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BREAKING NEWS: Ooni of IFE, Alaafin of Oyo, KWAM 1, Others Kick off PELLER UNITY Grand Finale Cup 2017 …Tournament part of events lined up to celebrate the 20th year memorial of the Late Professor Peller *Fully supported by Oyo State Ministry of Youth and Sports *Nigerian musicians: Davido, Sound Sultan, 9ice grace opening ceremony * “Tournament designed to empower youths and promote Unity in the Oke-Ogun district of Oyo State in partnership with Oyo State Ministry of Youths and Sports and Oyo state Football Association”-Shina Peller BY JUMOKE OLATUNJI/SPORTS REPORTER, OYO STATE & OPE ANUOLUWA/ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER, SOUTH WEST NIGERIA

BREAKING NEWS: Ooni of IFE, Alaafin of Oyo, KWAM 1, Others Kick off PELLER UNITY Grand Finale Cup 2017 …Tournament part of events lined up to celebrate the 20th year memorial of the Late Professor Peller *Fully supported by Oyo State Ministry...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘WE are Dedicated to Improving Lives of Indigent People in Nigeria’-Bilkisu Kamadi, Ceo, Billycares Foundation …BCF caters for the less privileged people in general *Runs Skills’ Acquisition for Men, Women, Boys and Girls *Assisted over 200 girls with funds to start small businesses for Independence * Recalls Unforgettable moments after the demise of her mother *Named UWAR MARAYU, mother of Orphans in Kano state *How she survived as a 25 year old orphan from Federal Capital Territory, Abuja BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘WE are Dedicated to Improving Lives of Indigent People in Nigeria’-Bilkisu Kamadi, Ceo, Billycares Foundation …BCF caters for the less privileged people in general *Runs Skills’ Acquisition for Men,...

INSPIRATIONAL ABROAD: Nigerian-AMERICAN, AL-FAROUQ AJIEDE AMINU is Reigning United States Professional Basketball Player…Signs $30million Contract with Portland Trail Blazers *Earlier played for Team Africa at the 2015 NBA Africa exhibition game *Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in 2010 NBA draft with eighth overall pick *Recorded 16 points and a career-high 20 rebounds in an 87–99 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on April 17, 2013 *Won with the D’Tigers of Nigeria the 2015 FIBA Africa Championship (AfroBasket) in Tunisia by defeating Angola 74–65 *Played in Los Angeles Clippers (2010–2011), New Orleans Hornets/Pelicans (2011–2014), Dallas Mavericks (2014–2015), Portland Trail Blazers (2015–present) BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRATIONAL ABROAD: Nigerian-AMERICAN, AL-FAROUQ AJIEDE AMINU is Reigning United States Professional Basketball Player…Signs $30million Contract with Portland Trail Blazers *Earlier played for Team Africa at the 2015 NBA Africa exhibition...

SUCCESS AGAINST ALL ODD: NIGERIAN, SURAJ SHUAIBU Overcome Challenges to Become Best Graduating Student in College of Medicine from Ahmadu Bello University…Emerges Overall Graduating Doctor in Anatomy, Pharmacology, Surgery and Pathology *Struggled to acquire university education for years *Jigawa native shows hardwork is the only key to outstanding success * Sacrificed Pleasure for Studies to rebrand Nigeria’s image BY LUKMAN HARUNA/STAFF REPORTER, ZARIA

SUCCESS AGAINST ALL ODD: NIGERIAN, SURAJ SHUAIBU Overcome Challenges to Become Best Graduating Student in College of Medicine from Ahmadu Bello University…Emerges Overall Graduating Doctor in Anatomy, Pharmacology, Surgery and Pathology *Struggled...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Lady, LATEEF OYELEYE ABIOLA Makes Wave as BEST MEDICAL STUDENT in Ukrainian University…Beat 564 Other Students, Scored 95.6 percent to become overall winner at V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University *Received Sponsorship plus 49 others from Osun state government to Ukrainian University *Kharkiv University is the only university in Ukraine that has produced three Nobel Prize laureates * “I am Happy I made Osun state and Nigeria proud in Ukraine”-Abiola BY TEWA IYIOLA/STAFF WRITER/UKRAINE

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Lady, LATEEF OYELEYE ABIOLA Makes Wave as BEST MEDICAL STUDENT in Ukrainian University…Beat 564 Other Students, Scored 95.6 percent to become overall winner at V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University *Received...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born Kano state Lady, HAUWA UMAR USMAN Graduates FIRST CLASS in Aeronautical Engineering from University of Brighton…Becomes Outstanding in Britain for her Academic prowess *Had earlier education in Kano state, diagnosed with dyslexia during course of study in the United Kingdom * “During my studies in England, I experienced some challenges, which a British friend noticed were signs of dyslexia and suggested that I take a dyslexia test”-Hauwa BY DIPO AYENI/EDUCATION REPORTER, LONDON

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born Kano state Lady, HAUWA UMAR USMAN Graduates FIRST CLASS in Aeronautical Engineering from University of Brighton…Becomes Outstanding in Britain for her Academic prowess *Had earlier education in Kano state,...

