SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Emirates Sets internet Agog with photo of diamond-encrusted aircraft, Bling 777 [SEE PHOTOS]

  Emirates Airline has posted a picture of a plane covered in diamonds and crystals. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Emirates ‘Bling ’ 777 – which many regard as a reference to the Boeing 777 aircraft – was pictured alongside baggage carts and shuttle bus vehicles , an otherwise everyday travel image aside from the plane’s spectacular embellishment. The airline introduced the spectacular sight via its verified Twitter handle , @emirates: Customers and other concerned persons have reacted to the tweet:   [Read]

MAPOLY SUG ELECTION UPDATE: SULECO Chairman Reportedly Missing As Elections Fail to Hold [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Student Union Electoral Committee (SULECO) Chairman of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere, Abeokuta simply identified as LEKAN ADENIJI has been reported Missing As scheduled Student Union Elections Fail to Hold as Planned on Institution Campus.  Today, Thursday December 6, 2018 has been earlier scheduled as date for Union election to filled vacant positions in the Institution’s Students’ Union offices including that of the SU President, Vice president, General Secretary, Financial Secretary, Welfare Director amongst others across various departments of the institution. A recent Facebook post by one of the Student Activists identified as Abiola Ajumoko, who expressed utter [Read]

JAMB Set to Commence UTME 2019 Registration by December (READ MORE)

  Fresh reports indicate that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board will anytime from December commence registration for 2019/2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination as earlier scheduled. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Head of Media of the Board, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, announced this on Thursday while addressing newsmen during the conduct of promotion exercise for the Nigerian Customs Service at the board’s Computer Based Test Centre in Abuja. According to Benjamin, no specific date has been fixed for the commencement of the registration yet. He, however, said that plans were underway to do so as soon as possible, as the board was initially waiting for the pronouncement of the presidency [Read]

2019: NANS declare Showdown with Buhari over Continued ASUU strike – READ MORE

  The National Association of Nigeria students, NANS has threatened to thwart President Mohammadu Buhari’s bid for second tenure at the forthcoming general elections. The association also vowed not to let federal government rest until it listens to Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Comrade Adeyemi Azeez said this during a protest by students from various universities across the nation in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday. Armed with different placards, the students who proceeded from the Nigeria Labour Congress secretariat to Ibara pedestrian bridge and stopped at Nigerian Union of Journalists threatened that “We are going to show you road through our vote to Daura, if after today’s nation wide [Read]

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates Invents Water-free Flushing Toilets – READ MORE

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that On a stage in Beijing, Bill Gates took out a beaker of yellowish-brown fluid and put it on a nearby podium. “This is a container of human waste,” he said, as a colorful animation of the teeming multitudes of viruses commonly found in poop cavorted on a screen behind him. “This, we’re going to keep in the jar.” Gates was speaking at the opening of the three-day Reinvented Toilet Expo in China, which is showcasing the different toilets and waste-processing concepts that have resulted from a 2011 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation challenge to change what happens to the poop of billions of people. [Read]

2019: Ogun OMPAN Visits INEC, Pledge Support ahead of general polls – READ MORE

  – Commission says “Vote buying and selling is Criminal and Unconstitutional“ By JOHN IZABI,  ABEOKUTA – The Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (OMPAN), Ogun State Chapter earlier today Friday November 9, 2018 paid a courtesy call on the Ogun State Chapter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at its Magbon Office, Abeokuta. Public Relations Officer of the group, Comrade John Izabi while introducing other members of the visiting Association, explained that the visitation became needworthy as a form of “formally familiarizing the existence of the association with the Commission as well seek collaborative ways of ensuring a successful forthcoming general elections, especially in the state”. Comrade Izabi who’s also [Read]

UPDATE: Protesting Part-time Students Shutdown MAPOLY over continued Non-lectures, Neglect

By John Izabi, ABEOKUTA – Part time and Evening students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) shutdown institution’s activities in protest over alleged continued non-lectures and neglect by their Lecturers due to continued Government – Lecturers impasse. The protesting students lament continued “work – to – rule” Strike embarked upon by the academic staff of the institution a couple of weeks ago over Non-payment of salaries and other related allowances by the Governor Ibikunle Amosun-led Ogun State government. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the strike which commenced yesterday, Wednesday October 3, 2018 continued today, Thursday October 4 as the entrance of the institution remained closed with some of the protesting students [Read]