SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ELECTION POSTPONEMENT: Ogun Govt Directs Schools to Resume Monday February 18 [READ MORE]

By John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Following the announcement of the postponement of the much publicised Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold today Saturday February 16, 2019 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Ogun State government has hereby directed all secondary and primary schools in the state to resume on Monday February 18, 2019 as against the earlier slated date of Tuesday February 19, NEWS FLAKES NG can authoritatively report. This was contained in a news release from the state’s ministry of Education, Science and Technology and undersigned by its Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Sefiu Rasheed. The release which now nullifies the earlier one however added that [Read]

BREAKING: ASUU Finally Calls-off Three – Month Old Strike, Reach Agreement With FG [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its nationwide industrial action. National President of the union, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, announced this on Thursday during a press briefing at the Nigeria Labour Congress complex in Abuja. The striking lecturers took the decision after a meeting with representatives of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige. The meeting came hours before Professor Ogunyemi announced the decision of ASUU to suspend the strike. It had in attendance leaders of the union and government representatives such as the [Read]

US Will Vehemently Monitor Nigeria Election And Its Outcomes — CIA [READ MORE]

  The United States Central Intelligence Agency, (CIA) has said that the United State of America will through satellite monitor Nigeria election and its outcome with promise to impose sanctions and visa denials to anyone culpable of election malpractices. The Republican reports that the American agency also raised the alarm of influx of foreigners from Chad, Niger, Cameroon, Sudan, into Nigeria for the purpose of aiding electoral malpractices. Read the CIA findings below: “Over the past few weeks, we have recorded within the Chad, Niger area, a massive movement of mercenary and weapons. From our findings, we discovered that majority of the thugs and mercenaries including the possession of light [Read]

When is school resuming, I miss sex badly – Lady writes [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a young lady identified as Daisy Nelly who is from Kenya, has taken to social media to disclose to her friends that she missed having sex and also wanted to know when school is resuming. She shared a picture of herself on her profile and was not shy to open up to her friends on her sexual cravings. She wrote; “Oh my!!! I miss intercourse walai. When are we opening school. Dryspell ni real.” It looks like the social media has given so many young people the medium to express, even their deepest thoughts, that would have rather been kept to themselves. [READ ALSO]: SHOCKING: [Read]

Wow! Meet Esther Okade, 10-year old Nigerian-born Maths Genius who Just enrolled At College [READ MORE]

STORY HIGHLIGHTS: – Esther Okade is a 10-year-old British-Nigerian student – She recently enrolled at the Open University in the UK – Already top of her class scoring 100% in a recent exam – Took A-level exams, a British secondary school qualification, last year At first glance Esther Okade seems like a normal 10-year-old. She loves dressing up as Elsa from “Frozen,” playing with Barbie dolls and going to the park or shopping. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that but what makes the British-Nigerian youngster stand out is the fact that she’s also a university undergraduate. Esther, from Walsall, an industrial town in the UK’s West Midlands region, is one of [Read]

ASUU Vows to Continue With Ongoing Strike [READ MORE]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday in Lagos vowed to continue the ongoing six weeks strike that has grounded the public universities. Speaking at a press briefing held at the University of Lagos, UNILAG, its national President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi lamented that the Federal Government was not serious with the negotiations it had between the Union and the Federal Government representatives. He urged the Federal government to demonstrate serious commitment to implementing the spirit and letters of the 2009 FGN/ASUU agreement as well as the resulting 2013 MOU and 2017 Memorandum of understanding. Buhari Urges ASUU To End Strike He said: “The Federal Government should demonstrate serious commitment [Read]

Akwa-Ibom Govt Set to Launch First State-govt owned Airline ‘Ibom Air’ [SEE PHOTOS]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel, has said his administration is planning to launch a state-owned airline, Ibom Air, to “lessen the problems currently being encountered by numerous air travellers” to the state. Mr Emmanuel said this on Friday in Uyo, during the annual state-sponsored Christmas Carol night. The governor said the planned airline, which would be wholly owned by the state, would ensure the state remains a destination of choice for foreign investors. “Our state-owned and run Obong Victor Attah International Airport has a category 2 runway and work is ongoing on the second taxi way,” the governor said. The governor also said [Read]

JAMB to start 2019 UTME registration January 10, Says No More Use of Cyber Cafes for Registration [READ MORE]

  THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will open registration for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on January 10, 2019. JAMB Registrar Prof. Is-haq Oloyede said at a stakeholders meeting with CBT Centre operators and others at the University of Lagos yesterday that the sale of e-PIN for the examination would last for six weeks. He, however, did not give the actual examination dates. Oloyede had initially announced January 3 as beginning date for the sale of forms but changed it to January 10, 2018 following appeal by the CBT operators for more time to complete their online network test. The centres were only given seven days [Read]

2019 UTME: JAMB to begin Sale of Forms Jan 10, Stops use of Cyber cafes for registration of candidates [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) would begin Sale of 2019 UTME forms by January 10 and will no longer use cyber cafes for registration of candidates, beginning from the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, said this on Thursday on the sideline of a meeting with proprietors of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres at the University of Lagos. “We are no longer going to allow the cyber cafes to do the registration exercise for prospective candidates because they are extorting candidates and overcharging them. “They also do services they [Read]

2019: Call me a bastard if I Support APC in Oyo, Buhari’s Minister Shittu blows hot [READ MORE]

  The minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, says he will be a bastard to support the APC governorship candidate in Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, after he was defrauded out of the primary election. Shittu disclosed this on Wednesday while fielding questions from journalists in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that When asked whether he would support the preferred candidate of Governor Abiola Ajimobi in 2019, the minister said, “I think it doesn’t arise. I will be a bastard to be defrauded out of a primary process and to simply behave like a slave! It won’t make sense. I have been a foundation member of APC and I [Read]