Suspension

Drama As Edo APC suspends Oshiomhole

  BENIN – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has suspended the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, over his role in the crisis rocking the state chapter of the party. The decision followed the vote of no confidence passed on Comrade Oshiomhole by the Chairmen of the APC in the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Edo State. According to a statement signed by Edo APC Chairman, Anselm Ojezua and Assistant State Secretary, Ikuenobe Anthony, “Consequent on the development, the State Executive Committee has adopted the vote of no confidence passed on him and the subsisting suspension order from the organs of the party in [Read]

Nigerian professional footballer gets indefinite suspension for slapping referee

  A Nigerian professional footballer, Yakubu Hassan has been ban indefinitely from playing football by the Nasarawa State Football Association for slapping a centre referee during a football match. Hassan, who plays for ”Dubagari Football Club”, Lafia, a local team in Nasarawa state slapped a centre referee Kasimu Ahmadu during a football match with another local team, Winda Force Football Club on October 29 after he was cautioned for an infringement. Speaking with the newsmen, Halidu Akwashiki, the Vice Chairman of the Nasarawa State Football Association confirmed the suspension, adding that it would serve as a deterrent to other players. He said “The actions we took will serve as lessons [Read]

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]

GUBER POLLS: Crisis rocks Bayelsa APC, as factions emerge, Chairman suspended

YENAGOA – As the governorship election approaches in Bayelsa, crisis has torn apart the State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State as two factions have emerged and the Chairman, Jothan Amos, Secretary, Alabo Martins and ten other members have been suspended over alleged gross misconduct and anti-party activities which they claimed had been investigated and verified. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the members suspended by the faction led by the State Chairman, Jothan, are Honourable Ogeibiri Orubebe, deputy chairman; Chris Toborowei Olorogun, Legal adviser; Amasighan Azikiwe, Chairman Ekeremor local government council; Olorogun Isaac, Secretary Ekeremor Local government council and Peter Bofumu, Chairman Sagbama Local government [Read]

UK Supreme Court Rules Against Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament, Says “It’s Unlawful”

The supreme court of the United Kingdom has ruled that the decision by Prime Minister, Boris Johnson to suspend parliament for five weeks is unlawful. The prime minister had asked Queen Elizabeth II for permission to suspend parliament for five weeks in the run-up to the October Brexit deadline. According to him, the current parliamentary session had been running for too long “and needs to be brought to a close”. The Queen approved the request leading to the suspension of the parliament. But in a unanimous ruling by 11 judges on Tuesday, the supreme court held that the prime minister should not have asked the Queen to suspend parliament until [Read]

Dapo Abiodun Suspends Controversial PTA levy, Says “I’m A Baby Governor”

ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has suspended the newly introduced but controversial Parent – Teachers – Association (PTA) Levy describing himself as a ‘baby governor’. Governor Abiodun added that his administration will ensure that all its campaign promises are fulfilled to the people. The governor who jokingly told the mammoth crowd of teachers at the June 12, Cultural Centre in Abeokuta during a Stakeholders forum on education organised by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology that, his administration was able to recorded what it has achieved within 100days with a pragmatic approach to diversify the IGR of the state. He said, “I want to remind [Read]

UK: Suspension of Parliament sparks nationwide protests

LONDON – Hundreds of people blocked London’s normally busy Whitehall road on Saturday to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament. They gathered outside the gates protecting the prime minister’s London residence at 10 Downing Street and chanted “Boris Johnson, shame on you,” “Trump’s puppet, shame on you,” “Liar Johnson, shame on you,” the Press Association (PA) reports. The protesters also rang a bell, blew whistles and beat a drum, PA reported, adding that they carried placards and European Union flags. A small crowd gathered in Belfast, more than 1,000 gathered in York and 1,000 in Manchester, according to PA. Organizers had been expecting hundreds of thousands [Read]

I’ll Expose How APC Rigged Kano Election, If You Dare Me – Suspended APC Rep, Jibrin Blows Hot

  It has been reported that the APC had suspended house of representative member representing Kiru and Bebeji From Kano State, Abdulmumin Jibrin. The suspension was said to be because the party alleges that Jibrin was involved in anti-party activities. While responding the APC, Jibrin said he is going to open the can of worms on how they rigged Kano Election if the party dare him. [READ ALSO] APC Suspends Jibrin Over Anti-party “I will tell the whole world what happens in Kano, if you continue to disturb me I will disclose how we rigged Kano election” Abdulmumin Jibri said. Recalled that NEWS FLAKES NG had earlier reported that the lawmaker [Read]

