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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...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: ‘I Am the FIRST BLACK Person, First AFRICAN to obtain PhD in Biochemical Engineering from University of Saskatchewan, Sask’ -Dr. ADEOLA OLUBAMIJI, Ibadan Born Canadian Girl, Lead Material / Metallurgical Engineer at Burloak Technologies in Hamilton, Ont. ….Says: ‘CANADA offers me a home away from home, I am an Immigrant’ * Explains: ‘I Have a Foreign Accent, No one Can say my Name Correctly’ * ‘My Mother was a Farmer, My Father Had a Little’ * ‘LIFE was Tough growing up, As young as 10 years I hawked Pepper on the street of Mokola to support my Family’ *Graduated in Bachelor’s of Science in Physics (with Electronics) from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria having scored 3.8 of 5 CGPA, Obtained Master’s of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Tampere University of Technology, Finland *Worked as a Cleaner part-time to support herself through her degree, and for another year searched for PhD admission and scholarships *Her Words: “Nothing in life came to me easy; therefore, I learned to put in a good fight at every step of the way. In the fourth year of my PhD, I started the job hunt for a company that could offer me my long-awaited career. I graduated at time when engineering jobs were scarce and recent engineering graduates found it hard to secure appropriate jobs. Most of the advertised jobs required minimum of five years related work experience, and I was often told that I was overqualified because I have a PhD” BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: ‘I Am the FIRST BLACK Person, First AFRICAN to...

AFTER 20 YEARS OF MEDICAL PRACTICE: SAMSON ORUSA, Nigerian born American Medical Doctor Indicted on 45-Count Charges…’Man-of-God’ Facing Opioid Distribution, Healthcare Fraud, Money-laundering Crimes *56 year old man charged with 22 counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance outside the bounds of professional medical practice; 13 counts of healthcare fraud and nine counts of money laundering * Suspect opened and maintained medical practice at 261 Stone Crossing Drive in Clarksville, Tennessee for the purpose of distributing Schedule II controlled substances, including oxycodone * The indictment alleges that in February 2015, Orusa diagnosed a patient with Chronic Pain Syndrome without performing a specific examination and prescribed oxymorphone (an opioid), Soma (carisoprodol, a muscle relaxer), and alprazolam (benzodiazepine, an anti-anxiety drug). This regimen is commonly referred to as “The Holy Trinity,” and is considered to be a potentially deadly drug cocktail * On September 14, 2018, the State of Tennessee permanently revoked Orusa’s Pain Management Certificate and on that same day, Orusa wrote 164 individual prescriptions for approximately 12,754 Schedule II controlled substance pills * Suspect used clinic proceeds to make a $12,451.00 down payment on a 2017 Mercedez-Benz; and wrote a check for the purchase of $100,000 in securities * “Anyone who contributes to the opioid epidemic plaguing this nation should expect to be targeted by our law enforcement partners and held accountable. Physicians who prey upon an already addicted population; steal from public healthcare programs; and engage in such reckless disregard for patient safety, as alleged here, will face a vigorous prosecution by this office” – U.S. Attorney Cochran, Department of Justice BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard

AFTER 20 YEARS OF MEDICAL PRACTICE: SAMSON ORUSA, Nigerian born American...

BREAKING NEWS: PortHarcourt Native, Seaman VICTOR DIAMOND flies Nigeria Flag to become American Naval Future Warfighter…Undergoing dedicated instructional guidance at Naval Education and Training Command in Great Lakes *Learning to be highly skilled, operational and combat ready warfighter with tools and opportunities for continuous development *Adapting and keeping up with specialized skills needed to be a boatswain’s mate *Fully ready to take charge of the overall maintenance and preservation of U.S. Navy warships *The Naturalized American is a 2007 graduate of Century International High School, credits success in the Navy to many of the lessons learned growing up in PortHarcourt *His word: “I learned to live a positive life, live by example and to be a positive example for others to do the same. I grew up in a family in PortHarcourt where respect and doing what is right is very important. You have to own what you have done no matter what the consequences” * ‘Diamond plays an important role in America’s focus on rebuilding military readiness, strengthening alliances and reforming business practices in support of National Defense Strategy’- MC2 (SW/AW) Theodore Quintana “Our priorities center on people, capabilities and processes, and will be achieved by our focus on speed, value, results and partnerships. Readiness, lethality and modernization are the requirements driving these priorities”- Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

BREAKING NEWS: PortHarcourt Native, Seaman VICTOR DIAMOND flies Nigeria Flag...

NEW DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: Foreign Observer foils INEC Rigging plans in 10 states on botched election day February 16…How violence, lawlessness were prevented in 26 states *Why National Electoral Umpire postponed election, set new dates for February 23, March 9 * ‘We have No Confidence or Trust in INEC to manage any credible election’-Afenifere *’INEC plan was to manipulate the smart card readers to substance biometric, accreditation with manual verification of already pre-loaded names, thus paving way for mass rigging and allocation of fictitious votes for President Buhari and APC Candidates during the elections’-Nigeria main opposition party, PDP * “I am deeply disappointed that despite the long notice given and our preparations both locally and internationally, INEC postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections within hours of its commencement”-President BUHARI * “The commission could not afford to be distracted by baseless allegations. The Commission was not a political party and would not allow itself to be dragged into unnecessary controversies at a time like this”-Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman * ‘The upcoming elections are an opportunity for Nigeria to solidify its place as a democratic leader in Africa’-United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo BY NIKKY IYABODE/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER, CHESTA ILAM, POLITICAL WRITER, RILWANU AHMED, REPORTER, ABUJA & AJANI AIYEOLA/INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR, ABUJA

NEW DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: Foreign Observer foils...

