I’ve got fresh evidence to put Iyabo Ojo in prison –Kemi Olunloyo

It seems like the fight between Kemi Olunloyo, and actress, Iyabo Ojo, is far from over as things are getting messier. Although Ojo had once vowed never to reply any comments about her from Olunloyo, she broke that promise during the week when she took to her Instagram page to address an issue that concerned the latter. In her post, the actress stressed that the only reason she was replying Olunloyo was because she insulted her daughter, adding that she would send her (Olunloyo) to prison if she ever makes a remark about any of her children. Ojo further stated that Olunloyo had always spoken about being in possession of [Read]

Police arrest teenager for killing friend over umbrella, N200

Police arrest teenager for killing friend over umbrella, N200 The police in Ogun State have arrested a 19-year-old apprentice welder in the Agbado area of the state, Kehinde Adeoye, for the murder of his friend, Lukman Olawunmi, aged 17. NEWSFLAKES NG learnt that Adeoye and Olawunmi, who was learning how to make cans, had an issue over an umbrella and a sum of N200, which resulted in the tragedy. It was gathered that a man had brought the umbrella to Olawunmi about two weeks ago for repairs. The deceased was said to have taken it to Adeoye, who worked with his father at a nearby welding workshop. Our correspondent gathered [Read]

Three girls die after locking themselves in car

Three little girls were found dead this week in Philippine after they accidentally locked themselves in a family car where they suffocated. According to Metro UK, the girls, Agatha Morales, nine, Shamel Alghela Morales, eight, and Pauline Keziah Morales, six, were playing together in Bataan province, the Philippines on May 13. Agatha’s father Jessie Morales, 31, an oil refinery worker, returned home from work at 4pm and parked the green car outside their home. But after going inside to eat, the girls were believed to have opened a door and climbed inside to play, before it locked behind them and they were unable to get out again. A friend of [Read]

Ogun CJ, Justice Dipeolu Set to Visit State Prison Formations

The Ogun State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, is to visit prison formations in Ogun State, from Tuesday, May 21 to Monday, May 27, 2019.  In a release signed by the Deputy Chief Registrar II, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Sofowora, the visit would commence on Tuesday, May 21, with Ijebu-Ode Prisons as the first port of call by 9.00am, to be followed by Sagamu Prisons by 12.00noon, According to the release, Wednesday, May 22 would be the turn of Oba Prisons by 9.00am and Ibara Prisons at 12.00 noon, while the CJ would visit Ilaro Prisons on Monday, May 27, 2019, by nine in the morning. It added that the visit [Read]

Yewa will benefit extremely from my administration – Dapo Abiodun

The Ogun State governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun has reiterated his determination to develop the Ogun West Senatorial District by addressing their infrastructural deficit and harness its potentials, in order to improve the socio-economic condition of the people in the area and the State at large. He stated this while playing host to the members of Yewa Development Forum who were on a courtesy visit to the Governor-elect at his residence in Iperu Remo. The newly elected governor expressed appreciation to the team for their well articulated presentation that showcased the background, challenges and needs of the Yewa-Awori axis of the State and assured them that his administration would distribute, evenly, [Read]

I did not dismiss any worker – Gov Fayemi

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Friday said that no genuine staff of the state public service was sacked by his government. Fayemi, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olayinka Oyebode, explained that he was only correcting the fundamental error of his predecessor, Mr Ayo Fayose. “Fayemi never sacked anyone. You cannot sack people who are not duly employed in the first place. “The so called “recruitments” carried out were obviously mischievous because it neither followed due process nor was it  ever completed “For instance, the affected persons were not duly captured in the Civil Service Structure “Apart from a letter of “employment purportedly given them, they [Read]

Osinbajo hails Okorocha as he commissions projects in Imo

Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo has reassured Nigerians that the federal government is committed to ensuring that all parts of the country are secured. He also said that the fight against corruption was real, even as said that citizens must partner government to make progress. Osinbajo, who spoke while Commissioning the Imo International Exhibition Centre, Owerri, on Friday, said that the FG was winning the war against insurgents. He said, “I have gone around the state on several occasions to look at so many projects that the governor has done. As a matter of fact, on one occasion, we went to see one of the Universities that he had just completed. [Read]
  AFOKPELLA (EDO) – Four persons were killed and 10 buildings destroyed in a suspected cult clash at Afokeplla in the Etsako-East Local Government Area of Edo last Monday Newsflakes  correspondent who visited the area on Friday reported that residents of the community are living in fear following the attack and reprisal attack by members of the cult groups. A resident of the community, Mr Ahmed Seidu, told newsflakes that the killings were as a result of a misunderstanding between members of rival cults groups in the community. “The crisis escalated when one of the leaders of one of the cult groups was shot dead, resulting in a show of [Read]

