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Fans Slam Big Brother Over ‘Fake Evictions’ As Tuoyo Leaves Show [SEE HOW FANS VOTED THIS WEEK]

Nigerians have reacted to the news by Big Brother that two housemates will be evicted and put in another in a fake eviction move. On Monday, 17 housemates went into the diary room to nominate housemates who will be put up for eviction this week. Afterwards, Mike, Seyi, Tuoyo, Frodd and Tacha were nominated most, and Nigerians were asked to save their favourite housemate by voting. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Tuoyo Evicted As Big Brother Fakes Tacha, Seyi’s Eviction in Secret Room However, on Sunday, a surprising twist was revealed by Ebuka that no housemate will be evicted but two will be moved to another house. Nigerians have reacted to this new [Read]

BREAKING: Tuoyo Evicted As Big Brother Fakes Tacha, Seyi’s Eviction in Secret Room

Tuoyo became the fifth housemate to be evicted from the Big Brother Naija show on Sunday. This was after Seyi and were fake evicted and moved to a separate (secret) room. Kim, Ella Nnabuchi, Avala and Isilomo are the previously evicted housemates. Psychotherapist, fitness coach and “part time stripper” Tuoyo loves working out, reading books, watching movies, listening to his favourite musicians Davido and J Cole and cuddling (even though he is single). [READ ALSO] Fans Slam Big Brother Over ‘Fake Evictions’ As Tuoyo Leaves Show [SEE HOW FANS VOTED THIS WEEK] Although life has been good to this energetic 23-year-old, not being shortlisted for an important Navy and Airforce entrance [Read]

JUST IN: OFFICIAL! Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo Finishes As AFCON 2019 Top Scorer [SEE FULL SCORERS CHART]

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has won the Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot award after finishing top of the goal-scorer standings. The former Watford frontman scored five goals in as many games as the Super Eagles progressed to the semi-finals before losing to eventual winners Algeria, who beat Senegal 1-0 in the final. Ighalo scored a consolation from the penalty spot in the 2-1 defeat before scoring the only goal in the third place play-off victory over Tunisia. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Algeria defeat Senegal to Claim AFCON 2019 title in Cairo Despite not making it through to the final in Cairo, Ighalo finished ahead of Liverpool’s Senegalese star Sadio Mane, who [Read]

BREAKING: Algeria defeat Senegal to Claim AFCON 2019 title in Cairo

CAIRO – The Desert Foxes of Algeria have won the 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, tournament in Egypt after beaten Senegal 1-0 on Friday. It was Algeria’s second time of winning the AFCON after 29 years. Algeria opened scoring through Baghdad Bounedjah on 2nd minute. He tried his luck from the edge of the box and his shot took a deflection and went past the stranded Alfred Gomis. On 38 minutes, there was a penalty appeal after M’Baye Niang of Senegal went down under a challenge from the defender. All players chase the referee but he was not interested in the penalty claim. [READ ALSO] JUST IN: OFFICIAL! Nigeria’s Odion [Read]

I raped my daughter to test her virginity – Suspect [READ MORE]

A 37-year-old guard, Wasiu Orilonise, has confessed to an Oyo State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan that he raped his 15-year-old daughter in order to ascertain her virginity and protect her. Orilonise begged the court not to punish him as he had carnal knowledge of the victim for protection and to confirm if she was still a virgin. The accused was arraigned on one count of having unlawful carnal knowledge of his daughter. The prosecutor, Mr Sunday Ogunremi, told the court that the accused had sometime in December 2018 at Omo village, Agbofieti, Ibadan, in the Ibadan Magisterial District, raped the victim without her consent. Ogunremi said the offence was [Read]

Nigerians React As Femi Otedola and family Visit Italy for one hour to buy ice-cream

