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MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: Nigerian Doctorate Student, PETER GENGER, holding two Master Degrees win Nahlah Ayed Global Leadership Award in Canada *Scholar in Peace, Conflict Studies holds extensive experience in facilitating dialogue and peace education *His inclination for study and practice is on the resort, entrenchment of African Indigenous peacemaking opportunities to address conflicts, development challenges in African communities, in resonance with the African Union’s declaration for African solutions for Africa’s problems * “This award has made me realize that there is no service that is too little or too much to give. The most important thing is for one to keep serving with sincere concern for humanity. After all, there is joy in true leadership and service”-Genger BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD ABROAD: Nigerian Doctorate Student, PETER GENGER, holding two Master Degrees win Nahlah Ayed Global Leadership Award in Canada *Scholar in Peace, Conflict Studies holds extensive experience in facilitating...

Fighting the Battle of his LIFE: I am Not CORRUPT, EFCC can fully investigate me…My Hands are Clean-BAYO ONANUGA, MD/CEO, News Agency of Nigeria …May pursue libel court case against petitioners * ‘ On my first day at NAN darkness was everywhere, I provided N250,000 of my own money to the Technical Department to buy diesel and decreed that on no account must the agency be in darkness from 8am till 8pm daily’ * ‘Illegal NAN labor unions out to ruin my hard-earned reputation’ * ‘I created three websites with less than N1.7m and paid less than N2m, about $5,000 every year for hosting at pagely.com’ * ‘We want Secretary to the Government of the Federation to immediately probe the out going managing director of the agency, Bayo Onanuga for fraud’-Labor Unions in NAN BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

Fighting the Battle of his LIFE: I am Not CORRUPT, EFCC can fully investigate me…My Hands are Clean-BAYO ONANUGA, MD/CEO, News Agency of Nigeria …May pursue libel court case against petitioners * ‘ On...

SHOCKING: United Kingdom Police Handcuffs, Arrest Nigerian lady for pulling a white man with rope like a Bingo Pet…thinks suspect may have used Voodoo on British man *Drags victim about on the floor with chain tied around the neck in London * Man obeys, crawl on his knees and hands in total submission looking so tired BY NURA OLAMIDE/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, BRITAIN

SHOCKING: United Kingdom Police Handcuffs, Arrest Nigerian lady for pulling a white man with rope like a Bingo Pet…thinks suspect may have used Voodoo on British man *Drags victim about on the floor with chain tied around the neck...

DISGRACEFUL: NIGERIAN Born Music Rapper, ADETOKUNBO AJIBOLA, alias ‘Trapstar Toxic’ Jailed five years in Britain for Cocaine deal * Arrested while fleeing a flat containing £30,000 worth of drugs * 26-year-old pleads guilty to possession of cocaine, cannabis with intent to supply, Sentenced at Harrow Crown Court * Attempted to escape by jumping from a second-floor window when police raided the property * “Ajibola played a leading role in the control of the Class A and B drugs markets in the Willesden area. He reaped the financial rewards of his illegal enterprise with no thought given to the misery of drugs supply that he brought to the community where he lived. The police will now begin confiscation proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act to recover the assets seized, to ensure that Ajibola does not profit from his criminality”-Prosecuting Counsel, Dec James BY UFOMA MILLIAN/JUDICIAL CORRESPONDENT, UK

DISGRACEFUL: NIGERIAN Born Music Rapper, ADETOKUNBO AJIBOLA, alias ‘Trapstar Toxic’ Jailed five years in Britain for Cocaine deal * Arrested while fleeing a flat containing £30,000 worth of drugs * 26-year-old pleads...

PAINFUL SHAM MARRIAGE: ‘My NIGERIAN Husband, BEN SOYEMI pretends to love me, but only married me for Visa’-British Woman cries out …Says: ’25 year old Nigerian hubby flirts with ex-girlfriend in Lagos on Skype daily’ * ‘He used, dump me and humiliated me before my entire family in London’ * ‘He ruined my life, I filed for divorce which he signed after two years’ * Lament: ‘I loved him. We dated for six months on social media, met him having almost expiring student visa’ BY JOY REWANE/CRIME CORRESPONDENT/London

PAINFUL SHAM MARRIAGE: ‘My NIGERIAN Husband, BEN SOYEMI pretends to love me, but only married me for Visa’-British Woman cries out …Says: ’25 year old Nigerian hubby flirts with ex-girlfriend in Lagos on Skype...

HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM SHATTERED DREAM: NIGERIAN 7-foot-2 Homeless man, CLIFFORD ETADAFIMUE Arrested in United States …Lured into America with promise of hoax Basketball careers *21 year old earlier squat in a homeless shelter *Had multiple encounters with New Hampshire Police in Nashua * “Clifford refused to stand and enter the rear of the van. After several minutes and multiple orders for Clifford to enter the van, myself and other officers picked Clifford up and assisted him into the rear of the van. It took 10 police officers to move this 350-pound homeless Nigerian into booking. He was subsequently charged with resisting arrest for refusing to cooperate”- Sgt. Adalberto Garcia of the Nashua Police Department * “He is facing potential mental health issues and suffering from a medical condition that requires the use of a glucose meter”-City Police BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM SHATTERED DREAM: NIGERIAN 7-foot-2 Homeless man, CLIFFORD ETADAFIMUE Arrested in United States …Lured into America with promise of hoax Basketball careers *21 year old earlier squat in a homeless...

