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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’ Opens Multi Million Naira Hotel in heart of Owerri…Names Hotel ‘The RESIDENT’ *Imports Customized Furniture from...

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 themselves’-Tee Mac Omatshola ISELI, former President PMAN, multiple award-wining flutist …’I Have moved a $1.6 billion...

INSPIRATIONAL: NIGERIAN-British Multiple GRAMMY AWARD Winner, HENRY OLUSEGUN ADEOLA SAMUEL (SEAL) Net Worth is $35 Millions …Sells over 20 Million Records worldwide *Shines as a Music Coach on ‘The VOICE Australia’ on separate occasions *Celebrated WINNER: Three Brit Awards, Best British Male in 1992 and MTV Video Music Award *Had First Break with S’Express sharing vocals on UK top 10 hit ‘Superfly Guy’ where he featured in the music video * Greatest Music Hit ‘Kiss from a ROSE’ still attracts huge royalty *Received British Academy’s Ivor Novello Award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically *Performed in Red Hot Organization’s Music Album that featured George Michael, Madonna, others, to raise money and awareness in support of AIDS epidemic, Donates all proceeds to AIDS charities *Born at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London, to a Nigerian mother, Adebisi Ogundeji, and a Brazilian father, Francis Samuel BY ROTIMI IFEDAYO/ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER, LONDON & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

INSPIRATIONAL: NIGERIAN-British Multiple GRAMMY AWARD Winner, HENRY OLUSEGUN ADEOLA SAMUEL (SEAL) Net Worth is $35 Millions …Sells over 20 Million Records worldwide *Shines as a Music Coach on ‘The VOICE Australia’ on separate occasions *...

REVEALING: Nigeria’s Latest Millionaire MUSIC Sensation, E-SQUARE Set to Take Over P-SQUARE’S Concerts in NIGERIA, Overseas…Music Promoters Abroad Rush after them *Group Receiving Rare Reviews on America’s Radio Stations * Establishes, Register Tolotolo Family Foundation, a registered Non-governmental Organisation in United States and Nigeria * Gives out Free Scholarship, 0% Interest Loans for Businesses, Free health care * Set to Launch their Orphanage home in Owerri (Imo State) at Emirate hotel on January 3rd 2018 * Maiden Album titled ‘Egwu Ngwori’ meaning ‘Song for Enjoyment’ *Enjoys Dual citizenship as Nigerian-Americans, Music Video shot in Yankee BY SADE AIYELOLA/ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER, ABUJA & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

REVEALING: Nigeria’s Latest Millionaire MUSIC Sensation, E-SQUARE Set to Take Over P-SQUARE’S Concerts in NIGERIA, Overseas…Music Promoters Abroad Rush after them *Group Receiving Rare Reviews on America’s Radio Stations *...

INSPIRING IN EUROPE: NIGERIAN-Swedish Photographer, CLETUS NELSON NWADIKE WINS 2017 FRIED Award…Camera Lens’ Captured Plea for right of migrants to escape war named ‘Peace Photograph of the Year *Receives a €10,000 prize to show peace is top priority for felicitous coexistence *International Press Institute, Austrian publishing house Lammerhuber gives warm congratulations * Austria’s Parliament Celebrates and Name Nigerian Winner *Award Named after Austrian pacifist, author and 1911 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Alfred Hermann Fried, the Alfred Fried Photography Award * Organisers received 5,856 submissions containing 19,107 images from 165 countries BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRING IN EUROPE: NIGERIAN-Swedish Photographer, CLETUS NELSON NWADIKE WINS 2017 FRIED Award…Camera Lens’ Captured Plea for right of migrants to escape war named ‘Peace Photograph of the Year *Receives a €10,000 prize to show...

INSPIRING ABROAD: NIGERIAN MUSIC Star, YEMI ALADE Wins at America’s 3rd Annual African Entertainment AWARDS…Nominated in FOUR Categories, Emerge Winner in All fronts *Won in Category of: Best Female single, Best Female Artist of the Year, International Artist of the Year and her ‘Mama Africa’ for best album *Receives Honor from New Jersey General Assembly for meritorious Record of Service, Leadership and commitment *PLUS How she got official Invite to the 2017 Grammy Awards BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

INSPIRING ABROAD: NIGERIAN MUSIC Star, YEMI ALADE Wins at America’s 3rd Annual African Entertainment AWARDS…Nominated in FOUR Categories, Emerge Winner in All fronts *Won in Category of: Best Female single, Best Female Artist of...

