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COVID-19 Pandemic travel restriction: NIGERIAN Couple deliver quadruplets in Dubai, newborn babies stranded in Hospital …couple owing $120,000 and incurring daily charges of $5000 to keep the babies in separate incubators * Kids’ Father, Tijani Abdulkareem, 32-year restaurant city cook: “We have been relying on the goodwill of the hospital and the generosity of the Nigerian community in Dubai. The hospital has really helped us” * “I gave birth to my babies-two boys and two girls on July 1. My husband and I live in Dubai. My husband began making plans to relocate me to Nigeria to give birth when we found out that I was having quadruplets in January”-Suliyah, 29-year mother of the babies * “Nigerian community, with contributions from some UAE residents and other nationals who read the news on local media, have been able to raise (AED) 30,000 (around $8000) to pay part of the family medical bills. They have also secured rent for two months at a bigger apartment for the couple for when the babies are discharged from the clinic. We are keen on ensuring the family gets ongoing support towards the welfare of the mother and the quadruplets even when they get back to Nigeria”-Abdul-Hakeem Anifowoshe, a member of the diaspora community in Dubai * “Nigeria’s embassy in Dubai had contacted the family. The mission is on top of the matter and is in constant touch with the family”-Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairwoman of the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission * BY ALPHA MOHAMMED AHMIDU/SPECIAL Correspondent, Britain

COVID-19 Pandemic travel restriction: NIGERIAN Couple deliver...

SEXUAL PREDATOR IN GOD’S NAME: Nigerian General Overseer, Pastor TUNDE DANIEL married with TWO Wives Sexually Abuse 15 Year old Girl for 12 Months…Deceitfully promised to make Teenager Super Model through Spiritual Prayers * Girl loses Fallopian tube to Abortion caused by 55 year old ‘Man-of-God’ * Teenager tell Mother she was hypnotized for SEX by randy pastor in name of deliverance * FAKE Pastor heads Royal Heritage Church, Mafoluku, Lagos, lives flashy lifestyle at his home located at 8, Owolabi Street, Mafoluku *Picked Girl up in school daily for Sexual Escapades in hidden Hotel daily * ‘Anytime Pastor Danel had sex with me, he always record it’-Girl cries *Rushed to High Rocks Hospital located on 8, Afariogun Street, Charity Area, Oshodi-Isolo, Pastor have SEX with innocent Girls and Married Women *Distraught mother contacts Child Protection Network in Oshodi for help * ‘We tried to separate her from Pastor Daniel, took her to my granny in South East, but my daughter kept repeating that she wanted to have sexual intercourse with Daniel. We did our best to break her from the curse’-Mother lament * Pastor threatens investigating police officer in charge of the case, Ordered Arrested by Lagos Commissioner of Police * “The man (Daniel) brought in the girl with ectopic pregnancy (development of foetus in fallopian tube) and we saved her. He said the girl was impregnated by her boyfriend. Our records are there to show what she was treated for”-Dr Femi Oloyede, Associate Professor at High Rocks Hospital BY TITILAYO ADEMIDE/STAFF WRITER, LAGOS

SEXUAL PREDATOR IN GOD’S NAME: Nigerian General Overseer, Pastor TUNDE DANIEL...

NO LIMIT TO EDUCATION! Nigerian born 73-year-old Grandma, a Naturalized American, FLORENCE NWADO ONWUSI DIGIDU Bagged Doctorate Degree in Communication, Culture and Media Studies…graduate as a member of Howard University’s Class of 2020 * Defend her dissertation titled “Igbo Collective Memory of the Nigeria – Biafra War (1967-1970): Reclaiming Forgotten Women’s Voices and Building Peace through a Gendered Lens * Former producer and writer on Nigerian Television Authority is a distinguished recipient of Sasakawa and Annenberg Fellowship * “In my second year at Howard, and very close to my screening test, I lost my mother and my father within months. I had to return to Nigeria each time to perform the demanding burial ceremonies for each. I was completely deflated, both physically and emotionally, but I persevered because my father always wanted me to be a ‘Doctor’. This powerful survival instinct in me, which I call daring, and God’s help, are what made me overcome all personal challenges during my doctoral program and get to where I am today”- * “I admire the way Florence delved inside the most painful period of her life to find the focus of her research on women, war and peace. She received the Sasakawa Peace Foundation Fellowship in her last year to conduct interviews with 10 female survivors of that war, and she used [the] feminist standpoint theory to interpret their stories. It is a beautifully researched, theorized, and written dissertation that demonstrates exceptional Howard scholarship”- Carolyn Byerly, Ph.D., Didigu’s advisor and chair of the Communication, Culture and Media Studies doctoral program *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

NO LIMIT TO EDUCATION! Nigerian born 73-year-old Grandma, a Naturalized...

A Nigerian Genius, ONORIODE REGINALD AZIZA Bagged 3 First Class degrees at age 23 … including one from Cambridge University *Received over over 25 academic awards for the Best Student in the Faculty of Law at Obafemi Awolowo University, the Mohammed Bello Prize for the Second Best Student at the Nigerian Law School, and the Wolfson College Jennings Prize for a Distinction on the Master of Corporate Law in Cambridge among others *Scored distinction in all papers at SSCE examinations, expertise lies in securities law, investment and dispute resolution * Inspired by Nigeria’s legal luminary, Professor Olukonyinsola Ajayi SAN to study law Had a short spell at Olaniwun Ajayi LP in Lagos, later spent six months with Shearman and Sterling chamber in Paris * Worked briefly an associate with Herbert Smith Freehills in London, a culmination of the bursary awarded him by the law firm to study at Cambridge * Hired as an Attorney for Chevron Nigeria Limited while studying as a doctoral student at the University of Oxford “My driving force has been an unrepentant commitment to excellence. It is all I have ever wanted to do and be: excellent. I believe I have only been thirstier than most in pursuing excellence. I believe, as did Aristotle, that excellence is not an act but a habit. The pursuit of this habit of excellence has thus been my driving force”-Aziza *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

A Nigerian Genius, ONORIODE REGINALD AZIZA Bagged 3 First Class degrees...

ABILITY IN DISABILITY: Nigerian born Naturalized American Medical Genius, DR. OLUWAFERANMI OKANLAMI earlier suffered spinal cord injury, paralyzed from the neck down en-route to becoming an Orthopaedic Surgeon in Yale …Presently an Assistant Professor for Family Medicine & Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation * Reigns as Director of MDisability Community Engagement, Director of Adaptive Sports in Michigan Center for Human Athletic Medicine and Performance at Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan * Working as Spokesperson for Guardian Life in their Equal & Able partnership, Serving on St. Joseph County Board of Health as appointed by former Mayor Pete Buttigieg *Bagged MD from University of Michigan, earned Master’s degree in Engineering, Science, and Technology Entrepreneurship from The University of Notre Dame; completed Family Medicine Residency at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana * On Board of the River City Challenged Athletes, featured on Robin Robert’s Good Morning America Series, received Michigan Medicine’s Distinguished Early Career Alumni Award in 2020, serving on the Board of the Michigan Medicine Alumni Society * “In 2013, I was on my way to becoming an Orthopaedic Surgeon. The University of Michigan Medical School graduate was in his third year of residency at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut at that time. I jumped into the pool. I didn’t do a backflip or anything like that. There was no diving board, but I hit either the ground or the side of the pool or someone’s leg. I can’t be completely sure, but immediately I was unable to move anything from my chest down. In my mind, I was thinking of next steps: Stabilize my spine, get me onto the stretcher and get me to the hospital. My medical instincts kicked in”-Okanlami * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

ABILITY IN DISABILITY: Nigerian born Naturalized American...

