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Chibok Girls’ SCAM: Nigerian lawyer, EMMANUEL OGEBE sues American newspaper, Wall Street Journal, demand $11million for Assassination of Character…desires six reliefs in U.S. Court * ‘Ogebe and his Nigerian associates fraudulently exploited the ex-hostages for tens of thousands of dollars’-Wall Street Journal * The Wall Street Journal, according to the court papers, published false and defamatory article about Mr. Ogebe on April 13, 2018 on its website and in its print edition of the newspaper, entitled, “The American Ordeal of the Boko Haram Schoolgirls” * “I deny the accusation. This was a dirty operation and they did a lot of havoc and subterfuge. It is heartbreaking to a philanthropist and humanitarian when you see how heartless people can be. The Chibok saga ultimately left me poorer”-OGEBE BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

Chibok Girls’ SCAM: Nigerian lawyer, EMMANUEL OGEBE sues American newspaper, Wall Street Journal, demand $11million for Assassination of Character…desires six reliefs in U.S. Court * ‘Ogebe and his Nigerian...

INSIDE NAIROBI: 25 year old NIGERIAN Woman, PRINCESS OKOYE arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for Hiding Cocaine in Milk, Stomach to avert detection…Picked up as she prepared to board a flight destined for Italy * Found to be carrying 77 Pellets of suspected narcotics, later emit 15 pellets swallowed BY TITUS IKEPVA/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI

INSIDE NAIROBI: 25 year old NIGERIAN Woman, PRINCESS OKOYE arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for Hiding Cocaine in Milk, Stomach to avert detection…Picked up as she prepared to board a flight destined for Italy *...

TRAVEL ALERT TO CANADIANS! ‘NIGERIAN Security situation is Unpredictable, Huge Risk of Terrorism’-Government of CANADA … crime, inter-communal clashes, armed attacks and kidnappings rampant * ‘Avoid all travels to Niger-Delta, Middle Belt and Northern States’ * ‘Exercise high degree caution in Abuja, Calabar and Lagos due to the incidence of crime’ * ‘Pregnant women and those considering becoming pregnant should avoid travel to Nigeria’ BY BIDEMI BRIYON/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER, ABUJA

TRAVEL ALERT TO CANADIANS! ‘NIGERIAN Security situation is Unpredictable, Huge Risk of Terrorism’-Government of CANADA … crime, inter-communal clashes, armed attacks and kidnappings rampant * ‘Avoid...

SECOND TERM IN OFFICE: Corrupt people will never go free, only people with integrity will serve in my cabinet-BUHARI * I want to assure women and youths that my administration will not disappoint you BY AHMED ILIYAH/POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT, ABUJA

SECOND TERM IN OFFICE: Corrupt people will never go free, only people with integrity will serve in my cabinet-BUHARI * I want to assure women and youths that my administration will not disappoint you BY AHMED ILIYAH/POLITICAL...

SECRET TRAP IN AMERICA: U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement sets up FAKE UNIVERSITY to arrest Undocumented Foreign Immigrants …ICE’S Sting operation carried out in University of Farmington which enrolls hundreds of students in Michigan *Phony University deceitfully advertised an innovative STEM curriculum that would prepare students to compete in the global economy, and flexible class schedules * Charges non-refundable tuition of $8,500 a year for undergraduates and $11,000 a year for graduate students * Fake university had been set up in 2015 as part of an elaborate sting operation aimed at ensnaring foreign nationals who had initially come to the United States on student visas * “The phony university was “being used by foreign citizens as a ‘pay to play’ scheme”-Prosecutors * School being run by undercover agents working for ICE BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

SECRET TRAP IN AMERICA: U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement sets up FAKE UNIVERSITY to arrest Undocumented Foreign Immigrants …ICE’S Sting operation carried out in University of Farmington which enrolls hundreds of students...

GOOD NEWS: After 3 years of living in separate continents, NIGERIAN Family Re-Unites in Canada…JOY MAXWELL narrates how she came from Nigeria to Saskatchewan to write a Nursing Exam *Laments: ‘Few months turns three years. The idea of giving her children a brighter future helped keep her strong’ * “Right now (my youngest) doesn’t really know who his mom is and that is kind of hard for me. I can stay on the phone for hours, but I can’t touch them. It’s hard, it’s lonely, and it is quite challenging”-JOY, Nigerian Born Naturalized Canadian BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

GOOD NEWS: After 3 years of living in separate continents, NIGERIAN Family Re-Unites in Canada…JOY MAXWELL narrates how she came from Nigeria to Saskatchewan to write a Nursing Exam *Laments: ‘Few months turns three years. The idea...

