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DEVELOPING NEWS: NIGERIA’S Secret POLICE Investigates Foreign Nationals for Humiliating Nigerian Port Workers, Abusing Expatriate Quota…Tracks concessionaires operating Lagos Tin Can port *Move followed petition filed by right advocacy group, the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice * Two firms in scandal: Tin Can Island Container Terminal Limited and APM Terminals of unbridled human right abuses in their operations * “Terminal ‘B’ Tin Can, Port Complex, 1/3 Point Road, Apapa on Wharf Road, Apapa in Lagos cannot account for N3billion monthly subvention fund”- Executive Chairman of CHRSJ, Comrade Adeniyi A, Sulaiman * Names of Looters: Yann Magarian Operations Manager of TICT, (+2348066273552), Commercial Manager of same company, Kapur Pawan (+2348063996876), Managing Director, Etienne Rocher (+2348030630399); Human Resources Manager, Juliet Ikemefuna (+23408023141634/+2348141381169), Leader of the Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigeria, Comrade Adeyanju (+2348067667760/+2348022906505) BY MOHAMMED RILWAN/DEPUTY EDITOR, INVESTIGATIONS, ABUJA

DEVELOPING NEWS: NIGERIA’S Secret POLICE Investigates Foreign Nationals for Humiliating Nigerian Port Workers, Abusing Expatriate Quota...Tracks concessionaires operating Lagos Tin Can port *Move followed petition filed by right advocacy...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘ATIKU Abubakar, Nigeria’s Most CORRUPT Politician, Facing Sealed Indictments in America’-FESTUS Keyamo, Director, Strategic Communications, President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation *Found Guilty by PTDF to have abused his office by aiding and abetting the diversion of public funds in the sum of $145 million as loans to his friends * Warns: ‘Let him produce his tax receipts for 2015, 2016 and 2017’ * How can a man who has not paid his Personal Income Taxes now says he wants to get Nigerians working again? BY SOLA ONADEKO/CRIME REPORTER, LAGOS

BREAKING NEWS: ‘ATIKU Abubakar, Nigeria’s Most CORRUPT Politician, Facing Sealed Indictments in America’-FESTUS Keyamo, Director, Strategic Communications, President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation *Found Guilty by...

CONFESSION: ‘We Are GUILTY of trying to Obtain GREEN CARD illegally in America’-Arrested Nigerian Suspects tell prosecutors …Says: ‘We conducted Sham Marriage, paid Money to American ladies to Deceive immigration’ *Arrived USA from Nigeria on B1/B2 Visitors’ Visa but engaged in fraudulent marriages to stay *Nigerian Identities in scam: Adebisi Philip Bode Adejumo, 34, a Grambling, La., resident and Nigerian citizen; Godspower Raphael Sobaeh, 31, a Fort Worth, Texas, resident and Nigerian citizen; and Olabode Ebenezer Olubodun, 37, a Houston, Texas, resident and Nigerian citizen; John Femi Egunjobi, 34, a Grambling resident and Nigerian citizen, Talatu Helen Dada, 38, a Ruston, La., resident and Nigerian citizen, Oludayo Folarin Olayinka, 38, a Midland, Texas, resident and Nigerian citizen; James Ojo Ayodele, 49, a Ruston resident and Nigerian citizen, Precillia Asabe Dada, 53, a Ruston resident and others BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

CONFESSION: ‘We Are GUILTY of trying to Obtain GREEN CARD illegally in America’-Arrested Nigerian Suspects tell prosecutors …Says: ‘We conducted Sham Marriage, paid Money to American ladies to Deceive immigration’ *Arrived...

BREAKING: Two NIGERIAN Texas Residents Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison, Face Deportation…For Fraud, Money Laundering, Identity Theft, Bank/Credit Cards Scam *Caused losses of over $1.1million to United States Government * Orefo Okeke of Arlington, co-conspirator, Clement Onuama plead guilty to crime * Victims found in 16 states in America, Seven countries around the world * “Okeke was found responsible for causing losses of over $1.1 million. He was ordered to pay restitution of over $582,000 and to forfeit the same amount as a money judgment against him”- US Attorney’s Office BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING: Two NIGERIAN Texas Residents Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison, Face Deportation…For Fraud, Money Laundering, Identity Theft, Bank/Credit Cards Scam *Caused losses of over $1.1million to United States Government * Orefo Okeke...

20 YEARS IN PRISON MAXIMUM CHARGE: AMERICA’S Justice Department Arrests KWAM 1’s Son, SULTAN OMOGBADEBO ANIFOWOSHE in Chicago, Others over $2million Fake Online Romance, Mystery Shopping Scam…’My Son is not a Fraudster, He’s now on Bail’, reacts Nigeria’s Legendary King of Fuji Music *Law Enforcement Agents round up internet fraudsters in USA, Nigeria * FBI argues Fraud lasted over two years through ‘Operation Gold Phish’ * Complaint accuses the conspirators of engaging in various other cyber-enabled scams, including investment, employment frauds and target victims’ corporate email accounts *Used parts of slush fund to pay for vehicles on behalf of a Nigerian car company *Deceived American ladies through Match.com, Facebook, and Instagram *Apprehended in Illinois: DANIEL SAMUEL ETA, also known as “Captain” and “Etaoko,” 35, of Skokie; BABATUNDE LADEHINDE LABIYI, also known as “Junior,” 20, of Chicago; BARNABAS OGHENERUKEVWE EDJIEH, 29, of Chicago; SULTAN OMOGBADEBO ANIFOWOSHE, also known as “Ayinde,” 26, of Chicago; BABATUNDE IBRAHEEM AKARIGIDI, also known as “AK,” 39, of Chicago; MIRACLE AYOKUNLE OKUNOLA, 21, of Chicago; and OLUROTIMI AKITUNDE IDOWU, also known as “Idol,” 55, of Chicago *Picked up in Texas: ADEWALE ANTHONY ADEWUMI, 27, of Richardson, Texas. Arrested in Nigeria was OLANIYI ADELEYE OGUNGBAIYE, also known as “DonChiChi,” 26, of Lagos, Nigeria BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, TOM CRAIG/ENTERTAINMENT WRITER, CHICAGO & LOLA OGUNBANWO/CRIME REPORTER, ABUJA

