Lagos

2019 POLLS FALL-OUT: ‘I’m Wiser Now’, Says Ambode [READ MORE]

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that having spent almost four years running the affairs of Lagos, he is “wiser” now. Mr Ambode said this while fielding questions from state house correspondents during his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. The governor said he visited Abuja on behalf of Lagosians to appreciate Mr Buhari for inaugurating some of the projects in the state. When asked about what lessons he has learnt as a politician in Lagos, the governor said he has learnt a lot of things which has shaped his identity as someone who came into government as a “technocrat”. “You see, every politician learns every day,” [Read]

LAGOS VISIT: Gov Ambode has performed beyond doubts, says Buhari [READ MORE]

….Unveils Airport Road, Oshodi Transport Interchange, 820 Buses …With These Projects, The Future Of Lagos Is Secured- Ambode …Says Airport Flyover Open For Public Use May 10 After Quality Assurance Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday commissioned the remodeled Murtala Mohammed International Airport Road, the world class Oshodi Transport Interchange and the 820 high and medium capacity buses for public transportation, stating emphatically that State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode performed satisfactorily. Buhari, who commissioned the three impactful projects at a well-attended ceremony, said he was delighted to unveil the projects as they aptly reflected the drive and success of government in pursuing policies and programmes that will positively impact on [Read]

Police Arrest Serial Killer Cultist, Tiny, Four Others in Lagos

A suspected cultist, Ibrahim Abdullahi aka Tiny, whose name sends shivers down the spine of residents of Satellite-Town, Lagos, is now in police custody. This is according to DSP Bala Elkana, the Police Public Relations Officer Lagos State Command. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the suspect was arrested shortly after midnight of March 23, 2019, at his hideout in the Ijegun-Egba area of the town during an operation led by the Divisional Police Officer of Satellite-Town Division, CSP Chike Oti, to rid the community of the violent activities of criminals. Recall that the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu mni, had earlier in the week charged Area Commanders [Read]

OPC vows to deal with IPOB if they attack Yorubaland [READ MORE]

  The Oodua People’s Congress has warned the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra against attacking any Yoruba territory based on the alleged attack on Igbo in Lagos State after the presidential and National Assembly polls. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the President of OPC, Rasaq Arogundade, gave the warning in a statement made available to SUNDAY PUNCH in Lagos. Arogundade’s statement was in reaction to an earlier statement by the Publicity Secretary of the IPOB, Emma Powerful, which claimed that Igbo residents living in Lagos State were attacked during the last Presidential and National Assembly elections and were prevented from voting for the candidates of their choice. The IPOB publicity secretary [Read]

Lagos2019: Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, in trouble as Group Activates ‘O to Ge’ Movement in Lagos [READ MORE]

A group identified as The Orange Movement has activated an ‘O to Ge’ movement with the aim to stop Tinubu from installing Sanwo-Olu as the next governor of Lagos state. Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, where some political activists are holding an anti-Tinubu rally ahead of the March 9 governorship election has been barricaded by policemen. We gathered that the group under the auspices of the Orange Movement converged on Oramiyan Hall in the hotel to strategize on how to stop Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), from having his way in the election. [READ ALSO] LOL! Lady advises men to stop giving money to women they [Read]

Atiku defeats Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu in Lagos Polling Units [READ MORE]

  Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), defeated his major opponents President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Polling Unit 33, Unit 2, Victoria Garden City (VGC), Lagos. The VGC Polling Unit is where Osinbajo cast his ballot. The PDP polled 425 votes to the APC’s 229, in the presidential election. In the Senatorial ballot, the PDP polled 414 votes while the APC garnered 261 votes.   In the House of Representatives election, the PDP got 268 votes while the APC had 190 votes. [READ ALSO] Atiku Floors Buhari At Sanwo-Olu’s Polling Unit [READ MORE] Another presidential candidate, Mr. [Read]

Leaked Tape: Tinubu Promises APC Members Huge Money If Buhari Wins [READ MORE]

 The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has promised to give a substantial amount of money to the party faithful if their votes can secure re-election for President Muhammadu Buhari. Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, also disclosed that he had enough money to bankroll elections without requesting any money from Buhari or dipping his hands in Lagos State’s treasury. He made the remarks in a leaked audio tape obtained from an authoritative source that pleaded anonymity. In the tape, Tinubu said, “For all those who have come to Bourdillon, you know why we are here. We are here for mobilisation. You know what I mean [Read]

Crime: EFCC Arrests Five Suspected Internet Fraudsters, Recovers N31m [READ MORE]

