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]

BREAKING: Finally, Linda Ikeji reveals baby daddy

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Millionaire blogger, Linda Ikeji has finally admitted that Sholaye Jeremi is the father of her son, Jayce Jeremi, who she welcomed few days ago in the United States.  Here are a few things we know about him as gathered by NEWS FLAKES NG: * Sholaye Jeremi is from Itsekiri, Delta state * He is reportedly an oil magnate * Sholaye Jeremi is a close associate to Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu. * Jeremi used to live in Lekki before he moved to Ikoyi, where Linda has her mansion. * He is close pals with billionaire [Read]

OSUN 2018: PDP holds Mega rally in Osogbo, as Saraki, Adeleke display dance skills, Davido nearly causes stampede

* Defend your votes, do not let them steal it like Ekiti’s -Atiku * Electorates urged to vote for Adeleke NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that ahead of Saturday’s Osun governorship election, the Peoples Democratic PDP held its mega rally in Osogbo, the state capital earlier today Wednesday September 19, 2018 to drum support for the party’s flag bearer at the forthcoming polls, Senator Ademola Adeleke. In attendance at the rally were the party’s National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus; Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki who displayed his dance skills to the admiration of many, former Vice President and PDP Presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, PDP Governors as well as party stalwarts such [Read]

BREAKING: Police File Charges Against Senator Adeleke over Examination Malpractice, as President Buhari intervenes

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that few hours after news of confirmation of his certificate by West African Examination Council, WAEC emerged, the Nigeria Police force has filed charges of examination malpractice, impersonation and criminal conspiracy against the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the coming Saturday’s election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The police filed the charges at the Federal High Court in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that speaking to journalists in Abuja today Police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, said that investigations revealed that Senator Adeleke and his brother Sikiru Adeleke registered and sat for the National Examination [Read]

Ekiti Governor-elect appoints wife, Bisi, as chairperson of inauguration committee

  Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has appointed his wife, Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi, to chair a 37-member committee to usher in his administration with his inauguration ceremony on October 16, 2018. In a statement signed by Fayemi’s Special Adviser on Media, Yinka Oyebode, on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, he said the committee will ensure proper coordination and execution of the inauguration. The members of the committee, according to Oyebode, were drawn from the public and private sectors and possess a wealth of experience. Members of the committee include Biodun Oyebamji, Chief (Mrs) Kemi Olaleye, Akin Osho, Yinka Oyebode, Funke Falodun, Ayodeji Ajayi, Tade Aluko, Akin Rotimi, Ayo Adegbite, Seun Odewale, [Read]

BREAKING: WAEC confirms PDP Candidate Adeleke sat for 1981 exams

  The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has confirmed that the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke sat for its examination in 1981. WAEC made the confirmation in its response to an order made on September 11 this year by a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in Bwari, Abuja, directiing the examination body to produce Adeleke’s result. In its affidavit sworn to by Henry Sunday Adewunmi Osindeinde a Deputy Registrar Head of School Examination Department, WAEC said sat for the May/April 1981 at Ede Muslim High School, Yidi Road, Ede, with Centre Number :19645 and Candidate Number [Read]

King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal (K1 DULTIMATE) Shades Governor Akinwunmi Ambode

  Ace musician, Wasiu Ayinde aka Kwam 1 in a recent event, openly declared that the governor of Lagos state is a ‘madman’ and a ‘scammer’ who scammed him for 3 and a half years.   NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that he made this declaration in a viral video. According to the veteran singer, Ambode has done no good thing for Lagos state, all the good things being enjoyed in Lagos state are courtesy of the former governors of the state (Tinubu and Fashola)   “All the good things in Lagos were seen during Tinubu and Fashola’s regimes. This other madman only does his mouth like this. He scammed me [Read]

2019: I’ll teach you how to defeat Tinubu in Lagos, Saraki tells Lagos PDP

…Urges Nigerians to be mindful of aspirant promising restructuring …Says Buhari presiding over a divided Nigeria, APC Scared of my PDP Presidential candidacy Senate President and presidential aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday, excited members of the party in Lagos as he assured them that he will do everything within his reach to ensure PDP produced the next governor of the state. Saraki, who spoke at the PDP secretariat in Lagos State, where he was endorsed as favourite candidate, said he had the medicine of the man terrorizing Lagos State. He said: “What you have been fighting for many years, you will have it during the [Read]