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NIGERIAN Rising Star, SHABA UGLY Rocks Germany with Dancehall Reggae Music…Sing-alike of South Africa’s Lucky Dube, Nigeria’s Righteous-man inspires in ‘Let’s God Will be Done’ *Much sought-after single takes over German Concerts, Night Clubs and Churches *Germans call him ‘African Music Star’- “Du bist ein afrikanischer Musikstar. Wir lieben dich sehr. Ihre Musik ist erfrischend und inspirierend,” which translates: “You are African Music Star. We Love you greatly. Your music is refreshing and inspiring” *Others call graduate of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo state: ‘African Reggae Star’- “Afrikanischer Reggae-Stern” * “The story of Joseph from Prison to Palace narrates the journey of my life. From Grass to Grace can only happen when you fully believe in God alone and never put your trust in human beings”-IRABOR SHABA JUNIOR BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & HELEN AFOLABI/ENTERTAINMENT CORRESPONDENT, GERMANY

NIGERIAN Rising Star, SHABA UGLY Rocks Germany with Dancehall Reggae Music…Sing-alike of South Africa’s Lucky Dube, Nigeria’s Righteous-man inspires in ‘Let’s God Will be Done’ *Much sought-after single takes...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born American Investigative Media Professional, GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU Wins ‘Distinguished AFRICAN Journalist in the Diaspora Award 2018’…General Kollington Ayinla receives Lifetime Achievement Award for Nigerian Fuji Music *Story chosen for award titled: ‘NIGERIA’S BEST THREE Orthopedic Surgery Doctors in AMERICA Unveiled’ published October 26, 2017…with specialty in joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee, fracture care, work-related injuries, sports medicine and athletic injuries * Other Awardees include: His Royal Majesty, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ooni of IFE, First Lady of Anambra State-Chief Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, Prophet T.B. Joshua, Founder Synagogue Church of All Nations, Bolanle Sarumi, Ashabi Aliyu; Primus Odili, Wale Samson and many outstanding Nigerians * ‘This 5th year Rainbow Award is designed to continually celebrate outstanding Nigerians for excellence in their careers being people with tenacity of purpose. The award is to honour ingenious Nigerians, Africans at home and in the Diaspora for sterling performances in their chosen fields”-Omogbenigun Niyi Johnson, Publisher/Founder *Rainbow Light Ceremony holds Sunday, November 25th at Presken Hotel Resort Limited, Ikeja, Lagos BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, LAGOS

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born American Investigative Media Professional, GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU Wins ‘Distinguished AFRICAN Journalist in the Diaspora Award 2018’…General Kollington Ayinla receives Lifetime Achievement Award for...

BREAKING NEWS in AMERICA: NIGERIAN Deaf & Dumb with Cognitive Disabilities, FRANCIS ANWANA, 41, Fighting Deportation in Detroit…Writes: ‘I was brought to USA at 13 years by my Father as a little boy where he enrolled me in Michigan School of the Deaf’ *USCIS Faults claim, argues :’Francis Anwana first came to the U.S. in 1983 with his father at age 13. He was issued an F-1 Student Visa. He violated his visa condition and became out of status since he is no longer a student. He needs to be deported. He is an illegal immigrant’ * ‘This young man has lived in the United States for 34 yrs. He is deaf & requires special medical care but is now facing deportation to Nigeria’-David Leopold, former President, American Immigration Lawyers Association * ‘I have introduced a private legislation to grant Permanent Legal Resident Status and halt the deportation of Francis Anwana, a Deaf Michigan resident’-Congressman Dan Kildee BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS in AMERICA: NIGERIAN Deaf & Dumb with Cognitive Disabilities, FRANCIS ANWANA, 41, Fighting Deportation in Detroit…Writes: ‘I was brought to USA at 13 years by my Father as a little boy where he enrolled me in Michigan...

SHOCKING: NIGERIAN Couple, KENNETH GBOBOH, Wife, FRANCA behind largest Welfare Fraud of €400,000 in Ireland…Jailed for five years, crime lasted for over eight years *Arrived Ireland from Nigeria in 2006, Instantly applied for and received unemployment benefit *Established second identity under a fictitious name ‘Patrick Akim’, worked as IT Project Manager with FAKE name *Deceitfully collected €240,000 mortgage from EBS in 2008 using the name non-existent name *Wife continually claimed jobseeker’s benefit and did not inform the Department of Social Protection that her husband was in employment *Franca claimed jobseeker’s allowance of over €132,000 and rent allowance of almost €49,000 BY DESMOND IGBADE/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, IRELAND

SHOCKING: NIGERIAN Couple, KENNETH GBOBOH, Wife, FRANCA behind largest Welfare Fraud of €400,000 in Ireland…Jailed for five years, crime lasted for over eight years *Arrived Ireland from Nigeria in 2006, Instantly applied for and received...

