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HELIATEK 2016: Solar Powered Car for the Future is Here BY YVONNE ARABEL/AUTO REPORTER THIS...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born 34Year Old Ph.D Student in Washington State University, CORNELIUS ADEWALE Wins $100,000 Grants to Build a Phone Application to help Farmers Grow more Crops…Emerges Winner of Seattle Bullitt Foundation Annual Environmental Prize *Arrives United States with $6,000 earned from his vegetable harvest at his Lagos farm enough ONLY to pay for his first semester of classes in Organic Agriculture at Washington State University *Named member of the board of directors of Washington’s Tilth Alliance *Helped team of students at WSU to create a web-based tool that helps Washington farmers measure their carbon footprint, gives them ideas for how they can reduce that footprint by adjusting the way they farm * “I Plan to use the money to build a phone app that will help Nigerian farmers grow more crops, using fewer resources, with a lighter touch on the planet. The app will be a portal to research and information about organic farming specific to Nigeria’s climate. Farmers will be able to measure the quantity of organic matter in their soil by taking a picture of it, using their phones”-ADEWALE * “Cornelius just had a magnetism, energy and charm that made him irresistible. He came with rave recommendations from his professors, who believe he can be a transformational force in agriculture”-Denis Hayes, president and CEO of the Bullitt Foundation *ADEWALE’S QUOTE: “My Grandmother, Abigail Abike Aluko, in Ilesa, 200 miles from the Nigerian capital of Lagos borrowed money to ensure I had my first degree. She would always tell me Education is Light” BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born 34Year Old Ph.D Student in Washington State University,...

PORT-HARCOURT GIRL, GLORY OF NIGERIA IN AMERICA: NIGERIAN Genius CHINELO OKPARANTA WIN 2017 Great Immigrant Honoree AWARD from Carnegie Corporation of New York…Working as Assistant Professor of English & Creative Writing (Fiction) at Bucknell University *Remains Research Fellow of C. Graydon and Mary E. Rogers Faculty *Received BS from Pennsylvania State University, MA from Rutgers University, and MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop *Recipient of Colgate University Olive B. O’Connor Fellow in Fiction as well as University of Iowa’s Provost’s Postgraduate Fellowship in Fiction *Nominated for a US Artist Fellowship in 2012, Awarded additional fellowships and faculty appointments/visiting professorships at Columbia University, Purdue University, Middlebury College (Bread Loaf’s John Gardner Fellow in Fiction), Howard University (Hurston/Wright Foundation Summer Writing Workshop Fiction Faculty), City College of New York, and Southern New Hampshire University * Winner: 2014 Lambda Literary Award, 2016 Lambda Literary Award, 2016 Jessie Redmon Fauset Book Award in Fiction, 2016 Inaugural Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award from the Publishing Triangle, and a 2014 O. Henry Prize *Finalist for 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing, 2013 Society of Midland Authors Award and 2014 Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative in Literature BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

PORT-HARCOURT GIRL, GLORY OF NIGERIA IN AMERICA: NIGERIAN Genius CHINELO OKPARANTA...

SHOCKING INTERVIEW: ‘NIGERIAN Politicians are JOBLESS Fraudsters Having sole Intention to Enrichen themselves’-Tee Mac Omatshola ISELI, former President PMAN, multiple award-wining flutist …’I Have moved a $1.6 billion Entertainment Super Dome Project out of Nigeria to Dubai, Originally planned for Lagos without Light Improvement for TWO years’ * ‘I Am Not Pleased with our political climate, the recession, the poverty level and the state of our Entertainment Industry’ * ‘I Am Having a World Music Concert in October, 11 Shows in Europe, Performing with the JACKSON’S Family at their 50 year Anniversary in Dubai for a TV worldwide special’ * ‘2017: A terrible waste of time in the Oil & Gas Sector in Nigeria’ * ‘I Have lost a Fortune to Nigerian Successive administration BAD decisions’ * ‘2016 and 2017 were bad years for every business man in the country, due to clueless Government in power’ * ‘Nigerian Factors: Fraud, Mismanagement and Greed cause of FUEL Scarcity’ * ‘Real Enemies of Nigeria are people around President Muhammadu Buhari’ * ‘Nigeria went into serious Recessions in 2017 with millions losing their jobs. The only ones who were making money were the banks with their excessive bank charges and ATM deductions * ‘PMAN had a successful election in January 2017 supervised by the Ministry of Labour and with the Trade Union Registrar in attendance, NO More Faction’ GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

SHOCKING INTERVIEW: ‘NIGERIAN Politicians are JOBLESS Fraudsters Having sole...

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born American, FOLUSO BISI ADEMUYIWA, Renowned ONCOLOGIST Tops list of 2017 BEST MEDICAL DOCTORS in United States …Specializes in a branch of Medicine that deals with Prevention, Diagnosis, and treatment of Cancer * She is reigning Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Section of Breast Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine * Research Interest in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials, Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Early-onset Breast Cancer, Racial Disparities * Clinical Expertise includes Breast Cancer, Medical Oncology *Graduates in MD at University of Ibadan (Nigeria), MPH in Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (USA), MSCI from Washington University, St. Louis Training; Resident/Chief Resident, Medicine and pediatrics, Bridgeport Hospital/Yale New Haven Health, Bridgeport * Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, Indiana University, Indianapolis Board Certification, Member of American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Member of American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics; Member of American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology * “On the best doctors in United States, physicians have been placed on the Best Doctors List in America for 2017. Best Doctors in America is an online resource developed by Best Doctors, Inc. Best Doctors believes physicians are the most qualified to evaluate the experience, skill sets of other physicians”- Washington University BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born American, FOLUSO BISI ADEMUYIWA, Renowned ONCOLOGIST Tops...

BREAKING NEWS: Youngest Former Sunday PUNCH Newspaper Female Editor, OLUWATOYOSI OGUNSEYE Appointed Head of BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION WEST AFRICA…Resumes work January 2018, Edit news report in Hausa, Igbo, Pidgin English and Yoruba languages *Celebrated as FIRST FEMALE EDITOR in the 45 year history of Punch Newspaper Existence * WON over 30 Awards, Was first Nigerian to win the prestigious Knight International Journalism Award * She is a fellow of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative * Currently sits on the board of the World Editors Forum *Received Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at University of Lagos, Holds Masters degree in Media and Communications from Pan-Atlantic University * Studying for PhD in Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester *Media AWARDS: CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year Awards 2011 and 2013, Nigerian Academy of Science Journalist of the Year 2013, The Future Awards Africa 2013, Child-Friendly Reporter of the Year by the Diamond Awards for Media Excellence * “It is a huge honour to be appointed Head of West of Africa for the BBC. I’m excited about this new role and I look forward to working with BBC’s amazing journalists in the region. I have no doubt that we will continue to produce the quality journalism that our audiences love us for”-TOYOSI BY IYANU OPEMIPO/REPORTER, ABUJA

BREAKING NEWS: Youngest Former Sunday PUNCH Newspaper Female Editor, OLUWATOYOSI...