LONG OVERDUE: ‘FRANCE Ready to Return 26 Stolen Thrones and Statues taken from Benin Kingdom during Colonial Era’-EMMANUEL MACRON, French President …Says: ‘This happened in 1892 when we had the war against the then Kingdom of Dahomey’ *Artifact currently on display in the Quai Branly museum in Paris * “The return of art to Benin should not be an isolated case. The president hopes that all possible circulation of these works is considered: returns but also exhibitions, loans, further cooperation” -Elysee palace * Ousmane Aledji, director of the Benin cultural centre Artisttik Africa: ‘We Are pleased to see a new form of cultural exchange with France’ BY ANIETE PAMELA/CULTURAL STAFF WRITER, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE & KLEM IMONITIE/SENIOR CULTURAL CORRESPONDENCE, PARIS

LONG OVERDUE: ‘FRANCE Ready to Return 26 Stolen Thrones and Statues taken from Benin Kingdom during Colonial Era’-EMMANUEL MACRON, French President …Says: ‘This happened in 1892 when we had the war against the then Kingdom...

CHILLING INVESTIGATION: PARIS Park in France, haven for NIGERIAN Women forced into Prostitution…Nigerian underage Girl Nadege Chinasa narrates how she was RAPED, had an Abortion *Trafficked from Nigeria to France at 6years old, Raped by Local Gangs that killed her aunt *Forced into sexual slavery at 15 years for €20 ($23) per client, to pay off a colossal debt to a female Nigerian pimp known as a “madam, Sleep with 10 men per Night *Human Traffickers also use ‘Bois de Vincennes’, a sprawling park on the outskirts of eastern Paris, home to horse riding schools and zoo for sex activities * Cries: ‘We are not allowed to wear more than our underwear in the night, others wear miniskirts standing outside underneath street lamps, facing out onto the empty road’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

CHILLING INVESTIGATION: PARIS Park in France, haven for NIGERIAN Women forced into Prostitution...Nigerian underage Girl Nadege Chinasa narrates how she was RAPED, had an Abortion *Trafficked from Nigeria to France at 6years old, Raped by Local...

PAINFUL: ‘I am Fighting AMERICA’S Custom and Border Protection in Court for earlier Seizure of my $41,000 cash meant to build Modern Clinic for Nigerian Mothers, Children in Rural Areas’-ANTHONIA NWAORIE, Nigerian born Licensed Nurse in Texas …Says: ‘United States Immigration later mailed me a cheque of $41,000 due to widespread reaction generated by my humiliation while been treated like a criminal at Houston Airport’ *Regret: ‘I didn’t know that I needed to declare over $10,000 cash when leaving United States’ * ‘She’s been unable to open her clinic. She’s been living a nightmare. She’s been deprived of that money. This case highlights the abusiveness of civil asset forfeitures in general. It’s just crazy- She’s not been charged with a crime. The entire situation was so weak and not worth pursuing that the U.S. attorney decided not to even try to forfeit her money’-Anthonia’s Attorney, Dan Alban of the Institute for Justice * CBP did not comment on this story of Washington Post, citing pending litigation BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

PAINFUL: ‘I am Fighting AMERICA’S Custom and Border Protection in Court for earlier Seizure of my $41,000 cash meant to build Modern Clinic for Nigerian Mothers, Children in Rural Areas’-ANTHONIA NWAORIE, Nigerian born Licensed...

INSPIRING IN AMERICA: Nigeria born IGBO boy, EDIRIN OKOLOKO Appointed Judge in Snohomish County Superior Court…Washington State government applaud his legal accomplishments *Bagged Bachelor of Law from the University of Benin in Nigeria *Received law degree from the Seattle University School of Law *Worked for 13 years as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney on homicide, sexual assault, child abuse, and elder abuse cases *Successfully prosecuted four murder trials * “He will be an excellent addition to the bench in Snohomish County”- Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington State BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU FOREIGN CHIEF

INSPIRING IN AMERICA: Nigeria born IGBO boy, EDIRIN OKOLOKO Appointed Judge in Snohomish County Superior Court…Washington State government applaud his legal accomplishments *Bagged Bachelor of Law from the University of Benin in Nigeria...