October 30, 2018

State Govs Agree to pay N22,500 as New Minimum Wage – READ MORE

State Governors have offered to pay a sum of N22,500 as minimum wage as against the N30,000 demanded by labour. Chairman of the Forum and Zamfara State Governor, Abdul’Aziz Yari, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. He explained that the decision followed an emergency meeting of the governors where they deliberated on the new minimum wage after a briefing from the forum’s representatives at the Tripartite Committee. READ ALSO: BREAKING: Ogun ADC Guber Candidate, GNI unveils running Mate – READ MORE The governor noted that the welfare of the people was the ultimate concern for the forum, lamenting the deteriorating economic situation experienced by the vulnerable segment of the [Read]

BREAKING: Ogun ADC Guber Candidate, GNI unveils running Mate – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that ahead of the 2019 general elections , the Ogun State chapter of the African Democratic Party has unveiled the running mate to the governorship candidate of the party in the state , Prince Gboyega Isiaka . She is Mrs Olukemi Okeowo- Bolade. She was a former Senior Special Assistant to the Ogun State governor , Senator Ibikunle Amosun , on Energy and Special Duties , during his first term . She hails from Ogbogbo , Ijebu North East Local Government Area of the state . Isiaka who later presented his running mate to the party chairman, [Read]

Buhari Meets Four PDP Govs in Aso Villa – READ MORE

  ABUJA – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Four state governors elected on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party earlier on Tuesday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari. All the governors are from the South-South region of the country. The meeting was held inside the President ’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja shortly after Buhari returned from his condolence visit to Kaduna State. Details of the meeting were however still sketchy as at the time of filing this report but speculations have it that it might not be too unconnected with the forthcoming 2019 general elections with many political calculations, realignment and power play amongst [Read]

We are learning ‘Shaku Shaku’ dance steps for our campaign, says Osinbajo – READ MORE

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who was Chairman and Special Guest of Honour at the launch of Five Fascinating Books written by Funmilayo Braithwaite, in Abuja on Sunday, disclosed that he was learning the ‘ Shaku Shaku’ dance steps for campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections. Yemi Osinbajo who stated that nobody knows what will work in Nigerian politics, added that his friend recently polled large number of votes just by dancing. OSUN RE-RUN: AFENIFERE Suspends Iyiola Omisore For Supporting APC – READ MORE “And hopefully, we will be able to find resolution to some of the questions raised in our political lives as well; I know that is [Read]

OSUN RE-RUN: AFENIFERE Suspends Iyiola Omisore For Supporting APC – READ MORE

  The pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Tuesday, announced the suspension of the candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore for one year. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Omisore was alleged to have aligned with the All Progressives Congress to win the rerun election in Ife South and North Local Government Areas of Osun State. His action was said to have gone against the position of his party, the Social Democratic Party and the Afenifere. READ ALSO: ELECTRICITY SHORTAGE: Native Doctors, Others Protest Against BEDC In Benin – READ MORE + SEE PHOTOS Omisore’s suspension was part of the decisions taken [Read]

ELECTRICITY SHORTAGE: Native Doctors, Others Protest Against BEDC In Benin – READ MORE

BENIN – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Native doctors and residents of Benin took to the streets to protest yesterday, following an alleged plan to renew the operational license of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). Speaking to newsmen, Osaze Edigin, the Public Relations Officer of the Edo State Civil Society Organizations, stated that the peaceful demonstration which will last for three days is to draw the BPE attention to the “incompetence of the distribution company.” He further stated that the Performance Agreement the company entered with the Federal Government, elapses on the 31st of October, 2018 and not the proposed extension of December, 2019 by the BPP. “BEDC operational Licence [Read]