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24TH NATIONAL CONVENTION IN AMERICA: ‘Restructuring NIGERIA is the only way for the Yoruba to be identified as a Nation’ -Egbe Omo Yoruba North America …’Nigerian Govt should hearken to the voices demanding a revisit to the terms and arrangements of the creed that makes up Nigeria *Theme of convention: ‘Restructuring and Integration-Panacea for Accelerated Development and Security of the Region’ *’Egbe is willing to partner with South West governments to ensure infrastructure and human capacity development programs’ *Ready to commence a large scale agricultural venture in Ile-Oluji, Ondo State which would be a model for individual and corporate engagement BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

24TH NATIONAL CONVENTION IN AMERICA: ‘Restructuring NIGERIA is the only way for the Yoruba to be identified as a Nation’ -Egbe Omo Yoruba North America …’Nigerian Govt should hearken to the voices demanding a revisit...

INSPIRING: ‘I Will be the Next GOVERNOR of Anambra State’-Yul Edochie, Nigeria’s Famous Nollywood Superstar …Defeats older politicians to win Democratic People’s Congress Primary Eelection *Says: ‘It’s Time for Youths to Lead Nigeria into Economic Prosperity’ *Explains: ‘Elderly Politicians Need to Take Back Seat to allow us Reign’ *Vows: ‘I Will Bring Economic Prosperity, Development and Social Integration during my Tenure’ BY CHUKA ILEBEWO/STAFF REPORTER, ANAMBRA STATE

INSPIRING: ‘I Will be the Next GOVERNOR of Anambra State’-Yul Edochie, Nigeria’s Famous Nollywood Superstar …Defeats older politicians to win Democratic People’s Congress Primary Election *Says: ‘It’s Time...

BREAKING NEWS: 38 Year Old Nigerian-British, CHUKA HARRISON UMUNNA still Reigns as Britain’s Member of Parliament for Streatham Council…UK Labour politician was Shadow Business Secretary from 2011 to 2015 *Had LLB in English and French Law from the University of Manchester; Later studied for one term at the University of Burgundy in Dijon, before studying for an MA at Nottingham Trent *Worked as Solicitor for City of LONDON firm Herbert Smith *Elected member of the Treasury Select Committee *Questioned Bob Diamond, CEO of Barclays over alleged tax avoidance *Happily Married to Alice Sullivan, Blessed with a Son *PLUS Regrets over Death of Father in Nigeria Road Accident BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES & PAUL UNACHUKWU/ASSISTANT EDITOR, LONDON

BREAKING NEWS: 38 Year Old Nigerian-British, CHUKA HARRISON UMUNNA still Reigns as Britain’s Member of Parliament for Streatham Council…UK Labour politician was Shadow Business Secretary from 2011 to 2015 *Had LLB in English and...

INSPIRING: British Born Daughter of a NIGERIAN Orthopedic Surgeon, HELEN GRANT is FIRST BLACK Woman Elected UK Conservative Member of Parliament …Served as MP for Maidstone and The Weald since 2010 when she succeeded Ann Widdecombe *Worked as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities (from 2012 to 2015) and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (2012 to 2013) *Performed as Britain’s Minister for Sport and Tourism in 2013, a post she held till after the 2015 general election *Studied law at the University of Hull *REGRETS: “I was the Victim of Racist Bullying at school” BY KANMI AKANDE/CORRESPONDENT, UNITED KINGDOM

INSPIRING: British Born Daughter of a NIGERIAN Orthopedic Surgeon, HELEN GRANT is FIRST BLACK Woman Elected UK Conservative Member of Parliament …Served as MP for Maidstone and The Weald since 2010 when she succeeded Ann Widdecombe *Worked...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Nigeria’s Department of State Services already marked me for ARREST’-Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State …Says: ‘They are accusing me of Insurgency, Treason’ * ‘I Am Accusing some elements in APC of conniving with DSS to Implicate Me’ BY IYIOLA OPEOLUWA/POLITICAL REPORTER, EKITI

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Nigeria’s Department of State Services already marked me for ARREST’-Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State …Says: ‘They are accusing me of Insurgency, Treason’ * ‘I Am Accusing some...

