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INSIDE Looting of KANO STATE Treasury: Kano State Governor, ABDULLAHI GANDUJE Caught on Tape Receiving $5MILLION CASH Bribe from Contractor… Inflate projects for other contractors to collect $50,000 cash per contract *Embroiled in Corruption, Spy Camera used to record Ganduje in a sting operation *ASO ROCK orders discreet Investigation into Graft Allegation *Compels House of Reps candidate re-contesting to ‘settle’ Governor’s wife with a new car * “We believe if public office holders are exposed, there will be sanity in the system. We want anti-Graft agencies to investigate this matter’-One of the Contractors * Kano natives in Dubai calling on EFCC, Law enforcement agencies to commence immediate investigation, Requesting CCTV camera footage view in Governor’s office * ‘We wish to state that there is no iota of truth to these allegations and if indeed there is any such alleged video, it is at best cloned’-Muhammad Garba, Kano state commissioner for information BY YINUSA AHMED/ANTI-GRAFT REPORTER, Kano

INSIDE Looting of KANO STATE Treasury: Kano State Governor, ABDULLAHI GANDUJE Caught on Tape Receiving $5MILLION CASH Bribe from Contractor… Inflate projects for other contractors to collect $50,000 cash per contract *Embroiled in Corruption,...

PRESIDENTIAL INTELLIGENCE REPORT BUSTED: ASO ROCK Secretly lists Obasanjo, ATIKU ABUBAKAR, Fayose, Melaye, Gbenga Daniel, other P.D.P big wigs in ’50 high-profile’ persons barred from ‘escaping’ Abroad over Corruption …BUHARI’S Presidency panics releasing their names would cause lawlessness in public * ‘Attempts by Nigeria’s presidency to place a ban on these Nigerians is to instill fear, discredit them ahead of 2019 election’-Top Security source *Tension builds in Nigerian Polity, Masses fear Apprehension, Peter Obi’s name not on list * ‘Nigeria Immigration Service and other security agencies have placed no fewer than 50 high profile persons directly affected by EO6 on watch-list and restricted them from leaving the country pending the determination of their cases’-Garba Shehu, S.S.A to Nigeria President on Media & Publicity * “I have No Information on this allegation’- Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to Nigeria President on Media & Publicity as at the time of going to the press BY KOLAWOLE ORIADE AKEJU/POLITICAL EDITOR, ABUJA/DESMOND IBIAKA/DIPLOMATIC EDITOR, LAGOS & MOHAMMED RILWAN/CRIME EDITOR, LAGOS

PRESIDENTIAL INTELLIGENCE REPORT BUSTED: ASO ROCK Secretly lists Obasanjo, ATIKU ABUBAKAR, Fayose, Melaye, Gbenga Daniel, other P.D.P big wigs in ’50 high-profile’ persons barred from ‘escaping’ Abroad over Corruption...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘NO Criminal Records found of BABAJIDE SANWOOLU’S Arrest in UNITED STATES’ -INVESTIGATION …Not available in any American Police Check *Data untraceable in United States-Police Clearance Certificate (Criminal History) *Nothing found on FBI Records Check, U.S. Department of Justice File * Nigerian students in America dares Lagos Governor to release Certified True Copy of Sanwoolu arrest in Night club *’My opponent, Babajide Sanwoolu was arrested in a Night Club in America for spraying fake dollars’-Governor Akinwunmi Ambode *QUOTE: “DEMOCRACY dies in DARKNESS”-The Washington Post Newspaper BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & BROWN STEVESON/AMERICAN CRIME EDITOR

BREAKING NEWS: ‘NO Criminal Records found of BABAJIDE SANWOOLU’S Arrest in UNITED STATES’ -INVESTIGATION …Not available in any American Police Check *Data untraceable in United States-Police Clearance Certificate (Criminal...

BREAKING NEWS: BOKO Haram warns NIGERIAN Government of plans to kill UNICEF Nurses, ALICE LOKSHA NGGADA, others and LEAH SHARIBU in 30days…Already killed 2 Igbo-born medical doctors taking protective shelter in the Military commander’s apartment *Invades Rann Internally Displaced Camp in Maiduguri *Military officers pulled off their uniforms in disguise to avert attack *Overpowers Military Battalion guarding the Rann Camp housing over 15,000 IDPs * Sacrifice: Alice and other nurses volunteered to go with Boko Haram to save the lives of others inside IDPs * ‘UNICEF keep mute, claims its image more important than risking negative media bashing to save Nigerian employees’ lives in terrorists’ captivity’-INVESTIGATION BY HILARU MOHAMMED/SPECIAL INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER, MAIDUGURI

BREAKING NEWS: BOKO Haram warns NIGERIAN Government of plans to kill UNICEF Nurses, ALICE LOKSHA NGGADA, others and LEAH SHARIBU in 30days…Already killed 2 Igbo-born medical doctors taking protective shelter in the Military commander’s...

