GIST: Ekiti – born Aarinola Olaiya Breaks Nearly Three Decade Record At OAU READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Records are usually meant to be broken but this time, it’s was a clean clearance as Miss Aarinola Olaiya from Usin Ekiti, Ikole Local Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria broke a –  28 year old jinx in one of the most prestigious universities in Nigeria ‘the OAU. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that she was able to secure well over  12 Distinctions. 17 Awards awaiting her on Convocation Day. Obafemi Awolowo University released her Final MBChB result and this wonderful, cheerful and Hot Brain lady broke the almost 3 decades old Record in the Presence of Distinguished Professors in Surgery Department like Almighty: Professor Adejuyigbe, Professor Lawal, Professor Akinola, Professor Adesunkanmi, [Read]

BREAKING: Oba of Benin visits Ooni READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II , has just arrived at the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, for a visit. The Oba arrived at the palace in Ile-Ife at 1:15pm with his chiefs and some dignitaries from the ancient city of Benin. Prominent traditional rulers and notable indigenes of Ife, who joined the Ooni to receive the Benin monarch are the Orangun of Ila, Oba Wahab Oyedotun, traditional rulers from Ile Ife and Dr. John Odeyemi. Security is beefed up around the Ooni’s Palace at Enuwa in Ile Ife as an armoured personnel carrier, armed policemen and other security agents are [Read]

BREAKING: Odigie Oyegun withdraws from APC Chairmanship race, fixes new dates for Congresses, National Convention READ MORE HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced new dates for this year’s ward, local government and state congresses even as our source gathered yesterday that the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has shelved his national chairmanship ambition. It could however not be confirmed whether the decision was connected to Oyegun’s visit to the Presidential Villa on Thursday night. But on Tuesday, he described the purported endorsement of former Governor Adams Oshiomhole by the South-South zonal leadership of the party as “absolutely childish.” Chief Odigie-Oyegun, who spoke with newsmen at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, said [Read]

CONFIRMED: Sat Guru Maharaji Is Dead, One Love Family Sect Leader Dies Of Tuberculosis In Ibadan READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Self Acclaimed Living Master Sat Guru Maharaj Dies Of Tuberculosis thus confirming the story making rounds on the social media that the self-acclaimed sect leader is dead. According to sources close to the Spiritual leader in Ibadan, he passed away yesterday evening after a long time battle with tuberculosis. Since the news broke around 6pm on Friday, scores of people have been visiting the One Love Family cult village popularly referred to as Satguru Village on the Lagos Ibadan Expressway.  Cell phones and Cameras have been barred on the property to avoid taking photos of the self acclaimed Living Master who believes he is a [Read]

BREAKING: Oyo Speaker, Rt Hon Michael Adeyemo Slumps, Dies READ FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

By Admin, Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Tragedy has hit the people of Oyo State as the Speaker of the State’s House of Assembly, Rt Honourable (Barrister) Michael Adeyemo has slumped and died. The sad news was broken to our source by insiders from the state’s Assembly this morning. Though details are still being expected as at the time of filing this report, we can authoritatively inform that his corpse has been deposited at the University of Ibadan’s anatomy department. Said our source “his colleagues on oversight function have suspended their activities and are now with his corpse in UI” More Updates [Read]

2019: Vote out President Buhari in your own interest – Obasanjo sends message to Igbos READ MORE HERE >>>

– Olusegun Obasanjo called on Igbos to vote out President Buhari in 2019 – The former president claimed the promise of an Igbo presidency in 2023 was a deceit – He said it was Igbos interest not to believe the lies Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has reportedly told Igbos not to believe the promise of zoning the presidency to them, describing it as a grand deceit. The former president also said it was in their best interest to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. The Punch reports that Obasanjo spoke at a meeting of the Coalition of Nigerian Moment (CNM), in Awka, Anambra state chapter. In a statement through the [Read]

JUST IN>> ARMS PURCHASE: Senators call for impeachment of Buhari READ MORE HERE >>>

NEWS FLAKES gathers that for not seeking National Assembly’s approval before withdrawing $496million used for the purchase of aircraft from the United States, some senators have called for President Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment. Section 143 of the Nigerian constitution provides for the removal of the president from office. Moving a motion on the issue on Thursday, Matthew Uroghide, Edo State, said President Buhari’s move was a violation of the constitution and thus, he should face the consequences. He prayed the Senate to invoke Section 143 to start the impeachment process of the president. Seconding the motion, Chukwuka Utazi spoke in support of the move. “This is an impeachable offence,” an obviously [Read]

POLITICS:House of Reps call for Buhari’s impeachment Read Full Story Here>>>>>>>

Kingsley Chinda, the Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, has called for President Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment over the withdrawal of $462million to pay for 12 Super Tucano jets. Buhari had approved the withdrawal of the money from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) for the procurement of the aircraft, without prior approval from the National Assembly. The President, however, explained in a letter to the National Assembly, that the US Government had given a payment deadline for the aircraft purchase. This explanation did not go down well with the lawmakers, who argued it was an impeachment offence. Hon. Chinda, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing Obio [Read]

