Meet DCP Egbetokun, New Lagos Commissioner of Police [SEE FULL PROFILE]

  Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has been given an Acting Commissioner of Police, DCP Kayode Egbetokun to replace the Immediate boss, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, who was on Sunday, redeployed to the Force headquarters in Abuja, as the Commissioner of Police in-charge of the Explosive Ordinance Unit. Meanwhile, NEWS FLAKES NG puts together a profile of the new Acting CP as seen below; PROFILE OF KAYODE EGBETOKUN, THE NEWLY APPOINTED ACTING COMMISSIONER OF POLICE IN CHARGE OF LAGOS STATE COMMAND DCP Kayode Egbetokun is a serving Deputy Commissioner of Police in Nigeria. Born on September 4, 1964 in Erinja, Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, he [Read]

Trailer Carrying APC candidate-branded rice Kills 15 in Ekiti, Angry Youths Vandalise Vehicle [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]

  NEWS FLAKES NG authoritatively gathers that angry youths in Iworoko-Ekiti, Ekiti State, have vandalised a vehicle that reportedly killed at least 15 people, pouring away the rice it was conveying to Ondo State. At least 15 persons were confirmed dead in the auto accident that occurred on Saturday night at Iworoko Ekiti, near Ado Ekiti. The News Agency of Nigeria learnt that the crash occurred around 9:00 p.m. on Saturday when a truck loaded with rice lost control and rammed into a popular market in the town. NEWS FLAKES NG exclusively gathers that some online media with images report that the bags of rice were branded with the campaign [Read]

CJN: President Buhari Plotting to destabilize judiciary ahead of 2019 general elections, Says PDP [READ MORE]

  People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on all Nigerians, the United Nations and all international bodies to unite in the defence of her democracy. The party made the statement following president Buhari directive to CJN, Walter Onnoghen to set down from his office. The party said these in a statement released on all it social media platform. [READ ALSO] 150 SANs Volunteer To Defend CJN Onnoghen In Court [READ MORE] Read statement below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; Onnoghen: The failed and discredited Buhari Presidency is once again plotting to destabilize and annex the Judiciary ahead of the 2019 general elections. The APC and cabal at the Buhari Presidency [Read]

150 SANs Volunteer To Defend CJN Onnoghen In Court [READ MORE]

  At least 150 Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) have signalled interest to appear before the Justice Danladi Yakubu-led Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday in defence of Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice Of Nigeria (CJN), in connection with allegations slammed against him. Sabastine Tartenger Hon, a senior advocate, disclosed this to Daily Trust via a phone conversation. The Code of Condict Bureau is acting on a petition written by Dennis Aghanya, the Executive Secretary of the Anti-Corruption and Research-Based Data Initiative (ARDI), accusing Onnoghen of financial mistrust, including operating domiciliary foreign currency accounts, in apparent disregard for the law that prohibits public officials from having such. In another statement [Read]

Kaduna state residents wash their streets with soap and water shortly after Gov El-rufai’s visit [SEE PHOTOS]

  Angry Kaduna residents reportedly washed their streets with soap and water, shortly after Governor El-Rufai’s visited for his 2019 governorship campaign. Residents of Birnin Gwari LGA, the local government badly affected by activities of bandits and kidnappers also burned APC flags and brooms, as a sign of rejection of the party in the coming general election. The Kaduna residents who washed their streets with soap and water shortly after Governor El-Rufai’s visit, had previously been promised a faculty of Kaduna State University and the Governor had also allegedly promised them that he will relocate his office to the area pending when bandits ravaging the area are flushed out. However [Read]

2019: Ogun PDP crisis over as Kashamu finally endorse Adebutu, Directs Supporters to Work for him [READ MORE]

  Buruji Kashamu, senator representing Ogun east, has called on his supporters to work with Ladi Adebutu ahead of the presidential and governorship polls in Ogun state. Kashamu and Adebutu had been at loggerheads over the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Although the party had recognised Adebutu as its candidate, Kasahamu vowed to fight till the end. In December, a court of appeal sitting in Ibadan, Oyo state, reserved judgement in the case between two politicians. But in a statement on Thursday, Kashamu directed his supporters and associates to work with members of Adebutu group in the interest of the party.   “It is [Read]

2019 JAMB Registration: How to Get E-pins [SEE SIMPLE STEPS HERE]

  Here are the steps that would be required by all JAMB applicants, before commencing registration in any Accredited CBT Centre; 1. Each candidate will be registered with one mobile phone number only. The Cell phone number used to create the profile code is automatically tied to the Candidate’s name and will be used in all communications related to his/her 2019 Application/Examination. 2. Candidate sends his/her name [Surname, First Name & Middle Name (if any)] by text (SMS) to 55019. This should be maximum of 38 characters + 2 spaces between names = 40 characters in all. 3. A Profile Code is received by the candidate on the same telephone [Read]

GIST: BOOM! Simi, Adekunle Gold Tie The Knots, 300 Guests Attend Traditional Wedding As White Wedding Holds Today [READ MORE]

