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FROM ENTERTAINMENT TO THE THRONE! Meet-HRH King TIMI GIDEON ODIKEME, Amananaowei of Peretorugbene Kingdom in Bayelsa, a First Class traditional ruler, owner of Africa’s most prominent record label …Chevron oil magnate is a graduate of Petroleum Engineering from the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun * former Executive director of Soundcity was enviable brain behind success of 24-hour Pan-African urban music television channel * He’s President, Tadok Global Group of companies flourishing in Music/Movie production, Hotels/Gardens and Properties * Undying love for music development in Nigeria, in South-South region, drove his entrepreneurship to support and build musically talented youths within Niger Delta region * Single-handedly sponsored over 30 endowed youths to Abuja to showcase their talents at an event in Transcorp Hilton, Abuja streamed on BenTV UK along many terrestrial TV stations * African-Americans, Black community ready to witness Coronation coming soon * “A very big congratulations to my elder brother HRH King TIMI ODIKEME THE AMANANAOWEI OF PERETORU KINGDOM, a well deserved victory Congratulations…HRH King Timi Odikeme. Thank you Jesus Christ”- Ebiere Odikeme Nicholas, American nurse younger sister * GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA Foreign Bureau Chief

FROM ENTERTAINMENT TO THE THRONE! Meet-HRH King TIMI GIDEON ODIKEME, Amananaowei of Peretorugbene Kingdom in Bayelsa, a First Class traditional ruler, owner of Africa’s most prominent record label …Chevron oil magnate...

ROFOROFO FIGHT: Executive Jet Airline owner in Nigeria is Arrogantly silly, I have ordered our 20,000 Marlians to boycott your useless plane-Naira MARLEY, Nigerian musician …’My management did not know it was some useless Marlian people that chattered our jet’, says Chairman of the airline, Dr Sam Iwuajoku * ‘The fact that the Almighty has blessed you, shouldn’t make u look down on anyone! Mr executive jet calling us useless is not only defamation but oppressive’ * “Thanking God we did not crash on your flight as we nearly did” BY TIMMY * AKIODE/AVIATION REPORTER

ROFOROFO FIGHT: Executive Jet Airline owner in Nigeria is Arrogantly silly, I have ordered our 20,000 Marlians to boycott your useless plane-Naira MARLEY, Nigerian musician …’My management did not know it was some...

‘We are ready to support and assist undocumented Nigerians in the process of obtaining resident permit’ -National Union of Nigerians in Italy …We are working in collaboration with the Nigerian Embassy in Rome * Italian government passed a bill to regulate close to 600,000 undocumented immigrants in the country to participate in this year harvesting season across the country * “Thanks to the magnanimity of the Nigeria Ambassador to Italy His Excellency, Ambassador Yusuf Jonga Hinna who has agreed to work with NUNAI to simplify the process of obtaining certificates of Nationality (CofN) for as many Nigerians who do not have a Nigerian passport. And as you know, without a passport or a certificate of Nationality, it will be impossible to apply for the regularisation, hence the Embassy, with a view to help the concerned Nigerians has co-opted NUNAI to collate the names and necessary documents of concerned Nigerians through their local and provincial associations”- NUNAI president, IRIAKANU Samson Hodge * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

‘We are ready to support and assist undocumented Nigerians in the process of obtaining resident permit’ -National Union of Nigerians in Italy …We are working in collaboration with the Nigerian Embassy in Rome * Italian...

SAD! Nigerian Chairman of defunct Sosoliso Airlines, VICTOR IKWUEMESI Dies of Coronavirus in London…After few weeks in Intensive Care Unit * Nurses removed oxygen from him to eat after weeks on drips, struggled to breath on his own * Immediately placed on ventilator and died shortly after * Earlier admitted in a British hospital for High Fever, Pneumonia, Lung infection *BY ERIC DEMUDIA/REPORTER, London

SAD! Nigerian Chairman of defunct Sosoliso Airlines, VICTOR IKWUEMESI Dies of Coronavirus in London…After few weeks in Intensive Care Unit * Nurses removed oxygen from him to eat after weeks on drips, struggled...

INSPIRING: 12-year old Nigerian hyper-realist, KAREEM WARIS OLAMILEKAN wins International Art Award in Taiwan * Triumphed over 2,723 international candidates to win Taiwan’s 22nd Fervent Global Love of Lives Award * Fervent Global Love of Lives Award under Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation was founded in 1997 * Gifted-hands young artist is one of a growing crop of hyper-realists in Nigeria that use charcoal and pencil as the medium of choice for his paintings * “Famous Nigerian Internet Bitty Artist – Waris Olamilekan Kareem sketched a stunning portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron, on the spot in just two hours, which amazed the global media. He has now become a famous Internet artist. The works of Michelangelo motivate him, and his goal is to surpass the standard set by the great artist. He intends to use drawings to depict Africa vividly and flip a new life to change Africa”-Taiwanese government *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief & CLAUDIA KENNEDY, REPORTER, TAIWAN

INSPIRING: 12-year old Nigerian hyper-realist, KAREEM WARIS OLAMILEKAN wins International Art Award in Taiwan * Triumphed over 2,723 international candidates to win Taiwan’s 22nd Fervent Global Love of...

