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LIFESTYLE: Veteran Filmmakers, Gloria and Mike Bamiloye Celebrate 30 Yrs Marriage Anniversary (Photos) 

  Veteran Filmmakers, Gloria and Mike Bamiloye of the Mount Zion Film Ministry Celebrate 30 solid Years Marriage Anniversary in grand style. The popular filmmaking couple and Gospel Ministers celebrated the anniversary in a lovely photo shoot session in a recent event held yesterday Monday, October 8. Pastor Mike shared lovely photos from a family shoot on Facebook in celebration of his marriage and family. Congratulations to the couple and we wish them many more years of love and happiness. See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG:   [Read]

NASS RESUMPTION: APC Senators Ignore Party’s Directives, Seek Reconciliation With Saraki

Although the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has directed its members in the senate to oust Senate President Bukola Saraki, our source understands that the senators are more interested in restoring peace to the upper legislative chamber than doing this. Saraki has been under pressure to step down since he defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the APC. Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the APC, had asked senators of the ruling party to remove the senate president. “Saraki will not be the first to be impeached and I doubt if he is going to be the last but definitely he will be impeached according to [Read]

“We Don’t Have Criminal Case Against Atiku” – US Releases Report, Shocks Nigerians

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the United States Department of Justice has denied having any record that indicates that Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has a pending lawsuit in the US, Punch reported on November 20, 2016. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Fayose threatens to dump PDP at last, set to announce his next destination soonest A then spokesperson for the US DOJ, Peter Carr had through an email reached out to Punch following the newspaper’s request for information on whether Abubakar is wanted in the US in connection with any issue of money laundering. READ ALSO: 2019: Atiku Abubakar emerges PDP Presidential candidate ahead of Tambuwal, Saraki, Others In his response, [Read]

BREAKING: Fayose threatens to dump PDP at last, set to announce next destination soonest

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose has threatened to quit the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) a little over 24 hours after the party elected its presidential candidate. Before Fayose’s surprising announcement, there have been rumours that the Ekiti governor was planning to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress. But he said that will never happen. “I remain in PDP and those associating me with the APC can continue to celebrate their own political self deceit,” Fayose said on August 5. His about-face may have been a fallout from the just concluded national convention [Read]

INEC, APC should learn from us, says PDP on convention

  Kola Ologbondiyan, national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC) need to learn how to conduct credible and peaceful elections from the PDP. Ologbondiyan said this on Sunday at the PDP convention venue in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state. He took a swipe at the ruling party, saying the country has not witnessed a democratic and peaceful election since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office. “We promised a free, fair, credible and transparent process and we have delivered all these,” he said. “Our wish now is for the Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC) and the All Progressives Congress [Read]

2019: Akinlade’ll be next Ogun governor, Amosun boasts, as NWC Insists on Dapo Abiodun

  Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, on Sunday, declared that despite the clearance given by the National Working Committee (NWC) to Dapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, his anointed candidate, Hon. Abdul-Kabir Adekunle Akinlade, will succeed him in 2019. Governor Amosun gave this declaration on a live programme on Channels Television, monitored by our correspondent during the conduct of the Senatorial, House of Representatives and state House of Assembly primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. He insisted that as far as he and other party members in the state were concerned, Akinlade would emerge as the [Read]

‘Emulate Ambode’, Buhari begs losers of APC primaries not to abandon party

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday appealed to all aspirants who lost during the recent primaries of the All Progressives Congress across the country not to abandon the party . NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that he urged them to demonstrate the spirit of sportsmanship by accepting the outcomes without bitterness or resentment . Buhari made the appeal in a statement made available to journalists by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity , Garba Shehu. The President also congratulated winners of the primaries and asked them to be magnanimous in victory . “In every competition , someone has to win and someone has to lose , but those who [Read]

2019: ‘Toughest decision of my life’ — Oby Ezekwesili joins ACPN, picks nomination form for president

  Oby Ezekwesili, former vice-president of the World Bank, has declared to run for president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Speaking in Abuja on Sunday, the two-time minister disclosed that she will be running on the platform of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN). “Ladies and gentlemen, it is with profound gratitude, sincere humility, and deep responsibility that I accept this nomination for the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” she said. “I start by expressing my thanks to the leadership and members of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), for your belief and whole-hearted response to my vision for Nigeria, which has brought us here [Read]

MINIMUM WAGE: Nigerian workers will smile soon, says FG

  The Federal Government on Sunday said it would soon address the agitation for the upward review of the national minimum wage in a manner that will make workers and all Nigerians smile. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, made the promise in his remarks at the 22nd Choir Anniversary of the Christ Apostolic Church, Living Water DCC Headquarters, Abuja, tagged “Bless the Lord, o my soul.” Mustapha, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), Office of the SGF, Mr. Olusegun Adekunle, said the present administration was sensitive to the plight and wishes of the masses. He said by the time the [Read]

“Stop Complaining”, Omokri invites Buhari’s wife to Join PDP

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Reno Omokri, ex-media aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has told Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop complaining about the All Progressives Congress (APC) and join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) instead. Aisha Buhari had taken to Twitter earlier on Sunday to berate the national leadership of the APC for what she described as “impunity”, just as she noted that she would not “hesitate” to “dissociate [herself] from such unfairness”. Although Aisha did not expressly state what the APC had done to offend her, her anger may be connected to the emergence of Jibrilla Bindo, Governor of Adamawa State, as the [Read]