October 24, 2018

GIST: Actor, Dejo Tunfulu Becomes Grandpa as daughter welcomes New baby – READ MORE

  Popular comic actor, Kunle Mak Tokunbo a.k.a Dejo Tunfulu @drdejotunfulu shared the cheering picture of his daughter new born baby on his Instagram page at arround 9pm on Monday and wrote: “Welcome Grandson”. It wouid be recalled that the popular comic actor gave out his 17 year old daughter, Sammyhat Pamilerin Adetokunbo’s, hand in marriage to a young man called Ahmed Babatunde Oladele, popularly known as Danku Malaysia.   NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the wedding was held on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at a secondary school beside the defunct Concord newspaper, Airport. The bride’s mother is late and thus was represented by the newly married wife of [Read]

Cross River mentally deranged family gets rescued, rehabilitated – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Cross River State Government in partnership with the Federal Neuro Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, have rescued the family of Mr. & Mrs. Ben Ogar, popularly known as “the Ogoja mentally deranged couple.” According to reports, Mr. Ben and his wife lost their means of livelihood about six years ago, while still resident in Abuja, with their two kids, and what followed was a mental disorder. READ ALSO: SHOCKING: School Girls Expelled For Failing Pregnancy Tests Ben then relocated himself and his wife to his country home in Ogoja, where he opted to stay in a shanty rather [Read]

AITEO CUP 2018: Heart-fighting Rangers comeback from three goals to defeat Kano Pillars on penalties as champions – READ MORE

ASABA – Heart fighting Rangers FC of Enugu State came from three goals down to equalize 3-3 in the most dramatic fashion and eventually winning 4-2 on penalties to defeat Kano Pillars emerging as the 2018 Nigeria Aiteo FA Cup Champions in a thrilling encounter played at the Stephen Keshi stadium, Asaba, in Delta state. The game at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta state started at a high tempo with Kano Pillars taking the lead as early as the fifth minute when veteran Rabiu Ali fired in a ball through to him by Nwagua into the net. One goal became two as Ibrahim Alassan’s corner kick is pushed [Read]

APC CRISIS: Protest in Ogun over non-recognition of Akinlade as Guber candidate – READ MORE

  ABEOKUTA – Women wing of All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday stagged a peaceful demonstration round Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital to protest the non-recognition of Abdul-Kabir Adekunle Akinlade as the party’s governorship candidate in the state. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the protesters, numbering over 100, stormed the governor’s office located within the state secretariat complex in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta where they demanded to see the state governor, Ibikunle Amosun but to no avail. Armed with placards bearing different inscription such as “Osinbajo in the name of your Lord your God, let peace reign in Ogun”, “Akinlade is our Governor, give us our mandate, don’t steal it”, “Akinlade Lafe L’ogun”, [Read]

BREAKING: George Weah fulfils Electoral promises, declares Tuition free University Education – READ MORE

  LIBERIA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President of Liberia, President George Weah has declared the University of Liberia and all other public universities in Liberia tuition free. He took to his Facebook page to announce the joyful news few minutes ago. During the last campaign before his election, George Weah said to a large congregation of his supporters, “I played football in Europe. I would have stayed in Europe and enjoyed my money, but I came to Liberia to redeem you from the bondage of hardships. See what I have done in this country in terms of development.” Speaking to [Read]

BREAKING: Former Gov Fayose granted N50m bail – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the immediate former governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has been granted bail by the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that Fayose was granted bail in the sum of 50 million Naira. The trial judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun granted Fayose who is facing N2.2bn fraud charges the bail, with two sureties in like sum. EFCC obtains court order to detain Fayose for two weeks, ex-gov kicks – READ MORE According to the bail condition, the former governor shall be remanded in the prison custody till the bail condition are met. [Read]

IPOB Sacks Nnamdi Kanu As Leader For ‘Valuing His Dog Above Murdered Members’ – READ MORE

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Olisa Mbakwe, one of the leaders of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the group, has been sacked. According to Mbakwe, the sack was as a result of the Sunday broadcast credited to Kanu, which he said was a clear indication that Kanu prefers his dog, Jack, to those murdered in the struggle for the realisation of Biafra. During a broadcast aired on Sunday from his base in Israel, Kanu mourned his dog and “a few other people” in his compound, who lost their lives when troops of Operation Python Dance invaded his residence in September 2017. “The [Read]

FG to limit number of children per mother – READ MORE

  The Federal Government on Tuesday declared that it was working hard to come out with a policy that would limit the number of children that a mother could have in Nigeria. It stated that traditional rulers and other leaders across the country were being engaged as regards this, adding that the move was aimed at addressing one of the “great challenges” in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan of the Federal Government. NEWS FLAKES gathers that the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, who disclosed this while responding to questions during a session at the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja, noted that the country’s population had been identified as [Read]

Gunmen abduct journalist, one other in Nasarawa – READ MORE

  LAFIA — Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Police in Nasarawa State has confirmed the abduction of staff of the state Broadcast Service, NBS, Keffi office, and his friend by unknown gunmen. The Command’s spokesman, SP Kennedy Idirisu, told journalists in Lafia that the staff of the broadcast station were abducted at about 10p.m., weekend, while returning from work. Idirisu said a friend of the victims reported at Keffi Police Station that the victims, whom he saw the previous night, after closing from work did not return to their houses. According to Idirisu, the Police began investigation and found the Honda CRV [Read]

‘We Are Not Aware That Our Men Accompanied Suspended NHIS Boss’ – Police

  The police say they are not aware that some officers accompanied Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), to office on Monday. Yusuf was suspended by the NHIS governing board last week, but he had argued that his suspension was illegal and that he would resume office nonetheless. He had said only President Muhammadu Buhari the power to suspend him. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that On Monday, policemen numbering over 30 arrived at the NHIS office in the Utako area of Abuja, amid a lockdown by workers who attempted to prevent Yusuf from entering the premises. After firing teargas at the protesting workers, the policemen [Read]

‘Shonekan is Alive, Not Dead’, says Ogun govt – READ MORE

  Ogun state government on Tuesday evening denied the rumoured death of former Head of Interim National Government of Nigeria, Chief Ernest Shonekan. The state government said it is a rumour and far from being true. The news of the death of former Head of Interim National Government of Nigeria who took the reigns of government from former military President Ibrahim Babangida in 1994 after the annulled June 12, 1994 Presidential election presumably won by late politician and philanthropist, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, rocks Egbaland in Ogun State with many receiving it with doubt. 2019: Amosun Accuses Tinubu, Oshiomhole, Osoba of Perpetrating fraud in Ogun State – CLICK TO READ [Read]