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born American Journalist, CHIKA SANDRA ODUAH made History as First Foreign Journalist to Reveal Pains of Chibok Girls’ Abduction by Boko Haram…Won Thomson Reuters Foundation Trust Women Journalist of The Year Award *Earlier awarded CNN Multichoice African Journalist Award * Works as Television News Producer, Writer,Photographer and correspondent * Worked as a commercial photographer in Atlanta, In 2010 was Television News Reporter and Documentary Feature Producer for K24 in Nairobi, Kenya * Featured as Reporter with CNN and Associated Press, Currently a correspondent for Voice of America and English language channel of France 24 * Her Reports published in New York Times, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, The Daily Beast, CNN and The Huffington Post * Made waves in Al Jazeera after reporting Human Angle news stories on Cancer * Listed in YNaija’s ‘Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women’, *Won ‘The Future Awards’ and ‘EbonyLife Prize for Journalism’ *Recipient of the Young Reporter for a Sustainable Future Award from the International Center for Journalists in partnership with the United Nations Foundation *HAD Bachelors of Arts degree in Anthropology, Second Bachelors of Arts degree in Telecommunications at Georgia State University, Was Vice President of the University’s chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists; An Alumna of the Medill School of Journalism where she received Master of Science degree in after studying Broadcast Journalism * ‘277,027 American residents were born in Nigeria. Nigeria is African country of origin with the most migrants in the United States’-INVESTIGATION BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born American Journalist, CHIKA SANDRA ODUAH made History as...

HONOR ACROSS THE SEA: NIGERIA’S Investigative Journalist, Daily Trust Newspaper’s EDITOR, NURUDDEEN ABDALLAH Win African Journalist of the Year Award in Egypt…Honored by Union of African Journalists, Egyptian Ministry of Information *Award presented in Cairo, Egypt during the 50th anniversary of the Training Course for Young African Journalists *Selected for Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists’ International Visitor Leadership Program in America, International Institute for Journalism of GIZ Germany’s Reporting Politics: Investigating Policies, Covering Elections in Berlin *Earlier attends United States’ International Visitor Program on Investigative Journalism and New Electronic Media (2012); Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa on Financial Journalism (2016); Dutch Visitors Program on International Justice System (2016); and the German’s International Institute for Journalism of InWEnt on Media’s Role in Conflict Transformation and Peace Building in West Africa (2010) *Citation: “After due assessment of all previous participants from across Africa, Nuruddeen is one of the two outstanding journalists to be selected for award” * “Mr Nuruddeen Muhammad Abdallah has done a great job during his first course and we would like to honour him. We should all be proud of him”- President of UAJ, Mr Mahfouz El-Ansary, Advisor of UAJ, Ambassador Ahmed Haggag and General Secretary of UAJ, Dr Samia Abbas BY NURENI AYENI/INVESTIGATIVE CORRESPONDENT, CAIRO

HONOR ACROSS THE SEA: NIGERIA’S Investigative Journalist, Daily Trust Newspaper’s...

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INVISIBLE HANDS OF GOD’S MIRACLE: NIGERIAN resident in Britain, TOYIN OGUNDIPE Delivers BABY BOY inside Plane enroute New York…Got into labor midway into her flight from Paris-to-New York *Pregnant mother moved into more spacious First Class section as flight’s air hostesses attend to Toyin’s traveling 4-year-old daughter (Amy) * Saved by American-based Dr. Sij Hemal-a second year Urology resident at Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological/Kidney Institute & Dr. Stefanie Ortolan of Senlis, France, a pediatrician * How her contractions were about 10 minutes apart and the plane arrived JFK International Airport on emergency * New Baby boy, mother receives medication at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York * “Her contractions were about 10 minutes apart, so a pediatrician (Dr. Stefanie Ortolan, of Senlis, France) and I began to monitor her vital signs and keep her comfortable”-Dr. Hemal * “I was relaxed because I knew I was in safe hands. They did everything a doctor or midwife would have done if I was in the labor room. They saved my life and that of my new baby whom I named Jake”-TOYIN BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

INVISIBLE HANDS OF GOD’S MIRACLE: NIGERIAN resident in Britain, TOYIN OGUNDIPE Delivers BABY BOY...

AFRICAN UNITY: BUHARI Congratulates LIBERIAN President-elect, GEORGE OPONG WEAH on Historic Victory…Weah’s victory is an affirmation of the will of the Liberian people to remain united, peaceful and prosperous *Pledged Nigeria’s readiness to work with Liberia on issues of mutual interest at bilateral, regional and global levels for the benefit of citizens of both countries * ‘Peaceful conduct of the historic presidential run-off election is another plus on Africa’s democratic scoreboard * Applauds National Election Commission of Liberia, Regional, International observers for success of the electoral process and strengthening of post-conflict democracy in Liberia * Hails President Sirleaf that she deserves special commendation for the statesmanship shown in ensuring free and fair elections BY CHIKE AYILA/REPORTER, ABUJA

AFRICAN UNITY: BUHARI Congratulates LIBERIAN President-elect, GEORGE OPONG WEAH on Historic Victory…Weah’s...

