BBNaija: Why I want to be evicted on Sunday – Khafi

Big Brother Naija 2019 housemate, Khafi, on Friday night said she would like to be evicted on Sunday because she is tired of the house. Khafi, who is up for eviction this week, was upset after a rift with Jackie. It all started when Biggie gifted the housemates alcohol after the Friday night arena game. But when it arrived, Jackie argued that the drinks were for the Cruisetopia team. The statement, which did not go well with the ‘Icons’, led to disagreement. Khafi speaking to Cindy, said, “really I will be happy to go home on Sunday. I’m so over all these. I’m tired.” Cindy, however, advised her not to [Read]

Commotion in UNILORIN as Gorilla Breaks its Cage, Escapes From Zoo [SEE VIDEO]

ILORIN – There was pandemonium at the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) on Thursday, after a Gorilla broke out of its cage in the institution’s zoo. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that though no one was hurt by the break-out today August 15, however some UNILORIN students were spotted filming the fleeing wild animal. Here is a video from the scene of the incident below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

[PHOTOS] Pandemonium As Bridge Collapses On Truck in Lagos

YABA – There was a bit of chaos in the Yaba axis of Lagos State after a part of the pedestrian bridge just in front of the St. Dominic’s Catholic Church in the area fell on a truck. The truck was passing by before the bridge collapsed right under it on Saturday morning, NEWS FLAKES NG reports. The pictures from the incident shows some iron railings on top of the front part of the truck. Correspondent Bridge Collapses On Truck In Lagos who was at the scene of the accident, reported that no life was lost as was confirmed by an official. See the photos: [Read]

BIG SHAME! Soldiers, SARS Officials Fight Dirty Over Yahoo Boys’ 50m Funds in Akure [SEE VIDEO]

AKURE – Two sets of Yahoo boys engaged the services of Soldiers and F-SARS officials on a shady deal they engaged in. The military officers on getting to the scene and hearing the amount of money involved turned against the SARS and it turned out to be a serious clash in Akure, Ondo State. The people who are supposed to help clean the mess in the land are busy fighting over Yahoo boys loots 😳😳 I weep for this Nation 😢 Watch video below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG;   [Read]

2023 Presidency: Northern Youths Endorse Tinubu, Condemn El-Rufai Over Zoning

KADUNA – Northern youths under the auspices of United Northern Youth and Students (UNYS) have endorsed former Lagos State governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for Presidency in 2023. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the group also condemned the call by Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai for the abolition of power rotation in the country. Coordinator of the youth group, Comrade Jabir Maiturare, who addressed a press conference in Kaduna on Friday, said Tinubu has contributed immensely to the North politically, particularly his coordination of the South West for an overwhelming support that brought about the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 [Read]

OGUN GUBER: Gov Abiodun Floors Labour Party At Appeal Court

IBADAN – The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, has dismissed the appeal filed by the Labour Party (LP) against the election of the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun. This was disclosed in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin, on Friday. According to Somorin, the court described the Labour Party’s appeal as lacking in merit and outright frivolous. The statement reads in part , “The court upheld the submission of counsel to Abiodun and the All Progressives Congress, Wale Ajayi, that the governor was duly elected and calling for the invalidation of the poll that returned him could not [Read]

[PHOTOS] Newborn Babies Sleep On Plastic Chairs Due To Insufficient Beds At Nigerian Clinic

New Born Babies Made To Sleep On Plastic Chairs Due To Insufficient Beds At A Nigerian Hospital. Someone said they haven’t even started living and their suffering has begun! You can imagine such. What’s  Really Happening In Our Country?? [Read]

OMG! Thief Electrocuted While Stealing Cables From Transformer In Delta [PHOTOS]

DELTA – A cable thief lost his life in Delta while trying to steal cables from a transformer. According to the report, he was electrocuted while trying to steal cables in the night. The incident happened in Ogharefe, Oghara, Delta. See More Photos Below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG:     [Read]

