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GOOD NEWS FOR NIGERIA OVERSEAS: NIGERIAN Born AMERICAN Professor, BENJAMIN AKANDE leads Africa Initiative at Washington University in United States…Appointed Senior Adviser to the Chancellor and Director of the Africa initiative, effective April 1, 2018 * He is to help guide America’s Varsity involvement in Africa * Plans to strengthen, expands Washington University in St. Louis’ efforts in Africa *Remains First ever First African to lead Liberal Arts College in USA * Formerly 21st president of Westminister College in Fulton, Missouri * “Dr. Akande will be tasked with helping us prepare a strategic plan that will enhance the impact and programmatic activities with which Washington University is already engaged, and look to building new ones”-Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

GOOD NEWS FOR NIGERIA OVERSEAS: NIGERIAN Born AMERICAN Professor, BENJAMIN AKANDE leads Africa Initiative at Washington University in United States…Appointed Senior Adviser to the Chancellor and Director of the Africa initiative, effective...

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Digital Publiseers, CHIDI AND CHIKA NWAOGU Becomes First African Publisher To Join International Publishing Distribution Association…Foreign body for companies in the field of Publishing Distribution *Attending 5th International Digital Distributors holding 6th, 7th June 2018 in Madrid, Spain *Meeting to discuss ‘New business models, worldwide growth of self-publishing, ‘Publishing and distribution of Hypermedia content’ * Mission is to promote the creativity of Nigerians to the rest of the world * Distributes 350+ books/200+ songs, works of Nigerian writers and musicians to 400+ stores in 100 countries, plus Amazon, Google Play store, and Apple store BY TEMINI IBADE/REPORTER, ABUJA

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Digital Publiseers, CHIDI AND CHIKA NWAOGU Becomes First African Publisher To Join International Publishing Distribution Association…Foreign body for companies in the field of Publishing Distribution *Attending 5th...

TRENDING: NIGERIA’S Famous Music RAP Artiste, 2SHOTZ Turns Photographer, Film-maker in AMERICA…Cover Ceremonies, Parties, Events in Texas *Left Nigeria in 2016, Relocates to United States *Had Professional training in Hollywood *Runs a Film-making outfit called ‘Studio High Definition’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

TRENDING: NIGERIA’S Famous Music RAP Artiste, 2SHOTZ Turns Photographer, Film-maker in AMERICA…Cover Ceremonies, Parties, Events in Texas *Left Nigeria in 2016, Relocates to United States *Had Professional training in Hollywood *Runs...

UNBELIEVABLE: NIGERIAN Undergraduate in Malaysian University, UJU PIOUS EJIMKEONYE with Expired Visa Jumps to DEATH…Trying to evade Immigration Officers’ Raids *Jumped down from 13th Floor of his Condominium to avoid Arrest * Shocking event happened at Sri Puri Condominium Kuala Lumpur * Co-students at City University, Kuala Lumpur mourn him BY MIRABEL ANITA BABALOLA/CRIME REPORTER, Malaysia

UNBELIEVABLE: NIGERIAN Undergraduate in Malaysian University, UJU PIOUS EJIMKEONYE with Expired Visa Jumps to DEATH…Trying to evade Immigration Officers’ Raids *Jumped down from 13th Floor of his Condominium to avoid Arrest * Shocking...

SHOCKING END OF IMPERSONATION IN AMERICAN HOSPITAL: NIGERIAN FAKE Doctor, OLUFEMI CHARLES IGBERASE Practiced Medicine for 8 yrs, Delivered Babies at Prince George’s Hospital Center *Creates Non-Existent American Physician’s Identity, Charles Akoda, performed over 100 Medical Treatment *Arrived on a Non-immigrant Visa with FOUR different Social Security Numbers, Three different names, Indicted for False Passport, Immigration Documents *Deceived Hospital Administrators and Patients as he practiced as an Obstetrician/Gynecologist * Parades Fraudulent Medical License Number D73049, Creates Non-existent Medical Degrees and Documentations, Altered Medical Transcripts * ‘I am Sorry, I Am Guilty of misusing a Social Security number to obtain a medical license’-IGBERASE * “We employed a man who is said to be Dr. Charles J. Akoda. We hereby acknowledged that this man used a complex and sophisticated identity theft scheme”-Prince George’s Hospital Center BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