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...

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BREAKING NEWS: ‘GHANA is granting Permanent Citizenship to over 200 African-Americans, Caribbeans residing in the country’-President Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO ….These Diaspora Citizens will be honored at Ghana’s Year of Return next month * ‘The celebration is very dear to the President because it had the potential to place Ghana high on the international map’- Akwesi Awua-Ababio, Director of Diasporan Affairs at the Office of the President/ Chairman of the Year of Return Steering Committee * ‘ 2019 ‘The Year of Return’, is a celebration of African resilience and to commemorate 400 years since the first Black slave reached the shores of the new world, United States of America * Fact: It is the prerogative of the President to confer citizenship on persons who were not citizens by birth, as enshrined in the Constitution *PANAFEST to highlight the importance of historic ceremony BY KOFI AKEKWU/DIPLOMATIC EDITOR, WEST AFRICA

BREAKING NEWS: ‘GHANA is granting Permanent Citizenship to over 200 African-Americans, Caribbeans...

INSPIRING: AKON, Senegalese born American Music Star brings Solar Power to 600million Africans …Says ‘Akon Lighting Africa project will provide Solar Energy Electricity for Africa’ *Lament: ‘Children cannot study at night without proper light, unable to have their homework by candle light * Over 3.5million Africans die every year from harmful pollutants or fires * Project funding sourced from China- iangsu International Economic And Technical Cooperation Group * Raised 1 billion dollars to finance projects in Africa * Akon’s net worth is $80 million dollars, making him one of the richest R&B singers BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

INSPIRING: AKON, Senegalese born American Music Star brings Solar Power to 600million Africans …Says ‘Akon...

INSPIRING: NIGERIA’S Youngest Medical Doctor in England …Trainee Helicopter Pilot sad when younger sister suffered sickle cell anemia attack, needed urgent care but nearest hospital in Nigeria couldn’t deal with her condition *Found available Air Ambulance in a South African Hospital *Devastated when younger sister died after 12-hour activation period for medical treatment *Stunned by the tragic death of her younger sister, Orekunrin left behind a high-flying job in the United Kingdom to take to the Nigerian skies and address the vital issue of urgent healthcare * “I started thinking about whether I should be in England talking about healthcare in Africa, or be in Africa dealing with healthcare and trying to do something about it”-OREKUNRIN BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

INSPIRING: Meet Ekiti Girl, OLA OREKUNRIN, 21 Year old NIGERIA’S Youngest Medical Doctor in England …Trainee...
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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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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...

PAINFUL DEATH: Nigerian Anglican Diocese Reverend, TOCHUKWU MADUANUSI Killed in Auto Crash…Traveling with Son to buy Souvenir for the Children Ministry *Drunk Truck Driver along Oba/Nnewi road, Anambra State overtakes Dangote Vehicle on high speed, Diverts, Crushed him and his little boy at a parking lot * Sympathisers Rushed him, son to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital where they died * Family, Church members mourn over their death, uncompleted ministry building as hit-and-run driver flee scene BY ANGELINA AMAKCHUKWU/REPORTER, SOUTH EAST NIGERIA

PAINFUL DEATH: Nigerian Anglican Diocese Reverend, TOCHUKWU MADUANUSI Killed in Auto Crash…Traveling...
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HISTORIC: Nigeria’s Genius, ADEBAYO ALONGE wins Technology Award for inventing Nanoscanners that detect FAKE DRUGS …chosen as overall winner for 2019 BNP Paribas Group Deep Tech Prize *Competition designed specifically to address the needs of deeptech entrepreneurs across several different industries and technologies * “I would want every Nigerian and the world to be safe from fake drugs and fake medications”-Alonge BY TOPE OLANREWAJU/TECHNOLOGY CORRESPONDENT, ABUJA

HISTORIC: Nigeria’s Genius, ADEBAYO ALONGE wins Technology Award for inventing Nanoscanners...

DISGRACEFUL! NIGERIAN Yahoo Yahoo Man, COSMOS EMEH posed as FAKE American Soldier…Scam Australian Woman the sum of $400,000 through money transfer service * 32 year old conman deceived vulnerable ladies through hoax online romance scheme * Lied to 38 year old female victim, traveled to woman’s house to collect extra $105,000 *Charged with one count each of fraud and attempted fraud at Brisbane Magistrates Court * “The 34-year-old woman began an online romantic relationship with Cosmos Emeh, 32, after befriending him on social media in October 2018. The following month, she was groomed into believing Emeh was a US soldier, and sent him more than $200,000 through a money transfer service. He he then traveled to the woman’s house to collect a further $105,000”-Australian Police BY BIMBO AYOBAMI/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, AUSTRALIA, Naija Standard Newspaper

DISGRACEFUL! NIGERIAN Yahoo Yahoo Man, COSMOS EMEH posed as FAKE American Soldier…Scam Australian...

