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Corruption & Slavery Mentality: RWANDA trades Asylum Seekers’ freedom in Britain for £120million cash payment, turns African country into deportation haven … ‘If you are a Refugee seeking applicant, Asylum person or you came into United Kingdom illegally by boat, train or plane, you will be issued a-one-way ticket and be deported to Rwanda’, says Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister *Immigrants have no statutory right to appeal deportation while in Britain, once inside the plane undocumented immigrants becomes the responsibility of Rwandan government *“Migrants are subject to Rwandan immigration rules as soon as they land. These people will be encouraged to apply for refugee status, and will have no immediate right to return to the UK. Anyone the Rwandan authorities decide to deport-such as people who commit a crime-can be sent to the first ‘safe’ country or their country of origin. Asylum seekers will stay in a hostel while their claims are processed. This is expected to take about three months”-Rwandan government *“We believe that plans to send those claiming asylum to offshore centres would breach three articles of the European convention on human rights and three of the articles of the refugee convention. It could also be challenged under discrimination legislation if, for example, Ukrainians are seen to be exempt”-Senior counsels in London *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Journalist

Corruption & Slavery Mentality: RWANDA trades Asylum Seekers’ freedom in Britain...

SEXUAL PREDATOR IN GOD’S NAME: Nigerian General Overseer, Pastor TUNDE DANIEL married with TWO Wives Sexually Abuse 15 Year old Girl for 12 Months…Deceitfully promised to make Teenager Super Model through Spiritual Prayers * Girl loses Fallopian tube to Abortion caused by 55 year old ‘Man-of-God’ * Teenager tell Mother she was hypnotized for SEX by randy pastor in name of deliverance * FAKE Pastor heads Royal Heritage Church, Mafoluku, Lagos, lives flashy lifestyle at his home located at 8, Owolabi Street, Mafoluku *Picked Girl up in school daily for Sexual Escapades in hidden Hotel daily * ‘Anytime Pastor Danel had sex with me, he always record it’-Girl cries *Rushed to High Rocks Hospital located on 8, Afariogun Street, Charity Area, Oshodi-Isolo, Pastor have SEX with innocent Girls and Married Women *Distraught mother contacts Child Protection Network in Oshodi for help * ‘We tried to separate her from Pastor Daniel, took her to my granny in South East, but my daughter kept repeating that she wanted to have sexual intercourse with Daniel. We did our best to break her from the curse’-Mother lament * Pastor threatens investigating police officer in charge of the case, Ordered Arrested by Lagos Commissioner of Police * “The man (Daniel) brought in the girl with ectopic pregnancy (development of foetus in fallopian tube) and we saved her. He said the girl was impregnated by her boyfriend. Our records are there to show what she was treated for”-Dr Femi Oloyede, Associate Professor at High Rocks Hospital BY TITILAYO ADEMIDE/STAFF WRITER, LAGOS

SEXUAL PREDATOR IN GOD’S NAME: Nigerian General Overseer, Pastor TUNDE DANIEL...

NIGERIA 2015 ELECTIONS: DANGEROUS SIGNALS AHEAD!BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU

NIGERIA 2015 ELECTIONS: DANGEROUS SIGNALS AHEAD! BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU NIGERIA,...

CRUELTY & INJUSTICE: Nigerian PhD student, ORHIONS EWANSIHA THOMAS died in hands of Malaysia Immigration officers for refusing bribe on time-Autopsy report … Victim cried, begged for life to be spared, yet refused and mocked *Deceased, obesed made to do frog jump severally in custody, collapsed, refused medication, *Arrested with 19 others by immigration officers at the Desa Aman Puri apartment in Kepong, Selangor, mistaken for undocumented immigrant *“Thomas wanted to get his passport from his car near the restaurant but immigration officers mistook it as an attempt to escape. He was taken to the Bukit Jalil immigration depot where the authorities still refused to let him go after verifying his documents to be genuine. The immigration officers demanded a ‘bribe’ from him to be released. The money was paid but he was still detained at the Bukit Jalil depot”-Eye witness account *“The death of a Nigerian student at a detention centre was the result of a series of wrongful actions committed by the immigration department in Malaysia. Thomas was an obese person weighing about 130kg but he was forced to do jump squats during the period of his detention which caused him to collapse. He was given the wrong medication for high blood pressure. He had a valid passport and documents but immigration officers still arrested him for inspection of documents”-Lawyer Rajesh Nagarajan, Attorney for the deceased family *BY NIKE OLUWOLE/CRIME Correspondent, Malaysia

CRUELTY & INJUSTICE: Nigerian PhD student, ORHIONS EWANSIHA THOMAS died in hands...

True Life Story: AMERICAN Dream is a Mirage, Struggle, only Racism, Poverty, Food Insecurity; Gun Violence are realities-AJIBOLA Elizabeth Junaid, a Nigerian Asylum seeker in Chicago narrates experience …America is believed to be the land of opportunities, but America makes those opportunities very difficult to access for people who are not born into privilege, we shared an apartment with three other families-no privacy, one bathroom; my younger sister and I sleep on the floor *Lament: “We had to board two planes to get to America-one from Lagos, Nigeria, to Dubai, and another from Dubai to Chicago. I was on the plane for 23 hours. It was exhausted, thinking I was on my way to starting a new life where I’d live like Angelina Jolie” *“In America, food was very scarce because my parents had no income. My mom would go around looking for people who needed help cooking their meals. She’d work for free so she could bring home some of that food. That was what my family lived on for the first couple of months. Back in Nigeria, I had never even heard a gunshot. I used to play outside a lot there” *“My living situation improved after my parents applied for asylum and got work permits. We moved out of that cramped apartment, but now my parents worked such long hours, six days a week. I barely saw them. Some days, they left our apartment, in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, at 1 p.m. and didn’t return until 2 a.m” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

True Life Story: AMERICAN Dream is a Mirage, Struggle, only Racism, Poverty, Food...

