Jubilation in Bama as inhabitants celebrate First Sallah in 5 years

BORNO – The Shehu of Bama Kingdom of Borno State, Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has expressed delight after his people joined the rest of the world to mark the first Eid-el-Kabir celebration in his domains. According to the monarch, this was the first time in almost five years the community partook in the religious feast celebrated across the globe by all Muslims. “Today we are celebrating Sallah in Bama which we were not privileged to celebrate for the past five years,” an utterly elated Shehu stated on Monday. “ Indeed we have to be grateful to Allah SWT for sparing our lives and non among us here today that is [Read]

33% of Women Go on Dates Just for FREE Food – Study Reveals

For all you fellas out there, looks like the friendzone might be turning into a more desired place to be at when it comes to the girl you’re crushing on. I mean, you definitely wouldn’t want to be her Foodie Call. What’s a Foodie Call, you ask? Well, similarly to a Booty Call, a Foodie Call is someone a girl calls when she’s hungry and wants to eat and when we meant eat, we mean you’re paying for all the food. Often times these Foodie Calls may seem like a date, but don’t get it twisted, for she’s very much not that into you. A study by the Azusa Pacific University and [Read]

Father, 52, defiles, impregnates 18-year-old daughter

OGUN – A 52-year-old father, Emmanuel Ikhine is in police net for forcefully having carnal knowledge of his 18-year-old daughter, as well as impregnating her, in Sango-Ota area of Ogun state.  Ikhine, who had separated from his wife and mother of the survivor for years, had turned to his daughter to enjoy sexual satisfaction. To cover up the illicit act, the suspect would always take advantage of the survivor whenever his two sons and brothers of the survivor were not home. He would threatened to harm her if she opened up to anyone on the act. It was gathered that the suspect had been abusing the survivor for over two [Read]

BREAKING: Unknown Gunmen Kill Head Hunter, Son in Kogi

KOGI – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the chairman of Bunu Hunters in Kabba/Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State, Caleb Oshe and his son have been killed.  Oshe and his son, Sunday, were reportedly killed by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday. The state government has condemned the killing, saying those behind it will be apprehended and made to face the law. In a statement through the Director General of Media and Publicity to the Governor, Kingsley Fanwo, Governor Yahaya Bello described the killings as unacceptable. He called for restraint, saying that “security agencies have been deployed to ensure the arrest [Read]

Bobrisky Shares Photos Of His Late Father And Mother

Bleaching advocate, Idris Okuneye aka Bobrisky shared a video showing his late parents, while celebrating Sunday’s Sallah festival with his Family in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.   During his visit to their Family house, he shared a video showing the faces of his late father and mother on a wall picture.   The effeminate rarely speaks about his home folks but maybe he felt a bit of nostalgia after he visited them recently. He shared the photos below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

Gunmen Kidnap College Of Education Provost In Benue

BENUE – The Benue Police Command said on Monday that gunmen have kidnapped the Provost, College of Education, Katsina Ala, Mr Tsavwua Gborigyo. The State Police Public Relations Office, DSP Catherine Anene, told NAN in Makurdi that the provost was abducted during the weekend. Anene disclosed that the provost was kidnapped at Ihugh in Vandiekya on his way back from a burial. She said no contact had been established yet with the kidnappers and appealed to the public to assist with any information that would lead to the rescue of the provost. [Read]

JAC Motors Abeokuta 10km Marathon To Debut November 2

The much-talked about maiden edition of the JAC Motors sponsored Abeokuta 10Km Race is now re-scheduled to hold for Saturday, November 2nd, 2019. According to a press release by the media office of Nilayo Sports Management Limited, the organizers of the international event, the shift in date for the event is to allow all and sundry observe their Sunday devotions without disruption of any sort. The organizers, however deeply regret any inconvenience the change in date might cause, especially the sponsors and partners of the maiden edition of the Abeokuta marathon, and particularly, the over three thousand registered potential competing racers of the marathon. The JAC Motors sponsored Abeokuta 10Km [Read]

Nigerians spend N730bn on sports betting annually

Nigerians spend over 730 billion Naira annually on sports betting and at least two billion naira is generated daily, recent research data shows. Data also revealed that over 60 million Nigerian punters spend over 3, 000 naira daily placing bet stakes. At least there are 50 betting sites in Nigeria with the number growing annually. Respondents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, said they placed bets to generate quick and easy income, and turn their passion for football into cash. 28-year-old Fashion designer, Segun Mukoro who bets at least once weekly said that it was the fastest way to double his income and although he [Read]

