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Nigerian Born American Heavyweight fighter, EFE AJAGBA Reigns as Boxing Hero of Texas …Says ‘I am proud to have come from Ughelli, Delta state and always re-branding the image of the Nigeria in sports’ * 25 year old Olympic Gold Medalist had 10 Fights, 10 Wins, Zero Losses *Nicknamed ‘The One And Only’ Gold/Bronze winner in the 2015 African Games/2014 Commonwealth Games * Rising Heavyweight Pugilist proving his moniker *Defeats German Michael Wallisch in the second round to improve 10-0 as he made in Las Vegas debut on April 27, 2019 BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard

Nigerian Born American Heavyweight fighter, EFE AJAGBA Reigns as Boxing Hero of Texas …Says ‘I am proud to have come from Ughelli, Delta state and always re-branding the image of the Nigeria in sports’ * 25...

‘Nigeria’s ALIKO DANGOTE is Richest Black Billionaire in the world in 2019, fortune at $10.9billion’-FORBES …Oprah Winfrey’s entire worth at $2.5 billion, Michael Jordan valued at $1. 9billion * Mike Adenuga net worth at $9.1 billion, Robert F. Smith: $5 billion * David Steward is worth $ 3 billion, Strive Masiyiwa: $2.4 billion, Michael Lee-Chin: $1.9 billion * Isabel Dos Santos: $2.3 billion, Patrice Motsepe: $2.3 billion, Abdulsamad Rabiu: $1.6 billion *Folorusho Alakija’s estimated valued at $1.1billion, Mohammed Ibrahim: $1.1 billion * 2,153 people made it to the 2019 FORBES list of the World’s Billionaires, 13 are Blacks BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

‘Nigeria’s ALIKO DANGOTE is Richest Black Billionaire in the world in 2019, fortune at $10.9billion’–FORBES …Oprah Winfrey’s entire worth at $2.5 billion, Michael Jordan valued at $1. 9billion * Mike Adenuga...

Chibok Girls’ SCAM: Nigerian lawyer, EMMANUEL OGEBE sues American newspaper, Wall Street Journal, demand $11million for Assassination of Character…desires six reliefs in U.S. Court * ‘Ogebe and his Nigerian associates fraudulently exploited the ex-hostages for tens of thousands of dollars’-Wall Street Journal * The Wall Street Journal, according to the court papers, published false and defamatory article about Mr. Ogebe on April 13, 2018 on its website and in its print edition of the newspaper, entitled, “The American Ordeal of the Boko Haram Schoolgirls” * “I deny the accusation. This was a dirty operation and they did a lot of havoc and subterfuge. It is heartbreaking to a philanthropist and humanitarian when you see how heartless people can be. The Chibok saga ultimately left me poorer”-OGEBE BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

Chibok Girls’ SCAM: Nigerian lawyer, EMMANUEL OGEBE sues American newspaper, Wall Street Journal, demand $11million for Assassination of Character…desires six reliefs in U.S. Court * ‘Ogebe and his Nigerian...

Sicily’s Nigerian Sex Trafficking leaders busted…Lure 15 Underage Girls into Prostitution from Nigeria via Libya into Italy *Police identifies RITA IHAMA, 38, and MONICA ONAIGFOHE, 20, as brains behind the cartel * Investigators track an Italian national, Giovanni Buscemi for helping to exploit girls * 16,000 Nigerian women arrived in Italy from Libya between 2016-2017-INVESTIGATION * ‘We were all forced to have sex without condom with older men as the age of our father. Our traveling passports were seized and we were all threatened daily’-Cries 14 year old Ose Aimagbon * “On arrival in Italy, the women [say they] were forced into prostitution and told they must pay back the cost of their travel to Italy”-Giovannella Scaminaci, deputy chief prosecutor in Messina BY THORPE KATE, CRIME REPORTER, ITALY

Sicily’s Nigerian Sex Trafficking leaders busted…Lure 15 Underage Girls into Prostitution from Nigeria via Libya into Italy *Police identifies RITA IHAMA, 38, and MONICA ONAIGFOHE, 20, as brains behind the cartel * Investigators...

WICKED, PAINFUL & HEART-BREAKING STORY OF A SHATTERED DREAM: NIGERIAN 18 year old Girl, NGOZI EZE Strangulated and Raped to Death in Enugu…On way back from JAMB preparatory Lessons *Community claims unknown assailants in Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze North Local Government behind heinous act * Deceased father says he took her on a motorcycle on Tuesday to a school at Ogrute, Enugu Ezike where she takes her Jamb lesson and on going back in the evening he found out that someone gave her a lift * ‘My daughter’s phone was switched off. Her phone was switched off all through. It was the following morning (Wednesday) that her corpse was discovered in a bush at the back of the community. She could not further her school last year because of low finance, she promised me to work hard to gain admission this year but the devil would not allow us to see our shining light grow’-Cries Pa Eze * ‘We have taken Ngozi Eze corpse away for further investigation. We found scratch around the victim’s neck and ankle which made it look like she was strangled by the rapists’-Enugu Police Command * ‘God will always punish Wickedness. Certainly, people will always reap what they sow and also the committers of this heinous crime will never go unpunished’- Rev. Father Johnson Nwanonenyi BY DAMIEN ELUBELO/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, OWERRI

WICKED, PAINFUL & HEART-BREAKING STORY OF A SHATTERED DREAM: NIGERIAN 18 year old Girl, NGOZI EZE Strangulated and Raped to Death in Enugu…On way back from JAMB preparatory Lessons *Community claims unknown...

