Election shelving: Buhari considering Amina Zakari to replace INEC boss — CUPP [READ MORE]

  The Coalition of United Political Parties on Saturday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to suspend the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission , Mahmood Yakubu . Ugochinyere claimed the President was planning to name a National Commissioner, Amina Zakari, as the Acting Chairman , citing her experience as the oldest and most experienced National Commissioner . The coalition made the allegation in a statement made available to journalists by its spokesman , Imo Ugochinyere . Ugochinyere said , “The President is planning to use the excuse of inability to hold election today ( Saturday) as a reason for the imminent suspension . “Feigning ignorance of the [Read]

2019 election: Nobody will unseat me, Buhari vows [READ MORE]

  President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that nobody will unseat him. He said contrary to opinions in some quarters , he had the strength to lead the country for four more years . Buhari stated this in an interview aired on Friday on the verified Instagram page of CNN Africa while responding to doubts about his ability to run the country for a second term. The interviewer had asked the President , “This is a vibrant democracy . You came in, unseating the incumbent. Are you worried the same could happen to you?” To this , Buhari responded , “No . Nobody would unseat me .” [READ ALSO] Buhari’s State Broadcast: [Read]

Buhari’s State Broadcast: A Farewell Speech, Says Atiku [READ MORE]

  The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s Thursday night broadcast as a farewell speech. Reacting to President Buhari’s characterization of the opposition in a nationwide broadcast, Atiku Abubakar described the president as a failed steward who has consistently distorted and twisted facts and events. Atiku, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Publication, Mr. Phrank Shaibu said, “We see President Muhammadu Buhari’s attack on the opposition in his nationwide broadcast, Thursday night, as part of the many gaffes which have come to define last days of  the Buhari Presidency, rather than an address to be taken seriously by [Read]

2019 Presidency: Atiku is my friend – Tinubu issues statement ahead of Saturday poll [READ MORE]

  The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has admitted that presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is his friend. However, in a long statement forwarded to our source and obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG, Tinubu made it clear that he was backing APC’s candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, to win Saturday’s election. The former Lagos state Governor also went on to pick holes in Atiku’s economic plans for Nigeria, but praised the achievements of the incumbent government. “The future is uncertain until we enter it. February 16 is Election Day and on that day Nigeria shall step into its future. [Read]

2019: Nigerians have rejected you, PDP mocks Buhari, APC over Abeokuta incident [READ MORE]

  The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described what it called “ the Public Pelting And Jeering ,” at President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, during his election campaign rally in Abeokuta on Monday as a direct response by Nigerians to his stewardship in the past three and a half years. In a statement signed by the party’s spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP said the development showed that like other states in the country, Ogun is ready to reject the APC-led administration at the polls. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Oshiomhole Booed, Stoned at Ogun APC Presidential rally [SEE VIDEO] “The people of Ogun state, and indeed, the South West, [Read]

BREAKING: Oshiomhole Booed, Stoned at Ogun APC Presidential rally [SEE VIDEO]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, was booed and stoned at President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday. Trouble started when the APC National Chairman mentioned the name of the party’s governorship candidate in the state, Mr Dapo Abiodun, while addressing the crowd. Upon hearing Mr Abiodun’s name, the crowd at the MKO Abiola International Stadium started booing Mr Oshiomhole with some throwing objects at him, prompting security operatives to surround him. [READ ALSO] 2019: Nigerians have rejected you, PDP mocks Buhari, APC over Abeokuta incident [READ MORE] As the crowd trouble continued, Governor Ibikunle Amosun, [Read]

Giant APC Broom Erected At Abuja City Gate, Nigerians React [SEE PHOTOS]

  Nigerians have taken to social media to rant over the construction of a giant broom in front of the Abuja City Gate. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) noted that as of Thursday, it wasn’t clear what was being constructed when they began, but afterwards, it turned out to be the broom symbol of the All Progressives Congress (APC). See reactions of some angry Nigerians who expressed dissatisfaction at the wasteful spendings of the present Buhari – led APC administration below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

Buhari rains curses on PDP, says “God will Punish Them for 16yrs of Misrule” [READ MORE]

  President Muhammadu Buhari says God would punish the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for its alleged corrupt activities in the country while in power for 16 years. Buhari said this when he received both local and international support groups at the State House, Abuja, on Friday. He said his administration would continue to prosecute those it can. Buhari maintained that on assumption of power in 2015, he approached the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for money and he was told there was no money in the federal coffers. He said: “Large scale abuse of trust, only God can give them punishment but those we can touch, we will get them [Read]

Buhari won’t get 50% of votes in Bauchi – APC lawmaker [READ MORE]

  A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Aminu Tukur, has vowed that President Muhammadu Buhari will not get up to 50 per cent of the votes in the state in next month’s presidential election . Tukur said that for supporting the re -election bid of Governor Mohammed Abubabakar , Buhari would not receive from the people the kind of support he had been enjoying from the state . Tukur, who represents Lere / Bula Constituency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress , said , “Buhari cannot decide the fate of the people of Bauchi State , if he had 90 per cent supporters in 2015, [Read]

Body Bag Comment: El-Rufai Spoke in National Interest – Presidency [READ MORE]

  Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, has defended Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, who came under heavy criticism on Wednesday over his comment on an NTA programme. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that El-Rufai had said foreigners planning to intervene in the elections will leave in “body bags”. The comment prompted the reaction of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) which vowed that its observers would not be deterred in carrying out their duties. In a statement, Shehu said having made a clarification on the comments he earlier made on the role of other countries and bodies in elections, there was no need dragging the issue further. “We have [Read]