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UNCEREMONIOUS MEDIA EXIT: CNN Fired Me, Ruined My Life, My Reputation, Put Me in the Unemployment Market after a dedicated Service of 17 years -DON LEMON lament in tears …says: ‘I am Heartbroken, Not told My Offense or given any chance to Defend Myself, treated like nobody. Network made decision based on gossip and rumors’ *“After 17 years at CNN, I would have thought that someone in management would have had the decency to tell me directly. At no time was I ever given any indication that I would not be able to continue to do the work I have loved at the network. It is clear that there are some larger issues at play. I was informed by my agent that I have been terminated by CNN. I am stunned” *Earlier co-anchored the 5 p.m. newscast for NBC5 News in Chicago, Lemon joined CNN where he quickly rose the ranks, Don Lemon Tonight launched in 2014 in a primetime slot, co-moderated a 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate and covered breaking news stories for CNN including the death of Queen Elizabeth II; last year’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, the crisis in Ukraine and served as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming prior to his departure *“The rumor, which is riddled with patently false anecdotes and no concrete evidence, is entirely based on unsourced, unsubstantiated, 15-year-old anonymous gossip. It’s amazing and disappointing that Variety magazine would be so reckless in their publication”-spokesman for Lemon stated in a statement *”Don will forever be a part of the CNN family, and we thank him for his contributions over the past 17 years. We wish him well and will be cheering him on in his future endeavors”-CNN CEO Chris Licht *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

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General EDITOR, FirstNEWS Newspaper SEGUN OLATUNJI Resigns immediately …sight personal, family members' safety as reasons in letter *"In view of

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14 Days in HELL!

My LIFE in Danger for exposing Corruption, Nigeria President's Chief of Staff, Femi Gbajabiamila ordered my Arrest, Torture by the

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SEPARATION:

SEPARATION:CNN Pays Don Lemon $24.5 Million to Settle Anchor’s Network Ouster…payout complete outstanding salaries from final contract which extended 3.5

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FACE-OFF: FOX News is a FRAUD-TUCKER CARLSON, former TV Host …My deal on the cable station runs until January 2025, I feel humiliated for been yanked off the air as part of the Dominion settlement, I will be suing for a breach of signed contract soon *Vow: ‘I am launching a new version of my show on Twitter which we have been doing for the last six-and-a-half years, I will anchor the program on cyber space with same staff, same known people who worked with me on my previous show’ *“Fox employees, including Rupert Murdoch broke promises to Carlson intentionally and with reckless disregard for the truth. We are accusing Fox executives of making material representations, or promises, to Carlson that were intentionally broken, constituting fraud. Fox broke an agreement with Carlson not to leak his private communications to the media and not to use Carlson’s private messages to take any adverse employment action against him. Fox broke promises not to settle with Dominion Voting Systems in a way which would indicate wrongdoing on the part of Carlson and not to take any actions in a settlement that would harm Carlson’s reputation”-Carlson’s lawyer Bryan Freedman writes Fox officials Viet Dinh and Irena Briganti *Fox sends out a cease-and-desist letter to Media Matters to stop publishing leaked Tucker Carlson videos *BY SAMSON SHOAGA/GROUP MANAGING Editor & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA Senior Investigative Editor

FACE-OFF: FOX News is a  FRAUD-TUCKER CARLSON, former TV Host …My deal on the cable station runs until January 2025,

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UNCEREMONIOUS MEDIA EXIT: CNN Fired Me, Ruined My Life, My Reputation, Put Me in the Unemployment Market after a dedicated Service of 17 years -DON LEMON lament in tears …says: ‘I am Heartbroken, Not told My Offense or given any chance to Defend Myself, treated like nobody. Network made decision based on gossip and rumors’ *“After 17 years at CNN, I would have thought that someone in management would have had the decency to tell me directly. At no time was I ever given any indication that I would not be able to continue to do the work I have loved at the network. It is clear that there are some larger issues at play. I was informed by my agent that I have been terminated by CNN. I am stunned” *Earlier co-anchored the 5 p.m. newscast for NBC5 News in Chicago, Lemon joined CNN where he quickly rose the ranks, Don Lemon Tonight launched in 2014 in a primetime slot, co-moderated a 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate and covered breaking news stories for CNN including the death of Queen Elizabeth II; last year’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, the crisis in Ukraine and served as a correspondent across CNN/U.S. programming prior to his departure *“The rumor, which is riddled with patently false anecdotes and no concrete evidence, is entirely based on unsourced, unsubstantiated, 15-year-old anonymous gossip. It’s amazing and disappointing that Variety magazine would be so reckless in their publication”-spokesman for Lemon stated in a statement *”Don will forever be a part of the CNN family, and we thank him for his contributions over the past 17 years. We wish him well and will be cheering him on in his future endeavors”-CNN CEO Chris Licht *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

