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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘BUHARI’S Govt back to dark days of the military where media is a subject of all sorts of attacks by agents of government’-Fiery Human Rights Activist, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin …Says: ‘No Value is placed on Human Life today, Nigeria rated Poverty Headquarters of the world’ *Fires back at ex-Governor of Lagos state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu for picking on her hubby: ‘Nothing to worry about all that. If you can’t stand the heat,don’t venture into the kitchen. It’s all water at the back of the duck’ * ‘Nigeria has a long history of human rights violations and compliance’ * Discusses her recent conference at the Consulate General office of United States of America in Lagos *Demand probe of Nigerian Government for allegation involving soldiers raping under-age girls, women in Military camps of victims of Boko Haram * ‘ The menace of human trafficking in Nigeria has risen to alarming stage in the recent time’ * PLUS views on arrest of Sunday Fase, Nigerian-American publisher of African Examiner in Abuja BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘BUHARI’S Govt back to dark days of the military where media is a subject of all sorts of attacks by agents of government’-Fiery Human Rights Activist, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin …Says: ‘No...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘NIGERIAN Soldiers, Civilian Joint Task Force RAPE Hungry Women for Sexual Exploitation’-AMNESTY International *Civilian JTF forcefully separate women from their husbands and confined them in remote “satellite camps” where they have been raped, sometimes in exchange for food. * ‘Instead of receiving protection from the authorities, women and girls have been forced to succumb to rape in order to avoid starvation or hunger”-Osai Ojigho, Director of Amnesty International Nigeria BY HARUNA AHMED/SPECIAL CRIME REPORTER

BREAKING NEWS: ‘NIGERIAN Soldiers, Civilian Joint Task Force RAPE Hungry Women for Sexual Exploitation‘-AMNESTY International *Civilian JTF forcefully separate women from their husbands and confined them in remote “satellite...

WHERE IS JUSTICE IN AMERICA? NIGERIAN Gay Asylum Seeker, UDOKA NWEKE locked-up inside California Detention Center since 2016…Released temporarily by ICE * Suffering in Adelanto Detention Center, two hours northeast of Los Angeles where Life’s possibilities are very limited * After Nweke’s plea for asylum was denied, he attempted suicide. Psychologists diagnosed him with paranoid schizophrenia and depression * “Seeing him there in the orange jumpsuit was a staggering reality for me. Nweke has been detained for several months as a result of actions that he took only in order to survive. All he’s seen of the United States is a jail cell, a detention facility”-OLA OSAZE, Nigerian transgender, National organizer of the Black LGBTQ Migrant Project BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

WHERE IS JUSTICE IN AMERICA? NIGERIAN Gay Asylum Seeker, UDOKA NWEKE locked-up inside California Detention Center since 2016…Released temporarily by ICE * Suffering in Adelanto Detention Center, two hours northeast of Los Angeles...

Soldiers deployed on election duty in Nigeria 2019 polls were professional and proactive in their conduct-Nigerian ARMY * Nigerian Presidential, National Assembly polls within the ambit of the law, rules of engagement BY TOLA AFUAPE/REPORTER, ABUJA

Soldiers deployed on election duty in Nigeria 2019 polls were professional and proactive in their conduct-Nigerian ARMY * Nigerian Presidential, National Assembly polls within the ambit of the law, rules of engagement BY TOLA...

DEVELOPING NEWS: MUHAMMADU BUHARI declared winner of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election, Opposition rejects result…heads to Court with evidence National Electoral Commission: APC 15,191,847 PDP: votes 11,255,978 BY NURUDEEN ALIYU/POLITICAL EDITOR

DEVELOPING NEWS: MUHAMMADU BUHARI declared winner of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election, Opposition rejects result…heads to Court with evidence National Electoral Commission: APC 15,191,847 PDP: votes 11,255,978 BY...

SELLING OFF HER FUTURE TO GREED: INEC Supporting staff, NYSC lady collects N1.5Million part-payment Bribe to destroy Ballot papers in Imo state…hid thumb-printed votes inside khaki trousers, under-pant, brassier, shoes * Caught in a bush in Ndiuloukwu Umuowere after disappearing from polling booth *Suspect was expected to collect a balance of N1.5million after completing mission * Arrested by security operatives, confess: ‘Devil and politicians deceived me’ BY IKENNA CHINEDU/CRIME REPORTER, IMO STATE

SELLING OFF HER FUTURE TO GREED: INEC Supporting staff, NYSC lady collects N1.5Million part-payment Bribe to destroy Ballot papers in Imo state…hid thumb-printed votes inside khaki trousers, under-pant, brassier, shoes * Caught...