‘Nigeria’s ALIKO DANGOTE is Richest Black Billionaire in the world in 2019, fortune at $10.9billion’-FORBES …Oprah Winfrey’s entire worth at $2.5 billion, Michael Jordan valued at $1. 9billion * Mike Adenuga net worth at $9.1 billion, Robert F. Smith: $5 billion * David Steward is worth $ 3 billion, Strive Masiyiwa: $2.4 billion, Michael Lee-Chin: $1.9 billion * Isabel Dos Santos: $2.3 billion, Patrice Motsepe: $2.3 billion, Abdulsamad Rabiu: $1.6 billion *Folorusho Alakija’s estimated valued at $1.1billion, Mohammed Ibrahim: $1.1 billion * 2,153 people made it to the 2019 FORBES list of the World’s Billionaires, 13 are Blacks BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

‘Nigeria’s ALIKO DANGOTE is Richest Black Billionaire in the world in 2019, fortune...
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SENTENCED TO 13 MONTHS IN AMERICAN PRISON: TWO NIGERIAN Yahoo Boys in Trouble for STEALING the sum of $487,000 Cash…OLUGBOYEGA AKINLOYE FASANYA, ANTHONY CHIDOZIE EZIKE altered fake checks * The 36-year-olds deposit fraudulent checks totaling $1.2 million in banks and withdrew $487,000 cash before the fraud was detected *Submitted counterfeit traveling international passports from Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa as form of identification to avoid detection * Fasanya ordered to pay $380,000 in restitution to the affected banks while Ezike has been ordered to pay back $230,000, await deportation after serving JAIL term * “Fasanya and Ezike agreed that they actually committed the crime. They admitted they altered the checks and deposited them into American banks in Rhode Island and Massachusetts”-U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Stephen Dambruch BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard

SENTENCED TO 13 MONTHS IN AMERICAN PRISON: TWO NIGERIAN Yahoo Boys in Trouble for STEALING...

MY TRUE STORY: ‘I Have no link with N9.9billion Fraud discovered by EFCC, I Have Nothing to Hide’ -former Lagos State Governor, AKINWUNMI AMBODE ….None of my personal bank accounts are listed or frozen by anti-graft agency *Says: ‘Account frozen by the Federal High Court belong to the Lagos State Government and not me or any individual. In the spirit of Sallah and having served Lagos State well, my record was clear’ * ‘HE Akinwunmi Ambode wanted to clear his name. He will not allow any one or institution to ruin his hard-earned reputation. He has no business with EFCC. Those accounts were opened in the course of normal operations by the Lagos State Government for its administrative purposes and not for the former governor’s personal transactions as was being wrongly insinuated and have been operated to ensure smooth operations of government activities by previous and present administrations’-Habib Aruna, Media aide BY FEMI OMILADE/SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, LAGOS

MY TRUE STORY: ‘I Have no link with N9.9billion Fraud discovered by EFCC, I Have Nothing...

BITCOM FRAUD IN AMERICA: F.B.I investigating Two NIGERIANS indicted for STEALING $59,000 from Oregon and California investors…Interpol on red alert for suspects’ arrest * U.S. Govt slams 13-count charge on ONWUEMERIE OGOR, KELVIN USIFOH for scheme to defraud American victims * Suspects bought deceitful websites to lure unsuspecting American victim, promising investors fake 20 to 50 percent returns on bitcoin investment with zero risk/instant withdrawals * Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy on issued an investor alert to warn about websites touting advisory and trading businesses related to digital assets * ‘After receiving bitcoin transfers from the investors, Gift and Usifoh would transfer the bitcoin to other accounts and eventually exchange it for Nigerian Naira. They never returned the money to the victims’-Prosecutors BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BITCOM FRAUD IN AMERICA: F.B.I investigating Two NIGERIANS indicted for STEALING $59,000...
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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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INSPIRATIONAL: Meet the first Nigerian Woman in Finland to bag Doctorate Degree in Pharmacognosy …’I am happy my wife graduated from University of Helsinki in flying colors’, Tweets her husband, Chukwueke Chijioke *Says ‘My wife is making Nigeria, Africa and black race proud in Europe’ BY JOHN CHUKWURA/EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT, FINLAND

INSPIRATIONAL: Meet the first Nigerian Woman in Finland to bag Doctorate Degree in Pharmacognosy ...

INSPIRATIONAL: 28 year old Anambra State Girl, EMELIFE STELLA CHINELO wins Overall Student of the Year Award in University of Mysore, India…received 20 gold medals and 5 cash honors *Emerges Golden Girl of college, topped Msc. Chemistry class graduates *Had highest award ever in post-graduation studies during the varsity’s 99th convocation *Earlier named Best Graduating BSc. (applied chemistry) student at Usmanu Danfodiyo University in Nigeria * I devoted most of my time towards studies. I was either in the classroom or library. The reason why I chose India, especially the UoM, for higher studies is because of its scope for academic excellence” -CHINELO BY ANGUL LERAN/EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT, INDIA

