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INSPIRING OVERSEAS: STANLEY OKORO is a NIGERIAN Born NUMBER ONE Plastic Surgeon in AMERICA…Specializes in Facial Rejuvenation, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Augmentation, Complicated Breast Surgery, Tummy tuck, (Abdominoplasty), Laser Liposuction and Brazilian buttock lift *VOTED 2011, 2012, & 2013 ‘Compassionate Doctor Award’ by Patient Choice, Listed in the ‘Guide to America’s Top Surgeon’ 2011, 2012, 2013 edition by the Consumer’s Research Council of America. Named one of America’s Top Surgeons in 2014 *Graduated with Honors from Meharry Medical College, Was Surgeon at Emory University in Atlanta Georgia *Joined United States Navy, worked as Chief of General Surgery at the US Naval Hospital Great Lakes *As Navy Commander, served as Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at our ‘President’s Hospital’, world famous National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda Maryland * Certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery and American Board of Surgery * Currently on staff at: ASUCH Surgery Center, Emory MidTown Hospital, Northside Hospital, WellStar Kennestone Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Windy Hill Hospital BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRING OVERSEAS: STANLEY OKORO is a NIGERIAN Born NUMBER ONE Plastic Surgeon in AMERICA…Specializes in Facial Rejuvenation, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Augmentation, Complicated Breast Surgery, Tummy tuck, (Abdominoplasty), Laser...

PASSION FOR A UNITED, PEACEFUL NIGERIA: NIGERIAN Lawyer, ZANNAH MUSTAPHA Secures Release of over 100 CHIBOK Girls, Receive UNITED NATIONS TOP AWARD…Given the annual Nansen Honor for ‘crucial-mediating’ role, work in helping children affected by the long-running conflict *2016 United Nations’ Recipients were 2,000 Volunteers that saved the lives of thousands of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe * “I look forward to being a worthy ambassador, for such a noble award”-50 year old Nigerian UN Award winner BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF/UNITED STATES

PASSION FOR A UNITED, PEACEFUL NIGERIA: NIGERIAN Lawyer, ZANNAH MUSTAPHA Secures Release of over 100 CHIBOK Girls, Receive UNITED NATIONS TOP AWARD…Given the annual Nansen Honor for ‘crucial-mediating’ role, work in helping...

BUSTED: TWO NIGERIAN LADIES, IFY MBA, AMMANDA CHIOMA Charged for HUMAN Trafficking, Sex Slavery in GHANA…Trafficked SIX Girls from Lagos, Ekiti and Enugu states *Unemployed Immigrants appear before an Accra Circuit Court * Pleads Guilty for Commercial Sex Work *Faces Stiff BAIL term in the sum of GHc70,000.00 with three sureties each * Lodges at Kormens Hotel, Baatsonaa * “We were brought from Nigeria by Ify and Ammanda on transit to Germany and Dubai where we were to be employed as house-maids, but were forced against our will to go into having open-sex with over 10 men daily. No water or food was given us for refusal to trade our bodies for sex”-Trafficked Victims cry out to Ghana Police BY KAFO KWEKU/CRIME REPORTER, ACCRA

BUSTED: TWO NIGERIAN LADIES, IFY MBA, AMMANDA CHIOMA Charged for HUMAN Trafficking, Sex Slavery in GHANA…Trafficked SIX Girls from Lagos, Ekiti and Enugu states *Unemployed Immigrants appear before an Accra Circuit Court * Pleads Guilty...

ARRESTED: 42 NIGERIAN Gay Men in Police Net…for seeking HIV Testing and Counseling * Raids of Vincent Hotel douse rumors of homosexuals * ‘LGBT Community in Nigeria were Receiving HIV Testing, Counseling and Education being Nigeria has one of the biggest HIV epidemics in the world’-Bisi Alimi, LGBT British Activist *Says: ‘Those men were trying to save their lives and make their country better by preventing the spread of HIV’ * “42 suspected homosexuals were arrested and the hotel has been condoned off while investigation continues”-Lagos PPRO BY TOPE ANIMASHAUN/STAFF WRITER, LAGOS

ARRESTED: 42 NIGERIAN Gay Men in Police Net…for seeking HIV Testing and Counseling * Raids of Vincent Hotel douse rumors of homosexuals * ‘LGBT Community in Nigeria were Receiving HIV Testing, Counseling and Education being Nigeria...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Amazon, DR. DALI Wins UNITED NATIONS Award…Saving, Caring, Re-integrating BOKO HARAM Widows and Orphans into society *Helped 650,000 displaced persons in the North Eastern Nigeria *Her SON abducted in 2011 during Jos, Plateau State crisis and has not been found till date *Becomes Recipient of the 2017 UN Sergio Vieira de Mello Award *Still first humanitarian actor to set up a livelihood programme for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), takes risk of reaching areas considered inaccessible and dangerous at the peak of Boko Haram’s insurgency * “The Sergio Vieira de Mello Award is conferred biennially, to draw the world’s attention to the unnoticed efforts by individuals, groups and organisations doing something special and unique to reconcile people and parties in conflict”-UNITED NATIONS *PLUS plans for her family trip to United States as Green Card recipients BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Amazon, DR. DALI Wins UNITED NATIONS Award…Saving, Caring, Re-integrating BOKO HARAM Widows and Orphans into society *Helped 650,000 displaced persons in the North Eastern Nigeria *Her SON abducted in 2011 during...