One Night In Space Show SOLD OUT: BURNA BOY makes history as First Nigerian Grammy Award Music Star to headline New York’s Madison Square Garden Show …joined on stage by Busta Rhymes, Youssou N’Dour , Naughty by Nature as special guests *Guys scream, ladies cry in excitement, hailed performance ‘best’ throwing out brassieres on stage, begging for more, concert tickets sold from $80 with an average of $350 and as high as $2,125 per person *‘Twice as Nice’ act played best hit songs, create electrifying dance steps in choreography *“I have gone on a music tour in Nigeria three times before and I was treated as a King with royalty. Nigerians are good people”-Busta Rhymes *Name enters ‘Hall of Fame like Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, The Beatles; Adele, Rihanna, Jay-Z; Justin Bieber, and Mariah Carey that sold out the world’s famous arena *“Twitter unveils #AfricaToTheWorld hashmoji to spotlight African influencers and voices who impact their community. Twitter hopes to leverage on Burna Boy’s unique win to celebrate other powerful African voices in a truly meaningful way. Twitter is highlighting Africans who are their community’s ‘firsts’ and how they’ve made a mark in the diaspora. Users can share their work along with the hashtag. The hashmoji-which is an emoji made by the platform that appears after writing out a hashtag and is activated when users type out #AfricaToTheWorld and a yellow globe emoji follows right after. The campaign represents a convergence of great talents from Africa and the Diaspora to champion conversations and moments that center the importance of #AfricaToTheWorld”-Bukky Ojeifo, Twitter’s global culture/community senior manager *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor inside New York

One Night In Space Show SOLD OUT: BURNA BOY makes history as First Nigerian Grammy...

EXCLUSIVE: I am the First AFRICAN Scientist in the World to Design a towering COVID Bronze statue measuring 8 ½ by 5 feet, weighing 2205 pounds titled ‘Pandemic’ where Science meets the Arts-Dr.VICTOR Olatoye, a renowned Nigerian born American Scientist & Film Critic …essential workers in various uniforms and humanity proudly embedded, to be unveiled during the International Pandemic Heroes Tour *Set for auction at over $25million, part of the proceeds to be donated to charities on several continents to help families affected by the deadly disease, fault Nigerian politicians on money politics *Discuss the success of NAFCA African Oscar at Hollywood Bowl Theater, Migration adventure from Ado Ekiti to the United States to live the dreams *Recall how he met Columbia wife after trips to the South American country 12 times, proposal at a Spanish Restaurant called ‘Olla Catagenera’ in Cartagena Colombia and evergreen joy after marriage at Oceano Hotel and Resorts in Colombia *”Pandemic displays the scientist looking into the microscope as the doctor holds an oversized syringe placed on top to signify scientific dominance over the virus. The oversize bottle and syringe show my conviction earlier on in the pandemic that we would find a curative vaccine and that was also why keys were placed at the mouth of the vaccine bottle. The “key” to “arresting” the pandemic is in the vaccine”-OLATOYE *GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

EXCLUSIVE: I am the First AFRICAN Scientist in the World to Design a towering COVID...

DEVELOPING STORY: I was Deceived into a JOB promise in London, Not the Removal of My Kidney; I Did Not Negotiate Money with anyone, show document where I signed to be an organ donor or collect cash from anyone -DAVID NWAMINI UKPO, a former Lagos Bricklayer inside British Protective Shelter cries out … Says: ‘I was told to go for a medical test to know if I would be fit for the UK job, but Dr. Harry saved my life when he narrated the procedure and asked me in the Hospital if I agreed (consented) for my organ to be removed, I cried and told him I was not aware; then the Physician called the police for my rescue against Senator Ike Ekweremadu and wife’ *“I applied for a UK Visa for David Nwamini Ukpo whom I picked up in Lagos state and agreed verbally with him in my Abuja mansion to help donate one of his organs for my daughter critically suffering kidney failure in a British Hospital. My wife was on the same trip to offer my ailing daughter emotional support fighting to stay alive daily. I have been humiliated and disgraced by this saga. My detractors, political enemies at work”-Senator IKE Ekweremadu *Couple face 20-years JAIL TERM each if convicted, remanded in police custody till July 7 *‘We followed due process before issuing organ donor’s passport’-Nigeria Immigration Service *“Ike Ekweremadu and Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu of Nigeria charged with conspiracy to arrange/facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting. We are thoroughly investigating this human slavery scandal”-MET Police *BY CHRISTIAN OBADARE, JUDICIAL Reporter in London & AHMADU LAWAL/CRIME Correspondent, Abuja

DEVELOPING STORY: I was Deceived into a JOB promise in London, Not the Removal of...

LAWLESSNESS: British Police Officers under investigation for punching a Nigerian lady, SARAH SOYEMI in the eyes for selling detox tea outside White Oaks Mall without explanation *Eye witness account: “A woman was selling detox tea outside White Oaks Mall. A police officer alighted from the car, grabbed her without explanation and another officer punched her, leaving her with a black eye, before she was charged with various offences” *Victim charged charged with failing to leave the premises when directed, resisting arrest and assaulting a peace officer *“It has just been a lot. I am in a lot of pain daily. It’s so unbelievable. I am an independent contractor, supporting my family with the tea sales and money from the Ontario Works program. I am being discriminated against for racism due to the color of my skin. I am not the only one selling detox tea over there. Why didn’t they arrest other white British citizens selling similar detox tea around the same place?”-SOYEMI, a single mother of twin boys *“We are conducting an internal review to understand what happened. While we disagree with some of the particulars of how this interaction has been described, the London Police Service takes all allegations of this nature very seriously, and as such the chief has directed that a review of this incident be conducted”-Const. Sandasha Bough *BY NINA SHALEWA KUKAH/METRO Editor, London & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

LAWLESSNESS: British Police Officers under investigation for punching a Nigerian...

COURT sends Osinachi’s husband, PETER NWACHUKWU to Kuje prison … ‘I am innocent of my wife’s death, I have no hands in it, My conscience is clear’, I am not GUILTY of 23 counts bordering on domestic violence and homicide’, Suspect claims *“Part of the charges read: “That you, Peter Nwachukwu, 56, male, on the 8th of April, 2022, at Aco Estate, opposite police station, Lugbe, Abuja, FCT, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, did commit an offence to wit: culpable homicide punishable with death in that you caused the death of Mrs Osinachi Nwachukwu by your various acts of violence and aggravated assault with the knowledge that her death would be the probable consequence of your acts. You contravened Sections 104 and 379 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015; Section 221 of the Penal Code; and the Violence Against Person’s Prohibition Act 2015”-AGF *“Emotional, verbal and psychological abuse contrary to Section 14(1) of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015 and punishable under the same section of the Act”-Statement of offence *“That you, Peter Nwachukwu, male, sometime between 14th November 2009 and April 2022 at Aco Estate, opposite police station, Lugbe, Abuja, FCT, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, did commit an offence to wit: emotional, verbal and psychological abuse on Mrs Osinachi Nwachukwu (deceased) by humiliating her and making utterances like ‘you are smelling,’ ‘you are mad,’ to her in the presence of her music crew members”-Particular of offence *BY EMEKA OBIKALU/RELIGIOUS Reporter, Abuja

COURT sends Osinachi’s husband, PETER NWACHUKWU to Kuje prison … ‘I am innocent...