Siasia Absolves Self of all FIFA Bribery Charges, Vows to Fight Back

Former Super Eagles Coach Samson Siasia on Friday reacted to the announcement by world football governing body, FIFA, which banned him for life from all football-related activities and fined him CHF 50,000 for bribery and match-fixing allegations. Siasia, apart from declaring the allegation against him as false, also promised to fight it with the last of his blood. [READ ALSO] SPORTS: FIFA Bans Samson Siasia For Life Over Match-Fixing, Bribery The body had banned the former Nigeria international for life for agreeing to “receive bribes in relation to the manipulation of matches,” FIFA said in a statement on Friday. Reacting to the development, Siasia online news portal, Thebreakingtimes.com that FIFA’s allegations [Read]

Court Freezes $.6m, N248.3m In Ex-Zamfara Gov, Yari’s Accounts

ABUJA – The Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission (ICPC) yesterday said a Federal High Court in Abuja had granted it permission to freeze various sums of money in bank accounts traced to a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari. A statement from ICPC spokesperson, Mrs. Rasheedat Okoduwa, said Justice Taiwo Taiwo gave the permission yesterday when he ruled on an ex-parte motion filed by the ICPC ordering that the accounts containing $669, 248.89 and N24.3 million domiciled with Polaris and Zenith banks respectively, be frozen. She said the sums were funds allegedly stashed in the personal accounts of the former governor and companies belonging to him, which [Read]

El-Zakzaky wanted to relocate to another country from India, Says FG

ABUJA – The federal government says the mission of Ibraheem el-Zakzaky, leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), in India was to seek asylum in another country. In a statement on Friday, Grace Gekpe, permanent secretary, ministry of information, said while in India, IMN leader reached out to international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and some lawyers. El-Zakzaky returned to the country on Friday without being treated. The IMN leader departed country on Monday after a high court gave him permission to go for treatment. However, 24 hours after he landed there, El-Zakzaky raised the alarm that the federal government was frustarting him. But the permanent secretary said El-Zakzaky’s actions in India [Read]

Popular Nigerian comedian escapes death in ghastly accident

JOS – Nigerian comedian, Afamefuna Klint Igwemba, popularly known as ‘Klint da Drunk’, has took to his instagram page on Friday to share how God saved him from a terrible accident. Igwemba, who hails from Agukwu-Nri in Anocha LGA of Anambra State was filled with praises as he called on his followers to join him in thanking God for saving him from the accident which occurred along Bauchi-Jos expressway. He wrote: ” Please, help me in praising God Almighty for delivering us from the Jaws of death. Along Bauchi-Jos express road. ”We were involved in a terrible car crash. We boarded a golf 2 on charter as it was the [Read]

Drama in Airport As DSS Officers Whisk Away El-Zakzaky On Return To Abuja

ABUJA – Shiites leader, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, was on Friday wisked away through the “back-door” on arrival to the country. He arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at 11:40am. but operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) tricked journalists and some of his supporters by positioning them at the arrival lounge, while taking him through an alternative route out of the airport. El-Zakzaky returned to the country without getting medical attention in India. [Read]

SPORTS: FIFA Bans Samson Siasia For Life Over Match-Fixing, Bribery

Former Nigeria national team coach Samson Siasia has been banned from the game for life following a match-fixing probe by world governing body FIFA. FIFA said in a statement on Friday that the adjudicatory chamber of their independent Ethics Committee found that Siasia was “guilty of having accepted that he would receive bribes in relation to the manipulation of matches in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics.” The 51-year-old Siasia played 51 times as a striker for the Nigerian national team and later coached various national youth sides before a spell as senior coach in 2016. The case is the latest to emerge from FIFA’s long-running investigation into the [Read]

Head teacher allegedly rapes 6-year-old pupil

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 30-year-old head teacher of a private school in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for allegedly raping a 6-year-old pupil of his school. The suspect identified as Shedrach Nwekeagu, allegedly started off by inserting a finger into the minor and raping her a week after the first assault. He was however arrested after the victim’s father noticed blood stains on her underwear following a stomach ache complaint. Stella Nezan, the head of Press and Public Relations Unit of NAPTIP confirmed the arrest of the headteacher in a statement. The statement read “Operatives of [Read]