Date
November 16, 2018

OGUN 2019: UPN withdraws from Guber race, endorses SDP candidate, Paseda – READ MORE

  Ogun State chapter of Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN)  has adopted the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Otunba Rotimi Paseda as its gubernatorial candidate for the forthcoming 2019 election. UPN State Party Chairperson, Alhaja Aminat Olatunbosun who gave this notice during a press conference held at the NUJ secretariat, Abeokuta on Friday, said the party would not be able to contest for any elective post in the state except for the House of Assembly. He therefore said the party would be supporting the Paseda who was the gubernatorial candidate of the party in the 2015 election. “Our party as one of the earliest political parties in [Read]

BREAKING: FG declares Tuesday Public Holiday to mark Eid-el-Maulud – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 20th November 2018 as Public Holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration.   The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, called on Muslim faithful to align themselves with the prophet’s teachings which border on piety, charity, tolerance and peaceful co-existence, among others. While calling on all Nigerians to uphold these virtues, with a view to overcoming the current national challenges facing the country, Gen. Dambazau assured that the Federal Government remains committed to the unity of the country [Read]

GIST: Nigerian mother shares birthday gift her kids got her with lunch money – SEE PHOTOS

  A Nigerian mother, Princess Amaka, who is a year older today, shared her joy on Facebook after her three children gave her birthday gifts of shoes and bag bought with the lunch money they saved up. She wrote: “My people, Am pls one today and my kids brought me to tears of joy this morning. Am so excited! I never knew the lunch money that is normally given to them for lunch , they used to go hungry at the school and keep saving that 50 or 100 naira giving to them just to present a gift to mom on her birthday”. “My joy is overwhelming, take a look [Read]

EFCC arrests 23 OOU students, 12 others for Internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has arrested 34 suspected Internet fraudsters at 21 , Sawmill Road Awa – Ijebu, Ogun State . The suspects who are between 19 and 37 years include 23 students at Olabisi Onabanjo University , out of which nine were ladies who allegedly claimed to be girlfriends or neighbours of some of the suspects ; one was said to be a student of the National Open University of Nigeria , while 12 others are non- students . The commission said in a statement on its Facebook account that it got wind of the suspects ’ activities through a series of intelligence reports alleging [Read]

Mimiko backs out of presidential race, eyes Senatorial ticket

  The Zenith Labour Party Presidential candidate Olusegun Mimiko Thursday backed out of the presidential race to contest Ondo central senatorial seat in 2019. In a statement received by The Guardian, John Paul Akinduro, Mimiko’s spokesman said he announced his withdrawal from the race while meeting with the party faithful and some national leaders of the party in Ondo. “I took the decision in the ultimate interest of our party, the Zenith Labour Party,” said Mimiko. He, however, declared he would now be running for Ondo Central Senatorial district in next year’s election. The statement also revealed that the party’s candidate for Ondo Central Senatorial district, Engr. Gboye Adegbenro, has [Read]