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UPDATE: Missing Baby Not Exhumed From Ondo Church – Police

  AKURE – The police in Ondo State has said that no corpse was exhumed from Sotitobire Church in Akure, the capital, on Wednesday. An angry mob had stormed the church after information spread that a one year-old boy, Eniola Gold Kolawole, who went missing in the church on November 10, was found buried on the altar of the church. The police brutalised journalists covering the invasion of the church by the angry residents and also seized their gadgets. In a statement on Wednesday, spokesperson for the police in the state, Femi Joseph, said nobody was exhumed from the church premises as claimed. [SEE ALSO] [PHOTOS & VIDEO] JUST IN: Missing [Read]

[PHOTOS & VIDEO] JUST IN: Missing baby buried at altar: Angry youths set church ablaze in Akure

  Sotitobire Miracle Church in Akure, Ondo state, has been set on fire by irate youths after the corpse of a one-year-old boy declared missing in the church was allegedly exhumed. It has not been confirmed that the body of the child was found in the church. The Cable reports In November, Gold Kolawole, the baby, was declared missing during a church service. According to sources, quoted by The Cable news within the church, the boy who was at the children’s department of the church could not be found after the service. Modupe Kolawole, the mother of the child and member of the church, said she suspects foul play in [Read]

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa to sponsor 100 youths to University [SEE HOW TO BECOME A BENEFICIARY]

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has revealed is set to sponsor 100 young people through a university in the city of Kano. Musa is one of the richest Nigerian footballers and he has chosen to use some of his riches to impact lives. Having been announced as an ambassador to a university in Kano, the 27-year-old said he wants to 100 people to the school to help them achieve their dreams and aspirations. “So, I am pleased to let you know that I would be sponsoring 100 students at this university. Yes! 100. Details to follow shortly,” Musa said on social media. [READ ALSO] ”Maybe God doesn’t want you to finish [Read]

2023 Presidency: Ohanaeze Youths Urge Igbo Govs To Dump PDP For APC

  Southeast governors and senators have been urged to defect from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress as moves for the actualization of Igbo presidency in 2023 warm up. Vanguard reports that members of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide made the call on Saturday, October 26 in a statement jointly signed by the group’s president-general, Okechukwu Isiguzoro and secretary-general, Okwu Nnabuike. According to them, the youth group sort the willing defection to APC of at least two southeast governors and some key senators. The youth group said it is looking at changing the traditional tight hold of PDP and the All Progressives Grand [Read]

Uncontrollable Laughter as Osinbajo says ‘gbe bodi e’ inside Aso Rock

ABUJA – The audience could not stop laughing as Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo showed that he is up to date with developments in the entertainment sector. At a dinner organised to commemorate Nigeria’s 59th independence anniversary, the VP displayed his knowledge of contemporary dance steps in the country. Naming them one by one at the event which held at Aso Rock, Nigeria’s number two citizen sent the audience into gales of laughter and applause. “One of the attributes of the Nigerian people is the uniquely confident way we stand out- what many call the Nigerian swag,” he said. “With dance, whether it is Skelewu, Shakitibobo, Shaku-Shaku or Zanku, every Nigerian can [Read]

Pandemonium in Ondo As Irate Youths Attack Monarch, Beat Wife Over Festival

ONDO – Ilara Mokin community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State was thrown into pandemonium on Friday following the attack on the palace of the traditional ruler of the town by some irate youths.  Oba Aderemi Adefehinti was said to have been at loggerheads with his people following his alleged refusal to participate in some traditional festivals in the community. The traditional ruler, who has been on the throne since 1998, was alleged to have stopped participating in the traditional festivals because he had allegedly become a Christian. According to an eyewitness, trouble started when the monarch allegedly did not show up for the New Yam Festival to [Read]

ALLEGED RITUALS: Irate Youths Beat Pastor To Stupor, Burn Down His Church

YALA – Angry mob have unleashed terror on a pastor Ukelle in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State, after he (pastor) was accused of using residents for rituals for the church to grow. According to Facebook user, James Nicolas, the pastor has used three boys for rituals last week. In anger, youths of the community stormed his church which they set ablaze along with his house before beating and parading him . ‘Yeah this is the fake prophet who has been using our people for rituals. Remember earlier this year, we reported a case where about 5 people got missing on their way to North ukelle from Edor, [Read]

