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2019: PDP tackles APC over 2015 election Funds READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

• FG acted in bad faith on ‘looters’ list –SAN The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has has given the Presidency a 72-hour ultimatum to respond to allegations on the source of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2015 campaign fund. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP said instead of the APC and the Presidency to respond to allegations on how the ruling party’s 2015 presidential campaign was funded, “they are busy listing individuals whose cases are before the courts as “looters. “It is evidently clear that the APC, the Federal Government and the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, are running away from the issue [Read]

CRIME: Man beheaded, body missing in Delta READ MORE HERE >>>

There was confusion on Monday following the discovering of the head of an unidentified man without his body parts at Uzere, in the Isoko South area of Delta State. Our source learnt that the head was discovered in a bush close to Uzere community junction by travellers, who drew the attention of residents to it in the early hours of Monday. NEWS FLAKES further gathered that residents, who thronged the scene, could not identify the deceased. Sources said police operatives from the Oleh division were later invited by community leaders to take the head to a morgue. Residents were reported to have lamented the killing, describing it as strange and [Read]

Irate youths stone lawmaker over alleged poor representation READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Citing alleged poor representation , angry youths yesterday pelted with stones , at the member representing Bali / Gassol Federal Constituency of Taraba State in the House of Representatives, Garba Hamman Julde. For the timely intervention of security operatives, the lawmaker could have been lynched as well. During the incident at Bali local council area of the state , the youths who were in the locality to witness the distribution of motorcycles and a vehicle to constituents , abruptly brought the event to an end , as they rained insults and hauled stones at the lawmaker . They vowed to stop his re -election and others whom they considered ‘non [Read]

Obasanjo to Buhari: You are running a failed Govt READ MORE >>>

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in all fronts and warned Nigerians to reject the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) in the forthcoming general elections. Obasanjo accused the government and the party of bringing hardship on Nigerians and running ineffective economic policy which cripples businesses and causes economic woes. Obasanjo said it would be foolhardy for Nigerians to reinforce failure by re-electing the APC and President Buhari in 2019. Speaking in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital during a consultation visit of New Nigeria 2019 Group led by Chima Anyaso, Convener and Moses Siasia, Co-Convener, Obasanjo advised Nigerians to [Read]

BREAKING: Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Mandela dies at 81 READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Winnie Mandela, the former wife of South African anti -apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died on Monday aged 81 , triggering an outpouring of tributes to one of the country ’s defining and most divisive figures . She died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness , family spokesman Victor Dlamini said in a statement . Winnie Mandela, who was married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years , played a high -profile role in the struggle to end white- minority rule but her place in history was stained by controversy and accusations of violence. It is with profound sadness that we inform the public that Mrs Winnie Madikizela- Mandela passed [Read]

SPORTS: Anthony Joshua defeats Joseph Parker on points to win fourth world title READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

– Anthony Joshua wins on points 118-110, 118-110, 119-109 – Joshua now holds the WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO belts – Joshua taken the distance for first time in his pro career – Victory in Cardiff was Joshua’s 21st straight career win – Joshua says he now wants Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury Anthony Joshua’s ascent to the summit of modern heavyweight greatness continued on Saturday night but it was more of a chess match than a war as the Londoner outpointed Joseph Parker to claim a third ‘major’ world-title belt. For a superfight, unifying three of the four major world crowns, there were aspects of the showdown which disappointed. [Read]

POLITICS: Illiteracy looms in Kaduna as Senators Disapprove $350m Education Loan READ MORE HERE >>>

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Kaduna is set for continued decline in its education sector as the three senators representing the state masterminded the disapproval of $350m education loan by the Senate.  The disapproval was connected to the ego and personalities clash among the three senior federal lawmakers and Governor Nasir El-Rufai. On the floor of Upper Chamber, senators Shehu Sanni (Kaduna Central), Sulaiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna North) and Danjuma La’ah described the size of the loan as baseless. The excuse of the legislators was contrary to the creditor and ratings agency approval. House of Representatives also approved the loan. Kaduna State Government intended to use the facility to build new [Read]

#BBNaija: I have fallen stupidly for Teddy A despite him having a baby mama -Bambam SEE FULL GIST HERE >>>

2018 Big Brother Naija housemate, Oluwabamike Olawunmi aka BamBam has revealed that she’s aware of Teddy A’s baby mama , Layla Amani. She said she is however now helplessly in love with Teddy A who has in more than one occasion talked about his baby mama in the house. Bambam however sees the other lady as Teddy A’s past while she dreams of occupying his present and future. She expressed her love for Teddy A while speaking with Lolu. Oluwabamike Olawunmi, who is an upcoming actress, said, “I’m aware Teddy had a lady outside the house. “But I have fallen ‘stupidly’ for him and believes that he feels the same [Read]

SPORTS: Lionel Messi Buys New Luxury Hotel in Ibiza READ MORE HERE >>>

Lionel Messi continues investing in his life after football has he completed the purchase of a luxury Hotel Es Vive in Ibiza. The prices at Messi’s new property start at £226 per night. Hotel Es Vive becomes the most recent addition to Messi’s MiM brand, already having a four-star hotel in Barcelona outskirts. The expansion of an airport has been abandoned all because of Barcelona FC’s Argentine player, Lionel Messi. Reports have it that the expansion of El Prat Airport in Barcelona has been abandoned because continuing with it would lead to more air traffic above the footballer’s mansion in the coastal town of Castelldefels. As for why a new [Read]

CRIME: Lagos Most Wanted Cultist Arrested SEE FULL GIST HERE >>>

The most wanted cultist in Lagos, Kanmi (a.k.a Father ) has been arrested by the state Police Command. Father was declared wanted by the police after he was recently released from the prison. Father was reportedly feared by cult groups within Mushin, Itire, Lawanson and Ilasamaja areas of the state. It was further gathered that while he was in detention, cult activities and war reduced, but as soon as he was released, there was a marked excalation of rival cult wars. Following the cult war that started after his released,Commissioner of Police Imohimi Edgal, ordered Police detectives to fish out Father and his alleged killer gang members. The command’s Public [Read]