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DEPORTATION THREAT: Nigerian Couple, RASHEEDAT and AFEEZ BAKARE in Tears…beg Canadian Government ‘Daughters risk Genital Mutilation if returned home’ * Family of four arrived Ontario in 2017, had another daughter in Canada a year later *After denial of refugee status, Rasheedat, now five months pregnant, collapsed and was taken to hospital * Recently, the government issued a temporary delay on the family’s deportation order * “My children’s lives, my husband’s life are at risk. We ran away because they wanted to circumcise my baby girl — the one I brought from Africa. When I got to Canada, I had another baby girl. Currently, I’m pregnant with another baby girl. Now [I’ll have] three baby girls — [and all of their lives are] going to be at risk”-Rasheedat *BY TOLU ABODERIN/REPORTER, ONTARIO & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

DEPORTATION THREAT: Nigerian Couple, RASHEEDAT and AFEEZ BAKARE in Tears…beg Canadian Government ‘Daughters risk Genital Mutilation if returned home’ * Family of four arrived Ontario in 2017, had...

DISGRACEFUL: Nigerian born American Medical Doctor, OGECHUKWU VICTOR ADEKWEH Arrested for coercing underage girl into sex…Grand Rapids resident placed on administrative leave after being arrested for alleged online solicitation * 33-year-old began career as an emergency medicine doctor at Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital since September 2018 * “Adekweh was one of eight people arrested in a two-day sting operation. The operation focused on identifying and arresting suspects seeking to have sexual encounters with minor females in exchange for money”-Court documents * “We are deeply troubled by the allegations regarding Dr. Adekweh. Although we understand that they involve conduct unrelated to Grand Itasca, he has been placed on administrative leave”-Cassi Chrzanowski, Marketing and communications manager * Criminal complaints read: “The suspects responded to the advertisements, which featured ‘several pictures of a female in suggestive poses.’ The defendants allegedly communicated with undercover officers posing as a girl and claiming to be 15 years old. The men agreed to meet and pay for sexual services and were arrested upon arrival at the hotel” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

DISGRACEFUL: Nigerian born American Medical Doctor, OGECHUKWU VICTOR ADEKWEH Arrested for coercing underage girl into sex…Grand Rapids resident placed on administrative leave after being arrested for alleged online solicitation ...

Lagos Pastor, MICHAEL NJOTEAH Sentenced to TWO Years in Jail over N2million Fraud…deceived suspect in the pretext of helping to procure Australian visa *Defraud another victim to the tune of N850,000 for same visa offence * ‘Offences contravene sections 287, 314 318 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015’-Prosecutor, Friday Mameh * ‘I am not a visa agent, I collected the money from the complainants in order to connect them with a visa agent’-Njoteah *BY TIM ABIOLA/JUDICIAL REPORTER, Lagos

Lagos Pastor, MICHAEL NJOTEAH Sentenced to TWO Years in Jail over N2million Fraud…deceived suspect in the pretext of helping to procure Australian visa *Defraud another victim to the tune of N850,000 for same visa offence * ‘Offences...

MONEY LAUNDERING IN AMERICA! Nigerian born Houston resident Kingpin, BAMEYI KELVIN OMALE receives 135 months JAIL TERM… ordered to pay $5,378,292.03 as restitution *32 -year-old suspect involved in the scheme to launder millions of dollars *Other Nigerian suspects found guilty: Chinonso Agbaji, a 30-year-old Houston resident sentenced to 78 months in federal prison, Igho Calaba, a 26-year-old Austin resident got 30 months in federal prison; Chibuzor Stanley Uba, a 31-year-old resident of San Antonio to 36 months in federal prison * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

MONEY LAUNDERING IN AMERICA! Nigerian born Houston resident Kingpin, BAMEYI KELVIN OMALE receives 135 months JAIL TERM… ordered to pay $5,378,292.03 as restitution *32 -year-old suspect involved in the scheme to launder...

CONFESSION! ‘I am GUILTY of collecting $1,500 cash from a Nigerian man to help him obtain Green Card in America unlawfully’-AJIA Strauss, 28-year-old American lady in Newark * Monsuru Ogunbiyi, resident of Pittsburgh convinced American woman to submit falsified documents, made untrue statements to USCIS to become a permanent resident * Fake couple staged photographs, claiming to live together and opening a joint bank account * Court set sentencing for June 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m, facing five years in prison, a fine of not more than $250,000.00 * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

CONFESSION! ‘I am GUILTY of collecting $1,500 cash from a Nigerian man to help him obtain Green Card in America unlawfully’-AJIA Strauss, 28-year-old American lady in Newark * Monsuru Ogunbiyi, resident of...

