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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 Power Bike Accident, Media Report’s Insinuation is Falsehood and FAKE News’-AISHA BUHARI, Nigeria’s FIRST LADY …Says:...

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 Celebrated Member, Indianapolis City-County Council for 15th district…Judge Declared him Secretary of state-elect of Indiana *HAD Architecture...

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 Delta University, FIVE other Institutions *500 Administrative Fraudsters Busted at Sagbama Local Government Area * Bayelsa State Government...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIA’S Former First Elected Vice President, ALEX EKWUEME DIES in London Clinic…Battles Death till 10:00pm on Sunday 19th November 2017 *Nigerians in Britain, AMERICA mourn passage * Family announce peaceful passage of their patriarch *How he fought Chest Infections, Plus last minutes with Wife in UK Hospital *HAD Bachelor’s Degree from University of Washington, Master’s degree in Urban Planning, PhD in Architecture from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK * “It is a HUGE Pain, PAINFUL exit for all Nigerians and Africans”-George Elijah Otumu, President, Nigerian-American Press Association BY MARIAM IBIAM/STAFF WRITER, UNITED KINGDOM & KOLA OLAWOLE/REPORTER, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIA’S Former First Elected Vice President, ALEX EKWUEME DIES in London Clinic…Battles Death till 10:00pm on Sunday 19th November 2017 *Nigerians in Britain, AMERICA mourn passage * Family announce peaceful passage...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I AM Fully Ready to WIN Nigeria’s 2019 Presidential ELECTIONS’-OLAYODE OLUSEUN, Foremost Business Analyst at CHEVRON Nigeria Ltd …Over 99.9 Percent of Nigerian youths have made up their minds to take the responsibility of leadership in Nigeria as we speak * ‘I intend to democratize politics by changing the laws to ensure that political processes, including elections, are controlled by citizens’ * ‘My 3 Points Agenda will decentralize Information Creation Dissemination through working to ensure diverse political and policy viewpoints’ * ‘Our Govt will Eliminate Media Oligopolies, Create opportunity for Independent and Public Media’ * ‘I am contesting under Action Alliance, a party of young minds with great ideology towards good governance and mostly wellbeing of people’ * ‘By Hardwork, I built My First Mansion at the age of 27 Years’ *States: “A large number of our women and children are suffering beyond expectation, it is never easy for a family to feed themselves in Nigeria’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I AM Fully Ready to WIN Nigeria’s 2019 Presidential ELECTIONS’-OLAYODE OLUSEUN, Foremost Business Analyst at CHEVRON Nigeria Ltd …Over 99.9 Percent of Nigerian youths have made up their minds to...

TRENDING: ‘The TRUE GLORY of Ekiti State Disappears’-Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser on Political Matters to Nigerian President …Hunger, Hopelessness etched on faces of Children, Youth and Elders * ‘Under Ayodele Fayose, we are in the age of gloom, surely doom is waiting at the end of the tunnel’ *’In the past, our towns with different names from Omuo to Efon, from Emure to Iye shared beautiful identities’ *Expressed Regrets: ‘This is not the Ekiti of my youth. It is not the Ekiti of my dreams’ * ‘Ekiti state only have an Emperor in power with no legacy for leaders of tomorow’ * ‘I am already rolling up my sleeves, getting ready to go to work. Certainly, with our sweat and determination we will make Ekiti great again’ BY OLAYEMI OPAKUNLE/POLITICAL REPORTER, EKITI STATE

TRENDING: ‘The TRUE GLORY of Ekiti State Disappears’-Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser on Political Matters to Nigerian President …Hunger, Hopelessness etched on faces of Children, Youth and Elders * ‘Under Ayodele Fayose,...

REVEALING: ‘GOD has Destined Me as Next PRESIDENT of Nigeria in 2019′-Governor Ayo Fayose of EKITI State …’I am President in Waiting, Last Administration in Ekiti left BAD DEBTS of N25billion loan bond, Commercial loan of N35billion *Central Bank of Nigeria deducting N1.2billion from our Allocation till year 2036 & Why Femi FALANA don’t like me’ * ‘Our Govt will witness Hope and Restoration of Civil Rule in the country’ * ‘It’s Time to put a young man in authority, The man that have what it takes for Leadership’ * ‘I Don’t Want to be a Billionaire, but to become President of Nigeria’ * ‘We Are Investigating Ekiti State Govt utilization of BAILOUT Funds’-EFCC * ‘EFCC has no Respect for Nigeria’s Court Judgement, To Fighting Corruption Allegation is not Enough’ * ‘Ekiti state got the least in BAILOUT FUNDS of N4.7billion in Nigeria, We are owing ONLY 4months salaries’ BY KAYODE OPEMADE/STAFF WRITER, ADO EKITI

REVEALING: ‘GOD has Destined Me as Next PRESIDENT of Nigeria in 2019’-Governor Ayo Fayose of EKITI State …’I am President in Waiting, Last Administration in Ekiti left BAD DEBTS of N25billion loan bond, Commercial loan...

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...