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SHAMEFUL: Nigerian born 80 year old British Doctor, ISYAKA MAMMAN arrested for Manslaughter, Prescription Fraud in Manchester…after he pierced patient’s heart with hypodermic needle * Patient died in his hands during a routine hospital procedure *Questioned by detectives over allegations of gross negligence after 48-year old Shahida Varven collapsed whilst giving a sample of her bone marrow *Refused bail conditions as he begged court to fly to Nigeria to attend his granddaughter’s wedding *earlier suspended from medical practise for 12 months after giving a total of five different dates of birth with regulators BY TIM IBADE/SPECIAL CRIME CORRESPONDENT, MANCHESTER & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

SHAMEFUL: Nigerian born 80 year old British Doctor, ISYAKA MAMMAN arrested for Manslaughter, Prescription Fraud in Manchester…after he pierced patient’s heart with hypodermic needle * Patient died in his hands...

SHAMEFUL: Nigerian Medical Doctor, KENNETH ONUOHA charged for Sexually Assaulting an American Woman in Michigan … Ingham County Prosecutor’s office filed two counts of 2nd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct and one count of Assault with Intent to Commit Sexual Contact * Arraigned and held without bond in 54-B District Court, Ordered to surrender his Nigerian passport * State records from the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs showed Dr. Onuoha was previously punished for violating the state’s public health code * ‘Dr. Onuoha asked me if I have ever been checked for cancer. He had me remove my shirt and bra and then performed an exam I saw described as “aggressive. Again, when I had lower back injury. He made me to stand then suddenly pulled my pants and underwear down without warning or explanation’-Patient raised concern * The administrative complaint was investigated by the Board of Osteopathic Medicine’s Disciplinary Subcommittee. It determined the allegations were true and that Dr. Onuoha violated the state public health code BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

SHAMEFUL: Nigerian Medical Doctor, KENNETH ONUOHA charged for Sexually Assaulting an American Woman in Michigan … Ingham County Prosecutor’s office filed two counts of 2nd Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct and one...

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 Indicted on 45-Count Charges…’Man-of-God’ Facing Opioid Distribution, Healthcare Fraud, Money-laundering Crimes *56 year...

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 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 *...

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 wins Nobel Peace Prize 2018…Yazidi Activist, Nadia Murad becomes joint winner being survival of RAPE from Islamic State militias *Honored...

SHOCKING: STEPHEN OSITA OSADEBE’S Son, OKECHUKWU killed in Anambra Flood …18 year old Drowned with lifeless body found floating on the river * “OKEY was with two persons he was swept up in the flash flood. He had no opportunity for to escape or be rescued by his friends, as the river was turbulent at the time”-AMAECHI Osadebe,deceased’s mother BY CHIKA EWELEANU/CRIME REPORTER, ANAMBRA

SHOCKING: STEPHEN OSITA OSADEBE’S Son, OKECHUKWU killed in Anambra Flood…18 year old Drowned with lifeless body found floating on the river * “OKEY was with two persons he was swept up in the flash flood. He had no opportunity...

SEPSIS KID DEATH CASE IN BRITAIN: ‘NIGERIAN-BRITISH Doctor, HADIZA BAWA-GARBA wins Appeal against UK High Court earlier Ruling…New Judgement vindicates her, orders her to Resume work unmolested * Medical Doctor absolved from the death of six-year-old Jack Adcock * ‘The Court of Appeal sets aside the order of the divisional court that Dr Bawa-Garba should be erased from the medical register and restores the order of the tribunal that she be suspended from practice for 12 months, subject to review’ *RULES: ‘Earlier High Court was wrong to strike off pediatrician after medical tribunal found it would be disproportionate in light of mitigating factors’ BY TIMOTHY ELEBURE/MEDICAL REPORTER, LONDON

SEPSIS KID DEATH CASE IN BRITAIN: ‘NIGERIAN-BRITISH Doctor, HADIZA BAWA-GARBA wins Appeal against UK High Court earlier Ruling…New Judgement vindicates her, orders her to Resume work unmolested * Medical Doctor absolved from the...

‘BRITAIN is Considering a Relax in VISA RULE for Nigerian Medical Doctors, Nurses’-Saffron Cordery, Deputy Chief Executive of NHS Providers *UK Prime Minister introduced visa limit for all non-EU skilled workers at 20,700 people a year * The proposed changes will affect the Tier 2 visas, which are used by skilled workers from outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland-INVESTIGATION * ‘This is going to be a huge relief for trusts up and down the country who have been really struggling to fill their doctors and nurses vacancies. Lifting the visa cap for foreign doctors and nurses is absolutely the right decision and a huge relief’ BY CHIOMA ANIGALU/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER, UNITED KINGDOM

‘BRITAIN is Considering a Relax in VISA RULE for Nigerian Medical Doctors, Nurses’-Saffron Cordery, Deputy Chief Executive of NHS Providers *UK Prime Minister introduced visa limit for all non-EU skilled workers at 20,700 people...

NIGERIA’S former INSPECTOR GENERAL OF Police, IBRAHIM COOMASSIE is Dead…Sardauna of Katsina died at General Amadi Rimi Specialist Hospital after battling an undisclosed ailment * ‘My brother his truly DEAD’-Ahmad Muntaqa Coomasie, deceased brother BY KAREEM IBRAHIM/CRIME REPORTER

NIGERIA’S former INSPECTOR GENERAL OF Police, IBRAHIM COOMASSIE is Dead…Sardauna of Katsina died at General Amadi Rimi Specialist Hospital after battling an undisclosed ailment * ‘My brother his truly DEAD’-Ahmad Muntaqa...

BRAIN& BEAUTY IN AMERICA: NIGERIAN-AMERICAN Renowned Pediatrician, LANRE OMOJOKUN FALUSI is President, American Academy of Pediatrics DC chapter…Receives Award as Under 40 Leader in Health Medicine, Member-Diversity and Inclusion committee *Daily celebrated as a highly intelligent Genius in Pediatrics *Famous as Educational Programs Director at CCI Health and Wellness Services, a federally-qualified health center that serves over 50,000 individuals in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties *Focus on quality improvement, coordinating pediatric care, outreach to community organizations, educational seminars; programs for providers, students, and staff *Attended medical school at the University of Virginia, completed residency and chief residency at National Medical Center * Fluent in Yoruba, Spanish and English languages BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BRAIN& BEAUTY IN AMERICA: NIGERIAN-AMERICAN Renowned Pediatrician, LANRE OMOJOKUN FALUSI is President, American Academy of Pediatrics DC chapter…Receives Award as Under 40 Leader in Health Medicine, Member-Diversity and Inclusion committee *Daily...