INSPIRING: AKON, Senegalese born American Music Star brings Solar Power to 600million Africans …Says ‘Akon Lighting Africa project will provide Solar Energy Electricity for Africa’ *Lament: ‘Children cannot study at night without proper light, unable to have their homework by candle light * Over 3.5million Africans die every year from harmful pollutants or fires * Project funding sourced from China- iangsu International Economic And Technical Cooperation Group * Raised 1 billion dollars to finance projects in Africa * Akon’s net worth is $80 million dollars, making him one of the richest R&B singers BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

INSPIRING: AKON, Senegalese born American Music Star brings Solar Power to 600million Africans …Says ‘Akon Lighting Africa project will provide Solar Energy Electricity for Africa’ *Lament: ‘Children...

FRAUDSTERS FROM HELL: AFRICAN Pastor, Wife Arrested in Egypt for selling ‘Tickets to Heaven’ at a cost of $500 (N180,00)each…Claims Ticket will get people into the Gates of Heaven without God’s judgment * Heresy: Lied that ‘Jesus’ appeared to him to sell golden tickets for multitudes worldwide * Says: Smoking ‘crack-Cocaine’ in Heaven is totally free * “ Jesus Christ appeared to me and gave me the tickets made of pure gold so that I can sell to people who want salvation. I do not care what people or the police are saying about me, I am being persecuted because of doing the work of God”- Pastor Tito Watts, a Zimbabwe based clergyman *Fake Pastor’s wife, Amanda: We just wanted to leave earth and go to space and smoke rock cocaine. I didn’t do nothing. Tito sold the golden tickets to heaven. I just watched” *Egyptian Police Report: ‘We confiscated over $10,000 in cash, five crack pipes and a baby alligator’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief & YINKA MADEBE OWO/RELIGION CORRESPONDENT, CAIRO

FRAUDSTERS FROM HELL: AFRICAN Pastor, Wife Arrested in Egypt for selling ‘Tickets to Heaven’ at a cost of $500 (N180,00)each…Claims Ticket will get people into the Gates of Heaven without God’s judgment...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘BUHARI’S Govt back to dark days of the military where media is a subject of all sorts of attacks by agents of government’-Fiery Human Rights Activist, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin …Says: ‘No Value is placed on Human Life today, Nigeria rated Poverty Headquarters of the world’ *Fires back at ex-Governor of Lagos state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu for picking on her hubby: ‘Nothing to worry about all that. If you can’t stand the heat,don’t venture into the kitchen. It’s all water at the back of the duck’ * ‘Nigeria has a long history of human rights violations and compliance’ * Discusses her recent conference at the Consulate General office of United States of America in Lagos *Demand probe of Nigerian Government for allegation involving soldiers raping under-age girls, women in Military camps of victims of Boko Haram * ‘ The menace of human trafficking in Nigeria has risen to alarming stage in the recent time’ * PLUS views on arrest of Sunday Fase, Nigerian-American publisher of African Examiner in Abuja BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘BUHARI’S Govt back to dark days of the military where media is a subject of all sorts of attacks by agents of government’-Fiery Human Rights Activist, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin …Says: ‘No...

INSIDE NAIROBI: 25 year old NIGERIAN Woman, PRINCESS OKOYE arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for Hiding Cocaine in Milk, Stomach to avert detection…Picked up as she prepared to board a flight destined for Italy * Found to be carrying 77 Pellets of suspected narcotics, later emit 15 pellets swallowed BY TITUS IKEPVA/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI

INSIDE NAIROBI: 25 year old NIGERIAN Woman, PRINCESS OKOYE arrested at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for Hiding Cocaine in Milk, Stomach to avert detection…Picked up as she prepared to board a flight destined for Italy *...

$15Million FRAUD in America: NIGERIAN Fugitive, AYODEJI OLUMIDE OJO, Central Bank of Nigeria staff tracked hiding in Lagos…Declared wanted by United States Justice Department for fraudulent internet and bank transactions *American Govt detains suspect’s friend Olufolajimi Abegunde for helping to cash a dubious cheque of $9,000 on behalf of wanted Nigerian * ‘I didn’t know Ayodeji Ojo is a criminal. He always visit America. On one occasion, he begged me to use my bank account to cash a cheque of $9,000 since he had no legal address known to the bank in America. He used my name to commit fraud. I have learnt my lesson never to help any Nigerian again’-cried Olufolajimi Abegunde inside detention’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

$15Million FRAUD in America: NIGERIAN Fugitive, AYODEJI OLUMIDE OJO, Central Bank of Nigeria staff tracked hiding in Lagos…Declared wanted by United States Justice Department for fraudulent internet and bank transactions *American Govt...