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The god-father of General Interest News Stories in Nigeria break silence: ‘KUNLE Bakare, MAYOR Akinpelu & I established Fame Weekly Magazine successfully, Nigeria’s Biggest and Most Famous Journal ever’ -FEMI AKINTUNDE JOHNSON (FAJ) …Unpublished reasons why I left National Encomium Magazine, embraced higher media calling * The Nigerian Press has continued to perform in commensurate to their relative capacities within the context of the prevailing economic challenges that have restrained print runs, sales and advertising budgets * There’s relative freedom of expression in Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari’s Govt * It is not true that the agitation of few American legislators made the release of Omoyele Sowore and Dasuki possible * Federal Government need to establish an atmosphere of mutual respect and security of life for media practitioners to thrive *Recalls evergreen days in The Punch Newspaper plus highpoint of media career *Teaches Post Graduate students (PGD) a semester on a course called Topical Issues In Mass Communication, with Celebrity Journalism being the keystone at Nigerian Institute of Journalism GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, America’s Foreign Bureau Chief

The god-father of General Interest News Stories in Nigeria break silence: ‘KUNLE Bakare, MAYOR Akinpelu & I established Fame Weekly Magazine successfully, Nigeria’s Biggest and Most Famous Journal...

EDICIÓN ESPAÑOLA: El padrino de Historias de Noticias de Interés Generales en Nigeria rompe el silencio: ‘KUNLE Bakare, ALCALDE AKINPELU establecí la Revista de Semanario de Fama con éxito, el Diario más Grande y más Famoso de Nigeria alguna vez’-FEMI AKINTUNDE JOHNSON (FAJ) … Los motivos inéditos por qué dejé la Revista de Elogio Nacional, abrazaron la vocación de medios más alta * La Prensa nigeriana ha seguido funcionando en conmensurado a sus capacidades relativas dentro del contexto de los desafíos económicos predominantes que han retenido carreras de letra, ventas y presupuestos publicitarios * Hay libertad relativa de expresión en Nigeria bajo el Gobierno del presidente Muhammadu Buhari * No es cierto que la agitación de pocos legisladores americanos hiciera la liberación de Omoyele Sowore y Dasuki posible * Necesidad del Gobierno federal de establecer una atmósfera de respeto mutuo y seguridad de vida para practicantes de medios para prosperar Días de planta de hoja perenne de *Recalls en el Periódico de Perforadora más highpoint de carrera de medios El Poste de *Teaches Gradúa a estudiantes (PGD) un semestre en un curso llamado Cuestiones Actuales En la Comunicación de misa, con el Periodismo de Celebridad que es la clave en el Instituto nigeriano del Periodismo GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, el Jefe de Oficina Extranjero de América

EDICIÓN ESPAÑOLA: El padrino de Historias de Noticias de Interés Generales en Nigeria rompe el silencio: ‘KUNLE Bakare, ALCALDE AKINPELU establecí la Revista de Semanario de Fama con éxito, el Diario...

BREAKING NEWS: OGHENE KOLOGBO, Nigeria born Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat music protege in Europe survives Auto Crash…during Annual World Concert Road Tour * Being treated for urgent medication in a specialist hospital * Set to undergo surgery on left leg, monitoring his health till January ending * “My brother, I had an accident, so my left leg have to be operated upon before I lose it. I am still in the Hospital till 21st January 2020 after which I may be discharged. I will be here in this Hospital for 10 or 14 more days”-Kologbo writhing in pains * Africans, Europeans praying for Super star’s quick recovery, cherishes Martin Luther King Jnr * Watch out for KOLOGBO’S unpublished, never-read before, fire-brand interview with Naija Standard Newspaper’s editorial team regarding his long years in Kalakuta Republic, intimate father-son relationship with ‘Abami-Eda’, successful Afrobeat music shows in Europe and why he is proud to carry his Nigerian passport proudly everywhere in the world *QUOTE: ‘Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me’-Palm 23 verse 4 BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: OGHENE KOLOGBO, Nigeria born Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat music protege in Europe survives Auto Crash…during Annual World Concert Road Tour * Being treated for urgent medication in a specialist hospital...

NOTORIOUS MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE RAPE! American Court declare Nigerian Nurse, CHUKWUEMEKA EMMANUEL Wanted for Raping a patient at Centerpoint Medical Center …Bond set at $100,000 as warrant is issued for arrest anywhere in the world * Patient suffering catheter leaking administered morphine, other narcotics for serious pain requested nurse to clean her * While cleaning her, suspect pulled down his pants, raped her * Suspect called former girlfriend and confided he was going to Nigeria because he had been accused of rape * “The patient told Emmanuel several times he was hurting her and told him to stop. At one point, she told Emmanuel he was going to get in trouble. He allegedly replied, ‘No it’s OK. We won’t get caught’ against the patient’s wish”-Court records * “We are focused on the health and well-being of this patient and are committed to providing her support during this time. He ha been terminated”-Hospital Management BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

Woman hand sign for stop abusing violence Human Rights Day concept. NOTORIOUS MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST DEGREE RAPE! American Court declare Nigerian Nurse, CHUKWUEMEKA EMMANUEL Wanted for Raping a patient at Centerpoint Medical...