INSPIRATIONAL: 28 year old Anambra State Girl, EMELIFE STELLA CHINELO wins Overall Student...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: ‘I Am the FIRST BLACK Person, First AFRICAN to obtain PhD in Biochemical Engineering from University of Saskatchewan, Sask’ -Dr. ADEOLA OLUBAMIJI, Ibadan Born Canadian Girl, Lead Material / Metallurgical Engineer at Burloak Technologies in Hamilton, Ont. ….Says: ‘CANADA offers me a home away from home, I am an Immigrant’ * Explains: ‘I Have a Foreign Accent, No one Can say my Name Correctly’ * ‘My Mother was a Farmer, My Father Had a Little’ * ‘LIFE was Tough growing up, As young as 10 years I hawked Pepper on the street of Mokola to support my Family’ *Graduated in Bachelor’s of Science in Physics (with Electronics) from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria having scored 3.8 of 5 CGPA, Obtained Master’s of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Tampere University of Technology, Finland *Worked as a Cleaner part-time to support herself through her degree, and for another year searched for PhD admission and scholarships *Her Words: “Nothing in life came to me easy; therefore, I learned to put in a good fight at every step of the way. In the fourth year of my PhD, I started the job hunt for a company that could offer me my long-awaited career. I graduated at time when engineering jobs were scarce and recent engineering graduates found it hard to secure appropriate jobs. Most of the advertised jobs required minimum of five years related work experience, and I was often told that I was overqualified because I have a PhD” BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: ‘I Am the FIRST BLACK Person, First AFRICAN to obtain PhD in Biochemical...
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RECUPERATING: TUFACE Idibia, Nigeria’s Music Icon sick, under Doctors’ watch round the clock…Strike business deal with Nigerian Stock Exchange as an Ambassador * Hospitalised, Administered series of medications, placed on bed rest * Wife expressed thanks to God that husband’s situation is not out of control * “Incredible human, so Baba has been ill, on drips and plenty medications. Doctors were by his side for 48hours! We all didn’t think he could make it to this big event that was all about him and the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Even with his voice and body shaking, the man got up told the doctor ‘Man I no go too dey, I no dey like cancel work matter and this one over important make I just drag body reach the event! He made it but back to his medications. Get well soon baby” -Anne Idibia BY CHINEDU ABARIBE/ENTERTAINMENT CORRESPONDENT, SOUTH WEST NIGERIA

RECUPERATING: TUFACE Idibia, Nigeria’s Music Icon sick, under Doctors’...

LOOKING UNTO GOD TO RESTORE BOY’S SIGHT: FLAVOUR, Nigerian Music Superstar flies adopted Liberian son, SEMAH WEIFUR into India Specialist Hospital for Eye Surgery…Music-making with him taught me to be humble Recollects how he met the Liberia blind singer at Peace Cultural Centre * Displays confidence in the power of God to open the eyes of beloved Liberian boy in New Delhi * ‘When it comes to music, impairments do not exist; as for me, music is spiritual’ * “I adopted Semah to prove to the world that no condition can limit you in life. I was introduced to him through Masterkraft and the traditional Queen Ruler of Liberia, Juli Endee, during my trip to Liberia”-CHINEDU OKOLIE, a.k.a ‘Ijele’ crooner BY TENEMA JOY/ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER LIVE from India

LOOKING UNTO GOD TO RESTORE BOY’S SIGHT: FLAVOUR, Nigerian Music Superstar flies adopted...

NO GAIN IN CRIME: ‘We are compiling the Fraudulent Transactions of NAIRA MARLEY on Mastercard, Visacard printout’-EFCC …Credit Cards we recovered from Azeez Fashola (real name) bear other names as Timea Fedorne Tatar with No. 4921819410257431 ( Lloyds Bank Plc), Barclays Bank Plc with number 4539782440624281 (Nicole Louise Maylon) and third card with number 4757147207869807 issued by Santander UK Plc and bears the name Sharon Broad * ‘The commission is investigating a case of identity theft and electronic cards-related fraud in which the listed card information were recovered during investigation’ in Nigeria’s apex anti-graft agency’s letter to Visa and Mastercard * ‘He used the credits cards for identity theft and electronic cards-related fraud’ BY CHIDI AGABA/CRIME AND JUDICIARY REPORTER, ABUJA

NO GAIN IN CRIME: ‘We are compiling the Fraudulent Transactions of NAIRA MARLEY...
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AFTER 20 YEARS OF MEDICAL PRACTICE: SAMSON ORUSA, Nigerian born American Medical Doctor Indicted on 45-Count Charges…’Man-of-God’ Facing Opioid Distribution, Healthcare Fraud, Money-laundering Crimes *56 year old man charged with 22 counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance outside the bounds of professional medical practice; 13 counts of healthcare fraud and nine counts of money laundering * Suspect opened and maintained medical practice at 261 Stone Crossing Drive in Clarksville, Tennessee for the purpose of distributing Schedule II controlled substances, including oxycodone * The indictment alleges that in February 2015, Orusa diagnosed a patient with Chronic Pain Syndrome without performing a specific examination and prescribed oxymorphone (an opioid), Soma (carisoprodol, a muscle relaxer), and alprazolam (benzodiazepine, an anti-anxiety drug). This regimen is commonly referred to as “The Holy Trinity,” and is considered to be a potentially deadly drug cocktail * On September 14, 2018, the State of Tennessee permanently revoked Orusa’s Pain Management Certificate and on that same day, Orusa wrote 164 individual prescriptions for approximately 12,754 Schedule II controlled substance pills * Suspect used clinic proceeds to make a $12,451.00 down payment on a 2017 Mercedez-Benz; and wrote a check for the purchase of $100,000 in securities * “Anyone who contributes to the opioid epidemic plaguing this nation should expect to be targeted by our law enforcement partners and held accountable. Physicians who prey upon an already addicted population; steal from public healthcare programs; and engage in such reckless disregard for patient safety, as alleged here, will face a vigorous prosecution by this office” – U.S. Attorney Cochran, Department of Justice BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard

AFTER 20 YEARS OF MEDICAL PRACTICE: SAMSON ORUSA, Nigerian born American Medical Doctor...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN born Houston woman, THELMA CHIAKA deliver Sextuplets in American Hospital..Birth time: 4:50 to 4:59am at The Woman’s Hospital, Texas * ‘Odds of having 6 children at-a-time estimated at 1 in 4.7billion’-INVESTIGATION * ‘The mother is doing well. The babies are in stable condition in the hospital’s advanced neonatal intensive care unit’-The Woman’s Hospital Management, Texas * ‘This is the happiest day of my Life. My joy knows no bound looking at the faces of my children. God is forever glorified’-elated Mother, CHIAKA BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN born Houston woman, THELMA CHIAKA deliver Sextuplets in American Hospital..Birth...

AFRICAN GLORY ABROAD: CONGOLESE Medical Doctor, DENIS MUKWEGE Fighter for Women suffering Sexual Violence wins Nobel Peace Prize 2018…Yazidi Activist, Nadia Murad becomes joint winner being survival of RAPE from Islamic State militias *Honored for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war *Mukwege heads Panzi Hospital in the eastern Congo city of Bukavu that receives thousands of women each year, many of them requiring surgery from sexual violence * “Denis Mukwege is the helper who has devoted his life to defending these victims. Nadia Murad is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and others”- Norwegian Nobel Committee * ‘Rape in war has been a crime for centuries. But it was a crime in the shadows. The two laureates have both shone a light on it-Dan Smith, Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & IKOLI AYETUNA/STAFF WRITER in CONGO

AFRICAN GLORY ABROAD: CONGOLESE Medical Doctor, DENIS MUKWEGE Fighter for Women suffering Sexual Violence...
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BREAKING NEWS: PortHarcourt Native, Seaman VICTOR DIAMOND flies Nigeria Flag to become American Naval Future Warfighter…Undergoing dedicated instructional guidance at Naval Education and Training Command in Great Lakes *Learning to be highly skilled, operational and combat ready warfighter with tools and opportunities for continuous development *Adapting and keeping up with specialized skills needed to be a boatswain’s mate *Fully ready to take charge of the overall maintenance and preservation of U.S. Navy warships *The Naturalized American is a 2007 graduate of Century International High School, credits success in the Navy to many of the lessons learned growing up in PortHarcourt *His word: “I learned to live a positive life, live by example and to be a positive example for others to do the same. I grew up in a family in PortHarcourt where respect and doing what is right is very important. You have to own what you have done no matter what the consequences” * ‘Diamond plays an important role in America’s focus on rebuilding military readiness, strengthening alliances and reforming business practices in support of National Defense Strategy’- MC2 (SW/AW) Theodore Quintana “Our priorities center on people, capabilities and processes, and will be achieved by our focus on speed, value, results and partnerships. Readiness, lethality and modernization are the requirements driving these priorities”- Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

BREAKING NEWS: PortHarcourt Native, Seaman VICTOR DIAMOND flies Nigeria Flag to become American...

WANTED for TERRORISM IN UNITED KINGDOM: British Court orders Bench Warrant for DANIEL OSULA, a Nigerian-Irish Fugitive for plotting TERROR ATTACK against Westminster…36-year old Warehouse Assistant flee Magistrate court premises before judgment * Repeatedly sent threatening emails to House of Commons staff * Claimed he would stab civil servants and mow down pedestrians * Court heard he was furious because HMRC refused to return his passport BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

WANTED for TERRORISM IN UNITED KINGDOM: British Court orders Bench Warrant for DANIEL...

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AWARD: United States honor 82 year old Nigerian Imam ABDULLAHI ABUBAKAR who saved over 260 Christians from Herdsmen deadly attack *Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo host the first-ever International Religious Freedom Awards * Award celebrates extraordinary advocates of religious freedom from around the world *Other award winners: Mohamed Yosaif Abdalrahan (Sudan), Ivanir dos Santos (Brazil), William and Pascale Warda (Iraq) and Salpy Eskidjian Weiderud (Cyprus) * “Imam Abdullahi’s courage in the face of imminent danger and his history of outreach across religious divides demonstrates his lifelong commitment to promoting interfaith understanding and peace”-U.S. STATE Department * ‘We awarded Abubakar the Nigerian Star in recognition of achievement and service to Nigeria and Nigerians. He is a peace builder who put his faith into action by securing the lives of people of other religions.’-U.S. Embassy in Nigeria BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AWARD: United States honor 82 year old Nigerian Imam ABDULLAHI ABUBAKAR...
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SEEKING JUSTICE: Nigerian Man HILARY INEOMO-MARCUS faces deportation from Britain after over 20 years stay …Arrived United Kingdom at the of age of 10 and lived in London ever since, granted leave to remain in the early 2000s *earlier worked as a presenter on National Prison Radio, where he was commended as being the best prisoner-producer, remain primary carer for two under-age sons * ‘I have no tie to Nigeria. The prospect that they could walk in and grab me and put me on a plane before I can say goodbye to anyone – not even my children – terrifies me. I’m a product of British Education and Culture’-INEOMO-MARCUS *’We revoked Mr. Ineono-Marcus status after he served a 15-month prison sentence in 2013 for a tax offence’-British Immigration BY CHIOMA IDIKA/LONDON Correspondent

SEEKING JUSTICE: Nigerian Man HILARY INEOMO-MARCUS faces deportation from Britain after over...

