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Communications Minister directs immediate suspension of N4 USSD charge by MTN

The Honourable Minister of Communication, Dr Isa Ibrahim Pantami has directed immediate suspension of 4 naira charges on USSD service by Mobile Telecommunication of Nigeria (MTN) on baking transactions. The MTN has on Sunday morning send its subscribers a message that reads, “Yello, Please note that from Oct 21, we will charge N4 per 20 seconds for USSD access to banking services. Thank you.” However, a statement by Mrs Uwa Suleiman, Spokesperson to the Honourable Minister of Communications on Sunday directed immediate suspension of the charges until he’s properly briefed. The Minister said he’s unaware of the imposed charges. The statement reads, “The attention of the Federal Ministry of Communications [Read]

Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Tinubu, Abiodun, others grace installation of Adebutu as Odole-Odua

FOUNDER of Premier Lotto, Chief Adebutu Kesington, was onn Saturday installed as the Odole-Oodua by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II. The first installation rite was done for him by the Owa Eredumi of Ife, Omiwenu Odeyele, at the Oranmiyan shrine known as Igbo Eede. In attendance were the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Governors of Osun, Ogun and Lagos States, Gboyega Oyetola, Dapo Abiodun and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Minister for Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, and prominent traditional rulers among others. Adebutu’s wives, Caroline and Amina, were also conferred with the title of Yeyemode and Yeyerewa Oodua respectively [Read]

BREAKING: Hit-and-run Trailer Driver Kills Five, Injures Two in Ondo [SEE PHOTOS]

ONDO – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that no fewer that five people have been killed in an auto crash that occurred at Awoyaya KM 17 Ife garage, Ondo in Ondo west local government area of Ondo state. The auto crash left another two people injured, though eight occupants were said to be on board, whereabouts of the remaining one is not known yet. The accident was said to have occurred at around 4am on Sunday. Federal road safety commission said, the accident involved a Sharon Volkswagen with registration number; KTU 706BW while the second vehicle, a trailer is said to be on the [Read]

[UPDATE] JUST IN: Escaped Lion recaptured in Kano City Centre

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the escaped lion from Kano zoological garden has been rearrested The by a team of experts, the Managing Director of the garden, Alhaji Usman Gwadabe, has announced. Up this morning, the ever-busy zoo with shops, filling stations, including the popular Ado Bayero Shopping Mall were padlocked with nobody around the place. The lion, which was retrieved around the city area was said to have behaved itself without attacking or trying to caused havoc. [READ ALSO] Panic, Nigerians warned as lion escapes from Zoo Gwadebe said the lion has been taken back to the zoo and residents can now have [Read]

Panic, Nigerians warned as lion escapes from Zoo

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a lion on Saturday was said to have escaped from its cage at the Kano Zoo. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s media aide, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, disclosed this on his Twitter page on Saturday. Yakassai warned Nigerians living around the zoo to be vigilant and careful. He, however, added that the lion was still within the premises of the zoo as authorities were working to capture the wild cat. The post read: “It is true that a Lion in Kano Zoo has escaped and the authorities are doing everything humanly possible to capture it. “So far, there is no cause for alarm as the lion is still [Read]

Kogi 2019: Atleast one dead, two injured as gunmen ambush, attack PDP campaign convoy

  KOGI – At least one person has been confirmed dead while two have been severely injured as convoy of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, was on Saturday ambushed at Anyigba in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State. According to the report by Daily Post, Wada and his team were on their way to Kogi East PDP stakeholders’ meeting when the incident happened. In a statement issued by the Deputy Director of Public Communications of Kogi State PDP Campaign Council, Mr. Austin Okai and sent to DAILY POST said, the attack led to the death of a young man identified as Yusuf Seidu Uhiene [Read]

Gunmen murder Judge in his house

  A local Court judge, Justice Lahore Khan, has been murdered by unidentified gunmen in Afghanistan’s Eastern Paktia Province, a local TV reported on Saturday. The incident happened at midnight, on Friday, when a group of unknown armed men attacked Justice Khan, shooting him dead in the Ahmad Abad district’s Rud area of the province, 100 kilometres south of Kabul, Ariana News TV reported. The report said an investigation into the incident was underway, and no group has claimed responsibility for the killing. Within the past six days, two police officers, district chief and a praying leader, have been shot and killed in targeted attacks across Afghanistan. (Xinhua/NAN) [Read]

Biafra leader, Nnamdi Kanu Loses Mum In Germany [PHOTOS]

  The mother of the leader of Indigenous People Of Biafra, Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Kanu has died in Germany, NEWS FLAKES NG gathers. This was made known by his son, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, via a video he posted on his social media account. Kanu revealed that his mother died in Germany on 30th August, 2019 as a result of the trauma she faced during the operation Python in Abia State, Nigeria. Kanu, however, described her as a very caring and loving mother. He further disclosed that her mother is passionate about the sovereign State of Biafra. He said : “Today I announce the passing of my mother Ugoeze Sally Nmeme [Read]

