OSUN 2018: Oyetola, APC dissatisfied with Tribunal ruling, head to Court [READ MORE]

Shortly after the election tribunal declared Senator Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 2018 governorship election in Osun state after nullifying the rerun, Governor oyetola has approached court of appeal to reclaim his mandate. According to a press statement issued by Mr. Wole Oyebamiji, Government of the State of Osun has appreciate the teeming support of the majority of the people in all things essential for mutual progress. As it is, the administration of His Excellency, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, Governor, State of Osun wishes to assure the people that the judgment of the Election Tribunal has been put on appeal. Oyetola, further assure all the residents of the [Read]

FG closes case against Onnoghen after three witnesses

ABUJA- The Federal Government, on Thursday, closed its case against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, after it produced only three witnesses that testified before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. Though FG initially expressed its intention to produce a total of six witnesses to substantiate all the allegations it levelled against the embattled CJN, however, shortly after the third witness was discharged, the prosecution counsel told the tribunal that it would be unnecessary to call further witnesses. The prosecution counsel, Mr. Aliyu Umar, SAN, told the tribunal that the defendant was at liberty to summon any of the listed but uncalled witnesses to testify on [Read]

BREAKING: Osun Guber Tribunal Sacks Oyetola Of APC, Declares Adeleke Of PDP Winner

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the Osun State governorship tribunal has declared Senator Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party the winner of the state governorship election. The judge held that there was merit in the appeal filed by the PDP and Senator Adeleke, adding that the declaration and return of Governor Oyetola by INEC was null and void. The Tribunal made the declaration on Friday after dismissing a preliminary objection against the petition of the PDP and Senator Adeleke, challenging the September 2018 governorship election in the state. The preliminary objection was filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate [Read]

MAPOLY Students’ Union Election is Worthy of Emulation, Says Stakeholders

John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Major Stakeholders in the just concluded Students’ Union Election of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta have described the exercise as the freest,  fairest and most credible in the history of the institution and  an act worthy of emulation across the country and beyond.  The election, which was conducted via e-voting system at the ICT center of the Polytechnic, was adjudged the first of its kind in the history of the 40-year old institution. Mr. Samson Omoniyi (aka Heritage) of the Department of Mass Communication was declared the Students’ Union president-elect for the 2018/2019 academic session after defeating his closest rival GENESIS by 542 votes to 486. [Read]

Quality of 2019 Polls is Very Disappointing – US

The US Embassy in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, congratulated Nigerians’ commitment to the democratic process, noting that it would continue to follow closely the ongoing polls. It however said that it was hugely  disappointed by the quality of the 2019 elections, citing the low voter turnout, and reports of voter intimidation, vote buying, interference by security forces, and violence in some locations. The embassy admonished all stakeholders to work towards a free, fair, credible, transparent, and peaceful process, especially for those who would participate in Saturday’s supplementary polls across many states . It said, “As long- time friends of Nigeria , we continue to follow closely the still [Read]

BREAKING: Advocate Forum Breaks 10-Yr Jinx, as HERITAGE Wins Mapoly SU Election [SEE FULL RESULTS] 

  John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Presidential candidate of the Advocate Forum of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere Abeokuta, Samson Omoniyi aka HERITAGE has defeated his Reformation Forum Counterpart, aka GENESIS to win the just concluded Students’ Union election held earlier today at the institution’s campus.  According to official results released by the Students’ Union Electoral Committee Chairman, HERITAGE polled a total of 542 votes to defeat his closest rival, GENESIS who was only able to secure a total of 486 votes. Other successful candidates were also elected into the offices of the Vice president, Public Relations Unit, Financial Secretary, [Read]

GOSPEL MUSIC: Eva Evidence – Buli gi enu (prod. by Eva Evidence)

Eva Evidence Is A Nigerian Gospel Artist From  Delta State Releases This New Gospel Hit Titled BULI GI ENU BULI GI ENU Is A Soul Lifting And life transforming Song Which Has Been A Song of Testimony All Around The World A Song Of Healing And Restoration, A Sure Gospel Hit That Will Be Used To Draw God’s People Closer To His Presence In Worship. His Desire Is That Holy Ghost Will Perfect All That Concerns You In Jesus DOWNLOAD MP3 NOW BULI GI ENU LYRICS Solo: Chukwu neme nma Aga me buli gi enu oh Cause you never ever change oh God All: Aga me buli gi enu oh Solo: Chi onye [Read]

REVEALED! Pius Adesanmi’s Last Interview – Near-death accident, abusive relationship, Buhari’s cluelessness” [READ MORE]

  One evening in early September last year, Pius Adesanmi, telephoned me frantically from his base in Ontario. He had been calling for days and due to my excessively busy schedule at the time and the time difference between Canada and Nigeria, we missed each other repeatedly. He would call while I was asleep, and I would do the same while he was perhaps dreaming away in Ontario. In frustration, the man I called Akowe (Book man), left a message for me on WhatsApp: “O ga o. Olorun a fun alagbara yin ni suuru o.” (May God give the powerful the patience to be gentle with the masses). He was [Read]

FG may increase VAT to fund new N30,000 minimum wage [READ MORE]

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has revealed that the Federal Government may have to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) to fund the new N30,000 minimum wage. During plenary on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the Senate approved the N30,000 minimum wage which will increase the minimum wage from N18,000. While addressing the Senate Committee on Finance for an interactive session over the 2019-2021 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, MTEF/ FSP on Tuesday, Udoma said many changes will have to be made to afford the new wage structure. “The current minimum wage of N18,000 is really too low. It is difficult for workers to [Read]

BREAKING: Nigeria ranks 85th out of 156 happiest countries in the world [SEE FULL LIST]

– ranks 2nd in Sub-Saharan Africa  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that as the world marks the International Day of Happiness, Nigeria is ranked 85 out of 156 countries and second in sub-Saharan Africa. This is according to the annual Global Happiness Policy Report produced by the Global Happiness Council, which was released on Wednesday. It was edited by John F. Helliwell, Richard Layard, Jeffrey D. Sachs, et al. Nigeria’s ranking is an improvement from its 91 position ranking in 2018. Finland came first as the happiest country in the world for the second year in a row, followed by Denmark, Norway, Iceland and [Read]