Where is JUSTICE in America? 27-year-old Nigerian born Naturalised United States citizen, CHRISTIAN TOBECHUKWU ‘Toby’ OBUMSELI stabbed multiple times to Death in Florida, abandoned in cold blood …grieving family blames rich white girlfriend, Courtney Clenney, alias ‘Courtney Tailor’ name on Instagram and OnlyFans *“We are demanding justice for the death of our son, Christian Obumseli. Police had declined to charge his Instagram model girlfriend due to ‘white privilege’, not her claim of self-defense in a domestic violence which resulted in fatality”- Family of deceased *”Courtney still has yet to explain exactly what happened leading up to my brother’s (Toby’s) murder. The bottom line is inextricably clear: Courtney is being treated differently because of her privilege as a wealthy White woman. Within 24 hours following Toby’s death, the detective on the case prematurely concluded this was not a crime of violence”-Jeffrey Obumseli, the slain man’s brother, writes on Instagram *“Justice in this case demands that Courtney does not face any charges. Courtney was not arrested because it is clear she was defending herself as the victim of domestic violence”-Defense counsel, Frank Prieto *“Preliminary investigation determined that both Mr. Obumseli and the female, Clenney, had been involved in a physical altercation. Clenney was taken to a hospital under the Baker Act for a mental health evaluation after the incident. Under the law, details about such hospitalizations are confidential”-Law enforcement official in Florida *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

Where is JUSTICE in America? 27-year-old Nigerian born Naturalised United States...

WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Everyone is asking how Nigerian Politicians raise N100million to buy Presidential Nomination Forms as Public Office Holders -SEYE KEHINDE, City People Media Group Publisher…My colleagues and I led Investigative Guerrilla Journalism in Nigeria fighting oppressive Military Junta to a standstill as Editor of TEMPO Magazine, we were publishing underground * Missing $75,000 cash at the political convergence of the All Progressive Congress ought to have been captured on CCTV, monumental fraud have the support of some insiders who are so sure that nothing will come out of it *Big time Nigerian political players deliberately raised the bar of nomination forms to edge out the youths, Plans on-going to expand City people magazine into other African countries *Commend senior colleagues who were founding fathers of The News Magazine: Mr Bayo Onanuga, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Mr Idowu Obasa; Mr Dapo Olorunyomi and Mr Kunle Ajibade, Mother raised him to be humble in life *General ethics of the press comes with good journalism practice, relationship with Kunle Bakare, Femi Akintunde-Johnson, Dele Momodu; Mayor Akinpelu always intact *“Media practitioners have been holding the government accountable. Public office holders don’t care any longer. No one cares and things are done with impunity. So bad is the situation that corruption is now so rampant. And public office holders have become so brazen in the way they mismanage funds” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Everyone is asking how Nigerian Politicians raise N100million...

The GLORY of AFRICA: Nigerian Investigative Journalist, TOBORE OVUORIE defeat Canada, USA, Australia; other nations to win DW Freedom of Speech Award 2021 in Germany… ‘On no account should we let our voice be silenced’ *Risks life as an undercover to pose as a would-be sex worker to investigate the widespread human trafficking ring in Nigeria, discovery prompt federal government to launch investigation *‘I hereby present the DW Freedom of Speech Award 2021 to Tobore Ovuorie, who has met extreme challenges during her investigation into the trafficking of young women from Africa to Europe’- DW Director General Peter Limbourg *‘I cannot think of a more courageous journalist than Tobore Ovuorie. Her passion to unearth the truth, to reveal the plight of the victims and the cruelty of their persecutors, led her to take a leap that very few journalists ever could summon the bravery or replicate’ – Laudatory speaker Kenneth Roth, Human Rights Watch Executive Director * “Ovuorie’s work is an outstanding example of investigative journalism and human braveness’-Antoaneta Vassileva, vice president of the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings  *”Being a journalist in Nigeria is difficult. We struggle for an economic basis for our work and fight for access to information. Critical and sophisticated journalism in Nigeria is shrinking”-OVUORIE *BY PAULINE DAMIEN/MEDIA Staff Writer, Germany

 The GLORY of AFRICA: Nigerian Investigative Journalist, TOBORE OVUORIE defeat Canada,...

Rehashing old Story: Frustrated APC Member seeks Disqualification of ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU over Alleged Age Falsification, Chicago Certificate Scandal, Petitions Presidential Screening Committee … ‘Tinubu never graduated from the University of Chicago, lied about age and state of origin, shouldn’t be allowed to participate in June 7 party primary’, claim SAGIR Mai Iyali in a letter made available to the press *‘Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has to show proof he attended University of Chicago or he must stand disqualified as the opposition is in possession of these same documents. From the information contained in prior submission to INEC in 1999, Mr Tinubu presented a false claim, on oath, of his attendance at University of Chicago from 1972-1976. It is clear that these claims are false”-PETITION *“I lost my university degree certificate while I was in exile during NADECO days between 1994 and 1998. I stated in my INEC form 001 filled when I contested the Lagos State governorship poll in 1999 that I graduated from the University of Chicago”-TINUBU claimed in affidavit attached to prior INEC form *FROM THE SUPREME COURT RECORD: “In our judgment on May 10, 2002, we ruled that Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu could not be prosecuted by the police for alleged certificate forgery. The Inspector-General of Police could not be compelled by Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) to investigate Tinubu for alleged certificate forgery” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor & SPECIAL Anti-Graft Editor, NIGERIA

Rehashing old Story: Frustrated APC Member seeks Disqualification of ASIWAJU BOLA...