SHOCKING: ZAMBIA Immigration, Police Arrest Nigerian Pastor, AUSTIN EBOSELE in Charge of OMEGA FIRE MINISTRIES in Lusaka…Deported for illegal Stay after 48 hours notice to leave the country for Permit Expiry *Pastor, Wife Resist Arrest for FOUR hours, Locked themsleves up in the House * Nigerian Pastor says Zambian Ministry of National Guidance/Religious Affairs Corrupt for deporting Men of God with vast investments in the country *Zambian Govt plans to take over the church, money in the Church Account and Properties after my Deportation * “Zambian Govt Officials demand K30,000 bribe from me to facilitate my stay, They want to take over my Huge Investment in the country”-Pastor Austin * “Zambian government always allow foreigners to start big investments in the country, grow the investment and later deport them so that Zambians can inherit such investments”-Apostle Joshua Suleman, General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries * “Nigerian pastor’s continued stay in Zambia and the acrimony in Omega Fire Ministries could result into the breakdown of law and order”-Kampamba Mulenga, Zambia Minister of Information and Broadcasting BY LAURETTA OTIGO/RELIGIOUS REPORTER, LUSAKA

SHOCKING: ZAMBIA Immigration, Police Arrest Nigerian Pastor, AUSTIN EBOSELE in Charge of OMEGA FIRE MINISTRIES...
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‘Lagosians: Get Ready for Increase in Transport FARES from March 1st’-Lagos State Government …’We Approved Fare increase from 20% to 50% on BRT, LAGBUS, Franchise Buses’ * ‘Economic downturn severely impacts Public Transport’ * ‘We will Reform Public Transport Operation, Create World Class Infrastructure’ * ‘Under the New Development: Ikorodu to CMS formerly N195 is now N300, representing over 65 percent increase, N75 to N100 for a ride from Ikorodu to Mile 12; From Ikorodu to Fadeyi is now N200 from 120’ * ‘No More Room for OKADA, Danfo (Yellow Buses), MOLUE’-INVESTIGATION

‘Lagosians: Get Ready for Increase in Transport FARES from March 1st’-Lagos State Government …’We...

Bullet Proof Toyota 2016 Land Cruiser…Most Popular Armored Vehicle in the World * Celebrity Car for Politicians, Entertainers and Elites start from $183,500 *Original Glass replaced with Ballistic Design *Possesses a Horsepower of 381 hp @ 5,600 rpm, Maximum Speed 130 (209.2) Mph (Kph) *Features: 20″ Alloy wheels, Cruise control, Electric heated seats, Electric windows *Doors, Frames reinforced with Ballistic Steel, Composite lightweight materials, overlaps and spall guards

Bullet Proof Toyota 2016 Land Cruiser…Most Popular Armored Vehicle in the World * Celebrity Car...

HELIATEK 2016: Solar Powered Car for the Future is Here

HELIATEK 2016: Solar Powered Car for the Future is Here BY YVONNE ARABEL/AUTO REPORTER THIS car is cost...
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TRENDING: ATINUKE OGUNSALU, Nigerian-American top CHEF Wins FIRST EVER Jollof Rice Competition In Washington DC…Defeats other participants from Ghana, Cameroon, Sierra Leone, Liberia * 600 Judges decide the winner through Blind Tasting * How her specially prepared recipe takes lead in ‘Jollof Hackathon’ * Finalists had five minutes to present their dish to the judges who based their decisions on participants’ presentation, taste and originality * Her Queensway Restaurant and Catering, Maryland now Mecca-of-sort *Rewarded with the sum of US$1000 and Chef’s Role at Jollof Caviar, an upcoming African fusion Restaurant launching in Washington in 2 years * The Jollof wars continue at the Jollof Festival in Brooklyn, NYC on July 23rd BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

TRENDING: ATINUKE OGUNSALU, Nigerian-American top CHEF Wins FIRST EVER Jollof Rice Competition In Washington...

TRENDING: NIGERIAN Woman, FEMI OLAYEBI Wins AMERICA’S Best Mentor/Role Model Award in Washington DC…shares honor with Dana Denis-Smith from United Kingdom *Manufactured ‘Baby-bag’ for her child with no formal training *Registers ‘Baby-bag company’, creates ‘FemiHandbags’ brands *Earlier won Exclusive Women’s Award for Best Accessory Designer of the Year *Award recognizes WEConnect International certified women, business owners that have not only developed successful businesses, but have also helped those around them do same * “Femi Olayebi as the co-winner of the Best Mentor and Role Model Award at the inaugural WEConnect International Gala in Washington DC, USA”-Marsha Firestone, Founder and President of the Womens’ President Organization BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

TRENDING: NIGERIAN Woman, FEMI OLAYEBI Wins AMERICA’S Best Mentor/Role Model Award in Washington...

SHAMEFUL: NIGERIAN Notorious 27 Year old YAHOO Boy, FAWAZ OLANREWAJU ANIMASAUN Arrested, JAILED for $1Million FRAUD in AMERICA …Defrauds East Texas-based Austin Banks, Other Americans of hard earned money, Sentenced to THREE Years in JAIL *Apprehended on Charges of Aggravated Identity Theft, Conspiracy to commit Bank Fraud, as well as Aiding and Abetting * Stopped, Arrested at JFK Airport in New York, United States traveling from from Ghana via Amsterdam * Court ordered suspect to pay $930,737.60 in restitution to THREE financial companies-Northern Trust Company due $46,800 and UMB Financial Corporation due $747,948.60 * “Animasaun and his alleged accomplice Idowu Temitope Omolade, also from Nigeria, are believed to be involved in at least 21 fraudulent wire transfers between April and August of 2012”-INVESTIGATION BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

SHAMEFUL: NIGERIAN Notorious 27 Year old YAHOO Boy, FAWAZ OLANREWAJU ANIMASAUN Arrested, JAILED for $1Million...
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COURAGEOUS: INSIDE Story of ABBA KYARI, NIGERIA’S Number ONE Crime Busting COP…Fight Criminals, Expose their Hideout, Kidnappers Fear Him * Geography Graduate from University of Maiduguri is Youngest High-Ranking Police Officer in Nigeria * Promoted an Assistant Commissioner of Police after several breakthroughs in Crime Fighting * Successfully carried out Policing in Lagos as former Head, Special Anti-Robbery Squad * Leads Nigeria Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team to crack hardened Crime * Trained in Nigeria, Overseas, always a First-Class Intelligent Officer * AWARDS Won include: IGP Commendation Award for Courage 2012, 2013, 2014, Governor’s Award for Gallantry, Leadership & Service excellence 2011, 2012, 2013 BY FEMI AKINDE/CRIME REPORTER, ABUJA

COURAGEOUS: INSIDE Story of ABBA KYARI, NIGERIA’S Number ONE Crime Busting COP…Fight Criminals,...

