OGUN 2019: Senator Adeola dissociates self from protests to Tinubu, Osoba’s residences

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Senator representing Lagos West at the National Assembly, Adeola Olamilekan, has disassociated himself from the recent protest by a group of people from Ogun State to the residences of national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former Ogun State governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba, in Lagos, urging the duo to ‘release’ him to contest for the governorship of Ogun State in 2019. The Senator, who stated this in a statement signed by his Media Adviser, Kayode Odunaro and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Abeokuta, said he had over three weeks ago concluded his consultations with party leaders [Read]

APC governor, Tambuwal asks Nigerians to reject Prison-yard Democracy, chides security agencies for partisanship

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged Nigerians to reject what he Tuesday described as “prison-yard democracy, typified by the ignoble meddlesomeness, rascality and high-handedness of some security agencies against democratic institutions” in Nigeria in recent times. Speaking against the background of Monday’s siege to the Benue State House of Assembly and other perceived violations of the country’s democratic culture including the attacks on the national legislature, the All Progressives Congress, APC governor described the developments as aberrations that go against the fundamental human rights of Nigerians. Tambuwal who became the first APC governor to openly chide recent happenings in the country said: “Nigerians must, in strong terms, [Read]

CRIME: 45 – Year old man impregnates daughter in Ogun, as Police Steps in

A –  45 year old man,  Julius Ochim has been arrested by police in Ogun State for severally sleeping and impregnating his own daughter (Name withheld). A statement signed by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi for the Ogun State Police Command says the man was arrested following a complaint by his daughter who reported at Shagamu Police Division that her father has been having her carnal knowledge for the past 8 years after the death of her mother in 2009, consequent upon which she got pregnant for him and gave birth to a baby girl 3 years ago. She stated further that her father used to threaten her with cultural implication of [Read]

BREAKING: Buhari Elected as New ECOWAS Chairman

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected the new Chairman of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at the just concluded ECOWAS Summit in Lome, Togo. The announcement was made shortly after a closed-door session of Heads of States of the Commission. More Details Shortly. [Read]

JUST IN: Senate President Bukola Saraki dumps APC, as Kwara gov returns to PDP

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki has announced he is leaving the All Progressives Congress, Nigeria’s ruling party. Saraki made the announcement on the micro-blogging, Twitter on Tuesday evening, July 31. The Senate President tweeted: “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC)”. His defection will be coming a week after 14 Senators and 37 House of Representatives members dumped the ruling party. In a related development, Kwara governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has also announced his much anticipated return to his former party, People’s Democratic [Read]

2019: Imo Deputy Governor Eze Madumere Impeached despite Court order

Eze Madumere, Deputy Governor of imo State, has been impeached. Madumere, who is seeking to replace Governor Rochas Okorocha in 2019, was impeached on monday by 19 of the 27 members of the Imo State House of Assembly. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered through our source that Impeachment proceedings against him kicked off on July 10, when Ugonna Ozuruigbo, the Deputy Speaker, moved a motion accusing him of abandoning his duties and failing to carry out official duties assigned to him by the Governor, among others. The house then set up a six-man committee headed by Kennedy Ibe, the member representing Obowo Local Government Area, to probe the allegations and [Read]

SHOCKING: Kano Assembly speaker Ata impeached for latecoming

The former speaker of Kano state House of Assembly, Alhaji Yusuf Abdullahi Ata was recently  sacked over allegation of  late coming by his other fellow lawmakers, NEWS FLAKES NG learnt.  Other allegation leveled against the former speaker was alleged corruption. He is also accused of not carrying other principal officers in running the affairs of the house. However, it was further gathered that the Assembly returned the immediate past speaker, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, who was  earlier impeached over an alleged bribery scandal, as the new Speaker. The 40-member Assembly resumed this Monday from a two-month recess, during which the legislators purportedly hatched the impeachment plan. More Details Shortly… Daily Trust [Read]

GIST: “I’m Looking For Pregnancy” – Bobrisky

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that contorversial Nigerian cross dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky has said he is looking for pregnancy. The cross dresser took to his Snap chat to post that he is looking for pregnancy, though he didn’t state if he was the one trying to get pregnant. Bobrisky wrote that he has been having sex daily of recent, all in his quest for pregnancy. He wrote; “Have been have sex everyday lately because I’m looking for pregnancy” [Read]

BENUE: Ortom’s Purported Impeachment, a Nullity Says SENATOR MARK

  Immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has described the purported impeachment of the governor of Benue State Dr. Samuel Ortom as null and void. Reacting to the development in Benue state today, Senator Mark said the alleged impeachment of governor Ortom by eight out of the 30 members House of Assembly is at best an exercise in futility. According to Mark: “it is unconstitutional and devoid of any known legislative practices and procedures. “I will advice members of the Benue state House of Assembly to be guided by the constitution and legislative rules and procedures. They should not engage in any act that could undermine the [Read]

BREAKING: Governor Ortom served ‘impeachment notice’, “I’m still the Governor”, Ortom Insists

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that eight lawmakers of the Benue state House of Assembly under the All Progressives Congress, APC, have served impeachment notice to the Governor of the state, Samuel Ortom. The lawmakers who sat in the state’s Assembly complex on Monday, 30 July, 2018 gained access to the state assembly complex while the police barricaded further access to the house, Ortom’s aide has confirmed. According to Ortom’s spokesman, Tahav Agerzua, the lawmakers took over the Assembly complex to sit and pass the impeachment notice while the police blocked further access. Meanwhile, a detachment of heavily armed policemen have currently shutdown [Read]