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LAWLESSNESS! ‘Nigeria Police beat, humiliate, threatened radio journalist, KOFI BARTELS with sexual assault inside cell’-Committee to Protect Journalists, New York …Says ‘Nigerian authorities must investigate and hold accountable the police officers responsible for it’ * Eye witness account: ‘A group of five police officers punched and kicked Bartels, a reporter with the privately owned Nigeria Info radio station, beat him on the knees with pieces of wood, and arrested him for filming them’ * ‘Citing Bartels’ work covering the police in Rivers state, the policemen said that they would put the journalist in a prison cell with an inmate who would rape him’-CPJ BY RAYMOND ADIBE/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, Rivers State

LAWLESSNESS! ‘Nigeria Police beat, humiliate, threatened radio journalist, KOFI BARTELS with sexual assault inside cell’-Committee to Protect Journalists, New York …Says ‘Nigerian authorities...

Trending Interview: I Discovered & Brought Plantashun Boiz, Daddy Showkey, Baba Fryo into Nigeria’s National limelight -Ace producer/Babyface of Nigeria’s music industry, NELSON Brown ….Recounts encounter with Majek Fashek on three separate occasions * Recalls how he pioneered the music success of Tuface Idibia, Blackface and Faze *Discusses fear for PMAN and thumbs up for Buhari’s administration in the entertainment industry *Confesses: ‘I have produced over 200 hit songs and 50 hits albums. I am looking forward to working with AKON, Senegalese born American Grammy Award winner’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

Trending Interview: I Discovered & Brought Plantashun Boiz, Daddy Showkey, Baba Fryo into Nigeria’s National limelight -Ace producer/Babyface of Nigeria’s music industry, NELSON Brown ….Recounts encounter...

Edición en español: CONDENADO a 30 MESES EN PRISIÓN DE AMÉRICA! ‘Usé CINCO identidades FALSAS diferentes para Robar el efectivo de más de 300,000 dólares en el ‘-nigeriano de Maryland que el hombre nacido JOHNSON OLATUNJI OGUNYEMI admite * Dice: ‘soy CULPABLE de la Falsificación, el uso Falso de Pasaporte, Fraude, el Mal uso del Visado * Blanqueo de Dinero’ * Esposado en un banco en Nuevo Carrollton, Maryland, después de que Ogunyemi presentó un pasaporte nigeriano fraudulento y el visado en nombre de Benjamin Smith al cajero para conducir una transacción financiera * 50 años llegaron Estados Unidos el 31 de enero de 2015, autorizado a permanecer hasta el 30 de julio de 2015 por CBP, rechazaron dejar los Estados Unidos * ‘Durante Johnson Ogunyemi detención, tomamos posesión de tres pasaportes nigerianos en él teniendo visados estadounidenses, todos con la foto de Ogunyemi, pero de los nombres de Benjamin Smith; Benjamin Johnson, y John Wale. También, encontramos en él un permiso de conducir nigeriano en nombre de Benjamin Smith y un permiso de conducir de Ohio en nombre de David Durston se repuso de Ogunyemi o del vehículo que él condujo al banco’-el Nuevo Departamento de Policía Carrollton * ‘La cantidad de dinero lavada y planchada por Ogunyemi como la parte de la conspiración era al menos 307,300 dólares’ – Abogado de los Estados Unidos Robert K GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN JEFE DE OFICINA EXTRANJERO

Edición en español: CONDENADO a 30 MESES EN PRISIÓN DE AMÉRICA! ‘Usé CINCO identidades FALSAS diferentes para Robar el efectivo de más de 300,000 dólares en el ‘-nigeriano de Maryland que el hombre nacido JOHNSON...

SENTENCED TO 30 MONTHS IN AMERICA PRISON: ‘I used FIVE different FAKE identities to Steal over $300,000 cash in Maryland’-Nigerian born man JOHNSON OLATUNJI OGUNYEMI confesses * Says: ‘I am GUILTY of Forgery, False use of Passport, Fraud, Misuse of Visa & Money Laundering’ * Handcuffed at a bank in New Carrollton, Maryland, after Ogunyemi presented a fraudulent Nigerian passport and visa in the name of Benjamin Smith to the teller to conduct a financial transaction * 50 year old arrived United States on January 31, 2015, authorized to remain till July 30, 2015 by CBP, refused to leave the U.S * ‘During Johnson Ogunyemi arrest, we took possession of three Nigerian passports on him having U.S. visas, all with Ogunyemi’s photo, but in the names of Benjamin Smith; Benjamin Johnson, and John Wale. Also, we found on him a Nigerian driver’s license in the name of Benjamin Smith and an Ohio driver’s license in the name of David Durston recovered from Ogunyemi or from the vehicle that he drove to the bank’- New Carrollton Police Department * ‘The amount of money laundered by Ogunyemi as part of the conspiracy was at least $307,300’ -United States Attorney Robert K BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

African American in Prison SENTENCED TO 30 MONTHS IN AMERICA PRISON: ‘I used FIVE different FAKE identities to Steal over $300,000 cash in Maryland’-Nigerian born man JOHNSON OLATUNJI OGUNYEMI confesses * Says:...

