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OGUN 2019: Former Eagles Star, Segun Odegbami Declares interest to Contest

Former Super Eagles Captain Chief Segun Odegbami on Wednesday declared his intention to vie for Governorship seat in Ogun State under the platform of Labour Party. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Chief Olusegun Odegbami while declaring at the Party Secretariat at Quarry road in Abeokuta promised to give welfare of the people of the state a priority if elected the governor of the state in the 2019 general elections. He noted that qualitative health care delivery and education would be his priority when he gets to power. He said, “our government which would be led by about Party will provide qualitative health care delivery system by building hospitals where necessary. [Read]

Buhari sends N242.9 billion 2019 election budget to Senate

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said the 2019 general elections will cost the country about 242 .4 billion Naira. The general elections have been scheduled to hold February 16 and March 2 , 2019, to elect the President and the National Assembly. NEWS FLAKES gathers that the 75 – year -old president sent a letter to the National Assembly to seek the approval of the sum which will be drawn from the 2018 and 2019 budgets . In the letter , he explained that implementing a budget of 9 .12 trillion Naira in 2018 will be extremely challenging and did not consider it convenient . Buhari , therefore, urged the [Read]

SHOCKING: Spending 22 years at Arsenal, my biggest mistake –Wenger

Arsene Wenger says staying at Arsenal for 22 years may have been his biggest mistake and that he regrets sacrificing so much for the job . NEWS FLAKES Sports Desk gathers that Wenger told French radio station RTL in a wide – ranging interview that he may have been better off seeking out a new challenge sooner . Wenger stepped down as the longest -serving manager in Europe in May , having held the Arsenal job since 1996 . Asked what his biggest mistake in his career was , Wenger said , “ Perhaps staying at the same club for 22 years . I ’m someone who likes new things, [Read]

Jonathan in Minna, meets IBB behind close door

The Immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday in Minna, the Niger state capital, held two hours close door meeting with General Ibrahim Babangida at his hill-top mansion. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that former President Goodluck Jonathan who breezed into Minna by road unannounced, arrived the hill-top mansion of General Babangida at exactly 10:24am in a black Prado jeep. He came in a convoy of five other vehicles, all black Prado jeeps, one of them occupied by security operatives. Although Journalists were not allowed to enter the house as the meeting was said to be a “private one”, a source closed to hill-top told our source’s  correspondent that Jonathan was [Read]

BREAKING: Saraki, legislators perfect moves to dump APC

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that barring any last minute changes to the plans, President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki may dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the end of the week. Our source’s  investigations indicate that some members of the splinter Reformed APC (R-APC) will be dumping the APC next week as the National Assembly embarks on a long vacation preparatory to the parties’ primaries for various elective offices. “Just watch out before we leave for the annual recess next week, many of our members (R-APC) will denounce their membership of the APC. We are going to join a party [Read]

Governor Okorocha Gives $25,000 To Miracle, BBNaija Winner, Fulfills Promise

Big Brother Naija 2018 winner, Mr Miracle Igbokwe was at the Peoples House in Owerri, Imo state capital recently to receive Twenty Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000), over N9 million cash promise made to him during the official reception hosted by governor Rochas Okorocha some months ago. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the amount is required for his provisional admission as student pilot abroad. The presentation was made by Mrs Uloma Nwosu on behalf of Rochas Foundation. SEE MORE PHOTOS BELOW:   [Read]

SHOCKING: Lagos Virgin Girl Barks Like Dog After Rape By Muslim Cleric 

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a self-professed Muslim cleric, Mustapha Hammed, has been apprehended by the Lagos State Police Command after allegedly raping a female student of the College of Education, Akoka, Lagos. Hammed, 23, was said to have raped the 29-year-old student in the Ikorodu area of the state under the guise of providing spiritual cleansing for her. After having carnal knowledge of the victim, who was said to be a virgin, the cleric allegedly wiped the blood off from her private part with a white handkerchief. Few days after the incident, the victim was said to have begun to bark like a dog, which alarmed her family members [Read]

GIST: How Crisitiano Ronaldo’s Champions League Goal Led to Juventus Transfer

The shocking move of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid to Juventus for around 100 Million Euros is now complete, but how did it happen? According to Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici, Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal against Juventus in the Champions League knockout stages was more or less what caused the transfer. Ronaldo scored a stunning bicycle kick against the Italian champions last season in the Champions League and such was the majesty of the goal that Juventus fans stood to applaud him for it. From that moment, Juventus knew they wanted Ronaldo. “The crazy idea started after the crazy goal he scored against us,” Paratici told Sky Italia. “(Ronaldo’s agent) Jorge [Read]

RUSSIA 2018: Modric Wins Golden Ball Award, Mbappe, Cortouis also honoured

Croatia midfielder Luka Modric accepted the Golden Ball award as the best player at the World Cup after his side lost to France 4-2 in Sunday’s final. Modric scored two goals in the group stage and converted both of his attempts in penalty shootouts to help Croatia reach the final. The Real Madrid star embraced Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic after being given the award by FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Russia President Vladimir Putin in a rainy postgame ceremony. Belgium’s Eden Hazard was awarded the Silver Ball as runner-up and France’s Antoine Griezmann was given the Bronze Ball. France’s 19-year-old star Kylian Mbappe was named the tournament’s Best Young Player [Read]

Executive Order 6 is Most Potent Weapon Against Corruption – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria has described the Executive Order Number 6, recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, as the Administration’s most potent weapon against corruption. Addressing a press conference in Lagos on Sunday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, also defended the constitutionality of the Executive Order, saying those opposed to it should go to court. Executive Order No. 6 of 2018 aims to, among others, restrict dealings in suspicious assets subject to investigation or inquiry bordering on corruption in order to preserve such assets from dissipation, and to deprive alleged criminals of the proceeds of their illicit activities which can otherwise be employed to allure, [Read]