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Ogun PDP mourns death of Chief Musibau Odeyemi

ABEOKUTA  – The Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has expressed deep shock at the demise of one of its chieftains, Chief Musibau Odeyemi Engr. Adebayo Dayo, the Chairman of the party in the state, described Chief Odeyemi’s death as a huge loss to his family, his party and Egbaland. In a statement issued in Abeokuta on Monday, Engr. Dayo said: ”The passing away of High Chief Odeyemi is a huge loss to his family, our party and Egbaland. “He is one of the founding fathers of PDP in Ogun state. He is a dedicated party man and a community leader who contributed immensely to the electoral [Read]

OMG! Thief Electrocuted While Stealing Cables From Transformer In Delta [PHOTOS]

DELTA – A cable thief lost his life in Delta while trying to steal cables from a transformer. According to the report, he was electrocuted while trying to steal cables in the night. The incident happened in Ogharefe, Oghara, Delta. See More Photos Below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG:     [Read]

JUST IN: Top Ivorian singer, DJ Arafat dies in road accident [SEE DETAILS]

ABIDJAN – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Ivory Coast’s DJ Arafat, a well-known singer in French-speaking Africa, has died following a traffic accident, state broadcaster RTI is reporting. He was admitted to hospital in the main city, Abidjan, with a fractured skull after his motorcycle collided with a car on Sunday, Jeune Afrique says. The 33-year-old died early on Monday. He has been referred to as the “king” of coupé-décalé dance music and one of his biggest hit songs, Dosabado, has over five million views on YouTube. The singer was also known for his love of motorcycles and featured them in his most [Read]

First Class Graduate Who Wrote Jamb Six Times Dies After Completing NYSC Programme

Simon Godwin Idoko, the young man, who graduated with First Class degree in Pure and Applied Chemistry from the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto State is dead. It was gathered that Idoko died on Monday at the age of 29 few days after completing his National Youth Service Corps, NYSC. Idoko was attached to the Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu State, where he served as his Place of Primary Assignment (PPA) in the Chemistry Department as graduate assistant. The real cause of his death is still sketchy at the moment but sources said his burial is ongoing in his country home, Udaburu Owukpa in Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State. Speaking on the [Read]

Oyedepo Invokes Curses On Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Over Killing Of Winners Pastor

Bishop David Oyedepo, Founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners Chapel), has invoked curses on who were alleged to be responsible for the recent killing of a Winners pastor, Jeremiah Omolara, in Kaduna State. It would be recalled that Omolara, a resident pastor of the Living Faith Church in Romi New Extension, a suburb of Kaduna metropolis, was killed by yet-to-be-identified gunmen. The incident happened along the dreaded Kaduna-Abuja road when the pastor, his spouse and son were travelling to Abuja and saw Omolara’s wife being abducted. However, the son was said to have escaped unhurt. But speaking during Day 2 of the church’s Week of Spiritual Emphasis on Thursday, [Read]

GNI, Paseda Commiserate With Kashamu Over Mother’s Death

ABEOKUTA – Foremost investment expert and experienced politician, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka has commiserated with the immediate past Senator representing Ogun east senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Prince Buruji Kashamu, over the demise of his mother. The nonagenerian Alhaja Wulemotu Kashamu passed away on Wednesday in a Lagos hospital at the age of 92 after a brief sickness. In a signed condolence statement obtained from his media office, the former GMD of Gateway Holdings Limited and gubernatorial candidate of African Democratic Congress in the last general election, decribed the death of late Wulemotu Kashamu as the “unwanted end of a sonorous orchestra”. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Senator Buruji Kashamu’s Mother [Read]

Shock As Woman Commits Suicide Over LAPO Loan Debt

A 41-year-old woman, Mrs Shakirat Rasheed, has committed suicide inside her home in the Awotan area of Apete community in Ibadan, Oyo State.  Rasheed’s body was found dangling in her living room at about 1:00 p.m. According to reports, Rasheed allegedly committed suicide over a loan taken from a micro finance bank popularly known as LAPO. A family source said the deceased stood as a guarantor for her friend who obtained a loan from LAPO office at Awotan area and when the friend was unable to pay the loan, she went into hiding. The bank officials turned to Rasheed to pay the money, giving her an installmental payment arrangement which [Read]

Suspected Fulani Herders Kill Afenifere Leader’s Daughter in Ondo, Obasanjo reacts

