October 26, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Obasanjo woos Amosun to support ADC candidate GNI as Next Ogun Gov – READ MORE

– APC remain adamant on Akinlade By John Izabi,  ABEOKUTA – Indications emerge earlier today Friday October 26, 2018 that former president Olusegun Obasanjo may have begun strong efforts to woo outgoing governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun to support African Democratic Congress, ADC Gubernatorial Candidate in the forthcoming 2019 Polls, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka as the state’s next governor, NEWS FLAKES NG can authoritatively report. This is coming days after the governor in company of two revered monarchs of the state as well as other APC party chieftains had visited President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock on a visit perceived to be one of the governor’s last minute [Read]

Again, The Economist Says Buhari Will Lose in 2019, Predicts Victory for Atiku – READ MORE

– Fashola: President Will Hand over to South-west in 2023 – PDP Will Be Difficult to Defeat, Says Kogi Gov The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research unit of The Economist Magazine, has predicted that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 presidential election. This prediction is coming as the Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday night in Abuja, told President Buhari and the APC that the PDP “will not be a push over” in the general elections. The Economist’s forecast came less than two months after [Read]

AITEO CUP FINAL: Super Eagles Coach, Gernet Rohr robbed in Asaba – READ MORE

  Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, was robbed by pickpockets after the Aiteo Cup Final between Enugu Rangers and Kano Pillars. Rangers came from three goals down to draw 3-3, before eventually winning 4-3 on penalties. Rohr watched the game live at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State and according to the German, he lost his valuables as he made his way out after the match. AITEO CUP 2018: Heart-fighting Rangers comeback from three goals to defeat Kano Pillars on penalties as champions – READ MORE NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Valuables like his smartphone and immigration documents, were among the items he lost. “I [Read]

New Minimum Wage: Atiku promises living wage for Nigerian workers if elected President – READ MORE

  Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has assured Nigerians and workers that his government will be committed to promoting a living wage for the workers. The former Vice President stated this in a post shared on his Twitter page Thursday. Atiku wrote, “I want the Nigerian Labour Congress, the Trade Union Congress and the generality of Nigeria’s workers to be assured of my commitment to the principle of a living wage for Nigeria’s workers. “In my private enterprises, I have shown commitment to the goose that lays the golden egg, and if given the opportunity, I shall extend that commitment to the public sector.” [Read]

SHOCKING: Abuja rail can’t run more than 90km/h in order not to kill cows, says Amaechi – READ MORE

  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has given reasons why the Abuja-Lagos rail line cannot travel faster than 90 kilometres per hour. Amaechi, a former governor of Rivers State disclosed that the locomotive can’t run beyond 90 kilometers per hour in order not to kill cattle on its route. The Minister said the last time the locomotive ran at 100 kilometer per hour, it killed many cattle. He said, “The reason we want to go back to narrow gauge is because, between Lagos and Kano, we have 30 million tonnes of cargo. Even if you do three rail lines, it cannot be enough. “It took us 14 days to [Read]

Atiku vs Buhari: Police arrest man who climbed billboard hanger for PMB to resign – READ MORE

  YOLA – The Adamawa State police command has arrested Lawan Faro, the man who climbed a 40 metre-high billboard hanger in Yola, the state capital on Wednesday and threatened to jump to his death if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to resign. Lawan said he would only come down if the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar assures him that he will defeat Buhari in 2019. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that his action was reportedly necessitated by the “extreme poverty” in the land. 2019: Again Buhari Fails to Submit Credentials to INEC, says My Credentials are still with military – READ MORE It was learnt that Faro [Read]

2019: Again Buhari Fails To Submit Credentials to INEC, says My Credentials are still with military – READ MORE

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Over 70 out of the 91 political parties are presenting presidential candidates that will participate in the 2019 presidential election. Our source’s correspondent, who visited the FCT office of the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday, reported that over 70 names had been posted as of Thursday night. The list was posted with INEC’s timetable which fixed October 25 for the publication of candidates of political parties across the country. Some of the candidates include: President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, Obadiah Mailafia of the African Democratic Congress, and former Governor Donald Duke [Read]