20 YEARS IN PRISON MAXIMUM CHARGE: AMERICA’S Justice Department Arrests KWAM 1’s Son, SULTAN OMOGBADEBO ANIFOWOSHE in Chicago, Others over $2million Fake Online Romance, Mystery Shopping Scam…’My Son is not a Fraudster, He’s now on Bail’, reacts Nigeria’s Legendary King of Fuji Music *Law Enforcement Agents round up internet fraudsters in USA, Nigeria * FBI argues Fraud lasted over two years through ‘Operation Gold Phish’ * Complaint accuses the conspirators of engaging in various other cyber-enabled scams, including investment, employment frauds and target victims’ corporate email accounts *Used parts of slush fund to pay for vehicles on behalf of a Nigerian car company *Deceived American ladies through Match.com, Facebook, and Instagram *Apprehended in Illinois: DANIEL SAMUEL ETA, also known as “Captain” and “Etaoko,” 35, of Skokie; BABATUNDE LADEHINDE LABIYI, also known as “Junior,” 20, of Chicago; BARNABAS OGHENERUKEVWE EDJIEH, 29, of Chicago; SULTAN OMOGBADEBO ANIFOWOSHE, also known as “Ayinde,” 26, of Chicago; BABATUNDE IBRAHEEM AKARIGIDI, also known as “AK,” 39, of Chicago; MIRACLE AYOKUNLE OKUNOLA, 21, of Chicago; and OLUROTIMI AKITUNDE IDOWU, also known as “Idol,” 55, of Chicago *Picked up in Texas: ADEWALE ANTHONY ADEWUMI, 27, of Richardson, Texas. Arrested in Nigeria was OLANIYI ADELEYE OGUNGBAIYE, also known as “DonChiChi,” 26, of Lagos, Nigeria BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, TOM CRAIG/ENTERTAINMENT WRITER, CHICAGO & LOLA OGUNBANWO/CRIME REPORTER, ABUJA

20 YEARS IN PRISON MAXIMUM CHARGE: AMERICA’S Justice Department Arrests KWAM...

‘I Regret dumping Austria Citizenship for Nigeria as a Professional Footballer’-BENEDICT AKWUEGBU, retired Nigerian football striker …’I played for Nigerian national football team and was a 2002 FIFA World Cup participant’ * Says: ‘I regret representing my fatherland in international football instead of Austria that also offered me a great opportunity. It makes me feel the regret of playing for the Super Eagles. It makes me blame myself, and ask myself why I rejected Austria who were all over me then to play for their national team which I turned down in preference to Nigeria’ * ‘If I knew I would be treated this way, perhaps I would have been much wiser. But then, that’s the prize I had to pay for being patriotic, holding tight to my love for the green, white and green colours of Nigeria * ‘Till today, Austria still show me love, they still recognise me to the point that I now wonder how it would have been if I had adopted their nationally and represented them at the senior level’ * ‘ I’m just being honest to my conscience. I’m not against the leadership of the NFF. The field is large enough for them to increase the team [coaches] number. You have the Super Eagles, U-23 Olympic Eagles, Flying Eagles, U-17 Golden Eaglets. You also have the women teams – Super Falcons, Falconets and Flamingoes (U-17). You can appoint one ex-international to each of these teams’ * BY NICOLE IBAKA/REPORTER, ABUJA

‘I Regret dumping Austria Citizenship for Nigeria as a Professional...

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COVID-19 Pandemic travel restriction: NIGERIAN Couple deliver quadruplets in Dubai, newborn babies stranded in Hospital …couple owing $120,000 and incurring daily charges of $5000 to keep the babies in separate incubators * Kids’ Father, Tijani Abdulkareem, 32-year restaurant city cook: “We have been relying on the goodwill of the hospital and the generosity of the Nigerian community in Dubai. The hospital has really helped us” * “I gave birth to my babies-two boys and two girls on July 1. My husband and I live in Dubai. My husband began making plans to relocate me to Nigeria to give birth when we found out that I was having quadruplets in January”-Suliyah, 29-year mother of the babies * “Nigerian community, with contributions from some UAE residents and other nationals who read the news on local media, have been able to raise (AED) 30,000 (around $8000) to pay part of the family medical bills. They have also secured rent for two months at a bigger apartment for the couple for when the babies are discharged from the clinic. We are keen on ensuring the family gets ongoing support towards the welfare of the mother and the quadruplets even when they get back to Nigeria”-Abdul-Hakeem Anifowoshe, a member of the diaspora community in Dubai * “Nigeria’s embassy in Dubai had contacted the family. The mission is on top of the matter and is in constant touch with the family”-Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairwoman of the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission * BY ALPHA MOHAMMED AHMIDU/SPECIAL Correspondent, Britain

COVID-19 Pandemic travel restriction: NIGERIAN Couple deliver quadruplets in...

IMMIGRANT ADVENTURE IN UNITED STATES! Inside story of Ghana’s King, Nana Gyensare V, OSEI, a Taxi Driver in New York …a traditional leader of the Akwamu people, who oversees residents of five towns across Eastern Region * Recalled various challenges on how his brother died, when he inherited the throne * Moved to New York in 1977 to make a better living for himself * Began taxi driving as he bought a medallion in 1982, his father had 19 children *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

IMMIGRANT ADVENTURE IN UNITED STATES! Inside story of Ghana’s King,...

DIED AT THE AGE OF 75 YEARS: Edo state born retired British Veteran Nurse, MARGARET URHOGHIDE succumb to Covid-19 attack…30 days after glamorous Birthday celebration * Worked for NHS England for decades, described as one of the most celebrated Nurses in U.K. * “Mrs Margaret Urhoghide is a wonderful and illustrious daughter of Esan”-Esan Community of Manchester * “Deceased last birthday was a special gathering of families, friends and well-wishers. A celebration of life, love, tradition and above all the goodness of God. The gathering was a cross-section of a cream of people from different walks of life and culture”-Tribute * BY IBHADE CELESTINA/STAFF WRITER, LONDON

DIED AT THE AGE OF 75 YEARS: Edo state born retired British Veteran Nurse, MARGARET URHOGHIDE...
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SEXUAL PREDATOR IN GOD’S NAME: Nigerian General Overseer, Pastor TUNDE DANIEL married with TWO Wives Sexually Abuse 15 Year old Girl for 12 Months…Deceitfully promised to make Teenager Super Model through Spiritual Prayers * Girl loses Fallopian tube to Abortion caused by 55 year old ‘Man-of-God’ * Teenager tell Mother she was hypnotized for SEX by randy pastor in name of deliverance * FAKE Pastor heads Royal Heritage Church, Mafoluku, Lagos, lives flashy lifestyle at his home located at 8, Owolabi Street, Mafoluku *Picked Girl up in school daily for Sexual Escapades in hidden Hotel daily * ‘Anytime Pastor Danel had sex with me, he always record it’-Girl cries *Rushed to High Rocks Hospital located on 8, Afariogun Street, Charity Area, Oshodi-Isolo, Pastor have SEX with innocent Girls and Married Women *Distraught mother contacts Child Protection Network in Oshodi for help * ‘We tried to separate her from Pastor Daniel, took her to my granny in South East, but my daughter kept repeating that she wanted to have sexual intercourse with Daniel. We did our best to break her from the curse’-Mother lament * Pastor threatens investigating police officer in charge of the case, Ordered Arrested by Lagos Commissioner of Police * “The man (Daniel) brought in the girl with ectopic pregnancy (development of foetus in fallopian tube) and we saved her. He said the girl was impregnated by her boyfriend. Our records are there to show what she was treated for”-Dr Femi Oloyede, Associate Professor at High Rocks Hospital BY TITILAYO ADEMIDE/STAFF WRITER, LAGOS

SEXUAL PREDATOR IN GOD’S NAME: Nigerian General Overseer, Pastor TUNDE DANIEL married with TWO...
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GLORY OF NIGERIA IN THE DIASPORA: Nigerian born United States Scholar, JELANI HAIDAR ALIYU behind America’s General Motors’ Most Creative design, personally invented 2010 Chevrolet Volt, 2004 Pontiac G6 …making wave as Director General of the Nigerian Automotive Design and Development Council *Kaduna boy celebrated senior creative designer at GM factory plant in Michigan *Graduate of Federal Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi won two prestigious award at Ford Motor Company and Michelin, USA *Honored Best Student at College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Named co-designer of Oldsmobile Bravada, Buick Rendezvous cars *Outstanding as lead exterior designer for hybrid electric vehicle with a sleek arcing roofline in Yankee *“My parent are behind my success story. They encouraged me realize my dream in life by allowing me become who I wanted to be. For example, when I attended Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria and decided not want to continue there, they were supportive. On the design of Chevrolet Volt: Look at a tiny leaf, it is only a millimeter thick and yet it is a highly efficient factory. I tried to understand nature’s efficiency and design. I pulled those concepts and applied them to the Chevrolet Volt”-ALIYU *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

GLORY OF NIGERIA IN THE DIASPORA: Nigerian born United States Scholar, JELANI HAIDAR...

