BREAKING: Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Mandela dies at 81 READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Winnie Mandela, the former wife of South African anti -apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died on Monday aged 81 , triggering an outpouring of tributes to one of the country ’s defining and most divisive figures . She died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness , family spokesman Victor Dlamini said in a statement . Winnie Mandela, who was married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years , played a high -profile role in the struggle to end white- minority rule but her place in history was stained by controversy and accusations of violence. It is with profound sadness that we inform the public that Mrs Winnie Madikizela- Mandela passed [Read]

SPORTS: Anthony Joshua defeats Joseph Parker on points to win fourth world title READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

– Anthony Joshua wins on points 118-110, 118-110, 119-109 – Joshua now holds the WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO belts – Joshua taken the distance for first time in his pro career – Victory in Cardiff was Joshua’s 21st straight career win – Joshua says he now wants Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury Anthony Joshua’s ascent to the summit of modern heavyweight greatness continued on Saturday night but it was more of a chess match than a war as the Londoner outpointed Joseph Parker to claim a third ‘major’ world-title belt. For a superfight, unifying three of the four major world crowns, there were aspects of the showdown which disappointed. [Read]

POLITICS: Illiteracy looms in Kaduna as Senators Disapprove $350m Education Loan READ MORE HERE >>>

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Kaduna is set for continued decline in its education sector as the three senators representing the state masterminded the disapproval of $350m education loan by the Senate.  The disapproval was connected to the ego and personalities clash among the three senior federal lawmakers and Governor Nasir El-Rufai. On the floor of Upper Chamber, senators Shehu Sanni (Kaduna Central), Sulaiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna North) and Danjuma La’ah described the size of the loan as baseless. The excuse of the legislators was contrary to the creditor and ratings agency approval. House of Representatives also approved the loan. Kaduna State Government intended to use the facility to build new [Read]

#BBNaija: I have fallen stupidly for Teddy A despite him having a baby mama -Bambam SEE FULL GIST HERE >>>

2018 Big Brother Naija housemate, Oluwabamike Olawunmi aka BamBam has revealed that she’s aware of Teddy A’s baby mama , Layla Amani. She said she is however now helplessly in love with Teddy A who has in more than one occasion talked about his baby mama in the house. Bambam however sees the other lady as Teddy A’s past while she dreams of occupying his present and future. She expressed her love for Teddy A while speaking with Lolu. Oluwabamike Olawunmi, who is an upcoming actress, said, “I’m aware Teddy had a lady outside the house. “But I have fallen ‘stupidly’ for him and believes that he feels the same [Read]

SPORTS: Lionel Messi Buys New Luxury Hotel in Ibiza READ MORE HERE >>>

Lionel Messi continues investing in his life after football has he completed the purchase of a luxury Hotel Es Vive in Ibiza. The prices at Messi’s new property start at £226 per night. Hotel Es Vive becomes the most recent addition to Messi’s MiM brand, already having a four-star hotel in Barcelona outskirts. The expansion of an airport has been abandoned all because of Barcelona FC’s Argentine player, Lionel Messi. Reports have it that the expansion of El Prat Airport in Barcelona has been abandoned because continuing with it would lead to more air traffic above the footballer’s mansion in the coastal town of Castelldefels. As for why a new [Read]

CRIME: Lagos Most Wanted Cultist Arrested SEE FULL GIST HERE >>>

The most wanted cultist in Lagos, Kanmi (a.k.a Father ) has been arrested by the state Police Command. Father was declared wanted by the police after he was recently released from the prison. Father was reportedly feared by cult groups within Mushin, Itire, Lawanson and Ilasamaja areas of the state. It was further gathered that while he was in detention, cult activities and war reduced, but as soon as he was released, there was a marked excalation of rival cult wars. Following the cult war that started after his released,Commissioner of Police Imohimi Edgal, ordered Police detectives to fish out Father and his alleged killer gang members. The command’s Public [Read]

GIST: First Bank Apologises For Buhari’s Lagos Visit Tweets SEE FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

First Bank of Nigeria has apologized to its Twitter followers after the bank posted series of tweets that appeared to be mocking Thursday’s visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos. – The president’s two-day official visit to the state disrupted traffic and caused residents to embark on long walk to their destinations. – “Lagosians how far…. How was the trek this morning? The people still trekking, how’s the #WalkOfChange going,” the bank tweeted around 11:18 am on Thursday from its Twitter handle @FirstBankngr. – When a Twitter user (@Jenn_nikolas) tweeted at the bank that its tweet was “terrible to look at”, the bank offered a sarcastic response, “Don’t look. Keep [Read]

Adeosun Accuses EFCC Of Re-looting Recovered Loot, Queries Magu SEE FULL DETAILS HERE >>>

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has queried the Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu over alleged failure to remit all recovered loot to the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF). The Minister, who queried Magu in a letter last month, requested the Commission to explain why the figures computed by the Office of the AGF, a department under the Ministry of Finance was totally different from what Magu had severally claimed to have recovered at different media briefings. Adeosun said the Ministry was only able to account for N91 billion recovered loot by the EFCC since 2015, although Magu had [Read]

2019: PDP Lists Looters, Directs Amaechi, Saraki, Dogara, 53 Other Former Members To Return Loot READ MORE HERE >>>

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to a list released by the Federal Government indicting its members as ‘top treasury looters’. The PDP in a press statement by its National Chairman, Uche Secondus, on Friday released a counter list containing Governors, Senators, Ministers and other top All Progressives Congress Chieftains. It will be recalled that the FG through the Minister of Information had released a list containing PDP members who have allegedly looted Nigeria monies. The statement published on Independent Nigeria read in part: “In line with the directive of the ruling APC Government that PDP should return all looted monies for Nigerians to accept our apology, PDP hereby [Read]

Gossip: ‘Flora my Flawa’ is not about Chioma – Davido Read Full Story Here>>>>

Davido has revealed his hit single ‘Flora my Flawa’ isn’t about his girlfriend, Chioma as against the general belief of the masses. The multiple awards winning singer made this known in an interview with HipTv. He stated that almost all his songs are love songs and so we can’t pick a particular one and say it’s about Chioma. However, he mentioned there is a song dedicated for her in his forthcoming album. Watch the video below; [Read]