World EXCLUSIVE: STELLA ODUAH did not receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Certificate from our College -Logan Spindler, Development Associate, SAINT Paul College Foundation, United States … We have confirmed no academic record exists for Stella Oduah at our college *School reacts to FOI Act requests of Naija Standard Newspaper Editorial Board to verify the truth about the graduation of an incumbent Senator, former Nigeria aviation minister *CF001 forms submitted with an Affidavit under Oath by ODUAH to INEC in 2019 reads in part: “Sometime in 2010 while in transit from Akili Ozizor in Ogbaru local government area to Abuja, I discovered that some of my personal belongings were missing. The missing documents are the originals of my West African School Certificate of 1978 from Zixon Secondary School Ozubulu, First School Leaving Certificate from St. John Odoakpu Onitsha; Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Certificate 1982 from St. Paul’s College Lawrence Virginia USA; National Youth Service Corps certificate 1983, national identity card, United States of America Social Security card with numbers in it” *“Further inquiries at another college with similar name in Lawrenceville, Virginia showed that this other school closed June 30, 2013, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation assumed ownership of the college in 2017, property sold to a Chinese firm due to financial problems. Calls made to school phone number at (434) 848-6431 is permanently on voicemail” -INVESTIGATION *Nigerians are asking this question: “Can STELLA ODUAH show the people are academic certificates? Or what other educational credentials has she been working with over the years as a public office holder?” *BY SAMSON SHOAGA/GROUP MANAGING EDITOR reporting LIVE from Virginia

World EXCLUSIVE: STELLA ODUAH did not receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration...

DISGRACEFUL: UK Govt orders closure of Salvation Proclaimer Ministries, as Nigerian Church General Overseer, TOBI ADEGBOYEGA flees, Lavish £1.87 million on Yahoo Lifestyle evading Audit … accused of embezzlement, financial mismanagement and lack of transparency *‘The church was wound up after failing to properly account for over £1.87 million of outgoings and operating with a lack of transparency in the High Court on June 9, 2022 before Judge Burton. Salvation Proclaimer Ministries Limited, more commonly known as SPAC Nation, was liquidated in the public interest. The Official Receiver has been appointed as liquidator of the company’ *“Investigators interviewed one of the company’s directors, Adedapo Olugbenga Adegboyega, who was also known as Dapo Adegboyega or Pastor Dapo. During interviews, Mr Adegboyega said that the church group had over 2,000 members and 200 ordained ministers and pastors but failed to provide any supporting information. Further enquiries found that SPAC Nation either failed to comply or only partially complied with statutory requirements, including providing data to support claimed donations, and accounting records in support of £1.87 million of expenditure”-British Government website *“The court heard that SPAC Nation was incorporated in 2012, a charity set up to advance Christianity. Much of its charitable work was based in London, working particularly with vulnerable people, youth, and offenders”-INVESTIGATION *BY KAYODE ADEBAYO & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

DISGRACEFUL: UK Govt orders closure of Salvation Proclaimer Ministries, as Nigerian...

Painful Revelation on Dying Bed: My TWIN Sister, OSINACHI suffered in the hands of Husband, She saw JESUS Christ appeared to her thrice, died saying: ‘My Chest, My Chest, Thank you Jesus’-EJIMA AMARACHI, blood sister to deceased gospel singer …She told family relatives in the hospital to help pack her things, it was time for her to go home since she has has done what the Lord sent her to do in the world *OSINACHI’S last word, as her ‘Nara Ekele’ song played in the background: “My death would be a function of a race of life well finished. If I did not make it in hospital, I would be fulfilled because I have done what the Lord asked her to do on earth. Start packing my things to go home as my time comes near. I saw two pythons fighting around the hospital atmosphere and Jesus Christ told me to start packing my things to come home. I am very happy that my joy is complete” *“At the hospital, Peter (Osinachi’s husband) was so uneasy around her. He kept asking what I was doing in the hospital. He threatened me to always inform him before coming to see his wife. Osinachi told me twice she saw Jesus Christ looking down towards her from above to come home. Night before she died, Osinachi called me on the phone and said: ‘Make fried rice for me’. I told her ‘Please, can I bring it the next morning, because I was just coming in that night?’ She was then trying to say something, but her husband barged in screaming at her: ‘Rest, rest, rest!’ and we couldn’t continue the conversation. So, in the morning when I came with the fried rice for her, I met people crying. I am sure Osinachi is in Heaven”-Ebube, family relative *“Peter tried to prevent Osinachi from using the gospel of Jesus Christ music ministry to win souls to the Kingdom of God. He chased Osinachi away from the house with her baby in hand to sleep in the cold on many occasions, medical doctors found blood patches on Osinachi’s heart region and she vomited blood profusely”-Eye witness in the hospital *BY MERCY AMAECHI/RELIGIOUS Reporter, Abuja

Painful Revelation on Dying Bed: My TWIN Sister, OSINACHI suffered in the hands of...

‘I Regret dumping Austria Citizenship for Nigeria as a Professional Footballer’-BENEDICT AKWUEGBU, retired Nigerian football striker …’I played for Nigerian national football team and was a 2002 FIFA World Cup participant’ * Says: ‘I regret representing my fatherland in international football instead of Austria that also offered me a great opportunity. It makes me feel the regret of playing for the Super Eagles. It makes me blame myself, and ask myself why I rejected Austria who were all over me then to play for their national team which I turned down in preference to Nigeria’ * ‘If I knew I would be treated this way, perhaps I would have been much wiser. But then, that’s the prize I had to pay for being patriotic, holding tight to my love for the green, white and green colours of Nigeria * ‘Till today, Austria still show me love, they still recognise me to the point that I now wonder how it would have been if I had adopted their nationally and represented them at the senior level’ * ‘ I’m just being honest to my conscience. I’m not against the leadership of the NFF. The field is large enough for them to increase the team [coaches] number. You have the Super Eagles, U-23 Olympic Eagles, Flying Eagles, U-17 Golden Eaglets. You also have the women teams – Super Falcons, Falconets and Flamingoes (U-17). You can appoint one ex-international to each of these teams’ * BY NICOLE IBAKA/REPORTER, ABUJA

‘I Regret dumping Austria Citizenship for Nigeria as a Professional...