SO DISGRACEFUL: NIGERIAN FAKE Lawyer, PETER ADOGUN Arrested after 10 Years Practice…Argued Cases, Appeared before Judges, Win at Nigeria’s Supreme Court *Used Forged, Fraudulent Law Qualifications *Steals Legal documentation of Inufin David Taiwo-an Abuja based attorney *Apprehended after Oyetunji Ojuokaiye, legal adviser to the Ilorin branch of the Nigerian Bar Association handed in a petition to the police. * “Suspect charged with certificate, identity theft”- Police prosecutor, Nasir Yusuf BY IMOLE OYEBADE/JUDICIAL REPORTER, LAGOS

SO DISGRACEFUL: NIGERIAN FAKE Lawyer, PETER ADOGUN Arrested after 10 Years Practice…Argued Cases,...

BUSTED: AMERICAN EMBASSY Apprehends 28 year old Nigerian, Lukman Ogunsuada for Submitting FAKE Documents to obtain VISA B1 and B2…Notifies Police Special Fraud Unit, PSFU in Ikoyi, Lagos *Arrives United States of America Consulate General Office carrying forged letter of invitation, other documents to the officials for interview *Arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos on a two-count charge of felony to wit. forgery of documents *Accused pleads not guilty to alleged crime, Granted bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum who must deposit the sum of N10,000 each in the Court registrar’s account * “Offences accused committed were punishable under sections 365 and 366 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State,2015…in ourt charge sheet No I/63/2017 “-Police Prosecutor, Wewe Adegbayi BY TOLE IFEMADE/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER, LAGOS

BUSTED: AMERICAN EMBASSY Apprehends 28 year old Nigerian, Lukman Ogunsuada for Submitting FAKE Documents...
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MAKING NIGERIA PROUD OVERSEAS: DR. WENDY OSEFO, Nigerian Born award-winning AMERICAN Researcher is Professor of Education at JOHNS Hopkins University…First BLACK WOMAN to earn a Ph.D. in Public Affairs-Community Development from Rutgers University *Holds B.A. in Political Science from Temple University, an M.A. in Government from The Johns Hopkins University, and an M.Sc. in Public Affairs from Rutgers University *Combines love for Politics, Social Justice empowering People and Communities *Served as Intern at The International Center for Terrorism Studies * She is Founder and CEO of The 1954 Equity Project, LLC *Earlier worked as Policy Analyst at The Office of the Attorney General * Regularly interviewed on CNN, ABC, Fox News, Fox Business, HLN, Russian TV, The Washington Post, In Touch Weekly, Business Insider, One America News Network, TV-One, Highly sought after as a Political Commentator and Strategist * Runs a weekly Radio segment on Radio One 93.9FM WKYS, entitled ‘Three Things You Need to Know’, Contributor The HILL Newspaper *Authored her Master’s thesis at The Johns Hopkins University entitled ‘Ethnic Rivalry, Corruption, and Impulsive Political Transitions in Nigeria’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD OVERSEAS: DR. WENDY OSEFO, Nigerian Born award-winning AMERICAN Researcher is Professor...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born 34Year Old Ph.D Student in Washington State University, CORNELIUS ADEWALE Wins $100,000 Grants to Build a Phone Application to help Farmers Grow more Crops…Emerges Winner of Seattle Bullitt Foundation Annual Environmental Prize *Arrives United States with $6,000 earned from his vegetable harvest at his Lagos farm enough ONLY to pay for his first semester of classes in Organic Agriculture at Washington State University *Named member of the board of directors of Washington’s Tilth Alliance *Helped team of students at WSU to create a web-based tool that helps Washington farmers measure their carbon footprint, gives them ideas for how they can reduce that footprint by adjusting the way they farm * “I Plan to use the money to build a phone app that will help Nigerian farmers grow more crops, using fewer resources, with a lighter touch on the planet. The app will be a portal to research and information about organic farming specific to Nigeria’s climate. Farmers will be able to measure the quantity of organic matter in their soil by taking a picture of it, using their phones”-ADEWALE * “Cornelius just had a magnetism, energy and charm that made him irresistible. He came with rave recommendations from his professors, who believe he can be a transformational force in agriculture”-Denis Hayes, president and CEO of the Bullitt Foundation *ADEWALE’S QUOTE: “My Grandmother, Abigail Abike Aluko, in Ilesa, 200 miles from the Nigerian capital of Lagos borrowed money to ensure I had my first degree. She would always tell me Education is Light” BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born 34Year Old Ph.D Student in Washington State University, CORNELIUS ADEWALE...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD IN BRITAIN: NIGERIAN Lady, MARYLEEN ULUAKU NDUBUAKU Graduates in Distinction from COVENTRY University…Successfully completes Masters Degree program in Embedded Microelectronics and Wireless Systems *Shines as Best Student in Faculty, Overall Student in Department *Promised to always make Nigeria Proud every time * “I am Happy I successfully completed my MSc program in Embedded Microelectronics and Wireless Systems at Coventry University UK with a Distinction”-MARYLEEN BY RACHAEL IMUGBEAGBON/STAFF WRITER, UNITED KINGDOM

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD IN BRITAIN: NIGERIAN Lady, MARYLEEN ULUAKU NDUBUAKU Graduates in Distinction from...
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MUSIC & AWARENESS CELEBRATION in AMERICA: BOB MARLEY ‘Resurrects’ at 2ND ANNUAL KAYA Festival 2018 in CALIFORNIA…Goal is to Educate, Inspire, Encourage positive public awareness of vast medical and industrial potential of cannabis *Tickets on SALE from January 18, 2018 visit:http://kayafestivals.com/, Marley Foundation writes Naija Standard Newspaper *Events hold April 28 and 29 at the NOS Events Center at 689 S E Street in San Bernardino, California 92408 * Why Press Statement was released on Martin Luther King Jr. Day being half a century since the great Freedom Fighter’s passage * “What we really try to emphasize is education before recreation—to get one to learn about the medical uses, the industrial uses, the environmental benefits, the healing potential of the plant. And to ask why really is there such a fight against this plant?”-Festival founder Stephen “Ragga” Marley * Stephen Marley and his brothers Ziggy, Damian, Julian, Ky-Mani will return for a second historic performance, along with their father’s contemporary, reggae legend Toots Hibbert & The Maytals *QUOTE: “Wake up and turn me loose, Bob Marley sang on the title track of his classic album ‘Kaya,’ released exactly 40 years ago this spring” BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

MUSIC & AWARENESS CELEBRATION in AMERICA: BOB MARLEY ‘Resurrects’ at 2ND ANNUAL KAYA...

