TRAGEDY: Truck Crushes Woman to death, injures many others in Ibadan [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that an articulated vehicle conveying a container to an unknown destination lost control at Molete a densely populated area in Ibadan metropolis yesterday killing a woman and injuring many others. The accident happened just a week after a woman who took her child to school was crushed to death by another articulated vehicle. An eyewitness told our source that the truck carrying a container lost control and ran into the crowd killing the woman instantly. It was further gathered that the accident happened around 8:02am under the Molete flyover. [READ ALSO] Woman, Child, One other Crushed to Death by Truck in Ogun [READ MORE] Further information [Read]

UTME: JAMB registers over 300,000 in one week [READ MORE]

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has registered over 300, 000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos State . Benjamin said that this was coming a week after the commencement of the registration exercise. NAN reports that the board commenced registration of candidates for 2019 all Computer Based Test on January 10 and it would close on February 21. [READ ALSO] 2019 JAMB REGISTRATION: How To Get E-pins [SEE SIMPLE STEPS HERE] According to him, the registration [Read]

‘Debate With Atiku, Others if You’re Competent and Bold Enough’, Fayose Dares Buhari [READ MORE]

  A former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to come for the presidential debate billed for today  Saturday January 19, 2019.  The All Progressives Congress (APC) had noted that it is not compulsory for its presidential candidate (Buhari) to be in the debate if he has other avenues to talk to Nigerians. [READ ALSO] 2019: I’ll Dislodge you, with or without US trip, Atiku Taunts Buhari, says FG’s Corruption Allegation is ‘Cock and Bull Story’ [READ MORE] However, Fayose on Friday said since the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar had gone to the US (APC had alleged that Atiku was [Read]

FG to Atiku: You’ve corruption case to answer over Bank PHB when you return from US [READ MORE]

  The Federal Government has said that the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar has a corruption case to answer when he returns to the country from the United States. Minister of Information and Culutre, Lai Mohammed who disclosed this to State House reporters today, said Atiku who left the country yesterday, will explain his role in the collapse of the defunct Bank PHB when he returns. [READ ALSO] 2019: I’ll Dislodge you, with or without US trip, Atiku Taunts Buhari, says FG’s Corruption Allegation is ‘Cock and Bull Story’ [READ MORE]   Lai said fresh evidence has revealed that the former vice president benefitted from the slush funds that [Read]

2019: I’ll dislodge you, with or without US trip, Atiku Taunts Buhari, says FG’s Corruption Allegation is ‘Cock and Bull Story’

…Says allegation of corruption by FG is ‘cock and bull story’ Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has mocked the federal government over its failed bid to get the United States government to deny him visa, saying with or without a trip to the US, the PDP will dislodge the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress (APC) at next month’s election. The former Vice President also dismissed as cock and bull story, the allegation by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed that he has a case to answer over the collapse of Platinum Habib Bank, Bank PHB. In a statement [Read]

‘Once you join APC, your sins are forgiven’, Oshiomhole says, As PDP lambasts him [READ MORE]

  The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday lampooned the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC, Adams Oshiomhole over a statement he allegedly made on Thursday in Edo state. Oshiomhole was said to have opined that anyone who joins APC would have his/her sins forgiven. Nipping on the purported statement, PDP through its Director Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, Kola Ologbondiyan, averred that Oshiomhole via his statement exposed Buhari and APC members as criminals and noted that his anti-corruption fight is just a ruse. The PPCO says Oshiomhole, by his confession at the Edo state APC Presidential rally on Thursday, that “once you join the APC, your [Read]

BREAKING: Dino Melaye granted bail after 14 days in police custody [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye has been granted bail after spending fourteen days in police custody over alleged culpable homicide.  An Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama, on Friday, granted bail to Senator Dino Melaye who has been in police custody for 14 days. Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, who has been in police custody since January 4, approached the court for enforcement of his fundamental right. Justice Yusuf Halilu gave the order after Melaye’s counsel, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) informed the court on Thursday that his client has [Read]

2019: Atiku Silences Critics, Steps On US Soil After 12yrs, Lodges in Trump’s Hotel

  Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will arrive the United States any moment from now, crossing one of the most serious political hurdles on his path ahead of the upcoming general elections. Mr Abubakar, sources said, left Nigeria early today, and is expected to land in Washington D.C., the American capital, ending a 12-year deprivation of visa to a country in which he once lived and owned properties. Campaign sources revealed Thursday evening that Mr Abubakar would be speaking at a forum by the American Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C. and attend other meetings aimed at boosting his presidential election standing. Mr Abubakar’s [Read]

TRANSFERS: Bayern takes final decision on James Rodriguez joining Arsenal [READ MORE]

    Bayern Munich has finally decided that attacking midfielder, James Rodriguez will not leave the Allianz Arena in this January transfer window, amid interest from Premier League giants, Arsenal. Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, is reportedly targeting a move for Rodriguez. Rodriguez has spent the last 18 months on loan at Bayern Munich from Real Madrid and his future beyond the summer is uncertain, as he has struggled to hold down a spot this season. However, Bayern’s sporting director, Hasan Salihamidzic said the club will decide on Rodriguez’s future at the end of the season. Asked if Bayern will sign Rodriguez on permanent basis or let him leave to join [Read]

Imo APC sues Oshiomhole, suspends factional state chairman [READ MORE]

  Adams Oshiomhole , APC leader Imo State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC ) led by a factional Chairman , Daniel Nwafor , has sued its National Chairman , Adams Oshiomhole for contempt. Nwafor, who said this during a media briefing at the state party secretariat, Owerri , yesterday also accused Oshiomhole of thriving on illegality , adding that if his activities were not checked, he would lead the party to defeat in next month’s elections in Imo State and the Southeast. “Oshiomhole has a habit of disregarding court judgments and rule of law . We have called the attention of the world to the fact that Oshiomhole , [Read]