NIGERIA 2019 ELECTIONS: Rich NIGERIAN Politicians chase after World’s Most Expensive BULLET PROOF Cars…Fear of Assassination, Violence compel anxiety & Vehicle built to survive Military or Chemical Attack *Unpredictability of elections’ result compound apprehension *Alarming Media report raises tension in the polity and among the electorates * Plans to shell out $1.5million for Dartz Prombron Monaco Red Diamond Edition, Eyes ‘The Beast’ (New Cadillac Limo) in the sum of $1.5million, Aims at Rezvani Tank at a cost of $155,000 * ‘There are 100,000 armored vehicles on the streets worldwide’-INVESTIGATION *PLUS Car Manufacturers now smiling to the Bank BY OKECHUCKWU ANAYO/AUTO EDITOR, ABUJA & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

NIGERIA 2019 ELECTIONS: Rich NIGERIAN Politicians chase after World’s Most Expensive BULLET PROOF...

REVEALING: LAMBORGHINI VENENO ROADSTER is the Most Expensive Car in the World 2018 at the cost of $4.5million (£3.23 million)..Drive home this luxurious vehicle in classic style …Anthony Paul Bamford owns 2 Ferrari 250 GTOs, Floyd Mayweather drives Lamborghini and Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita *List of Most Expensive cars : Lamborghini Veneno Maybach Exelero, , Koenigsegg Agera R., Ferrari F60 America, Bugatti Chiron, Zenvo ST1; Lamborghini Reventon, Porsche 918 Spyder, Aston Martin Valkyrie, Limited Edition Bugatti Veyron, Mansory Vivere, Lykan Hypersport; Aston Martin Vulcan, McLaren P1 LM *Possesses 750 horsepower, gets a 6.5-liter V12 engine, runs at 221mph *Power delivered to all four wheels via Lambo’s 7-speed “ISR” transmission * Slick gearbox capable of shifting gears almost as quickly as transmissions used in Formula One racecars BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

REVEALING: LAMBORGHINI VENENO ROADSTER is the Most Expensive Car in the World 2018 at the cost of $4.5million...
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ABILITY IN DISABILITY, Help Her! Daily I hawk in Lagos traffic so that my daughter, grandma and I will not die of Hunger -Mary Daniel, 26-year-old single mother amputated at 11 …Lose parents to car crash at tender age, vowed never to go into prostitution for survival *Being an orphan and walking on one leg supported by a crutch not enough for her to compromise her values, She had huge dream to become a Nurse in life *Unflinching resolution makes her eke out a living on the highways in Oshodi, one of Lagos’ busiest cities *Abandoned by man who impregnated her, strap her daughter on the back while hawking bottled water *Donations to Daniel can be made via her Access Bank account with Account Name: Mary Daniel and Account Number: 1235107726 *“I sleep on the balcony and passage of a house over there at a storey building on Suwebatu Street. I hardly sleep at night because of mosquitoes. So I usually pray at night. I always take a short nap after the first round of hawking in the morning to make up for the sleepless night. I know I am an orphan and physically challenged, I have worn to God I will not beg because I believe I have the strength to work and cater for myself”-Mary lament in tears *BY BOLADE ADEYEMI/Special Reporter, Lagos

ABILITY IN DISABILITY, Help Her! Daily I hawk in Lagos traffic so that my daughter, grandma and I will...

SHAMEFUL! Nigerian Yahoo Boy, EMMANUEL ODIAH sentenced to 54months in United States prison for stealing over $600,000…pleads guilty to money laundering, wire-fraud scheme * “Odiah participated in a scheme that manipulated elderly and other vulnerable individuals with a total disregard for the financial and emotional devastation it caused. Bringing those who prey on our seniors to justice is a top priority of my office”-U.S. Attorney Blader * “33 year old Nigerian in Dallas, laundered money for a network of individuals perpetrating computer-based fraud schemes in Nigeria and Ghana. He maintained seven U.S. bank accounts to launder fraud proceeds. He opened these accounts using fraudulent passports in the names James Princeton and Ryan Greg Mornson”-INVESTIGATION *U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations and the Vilas County Sheriff’s Office investigated the case * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

SHAMEFUL! Nigerian Yahoo Boy, EMMANUEL ODIAH sentenced to 54months in United States prison for stealing...

SAD: Over 23 million Nigerians are jobless -Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics …Unemployment rate in Nigeria hit 33.3% * Quote from Q4, 2020 report: “A combination of both the unemployment and underemployment rate for the reference period gave a figure of 56.1 per cent. This means that 33.3 per cent of the labour force in Nigeria or 23,187,389 persons either did nothing or worked for less than 20 hours a week, making them unemployed by our definition in Nigeria” * BY DAVID AMAECHI Business Reporter, Abuja

  SAD: Over 23 million Nigerians are jobless -Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics …Unemployment...
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Disgraceful! Nigerian born Naturalized American Sheriff’s Clerk Supervisor Umeka T. Myers Arrested After Alleged Theft …Caught stealing inmate property and their monies under $30,000 from the Vault Section * Having worked at the sheriff’s office for 26 years, placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation * She posted a $5,000 bond and was released from the Dallas County Jail * “Accountability is a core value in our department and we will continue to provide transparency to the community when these types of situations occur”-Sheriff Marian Brown * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

Disgraceful! Nigerian born Naturalized American Sheriff’s Clerk Supervisor Umeka T. Myers Arrested...

MURDER IN AMERICA! Nigerian 24-year-old beauty queen PhD student, NAJEEBAT SULE shot multiple times, killed inside her car outside her family’s home in Philadelphia *Police have not found a motive and have made no arrests nearly three weeks later * “Sule was sitting in her gray Toyota Corolla, exchanging text messages with Magaji, when an unidentified man walked up to the vehicle with a gun drawn and shot her several times. I heard the gunfire and emerged from the house just in time to see the suspect fire the last of the shots at my daughter. I saw the guy shooting my daughter. He shot the last round and I pursued him. Najeet was rushed to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, where she was pronounced dead about 30 minutes later”-deceased’s father, Adewale Sule * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

MURDER IN AMERICA! Nigerian 24-year-old beauty queen PhD student, NAJEEBAT SULE shot multiple times,...

INJUSTICE & WICKEDNESS! Nigerian Controversial Businessman, PRINCE OBIEZE NESTOR dies in Dubai Police custody…arrested, crudely tutored for displaying wads of hard currencies on social media without court appearance * Notoriously known dollar-flashy oil and gas man showcases exotic cars on Instagram, Facebook * Deceased denied access to family, lawyer even after protesting arrest * “Nestor was arrested by the C.I.D. Dubai and tortured during interrogation. He died in police custody and his body has been deposited in the mortuary”-Leaked report * Nigeria Consulate in United Arab Emirates shows no concern, embassy staff gives no response after dialing them at +971586935266 *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief& RAHMAN LUKMAN, Reporter, Dubai

INJUSTICE & WICKEDNESS! Nigerian Controversial Businessman, PRINCE OBIEZE NESTOR dies in Dubai Police...
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Nigeria-British Hollywood actor, CHRIS OBI OGUGUA Arrested for Sexual Assault, Rape in Britain…denies accusation *Taken into custody at London Heathrow Airport after flying in from Los Angeles *Total of six different women lodged formal complaints against him BY AHMED RILWAN/ENTERTAINMENT Correspondent, UK

Nigeria-British Hollywood actor, CHRIS OBI OGUGUA Arrested for Sexual Assault, Rape in...

