OGUN STATE INVESTORS’ FORUM: VP, World Leaders, Industrialists, Others Hail Ogun’s Investment Drive READ FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

Former Mexican President, Mr. Felipe Calderon, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo, former Chief Business Officer, Google X, Mr. Mo Gawdat Salem, investors and dignitaries, from all walks of life, yesterday converged on Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, for the fourth edition of the state’s Investors’ Forum. Osibajo, at two-day event, with the theme, “Consolidating the Gains, Accelerating Growth”, lauded Governor Ibikunle Amosun and his administration, for massively investing in infrastructure, security and education. This, according to him, has greatly attracted investors and increased the ease of doing business in the state. The vice president said the governor deserved commendation, noting that he has been consistently receptive to the development aganda [Read]

BREAKING: Boko Haram Returns Kidnapped School Girls In Dapchi, Five Dead READ DETAILS HERE >>>

Fresh report making the rounds has it that Nigerian Islamist militant group, Boko Haram today returned 105 girls kidnapped from a high school compound in Dapchi a few weeks ago. Sources tell Saharareporters that the militant group came with the girls in 9 vehicles same way they took them away. There was confusion in the area as members of the community scampered into the bush as the terror group appeared in the area, first dropping off one of  the girls in a nearby village and then driving into the center of Dapchi town to drop off the rest of the girls. NEWS FLAKES gathers that Five of the girls are [Read]

Breaking News: Minister suspended for slapping lawmaker Read Full Story Here>>>>

Zambia’s parliament suspended a cabinet minister on Tuesday from its proceedings for one month for slapping a fellow lawmaker within parliament grounds. Verbal abuse is common among members of parliament in Zambia but physical assault is rare. Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini said Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo was suspended for slapping outspoken lawmaker Chishimba Kambwili in October 2017. Kambwili has repeatedly accused government officials of corruption since his dismissal as information and broadcasting minister in November 2016 but the state denies the allegations. Kambwili complained after the incident that Lusambo had slapped him twice after accusing Kambwili of making false accusations against the government. Matibini said Lusambo [Read]

News: Nigeria will collapse if Buhari wins 2019 election – Obasanjo See Why Here>>>

Nigeria will collapse if Buhari wins 2019 election – Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria, Chairman of Advisors of the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG), after delivering a speech titled “Leader In African Context” at the Blavatnik School ofGovernment, the University of Oxford, United kingdom, on Monday, said that Nigeria Will Collapse ifBuhari wins in 2019 general elections. He said this in an interaction with international media in the UK. The former Nigerian president has been most erratic in his political leaning and ideological belief. Dr. Obasanjo has become renown for sponsoring candidates in presidential elections after he vacated office in 2007 and turns back before the end the [Read]

Crime: Robbers Kill Taxi Driver, Sell car N350k See Full Details Here>>>>

Two of the robbery suspects arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command for killing a Taxi driver and snatching his vehicle have confessed that they formed their robbery gang in Kirikiri Prison. The suspects, Simon Tyozemda (27) from Benue State and Lucky Friday (24) from Delta State were arrested on Wednesday, 14th March, 2018 with two long knives inside a UBER operated cab, a Toyota Camry Saloon with the registration number APP 145 EE, which they had planned to kill its driver and steal. The gang leader, Simon had through his girlfriend’s UBER app ordered a Taxi at past 11:00 p.m. last [Read]

Gist: Mark Zuckerberg loses $5billion after Facebook shares drops Read Full Story Here>>>

Mark Zuckeberg, CEO of Facebook’s net worth has plunged at about $5 billion after his company shares slumped. This is as a result of the Cambridge Analytica scandal in which data of 50 million users was reportedly misused. The company’s stock plummeted nearly 7 percent on Monday putting Facebook on track for their worst day in four years, Daily Mail reports. Zuckerberg, who is currently the seventh richest person in the world, holds roughly 400 million shares, or 16 percent, in Facebook. Following the drop, Zuckerberg is now worth an estimated $69.5 billion, according to Forbes. His company is facing mounting calls to testify after reports emerged that the firm, [Read]

BREAKING: JAMB Officially Releases UTME 2018 Results READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released the final batch of the 2018 UTME results. The board confirmed this in a chat with DAILY POST Monday morning. JAMB Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, told our source’s correspondent on phone that the results can be assessed from Tuesday afternoon. “We are not holding any press conference to make the announcement; no need for that. “All those who sat for the examination are advised to check the JAMB website this afternoon. “All results will be uploaded at 2pm,” he said. Candidates can check their JAMB results [Read]

POLITICS: PDP, APC trade words over Edo foreign debt burden READ MORE HERE >>>

EDO State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its All Progressives Congress, APC, counterpart are in war of words over the state’s foreign debt profile. Our source’s  investigations revealed that Debt Management Office, DMO,  had ranked Edo State as the third highest debtor to foreign creditors among sub-national governments in Nigeria, with a debt profile of $232.2 million as at December 2017. The opposition PDP said it showed that the APC government had allegedly thrown the state and its citizens into perpetual indebtedness. It also accused the state government of allegedly over-burdening the citizens with debts that “generations yet unborn will continue to settle and pay.” State Chairman, Chief [Read]

EDUCATION: JAMB To Release 1.3m UTME Results Today SEE FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it will release no fewer than 1. 3 million results of candidates that sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Monday ( today) after they had gone through security checks and found to be without malpractice . The JAMB Head of Information , Dr. Fabian Benjamin, who stated this on Sunday in an interview with our correspondent, added that the UTME results of Computer -Based Test centres where the CCTV showed malpractices had been canceled. The board said the CCTV showed “ strange things ” such as [Read]