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SHOCKING: ‘NIGERIA is 5TH Most DANGEROUS Country in the WORLD’-The World Economic Forum …Colombia, Yemen, El-Salvador, Pakistan top list; Egypt is 7th, Kenya 8th, Mali 13th, Chad 15th, South Africa 17th * ‘Boko Haram, Isis West Africa responsible for much of the violence that occurs in Nigeria’ * ‘Visitors should be vigilant at public gatherings, locations frequented by foreigners and to Exercise extreme caution throughout the country due to the threat of indiscriminate violence’-US Department of State * ‘Conflict between Nigerian military, armed group Boko Haram continued and generated a humanitarian crisis that affected more than 14 million people’-Amnesty International Report 2017 * ‘There remained at least 2 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Nigeria; 80% of them lived in host communities, while the remainder lived in camps’ * ‘At Giwa barracks, children under five were detained in three overcrowded and insanitary women’s cells, alongside at least 250 women and teenage girls per cell. Some children were born in detention’ * Amnesty International allegation: ‘Nigeria Military conducts arbitrary arrests and detentions, Lack of Accountability’ BY TINA ANUELLA/REPORTER in Austria & WUNMI OBADE, STAFF WRITER, ABUJA

SHOCKING: ‘NIGERIA is 5TH Most DANGEROUS Country in the WORLD’-The World Economic Forum …Colombia, Yemen, El-Salvador, Pakistan top list; Egypt is 7th, Kenya 8th, Mali 13th, Chad 15th, South Africa 17th * ‘Boko Haram,...

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born American Journalist, CHIKA SANDRA ODUAH made History as First Foreign Journalist to Reveal Pains of Chibok Girls’ Abduction by Boko Haram…Won Thomson Reuters Foundation Trust Women Journalist of The Year Award *Earlier awarded CNN Multichoice African Journalist Award * Works as Television News Producer, Writer,Photographer and correspondent * Worked as a commercial photographer in Atlanta, In 2010 was Television News Reporter and Documentary Feature Producer for K24 in Nairobi, Kenya * Featured as Reporter with CNN and Associated Press, Currently a correspondent for Voice of America and English language channel of France 24 * Her Reports published in New York Times, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, The Daily Beast, CNN and The Huffington Post * Made waves in Al Jazeera after reporting Human Angle news stories on Cancer * Listed in YNaija’s ‘Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women’, *Won ‘The Future Awards’ and ‘EbonyLife Prize for Journalism’ *Recipient of the Young Reporter for a Sustainable Future Award from the International Center for Journalists in partnership with the United Nations Foundation *HAD Bachelors of Arts degree in Anthropology, Second Bachelors of Arts degree in Telecommunications at Georgia State University, Was Vice President of the University’s chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists; An Alumna of the Medill School of Journalism where she received Master of Science degree in after studying Broadcast Journalism * ‘277,027 American residents were born in Nigeria. Nigeria is African country of origin with the most migrants in the United States’-INVESTIGATION BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born American Journalist, CHIKA SANDRA ODUAH made History as First Foreign Journalist to Reveal Pains of Chibok Girls’ Abduction by Boko Haram…Won Thomson Reuters Foundation Trust Women Journalist of The Year...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: 13 YEAR Old NIGERIAN-American PRODIGY, NOELLA UKPE-ROBERTS Accepted into America’s DUKE UNIVERSITY…For Summer Studies Program *Joins Varsity Identification Program’s prestigious Seventh Grade Talent Search *Taking College-level equivalent course in Finance to explore marketing, innovation, effects that the stock market, taxes, mortgages and interest-bearing accounts have on daily financial decisions * ‘Qualifying for Duke’s Summer Studies is such an amazing opportunity’-Ukpe-Roberts * “We are so proud of our daughter. She has consistently worked hard at her academics and is extraordinarily focused and determined to make her dreams come true”-Gabriel Emegha, Ukpe-Roberts’ father * “Each year, the Duke TIP identifies a group of academically talented students in the United States based on their exceptional grade-level standardized test scores. Only those who score at or above the 95th percentile qualify to participate in the Seventh Grade Talent Search and to take the ACT or SAT, which are designed for college-bound 11th- and 12th-graders”-College Mgt BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: 13 YEAR Old NIGERIAN-American PRODIGY, NOELLA UKPE-ROBERTS Accepted into America’s DUKE UNIVERSITY…For Summer Studies Program *Joins Varsity Identification Program’s prestigious Seventh Grade Talent...