Smoking Gun in Nigeria’s Rule of Law: ‘Reinstate Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Justice Onnoghen now, Suspension is illegal’-New York Bar Association writes BUHARI *Claims: ‘The Nigerian Constitution provides for the Chief Justice’s removal by the President only where a two-thirds majority of the Senate supports the removal. The President here lacks the requisite Senate support’ *Explained: ‘President must take action now to restore Chief Justice Onnoghen to the bench and let the National Judicial Council process unfold in due course’ *“The international community, as well as Nigerian lawyers, civil society, and the Nigerian Senate, have voiced concerns that the timing of President Buhari’s suspension of the Chief Justice may be seen as an attempt to ensure that the President prevails in any post-election legal challenges”-President, Roger Juan Maldonado BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

Smoking Gun in Nigeria’s Rule of Law: ‘Reinstate Nigeria’s Chief Justice,...

AMERICA’S MID-TERM ELECTION: NIGERIAN Born Famous American Attorney, CHIKA ANYIAM elected JUDGE in DALLAS County…Emerges First African Immigrant in United States history to serve as a State District Court Judge * Assumes office January 2019, In charge of Criminal District Court 7 *Scored landslide 428, 971 votes-62.23% to defeat Republican opponent *Highly supported by husband-Okey, Campaign led by Jeff Dalton & Dallas County Democratic Party *Practiced Criminal Laws for over 17 years in America *Successfully handles all levels of Felonies, Misdemeanors, Mental Health Cases *Celebrated in ‘Dallas Morning News’ Editorial: “Anyiam’s answers were consistently thoughtful during our recommendation interview but often reflected the voice of who she, in fact, is — a defense attorney…,” *Legal Association: Member, State Bar of Texas, Member-Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member-Dallas Bar Association; Member-Dallas Criminal Defense Association, Member-J.L.Turner Legal Association and Member-NAACP, Garland Chapter *“I remain committed to serve the community as a fair, just and impartial judge”-CHIKA BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard Newspaper

AMERICA’S MID-TERM ELECTION: NIGERIAN Born Famous American Attorney, CHIKA ANYIAM elected JUDGE...
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UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Apartheid, Racism inside CHINA GLOBAL TELEVISION NETWORK in Nairobi busted…African Reporters live in fear, allow Chinese use the restroom first then follow afterward * Only permitted to eat in the cafeteria after Chinese journalists have eaten at 1pm * Shocking details of how Black Reporters are treated as inferiors, Salary delayed * On billboards in Kenya, claims in Swahili slogan “mtazamo tofanti,” or “see the difference * “ We don’t produce independent journalism, but pure propaganda by order of the Communist Party”-News Reporter in CGTN Kenya BY KENGA KULUNGA/REPORTING LIVE FROM NAIROBI

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Apartheid, Racism inside CHINA GLOBAL TELEVISION NETWORK in Nairobi busted…African...

Fighting the Battle of his LIFE: I am Not CORRUPT, EFCC can fully investigate me…My Hands are Clean-BAYO ONANUGA, MD/CEO, News Agency of Nigeria …May pursue libel court case against petitioners * ‘ On my first day at NAN darkness was everywhere, I provided N250,000 of my own money to the Technical Department to buy diesel and decreed that on no account must the agency be in darkness from 8am till 8pm daily’ * ‘Illegal NAN labor unions out to ruin my hard-earned reputation’ * ‘I created three websites with less than N1.7m and paid less than N2m, about $5,000 every year for hosting at pagely.com’ * ‘We want Secretary to the Government of the Federation to immediately probe the out going managing director of the agency, Bayo Onanuga for fraud’-Labor Unions in NAN BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

Fighting the Battle of his LIFE: I am Not CORRUPT, EFCC can fully investigate me…My...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born American Investigative Media Professional, GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU Wins ‘Distinguished AFRICAN Journalist in the Diaspora Award 2018’…General Kollington Ayinla receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Nigerian Fuji Music *Story chosen for award titled: ‘NIGERIA’S BEST THREE Orthopedic Surgery Doctors in AMERICA Unveiled’ published October 26, 2017…with specialty in joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee, fracture care, work-related injuries, sports medicine and athletic injuries * Other Awardees include: His Royal Majesty, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ooni of IFE, First Lady of Anambra State-Chief Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, Prophet T.B. Joshua, Founder Synagogue Church of All Nations, Bolanle Sarumi, Ashabi Aliyu; Primus Odili, Wale Samson and many outstanding Nigerians * ‘This 5th year Rainbow Award is designed to continually celebrate outstanding Nigerians for excellence in their careers being people with tenacity of purpose. The award is to honour ingenious Nigerians, Africans at home and in the Diaspora for sterling performances in their chosen fields”-Omogbenigun Niyi Johnson, Publisher/Founder *Rainbow Light Ceremony holds Sunday, November 25th at Presken Hotel Resort Limited, Ikeja, Lagos BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, LAGOS