Glory of NIGERIA Abroad: Nigerian born Ibadan boy, ADEBAYO ADEPOJU, Master’s degree holder protecting America’s Cyber Command Fleet for United States Navy … part of cyber experts taking on new importance in America’s focus on rebuilding military readiness in support of the National Defense Strategy *plays crucial role in defending against cyber threats, cyber space in support of the command’s mission to collect, analyze and report on communication signals using computers, specialized computer-assisted equipment, and video display terminals *“The Navy has been out there on the frontline both at sea and on the ground making sure our adversaries are kept at bay. We have a dedicated team of intel service members who ensure we are safe from cyber attack. Adebayo Adepoju is part of this crucial team. Fleet Cyber Command is on the frontlines to thwart malicious efforts in cyberspace. We are engaged against adversaries, around the globe and around the clock-24/7/365”-Vice Admiral Ross Myers, commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and U.S. 10th Fleet *”My service in the United States Navy is a dedication to serve my country and be part of something greater than myself. I’m honored to serve this country that has done so much for me. Joining the Navy was a challenge I needed to learn from. I’m thankful for the lessons I learned growing up in Nigeria that I continue to use today”-ADEPOJU *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

Glory of NIGERIA Abroad: Nigerian born Ibadan boy, ADEBAYO ADEPOJU, Master’s degree...

Historic Discovery in South Carolina! CHARLESTON: Largest port city in America where 20 million Africans were sold inside Old Slave Mart …African slaves bound in chains mouth, feet from home town in Nigeria’s Calabar/Ibo Bite of Niger-Delta, Angola, Ghana, Gambia; Benin Republic *Corrupt African Kings collude with Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese; British authorities to trade African men, women and children into Slavery in exchange for gifts *African Slaves cried until no tears in the eyes, separated against their will, forced to work on farms for long hours without payment, built Ellis Island in the South while in bondage; sold for 100 and 200 sterling per person ($11,630 and $23,200) in today’s money *End of the Civil War in 1865 marked the ‘official’ end to slavery-the year 13th Amendment to United States Constitution outlawing slavery *Enslaved Africans performed various jobs-from manual labor, housekeeping to skilled trades, Slaves traded or ‘rented’ out to other masters and if an enslaved person worked for someone else, his or her owner would be paid the wages-INVESTIGATION *80 percent African Americans trace one of their ancestors in family to those who arrived in Charleston-International African American Museum *Charleston city council apologizes to Black community for role in Slave trade at Juneteenth *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN International Investigative Editor who was in Charleston

Historic Discovery in South Carolina! CHARLESTON: Largest port city in America where...

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EDOCHIE’S Family disown YUL’S Second Marriage: ‘Count Us Out, We only Support your First Wife’, says Uche, elder brother to Nollywood actor …We advised against marrying second wife, he won’t listen *YUL hails self, replies family on Instagram amidst controversy, captioned a photo in pidgin wearing an Ibo traditional attire ‘Ezedike’: “Real men own up and take responsibility. Fake men dey hide for back dey run am. EZEDIKE!!! Na man you be” *“I can tell you that Yul’s first wife, May, is a wonderful woman. She is my sister in law. She did not go into any relationship with my brother (Yul) agreeing to be part of any polygamous marriage. That’s the first problem. So I feel for May. It is not fair to her. My family is not in support of his actions. This is not what we do and we are trying our best to console May. What else can we do? Yul was advised against taking a second wife, but my younger brother stuck to his guns because he felt marrying a second woman is the best way to own up to his mistakes and make things right. If he chose to continue on this part, he may convert into being a Muslim where that religion permit him to marry many wives as he wants. For Edochie’s family, we stand solidly behind his first wife”-UCHE on behalf of the Edochie’s family *BY QUNNETH ADEBAYO/MOVIE Reporter, Lagos

EDOCHIE’S Family disown YUL’S Second Marriage: ‘Count Us Out, We only Support your First Wife’,...

Corruption & Slavery Mentality: RWANDA trades Asylum Seekers’ freedom in Britain for £120million cash payment, turns African country into deportation haven … ‘If you are a Refugee seeking applicant, Asylum person or you came into United Kingdom illegally by boat, train or plane, you will be issued a-one-way ticket and be deported to Rwanda’, says Boris Johnson, British Prime Minister *Immigrants have no statutory right to appeal deportation while in Britain, once inside the plane undocumented immigrants becomes the responsibility of Rwandan government *“Migrants are subject to Rwandan immigration rules as soon as they land. These people will be encouraged to apply for refugee status, and will have no immediate right to return to the UK. Anyone the Rwandan authorities decide to deport-such as people who commit a crime-can be sent to the first ‘safe’ country or their country of origin. Asylum seekers will stay in a hostel while their claims are processed. This is expected to take about three months”-Rwandan government *“We believe that plans to send those claiming asylum to offshore centres would breach three articles of the European convention on human rights and three of the articles of the refugee convention. It could also be challenged under discrimination legislation if, for example, Ukrainians are seen to be exempt”-Senior counsels in London *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Journalist

Corruption & Slavery Mentality: RWANDA trades Asylum Seekers’ freedom in Britain for  £120million...

NAILED: Two Nigerians jailed trying to bribe South African Hawk Police to release arrested Drug Courier ‘brother’ …earlier phoned law enforcement agents to deny suspect’s appearance in court *“The two Nigerian suspects approached one of our investigators as planned, offered an amount of R5 000 in order to ensure their brother’s release. The pair offered to pay an additional amount to make the case disappear. The pair was consequently arrested and charged for corruption”-Hawk Police after a sting operation *BY FOLABI AIYEDOLA/JUDICIAL Correspondent in South Africa

NAILED: Two Nigerians jailed trying to bribe South African Hawk Police to release arrested Drug Courier...
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SEXUAL PREDATOR IN GOD’S NAME: Nigerian General Overseer, Pastor TUNDE DANIEL married with TWO Wives Sexually Abuse 15 Year old Girl for 12 Months…Deceitfully promised to make Teenager Super Model through Spiritual Prayers * Girl loses Fallopian tube to Abortion caused by 55 year old ‘Man-of-God’ * Teenager tell Mother she was hypnotized for SEX by randy pastor in name of deliverance * FAKE Pastor heads Royal Heritage Church, Mafoluku, Lagos, lives flashy lifestyle at his home located at 8, Owolabi Street, Mafoluku *Picked Girl up in school daily for Sexual Escapades in hidden Hotel daily * ‘Anytime Pastor Danel had sex with me, he always record it’-Girl cries *Rushed to High Rocks Hospital located on 8, Afariogun Street, Charity Area, Oshodi-Isolo, Pastor have SEX with innocent Girls and Married Women *Distraught mother contacts Child Protection Network in Oshodi for help * ‘We tried to separate her from Pastor Daniel, took her to my granny in South East, but my daughter kept repeating that she wanted to have sexual intercourse with Daniel. We did our best to break her from the curse’-Mother lament * Pastor threatens investigating police officer in charge of the case, Ordered Arrested by Lagos Commissioner of Police * “The man (Daniel) brought in the girl with ectopic pregnancy (development of foetus in fallopian tube) and we saved her. He said the girl was impregnated by her boyfriend. Our records are there to show what she was treated for”-Dr Femi Oloyede, Associate Professor at High Rocks Hospital BY TITILAYO ADEMIDE/STAFF WRITER, LAGOS

