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APC wins Kwara bye-election, defeats PDP, other parties

  The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Raheem Olawuyi, was on Saturday declared the winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency bye-election held across the four councils in Kwara. The APC also won the bye-election in Kankiya/Kusada/Ingawa federal constituency of Katsina State. In Kwara, the Returning Officer for the election, Abimbola Adesoji, while declaring the result at the Irepodun Local Government Secretariat in Omu-Aran, said Mr Olawuyi polled 21, 236 to emerge winner. He defeated his closest rival, Saheed Damilare, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 18,095 votes. Mr Abimbola, who is of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, said Mr Olawuyi having scored the highest number of [Read]

I Am Doing My Best To Develop Nigeria – Buhari

  “I am doing my best now to utilize our resources to develop the country. We are already getting results on road, rail and power. “My frustration is that some people still have plenty stolen money stashed in Europe, U S and other countries”, said president Muhammadu Buhari. Mr President said this during an interactive session with the Nigerian community in Paris. Buhari equally reiterated his commitment towards developing the educational sector. He assured Nigerians to expect more investment in the sector, noting that allocations to the educational sector will be improved as revenue increases, describing the sector as a major engine for the development of any country. “We are [Read]

SHOCKING: The Man in Aso Rock Is Not Buhari – Femi Fani-Kayode Insists

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation has insisted that the person occupying the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock is not President Muhammadu Buhari. Fani-Kayode said Nigerians would be shocked in 2019 when the true identity of the president would be uncovered. He was reacting to the ongoing crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress, APC. According to the ex-Minister; “If APC provokes me again I will tell the whole world what we were cooking that got the house burnt”- Gov. Amosun. “If I say what I know about APC Nigerians will burn down Aso Rock within 24 hours”- Gov. Okorocha. “There is something rotten in [Read]

BREAKING: I was searched, intimidated by security agents – Atiku Abubakar on arriving Nigeria from Dubai

  Former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has said that on arrival from Dubai Sunday morning he was intimidated and searched by state agents at the Abuja airport. Atiku on his Twitter handle said: ‘I arrived to Abuja this morning to a search by agents of the state, aimed at intimidating me and my staff. ‘I am committed to building a Nigeria where no citizen is intimidated by agents of state who are paid to protect them. ‘Together, #LetsGetNigeriaWorkingAgain.’ SEE TWEET BELOW: Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, revealed [Read]

2019: Nigerians will be running to Neighbouring countries to feed if Buhari wins – Fayose

  Ayodele Fayose, immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, says Nigerians will be running to other neighboring countries to feed if President Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term in office. Fayose also urged the President to “face governance and stop complaining”. According to the former Governor, “the President’s time is almost up”. A statement on Thursday by Fayose’s media aide, Lere Olayinka, accused the president of spending “three and a half years blaming his predecessors and inflicting both security and economic crises on the country”. The statement read: “When he was seeking the votes of Nigerians, he never said he was coming to complain. Rather, he promised to fix what he claimed [Read]

N33bn Alleged Fraud: Osinbajo Not A Saint But Corrupt – PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to stop sermonizing and parading like a saint until he answers to the N33 billion corruption allegation as exposed by the House of Representatives. The party said the Vice President owes it as a personal moral burden, both as a preacher and Professor of law, to directly explain how the fund meant for the wellbeing of Nigerians suffering in the Northeast, was mismanaged under his supervision, instead of the lame attempts to dismiss the allegation and divert public attention from the scandal. According to a statement by the publicity secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, “Nigerians were [Read]

Atiku Approves N33,000 Minimum Wage for his Staff – READ MORE

  The Presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar has approved N33,000 minimum wage for all his 100,000 staff in his payroll. The Federal Government is finding difficult to approve N30,000 as a minimum wage for Nigeria workers Atiku has gone ahead to approve additional N3,000 for his own workers. According to the report, Mohammed El-Yakub, Managing Director of Gotel Communications, Atiku’s media outfit based in Yola, confirmed this to SaharaReporters on Thursday, saying “the N33,000 new salary scale, which takes effect from November 2018, includes domestic servants and all categories of workers on the former VP’s payroll. El-Yakub said over 100,000 people are currently drawing a salary [Read]

BREAKING: Four APC Reps Dump Party, Announce Their New Party – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Nigeria’s ruling party, All Progressives Congress, has lost another four of its members in the House of Representatives to other political parties. The lawmakers, Dada Awoleye (Oyo), Segun Williams (Ogun), Lawali Hassan and Adedapo Lam-Adesina (Oyo), announced their defections on Tuesday. While Mr Awoleye defected to the Accord party, Messrs Williams, Hassan and Lam-Adesina defected to Labour Party (LP), People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Action Democratic Congress (ADC), respectively. More members of the ruling party have defected in the last one month. Some members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party have also defected within the period. [Read]

2019: INEC Can’t Award Victory To PDP if The Party Win – OSHIOMHOLE

  Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party will approach the court on its ban by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from fielding candidates for elective positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. Oshiomhole stated this on Friday in Abuja while briefing newsmen on the state of affairs of the party. He said that INEC cannot disenfranchise the people of Zamfara from participating in any of the elections in 2019. “With all due respect, INEC cannot award a state to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or any other political party”. “It has to be the decision of the people of [Read]

2019: Angry Tinubu Spits fire, As Allegation Of Working With Atiku To Defeat Buhari Goes Viral READ MORE

  A leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the South West, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has reacted to reports that he was working with the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar ahead of the 2019 elections. Tinubu expressed his commitment to the re-election ambition of the APC candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that in a recent interview, a member of the PDP Board of Trustees, Abba Gana and former FCT Minister, had said Tinubu would work for Atiku because of his long-standing relationship with the former Vice President. However, Tinubu pointed out that he remains firm [Read]