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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I WILL Make NIGERIA and AFRICA proud in ICAF Berlin International ARTS Festival 2017’-Oresegun Olumide, Nigeria’s Genius & Famous Multiple award-wining Artist * PLANS to Showcase his Best OIL on Canvass Paintings *Headlines MAIN EVENT on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM (CET) *TICKETS Sold-Out at Glashaus, Arena Berlin, Eichenstraße 4, 12435 Berlin Germany * Reveals hidden Secrets of his Outstanding Success in Arts-world * Reasons his Arts design is far Brighter, Better, Appealing than Digital Pictures *Why his Artworks cause Greatest Internet Sensation in AFRICA *Social Media Trending: Attracted 18.7k fans on Instagram, 25k shares on Facebook, 12.6k on Twitter, 10.5k on Snapchat, 9.4k on Tumblr, 12.6k on Google Plus *Ceremony celebrates the Best of EUROPE and AFRICA under one roof GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I WILL Make NIGERIA and AFRICA proud in ICAF Berlin International ARTS Festival 2017’-Oresegun Olumide, Nigeria’s Genius & Famous Multiple award-wining Artist * PLANS to Showcase his Best OIL on Canvass...

INSPIRING: Nigerian-American, OLUWOLE SOBOYEJO, still World’s Leading Materials Scientist with Research focus on Biomaterials, Use of Nanoparticles…Creates Detection, treatment of Disease, mechanical properties of materials to promote global development * HAD BS Mechanical Engineering at King’s College London *Graduates in Masters, PhD in Materials Science and Metallurgy Honors from Churchill College, Cambridge *Earlier served as Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Secretary General of the United Nations *Worked as President and Provost of the African University of Science and Technology in Abuja, Nigeria, founded by the Nelson Mandela Institutions * He is the son of Professor Alfred Sobojeyo of The Ohio State University and Anthonia Soboyejo BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF/UNITED STATES

INSPIRING: Nigerian-American, OLUWOLE SOBOYEJO, still World’s Leading Materials Scientist with Research focus on Biomaterials, Use of Nanoparticles…Creates Detection, treatment of Disease, mechanical properties of materials to promote...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born AMERICAN, GODWIN ORIAKHI Owner/Operator of FIVE Houston’s Area Home Health Sentenced to 40YEARS in Prison…For Conspiring to STEAL Medicare and Medicaid of Over $17 Million CASH *Busted as he Planned to Launder FUNDS to Nigeria * “This case marks the largest Provider Attendant Services FRAUD Case charged in Texas history”-US Department of Justice *INVESTIGATED by FBI’s Special Agent in Charge Perrye K. Turner of Houston Field Office, Special Agent in Charge C.J. Porter of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General’s (HHS-OIG) Dallas Regional Office, Special Agent in Charge D. Richard Goss of IRS Criminal Investigation’s (CI) Houston Field Office, Texas Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU); Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez of the Southern District of Texas BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF,UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born AMERICAN, GODWIN ORIAKHI Owner/Operator of FIVE Houston’s Area Home Health Sentenced to 40YEARS in Prison…For Conspiring to STEAL Medicare and Medicaid of Over $17 Million CASH *Busted as he Planned to...

INSPIRATIONAL: NIGERIAN Woman, GLORY ENYINNAYA Graduates in FIRST CLASS Accounting Honors from University of NIGERIA…Received National Merit Scholarship Award from Shell Petroleum *Studied Executive MBA Course at Lagos Business School *Wins ‘Addo Agnotio’ Accenture award for creating, transmitting and cultivating knowledge across several communities of practice in the firm * Featured by the Centre for Global Enterprise in New York and the global Association of MBAs * KleosAfrica, her company Receives African Entrepreneurship Awards *Consulted for Accenture, Federal Inland Revenue Service of Nigeria, British-American Tobacco and several Oil and Gas companies *Motivational Speaker recalls experience as then Miss NYSC Beauty Queen during undergraduate days BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRATIONAL: NIGERIAN Woman, GLORY ENYINNAYA Graduates in FIRST CLASS Accounting Honors from University of NIGERIA…Received National Merit Scholarship Award from Shell Petroleum *Studied Executive MBA Course at Lagos Business School *Wins...

BREAKING NEWS: AMERICA’S Custom and Border Control Seizes NIGERIAN Man’s Unreported of over $11,000 CASH in Baltimore….On Departing Private Aircraft to London * ‘We identified a man with previous federal currency reporting violations’-CBP * ‘This man also failed to report any currency on this trip nor did he complete a financial reporting form as required by law’ * ‘CBP officers conducted a compliance examination and discovered $11,647 in U.S. dollars, British pounds and Euros. CBP officers seized all the currency’ ** ‘Why CBP officers released him to continue his travel after officers completed the currency seizure’ * “Chartering a private flight does not alleviate travelers from the responsibility of complying with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, including federal currency reporting requirements”-Dianna Bowman, CBP Area Port Director for the Area Port of Baltimore BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: AMERICA’S Custom and Border Control Seizes NIGERIAN Man’s Unreported of over $11,000 CASH in Baltimore….On Departing Private Aircraft to London * ‘We identified a man with previous federal currency reporting...

