Attack on South African Businesses in Nigeria Will Hurt Nigerians More, FG begs Nigerians

ABUJA – The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack South African companies operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa.   In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described as deeply disturbing the reports that some Nigerians, angered by the xenophobic attacks in South Africa, have started attacking South African companies in Nigeria. He said that targetting South African companies in Nigeria for attack is, for Nigerians, a classic case of cutting off your nose to spite your face, because the investors in such companies, especially MTN and Shoprite, are [Read]

2019 Polls: My name is Daniel, I shall not fall – Dino Melaye boasts

In an interview with Channels Television, Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, has described himself as Daniel, one of the prophets in the Bible. One of the most famous stories of Daniel was how he was thrown into a lion’s den for refusing to worship a king but he came out of the den unharmed. The lawmaker, who was reacting to the judgement of the tribunal which sacked him and ordered a fresh election in the senatorial district, said he can never fail. The senator had earlier declared interest in the November governorship election in Kogi. He said there would only be another election in Kogi west [Read]

BREAKING: Onnoghen Rejects CCT’s Judgement, Heads to Appeal Court

Justice Walter Onnoghen has rejected the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which convicted him of six counts of false declaration of assets preferred against him by the Federal Government. Shortly after the judgement delivered on Thursday, the judge filed a notice of appeal at the Court of Appeal in Abuja to challenge the ruling of the Tribunal. In the notice, a copy of which was sent to Channels Television, the “Federal Government of Nigeria” was listed as the only respondent. Part of it read, “Take notice that the appellant herein, Justice Onnoghen Nkanu Walter Samuel being dissatisfied with the rulings/judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Coram Danladi [Read]

‘Emulate Ambode’, Buhari begs losers of APC primaries not to abandon party

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday appealed to all aspirants who lost during the recent primaries of the All Progressives Congress across the country not to abandon the party . NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that he urged them to demonstrate the spirit of sportsmanship by accepting the outcomes without bitterness or resentment . Buhari made the appeal in a statement made available to journalists by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity , Garba Shehu. The President also congratulated winners of the primaries and asked them to be magnanimous in victory . “In every competition , someone has to win and someone has to lose , but those who [Read]