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MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: NIGERIAN Genius GIRL, FOLAFOLUWA OGINNI Won Best Student in WAEC at age 17 years…Quits Law Degree at Obafemi Awolowo University Due to ASUU Strike with a CGPA of 4.53 *Admitted for Law Degree at the University of Hertfordshire  in United Kingdom *Becomes British University’s FIRST Nigerian Valedictorian *Graduates as Overall BEST Student with a perfect CGPA and score of 360 out of 360 BY TIMOTHY ILWANU/EDUCATION REPORTER, LONDON

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: NIGERIAN Genius GIRL, FOLAFOLUWA OGINNI Won Best Student in WAEC at age 17 years…Quits Law Degree at Obafemi Awolowo University Due to ASUU Strike with a CGPA of 4.53 *Admitted for Law Degree at the University...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I Am NIGERIA’S Greatest REGGAE ICON’-Ras Kimono, Rub-A-Dub Master …Headlines Music Concerts in AMERICA as NIGERIA’S King of Reggae * Receives Standing OVATION from African-Americans *Eulogized as one of Africa’s Evergreen Music Legends * Performed in Maryland, Atlanta, Massachusetts and New Port Richey Florida * How He Sees His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie as a RASTAMAN *Reveals Candid View on Nigeria’s Music Association, PMAN * “I use MUSIC to speak against Suppression, Injustice of the Government against the Masses’-Kimono BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF/UNITED STATES

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I Am NIGERIA’S Greatest REGGAE ICON’-Ras Kimono, Rub-A-Dub Master …Headlines Music Concerts in AMERICA as NIGERIA’S King of Reggae * Receives Standing OVATION from African-Americans *Eulogized...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD OVERSEAS: NIGERIAN, 23 Years old, ABASIODIONG JACKSON Graduates with FIRST CLASS in University of Huddersfield…Studied Electronic Engineering, Named Best Student *Immediately Offered High-paying JOB at the prestigious university located in West Yorkshire, England * Akwa-Ibom native from Nsit Unium local government vows to rebrand NIGERIA positively Abroad *In 2014 University of Huddersfield was named the Times Higher Education’s Best University Workplace, New University of the Year at the Educate North Awards 2015 BY NSIKE IKPEME/REPORTER, AKWA-IBOM & ANGELA OSADOR/EDUCATION STAFF WRITER, UNITED KINGDOM

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD OVERSEAS: NIGERIAN, 23 Years old, ABASIODIONG JACKSON Graduates with FIRST CLASS in University of Huddersfield…Studied Electronic Engineering, Named Best Student *Immediately Offered High-paying JOB at the prestigious...

HURRICANE HARVEY IN AMERICA: ‘GOD Delivered us from Thunderstorms, FLOOD and Death’-NIGERIANS in Houston Recounts Ordeal …Embark on Prayers for Divine Intervention, Safety all through * ‘We Identify with Nigerians, other victims of U.S. Hurricane Harvey’-President BUHARI * ‘We Are Happy NO NIGERIAN DIED during Texas Hurricane Harvey – Nigerian in Diaspora Organization, Americas BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

HURRICANE HARVEY IN AMERICA: ‘GOD Delivered us from Thunderstorms, FLOOD and Death’-NIGERIANS in Houston Recounts Ordeal …Embark on Prayers for Divine Intervention, Safety all through * ‘We Identify with Nigerians, other...

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...