UNBELIEVABLE IN THE HOUSE OF GOD: Christ Apostolic Church Pastor, MATHEW OLAKUNLE Impregnates Married church member, OMOTOLA AKERELE under the guise of Spiritual Healing in Ondo state…To Solve her Severe Cough ailment *Head of CAC, Oke-Itura, Iju town in Akure North Local Government had SEX with Married Women and Girls in the name of deliverance *Pastor Notorious for ‘praying’ for vulnerable women without their clothes on * Distressed woman aborts Pregnancy to save her Marriage, Husband threw her out of their matrimony * ‘On the seventh day of prayer, Pastor Olakunle shaved the hair on my private parts and armpits, and put the hair in the white handkerchief. After that, we had sexual intercourse. After the intercourse, he asked me to go and bury the hair in the handkerchief’-Mrs. Akerele * “I Did Not have sex with her. I shaved the hair of her private parts and I touched it (her private parts) with my sexual organ. I told her to be using my organ to rub her private parts so that she could discharge. After that, I wiped the discharge of her private parts with the white handkerchief and I prayed for her, using Psalm 24. God answers the prayer of naked people faster. I had SEX with her younger sister twice and had prayed for their mother too while naked”-Pastor Olakunle BY TOLUWANI ABIFEMI/RELIGIOUS REPORTER, AKURE

UNBELIEVABLE IN THE HOUSE OF GOD: Christ Apostolic Church Pastor, MATHEW OLAKUNLE Impregnates Married...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born Kano state Lady, HAUWA UMAR USMAN Graduates FIRST CLASS in Aeronautical Engineering from University of Brighton…Becomes Outstanding in Britain for her Academic prowess *Had earlier education in Kano state, diagnosed with dyslexia during course of study in the United Kingdom * “During my studies in England, I experienced some challenges, which a British friend noticed were signs of dyslexia and suggested that I take a dyslexia test”-Hauwa BY DIPO AYENI/EDUCATION REPORTER, LONDON

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born Kano state Lady, HAUWA UMAR USMAN Graduates FIRST CLASS in Aeronautical...
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PAINFUL! Nigerian 17-year-old Genius, CHISOM CHUKWUNEKE bag seven A1s in 2019 WASSCE, dies of Blood cancer in South Africa ….Received distinguished award in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology *“Forever in our hearts! Only a moment you stayed, but what an imprint you left in our Hall of Fame. A truly outstanding student! Rest In Peace Chisom”-Graceland College in Enugu, her school said in a statement on its Facebook page *“Just a pain on the leg that snowballed to a devastating episode, the battle started earnestly. As restless and worried as I can be, I promised to do everything humanly possible. With glaring poor health care in Nigeria. Off we went to South Africa. You spoke in parables about a special gift 10 days earlier and left a day to my birthday. Never did I know your gift you promised was your glorious exit. You exhibited virtuoso and dazzling intellects to the bewilderment of the doctors at Wits Donald Gordon Hospital, Parktown, Johannesburg, South Africa”-Felix Chukwuneke, Chisom’s father *BY REMI ADELABU/Correspondent, South Africa

PAINFUL! Nigerian 17-year-old Genius, CHISOM CHUKWUNEKE bag seven A1s in 2019 WASSCE, dies...

INSIDE UNITED KINGDOM: South Wales Police chokehold Nigerian Student, UYIOGHOSA EMMANUEL AIGBE, mistaken for a burglar on night out in Cardiff while awaiting taxi…wins £4,000 in damages, Claim he ‘struggled to breathe’ as he was ‘jumped on, trampled on and dropped on the floor’ * Arrested, forcefully taken to a police station and dubbed a suspect in a burglary case * “We acknowledge that a mistake was made in arresting this man for burglary, and a full debrief of the incident to identify any opportunities for learning by South Wales Police is taking place and we remain absolutely committed to taking those forward”- spokesman for South Wales Police *BY JOHN OWOLABI/SPECIAL Correspondent, Britain

INSIDE UNITED KINGDOM: South Wales Police chokehold Nigerian Student, UYIOGHOSA EMMANUEL...

NO LIMIT TO EDUCATION! Nigerian born 73-year-old Grandma, a Naturalized American, FLORENCE NWADO ONWUSI DIGIDU Bagged Doctorate Degree in Communication, Culture and Media Studies…graduate as a member of Howard University’s Class of 2020 * Defend her dissertation titled “Igbo Collective Memory of the Nigeria – Biafra War (1967-1970): Reclaiming Forgotten Women’s Voices and Building Peace through a Gendered Lens * Former producer and writer on Nigerian Television Authority is a distinguished recipient of Sasakawa and Annenberg Fellowship * “In my second year at Howard, and very close to my screening test, I lost my mother and my father within months. I had to return to Nigeria each time to perform the demanding burial ceremonies for each. I was completely deflated, both physically and emotionally, but I persevered because my father always wanted me to be a ‘Doctor’. This powerful survival instinct in me, which I call daring, and God’s help, are what made me overcome all personal challenges during my doctoral program and get to where I am today”- * “I admire the way Florence delved inside the most painful period of her life to find the focus of her research on women, war and peace. She received the Sasakawa Peace Foundation Fellowship in her last year to conduct interviews with 10 female survivors of that war, and she used [the] feminist standpoint theory to interpret their stories. It is a beautifully researched, theorized, and written dissertation that demonstrates exceptional Howard scholarship”- Carolyn Byerly, Ph.D., Didigu’s advisor and chair of the Communication, Culture and Media Studies doctoral program *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

NO LIMIT TO EDUCATION! Nigerian born 73-year-old Grandma, a Naturalized American, FLORENCE...
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Sad Exit in USA! Famous Nigerian born American Afro-soul Music Producer AYORINDE FABORO, a.k.a Dr Frabz shot dead in Maryland …earlier worked with Davido, Naeto C, Wizkid, Dagrin;YQ, Shank, Omawunmi among others * 35-year-old was out at night to get some groceries, Nigerian community in United States in mourning mode, matter under Police investigation *Produced hit songs like ‘Dagrin’s ‘Thank God’, ‘Bombay’ and ‘Joy’, his latest single titled ‘No Room for Heartaches’ released in May last year *“Oh my God, persevering face, my dear brother, Dr. Frabz, this is such terrible news, just heard that he was shot, who did this? I am so pained right now what kind of news is this?”-Nikki Laoye, a musician * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

Sad Exit in USA! Famous Nigerian born American Afro-soul Music Producer AYORINDE FABORO, a.k.a Dr Frabz...

Great Move in Nigeria! Nigeria Music Legend, KING Sunday Adeniyi ADEGEYE Appointed President MCSN, GOCREATE app goes Live …GoCreate App monitors and reporting use of music on all platforms (digital, online and offline) within the territory of Nigeria * King of World Beat to function as the Ambassador Plenipotentiary of the Society opening more doors of opportunities by leveraging on his wide experience and contacts around the world * Chief Executive Officer of MCSN, Mayo Ayilaran, states: “The potentials of MCSN is gradually being revealed to the Nigerian Music and entertainment industry, particularly the creative sector” *BY KELVIN OBADA/ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR, ABUJA

Great Move in Nigeria! Nigeria Music Legend, KING Sunday Adeniyi ADEGEYE Appointed President MCSN, GOCREATE...

FROM TRUE LOVE TO MARRIAGE! Nigerian Prince, ADEKUNLE ‘KUNLE’ ADEBAYO OMILANA rents out an entire New York City restaurant for first date with American model turned wife…Royal man from Arugbabuwo ruling house spotted Keisha, outside the W Hotel in Manhattan and asked her out * Pair went for dinner at a restaurant, with her unaware that he was royalty * Couple married in New York City and live in London * Plan to renew their vows soon on the island of Sao Tome, off Nigeria’s coast *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

FROM TRUE LOVE TO MARRIAGE! Nigerian Prince, ADEKUNLE ‘KUNLE’ ADEBAYO OMILANA...
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SACRIFICED LIFE FOR OTHERS IN AMERICA ! Nigerian Immigrant, IJEOMA AFUKE, a Certified Nursing Assistant worker dies of Covid-19 in Chicago …before becoming a Nurse, U.S citizen, helped patients for longer period months * Deceased examination scheduled for June, completed requirements to become a United States citizen * Chicago woman passed at Stroger Hospital of pneumonia related to a Coronavirus infection * Family only able to raise $10,000 to defray cost of funeral *“She did not have a serious underlying medical condition that made her more vulnerable to the virus” – Cook County medical examiner’s office *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

SACRIFICED LIFE FOR OTHERS IN AMERICA ! Nigerian Immigrant, IJEOMA AFUKE, a Certified Nursing Assistant...

SCAM! United Nation’s agency, Global Fund defraud a Nigerian firm, Zenith Carex in the sum of N68million…reneged to honor earlier contract execution agreement made in presence of United States Agency for International Development *Relationship soured when Zenith Carex demand for balance payment of projects after 30days *Playing the blame-game Global Fund alleged embattled Nigerian company shortchange it of US$3million *Zenith Carex officially writes Nigeria’s Minister of Health to demand full investigation against Blackmail, Intimidation *Plus evidential document attached for clarity *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief & AJOKE BOLUWATIFE, Health Reporter, Abuja

SCAM! United Nation’s agency, Global Fund defraud a Nigerian firm, Zenith Carex in the sum of N68million…reneged...