  Popular Singers, Simisola Ogunleye, AKA Simi and Adekunle Gold reportedly got married yesterday Wednesday 9th January, 2019. According to the NET, the traditional wedding was held in Victoria Island. Meanwhile, their white wedding is slated for Thursday later today at Ilashe Beach. NEWS FLAKES NG recalls that the singers secretly got engaged in December last year.  The engagement was reportedly attended by only close family members and photos were not allowed at the events. STAY GLUED TO THIS SPACE FOR MORE DETAILS SHORTLY!! See more photos of both singers exhibiting great form of chemistry below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; Subscribe to #NEWS_FLAKES_NIGERIA. Advertise with us. Send us enquiries, [Read]

MUSIC: Gspark Billy – Rabba (Prod. By Khrous)

  Fast rising act, Godwin Dickson decide to drop his debut single titled “Rabba” which means Money, produced by Khorus.   Godwin Dickson popularly known as Gspark Billy was born and bred in Kaduna but hail from Benue State in Nigeria. Gspark Billy is not just an artist, he is also a video vixen and experience upholster. He have been in music since 2009, and was with a group called “Balance Gee Top” and left the group to do music his way.     On leaving the group, he discover himself in a new way and now dishing out his debut single tagged “Rabba”. “Rabba” is an Afro-Trap infused, the [Read]

Buhari Leaves Nigerians Disappointed As He Declines Much Publicised Live TV Interview, Opts For Recorded Interview Instead [READ MORE]

 Citizens of Nigeria who read news from This Day newspaper and other news sources which publicised the Presidential interview, were in a good mood as they felt finally, they had the chance of seeing the President on live TV. The joy and expectations were however cut short as President Muhammadu Buhari actually declined the live interview. The President opted instead for a recorded interview which will eventually be handed over to Channels TV for it to be aired. This comes at a time the president’s health is being questioned; whether he is mentally and physically fit enough to continue as president. As at yesterday being 7th of January 2019, the [Read]

JUST IN: One Of the Stabbed Victims of Rowdy Lagos APC Rally ‘AFEEZ ISMAIL’ Confirmed Dead [SEE PHOTOS]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that about thirty minutes ago, One of the victims, “Afeez Ismail” that was shot during the Lagos APC FLAG OFF held earlier On Tuesday is confirmed dead at General hospital, Ikeja. Recall that Lagos APC Strongman MC Oluomo was equally reported as one of the other victims also Stabbed in the neck in the rowdy event that took place in Lagos on Tuesday January 8, 2019. [READ ALSO] 2019: Lagos APC Strongman MC Oluomo Stabbed, Journalists Shot as Thugs Chase Ambode, Sanwo-Olu out of Campaign Venue [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS] See more photos below as obtained by [Read]

BREAKING: Egyptian Mohammed Salah Wins African Player Of The Year Award for Second Time in a Row [READ MORE]

John Izabi,  Prolific Liverpool scorer and Egyptian International, Mohamed Salah has been named African Player of the Year for the 2017/2018 season, making it the second time in a row in Dakar Senegal after winning same prestigious award last year for 2017. The Liverpool forward won the award ahead of fellow club team mate, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal and Gabon. On the other hand, South Africa’s Bayana Bayana Sensation, Themba Thembi Kgatlana won the Female top prize as well as the goal of the season award while Nigeria’s National Women’s Team won the Women’s Team of the year Award.    Also, South Africa’s Desiree Ellis was [Read]

2019: Lagos APC Strongman MC Oluomo Stabbed, Journalists Shot as Thugs Chase Ambode, Sanwo-Olu out of Campaign Venue [READ MORE]

  Strongman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and leader of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo and three journalists landed in hospital today after a knife and gun attack by some gangsters at the flag-off of the party’s campaign in Ikeja. NEWS FLAKES NG learnt that three journalists sustained gunshot wounds as guns, machete and other dangerous weapons were freely used when rival gangs clashed at the Skypower Ground venue of the rally in Ikeja and sent party stalwarts running for cover. The police later brought the situation under control as they engaged the hoodlums in a shootout. Lagos State governor, [Read]

FA CUP: Arsenal to face resurgent Man Utd Side in Fourth Round Tough Fixture [SEE FULL DRAWS HERE]

  – Arsenal have been paired with Man United in the fourth round of the FA Cup tourney – The Gunners thrashed Blackpool 3-0 at the last stage, while Solskjaer’s men recorded a 2-0 win over Reading – Meanwhile, Man City vs Burnley and Crystal Palace v Tottenham complete the all Premier League affairs in this round – Defending champions Chelsea await the winner of Sheffield Wednesday or Luton to continue their title defence Arsenal have been handed the toughest FA Cup fourth round draw as they face rejuvenated Manchester United side at the Emirates Stadium. Having won the competition 13 times, the Gunners are the most successful team in [Read]

Tinubu Can’t Represent You at Next Week’s Presidential Debate, Atiku Reacts to Buhari handing Over Campaign To APC Chieftain [READ MORE]

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to use the handing over of the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign to the party’s national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as an excuse to be absent from the presidential debate. The presidential debate which is organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group, is slated for January 19, 2019. The spokesperson for the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Segun Sowunmi, in an interview, said it was sad that whereas other presidential candidates were busy campaigning and wanting to be questioned by the people, President Buhari was boycotting campaign because he had nothing to campaign for. Sowunmi said [Read]