SHOCKER: ‘IBRAHIM MAGU, EFCC Chairman is Consistently Harassing, Stalking and Hounding Me’-Patience Jonathan, former Nigeria’s First LADY …’I’m Appealing to the House of Representatives to Protect Me from Harassment in hands of Security Agencies’ * Says: ‘Police, NDLEA after My LIFE’ *Files PETITION before House of Representatives BY OLADOTUN OKEWALE/ASSISTANT CRIME EDITOR, NORTHERN NIGERIA

SHOCKER: ‘IBRAHIM MAGU, EFCC Chairman is Consistently Harassing, Stalking and Hounding Me’-Patience Jonathan, former Nigeria’s First LADY …’I’m Appealing to the House of Representatives to Protect Me from...

UNTOLD SECRETS BEHIND NIGERIA’S JUNE 12 ELECTION ANNULMENT: ‘GENERAL IBRAHIM Babangida, President-Elect MKO Abiola would have been KILLED if Election Winner had been Announced’-Professor OMO OMORUYI …Confess: ‘Sani Abacha, Northern Leaders were all against Abiola’s Presidency’ * ‘Professor, I do not see how they will spare you because they know you are my principal confidant’, says of IBB to him * In his book: “Sani (meaning General Sani Abacha) is opposed to a return to civilian rule. Sani cannot stand the idea of Chief Abiola, a Yoruba becoming his Commander-in-Chief” *PLUS the role played by Brigadier General David Mark turned ex-Senate President BY NURENI LAWAL/SPECIAL INVESTIGATION EDITOR, ABUJA

UNTOLD SECRETS BEHIND NIGERIA’S JUNE 12 ELECTION ANNULMENT: ‘GENERAL IBRAHIM Babangida, President-Elect MKO Abiola would have been KILLED if Election Winner had been Announced’-Professor OMO OMORUYI …Confess: ‘Sani...

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Senator, Dino Melaye Escapes ASSASSINATION in Kogi state…3 DIED Instantly *Attack occurred while addressing supporters in front of Kogi state polytechnic * ‘Attackers are Government House Police with some criminals accompanied by Lokoja Caretaker Chairman and one Abdullahi Dollar, who is Special Adviser Political’-Senator Dino Melaye BY TITILOLA AYOMIDE/SPECIAL REPORTER, KOGI STATE

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Senator, Dino Melaye Escapes ASSASSINATION in Kogi state…3 DIED Instantly *Attack occurred while addressing supporters in front of Kogi state polytechnic * ‘Attackers are Government House Police with some...

ECOLOGICAL FUND: ‘Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State is an Incurable Liar’-Ikechukwu Eze, Media Adviser to Dr. Goodluck Jonathan …’Nasir’s penchant for reputation savaging is almost pathological’ * ‘WORST weakness is his inability to be loyal to anybody or any issue consistently for long’ * ‘El-Rufai’s sinister narrative was intentionally silent on the over N10 billion specially deployed to fund the Great Green Wall (GGW) project in some northern states’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

ECOLOGICAL FUND: ‘Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State is an Incurable Liar’-Ikechukwu Eze, Media Adviser to Dr. Goodluck Jonathan …’Nasir’s penchant for reputation savaging is almost pathological’ *...

DEVELOPING: BUHARI Dares CABAL over Health, Resume in Aso Rock…Foils Secret Agenda of Obasanjo, Abdusalami Abubakar and IBB’s meeting in Hilltop Mansion *Nigerian President still on continuous Medication * Why Niger State Governor picked OBJ at the Airport QUOTES: “In compliance with Section 145 of the 1999 Constitution, the president has formally transmitted letters to the Senate and the House of Representatives, intimating the National Assembly ‘that I have resumed my functions as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria after my vacation”BY LOLA IBIYEMI/POLITICAL REPORTER/ABUJA

DEVELOPING: BUHARI Dares CABAL over Health, Resume in Aso Rock…Foils Secret Agenda of Obasanjo, Abdusalami Abubakar and IBB’s meeting in Hilltop Mansion *Nigerian President still on continuous Medication * Why Niger State Governor...