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BREAKING NEWS: ‘Foreigners living in Nigeria illegally will be DEPORTED soon’-Nigeria Immigration Service * Plans to begin issuance of residence permit to foreigners with valid legal status * Deportation action against foreigners with national threat commences in 3 months * ‘We have made efforts to protect Nigeria’s border’-Muhammad Babban Dede, Comptroller general, Nigeria Immigration Service BY AHMED AKWALI/DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENT, ABUJA

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Foreigners living in Nigeria illegally will be DEPORTED soon’-Nigeria Immigration Service * Plans to begin issuance of residence permit to foreigners with valid legal status * Deportation action...

LOOKING UNTO GOD TO RESTORE BOY’S SIGHT: FLAVOUR, Nigerian Music Superstar flies adopted Liberian son, SEMAH WEIFUR into India Specialist Hospital for Eye Surgery…Music-making with him taught me to be humble Recollects how he met the Liberia blind singer at Peace Cultural Centre * Displays confidence in the power of God to open the eyes of beloved Liberian boy in New Delhi * ‘When it comes to music, impairments do not exist; as for me, music is spiritual’ * “I adopted Semah to prove to the world that no condition can limit you in life. I was introduced to him through Masterkraft and the traditional Queen Ruler of Liberia, Juli Endee, during my trip to Liberia”-CHINEDU OKOLIE, a.k.a ‘Ijele’ crooner BY TENEMA JOY/ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER LIVE from India

LOOKING UNTO GOD TO RESTORE BOY’S SIGHT: FLAVOUR, Nigerian Music Superstar flies adopted Liberian son, SEMAH WEIFUR into India Specialist Hospital for Eye Surgery…Music-making with him taught me to be humble Recollects...

‘I Was Captured, SOLD for $400 in Libya and saw HELL’-JUDE IKUENOBE, true story of a Nigerian from Benin City trapped in Sahara desert, divinely saved by God …Thousands of Africans hoping for a better in Europe are sold for $400 each * Hundreds of thousands are detained indefinitely, spend years working for arbitrary sums or without pay * We are at constant risk of being kidnapped, sold, and auctioned from one militia to another * Fewer people are making it to Europe, but more are dying, disappearing or being abused * “In Sabha, every black man is a target . We black in Libya are money to Arabs. The minute they get us, they can sell us. If they are coming, just run. Run for your life,”lament Ikuenobe BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

‘I Was Captured, SOLD for $400 in Libya and saw HELL’-JUDE IKUENOBE, true story of a Nigerian from Benin City trapped in Sahara desert, divinely saved by God …Thousands of Africans hoping for a better in Europe...

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Apartheid, Racism inside CHINA GLOBAL TELEVISION NETWORK in Nairobi busted…African Reporters live in fear, allow Chinese use the restroom first then follow afterward * Only permitted to eat in the cafeteria after Chinese journalists have eaten at 1pm * Shocking details of how Black Reporters are treated as inferiors, Salary delayed * On billboards in Kenya, claims in Swahili slogan “mtazamo tofanti,” or “see the difference * “ We don’t produce independent journalism, but pure propaganda by order of the Communist Party”-News Reporter in CGTN Kenya BY KENGA KULUNGA/REPORTING LIVE FROM NAIROBI

UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Apartheid, Racism inside CHINA GLOBAL TELEVISION NETWORK in Nairobi busted…African Reporters live in fear, allow Chinese use the restroom first then follow afterward * Only permitted to eat in...

JAIL DESPERATION: ‘U.K Government should engage Nigeria in Prisoner Swap-deal, I want to spend my remaining JAIL TERM in Nigeria VIP Cell’-BRITISH Born Nigerian Killer, MICHAEL ADEBOWALE cries …37 year old of Nigerian heritage notorious in Britain for killing Lee Rigby *Lament: ‘I am tired of Britain’s Monster Mansion’ detention HMP Wakefield *Writes Immigration attorneys for help, advice, still serving 45 years in British Jail BY TINA STEWART/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, LONDON & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

JAIL DESPERATION: ‘U.K Government should engage Nigeria in Prisoner Swap-deal, I want to spend my remaining JAIL TERM in Nigeria VIP Cell’–BRITISH Born Nigerian Killer, MICHAEL ADEBOWALE cries …37 year...

