Nigeria

2019: I’ll teach you how to defeat Tinubu in Lagos, Saraki tells Lagos PDP

…Urges Nigerians to be mindful of aspirant promising restructuring …Says Buhari presiding over a divided Nigeria, APC Scared of my PDP Presidential candidacy Senate President and presidential aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday, excited members of the party in Lagos as he assured them that he will do everything within his reach to ensure PDP produced the next governor of the state. Saraki, who spoke at the PDP secretariat in Lagos State, where he was endorsed as favourite candidate, said he had the medicine of the man terrorizing Lagos State. He said: “What you have been fighting for many years, you will have it during the [Read]

GCE 2018: WAEC reschedules English Language Paper (SEE NEW DATE & REASONS HERE)

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the West African Examinations Council has postponed the English Language paper earlier scheduled to hold on Saturday, September 22. WAEC revealed this on their Twitter handle, @waecdirect, when a candidate wanted confirmation of the postponement of the paper. The examination body tweeted: “English Language papers will be written on September 29, 2018. Please, go to our registration site (registration.waecdirect.org) and download the timetable.” The postponement is speculated to be due to the governorship election holding in Osun State on September 22, the earlier date of the examination. [Read]

Why I failed to Attend Osun 2018 Debate – Senator Adeleke

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the gubernatorial election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, yesterday said he missed the debate organised for candidates because his campaign train was held up in a village where his supporters didn’t allow him to leave as scheduled. Adekeke, who spoke through the Director of Media and Publicity of his campaign organisation, Malam Olawale Rasheed, said he planned to attend the debate but he missed it unavoidably. According to him, “the plan was to proceed to Osogbo immediately after the campaign tour of Ijesha and Ile Ife zones. We communicated as much to the organisers [Read]

Suspense As Ambode Runs To Tinubu For Photos During Jim Ovia’s Book Launch (SEE PHOTOS)

  The rift between Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and his godson Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State, attracted a bit of attention on Monday during the launch of ‘Africa Arise And Shine’, a book written by Jim Ovia, founder of Zenith Bank, at Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos. . NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that as the event was winding down to a close, the Master of Ceremonies invited the state governors present at the occasion and other dignitaries to the podium to take photos with a large copy of the book and the author. Tinubu was at the left corner of the stage [Read]

GIST: Wizkid Set To Name Next Album After Son, Zion

Nigerian multiple award winning artiste, Wizkid has announced that his next album will be titled Zion, named after his third son. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Superstar is set to release his ”Made in Lagos” EP, which he says is 90% complete on October 1st, and now he has announced that he is working on a new project afterward which will be titled “Zion.” This he made known through a post on his Twitter page, which carried the caption, ”After MadeinLagos! Next project “Zion” !! Ready to go.” He then deployed a series of subsequent tweets to express his love for his son and the mother, Jada Pollock, who [Read]

BREAKING: Popular Celebrity Blogger, Linda Ikeji welcomes her first baby

By John Izabi,  Popular Nigerian Celebrity blogger, @officiallindaikeji is very elated as she welcomes her first baby, a cute bouncing baby boy in an Hospital in Atlanta, USA.  She made this interesting disclosure in a recent post on her official social media handle where she shared the good news with her teeming fans and followers across the globe with cute  images of her and the new born baby boy. She wrote: “Oh dear Lord, I am a mum. Baby J is here! 🙏🙏❤❤. He was born today 17th September. This is so surreal 🙏🙏. Thank you guys so much for the love through this journey and thanks for all the well [Read]

OSUN2018 DEBATE: PDP’s Adeleke Fails To Show Up, reasons unknown

By John Izabi,  Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke has failed to show up at the Osun State Governorship debate organised by Channels Television in Osogbo, Osun State on Sunday September 16, 2018 NEWS FLAKES NG can authoritatively report that Adeleke’s podium with his name and party’s written on it remained vacant from the beginning to the end of the two-hour debate. The event started at 7:00 p.m with three candidates present. They include Moshood Adeoti, Action Democratic Party (ADP); Iyiola Omisore, Social Democratic Party (SDP), and Fatai Akinbade, African Democratic Congress (ADC). Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) later arrived after the national anthem [Read]

PHOTOS: BBNaija Star Cee-c Makes Her First Major Billboard Appearance

Former BBNaija housemate Cee-C made her first major appearance on a billboard in Lekki, Lagos. Sapphire Scents is not relenting in its desire to be the luxury perfume brand in Africa as its latest advert features reality tv star Cee-C. The billboard was used to announce the unveiling of the reality star as Sapphire Scents Brand Ambassador. Sapphire Scents was established with the commitment to produce scintillating and high-quality fragrances in three main varieties; Oud, Frankincense and Myrrh. Sapphire Scents is driven by its desire to be the number one perfume brand in Nigeria and the world at large. [Read]

EFCC tells Customs to Place Ayo Fayose on Watch list

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the Nigeria customs service to place Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of Ekiti, on its watch list. Fayose, whose tenure ends on October 16, is being investigated by the EFCC for alleged abuse of office, money laundering, among others. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that in a letter dated September 12, and addressed to the comptroller-general of customs, the EFCC said Fayose may be planning to flee the country. “There is a reasonable suspicion suggesting that he may likely leave the country either through the land borders, airports or seaports in order to evade investigation. Hence, you are kindly requested to watch-list [Read]

GIST: No Good Man Will Want To Let Me Go, Says Nollywood Actress, Eniola Badmus

  A Good Man Will Not Want To Let Me Go… Eniola Badmus, who recounted how she was initially rejected when she began her career as an actress, has also disclosed why any good man will never let her go. . Eniola Badmus who revealed that she never allowed her disappointments weigh her down, said a good man will never let her go because she is hardworking and believes in making money. “When I started, I was rejected a lot and people attributed it to my body size; they were wondering what I had to offer. . But I was focused and steadfast with what I was doing because I [Read]