BREAKING NEWS: 23 years old NIGERIAN ONORIODE AZIZA, Professor’s Son Bags THREE First Class Degrees from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigerian Law School and Cambridge University…Received Scholarship for Masters Law Degree in Cambridge University, Defeats 25 Students from around the world *Earlier turned down by Nigerian elites, politicians for financial assistance to study in Cambridge University *Attended balls, garden parties and formal dinners, undertook a pro-bono project with the Law Faculty *’Law Firms in Britain pleads to have him on Board’-INVESTIGATION * “I was motivated by a single goal: ensure the world knows that the best students in Nigeria can compete with, and excel against the best students in the world”-Onoriode BY DIPO AYENI/EDUCATION REPORTER, CAMBRIDGE

BREAKING NEWS: 23 years old NIGERIAN ONORIODE AZIZA, Professor’s Son Bags THREE First Class Degrees from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigerian Law School and Cambridge University…Received Scholarship for Masters Law Degree in Cambridge...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN KING of Identity Theft/Wire Fraud, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem Convicted in America on 19 Count Charge..Secretly obtains over 125,000 STOLEN Taxpayer identities in United States for use in a Tax FRAUD *Purchased over 91,000 of American victims’ identities from a Vietnamese hacker that originates from an Oregon company’s database *Compromised taxpayer identities from 2012 -2015 to file fraudulent tax returns, passed identities to his co-conspirators located in Atlanta, Georgia area and in Nigeria * “Over 2,800 fraudulent federal tax returns linked to Kazeem with attempted refunds totaling in excess of $26 million dollars and actual losses to the U.S. Treasury totaling nearly $7 million dollars”-United States Department of Justice BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN KING of Identity Theft/Wire Fraud, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem Convicted in America on 19 Count Charge..Secretly obtains over 125,000 STOLEN Taxpayer identities in United States for use in a Tax FRAUD *Purchased over 91,000...

BREAKING NEWS: BUHARI Returns to NIGERIA to Implement Policies that Will Develop Nation…After 103 Days of Medical Treatment in LONDON *Unfolds Quick Economic Reforms in Nationwide Address tomorrow, Monday, August 21 by 7 a.m Nigerian Time *Thousands of Buhari’s Supporters danced, Jubilate, on Highways * “President Buhari thanks all Nigerians who have prayed ceaselessly for his recovery and well-being since the beginning of the health challenge”-Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) * ‘Nigeria has matured to a point where governance continued in a meaningful, seamless manner during the president’s absence’-Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader All Progressives Congress party * Nigerians Student Union (NANS) Rejoice at President’s Return, Demand SACK of Federal Cabinet BY ELA IYEDE/POLITICAL REPORTER & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BREAKING NEWS: BUHARI Returns to NIGERIA to Implement Policies that Will Develop Nation…After 103 Days of Medical Treatment in LONDON *Unfolds Quick Economic Reforms in Nationwide Address tomorrow, Monday, August 21 by 7 a.m Nigerian Time *Thousands...

TENSION & XENOPHOBIA IN AFRCA: 5 NIGERIANS Killed in Reprisal Attack in GHANA…After a Nigerian, Thompson Peter Stabs, Murder a Ghanaian, Misbau Amadu during FIGHT in Greater Accra Region * Ghanaian Police whisked off Nigerian behind crisis *Ghanaian Deceased rushed to Mary Lucy Hospital, pronounced Dead on arrival * “Thompson said at about 9:00 pm last Thursday, Misbau came to his (Thomson’s) house, armed with a knife to attack him for reporting the case to the police. In the course of the fight, Thompson said he overpowered Misbau and stabbed him in self-defence. Matter is still under investigations”- Inspector Kwabena Danso * ‘Nigerian, Uchenna Eloh Strangled to DEATH by South Africa African Policemen’-Kanayo Onwumelu, Chairman, Western Cape Union chapter BY EUGENNE ENENA/REPORTER, GREATER ACCRA & CHARLOTTE OKORIE/STAFF WRITER, WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

TENSION & XENOPHOBIA IN AFRCA: 5 NIGERIANS Killed in Reprisal Attack in GHANA…After a Nigerian, Thompson Peter Stabs, Murder a Ghanaian, Misbau Amadu during FIGHT in Greater Accra Region * Ghanaian Police whisked off Nigerian behind...