SUCCESS IS POSSIBLE AGAINST ALL ODDS: NIGERIA’S Nollywood Famous Actor, OSITA IHEME ‘PawPaw’ Opens Multi Million Naira Hotel in heart of Owerri…Names Hotel ‘The RESIDENT’ *Imports Customized Furniture from Italy, Electronics from Austria * Provides First Class African, European and Intercontinental Meals *Runs 24/7 Power Generation Plants, Offer water-tight Security Network *Why Secrecy about the hotel before now… *Says: “HUSTLE in silence. Let success be the noise. Be our Guest #theResident#owerri#Hospitality” *QUOTE: “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”- Henry David Thoreau BY CHUKWUMA IGOCHI/STAFF WRITER, ENTERTAINMENT

SUCCESS IS POSSIBLE AGAINST ALL ODDS: NIGERIA’S Nollywood Famous Actor, OSITA IHEME ‘PawPaw’...

SHOCKING INTERVIEW: ‘NIGERIAN Politicians are JOBLESS Fraudsters Having sole Intention to Enrichen themselves’-Tee Mac Omatshola ISELI, former President PMAN, multiple award-wining flutist …’I Have moved a $1.6 billion Entertainment Super Dome Project out of Nigeria to Dubai, Originally planned for Lagos without Light Improvement for TWO years’ * ‘I Am Not Pleased with our political climate, the recession, the poverty level and the state of our Entertainment Industry’ * ‘I Am Having a World Music Concert in October, 11 Shows in Europe, Performing with the JACKSON’S Family at their 50 year Anniversary in Dubai for a TV worldwide special’ * ‘2017: A terrible waste of time in the Oil & Gas Sector in Nigeria’ * ‘I Have lost a Fortune to Nigerian Successive administration BAD decisions’ * ‘2016 and 2017 were bad years for every business man in the country, due to clueless Government in power’ * ‘Nigerian Factors: Fraud, Mismanagement and Greed cause of FUEL Scarcity’ * ‘Real Enemies of Nigeria are people around President Muhammadu Buhari’ * ‘Nigeria went into serious Recessions in 2017 with millions losing their jobs. The only ones who were making money were the banks with their excessive bank charges and ATM deductions * ‘PMAN had a successful election in January 2017 supervised by the Ministry of Labour and with the Trade Union Registrar in attendance, NO More Faction’ GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

SHOCKING INTERVIEW: ‘NIGERIAN Politicians are JOBLESS Fraudsters Having sole Intention to Enrichen...
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INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born American, FOLUSO BISI ADEMUYIWA, Renowned ONCOLOGIST Tops list of 2017 BEST MEDICAL DOCTORS in United States …Specializes in a branch of Medicine that deals with Prevention, Diagnosis, and treatment of Cancer * She is reigning Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Section of Breast Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine * Research Interest in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials, Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Early-onset Breast Cancer, Racial Disparities * Clinical Expertise includes Breast Cancer, Medical Oncology *Graduates in MD at University of Ibadan (Nigeria), MPH in Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (USA), MSCI from Washington University, St. Louis Training; Resident/Chief Resident, Medicine and pediatrics, Bridgeport Hospital/Yale New Haven Health, Bridgeport * Fellow, Hematology/Oncology, Indiana University, Indianapolis Board Certification, Member of American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Member of American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics; Member of American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology * “On the best doctors in United States, physicians have been placed on the Best Doctors List in America for 2017. Best Doctors in America is an online resource developed by Best Doctors, Inc. Best Doctors believes physicians are the most qualified to evaluate the experience, skill sets of other physicians”- Washington University BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born American, FOLUSO BISI ADEMUYIWA, Renowned ONCOLOGIST Tops list of 2017 BEST...

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born GENIUS, ADEOLA ADEBOYEJO is AMERICA’S Air Force Airman 1st Class Outbound Assignment Technician in 92nd Force Support Squadron…TRENDING as Face of United States Department of Defense * Always called Face of Defense from Nigerian Prince to American Airman * Royal Prince proudly wears traditional Nigerian embroidered shirt in events * Graduates from Nigerian High School at 15 years, Admitted to study information technology at Federal University of Technology, Akure in Nigeria *Changed mind on Nigerian University education, Relocates to USA and Aspired to becoming a Pilot *Embrace US Citizenship after joining Air Force, Gives up Nigerian Nationality-cannot keep dual citizenship in America’s military * “My Dad was born a prince, but instead of living a royal life he went to college to become an engineer. He would tell me stories of being a prince and what it entails in Africa. My mom was already in the States, so she suggested I move there to go to school”- Adeboyejo BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born GENIUS, ADEOLA ADEBOYEJO is AMERICA’S Air Force Airman 1st Class Outbound...

DISGRACEFUL AFTER DENIAL OF AMERICAN EMBASSY VISA: NIGERIAN Woman, MODUPEOLA AFOLABI, 34, Arrested for Procuring FAKE BRITISH, CHINESE VISA…Passport bears Forged Heathrow Airport’s entry/exit stamps *Desperately paid N70,000 for Scam visas and stamps to Touts *US Visa officers during interview discovered suspect never been to Britain, Orders Arrest *Oluwole Fake Visa Boys Apprehended: Sesan Awolola, 31, and Adebayo Ajase, 28, with specialty in cloning visa payment slips and receipt * “Nigeria’s Police Special Fraud Unit received a petition from the U.S Embassy last year lamenting the amount of money it was losing to fraudsters, who use Corel Draw application and Microsoft Word to clone old receipts and present them for use by other visa applicants”-Lawal Audu, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, spokesman for SFU BY TINU OLAWOLE/CRIME REPORTER, LAGOS

DISGRACEFUL AFTER DENIAL OF AMERICAN EMBASSY VISA: NIGERIAN Woman, MODUPEOLA AFOLABI, 34, Arrested for...
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MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: LOLA OGUNNAIKE Shines as a Leading AMERICAN Features & Entertainment Journalist…Earned Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from University of Virginia, Master’s in Fine Arts Degree in Journalism from New York University * Commences Entertainment News, Pop Culture coverage for New York Times * Lead entertainment coverage, focusing on celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Ozwald Boateng, Oprah Winfrey * Her work has been published in Rolling Stone, New York, Glamour, Details (magazine), Nylon, the New York Observer and Vibe Magazine * Earlier worked as Features reporter at the New York Daily News, where she covered breaking news on celebrities and entertainment for ‘NOW’ * Was Former Correspondent on Cables News Network’s ‘American Morning’ * Appeared on Television programs in NBC’s Today Show, MTV and VH1 * Listed in May 2007 as Ebony’s ‘150 Most Influential Blacks in America” *She Accompanied, Interviewed Michelle Obama on a tour to South Africa * Presently she is a HOST of ARISE Entertainment 360, Parents are Nigerians BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: LOLA OGUNNAIKE Shines as a Leading AMERICAN Features & Entertainment...

