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DISGRACEFUL AFTER DENIAL OF AMERICAN EMBASSY VISA: NIGERIAN Woman, MODUPEOLA AFOLABI, 34, Arrested for Procuring FAKE BRITISH, CHINESE VISA…Passport bears Forged Heathrow Airport’s entry/exit stamps *Desperately paid N70,000 for Scam visas and stamps to Touts *US Visa officers during interview discovered suspect never been to Britain, Orders Arrest *Oluwole Fake Visa Boys Apprehended: Sesan Awolola, 31, and Adebayo Ajase, 28, with specialty in cloning visa payment slips and receipt * “Nigeria’s Police Special Fraud Unit received a petition from the U.S Embassy last year lamenting the amount of money it was losing to fraudsters, who use Corel Draw application and Microsoft Word to clone old receipts and present them for use by other visa applicants”-Lawal Audu, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, spokesman for SFU BY TINU OLAWOLE/CRIME REPORTER, LAGOS

DISGRACEFUL AFTER DENIAL OF AMERICAN EMBASSY VISA: NIGERIAN Woman, MODUPEOLA AFOLABI, 34, Arrested for Procuring FAKE BRITISH, CHINESE VISA…Passport bears Forged Heathrow Airport’s entry/exit stamps *Desperately paid N70,000 for Scam...

NIGERIAN CHURCH GENERAL OVERSEER IN SOUTH AFRICA CONSIDERING SUICIDE: ‘Nigerian Jailed Pastor, TIMOTHY OMOTOSO Compels 13 Year Old South African Girls to Massage him with Vaseline, Penetrates them without Condoms Reciting Psalms 51 and Pray after the Sexual ACT’-South African Government …South African Police Hawks arrest women, Recruiters of Underage Girls as Sexual Entertainers for Nigerian Televangelist *Uses skilled sexual predator to lure young girls and later abuse them *Recruiters visit South African villages to find over 40 vulnerable Girls from Poor Homes without father figures, Brings them to Nigerian Pastor’s Church * HAD Six Nigerian Passports (not FOUR), Denied BAIL in Court *TAIWO, Omotoso’s legal wife, shocked, sighed and gasped in disbelief * ‘Nigerian Pastor had young women give him full body massages, made us lie next to him while he masturbates before sexual penetration’-Rape victim * Omotoso’s Affidavit: “They tied my hands behind me with tight cables. When I asked them to loosen them a bit, they tied them even tighter. At Mount Road Police Station, where I was initially detained, I was put in a place with filthy toilets. I struggled to sleep. I now have flashbacks of the experiences. I have requested a psychologist, I am now becoming suicidal” *Nigerian Pastor ensure recruiters identify young girls who visit his church for crusades and ordinary church services. They vet each girl for information about her family background to ensure she comes from poor homes, where money is needed for survival”-Hawks chief investigating officer Peter Plaatjies BY PMANAGA YVONNE/JUDICIAL REPORTER, Jo’BURG in South Africa

NIGERIAN CHURCH GENERAL OVERSEER IN SOUTH AFRICA CONSIDERING SUICIDE: ‘Nigerian Jailed Pastor, TIMOTHY OMOTOSO Compels 13 Year Old South African Girls to Massage him with Vaseline, Penetrates them without Condoms Reciting Psalms 51 and...

SHOCKING: ZAMBIA Immigration, Police Arrest Nigerian Pastor, AUSTIN EBOSELE in Charge of OMEGA FIRE MINISTRIES in Lusaka…Deported for illegal Stay after 48 hours notice to leave the country for Permit Expiry *Pastor, Wife Resist Arrest for FOUR hours, Locked themsleves up in the House * Nigerian Pastor says Zambian Ministry of National Guidance/Religious Affairs Corrupt for deporting Men of God with vast investments in the country *Zambian Govt plans to take over the church, money in the Church Account and Properties after my Deportation * “Zambian Govt Officials demand K30,000 bribe from me to facilitate my stay, They want to take over my Huge Investment in the country”-Pastor Austin * “Zambian government always allow foreigners to start big investments in the country, grow the investment and later deport them so that Zambians can inherit such investments”-Apostle Joshua Suleman, General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries * “Nigerian pastor’s continued stay in Zambia and the acrimony in Omega Fire Ministries could result into the breakdown of law and order”-Kampamba Mulenga, Zambia Minister of Information and Broadcasting BY LAURETTA OTIGO/RELIGIOUS REPORTER, LUSAKA

SHOCKING: ZAMBIA Immigration, Police Arrest Nigerian Pastor, AUSTIN EBOSELE in Charge of OMEGA FIRE MINISTRIES in Lusaka…Deported for illegal Stay after 48 hours notice to leave the country for Permit Expiry *Pastor, Wife Resist Arrest...

