Cadbury Nigeria gets female MD — first time in 50 years

Cadbury Nigeria Plc has appointed Oyeyimika Adeboye as its first female managing director since the company was established over 50 years ago. According to a notice posted on the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday, Adeboye’s appointment is effective from April 1. She takes over from Amir Shamsi, who moves on to a new role […]

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10,000 jobs likely as NCDMB, NLNG sign $12b Train 7 Nigerian Content Plan

An agreement, which is expected to bring about 10,000 jobs by utilising Nigeria’s huge natural gas reserves, has been signed in Abuja. The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) signed the Nigerian Content Plan (NCP) for the NLNG Train 7 project. NCDMB’s Executive Secretary Simbi Kesiye Wabote and […]

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FG To Eliminate Chemical Fertilisers In Agriculture- Ogbeh

The Federal Government says it will gradually phase out the use of chemical fertilisers in agriculture to ensure the production of healthy foods for the people. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this on Sunday while inspecting the first organic banana plantation by an Indiancompany, Contec Global Agro Limited in […]

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2 Sisters Docked For Allegedly Inflicting Injuries On Tenant With Razor Blades

The police on Monday arraigned two sisters, Rasidat Lasisi and Ramota Shoyoye, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly attacking their tenant with razor blades during a disagreement. Lasisi, 44, and Shoyoye, 30, who reside in No. 77, Adealu St., Dopemu Agege, Lagos, are charged with conspiracy and assault to which they pleaded not guilty. […]

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NDDC To Pay Debts Owed Contractors – MD

The Acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, on Sunday said the commission would soon commence payment of debts owed to contractors. Brambaifa gave the assurance at a thanksgiving service held in honour of his family at the Chapel of the Annunciation Catholic Chaplaincy at the University of Port Harcourt. According […]

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Suspected Cultist Narrates How Edo First Lady Bought Him Prosthetic Leg

A suspected cultist, Omiyor Endurance has explained that, wife of Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, Betsy Obaseki was the person who bought his prosthetic leg after amputated in Libya. The Edo State Police Command had on Friday the 27-year old amputee, a Libya returnee for alleged cult-related activities. It was gathered that Endurance was arrested […]

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Gov Ganduje Wins Kano Controversial Guber Election, PDP kicks

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has been re-elected as governor. The Returning Officer, Bello Shehu, announced this on Sunday after Ganduje polled a total of 1,033,695 as against his closest rival, Abba Yusuf of the […]

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Heavy Rain Renders Over 1000 Residents Homeless In Oghara

This is not the best of time for residents of Oghara in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State as over 1000 residents have been rendered homeless, following an hour-long downpour on Sunday morning. Areas affected include; Chief Eyaufe street, Lucky street by Omimi road, Okuemeva extension, Ibori road, Otumara road, Ogini road, Kingsley […]

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God’s goodness to my family, immeasurable – Mrs Osinbajo

Elated Pastor (Mrs.) Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday testified of the goodness of God to her family, saying it is immeasurable. Dolapo said she was particularly grateful to God for his mercy and compassion upon the family, which she stressed, protected her husband and pulled him out from the […]

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Ambode, Ajimobi, Akpabio grace Osinbajo’s thanksgiving service in Ogun

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday was joined by Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, his Oyo counterpart, Abiola Ajimobi and dignitaries at a thanksgiving service for President Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo’s victory at the just concluded presidential polls. The ‘Interdenominational Service of Praise and Thanksgiving’ is currently holding at Obafemi Awolowo Square in Osinbajo’s hometown, Ikenne, Ogun […]

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