BREAKING NEWS: Youngest Former Sunday PUNCH Newspaper Female Editor, OLUWATOYOSI OGUNSEYE Appointed Head of BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION WEST AFRICA…Resumes work January 2018, Edit news report in Hausa, Igbo, Pidgin English and Yoruba languages *Celebrated as FIRST FEMALE EDITOR in the 45 year history of Punch Newspaper Existence * WON over 30 Awards, Was first Nigerian to win the prestigious Knight International Journalism Award * She is a fellow of President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative * Currently sits on the board of the World Editors Forum *Received Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at University of Lagos, Holds Masters degree in Media and Communications from Pan-Atlantic University * Studying for PhD in Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester *Media AWARDS: CNN MultiChoice African Journalist of the Year Awards 2011 and 2013, Nigerian Academy of Science Journalist of the Year 2013, The Future Awards Africa 2013, Child-Friendly Reporter of the Year by the Diamond Awards for Media Excellence * “It is a huge honour to be appointed Head of West of Africa for the BBC. I’m excited about this new role and I look forward to working with BBC’s amazing journalists in the region. I have no doubt that we will continue to produce the quality journalism that our audiences love us for”-TOYOSI BY IYANU OPEMIPO/REPORTER, ABUJA

BREAKING NEWS: Youngest Former Sunday PUNCH Newspaper Female Editor, OLUWATOYOSI OGUNSEYE Appointed...

AFTER 7 YEARS OF MARRIAGE: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Deputy Editor-in-Chief, PETER EJIOFOR Celebrates, WIFE (Hannah) Delivers Quadruplets (4 BOYS) …Says: ‘I Have Always Hold unto the Omnipotence, Sovereignty and Miraculous Power of God over all situations’ * Several Medical Doctors report had said we were medically healthy, and that nothing was wrong with us’ * ‘When God says YES, No circumstance or anyone can say NO’ * Quadruplets delivered at 9.24am, being nursed in incubators at Crystal Specialist Hospital, Akonwonjo, Lagos BY RACHAEL AKARE/MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT, LAGOS

AFTER 7 YEARS OF MARRIAGE: NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA Deputy Editor-in-Chief, PETER EJIOFOR Celebrates, WIFE...
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SHOCKING: ‘NIGERIA is 5TH Most DANGEROUS Country in the WORLD’-The World Economic Forum …Colombia, Yemen, El-Salvador, Pakistan top list; Egypt is 7th, Kenya 8th, Mali 13th, Chad 15th, South Africa 17th * ‘Boko Haram, Isis West Africa responsible for much of the violence that occurs in Nigeria’ * ‘Visitors should be vigilant at public gatherings, locations frequented by foreigners and to Exercise extreme caution throughout the country due to the threat of indiscriminate violence’-US Department of State * ‘Conflict between Nigerian military, armed group Boko Haram continued and generated a humanitarian crisis that affected more than 14 million people’-Amnesty International Report 2017 * ‘There remained at least 2 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Nigeria; 80% of them lived in host communities, while the remainder lived in camps’ * ‘At Giwa barracks, children under five were detained in three overcrowded and insanitary women’s cells, alongside at least 250 women and teenage girls per cell. Some children were born in detention’ * Amnesty International allegation: ‘Nigeria Military conducts arbitrary arrests and detentions, Lack of Accountability’ BY TINA ANUELLA/REPORTER in Austria & WUNMI OBADE, STAFF WRITER, ABUJA

SHOCKING: ‘NIGERIA is 5TH Most DANGEROUS Country in the WORLD’-The World Economic Forum …Colombia,...

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born American Journalist, CHIKA SANDRA ODUAH made History as First Foreign Journalist to Reveal Pains of Chibok Girls’ Abduction by Boko Haram…Won Thomson Reuters Foundation Trust Women Journalist of The Year Award *Earlier awarded CNN Multichoice African Journalist Award * Works as Television News Producer, Writer,Photographer and correspondent * Worked as a commercial photographer in Atlanta, In 2010 was Television News Reporter and Documentary Feature Producer for K24 in Nairobi, Kenya * Featured as Reporter with CNN and Associated Press, Currently a correspondent for Voice of America and English language channel of France 24 * Her Reports published in New York Times, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, The Daily Beast, CNN and The Huffington Post * Made waves in Al Jazeera after reporting Human Angle news stories on Cancer * Listed in YNaija’s ‘Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women’, *Won ‘The Future Awards’ and ‘EbonyLife Prize for Journalism’ *Recipient of the Young Reporter for a Sustainable Future Award from the International Center for Journalists in partnership with the United Nations Foundation *HAD Bachelors of Arts degree in Anthropology, Second Bachelors of Arts degree in Telecommunications at Georgia State University, Was Vice President of the University’s chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists; An Alumna of the Medill School of Journalism where she received Master of Science degree in after studying Broadcast Journalism * ‘277,027 American residents were born in Nigeria. Nigeria is African country of origin with the most migrants in the United States’-INVESTIGATION BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born American Journalist, CHIKA SANDRA ODUAH made History as First Foreign Journalist...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: 13 YEAR Old NIGERIAN-American PRODIGY, NOELLA UKPE-ROBERTS Accepted into America’s DUKE UNIVERSITY…For Summer Studies Program *Joins Varsity Identification Program’s prestigious Seventh Grade Talent Search *Taking College-level equivalent course in Finance to explore marketing, innovation, effects that the stock market, taxes, mortgages and interest-bearing accounts have on daily financial decisions * ‘Qualifying for Duke’s Summer Studies is such an amazing opportunity’-Ukpe-Roberts * “We are so proud of our daughter. She has consistently worked hard at her academics and is extraordinarily focused and determined to make her dreams come true”-Gabriel Emegha, Ukpe-Roberts’ father * “Each year, the Duke TIP identifies a group of academically talented students in the United States based on their exceptional grade-level standardized test scores. Only those who score at or above the 95th percentile qualify to participate in the Seventh Grade Talent Search and to take the ACT or SAT, which are designed for college-bound 11th- and 12th-graders”-College Mgt BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: 13 YEAR Old NIGERIAN-American PRODIGY, NOELLA UKPE-ROBERTS Accepted into...
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OPINION-DR. DAYO OLOMU: British Born Nigerian Encyclopedia Champions Successful Business Models in United Kingdom …Humble story of a Quintessential, famous Media Icon @50 devoid of Scandal *QUOTES: “People of excellence go the extra mile to do what’s right” ― Joel Osteen *“I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end” ― Abraham Lincoln *“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way” ― Booker T. Washington

DR. DAYO OLOMU: British Born Nigerian Encyclopedia Champions Successful Business Models in United Kingdom …Humble...

