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Smoking Gun in Nigeria’s Rule of Law: ‘Reinstate Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Justice Onnoghen now, Suspension is illegal’-New York Bar Association writes BUHARI *Claims: ‘The Nigerian Constitution provides for the Chief Justice’s removal by the President only where a two-thirds majority of the Senate supports the removal. The President here lacks the requisite Senate support’ *Explained: ‘President must take action now to restore Chief Justice Onnoghen to the bench and let the National Judicial Council process unfold in due course’ *“The international community, as well as Nigerian lawyers, civil society, and the Nigerian Senate, have voiced concerns that the timing of President Buhari’s suspension of the Chief Justice may be seen as an attempt to ensure that the President prevails in any post-election legal challenges”-President, Roger Juan Maldonado BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

Smoking Gun in Nigeria’s Rule of Law: ‘Reinstate Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Justice Onnoghen now, Suspension is illegal’-New York Bar Association writes BUHARI *Claims: ‘The Nigerian Constitution provides...

PAINFUL: Inside last Moment of NIGERIA’S FIRST Super Model, YEMI FAWAZ in America…Her Battle, Pain with Colon Cancer at New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital * American Cardiologist, Nephrologist discovered pioneer Nigerian model suffered hole in Heart and Kidney *Leads love international outreach to help less privilege *Challenged Advertising industries in Nigeria for ‘having sex with models’, paying them peanuts BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU in New York

PAINFUL: Inside last Moment of NIGERIA’S FIRST Super Model, YEMI FAWAZ in America…Her Battle, Pain with Colon Cancer at New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital * American Cardiologist, Nephrologist discovered pioneer Nigerian...

SELLING OFF HER FUTURE TO GREED: INEC Supporting staff, NYSC lady collects N1.5Million part-payment Bribe to destroy Ballot papers in Imo state…hid thumb-printed votes inside khaki trousers, under-pant, brassier, shoes * Caught in a bush in Ndiuloukwu Umuowere after disappearing from polling booth *Suspect was expected to collect a balance of N1.5million after completing mission * Arrested by security operatives, confess: ‘Devil and politicians deceived me’ BY IKENNA CHINEDU/CRIME REPORTER, IMO STATE

SELLING OFF HER FUTURE TO GREED: INEC Supporting staff, NYSC lady collects N1.5Million part-payment Bribe to destroy Ballot papers in Imo state…hid thumb-printed votes inside khaki trousers, under-pant, brassier, shoes * Caught...

NIGERIAN Couple, YEMI AND ADE TAIWO: Face behind Payless African & Carribean Food Market in London…Imports Nigerian food and Fashion *Introduce fresh vegetables, meats and spices from Africa into cuisine *Their products come from Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Cameroon and the Congos *Runs a thriving food, clothing branch in Payless African and Caribbean Food Market opened its at 875 Hamilton Rd, United Kingdom BY TOLULOPE IMADE/FOOD & FASHION REPORTER, LONDON

NIGERIAN Couple, YEMI AND ADE TAIWO: Face behind Payless African & Carribean Food Market in London…Imports Nigerian food and Fashion *Introduce fresh vegetables, meats and spices from Africa into cuisine *Their products come...

REVEALING in AUSTRALIA: NIGERIAN Notorious Romance King, FISAYO OLUWAFEMI inside Sydney’s Villawood Detention used 16 Mobile Phones to plot $3million Fraud…Police seized from him numerous SIM cards, identification information, and various electronic storage devices *Suspect’s Girlfriend, Harriette Bangura handed 11 count charge for money-laundering of over $480,000 fraud * Under the alleged scam, emails were sent out from falsified or ‘spoofed’ email addresses encouraging recipients to reveal personal details such as credit card numbers, account names, passwords, officers and urged people to send money in exchange for love or goods * “The 43-year-old is allegedly the ring leader of a crime ring that targeted not only businesses, but women looking for love”-Sydney Police *Another African Gang member was involved in the syndicate having laundered $90,000 BY DIPO OLANIYI/CRIME EDITOR, AUSTRALIA

REVEALING in AUSTRALIA: NIGERIAN Notorious Romance King, FISAYO OLUWAFEMI inside Sydney’s Villawood Detention used 16 Mobile Phones to plot $3million Fraud…Police seized from him numerous SIM cards, identification information,...

SHOCKING in AMERICA: Chicago Empire star, JUSSIE SMOLLETT paid Two NIGERIAN Brothers, ABIMBOLA and OLABINJO OSUNDAIRO $3,500 to assault him with bleach, Noose yelling racial homophobic slurs…for Global media attention and Publicity * “The attack was stage-managed by Smollet himself. He planned everything. He promised to give us the sum of $4,000 in total but only succeeded in giving us $3,500 cash before we traveled to Nigeria on holiday”-‘Nigerian brothers * Smollett had told police that on January 29, two assailants tied a rope around his neck and poured an unknown chemical substance on him while yelling’Empire f****t’ and ‘Empire n*****’ at him * ‘We can confirm that the information received from the individuals questioned by police earlier in the Empire case has in fact shifted the trajectory of the investigation,’ Chicago Police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & CLEM IDEMUDIA/CRIME REPORTER, CHICAGO

SHOCKING in AMERICA: Chicago Empire star, JUSSIE SMOLLETT paid Two NIGERIAN Brothers, ABIMBOLA and OLABINJO OSUNDAIRO $3,500 to assault him with bleach, Noose yelling racial homophobic slurs…for Global media attention and Publicity ...

