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REVEALING in AUSTRALIA: NIGERIAN Notorious Romance King, FISAYO OLUWAFEMI inside Sydney’s Villawood Detention used 16 Mobile Phones to plot $3million Fraud…Police seized from him numerous SIM cards, identification information, and various electronic storage devices *Suspect’s Girlfriend, Harriette Bangura handed 11 count charge for money-laundering of over $480,000 fraud * Under the alleged scam, emails were sent out from falsified or ‘spoofed’ email addresses encouraging recipients to reveal personal details such as credit card numbers, account names, passwords, officers and urged people to send money in exchange for love or goods * “The 43-year-old is allegedly the ring leader of a crime ring that targeted not only businesses, but women looking for love”-Sydney Police *Another African Gang member was involved in the syndicate having laundered $90,000 BY DIPO OLANIYI/CRIME EDITOR, AUSTRALIA

REVEALING in AUSTRALIA: NIGERIAN Notorious Romance King, FISAYO OLUWAFEMI inside Sydney’s Villawood Detention used 16 Mobile Phones to plot $3million Fraud…Police seized from him numerous SIM cards, identification information,...

MAX AIR IN THE EYES OF THE STORM: BRITISH Government Detains, Quiz Nigerian Pilot, Captain ADAM DILLI IBRAHIM for unlawfully hiding aboard airplane…Charges Nigerian airline £180,000 a day as they cannot find another pilot to fly the plane after Ibrahim was deported * Pilot earlier fingerprinted, photographed and humiliated in Britain for being a stowaway * Airline consultant, Frank Unokesan, disputes UK claim, says ‘Whenever they see a green (Nigerian) passport they have doubted they are the captain and believe he is a stowaway, that’s their mindset’ * Max Air may now avoid Britain in future and take its business to Germany, which has allowed pilots to stay for up to three months without any problems BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & NNEKA OKIM/AVIATION EDITOR, LONDON

MAX AIR IN THE EYES OF THE STORM: BRITISH Government Detains, Quiz Nigerian Pilot, Captain ADAM DILLI IBRAHIM for unlawfully hiding aboard airplane…Charges Nigerian airline £180,000 a day as they cannot find another pilot to fly...

JUDGEMENT TIME: NIGERIAN Born British Nurse, JOSEPHINE IYAMU alias ‘SANDRA JOSEPHINE IMAGHODOR’ becomes First Person Convicted under United Kingdom Modern Slavery Laws…Found guilty of trafficking five Nigerian women from Benin city to work as prostitutes *51 year old Identity-lying Liberian heritage forces innocent Nigerian ladies to swear oaths to hand over money to her during “juju” ceremonies *Court hears Iyamu compels women to eat chicken hearts, drink blood containing worms and have powder rubbed into cuts *Former resident of Bermondsey in London then arranged for the women to be trafficked across the Mediterranean, with one being told to pay a “bill” of €37,000 (£32,700) * Guilty of five counts of arranging or facilitating travel for sexual exploitation * “Voodoo rituals gave Iyamu crushing psychological control over the women, who were too afraid to challenge her or to fail to pay her back tens of thousands of euros she charged them to be trafficked into Germany”-British Prosecutors BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

JUDGEMENT TIME: NIGERIAN Born British Nurse, JOSEPHINE IYAMU alias ‘SANDRA JOSEPHINE IMAGHODOR’ becomes First Person Convicted under United Kingdom Modern Slavery Laws…Found guilty of trafficking five Nigerian women from Benin...

DEVELOPING NEWS: NIGERIA’S Secret POLICE Investigates Foreign Nationals for Humiliating Nigerian Port Workers, Abusing Expatriate Quota…Tracks concessionaires operating Lagos Tin Can port *Move followed petition filed by right advocacy group, the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice * Two firms in scandal: Tin Can Island Container Terminal Limited and APM Terminals of unbridled human right abuses in their operations * “Terminal ‘B’ Tin Can, Port Complex, 1/3 Point Road, Apapa on Wharf Road, Apapa in Lagos cannot account for N3billion monthly subvention fund”- Executive Chairman of CHRSJ, Comrade Adeniyi A, Sulaiman * Names of Looters: Yann Magarian Operations Manager of TICT, (+2348066273552), Commercial Manager of same company, Kapur Pawan (+2348063996876), Managing Director, Etienne Rocher (+2348030630399); Human Resources Manager, Juliet Ikemefuna (+23408023141634/+2348141381169), Leader of the Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria, Comrade Adeyanju (+2348067667760/+2348022906505) BY MOHAMMED RILWAN/DEPUTY EDITOR, INVESTIGATIONS, ABUJA

DEVELOPING NEWS: NIGERIA’S Secret POLICE Investigates Foreign Nationals for Humiliating Nigerian Port Workers, Abusing Expatriate Quota...Tracks concessionaires operating Lagos Tin Can port *Move followed petition filed by right advocacy...

