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DISGRACEFUL: NIGERIA’S ex-Premier League Goalkeeper, ABDUL AZEEZA, Other gangs BUSTED… Selling fake British passports, University degrees for £800 each *Former professional footballer sentenced to four years in jail *Recovered from his kitchen as evidence: a false passport in his back pocket, a residency card in his wallet, including specially adapted tools for dismantling passports, threads for stitching, paint thinners and laminate found at his home in Walworth in South London *His gang members: Alfred Adekoya, 47, of Walworth, sentenced to 40 months and two weeks after pleading guilty to conspiracy to manufacture a fake document. Victor Ariyo, of Nunhead, London, acted as a go-between sentenced to three years in jail, Luke Nkanta, 29, of Woolwich in south-east London, acted as courier; sentenced to 16 months in jail after pleading guilty to possession of an identity document with improper intention *’We have stopped a concerted, systematic and financially motivated assault on the UK’s immigration system’-Immigration Enforcement inspector Ben Thomas BYGEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF & TOMS SHOLAPE/CRIME REPORTER, LONDON

DISGRACEFUL: NIGERIA’S ex-Premier League Goalkeeper, ABDUL AZEEZA, Other gangs BUSTED… Selling fake British passports, University degrees for £800 each *Former professional footballer sentenced to four years in jail *Recovered from...

SHOCKER:NIGERIAN Born British Resident, FRANCIS EZENWANKWO Jailed SIX YEARS…For RAPING his Tenant *Sub-let House in Heston Street, Hounslow, London Borough to a lady from Europe *Sneaks into lady’s bed with spare key *Gauged lady, Forcibly had carnal knowledge *Victim called police emergency numbers: 999 or 112 BY TOMS SHOLAPE/CRIME REPORTER, LONDON

SHOCKER: NIGERIAN Born British Resident, FRANCIS EZENWANKWO Jailed SIX YEARS...For RAPING his Tenant ...

INDICTED IN AMERICA’s 2016 ELECTIONS: NIGERIAN Woman, ELIZABETH AMACHAGHI on B1/B2 Visiting Visa falsely claimed to be American, Registered, Voted illegally…18 other Foreign Nationals arrested * ‘We have charged them with illegal voting during 2016 election’-Justice Dept. * ‘Some of them were charged in an indictment handed down by a federal grand jury in Wilmington, N.C. They were accused of filing a false claim of citizenship in order to register, and then voting. The defendants are from numerous countries, including Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Nigeria and Germany’-DOJ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

INDICTED IN AMERICA’s 2016 ELECTIONS: NIGERIAN Woman, ELIZABETH AMACHAGHI on B1/B2 Visiting Visa falsely claimed to be American, Registered, Voted illegally…18 other Foreign Nationals arrested * ‘We have charged them with illegal...

CHARGED FOR FELONY VIOLATION: NIGERIAN Man, OLAJIDE NOIBI Arrested for hiding aboard Virgin American Flight 415 in Los Angeles International Airport…Found to possess FAKE Boarding Pass * ‘After the plane took off, flight attendants noticed there was an extra passenger, and when they examined Olajide Noibi’s boarding pass they noticed that it was from the previous day and bore the name of a different person’-FBI spokeswoman, Laura Eimiller BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

CHARGED FOR FELONY VIOLATION: NIGERIAN Man, OLAJIDE NOIBI Arrested for hiding aboard Virgin American Flight 415 in Los Angeles International Airport…Found to possess FAKE Boarding Pass * ‘After the plane took off, flight attendants...

AJIMOBI: ‘Bolekaja’ Emperor playing ‘Amala’ Politics with journalists’ lives ‘Democracy dies in Darkness’-Washington Post mantra *QUOTES: ‘Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty’-Plato * ‘The one indisputable reality of dictatorship is that dissent, insult, and malevolent language do not go unpunished if it is allowed at all’-Ferdinand Marcos BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN Bureau Chief, Naija Standard Newspaper

AJIMOBI: ‘Bolekaja’ Emperor playing ‘Amala’ Politics with journalists’ lives ‘Democracy dies in Darkness‘-Washington Post mantra *QUOTES: ‘Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the...

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: NIGERIAN Born Naturalized British Nurse, JOSEPHINE IYAMU, alias ‘Madam Sandra’ Jailed 14 years…For recruiting FIVE Girls into Prostitution in Europe *Formerly set to contest for Edo State House of Assembly as a lawmaker in 2019 *Charged her victims Euro 30,000 and Euro 38,000 to arrange for their travel documents to Europe – profiting over Euro 15,000 from one victim alone *Used a witch doctor to convince her victims they were under her control, Exploit them to fund a lavish lifestyle to Europe, wearing £700 designer shoes *Iyamu and her husband Efe Ali-Imaghodor were arrested at Heathrow Airport on August 24 last year after travelling back from Nigeria. Police found in her possession seven mobile phones and over 30 SIM cards-INVESTIGATION * ‘Sandra Iyamu trafficked Nigerian girls across Sahara desert to Libya before being shipped across the Mediterranean in an inflatable boat. She had been found guilty in the first case of its kind in the UK. ‘-Kay Mellor, National Crime Agency

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: NIGERIAN Born Naturalized British Nurse, JOSEPHINE IYAMU, alias ‘Madam Sandra’ Jailed 14 years…For recruiting FIVE Girls into Prostitution in Europe *Formerly set to contest for Edo State House of Assembly...

