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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I Am in UNITED STATES on the Wings of Grace, Flying on GOD’s Word’-Nigeria’s Top Newscaster, Chudi Nwafo …’Nominated NEWSCASTER of the YEAR 2004 by the Nigeria Media Merit Award’ *Worked as News Reporter/Producer for Channels Television, DBN Television, Africa Independent Television and Raypower FM * ‘MUSIC is My Hobby, Playing Music as a Recording Artiste since 1980’ * ‘I Have a Passion for Preservation and Enhancement of God’s entire Creation’ *Performed LIVE at First National Convention of Ufuma Forum North America and the World Igbo Congress convention in Chicago * PLUS Evergeen moments with Raymond Elama (in charge of News) and the late Steve Kadiri (in charge of Radio), how he was in charge of Presentation on both Radio and Television BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I Am in UNITED STATES on the Wings of Grace, Flying on GOD’s Word’-Nigeria’s Top Newscaster, Chudi Nwafo …’Nominated NEWSCASTER of the YEAR 2004 by the Nigeria Media Merit Award’...

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 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...

REVEALING: AMERICAN Born Actor, Son of NIGERIAN Parents, GBENGA AKINNAGBE making Waves in HOLLYWOOD…Great Writer famous for role as Chris Partlow on the HBO series ‘The Wire’ *Played Ben Ellis in the episode ‘Contenders’ on the TV series Numbers *Guest Appearance on a Season 10 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit episode entitled “Hell” as Elijah Okello *Playing a drug lord in the USA series ‘Graceland’, Starred as CIA Agent Erik Ritter in 24: Live Another Day *Published TWO Articles in The New York Times, one detailing a trip to Nepal to climb the Himalayas, other outlining medical procedures he underwent BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

REVEALING: AMERICAN Born Actor, Son of NIGERIAN Parents, GBENGA AKINNAGBE making Waves in HOLLYWOOD…Great Writer famous for role as Chris Partlow on the HBO series ‘The Wire’ *Played Ben Ellis in the episode ‘Contenders’...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I Will Ensure OSUN Government Serve the People as GOVERNOR of the State’-Mallam Olawale Rasheed, former Political Editor, Nigerian Tribune and Ministerial Adviser …Says: ‘I am motivated by the desire to genuinely serve the people especially as I am from a Poor Background, Government MUST serve the People’ * ‘Our Political Elders in search of a Successor Generation’ * ‘I Won’t Step Down for Any Politician, I am the New Face of Youth Leader’ * ‘I Have FIVE prongs Manifesto that will take care of Osun State huge debt, make liberate the economy and make life comfortable for the masses’ *PLUS How OSUN State is under FINANCIAL Emergency DEBT overhang of close to N300 Billion Naira BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF/UNITED STATES

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I Will Ensure OSUN Government Serve the People as GOVERNOR of the State’-Mallam Olawale Rasheed, former Political Editor, Nigerian Tribune and Ministerial Adviser …Says: ‘I am motivated by the desire...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN King of Scam on AMERICAN Student VISA, AMECHI COLVIS AMUEGBUNAM Sentenced to 46 Months in Federal Prisons For Fraud…Leading to $3.7 Million Loss to United States Companies *Ordered to pay $615,555.12 in Restitution for role in “Business Email Compromise” (BEC) scheme *Deceived, Send out Fake emails to companies in Northern District of Texas and elsewhere, containing misrepresentations that caused companies to wire transfer funds as instructed on a pdf document that was attached to email * ‘I Am Guilty of Conspiracy to commit Wire Fraud’-Amechi confesses * ‘Scheme involved at least 10 victims totaling a loss of approximately $3,700,000’-FBI BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF/UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN King of Scam on AMERICAN Student VISA, AMECHI COLVIS AMUEGBUNAM Sentenced to 46 Months in Federal Prisons For Fraud…Leading to $3.7 Million Loss to United States Companies *Ordered to pay $615,555.12 in Restitution...

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian-American, OLUMUYIWA JOSEPH ADEWALE alias JOE D’WHALE, Computer Guru turns Musician Rocks American Music Industry in GOD’S Praise…’Totally YOURS’ Album Rules TEXAS Radio Airwaves * Pentecostal Churches in North America engage him in Concert, Celebration *Evergreen Experience in RCCG House on the Rock Texas * How American Fuji exponent, Mike Abdul spiced up album *Recalls: ‘I had personal Encouter with the LORD Jesus Christ under Pastor Tunde Bakare’s Ministration’-Joe * Crew: B/Vocal: Bimbola Adebiyi, Ben Egenyi, Lolade Abe, Kemi Ajayi, Joel Uju and Myisha Tate; Guitar Electric/Acoustic: Laja Gbadegesin and Segun Ojo, Bass Guitar: Femi Ajayi and Jerry Palmer; Keyboard/Drums: Tosin Paul, Talking Drums: Taiwo; Saxophone: Segun Atoyebi BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian-American, OLUMUYIWA JOSEPH ADEWALE alias JOE D’WHALE, Computer Guru turns Musician Rocks American Music Industry in GOD’S Praise…’Totally YOURS’ Album Rules TEXAS Radio Airwaves * Pentecostal...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘NIGERIANS are the Single Largest Contemporary African Immigrant group in the United States’-INVESTIGATION *Nigerians’ official current population is estimated at 168, 870 in America * Earlier Political Instabilities forced Nigerian professionals to emigrate to USA * ‘40% of Nigerian-Americans hold Bachelor’s degrees, 17% hold Master’s degrees, and 4% hold Doctorates more than any other ethnic group’-Census Data *US States with largest Nigerian Population: Texas – 43,969/New York – 30,056/Georgia – 29,505/Maryland – 23,005/California – 20,358/New Jersey – 18,511/Illinois – 12,413/Florida – 7,220/Minnesota – 6,794 and Virginia – 6,181 * ‘Nigerian Immigrants Have highest Education attainment level in United States, surpassing every other ethnic group in the country’- U.S Bureau Census Data * Records: In 2015–2016 academic school year, 10,674 Nigerian immigrants studied in U.S., highest number in 30 years, highest number from any African country *PLUS How administrations of Generals Ibrahim Babangida, Sani Abacha chased larger Nigerians to America in the 80’s BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

EXCLUSIVE: ‘NIGERIANS are the Single Largest Contemporary African Immigrant group in the United States’-INVESTIGATION *Nigerians’ official current population is estimated at 168,870 in America * Earlier Political Instabilities...

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...