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MURDER IN QUEEN’S ENCLAVE! Alexander KAREEM, 20-year-old Nigerian brother of controversial Met police officer who appeared on Nigerian Big Brother shot dead on London street…deceased screamed ‘help me’ as he lay on the ground before a passer-by attempted to perform CPR * Paramedics arrived to treat victim, pronounced dead shortly after * Family members in distraught, no arrest made at press time * A white Range Rover seen in the area before the shooting later found burnt out being traced by police as ‘a key line of inquiry’ * “Alexander was killed by gunshots to his chest and abdomen while he was walking home after visiting a shop around 12.40am”-Post-mortem conclusion * “I heard shots and somebody calling help me, help me. I called the police and watched the nearby scene from a window. I saw a man laying in the street, sort of in the gutter in front of the bus stop, and several cars had stopped and the people were trying to help and one of them was trying to give CPR. I was laying in bed at about 12:30am when I heard two or three gunshots before Mr Kareem was found”-Eye witness account * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief & EMMA OLLEAH/REPORTER, London

MURDER IN QUEEN’S ENCLAVE! ALExANDER KAREEM, 20-year-old Nigerian brother of controversial Met police officer who appeared on Nigerian Big Brother shot dead on London street…deceased screamed ‘help me’ as...

IN THE EYES OF STORM! Nigerian Musician, D’BANJ sneaked into my hotel room with a spare key, RAPED Me repeatedly and threatened my LIFE-BABATAYO Seyitan, assaulted lady cries out for help ….’I was kidnapped, coerced to recant my allegation, forced to delete my earlier tweet’ * ‘Kokomaster locked me up in police cell with criminals for speaking up against him’ * Bold to share story after artist joined in preaching against rape on Instagram page *Angry Nigerians petition United Nations to remove D’banj as a Youth Ambassador * Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police orders full probe of rape allegation with reference number CB.7000/IGP.SEC/ABJ/VOl.484/801 * D’ Banj fires back angrily: “I have sued the lady (Babatayo Seyitan) for N100million for defaming my hard-earned reputation. I am innocent until proven guilty. Stop social media trial. #SAY no to rape and human rights violation” *BY RAYMOND AMADI/ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR, LAGOS

IN THE EYES OF STORM! Nigerian Musician, D’BANJ sneaked into my hotel room with a spare key, RAPED Me repeatedly and threatened my LIFE-BABATAYO Seyitan, assaulted lady cries out for help ….’I...

IMMIGRANT ADVENTURE IN UNITED STATES! Inside story of Ghana’s King, Nana Gyensare V, OSEI, a Taxi Driver in New York …a traditional leader of the Akwamu people, who oversees residents of five towns across Eastern Region * Recalled various challenges on how his brother died, when he inherited the throne * Moved to New York in 1977 to make a better living for himself * Began taxi driving as he bought a medallion in 1982, his father had 19 children *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

IMMIGRANT ADVENTURE IN UNITED STATES! Inside story of Ghana’s King, Nana Gyensare V, OSEI, a Taxi Driver in New York …a traditional leader of the Akwamu people, who oversees residents of five towns...

SHAME! Nigerian born Naturalized Australian Doctor, TONY BAKARE Convicted for stealing $360,000 in fake Medicare claims…prepared fictitious receipts from sometimes dead patients as cover-up * Sentenced to four years in jail for forgery and deceit from thousands of patients * Found guilty of obtaining financial advantage by deception after a three-day trial in the District Court in Brisbane * ‘He Lodged over 4,000 false claims for providing services on dates he was overseas’-INVESTIGATION * “This was a persistent course of conduct involving a series of dishonest acts,” Judge Moynihan told the court * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief & EMMA ODEBA/REPORTER, Australia

SHAME! Nigerian born Naturalized Australian Doctor, TONY BAKARE Convicted for stealing $360,000 in fake Medicare claims…prepared fictitious receipts from sometimes dead patients as cover-up * Sentenced to four years...

BREAKING NEW GROUND @ FEDERAL RADIO CORPORATION OF NIGERIA: Nigerian Ace broadcaster, SEGUN OGUNJOBI brings Fela Kuti’s ideology into COVID-19 album, set to duet AKON, America’s multiple Grammy Award holder …says: ‘I won BBC Media Action/ USAID Award in Investigative Reporting in Nigeria’ * Graduate of performing arts University of Ilorin inspired by global unrest affecting humanity * ‘At four years, ‘Abami-eda’ electrified me into new age Afrobeat music of philosophy and prophesy’ Confesses: ‘Lyrics of Bob Marley, Tupac Shakur, Michael Jackson had influence on me’ ‘My music is born out of vision of the future, rekindling hopes for poor masses, separating bad from good, pointing out dangerous trends people should avoid and celebrating essentially workers as heroes of our time’ *GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA Foreign Bureau Chief

BREAKING NEW GROUND @ FEDERAL RADIO CORPORATION OF NIGERIA: Nigerian Ace broadcaster, SEGUN OGUNJOBI brings Fela Kuti’s ideology into COVID-19 album, set to duet AKON, America’s multiple Grammy Award holder …says:...