INSPIRING ABROAD: ‘I Am a Ghanaian KING, A Full Time Mechanic in Germany’-King Togbe Ngoryifia Céphas Kosi Bansah, a Millionaire Entrepreneur …Helping to govern more than TWO million Ghanaian and Togolese people *Spends most of his time in oily overalls fixing cars * Grew up in Ghana, Moved to Germany in 1970 before been appointed King * His kingdom covers Gbi in Eastern Ghana on the border of Togo consisting of 300,000 Ewe people *Uses SKYPE to govern his people, still visits Ghana up to eight times per year * PLUS How famous German photographer Christina Czybik captured fascinating lifestyle of this King BY NOEL IMADE/REPORTER, GERMANY & KOFI ADEL, STAFF WRITER, ACCRA, GHANA

INSPIRING ABROAD: ‘I Am a Ghanaian KING, A Full Time Mechanic in Germany’-King Togbe Ngoryifia Céphas Kosi Bansah, a Millionaire Entrepreneur …Helping to govern more than TWO million Ghanaian and Togolese people *Spends most...

BREAKING NEWS: KANO State Born NIGERIAN, MOHAMMED MUSTAFA CENGIZ Emerges BEST Graduating Medical Student with Distinction in Russia…Scored perfect CGPA of 5.0 in Kazan Medical University * Put NIGERIA in Good Light Overseas * Receives HONOR from Russian Minister of Health and Rector of Institution *Showed that NIGERIA is blessed with Brilliant and Intelligent People BY NEWTON CHUKS/SPECIAL EDUCATION REPORTER, RUSSIA

BREAKING NEWS: KANO State Born NIGERIAN, MOHAMMED MUSTAFA CENGIZ Emerges BEST Graduating Medical Student with Distinction in Russia…Scored perfect CGPA of 5.0 in Kazan Medical University * Put NIGERIA in Good Light Overseas * Receives...

SUCCESS AGAINST ALL ODD: NIGERIAN, SURAJ SHUAIBU Overcome Challenges to Become Best Graduating Student in College of Medicine from Ahmadu Bello University…Emerges Overall Graduating Doctor in Anatomy, Pharmacology, Surgery and Pathology *Struggled to acquire university education for years *Jigawa native shows hardwork is the only key to outstanding success * Sacrificed Pleasure for Studies to rebrand Nigeria’s image BY LUKMAN HARUNA/STAFF REPORTER, ZARIA

SUCCESS AGAINST ALL ODD: NIGERIAN, SURAJ SHUAIBU Overcome Challenges to Become Best Graduating Student in College of Medicine from Ahmadu Bello University…Emerges Overall Graduating Doctor in Anatomy, Pharmacology, Surgery and Pathology *Struggled...

BREAKING NEWS: 23 years old NIGERIAN ONORIODE AZIZA, Professor’s Son Bags THREE First Class Degrees from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigerian Law School and Cambridge University…Received Scholarship for Masters Law Degree in Cambridge University, Defeats 25 Students from around the world *Earlier turned down by Nigerian elites, politicians for financial assistance to study in Cambridge University *Attended balls, garden parties and formal dinners, undertook a pro-bono project with the Law Faculty *’Law Firms in Britain pleads to have him on Board’-INVESTIGATION * “I was motivated by a single goal: ensure the world knows that the best students in Nigeria can compete with, and excel against the best students in the world”-Onoriode BY DIPO AYENI/EDUCATION REPORTER, CAMBRIDGE

BREAKING NEWS: 23 years old NIGERIAN ONORIODE AZIZA, Professor’s Son Bags THREE First Class Degrees from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigerian Law School and Cambridge University…Received Scholarship for Masters Law Degree in Cambridge...

TENSION & XENOPHOBIA IN AFRCA: 5 NIGERIANS Killed in Reprisal Attack in GHANA…After a Nigerian, Thompson Peter Stabs, Murder a Ghanaian, Misbau Amadu during FIGHT in Greater Accra Region * Ghanaian Police whisked off Nigerian behind crisis *Ghanaian Deceased rushed to Mary Lucy Hospital, pronounced Dead on arrival * “Thompson said at about 9:00 pm last Thursday, Misbau came to his (Thomson’s) house, armed with a knife to attack him for reporting the case to the police. In the course of the fight, Thompson said he overpowered Misbau and stabbed him in self-defence. Matter is still under investigations”- Inspector Kwabena Danso * ‘Nigerian, Uchenna Eloh Strangled to DEATH by South Africa African Policemen’-Kanayo Onwumelu, Chairman, Western Cape Union chapter BY EUGENNE ENENA/REPORTER, GREATER ACCRA & CHARLOTTE OKORIE/STAFF WRITER, WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

TENSION & XENOPHOBIA IN AFRCA: 5 NIGERIANS Killed in Reprisal Attack in GHANA…After a Nigerian, Thompson Peter Stabs, Murder a Ghanaian, Misbau Amadu during FIGHT in Greater Accra Region * Ghanaian Police whisked off Nigerian behind...