END OF THE ROAD FOR 24 YEAR OLD NIGERIAN KING OF FRAUD ON STUDENT VISA: UNITED STATES COURT Sentenced MICHEAL OLUWASEGUN KAZEEM, Georgia Resident to SEVEN Years Jail Term…For Nationwide Identity Theft, IRS Tax Fraud Scheme, Mail Fraud, Face Deportation after Prison completion *Sentence includes two-year mandatory minimum for possessing or using a victim’s identity to commit fraud, ordered to pay $4,298,860 in restitution *Steals 259,000 innocent Americans’ personally identifiable information containing Social Security Numbers and Dates of Birth for IRS Tax Refund * Investigation Agents seized 150 prepaid debit cards, $50,000 in money orders in Chicago house * In Maryland and Georgia, the IRS seized more than 50 electronic devices, 40 money orders in amounts exceeding $29,000, $14,000 in cash, numerous Greendot prepaid debt cards containing over $12,000 in fraudulent tax refunds *Heads Crime Syndicate that filed 10,000 fraudulent federal tax returns to obtain over $91 million dollars in refunds with actual losses amounting to over $11 million dollars *Withdraw Refunds from the debit cards and at least 2,000 wire transfers totaling over $2.1 million were sent to Nigeria BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

END OF THE ROAD FOR 24 YEAR OLD NIGERIAN KING OF FRAUD ON STUDENT VISA: UNITED STATES COURT Sentenced MICHEAL OLUWASEGUN KAZEEM, Georgia Resident to SEVEN Years Jail Term…For Nationwide Identity Theft, IRS Tax Fraud Scheme, Mail Fraud,...

HONOR ACROSS THE SEA: NIGERIA’S Investigative Journalist, Daily Trust Newspaper’s EDITOR, NURUDDEEN ABDALLAH Win African Journalist of the Year Award in Egypt…Honored by Union of African Journalists, Egyptian Ministry of Information *Award presented in Cairo, Egypt during the 50th anniversary of the Training Course for Young African Journalists *Selected for Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists’ International Visitor Leadership Program in America, International Institute for Journalism of GIZ Germany’s Reporting Politics: Investigating Policies, Covering Elections in Berlin *Earlier attends United States’ International Visitor Program on Investigative Journalism and New Electronic Media (2012); Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa on Financial Journalism (2016); Dutch Visitors Program on International Justice System (2016); and the German’s International Institute for Journalism of InWEnt on Media’s Role in Conflict Transformation and Peace Building in West Africa (2010) *Citation: “After due assessment of all previous participants from across Africa, Nuruddeen is one of the two outstanding journalists to be selected for award” * “Mr Nuruddeen Muhammad Abdallah has done a great job during his first course and we would like to honour him. We should all be proud of him”- President of UAJ, Mr Mahfouz El-Ansary, Advisor of UAJ, Ambassador Ahmed Haggag and General Secretary of UAJ, Dr Samia Abbas BY NURENI AYENI/INVESTIGATIVE CORRESPONDENT, CAIRO

HONOR ACROSS THE SEA: NIGERIA’S Investigative Journalist, Daily Trust Newspaper’s EDITOR, NURUDDEEN ABDALLAH Win African Journalist of the Year Award in Egypt…Honored by Union of African Journalists, Egyptian Ministry of Information *Award...

NIGERIAN CHURCH GENERAL OVERSEER IN SOUTH AFRICA CONSIDERING SUICIDE: ‘Nigerian Jailed Pastor, TIMOTHY OMOTOSO Compels 13 Year Old South African Girls to Massage him with Vaseline, Penetrates them without Condoms Reciting Psalms 51 and Pray after the Sexual ACT’-South African Government …South African Police Hawks arrest women, Recruiters of Underage Girls as Sexual Entertainers for Nigerian Televangelist *Uses skilled sexual predator to lure young girls and later abuse them *Recruiters visit South African villages to find over 40 vulnerable Girls from Poor Homes without father figures, Brings them to Nigerian Pastor’s Church * HAD Six Nigerian Passports (not FOUR), Denied BAIL in Court *TAIWO, Omotoso’s legal wife, shocked, sighed and gasped in disbelief * ‘Nigerian Pastor had young women give him full body massages, made us lie next to him while he masturbates before sexual penetration’-Rape victim * Omotoso’s Affidavit: “They tied my hands behind me with tight cables. When I asked them to loosen them a bit, they tied them even tighter. At Mount Road Police Station, where I was initially detained, I was put in a place with filthy toilets. I struggled to sleep. I now have flashbacks of the experiences. I have requested a psychologist, I am now becoming suicidal” *Nigerian Pastor ensure recruiters identify young girls who visit his church for crusades and ordinary church services. They vet each girl for information about her family background to ensure she comes from poor homes, where money is needed for survival”-Hawks chief investigating officer Peter Plaatjies BY PMANAGA YVONNE/JUDICIAL REPORTER, Jo’BURG in South Africa

