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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]

FIFA U-20 WC: Nigeria Flying Eagles Sent Packing By Senegal

The Nigeria U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, have been knocked out of the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland after they were beaten 2-1 by their Senegalese counterparts on Monday. Two first-half goals from Amadou Sagna and Niane gave Senegal a two-goal deal. Though Success Makanjuola pulled one back in the second half, it was not enough to save the Flying Eagles from crashing out. The Flying Eagles, having started with a massive 4-0 victory over Qatar, gave many false hopes. The Coach Paul Aigbogun tutored side were however humbled 2-0 in their next group game against the USA. While a 1-1 draw against Ukraine saw them squeeze into [Read]

More Than 500 Biafra Flags, Vehicles, Other Items Seized In Onitsha

No fewer than 500 Biafran flags and other insignia that included belts, caps, shirts, books, fliers, stickers and a car were recovered during the clampdown on banned Biafran agitation group members in Onitsha, Anambra state, by the Joint Taskforce, JTF, that included the police, military, Civil Defence Corps, Federal Road Safety Corps, among others. This disclosure was made by the Onitsha Police Area Commander, Mr John Obuagbaka, while reacting to speculation in some quarters that the Police in Onitsha beat up, extorted and forced residents into their waitng vans in the name of clamping down on Biafran agitators before, during and after celebration of Biafran day by both Biafran Independent [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]

Pregnancy Photoshoots Are A Disgrace To The Body – Kemi Olunloyo

Nigerian Investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo speaks about pregnancy photoshoots, she condemns the trend and calls all her female followers to pay attention to this. Kemi Olunloyo took to her Instagram page sharing a woman’s pregnancy photoshoot. She captions it; Talk to the pregnant women in your family. Daughters, Aunts, Sisters and more. Pregnancy photoshoots are a DISGRACE to the human body. Nobody needs to see that private side of you except the man that made you look that way or children who want to feel the baby kick. Whether it’s a Western culture thing or Social media fad, it’s DEMEANING. STOP IT AFRICAN WOMEN. [Read]

[BREAKING] UCL: Liverpool triumph 2-0 Over Spurs to win Sixth European title [READ MORE]

Liverpool have won their sixth European Cup after beating Tottenham 2-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid. Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi scored the only goals of the game at the beginning and end of the match. It wasn’t a final that will live long in the memory but Liverpool fans won’t care. They will be celebrating long into the night after their club sealed their sixth European Cup. Only Real Madrid (13) and AC Milan (seven) have won the prestigious trophy more times. Tottenham rarely threatened their opponents. Harry Kane made his first appearance for Spurs since April 9 but failed to make an impact. Lucas Moura, hat-trick [Read]

Nosy Woman Spying On Neighbour Gets Head Stuck in Metal Gate For 5hrs

All this for a little bit of Gossips. Sometimes, it’s just best for one to mind one’s business. A nosy lady found herself in an embarrassing predicament after she got her head stuck in a gate while trying to snoop on her neighbour. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the woman had squeezed her head through the metal bars in an effort to snoop on the people next door. It took firefighters five hours to free the woman from the gate. Sometimes it’s best to mind your own business. A nosy woman who has been trying to spy on her next door neighbor got more than she had bargained for. The [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]

TVC Female Presenters Ridiculed On Social Media Because They Did This On Live Programme

Gboyega Adelaja couldn’t hide his disgust when he saw four women presenting the popular morning show – Your View on TVC, with wigs on. The elderly man questioned why the women have refused to flaunt their normal African hair. He went on Facebook to let his views known to the outside world and this has become a big subject of debate on social media. The show which lasts for an hour and thirty minutes is mostly anchored by one Morayo Afolabi Brown to discuss public affairs and it has been running for 6 years now. Read what the man had to say below: [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]

WOW! Chelsea stars celebrate UEL victory with Olamide’s song ‘Wo’ [SEE VIDEO]

Europa League winners Antonio Rudiger and Emerson celebrated their victory over Arsenal dancing to Olamide’s song ‘Wo’. The Blues thrashed fellow Premier League outfit Arsenal 4-1 at the Baku Olympic Stadium to claim their second UEL title, having won their very first title in 2013. Real Madrid bound Eden Hazard scored twice, while Pedro and Olivier Giroud also scored a goal each to render Alex Iwobi’s lone strike for the Gunners a mere consolation. Though, the 26-year-old German was not part of the team that who helped Maurizio Sarri win his first title for the Stamford Bridge side in his first season at the club. But he could not hide [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 Reacts As Senator Adeleke Secures Another Victory In Court

Popular Nigerian Musician, David Adeleke, AKA, Davido has reacted as the Court of Appeal on Thursday, set aside the April 2, 2019 judgement of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Bwari, which earlier voided Senator Ademola Adeleke’s candidacy for the 2018 governorship election in Osun State. NEWSFLAKES NG had reported that Justice Othman Musaon of the High Court had voided Adeleke’s candidacy on the grounds that he was not qualified. The lawmaker was said to have been in possession of an invalid secondary school certificate. But, a three-man panel of the court in a unanimous judgment on Thursday, ruled that the FCT High Court was wrong [Read]