EX-NAFDAC DG, LATE DORA AKUNYILI’S DAUGHTER REIGNS IN USA: NJIDEKA AKUNYILI Crosby, Nigeria’s Born ‘Graffiti-Millionaire’ Painter WINS 2017 MacArthur Fellow AWARD…Shines as Africa’s No 1 Artist in Los Angeles *Receives $625,000 Award Funds from the MacArthur Foundation *Her ART Studio is Mecca-of-sort in industrial area south of downtown L.A. *Lived in USA for 18 years, Shipped every last of her paintings for Exhibitions around the country *Solo Show ‘Front Room: Njideka Akunyili Crosby — Counterparts’ opened at the Baltimore Museum of Art *Staged: ‘Njideka Akunyili Crosby: Predecessors’ at the Tang Museum at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York *Applies the mix-media of techniques and materials together with imagery from United States and Nigeria, Studied Fine Art and Biology at Swarthmore College * Had a stint at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts before earning an MFA in painting from Yale University *Her permanent collections dots Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Hammer * “I Plan to use parts of the funds to travel to Nigeria for an extended period to do research on arts. I want to go deeper”-NJIDEKA BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF/UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

EX-NAFDAC DG, LATE DORA AKUNYILI’S DAUGHTER REIGNS IN USA: NJIDEKA AKUNYILI Crosby, Nigeria’s Born ‘Graffiti-Millionaire’ Painter WINS 2017 MacArthur Fellow AWARD…Shines as Africa’s No 1 Artist in Los Angeles *Receives...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Youths ONLY Moral VOICE for the MASSES-Areafada CharlyBoy, Nigerian Musician/Activist ….Says: ‘Outstanding young Nigerians in Diaspora placed Nigeria in good light before the nations of the world’ * Recalls: ‘A young man got multiple dagger stabs while shielding me in protest’ * Nigerian Youths drum support for SACK of former SGF Babachir Lawal and ex-DG NIA Ayodele Oke’ * ‘At my present age of 66 years, only chains we have to loose is our Fear’ BY FUNKE OLAYOKE/REPORTER, LAGOS

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Youths ONLY Moral VOICE for the MASSES-Areafada CharlyBoy, Nigerian Musician/Activist ….Says: ‘Outstanding young Nigerians in Diaspora placed Nigeria in good light before the nations of the world’ *...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘MUSIC is MY LIFE, I Can’t LIVE without MUSIC’-Queen JULIETTA, PMAN Chairperson Abuja Chapter …Alleges: ‘PMAN Past Leaders Greedy, Envious and in Conspiracy since Music Association President decline their Corruption Advances’ * ‘I Created Next Female Artist Singing Competition to Discover, Train female talents in the Music Industry’ * BONY-M’s producer in Germany, Helmut Rulofs behind My MAIDEN Album * Performed in lots of Music shows Nationally and Internationally * ‘I’ve NEVER been Sexually Harassed and Won’t be by God’s Grace’ * Produced TWO albums and lots of singles, THIRD album out next year * ‘Not easy growing up, Was Not Born with a Silver Spoon’ *HAD an Italian Father and a Nigerian Mother BY TOMI OLEKA/ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR

BREAKING NEWS: ‘MUSIC is MY LIFE, I Can’t LIVE without MUSIC’-Queen JULIETTA, PMAN Chairperson Abuja Chapter …Alleges: ‘PMAN Past Leaders Greedy, Envious and in Conspiracy since Music Association President decline...

AFTERMATH OF DEAD BODY RECOVERY IN DAVIDO’S HOUSE: Acting Lagos State POLICE Commissioner, IMOHIMI EDGAL almost FIRED, DEMOTED Immediately…’The PSC has the power to appoint, promote and discipline officers, IGP’s office is NOT aware of acting CP EDGAL’s reduction in power and has not been demoted,’ says Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, a Chief Superintendent of Police *”Both AP:25095 Mohimi D. Edgal, Acting Lagos CP And AP. 36665 Aji Ali Janga, Acting Kogi state CP should kiss their promotion goodbye”-Police Service Commission * ‘The Officers are, therefore, reverted to their substantive rank of Deputy Commisioner of Police’ * Bars from speaking to the press on subject matter *Case may be thrown away for lack of evidence BY OLAWUNMI IBUDOLA/CRIME REPORTER, LAGOS & JUDE ASUKA/STAFF WRITER, LOKOJA

AFTERMATH OF DEAD BODY RECOVERY IN DAVIDO’S HOUSE: Acting Lagos State POLICE Commissioner, IMOHIMI EDGAL almost FIRED, DEMOTED Immediately…’The PSC has the power to appoint, promote and discipline officers, IGP’s office...