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Angry Man Utd fans claim UCL draw against Barca was ‘fixed’ [READ MORE]

– Man United fans are suggesting their Champions League quarter-final draw with Barcelona was doctored by UEFA – United will host Barca in the first leg in April, before the reverse fixture at the Nou Camp a week later – Paul Scholes netted the winner for United when they defeated Barcelona on the way to winning the trophy for a third time in 2008. Manchester United supporters are claiming that Europe’s football governing body, UEFA staged Friday’s Champions League quarter-final draw that paired the Red Devils with Barcelona. According to a UK Sun, United will play host Barcelona at Old Trafford for the first leg clash next month, before heading [Read]

GIST: Sego, Kunle Poly, Mc Oluomo End War, Sue for Peace [SEE PHOTOS]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the trio of  Alhaji Mustapha Adekunle a.k.a Sego, Alhaji Azeez Lawal a.k.a Kunle Poly and Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya a.k.a MC Oluomo were spotted at a recent event, dining and wining together as Imam Offa preached peace.  The event which brought together this trio who are believed to be arch-enemies thus presupposes that lasting peace has finally come to stay in Lagos Island and Lagos State in general. See more photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG;   Recall that MC Oluomo was recently stabbed at an APC governorship rally held in Lagos State prior to the 2019 general elections thus sparking fears of palpable [Read]

Buhari poorer than in 2015, says Osinbajo [READ MORE]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is probably poorer now than when he became President of Nigeria in 2015. The Vice President stated this on Thursday night when he hosted a dinner in honour of volunteers who canvassed for votes for the All Progressives Congress, APC during the campaigns in the general election, at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to him, “When I looked at his assets declaration form, I was checking it in 2015, I said to him, “Mr President, I am so much richer than you, it is an embarrassment.” He further said, “I am only a soldier, you are [Read]

Over 20 people trapped to death in Another Building Collapse in Ibadan [SEE PHOTOS]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that two days after a three-storey building collapsed in Lagos State, trapping over 20 people to death, another building has collapsed at the Bode area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. It was gathered that the incident occurred in Bode area, after Molete Bridge, of Ibadan on Friday. [READ ALSO] TRAGEDY: Over 100 pupils trapped, feared killed in Lagos school Building collapse [SEE PHOTOS] The Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr Shina Olukolu, confirmed to the reporters that three persons had been rescued so far. He added that rescue operations by emergency workers were ongoing at the site, as [Read]

Ogun Big Boy, Dj Teeman Caught With Ladies Pants, Used Sanitary Pads, Charms [SEE VIDEO]

A popular big boy in Abeokuta, Ogun state, Dj Teeman suspected to be a ritualist, has been caught with more than 15 used sanitary pads, charms, on the outskirt of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The young man who reportedly bought a car recently and goes about living flashy lifestyle within the city, was paraded with the used sanitary pads and some other assorted charms. In a viral video making the rounds on social media, the suspect is seen being asked where he got all the items and what he wants to do with them. He however claimed to be a DeeJay, but couldn’t explain the source of the sanitary [Read]

Presidential Poll: Tribunal Grants Buhari, APC Access To Inspect Election Materials [READ MORE]

The Election Petition Tribunal for the February 23 presidential election has granted access to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to inspect the materials used for the elections. Buhari and the APC had applied in separate motions for ex parte orders to be granted to them to inspect the materials. The applications were made in preparation of its defence team against expected petitions to be filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the outcome of the election. Earlier on March 6, 2019, the tribunal, led by Justice Abdu Aboki, granted same order to PDP to inspect the election materials. In the [Read]

See INEC’s Comprehensive List Of Newly Elected Reps Members, Senators [READ MORE]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a comprehensive list of new and re-elected House of Representatives members, following the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections. In a statement from the electoral body on Monday, INEC announced that it would present certificates of return to those whose names are on the list on Thursday, March 14. Below are the names of the newly elected and returning House of Reps members as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; Meanwhile, for the Senate (Red Chambers),  below is a summary of the membership of the 9th Senate; Their names are cited below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; Channels [Read]

Don’t Pocket Oyo Govt Like APC did, Obasanjo Advises Makinde [READ MORE]

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday advised the Oyo State Governor-elect, Seyi Makinde, not to run a Democratic system that would put the government of the state in his pocket. Obasanjo said Makinde has the onerous task of striving to transform the capital of former old Western Region, urging the people to keep supporting him to succeed when eventually sworn-in. The elder statesman gave the advice when he received the Governor-elect, his Deputy, Akeem Ademola, Oyo state chairman of PDP, Kunmi Mustapha, Bose Adelabu, Lagos state PDP chairman, Dominic Agboola among others at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun state. The ex-Head of States described such government that serves [Read]

INEC lacks power to ‘withhold’ my certificate of return — Okorocha [READ MORE]

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Wednesday said the Independent National Electoral Commission lacked power to withhold his certificate of return as the senator-elect for the Imo West. He described the electoral body’s decision to withhold his certificate as part of efforts aimed at making him irrelevant ahead of the 2023 presidential election. Okorocha said this at the Government House, Owerri on while addressing some youths who paid him a solidarity visit. He said only a court had the power to nullify any election after a winner had been declared. He denied the allegation that INEC’s returning officer declared him winner of the senatorial election under duress, describing the allegation [Read]

UEL: Arsenal star, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang booked for Black Panther Celebration [SEE PHOTOS]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was booked for breaking out a new masked celebration for Arsenal on Thursday night in the Europa League. The striker scored Arsenal’s third against Rennes at the Emirates, and grabbed a Black Panther mask he had stowed behind the goal. Aubameyang put on the mask and celebrated in front of the home fans with the Wakanda salute. Black Panther was last year’s blockbuster superhero movie and was nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars . Wakanda is the fictional African country in the film that Black Panther hails from. The goal was Aubameyang’s second of the game as the Gabon international inspired Arsenal to a fantastic comeback against [Read]