Date
November 30, 2018

As a Man United fan, I’m envious of Chelsea – Tinubu, as Mikel Visits APC Chieftain

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Monday revealed his knowledge of football when Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi paid him a visit at his Bourdillon, Ikoyi home in Lagos. Mikel, who plays in the Chinese Super League, had visited Tinubu to seek his support for Africa’s Next Football Superstar, a talent hunt programme initiated by the Mikel Obi Foundation. But the ex- Chelsea midfielder , who won two EPL titles, three FA Cups, one Football League Cup as well as the UEFA Champions League and Europa League in 11 years at Stamford Bridge, was perhaps astonished when Tinubu displayed [Read]

Be Cautious Of Granting Visa To Atiku Abubakar – FG Tells US

  The Federal Government tells the U.S to be cautious in granting a visa to the PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in order not to create the impression of endorsing him for the 2019 election. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the government position at an interactive session with media executives in Abuja on Thursday. Mohammed said that the government was aware of the move by the former Vice President to lobby the U.S. to lift the visa ban imposed on him. He said, while the U.S. has the prerogative of whom to issue visa, it should be mindful of the timing, in order not [Read]

2019: Kwara Gov, Abdulfatah Ahmed Withdraws from Senatorial Race at Last Minute – READ MORE

  ILORIN – Reports from Ilorin the Kwara state capital indicate that the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has shockingly announced his withdrawal from the senatorial race in the 2019 general elections at the last minute.  NEWS FLAKES NG recalls that Governor Ahmed had won the ticket to contest Kwara South senatorial seat under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in a consensus arrangement during the October party’s primaries. Dr Rafiu Ibrahim, the beneficiary of the governor’s action, who is also the Senator representing Kwara South in the National Assembly, has praised the Senate President and national leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Bukola Saraki for granting the request [Read]

Proposed Abeokuta City Centre to Create 4,000 Jobs – Amosun

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that not less than 4,000 direct and indirect employment opportunities will be created, when construction works on the Abeokuta City Centre, in the Ogun State capital, is completed.  The Promoter of Shoprite, Mr. Tayo Amusan, made this known in an interview with news men, after he accompanied Governor Ibikunle Amosun and stakeholders, on an inspection of the project site, in Abeokuta. He said the vision is to create a city within a city, that will accommodate people from all over West Africa. The Lead Contractor handling the project, Mr. Ibukun Sonola, also answering questions, said the project, which has reached 60 percent completion stage, will [Read]