2:38 am - Saturday June 23, 2018

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END OF THE ROAD: Hardened Gunmen Raid Vaults of Banks in daylight Robbery…Attack Police Station in Kwara state *17 people Killed including EIGHT police officers shot dead at the station * Three other died at Offa’s general hospital *Flee scene in their convoy with an undisclosed haul of cash * ‘We are offering 5 million Nigerian naira cash for information leading to the arrest of the culprits’-Kwara State Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed * ‘SEVEN people had been arrested so far for their suspected involvement in the attack’-Kwara State Police spokesman Ajayi Okasanmi Jeffrey *’Incident was savage attack on unsuspecting citizens and establishments. No stone will be left unturned until the perpetrators are caught”-Senate President, Bukola Saraki BY DAYO ELEMODE/REPORTER, KWARA STATE

END OF THE ROAD: Hardened Gunmen Raid Vaults of Banks in daylight Robbery…Attack Police Station in Kwara state *17 people Killed including EIGHT police officers shot dead at the station * Three other died at Offa’s general hospital *Flee...

CONFESSION: ‘I AM Guilty of $2million FAKE Business Deal with some AMERICAN Companies’-ADEYEMI ODUFUYE, Nigerian born Undergraduate in Britain …Plead to charges of scamming a Torrington company out of more than $500,000, Faces over 20 Years in Prison *Suspect sent dozens of emails to the comptroller of a Torrington company, prompting a transfer of over $500,000 from company accounts *Dismissed as a student of Sheffield Hallam University, extradited from the United Kingdom * Bears FAKE names as ‘Micky,’ ‘Micky Bricks,’ ‘Yemi,’ ‘GMB,’ ‘Bawz,’ ‘Jefe’ *Found to have sent five wire transfers totaling more than $500,000 to accounts in Virginia, Florida, Washington, D.C., and Hong Kong *FBI identified 36 wire confirmations in e-mail accounts utilized by (Odufuye) and others from September 2015 to May 2016, totaling more than $1.6 million BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & TOM ILUPEJU/CRIME WRITER IN UNITED KINGDOM

CONFESSION: ‘I AM Guilty of $2million FAKE Business Deal with some AMERICAN Companies’-ADEYEMI ODUFUYE, Nigerian born Undergraduate in Britain …Plead to charges of scamming a Torrington company out of more than $500,000, Faces...

SHAMEFUL: NIGERIAN Conman, DONATUS EMEKA ONYEJIUWA Defrauds Bangladeshi Varsity Don of $3,308…Arrested, Placed on 2-day Remand in Sylhet *Suspect is King of International gang which conned Tk4.76 lakh out of a SUST professor *Arrived Bangladeshi for 3 months, Detained by Detective Branch police at a hotel on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway * Deceived Prof. Faruque Miah of Genetic Engineering dept. at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology over FAKE academic confab in USA *Case filed with Shah Paran police station under the Special Powers Act, 1974 BY LUKMAN JUBRIL/ANTI-GRAFT REPORTER, Live in Bangladeshi

SHAMEFUL: NIGERIAN Conman, DONATUS EMEKA ONYEJIUWA Defrauds Bangladeshi Varsity Don of $3,308…Arrested, Placed on 2-day Remand in Sylhet *Suspect is King of International gang which conned Tk4.76 lakh out of a SUST professor *Arrived...

DAMNING VERDICT ON AFRICA’S MOST POPULOUS NATION: ‘NIGERIA is the Most Unequal Country in the World, 80% of the People living on less than TWO Dollars Daily, 62 percent in extreme Poverty’-EUROPEAN Parliament …10% of the country’s population controlling more than 90% of its wealth and resources *Poverty contributes directly to Social, Religious and Regional division * Boko Haram carries out deadly attacks on mosques, schools, markets and churches in Northern Nigeria * Since Chibok abduction on 14 April 2014, 115 Girls still missing *Cameroon Rejects 100,000 Nigerians seeking Asylum * Nigerians held in Libyan detention centres are been beaten, sexually abused, denied food and medicine * $400bn in oil revenues has gone missing from Nigerian state coffers *Nigerian Armed Forces commit war crimes and crimes against humanity *FAULTS Arrest, dissapearance of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES & LEONE HUGO/SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, AUSTRIA

DAMNING VERDICT ON AFRICA’S MOST POPULOUS NATION: ‘NIGERIA is the Most Unequal Country in the World, 80% of the People living on less than TWO Dollars Daily, 62 percent in extreme Poverty’-EUROPEAN Parliament …10% of...

