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Northern Elders, Youths Order Fulani Herdsmen To Return to North Immediately

Members of the Northern Elders Forum and the Coalition of the Northern Groups have asked Fulani herdsmen to leave the southern part of Nigeria. They said the herdsmen should return to the North where their (herdsmen) safety and that of their property could be guaranteed. The northern elders and the youths said they were worried that some southern leaders had allegedly openly threatened war against the Fulani herdsmen. They claimed that for this reason, all the herdsmen from the North living in the South should return home. Recall that the controversial Ruga policy suspended by the Federal Government generated various reactions with southern leaders rejecting it. The southern leaders had [Read]

Gov Makinde Publicly Declares N48bn Assets, ‘Explain The Source of Your Wealth’ – APC challenges

  Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State, has publicly declared his assets — and he is worth over N48 billion.  The governor, who said he has fulfilled one of his campaign promises, encouraged members of his team to do the same. According to a statement by Taiwo Adisa, chief press secretary to the governor, Makinde of Oyo had cash at hand and in the bank worth N234,742,296.01, as at May 28, 2019. In dollar terms, the Governor has cash valued at $30,056.99 as at the same date. Properties, including the developed and undeveloped as well as household items indicated on the asset forms, showed that the governor is worth N2, [Read]

CULTISM: Rival Gang Axe Final Year Student To Death While Writing Exam, Others Flee

Cultists in the Cross Rivers State University of Technology, Calabar campus on Monday killed a 500- level Electrical Engineering student simply identified as James. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that James, who was suspected to be a cultist too, was gunned down by members of rival gang while writing the first semester examination. According to the report, after noticing that the gunshot didn’t kill James, the attackers decided to use axe on him until he was confirmed dead. After hearing gunshots and being alerted that a student has been shot dead at the Electrical Engineering Department, some lecturers in the Civil Engineering Department of the institution made a mild announcement in [Read]

#BBNaija: [VIDEO] Why I think Tacha is ‘a Witch, Using Jazz’ – Jackye Blows The Whistle

Big Brother Naija 2019 Housemate, Jackye has speculated that Tacha is a ‘witch’. Jackye speaking to the official host of BBNaija, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu during the live eviction show, said Tacha may be using Jazz in the house. [READ ALSO] #BBNaija: How Ella, Kimoprah Were Evicted, Mercy, Tacha Reign Supreme [CLICK TO SEE HOW FANS VOTED FOR THEIR FAVOURITE HOUSEMATES] “I told Khafi that Tacha brought jazz into the house because of her bracelet. “The bracelet has some symbols which I have read about,” she said. However, Tacha denied bringing jazz in to the house, adding that the bracelet is part of the brand she sells on Instagram. Watch the video below [Read]

#BBNaija: How Ella, Kimoprah Were Evicted, Mercy, Tasha Reign Supreme [SEE HOW FANS VOTED]

It is the second week in the Big Brother Naija Pepper Dem House, It was also an eviction day.. and Ella and Kimoprah were evicted from the house, having had the lowest votes. The votes results are in, and Mercy had the highest vote. Mercy took the lead with 29.26% While Tacha had 28.77% Sir Dee had 21.77% Kimoprah had 14.82% Ella had 5.38% Nominations resumes later today, while voting commences at 7:30 pm after the nomination show. [Read]

BREAKING: [Insecurity] Obasanjo Writes President Buhari Another Open Letter [READ LETTER HERE]

Elder statesman, Olusegun Obasanjo has written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the current security issues plaguing Nigeria. The letter was released by his Special Assistant on Media matters, Kehinde Akinyemi on Monday. “Dear President and General Buhari, I am constrained to write to you this open letter. I decided to make it an open letter because the issue is very weighty and must be greatly worrisome to all concerned Nigerians and that means all right-thinking Nigerians and those residents in Nigeria. Since the issue is of momentous concern to all well-meaning and all right-thinking Nigerians, it must be of great concern to you, and collective thinking and [Read]

BREAKING: Algeria break Nigerians hearts, Defeat Eagles 2-1 for AFCON final

John Izabi,  Riyad Mahrez with a superb last minute match-winning Free kick goal as Nigeria reaps rewards of playing sluggishly defensively rather than a tight marking and attacking – minded strategy… Odion Ighalo got the consolation goal from the penalty spot after VAR review after an Ekong own goal in the first half. Algeria to face Senegal who defeated Tunisia 1-0 in Friday’s final while Nigeria plays Tunisia in the 3rd place match on Wednesday. #Have_Ur_Say 🎤   [Read]