CONFESSION: ‘We Are GUILTY of trying to Obtain GREEN CARD illegally in America’-Arrested Nigerian Suspects tell prosecutors …Says: ‘We conducted Sham Marriage, paid Money to American ladies to Deceive immigration’ *Arrived USA from Nigeria on B1/B2 Visitors’ Visa but engaged in fraudulent marriages to stay *Nigerian Identities in scam: Adebisi Philip Bode Adejumo, 34, a Grambling, La., resident and Nigerian citizen; Godspower Raphael Sobaeh, 31, a Fort Worth, Texas, resident and Nigerian citizen; and Olabode Ebenezer Olubodun, 37, a Houston, Texas, resident and Nigerian citizen; John Femi Egunjobi, 34, a Grambling resident and Nigerian citizen, Talatu Helen Dada, 38, a Ruston, La., resident and Nigerian citizen, Oludayo Folarin Olayinka, 38, a Midland, Texas, resident and Nigerian citizen; James Ojo Ayodele, 49, a Ruston resident and Nigerian citizen, Precillia Asabe Dada, 53, a Ruston resident and others BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

CONFESSION: ‘We Are GUILTY of trying to Obtain GREEN CARD illegally in America’-Arrested Nigerian Suspects tell prosecutors …Says: ‘We conducted Sham Marriage, paid Money to American ladies to Deceive immigration’ *Arrived...

FACEBOOK Destructive Policies exposed, Crushes Small Scale Businesses across the world..Rip Entrepreneurs, Make profits for Shareholders *Allegedly permit Untrained Support Managers to close Accounts at will *How Mark Zuckerberg’s company contradicts self in adhering to Community Standard Policy *Concerns self alone with huge profit for Shareholder, Board Directors BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, ABUJA

FACEBOOK Destructive Policies exposed, Crushes Small Scale Businesses across the world..Rip Entrepreneurs, Make profits for Shareholders *Allegedly permit Untrained Support Managers to close Accounts at will *How Mark Zuckerberg’s company...

REVEALING: NIGERIAN Man, 49, BOLANTE IDOWU ALO Dies in Canada Border Services Agency Custody…After been forcefully removed from KLM Flight to Amsterdam, fell into Medical Distress *Deceased had heated exchange and altercation with two CBSA Agents * Calgary Police Service investigating this case as a death in custody * Alo arrived Canada in 2005, fought to remain by filing numerous times for refugee status * Documents from the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada warned: “Removing Alo could be ‘violent’ and advised CBSA agents to ‘take caution’ and be careful” *Family’s Nigerian Church sets up GoFundMe page to raise money to bring his remains back * Distress Family members: Wife, two sons aged 17 and 20 in Nigeria cries for Justice BY TOLANI OPEOLUWA/ANTI-FRAUD REPORTER, CANADA

REVEALING: NIGERIAN Man, 49, BOLANTE IDOWU ALO Dies in Canada Border Services Agency Custody…After been forcefully removed from KLM Flight to Amsterdam, fell into Medical Distress *Deceased had heated exchange and altercation with two...

SHOCKER: ‘We Have BUSTED Nigerian Money Fraud Gang in Ireland’-IRISH Police …’€15m ($17.3m) of fraud proceeds passed through Irish bank accounts *We have ordered Banks to close 350 accounts suspected of being used in the fraud * We raided 15 homes in Dublin, Seized four Nissan SUV Cars * We round 350 accounts suspected of being used in the fraud BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

SHOCKER: ‘We Have BUSTED Nigerian Money Fraud Gang in Ireland’-IRISH Police …’€15m ($17.3m) of fraud proceeds passed through Irish bank accounts *We have ordered Banks to close 350 accounts suspected of being used in...

NIGERIA’S Richest Businessman, ALIKO DANGOTE Reigns as Sixth Most Charitable Person in the World…Honored by British based Richtopia-a digital periodical that covers business, economics and financial news *President of Dangote Group of Companies endowed his foundation to the tune of $1.25 billion *Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and J.K. Rowlings occupied the first three positions while Oprah Winfrey and Elon Musk were in the fourth and fifth position * Tony Elumelu, Chairman of United Bank for Africa was 11th on the list BY FINNY ADEDUGBA/FINANCIAL REPORTER, UNITED KINGDOM

NIGERIA’S Richest Businessman, ALIKO DANGOTE Reigns as Sixth Most Charitable Person in the World…Honored by British based Richtopia-a digital periodical that covers business, economics and financial news *President of Dangote Group...

INCREDIBLE IN AMERICA: 2 NIGERIAN Born Naturalized AMERICAN Pharmacists, 4 other Foreigners charged in $9.6million Drug Scam…Distributes over 344,737 doses of controlled substance across United States * ‘Purpose of scheme was for pharmacists to dispense prescriptions for controlled substances written by a doctor to “patients” in exchange for cash payments. The controlled substances were sold for profit on the illegal street market in Metro Detroit, Michigan’-INVESTIGATION * The DRUG Cartel names: ENITAN SODIYA-OGUNDIPE, ABIODUN FABODE, AMIR RAFI, DR. VASAN DESHIKACHAR, NIESHEIA TIBU and ANDREI TIBU BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

INCREDIBLE IN AMERICA: 2 NIGERIAN Born Naturalized AMERICAN Pharmacists, 4 other Foreigners charged in $9.6million Drug Scam…Distributes over 344,737 doses of controlled substance across United States * ‘Purpose of scheme was for...