SAD ORDEAL: ‘I was Kidnapped in Music Arena, My Family/Supporters Sold My Properties, Paid 11 million naira (approx. $30,500 USD) for My Freedom’-OSAYOMORE JOSEPH, Nigerian Highlife Music living Legend …Released Hit Album titled: ’30 Days and 30 Nights in Evil Forest’ *Plans to visit America this Summer, Complain of Financial, Emotional stress * Dragged from car by seven armed men with AK-47s, Wife hit with Bullet *Spends TWO WEEKS recovering in a hospital in Benin City * “They took me on a motorbike into the forest. We saw a small river — little did I know it was a branch of the sea. They put me on a speedboat and drove me very far into the sea. After a time, they branched into a swamp, a very big forest in a swamp, along the Koko River, south of the town of Sapele, in the Delta region-“Osayomore * PLUS His Close Relationship with FELA KUTI BY OSAGHE IGBEDION/ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER, EDO STATE

SAD ORDEAL: ‘I was Kidnapped in Music Arena, My Family/Supporters Sold My Properties, Paid 11 million naira (approx. $30,500 USD) for My Freedom’-OSAYOMORE JOSEPH, Nigerian Highlife Music living Legend …Released Hit Album titled:...

TRENDING: BRITISH Born Nigerian Boxer, ANTHONY JOSHUA Gives Joseph PARKER Bloody NOSE, Holds World Title Number FOUR…Wins on points 118-110, 118-110, 119-109 *28 yr. old Pugilist Parades Championship Belts as WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO * Victory in Cardiff becomes Joshua’s 21st straight career win * ‘I am Now Ready to Face Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury’-Joshua BY THOMAS IBADE/SPORTS EDITOR, CARDIFF

TRENDING: BRITISH Born Nigerian Boxer, ANTHONY JOSHUA Gives Joseph PARKER Bloody NOSE, Holds World Title Number FOUR…Wins on points 118-110, 118-110, 119-109 *28 yr. old Pugilist Parades Championship Belts as WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO * Victory...

HISTORIC: NIGERIA’S President, MUHAMMADU BUHARI Receives Martin Luther King’s Family…During First Black History Month National Black Excellence and Exceptional African Leadership Award 2018 *Identifies with African-American Human Rights Activism *Celebrate LIFE & TIMES of late Martin Luther King Jnr’s sacrifices for Black Race * “Nigeria is home to us. We are strongly happy that Nigerians and other African nations are part of the entire black race that Martin Luther King Jnr represents”-Ambassador Erika Bennett BY PELUMI TINUMI, REPORTER, ABUJA

HISTORIC: NIGERIA’S President, MUHAMMADU BUHARI Receives Martin Luther King’s Family…During First Black History Month National Black Excellence and Exceptional African Leadership Award 2018 *Identifies with African-American...

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born Naturalized AMERICAN, OMOBOLANLE ATINUKE FENNY Makes History as Outstanding Student…HAD PhD at University of Texas, Graduation Ceremony set for May 2018 *Studied LAW for Bachelors Degree in University of Benin *Graduates in Criminal Justice at University of Alabama Birmingham for Masters *Remains Towering of Success for Nigerians in the Diaspora * Still a Pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born Naturalized AMERICAN, OMOBOLANLE ATINUKE FENNY Makes History as Outstanding Student…HAD PhD at University of Texas, Graduation Ceremony set for May 2018 *Studied LAW for Bachelors Degree in University of Benin *Graduates...

66 YEARS BIRTHDAY IN LAGOS: ‘Bola Ahmed TINUBU is a FOUNTAIN of Ideas for Economic Development, a True Humanitarian, Great Contributor to Nigeria & Africa’s Progress’-President Muhammadu BUHARI …Says ‘HE is a Political Partner and Strategist’ *We are constructing a nation where leaders no longer rule by whim but govern according to law and for the betterment of the people *We will replace Corruption with correctness, Insecurity with safety and Poverty with prosperity * We need massive investments in agriculture, a sector that employs over 65 per cent of our people * The road we tread is rough and hard in spots, but that march is inevitable BY OLUCHI IKENGA/STAFF WRITER, LAGOS

66 YEARS BIRTHDAY IN LAGOS: ‘Bola Ahmed TINUBU is a FOUNTAIN of Ideas for Economic Development, a True Humanitarian, Great Contributor to Nigeria & Africa’s Progress’-President Muhammadu BUHARI …Says ‘HE is...

IPOB ALLEGED MASSACRE IN OPERATION PYTHON DANCE: ‘WE Will Investigate NIGERIAN ARMY for September 2017 invasion of a community in Abia State’-International Criminal Court …Vows: ‘We want to know what happens to Igbos during the military occupation of Afara Ukwu community in Umuahia’ *Letter with reference number OTP-CR-413/17 dated March 20, 2018 is Second Response * Petition to Hague filed by Ahaoma Kanu, Nigerian award winning journalist * States: ‘We have opened preliminary investigations into the killings of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra’ * “Just very soon the people responsible for turning the Nigeria Army into a killer squad which exterminates her citizens will be brought to justice”-Ahaoma, CNN/Multichoice African Journalist of the Year BY CHIGOZIE EZINNE OCHIGA/ CRIME CORRESPONDENT, SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA

IPOB ALLEGED MASSACRE IN OPERATION PYTHON DANCE: ‘WE Will Investigate NIGERIAN ARMY for September 2017 invasion of a community in Abia State’-International Criminal Court …Vows: ‘We want to know what happens to Igbos...