HISTORIC ACHIEVEMENT AT 14 YEARS: AMERICAN Based Nigerian born Genius, FIFEHANMI BODUNRIN heads to University..Several Colleges offer her admission, Ready to study Piloting, Resumes September *Says: ‘When I was 5 years old, I read 500 books during one summer. Reading to me is like being in another world entirely’ * Cherishes Kung Fu Panda as a Karate practitioner * Joins United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

HISTORIC ACHIEVEMENT AT 14 YEARS: AMERICAN Based Nigerian born Genius, FIFEHANMI BODUNRIN heads to University..Several Colleges offer her admission, Ready to study Piloting, Resumes September *Says: ‘When I was 5 years old,...

INSPIRATIONAL: Meet the first Nigerian Woman in Finland to bag Doctorate Degree in Pharmacognosy …’I am happy my wife graduated from University of Helsinki in flying colors’, Tweets her husband, Chukwueke Chijioke *Says ‘My wife is making Nigeria, Africa and black race proud in Europe’ BY JOHN CHUKWURA/EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT, FINLAND

INSPIRATIONAL: Meet the first Nigerian Woman in Finland to bag Doctorate Degree in Pharmacognosy …’I am happy my wife graduated from University of Helsinki in flying colors’, Tweets her husband, Chukwueke...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘We hereby ban NURTW, Street Urchins or Area Boys in Oyo State’-Executive Governor Seyi Makinde …Says: ‘Government is now in charge of all parks and garages in the state’ * ‘Activities of the union is illegal with immediate effect’ * “You can now go about your duties without fear of molestation. We have put in place a combined team of security task force in every community for peace and order to reign supreme”-Bisi Alaka, Chief of Staff to the governor BY MORENIKE IFEOLA/STATE CORRESPONDENT, OYO

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State during an interview Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State BREAKING NEWS: ‘We hereby ban NURTW, Street Urchins or Area Boys in Oyo State’-Executive Governor Seyi Makinde …Says: ‘Government...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘GHANA is granting Permanent Citizenship to over 200 African-Americans, Caribbeans residing in the country’-President Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO ….These Diaspora Citizens will be honored at Ghana’s Year of Return next month * ‘The celebration is very dear to the President because it had the potential to place Ghana high on the international map’- Akwesi Awua-Ababio, Director of Diasporan Affairs at the Office of the President/ Chairman of the Year of Return Steering Committee * ‘ 2019 ‘The Year of Return’, is a celebration of African resilience and to commemorate 400 years since the first Black slave reached the shores of the new world, United States of America * Fact: It is the prerogative of the President to confer citizenship on persons who were not citizens by birth, as enshrined in the Constitution *PANAFEST to highlight the importance of historic ceremony BY KOFI AKEKWU/DIPLOMATIC EDITOR, WEST AFRICA

BREAKING NEWS: ‘GHANA is granting Permanent Citizenship to over 200 African-Americans, Caribbeans residing in the country’-President Nana Addo Dankwa AKUFO-ADDO ….These Diaspora Citizens will be honored at...

NO GAIN IN CRIME: ‘We are compiling the Fraudulent Transactions of NAIRA MARLEY on Mastercard, Visacard printout’-EFCC …Credit Cards we recovered from Azeez Fashola (real name) bear other names as Timea Fedorne Tatar with No. 4921819410257431 ( Lloyds Bank Plc), Barclays Bank Plc with number 4539782440624281 (Nicole Louise Maylon) and third card with number 4757147207869807 issued by Santander UK Plc and bears the name Sharon Broad * ‘The commission is investigating a case of identity theft and electronic cards-related fraud in which the listed card information were recovered during investigation’ in Nigeria’s apex anti-graft agency’s letter to Visa and Mastercard * ‘He used the credits cards for identity theft and electronic cards-related fraud’ BY CHIDI AGABA/CRIME AND JUDICIARY REPORTER, ABUJA

NO GAIN IN CRIME: ‘We are compiling the Fraudulent Transactions of NAIRA MARLEY on Mastercard, Visacard printout’-EFCC …Credit Cards we recovered from Azeez Fashola (real name) bear other names as Timea Fedorne...