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BREAKING NEWS IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY: NIGERIAN Genius, OLUWATOBI OYINLOLA Builds First Ever, Fastest New Generation Vehicle ‘Hyperloop’…Wins World Class Best Innovation of the Year AWARD *Remains major contributor to Avionics section of the rLoop project *Receives laurels in ‘Pod Innovation’ and ‘Best Non Student’ category * Possess strong background in embedded Systems Engineering, IoT, public speaking * Represent rLoop at local and international conferences, with a particular focus on explaining the ‘Hyperloop’ concept to young and ambitious African engineers * Hyperloop proposed worldwide as the 5th Mode of Transportation * PLUS How rLoop was coined from ‘Reddit Hyperloop’ * HIS Team consists of Over 500 active contributors from USA, Canada, UK, China, Australia, India, Nigeria, and more close to 16 countries * “With Hyperloop transport, it would be possible to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco within 30 minutes at a top speed of 760 mph”-ELON MUSK BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BREAKING NEWS IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY: NIGERIAN Genius, OLUWATOBI OYINLOLA Builds First Ever, Fastest New Generation Vehicle ‘Hyperloop’…Wins World Class Best Innovation of the Year AWARD *Remains major contributor to Avionics...

NIGERIAN DESIGNED FLYING GIRLS’ ART WORKS RULE THE WORLD: LAGOS State Born Arts GENIUS, PEJU ALATISE WINS South African Most Famous Arts Prize…Displayed exhibit at the tenth annual FNB Joburg Art Fair *HAD various early paintings, later sculptures and current installations in event *South Africa’s leading art ceremony featured over 60 exhibitions across five categories, including traditional and modern art. Artists and cultural organisations from 11 countries witnessed history *Got nominated for the award by Johannesburg’s Red Door Gallery * Featured in Smithsonian Institute of African Art in United States, Venice Biennale in Italy and around the world, Earlier interviewed on CNN * “Alatise’s work was a fine representation of the bank’s commitment to art in Africa. We recognise that artistic expression involves creativity and imagination, which we know to be key drivers of innovation…”-Aneesa Razack, CEO of FNB Share Investing, Sponsor of the award/event BY TIMI OLOYEDE/ARTS REPORTER, PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA

NIGERIAN DESIGNED FLYING GIRLS’ ART WORKS RULE THE WORLD: LAGOS State Born Arts GENIUS, PEJU ALATISE WINS South African Most Famous Arts Prize…Displayed exhibit at the tenth annual FNB Joburg Art Fair *HAD various early paintings,...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD OVERSEAS: 21 YEAR old NIGERIAN, UGOCHI IHEZUE Wins MISS WORLD 2017 Top Model Award…Defeats Contestants from Thailand, China and Croatia *Stands 188cm TALL being tallest contestant in Miss World 2017 *Gets Direct Entry in Top 40 as prize for winning this round, Joins Miss Dominican Republic who won Sports event recently *TOP Model Category is a PRIME Contest of Miss World Pageant *Top Model established in 2004, considered a strong indicator for final results *RECORDS: FOUR of the winners of Top Model title later won Miss World – China PR in 2007, Russia in 2008, Philippines in 2013 and Spain in 2015 BY EVELYN ABAMURE/FASHION WRITER, AMSTERDAM

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD OVERSEAS: 21 YEAR old NIGERIAN, UGOCHI IHEZUE Wins MISS WORLD 2017 Top Model Award…Defeats Contestants from Thailand, China and Croatia *Stands 188cm TALL being tallest contestant in Miss World 2017 *Gets Direct Entry...

BREAKING NEWS: EFCC Arrests 20Year old CREDIT Card King, YUSUF BALOGUN ALABI, alias ‘Monica Donal’ from Hideout in Lagos…For STEALING $5,400 Canadian Dollars of catering entertainment outfit in Brantford, Canada *Scam Surfaces after prosecution of Tony Ifeoluwa Adebero, a young Nigerian undergraduate of Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia for Wire Fraud *Dropped FAKE NAMES of Bacon Jamie Cecil as the person that actually wired the funds to Tony in Canada *Why TD Canada Trust Bank asked for details of person who made transfer to account within 12 hours * “I Admitted to Anti-graft agency, that I single-handedly perpetrated the fraud, with the use of credit card numbers”-Balogun BY OPEMIPO IREWOLE/CRIME WRITER, LAGOS

BREAKING NEWS: EFCC Arrests 20Year old CREDIT Card King, YUSUF BALOGUN ALABI, alias ‘Monica Donal’ from Hideout in Lagos…For STEALING $5,400 Canadian Dollars of catering entertainment outfit in Brantford, Canada *Scam Surfaces...

