Politics

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]

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]

2019: Drama as Ambode Flies To Abuja To Beg Tinubu, …Buhari, Osinbajo, other Govs intervene

  The confusion over the reelection bid of Lagos State Governor , Akinwunmi Ambode , failed to clear off on Saturday as the All Progressives Congress national leadership could not secure a firm commitment from its national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on governor’s second term ambition. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the APC leaders, led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the party ’s National Chairman , Adams Oshiomhole, who were said to be acting on the directives of President Muhammadu Buhari , met with Tinubu again to prevail on him to “ forgive ” Ambode his alleged infractions and back the governor to secure a second term . A [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]

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]

BOMBSHELL: Saraki will rule Nigeria for 4 years – Nigerian Prophet, Primate Elijah Ayodele

NEWS FLAKES gathers that Founder and spiritual leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, with headquarters in Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has in an interview with Vera Wisdom-Basey, spoken on the 2019 elections and other expectations in Nigeria. He dropped a bombshell prophecy while answering questions: “He will rule for just four years and put the country in order. “I am talking as a prophet of God. I said in 2015 that so many things will happen in Buhari’s administration and it has happened. If PDP puts their house in order; that is what will defeat any party.” Speaking with our source, Ayodele also said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will [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]