‘NIGERIA is at major crossroad, Vote BUHARI out as Nigeria’s greatness lies in our Diversity’-Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, Nigeria’s former military president …Bill Clinton, America’s 42nd President set to arrive Nigeria February 12th, Ready to meet President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar,ex-Vice president to Sign Peace Accord 10am following day * ‘One would have thought that the APC will give fillip to the idea of devolution of powers and tinker with processes that would strengthen and reform the various sectors of the economy’ * ‘Nigeria is in search for new breed leadership that must start now as we prepare for 2019 election’ * ‘We need a rebranded Nigeria, National Rebirth and rebranded politics for the people’ * ‘It is often ridiculous for me when people use smaller countries in our West Africa sub-region as handy references of how democracy should be. It beggars our giant of Africa status’ * ‘Time has come to sacrifice personal ambition for national interest and I will support a fresh breed of leadership in the 2019 elections’ * IBB FULL STATEMENT INSIDE BY AHMED MOHAMMED/POLITICAL REPORTER & SEKI ABEKE/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER

‘NIGERIA is at major crossroad, Vote BUHARI out as Nigeria’s greatness lies in our Diversity’-Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, Nigeria’s former military president …Bill Clinton, America’s 42nd President set...

CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA’S SUSPENSION: ‘NIGERIA is sliding into a Tyranny State’ -EUROPEAN Union……’My Administration is fighting corruption in Justice Walter Onnoghen’s infamous activities. He’s alleged to have breached Code of Conduct for Public Officers’-President BUHARI

CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA’S SUSPENSION: ‘NIGERIA is sliding into a Tyranny State’ -EUROPEAN Union …’My Administration is fighting corruption in Justice Walter Onnoghen’s infamous activities. He’s...

NATIONWIDE SECURITY ALERT: ‘ISIS West Africa, Boko Haram have concluded plans to disrupt Nigeria’s 2019 presidential elections’-United States Embassy * ‘We have intelligence reports ISISWA, Boko Haram will be conducting attacks on Nigerian Security, Infrastructure’ * Militants groups will be striking at places of gathering as markets, hotels and malls *No specific threat information to the U.S. Embassy, warns U.S citizens to follow personal security precautions on a regular basis * ‘U.S citizens in Nigeria should remember to follow personal security precautions on a regular basis. For citizens’ assistance, reach U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria +234 (9) 461-4328 +234 (9) 461-4000 (after hours) AbujaACS@state.gov U.S. Consulate Lagos, Nigeria +234 (1) 460-3600, +234 (1) 460 3400 (after hours), LagosACS@state.gov, State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444′-U.S Government BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & TOLA OLUDARE/CHIEF DIPLOMATIC EDITOR, ABUJA

NATIONWIDE SECURITY ALERT: ‘ISIS West Africa, Boko Haram have concluded plans to disrupt Nigeria’s 2019 presidential elections’-United States Embassy * ‘We have intelligence reports ISISWA, Boko Haram will be conducting...

AFTERMATH OF SHOCKING TRIP TO AMERICA IN GRAND STYLE: Nigerian Govt Plot to Arrest ATIKU ABUBAKAR, Opposition Presidential Candidate ahead of 2019 Election…PDP claims Aso Rock fabricate outright lies to discredit more acceptable politician, Rubbishes empty threat *Dares BUHARI to account for how N9 trillion was stolen under his watch then as Minister of Petroleum Resources in NNPC *Reveal BUHARI’S Family members alleged corrupt acquisitions in 9Mobile and Keystone Bank PLC to the tune of N1.032 trillion *Atiku lodges in Trump International Hotel, received by top United States Government officials *Nigerian Community, African-American Business Entrepreneurs hold meeting on ‘Blue-prints’ in moving Nigeria forward economically * Discussed with lawmakers at United States Capitol Hill, visit U.S Chambers of Commerce and had interactive sessions with editorial team of Voice of America * “We make bold to state that Atiku Abubakar has nothing to do with the alleged issues leading to the collapse of Bank PHB, but an honest and hard working Nigerian who has no skeleton of any sort in his cupboard, unlike President Buhari, who is now entangled in series of corruption allegations”-KOLA Ologbondiyan, Director, Media & Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organization * “In any event, any time Abubakar returns home, he has questions to answer following the fresh evidence that we have that he benefited N156million slush funds that led to the collapse of the former Bank PHB”-Nigeria’s Minister of Information & Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

AFTERMATH OF SHOCKING TRIP TO AMERICA IN GRAND STYLE: Nigerian Govt Plot to Arrest ATIKU ABUBAKAR, Opposition Presidential Candidate ahead of 2019 Election…PDP claims Aso Rock fabricate outright lies to discredit more acceptable politician,...