‘Still on that DOG Matter’-Reuben Abati *Says: ‘In Islam Religion, a Dog is like a Pig, a Taboo’ *Explains: ‘Go and do your Investigation, you are not likely to find Muslim families keeping dogs as Pet’ States: ‘In Africa, Dog is referred Dirty and Vile’ *Echoes: ‘In the South South, a Dog is a Special Delicacy for the Family Soup Pot’ *Narrates: ‘If a Dog in America is a king, in Nigeria it is a Sacrificial Lamb’ *QUOTE: “Should anybody then give the suggestion around here that Buhari is a sacrificial lamb or an edible offering? What nonsense!”

‘Still on that DOG Matter’-Reuben Abati *Says: ‘In Islam Religion, a Dog is like a...

Separating the Journalist from the Spokesperson…In Defense of Fourth Estate of the Realm *Why Readers, Fans feel Betrayed when a media practitioner crosses into Government BY REUBEN ABATI, Columnist, former Senior Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan

Separating the Journalist from the Spokesperson…In Defense of Fourth Estate of the Realm *Why...
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DISCLAIMER FROM NIGERIA’S PRESIDENCY: ‘AT NO TIME Did I Collapse over My Son, YUSUF BUHARI’S Power Bike Accident, Media Report’s Insinuation is Falsehood and FAKE News’-AISHA BUHARI, Nigeria’s FIRST LADY …Says: ‘My Son is receiving professional medical treatment from competent medical practitioners’ * ‘Nigerians should not believe such LIES against me in the news’ * ‘May Almighty Allah perfect His healing on my son Insha Allah’ * “It is a LIE that Her Excellency, Nigeria’s First Lady collapsed or on bed rest in the hospital. The report is wicked. Mrs. Buhari was by her son’s bedside like any concerned mother will do and there was nothing wrong with that”-Suleiman Haruna, Director of Information to the wife of the President BY MIRIAM IBRAHIM/STAFF WRITER, ABUJA

DISCLAIMER FROM NIGERIA’S PRESIDENCY: ‘AT NO TIME Did I Collapse over My Son, YUSUF BUHARI’S...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD OVERSEAS: NIGERIAN-AMERICAN Politician, SAMUEL IFEANYI (Vop Osili Junior) still Celebrated Member, Indianapolis City-County Council for 15th district…Judge Declared him Secretary of state-elect of Indiana *HAD Architecture Bachelors Degree Distinction from Carnegie-Mellon University *Further studied Architecture & Urban Design for Master’s Degree at Columbia University *Served as a Missionary to Haiti and other Developing Countries *Founding partner A2SO4-an Indianapolis-based architectural design company-first Leadership in Energy/Environmental Design certified firms in USA *Was Member of the Indiana Fire and Building Services Commission from 2001 to 2005, Chairman of Indianapolis Board of Zoning Appeals from 2005 to 2008 * Worked as Board Member of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, the United Way of Central Indiana and the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis *Parents nickname him ”Vop”–short for “Voice of the People for his talkative nature *Born as Lagos Boy to a Nigerian father and an American mother *PLUS How he Escaped the then Nigerian Civil War BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD OVERSEAS: NIGERIAN-AMERICAN Politician, SAMUEL IFEANYI (Vop Osili Junior) still...

SHOCKING: PAYROLL FRAUD Exposed Bayelsa State Government…5000 Fake Non-Academic Staff at Niger Delta University, FIVE other Institutions *500 Administrative Fraudsters Busted at Sagbama Local Government Area * Bayelsa State Government Committee on Civil Service Reforms discovered Scam during Investigation * “The government would make public how the names found their way into the payroll”-Daniel Iworiso-Markson, Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information and Orientation BY SAMSON IKODIBE/REPORTER, BAYELSA STATE

SHOCKING: PAYROLL FRAUD Exposed Bayelsa State Government…5000 Fake Non-Academic Staff at Niger...
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘WE spend $30,000 Annually to Stage DDEA HUMANITARIAN AWARD in AMERICA’-Demian Ndubuisi Chukwu, Nigerian-American Chairman/CEO Deedee Group of companies, Maryland, USA …I became Millionaire in Nigeria at the age of 37 years *Designed to give award to those helping or giving back to the community, a way to encourage others to start helping the poor *Still facing Lack of Sponsor, Divisiveness among Nigerians in Diaspora * ‘This Year’s event holding September 16th in Baltimore Maryland, USA will feature German’s Superstar, Me-Razor and Nollywood Star, Charles Awurum’-Demian BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘WE spend $30,000 Annually to Stage DDEA HUMANITARIAN AWARD in AMERICA’-Demian...

ON A HIGHER GROUND! Nigerian Medical Doc, Songwriter Releases Song in ‘God’s Praise’…Says music is Eclectic, African Rhythm, Jazz blend

ON A HIGHER GROUND! Nigerian Medical Doc, Songwriter Releases Song in ‘God’s Praise’…Says music...

¡IRRESISTIBLE EN AMÉRICA! ‘Mis Ojos, Sexiest en mi Te de ‘-te de Cuerpo, premio de Cameroonian ganando a actriz en Texas Palabras de *Her: ‘mi Trato de Hollywood indecible’ *Confession en Sr. Right: “todavía Buscando, el tiempo de Dios es el Mejor” *Why ella es la Actriz africana más atractiva en América

