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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,...

2019 ELECTIONS: ‘NIGERIANS: I Have 9 CREDITS in My West African School Certificate, Vote for Me again’-President BUHARI …’I am happy to have received Attestation and confirmation of result from WAEC Officials’ * ‘I Can Assure you that Gen. Yar’Adua and I Wrote WASC, since we Joined Army same time’ * Nigerians question why WASC name bears ‘Mohammed’, instead of ‘Muhammadu’ being first name BY NURENI ALAO/POLITICAL REPORTER, ABUJA

2019 ELECTIONS: ‘NIGERIANS: I Have 9 CREDITS in My West African School Certificate, Vote for Me again’-President BUHARI …’I am happy to have received Attestation and confirmation of result from WAEC Officials’ *...

INVESTIGATION: ‘AMERICA has no hand in the death of MKO Abiola, Nigeria’s Billionaire Politician’-Thomas Pickering, former United States Ambassador to Nigeria * Says: ‘Chief Abiola did not DIE of Tea Poison, but of Cardiac arrest’ * Claims: ‘Abiola looked robust, and healthy. He did not seem to have lost much of weight. He recognized me immediately. He greeted both Susan Rice, myself and our Ambassador. We sat in a small square of chairs of sofas in the living room of the guest house where he was jailed. We were all offered tea, both Susan and our Ambassador from what was clear was tea from the same pot. It is important I say this because some people had alleged that the tea was poisoned’ * ‘ABIOLA was not Murdered in Nigerian Government Custody’-Report BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICA Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard Newspaper

INVESTIGATION: ‘AMERICA has no hand in the death of MKO Abiola, Nigeria’s Billionaire Politician’-Thomas Pickering, former United States Ambassador to Nigeria * Says: ‘Chief Abiola did not DIE of Tea Poison, but of Cardiac...

NIGERIA’S Richest Businessman, ALIKO DANGOTE Reigns as Sixth Most Charitable Person in the World…Honored by British based Richtopia-a digital periodical that covers business, economics and financial news *President of Dangote Group of Companies endowed his foundation to the tune of $1.25 billion *Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and J.K. Rowlings occupied the first three positions while Oprah Winfrey and Elon Musk were in the fourth and fifth position * Tony Elumelu, Chairman of United Bank for Africa was 11th on the list BY FINNY ADEDUGBA/FINANCIAL REPORTER, UNITED KINGDOM

NIGERIA’S Richest Businessman, ALIKO DANGOTE Reigns as Sixth Most Charitable Person in the World…Honored by British based Richtopia-a digital periodical that covers business, economics and financial news *President of Dangote Group...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Human Trafficking King in Russia, DAVID AMAECHI, Accomplice arrested for selling Nigerian 19year old model, TOPE ADEBOLA for $35,000…Forced her into Sex Slavery in Moscow *Victim found bruised, malnourished during rescue operation, once thrown out of window of an apartment for refusing sexual exploitation * “After the World Cup in Russia, I was sold to one Russia Madam by two Nigerian men that made me travel to Moscow. I was once injured by this Madam when she ordered her boys to throw me out of their window on the second-floor apartment because I refused sex for 20 men. I felt I would die. I overheard the two Nigerian men that they had already perfected plans to resell me to another Russian trafficker for $35,000, when I was rescued”-TOPE cried *PLUS how stranded victim was lured into witnessing 2018 FIFA World Cup BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Human Trafficking King in Russia, DAVID AMAECHI, Accomplice arrested for selling Nigerian 19year old model, TOPE ADEBOLA for $35,000…Forced her into Sex Slavery in Moscow *Victim found bruised, malnourished during...

BUSTED IN STING OPERATION: NIGERIAN Fraudster, EMMANUEL ANEKE, alias ‘Otunba Cash’ Arrested for STEALING $1.4MILLION Cash in Turkey…Gang hiding inside toilet handcuffed *Clones, intercept Danish’s GM Plast company’s email address *Received funds through front companies like Turkish ED, ZI and N.M *Aneke’s gang members are Popoola, AA Oyemade, AT Fajolu and BO Balogun in Bağcılar *Seized items from Nigerian gangs: 17 mobile phones, 15 sim cards, 3 flash memory, 4 computers, 1 memory card, $85k, €5k, 5 necklaces, 3 bracelets, 2 handcuffs, 2 rings, 1 earring, Rolex watch and numerous crime documents * Turkish Police Department: “We received a letter from Danish Police on 9 May 2018, via Interpol, that an unauthorized access was made to one GM Plast company’s e-mail address. And that the company paid monies into some accounts in Turkey. Investigation by our Cybercrime Department led to the arrest of Turkish ED, ZI and N.M, whose companies were used as fronts. From there we arrested Aneke and his criminal gangs holed up in a luxury hotel” BY CHIMA OBELU/FOREIGN CRIME CORRESPONDENT, Istanbul, Turkey

BUSTED IN STING OPERATION: NIGERIAN Fraudster, EMMANUEL ANEKE, alias ‘Otunba Cash’ Arrested for STEALING $1.4MILLION Cash in Turkey…Gang hiding inside toilet handcuffed *Clones, intercept Danish’s GM Plast company’s...