SEXUAL PREDATOR IN GOD’S NAME: Nigerian General Overseer, Pastor TUNDE DANIEL married with TWO...
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Petrol Price in NIGERIA is 8th Cheapest in the world-ZUTOBI, a world acclaimed international driver’s education company …Africa’s most populous black nation in global index position at petrol price of $0.40 equivalent to $1.82 per gallon *Venezuela ranked first with cheapest petrol price of $0.11 per gallon, followed by Libya at $0.15 and Iran in third position with a petrol price of $0.15 *Hong Kong has the highest price of petrol anywhere in the world at $13.10 per gallon *BY CHIMENEA SAMUEL/TRANSPORTATION Reporter

Petrol Price in NIGERIA is 8th Cheapest in the world–ZUTOBI, a world acclaimed international driver’s...

INSPIRATIONAL: Nigerian born Former Uber Driver in London, MOSES DANIEL becomes a Millionaire …specialize in property Investment business, celebrated in British press *Details on how to ‘think-outside-the-box’, live a life of financial abundance *Create successful seminars on ways to re-think strategy to be extremely rich *Struggled earlier to make ends meet first time in United Kingdom, lost over £150,000 (more than $200,000) in transportation business, recalled unforgettable experience as a delivery driver *Established Property Wealth Education firm, passed-on knowledge to 150 black entrepreneurs now turns aspiring Millionaires * “Sixteen months after I left Uber U.K. as a driver, I got into property investment, and through the use of various property investment strategies, I became a Millionaire; successfully built a 7-figure property business and created a new profession for myself”-DANIEL * “Uber driver who works in a large city like London takes home about £36,438/year (or just a hair under $50,000 USD), More experienced drivers can make £253,240/year (or more than $300,000 USD). An average Uber driver in the United States makes a salary of about $42,257/year”- UK Talents Report *BY FERDINARD OGECHUCKWU/ASSISTANT Business Editor, London & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

INSPIRATIONAL: Nigerian born Former Uber Driver in London, MOSES DANIEL becomes a Millionaire …specialize...

GLORY OF NIGERIA IN THE DIASPORA: Nigerian born United States Scholar, JELANI HAIDAR ALIYU behind America’s General Motors’ Most Creative design, personally invented 2010 Chevrolet Volt, 2004 Pontiac G6 …making wave as Director General of the Nigerian Automotive Design and Development Council *Kaduna boy celebrated senior creative designer at GM factory plant in Michigan *Graduate of Federal Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi won two prestigious award at Ford Motor Company and Michelin, USA *Honored Best Student at College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Named co-designer of Oldsmobile Bravada, Buick Rendezvous cars *Outstanding as lead exterior designer for hybrid electric vehicle with a sleek arcing roofline in Yankee *“My parent are behind my success story. They encouraged me realize my dream in life by allowing me become who I wanted to be. For example, when I attended Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria and decided not want to continue there, they were supportive. On the design of Chevrolet Volt: Look at a tiny leaf, it is only a millimeter thick and yet it is a highly efficient factory. I tried to understand nature’s efficiency and design. I pulled those concepts and applied them to the Chevrolet Volt”-ALIYU *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

GLORY OF NIGERIA IN THE DIASPORA: Nigerian born United States Scholar, JELANI HAIDAR...
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SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY: Nigerian Man, KEHINDE DUROJAIYE surprisingly transformed a bunch of junk to build ‘Airplane Car’ running on Solar Energy, Petrol in Lagos State … aero-amphibious jet car is fast, runs at 120km/hour, enjoys jolly ride from Abuja to Akure *Vehicle capable of operating on land and water, claims he is a self trained inventor *“I hope my invention will one day be a common sight across Nigeria, and help transform the nation’s aviation and auto sector in the country. I believe in Nigeria. I need financial help and engagement from the State and Federal Government to create this technology into a platform of positive image rebranding for our country Abroad and generating huge funds for the country. Technology is the future of Nigeria in wealth creation”-DUROJAIYE *BY TOPE ADEYEMI/INVENTION Reporter, South West NIGERIA

SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY: Nigerian Man, KEHINDE DUROJAIYE surprisingly transformed a bunch of junk to build...

GONE TOO SOON: Nigeria’s former minister daughter, PILOT ADZUAYI EWUGA, 11 others DIE in plane crash … passed in a mini-aircraft belonging to Caverton Aviation Cameroon *Aircraft flew from Yaounde Nsimalen Airport to Belabo in the east of the country when air traffic services lost radio contact *Deceased was second daughter of Senator Solomon Ewuga, a stalwart of the People’s Democratic Party in Nasarawa State *AHMADU AMINU/INTERNATIONAL Correspondent, Cameroon

GONE TOO SOON: Nigeria’s former minister daughter, PILOT ADZUAYI EWUGA, 11 others DIE in plane crash …...
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American Jury indicts Nigerian Couple for fraudulently receiving $76,000 in a Real Estate Scam-United States Secret Service … Suspects: Caesar Oruade, Ayana Saunders convicted of wire fraud conspiracy and conspiracy to launder money *Wife receives fund in United States, wires same to husband bank account in Nigeria, lied to American bankers money came from ‘investors’ who were funding the making of Nigerian films through suspects’ production company *“In May 2017, a computer intrusion at a real estate company resulted in a Memphis woman’s $76,000 payment on a home purchase being diverted to the bank account of California resident Jeffrey Cranford. Agents investigating the case followed the money and found that the $76,000 had been ‘chopped’ and sent to several other U.S. bank account holders before ultimately being wired to an account in Nigeria”-FBI *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

American Jury indicts Nigerian Couple for fraudulently receiving $76,000 in a Real Estate Scam-United...

