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BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Man, MARVYN IHEANACHO Receives LIFE IMPRISONMENT in United Kingdom…For beating his FIVE-year-old son to death *Found guilty of murder at Woolwich crown court in London *Post-mortem examination revealed Brain Injury, Internal Bruising on boy’s stomach either by a kick, stamp or punch *Attacks boy’s mother, Lilya Breha, when she tried to call an ambulance * ‘We heard a male voice screaming about a lost shoe while a child fearfully apologised on the day sad incident occured’-Witnesses Account * “The child had sustained a deadly brain injury and internal bruising on his stomach in the incident”-British Police BY ROBERT UCHE UMAGU/JUDICIAL STAFF WRITER, London

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian Man, MARVYN IHEANACHO Receives LIFE IMPRISONMENT in United Kingdom…For beating his FIVE-year-old son to death *Found guilty of murder at Woolwich crown court in London *Post-mortem examination revealed Brain Injury,...

SHOCKING IN FOREIGN PRESS: ‘BUHARI has been gone for MEDICAL CARE for months, YAR’ADUA DIED of KIDNEY and HEART problems in office’-WASHINGTON Post Newspaper …This is Incumbent Nigerian President Second Medical Leave to Britain *GOVT released First Photo of Buhari since he left Nigeria BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, ABUJA

SHOCKING IN FOREIGN PRESS: ‘BUHARI has been gone for MEDICAL CARE for months, YAR’ADUA DIED of KIDNEY and HEART problems in office’-WASHINGTON Post Newspaper …This is Incumbent Nigerian President Second Medical Leave...

INSPIRING IN AMERICA: NIGERIAN Energy Genius, KASE LAWAL is Richest OIL Billionaire Magnate in HOUSTON…Heads Multi-billion dollar Conglomerate of companies, Owns six oil blocs in Kenya *Appointed by Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations to the United States Trade Advisory Committee on Africa, Craft Trade Policies *Active member of board of directors, shareholder in Unity National Bank, only federally insured, licensed African-American-owned bank in Texas *Port Commissioner/1st Vice-Chairman on Port of Houston Authority Board *He’s chief executive officer of CAMAC Holdings, Winner: USAfrica Business Person of the Year, USAfrica The Newspaper, 1997 *HAD Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Chemistry from Texas Southern University, MBA from Prairie View A&M University, Texas *Awarded an Honorary Doctorate in philosophy from Fort Valley State University *United States Business Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist in 1994 *QUOTE: “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out”- John Wooden BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

INSPIRING IN AMERICA: NIGERIAN Energy Genius, KASE LAWAL is Richest OIL Billionaire Magnate in HOUSTON…Heads Multi-billion dollar Conglomerate of companies, Owns six oil blocs in Kenya *Appointed by Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘I Was the First NIGERIAN Journalist to have Interviewed FOUR former African Presidents and Mama Sarah, Grand Mother of Barack Obama in Kenya’-Dr Raphael James, Director General at Center for Research, Information Management and Media Development *Won over 100 Awards across the world for his selfless service to Humanity *Written 77 Books, published 21 with 56 unpublished *Since 2008 donated over 22, 000 books to schools in Nigeria and Ghana *Operates an Intellectual Library with 47,000 books *Empowers Nigerian widows on Free Skill Acquisition, Publishes The National Biographer Magazine *Founder of largest Photo Museum of Nigeria History with over 35, 000 photos *His Unforgettable Media roles in Abia State Government * “In 5 years from now, I should have established a Zoo that will contain domestic and wild animals’-Dr Raphael BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: ‘I Was the First NIGERIAN Journalist to have Interviewed FOUR former African Presidents and Mama Sarah, Grand Mother of Barack Obama in Kenya’-Dr Raphael James, Director General at Center for Research, Information...

SHOCKING: NIGERIAN Teacher in France, CYPRIAN JOSSON, alias DURU Rubbishes Nigeria’s Image on Nollywood Project…Allegedly Collect Funds from Lycee Notre Dame School to showcase latest Nigerian movies from Famous Actors for students *Deceived school to Release a-15year old movie titled ‘Bleeding Rose’ as Nigeria’s latest film * Old movie featured late J.T. West as lead character with old background, cracked sound track and faded pictures *Convinces school management to send Invitation letters, administrative assistance to his ‘unknown actor friends in Nigeria’ * ‘We denied some Nigerian Actors whom we don’t know entry visas to France for credibility sake. We don’t know them as actors in Nigeria’-French Embassy Lagos BY CAROLINE OBARU/MOVIE REPORTER, PARIS

SHOCKING: NIGERIAN Teacher in France, CYPRIAN JOSSON, alias DURU Rubbishes Nigeria’s Image on Nollywood Project…Allegedly Collect Funds from Lycee Notre Dame School to showcase latest Nigerian movies from Famous Actors for students *Deceived...