COVID-19 SPREAD IN NIGERIA: Former Oyo State Governor, Senator ISIAKA ABIOLA AJIMOBI battling to Stay alive, on Life Support Ventilator Machine…diagnosed with Coronavirus three weeks ago, receiving treatment at upscale Lagos hospital, First Cardiology Consultants * Rumoured dead last night but family, aides claim ‘he is still alive’ * Lagos Hospital source: “We are asking for prayers, admitting that his situation had become critical. Other than placing him on life support, First Cardiology Consultants is currently not doing anything else on him” * “Thank you for reaching out to us hear directly from United States of America to verify the truth. I can assure you that former governor of Oyo state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, is now in a stable condition going by the latest report I have received from the hospital. He would have recovered faster if younger in age but he is an elderly person. I am asking Nigerians in America, at home and in the Diaspora to keep praying for him to recover quickly”-Bolaji Tunji, Special Adviser to former Oyo state Governor on Communication and Strategy *BY JINADU AKINLABI/SENIOR HEALTH EDITOR, LAGOS & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

COVID-19 SPREAD IN NIGERIA: Former Oyo State Governor, Senator ISIAKA ABIOLA AJIMOBI battling to Stay alive, on Life Support Ventilator Machine…diagnosed with Coronavirus three weeks ago, receiving treatment at upscale...

ROFOROFO FIGHT: Executive Jet Airline owner in Nigeria is Arrogantly silly, I have ordered our 20,000 Marlians to boycott your useless plane-Naira MARLEY, Nigerian musician …’My management did not know it was some useless Marlian people that chattered our jet’, says Chairman of the airline, Dr Sam Iwuajoku * ‘The fact that the Almighty has blessed you, shouldn’t make u look down on anyone! Mr executive jet calling us useless is not only defamation but oppressive’ * “Thanking God we did not crash on your flight as we nearly did” BY TIMMY * AKIODE/AVIATION REPORTER

ROFOROFO FIGHT: Executive Jet Airline owner in Nigeria is Arrogantly silly, I have ordered our 20,000 Marlians to boycott your useless plane-Naira MARLEY, Nigerian musician …’My management did not know it was some...

TRUE CONFESSION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE IN NIGERIA! ‘My Aunt’s Husband RAPED, DISVIRGINED ME at the age of 13years’-heartbroken Chinwe Udeze lament * Forcibly had sex with me multiple times, even when my aunt was asleep at night, he sneaked to where I slept in the palour to rape me * He threatened to kill me, boast : “you can tell but no one will believe you including your aunt” * My Aunt (Martina Bobogini Julius) and treated me like dirt, her husband (Julius Elemotse) threatened me severally not to tell anyone * She got pregnant at 15 years, recalled ordeal and aspiration of becoming a lawyer * Begged in tears: “I want Nigerian government to help me get justice, despite it’s been over a decade. I still get panic attack and trauma from what my in-law had done to me. I want the government to do a thorough investigation on this case” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

TRUE CONFESSION FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE IN NIGERIA! ‘My Aunt’s Husband RAPED, DISVIRGINED ME at the age of 13years’-heartbroken Chinwe Udeze lament * Forcibly had sex with me multiple times, even when my...

WICKED & SAD! OLUWATOYIN SALAU, 19-year-old Nigerian Born American Black Lives Matter Activist Sexually assaulted, found dead had wanted to become an Academic…body discovered 3 miles from where she was last reportedly seen in Florida * Teen was active in the city’s protest against police brutality, calling for justice for black people recently killed at the hands of police, including Tony McDade of Tallahassee and George Floyd of Minneapolis, homicide investigation underway * Her earlier tweet: “Anyways I was molested in Tallahassee, Florida by a black man this morning at 5:30 on Richview and Park Ave. The man offered to give me a ride to find someplace to sleep and recollect my belongings from a church I refuged to a couple days back to escape unjust living conditions. * Last message: “Going back to the situation that happened to me this morning, I did not fall asleep. He then asked me if I wanted a massage at this moment his roommate who was in the house was asleep. I was laying on my stomach trying to calm myself down from severe ptsd. He started touching my back and rubbing my body using my body until he climaxed and then went to sleep. Before I realized what happened to me I looked over and his clothes were completely off. Once I saw he was asleep I escaped from the house and started walking from Richview Road to anywhere else…” * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

WICKED & SAD! OLUWATOYIN SALAU, 19-year-old Nigerian Born American Black Lives Matter Activist Sexually assaulted, found dead had wanted to become an Academic...body discovered 3 miles from where she was last...

MIRACLE, GOD CAN DO ALL THINGS! Nigerian couple delivers twins through IVF after 43 years of waiting upon God for fruit of the womb…had babies at Lagos University Teaching Hospital * earlier fertility doctors warned couple the pregnancy would be dangerous, had a a cesarean at 37 weeks * Medical doctors found pre-cancerous cells of the cervix during a routine test * Spent chunk of her £250,000 National Lottery winnings on IVF treatment and fell pregnant * Dr Adeyemi Okunowo, who delivered the babies, described the birth as a ‘miracle’ *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

MIRACLE, GOD CAN DO ALL THINGS! Nigerian couple delivers twins through IVF after 43 years of waiting upon God for fruit of the womb…had babies at Lagos University Teaching Hospital * earlier fertility doctors warned couple...