NEW DEVELOPMENT IN UNITED KINGDOM: BRITAIN Ready to Deport Nigerian born Gay Asylum Seeker, ADENIYI RAJI…Held for Six Months in an immigration detention centre *Daily received Death Threats on Social Media, highlights the increasing number of claims to the Home Office *In Nigeria, homosexual acts are punishable by up to 14 years in prison. Gay marriage and displays of same-sex affection also outlawed *Home Office report: Had 362 Nigerian asylum applications in 21 months. Only 63 percent allowed to stay in Britain, 81 percent denied stay permission * Bhaveshri Patel-Chandegra, an immigration specialist at the law firm Duncan Lewis, said: “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” * ‘My LIFE is in Danger. My former employer in Lagos sacked me for being gay. The Nigerian police started publishing my pictures and my name in the Nigerian national dailies’-Raji cries out BY KESTA ODICHIE/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER, LONDON

NEW DEVELOPMENT IN UNITED KINGDOM: BRITAIN Ready to Deport Nigerian born Gay Asylum Seeker, ADENIYI RAJI…Held for Six Months in an immigration detention centre *Daily received Death Threats on Social Media, highlights the increasing number...

INSPIRING OVERSEAS: BRITISH Born Nigerian Genius, ANNE-MARIE IMAFIDON passed two GCSE Examinations in Maths and Information technology in Primary School…Youngest child to study at Lyceum Institute of Technology in East Ham, London *Admitted to Oxford University to study a degree program at 15 years *Started Master’s degree at 17 years, Becomes Youngest ever to graduate at 19yrs *Daughter of Chris Imafidon, a Nigerian ophthalmologist who emigrated to London *Eloquently speak six languages at the age of 10years, Received Order of the British Empire from Queen Elizabeth II in 2016 *Worked for Goldman Sachs, Hewlett Packard, Deutschebank before establishing her company ‘Stemettes’ *Awards: BCS (British Computer Society) Young IT professional of the year, 2013, Red Magazine, Women of the Year award, 2014, Prime Minister’s Points of Light Award, 2014 BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

INSPIRING OVERSEAS: BRITISH Born Nigerian Genius, ANNE-MARIE IMAFIDON passed two GCSE Examinations in Maths and Information technology in Primary School…Youngest child to study at Lyceum Institute of Technology in East Ham, London *Admitted...

BREAKING NEWS: EMBASSY OF NIGERIA in Washington DC establishes Federal Credit Union…to empower Nigerian owned small-scale businesses in America *Set to offer loans to Nigerian entrepreneurs resident in Yankee *Eligibility: You must be a Nigerian business owner in USA, have a verifiable source of income-stream, possess average Credit Score, have clean background check *It is a concept financial, banking and investment initiatives for Nigerian communities in America *Further inquiry, call Bayo Idowu, Chairman Emeritus on: +1 240-422-2004, Dr. Kazeem Bello, Commiittee Chairman at: +1-973-809-8053; Felix.O. Obi, Chair, Corporate/Media Sub-Comm at: +1-301-2019-2253, Dr. Eunice Ukwani, Comm. Sec.Gen at: +1-347-277-2135 *Jointly supported by Steering Committee of the Nigeria National Association USA BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: EMBASSY OF NIGERIA in Washington DC establishes Federal Credit Union…to empower Nigerian owned small-scale businesses in America *Set to offer loans to Nigerian entrepreneurs resident in Yankee *Eligibility: You must be...

UNVEILED IN AMERICA: AFRICAN Diaspora Today Magazine hits News stand…Received by African Union Mission in Washington D.C. *Staged African Diaspora Distinguished Leadership Award *Center Africa Broadcasting Network Corporation claims journal designed for Africans living abroad, with keen interest in maintaining ties with their homelands * Awardees include: Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych served in the President George Bush’s govt. (1989 to 1993) as the U.S. Executive Director to African Development Bank in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire * Ambassador Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao African Union Permanent Representative to the United States of America * Jean AbiNader, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director AbiNader Int’l Services * Melvin Foote, President and Chief Executive Officer Constituency for Africa BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

UNVEILED IN AMERICA: AFRICAN Diaspora Today Magazine hits News stand…Received by African Union Mission in Washington D.C. *Staged African Diaspora Distinguished Leadership Award *Center Africa Broadcasting Network Corporation claims journal...