SHOCKING END OF IMPERSONATION IN AMERICAN HOSPITAL: NIGERIAN FAKE Doctor, OLUFEMI CHARLES IGBERASE Practiced Medicine for 8 yrs, Delivered Babies at Prince George’s Hospital Center *Creates Non-Existent American Physician’s Identity,...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD GLOBALLY: ‘We Hereby Announce NIGERIA’S Born JOHN OGBONNA EMMANUEL as Number ONE Wrestler in the World’-UNITED World Wrestling *Retained status as Champion at African Wrestling Championship *Another Nigerian in the 79kg category, Agiomor Ekerekeme rated third in World Wrestling behind Iranian wrestlers Rashid Kurbanov, Ezzetollah Akabarizarinkolaei *Other Nigerians on World wrestling stage ranking: Robert Daufa rated 7th in the World in the 92kg category, Soso Tamara rated 9th in the World in the 97kg category, Welson Ebikewenimo rated 10th in the World in the 57kg category BY KELVIN OLUWANIKAN/SPORTS CORRESPONDENT, EGYPT

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD GLOBALLY: ‘We Hereby Announce NIGERIA’S Born JOHN OGBONNA EMMANUEL as Number ONE Wrestler in the World’-UNITED World Wrestling *Retained status as Champion at African Wrestling Championship *Another Nigerian...

UNBELIEVABLE: NIGERIAN Reverend, PATRICK HENRY EDET Dumps Catholic Priesthood for Marriage…Says ‘I Am Happy to Marry a Woman of my Choice, I Will Still make Heaven’ * Boasts: ‘Now I know what I am Missing in Marriage’ * Traditional Wedding took place two days earlier * His wife, Inyene Sampson Akpan, a graduate of University of Uyo hails from Atai Ibiaku Itam in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State *Resigned from priesthood on August 2nd last year during his radio programme, Grace and Inspiration on Planet FM BY MONICA EWEKA/STAFF WRITER, AKWA IBOM

UNBELIEVABLE: NIGERIAN Reverend, PATRICK HENRY EDET Dumps Catholic Priesthood for Marriage…Says ‘I Am Happy to Marry a Woman of my Choice, I Will Still make Heaven’ * Boasts: ‘Now I know what I am Missing in Marriage’ *...

HURRICANE IRMA SCAM IN USA: 43 Year old Undocumented NIGERIAN, OLUSEYI JEREMIAH OLAGOKE ADEBAYO in TEXAS Forges Identification Card, U.S. Passport, Parade FAKE Visa…to Defraud America of $119,000 home disaster loan in Florida *Indicted, Charged with Fraud in connection with a major disaster, forgery or false use of a passport and aggravated identity theft *Adebayo used an American man’s ID to apply online for a Small Business Administration loan for property in Orlando, Florida * Arrested after trying to pick up check last month at a post office in Houston BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, Houston, Texas

HURRICANE IRMA SCAM IN USA: 43 year old Undocumented NIGERIAN, OLUSEYI JEREMIAH OLAGOKE ADEBAYO in TEXAS Forges Identification Card, U.S. Passport, Parade FAKE Visa…to Defraud America of $119,000 home disaster loan in Florida *Indicted,...

TRENDING IN NIGERIA: ‘NO More FOOD SCARCITY in NIGERIA, as we have fully established NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY COUNCIL’-President BUHARI …We have put in place solid constitution of the Council’s membership *Council to be chaired by the President, President, with members as Governors of Kebbi, Taraba, Plateau, Lagos, Ebonyi and Delta States *Additional members include: Secretary to the Government of the Federation; the Chief of Staff to the President; the National Security Adviser and seven (7) cabinet Ministers, others *Objectives: Help in developing sustainable solutions to the farmers–herdsmen clashes; Climate Change and Desertification and their impact on farmland; grazing areas and lakes, rivers and other water bodies; oil spillage BY KAYODE OPEYEMI/AGRICULTURAL REPORTER, ABUJA

TRENDING IN NIGERIA: ‘NO More FOOD SCARCITY in NIGERIA, as we have fully established NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY COUNCIL’-President BUHARI …We have put in place solid constitution of the Council’s membership *Council to be chaired...

DEVELOPING STORY IN AMERICA: Cameroon Group storm Nigeria Embassy in Washington DC…Protest, Demand President BUHARI to release their leaders apprehended in Abuja *States anglophone separatists’ were abducted by Nigeria’s intelligence agency * Claims fully armed Nigerian security agents invade Neras Hotel in Abuja on Friday, January 5, 2018 to kidnap their leaders *Placard reads: ‘Abducted in Nigeria, Ambazonians deserve the right to freedom, Let our President go’ * ‘In Cameroon unrest began in November 2016, when English-speaking teachers and lawyers in the Northwest and Southwest regions took to the streets, calling for reforms and greater autonomy. We are demanding Nigerian government to immediately release our leaders arrested in Abuja’-Chris Anu, secretary of communications, Cameroon’s English-speaking separatists’ state of Ambazonia * ‘We are Innocent of this allegation’-Nigerian Govt BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, Washington DC

DEVELOPING STORY IN AMERICA: Cameroon Group storm Nigeria Embassy in Washington DC…Protest, Demand President BUHARI to release their leaders apprehended in Abuja *States anglophone separatists’ were abducted by Nigeria’s intelligence...