FRESH DIPLOMATIC ROW! GHANA forcefully evicts Nigeria High Commission from property in Accra…’We need Nigerian Govt help. We received an instruction for our High Commission to vacate its diplomatic property’, lament Nigeria High Commissioner to Ghana, Michael Olufemi Abikoye * Letter reads that failure to comply within stipulated time will lead to depositing Nigeria Mission’s belongings at the nearest Accra police station * Nigeria property broken into last month and being ransacked with the likelihood of being effectively occupied * “Nigerian Government failed to renew the property following expiration thus the property reverted to the state in compliance with Article 258 of Ghana’s 1992 Constitution”-Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs * Nigerian government reacts: “Nigerian High Commission in Accra not evicted, we are trying to renew the lease on the property. The high commission is exploring the possibility of renewing the lease agreement with the host authorities”-Ferdinand Nwonye, spokesperson, Nigerian Foreign Affairs ministry BY KWEKU KOFI/SPECIAL CRIME CORRESPONDENT,, reporting from ACCRA, GHANA

FRESH DIPLOMATIC ROW! GHANA forcefully evicts Nigeria High Commission from property in Accra…’We need Nigerian Govt help. We received an instruction for our High Commission to vacate its diplomatic property’, lament...

BULLY FIGHTING IN FACE OF SEEMING IDENTITY THEFT: Nigerian born Muslim Hijab-wearing Woman, FOLAKE ADEBOLA in Dallas challenges Chicken Express restaurant for sending her home…’We identified her as Stefane Coleman by our investigation’, Cables News Network *Converted to Islam in August last year but started working at the restaurant for about three months * “Once I clocked in, the manager said ‘Take off anything that doesn’t involve Chicken Express,’ which I knew he was talking about my hijab. So I didn’t react, I just went to the back and took off my jacket and my purse. Five minutes later, he called me into the office telling me that I have to take it off because it’s not a part of the work uniform.’ she tell CNN * Rhett Warren, a lawyer for the operator of the Chicken Express restaurant insisted that the manager who fired Adebola was wrong BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & CHRISTINA IMADE/SPECIAL CRIME REPORTER, DALLAS

BULLY FIGHTING IN FACE OF SEEMING IDENTITY THEFT: Nigerian born Muslim Hijab-wearing Woman, FOLAKE ADEBOLA in Dallas challenges Chicken Express restaurant for sending her home…’We identified her as Stefane Coleman...

STRIKING GOLD IN USA: Nigerian born University of Minnesota undergraduate, TAOHEED BAYO designs African Sneaker for NIKE…creates Yut Air Max 1 concept from Yoruba culture *Reaches out to African root to create a brilliant design that does not only sell but teaches * “On designing the sneakers, I employed green for its base, which represents a part of Nigeria’s flag and earth. I touched up the colour with white. I opted for suede leather because I found it a perfect marker of the resilience of Africans”-Taoheed BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

STRIKING GOLD IN USA: Nigerian born University of Minnesota undergraduate, TAOHEED BAYO designs African Sneaker for NIKE…creates Yut Air Max 1 concept from Yoruba culture *Reaches out to African root to create a brilliant...

INSPIRING FOR NIGERIAN YOUTHS! 25-year-old Nigerian first class Graduate from University of Nigeria, GODWIN NWANGELE Wins 2020 Rhodes Scholar-Elect for West Africa…joins 100 scholar-select to study at Oxford University *Electrical and electronics engineering specialty passionate about solving problems with technology *Defeats 2,783 applicants from around Africa *earlier won many academic awards been best graduate student in UNN in 2017, overall best graduating student in engineering in Nigeria as recognised by the Committee of Deans of Engineering and Technology of Nigerian Universities BY ZAINAB AHMED/EDUCATION REPORTER, NSUKKA

INSPIRING FOR NIGERIAN YOUTHS! 25-year-old Nigerian first class Graduate from University of Nigeria, GODWIN NWANGELE Wins 2020 Rhodes Scholar-Elect for West Africa...joins 100 scholar-select to study at Oxford University *Electrical and...

DARING: ‘I am ready to BREAK some toes to serve the ordinary people of Oyo State’ -Governor Seyi Makinde …declares during thanksgiving service to mark 52nd birthday * ‘Once we give education to our children, the sky is their starting point’ * ‘My determination to render service to the ordinary people informed my decision to declare free and qualitative education in the state. Education remains the surest way to lift people out of poverty’ * Reveals: “I thought I would join the Army, fight for my country and possibly get killed and that may be the end of the story. So for me, every year I have lived above 30 years is like a bonus” BY TOLANI ABAYOMI/SPECIAL POLITICAL REPORTER, Ibadan

DARING: ‘I am ready to BREAK some toes to serve the ordinary people of Oyo State’ -Governor Seyi Makinde …declares during thanksgiving service to mark 52nd birthday * ‘Once we give education to...

HISTORIC: 22-year-old Nigerian innovator, DAVID ADEYEMI emerges First African World Student Organisation appointee…becomes Nigeria Country Director, trounced 11,000 African candidates * Had record breaking scores in all the assessments during the interview period * “His versatility swept us off the floor during our interview session and the entire World Student Organisation community is looking forward to his exploit and contributions”- Dimas Satrio Pradhana, World Student Organisation Founder * The World Student Organisation is a Berlin-based organisation founded on youths’ concerns towards rising, present global issues, as it seeks to connect students worldwide in order to come up with solutions for these issues BY LUKMAN HAFEEZ/TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT, ABUJA

HISTORIC: 22-year-old Nigerian innovator, DAVID ADEYEMI emerges First African World Student Organisation appointee…becomes Nigeria Country Director, trounced 11,000 African candidates * Had record breaking scores in all the...