SOLAR POWER SCANDAL: Nigeria’s Disgraced First elected Woman Ex-Speaker, PATRICIA ETTEH begs EFCC for mercy after converting N130million cash into personal use, pilfers fund from Akwa Ibom electrification contract … confess: ‘Please forgive me, I am ready to cooperate, I honestly don’t remember how I misplaced the NDDC money in my personal account then’ *“Our commission’s special duties unit is grilling ex-Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Patricia Etteh for her alleged involvement in a solar power electrification scam in Akwa Ibom State worth N240 million. The former speaker received N130m through her personal account. The contract was awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission. She is still in our custody”-EFCC *BY LATEEFAT IBRAHIM/CRIME Correspondent, Abuja

SOLAR POWER SCANDAL: Nigeria’s Disgraced First elected Woman Ex-Speaker, PATRICIA ETTEH begs EFCC for...

Breaking NEWS: AFRICA’S Richest Billionaire, ALIKO DANGOTE financially broke, seeking to borrow $1.1 billion (900 billion Naira) for Refinery Project -Fitch, world’s biggest global rating agency … Already exhaust all cash in other projects, funds loaned Dangote Group of Companies not enough to finance Refinery Complex completion by 2023, can only raise fund through sale of Dangote Cement bonds *‘Dangote Industries suffering from weak corporate governance. It is a risk for Aliko Dangote to remain largest shareholder and CEO of the project who already has a lot of power over operations’ *“In the report, Fitch said: “Dangote Industries Limited has a complex group structure with a large amount of related-party transactions, with a negative effect on operational and financial transparency. We also view the dominance of Aliko Dangote, as CEO and the main shareholder, in operations as an additional risk” *BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR, London & BY AHMED NURENI/ GROUP BUSINESS Editor, Abuja

Breaking NEWS: AFRICA’S Richest Billionaire, ALIKO DANGOTE financially broke, seeking to borrow $1.1...
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Breaking News: ThisDay’s Former Deputy Editor, The Guardian’s ex-Assistant Editor, TUNDE OKOLI appointed Editor-at-Large, anchors ‘AMERICA Notes’ …to report on life’s experience of immigrants in United States in a breezy, stylish, flowing weekly article *Graduate of Theatre Arts & Media Studies at University of Calabar studying for Master’s degree in Visual Culture at Illinois State University, won several media awards in Nigeria, attend lots of international media seminars in Europe * “Nigerians, Africans and the world will witness a new style of Africa’s journalism never experienced before. My weekly column will be factual, deep, incisive and analytical. I promise not to hold anything back in this voyage of news analysis. I will bring all my wealth of media knowledge to bear on this column”-OKOLI *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Editor

Breaking News: ThisDay’s Former Deputy Editor, The Guardian’s ex-Assistant Editor, TUNDE OKOLI appointed...

OPINION! ‘My Haters suffering from Xenophobic Mentality’-Charlie Boy*Says ‘The World must defeat Xenophobia to barest minimum’*Laments: ‘It’s Poverty that affects our minds, as many live on a constant diet of hopelessness’*Echoes: ‘Poverty is when young men of a country refuse to look their government in the face to demand better opportunities for themselves and families’*Observes: ‘If we pull down South Africa’s businesses in the country, will Nigeria go scar-free?’

OPINION! ‘My Haters suffering from Xenophobic Mentality’-Charlie Boy *Says 'The World must...

WHAT’S GOOD FOR DEMOCRACY IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS * ‘My thoughts on Nigeria’s recent election, Importance of Public-Private Cooperation for Democracy’BY TONY ELUMELU

WHAT'S GOOD FOR DEMOCRACY IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS * 'My thoughts on Nigeria's recent election, Importance...
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INTERPOL Arrests Nigerian Cyberking in South Africa, JAMES JUNIOR ALIYU for Swindling Americans to the tune of N4.7billion (R192 million) … 28-year-old suspect in Johannesburg accused of stealing millions of dollars via email and text messages “James Junior Aliyu was arrested at an upmarket estate in Sandton, Johannesburg on Wednesday, following a string operation by Interpol and the police. He appeared in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on the same day. His arrest follows a widespread investigation involving law enforcement authorities from South Africa and the United States of America”-National police spokesperson Colonel Athlenda Mathe *BY PHINA TOMBWELL/CRIME Correspondent, Jo’Burg, South Africa

INTERPOL Arrests Nigerian Cyberking in South Africa, JAMES JUNIOR ALIYU for Swindling Americans to the...

CRUELTY & INJUSTICE: Nigerian PhD student, ORHIONS EWANSIHA THOMAS died in hands of Malaysia Immigration officers for refusing bribe on time-Autopsy report … Victim cried, begged for life to be spared, yet refused and mocked *Deceased, obesed made to do frog jump severally in custody, collapsed, refused medication, *Arrested with 19 others by immigration officers at the Desa Aman Puri apartment in Kepong, Selangor, mistaken for undocumented immigrant *“Thomas wanted to get his passport from his car near the restaurant but immigration officers mistook it as an attempt to escape. He was taken to the Bukit Jalil immigration depot where the authorities still refused to let him go after verifying his documents to be genuine. The immigration officers demanded a ‘bribe’ from him to be released. The money was paid but he was still detained at the Bukit Jalil depot”-Eye witness account *“The death of a Nigerian student at a detention centre was the result of a series of wrongful actions committed by the immigration department in Malaysia. Thomas was an obese person weighing about 130kg but he was forced to do jump squats during the period of his detention which caused him to collapse. He was given the wrong medication for high blood pressure. He had a valid passport and documents but immigration officers still arrested him for inspection of documents”-Lawyer Rajesh Nagarajan, Attorney for the deceased family *BY NIKE OLUWOLE/CRIME Correspondent, Malaysia

CRUELTY & INJUSTICE: Nigerian PhD student, ORHIONS EWANSIHA THOMAS died in hands of Malaysia Immigration...