SHAMEFUL: NIGERIAN Notorious 27 Year old YAHOO Boy, FAWAZ OLANREWAJU ANIMASAUN Arrested, JAILED for $1Million FRAUD in AMERICA …Defrauds East Texas-based Austin Banks, Other Americans of hard earned money, Sentenced to THREE Years in JAIL *Apprehended on Charges of Aggravated Identity Theft, Conspiracy to commit Bank Fraud, as well as Aiding and Abetting * Stopped, Arrested at JFK Airport in New York, United States traveling from from Ghana via Amsterdam * Court ordered suspect to pay $930,737.60 in restitution to THREE financial companies-Northern Trust Company due $46,800 and UMB Financial Corporation due $747,948.60 * “Animasaun and his alleged accomplice Idowu Temitope Omolade, also from Nigeria, are believed to be involved in at least 21 fraudulent wire transfers between April and August of 2012”-INVESTIGATION BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

SHAMEFUL: NIGERIAN Notorious 27 Year old YAHOO Boy, FAWAZ OLANREWAJU ANIMASAUN Arrested, JAILED for $1Million FRAUD in AMERICA …Defrauds East Texas-based Austin Banks, Other Americans of hard earned money, Sentenced to THREE Years in JAIL *Apprehended...

FIGHTING FRAUD ACROSS THE SEA: FBI Builds Digital Defense Against NIGERIAN 419 SCAMS…Total losses reported by victims exceed $1 million *FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received almost 400 reports of 419 scams in 2016 *Marks National Cyber Security Awareness Month * Reveals latest ways Nigerian Criminals Defraud Innocent Americans * List Steps to follow to Block 419ners *WARNS: “Don’t give anyone your bank account number or other financial information that could allow him to access your accounts” BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

FIGHTING FRAUD ACROSS THE SEA: FBI Builds Digital Defense Against NIGERIAN 419 SCAMS…Total losses reported by victims exceed $1 million *FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received almost 400 reports of 419 scams in 2016 *Marks National...

BUSTED: AMERICAN EMBASSY Apprehends 28 year old Nigerian, Lukman Ogunsuada for Submitting FAKE Documents to obtain VISA B1 and B2…Notifies Police Special Fraud Unit, PSFU in Ikoyi, Lagos *Arrives United States of America Consulate General Office carrying forged letter of invitation, other documents to the officials for interview *Arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos on a two-count charge of felony to wit. forgery of documents *Accused pleads not guilty to alleged crime, Granted bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum who must deposit the sum of N10,000 each in the Court registrar’s account * “Offences accused committed were punishable under sections 365 and 366 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State,2015…in ourt charge sheet No I/63/2017 “-Police Prosecutor, Wewe Adegbayi BY TOLE IFEMADE/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER, LAGOS

BUSTED: AMERICAN EMBASSY Apprehends 28 year old Nigerian, Lukman Ogunsuada for Submitting FAKE Documents to obtain VISA B1 and B2…Notifies Police Special Fraud Unit, PSFU in Ikoyi, Lagos *Arrives United States of America Consulate General...

24 NATIONS, FIVE CONTINENTS PHOTO COMPETITION: NIGERIAN Lady, MEDINA DUGGER, America’s Lissa Riveria, other Foreign Photographers now Finalists 2ND Annual Magnum Photography AWARDS in USA …12 Winners will receive $27,000 in cash awards, vouchers to participate in a Magnum photographer’s workshop around the world * 41 photographers’ work to be shown at a digital exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery in London *JURY consist of Magnum photographers, world-renowned curators, and experts from organizations like National Geographic and Aperture *Picture harnesses the power of photography to inform, inspire, stimulating a sense of outrage or activism, wonder and hope BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

24 NATIONS, FIVE CONTINENTS PHOTO COMPETITION: NIGERIAN Lady, MEDINA DUGGER, America’s Lissa Riveria, other Foreign Photographers now Finalists 2ND Annual Magnum Photography AWARDS in USA …12 Winners will receive $27,000 in cash...