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested five suspected Internet fraudsters, and also recovered N31 million from them. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the suspects – Paul Duru, Daniel Effiong, David Gold, Moses Gold and Eke Kelechi, were arrested following a petition received by the EFCC from a new generation bank. The bank had observed suspicious transactions on an account belonging to Duru, after he received N63 million. He was subsequently arrested by operatives of the EFCC. His arrest led to the apprehension of the other suspected fraudsters. Investigations revealed that Duru was hired by Effiong, a “catfisher”, who presented himself as Arbara Williams, [Read]

Three APC Supporters Die on Way to Campaign Rally in Lagos [READ MORE]

  Solomon Adeola, the senator representing Lagos West, has described the death of three supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a road accident in Lagos on Monday as unfortunate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the victims died when the SUV conveying them somersaulted in top speed while trying to join the convoy of the senator, who was on a campaign tour of Amuwo-Odofin council area. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Mr Adeola, in a statement issued by his media aide, Kayode Odunaro, said he was devastated by the incident. He prayed for the peaceful repose of the soul of the deceased and asked God to grant [Read]

Popular Lagos-based DJ XGee Takes own Life Over Marital issues [SEE PHOTOS]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a popular  Lagos-based DJ, Seun Omogaji aka Xgee, has allegedly taken his own life, moments after leaving a note on Instagram. According to an inside source, Seun drank “Sniper,” an insecticide. In the post made 4 hours ago on his page, the deceased said: “Okay there is a twist to this last respect ppl give to their loved ones when gone. Black as signs of sadness ..but in my case please Rock WHITE Cos i love this colour so much. To all have made smiled and to those i have pissed off trust me im only being Human. Enikorewa i love u so much [Read]

GIST: Young Man Dies During Sex Competition After Seventh Round In Lagos [READ MORE]

  Facts have emerged on how a middle aged man, simply known as Davy, died in a popular hotel in Lagos during a sex competition with a lady. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the incident happened at the popular hotel located in Ikotun area of Lagos where the deceased took the lady identified as Loveth for the competitive romp. It was gathered that the late Davy had argued with Loveth on who among the duo can last longer during a sex romp. Both claimed that they were stronger and refused to admit defeat. During the argument, Davy staked N50,000 between him and Loveth on the condition that if Loveth will defeat him [Read]

Jilted woman kills lover’s son in Lagos [READ MORE]

  A woman identified as Chinenye Ndubuife has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly killing her married lover’s two-year-old son. The incident occurred at 70 Lawani Street, Olodi Apapa on Wednesday morning. It was gathered that Ndubuife, who lived with her mother in the same compound as the married man Samuel Promise, had hit the child’s head against a wall and then used a stone to crush him. It was learnt that the suspect had asked another child to call the victim identified as Wisdom Promise, whose body she allegedly dumped in the toilet. According to sources, the woman was bitter against the boy’s father who she [Read]

Husband Of TVC Presenter, Morayo Jumps To Her Defence After Controversial Statement, Tearful Apologies [READ MORE]

  TVC presenter Morayo Afolabi-Brown came under serious fire recently over a comment she made saying she would not allow her husband bath their daughter. She made the comments during her show on TVC known as “Your View.” People read meanings to her statement and assumed that she was calling her husband a paedophile. The celebrated presenter had to go on air the two days later to clear the air. She became so emotional that she burst into tears on the live television show. Now the man at the centre of the whole crisis has spoken. Brown Kabiti who is Morayo’s husband had come out in defence of his wife’s [Read]

JUST IN: Fayose Involved in Car Accident On Third Mainland Bridge [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, was involved in an accident on third mainland bridge in Lagos on Wednesday. Lere Olayinka, media aide of the former governor, announced this on Twitter. He said Fayose was in a stable condition and receiving medical treatment. “Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose was involved in auto accident on 3rd Mainland Bridge in Lagos, a few minutes ago. He is in stable condition as I write while he is receiving medical attention,” he wrote. Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose was involved in [Read]

Police Arraign Popular Singer Small Doctor for Unlawful Possession of Firearms [READ MORE]

  The police have arraigned Adekunle Temitope also known as Small Doctor for unlawful possession of firearms. According to reports, a source at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department , Yaba said the music star was arraigned at the Ebute Metta Magistrate court along with the other occupants in his car on Tuesday December 4, 2018.   NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Small Doctor had earlier been paraded with his gang by the Lagos State Police Command on Monday, December 3, 2018. The music star was arrested for allegedly threatening a police officer  with a gun. The police on Monday in Lagos said they had arrested a popular musician, Adekunle [Read]