BREAKING: Onnoghen Rejects CCT’s Judgement, Heads to Appeal Court

Justice Walter Onnoghen has rejected the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which convicted him of six counts of false declaration of assets preferred against him by the Federal Government. Shortly after the judgement delivered on Thursday, the judge filed a notice of appeal at the Court of Appeal in Abuja to challenge the ruling of the Tribunal. In the notice, a copy of which was sent to Channels Television, the “Federal Government of Nigeria” was listed as the only respondent. Part of it read, “Take notice that the appellant herein, Justice Onnoghen Nkanu Walter Samuel being dissatisfied with the rulings/judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Coram Danladi [Read]

Buhari signs new N30,000 minimum wage bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the new minimum wage bill. The bill, which has now become a law, will usher in a new pay structure for Nigerian workers. The National Assembly had passed the bill approving N30,000 as the minimum wage for workers. State governors had opposed the N30,000 minimum wage with many of them saying they will be unable to pay their workers N30,000 minimum wage. [READ ALSO] REVEALED! Bearded men carry ‘more germs than dogs’ — Study [READ MORE] Mr Buhari’s aide on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, told journalists that the president has signed the minimum wage bill into law. Mr Enang, who briefed State House correspondents [Read]

REVEALED: Bearded men carry ‘more germs than dogs’ ― Study

Men’s beards carry more germs than dogs do in their fur, a study has found. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Scientists looked at the levels of bacteria lurking in 18 men’s facial hair and 30 dogs from different breeds. “The researchers found a significantly higher bacterial load in specimens taken from the men’s beards compared with the dogs’ fur,” Professor Andreas Gutzeit, of Switzerland’s Hirslanden Clinic, said. The study was designed to find out if there was a risk of humans picking up a disease from dogs if they used the same MRI scanner as a vet, reports the Mail on Sunday. It found that all the man, aged from [Read]

JUST IN: Onnoghen Convicted, Banned From Holding Public Office For 10yrs, Forfeites Properties to FG [READ MORE]

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has convicted the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen and has banned him from holding any public office for the next 10 years. He was convicted on a six-count charge of false declaration of assets. Chairman of the CCT, Danladi Umar, while delivering the judgment on Thursday, read that Onnoghen will be removed from office as the Chief Justice of Nigeria and the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). Mr. Danladi held that the Federal Government had proven beyond a reasonable doubt that the suspended Chief justice breached the Code of Conduct for public officers. The CCT also directed that [Read]

SHOCKING! Robbers break into police station, steal rifles, ammunition as officers watch UEFA match

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that thieves broke into a police station on Tuesday night as all officers on duty abandoned their post to watch a UEFA Champions League match at a nearby trading centre. Parisian Thieves Burgle Thiago Silva’s Home Kenya Standard newspaper reported that the incident happened at Kobujoi Police Station, Nandi County, Kenya. [READ ALSO] Barca, Messi down Man Utd as Ronaldo, Juve Crash Out of UCL [READ MORE] The thieves made away with three rifles and ammunitions. On returning to the post, the soccer-crazy policemen discovered that the room of the officer in-charge, which also serves as an armoury was open. They walked in to find the steel [Read]

Man City Crash Out Of UEFA Champions League In Most Dramatic Fashion [READ MORE]

  Manchester City’s bid for an unprecedented quadruple of trophies ended in dramatic fashion as Tottenham progressed to the Champions League semi-finals on away goals as a pulsating 4-3 win for City on Wednesday was not enough to overturn their 1-0 first leg deficit. [READ ALSO] Barca, Messi down Man Utd as Ronaldo, Juve Crash Out of UCL [READ MORE] After four goals were shared in the opening 11 minutes, Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero put City on course for the last four, but Fernando Llorente’s decisive goal 17 minutes from time was allowed to stand despite a VAR check for handball by the Spaniard. In a further twist, Sterling then [Read]

‘Stop Speaking Queen’s English to Officers to Avoid Problems’, Police Boss Advises Nigerians

In light of the recent increase in extrajudicial killings by his colleagues, ACP Abayomi Shogunle has advised Nigerians to henceforth stop speaking Queens English to police officers that accost them on duty. Sharing a video of one of the Nigerian police chiefs addressing the force, Abayomi says if there were more chiefs like the one in the video, cautioning their men, then Lagos state will be calm. Abayomi wrote, For now, don’t go and be speaking Queen’s English with them on the road. For proper understanding talk to them in Pidgin, another way to avoid kasala. [Read]

BOOM! Hell Fire Awaits Women Screaming Jesus’ Name During S*x – Prophet [READ FULL GIST]