45 MINUTES WITH FORMER PUNCH Newspaper REPORTER: ‘I CREATED ‘AVoice4Us’, the First MOBILE JOURNALISM Platform for Digital Activism in Nigeria’-Peter Okeugo, Fellow of Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative of United States Consulate General, Lagos, Nigeria …It is a Civic Media Solution to Nigeria’s Social Injustice and Human Rights Violation’ * Selected by UNESCO to Attend the 2017 MAB Youth Forum in Italy *Participated in the 2017 Summer Youth Assembly at the United Nations in New York, in achieving the United Nations 2030 Global Goals for Sustainability *Contributed to designing a sustainability model for ‘Shake The World’, a South Africa-based social enterprise to eradicate poverty, provide employment for local women in KwaZulu-Natal Province *Remains Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society, London as awarded by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II *Still an Alumnus of ex-President Barrack Obama’s Emerging Leaders’ Program from the YALI Regional Leadership BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

45 MINUTES WITH FORMER PUNCH Newspaper REPORTER: ‘I CREATED ‘AVoice4Us’, the First MOBILE JOURNALISM Platform for Digital Activism in Nigeria’-Peter Okeugo, Fellow of Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative of United States...

FIGHTING CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA: ‘STOP LOOTING in ASO ROCK Clinic, Budget MUST be Accounted since NIGERIANS need to Know all details’-AISHA Buhari …Tells Chief Medical Director of State House Clinic, Dr. Hussai Munir: “If somebody like Mr. President can spend several months outside Nigeria, then you wonder what will happen to a common man on the street in Nigeria” *Lament: “I was sick some weeks ago and was advised to take the first flight out of the country to London for treatment but I turned down the advise and insisted that I will be treated in Nigeria’ * ‘Let Arabi, State House Permanent Secretary account for the N3 billion Squandered in Aso Rock Clinic’-Zahra Buhari * ‘It wil be foolhardy and madness for anybody in his senses to defraud a medical centre of a kobo and toying with people’s lives’-State House Permanent Secretary, Jalal Arabi BY JAMAL MUHAMMED/HEALTH REPORTER, ABUJA

FIGHTING CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA: ‘STOP LOOTING in ASO ROCK Clinic, Budget MUST be Accounted since NIGERIANS need to Know all details’-AISHA Buhari …Tells Chief Medical Director of State House Clinic, Dr. Hussai Munir: “If...

$48MILLION IRS TAX FRAUD IN AMERICA: NIGERIANS, Oluwatobi Reuben Dehinbo, Oluwaseunara Temitope Osanyinbi Face 180 Months in Federal PRISON…Convicted for Aggravated Felonies, Nationwide Identity Theft *Engages in Wire, Mail fraud and Complex Identity theft *Ordered to pay $2.7 million and $876,161 in restitution immediately *Found 150 prepaid debit cards and $50,000 in money orders in Chicago home *IRS Seized over 50 electronic devices, 40 money orders in amounts exceeding $29,000, $14,000 in cash and numerous Greendot prepaid debt cards containing over $12,000 in fraudulent tax refunds * “Defendants subject to deportation upon completion of their prison sentences”-United States District Court Judge Ann BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

$48MILLION IRS TAX FRAUD IN AMERICA: NIGERIANS, Oluwatobi Reuben Dehinbo, Oluwaseunara Temitope Osanyinbi Face 180 Months in Federal PRISON…Convicted for Aggravated Felonies, Nationwide Identity Theft *Engages in Wire, Mail fraud and Complex...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: KANO STATE Born lady, FATIMA ILIASU Graduates with FIRST CLASS in Civil Engineering…From University of SURREY, United Kingdom *Wins Overall Best Student Award * Says: ‘I plan to bring my experience in helping Nigeria to design, maintain roads, bridges, dams, and similar structures in developed nations’ format’ BY CHUKS IKILO/STAFF WRITER, SURREY

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: KANO STATE Born lady, FATIMA ILIASU Graduates with FIRST CLASS in Civil Engineering…From University of SURREY, United Kingdom *Wins Overall Best Student Award * Says: ‘I plan to bring my experience in...

72ND UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK: ‘AFRICA Will become the FOOD Basket of the World’-Aliko Dangote, Nigerian born, Africa’s Richest Billionaire …Says: ‘FIVE of 12 Million jobs needed in AFRICA must be created in NIGERIA’ * Parleys Foreign Investors on Agriculture * Corporate Council on Africa arrange International Diplomats to listen to him on Africa’s Opportunities *Rwandan President Paul Kagame openly converse on Africa’s opportunities and challenges *Session moderated by Rosa Whitaker, former US Trade Representative and author of the AGOA (African Growth Opportunity Act) * “We should pray that oil prices remain low. This helps wean us off the dependency on revenues from petroleum. We must take oil to be the icing on the cake. We already have the cake”-DANGOTE BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

72ND UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK: ‘AFRICA Will become the FOOD Basket of the World’-Aliko Dangote, Nigerian born, Africa’s Richest Billionaire …Says: ‘FIVE of 12 Million jobs needed in AFRICA must...

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,...