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PAINFUL: ‘I am Fighting AMERICA’S Custom and Border Protection in Court for earlier Seizure of my $41,000 cash meant to build Modern Clinic for Nigerian Mothers, Children in Rural Areas’-ANTHONIA NWAORIE, Nigerian born Licensed Nurse in Texas …Says: ‘United States Immigration later mailed me a cheque of $41,000 due to widespread reaction generated by my humiliation while been treated like a criminal at Houston Airport’ *Regret: ‘I didn’t know that I needed to declare over $10,000 cash when leaving United States’ * ‘She’s been unable to open her clinic. She’s been living a nightmare. She’s been deprived of that money. This case highlights the abusiveness of civil asset forfeitures in general. It’s just crazy- She’s not been charged with a crime. The entire situation was so weak and not worth pursuing that the U.S. attorney decided not to even try to forfeit her money’-Anthonia’s Attorney, Dan Alban of the Institute for Justice * CBP did not comment on this story of Washington Post, citing pending litigation BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

PAINFUL: ‘I am Fighting AMERICA’S Custom and Border Protection in Court for earlier Seizure of my $41,000 cash meant to build Modern Clinic for Nigerian Mothers, Children in Rural Areas’-ANTHONIA NWAORIE, Nigerian born Licensed...

SHOCKINGLY PAINFUL: NIGERIAN 16 Years old Boy, JOHN OGUNJOBI Stabbed to DEATH in South London…Collapsed in Tulse Hill during ‘Bonfire Night’ *Fatally wounded in Greenleaf Close after 10:53pm, Struggled, begged killers to stay alive * ‘Despite the efforts of paramedics, the male was pronounced dead at the scene at 11.41pm. His next of kin are aware. He has been formally identified as John Ogunjobi, 16, of Tulse Hill. A post-mortem examination held on Thursday at Greenwich Mortuary gave cause of death as a stab wound’-‘Scotland Yard * ‘I am appealing to anyone who has information that could assist this investigation to come forward and speak to police. We believe the victim was attacked by a number of suspects and the altercation would have undoubtedly drawn the attention of those who were in the vicinity’-Murder Squad’s Detective Chief Inspector Richard Vandenbergh * ‘We have seen a spate of fatal stabbings in South London recently with five murders over the course of the last week. One murder is one too many with the devastation it causes to families, friends and communities difficult to comprehend. Tackling violence is a priority and one which remains at the forefront of all the work we do. This includes utilising our local resources but also supplementing them with resources from across the Met, including the Violent Crime Taskforce’ – Chief Superintendent Simon Messinger, Commander of the Central South Command Unit BY TEMI OYELADE/SPECIAL CRIME CORRESPONDENT, LONDON

SHOCKINGLY PAINFUL: NIGERIAN 16 Years old Boy, JOHN OGUNJOBI Stabbed to DEATH in South London…Collapsed in Tulse Hill during ‘Bonfire Night’ *Fatally wounded in Greenleaf Close after 10:53pm, Struggled, begged killers to stay...

AMERICA’S MID-TERM ELECTION: NIGERIAN Born Famous American Attorney, CHIKA ANYIAM elected JUDGE in DALLAS County…Emerges First African Immigrant in United States history to serve as a State District Court Judge * Assumes office January 2019, In charge of Criminal District Court 7 *Scored landslide 428, 971 votes-62.23% to defeat Republican opponent *Highly supported by husband-Okey, Campaign led by Jeff Dalton & Dallas County Democratic Party *Practiced Criminal Laws for over 17 years in America *Successfully handles all levels of Felonies, Misdemeanors, Mental Health Cases *Celebrated in ‘Dallas Morning News’ Editorial: “Anyiam’s answers were consistently thoughtful during our recommendation interview but often reflected the voice of who she, in fact, is — a defense attorney…,” *Legal Association: Member, State Bar of Texas, Member-Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member-Dallas Bar Association; Member-Dallas Criminal Defense Association, Member-J.L.Turner Legal Association and Member-NAACP, Garland Chapter *“I remain committed to serve the community as a fair, just and impartial judge”-CHIKA BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard Newspaper

AMERICA’S MID-TERM ELECTION: NIGERIAN Born Famous American Attorney, CHIKA ANYIAM elected JUDGE in DALLAS County…Emerges First African Immigrant in United States history to serve as a State District Court Judge * Assumes office January...

SHAMEFUL: ‘I Have Never tasted Alcohol in my LIFE, I was not Drunk, only playing with empty Beer bottles’-Dismissed Nigerian Policeman, KADIMA USENI, Mobile Force Squadron 22 Base Ikeja …Says: ‘It was a set up against me. I was secretly recorded without my knowledge’ *Lament: ‘Police higher authority want to ruin my life. I am not lying. My Force Number is 176219. I seized the empty beer bottles from some Police officers’ children’ BY TITILAYO ODUNLAMI/CRIME REPORTER, LAGOS

SHAMEFUL: ‘I Have Never tasted Alcohol in my LIFE, I was not Drunk, only playing with empty Beer bottles’-Dismissed Nigerian Policeman, KADIMA USENI, Mobile Force Squadron 22 Base Ikeja …Says: ‘It was a set up against...

