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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]

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]

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]

OSUN 2018: Gun shots as Davido, Senator Adeleke escape alleged assassination attempt, Singer rallies Support for PDP candidate, Uncle

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Governorship flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke escaped dual assassination attempts at Ikirun and Ede while continuing his voters’ campaign. In both cases, gunmen stormed the campaign grounds, shooting sporadically and attacking party members. Political thugs of the APC led both attacks against the PDP flagbearer, some sources have alleged. It was also gathered that at Ikirun, the bus carrying the flagbearer, the party chairman, Hon Soji Adagunodo and other leaders came under attack while other campaign vehicles were vandalised. While the campaign at Ikirun was cut short, the candidate faced similar attacks while preparing to attend the rally at his hometown, [Read]

APC will rule Nigeria for 32yrs, says Tinubu

  NATIONAL Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Saturday said the party will rule the country 32 years unlike the now opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which ruled for just 16 years, declaring that the PDP was dead and buried in Lagos. This was just as he declared that the APC would come next Saturday sweep the governorship poll in Osun State. Asiwaju Tinubu made this prediction at the Agege Stadium while welcoming the Chairman, Lagos chapter of PDP, Hon. Moshood Olagoke Salvador, to APC, saying what the gathering, comprising a large number of former members of PDP, who also joined Salvador to move into [Read]

2019: Election Observers Slam PDP Over No Confidence Vote On INEC

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that some election observer groups in the country have cautioned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum to desist from making careless and reckless statements capable of plunging the nation into unnecessary anxiety ahead of the 2019 general elections. The groups were reacting to a statement credited to the governor’s forum passing a vote of no confidence on the INEC Chairman. They described the statement by the PDP governors as an attempt to cause disaffection and create chaos not only during the forthcoming governorship election in Osun state but the 2019 General Elections. The statement was signed by the Executive Director, Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group [Read]

2019: Over 1000 Members Dump APC For PDP In Lagos

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that over 1000 members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State, have dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The defectors were received by the member representing Ajeromi/ Ifelodun Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Rita Odichimma Orji. While receiving the defectors at the playground of Saint Mary’s Catholic Church, Ajegunle, the lawmaker assured them of full integration into the activities of the PDP. She commended them for the courageous decision in leaving the APC. “The party has failed to deliver on its promises to Nigerians. It is clear, beyond any reasonable doubt [Read]

2019: Lagos on edge as Tinubu rallies forces against Ambode

LAGOS and indeed, much of the entire South-West was on tenterhooks yesterday as political permutations against a second term for Governor Akinwunmi Ambode reached a crescendo with the unravelling of the governor’s political base. Worse, the governor’s prospects of serving out the rest of his first term, it was learnt, was hanging in the balance upon claims of momentum to remove him from office if he does not drop his second term aspiration. The governor’s support base which had been built around Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu unravelled after it emerged that a major contender for his office had emerged from one of the major political structures in the ruling All [Read]

BREAKING: Oil Magnate, Femi Otedola reportedly Accepts PDP Lagos Governorship Ticket for 2019

By John Izabi, Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that popular Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola, Chairman / CEO of Forte Oil, has reportedly accepted to run for the governorship seat of the Lagos State under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The popular billionaire has soon reportedly accepted the offer drawing widespread reactions from across the state and the entire country at large. Confirming the development, Chief Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation International Magazine recently shared the news on his Twitter account as can be seen in a screen shot as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: Meanwhile, many political analysts have started [Read]