Red Hot Lukaku Bangs – in Four goals On Inter Debut

ITALY  – Former Manchester United striker, Romelu Lukaku on Sunday marked his first appearance for his new club, Inter Milan with a four-goal haul. Lukaku scored four goals in Inter Milan pre-season friendly against Virtus Bergamo. Lukaku left Man United to join Inter Milan in a £74m Deal last week. He didn’t play at all for United during the pre-season because of back injury but Inter manager, Antonio Conte handed him an opportunity against Serie D minnows Bergamo. Wearing the No 9 shirt, Lukaku took advantage by scoring four times in an 8-0 victory. Inter start their Serie A campaign against newly-promoted Lecce at the San Siro on August 26. [Read]

Buhari Sacks Ita Enang as SSA, Replaces Him With Omoworare

ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved Senator Ita Enang of his appointment as senior special assistant on National Assembly matter (senate) and appointed former senator representing Osun East Senatorial District, Babajide Omoworare as his new aide. Premium times quoted a source close to the presidency who believed that Enang did not perform well in managing the relationship between President Buhari and senators in the eighth Senate, despite being a former senator himself. Mr Enang, a former senator from Akwa Ibom state, was appointed a special adviser to Mr Buhari during the president’s first term. He has continued to act in that capacity in Mr Buhari’s second term, even when [Read]

JUST IN: Top Ivorian singer, DJ Arafat dies in road accident [SEE DETAILS]

ABIDJAN – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Ivory Coast’s DJ Arafat, a well-known singer in French-speaking Africa, has died following a traffic accident, state broadcaster RTI is reporting. He was admitted to hospital in the main city, Abidjan, with a fractured skull after his motorcycle collided with a car on Sunday, Jeune Afrique says. The 33-year-old died early on Monday. He has been referred to as the “king” of coupé-décalé dance music and one of his biggest hit songs, Dosabado, has over five million views on YouTube. The singer was also known for his love of motorcycles and featured them in his most [Read]

BREAKING: Super Eagles Forward, Henry Onyekuru Seals Monaco 5-Year Deal From Everton

MONACO – Monaco have signed Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru on a five-year-deal from Everton, the French club announced on Monday. “I’m very happy to join a great club like AS Monaco. I will give everything to improve and help the club to have a great season. I look forward to meeting my teammates,” the 22-year-old told Monaco’s website. Onyekuru, who has made 11 appearances for the Super Eagles, originally joined the Premier League side in 2017 but has spent the two past campaigns on-loan with Anderlecht and Galatasaray. The winger scored 14 league goals in Turkey last season and reportedly joins the Ligue 1 outfit for 17 million euros ($19 [Read]

First Class Graduate Who Wrote Jamb Six Times Dies After Completing NYSC Programme

Simon Godwin Idoko, the young man, who graduated with First Class degree in Pure and Applied Chemistry from the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto State is dead. It was gathered that Idoko died on Monday at the age of 29 few days after completing his National Youth Service Corps, NYSC. Idoko was attached to the Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu State, where he served as his Place of Primary Assignment (PPA) in the Chemistry Department as graduate assistant. The real cause of his death is still sketchy at the moment but sources said his burial is ongoing in his country home, Udaburu Owukpa in Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State. Speaking on the [Read]

Five Siblings Burnt To Death In Lagos

LAGOS – Five children from the same family in Lagos State have been burnt to death. According to the police, the children, who were left by their mother, Florence Asoye, in the care of one Suliat, were burnt beyond recognition. The spokesman of the Lagos State Police Command, Bala Elkana, said the case was reported at Takwa Bay Police State on August 7, 2019 at about 10:30am, but the incident happened in August 6, 2019. Elkana said the mother of the children said the left home at about 6:30pm to Takwa Bay Jetty, leaving them in the care of Suliat. However, by the time she returned, her room had been [Read]

BREAKING: El-Zakzaky arrives Abuja airport, set to jet out to India

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zina were sighted in at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja in the early hours of today. Zakzaky is believed to be on his way to India to receive medical attention. The duo who were granted leave some days ago by Kaduna state high court to proceed on medical treatment in India. [Read]