Angry Youths Set Home Of Katsina SSG Ablaze

KATSINA – Angry youths in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State have set the house of the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Mustapha Inuwa, ablaze. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that also torched by the irate youths were to offices of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the area. The youths, according to the police in Katsina, were said to be protesting alleged attacks by bandits on traders that were returning from Danmusa market to Gurzau village in the council area. The Katsina State Police Command’s spokesperson, Gambo Isah, in a statement said two men armed with daggers were reported to have snatched a motorcycle at Gurzau village and [Read]

1.4million Nigerian Youths Suffering From Depression, Mental Disorder – Onofa

ABEOKUTA – A Psychiatric Consultant at the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Aro, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Dr. Lucky Onofa has disclosed that, nothing less than 1.4million Nigerian youths are suffering from mental disorder resulting from depression.  Dr. Onofa disclosed this on Friday at a Mental and Emotional lecture organized by Fresh Anointing International Church, Wasimi, Ogun state. The psychiatrist noted that, though, the figure might have increased from 2015 statistics due to prevalence of drug abuse among the youths recently. He said the number represented 20% of 7milion Nigerians who are suffering from depression as the commonest mental illness. According to him, increase in drinking of alcohol and exposure to cannabis substances [Read]

Nigerians spend N730bn on sports betting annually

Nigerians spend over 730 billion Naira annually on sports betting and at least two billion naira is generated daily, recent research data shows. Data also revealed that over 60 million Nigerian punters spend over 3, 000 naira daily placing bet stakes. At least there are 50 betting sites in Nigeria with the number growing annually. Respondents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, said they placed bets to generate quick and easy income, and turn their passion for football into cash. 28-year-old Fashion designer, Segun Mukoro who bets at least once weekly said that it was the fastest way to double his income and although he [Read]

I will consider women, youths in my next cabinet – President Buhari [READ MORE]

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he would give consideration to women and youths when forming his next cabinet. Our source reports that the president gave this hint on Saturday, March 2 during a victory dinner organized by the women and youth campaign committee at the Presidential villa in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that President Buhari also humorously said he would give consideration to old people like himself. The president also said that in choosing his next cabinet, he will focus on people with integrity to help him “deepen his achievements in the area of security, anti corruption and diversification of the economy to reduce the country’s dependence on [Read]

Ogun Guber Aspirant, Rotimi Paseda Urges Youths to engage in Productive activities

Otunba Rotimi Paseda, the Chairman, Paseda Legacy Foundation has advised Nigerian youths to engage in ventures that would prepare them for the challenges ahead. Paseda gave the advice on Sunday while playing host to Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (OMPAN) at Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. He said that the trend where youths spent productive period of the day on social media, either discussing people or spreading falsehood was counterproductive. The business mogul cum politician, said there were a lot of opportunities open to youths to explore and make money online. He regretted that youths spent valuable time in pursuit of formal education without the entrepreneurship component. “They lack the entrepreneurship [Read]

GIST: Shocking! 85% of mad people in Nigeria are youths – Psychiatrist Taiwo Sheikh SEE FULL GIST HERE >>>

The President of the Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN), Dr Taiwo Sheikh, has revealed that 85% of mad people in Nigeria are youths within the age bracket of 18-38. This he stated was according to a recent study. The psychiatrist in a recent interview with Daily Independent, said the major cause of mental challenge in Nigeria has gone beyond drug abuse as the youths now inhale lizard faeces as well to get high. According to him, Our young men are sniffing lizard faeces, they are putting their noses into pit toilets to inhale things from there and they are also smoking match sticks. It is now beyond the abuse [Read]

Minister Advocates One year reschooling for Nigerian graduates, says “They aren’t employable” READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Tens of thousands of Nigerian students may spend extra year in specialized institutions after graduation to make them employable. The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwukah, put forward the proposal at the ongoing Retreat for Governing Councils of Nigerian Federal Universities, organized by the National Universities Commission (NUC) with the theme, “Elements of Statutory Governance, Procurement and Financial Accounting in Nigerian Universities.” He said the suggestion was being made because many university graduates were not good enough to be employed by industries. “Law students attend Law School for one year before going for NYSC and medical students go for one year Houseman ship before they are allowed to [Read]