2019

Executive Order 6 is Most Potent Weapon Against Corruption – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria has described the Executive Order Number 6, recently signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, as the Administration’s most potent weapon against corruption. Addressing a press conference in Lagos on Sunday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, also defended the constitutionality of the Executive Order, saying those opposed to it should go to court. Executive Order No. 6 of 2018 aims to, among others, restrict dealings in suspicious assets subject to investigation or inquiry bordering on corruption in order to preserve such assets from dissipation, and to deprive alleged criminals of the proceeds of their illicit activities which can otherwise be employed to allure, [Read]

APC Moves To Weed Out PDP In FG Agencies

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the All Progressives Congress (APC) may have begun plans to finally remove persons who are of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) extraction still holding positions in government agencies and parastatals. This, the party said will ensure that the change mantra is properly implemented as non-party members cannot run with a vision they do not share. Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole revealed this while inaugurating elected National Executives of the 39-member Non-National Working Committee at the party’s National Secretariat, yesterday. Oshiomhole who insisted that the party was ready to interface with genuine party members, that were aggrieved, however said there was no place for [Read]

2019: PDP, ADC, R-APC, 36 other parties sign grand alliance MOU to oust APC

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), African Democratic Congress (ADC), the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) and 36 other political parties Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in a grand alliance to form a government of national unity in 2019. The sole agenda according to the MOU, is to produce a joint Presidential candidate capable of winning the election and enthrone a new government at the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure in 2019. Former Acting National Secretary of the PDP, Senator Ben Obi in his opening remarks said the various parties chose to come together to [Read]

SHOCKING: 2019 Drama as Obasanjo is Spotted at PDP Mega rally in Abeokuta

The race for 2019 general elections took another dimension on Monday as a former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, made a surprise appearance at a mega rally organised by the Ogun State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). NEWS FLAKES further gathered that the event was held within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) complex in Abeokuta. The former president, who arrived the venue about 4:50pm, only greeted PDP members and supporters who had converged to round off the familiarization visits of a House of Representatives member and governorship aspirant, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu. More details Shortly!! New telegraph [Read]

BREAKING: Senate President Bukola Saraki Warms – up for 2019, Visits Gov Wike, Says ‘No Vacancy in Rivers’

**Commissions Fertilizer Plant project President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday laid the foundation stone of Train 2 of the Indorama Fertilizer Plant in Eleme, Rivers State. The Senate President during his official visit to the state commended the host community and the Rivers State Government led by Governor Nyesom Wike for being receptive to foreign investment and attracting a whooping $3.2b direct investment into the economy of the State, the only such singular investment by an entity anywhere in Nigeria in the last 25 years . Dr Saraki who is still basking in the euphoria of his recent Supreme Court victory against the Buhari – led [Read]

r-APC fires back at Oshiomhole, says we will produce next president

  The tension rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) heightened on Friday as the chairman of the newly formed Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Alhaji Buba Galadima, boasted that his faction now controls the majority in the National Assembly, stressing that it (R-APC) will determine who emerges the next president come 2019. Galadima said this on an African Independent Television (AIT) interview programme, Kaakaki, monitored by Saturday Tribune, which was in reaction to a statement credited to the new National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, on the formation of the R-APC. The former governor of Edo State had on Thursday taken a swipe at the group, stating that [Read]

FEATURED: Insecurity worse under Buhari than Jonathan –Sheikh Gumi

Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, a fiery cleric , spoke to our source’s correspondent,  GODWIN ISENYO on national issues and the leadership style of President Muhammadu Buhari.  Here’s an excerpt of the interview as culled by NEWS FLAKES NG: You criticised former President Goodluck Jonathan when he was in power and now you are doing the same thing to President Muhammadu Buhari, what is the problem ? The problem is complex . It is difficult to simplify , if you want. There is problem everywhere. We only criticise when we feel the problem is going to overshadow the progress . During the last regime as you said , there was a lot [Read]

Amaechi Removed as Buhari’s 2019 Campaign Director General

**Okorocha Emerges Apparently impressed with the mammoth crowd that graced the first major APC Southeast mega rally for President Muhammadu Buhari, the newly elected national Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, His Excellency, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has given a clear indication that he would prefer to work with the Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha as the Director-general of President Buhari’s Campaign Organization instead of former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi who has been parading himself as such. Comrade Oshiomhole who is clearly focused on strengthening the Party and returning it to the masses for whom the Party was original envisioned was a special guest at the hugely [Read]

BREAKING: Court Annuls Imo APC Congresses, Orders Fresh Poll

Owerri Federal High Court on Thursday nullified wards, Local Government Areas and state congresses of the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress. The court also ordered the party to hold fresh congresses. The presiding judge, Justice Lewis Allagoa, in a judgment that lasted for one hour, ordered APC “to be responsible, save our democracy by conducting free and fair congresses in Imo State.” NEWS FLAKES further gathered that the judge who dismissed a motion filed by the defendants, insisted that his court had jurisdiction to hear the matter. He said that the exhibits tendered by the plaintiffs suggesting that there was no ward congress in the state on [Read]

BREAKING: nPDP Breaks Away From APC, Form New Faction, rAPC

Fresh reports reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME have it that the All Progressives Congress APC has finally broken into two with the Formation of Reformed All Progressives Congress (RAPC). Reports have it that over 70 members of the National Assembly, including the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Reps, Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara respectively. It was also learnt that the RAPC is expected to join forces with PDP, SDP, ADC and other political parties to correct the mistake of 2015 come 2019. Buba Galadima has also been named as the Chairman of the newly formed party, RAPC ChannelsTV News [Read]