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WHITE HOUSE Endorses Cybersecurity Technology Book on Fake News …Writes Naija Standard Newspaper Editorial Board *Assures that by working together, the administration will deliver on America’s promise for the people * ‘We will strengthen our national spirit and ensure that America continues to shine as a beacon of freedom for all of the world to see’ * ‘Melania and I deeply appreciate your support. We are honoured to serve a country that we love and to work every day to improve the lives of the American people’-President DONALD TRUMP BY PAUL IMADE/DIPLOMATIC EDITOR, LAGOS

WHITE HOUSE Endorses Cybersecurity Technology Book on Fake News …Writes Naija Standard Newspaper Editorial Board *Assures that by working together, the administration will deliver on America’s promise for the people * ‘We will...

NIGERIA’S Music Superstar, DAVIDO wins BET Awards in America …Tell celebrities inside Microsoft Theatre venue ‘Come to Africa, eat the Food’ *Celebrated as Best International Act in the world in 2018 *Condoles Afropop star, D’Banj on death of his 13month-old son by the pool side BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

NIGERIA’S Music Superstar, DAVIDO wins BET Awards in America …Tell celebrities inside Microsoft Theatre venue ‘Come to Africa, eat the Food’ *Celebrated as Best International Act in the world in 2018 *Condoles Afropop...

INSPIRING: RICHARD AYOADE, Son of a Nigerian Electrical Engineer Father, Norwegian Mother is a leading British actor, Comedian, Famous TV Presenter…Won BAFTA for Best Male Comedy Performance *Popular for role as socially awkward IT technician Maurice Moss in Channel 4 sitcom *Served as president of Footlights at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge *Received Martin Steele Prize for play production *Studied at St Joseph’s College at Ipswich, later Read law at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge BY AKINYELE ADEPOJU/ ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

INSPIRING: RICHARD AYOADE, Son of a Nigerian Electrical Engineer Father, Norwegian Mother is a leading British actor, Comedian, Famous TV Presenter…Won BAFTA for Best Male Comedy Performance *Popular for role as socially awkward IT technician...

The LOST NIGERIAN CHILD IN BRITAIN: EGBADO born YORUBA Princess, OMOBA SARA AINA sold into Slavery…Liberated from enslavement, adopted as god-daughter to Queen Victoria *Witnessed her parents death during attack, Ended up in court of King Ghezo as a slave at five years old, Renamed Sara Forbes Bonetta after the ship HMS Bonetta * Oke Odan native intended by her captors as a human sacrifice, Rescued by Captain Frederick E. Forbes of the Royal Navy, who convinced King Ghezo of Dahomey to give her to Queen Victoria *Married to Captain James Pinson Labulo Davies, a wealthy Victorian Lagos philanthropist at St Nicholas’ Church in Brighton, East Sussex *Sara, Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther were only Lagos indigènes the Royal Navy had standing orders to evacuate in the event of an uprising in Lagos *Died of Tuberculosis at age 37. Her grave number is 206 in the British Cemetery of Funchal near the Anglican Holy Trinity Church, Rua Quebra Costas Funchal, Madeira BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

The LOST NIGERIAN CHILD IN BRITAIN: EGBADO born YORUBA Princess, OMOBA SARA AINA sold into Slavery…Liberated from enslavement, adopted as god-daughter to Queen Victoria *Witnessed her parents death during attack, Ended up in court of King...

NIGERIAN JOURNALISM AT ITS BEST: The WORLD Celebrates NIGERIA MEDIA NITE OUT Award September 23 …Celebrities, foreign media chiefs, diplomatic communities identify with event *Theme: ‘Role of Media in Ensuring Credible Elections and Maintenance of Good Governance’ * “We will be re-writing Nigeria’s media history through this epoch-making event”-Sola Olugbenro, boss of Solkem Entertainment BY IFEOMA OBELU/MEDIA REPORTER, LAGOS

NIGERIAN JOURNALISM AT ITS BEST: The WORLD Celebrates NIGERIA MEDIA NITE OUT Award September 23 …Celebrities, foreign media chiefs, diplomatic communities identify with event *Theme: ‘Role of Media in Ensuring Credible Elections...

