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9th Assembly: NASS Bars Journalists From Inauguration, Demands Certificate Of Registration, Income Tax

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Leadership of the National Assembly (NASS) has commenced a crackdown on journalists and Media houses covering it’s activities with the released of stringent conditions for new accreditation that may barred the forth estate of the real from covering the inauguration of the 9th Assembly. The release of the 20 points stringent requirements for all journalists and Media houses to cover the activities of the national assembly before or at the expiration of the present national assembly is seen as another attempt to gag the press. Some of the requirements to cover the national assembly at the expiration of this present leadership, according to the [Read]

Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale Clash With Guns on Stage As Ghana Music Awards Turns Bloody [SEE VIDEOS]

Stonebwoy was crowned the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) 2019 Reggae/Dancehall Artiste of the year. And in his speech, he told Shatta Wale in his face that this is the fifth time he’s beating him to win the award. An unhappy Shatta Wale and his fans had got off their seats and made their way to the podium, but were stopped by Stonebwoy and his fans and that led to a brawl. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the event nearly turned bloody in the early hours of Sunday, May 19, 2019 if not for the intervention of some security operatives. Stonebwoy was later handcuffed and whisked away. Watch the videos [Read]

DEFAMATION: Atiku demands N500m, apology from Buhari’s aide [READ MORE]

The standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has demanded N500million, apology and retraction from the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, as damages for alleged defamatory statement against him. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Atiku threatened that Onochie’s failure or neglect to accede to his demands within the next 48 hours will compel him to activate the full weight of the legal machinery against Onochie, without any further recourse. The former vice president said this in a letter by his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), on May 14, stating that refusal [Read]

UPDATE: [JUST IN] Judge Remands Naira Marley in Prison Over Alleged Credit Card Fraud

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, be remanded in the prison custody. The judge made the remand order on Monday morning shortly after the musician was arraigned before him on 11 counts, bordering on credit card fraud. Naira Marley had pleaded not guilty to the cyber fraud charges pressed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judge adjourned till May 30 to take the bail application filed by the defence counsel, Taiwo Oreagba, on behalf of his client. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: EFCC Arraigns Naira Marley in Court On 11-Count Charges [READ MORE & SEE [Read]

BREAKING: EFCC Arraigns Naira Marley in Court On 11-Count Charges [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Ace Nigerian musician, Naira Marley has appeared in court on 11- count charges by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  Recall that Naira Marley was arrested few weeks back by officials of EFCC over allegations of internet fraud. See more photos of the ongoing court proceedings below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG: More Details Shortly!! STAY GLUED TO THIS SPACE!! #Follow & #LikeOurOfficialNewsPage via www.facebook.com/newsflakesng For 247 Fresh global updates and many more hot Gists regularly 😎👌 [Read]

52-Year Old Man lands in police net for attempting to dube Ogun CP

A 52-year-old suspected fraudster, Tayo Ogunmola, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly attempting to dube the state Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the arrest of the suspect followed a phone call he had made to the CP pretending to be a herbalist who mistakenly sent a recharge card pin number to the telephone number of the CP and later pleaded for the pin to be sent back to him. According to a statement on Sunday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the CP who had been familiar with such antic by fraudsters [Read]

YORUBA OBASHIP: Awujale, Alake in supremacy battle

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo and  the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona are reportedly engaged in a supremacy battle.  It was recently reported that the Alake of Egbaland had rated himself higher than the Awujale of Ijebuland. While everyone expected Oba Adetona to respond, he didn’t say a word immediately. However, last week, at the launch of an endowment fund for the Oba Sikiru Adetona Professorial Chair in Governance, Department of Political Science, Olabisi Onabanjo University, held at Oriental Hotel, in Victoria Island Lagos, the Awujale finally spoke. He said when he learnt that the Alake rated himself higher than him, he [Read]

One Of The Escaped Chibok Girls Graduates In America

On Friday May 17, 2019 one of the 276 schoolgirls abducted by terrorists in Northern Nigeria in 2014, Palmatah Mutah, has earned an associate degree from a community college in the United States of America. Her graduation day came 5 years, one month and three days after the ignoble mass abductions that sparked global outrage and ignited the #bringbackourgirls campaign. The 23-year-old who escaped that fateful April night by jumping out of a Boko Haram truck becomes the first escaped Chibok girl to obtain an associate degree from an institution abroad. Many Nigerians were shocked most of the 57 Chibok students who escaped could not speak English although they were [Read]