– Nigerian billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, and his daughters recently travelled to Monaco for a family vacation – The wealthy family then flew to Italy for an hour just to buy ice-cream – Nigerians on social media are in awe of such display of luxury and they have taken to social media to react There is obviously a big difference between being a millionaire and a billionaire. Just recently, one of Nigeria’s billionaire families, the Otedola’s went on vacation. The billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola and his three daughters, Tolani, Temi and Ifeoluwa (DJ Cuppy), shared snaps from their fun holiday as they visited Monaco. However, the very influential family took [Read]

Odion Ighalo Joins Mikel Obi, Retires from Int’l Football

Nigerian forward, Odion Ighalo has announced his retirement following the Super Eagle’s third placed victory over Tunisia on Wednesday night at the ongoing African Nations Cup in Egypt.  Odion, who is the highest goal scorer in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, informed coach Gernot Rohr of his decision before leaving to join his club in China immediately after the game. “He had discussed his decision with the coach before the third-place match, saying that the constant abuse was taking a toll on his young family but he was advised to keep it under wraps for the moment. After the game, he gave his jersey as a souvenir to the [Read]

Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Bows Out of Int’l football

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, on Thursday, announced his retirement from international football. The 32-year old midfielder took to his verified Instagram page, to announce thsit was time for him to bow out of the team and let the young ones take over. Sharing a photo of himself in the national jersey, Mikel Obi wrote, “Egypt is a country where I’ve started and have finished my national career. “In 2006, I played my first official championship for my country. 2019 African Cup of Nations marks my last championship for national team with Super Eagles. “My national career started in 2003 under 17 World Cup and I’m grateful for the [Read]

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Pick Up Eighth Bronze Medal in Cairo

CAIRO – The Super Eagles of Nigeria have won the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, after beating Tunisia 1-0 at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. This is the eighth  bronze medal for Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations. Odion Ighalo got the goal in the third minute, making him the current highest goal scorer of the competition with five goals. #Nigeria have now won the third-place a record 8 times at the #AFCON tournament. #SuperEagles have never lost a Bronze Medal match at the competition. 1976 1978 1992 2002 2004 2006 2010 2019 Second place :1984, 1988, 1990 & 2000. AFCON champions 🏆: [Read]

Good food, good sex and respect is all a woman needs to keep a man – Kennedy Agyapong reveals

Controversial politician and business tycoon, Kennedy Agyapong has revealed the 3 powerful things women should do to keep their men. According to the Lawmaker, good sex, good food and respect are all that women need to keep their men. Once all these are in place, family members of the man would think he has been ‘jujued’. On the subject of age and marriage, he revealed that he keeps advising his daughters to marry men who are 10 years older than them so that they’ll always look young and beautiful to their husbands. He explained that as a man one disadvantage about marrying your age mate is that she will look [Read]

BREAKING: Senate Okays Tanko Muhammad As Chief Justice Of Nigeria

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. This was after Muhammad was screened by the Senate, during plenary. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the screening lasted for about 90 minutes and he responded to questions on the administration of criminal justice, corruption and the poor funding of the judiciary. President Muhammadu Buhari had last week Thursday forwarded to the Senate, a letter requesting for confirmation of Muhammad as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. Buhari’s letter of request was a sequel to the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to make Justice Tanko the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. Mr Muhammad was first [Read]

Leceister City Move To Secure Samuel Chukwueze’s Signature, Man City, Arsenal Show Keen Interest

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that English Premier League club, Leicester City have table a bid to sign Nigeria winger, Samuel Chukwueze. The 20-year-old is among the nine forwards Brendan Rodgers shortlisted in his efforts to turn the fortunes of the club around for the coming season. The former Swansea and Liverpool gaffer also pencilled Maxwell Cornet, Brais Mendez, Bertrand Traore, Leon Bailey,Florian Thauvin, Nicholas Pepe,Hakim Ziyech and Malcom on the shortlist. Leicester are understood to have made contact with the Villarreal winger, although Manchester City and Arsenal have also made enquiries. At 20 years and 49 days, Chukwueze became the youngest scorer at [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]