Minister Advocates One year reschooling for Nigerian graduates, says “They aren’t employable” READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Tens of thousands of Nigerian students may spend extra year in specialized institutions after graduation to make them employable. The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, put forward the proposal at the ongoing Retreat for Governing Councils of Nigerian Federal Universities, organized by the National Universities Commission (NUC) with the theme, “Elements of Statutory Governance, Procurement and Financial Accounting in Nigerian Universities.” He said the suggestion was being made because many university graduates were not good enough to be employed by industries. “Law students attend Law School for one year before going for NYSC and medical students go for one year Houseman ship before they are allowed to [Read]

BREAKING: Bukola Saraki nPDP Group Threaten to Pull Out of APC, Issues 7-day Ultimatum READ FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

BUKOLA SARAKI GROUP IN APC, nPDP THREATENING TO PULL OUT OF APC IF . . . Fresh reports reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME have it that the break away faction of the People’s Democratic Party that joined the ruling All Progressives Congress APC prior to the 2015 General Elections fondly called the nPDP led by Senate President Bukola Saraki have threatened to leave the party only if certain conditions are urgently meant before the forthcoming  2019 Polls. The latest threat was contained in a recent letter addressed to the National Chairman of the Ruling All Progressives Congress, with names of key members of the group including Alhaji [Read]

GIST: MORE ASSURANCES! Davido secures a cooking show deal for his girlfriend, Chioma READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Davido is not done giving his girlfriend assurance. He just secured a cooking show deal for his lady, Chioma. He shared the photo of them signing the deal on his Instagram page and wrote “Who’s ready for @thechefchicooking show???!!! #NewdealAlert powered by Dunes… coming soon to a screen near you!!! I don turn manager oo “ . . Always VISIT & @NewsFlakesng ON TWITTER for more trending news and Hot Gists. [Read]

EKITI 2018: Fayose Mocks APC, Says “We’ll Lend You Gov Okowa for Your Primaries” READ MORE HERE >>>

The Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has recommended the chairman of Peoples Democratic Party governorship primaries, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa to the All Progressives Congress for Saturday rescheduled primaries. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that Fayose made the recommendation while speaking shortly after the announcement of his Deputy, Professor Olusola Kolapo as the flag bearer of the party. He said, “I want to sincerely appreciate Dr Ifeanyi Okowa for his job. You’ve been severally associated with successful Congresses and I want to publicly recommend you to the APC to conduct their primaries for them. “They said they are coming back on Friday and I think they need to learn from you, [Read]

BREAKING: Fayose’s Deputy, Olusola Eleka Emerges PDP Candidate For 2018 Governorship Poll READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola Eleka, has just emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the July 14, 2018 governorship election in the state. Eleka, backed by his boss, Governor Ayo Fayose, defeated the only other candidate for the election and National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Prince Dayo Adeyeye. Senator Abiodun Olujimi had before the commencement of voting stepped down for Adeyeye. Out of a total of vote of 1,968 cast during the primaries in Ado Ekiti, Eleka polled 1,191, with Adeyeye scoring 770 votes. Seven votes were voided. – [Read]

BREAKING: President Buhari Embarks on Four-Day Medical Trip to UK READ MORE HERE >>>

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammed Buhari will later today, Tuesday undertake a four-day trip to the United Kingdom. This is contained in a recent official  press statement issued by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in Abuja. The rest of the statement reads: “In the course of the technical stop-over for aircraft maintenance in London on his way back from Washington last week, the President had a meeting with his doctor. The Doctor requested the President to return for a meeting which he agreed to do. President Buhari will return on Saturday, May 12th. [Read]

ENTERTAINMENT GIST: 12th Headies Awards Holds Amid Glitz and Glamour SEE FULL LIST OF AWARDS & WINNERS HERE >>>

The 12th (HEADIES Awards took place on May 5th, 2018 at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island Lagos. The glamorous event which had in attendance the creme de la creme of the Nigerian Music Industry was well Hosted by Bovi and Seyi Shay. Here is the full list of winners as put together by NEWS FLAKES Entertainment Desk: BEST RECORDING OF THE YEAR BUTTERFLIES – OMAWUMI HALLELUYAH – FUNBI PONMILE – REMINISCE HEAVEN – BANKY W JOROMI – SIMI – (WINNER) BEST POP SINGLE MAD OVER YOU – RUNTOWN ALL OVER – TIWA SAVAGE YEBA – KISS DANIEL ISKABA – WANDE COAL AND DJ TUNEZ IF– DAVIDO – (WINNER) FIA [Read]

BOMBSHELL>>>INSECURITY: There May Be No Nigeria Nor Elections in 2019 – Adeboye READ FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

**FG not doing enough on killings, says CAN, PFN, others Will there be elections in the country next year as widely expected? The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, fears there may not be, especially if the wave of killings by herdsmen is not stopped immediately, NEWS FLAKES NG gathered. He even fears there may be Nigeria unless the authorities find a lasting solution to the problem. Speaking at the May 2018 Holy Ghost service on Friday night, Adeboye stated that there was no way he could continue to keep quiet while the killings, which have been counted in thousands this year alone, [Read]

BREAKING: Ekiti APC Governorship Primary Election Disreputed, Declared Inconclusive READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the All Progressives Congress primary election to choose the party’s candidate for the upcoming governorship election in July, ended in chaos on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti as some persons disrupted the process, forcing the electoral committee to abruptly end the exercise. The process which kicked off at about 8.45am with accreditation of delegates, had been largely peaceful with voting beginning immediately after the accreditation. Although security arrangement for the exercise was fairly okay, the suspected thugs who disrupted the process managed to beat security check to fling the ballot boxes in different directions as policemen battled to stop [Read]

GIST: Sir Alex Ferguson Rushed to Hospital SEE FULL GIST HERE >>>

Get Well Soon Sir Alex!! Fresh reports reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that former Manchester United Manager, Sir Alex Ferguson was rushed to a hospital on Saturday following a subarachnoid brain haemorrhage. WHAT IS A SUBARACHNOID HAEMORRHAGE? Meanwhile, A subarachnoid haemorrhage is an uncommon type of stroke caused by bleeding on the surface of the brain. MORE DETAILS SHORTLY ON: [Read]