BREAKING NEWS: Over 20 Arab Ministers confirm attendance for 3days’ UAE 3rd Arab Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development…His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE ready to host dignitaries * UAE’s Ministry of Infrastructure Development & Zayed Housing Programme rolls out press conference on Tuesday 24/9 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Habtoor Palace, Al Habtoor Ballroom A, Ground Floor * Jointly organized by the Ministerial Council for Housing and Construction of the Arab League in conjunction with Council of Arab Ministers of Housing, Reconstruction and the Regional Bureau for Arab States *Historic ceremony discusses issues pertaining future in the fields of housing and development, as discussions revolve around three main questions of inclusive cities for happiness,quality of life, sustainability in housing and urban development BY ABDUL MOHAMMED/ARABIAN SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, DUBAI

BREAKING NEWS: Over 20 Arab Ministers confirm attendance for 3days’ UAE 3rd Arab Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development…His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, Vice President...

KISMAYO KITCHEN Unveiled in AMERICA: AFRICA’S Most Famous Restaurant in Vermont make Waves…parades Somali’s recipe, condiments and Africa’s spicy food * Multicultural cuisine features Samosa, Fufu, Jollof Rice and intercontinental meals * Remains Number one African menu spot in Burlington city * Attract visitors from African-American, African, Hispanic, Canadian and White American communities *Ahmed Mohammed, the creative Chef behind the kitchen * Feel AFRICA’s rich meal, place your order dial: +1 802-448-3032 or mail: kismayokitchen@gmail.com BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF who was in Vermont

KISMAYO KITCHEN Unveiled in AMERICA: AFRICA’S Most Famous Restaurant in Vermont make Waves…parades Somali’s recipe, condiments and Africa’s spicy food * Multicultural cuisine features Samosa, Fufu, Jollof...

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Genius, AHMED MOHAMMED Constructs First Local Helicopter for Nigerian Army …Says ‘My creativity was done out of patriotism for Nigeria’ *Used personal savings to source for materials in the country * Kaduna state born man designed the helicopter using green colour to represent Nigeria * His words: “I strongly believe in a positive Nigeria. I know that the nation can quickly develop through technology. And I believe this is my own contribution in making Nigeria great”-MOHAMMED BY ILIYA SAKA/SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, KADUNA

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Genius, AHMED MOHAMMED Constructs First Local Helicopter for Nigerian Army …Says ‘My creativity was done out of patriotism for Nigeria’ *Used personal savings to source for materials in the country *...

TOURISM: MOROCCO Gets AFRICA’S First High-speed Train at a whooping cost of $2billion…10 year decade project funded by the governments of Morocco, France, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates * French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco’s King Mohammed VI inaugurated train * New trains made by manufacturer Alstom and can reach speeds of 200 miles per hour *It’s double the speed of South Africa’s Gautrain launched in 2012, which falls short of the criteria of high-speed rail * “We aim at six million passengers a year after three years of commercial operation, instead of three million currently”- Mohamed Rabie Khlie, director general of national rail operator * ‘The Government is continuing its reforms and major investments to improve the business climate and attract foreign investors’- African Development Bank BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

TOURISM: MOROCCO Gets AFRICA’S First High-speed Train at a whooping cost of $2billion…10 year decade project funded by the governments of Morocco, France, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates * French President Emmanuel...

TOURISM: MOROCCO Gets AFRICA’S First High-speed Train at a whooping cost of $2billion…10 year decade project funded by the governments of Morocco, France, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates * French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco’s King Mohammed VI inaugurated train * New trains made by manufacturer Alstom and can reach speeds of 200 miles per hour *It’s double the speed of South Africa’s Gautrain launched in 2012, which falls short of the criteria of high-speed rail * “We aim at six million passengers a year after three years of commercial operation, instead of three million currently”- Mohamed Rabie Khlie, director general of national rail operator * ‘The Government is continuing its reforms and major investments to improve the business climate and attract foreign investors’- African Development Bank BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

TOURISM: MOROCCO Gets AFRICA’S First High-speed Train at a whooping cost of $2billion…10 year decade project funded by the governments of Morocco, France, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates * French President Emmanuel...