BREAKING: I have not resigned, says Osinbajo, as VP Reacts to Absence from Security Meeting [READ MORE]

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has dispelled rumour of his resignation from the current administration for being allegedly sidelined in the scheme of things. The social media became awash hours ago with reports of the Vice President’s resignation over alleged bashing by a cabal in the Presidency. His absence at a meeting with security chiefs by top presidency officials further fuelled the speculation. But Osinbajo attributed the report to mischief makers, who he said are bent on creating rifts and tension within top officials of the current administration. On his official twitter handle, the Vice President debunked the claim, dismissing it as fake news. He wrote: “Misleading/FAKE news is on [Read]

BREAKING: Vice President Osinbajo Clears The Air amidst resignation rumours [READ MORE]

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has debunked the rumour of his alleged resignation as the Vice President of the country. On his verified Twitter handle, Professor Osinbajo said, “Misleading/FAKE news is on the rise especially in this season when Nigerians will make a choice about who will govern them for the next four years. I have not resigned! I remain committed to the service of the Nigerian people under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.” President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Media aide, Bashir Ahmed, debunked same rumour on his Twitter handle. He said Professor Osinbajo remains committed to serving the Nigerian populace. On his verified Twitter handle, Ahmad said, “FAKE NEWS [Read]

#NigeriaElection: FG Directs Immediate Payment of February Salaries [READ MORE]

The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed the immediate payment of February salaries to workers. This, it said, is to financially enable workers wishing to travel to vote in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly election to do so. The announcement was made by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, while briefing journalists at the end of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by the president, Muhammadu Buhari. The minister said the payment of salaries to federal workers already commenced on Tuesday, which is “to ease the burden off civil servants planning to travel for the elections”. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), postponed the presidential election [Read]

Buhari Has Never been a Democrat, Acting like a Dictator – Atiku [READ MORE]

  The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari had never been a democrat but acting and ruling the country as a dictator.  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the former Vice- President was reacting to the President order that ballot box snatchers should be shot, while speaking at the opening of the emergency National Executive Committee meeting of the PDP in Abuja. He asked Nigerians not to despair, saying they had fought leaders, who he described as more ruthless and more dictatorial than President Buhari, in the past. Atiku also cautioned soldiers and other security agents against obeying unlawful orders from [Read]

2019: Electoral Offenders To Be Lawfully Punished, Not Shooting-On-Sight, INEC replies Buhari [READ MORE]

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has said that contrary to the directive President Muhammadu Buhari gave to the police and the military to shoot ballot box snatchers, culprits of electoral violence would be punished in accordance to the Electoral Act. Although Part VIII, Section 129 (sub IV) of the Electoral Act stipulates that anybody who snatches or destroys any election material shall be liable on conviction to 24 months imprisonment, President Muhammadu Buhari had revealed during an emergency national caucus meeting that he had ordered security agents to shoot on sight anyone caught in the act. However, reacting to the directive during a media [Read]

Buhari does not have money I want to steal, Tinubu boasts Again [READ MORE]

  The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says he’s capable of bankrolling President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-eletion bid without input from the president. In a leaked tape of the party chieftain addressing APC supporters in his home recently, Tinubu said the president does not have the war chest to fund the election on his own. The former Lagos governor urged party faithfuls to ensure the president’s victory so that he can reward them with money for their mobilisation efforts. “For all those who have come to Bourdillon, you know why we are here. We are here for mobilisation. You know what I mean by mobilisation. “So, [Read]

BALLOT BOX COMMENT: Buhari inciting military, police against Nigerians — Secondus [READ MORE]

  The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari in his alleged desperation to cling on to power has given marching orders to the Nigerian military and Police to help leaders of the All Progressives Congress oppress voters. Secondus said that the President’s remarks at APC National caucus meeting on Monday amounted to what he called a declaration of war on Nigeria voters and a direct incitement against them. He said such pronouncements by the President remained the first of its kind in Nigeria where he said a President would openly threaten the lives of the citizens. Secondus in a statement [Read]

2019: Buhari Meets APC Leaders Over Postponed Elections [READ MORE]

  REPORTS REACHING NEWS FLAKES NG AS AT PRESS TIME HAVE IT THAT PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI OF NIGERIA AND ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE WAS IN AN EMERGENCY MEETING WITH SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE RULING ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) PARTY ON MONDAY OVER THE POSTPONEMENT OF NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), which announced the delay five hours before polls which was due to hold last Saturday, said the election would now be held on Saturday 23rd February, 2019. Buhari, in power since 2015, faces a tight election contest against former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Both men urged voters to stay [Read]

BOOM! INEC Chairman Admits Commission Contractor Is APC Senatorial Candidate [READ MORE]

• Says process not compromised National chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Saturday admitted that candidate of the All Progressives Congress, for Niger East Senatorial District, Senator Mohammed Musa, was a registered contractor with the commission. The INEC chairman made the disclosure at a stakeholders’ meeting held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, had in a statement hinted the nation that the Managing Director of Activate Technologies Limited, Mohammed Sani Musa, whose company supplied the machines used in printing the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), was  the candidate of the APC [Read]

Leaked Tape: Tinubu Promises APC Members Huge Money If Buhari Wins [READ MORE]

 The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has promised to give a substantial amount of money to the party faithful if their votes can secure re-election for President Muhammadu Buhari. Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, also disclosed that he had enough money to bankroll elections without requesting any money from Buhari or dipping his hands in Lagos State’s treasury. He made the remarks in a leaked audio tape obtained from an authoritative source that pleaded anonymity. In the tape, Tinubu said, “For all those who have come to Bourdillon, you know why we are here. We are here for mobilisation. You know what I mean [Read]