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MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTION IN BRITAIN: ‘We Have Donated over £200,000 to Help Nigerian Doctor, DR. HADIZA BAWA-GARBA Appeal Manslaughter Conviction’-BRITISH MEDICS …’We are practitioners coming from diverse areas of the profession saying that the case of UK-based Nigerian doctor, Dr. Hadiza Bawa-Garba, is an exception’ *She needs to Appeal the decision of the UK’s General Medical Council to strike her name out of the medical register * Earlier found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence in 2015 over the death of six-year-old Jack Adcock *Friends set up crowdfunding campaign which attracts over £200,000. The fund was set up to help Hadiza cover the huge expenses she would need to incur to effectively fight her case * ‘I am overwhelmed with gratitude. I am planning to employ a top legal team to reassess the GMC’s decision and also the criminal conviction’-HADIZA BY STELLA IBADE/STAFF WRITER, UNITED KINGDOM

MANSLAUGHTER CONVICTION IN BRITAIN: ‘We Have Donated over £200,000 to Help Nigerian Doctor, DR. HADIZA BAWA-GARBA Appeal Manslaughter Conviction’-BRITISH MEDICS …’We are practitioners coming from diverse areas of the...

MUTUAL-COOPERATION BETWEEN NIGERIA & AMERICA: DONALD Trump Invites Nigeria’s President, MUHAMMADU BUHARI to WASHINGTON April 30…Meeting to be on ways of enhancing strategic partnership and advance shared priorities * Boko Haram in Trouble, as discussion focus mainly on fighting terrorism, threats to peace and security, building on Nigeria’s role as a democratic leader * “The relationship of the United States with Nigeria is deep and strong, and Nigeria’s economic growth, security, and leadership in Africa will advance our mutual prosperity”-WHITE HOUSE BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

MUTUAL-COOPERATION BETWEEN NIGERIA & AMERICA: DONALD Trump Invites Nigeria’s President, MUHAMMADU BUHARI to WASHINGTON April 30…Meeting to be on ways of enhancing strategic partnership and advance shared priorities * Boko Haram...

BREAKING NEWS: 25 Years old NIGERIAN Lady, MOTILEWA DEBORAH BOLANLE Emerges Youngest PhD Degree holder in Bishop Oyedepo’s Covenant University…Remains one of the youngest-ever from any Nigerian Varsity *Graduates as Doctor of Philosophy having satisfied all requirements for the Award *Professor Samuel Wara, Registrar awards her Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration on Monday, March 26, 2018 at Senate 140th Meeting * “This journey tested me mentally, spiritually and physically. It was absolutely worth it. At 25, I am the youngest PhD holder produced from @CUHEBRON and one of the youngest from any Nigerian University #scholars”-Motilewa BY TOMIWA OLUWABUKOLA/EDUCATION REPORTER, LAGOS

BREAKING NEWS: 25 Years old NIGERIAN Lady, MOTILEWA DEBORAH BOLANLE Emerges Youngest PhD Degree holder in Bishop Oyedepo’s Covenant University…Remains one of the youngest-ever from any Nigerian Varsity *Graduates as Doctor of Philosophy...

TURMOIL INSIDE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD IN USA: NIGERIAN Man, KEN OGBEMUDIA Arrested, Charged for Terrorism, Unlawful Entry in GEORGIA…Threatens to Blow up Church, Shoot up Congregation Parishioners inside ‘House-of-God’, Under Investigation by Department of Homeland Security *Sends dangerous Texts, Voicemails to several people with a promise to kill them *Booked into Cobb County Jail without bond, How Church’s pastor turned him in * ‘I Confessed to RCCG, Heaven’s Gate’s pastor, others that Ogbemudia compelled me to purchase two AK-47’s and 600 rounds of ammunition’-Karen James, female friend of Ogbemudia * “The messages said he was going to shoot up the church and kill many of the members inside. We have not located the weapons, but we have to assume they exist. We have to assume this could have turned into a mass shooting at a church. James declined connection with gun”-Marietta Police Officer Chuck McPhilamy BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, Live in Georgia

TURMOIL INSIDE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD IN USA: NIGERIAN Man, KEN OGBEMUDIA Arrested, Charged for Terrorism, Unlawful Entry in GEORGIA…Threatens to Blow up Church, Shoot up Congregation Parishioners inside ‘House-of-God’,...

BUSTED: ‘NIGERIAN Man, SAMSON OTUEDON Apprehended, Caught with FAKE $400,000 counterfeit bills’-Nigeria’s Anti-graft agency, EFCC ….Suspect confessed: ‘I operate a Syndicate group that used fake dollar bills to scam unsuspecting clients’ * Investigators launched into Otuedon’s activities in Nasarawa, Nigeria’s north central state after it received reports the group was producing fake dollar bills * “Those conversant with currency trading in Nigeria know that most legal and illegal bureau de change operators come from the north”-Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman for Economic and Financial Crimes Commission * “$100 bill is the most frequently counterfeited denomination of United States currency outside the United States due to its broad circulation overseas”-United States official BY KEN EGBAGU/ANTI-GRAFT REPORTER, ABUJA

BUSTED: ‘NIGERIAN Man, SAMSON OTUEDON Apprehended, Caught with FAKE $400,000 counterfeit bills’-Nigeria’s Anti-graft agency, EFCC ….Suspect confessed: ‘I operate a Syndicate group that used fake dollar bills to...