POLITICS:Tinubu bans APC chairman, others from seeking re-election

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Tuesday banned members who have spent eight years as ward, council and state executive members from seeking re-election in its May congresses. The National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu announced the ban in Ikeja, Lagos while addressing party members at a stakeholders’ meeting. Tinubu said the decision was to allow fresh set of people occupy party offices with a view to taking the APC to the next level in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the national leadership of the party had recently fixed May 2,5, 9 and 14 for ward, local government, state [Read]

Politics:Drunk NDLEA Officer Kills Civil Servant With Matchet In Lagos State (Video) Read Full Story Here>>>>>>>

A worker with the Alimosho council area of Lagos State, simply identified as Samuel Koro-toe was allegedly stabbed to death yesterday by an officer of NDLEA. The incident occurred during the 40th anniversary celebration of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) at the secretariat of Agege Local Council of the state. According to a source, who captured the moment on camera, trouble erupted after some NDLEA officers, who have office in the council fired several shots into the air. They were said to be heavily drunk. Their action was said to have been met with indignation from Council’s staff, particularly NULGE Excos, who protested against the vile act. [Read]

Politics:Suspected Bayelsa drug baron nabbed Read Full Story Here>>>>>>>>>

THE Bayelsa State Police Command says its operatives have arrested a suspected drug baron and a leader of an armed robbery gang, Henry Samuel. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Asinim Butswat, said, “On April 23, 2018, at about 0400 hours, following interrogation and confession of an armed robbery suspect, operatives of Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad, Yenagoa, stormed the residence of one Henry Samuel, ‘m’ 33 years, a kingpin of a notorious armed robbery gang, at Ovom, Yenagoa. “Upon thorough search of his house, the operatives recovered the following items: one Browning pistol with three rounds of live ammunition, one locally-made revolver pistol with four rounds of live ammunition, [Read]

Politics:Fayose reacts to Dino Melaye’s arrest Read Full Story Here>>>>>>>

  Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the arrest and manhandling of Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye on Tuesday. The Senator representing Kogi West was admitted in the hospital after he attempted to escape from police custody on Tuesday. Reacting, Fayose writing on his Twitter page, stated that if the police utilised same ‘aggressiveness in Dino’s arrest’ in fighting killer herdsmen, the incessant killings in Nigeria would be brought under control. He wrote ”If half of the level of aggressiveness being shown by the Police on arrest of Dino Melaye is shown on the killings by herdsmen across the North Central & other parts of the [Read]

HUMAN INTEREST: Mother of infant triplet attracts sympathy from passers-by, Gets gift items in Ogun READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

An unidentified mother of infant three (triplet) as can be seen in the attached photographs recently attracted the attention and sympathetic kind gestures of passers-by in Kuto market area, a popular town in Abeokuta, Ogun State. In a heart touching post and photos shared by an eyewitness, Mr Abiodun Omoyayi, recently on his social media page and monitored by one of NEWS FLAKES correspondents showed the indigent woman begging for alms and soliciting help from the residents of the area including the market traders. The post reads: “God, help this country. I sighted this mother of three, (iya ibeta in Yoruba parlance), begging for alms to cater for this three [Read]

POLITICS: HOUSE OF REPS CONSIDER IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDING AGAINST BUHARI OVER $496MILLION ILLEGAL SPENDING Read More Here >>>

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the spending of $496m without parliamentary approval has pitched Pres. Buhari against the House of Representatives with most members, calling for the impeachment of the President, The Nation reports. Following the reading of President Buhari’s request in a letter by Speaker Yakubu Dogara at Tuesday’s plenary informing the House that $496m had been spent for the procurement of military aircraft from the U.S, lawmakers could not hide their disdain for what they called breach of the constitution by the President. According to Buhari, the expenditure was made in anticipation that the Green Chamber would approve it, as part of the 2018 Appropriation Bill, currently before [Read]

INSECURITY: Gunmen Storm Benue church, kill 15 worshippers, Injure Scores, Raze Over 50 Houses READ MORE HERE >>>

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Suspected herdsmen have killed 15 people in an early morning attack on a Catholic Church in Benue State, officials told our source on Tuesday. The attack occurred in Ayar-Mbalom, a community in Gwer East Local Government Area. Terver Akase, a spokesperson to Governor Samuel Ortom, told our source the attackers also burnt 50 houses and sacked the entire community. The name of the church is St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church. The murdered Catholic priests are Joseph Gor and Felix Tyolaha, both reverend fathers. Fatai Owoseni, the Benue police commissioner, and Moses Yamu, the command’s spokesperson, did not immediately return PREMIUM TIMES requests for comments about the [Read]