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$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...

A LIFE OF CELEBRATION: News Express Publisher loses 90 year old mother in Delta state…Madam Margaret Umunna Edeyi (Maggi), a devout Christian, Community leader lived as a ‘Woman-of-God’ *Survived by five children, several grand children and great grand children BY NSAH EDEMAN/CORRESPONDENT, DELTA STATE

A LIFE OF CELEBRATION: News Express Publisher loses 90 year old mother in Delta state…Madam Margaret Umunna Edeyi (Maggi), a devout Christian, Community leader lived as a ‘Woman-of-God’ *Survived by five children, several...

SHAMEFUL: NIGERIAN Police officer points gun in Woman’s head, RAPES her at ATM Booth under the cover of Darkness…Commits crime within the premise of a commercial bank in Anambra state as a security guard * ‘The policeman had been disturbing the 35 year old woman, regularly asking for sex each time the woman was around to use her ATM card to withdraw funds in front of the bank. The victim rejected his proposal until the police officer pointed gun at her head, threatening to shoot her. When I heard the woman crying, begging the officer to stop, spare her life was when I knew she was been raped’-Monsuru Olajide, an eye witness recounts ordeal * ‘The suspect has been arrested, detained and facing prosecution’-Rabiu Ladodo, Commissioner of Police, Anambra state BY CHUKWUDI ABARIBE/CRIME REPORTER

SHAMEFUL: NIGERIAN Police officer points gun in Woman’s head, RAPES her at ATM Booth under the cover of Darkness…Commits crime within the premise of a commercial bank in Anambra state as a security guard * ‘The...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN born Houston woman, THELMA CHIAKA deliver Sextuplets in American Hospital..Birth time: 4:50 to 4:59am at The Woman’s Hospital, Texas * ‘Odds of having 6 children at-a-time estimated at 1 in 4.7billion’-INVESTIGATION * ‘The mother is doing well. The babies are in stable condition in the hospital’s advanced neonatal intensive care unit’-The Woman’s Hospital Management, Texas * ‘This is the happiest day of my Life. My joy knows no bound looking at the faces of my children. God is forever glorified’-elated Mother, CHIAKA BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN born Houston woman, THELMA CHIAKA deliver Sextuplets in American Hospital..Birth time: 4:50 to 4:59am at The Woman’s Hospital, Texas * ‘Odds of having 6 children at-a-time estimated at 1 in 4.7billion’-INVESTIGATION *...

DAMNING VERDICT: ‘Difficult access to Justice, Female Genital Mutilation, Rape common in Nigeria’s IDP Camps’- The World Report …Says: Domestic violence, trafficking for the purpose of sexual and labor exploitation have become order of the day * Nigerian Government’s battle with Boko Haram result in over 20,000 civilians deaths, large-scale humanitarian crisis with 2.1 million people displaced by conflict, 7 million in need of humanitarian assistance * Corruption continues to plague Nigeria despite the Buhari administration’s increased efforts at reform and oversight BY KATE CHIOMA/UNDERCOVER CRIME REPORTER, NORTHERN NIGERIA

DAMNING VERDICT: ‘Difficult access to Justice, Female Genital Mutilation, Rape common in Nigeria’s IDP Camps’– The World Report …Says: Domestic violence, trafficking for the purpose of sexual and...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘NIGERIAN Soldiers, Civilian Joint Task Force RAPE Hungry Women for Sexual Exploitation’-AMNESTY International *Civilian JTF forcefully separate women from their husbands and confined them in remote “satellite camps” where they have been raped, sometimes in exchange for food. * ‘Instead of receiving protection from the authorities, women and girls have been forced to succumb to rape in order to avoid starvation or hunger”-Osai Ojigho, Director of Amnesty International Nigeria BY HARUNA AHMED/SPECIAL CRIME REPORTER

BREAKING NEWS: ‘NIGERIAN Soldiers, Civilian Joint Task Force RAPE Hungry Women for Sexual Exploitation‘-AMNESTY International *Civilian JTF forcefully separate women from their husbands and confined them in remote “satellite...

TRAVEL ALERT TO CANADIANS! ‘NIGERIAN Security situation is Unpredictable, Huge Risk of Terrorism’-Government of CANADA … crime, inter-communal clashes, armed attacks and kidnappings rampant * ‘Avoid all travels to Niger-Delta, Middle Belt and Northern States’ * ‘Exercise high degree caution in Abuja, Calabar and Lagos due to the incidence of crime’ * ‘Pregnant women and those considering becoming pregnant should avoid travel to Nigeria’ BY BIDEMI BRIYON/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER, ABUJA

TRAVEL ALERT TO CANADIANS! ‘NIGERIAN Security situation is Unpredictable, Huge Risk of Terrorism’-Government of CANADA … crime, inter-communal clashes, armed attacks and kidnappings rampant * ‘Avoid...

WHERE IS JUSTICE IN AMERICA? NIGERIAN Gay Asylum Seeker, UDOKA NWEKE locked-up inside California Detention Center since 2016…Released temporarily by ICE * Suffering in Adelanto Detention Center, two hours northeast of Los Angeles where Life’s possibilities are very limited * After Nweke’s plea for asylum was denied, he attempted suicide. Psychologists diagnosed him with paranoid schizophrenia and depression * “Seeing him there in the orange jumpsuit was a staggering reality for me. Nweke has been detained for several months as a result of actions that he took only in order to survive. All he’s seen of the United States is a jail cell, a detention facility”-OLA OSAZE, Nigerian transgender, National organizer of the Black LGBTQ Migrant Project BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

WHERE IS JUSTICE IN AMERICA? NIGERIAN Gay Asylum Seeker, UDOKA NWEKE locked-up inside California Detention Center since 2016…Released temporarily by ICE * Suffering in Adelanto Detention Center, two hours northeast of Los Angeles...

SEEKING JUSTICE: Nigerian Man HILARY INEOMO-MARCUS faces deportation from Britain after over 20 years stay …Arrived United Kingdom at the of age of 10 and lived in London ever since, granted leave to remain in the early 2000s *earlier worked as a presenter on National Prison Radio, where he was commended as being the best prisoner-producer, remain primary carer for two under-age sons * ‘I have no tie to Nigeria. The prospect that they could walk in and grab me and put me on a plane before I can say goodbye to anyone – not even my children – terrifies me. I’m a product of British Education and Culture’-INEOMO-MARCUS *’We revoked Mr. Ineono-Marcus status after he served a 15-month prison sentence in 2013 for a tax offence’-British Immigration BY CHIOMA IDIKA/LONDON Correspondent

SEEKING JUSTICE: Nigerian Man HILARY INEOMO-MARCUS faces deportation from Britain after over 20 years stay …Arrived United Kingdom at the of age of 10 and lived in London ever since, granted leave to remain in the early 2000s ...

SECOND TERM IN OFFICE: Corrupt people will never go free, only people with integrity will serve in my cabinet-BUHARI * I want to assure women and youths that my administration will not disappoint you BY AHMED ILIYAH/POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT, ABUJA

SECOND TERM IN OFFICE: Corrupt people will never go free, only people with integrity will serve in my cabinet-BUHARI * I want to assure women and youths that my administration will not disappoint you BY AHMED ILIYAH/POLITICAL...