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Real Reasons I Lost 2015 Presidential Election – Jonathan Reveals In New Book, ‘My Transition Hours’

  In a new book titled, ‘My Transition Hours’, Goodluck Jonathan finally opened up on why he lost the presidential election to Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. Goodluck Jonathan, has revealed how former governors of his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defected to the then opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) because they were “blinded by ambition” and a barrage of “fake news,” cost him his bid to be reelected for a second term in office. According to PREMIUM TIMES, the immediate past president made the claim in a book about his tenure in office titled: “My Transition Hours” being launched on Tuesday in Abuja. The ex-president who lost the election to [Read]

BREAKING: Popular Radio OAP Tosyn Bucknor ‘AREA MAMA’ dies at 37 – READ MORE + SEE PHOTOS

  Nigerian media personality, actress and social media content creator Tosyn Bucknor has been reported dead . NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Tosyn, was found dead by husband, Aurelien Boyer, a French national, when he arrived at home from work on Monday night. Wale Adigun, a former colleague at Top Radio, wrote on his Twitter account. “So full of life, excitement and always willing to lend a helping hand. This is so devastating!! “Rest on Voice of Lagos. Rest on Tosyn Bucknor,” . Also, Onome Obruthe, husband of her sister Funke Obruthe-Bucknor, confirmed the death of the petite media personality Oluwatosin Bucknor, popularly known as Tosyn Bucknor who was born [Read]

Actor Pawpaw Denies dating rumours with Ex-BBNaija star, Nina – READ MORE

  Nollywood actor, Osita Iheme popularly known as pawpaw has knocked out rumours of him being in a relationship with reality TV star, Nina. Pawpaw said the photo of him with the ex-BBNaija housemate that went viral was taken on the set of a new movie. The veteran actor noted that he was not bothered about the reactions the visual had generated. Instead, he was interested in projecting his latest work, Babysitter. “I careless about what people say about me and Nina, especially those that have begun to spread rumours of what is not true; we have just completed my latest where I featured her and other notable artistes. “This [Read]

I did not collect salary for eight years as governor, claims Aregbesola

  The outgoing governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that he did not earn salaries throughout the eight years of his administration. Aregbesola disclosed this during an interactive session tagged ‘Ogbeni Till Day Break’ on Saturday in Osogbo. The governor said since it was the state that was feeding him, fueling his cars and provided him with accommodation, there was no need for him to be paid. Aregbesola also said that he did not have bank accounts any part of the world. He said, “I have not collected salaries since I became the governor of the state. The state feeds me, fuels my car and provided me accommodation. [Read]

Kaduna commercial sex workers hail El-Rufai for lifting curfew

  The Association of Commercial sex workers, Kaduna State, have hailed Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State for lifting the curfew imposed on Kaduna following the crisis that rocked the town and environs. Kaduna and environs recently witnessed security challenges that started in Kasuwan Magani in October this year and spread to other parts to the state capital resulting to loss of lives and property that made the state government imposed 24 hour curfew in the affected areas. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Chairman of the Association, Justina Emmanuel, made the commendation in company of the Treasurer of the Association while briefing newsmen, saying the imposition of the curfew [Read]

GIST: Nigerian mother shares birthday gift her kids got her with lunch money – SEE PHOTOS

  A Nigerian mother, Princess Amaka, who is a year older today, shared her joy on Facebook after her three children gave her birthday gifts of shoes and bag bought with the lunch money they saved up. She wrote: “My people, Am pls one today and my kids brought me to tears of joy this morning. Am so excited! I never knew the lunch money that is normally given to them for lunch , they used to go hungry at the school and keep saving that 50 or 100 naira giving to them just to present a gift to mom on her birthday”. “My joy is overwhelming, take a look [Read]

Biafra: Court orders Abaribe, others to pay N100m for failing to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court

  The Abuja chapter of the Federal High Court has ordered Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, and others who stood sureties for Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to pay the sum of N100m each into the court’s account. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the court said the money must be paid within two months, for their failure to produce the Biafran activist in court. Justice Binta Nyako gave the order while delivering ruling on the matter, in which she amended the conditions of the bail she had in April 2017 granted the IPOB leader. Senator Abaribe and the two others were made to sign a bail [Read]

OMPAN inaugurates Edo Chapter, as members donate blood – READ MORE

  Worried by the chronic blood shortage and insufficient blood banks in hospitals across the state, members of the State chapter of the Association of Online Media Practitioners of Nigeria, OMPAN, have made voluntary blood donation to the National Blood transfusion service. The exercise which took place at the Conference Hall of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ Edo state council in Benin City was the highpoint of the inauguration of the Edo state chapter of OMPAN. Speaking during the exercise, the state chairman of OMPAN, Don Ofure Osehobo who is a blogger and online media practitioner said blood donation should be a civic duty because it helps to save [Read]

Santiago Solari gets Real Madrid manager’s position on permanent basis

  • Had impressed in the interim role given to him by European champions after replacing Julen Lopetegui Interim Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari was appointed permanent coach yesterday after overseeing a startling upturn in the European champions’ fortunes since he stepped in to replace Julen Lopetegui. “Everything is in order. Real Madrid have worked out his contract and there are no problems,” the Spanish football federation stated. Solari has led Real to four wins out of four since being installed on a caretaker basis following Lopetegui’s abrupt dismissal last month after a 5-1 defeat to Barcelona culminated a poor run of results. And with 15 goals scored and only [Read]

GIST: Tuface Idibia’s Wife Annie Macaulay Celebrates 34th Birthday Anniversary with Lovely Photos

  Tuface Idibia’s Wife Annie Macaulay Idibia Celebrates 34th Birthday Anniversary with Lovely Photos. See what She wrote: . . Grateful For This Year!!! This Has Been My Best Year Ever In All Areas Of My Life And I Am Totally Grateful For Every Single Blessing.. Thank You To Every Single Person Who As Shown Me LOVE… Supported My Dreamz And Constantly Paddling In my Boat♥️♥️ . . www.newsflakes.com.ng [Read]