UNCEREMONIOUS MEDIA EXIT: CNN Fired Me, Ruined My Life, My Reputation, Put Me in the Unemployment Market after a dedicated

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Making AFRICA proud Overseas: Nigerian born former PUNCH Reporter, ARTHUR ‘KUNLE FALAYI lead American newspaper Data Journalism section in Arizona …anchors Data and Housing reports for USA Today, previously covered business for BBC News for over 4 years *Fellow of Thomas Foundation in Digital and Multimedia Communication London covers housing insecurity, skilled in map, chart, use of Python, Javascript, data scraping; Qgis, ai2html; Web Design, Cascading Style Sheets and multiple data tools *ex-FRCN celebrated earlier as a Visiting Journalist in London Telegraph Newspaper *Holds Master’s degree of Science at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Master’s degree in Industrial and Labour Relations at University of Lagos, Bachelor’s degree in English and Literary Studies at University of Ado Ekiti; Professional Diploma in Public Relations at Nigerian Institute of Public Relations *Won Best Reporting on Water and Sanitation, Rotary Humanitarian Reporting Award 2014, Education Reporter of the Year 2014, Overall Winner, Promasidor Quill Awards 2014; Co-Winner, 2014 Best Report on Children, Science Reporter of the Year 2015 (Runner-up), Zimeo Excellence in Media Awards 2017; Agriculture Reporter of the Year 2017, DAME Award 2018 *Worked as a Business journalist July 2019-Oct 2022 (3 years 4 months), Broadcast journalist March 2018-Jul 2019 (1 year 5 months), Punch Newspaper March 2011-March 2018 (7years 1 month) *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

Making AFRICA proud Overseas: Nigerian born former PUNCH Reporter, ARTHUR ‘KUNLE FALAYI lead American newspaper Data Journalism section in Arizona 

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THISNIGERIA media publication will hold every leader accountable-Highly celebrated Nigerian Journalist, ERIC OSAGIE, publisher …vow: ‘we will fight for the voiceless, report the news behind the news, beam our searchlight on hidden happenings and things people, especially the high and mighty do not want reported’ *“We are newspaper of the people for the people. We shall defend both the powerful and the powerless in a country where the rights of the weak and the powerless are often trampled on, we shall provide them a shoulder to lean on and a voice to be heard” *“We will oppose any form of injustice to any Nigerian irrespective of tribe, gender, region, religion or affiliations” *THISNIGERIA has a daily print edition, an e-copy as well as online daily reports *“ERIC OSAGIE is a thoroughly trained investigative journalist with decades of media experience across various mainstream publications in Nigeria. From his evergreen days as Features Editor in National Concord newspaper, worked briefly at ThisDAY publication, Saturday Editor at National Interest Newspapers, MD/Editor-in-chief, at New Telegraph newspaper to the SUN media group where he doubled as Managing Editor/Executive Director (Publications), DMD at The SUN on various occasions; , wrote a famous column called ‘THE FLIPSIDE’ since 2000. He is the author of ‘THE BIG INTERVIEWS’ presented to the public in 2019. ‘THE BIG INTERVIEWS’ featured his exclusive chit-chat with major Nigerian newsmakers including: Muhammadu Buhari, T.Y. Danjuma, Dim Emeka Ojukwu; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Shuehu Shagari, Victor Malu among other leaders.This Edo state born softly-spoken; ever-smiling, humble media giant is a newsman devoid of any scandal, an administrative icon and media mentor to millions of reporters”-Editorial Board, Naija Standard Newspaper *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative EDITOR

THISNIGERIA media publication will hold every leader accountable-Highly celebrated Nigerian Journalist, ERIC OSAGIE, publisher …vow: ‘we will fight for the

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