DISGRACEFUL IN AMERICA: NIGERIAN Man, 22, ABRAMSON ABDULLAH ADEKOLA Arrested in Michigan…For Receiving, Concealing Stolen property of less than $20,000 *Faces five year JAIL TERM felony *Found Guilty of Criminal Investigation Identity Fraud *Pilfers Innocent Americans’ Social Security Cards, emails to make fraudulent purchases on-line *Forges, Receive, Processes Stolen Items at his Employment work place in Keweenaw County * Adekola in United States on a working visa, held on a $50,000.00 cash bond * “We Have Recovered from Adekola’s hideout highly Expensive Electronics, Steal Americans’ Personal Information to make purchases on-Line”- Keweenaw County Sheriff’s Office BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

DISGRACEFUL IN AMERICA: NIGERIAN Man, 22, ABRAMSON ABDULLAH ADEKOLA Arrested in Michigan…For Receiving, Concealing Stolen property of less than $20,000 *Faces five year JAIL TERM felony *Found Guilty of Criminal Investigation Identity...

SO INSPIRING: NIGERIAN-IRISH American Ace Broadcaster, ADAORA UDOJI Shines as ADJUNCT PROFESSOR at New York UNIVERSITY…Acclaimed by TIME Magazine as ‘Anchor of Future News on News Deeply’-famous media tech startup *Earlier worked for Cables News Network, ABC News *Reports international stories covering Africa, the Middle East and Europe *Co-host of ‘The Takeaway with John Hockenberry and Adaora Udoji in 2008’, a nationally syndicated co-production on WNYC, The New York Times, BBC, WGBH-Boston and PRI *Covered Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Vatican, World Economy, Sporting events as in British Open and the Tour De France *Contributes to Good Morning America, World News Weekend, ABC Radio *Writes extensively on topics of being a Nigerian woman, beating cancer and Hurricane Katrina *Served as Board-member of the Montclair Film Festival, Women’s Advisory Board at NBC Universal and still a Woodrow Wilson fellow *NAMED one of 25 Most Influential African Americans by Essence Magazine, Honoree for the World Diversity Leadership Conference at the United Nations *HER Father is Godfrey Udoji, former chief engineer for the city of Dearborn, Michigan and mother Mary, former director of Washtenaw County Library in Ann Arbor, Michigan BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

SO INSPIRING: NIGERIAN-IRISH American Ace Broadcaster, ADAORA UDOJI Shines as ADJUNCT PROFESSOR at New York UNIVERSITY…Acclaimed by TIME Magazine as ‘Anchor of Future News on News Deeply’-famous media tech startup *Earlier...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD OVERSEAS: NIGERIAN-AMERICAN Politician, SAMUEL IFEANYI (Vop Osili Junior) still Celebrated Member, Indianapolis City-County Council for 15th district…Judge Declared him Secretary of state-elect of Indiana *HAD Architecture Bachelors Degree Distinction from Carnegie-Mellon University *Further studied Architecture & Urban Design for Master’s Degree at Columbia University *Served as a Missionary to Haiti and other Developing Countries *Founding partner A2SO4-an Indianapolis-based architectural design company-first Leadership in Energy/Environmental Design certified firms in USA *Was Member of the Indiana Fire and Building Services Commission from 2001 to 2005, Chairman of Indianapolis Board of Zoning Appeals from 2005 to 2008 * Worked as Board Member of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, the United Way of Central Indiana and the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis *Parents nickname him ”Vop”–short for “Voice of the People for his talkative nature *Born as Lagos Boy to a Nigerian father and an American mother *PLUS How he Escaped the then Nigerian Civil War BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD OVERSEAS: NIGERIAN-AMERICAN Politician, SAMUEL IFEANYI (Vop Osili Junior) still Celebrated Member, Indianapolis City-County Council for 15th district…Judge Declared him Secretary of state-elect of Indiana *HAD Architecture...