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born American Investigative Media Professional, GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU Wins ‘Distinguished...
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My LIFE, HEALTH in Danger, EYES going Blind’ -Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky, Shi’a Muslim Leader/Founder, Islamic Movement of Nigeria confessed before return to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Nigeria (video attached) …BUHARI Administration, Indian Govt conspired to POISON me, My Wife (Malama Zeenah) had full bullet lodged in her body * ‘Sheikh El Zakzaky is a pathological liar. He had ulterior motives in India. Let him face his on-going court trial’-Nigeria Presidency * ‘Why was Sheikh El Zakzaky demanding for a-5 star hotel when not on tourist’s visa to India to foment trouble? Why did he ask for his Nigerian international passport so he could run away?’ -Nigeria’s State Security Service * ‘There is no truth in the claims as alleged by the Sheikh. He refused the trained medical doctors we assigned to him in India. Medical treatment request was received from both the patient (the Sheikh) and the government of Nigeria-India Government respond * London-based Islamic Human Rights Commission chastise Nigerian security services in perpetuating the illegal detention, pressures Indian govt to re-treat Zakzaky * PLUS why Nigeria’s Secret Police whisked him to unknown destination, Investigation his relationship with #RevolutionNow Movement to destabilize Nigeria BY NURENI AHMED/SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, ABUJA & RAHMATU IBRAHIM, CORRESPONDENT, INDIA

My LIFE, HEALTH in Danger, EYES going Blind’ -Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky, Shi’a...

New Development inside DSS: ‘I Will Not Eat any FOOD from Nigeria’s State Service, I don’t want to be Poisoned, Only meal from my people will I eat’-defiant OMOYELE SOWORE speaks from detention …Renew calls for Unconditional and Immediate release of #RevolutionNow protesters arrested * Vows: ‘We will continue to fight against bad anti-people policies of Buhari’s govt’ * ‘I was dragged from my Hotel Room like a Criminal. I am in High Spirit since light will overcome darkness any day’ * ‘The Take-it-back-movement has been granted permission to deliver food on a daily basis to Sowore in detention’- Rachel Onamusi-Kpiasi, Take-it-back spokesperson BY TOLULOPE ADEBAMI/SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, ABUJA

New Development inside DSS: ‘I Will Not Eat any FOOD from Nigeria’s State...

INVESTIGATION: NIGERIAN Man, HILLARY INEOMO-MARCUS living in Britain since age of 10 having TWO British Children facing Deportation…Cries from Harmondsworth detention centre: ‘I am British and afraid, I have no ties to Nigeria’ * Claims arrest, prosecution done in error by United Kingdom security operatives * Blindly invest £4,500 in cousin’s business, same fund collected as tax returns behind him * Immigration revoked his status, Home Office sends him Deportation Notice * ‘British Government is set to ruin my family. He has no home in Nigeria. Leave my Husband alone’-Stacey, Wife of embattled Nigerian lament BY ROBERT IGANI/SPECIAL CRIME CORRESPONDENT, UNITED KINGDOM

INVESTIGATION: NIGERIAN Man, HILLARY INEOMO-MARCUS living in Britain since age of 10 having TWO...
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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...

Separating the Journalist from the Spokesperson…In Defense of Fourth Estate of the Realm *Why Readers, Fans feel Betrayed when a media practitioner crosses into Government BY REUBEN ABATI, Columnist, former Senior Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan

Separating the Journalist from the Spokesperson…In Defense of Fourth Estate of the Realm *Why...
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NEW DEVELOPMENT: NIGERIAN Government plans to slam TREASON Charge against OMOYELE SOWORE…Sahara Reporter’s Publisher may face LIFE imprisonment if convicted * ‘We have credible information that Omoyele Sowore is in contact with some foreign actors to destabilize and overthrow the country. He is in our custody’-Nigeria Secret Service * Treason crime by Nigerian Constitution: ‘Any person conspiring with any person, either within or without Nigeria, to levy war against the state with the intent to cause such levying of war as would be treason if committed by a citizen of Nigeria, is guilty of treason and is liable to punishment of death. Whoever commits treason shall be punished with death, and whoever attempts or abets treason shall be punished with imprisonment for life or for any less term or with fine or with both’ * ‘Sowore has been removed as national chairman of the African Action Congress for misappropriation of funds. We have accused him of enjoying inflow of foreign funds into the party and retaining same personally in contravention of section 225, (3) (4) of the 1999 constitution”-Oladele Ade, Acting Director of Communications, AAC * ‘Those those that sacked Sahara Reporter’s publisher from AAC are misguided individuals on suspension”-Sowore’s camp react BY EMMANUEL OGEBE/SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, ABUJA & IJEOMA CLARKSON/POLITICAL WRITER, LAGOS

NEW DEVELOPMENT: NIGERIAN Government plans to slam TREASON Charge against OMOYELE SOWORE…Sahara Reporter’s...

