GIST: Young Lady Who Disobeyed Lagos Bridge Shut Down Order for Buhari, Beaten & Arrested By Policemen READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

A Young Lady Who Disobeyed Lagos Bridge Shut Down order due to President Buhari’s visit was beaten and  Arrested by Policemen earlier today. According to reports, one young lady asked why can’t they use the pedestrian bridge as she decided to ‘disobey the state order’. The young lady was beaten by the policemen and also arrested alongside one other man who tried to help her – to the shock of other bystanders. Meanwhile, Nigerians have condemned the virtual shutdown of Lagos due to the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari. They also berated the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led government for shutting down the nation’s commercial hub. [Read]

SECURITY: IGP ‘sacks’ Police commissioner who declared Melaye wanted READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the immediate removal of the Kogi State Police commissioner, Ali Janga who declared Melaye wanted. The IGP’s decision was sequel to the announcement by Janga that the two suspects who indicted Kogi lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye had escaped from Police custody. Subsequently, Janga declared Senator Melaye and seven others wanted. In a statement signed by Police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, IGP Idris ordered CP Esa Sunday Ogbu to immediately replace Janga. The IGP expressed displeasure over the circumstances surrounding the escape of the two suspects. The statement reads: “The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, is dissatisfied with the circumstances surrounding [Read]

#BBNaija: Tboss reacts a second time to her father’s curse with a Bible verse SEE FULL GIST HERE >>>

Former BBNaija housemate, Tboss is currently trending due to a curse placed by her father on any man that marries her. Her father, Engr. Idowu Vincent took to Instagram to lay a curse on her while reacting to critics of his marriage to an Ambrose Ali University student. He wrote: ”When destiny smiles on someone, he forgets that there is life elsewhere. If I look like a roasted goat on my wedding day, that’s cool but that writer will soon become a resident of a subcity where people with severed limbs, broken bones, amputations, stinking blind and lame reside. THIS IS A PROMISE. I live a humble, private life and [Read]

RUSSIA 2018: Super Eagles’ opponents, Iceland announces boycott of 2018 World Cup SEE DETAILS HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Iceland on Monday announced it would stage a diplomatic boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain. “Icelandic officials will not go to the FIFA World Cup in Russia this summer,” a statement from the foreign ministry read. The EU member states have said it was highly likely Russia was responsible for the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia on March 4. They also ordered the recall of the bloc’s ambassador to Moscow. Iceland are in Group D alongside Nigeria, Argentina and Croatia. Daily Post [Read]

GIST: Man abandons wife for delivering triplets in Edo SEE FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

A 44-year-old man, Mr. Paul Edobor, has allegedly abandoned his wife, Mrs. Ugoma Edobor, for delivering triplets in Uromi in Esan North East Local Government Area of Edo State. Speaking in Benin-City, Mrs. Edobor, who paraded the three babies before newsmen, said she had been married for 12 years and that her husband, a motorbike operator, having learnt that she was delivered of triplets (all females), refused to show up at home let alone pick her calls. She said her husband decided to abandon her and the babies because he cannot take care of the babies. “My husband ran away because he cannot take care of the babies. My husband [Read]

2019: We’re sorry for our misdeeds, PDP begs Nigerians READ MORE HERE >>>

•Forgive, but allow them stay in purgatory — APC •Bode George in U-turn, pledges loyalty to Secondus •Jonathan alleges smear campaign against him The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, apologised for the mistakes made in the 16 years it held the reins of power at the federal level. The apology was immediately welcomed by the All Progressives Congress, APC, which urged Nigerians to forgive the former ruling party but demanded restitution in the form of relegation to purgatory for the PDP. The face-off came as former President Goodluck Jonathan, through whom the PDP lost power, alleged a concerted plot by some unnamed interests to smear him. Jonathan, whose administration had [Read]

SPORTS: Eagle’s Captain Mikel Set to Miss Serbia Friendly SEE DETAILS HERE >>>

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has expressed disappointment over his non-availability for the Tuesday’s friendly against Serbia in London. In a statement via his official twitter handle, Mikel said “ Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond my control I will not be on the field for our game v Serbia tomorrow. I am sad, and frustrated, but giving my full support to the team for another WIN”! #SoarSuperEagles The international friendly match against the Serbs is set to come up tomorrow Tuesday March 27 at the Hive Barnet FC Stadium, Canons Park in London, England by 8pm Nigerian Time. [Read]

BREAKING: MMM Founder and Russian Businessman, Sergei Mavrodi Dies At 62 READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

According to media reports, founder of the MMM series of financial pyramid schemes, Sergei Mavrodi, died in Moscow. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Mavrodi was taken to a city hospital from a bus stop overnight Monday after he felt weakness and pain in the chest area, reports Moskovsky Komsomolets. The emergency team has failed to save his life. “He died this morning,” the report said. In 2007 Sergei Mavrodi was convicted in a Russian court of defrauding 10,000 investors out of 110 million rubles ($4.3 million). Mavrodi claimed he is not the beneficiary of the donations and he is not used to flamboyant lifestyle. His true charges of which he was [Read]

BREAKING: Protests In Mapoly Again, As Graduating Students Allege Plots to Delay NYSC Deployment SEE PHOTOS HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME from Abeokuta this morning Monday March 26 has it that HND II Graduating  students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic are strongly protesting alleged plots and plans by the institution’s management  and lecturers to delay their deployment for the compulsory National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) Scheme which they’re due for. According to some of the protesting students,  “ASUP MAPOLY has  allegedly deliberately refused to release results for all levels while the current graduands won’t go for NYSC until November, 2018”. SEE more exclusive  photos of the protesting students below: MORE DETAILS SHORTLY AS EVENTS UNFOLD ON: www.newsflakes.com.ng & YouTube/#Flakes_TV 📺 & @NewsFlakesng [Read]

BREAKING: Truck Crushes Taraba CAN Chairman to Death READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Taraba State Vice Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria , Apostle John Aina , on Sunday confirmed the death of the state chairman , Rev. Ben Ubeh , in a motor accident along the Zing – Yola road . Ubeh died in the early hours of Sunday while on his way to Yola for an official engagement . An eyewitness who was traveling with the CAN chairman , Rev. Peter Gambo , told our correspondent that the incident happened when they parked to buy some items in Zing town on their way to Yola, Adamawa [Read]