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BBNaijaPepperThem: Khafi is Evicted, Nigerians React [SEE REMAINING TOP TEN HOUSEMATES]

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Khafi has been evicted from the reality show. She was evicted from the Pepper Dem edition of Big Brother on Sunday during Live eviction show. Her eviction has left 10 housemates battling for the grand prize of N60m. BBNaija host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu had announced that at least one housemate will be evicted this Sunday. Four housemates: Khafi, Tacha, Mike and Seyi were nominated for possible eviction this week. Here are some reactions from Nigerians on social media as gathered by NEWS FLAKES NG: @idremen, “Wetin happe to khafi now awaits diane and ike if any of they get nominated with lambo.#BBNaija.” @asandareloaded, “Is Biggie evicting [Read]

Three things we learned from EPL this weekend [SEE FULL RESULTS + TABLE]

Liverpool opened up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League as defending champions Manchester City crumbled to a stunning 3-2 defeat at newly-promoted Norwich. Behind the top two, there is a five-way tie between those likely to be fighting for the final two Champions League places this season with Manchester United, Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal and Leicester all on eight points from the opening five games. Here, AFP Sport looks at three things we learned from the Premier League weekend: Laporte injury hands Liverpool golden opportunity Liverpool did what City could not in recovering from conceding early to ease past Newcastle 3-1 and maintain their 100 percent start [Read]

10 Things You Should Avoid Saying To Your Wife [A MUST READ]

Words are powerful and can be used to build an amazing relationship or destroy one. Here are 10 things you should avoid saying to your wife because women can be quite fragile and emotional. 1. “It’s up to you.” Ladies generally don’t always like to hear this. If you are trying to come up with a plan or something, and your wife seeks your opinion regarding it, “It’s up to you” can be a very frustrating response and could even make her give attitudes for the rest of the day. Please engage in conversation with her to find a solution that works for both of you. 2. “I don’t remember [Read]

Three suspected kidnappers shot dead in Kogi

KOGI – Three suspected kidnappers have been shot dead in Kogi State during a shooting encounter with a combined team of soldiers, policemen and local hunters. The state police command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP William Aya, who confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja on Saturday, said that two of the kidnappers also escaped with gunshot injuries. Aya said that the five-man armed kidnappers had, on Sept. 11, kidnapped six persons between Iyamoye and Ekinrinade road in Ijumu Local Government area of the state. The kidnappers, who were masked, were said to have, on the said day, kidnapped Chief Ganiyu Popoola, the Elemoh Aran of Omu-Aran, [Read]

Assurance2020: ‘She said YES’ – Davido shows off Chioma’s huge engagement ring

NEWS FLAKES NG Entertainment Desk gathers that Nigerian Music star, Davido  aka ‘OBO’ has officially proposed to his girlfriend, Chioma and she said a resounding ‘YES’. Showing off her huge engagement ring, Davido wrote, ‘she said, ‘yes’. Big Rock #Assurance2020″. Davido has been dating Chioma for over five years and in 2018 they broke the internet when he bought her a brand new porsche SUV to celebrate her 23rd birthday. A few weeks ago, they had their family introduction and now all is set for their wedding in 2020. [Read]

BREAKING: President Loses First Lady

TUNIS – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the wife of Tunisia’s late president, Beji Caid Essebsi died on Sunday, as Tunisians were voting to elect his successor less than two months after his death. Chadlia Farhat, Essebsi’s widow, died at the age of 83, their son said without details. “My mother Chadlia, widow of Béji Caïd Essebsi, is dead, God bless her,” their son Hafedh Caïd Essebsi said on Facebook. Listwand recalls that Mrs Essebsi, 83, in July welcomed many heads of state who had come to pay their respects to her husband who died at the age of 92, after having been [Read]

Trouble in PDP As Mass Defection Looms After Tribunal Verdict

There is trouble in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party following former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s loss at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Wednesday. The development, it was gathered, has made some members of Board of Trustees of the PDP to travel to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday (today) to engage in what one of our correspondents gathered was tagged ‘‘strategic consultation’’ with Atiku. The meeting, it was learnt, was necessitated as a result of wrangling among senior members of the party. Investigations also showed that the allegation by the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, that some governors of the party were visiting President Muhammadu Buhari [Read]

