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LET THERE BE LIGHT: ‘I Will bring ELECTRICITY to Nigeria in 24 hours’-EMMANUEL OBAYAGBON, renowned Electrical Engineer …Says: ‘I discovered Solar Science at the age of six years’ * ‘I am the First Nigerian to have invented Generator Power Booster since 2012’ * ‘God Almighty, light-off in Nigeria inspired me to be creative’ * ‘I have sold over 8000 pieces of my products and Nigerians did not believe me earlier’ * ‘I have been featured in several national and International technological journals’ * ‘I am ready to tell President Buhari on secret of how to bring steady power to Nigeria’ GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

LET THERE BE LIGHT: ‘I Will bring ELECTRICITY to Nigeria in 24 hours’-EMMANUEL OBAYAGBON, renowned Electrical Engineer …Says: ‘I discovered Solar Science at the age of six years’ ...

INSPIRING! TIME Magazine names Nigerian born Commonwealth Young Person of the Year, OLUWASEUN AYODEJI OSOWOBI among 100 Leaders of Tomorrow …’Dubbed ‘Rising Star shaping the future’ *Nigeria’s woman rights activist celebrated as one of world’s most ascendant leaders * How Survivor of sexual violence set up ‘Stand to End Rape’ initiative provide support to women, men and young people who are experiencing any form of gender-based abuse, Helped thousands of sexual and domestic abuse victims in Nigeria * “As young people, our relationship must surpass government collaboration on financial relations. We must collectively protect the human rights of those within our community, especially vulnerable women and girls, persons with disabilities and LGBTQI people across the Commonwealth”-OSOWOBI * “The Commonwealth Youth Awards, particularly the Commonwealth Young Person of the Year, shines a spotlight on the unsung efforts of our young people who have made a major impact in transforming our communities. We are happy our Commonwealth Person of the Year, Osowobi, is being recognised for her outstanding work beyond the Commonwealth”- Layne Robinson, the Commonwealth’s Head of Social Policy Development BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

INSPIRING! TIME Magazine names Nigerian born Commonwealth Young Person of the Year, OLUWASEUN AYODEJI OSOWOBI among 100 Leaders of Tomorrow …‘Dubbed ‘Rising Star shaping the future’ *Nigeria’s woman rights...

AFTER 12 YEARS OF EVADING JUSTICE: ‘It is Shameful if you Handcuff me in Public, Nigerians will be laughing at me’-ORJI UZOR KALU begs Prison Warders …Shaking former governor cries: “Where are you taking us to now? I will follow you.” * “You: Orji Uzor Kalu is hereby sentenced to 12 years in prison for Stealing the sum of N7.65bn funds belonging to Abia State people’- Justice Mohammed Idris in an abridged version of the 228-page judgment * Kalu’s associate sentenced to 10 years in prison while Slok Limited, the company used in perpetrating the fraud ordered to be wound up BY RITA ADEMOLA/Judicial Reporter, Abuja

AFTER 12 YEARS OF EVADING JUSTICE: ‘It is Shameful if you Handcuff me in Public, Nigerians will be laughing at me’-ORJI UZOR KALU begs Prison Warders …Shaking former governor cries: “Where are...

Exclusive Interview to CELEBRATE 35 YEARS OF MUSIC PERFORMANCE IN AFRICA: ‘I am the First Reggae Legend in Nigeria to have composed a song that caused awareness to HIV/AIDS epidemic several years ago’-Pupa ORITS WILIKI, the Kole-man Revolutionaire …The project enabled me to drag the then serving Nigeria Minister of Health, Professor Olikoye Ransome Kuti into the music studio * ‘I authored, composed and produced FIFA World Youth Championships THEME SONG Tagged Nigeria 99’ * Recalls encounters with Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Sunny Okosuns, Lucky Dube, Ras Kimono * President BUHARI administration has done well in the area of Copyright Management *Based on constant success in the past, PMAN by now ought to be listed on Nigeria Stock Exchange *Intend to also release a Double Album of Classic Pupa Orits soon * Plans to unveil Academy for music for kids especially the Challenged in Orphanage homes * Confesses: ‘How I met my wife as an unlimited blessing from the outset’ GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA Foreign Bureau Chief

Exclusive Interview to CELEBRATE 35 YEARS OF MUSIC PERFORMANCE IN AFRICA: ‘I am the First Reggae Legend in Nigeria to have composed a song that caused awareness to HIV/AIDS epidemic several years ago’-Pupa ORITS...