Nigerian-born Tobechukwu Phillips shatters American school’s 125-year academic record

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a Nigerian -born teenager, Tobechukwu Phillips has shattered the 125 academic history of her high school in Texas, US. Phillips, a student of Alvin High School boasted a 6.9 GPA, after she earned A’s throughout her stay in the school. She emerged the first Black valedictorian in the school’s history. Alvin High School was originally established in 1894. African – American students were allowed to join the school in 1965 . Speaking to Because of Them We Can, Phillips said, “Maintaining the highest GPA in my class is a difficult task . It truly takes time management but more importantly acknowledging what you do it [Read]

Singer,Burna Boy exits social media

Afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy has announced his exit from all platforms of social media permanently. NEWSFLAKES NG reports that the ‘gbona’ singer shared the news on Wednesday via his Instagram page @burnaboygram, explaining that his page will only share information on music and upcoming shows henceforth. He said, “I am leaving all social media platforms permanently. They are now strictly for my show dates and new music. My social media will now be in the full control of my management. Love and positivity to all.” Although no reason was given for this exit, it comes after fans called the singer out for using his handles to shade [Read]

2019 POLLS FALL-OUT: ‘I’m Wiser Now’, Says Ambode [READ MORE]

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that having spent almost four years running the affairs of Lagos, he is “wiser” now. Mr Ambode said this while fielding questions from state house correspondents during his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. The governor said he visited Abuja on behalf of Lagosians to appreciate Mr Buhari for inaugurating some of the projects in the state. When asked about what lessons he has learnt as a politician in Lagos, the governor said he has learnt a lot of things which has shaped his identity as someone who came into government as a “technocrat”. “You see, every politician learns every day,” [Read]

Davido and his second baby mama at their daughter birthday party in Atlanta

Popular Nigerian singer David Adeleke, known by his stage name Davido, was spotted recently having fun in Atlanta. The singer had gone to Atlanta to celebrate his daughter, Hailey, who was celebrating her birthday. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the singer had dressed up in a cute baby shark costume to make his daughter’s day special at the birthday party. Little Hailey Adeleke had celebrate her second birthday in the presence of family and friends. New photos from the party have surfaced online. The photos showed Davido and his second baby mama, Amanda, embracing each other at the party.   The singer and his daughter Hailey’s mother seemed to have [Read]

Marry Five wives or be jailed, Swaziland King orders country men

The King of Swaziland, King Mswati III has made a declaration in the country that from June 2019, men will be required to marry at least five wives or go to jail. A statement by the King called for all men in the country to marry at least five wives, assuring the men that government would pay for the marriage ceremonies and buy houses for them. “Here’s the deal, marry at least five wives and you’re assured that the government will pay for the marriage ceremonies and buy houses for them.” NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that King Mswati warned that any man or woman who opposes the decision “will face [Read]

Ondo Govt Set To Grow Marijuana For Business, Says Gov Akeredolu

Ondo state governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu has said the state is set to diversify its economy by tapping into the marijuana market. In a tweet on Monday, Akeredolu explained that with an estimated value of $145 billion in 2025, the state would be shortchanging itself if it ignores the marijuana business. “We all know that Ondo State is the hot bed of cannabis cultivation in Nigeria,” he wrote. “We know how to grow it and it thrives well in the Sunshine State. With an estimated value of $145 Billion in 2025, we would be shortchanging ourselves if we failed tap into the Legal Marijuana Market. “Our focus now is Medical [Read]

Student films himself taking sniper with tea over JAMB result

A 22-year-old man, identified simply as Segun, is battling for his life at a general hospital in Ogun State after he drank insecticide know as sniper. Segun, who was not happy with his result, went on Twitter and expressed frustration at his repeated failure to secure admission into a tertiary institution despite several attempts. NEWSFLAKES NG gathered that the victim had scored  167 in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations. He lamented that in 2015 when he sat the exam, he scored 189, adding that when he tried again in 2016, he scored 202. The victim said when he attempted in 2017, he scored 233 and failed to get admission [Read]