HUGE RELIEF ACROSS ATLANTIC: Crown Prince of Dubai, Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum pays $11,500 ( AED 42,000) to clear accrued bills of stranded Nigerian couple with quadruplets…Suliyat Adulkareem, 29, gave birth to the babies, two boys, and two girls, at the Latifa Hospital for Women and Children * ‘Infants born prematurely at nearly 31 weeks through an emergency C-section and placed on ventilators at the neonatal intensive care unit’- Hospital statement * “It’s just a huge favor, and we are still in shock because we didn’t even know how to get the money. I had been sleepless wondering how to pay the bill. We have been getting calls from Portuguese and Brazilian nationals in Dubai. People have been trying to reach us. The Nigerian community has been following us every step of the way”- Abdulkareem, father of babies * “I stepped in to pay the bills after I came across the initial highlighting the family’s story” -Crown Prince of Dubai *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

HUGE RELIEF ACROSS ATLANTIC: Crown Prince of Dubai, Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin...
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SHAMEFUL & WASTED LIFE! 21-year-old Nigerian citizen on f1 Student Visa in America IFEANYI NNAJI arrested …for felony possession of a controlled substance, illegal gun running, money laundering *Missouri Highway Patrol upon search warrant of his residence seized over $80,000 in cash, a 2016 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum Edition, a loaded semi-automatic handgun; 38 THC vape pen cartridges, a large amount of THC-infused edibles, including suckers, 11 pounds of brownies, and gummies *Other items Police found are the following: Adderall pills, a morphine pill, nine Ecstasy pills, six Xanax pills, about one ounce of psilocybin mushrooms, 162 “hits” of LSD; 11 pounds of marijuana, three-quarters of a pound of marijuana resin *HE lives large in a luxurious mansion, Every Fridays, he attends some of the most expensive night clubs in town *He is being held without bond in the Adair County Jail * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

SHAMEFUL & WASTED LIFE! 21-year-old Nigerian citizen on f1 Student Visa in America IFEANYI NNAJI...

JAILED AFTER PAYING £5,000 FOR BOGUS WEDDING! Nigerian man, CHINEDU AMADI caught in the web of Fake Marriage in United Kingdom…hurriedly parade three different ladies from European Union * 27-year-old man turned up at a register office to book a wedding, with three different ladies, at three different times as ‘partners’, women failed to pronounce his full name for wedding ceremony * “Registrar Debra Webster, having noticed the mysterious change of bride, told them their ceremony would have to be postponed because of Amadi’s lateness. And when the groom returned to the Leicester register office again – on Valentine’s Day – he was accompanied by a third woman, Hungarian Szilvia Basco-Porkolab, 38”-Eye Witness account *BY RALPH OLANIWOLA/Special correspondent, London

JAILED AFTER PAYING £5,000 FOR BOGUS WEDDING! Nigerian man, CHINEDU AMADI caught in the web of Fake...

INSIDE 63rd Grammy Award in United States: 29-year-old PortHarcourt son, BURNA BOY stunned the world as first Nigerian to win Global Music Award, performed virtually to ecstatic live viewers …Charismatic Starboy, WIZKID carts home Statuette in Best Music Video category win with Beyonce * “This is a big win for my generation. Burna Boy, in the House. Yes oh! Yes oh! Yes oh! Africa is in the House men! Africa, we are in the House”-BURNA BOY shouted in reacting to his marvelous achievement * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief LIVE in Los Angeles, California

INSIDE 63rd Grammy Award in United States: 29-year-old PortHarcourt son, BURNA BOY stunned the world...
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SPITTING FIRE! ‘I was never served a court proceeding personally by my estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu’-Femi Fani-Kayode, Nigeria’s former Minister of Aviation …She lied against me, Nigeria police launch investigation into alleged abuse of court process as case adjourned till 21st April 2021 Justice Oriji rules: “It is the Police to investigate whether the acknowledgement containing the endorsement with the name of the respondent was actually forged or not. The plaintiff had in her application alleged that the ex-minister denied her custody of her children. The bailiff should have insisted on serving the respondent personally. The purported service of the processes is hereby set aside. A fresh hearing date is hereby served on the respondent” *ROBERT ALOMA/ Judiciary Reporter, Abuja

  SPITTING FIRE! ‘I was never served a court proceeding personally by my estranged wife, Precious...

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA: ‘I Suffered Pain, Slapping and Humiliation in the Hands of Femi Fani-Kayode’-ex-wife, Precious Chikwendu, former beauty pageant fumes …He repeatedly kicked me on my stomach several times even when I was pregnant, confined me to Hospital when I attempted to escape * Demand full custody of their four sons in a court affidavit of an originating summon pursuant to Section 69 of the Child Rights Act * Lament: “I met Fani-Kayode in 2014 at the peak of my beauty career and we fell in love. We began living together and had children- a son age five and a set of triplets age three” * Fani-Kayode currently spends N1.8million on food, toiletries and left over on the children monthly while only him doles out N575,000 on clothing * Says: “I want court to compel him to give me a monthly payment of N3.5million for the upkeep of our four sons” *BY TOLULOPE AYOBAMI/Judiciary & Domestic Violence Reporter, Nigeria

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA: ‘I Suffered Pain, Slapping and Humiliation in the Hands of Femi...

FACING THE MUSIC! European court faults United Kingdom for unlawfully deporting Nigerian man, CHARLES UNUANE as disproportionate violation of human rights whose kids are British citizens…ruling claim ‘not good for a democratic society’ * Judges in Strasbourg found that the removal violated right to family life as guaranteed by article 8 of the European convention on human rights * This 57-year-old had appeal supported by the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants and awarded €5,000 (£4,447) * Court did not make an order for him to be returned to the United Kingdom * Convicted earlier for falsifying 30 applications for leave to remain in the United Kingdom, given a community sentence and ordered to pay a fine *BY TOM TAYLOR, REPORTER, Britain & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

FACING THE MUSIC! European court faults United Kingdom for unlawfully deporting Nigerian...
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HOPE ALIVE FOR YOUTHS IN NIGERIA! My Administration will be lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty-Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari …Vows ‘We will deliver on this promise’ * “President Buhari wondered why a holistic agenda on poverty reduction was never contemplated by pasts administrations when the Nation’s revenue was at an all-time high”-Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the President * BY RILWAN AHMED/ Special Correspondent, Abuja

HOPE ALIVE FOR YOUTHS IN NIGERIA! My Administration will be lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty-Nigeria...

JOURNALISM AT ITS FINEST @ RAINBOW HALL OF FAME AWARDS: Nigerian born American Journalist, GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU Wins double media honor in a glitzy and glamour red-carpet ceremony at Golden Gates Restaurant, Ikoyi, Lagos * Receives Outstanding African Investigative Journalist of the decade, Most Celebrated Nigerian Journalist in the Diaspora on Saturday, March 15 * Remaining award winners: Most Outstanding Legal Luminary of the year (Charles Ajiboye), African Humanitarian Writer (Mike Cerutti Osagie), Extraordinary Business Icon (Dr .Nwaorie Lazarus); African Culture Promoter in the Diaspora ( Nikki Spooner), Most Trusted Real Estate Investor (Dr.Jerry Nwakobi), Most Outstanding Female Initiator (Mrs.Olajumke Saliu), Hon .Dr.Segun Musa (Dynamic Politician) and other recipients BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, Nigeria

JOURNALISM AT ITS FINEST @ RAINBOW HALL OF FAME AWARDS: Nigerian born...

The god-father of General Interest News Stories in Nigeria break silence: ‘KUNLE Bakare, MAYOR Akinpelu & I established Fame Weekly Magazine successfully, Nigeria’s Biggest and Most Famous Journal ever’ -FEMI AKINTUNDE JOHNSON (FAJ) …Unpublished reasons why I left National Encomium Magazine, embraced higher media calling * The Nigerian Press has continued to perform in commensurate to their relative capacities within the context of the prevailing economic challenges that have restrained print runs, sales and advertising budgets * There’s relative freedom of expression in Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari’s Govt * It is not true that the agitation of few American legislators made the release of Omoyele Sowore and Dasuki possible * Federal Government need to establish an atmosphere of mutual respect and security of life for media practitioners to thrive *Recalls evergreen days in The Punch Newspaper plus highpoint of media career *Teaches Post Graduate students (PGD) a semester on a course called Topical Issues In Mass Communication, with Celebrity Journalism being the keystone at Nigerian Institute of Journalism GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, America’s Foreign Bureau Chief

The god-father of General Interest News Stories in Nigeria break silence: ...
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TENSION! There will be breakdown of law and order in Nigeria if SUNDAY IGBOHO, a Yoruba activist is arrested, detained or killed under any guise-Femi Fani Kayode, former Aviation minister …Igboho, a freedom fighter has not committed a crime by advocating for the actualization of an Oduduwa Republic for the Yoruba people of the South-West *The threat will be counter-productive as well as cause chaos and instability in the nation *He has not broken any law and secondly he represents the thoughts and aspirations of over 70 million Yoruba people *He is not a murderer or a terrorist and neither has he breached any law or committed any offence * BY BOLADE ADEYEMI/Special Reporter, Abuja

TENSION! There will be breakdown of law and order in Nigeria if SUNDAY IGBOHO, a Yoruba activist is...