‘NIGERIA’S Senate President, BUKOLA SARAKI maliciously Prosecuted by APC, I’m the Happiest Man that he’s back in PDP’-ATIKU ABUBAKAR, former Nigeria’s Vice president …Subjected to the most degrading treatment despite his status as the nation’s number three citizen * ‘If elected Nigeria’s President in 2019, I have vowed to devote 21% of the Federal budget to education’ BY YEKINI AHMED, DEPUTY POLITICAL EDITOR, ABUJA

‘NIGERIA’S Senate President, BUKOLA SARAKI maliciously Prosecuted by APC, I’m the Happiest Man that he’s back in PDP’-ATIKU ABUBAKAR, former Nigeria’s Vice president …Subjected to the most degrading...

AMERICA’S WIRETAPE INVESTIGATION: NIGERIA’S Most Notorious Drug Supplier in New York, EDWARD AIGBOJIE, 31 Others Busted in Sting Operation…ICE, NYPD found them culpable for Narcotics & Gambling …Sells Narcotic to Undercover police officers on Poker House at 446 Avenue and 536 East 5th Street in the East Village * Police recovered a handgun, a shotgun, an air rifle, a kilogram of suspected cocaine (over two pounds), quantities of heroin, several pounds of marijuana and approximately 2,000 pills of suspected Xanax * Recovered during court authorized searches: $125,000 cash, multiple money counters, gambling records, thousands of poker chips and two vehicles *Investigation uncovered a large-scale cocaine and heroin distribution network BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

AMERICA’S WIRETAPE INVESTIGATION: NIGERIA’S Most Notorious Drug Supplier in New York, EDWARD AIGBOJIE, 31 Others Busted in Sting Operation…ICE, NYPD found them culpable for Narcotics & Gambling …Sells Narcotic to...

SHOCKING: FAKE AMERICA’S Marine Army Colonel, GARRICK SLACKS Arrested in Nigeria…For Defrauding vulnerable Nigerians seeking United States Visa *Engages in Fake Marriage promises to Nigerian ladies after sex with them * ‘I am GUILTY of the crime, please forgive me’-Garrick * ‘Forensic done using his fingerprints revealed that he is a wanted man in California. He ran to Nigeria to continue his heinous crimes’-INVESTIGATION * ‘Garrick would collect money from his victims, immediately relocate to another area where he would defraud other women. He was a serial fraudster who had used his position as a foreigner to defraud Nigerians, who are desperate to travel abroad, especially to the US. He is a serial and sophisticated fraudster’-Imo State Police BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, NIGERIA

SHOCKING: FAKE AMERICA’S Marine Army Colonel, GARRICK SLACKS Arrested in Nigeria…For Defrauding vulnerable Nigerians seeking United States Visa *Engages in Fake Marriage promises to Nigerian ladies after sex with them * ‘I...

FACEBOOK Connects NIGERIAN Lovers in 24hours, Married ONE WEEK Later *True LIFE Story of Chidinma Amedu, a furniture maker and Sophy Ijeoma, LG Mobile employee, a graduate of Enugu State University of Science and Technology * Wedding was planned in four days after medical compatibility tests *Ready to prove people claiming the pair rushed into marriage wrong, Ijeoma said: “I am happy that I married him. He is my kind of man” BY IWA FOLAKEMI/ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER, LAGOS

FACEBOOK Connects NIGERIAN Lovers in 24hours, Married ONE WEEK Later *True LIFE Story of Chidinma Amedu, a furniture maker and Sophy Ijeoma, LG Mobile employee, a graduate of Enugu State University of Science and Technology * Wedding was planned...

ABOMINATION IN NIGERIA: Nigerian Man, JULIUS NWODE, already high on COCAINE Killed Father, 7-year old Sister using Cutlass, Axe….Attacked six other residents in Ebonyi state *Inflicted serious machete cuts on neighbors before he was later gunned down *25 year old burns color Candles, read 6 & 7 Book of Moses regularly *Earlier had altercation with his father who asked him where he had been * ‘“When he was attacking his father with machete, Julius’ sister came out and asked him why he was attacking their father. And he descended on her and clubbed her to death after killing the father’-Eye witness account * ‘Julius killed himself after killing his father and sister. He murdered Nwode Nwignoaka and 7-years-old sister at Ifelemenu community, Ekpaomaka in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi state’-Loveth Odah, spokesperson of the police in Ebonyi BY EGOLI CHUKA/CRIME REPORTER

ABOMINATION IN NIGERIA: Nigerian Man, JULIUS NWODE, already high on COCAINE Killed Father, 7-year old Sister using Cutlass, Axe….Attacked six other residents in Ebonyi state *Inflicted serious machete cuts on neighbors before he was later...