Buhari runs govt with no direction – Financial Times [READ MORE]

The Financial Times of London says President Muhammadu Buhari has been running a government that lacks a clear direction in the last four years. The newspaper, therefore, called on the President to see his re -election as and opportunity to do the right thing. The Financial Times said this in its editorial which has been read and shared thousands of times around the world . It said there was no clear economic policy like that of Rwanda and Ethiopia . It read in part, “With his renewed mandate , it is now Mr Buhari ’s task to rebuild faith by running a dynamic and successful administration and by building the [Read]

BREAKING: Nigerian-born British fighter, Anthony Joshua knocks-out Povetkin to retain Heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua retained his world heavyweight titles by inflicting the first stoppage defeat of Alexander Povetkin’s professional career with a ruthless seventh-round finish at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. A previously close contest turned in Joshua’s favour decisively when he sent the Russian crashing to the canvas with a straight right hand and left hook. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Povetkin gamely beat the count but Joshua piled in before referee Steve Gray stopped the contest at one minute and 59 seconds of the seventh round. Victory saw Joshua extend his unbeaten professional record to 22 wins from 22 fights, with 21 knockouts in front of a raucous home crowd. “Povetkin [Read]

GIST: See Lovely Photos Of BBNaija Star, Miracle Ikechukwu In London Without Nina

Miracle who cruised home with the N45 million prize money of the Big Brother Naija reality show has been touring countries without fellow popular housemate and  girlfriend, Nina.  Big Brother Naija 2018 winner took a quick visit to the popular Warner Bros Studio in London. NEWS FLAKES gathers that he shared some adorable moments in the studio with his thousands of fans. Things have changed for the young pilot in the last couple of months. He once recounted how he was denied U.S visa two times as well as a Canadian visa. Today, the ex-boyfriend of Nina has been found visa worthy as he has visited the United Arab Emirates [Read]

PHOTOS: Obasanjo Mocks Buhari, storms Bayelsa for Medical Check up, Reveals how much he paid

Chief Dr. Olusegun Obasanjo, the former President of Nigeria took time off his busy schedule to attend to his health. He visited Bayelsa Diagnostic Centre where he went through some medical checkup. According to him, “I paid N350,000 (about $1000) for all my medical procedures at the Bayelsa Diagnostic Centre. I would have paid between $20,000 and $25,000 for the same quality of service in the USA”. He used the opportunity to encourage Nigerians to patronize Nigerian hospitals. Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to London today for holiday, according to a statement released by his media aides. [Read]

BREAKING: Buhari embarks on 10-day London vacation, transfers power to Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari would proceed on another vacation tomorrow, the presidency has announced. Using the official Twitter handle, the presidency said the president would start the vacation in London from tomorrow, and has transferred power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. “President @MBuhari begins a 10-working-days holiday from August 3, 2018. ” In compliance with Section 145 (1) of the 1999 Constitution, a letter has been transmitted to the President of the Senate, and the Speaker, House of Representatives to that effect. “While the President is on vacation, Vice President @ProfOsinbajo will be in acting capacity as President. ”President Buhari will be in London for the holiday,” it said. The trip [Read]