October 12, 2018

2019: INEC insists APC Can’t Field Candidates For Zamfara

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that there is no going back on its decision to bar the All Progressives Congress (APC) from fielding candidates for the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State. INEC’s stand came just as the ruling party which appeared ruffled by the likely fate that may befall it in the 2019 elections in Zamfara State is making frantic effort to sort out things. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the commission through its Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr. Osaze Uzzi, said it had not changed its position despite the protestation by the APC. Speaking to THISDAY on telephone yesterday, Uzzi, who was [Read]

2019 ELECTION: See Complete List Of Presidential Candidates, Parties In race

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that No fewer than 30 presidential candidates for the 2019 general election have emerged. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has already scheduled the Presidential and National Assembly elections for Saturday, 16th February. The Governorship and State Assembly/Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council elections have been scheduled for Saturday, 2nd March 2019. Below is a list of candidates that will run for the office of the president as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: President Muhammadu Buhari – All Progressives Congress, APC Atiku Abubakar – Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Donald Duke – Social Democratic Party, SDP Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim – Alliance for New Nigeria, ANN Omoyele Sowore – [Read]

APC PRIMARIES: Again Amosun, Yari In Closed Door Meeting With Buhari

  For the second time in a week, Ogun State Governor , Senator Ibikunle Amosun and his Zamfara State counterpart, Abdulaziz Yari met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday behind closed door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Yari, who was visiting the presidential villa for the second time since the conduct of the controversial All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries in Zamfara, was accompanied by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state. NAN gathered that Yari would use the opportunity of the meeting to update President Buhari on the political happenings in Zamfara before, during and after the `failed’ APC primaries in the state. [Read]

SHOCKING: Father, Wife And Their 3 Kids Plagued With Madness In Cross River

  A Nigerian woman Oberiko Progress days ago took to Facebook to share the story of a family consisting of husband, wife, and three beautiful children plagued with insanity in Ogoja, Cross River State. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the shocking story shared by Oberiko Progress attracted several reactions from respondents who wondered with disbelief what would have caused this strange incident. She shared the story and wrote: #ONE_BIG_FAMILY_1 This happens to be the weirdest situation I’ve seen in my entire life. I have been trying to get this shot for the past five months and whenever I tried, they either walk past too quickly, change direction, or not just [Read]

2019: Atiku picks Ex-governor Peter Obi as Running Mate

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the People’s Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has picked a former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi as his running mate. He is to run with him for the presidential race scheduled to hold next year come February 14, 2019. Peter Obi’s emergence was linked to the result of consultation with stakeholders in the party and outside it. The name of Peter Obi and that of Atiku will be sent to the electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission next week. [Read]

GIST: Mercy Aigbe finally responds to news about Ambode buying her a house

  While the Lagos state governor, Ambode remain silent over the rumour that went viral last week regarding the alleged purchase of a house for Nollywood Actress, Mercy Aigbe, the top actress has taken time to respond on her critics on social media. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that she denied the allegations and claims that the house was bought for her by anyone nor the governor but that it was purely due to her ‘hardwork’ and the works of her hands. She wrote, “Dear Bloggers, the mumu upcoming script writer! and association of instablog bad belle, jobless commentators….this house you see in this picture was bought with my hard work [Read]

Fayose rejects Fayemi’s invitation to attend his inauguration – SEE REASONS HERE

  Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has reacted to his invitation to the swearing-in of his successor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, next Tuesday and said he would not honour it because “people might misconstrue it and misbehave at the venue.” NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the outgoing Governor Fayose, who addressed a valedictory press conference he tagged “State of the State Address”, on Thursday, as part of his end of tenure activities, noted that “the leaders might mean well but some people might misconstrue my presence and misbehave at the venue.” At a press conference to herald Fayemi’s inauguration ceremonies, addressed by the chairman of the media and publicity sub-committee [Read]

2019: Amosun Set to dump APC, gives Buhari, NWC Saturday deadline

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that strong indications have emerged that Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state and his loyalists may dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following the controversies that greeted the selection of party candidates for the 2019 general elections in the state. It will be recalled that the governor is at loggerheads with the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party following the refusal of the NWC to adopt the governor’s successor-designate, Adekunle Akinlade as the party’s governorship candidate. It will also be recalled that the governor has held two meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari and one with [Read]