NIGERIA’S 57TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY: ‘CORRUPTION is NIGERIA’S Number One Enemy, We Must Fight and Conquer it’-President Muhammadu BUHARI *Nigeria has recorded appreciable gains in political freedom * ‘We cannot and will not allow highly irresponsible groups to call for dismemberment of the country in their re-structuring advocacy’ * ‘As a young Army Officer, I took part from the beginning to the end in our tragic civil war costing about 2million lives, resulting in fearful destruction and untold suffering, creating over 10,000 jobs for unemployed youths’ * ‘I am Disapointed in leaders not calling their hot-headed youths to order’ * ‘Govt working hard to ensure release of the remaining Chibok girls, as well as other persons in Boko Haram captivity’ *Rolls out Achievements in Economy, Security and Anti-Corruption BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, ABUJA & EMMA IKEMBA/REPORTER, SOUTH-SOUTH NIGERIA

NIGERIA’S 57TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY: ‘CORRUPTION is NIGERIA’S Number One Enemy, We Must Fight and Conquer it’-President Muhammadu BUHARI *Nigeria has recorded appreciable gains in political freedom * ‘We cannot and...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN AMERICA: ‘NIGERIAN Govt Cannot Watch and See either NNAMDI Kanu or IPOB throw the country into a Tailspin’-Femi ADESINA, Special Adviser to Nigerian President on Media & Publicity …CRITICS of President BUHARI Will Complain about GOD if they Mistakenly get into HEAVEN * ‘Independent People of BIAFRA situation is an internal matter, which the government is dealing firmly with, not a United NATIONS issue’ * ‘Mr. President swore to uphold the Nigerian Constitution, and the Constitution recognizes an Indivisible country’ * ‘A Court of competent jurisdiction has pronounced IPOB illegal’ * ‘No Problems if Mr President undergoes Medical Check-up, we all do same’ * ‘80% American businessmen expressed desire to do business in Nigeria’ * ‘ONLY President BUHARI will decide if he will contest 2019 Elections’ *PLUS Evergreen lessons in the present Administration BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, Foreign Bureau Chief, United States

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN AMERICA: ‘NIGERIAN Govt Cannot Watch and See either NNAMDI Kanu or IPOB throw the country into a Tailspin’-Femi ADESINA, Special Adviser to Nigerian President on Media & Publicity …CRITICS of President...

TRENDING: ‘I Will FIGHT for the Weak, Defenseless NIGERIANS against Oppression as a SENIOR ADVOCATE OF NIGERIA’-Festus Keyamo …Vows: ‘I Will continue to Confront the HIGH and MIGHTY in defence of Truth and Justice’ *Inner Bar too elitist, deployed only in the service/defence of the rich and powerful or the upper echelon in society *Only honour I can do to the silk robes I adorn is to continue to speak truth to power; continue to hold Government accountable * To Nigerian Masses: ‘We Succeeded together; It is our collective Elevation’ * Appreciates GOD, thanks Aged Parents and all the distinguished members of the Privileges Committee BY IKECHUKWU ALIDE/JUDICIAL REPORTER, ABUJA & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

TRENDING: ‘I Will FIGHT for the Weak, Defenseless NIGERIANS against Oppression as a SENIOR ADVOCATE OF NIGERIA’-Festus Keyamo …Vows: ‘I Will continue to Confront the HIGH and MIGHTY in defence of Truth and Justice’ *Inner...

INSPIRING: 23 YEAR OLD Nigerian Computer Erudite, CHRIS KWEKOWE Rejects Bill Gates’ (Microsoft Founder Billionaire) Software Engineer Job Offer…WON 2015 Anzisha Prize for ICT Discovery with a $25,000 FUND *Nigerian millionaire enterpreneur sets up own Flourishing Computer Software, Slatecube– a website aimed at helping other young Nigerians find jobs *Lagos State University Computer Science Graduate dares Bill Gates as one of Africa’s brightest Young Entrepreneurs * FACTS: Slatecube has an 80% employment rate for its users. Companies that have used the platform, have saved over $100,000 in 2015 by hiring skilled, ready to work employees * “When I told Gates of my position, he was intrigued and he smiled. After the programme, all the directors were like, ‘Dude, you mean you actually turned down a job at Microsoft and had the guts to tell Bill Gates? I don’t believe in giving people fish to eat, but teaching people how to FISH” BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, USA

INSPIRING: 23 YEAR OLD Nigerian Computer Erudite, CHRIS KWEKOWE Rejects Bill Gates’ (Microsoft Founder Billionaire) Software Engineer Job Offer…WON 2015 Anzisha Prize for ICT Discovery with a $25,000 FUND *Nigerian millionaire entrepreneur sets...

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...