BREAKING: Pandemonium In Osun, Police On The Run As Thugs Hijack Result Ballot Box

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that there’s  Pandemonium in Osun State as some groups of suspected political thugs have clashed with Police men in the ongoing Osun State governorship elections, holding across major polling Units in the state. According to reports, the irate youths made away with the Ballot box at Ward 2, Ilesha East LG. Meanwhile, there has been relative calmness so far in other polling units across the town as heavy security was noticed in and around major cities connecting the state. More Updates Shortly Current News [Read]

LIFESTYLE: Popular Nigerian Music Legend, King Sunny Ade clocks 72 READ FULL BIOGRAPHY HERE

King of JUJU music, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye MFR, popularly known by his stage as KING SUNNY ADE clocks 72 today September 22, 2018. The popular musician known professionally as King Sunny Adé (born 22 September, 1946), is a Nigerian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist in the West African musical style jùjú. One of the first African pop musicians to gain international success, he has been called one of the most influential musicians of all time. [1] In March 2017, he was appointed ambassador for the Change Begins With Me campaign by the Nigerian minister of Information Lai Mohammed. [2] As the popular musician attains another milestone in his career even as [Read]

OSUN2018 LiVE UPDATES: PDP agent arrested for alleged vote-buying, as Police nab fake INEC Official allegedly working for APC

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that a People’s Democratic Party agent, Dayo Ojerinde has been arrested by security operatives for allegedly attempting to buy votes in the ongoing Osun State governorship election. According to our source’s correspondent, the agent had attempted to distribute money to voters at the Obada area of Ede in Ede Local Government Area. Our sources further  report that the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, is from Ede town. Adeleke is contesting the seat currently occupied by Governor Rauf Aregbesola alongside the All Progressives Congress candidate, Isiaka Oyetola; Iyiola Omisore of the Social Democratic Party, Fatai Akinbade of the African Democratic Congress, and [Read]

FRSC 2018 Recruitment Screening Begins On Monday

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Friday has told applicants for the 2018 recruitment into different cadres to check their emails for updated information on the exercise. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that screening and physical fitness assessment will hold in all state capitals from Monday 24 to Saturday 29 September, 2018. According to a statement by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, applicants who do not receive any information through their emails before Monday should report to the screening centres chosen in their application forms with the printed summary data page. He said: “In addition, all applicants, irrespective of Cadre applied for, are to come along with the [Read]

MUSIC: Occares – The Plan

Nigerian Based Rapper Occares Drops An Inspirational Rap Song Titled The Plan This Is The Kind Of Song That You Will Never Regret Listening To .. DOWNLOAD BELOW DOWNLOAD HERE [Read]

2019: I’ll Sell My N53m Building in Lagos To Purchase PDP Guber Form For Ambode — Igbo Politician In Lagos Dares Tinubu

  Former Enugu North Senatorial Aspirant, under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Chinedu Eya, has offered to sell off his Lagos property worth over 53 million naira to purchase nomination and expression of interest forms for the embattled Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, if the Governor will heed his calls to contest 2019 elections under the PDP. Chief Eya who is also the National Convener of “Why It Must Be PDP in 2019” said he was enraged reading from the Punch Newspapers of 21st September, 2019 where the National leader of the APC, Ahmed Tinubu and the APC executives were mounting pressure on Governor Ambode [Read]

N17.3b Paris Fund: Ogun to offset cooperatives deductions, gratuity, others

  Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has declared that the N17.3 billion last tranche of the Paris Club refund received by the state would be expended on the immediate payment of backlog of cooperatives deductions, gratuity, severance, furniture allowances and other social allowances of the state workforce. The governor’s declaration was announced, on Thursday, by Commissioner for Finance in the state, Adewale Oshinowo, while briefing newsmen at the Governor’s Office Press Centre, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta. Flanked by the Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Dayo Adeleye, the state’s chairman of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Biodun Fajobi and his Joint Negotiation Committee (JNC) counterpart, [Read]

BREAKING: No more Skye Bank as CBN revokes its operating licence, Polaris Bank takes over

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Central Bank of Nigeria has revoked the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc with immediate effect . Governor of Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this during a press briefing in Lagos on Friday. He said that Skye Bank would now be taken over by Polaris Bank , which would take over all the assets and liabilities of the defunct entity . Emefiele said the decision had been reached following the inability of the owners of the bank to shore up the capital of the distressed bank which had earlier received a N 350 billion intervention [Read]

SHOCKING: 2.7 Million Nigerian Women Perform Abortion In 2018 — Expert

  A Public Health Scientist, Mrs Suzanne Bell on Thursday said the abortion rate by women of reproductive age in Nigeria has risen between 1.8 and 2.7 million. Bell, who made the disclosure at a dissemination exercise of the Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020 (PMA 2020) in Abuja, said that the rise was as a result of unintended pregnancies. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the event with the theme, “Measuring Performance, Informing Policy and Empowering Communities’’ was a collaboration of the Centre for Research Evaluation, Resources and Development ( CRERD) and the Bayero University, Kano. According to Bell, majority of these abortions were considered unsafe, hence the need for increased [Read]

BREAKING: Amaju Pinnick re-elected for 2nd term as NFF President

  **defeats Maigari, Ogunjobi by landslide to win NFF Presidential election By John Izabi,  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the incumbent president of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick has been re-elected to lead the board for another term of four years. According to the official results released by the NFF electoral committee few moments ago, Mr Pinnick defeated three other frontline contenders including a well known housename when it comes to football administration in Nigeria, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, Former football Scribe, Taiwo Ogunjobi amongst others. He won almost by a landslide. See the official NFF Electoral Committee results [Read]