¡IRRESISTIBLE EN AMÉRICA! ‘Mis Ojos, Sexiest en mi Te de ‘-te de Cuerpo, premio de Cameroonian...
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HISTORIC FEAT IN LIBERIA: ‘GOD, LIBERIAN People made me PRESIDENT of LIBERIA’-George WEAH, 25th President of Liberia …Three-time African Footballer of the Year, first African player to win Ballon d’Or succeed the first elected female President *Says: ‘My Victory has changed the face of Politics in Africa, Youths are eligible to contest and become President’ * ‘60% of our population, Liberian Youths under the age of 30 voted for me’ * ‘The Lord help me Defeat Joseph Boakai former Liberian Vice-President in power for 12 years, Don’t you ever give up your Dreams’ * Ex-FIFA World Player of the Year fights illiteracy, Graduates in Bachelors Degree with Distinction in Business Management from Devry University, USA *Had Masters degree in Management from Keller Graduate School of Management, Devry University * Arsene Wenger, Arsenal’s Football Club Manager Congratulates WEAH: “I congratulate one of my former players, who became president of Liberia” * “This is a challenge to Nigeria’s former Super Eagles’ Superstars..Austin Okocha, Sunday Oliseh, Kanu Nwankwo and rest to freely contest Nigeria’s Presidency in 2019”-Nigerian American Press Association BY ROSEMARY ABBOT, STAFF REPORTER, MONROVIA

HISTORIC FEAT IN LIBERIA: ‘GOD, LIBERIAN People made me PRESIDENT of LIBERIA’-George WEAH,...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD WORLDWIDE: NIGERIAN Physically Challenged Lady, ALICE OLUWAFEMIAYO Makes HISTORY, Breaks WORLD Record as a WEIGHTLIFTER in MEXICO…Defeats earlier women’s +86kg record at the World Para Powerlifting Championships *Wins Power After Lifting 140kg in her first three attempts *Fourth Attempt outshines former Record in 2014 by lifting 145kg * Tells Paralympic website: “I feel very happy, it was not something I was expecting” * “I believe that Nigeria are the best in powerlifting in the world. The first event of the competition and we have a world record already broken”-National coach, Feyisetan Are BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD WORLDWIDE: NIGERIAN Physically Challenged Lady, ALICE OLUWAFEMIAYO Makes HISTORY,...

HONOR FOR NIGERIA ABROAD: NIGERIAN Doctor, Anambra State Genius BENNET OMALU Wins AMERICAN Medical Association AWARD…Still First Person in the World to Identify Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Sports *Presents Detailed Paperwork on CTE to National Football League *Justified as work justified change the face of American football *At 16 years joined University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Earned Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at 22 years *Graduates in Masters of Business Administration from Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University * “I discovered that science and faith actually go together, because, science and faith seek the truth, and there can only be one truth”-OMALU * ‘Omalu identified chronic brain damage, as a major factor in the death of other professional athletes, particularly football players. He called the disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE. Omalu is without question, the winner of the distinguished service award’-Andrew Gurman, President of American Medical Association BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF/UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

HONOR FOR NIGERIA ABROAD: NIGERIAN Doctor, Anambra State Genius BENNET OMALU Wins AMERICAN Medical Association...
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DEVELOPING NOW: CAMPAIGN for Democracy, other Nigerian Civil Rights Group Storm LIBYA Embassy in NIGERIA…Says ‘We are horrified by Reports, footage of Africans including Nigerians sold into slavery in Libya’ *Stages Peaceful sit-outs Protest in front of the Libyan Embassy *VOWS: ‘We Shall Occupy Libya Embassy, Enough of Dehumanization’ *Regret: ‘Africans are being Detained, Tortured, Starved, Killed’ *Lament: ‘They are made to Face Slave Trade, a horrible part of African history’ *Traffic Gridlock at Roseline Ukeje Close, Kyari Muhammed crescent, off Justice Sowemimo street, Asokoro, Abuja * Libya Embassy officials contacts Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police office for Police protection against Attack, Violence, Invasion BY KENNEDY ILECHUKWU/REPORTER, ABUJA

DEVELOPING NOW: CAMPAIGN for Democracy, other Nigerian Civil Rights Group Storm LIBYA Embassy in NIGERIA…Says...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN, Rasheed Abiodun Akanni, 42, Convicted for MARRIAGE FRAUD in America…Found Guilty of entering into a marriage with a United States citizen for evading Deportation, False statements, Failure to appear before U.S. District Court * ‘Akanni entered the United States from Nigeria on June 3, 2003, on a six-month visitor for pleasure visa. He never left the United States and made several unsuccessful attempts to gain legal status’-Acting United States Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch * ‘He filed for lawful permanent resident status as the spouse of an American woman. The woman later withdrew her support for Akanni’s application. On November 23, 2010, Akanni filed a petition for asylum, which stayed removal proceedings’-Matthew J. Etre, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations for New England & Denis Riordan, District Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN, Rasheed Abiodun Akanni, 42, Convicted for MARRIAGE FRAUD in America…Found...
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UNVEILED:ASAFO Market, Africa’s hottest leading Mart in North America…Receives Patronage from Africans in Diaspora daily*Rated on Social Media as ‘Hot Spot’ for African Groceries*Untold Success Stories of Lawrence Dumfeh, Ghana’s High Chief behind Asafo*“There’s nothing African you are looking for you will not find in Asafo store”-Bukola Ayomide, a Nigerian Medical Aid Specialist*“The man is so hardworking, very humble, honest and focused”-Yvvone Achampong, Ghana’s Hair Stylist*“My husband is African and he buys his groceries every weekend from Asafo Market to prepare us African spicy meals at home”-Quinneth Gunther, American Registered Nurse*Entertain customers by African songs of ‘Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Amachi Dede, Oliver de Coque, Yvonne Chakachaka, King Sunny Ade, Manu Dibango’

UNVEILED: ASAFO Market, Africa’s hottest leading Mart in North America…Receives Patronage...

UNVEILED: KEMI’S KITCHEN!’Africa’s No 1. Restaurant in Heart of Texas’…Plans to open new branch in Dallas-Forthworth (DFW) in 12 months*’We provide varieties of African delicacies in 100 % healthy, well-sanitized zones, under good temperature’-Don Badejo, ace American-trained Restauranteur*Secret behind the outstanding success and growth in 13 years exposed* Couple profess undying love for each other even if there’s re-incarnation*’Majority of our customers are White/Black Americans, Latinos & Africans’-Kemi Badejo, Chief operating officer* Quote: “ Every good restaurant in the world begins with food safety, followed by food quality”

UNVEILED: KEMI’S KITCHEN! ‘Africa’s No 1. Restaurant in Heart of Texas’…Plans...

LARGEST NUDIST CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN AMERICA! Weird Internet Church in Florida where Pastor, Members Naked…Nudity, Nudist, Sex allowed * Congregation claims: ‘God looks only at the Heart’ * Membership attracts $15 per person!

LARGEST NUDIST CHRISTIAN CHURCH IN AMERICA! Weird Internet Church in Florida where Pastor, Members Naked…Nudity,...

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