Royal Man of Honor whom the Cap fit: Charming Prince of Sokoto Caliphate Dynasty, YUSUF SULEIMAN reigns as Chairman, Governing Board NAFDAC, Ready to keep Safeguarding Public Health in Nigeria …plans to implement new innovations for adequate regulation of food, drug administration * Highly skilled Maritime industry and Public Sector specialist bringing wealth of experience to bear *Scholar of Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Graduate in School of Business Administration (Univ of Virginia) turbaned the prestigious ‘Dan Amar of Sokoto’ *Endowed in Negotiation, Business Planning & Development virtue laced in leadership and inter personal communication aura *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

Royal Man of Honor whom the Cap fit: Charming Prince of Sokoto Caliphate Dynasty, YUSUF SULEIMAN reigns...

Christmas Tragedy after 20 years residency in America! Nigerian born medical doctor, BENJAMIN OKIGBO Strangulates wife to death, tried to kill sons, hang self over uncontrollable heated argument in Greatwood, Texas …21-year old twin children escaped claws of ‘death by whisker’ * Police investigation reveals murder-suicide as cause of death, denies widely alleged ‘gun shot’ in their home at 1500 block of Brookstone Lane * Attached inside story: Video recording evidence of incidence as proof * “Our investigation confirmed that Benjamin Okigbo strangled Theresa Okigbo to death. He then attempted to kill both of his 21-year-old sons by strangling them before he eventually killed himself by hanging. Both of the sons survived the attack with injuries that are not life-threatening”-SUGAR LAND Police, Texas *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief live in SUGAR LAND, Texas

Christmas Tragedy after 20 years residency in America! Nigerian born medical doctor,...
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OPINION: ‘AFRICAN Slavery is still thriving in the world today’-Nigeria President, MUHAMMADU BUHARI …There are 40 million men, women and children living in forced servitude * Modern form includes: debt bondage, enslavement of war captives, commercial sexual exploitation/ forced domestic servitude, holding people held against their will and controlling their movements * We must remember that slavery is not simply a campaign of hatred; it is the pursuit of profit. One way to extinguish it in its current forms, therefore, is to make it economically unfeasible

‘AFRICAN Slavery is still thriving in the world today’–Nigeria President,...

OPINION-DR. DAYO OLOMU: British Born Nigerian Encyclopedia Champions Successful Business Models in United Kingdom …Humble story of a Quintessential, famous Media Icon @50 devoid of Scandal *QUOTES: “People of excellence go the extra mile to do what’s right” ― Joel Osteen *“I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end” ― Abraham Lincoln *“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way” ― Booker T. Washington

DR. DAYO OLOMU: British Born Nigerian Encyclopedia Champions Successful Business Models in United Kingdom …Humble...

‘Still on that DOG Matter’-Reuben Abati *Says: ‘In Islam Religion, a Dog is like a Pig, a Taboo’ *Explains: ‘Go and do your Investigation, you are not likely to find Muslim families keeping dogs as Pet’ States: ‘In Africa, Dog is referred Dirty and Vile’ *Echoes: ‘In the South South, a Dog is a Special Delicacy for the Family Soup Pot’ *Narrates: ‘If a Dog in America is a king, in Nigeria it is a Sacrificial Lamb’ *QUOTE: “Should anybody then give the suggestion around here that Buhari is a sacrificial lamb or an edible offering? What nonsense!”

‘Still on that DOG Matter’-Reuben Abati *Says: ‘In Islam Religion, a Dog is like a...
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DEVELOPING: President JOE BIDEN reverses Trump’s travel ban, as U.S. Department of State order Nigerians, African nations, 13 Muslim-majority to re-apply for visa …policy target U.S. visa applicants whose requests were denied under former president * “Trump’s travel ban is a stain on our national conscience. I am giving the State Department 45 days to come up with a plan that would allow individuals from the affected countries to have their U.S. visa applications reconsidered”-President BIDEN in White House * “Following a legal review, those whose immigrant visa applications received a final refusal on or after Jan. 20, 2020, due to Trump’s travel ban may seek re-adjudication without resubmitting their application forms or paying any additional fees, provided the underlying visa petitions remain valid. Those who were refused visas prior to Jan. 20, 2020, may also be reconsidered, but these individuals must submit new applications and pay a new application fee”-State Department spokesperson Ned Price * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

DEVELOPING: President JOE BIDEN reverses Trump’s travel ban, as U.S. Department of State order...

BREAKING NEWS! African Diaspora Unite for JOE BIDEN in United States 2020 election …A group of African-American career professionals with original hereditary from Kenya, Liberia, South Africa; Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, other nationals applaud Democratic presidential nominee * “Africans who are African-Americans are fully ready under African Diaspora Unite for JOE BIDEN-National Group will be out in huge numbers this November to vote Biden into power as the elected President of United States. It is a promise”-Ugo Nwaokoro, former Deputy Mayor, City of Newark, New Jersey *BY BAYO ADEYEMO, reporting LIVE from Maryland

BREAKING NEWS! African Diaspora Unite for JOE BIDEN in United States 2020 election …A...

JUST IN: Oyo state Governor, SEYI MAKINDE tests positive to Coronavirus disease…says: ‘I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE’ * Confirms he is asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate * Designate Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, as the Head of COVID-19 Task Force while he recovers * BY YEMI AKANDE/POLITICAL REPORTER, IBADAN

JUST IN: Oyo state Governor, SEYI MAKINDE tests positive to Coronavirus disease…says: ‘I...
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ADEBOYE Fires top Redeemed Assistant Pastor, Gideon Bakare for sleeping with Church member’s wife …Caught in attempted adultery and putting the church in a bad light * Found pant-down with wife of a congregant on their matrimonial bed in Akure, Ondo State, trying to have a canal knowledge of her * “The Redeemed Christian Church of God has excommunicated Mr Gideon Bakare and relieved him of all ministerial duties in the Mission. The Church dissociated itself from such immoral act of Mr Bakare and described it as being completely contrary to the core values, doctrines, beliefs and practices of the RCCG and the undiluted word of God. Mr Bakare has therefore been directed to return all official items in his custody and stay off all associated connections with the Mission with immediate effect”- RCCG spokesperson Olaitan Olubiyi *BY IYANU ADEGBITE/RELIGIOUS REPORTER, AKURE

ADEBOYE Fires top Redeemed Assistant Pastor, Gideon Bakare for sleeping with Church member’s...

‘CHURCHES in Nigeria will certainly lose members after COVID-19 pandemic’-Pastor Sam Adeyemi, Daystar Christian Centre *’Churches with huge members may see a smaller congregation, as most people will now prefer to stream services from home’ * ‘Now that many have been used to worshiping God from the comfort of their rooms, will they go to church when COVID-19 is finally over? * “Many Christians may also feel relaxed on Sundays when they usually go to church?” * BY TOMIWA BOLUWATIFE/RELIGIOUS REPORTER, LAGOS

‘CHURCHES in Nigeria will certainly lose members after COVID-19 pandemic’-Pastor Sam...

Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel) on Notice! Nigeria Police warn Bishop DAVID OYEDEPO: ‘Don’t Re-open Sunday Church Service’ * ‘We have information that some religious leaders in Ogun state are preparing to open their religious centres for people to converge in total disobedience to both the state and federal government directives’ * ‘The command will not tolerate any act capable of undermining the determination of the state and federal government to fight the COVID 19 pandemic to a standstill’ ‘The ban on all forms of gathering be it social or religious is still in force”- Abimbola Oyeyemi, state Police Spokesperson * BY TOPE ADEYANJU/REPORTER, ABEOKUTA

Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel) on Notice! Nigeria Police warn Bishop DAVID OYEDEPO:...
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BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria’s KING of Comedy, ALI BABA Storms America for 2019 Independence Anniversary…Red Carpet event holds LIVE in Dallas October 4-5 at 7pm to 12midnight * Independence weekend groove stages at Swayz Ballroom, 9750 Walnut Street, Dallas 75243 * Cheap earlybird ticket now on sale at $30, VIP ticket $60, for VIP tables dial: +1469-335-3458 *Historic ceremony powered by Ateam, TK Dallas, Jude Ngene * Ali Baba promises fresh and new rib-cracking jokes to reflect major events in Nigeria BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria’s KING of Comedy, ALI BABA Storms America for 2019 Independence Anniversary…Red...

PAINFUL: Inside last Moment of NIGERIA’S FIRST Super Model, YEMI FAWAZ in America…Her Battle, Pain with Colon Cancer at New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital * American Cardiologist, Nephrologist discovered pioneer Nigerian model suffered hole in Heart and Kidney *Leads love international outreach to help less privilege *Challenged Advertising industries in Nigeria for ‘having sex with models’, paying them peanuts BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU in New York

PAINFUL: Inside last Moment of NIGERIA’S FIRST Super Model, YEMI FAWAZ in America…Her Battle,...

20 YEARS IN PRISON MAXIMUM CHARGE: AMERICA’S Justice Department Arrests KWAM 1’s Son, SULTAN OMOGBADEBO ANIFOWOSHE in Chicago, Others over $2million Fake Online Romance, Mystery Shopping Scam…’My Son is not a Fraudster, He’s now on Bail’, reacts Nigeria’s Legendary King of Fuji Music *Law Enforcement Agents round up internet fraudsters in USA, Nigeria * FBI argues Fraud lasted over two years through ‘Operation Gold Phish’ * Complaint accuses the conspirators of engaging in various other cyber-enabled scams, including investment, employment frauds and target victims’ corporate email accounts *Used parts of slush fund to pay for vehicles on behalf of a Nigerian car company *Deceived American ladies through Match.com, Facebook, and Instagram *Apprehended in Illinois: DANIEL SAMUEL ETA, also known as “Captain” and “Etaoko,” 35, of Skokie; BABATUNDE LADEHINDE LABIYI, also known as “Junior,” 20, of Chicago; BARNABAS OGHENERUKEVWE EDJIEH, 29, of Chicago; SULTAN OMOGBADEBO ANIFOWOSHE, also known as “Ayinde,” 26, of Chicago; BABATUNDE IBRAHEEM AKARIGIDI, also known as “AK,” 39, of Chicago; MIRACLE AYOKUNLE OKUNOLA, 21, of Chicago; and OLUROTIMI AKITUNDE IDOWU, also known as “Idol,” 55, of Chicago *Picked up in Texas: ADEWALE ANTHONY ADEWUMI, 27, of Richardson, Texas. Arrested in Nigeria was OLANIYI ADELEYE OGUNGBAIYE, also known as “DonChiChi,” 26, of Lagos, Nigeria BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, TOM CRAIG/ENTERTAINMENT WRITER, CHICAGO & LOLA OGUNBANWO/CRIME REPORTER, ABUJA

20 YEARS IN PRISON MAXIMUM CHARGE: AMERICA’S Justice Department Arrests KWAM 1’s Son, SULTAN...
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‘I Regret dumping Austria Citizenship for Nigeria as a Professional Footballer’-BENEDICT AKWUEGBU, retired Nigerian football striker …’I played for Nigerian national football team and was a 2002 FIFA World Cup participant’ * Says: ‘I regret representing my fatherland in international football instead of Austria that also offered me a great opportunity. It makes me feel the regret of playing for the Super Eagles. It makes me blame myself, and ask myself why I rejected Austria who were all over me then to play for their national team which I turned down in preference to Nigeria’ * ‘If I knew I would be treated this way, perhaps I would have been much wiser. But then, that’s the prize I had to pay for being patriotic, holding tight to my love for the green, white and green colours of Nigeria * ‘Till today, Austria still show me love, they still recognise me to the point that I now wonder how it would have been if I had adopted their nationally and represented them at the senior level’ * ‘ I’m just being honest to my conscience. I’m not against the leadership of the NFF. The field is large enough for them to increase the team [coaches] number. You have the Super Eagles, U-23 Olympic Eagles, Flying Eagles, U-17 Golden Eaglets. You also have the women teams – Super Falcons, Falconets and Flamingoes (U-17). You can appoint one ex-international to each of these teams’ * BY NICOLE IBAKA/REPORTER, ABUJA

‘I Regret dumping Austria Citizenship for Nigeria as a Professional Footballer’-BENEDICT AKWUEGBU,...

Knock-out King: ONORIODE ‘Godzilla’ EHWARIEME, Nigerian born Mike Tyson of Africa making waves in USA…defeats most opponents in round one * U.S.-based Nigerian 6-ft-7 heavyweight pugilist had 17 wins only one defeat * Fans compare him to Tyson, the original “Baddest Man on the Planet * Began career in 2003 in Oghara (Delta state), punched his way up to the top to become WBF International heavyweight title * Says: ‘I am ready to FIGHT for the World Championship belt’ *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

Knock-out King: ONORIODE ‘Godzilla’ EHWARIEME, Nigerian born Mike Tyson...

BORN TO REIGN: Lagos bullied boy, ISRAEL ADESANYA in New Zealand knocks-out opponent to become UFC World Middleweight Champion…endured Racial Abuse, street-fighting from the age of 10 *30 year old now celebrated as one of the best fighters in the world *Crushes Robert Whittaker’s dentition out in two rounds before a crowd of 57,000 in Melbourne * earlier trained in taekwondo in Nigeria, fighting professional kickboxing bouts in 2011 * ‘I struggled to fit in and never felt accepted in my adopted country because of my race and being an African immigrant. It was weird being the only black kid around. I had to defend myself a lot. ‘I’m cheeky, I’m annoying so I’d always get myself into trouble and eventually I had to learn how to defend myself. That’s when my search for fighting came through’-Adesanya BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BORN TO REIGN: Lagos bullied boy, ISRAEL ADESANYA in New Zealand knocks-out opponent...
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9-year-old Nigerian Genius, BASIL OKAPARA JR build over 30 mobile games with no computer training * Passion for games began at age four * Ready to place game titled “Frog attack,” on the Google play store shortly * “There was this day he was on the tablet, as usual, he was so carried away with the game he was playing that I got upset with him. Out of annoyance, I said to him, ‘you are always playing games, can’t you think about building your own games so others can play yours too?’ I was angry when I said it, and I did not know he took it seriously”-Father,of boy, Okpara Sr *BY KEMI OLADELE/TECH REPORTER, LAGOS

9-year-old Nigerian Genius, BASIL OKAPARA JR build over 30 mobile games with no computer training *...

HISTORIC: 22-year-old Nigerian innovator, DAVID ADEYEMI emerges First African World Student Organisation appointee…becomes Nigeria Country Director, trounced 11,000 African candidates * Had record breaking scores in all the assessments during the interview period * “His versatility swept us off the floor during our interview session and the entire World Student Organisation community is looking forward to his exploit and contributions”- Dimas Satrio Pradhana, World Student Organisation Founder * The World Student Organisation is a Berlin-based organisation founded on youths’ concerns towards rising, present global issues, as it seeks to connect students worldwide in order to come up with solutions for these issues BY LUKMAN HAFEEZ/TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT, ABUJA

HISTORIC: 22-year-old Nigerian innovator, DAVID ADEYEMI emerges First African World Student Organisation...
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A LIFE OF CELEBRATION: News Express Publisher loses 90 year old mother in Delta state…Madam Margaret Umunna Edeyi (Maggi), a devout Christian, Community leader lived as a ‘Woman-of-God’ *Survived by five children, several grand children and great grand children BY NSAH EDEMAN/CORRESPONDENT, DELTA STATE

A LIFE OF CELEBRATION: News Express Publisher loses 90 year old mother in Delta state…Madam...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIANS in Texas celebrate passage of Nigeria’s First Class Bayelsa Traditional Ruler, HRH KING PETER ODIKEME OKERE, the Amananaowei of Peretorugbene Kingdom ABIRI 1…Hosts Service of Song in Redeemed Christian Church of God House on the Rock, Grand Prairie *Highly respected monarch with no single scandal contribute immensely to Humanity, Human Capital Development for Niger-Delta Youths *Preached love, lived a life of Integrity with unparalleled lasting legacy till he conquered death *Fought for Infrastructural Growth, stopped impostors from enriching themselves with Community loot *Devout Christian, a Chief Pharmacy Technician encouraged spread of the gospel, outreach crusades in the community, detest Occultism in Coronation *Pioneer leader that encouraged youths’ Employment, Skills’ Acquisition and Western Education *Famous Pentecostal preacher, Pastor O.J Kuye reflects on the essence of life in a sermon titled: ‘The King Has Died’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIANS in Texas celebrate passage of Nigeria’s First Class Bayelsa Traditional...