Yoruba socio – cultural organisation , Afenifere , says it has received information that Mrs . Funke Olakunrin , daughter of Afenifere chairman , Pa Reuben Fasoranti , has been killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen . The spokesman for Afenifere , Mr . Yinka Odumakin , said this in a terse message sent to The PUNCH on Friday . According to Odumakin , the 58 – year -old woman was heading to Ore Junction from Akure , Ondo State , when she was attacked and shot by the herdsmen . [READ ALSO] Fasoranti’s daughter’s death: Nigeria is diminished by Continued Herdsmen Attacks – Obasanjo He said , “We have [Read]

Fasoranti’s daughter’s death: Nigeria is Diminished by Continued Herdsmen Attacks – Obasanjo 

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo early Saturday, declared that the country has been diminished by the killing of the daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, late Mrs Funke Olakunri on Friday. He said that the killing, by supected Fulani herdsmen was a worrisome development in the polity, especially, at a time when all well-meaning Nigerians are preaching tolerance and political accommodation in national politics. In a condolence letter to Pa Fasoranti, which was made available to newsmen through his Special Assistant Media, Kehinde Akinyemi on Saturday, in Abeokuta, Obasanjo tasked the security agents to fish out those responsible for the heinous crime. According to Obasanjo, “this is a worrisome [Read]

Man Dies During Sex Competition After Finishing The Seventh Round [READ MORE]

A middle-aged Nigerian man has sadly died during a sex competition after endeavouring to finish the seventh round. The deceased identified only as Davy reportedly died on his sex contender also identified as Loveth. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that he reportedly took Loveth to a popular hotel located in Ikotun area of Lagos after a debate about which of the two would emerge victorious in a marathon sex. While the deceased believed he has sufficient prowess to make Loveth run for her life, she also insisted that the deceased would not withstand her ability to accommodate many rounds of hot sex. Davy trusted himself so much that he staked N50,000, [Read]

Tragedy As Reckless Driver Crushes FUTA Student To Death

A ‘hit and run’ driver on Wednesday crushed a student of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) to death. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the 100-level student identified as Israel Anuoluwapo, died after being rushed to the hospital. The development led to protest by FUTA students, who blocked the major Akure-Ilesa highway to prevent movement of vehicles. They also organised a long procession in honour of their departed colleague. The FUTA authorities, in a statement, raised the alarm over increasing rate of motor accidents on FUTA axis of the Akure-Ilesa road. The university also urged the Federal Road Safety Commission, (FRSC) Ondo State Command to intensify patrol on the [Read]

BREAKING: MFM loses Mrs Olukoya

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries has just lost a dearly beloved. According to reports just received through the Punch Newspapers, the General Overseer of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Worldwide has just lost his dearly beloved mother. The General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries Worldwide, Dr Daniel Olukoya, has lost his 95-year-old mother, Janet. Dr. Daniel Kolawole Olukoya, also known as DKO , is a molecular geneticist turned Pentecostal minister, and is the founder of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM). A statement issued by the Chairman, MFM [Read]

BREAKING: APC House of Reps-Elect Dies [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that a Federal House of Representatives – elect Garba Muhammad Butalawa, representing Kura, Madobi and Garun Mallam in Kano, has died. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that the Late Garba contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). [READ ALSO] Drama As OGD returns from political retirement after 24hrs, ‘agrees’ to lead supporters to APC [READ MORE] He died at the Prime Clinic, Lamido Crescent on Saturday at around 2:30pm, his personal driver, Balarabe Shehu Butalawa later confirmed this to The Nation. The House of Reps elect died after a protracted illness. More Details Shortly!! [Read]

TRAGEDY: Gov Amosun’s aide dies in fatal accident, SSG badly injured [READ MORE]

  ABEOKUTA – An aide to Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, Prince Adeniyi Adesanya, on Friday evening, died in a fatal accident. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa, who was equally involved in the accident was reported to be badly injured. Adesanya popularly known as FOG ‘Friend of the Governor’ was until his death a Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Ibikunle Amosun on Political Matters. It was gathered that Adeoluwa and Adesanya were on a state assignment before the ugly development happened. The accident was said to have occurred at Siun along Abeokuta -Sagamu expressway while they were returning [Read]

BREAKING: Former Nigerian President, Shehu Shagari is Dead [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Nigeria’s Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari, GCFR, is dead. Shagari reportedly died at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday after a brief illness. He died at the age of 93. His demise was announced on twitter by his grandson, Bello Shagari. Bello wrote, ”I regret announcing the death of my grandfather, H.E Alhaji Shehu Shagari, who died right now after brief illness at the National hospital, Abuja. Mr Shagari was elected president in 1979 and led Nigeria between 1979 and 1983 on the platform of the defunct National Party of Nigeria (NPN). He was [Read]