A controversial prophet, Nicholas Osei, popularly known as Prophet Kumchacha, has raised the dust as he said women who mention the name of Jesus during sexual intercourse with their husbands or boyfriends will go to hell. Osei, a Ghanaian prophet said the name of Jesus Christ was not supposed to be mentioned in vain, hence could not fathom why some women took it on the lighter side to scream it during sex. [READ ALSO] ‘I am Responsible for Her Pregnancy’; Two Men Fight Over Woman in Lagos [READ MORE] “Whether you are making the love with your husband or your boyfriend, once you scream the name of Jesus Christ while in [Read]

EASTER: FG declares Friday, Monday, Public Holidays [READ MORE]

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, Public Holidays to mark the 2019 Easter celebration . Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, announced the holiday in a statement, quoting the minister on Wednesday in Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Minister of Interior, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau(Rtd), who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined all Christians to emulate the exemplary attributes of Jesus Christ amongst which are tolerance, love and peaceful co-existence. He urged all Nigerians home and abroad to use the occasion to pray for the peace, unity and progress of our great country, irrespective of diversity [Read]

MALPRACTICES: JAMB screens 1.3 million UTME results over impersonation, others [SEE STEPS ON HOW TO CHECK RESULTS]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Tuesday that it had begun the screening of the results of over 1. 3 million candidates who had written the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, so as to fish out impersonation, multiple registrations and other forms of malpractices. The board said it had therefore not yet released any UTME result, noting that candidates should “ expect their results soon . ” The Head of Information , JAMB , Dr Fabian Benjamin, stated this in an interview , adding that the case of candidates who could not write the UTME due to biometric challenges was being deliberated upon with a view to finding [Read]

Barca, Messi down Man Utd as Ronaldo, Juve Crash Out of UCL [READ MORE]

Lionel Messi was hero once again for Barcelona as they punished wasteful Manchester United 3-0 (4-0 on aggregate) at the Camp Nou while fellow five-time Balon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo was disappointed with his new side Juventus after a painful 2-1 defeat to youthful Ajax Amsterdam. While Messi marches on to the semi finals to face the winner of Liverpool and Porto, “Champions League king” Cristiano Ronaldo was thrown out of the Champions League in the quarter finals for the first time in about eight years. Ajax however, head into the semi finals to face the winner of Manchester City or Tottenham Hotspur for the first time since 1997. Messi [Read]

I won’t stop working until midnight of May 28 when my tenure expires – Gov Amosun 

  ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has said he will not relent towards working for the development of Ogun -State pledging that he work tirelessly till the midnight May 28 before his tenure expires on 29. He disclosed this known during a world press briefing on the unveiling of African Drum Fe with the theme: DRUMING FOR THE FUTURE at Mitros hall, Ibara Housing Estate, Okelewo, Abeokuta. The governor also maintained that the unveiling  of the 2019 4th African Drum festival is par his promises that he promised to fulfil before tenure expires on may 29, adding that he will work tirelessly to make a Ogun [Read]

TRAGEDY: Auto Crash Claims Seven Lifes, Injure scores in Kwara [READ MORE]

An auto-crash on Tuesday claimed seven persons in Oke-oyi, Ilorin east local government area of Kwara state.  It was gathered that the deceased include three men and four women, while the injured were 34 women and 24 men. Also injured are 12 children comprising six boys and six girls. The ghastly motor accident was said to have occured at about 9:40am at Osi bridge Apado area along old Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa. Kwara state Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Uchechukwu Wihioka confirmed the incident. He said that the auto crash involved a Toyota Dyna with plate number FA 655 NAS and Toyota Hiace with plate number LSD 919 SR. Wihioka attributed [Read]

OAU students kick as management bans unionism

OSUN – Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-ife on Tuesday took to the streets to protest against the alleged proscription of the students’ Union by management of the institution.  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the students under the aegis of Action Committee of the Great Ife Students’ Union said they are challenging the power of the university’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede to proscribe a “democratic union of the institution.” The protest affected free flow of traffic for about an hour at Olaiya Junction, where the aggrieved students gathered to sensitize members of the public about their plight. After the protest, the students led by Comrade Dunsin Olowolafe addressed a [Read]

BREAKING: FCT officials demolish Dokpesi-owned AIT structures in Abuja [SEE PHOTOS]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Officials of the Federal Capital Territory Development Authority (FCDA) demolished structures within DAAR Communications premises in Abuja on Tuesday. The officials from the development control unit of the FCT administration, who stormed the premises with armed security operatives, demolished several buildings located in the premises. The government officials came with bulldozers and commenced the tearing down at about 12 pm on Tuesday. DAAR Communications was founded by Raymond Dokpesi, who has been in the news lately over his row with security officials. Dokpesi was detained at Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport in Abuja when he returned from a [Read]