$44.9million Fraud, Money laundering, Forgery &Identity Theft in America! FBI transmits Extradition documents to Nigeria, EFCC quizzes ALLEN IFECHUKWU ONYEMA, boss of Peace Airline for 10 hours…INTERPOL liaises with Nigerian law enforcement agents on further prosecution in Canada, intensify surveillance tracking *Anti-graft agency expands investigation into other Nigerian accomplices *Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta supports Onyema’s indictment by U.S. Department of Justice, vows to cripple activities of Peace airline, other fixed assets in Nigeria * ‘I am innocent of all corrupt charges in United States of America. I am gathering the right paper work and getting ready to clear my name’-embattled Onyema cries out *How Onyema made millions of dollars during Amnesty programme for Niger Delta militants * “We carried out the October 1, 2010 Independence Day twin bombings in Abuja in protest of the amnesty fraud”-Jomo Gbomo, spokesman for MEND in a statement * ‘Allen Onyema and Kingsley Kuku, former adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Niger Delta Affairs, used funds meant for the amnesty programme to float Air Peace airline’-Diepreye Dikibo, ex-Militant Leaders Forum in the Niger Delta BY AHMED IDRIS/NATIONAL SECURITY EDITOR, NIGERIA, FUNLOLA OWOEYE/SPECIAL DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENT & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

$44.9million Fraud, Money laundering, Forgery &Identity Theft in America! FBI transmits Extradition documents to Nigeria, EFCC quizzes ALLEN IFECHUKWU ONYEMA, boss of Peace Airline for 10 hours…INTERPOL liaises...

Interview: Foremost Amazon leading the way for Girl-child education in Africa! ‘Rural Women in Nigeria will occupy key leadership positions in a short distance’-Aisha BABANGIDA, Chairperson, Better Life Program for the African Rural Woman …technology businesses will be headed, owned by women, as they become pacesetters in the development of agriculture in communities *Access to education, health care, and empowerment are greatest problems facing African women * Women should work together as a unit to produce female leaders in Africa * Nigeria has no choice but to support the growth of the Girl-Child *Reveals: * ‘African women take lead in Liberia, Ethopia. We have seen the strength of the women in Sudan. I am very positive we can still witness several women presidents in Africa’ *Recalled memorable moments she helped a rural woman turned successful entrepreneur *PLUS highpoint of her empowerment program for Girl-child and women in Africa GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

Interview: Foremost Amazon leading the way for Girl-child education in Africa! ‘Rural Women in Nigeria will occupy key leadership positions in a short distance’-Aisha BABANGIDA, Chairperson, Better Life Program...

Rise & Fall of Nigeria’s Air Peace Airline boss: American, Canadian Governments declare ALLEN ONYEMA Wanted over $20million Fraud…Justice department indict him for money laundering *INTERPOL, EFCC set to effect arrest, extradite fugitive to America * lavishes $180,000 on Rolls Royce, $88,500 Mercedes cars, $204,000.00 on armored Lexus LX570 *Forged financial instruments using fake export letters of credit at Bank of America BOA 8086, Wells Fargo WF 3417 , J.P. Morgan Chase account number XXXXXXXXXXX5512 and Bank of Montreal Canada account number XXXXXXX7515 *Huge mansions in Atlanta, Roaming Mobile phone (404-467-xxxx) under security surveillance (Home located at): 3475 Oak Valley RD NE #40, Atlanta, GA 30326 , 3390 Fairburn RD SW #K171 Atlanta, GA 30331 * Detectives bust his FAKE business deals in United States, Facing 40 years JAIL TERM in total if found guilty in U.S. and Canada, U.S. Marshals ready to take him into custody * “Onyema’s status as a wealthy businessman turned out to be a fraud. He corrupted the U.S. banking system, but his trail of deceit and trickery came to a skidding halt”- Drug Enforcement Agency Special Agent Robert J. Murphy * “I am innocent of all fraud charges in United States of America. I work hard for my money. I am ready to face the court in America to prove my innocence and clear my name”-embattled Air Peace chairman lament BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief & DINA SOLOMON AMAECHI/SPECIAL CRIME EDITOR, CANADA & OLA IDOWU, CRIME REPORTER, ABUJA

