November 3, 2018

2019: Angry Tinubu Spits fire, As Allegation Of Working With Atiku To Defeat Buhari Goes Viral READ MORE

  A leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the South West, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has reacted to reports that he was working with the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar ahead of the 2019 elections. Tinubu expressed his commitment to the re-election ambition of the APC candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that in a recent interview, a member of the PDP Board of Trustees, Abba Gana and former FCT Minister, had said Tinubu would work for Atiku because of his long-standing relationship with the former Vice President. However, Tinubu pointed out that he remains firm [Read]

NEW MINIMUM WAGE: Court Cannot Stop Nationwide Strike – LABOUR

  Trade Union Congress, TUC, has rejected the court judgement stopping workers from commencing a nationwide strike action on November 6th over new Minimum Wage. The organised labour had threatened to commence an indefinite strike action to press home their demands for the national minimum wage to be increased from the current N18,000 to N30,000. But Justice Sanusi Kado, on Friday, gave the order in a ruling on an ex parte application moved on behalf of the Federal Government by the Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Dayo Apata. Speaking on the development, Alhaji Kola Olumoh, the chairman, Trade Union Congress (TUC), in Kwara State [Read]

We Won’t Submit Buhari’s WAEC Certificate to INEC — APC

  The All Progressives Congress has said it will not submit the West African School Certificate attestation of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Independent National Electoral Commission despite the fact that it had been presented to him by the West African Examination Council. The attestation was presented to President Buhari on Friday by the Registrar of WAEC, Dr. Uyi Uwadiae, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. 2019: WAEC Presented ‘Manufactured’ Certificate to Buhari – CUPP Alleges But the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Lanre Issa-Onilu, told newsmen that the certificate will no longer be submitted to INEC as it was no longer necessary. Issa-Onilu said: “We don’t need to submit [Read]

2019: Four Govs, 52 Lawmakers Set To Dump APC to Support Atiku’s Bid – READ MORE

  The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently keeping tabs of political activities of no fewer than four of its governors and some of its chieftains, including members of the National Assembly over their alleged support for the presidential bid of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku is one of the 77 candidates expected to be on the ballot in the February 16 election against the incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC. The former Vice President was a member of the APC until he defected to the PDP and eventually emerged as the leading opposition party’s presidential flagbearer last month. According to highly placed [Read]

Ex-gov Orji Kalu Reportedly Goes into Coma, hospitalized in Germany for an undisclosed Ailment – READ MORE

  A former Governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress , Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has been hospitalised in Germany. Kalu’s media aide, Kunle Oyewunmi, said in a statement on Friday that the ex- governor flew to Germany last Monday for “ a major surgery ” to address “an undisclosed and life -threatening ailment .” NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that he was said to have flown aboard a Lufthansa aircraft , accompanied by his wife, Ifunanya. Oyewunmi said upon arrival in Germany, Kalu was on Tuesday rushed in an ambulance to Helios Klinik, Wiesbaden , Germany , where he was immediately wheeled into the surgical theatre [Read]

I read Psalm 121 before going for robbery –Suspect

  A 30-year-old cross-border robbery suspect, John Godwin, has told operatives of the Zonal Intervention Squad attached to Zone 2 Command that he was arrested because he forgot to recite Psalms 121 before going for the operation. Godwin, who looked dejected, said it was because God wanted the police to arrest him that he forgot to the read Psalms 121 on the fateful day when he and gang members were going for the robbery operation. Four other suspects – Solomon Adeniji (27), Tosin Adeoye (25) and two nationals of Republic of Benin, Adewale Adebolaji (45) and Moyori Sule (42) – were arrested alongside with Godwin. The Zonal Police Public Relations [Read]

Man rapes mother, former in-law, blames act on idleness – READ MORE

  A 32 – year -old man in the Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State , David Shakari , has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector – General of Police Intelligence Response Team for rape . NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the 32 -year – old father of one reportedly raped his mother and ex-wife ’s mother who are in their 50 s and 60 s respectively . Our correspondent learnt that Shakari had attended a festival sometime in August 2017 in the community and returned home drunk in the night. Shakari , who lived with his mother , reportedly met the woman asleep and forcefully had sex [Read]

‘Electrocute yourself if you dislike my support for Atiku/Peter Obi’, Shan George slams Critics – READ MORE

For condemning her support for Atiku and Peter Obi in the forthcoming 2019 presidential election, veteran actress and filmmaker, Shan George has told critics to electrocute themselves if they are not satisfied with her choice for presidency. Responding to a barrage of swipes thrown at her since she declared support for Atiku and Peter Obi, she advised her critics to either support candidates of their choice or electrocute themselves if they can’t live with her decision. Reconcile With S-East Govs, Party Leaders To Ensure Victory, Group Tells Atiku, Obi “Bad belle and high blood pressure wants to kill some people. Atiku/Obi is my choice; go and support your own candidate. [Read]