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‘UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA: A Peacemaker that Helped bring PEACE to Niger Delta’-Nigeria’s ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan …’That Singular Act brought manifold benefits to Nigeria’ * ‘As a Democrat you promoted due process in government and equity in public administration’ * ‘You are a friend and brother, a great gift to the nation and people of Nigeria’ * Tribute: ‘Seven years gone but never forgotten. May you Rest In Peace even as we hope and believe that you made al-Jannah firdaus’ BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, ABUJA

‘UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA: A Peacemaker that Helped bring PEACE to Niger Delta’-Nigeria’s ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan …’That Singular Act brought manifold benefits to Nigeria’ * ‘As a Democrat you...

ECOLOGICAL FUND: ‘Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State is an Incurable Liar’-Ikechukwu Eze, Media Adviser to Dr. Goodluck Jonathan …’Nasir’s penchant for reputation savaging is almost pathological’ * ‘WORST weakness is his inability to be loyal to anybody or any issue consistently for long’ * ‘El-Rufai’s sinister narrative was intentionally silent on the over N10 billion specially deployed to fund the Great Green Wall (GGW) project in some northern states’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

ECOLOGICAL FUND: ‘Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State is an Incurable Liar’-Ikechukwu Eze, Media Adviser to Dr. Goodluck Jonathan …’Nasir’s penchant for reputation savaging is almost pathological’ *...

MANCHESTER TERRORISM: ‘TERROR Attack on Anywhere is an Attack on all Humanity’-Goodluck Jonathan, Former President of Nigeria * ‘These attacks are another grim reminder that civilized nations must stand together against terror. We must unite to stamp out this menace’ * ‘The Goodluck Jonathan Foundation will continue to be at the forefront of advocating for global peace and for a world without terror’ * ‘All Nigerians are brothers and sisters born from the womb of mother Nigeria’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

MANCHESTER TERRORISM: ‘TERROR Attack on Anywhere is an Attack on all Humanity’-Goodluck Jonathan, Former President of Nigeria * ‘These attacks are another grim reminder that civilized nations must stand together against terror....

FACING 20 YEARS IN PRISON AND $250,000 MAXIMUM FINE : ‘I Hacked into Computers to STEAL $6.5million belonging to American Companies’-Nigeria’s King of Scam, Obinna Obioha tells U.S Federal Court * Confesses: ‘I plead GUILTY to the wire fraud’ * ‘I fully engaged in 50 wire transfers between January 2016 and September 2016’ *Says: ‘While in Nigeria, I worked with others to hack into computers and email accounts used by dozens of victims in the United States and around the world’ * “Obioha and his associates used bogus email accounts to send fraudulent invoices to victims, instructing them to wire funds to bank accounts controlled by Obioha and his associates, under the pretense that the wires were payments for actual deals that had been previously negotiated by the victims”-U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Vadim D. Thomas, FBI special agent in charge of the Albany field office *Last appearance on FACEBOOK October 4 last year BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

FACING 20 YEARS IN PRISON AND $250,000 MAXIMUM FINE : ‘I Hacked into Computers to STEAL $6.5million belonging to American Companies’-Nigeria’s King of Scam, Obinna Obioha tells U.S Federal Court * Confesses: ‘I plead...

Nigeria Police promote hardworking officers into new Ranks in Lagos…AIG Zone 2, Lagos Police Commissioner hand out decoration *Promoted Officers are: ACP Edgal Imohimi to DCP, CSP Hope Okafor to ACP, CSP Muyideen Obe to ACP, CSP Bunmi Ogedengbe to ACP, CSP Lawal Adebowale to ACP and two others *AIG Taiwo Lakanu storms Lagos Police Command to intensify training on Fire Arms’ usage, respect for Human Rights BY NAOMI BELLO/CRIME REPORTER, LAGOS

Nigeria Police promote hardworking officers into new Ranks in Lagos…AIG Zone 2, Lagos Police Commissioner hand out decoration *Promoted Officers are: ACP Edgal Imohimi to DCP, CSP Hope Okafor to ACP, CSP Muyideen Obe to ACP, CSP Bunmi...

BREAKING NEWS: UNITED STATES Govt offers RAY OF HOPE to Academic Qualified Nigerians into American Colleges…Roll out EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program *US Embassy & Consulate in Nigeria gives conditions to Qualify * “OFP’s mission is to assist talented and determined, low-income Nigerian students who are good candidates for financial assistance from U.S. colleges and universities but lack the financial resources to cover the up-front cost of obtaining admission”-U.S Embassy *Full DETAILS on How to Apply, Selection Criteria INSIDE story *Application DEADLINE closes JUNE 16, 2017 BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA & SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, ABUJA

BREAKING NEWS: UNITED STATES Govt offers RAY OF HOPE to Academic Qualified Nigerians into American Colleges…Roll out EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program *US Embassy & Consulate in Nigeria gives conditions to Qualify * “OFP’s...

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria’s former Health Minister, Babatunde Osotimehin United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Director is DEAD…Passed on at the age of 68 years in New York * ‘The UN Population Fund boss died on Sunday’-Dr. Babajide Osotimehin for the family BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BREAKING NEWS: Nigeria’s former Health Minister, Babatunde Osotimehin United Nations Under-Secretary-General, Director is DEAD…Passed on at the age of 68 years in New York * ‘The UN Population Fund boss died on Sunday’-Dr....

INSPIRATIONAL: Bayelsa born Nigerian, Perewari Pere Graduates With FIRST CLASS From American University…Reveals the SECRETS oh his Motivation *Shines at 158th graduation ceremony of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania * Dogged by late Tuition Fees payment, Refused distraction, made a perfect straight A average in Computer Science and was the valedictorian at the event * ‘LIFE has no limits. It is only you that can build your Future and create your Job. It is one thing to dream and another to achieve’-Perewari Pere * American Library Record: ‘Nigeria’s first president Nnamdi Azikiwe also attended same Lincoln University’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

INSPIRATIONAL: Bayelsa born Nigerian, Perewari Pere Graduates With FIRST CLASS From American University…Reveals the SECRETS oh his Motivation *Shines at 158th graduation ceremony of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania * Dogged by late...

US GOVERNMENT FUNDS: Nigerian, Olusola Luke Indicted for STEALING $734,000 in 2 Years…Engage in Fraud Identities and filing False Tax Returns *United States Marshals Service effect arrest at Dulles International Airport *Taken into custody at St. Louis in custody to answer for the charges *Case investigated in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Initiative * “Stealing identities and filing false tax returns is a serious crime that hurts innocent taxpayers”-Karl Stiften, Special Agent in Charge BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

US GOVERNMENT FUNDS: Nigerian, Olusola Luke Indicted for STEALING $734,000 in 2 Years…Engage in Fraud Identities and filing False Tax Returns *United States Marshals Service effect arrest at Dulles International Airport *Taken into custody...

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian national, Wiseman Oputa Faces 20 years Jail Term and $250,000 maximum fine for WIRE FRAUD in Texas…Pleads GUILTY of crime, Defrauds innocent Americans to $500,000 *Used counterfeit passports to open bank accounts in the greater Houston area *International passports from various African countries had photographs of Oputa but different names and identification information * U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Department of State – Diplomatic Security Service the Secret Service conduct Investigation, Assistant U.S. Attorney Suzanne Elmilady prosecutes the case *United States District Judge reserve ruling for July 6 BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian national, Wiseman Oputa Faces 20 years Jail Term and $250,000 maximum fine for WIRE FRAUD in Texas…Pleads GUILTY of crime, Defrauds innocent Americans to $500,000 *Used counterfeit passports to open bank accounts...