Northern govs meet in Kaduna over insecurity, Almajiri

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Northern governors are meeting in Kaduna State now over the alarming spate of kidnapping, armed robbery and banditry in Kaduna, Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara States and the Northeastern parts of the country. Apart from the Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, other governors who have arrived the meeting venue are those of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, Katsina State’s Aminu Masari, Plateau State’s Simon Lalong, Benue State Deputy Governor, Benson Abonu.As of the time of filing this report, other governors were yet to arrive at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, venue of the meeting.The meeting is expected to deliberate on the prevailing and [Read]

Lecturers may go on strike over insecurity, says OAU ASUU

  Academic Staff Union of Universities, Obafemi Awolowo University branch, on Thursday called on the Inspector General of Police and Osun State Police Commissioner to address the rising incidence of kidnapping in the country or risk industrial action by lecturers. ASUU said since the abduction of one of its members, Prof Yinka Adegbehingbe in Apomu axis of Osun State on Sunday, May 5 by Fulani herdsmen, workers, students and other members of the university community had been carrying out their duties in fear and anxiety. Reading resolutions of the union after its congress to newsmen on the campus of the university, ASUU, OAU branch chairman, Dr Adeola Egbetokun, said during [Read]

Nigerian-born Tobechukwu Phillips shatters American school’s 125-year academic record

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a Nigerian -born teenager, Tobechukwu Phillips has shattered the 125 academic history of her high school in Texas, US. Phillips, a student of Alvin High School boasted a 6.9 GPA, after she earned A’s throughout her stay in the school. She emerged the first Black valedictorian in the school’s history. Alvin High School was originally established in 1894. African – American students were allowed to join the school in 1965 . Speaking to Because of Them We Can, Phillips said, “Maintaining the highest GPA in my class is a difficult task . It truly takes time management but more importantly acknowledging what you do it [Read]

Griezmann quites Atletico Madrid after five seasons

Antoine Griezmann has informed Atletico Madrid that he will leave this summer, with sources confirming to ESPN FC that Barcelona are hopeful of signing him less than one year after he turned them down. Atletico released a short statement Tuesday revealing that Griezmann had communicated his decision to leave the club after five seasons. They followed that up by posting a video of the French forward on social media explaining his decision to supporters. “After speaking with (coach Diego Simeone), (CEO Miguel) Angel Gil Marin and with people in the club’s hierarchy, I wanted to speak with you, the fans,” Griezmann said. “You have always shown me a lot of [Read]

Zimbabwe sells 100 Elephants to China, Dubai

Zimbabwe has sold nearly 100 elephants to China and Dubai for a total price of $2.7 million over six years, the country’s wildlife agency said Wednesday, citing overpopulation. Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo told AFP Zimbabwe’s elephants were overcrowding national parks, encroaching into human settlements, destroying crops and posing a risk to human life. “We have 84,000 elephants against a carrying capacity of 50,000,” he said, justifying the sales. “We believe in the sustainable use of resources, so we sell a few elephants to take care of the rest. Farawo said 200 people have died in “human-and-animal conflict” in the past five years, “and at least 7,000 [Read]

Singer,Burna Boy exits social media

Afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has announced his exit from all platforms of social media permanently. NEWSFLAKES NG reports that the ‘gbona’ singer shared the news on Wednesday via his Instagram page @burnaboygram, explaining that his page will only share information on music and upcoming shows henceforth. He said, “I am leaving all social media platforms permanently. They are now strictly for my show dates and new music. My social media will now be in the full control of my management. Love and positivity to all.” Although no reason was given for this exit, it comes after fans called the singer out for using his handles to shade [Read]

25 Eagles for AFCON 2019 camp

  Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Anorthosis, Cyprus), Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Katsina Utd), Daniel Akpeyi (Kaizer Chiefs, S’Africa) Defenders: Ola Aina (Torino, Italy), Abdullahi Shehu (Bursaspor, Turkey), Chidozie Awaziem (Rizespor, Turkey), William Troost-Ekong (Udinese, Italy), Leon Balogun (Brighton, England), Kenneth Omeruo (Leganes, Spain), Jamilu Collins (Padeborn, Germany), Semi Ajayi (Rotherham, England) Midfielders: Mikel Obi (Middlesbrough, England), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester, England), Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke, England), John Ogu (Hapoel Be’er Sheva, Israel) Forwards: Ahmed Musa (Al Nassar, S’Arabia), Victor  Osimhen (Charleroi, Belgium), Moses Simon (Levante, Spain), Henry Onyekuru (Galatasaray, Turkey),Odion Ighalo (Shanghai Shenhua, China), Alex Iwobi (Arsenal, England), Samuel Kalu (Bordeaux, France), Paul Onuachu (Midtjyland, Denmark),Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester, England), Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal, Spain) Standby: Theophilus [Read]