CONFESSION OF A MASTERS DEGREE CHRONIC FRAUDSTER: ‘I Have Never met Atiku Abubakar, Nigeria’s former Vice president. I only use his name to deceive innocent Nigerians in a bid to steal their money’-AMINU AHMED YERIMA …Claims: ‘I have exploited over 50 persons on Facebook pretending to be an aide of Atiku. I am from Jade Local Government in Adamawa, same place PDP Presidential Candidate comes from’ *Busted by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team led by Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari *Collected 50million Naira from victims within SIX Months BY AHMED LAWAL/DEPUTY CRIME EDITOR, ABUJA

CONFESSION OF A MASTERS DEGREE CHRONIC FRAUDSTER: ‘I Have Never met Atiku Abubakar, Nigeria’s former Vice president. I only use his name to deceive innocent Nigerians in a bid to steal their money’-AMINU AHMED YERIMA …Claims:...

INSPIRATIONAL: SOUTH AFRICAN Surgeons SAVE MUHAMMED TAMIMI, Palestinian teenager…after he was shot in the Head and Face at close range with a rubber-coated, metal bullet *15 year old Palestinian boy cries ‘I want to be able to go outside. I am not allowed to stay in the sun too much. And I want to be able to run with my friends’ *Bullet pierced his nose and lodged in his brain *A large part of his skull had to be removed, causing his left eye to sink * ‘Every help Tamimi received is a proud example of South Africans who give real expression to Madiba’s spirit of sacrifice and caring for one’s fellow man especially the most vulnerable amongst us’-Mandla, grandson of Nelson Mandela BY RACHAEL OLIVER OSADOLOR/South African Correspondent

INSPIRATIONAL: SOUTH AFRICAN Surgeons SAVE MUHAMMED TAMIMI, Palestinian teenager…after he was shot in the Head and Face at close range with a rubber-coated, metal bullet *15 year old Palestinian boy cries ‘I want to be able to go...

INSPIRING IN AMERICA: Nigeria born IGBO boy, EDIRIN OKOLOKO Appointed Judge in Snohomish County Superior Court…Washington State government applaud his legal accomplishments *Bagged Bachelor of Law from the University of Benin in Nigeria *Received law degree from the Seattle University School of Law *Worked for 13 years as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney on homicide, sexual assault, child abuse, and elder abuse cases *Successfully prosecuted four murder trials * “He will be an excellent addition to the bench in Snohomish County”- Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington State BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU FOREIGN CHIEF

INSPIRING IN AMERICA: Nigeria born IGBO boy, EDIRIN OKOLOKO Appointed Judge in Snohomish County Superior Court…Washington State government applaud his legal accomplishments *Bagged Bachelor of Law from the University of Benin in Nigeria...

REVEALING: LAMBORGHINI VENENO ROADSTER is the Most Expensive Car in the World 2018 at the cost of $4.5million (£3.23 million)..Drive home this luxurious vehicle in classic style …Anthony Paul Bamford owns 2 Ferrari 250 GTOs, Floyd Mayweather drives Lamborghini and Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita *List of Most Expensive cars : Lamborghini Veneno Maybach Exelero, , Koenigsegg Agera R., Ferrari F60 America, Bugatti Chiron, Zenvo ST1; Lamborghini Reventon, Porsche 918 Spyder, Aston Martin Valkyrie, Limited Edition Bugatti Veyron, Mansory Vivere, Lykan Hypersport; Aston Martin Vulcan, McLaren P1 LM *Possesses 750 horsepower, gets a 6.5-liter V12 engine, runs at 221mph *Power delivered to all four wheels via Lambo’s 7-speed “ISR” transmission * Slick gearbox capable of shifting gears almost as quickly as transmissions used in Formula One racecars BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

REVEALING: LAMBORGHINI VENENO ROADSTER is the Most Expensive Car in the World 2018 at the cost of $4.5million (£3.23 million)..Drive home this luxurious vehicle in classic style *Anthony Paul Bamford owns 2 Ferrari 250 GTOs, Floyd Mayweather...

BUHARIGATE: ‘WAEC HEADQUARTERS GHANA has NO TRACE of Certified True Copies of MOHAMMED BUHARI Examination Certificate in our Archives Records & Aptitude Test Department’-BOAMA GYIMA, Head of National Office, WAEC HQ. GHANA …’We cannot validate the Attestation of Result purportedly issued by WAEC Nigeria’ *Sets up high-powered meeting to query Nigeria’s membership of the council *Plans to summon Nigeria’s WAEC officials to explain why the body printed attestation certificate * ‘As a Nigerian military officer, it would have been impossible for me to have attended the Defence Services Staff College in India in 1973, and, after that – in 1979 – the United States Army War College, had I not sat for the WASC examinations, which I did in 1961’-President BUHARI BY AKUA KWEKU/EDUCATION REPORTER, ACCRA & AHMED YUSUFU/STAFF WRITER, ABUJA

BUHARIGATE: ‘WAEC HEADQUARTERS GHANA has NO TRACE of Certified True Copies of MOHAMMED BUHARI Examination Certificate in our Archives Records & Aptitude Test Department’-BOAMA GYIMA, Head of National Office, WAEC HQ. GHANA ...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN AMERICA: ‘Miss NIGERIA International not related to Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant’-VANESSA EKEKE, Founder/Executive Producer, Miss Nigeria International …Onye Osemenam emerges reigning Miss Nigeria International, tackles issue of homelessness as pet project during tenure *Ex-Beauty Queen creates platform for young Nigerians girls resident in United States to fulfill their dreams, plan to re-brand Nigeria’s image Overseas *Vows: ‘We are set to advance the global cause of women by using education, creativity and community service to engage the girls to do something meaningful’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICA Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard Newspaper

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN AMERICA: ‘Miss NIGERIA International not related to Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant’-VANESSA EKEKE, Founder/Executive Producer, Miss Nigeria International …Onye Osemenam emerges reigning Miss Nigeria International,...