YOUNGEST DEE JAY IN THE WORLD: 6 year old South African Genius, DJ Arch Jnr wins Guinness World Records Award…Emerged South Africa Got Talent Winner at the age of three * Started disc-jockeying at the age on ONE, Had impact on America’s Got Talent * Shows off skills, professionalism in outdoor ceremonies as youngest entertainer in Africa * Performance much sought-after by top Celebrities in Africa, Europe and United States * Performed at South African Film Awards and All Africa Music Awards in Nigeria BY HARRIET IVANA/ENTERTAINMENT CORRESPONDENT IN JO’BURG (SOUTH AFRICA)

YOUNGEST DEE JAY IN THE WORLD: 6 year old South African Genius, DJ Arch Jnr wins Guinness World Records Award…Emerged South Africa Got Talent Winner at the age of three * Started disc-jockeying at the age on ONE, Had impact...

AFTER 20 YEARS OF MEDICAL PRACTICE: SAMSON ORUSA, Nigerian born American Medical Doctor Indicted on 45-Count Charges…’Man-of-God’ Facing Opioid Distribution, Healthcare Fraud, Money-laundering Crimes *56 year old man charged with 22 counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance outside the bounds of professional medical practice; 13 counts of healthcare fraud and nine counts of money laundering * Suspect opened and maintained medical practice at 261 Stone Crossing Drive in Clarksville, Tennessee for the purpose of distributing Schedule II controlled substances, including oxycodone * The indictment alleges that in February 2015, Orusa diagnosed a patient with Chronic Pain Syndrome without performing a specific examination and prescribed oxymorphone (an opioid), Soma (carisoprodol, a muscle relaxer), and alprazolam (benzodiazepine, an anti-anxiety drug). This regimen is commonly referred to as “The Holy Trinity,” and is considered to be a potentially deadly drug cocktail * On September 14, 2018, the State of Tennessee permanently revoked Orusa’s Pain Management Certificate and on that same day, Orusa wrote 164 individual prescriptions for approximately 12,754 Schedule II controlled substance pills * Suspect used clinic proceeds to make a $12,451.00 down payment on a 2017 Mercedez-Benz; and wrote a check for the purchase of $100,000 in securities * “Anyone who contributes to the opioid epidemic plaguing this nation should expect to be targeted by our law enforcement partners and held accountable. Physicians who prey upon an already addicted population; steal from public healthcare programs; and engage in such reckless disregard for patient safety, as alleged here, will face a vigorous prosecution by this office” – U.S. Attorney Cochran, Department of Justice BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard

AFTER 20 YEARS OF MEDICAL PRACTICE: SAMSON ORUSA, Nigerian born American Medical Doctor Indicted on 45-Count Charges…’Man-of-God’ Facing Opioid Distribution, Healthcare Fraud, Money-laundering Crimes *56 year...

DISGRACEFUL! NIGERIAN Yahoo Yahoo Man, COSMOS EMEH posed as FAKE American Soldier…Scam Australian Woman the sum of $400,000 through money transfer service * 32 year old conman deceived vulnerable ladies through hoax online romance scheme * Lied to 38 year old female victim, traveled to woman’s house to collect extra $105,000 *Charged with one count each of fraud and attempted fraud at Brisbane Magistrates Court * “The 34-year-old woman began an online romantic relationship with Cosmos Emeh, 32, after befriending him on social media in October 2018. The following month, she was groomed into believing Emeh was a US soldier, and sent him more than $200,000 through a money transfer service. He he then traveled to the woman’s house to collect a further $105,000”-Australian Police BY BIMBO AYOBAMI/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, AUSTRALIA, Naija Standard Newspaper

DISGRACEFUL! NIGERIAN Yahoo Yahoo Man, COSMOS EMEH posed as FAKE American Soldier…Scam Australian Woman the sum of $400,000 through money transfer service * 32 year old conman deceived vulnerable ladies through hoax...

SHAME! Nigerian Man, EUGENE ORE of Wisconsin JAILED 5 years for STEALING $11.6Million in Tax Return…Pilfers Americans’ Debit Cards, Pin, Social Security, Date of Birth in Oregon and Washington DC *62 year old Nigerian filed multiple tax returns for years using the identities of thousands of taxpayers *Ordered to pay back the sum of $400,000 as Restitution *His American co-suspect, Curtis Sherman Pethley withdraw tax refunds from the prepaid debit cards after taking a 10-20 percent cut of the proceeds, wired the rest money to Nigeria * “Court documents revealed that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) began investigating the scheme in May of 2013. when a victim in Medford notified them of suspicious activity. Someone had electronically filed false federal and Oregon state tax returns using her and her husband’s personal information — including their social security numbers and dates of birth”- U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard

SHAME! Nigerian Man, EUGENE ORE of Wisconsin JAILED 5 years for STEALING $11.6Million in Tax Return…Pilfers Americans’ Debit Cards, Pin, Social Security, Date of Birth in Oregon and Washington DC *62 year old Nigerian...