REVEALING & INSPIRATIONAL: BRITISH Born NIGERIAN, OLAMIDE OREKUNRIN Becomes Youngest Medical Doctor in United Kingdom at 21 years old…Introduced First ever Air Ambulance in West Africa *Dumps highly paying job in England to relocate to Nigeria, Flying Doctors have 20 aircraft and 44 doctors that can deliver care to any of Nigeria’s hospitals *Prompted to set up Capital Intensive and delicate business through the death of her younger sister of sickle cell Anaemia * Flying doctors came alive two years ago, provides critical care transportation solutions to both the private and public sector by selling yearly air ambulance cover plans to states, companies and individuals * “We are completely physician-led and adhere to the highest standards of medical practice supported by the East Anglian Air Ambulance in the United Kingdom. Our mission is simple— to provide the best possible standard of health care to all. The first time an air ambulance service was suggested for Nigeria was in 1960 and nothing was done about that idea”-Dr Orekunrin *Member: American Academy of Aesthetic Surgeons and British Medical Association BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES & IYABO OLUBODE/MEDICAL REPORTER, LONDON

  REVEALING & INSPIRATIONAL: BRITISH Born NIGERIAN, OLAMIDE OREKUNRIN Becomes Youngest Medical Doctor in United Kingdom at 21 years old…Introduced First ever Air Ambulance in West Africa *Dumps highly paying job in England to...

NIGERIA MEDIA NITE OUT AWARD 2017: Abby Phillips of Washington Post, Femi Oke Aljazeera TV, Tunde Agoe AFP, George Elijah Otumu Naija Standard Newspaper emerge MEDIA FINALISTS …For Nigerian Most Outstanding Investigative Journalist in the Diaspora *Red Carpet ceremony slated for Sunday, September 17 at Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja by 3:00pm * 11th Glamorous Edition to Attract African Celebrities across the world *100 entries considered from around the globe * “ We are stepping up this year. There will be lots of surprises and part of it is where this event will take place this year”-Sola Olugbemiro, ceo of Solkem Communications BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, ABUJA

NIGERIA MEDIA NITE OUT AWARD 2017: Abby Phillips of Washington Post, Femi Oke Aljazeera TV, Tunde Agoe AFP, George Elijah Otumu Naija Standard Newspaper emerge MEDIA FINALISTS …For Nigerian Most Outstanding Investigative Journalist in...

RE-BRANDING NIGERIA IN AMERICA: NIGERIA’S Igbo Lady, CHIOMA UBOGAGU, Most Famous in Orlando City Soccer Club in Florida…British-American Forward plays for National Women’s Soccer League * Earlier glows as Arsenal Football Club Ladies forward in Britain *Named the 2010 Gatorade Texas Player of the Year *Represented United States at the U18, U20 and U23 levels *Won FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup, CONCACAF Women’s U20 Championship in 2012, scoring the championship-winning goal *Made 21 appearances for Gunners, scoring seven times including goals in both her debut and final matches. * PLUS how her grandfather Austin Eneuke played as a former Nigeria and Tottenham Hotspur player BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

RE-BRANDING NIGERIA IN AMERICA: NIGERIA’S Igbo Lady, CHIOMA UBOGAGU, Most Famous in Orlando City Soccer Club in Florida…British-American Forward plays for National Women’s Soccer League * Earlier glows as Arsenal Football Club...

INSPIRATIONAL: NIGERIAN 23YEARS OLD PILOT, KIMBERLY ANYADIKE Youngest African-American to Complete Transcontinental Flight across United States…Flew single-engine Cessna 172 from Compton, California to Newport News, Virginia and back, completing the journey in 13 days at age 15 *Had her first flying lessons at the age of 12, attends after-school aviation program offered by Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum for disadvantaged youths, Successfully navigated through thunderstorms *Paid her flight lessons with ‘museum dollars’ earned by washing airplanes and working odd jobs around the Compton Airport *Studied in University of California, Los Angeles, majoring in physiological science with minors in African-American studies and Spanish *Receives Inaugural Young Aviator’s Award in Tuskegee, Alabama, in recognition of her achievements as a pilot *Aspires to become a Cardiovascular Surgeon *WHY her surname Anyadike means “eye of the warrior” in the Igbo language BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRATIONAL: NIGERIAN 23YEARS OLD PILOT, KIMBERLY ANYADIKE Youngest African-American to Complete Transcontinental Flight across United States…Flew single-engine Cessna 172 from Compton, California to Newport News, Virginia and back,...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN 29YEARS OLD LADY, OPEYEMI ODUTEMOWO Bags PhD Degree in Nuclear Physics from University of Pretoria, South Africa…Had Bsc in Applied Physics, Msc in Physics * Her MSc dissertation focused on the modification of glassy carbon under stronitium implantation * Ph.D thesis investigated the effects of fission product bombardment on glassy carbon to provide solutions that will help generate cleaner and safer electricity in Africa, especially Nigeria * “The study is about finding a way to store nuclear waste generated from nuclear power plants. I hope that with studies like this, Nigeria will be willing to add nuclear as one of our ways of generating power. No country needs it like we do”-Odutemowo *PLUS Plans to Generate Electricity Supply for Nigeria BY PUNNEL YVONNE/STAFF WRITER, PRETORIA

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN 29YEARS OLD LADY, OPEYEMI ODUTEMOWO Bags PhD Degree in Nuclear Physics from University of Pretoria, South Africa…Had Bsc in Applied Physics, Msc in Physics * Her MSc dissertation focused on the modification of glassy...