OLAKUNRIN’S DEATH: VP Osinbajo Visits, Condoles With Pa Fasoranti’s Family [SEE PHOTOS]

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday visited Chief Rueben  Fasoranti at his residence to commiserate with him over the death of his daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, who was killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Friday along the Benin/Ore expressway Osinbajo who arrived at the Fasoranti residence at exactly 9:10 am was accompanied by the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. See photos below; Tribune [Read]

MAPOLY Releases Supplementary Admission Lists, Gives Deadline

The Management of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta has announced the release of the supplementary lists of admission for candidates into National Diploma (Full-Time only) and Full-Time and Part-Time Higher National Diploma Programmes for the 2018/2019 academic session. By this development, all candidates who have applied for admission into aforementioned programmes for the 2018/2019 academic session should check their statuses on the Polytechnic’s website: www.mapoly.edu.ng to accept their provisional admission offer. Candidates, who must have been offered provisional admission on the respective lists, however have till Friday, 26th July, 2019 to pay the mandatory acceptance fee of Twenty-Five Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N25,500.00) only via the Polytechnic’s portal on www.mapoly.edu.ng Interested [Read]

Zlatan Ibile shares money to children dancing “soapy” in traffic [SEE VIDEO]

Nigerian singer, Zlatan Ibile was spotted in traffic sharing money to some children dancing to trending dance, “Soapy” which was introduced by his colleague, Naira Marley. The singer is seen cheering the young lads on as they sing and dance to songs made by himself and colleague and has been making waves on the streets for weeks now. He then goes on ahead to share ‘mint’ thousand Naira notes to the kids – who were actually dancing in the rain – before leaving them. Watch video below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; [Read]

World’s first PORN university to open in Colombia with lectures on ‘what matters in an erection’ and ‘live sex workshops’

PORN actress Amaranta Hank has just opened the world’s first University of Porn. The sex-school offers workshops and conferences which specialise in production, acting and sales of pornographic materials. The X-rated star originally worked as a journalist, and rose to fame in her home country of Colombia after losing a bet in which she promised to strip naked for a shoot with SOHO magazine if her home football team, Deportivo Cucuta got promoted to the top division. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that Following the success from her racy snaps, Hank opted to change careers and hasn’t looked back since. ‘LIVE PRACTICES’ Now she wants to help budding porn producers [Read]

SHOCKING! Benin Offers Voodoo Prayers For AFCON Success Against Senegal, Others [READ MORE]

The sound of drum beats, hand claps and women singing fills the air at a shrine in Cotonou in the West African nation of Benin, the homeland of voodoo. But these days the ceremonies are a little bit different, as people pray for the country’s football team to make further historic progress at the Africa Cup of Nations. Benin shocked Morocco on penalties in the round of 16 to record its first ever victory in the competition and progress to a quarter-final showdown with Senegal on Wednesday. And for believers in the country where voodoo is widely practised alongside Christianity and Islam, help from the spirit world has spurred on [Read]

UPDATE: Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash

The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT community.  Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freedom of expression. “After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fest. While I want nothing more than to bring my show to fans in Saudi Arabia, after better educating myself on the issues, I believe it is important for me to make clear my support for the rights of women, the LGBTQ community and freedom [Read]

Rapper Nicki Minaj Set to Perform in Saudi Arabia Concert July 18 [READ MORE]

Saudi government accused of hypocrisy after announcement by organisers of the Jeddah Season cultural festival. Rap star Nicki Minaj will perform in Saudia Arabia later this month, organisers of the Jeddah Season cultural festival announced, as the ultraconservative kingdom tries to shed decades of restrictions on entertainment. Saudi organisers said at a press conference Wednesday that Minaj, whose real name is Onika Tanya Maraj, will headline the festival on July 18. Minaj is known for her outlandish performances and flamboyant, hyper-sexualised image. Her music videos often feature figure-hugging, skin-bearing outfits and provocative dancing. Her lyrics are laced with profanities and Minaj’s songs mainly address sex, rumoured liaisons with other rappers [Read]

Fashion designer gets 12 strokes of cane for stealing female underwear

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a fashion designer, Dauda Azeez, be given 12 strokes of the cane for stealing 16 used female underwear. Magistrate Afusat Alege, gave the order after Azeez pleaded guilty to theft. Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Cpl. Abubakar Isa told the court that the defendant committed the offence on July 2 at Oke-Kobi area, Chikanda. Isa said some residents of Oke-Kobi reported the case to the police. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the prosecutor said that when Azeez’s room was searched, 16 used female underwear were recovered. He said that investigation revealed that the defendant was in the habit of stealing used pants [Read]