2019 ELECTION: I will never mortgage Nigerians’ mandate freely expressed to me for anything-Atiku Abubakar …Sad that 24 EFCC agents arrested my son-in-law *Anti-graft officials stormed his house in two regular vehicles, an 18-seater Toyota bus (registration Abuja CS 522 RSH) and a Hilux van BY GARBA ALIYU/STAFF WRITER, POLITICS

2 2019 ELECTION: I will never mortgage Nigerians’ mandate freely expressed to me...

NEW DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: Foreign Observer foils INEC Rigging plans in 10 states on botched election day February 16…How violence, lawlessness were prevented in 26 states *Why National Electoral Umpire postponed election, set new dates for February 23, March 9 * ‘We have No Confidence or Trust in INEC to manage any credible election’-Afenifere *’INEC plan was to manipulate the smart card readers to substance biometric, accreditation with manual verification of already pre-loaded names, thus paving way for mass rigging and allocation of fictitious votes for President Buhari and APC Candidates during the elections’-Nigeria main opposition party, PDP * “I am deeply disappointed that despite the long notice given and our preparations both locally and internationally, INEC postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections within hours of its commencement”-President BUHARI * “The commission could not afford to be distracted by baseless allegations. The Commission was not a political party and would not allow itself to be dragged into unnecessary controversies at a time like this”-Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman * ‘The upcoming elections are an opportunity for Nigeria to solidify its place as a democratic leader in Africa’-United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo BY NIKKY IYABODE/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER, CHESTA ILAM, POLITICAL WRITER, RILWANU AHMED, REPORTER, ABUJA & AJANI AIYEOLA/INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR, ABUJA

NEW DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: Foreign Observer foils INEC Rigging plans...
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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...

TRENDING NEWS ON NIGERIAN MOVIE ABROAD: OSUN THE goddess movie BREAKS into AMERICA’S Hollywood Market…Red Carpets slated 5pm for April 15, 2018 at Citiplex-Newark, 360-394 Springfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103 * Nollywood Yoruba Epic to be only US showing till the Nigerian version premieres later this Spring, Movie in Yoruba subtitled in English language * Osun the goddess is an allegory showing the power of Osun in the struggle against rape, abuse and violence against women. Osun stands for female empowerment and the upliftment of women *This film gives a unique glimpse into the proverb-filled traditional Yoruba culture which has had profound influence throughout * Cast features Nollywood stars as: Murphy Afolabi, Faithia Balogun, Femi Branch, Ade Edetunde and Florence Trautman among others * * Executive Producer is FLOXY BEE, the Queen of Hikosso Music, Nigerian singer who also acted, composed and performed music in the film *Author of these books in USA: ‘Importance of Greetings in the Yoruba Culture,’ Who’s Osun the goddess?’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

TRENDING NEWS ON NIGERIAN MOVIE ABROAD: OSUN THE goddess movie BREAKS into AMERICA’S Hollywood...
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Nigerian Born American Heavyweight fighter, EFE AJAGBA Reigns as Boxing Hero of Texas …Says ‘I am proud to have come from Ughelli, Delta state and always re-branding the image of the Nigeria in sports’ * 25 year old Olympic Gold Medalist had 10 Fights, 10 Wins, Zero Losses *Nicknamed ‘The One And Only’ Gold/Bronze winner in the 2015 African Games/2014 Commonwealth Games * Rising Heavyweight Pugilist proving his moniker *Defeats German Michael Wallisch in the second round to improve 10-0 as he made in Las Vegas debut on April 27, 2019 BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard

Nigerian Born American Heavyweight fighter, EFE AJAGBA Reigns as Boxing Hero of Texas …Says ‘I...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIA dominates AMERICA’S NFL Africa draftee list…Many of them are Nigerian-Americans, still attending Colleges BY LOYE ABIMBOLA/SPORTS CORRESPONDENT, NORTH AMERICA

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIA dominates AMERICA’S NFL Africa draftee list…Many of them are Nigerian-Americans,...

DISGRACEFUL: NIGERIA’S ex-Premier League Goalkeeper, ABDUL AZEEZA, Other gangs BUSTED… Selling fake British passports, University degrees for £800 each *Former professional footballer sentenced to four years in jail *Recovered from his kitchen as evidence: a false passport in his back pocket, a residency card in his wallet, including specially adapted tools for dismantling passports, threads for stitching, paint thinners and laminate found at his home in Walworth in South London *His gang members: Alfred Adekoya, 47, of Walworth, sentenced to 40 months and two weeks after pleading guilty to conspiracy to manufacture a fake document. Victor Ariyo, of Nunhead, London, acted as a go-between sentenced to three years in jail, Luke Nkanta, 29, of Woolwich in south-east London, acted as courier; sentenced to 16 months in jail after pleading guilty to possession of an identity document with improper intention *’We have stopped a concerted, systematic and financially motivated assault on the UK’s immigration system’-Immigration Enforcement inspector Ben Thomas BYGEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & TOMS SHOLAPE/CRIME REPORTER, LONDON

DISGRACEFUL: NIGERIA’S ex-Premier League Goalkeeper, ABDUL AZEEZA, Other gangs BUSTED… Selling...
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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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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...

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...

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...

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