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BLACK AxE MONEY LAUNDERING SCAM: NIGERIA’S Notorious Cult Leader, AUGUSTUS BEMIGHO-EYEOYIBO Arrested, Facing Court Trial in London for Receiving One Million Pounds …Three Nigerian siblings resident in Greenwich, London behind scam sentenced to 16 years Jail Term *Blood brothers set for extradition proceedings concerning advance fee frauds in Greece * Evidence showed brothers had been actively involved for a number of years in a conspiracy to launder stolen money using phone and email scams connected to Delta state born cult leader * “We were able to show the Nakpodias were talking to Augustus Bemigho-Eyeoyibo, the leader of Black Axe, based on conversations found on their devices. They talked about the amounts, and what to do with the funds after they arrived, including how much to keep for themselves”- Philip Slough for Crown Prosecution Service BY CHINUA EBERE/CRIME REPORTER, LONDON & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BLACK AxE MONEY LAUNDERING SCAM: NIGERIA’S Notorious Cult Leader, AUGUSTUS BEMIGHO-EYEOYIBO Arrested, Facing Court Trial in London for Receiving One Million Pounds …Three Nigerian siblings resident in Greenwich,...

NO GAIN IN CRIME: 35 Year old Nigerian Kingpin, IZUCHUKWU EZIMOHA, alias ‘Izu-Ugali’ executed for Drug Trafficking in Indonesia…Lifeless Body returned to Nigeria, Buried in Mansion amidst tears *Families, Friends attend funeral at his Ezimoha Compoud, Ezigbo village, Ihiala LGA of Anambra state BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & ILLA MOHAMMED, REPORTER, INDONESIA

NO GAIN IN CRIME: 35 Year old Nigerian Kingpin, IZUCHUKWU EZIMOHA, alias ‘Izu-Ugali’ executed for Drug Trafficking in Indonesia…Lifeless Body returned to Nigeria, Buried in Mansion amidst tears *Families, Friends...

INTERNET DATING FRAUD! Nigerian Man, MOSES IGWENEME Swindled a Switzerland woman of over $240,000 in Romance Scam…EFCC cracks Father-daughter syndicate, declares fugitive Co-conspirator, Nkiruka Blessing wanted * Promised Fake Marriage to Chantal Helene Meadery, Deceived victim into making a total of 16 different money transfers with a promise to relocate to Switzerland *Arraigned at Federal High Court in Port Harcourt * ‘Investigations showed that the syndicate has also defrauded other foreigners through their fraudulent dating schemes’- EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade BY HELEN OYEBADE/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, ABUJA

INTERNET DATING FRAUD! Nigerian Man, MOSES IGWENEME Swindled a Switzerland woman of over $240,000 in Romance Scam…EFCC cracks Father-daughter syndicate, declares fugitive Co-conspirator, Nkiruka Blessing wanted * Promised Fake...

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 the sum of $487,000 Cash…OLUGBOYEGA AKINLOYE FASANYA, ANTHONY CHIDOZIE EZIKE altered fake checks * The 36-year-olds deposit...

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 to Hide’ -former Lagos State Governor, AKINWUNMI AMBODE ….None of my personal bank accounts are listed or frozen by anti-graft...

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 from Oregon and California investors…Interpol on red alert for suspects’ arrest * U.S. Govt slams 13-count charge on ONWUEMERIE OGOR,...

SHOCKING: American man, MARCO RAMIREZ in trouble for defrauding Nigerians seeking United States GREEN CARD of $565,000 (N203.4million)…Picked up by EFCC on 16 counts bordering on conspiracy and obtaining under false pretences * His companies arraigned: USA Now LLC, Eagle Ford Instalodge Group LP and USA Now Capital Group * Victims of the Fraud: Ambassador Godson Echejue, Abubakar Sodiq and Olukayode Sodimu * “Having not breached the bail terms granted by my brother judge, the defendant is hereby allowed to continue with the terms. The matter was adjourned till October 7, 8, 9 and 10 for trial”-Justice Mojisola Dada BY CHARLES IDEBE/ANTI-GRAFT REPORTER, LAGOS

SHOCKING: American man, MARCO RAMIREZ in trouble for defrauding Nigerians seeking United States GREEN CARD of $565,000 (N203.4million)…Picked up by EFCC on 16 counts bordering on conspiracy and obtaining under false pretences *...

GRUESOME MURDER OF AFENIFERE LEADER’S DAUGHTER: ‘No ONE should blame OODUA PEOPLES CONGRESS when we react to this injustice on FUNKE OLAKUNRIN’ -Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, GANI ADAMS * ‘ Yoruba race not at a loss as to what to do to put a complete stop to the atrocities of the Fulani herdsmen’ * ‘Fulani herdsmen are invading the South West in their numbers and perpetrating atrocities’ * ‘ Yoruba people are not paper tigers and dogs who can only bark without biting. We only want the whole world to know what has been done and being done to our people’ BY TOLULOPE DANIEL/STAFF WRITER, LAGOS

GRUESOME MURDER OF AFENIFERE LEADER’S DAUGHTER: ‘No ONE should blame OODUA PEOPLES CONGRESS when we react to this injustice on FUNKE OLAKUNRIN’ -Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, GANI ADAMS * ‘...

TRUE LIFE SHOCKING CONFESSION! ‘Nigerian Pastor Biodun FATOYINBO RAPED and Disvirgined Me at the age of 18′-BUSOLA DAKOLO, wife of Nigerian Singer …’I have NEVER Raped anyone in my LIFE. She’s out to ruin my life’, countered embattled ‘Man-of-God’ Fatoyinbo, Senior Pastor, COZA Church * Reveals: ‘He covered my mouth, brought out his penis’ * ‘This Abuja Pastor should rot in JAIL’-Husband, Timi Dakolo * Lament: ‘I was wearing pants he pulled off my pants and that was how he found difficulty to enter but he just kept on … I was like grunting I would cry I would … I was doing a lot of mixed feelings and all that and then he eventually penetrated even blood dropped on the floor. He had orgasm” BY ABIMBOLA BADARU/CRIME REPORTER, LAGOS

TRUE LIFE SHOCKING CONFESSION! ‘Nigerian Pastor Biodun FATOYINBO RAPED and Disvirgined Me at the age of 18’-BUSOLA DAKOLO, wife of Nigerian Singer …’I have NEVER Raped anyone in my LIFE. She’s out...

‘I Was Captured, SOLD for $400 in Libya and saw HELL’-JUDE IKUENOBE, true story of a Nigerian from Benin City trapped in Sahara desert, divinely saved by God …Thousands of Africans hoping for a better in Europe are sold for $400 each * Hundreds of thousands are detained indefinitely, spend years working for arbitrary sums or without pay * We are at constant risk of being kidnapped, sold, and auctioned from one militia to another * Fewer people are making it to Europe, but more are dying, disappearing or being abused * “In Sabha, every black man is a target . We black in Libya are money to Arabs. The minute they get us, they can sell us. If they are coming, just run. Run for your life,”lament Ikuenobe BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

‘I Was Captured, SOLD for $400 in Libya and saw HELL’-JUDE IKUENOBE, true story of a Nigerian from Benin City trapped in Sahara desert, divinely saved by God …Thousands of Africans hoping for a better in Europe...