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ELECTION POSTPONEMENT: Ogun Govt Directs Schools to Resume Monday February 18 [READ MORE]

By John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Following the announcement of the postponement of the much publicised Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold today Saturday February 16, 2019 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Ogun State government has hereby directed all secondary and primary schools in the state to resume on Monday February 18, 2019 as against the earlier slated date of Tuesday February 19, NEWS FLAKES NG can authoritatively report. This was contained in a news release from the state’s ministry of Education, Science and Technology and undersigned by its Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Sefiu Rasheed. The release which now nullifies the earlier one however added that [Read]

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]

Prophet TB Joshua Accurately Predicted 2019 Election Postponement [SEE DETAILS]

Nigeria’s most popular Prophet, TB Joshua has once again set the record of his accuracy straight with the postponement of the general elections that was supposed to take place today Saturday, 16th Of February, 2019. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that earlier this week, the internationally respected Prophet revealed that the 2019 general election will be postponed but God will have his way. In his words: “The Nigerian election may likely be postponed because of many challenges. In whatever way, God is in Control” Just as he has said, news broke out on that the much anticipated election might be postponed due to the inability of the INEC to circulate election [Read]

Obasanjo Denies Leaving Nigeria Ahead of General Elections [READ MORE]

Former President, Oluwasegun Obasanjo, has dismissed as untrue a rumour that he has fled the country in order not to participate in casting his vote during the presidential and National Assembly election as well as its possible outcome. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Obasanjo, who was reacting to a social media story, written by one Gbenga Lawal on his Facebook page, at Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, on Friday, rhetorically asked, “why should I travel out of the country before the elections. “If not for anything, I believe I should be here to perform my civic responsibility tomorrow, Saturday, and March 2, which is to vote according to the [Read]

We Condemn INEC’s Postponement of Election, Says APC, Calls for Calm [READ MORE]

  The All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned the postponement of the general election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. INEC had, in the early hours of today, postponed to February 23rd, the General election earlier scheduled for Saturday, February 16th, 2019. INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,while briefing newsmen at the commission’s headquarters, announced that continuing with the election as earlier scheduled for today, 16th February, 2019, was no longer feasible. According to him,“Following a careful review of the implementation of its logistics and operational plan, and the determination to conduct free, fair, and credible elections, the commission came to the conclusion that proceeding with the elections as scheduled [Read]

PDP Condemns Postponement Of Elections, Asks INEC Chairman To Resign [READ MORE]

  The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has said that the ‘shoddy’ arrangements for this election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is a deliberate predetermined agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari to cling on to power. Prince Secondus said that the postponement which is part of a grand design by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to thwart the will of Nigerians at all cost, clearly exposes INEC as a failure and calls on the Chairman of the Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu to resign immediately. The PDP leader warned that the party will not accept anything short of a well organized electoral process devoid [Read]

BREAKING: INEC Postpones Presidential Election To February 23 [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed the General election earlier scheduled for Saturday, February 16 , 2019. Earlier, Rotimi Oyekanmi, the chief press secretary to INEC’s chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, had informed newsmen that the commission had taken a decision after the crucial meeting attended by the chairman and 12 national commissioners. According to him, “A decision has been taken, but you’d have to hear from the horse’s mouth.” The new date for the presidential and National Assembly election is however fixed for February 23 while that of the Governorship and state Assemblies earlier slated [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]

IN FULL: Text Of Buhari’s Pre-Election State Broadcast [READ MORE]

  President Muhammadu Buhari addressed a rare state broadcast on Thursday ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. Here’s everything he said: Fellow Citizens, On Saturday, February 16, 2019, you will, once again, be called upon to choose the leaders who will pilot the affairs of our great nation for the next four years. This is a constitutional right which should be freely exercised by all eligible voters. 2. I wish therefore to start by assuring all Nigerians that this Government will do its very best to ensure that the 2019 elections take place in a secure and peaceful atmosphere. 3. It was indeed such free, fair and peaceful [Read]