Tragedy As Fire Outbreak kills Three Sex Workers in Anambra

  ANAMBRA – Three girls said to be sex workers have died in a fire outbreak in a brothel in Nnewi, Anambra State. A source said the motel which is located at Ezekwuabo Otolo Nnewi close to St. Thomas Anglican Church (Akwudo) called Padded Joint, was gutted with fire in the early hours of Friday. The source said the cause of the fire was unknown, but started after the owner of the brothel closed for the day, leaving behind three girls who were suspected to be prostitutes. An eyewitness who pleaded anonymity, said, “the owner of the motel who is a woman fondly called ‘Obodo Umu Anumanu’ is a native [Read]

JUST IN: Davido, Chioma welcome baby boy [SEE PHOTOS]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that Girlfriend of Nigerian musician, Davido Adeleke, Chioma has given birth. According to the report, the most cherished girlfriend of the Nigerian icon has given birth to a baby boy on Saturday night. [READ ALSO] [BREAKING] Headies 2019: Here are all the winners at the 13th edition of music award Dr Kemi Olunloyo broke the news with a congratulatory message whilst, Instagram blogger, ‘Instablog9ja’ shares her tweet. Congrats Chioma on the birth of your baby boy. I will come visit you this weekend���� #Kemitalks #Kemiolunloyo Recall that the music star shared a photo of his introduction ceremony via his [Read]

[BREAKING] Headies 2019: Here are all the winners at the 13th edition of music award

Here are the winners of the 2019 Headies, which held on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos. The 2019 Headies kicked off with a red carpet at about 7PM at the Eko Convention center on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Actress and TV host, Nancy Isime and rap star, Reminisce hosted the 13th edition of the Headies, which is formerly known as the Hip Hop World award. Here are the winners of the 13th edition of the Headies 2019 as gathered by NEWS FLAKES NG; 1. ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: A voting category for the rookie of the year who has had a successful year musically, [Read]

I eat pu**y and my skills are better – Pst Thaddeus Matthews reacts to Pst Wilson’s Viral Video

Controversial Memphis of God, Pastor Thaddeus Matthews, has reacted to the viral video of Pastor David Wilson of BibleWay Ministries & World Outreach Inc. performing a sex act on a lady that appears not to be his wife. Last night, Pastor Thaddeus was mistaken to be the man in the video beacuse of his resemblance with Pastor Wilson, who is the founder of Naked Truth Liberation and Empowerment Ministries in Tennessee. While addressing the mix-up on Instagram, the man of God admitted that he eats pu**y too, but his skills are much better than what they saw Pastor Wilson doing in the leaked x-rated video. He wrote: ‘So on several [Read]

13th Headies 2019: See all Categories Up for grabs tonight, Nominees plus Other Hot Gists

The 2019 Headies will holding tonight, Saturday, October 19, 2019, at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos. All roads will lead to Eko Hotel and Suites where the 2019 Headies will take place at the Eko Convention center on Saturday, October 19, 2019. The show kicks off with a red carpet that opens at exactly 6 PM. Actress and TV host, Nancy Isime and rap star, Reminisce will host the 13th edition of the Headies, which is formerly known as the Hip Hop World award. The 13th edition of the headies will be aired on HipTV. The cable TV station will be transmitting events from the awards ceremony. Here [Read]

Seven killed, many injured in Gov Obaseki’s convoy crash

BENIN – At least seven persons, including five adults and two children, were on Saturday morning killed in an auto accident involving the advance team of Governor Godwin Obaseki on Benin-Auchi Expressway. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that several other persons including one of the Governor’s driver were also injured in the accident. Eyewitness account said the accident occurred at Ehorin Uhunmwode Local Government Area, when a Toyota Hilux van on the Governor’s advance team had a head-on collision with a passenger Audi car. The State Commissioner of Police, Danmallam Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, described it as “very unfortunate.” The advance team were said to be on their way to [Read]

Crescent University convocation ceremony turns violent as angry parents beat journalist, curse mgt

  OGUN – A female journalist reporting for the Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (OGBC), Abeokuta, was on Saturday beaten blue and black by angry parents during the 11th convocation ceremony of Crescent University. Crisis ensued when the journalist, Jumoke Onafowora, struggled with the parents to gain access into the convocation hall to perform her official duty. Onafowora, who was a member of Ogun Deputy Governor’s Press Crew, was attacked as the unhappy parents tore her clothes; protesting their inability to enter a hall where their children were being convocated. It was gathered that the management of Crescent University had denied parents access into the hall where graduands were seated; claiming [Read]