NIGERIAN CHURCH GENERAL OVERSEER IN SOUTH AFRICA CONSIDERING SUICIDE: ‘Nigerian Jailed Pastor, TIMOTHY OMOTOSO Compels 13 Year Old South African Girls to Massage him with Vaseline, Penetrates them without Condoms Reciting Psalms 51 and...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Leave AKILE of DALLAS Alone, NIGERIANS Abroad call him OBA of DALLAS’-HRM Oba Hammed Adekunle Oyelude Makama, Tegbosun 111, Kabiyesi Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Kuta, Chairman Supreme Council of All Owu Obas in Nigeria and in the Diaspora …Says: ‘There is nothing wrong with him being called Oba of Dallas, America is not a Yoruba land and as such he is free to promote his cultural belief’ * ‘AKILE of Dallas deserves commendation and applaud for the noble job is doing for Yoruba race’ * ‘NO place in Nigerian Constitution or any Dress code of conduct that forbids uplifting one’s culture’ * ‘I Read the young man Interview that No King in Nigeria installed him an Oba, it’s noted and taken as such’ * ‘AKILE of Dallas remain focused, keep the flag flying for Yoruba race, Don’t be Distracted. Bring all Yoruba community in Dallas together’ * ‘I advise everyone that feels bitter about the young man’s Dress code and appellation to sheath sword, quickly join AKILE of Dallas in helping us promote our culture’ * ‘I Am sure NO MONARCH will write or cause a letter to be written to AKILE of Dallas in this regard’ * Raise POSERS: ‘How much Noise have we made on our sons and daughters walking NAKED in the name of fashion? It’s not in Yoruba culture for our sons to be sagging. It’s not in Yoruba culture for our men to be putting on ear-rings since our dressing is our identity’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, Foreign Bureau Chief, United States of America

ROYAL ORDER: ‘Leave AKILE of DALLAS Alone, NIGERIANS Abroad call him OBA of DALLAS’-HRM Oba Hammed Adekunle Oyelude Makama, Tegbosun 111, Kabiyesi Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Kuta, Chairman Supreme Council of All Owu Obas in Nigeria and...

MAKING NIGERIA ABROAD: NIGERIAN Hyperrealistic Artist, ARINZE STANLEY Wins ‘WORLD’S Best Self Potrait’ At 2017 AMERICAN ART Awards…Defeats America’s Mano Sotelo, Sweden’s Susanne Persson, Taiwan’s Lynn Chen and more *USES only Charcoal and Graphite Pencils to create portraits so realistic, powerful than digital pictures *Every Year 25 best galleries in USA vote on 50 different categories *HAD first BIG BREAK when viral trending drawing of President Muhammadu Buhari caused sensation on Social Media BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

MAKING NIGERIA ABROAD: NIGERIAN Hyperrealistic Artist, ARINZE STANLEY Wins ‘WORLD’S Best Self Potrait’ At 2017 AMERICAN ART Awards…Defeats America’s Mano Sotelo, Sweden’s Susanne Persson, Taiwan’s Lynn...

INSPIRATIONAL: NIGERIAN Born Plateau State Native DEBORAH AJAKAIYE Still First Female Physics Professor in AFRICA…Becomes First Black African named Fellow of the Geological Society of London *Studied Physics in University of Ibadan, Created First Gravity map of Nigeria *Received Master’s degree at the University of Birmingham in England, and had her Ph.D. in Geophysics from Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria *Served as former Lecturer at Ahmadu Bello University and the University of Jos, later as Dean of Natural Sciences *Remains First Nigerian Woman to win Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society Award *Retires, Devote time to a Nigeria-based charity, CCWA founded in 1991 *PLUS How geovisualization has been used to locate both mineral deposits and groundwater in Nigeria BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF/UNITED STATES OF AMERICA & COLLINS ABE/STAFF WRITER, ABUJA

INSPIRATIONAL: NIGERIAN Born Plateau State Native DEBORAH AJAKAIYE Still First Female Physics Professor in AFRICA…Becomes First Black African named Fellow of the Geological Society of London *Studied Physics in University of Ibadan, Created...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘FACELESS Group, Fraudsters Behind FAKE Protest against Nigerian Government, NO Demonstration on Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at WHITE HOUSE in Washington DC’-Niger Delta Amnesty Students in AMERICA …Says: ‘We Are Not Part of Them, They are Saboteurs and Deceivers’ *Warns: ‘Stop spreading Misleading, Mischievous Information about us on Social Media’ * ‘Desist from Lying to Nigerians on our Welfare as government sponsored students in different various higher learning in USA’ * ‘Our Allowances, Tuition Fees have been paid up to September 2017 and the Office has promised to pay up to November 2017 when the next payment is made in October, 2017’ * “We wish to disassociate Niger-Delta Amnesty students from any attempt to tarnish the image of Nigeria in America through outright lies, falsehood and blackmail”-Jimmy Iwezu, student leader in Alabama State University BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: ‘FACELESS Group, Fraudsters Behind FAKE Protest against Nigerian Government, NO Demonstration on Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at WHITE HOUSE in Washington DC’-Niger Delta Amnesty Students in AMERICA …Says: ‘We Are...