WICKEDNESS, UNJUST & HATEFUL: OYO STATE GOVT Demolishes AYEFELE’S N800M Fresh F.M Radio Station, FIVE studios…Drive 300 employees into Labor Market while matter is in court *Expresses angst over unverified inciting comment, argues Music House has no approval *Nigerians weep, place curses on Toye Arulogun Snr (Oyo Commissioner of Information & Culture) as Caterpillar pulls down building into debris * ‘WE got all the approvals for Music House (Fresh F.M Radio Station). Yet, Oyo state government it did at last……my pains my sweat ….So help me God’-Ayefele * ‘OYO State Government has no single respect for Nigerian court of law. Governor Ajimobi is practicing politics of bitterness, setting a dangerous precedence. He cannot gag the press’-Nigerian American Press Association in a joint statement BY IWALEWA OLUMIDE/ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER, IBADAN

WICKEDNESS, UNJUST & HATEFUL: OYO STATE GOVT Demolishes AYEFELE’S N800M Fresh F.M Radio Station, FIVE studios…Drive 300 employees into Labor Market while matter is in court *Expresses angst over unverified inciting comment,...

EXCLUSIVE! African Undocumented Immigrants’ Secret hiding busted in America…Challenge facing U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services *How they deceived Custom and Border Control Protection officers to gain entry *Some natives of Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, Ethiopia, Cameroon complicit *Untold details of how they opened Bank accounts, engaged in Grocery shopping, attend churches, working unlawfully BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief in New York

EXCLUSIVE! African Undocumented Immigrants’ Secret hiding busted in America…Challenge facing U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services *How they deceived Custom and Border Control Protection officers to gain entry *Some natives...

Nigeria’s ex-Finance Minister, NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA Reigns as Board Member of Twitter…Named alongside American lawyer Robert Zoellick *Harvard-educated economist Okonjo-Iweala has around 860,000 Twitter followers * Twitter possess over 336 million users, gaining widespread popularity among Africans who use it to amplify their concerns and create online communities * ‘As we strive to build a better world for tomorrow, Twitter can amplify messages and drive critical conversations around today’s most important issues’-Okonjo-Iweala *”We are confident they will be incredible assets to Twitter as we continue to focus on driving transparency and making Twitter a safer, healthier place for everyone who uses our service”- Twitter’s Executive Chairman Omid Kordestani BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

Nigeria’s ex-Finance Minister, NGOZI OKONJO IWEALA Reigns as Board Member of Twitter…Named alongside American lawyer Robert Zoellick *Harvard-educated economist Okonjo-Iweala has around 860,000 Twitter followers * Twitter possess...

EKITI GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: FAYEMI, APC party flagbearer gives Peoples Democratic Party a BLOODY NOSE, wins in FAYOSE’S LGA *Defeats Fayose’s protege, Kolapo Olusola in 12 Local Government Areas out of 16 * Fayemi polled 197,459 while Olusola scored 178,114 votes * Moneybags, vote-buyers, incidence of violence almost mar election * ‘Election was peaceful and to a large extent free and fair’-Dr Joe Okei Odumakin, President, Women Arise * ‘FAYEMI IN, the people of Ekiti have spoken against their Governor, outgoing governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose’-GARBA SHEHU, Senior Special Adviser to Nigerian President on Media & Publicity BY YINUSA IPADE/POLITICAL REPORTER, EKITI STATE, CHIME IKALU/STAFF WRITER POLITICS, LAGOS & LAURETTA IBONG, POLITICAL EDITOR, ABUJA

EKITI GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: FAYEMI, APC party flagbearer gives Peoples Democratic Party a BLOODY NOSE, wins in FAYOSE’S LGA *Defeats Fayose’s protege, Kolapo Olusola in 12 Local Government Areas out of 16 * Fayemi polled 197,459...

DISGRACEFUL: I am guilty of STEALING over $900,000 being proceeds of Scam against Seven companies in United States and Abroad’-EMEKA NDUKWU, Nigerian born Naturalized American ….Confesses to U.S. District Court of Columbia: ‘I know I am guilty of Money Laundering’ *46 year old Nigerian Faces 57 months in prison and a fine of up to $200,000 *Agreed to forfeit his 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL450 and money judgment forfeiture in the amount of $429,848, Scheduled to be sentenced on July 19, 2018 * “Ndukwu participated in an ongoing conspiracy from 2013 through 2017 to receive and launder the proceeds of various cyber frauds, primarily arising from business e-mail compromise schemes”-Court document *INVESTIGATION conducted by U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Nancy McNamara, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

DISGRACEFUL: I am guilty of STEALING over $900,000 being proceeds of Scam against Seven companies in United States and Abroad’-EMEKA NDUKWU, Nigerian born Naturalized American ….Confesses to U.S. District Court of Columbia: ‘I...

NIGERIAN Daily TRUST Newspaper’s Editor, ABUBAKAR IBRAHIM wins 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence…African story conveys the human toll of terrorism and displacement *Distinguished jury selected him from among 238 applicants for the prize *Story tells about the struggle of two women: one from Cameroon and one from Nigeria who find their loved ones * Received award plus cash prize at a reception in New York *Prestigious award given by the International Center for Journalists in partnership with ONE and the Elliott family BY DALHATU RILWAN/STAFF WRITER, ABUJA

NIGERIAN Daily TRUST Newspaper’s Editor, ABUBAKAR IBRAHIM wins 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence…African story conveys the human toll of terrorism and displacement *Distinguished jury selected him from among 238 applicants...