CHILLING INVESTIGATION: PARIS Park in France, haven for NIGERIAN Women forced into Prostitution…Nigerian underage Girl Nadege Chinasa narrates how she was RAPED, had an Abortion *Trafficked from Nigeria to France at 6years old, Raped by Local Gangs that killed her aunt *Forced into sexual slavery at 15 years for €20 ($23) per client, to pay off a colossal debt to a female Nigerian pimp known as a “madam, Sleep with 10 men per Night *Human Traffickers also use ‘Bois de Vincennes’, a sprawling park on the outskirts of eastern Paris, home to horse riding schools and zoo for sex activities * Cries: ‘We are not allowed to wear more than our underwear in the night, others wear miniskirts standing outside underneath street lamps, facing out onto the empty road’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

CHILLING INVESTIGATION: PARIS Park in France, haven for NIGERIAN Women forced into Prostitution...Nigerian underage Girl Nadege Chinasa narrates how she was RAPED, had an Abortion *Trafficked from Nigeria to France at 6years old, Raped by Local...

Nigerian Born BRITISH Fugitive, BAYO AWONORIN Arrested in USA hideout over £12m money laundering…Most Wanted Fraudster name appeared in National Crime Agency list *Extradited to United Kingdom for prosecution *Earlier Arrested, Jumped Bail, Fled Britain for fear of apprehension *44 year old Nigerian remanded in custody at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

Nigerian Born BRITISH Fugitive, BAYO AWONORIN Arrested in USA hideout over £12m money laundering…Most Wanted Fraudster name appeared in National Crime Agency list *Extradited to United Kingdom for prosecution *Earlier Arrested, Jumped...

CONTROVERSIAL DEATH IN BRITAIN: NIGERIAN 18year old boy OLUWADAMILOLA ODEYINGBO Killed in London street Fight, Lifeless body Dumped in a garden …’Special post-mortem showed he died of multiple organ failure from pre-existing medical condition. No one will be charged for the death of Mr Odeyingbo’, claims Metropolitan Police * ‘Detectives investigating the death of a young man they believed was murdered in a street fight have concluded that he died of natural causes. No offences of murder or manslaughter have been committed’-Officers from the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command BY CHUNA CHUBA/CRIME REPORTER, LONDON

CONTROVERSIAL DEATH IN BRITAIN: NIGERIAN 18year old boy OLUWADAMILOLA ODEYINGBO Killed in London street Fight, Lifeless body Dumped in a garden …’Special post-mortem showed he died of multiple organ failure from pre-existing medical...

CONFESSION: ‘My LIFE is in Danger in Nigeria for Being GAY, Don’t Deport Me from Britain’-ADENIYI RAJI, 43 year old Nigerian seeking Asylum in UK cries out ….Lament: ‘I have been receiving death threats on social media, I was attacked several times’* ‘My ex-wife caught me and my former partner in bed pant down. As soon as she saw us, she raised the alarm. People gathered and started beating us severely. After that, she divorced me’ * ‘My employers in Lagos sacked me for being Gay. The Nigerian police started publishing my pictures and my name in the Nigerian national dailies. They kept saying that anyone who has useful information that could lead to my arrest should come forward’ *Raji’s solicitor, Bhaveshri Patel-Chandegra, an immigration specialist at the law firm Duncan Lewis: “The court has looked at his case and nullified all his evidence that he is at serious risk if removed to Nigeria but there’s been no evidence that his documents aren’t genuine” *“The UK has a proud history of granting asylum to those who need our protection and each claim is carefully considered on its individual merits”-Home Office spokesperson BY IRETI IPADEOLA/CRIME CORRESPONDENT, UK

CONFESSION: ‘My LIFE is in Danger in Nigeria for Being GAY, Don’t Deport Me from Britain’-ADENIYI RAJI, 43 year old Nigerian seeking Asylum in UK cries out ….Lament: ‘I have been receiving death threats on social media,...

BUSTED: NIGERIAN Nollywood Actor, HENRY OMOAKE Handcuffed in Nairobi Apartment possessing FAKE $25Million Cash…Claim Fund was a Movie Prop *Found to have expired travel documents, alleged set-up by few Kenyans and Nigerians *Argues: ‘I am not into Money Laundering. The money was to be used in a movie scene being that I am a Script Writer for Film Makers’ BY MALELI TUOKTI/CRIME CORRESPONDENT in NAIROBI

BUSTED: NIGERIAN Nollywood Actor, HENRY OMOAKE Handcuffed in Nairobi Apartment possessing FAKE $25Million Cash…Claim Fund was a Movie Prop *Found to have expired travel documents, alleged set-up by few Kenyans and Nigerians *Argues:...

SHOCKER: ‘We Have BUSTED Nigerian Money Fraud Gang in Ireland’-IRISH Police …’€15m ($17.3m) of fraud proceeds passed through Irish bank accounts *We have ordered Banks to close 350 accounts suspected of being used in the fraud * We raided 15 homes in Dublin, Seized four Nissan SUV Cars * We round 350 accounts suspected of being used in the fraud BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

SHOCKER: ‘We Have BUSTED Nigerian Money Fraud Gang in Ireland’-IRISH Police …’€15m ($17.3m) of fraud proceeds passed through Irish bank accounts *We have ordered Banks to close 350 accounts suspected of being used in...