Edición en español: NOCHE DE BLOODSHED EN LONDRES! La madre nigeriana of-6-yr-old, SHAKIRA que el MERCEDES Apuñaló a la Muerte como un Pacificador en la Granja de Creta … pidió al atacante a la lanza su vida en vano El *Victim murió en el fondo de la sangre antes de la llegada de paramédicos * ‘El Shakira estaba equivocado el lugar en la cuenta de testigo de ‘-ojo de tiempo torceré * Mismo día un hombre británico en los sus años 20 con una escopeta se mató en Sydenham, Londres del Sur * La mujer británica de 35 años detenida en la sospecha hacia el asesinato, interrogado por pilla en custodia * “El Shakira es uno de 28 años una madre. Ella tiene a un niño de seis años. Que yo sepa esto era un argumento en el que ella realmente no estuvo implicada. Ella estaba equivocada sólo el lugar en el tiempo incorrecto. No era relacionado con la cuadrilla, no era relacionado con la medicina. Ella era una maravillosa señorita, siempre feliz. Ella tiene a un hijo encantador y era sólo una madre normal”-Terry Ellis, representando Camden Contra la Violencia CORRESPONSAL de KIM OLADELE/CRIME, que hace un informe de Londres

Edición en español: NOCHE DE BLOODSHED EN LONDRES! La madre nigeriana of-6-yr-old, SHAKIRA que el MERCEDES Apuñaló a la Muerte como un Pacificador en la Granja de Creta … pidió al atacante a la lanza su vida en vano El *Victim...

NIGHT OF BLOODSHED IN LONDON: Nigerian mother of-6-yr-old, SHAKIRA MERCEDES Stabbed to Death as a Peacemaker in Chalk Farm…begged assailant to spear her life to no avail *Victim died in pool of blood before arrival of paramedics * ‘Shakira was in the wrong place at the wring time’-Eye witness account * Same day a British man in his 20’s with a shotgun killed himself in Sydenham, South London * 35-year-old British woman arrested on suspicion of murder, being quizzed by cops in custody * “Shakira is a 28 year old a mother. She’s got a six-year-old kid. As far as I know it was an argument she wasn’t really involved in. She was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. It wasn’t gang-related, it wasn’t drug-related. She was a wonderful young lady, always happy. She’s got a lovely son and was just a normal mother”-Terry Ellis, representing Camden Against Violence BY KIM OLADELE/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, reporting from London

NIGHT OF BLOODSHED IN LONDON: Nigerian mother of-6-yr-old, SHAKIRA MERCEDES Stabbed to Death as a Peacemaker in Chalk Farm…begged assailant to spear her life to no avail *Victim died in pool of blood before...

BORN TO REIGN: Lagos bullied boy, ISRAEL ADESANYA in New Zealand knocks-out opponent to become UFC World Middleweight Champion…endured Racial Abuse, street-fighting from the age of 10 *30 year old now celebrated as one of the best fighters in the world *Crushes Robert Whittaker’s dentition out in two rounds before a crowd of 57,000 in Melbourne * earlier trained in taekwondo in Nigeria, fighting professional kickboxing bouts in 2011 * ‘I struggled to fit in and never felt accepted in my adopted country because of my race and being an African immigrant. It was weird being the only black kid around. I had to defend myself a lot. ‘I’m cheeky, I’m annoying so I’d always get myself into trouble and eventually I had to learn how to defend myself. That’s when my search for fighting came through’-Adesanya BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BORN TO REIGN: Lagos bullied boy, ISRAEL ADESANYA in New Zealand knocks-out opponent to become UFC World Middleweight Champion…endured Racial Abuse, street-fighting from the age of 10 *30 year old now celebrated...

Resolving Xenophobia in Africa: BUHARI Strikes deal in Mandela’s Country…Nigeria, South Africa to issue 10-year Visa to Businessmen, Academics, Frequent Travelers *Agreement reached at 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria *Decision taken to encourage more people-to-people contacts among citizens of both countries and further strengthen socio-cultural, economic and political relations *During meeting at the Union Buildings, Presidential Palace of South Africa, the two presidents agreed on early warning signals to nip violence in the bud before it escalates BY NOPESA PUNUELL/DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENT, PRETORIA in South Africa

Resolving Xenophobia in Africa: BUHARI Strikes deal in Mandela’s Country…Nigeria, South Africa to issue 10-year Visa to Businessmen, Academics, Frequent Travelers *Agreement reached at 9th Bi-National...

TRENDING GLOBALLY: Lagos-born 7ft 3 inches giant Wrestler, JORDAN OMOGBEIN takes over WWE in America…25year old signed mouth-watering deal, beats competitors to surrender in NXT *Debut in World Wrestling Entertainment in a Two-On-One Handicap match *earlier a college basketball player for the University of South Florida and for Morgan State University * After his Nigerian family migrated to the United States, he attended and graduated from Atlantic Shores Christian Academy in Chesapeake, Virginia *Met basketball legend Hakeem Olajuwan during the USF Bull’s team trip to Houston, Texas, played center position for the Morgan State Bears from 2014-2015 BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

TRENDING GLOBALLY: Lagos-born 7ft 3 inches giant Wrestler, JORDAN OMOGBEIN takes over WWE in America…25year old signed mouth-watering deal, beats competitors to surrender in NXT *Debut in World Wrestling...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I Didn’t See my Appointment to Nigeria’s Honorable Minister of Labour and Employment (State) coming’-TUNDE MOSHOOD Junior, Special Assistant, Media & Communications * We will be operating an Open-House style for trained journalists to verify any information * A new dawn in information dissemination, smooth access to media performance in our ministry * Minister of State Labour and Employment already attracting interest from foreign partners. Had William’s Dominic who’s the Political Counselor at the British Embassy in our ministry to discuss possibly synergy on foreign investments and cooperation with Nigeria *Recalls glorious days of Festus Keyamo (SAN) at the Gani Fawehinmi’s chambers *PLUS plans to leave a lasting legacy for Nigerians, diplomats, foreigners, members of the press GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘I Didn’t See my Appointment to Nigeria’s Honorable Minister of Labour and Employment (State) coming’-TUNDE MOSHOOD Junior, Special Assistant, Media & Communications * We...