NEW DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: Foreign Observer foils INEC Rigging plans in 10 states on botched election day February 16…How violence, lawlessness were prevented in 26 states *Why National Electoral Umpire postponed election, set new dates for February 23, March 9 * ‘We have No Confidence or Trust in INEC to manage any credible election’-Afenifere *’INEC plan was to manipulate the smart card readers to substance biometric, accreditation with manual verification of already pre-loaded names, thus paving way for mass rigging and allocation of fictitious votes for President Buhari and APC Candidates during the elections’-Nigeria main opposition party, PDP * “I am deeply disappointed that despite the long notice given and our preparations both locally and internationally, INEC postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections within hours of its commencement”-President BUHARI * “The commission could not afford to be distracted by baseless allegations. The Commission was not a political party and would not allow itself to be dragged into unnecessary controversies at a time like this”-Rotimi Oyekanmi, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman * ‘The upcoming elections are an opportunity for Nigeria to solidify its place as a democratic leader in Africa’-United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo BY NIKKY IYABODE/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER, CHESTA ILAM, POLITICAL WRITER, RILWANU AHMED, REPORTER, ABUJA & AJANI AIYEOLA/INVESTIGATIVE EDITOR, ABUJA

NEW DEVELOPMENT ON NIGERIA’S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: Foreign Observer foils INEC Rigging plans in 10 states on botched election day February 16…How violence, lawlessness were prevented in 26 states *Why National Electoral Umpire...

‘NIGERIA is at major crossroad, Vote BUHARI out as Nigeria’s greatness lies in our Diversity’-Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, Nigeria’s former military president …Bill Clinton, America’s 42nd President set to arrive Nigeria February 12th, Ready to meet President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar,ex-Vice president to Sign Peace Accord 10am following day * ‘One would have thought that the APC will give fillip to the idea of devolution of powers and tinker with processes that would strengthen and reform the various sectors of the economy’ * ‘Nigeria is in search for new breed leadership that must start now as we prepare for 2019 election’ * ‘We need a rebranded Nigeria, National Rebirth and rebranded politics for the people’ * ‘It is often ridiculous for me when people use smaller countries in our West Africa sub-region as handy references of how democracy should be. It beggars our giant of Africa status’ * ‘Time has come to sacrifice personal ambition for national interest and I will support a fresh breed of leadership in the 2019 elections’ * IBB FULL STATEMENT INSIDE BY AHMED MOHAMMED/POLITICAL REPORTER & SEKI ABEKE/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER

‘NIGERIA is at major crossroad, Vote BUHARI out as Nigeria’s greatness lies in our Diversity’-Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, Nigeria’s former military president …Bill Clinton, America’s 42nd President set...

MAX AIR IN THE EYES OF THE STORM: BRITISH Government Detains, Quiz Nigerian Pilot, Captain ADAM DILLI IBRAHIM for unlawfully hiding aboard airplane…Charges Nigerian airline £180,000 a day as they cannot find another pilot to fly the plane after Ibrahim was deported * Pilot earlier fingerprinted, photographed and humiliated in Britain for being a stowaway * Airline consultant, Frank Unokesan, disputes UK claim, says ‘Whenever they see a green (Nigerian) passport they have doubted they are the captain and believe he is a stowaway, that’s their mindset’ * Max Air may now avoid Britain in future and take its business to Germany, which has allowed pilots to stay for up to three months without any problems BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & NNEKA OKIM/AVIATION EDITOR, LONDON

MAX AIR IN THE EYES OF THE STORM: BRITISH Government Detains, Quiz Nigerian Pilot, Captain ADAM DILLI IBRAHIM for unlawfully hiding aboard airplane…Charges Nigerian airline £180,000 a day as they cannot find another pilot to fly...

SECRET TRAP IN AMERICA: U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement sets up FAKE UNIVERSITY to arrest Undocumented Foreign Immigrants …ICE’S Sting operation carried out in University of Farmington which enrolls hundreds of students in Michigan *Phony University deceitfully advertised an innovative STEM curriculum that would prepare students to compete in the global economy, and flexible class schedules * Charges non-refundable tuition of $8,500 a year for undergraduates and $11,000 a year for graduate students * Fake university had been set up in 2015 as part of an elaborate sting operation aimed at ensnaring foreign nationals who had initially come to the United States on student visas * “The phony university was “being used by foreign citizens as a ‘pay to play’ scheme”-Prosecutors * School being run by undercover agents working for ICE BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

SECRET TRAP IN AMERICA: U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement sets up FAKE UNIVERSITY to arrest Undocumented Foreign Immigrants …ICE’S Sting operation carried out in University of Farmington which enrolls hundreds of students...