CONFESSION: ‘My LIFE is in Danger in Nigeria for Being GAY, Don’t Deport Me from Britain’-ADENIYI RAJI, 43 year old Nigerian seeking Asylum in UK cries out ….Lament: ‘I have been receiving death threats on social media, I was attacked several times’* ‘My ex-wife caught me and my former partner in bed pant down. As soon as she saw us, she raised the alarm. People gathered and started beating us severely. After that, she divorced me’ * ‘My employers in Lagos sacked me for being Gay. The Nigerian police started publishing my pictures and my name in the Nigerian national dailies. They kept saying that anyone who has useful information that could lead to my arrest should come forward’ *Raji’s solicitor, Bhaveshri Patel-Chandegra, an immigration specialist at the law firm Duncan Lewis: “The court has looked at his case and nullified all his evidence that he is at serious risk if removed to Nigeria but there’s been no evidence that his documents aren’t genuine” *“The UK has a proud history of granting asylum to those who need our protection and each claim is carefully considered on its individual merits”-Home Office spokesperson BY IRETI IPADEOLA/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, UK

CONFESSION: ‘My LIFE is in Danger in Nigeria for Being GAY, Don’t Deport Me from Britain’-ADENIYI...
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HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM SHATTERED DREAM: NIGERIAN 7-foot-2 Homeless man, CLIFFORD ETADAFIMUE Arrested in United States …Lured into America with promise of hoax Basketball careers *21 year old earlier squat in a homeless shelter *Had multiple encounters with New Hampshire Police in Nashua * “Clifford refused to stand and enter the rear of the van. After several minutes and multiple orders for Clifford to enter the van, myself and other officers picked Clifford up and assisted him into the rear of the van. It took 10 police officers to move this 350-pound homeless Nigerian into booking. He was subsequently charged with resisting arrest for refusing to cooperate”- Sgt. Adalberto Garcia of the Nashua Police Department * “He is facing potential mental health issues and suffering from a medical condition that requires the use of a glucose meter”-City Police BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM SHATTERED DREAM: NIGERIAN 7-foot-2 Homeless man, CLIFFORD ETADAFIMUE...

FRAUDSTERS FROM HELL: AFRICAN Pastor, Wife Arrested in Egypt for selling ‘Tickets to Heaven’ at a cost of $500 (N180,00)each…Claims Ticket will get people into the Gates of Heaven without God’s judgment * Heresy: Lied that ‘Jesus’ appeared to him to sell golden tickets for multitudes worldwide * Says: Smoking ‘crack-Cocaine’ in Heaven is totally free * “ Jesus Christ appeared to me and gave me the tickets made of pure gold so that I can sell to people who want salvation. I do not care what people or the police are saying about me, I am being persecuted because of doing the work of God”- Pastor Tito Watts, a Zimbabwe based clergyman *Fake Pastor’s wife, Amanda: We just wanted to leave earth and go to space and smoke rock cocaine. I didn’t do nothing. Tito sold the golden tickets to heaven. I just watched” *Egyptian Police Report: ‘We confiscated over $10,000 in cash, five crack pipes and a baby alligator’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief & YINKA MADEBE OWO/RELIGION CORRESPONDENT, CAIRO

FRAUDSTERS FROM HELL: AFRICAN Pastor, Wife Arrested in Egypt for selling ‘Tickets...

SHAME IN BRITAIN: NIGERIAN DRUG Cartel in Hackney dealing in COCAINE, HEROINE Sentenced to over 20years in Prison…British conspirator, Rashayne Hunter found guilty of two counts of conspiring to supply class A drug *Received Imprisonment at Wood Green Crown Court *The Nigerian identities: SAMUEL AWOYERA, 20, found guilty of two counts of conspiring to supply a class A drug (heroin and crack cocaine), sentenced to seven years and six months in Jail; SHERIF ISIAKA, 19, pleads guilty to two counts of conspiracy to supply class A (heroin and crack cocaine), sentenced to seven years and five months’ imprisonment, JODECI OFULUE, 24, previously pleaded guilty of two counts of conspiring to supply a class A drug (heroin and crack cocaine), sentenced to six years and nine months in prison; AYO ANIBABA, 17, found guilty of two counts of conspiring to supply a class A drug (heroin and crack cocaine) and one count of possession of criminal property, sentenced to four years and four months’ imprisonment *Sell drugs in Peterborough, Huntingdon via dedicated phone lines nicknamed ‘Ricki’ and ‘TJ *PLUS their expensive lifestyles, modern automobile garage, visit to underground Night-clubs BY PETER CLEG/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, UNITED KINGDOM

SHAME IN BRITAIN: NIGERIAN DRUG Cartel in Hackney dealing in COCAINE, HEROINE Sentenced to over 20years...
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BEAUTY & BRAIN IN AMERICA : Inside the world of OLAMIDE DAVIES TALABI, Nigerian born American Most Outstanding Humanitarian Cultural Ambassador in New Jersey …Invisible hands behind the creation of greater awareness for Ogun state outside Nigeria * Initiates ‘Miss Africa Tri-State’ which features unique opportunities for young ladies to support humanitarian causes * She is an exemplary activist fighting for creation of opportunities for Nigerians in USA * Successfully served as former Special Adviser on Diaspora and Cultural Exchange in the office of Mayor in Newark * Reigns as President for Imperial Group of Companies, Chairperson for NAPAC in New Jersey * PLUS how Foreign Direct Investment from America can be attracted to Nigeria through Tourism * “Our goal is to look out for Nigerian-Americans with policies that will benefit us economically, politically and overall well being as immigrants in the USA. Most importantly, we support our people to run for offices. We have many success stories of Nigerian-Americans running for offices even in predominantly white neighborhoods”-Ambassador OLAMIDE *GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA Foreign Bureau Chief

BEAUTY & BRAIN IN AMERICA : Inside the world of OLAMIDE DAVIES TALABI, Nigerian born...

FOR THE SAKE OF HUMANITY: Nigeria’s foremost Royal King, OBA ADEYEYE OGUNWUSI, Ojaja II adopts a talented Corn Seller who drew his Portrait…gives him Scholarship to University level, promised to support more creative youths * 17-year-old boy used pencil to reflect the true image of the royal father * Ooni of Ife vows: ‘My Royal Stool is dedicated to ambitious young Nigerian populations who are daily pushing hard through the barriers of economic instability and uncertainties to gain better livelihood’ * “Superlative Samuel who is just about to graduate from secondary school has been adopted by me. His fees till his tertiary education will be taken care of by me and he will be gainfully employed right here in my palace”-Oba Ogunwusi *BY LEKAN ADEDAYO/ Culture Reporter, Lagos

FOR THE SAKE OF HUMANITY: Nigeria’s foremost Royal King, OBA ADEYEYE OGUNWUSI,...

Revealed! America’s BLACK PANTHERS’ Hollywood movie is an Intellectual Theft from ‘Amazons of Africa Women Warriors’ 90minutes full-length film-Femi Lasode, award-wining producer, Afrika ‘n Vogue/Even-Ezra Studios …True story of the war between Dahomey and Egbas of Abeokuta in in the late 19th Century * ‘It’s a huge cultural product that generates revenue, assist in the promotion of tourism *Movie will be subtitled in English, French, Yoruba and Beninoise languages * Bloc buster movie won award at the ‘Documentary without Borders’ Documentary Festival * Quote: “It has been asserted that this African story was the basis of Hollywood’s ‘Black Panthers’, mega box office hit. While the ‘Black Panthers’ story is fiction, the ‘Amazons of Africa, Women Warriors’ story is factual. Hollywood, over the years, has often been accused of stealing African stories, only to bring them out in their own way” *GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

Revealed! America’s BLACK PANTHERS’ Hollywood movie is an Intellectual Theft...

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