901, had departed the Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, at 9:10am, Ethiopian time, 7 am Nigerian time. A NAN correspondent, who was among the passengers, said the almost 5-hour flight from the Ethiopian capital to Lagos had been smooth until the pilot attempted to land at the Murtala Muhammed International airport. Rather than landing on the first touch line of the [Read]

BREAKING: Few hours After Handover, Sanwo-Olu Makes First Appointment As Lagos Governor [FIND OUT MORE]

Few hours after he was officially handed over to, incoming Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made his first appointment. He has appointed Tayo Ayinde as the new Chief of Staff. Ayinde was Sanwo-Olu’s Campaign Director. More Details Shortly!! [Read]