20 YEARS IN PRISON MAXIMUM CHARGE: AMERICA’S Justice Department Arrests KWAM 1’s Son, SULTAN OMOGBADEBO ANIFOWOSHE in Chicago, Others over $2million Fake Online Romance, Mystery Shopping Scam…’My Son is not a Fraudster,...

TOURISM: MOROCCO Gets AFRICA’S First High-speed Train at a whooping cost of $2billion…10 year decade project funded by the governments of Morocco, France, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates * French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco’s King Mohammed VI inaugurated train * New trains made by manufacturer Alstom and can reach speeds of 200 miles per hour *It’s double the speed of South Africa’s Gautrain launched in 2012, which falls short of the criteria of high-speed rail * “We aim at six million passengers a year after three years of commercial operation, instead of three million currently”- Mohamed Rabie Khlie, director general of national rail operator * ‘The Government is continuing its reforms and major investments to improve the business climate and attract foreign investors’- African Development Bank BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

TOURISM: MOROCCO Gets AFRICA’S First High-speed Train at a whooping cost of $2billion…10 year decade project funded by the governments of Morocco, France, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates * French President Emmanuel...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘OLUSEGUN OBASANJO is Totally Confused, Suffering Dementia, No SANE Person Takes him Seriously’-GARBA SHEHU, Senior Special Assistant to Nigerian President on Media & Publicity *Says: OBJ’S utterances gibberish, not worthy of attention *Vows: ‘Whoever Obasanjo endorses at 2019 election is irrelevant. He is very unstable on decision’ *Flays Baba Iyabo for dropping ‘God’s name’ as he deems fit *Add: ‘We have learnt not to take his utterances seriously anymore’ BY IFEYINWA CHUDY/GROUP POLITICAL EDITOR, ABUJA

BREAKING NEWS: ‘OLUSEGUN OBASANJO is Totally Confused, Suffering Dementia, No SANE Person Takes him Seriously’-GARBA SHEHU, Senior Special Assistant to Nigerian President on Media & Publicity *Says: OBJ’S utterances gibberish,...

POWER OF LOVE: Emir of KANO’S Heir, PRINCE AMINU SANUSI LAMIDO Ready for Marriage…says ‘Nothing like perfect wife or perfect marriage. All you can wish for is an understandable and respectful wife’ *Wedding Fathia set for December 29, 2018 at Al Furcan Mosque, Alu Avenue, Nassarawa GRA Kano, Time: 11:00am *Crossing Swords December 29, 2019, Venue: Emir of Kano Palace, Time: 12:00pm * “I am the Happiest Man in the world since I have finally met My GOLD..Ladies and Gentlemen, allow me to introduce the new Princess of Kano..Fulani Zainab Ali Bashir”-Prince Aminu Sanusi Lamido * ‘My daughter’s wedding has brought me unlimited joy’-Zuhrah Abdulhamid Hassan, Bride’s Mother *PLUS How Prince Aminu Sanusi Lamido has brought honor to Nigerian Police Force as an Assistant Superintendent of Police BY IYIOLA OREMADE/ENTERTAINMENT & SOCIETY REPORTER, ABUJA

POWER OF LOVE: Emir of KANO’S Heir, PRINCE AMINU SANUSI LAMIDO Ready for Marriage…says ‘Nothing like perfect wife or perfect marriage. All you can wish for is an understandable and respectful wife’ *Wedding Fathia set...

GOOD NEWS: After 3 years of living in separate continents, NIGERIAN Family Re-Unites in Canada…JOY MAXWELL narrates how she came from Nigeria to Saskatchewan to write a Nursing Exam *Laments: ‘Few months turns three years. The idea of giving her children a brighter future helped keep her strong’ * “Right now (my youngest) doesn’t really know who his mom is and that is kind of hard for me. I can stay on the phone for hours, but I can’t touch them. It’s hard, it’s lonely, and it is quite challenging”-JOY, Nigerian Born Naturalized Canadian BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

GOOD NEWS: After 3 years of living in separate continents, NIGERIAN Family Re-Unites in Canada…JOY MAXWELL narrates how she came from Nigeria to Saskatchewan to write a Nursing Exam *Laments: ‘Few months turns three years. The idea...

INSPIRING: NIGERIA’S Youngest Medical Doctor in England …Trainee Helicopter Pilot sad when younger sister suffered sickle cell anemia attack, needed urgent care but nearest hospital in Nigeria couldn’t deal with her condition *Found available Air Ambulance in a South African Hospital *Devastated when younger sister died after 12-hour activation period for medical treatment *Stunned by the tragic death of her younger sister, Orekunrin left behind a high-flying job in the United Kingdom to take to the Nigerian skies and address the vital issue of urgent healthcare * “I started thinking about whether I should be in England talking about healthcare in Africa, or be in Africa dealing with healthcare and trying to do something about it”-OREKUNRIN BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

INSPIRING: Meet Ekiti Girl, OLA OREKUNRIN, 21 Year old NIGERIA’S Youngest Medical Doctor in England …Trainee Helicopter Pilot sad when younger sister suffered sickle cell anemia attack, needed urgent care but nearest hospital in...