APC suspends Jibrin Over Anti-party

The All Progressive Congress (APC), Bebeji local Government chapter in Kano state has suspended House of Representatives Member, Abdulmumin Jibrin Kofa over alleged anti- party activities. A press statement signed by the Chairman of APC Bebeji local government, Alhaji Sulaiman Sabo Gwarmai distributed to newsmen in kano, said Kofa was suspended having confirmed that he carried out various anti- party activities contrary to the provision of the party’s constitution. Kofa a member representing Bebeji/Kiru Federal Constituency, according to the statement was suspended based on recommendation of a seven man committee which was constituted after he was petitioned by a concern party faithful. The statement further urged the state APC Executive [Read]

JUST IN: President Buhari Suspends Controversial RUGA Settlement Project

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that following public outcry and the seeming misconception about the Ruga Settlement Projects, an idea designed to stem the tide of herdsmen/farmers clashes across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari is said to have suspended the idea pending further notice, THISDAY has learnt. The president, after consultations with stakeholders, THISDAY gathered, has resolved to put away the idea for a thorough review and well acceptable approach to the menace constituted to national security by the constant clashes between herdsmen and farmers. A presidency source that hinted at this development, said the announcement would be made any moment from now [Read]

BREAKING: AAC Suspends Sowore, Eight Others Over Alleged Corruption, Anti-party Activities

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the African Action Congress, AAC on Monday declared that it had suspended its national chairman and 2019 presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, and nine others over alleged corruption and abuse of office. The party which said the suspension of Sowore and others was for six months in the first instance, and appointed Leonard Nzenwa, as the new national chairman. Sowore’s suspension was conveyed in a communique read by Mazi Okwy, a member of the party’s National Executive Committee. The decision of the party, according to the communique, signed by the acting National Chairman, Leonard Nzenwa and the Deputy [Read]

Alleged Anti-Party Activities: Ekiti APC Suspends Segun Oni

The immediate past Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Segun Oni, has been suspended indefinitely from the party. Mr Oni, who is also a former governor of Ekiti State, was suspended over alleged anti-party activities. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that in a letter dated May 1, 2019 and addressed to Mr Oni by the party’s executives in his (Oni) Ifaki Ward II, Ekiti, the party said it took the action over the failure of the party chieftain to appear before them to clear the allegations against them. The letter was signed by the Chairman and Secretary of Ifaki Ward II, Shina Akinloye and Ogunyemi Taiwo [Read]

BREAKING: APC NWC Suspends Gov Akeredolu For Anti-party Activities [READ MORE]

The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress has suspended the Ondo State Governor , Rotimi Akeredolu, for anti -party activities, NEWS FLAKES NG has learnt. The party’s NWC had on March 1 resolved to issue a query to the governor over what it described as glaring anti -party activities. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Isa – Onilu, after a meeting presided over by the national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, the party had said the governor’s anti- party activities “greatly affected the fortunes of its candidates in the recently conducted presidential and National Assembly elections in the state .” Isa -Onilu had, in a recent [Read]

APC CRISIS: I’ve also sacked Oshiomhole for anti-party activities —Okorocha [READ MORE]

  The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has criticised the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, for his suspension from the party over alleged anti -party activities. The National Working Committee of the APC, on Friday, had also suspended Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State; the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru; and the Director – General of the Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu. But Okorocha, during an interview on Sunday Politics, a programme of Channels Television, said Oshiomhole did not have the power to remove a party member, describing the suspension as a joke. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the governor also accused [Read]

BREAKING: APC NWC suspends Amosun, Okorocha Over Anti-party, recommends expulsion [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Ibikunle Amosun and Rochas Okorocha, governors of Ogun and Imo states receptively, from the party. The NWC has also recommended their expulsion from APC to the national executive committee (NEC) for ratification. [READ ALSO] BOOM! “I’ll be tough in the next four years” – President Buhari [READ MORE] The decisions were taken at the NWC meeting on Friday afternoon in Abuja where allegations of “anti-party activities” were levelled the governors. [READ ALSO] POST-ELECTION TENSION: Atiku demands Six Things From Buhari [READ MORE] Amosun and Okorocha were [Read]