Police arrest, dismiss alleged killer of NYSC member, Angela Igwetu in Abuja

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Police Command in the FCT has arrested and dismissed a policeman who allegedly killed an NYSC member, Angela Igwetu, in Abuja. Igwetu, who was allegedly shot in the early hours of Wednesday around Ceddi Plaza by a police officer, was rushed to the Garki Hospital where she died. The Commissioner of Polic, Mr Sadiq Bello, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the incident on Friday in Abuja. Bello said that necessary disciplinary procedures had been concluded. “He ( suspect) has been dismissed from the force and arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction and he is currently on remand awaiting trail,” he said. “It [Read]

Buhari vows to fish out, punish politicians sponsoring violence in states

President Muhammadu Buhari has reaffirmed his promise to fish out and punish politicians who are deliberately instigating violence in some states as a way of seeking relevance in the country’s politics. Buhari said this on Friday in Monguno, northern part of Borno State while speaking as the Special Guest of Honour at the closing events of the 2018 Army Day celebrations which the army chose to stage in the one-time stronghold of Boko Haram terrorists, 136 kilometres from Maiduguri. The President repeated what he told Christian leaders on Thursday, that a solution is being found to the deadly clashes between farmers and herdsmen, and whosoever is found culpable will be [Read]

SHOCKING: Teacher Impregnates two Sisters in Junior Secondary School

A 36 -year – old teacher , Isaac Bentum , has been arrested by the Kasoa Police in Ghana for allegedly impregnating two Junior High School pupils who are of the same parents . The victims are in JHS 2 and 3 respectively at the same school in Senya Beraku in the Awutu Senya West District of the Central Region, reports Citi Newsroom . Speaking in an interview, the uncle of the victims , Mr . Barnabas Abban , said the teacher defiled the final year JHS 3 pupil , and impregnated her , and did the same a month later to the younger sister . Abban said he reported [Read]

FEATURED: Insecurity worse under Buhari than Jonathan –Sheikh Gumi

Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, a fiery cleric , spoke to our source’s correspondent,  GODWIN ISENYO on national issues and the leadership style of President Muhammadu Buhari.  Here’s an excerpt of the interview as culled by NEWS FLAKES NG: You criticised former President Goodluck Jonathan when he was in power and now you are doing the same thing to President Muhammadu Buhari, what is the problem ? The problem is complex . It is difficult to simplify , if you want. There is problem everywhere. We only criticise when we feel the problem is going to overshadow the progress . During the last regime as you said , there was a lot [Read]

Amaechi Removed as Buhari’s 2019 Campaign Director General

**Okorocha Emerges Apparently impressed with the mammoth crowd that graced the first major APC Southeast mega rally for President Muhammadu Buhari, the newly elected national Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, His Excellency, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has given a clear indication that he would prefer to work with the Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha as the Director-general of President Buhari’s Campaign Organization instead of former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi who has been parading himself as such. Comrade Oshiomhole who is clearly focused on strengthening the Party and returning it to the masses for whom the Party was original envisioned was a special guest at the hugely [Read]

SARAKI: CSOs, PDP, Atiku, Emir of Ilorin, others hail Supreme Court judgment

NEWS FLAKES gathers that an alliance of over 20 Civil Society Organisations, the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, among others, on Friday hailed the Supreme Court judgment which put to rest the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki on false assets declaration and sundry charges instituted against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in 2015. They described the apex court ruling as a triumph of justice and a pointer to the neutrality of the judiciary in the country. The Federal Government had commenced the criminal proceedings against Saraki in September 2015, accusing him of failing to declare some of his assets in Lagos and Abuja despite [Read]

BREAKING: WAEC extends registration deadline for Nov/Dec WASSCE

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has extended the registration period for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates (Second Series) to July 27, 2018. The examination, more popularly known as November/December WASSCE, will hold between August and October. A statement on Thursday by the Council’s Head of Public Affairs, Demianus Ojijeogu, listed 17 banks where candidates could register within the time frame. They are: First Bank, Eco Bank, Diamond Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, FCMB, Access Bank, Sterling Bank and Union Bank. Others are: UBA, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Fidelity Bank, [Read]

BREAKING: Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick becomes CAF Vice President

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that @thenff @PinnickAmaju President has been confirmed as the 1st Vice President of @CAF_Online. He replaces former Ghanaian Football Association’s Kwesi Nyantakyi who resigned last month. See official CAF appointment memo below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: The New CAF Vice president, Amaju Pinnick  has soon started receiving several congratulatory messages from across Nigeria and the indeed the African Continent as a whole  as one of Nigeria’s most successful football administrator. More details Shortly. [Read]

SHOCKING: China’s cat which predicted win for Argentina against Nigeria in the world cup dies

NEWS FLAKES gathers that thousands of Chinese are pouring out their grief on social media following the death of a “psychic” cat, Baidian’er that correctly predicted the outcome of Nigeria and Argentina match at Russia FIFA World Cup. The cat, bearing the name that means white spot in Chinese, also predicted the outcome of of five other World Cup games. The orange-furred tabby was a stray cat that prowled around the Palace Museum in Beijing’s Forbidden City. He was offered two bowls of food, with the flags of competing World Cup teams stuck in the ground behind them to make the predictions. He achieved such fame that the Palace Museum [Read]

BREAKING: Court Annuls Imo APC Congresses, Orders Fresh Poll

Owerri Federal High Court on Thursday nullified wards, Local Government Areas and state congresses of the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress. The court also ordered the party to hold fresh congresses. The presiding judge, Justice Lewis Allagoa, in a judgment that lasted for one hour, ordered APC “to be responsible, save our democracy by conducting free and fair congresses in Imo State.” NEWS FLAKES further gathered that the judge who dismissed a motion filed by the defendants, insisted that his court had jurisdiction to hear the matter. He said that the exhibits tendered by the plaintiffs suggesting that there was no ward congress in the state on [Read]