DISGRACEFUL IN AMERICA: NIGERIA’S Senator, ANDY UBA Dragged to Court for OWING $35,448.55 in Water And Power Bill in California Apartment…Los Angeles Department of Water and Power provides amenities to Building 7014 LaTijera Boulevard, Westchester, CA90045 * ‘No Withdrawal Funds in Uba’s Bank Account Numbers: 6594661000, 7594661000 and 8594661000, opened on March 25, 2002, April 11, 2013 and May 17, 2013’ * Unlimited Civil Case with number BC644243 assigned to the Honourable Rita Miller sitting at Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles * Becomes Indebted from March 26, 2002 through November 23, 2016 to February 2, 2018 after he agreed to settle his indebtedness out of court pursuant to a document tagged ‘Stipulated Settlement’ * Summon served on Andy Uba by publication in The Metropolitan News, being a newspaper of general circulation at Los Angeles * Judge Ready to Pass Judgement against Uba if he fails in his ‘Stipulated Settlement’ on before April 30, 2018 BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA’S FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & SAMSON SHOAGA, GROUP MANAGING EDITOR, LAGOS, NIGERIA

DISGRACEFUL IN AMERICA: NIGERIA’S Senator, ANDY UBA Dragged to Court for OWING $35,448.55 in Water And Power Bill in California Apartment…Los Angeles Department of Water and Power provides amenities to Building 7014 LaTijera Boulevard,...

DEVELOPING STORY IN NIGERIA: ‘I Am Contesting for Nigeria’s 2019 Presidential Election, Only If I emerge All Progressives Congress Party Candidate’-Muhammadu BUHARI …Says: ‘By then I Will Determine If Yemi Osinbajo will still be My Vice President or Someone else’ * ‘President Buhari is not officially a candidate yet, he’s an aspirant. He has just signified his intention to seek party nomination’-Presidency * “It is after winning the ticket that you will expect him to name his running mate for the contest. That’s the requirement, he can’t run alone. My view is that it is not the norm that you name a running mate when you are not a candidate”-Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity BY KAYODE OYEBADE/POLITICAL WRITER, ABUJA

DEVELOPING STORY IN NIGERIA: ‘I Am Contesting for Nigeria’s 2019 Presidential Election, Only If I emerge All Progressives Congress Party Candidate’-Muhammadu BUHARI …Says: ‘By then I Will Determine If Yemi Osinbajo...

TRENDING NEWS ON NIGERIAN MOVIE ABROAD: OSUN THE goddess movie BREAKS into AMERICA’S Hollywood Market…Red Carpets slated 5pm for April 15, 2018 at Citiplex-Newark, 360-394 Springfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103 * Nollywood Yoruba Epic to be only US showing till the Nigerian version premieres later this Spring, Movie in Yoruba subtitled in English language * Osun the goddess is an allegory showing the power of Osun in the struggle against rape, abuse and violence against women. Osun stands for female empowerment and the upliftment of women *This film gives a unique glimpse into the proverb-filled traditional Yoruba culture which has had profound influence throughout * Cast features Nollywood stars as: Murphy Afolabi, Faithia Balogun, Femi Branch, Ade Edetunde and Florence Trautman among others * * Executive Producer is FLOXY BEE, the Queen of Hikosso Music, Nigerian singer who also acted, composed and performed music in the film *Author of these books in USA: ‘Importance of Greetings in the Yoruba Culture,’ Who’s Osun the goddess?’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

TRENDING NEWS ON NIGERIAN MOVIE ABROAD: OSUN THE goddess movie BREAKS into AMERICA’S Hollywood Market…Red Carpets slated 5pm for April 15, 2018 at Citiplex-Newark, 360-394 Springfield Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103 * Nollywood Yoruba Epic...

CRUEL & SHOCKING: NIGERIAN FAMOUS Musician, ZAINAB NIELSEN (Alizee), 4 year old Daughter Killed by European Husband in Banana Island Apartment, Lagos…Over Misunderstanding, Jealousy *Police discovers marks of violence on bodies, homicide unit is investigating * 29 year old Deceased musician billed to perform April 29 in the southern city of Warri * Danish Husband, Peter Schau Nielsen blames the Devil for action * Last year she signed a lucrative deal with Japan-based Petra Entertainment BY JOYCE NWACHUKWU/ENTERTAINMENT WRITER, LAGOS

CRUEL & SHOCKING: NIGERIAN FAMOUS Musician, ZAINAB NIELSEN (Alizee), 4 year old Daughter Killed by European Husband in Banana Island Apartment, Lagos…Over Misunderstanding, Jealousy *Police discovers marks of violence on bodies, homicide...

END OF THE ROAD: Hardened Gunmen Raid Vaults of Banks in daylight Robbery…Attack Police Station in Kwara state *17 people Killed including EIGHT police officers shot dead at the station * Three other died at Offa’s general hospital *Flee scene in their convoy with an undisclosed haul of cash * ‘We are offering 5 million Nigerian naira cash for information leading to the arrest of the culprits’-Kwara State Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed * ‘SEVEN people had been arrested so far for their suspected involvement in the attack’-Kwara State Police spokesman Ajayi Okasanmi Jeffrey *’Incident was savage attack on unsuspecting citizens and establishments. No stone will be left unturned until the perpetrators are caught”-Senate President, Bukola Saraki BY DAYO ELEMODE/REPORTER, KWARA STATE

END OF THE ROAD: Hardened Gunmen Raid Vaults of Banks in daylight Robbery…Attack Police Station in Kwara state *17 people Killed including EIGHT police officers shot dead at the station * Three other died at Offa’s general hospital *Flee...