Rise & Fall of Nigeria’s Air Peace Airline boss: American, Canadian Governments declare ALLEN ONYEMA Wanted over $20million Fraud…Justice department indict him for money laundering *INTERPOL, EFCC...

BRITISH DOCTORS’ NEGLIGENCE, WHERE IS JUSTICE? 34-year-old Nigerian man, OSCAR OKWURIME Dies in Harmondsworth Detention centre…cried, begged for Medical Doctor treatment for weeks yet ignored *Deceased wanted to become a trained medical doctor, found lying dead, foaming in the mouth in his cell by another detainee * “Oscar entered Britain with a valid visitor’s visa, declared for Asylum after overstaying his visa. He was arrested. I told my late brother to tell the authorities so they can treat him. That first week, they didn’t do anything. And the second week he said they were still saying nothing. The last time I saw him, he told me he was on a waiting list of about 400. He said he was feeling pain in his side. He had not had any health issues before. It was a pure case of negligence. If someone is in your custody, telling you he’s not feeling well, it’s your duty of care to get them checked. Any time I’m alone, I’m in tears. It’s terrible, It’s very painful. I don’t know what to do” -Alex, victim’s family * The cause of his death is unknown but the situation is being investigated”-UK Home Office BY DAVID IMONITIE/SPECIAL CRIME REPORTER, reporting LIVE from UK

BRITISH DOCTORS’ NEGLIGENCE, WHERE IS JUSTICE? 34-year-old Nigerian man, OSCAR OKWURIME Dies in Harmondsworth Detention centre…cried, begged for Medical Doctor treatment for weeks yet ignored *Deceased wanted...

LIVING THE DREAMS IN UNITED STATES: Nigerian born Naturalized American, DALE OKORODUDU Reigns as leading Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician with specialty in Lung Ailments in North America…establishes ‘Black Men in White Coats’ to counter racism in Texas *Runs a-non-profit organizing national summits, recording a feature-length documentary film *Determines to singularly drive up the number of young black men in the field of medicine * ‘Black men account for only 2.9% of applicants to United States medical schools’-Association of American Medical Colleges * “When somebody closes their eyes and thinks about a black male, they think about either an athlete, a musician, or somebody in prison. We want to add black men in white coats to that stereotype”-Okorodudu *QUOTE: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”-Hippocrates BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

LIVING THE DREAMS IN UNITED STATES: Nigerian born Naturalized American, DALE OKORODUDU Reigns as leading Pulmonary/Critical Care Physician with specialty in Lung Ailments in North America…establishes ‘Black Men...

INTERVIEW: ‘AJEGUNLE is the Future of Nigeria’s MUSIC HUB, the New York of Nigeria’-Daddy Fresh, multiple award wining Nigerian musician …Says ‘I am the Asiwaju (Torchbearer) of all Ajegunle Musicians, I have dropped many albums and received a lot of awards’ * Chief Osita Stephen Osadebe, Micheal Jackson, Bob Marley Maryam Makeba, Luther Vandross, Oriental Brothers inspired me into music * Tony Okoroji is the best PMAN President, No bad past presidents in Music Union * Uncle P performed well as PMAN Governor for Lagos State, he should be trusted as PMAN President with high expectations, Poor mismanagement almost ruined the music union *Assures: ‘My newest single album titled SHEY NORMAL will shake Nigeria’s entertainment industry’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

INTERVIEW: ‘AJEGUNLE is the Future of Nigeria’s MUSIC HUB, the New York of Nigeria’-Daddy Fresh, multiple award wining Nigerian musician …Says ‘I am the Asiwaju (Torchbearer)...