Join us or start preparing for 2023 – Abiodun tells Akinlade

ABEOKUTA – Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has described the judgement by the Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal as the triumph of rule of law; victory for democracy and further validation of the mandate bestowed on him at the polls. In a statement signed by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abiodun said he remained magnanimous in victory and extended, once again, a hand of fellowship to all opposition elements in the State and called on the opposition Allied Peoples Movement to forget about 2019 gubernatorial elections and join hands with his government on its Building Our Future Together agenda. He advised that rather than [Read]

I have slept with 700 men, 27 of them celebrities, says lady

A Ghanaian lady, Charlotte Abena Serwaa Ghanabah, has revealed that she has had sexual encounters with about 700 men. In an interview with GhPage, Abena said of the 700 men, she had slept with, about 27 of them were Ghanaian celebrities. She explained that she started having sex when she was 14 years old. Abena added that her first sexual experience was with a 56-year-old headmaster, while she was at boarding school. Speaking on exposing celebrities, Abena said she had no regrets about exposing celebrities she had slept with if they failed to fulfill the promises they made to her during sex. [Read]

South African President booed at Mugabe’s funeral over attacks on Nigerians, others

HARARE – The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, was booed on Saturday in Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe, while delivering a speech at the funeral of Robert Mugabe, a former Zimbabwean President, who died at 95 penultimate Friday.  Following the jeers and whistling from the audience, which interrupted his speech, Ramaphosa apologised for the recent xenophobic attacks in his country. Nigerians and other foreigners in South Africa had come under a series of xenophobic attacks, about 12 people reportedly killed. Businesses belonging to foreigners were destroyed in and around Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city. The incident had compelled the Nigerian government to evacuate 187 of its citizens, in [Read]

Osun govt sacks 422 civil servants for certificate forgery

OSOGBO – The Osun state government has approved sacking of civil servants involved in acts that breach the service’s rules and regulations. A statement signed by the state Head of Service, Festus O. Oyebade on Friday, September 13 disclosed that the state Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has approved that civil servants who violet the rules of the service should be disengaged from the service. The state government had between 2013 and 2015 eganged a private organisation to conduct staff audit during which different levels of infractions were discovered. The statement made available to newsmen on Friday evening reads, “Due to paucity of fund in the state and the attendant huge wage [Read]

JUST IN: [Ogun Guber] Tribunal Upholds Election of Dapo Abiodun As Governor, APM, Others Kick

ABEOKUTA – Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the Ogun State Election Petition Tribunal has declared Governor Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as authentic winner of the governorship election held in March 9, earlier this year.  The Tribunal on Saturday dismissed the petition of the candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM), Hon. Adekunle Akinlade against the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun. Akinlade had approached the Tribunal to contest the declaration of Abiodun as the duly winner of the March 9th, 2019 governorship election having polled 241,670 votes as against the APM candidate who scored 222,670 votes. [READ ALSO] Akinlade Vs [Read]

Police recruitment: Constable doesn’t know who Nigeria’s president is — DCP

Mr Sola Okediji, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, FCT, has said that some constables aspiring to join Nigeria Police could not give the name of Nigeria President and the Chief Justice of the country. Okediji disclosed this at the investigation and sensitisation on rule of law training for FCT police officers, organised by the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC), on Friday in Abuja. RoLAC programme is funded by the European Union and managed by the British Council. Okediji, who said he was posted to Rivers State as part of those to interview prospective constables to be enlisted into the Nigeria police, said he was stunned when a constable could [Read]

Pandemonium in Ondo As Irate Youths Attack Monarch, Beat Wife Over Festival

ONDO – Ilara Mokin community in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State was thrown into pandemonium on Friday following the attack on the palace of the traditional ruler of the town by some irate youths.  Oba Aderemi Adefehinti was said to have been at loggerheads with his people following his alleged refusal to participate in some traditional festivals in the community. The traditional ruler, who has been on the throne since 1998, was alleged to have stopped participating in the traditional festivals because he had allegedly become a Christian. According to an eyewitness, trouble started when the monarch allegedly did not show up for the New Yam Festival to [Read]

Flood Sacks Landlords, Turn them to Tenants in Calabar

CALABAR – A heavy downpour on Wednesday turned many Landlords to tenants in the city of Calabar, Cross River state.  No fewer than six houses and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed by the heavy rainfall at Nyagasang community in Atimbo area of Calabar Municipality. The houses, which were brought down after a heavy down pour that fell on Sept. 10 and 11, were close to a ravine that has eaten deeply into the community and most part of the area eroded by flood, land slide. Aside the buildings that were completely brought down, over 20 buildings in the area were also under threat of possible destruction. One of [Read]