Nigerian Drug Queen in America, TEMITOPE AYONI OLAIYA, alias ‘Tammy’ sentenced to 10 years in prison for Cocaine conspiracy, multiple fraud scheme * 41-year old Green Card holder in Maryland recruit men, assist couriers in obtaining passports, visas, booked their travel arrangement *Suspect ensure couriers’ travel to foreign countries to obtain drugs, bring same into USA *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

Nigerian Drug Queen in America, TEMITOPE AYONI OLAIYA, alias ‘Tammy’ sentenced to 10 years in prison for Cocaine conspiracy, multiple fraud scheme * 41-year old Green Card holder in Maryland recruit men, assist couriers...

FIGHTING FOR DAUGHTER’S RELEASE IN BOKO HARAM DEN: LEAH SHARIBU’S Mother storm London, plans to meet British Prime Minister…in tears, saying: “Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has tried, but I need Boris Johnson to help me now secure my daughter’s release from terrorists’ captivity” *On Hausa BBC interview in London: ‘Nigerian government did not contact our family until seven months after the abduction of our daughter’ *Lament: ‘I have cried many times. My eyes are swollen. President Buhari contacted me, and sent down three Ministers, assuring me that Leah was going to be released soon, nothing else else had been said to me’ *Confess :’I am in London to seek the assistance of the the British Government to free Leah from the terrorists’ captivity * BY AHMED MUSA/Correspondent in London

Rebecca Sharibu holds up a photograph that shows her daughter Leah, seated on the left in a black shirt. Leah was kidnapped in February 2018 from her school in the town of Dapchi in northern Nigeria by members of the terrorist...

‘As a Prophet of God, I can tell you those who destroy Nigeria will cry, Face the Lord’s Anger’- Rev. Fr. Ejke Mbaka, Roman Catholic, Adoration Ministry, Enugu * Vows: ‘Anyone who plot to destabilise Nigeria would receive dire punishment from God’ * Stop blaming President Buhari for all the problems in Nigeria * Governors should go back to their drawing board, don’t leave the insecurity problem alone to Buhari, he can’t be everywhere. You people receive millions of Naira every month for security votes, use those money to do meaningful things in your various states, engage youths and see whether we will not get it right * BY EMMANUEL ODEMA/STAFF WRITER, ENUGU

‘As a Prophet of God, I can tell you those who destroy Nigeria will cry, Face the Lord’s Anger’- Rev. Fr. Ejke Mbaka, Roman Catholic, Adoration Ministry, Enugu * Vows: ‘Anyone who plot to destabilise...

PANIC & FEAR: ‘We now have a confirmed CORONAVIRUS Patient in Nigeria’-Dr. OSAGIE EHANIRE, Minister of Health * Case involves an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and just returned from Milan, Italy on the 25th of February 2020 * He tested positive at the Virology Laboratory of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, part of the Laboratory Network of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control * Patient clinically stable with no serious symptoms, being managed at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, Lagos * Lay out procedure on how Nigerians should take care of their health, maintain hand and respiratory hygiene to protect themselves from COVID 19 * ‘Coronavirus patient visited Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State’- Tomi Coker, Commissioner for Health *BY DOLAPO AJAYI/Special Correspondent, SOUTH-WEST Nigeria

PANIC & FEAR: ‘We now have a confirmed CORONAVIRUS Patient in Nigeria’-Dr. OSAGIE EHANIRE, Minister of Health * Case involves an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and just returned from Milan, Italy...

TRUE CONFESSION OF A-22-YEAR-OLD NIGERIAN UNDERGRADUATE GIRL: ‘A Rich Yahoo Guy paid me 4Million Naira to sleep with his dog, I think I am Pregnant’-CHIOMA (last name withheld), cries in self regret * ‘I have sinned against God, I cannot even see my Menstrual circle anymore’ * ‘He deceived me his Uncle’s company was shooting Adult movies, now having a strange illness’ * ‘A month ago some boys came to our campus from Ghana on a mission to recruit some girls into their porn industry’ * ‘I was promised heaven on earth and given One million Naira as an advance payment-that made me fell for him’ * BY DELIA OMOBUDE/REPORTER, Lagos

TRUE CONFESSION OF A-22-YEAR-OLD NIGERIAN UNDERGRADUATE GIRL: ‘A Rich Yahoo Guy paid me 4Million Naira to sleep with his dog, I think I am Pregnant’-CHIOMA (last name withheld), cries in self regret * ‘I...