2019

2019: I’ll Sell My N53m Building in Lagos To Purchase PDP Guber Form For Ambode — Igbo Politician In Lagos Dares Tinubu

  Former Enugu North Senatorial Aspirant, under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Chinedu Eya, has offered to sell off his Lagos property worth over 53 million naira to purchase nomination and expression of interest forms for the embattled Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, if the Governor will heed his calls to contest 2019 elections under the PDP. Chief Eya who is also the National Convener of “Why It Must Be PDP in 2019” said he was enraged reading from the Punch Newspapers of 21st September, 2019 where the National leader of the APC, Ahmed Tinubu and the APC executives were mounting pressure on Governor Ambode [Read]

N17.3b Paris Fund: Ogun to offset cooperatives deductions, gratuity, others

  Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has declared that the N17.3 billion last tranche of the Paris Club refund received by the state would be expended on the immediate payment of backlog of cooperatives deductions, gratuity, severance, furniture allowances and other social allowances of the state workforce. The governor’s declaration was announced, on Thursday, by Commissioner for Finance in the state, Adewale Oshinowo, while briefing newsmen at the Governor’s Office Press Centre, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta. Flanked by the Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Dayo Adeleye, the state’s chairman of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Biodun Fajobi and his Joint Negotiation Committee (JNC) counterpart, [Read]

2019: I’ll teach you how to defeat Tinubu in Lagos, Saraki tells Lagos PDP

…Urges Nigerians to be mindful of aspirant promising restructuring …Says Buhari presiding over a divided Nigeria, APC Scared of my PDP Presidential candidacy Senate President and presidential aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday, excited members of the party in Lagos as he assured them that he will do everything within his reach to ensure PDP produced the next governor of the state. Saraki, who spoke at the PDP secretariat in Lagos State, where he was endorsed as favourite candidate, said he had the medicine of the man terrorizing Lagos State. He said: “What you have been fighting for many years, you will have it during the [Read]

Suspense As Ambode Runs To Tinubu For Photos During Jim Ovia’s Book Launch (SEE PHOTOS)

  The rift between Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and his godson Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State, attracted a bit of attention on Monday during the launch of ‘Africa Arise And Shine’, a book written by Jim Ovia, founder of Zenith Bank, at Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos. . NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that as the event was winding down to a close, the Master of Ceremonies invited the state governors present at the occasion and other dignitaries to the podium to take photos with a large copy of the book and the author. Tinubu was at the left corner of the stage [Read]

2019: Drama as Ambode Flies To Abuja To Beg Tinubu, …Buhari, Osinbajo, other Govs intervene

  The confusion over the reelection bid of Lagos State Governor , Akinwunmi Ambode , failed to clear off on Saturday as the All Progressives Congress national leadership could not secure a firm commitment from its national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on governor’s second term ambition. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the APC leaders, led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the party ’s National Chairman , Adams Oshiomhole, who were said to be acting on the directives of President Muhammadu Buhari , met with Tinubu again to prevail on him to “ forgive ” Ambode his alleged infractions and back the governor to secure a second term . A [Read]

OSUN 2018: Gun shots as Davido, Senator Adeleke escape alleged assassination attempt, Singer rallies Support for PDP candidate, Uncle

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Governorship flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke escaped dual assassination attempts at Ikirun and Ede while continuing his voters’ campaign. In both cases, gunmen stormed the campaign grounds, shooting sporadically and attacking party members. Political thugs of the APC led both attacks against the PDP flagbearer, some sources have alleged. It was also gathered that at Ikirun, the bus carrying the flagbearer, the party chairman, Hon Soji Adagunodo and other leaders came under attack while other campaign vehicles were vandalised. While the campaign at Ikirun was cut short, the candidate faced similar attacks while preparing to attend the rally at his hometown, [Read]

BOMBSHELL: Saraki will rule Nigeria for 4 years – Nigerian Prophet, Primate Elijah Ayodele

NEWS FLAKES gathers that Founder and spiritual leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, with headquarters in Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has in an interview with Vera Wisdom-Basey, spoken on the 2019 elections and other expectations in Nigeria. He dropped a bombshell prophecy while answering questions: “He will rule for just four years and put the country in order. “I am talking as a prophet of God. I said in 2015 that so many things will happen in Buhari’s administration and it has happened. If PDP puts their house in order; that is what will defeat any party.” Speaking with our source, Ayodele also said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will [Read]

APC will rule Nigeria for 32yrs, says Tinubu

  NATIONAL Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Saturday said the party will rule the country 32 years unlike the now opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which ruled for just 16 years, declaring that the PDP was dead and buried in Lagos. This was just as he declared that the APC would come next Saturday sweep the governorship poll in Osun State. Asiwaju Tinubu made this prediction at the Agege Stadium while welcoming the Chairman, Lagos chapter of PDP, Hon. Moshood Olagoke Salvador, to APC, saying what the gathering, comprising a large number of former members of PDP, who also joined Salvador to move into [Read]

2019: Election Observers Slam PDP Over No Confidence Vote On INEC

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that some election observer groups in the country have cautioned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum to desist from making careless and reckless statements capable of plunging the nation into unnecessary anxiety ahead of the 2019 general elections. The groups were reacting to a statement credited to the governor’s forum passing a vote of no confidence on the INEC Chairman. They described the statement by the PDP governors as an attempt to cause disaffection and create chaos not only during the forthcoming governorship election in Osun state but the 2019 General Elections. The statement was signed by the Executive Director, Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group [Read]

LAGOS 2019: Ambode’s 2nd term bid not within my control, Tinubu tells Pastor Adeboye

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the last may not have been heard of the controversies trailing the second term bid of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State as Asiwaju Bola Tinubu reportedly told the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christians Church of God, Pastor Adeboye, that he (Tinubu), will not prevail on any of the aspirants to step down. This was as one of the aspirants and former Commissioner for Works and Infrastructural Development, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat confirmed Tinubu’s stance on the September 26 primary, saying the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no anointed candidate among the contenders. Our source authoratively gathered that Pastor Adeboye’s [Read]