LAWLESSNESS: Nigerian Bandits kidnap Anglican Diocese Church Bishop, wife, driver along Oyo/Ogbomoso Expressway … victims on the way to Yewa in Ogun state when incident happened *‘Abductors forced victims’ vehicle to stop on motion, forced to enter another get-away- car’-Eye Witness account *“Preliminary investigations reveals that the victim’s vehicle developed what seemed a mechanical fault while traveling from Yewa, Ogun State to Jebba, Kwara State enroute an isolated area along New Oyo/Ogbomoso Expressway. The Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations of the Command is in Charge of the rescue operation that has commenced since 2100HRS of Sunday 12/06/2022. All the tactical teams of the Command Anti-Kidnapping squad, Ambush Squad, Puff Adder, Police Mobile Force, PMF, Counter Terrorism Unit, CTU, and Conventional Police personnel along with local hunters and vigilantes are all involved in the rescue operations”-Adewale Osifeso, Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer *BY BANKE OLUPITE/CRIME Reporter

LAWLESSNESS: Nigerian Bandits kidnap Anglican Diocese Church Bishop, wife, driver along Oyo/Ogbomoso...
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JUST IN: EFCC Did Not Arrest Me for Forgery, only a Media Spin by Fake Journalists -FEMI Fani-Kayode, former Nigeria’s Aviation Minister …Argue: ‘I was invited to their office. I flew down to Lagos to see them. The anti-graft agency officers were polite and professional to me’. I was granted bail on self-recognition’ *‘We detained and grilled Femi Fani Kayode for over 6 hours on Tuesday evening. For a period of five times, he has written sick letter severally to court from the same hospital claiming doctors had placed him on bed rest to evade trial. He was granted bail on self-recognition, to appear in court again November 30”-Counsel for the EFCC, Bilikisu Buhari *BY TOLA EWA/Anti-graft reporter, Lagos

JUST IN: EFCC Did Not Arrest Me for Forgery, only a Media Spin by Fake Journalists      -FEMI Fani-Kayode,...

UNBELIEVABLE IN THE HOUSE OF GOD: Christ Apostolic Church Pastor, MATHEW OLAKUNLE Impregnates Married church member, OMOTOLA AKERELE under the guise of Spiritual Healing in Ondo state…To Solve her Severe Cough ailment *Head of CAC, Oke-Itura, Iju town in Akure North Local Government had SEX with Married Women and Girls in the name of deliverance *Pastor Notorious for ‘praying’ for vulnerable women without their clothes on * Distressed woman aborts Pregnancy to save her Marriage, Husband threw her out of their matrimony * ‘On the seventh day of prayer, Pastor Olakunle shaved the hair on my private parts and armpits, and put the hair in the white handkerchief. After that, we had sexual intercourse. After the intercourse, he asked me to go and bury the hair in the handkerchief’-Mrs. Akerele * “I Did Not have sex with her. I shaved the hair of her private parts and I touched it (her private parts) with my sexual organ. I told her to be using my organ to rub her private parts so that she could discharge. After that, I wiped the discharge of her private parts with the white handkerchief and I prayed for her, using Psalm 24. God answers the prayer of naked people faster. I had SEX with her younger sister twice and had prayed for their mother too while naked”-Pastor Olakunle BY TOLUWANI ABIFEMI/RELIGIOUS REPORTER, AKURE

UNBELIEVABLE IN THE HOUSE OF GOD: Christ Apostolic Church Pastor, MATHEW OLAKUNLE Impregnates Married...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born Kano state Lady, HAUWA UMAR USMAN Graduates FIRST CLASS in Aeronautical Engineering from University of Brighton…Becomes Outstanding in Britain for her Academic prowess *Had earlier education in Kano state, diagnosed with dyslexia during course of study in the United Kingdom * “During my studies in England, I experienced some challenges, which a British friend noticed were signs of dyslexia and suggested that I take a dyslexia test”-Hauwa BY DIPO AYENI/EDUCATION REPORTER, LONDON

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Born Kano state Lady, HAUWA UMAR USMAN Graduates FIRST CLASS in Aeronautical...
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Nigerian Ace Entertainer, HELEN PAUL appointed Professor in United States Varsity … becomes Head of Department of Arts, Music and Entertainment at Heart International University *Shared photos from induction on Instagram, congratulates husband Femi Bamisile who graduated as a Doctor of Law from same institution *Previously bagged a Ph.D. degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos * “Congratulations to my husband and I. It is such a great honour for both of us. You graduated as a Doctor of Law and I was promoted too. I am now Professor Helen Paul, the new H.O.D Department of Arts, Music and Entertainment, Heart International University USA. Thank you for all the sleepless nights. Thank you for sacrificing for us. #grateful @femi_bams. Big ups to all of us at Heart University. The ceremony was a beautiful one. Sincere gratitude to my boss and the University Chancellor, Dornett Mcintosh Ph.D. Thank you my senior Professor Cox, our faculty head and all HBIU staff in general”-PAUL *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

Nigerian Ace Entertainer, HELEN PAUL appointed Professor in United States Varsity … becomes Head of...

Historic Landmark: Nigerian born Law Professor, UCHE OFODILE, first African ever Elected Lifetime Member of United States Foreign Relations Council …joins exclusive list of highly influential American leaders like Anthony Blinken, United States Secretary of State; Kate Brown, Governor of Oregon; and Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States *Reigns as a Senior Fellow at Harvard School’s Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Honorary Fellow of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law in Hong Kong, affiliated professor of African and African American Studies at the University of Arkansas’s J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences *“Uche Ofodile will bring attention to pressing issues: sustainability and climate change; food, nutrition and water insecurity; corporate social responsibility and accountability; global governance issues and challenges; and the risks and opportunities associated with artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. She joins an organization whose members are among the most distinguished and most prominent leaders in the foreign policy arena”- University of Arkansas’ press statement *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

Historic Landmark: Nigerian born Law Professor, UCHE OFODILE, first African ever Elected Lifetime Member...

True Life Story: AMERICAN Dream is a Mirage, Struggle, only Racism, Poverty, Food Insecurity; Gun Violence are realities-AJIBOLA Elizabeth Junaid, a Nigerian Asylum seeker in Chicago narrates experience …America is believed to be the land of opportunities, but America makes those opportunities very difficult to access for people who are not born into privilege, we shared an apartment with three other families-no privacy, one bathroom; my younger sister and I sleep on the floor *Lament: “We had to board two planes to get to America-one from Lagos, Nigeria, to Dubai, and another from Dubai to Chicago. I was on the plane for 23 hours. It was exhausted, thinking I was on my way to starting a new life where I’d live like Angelina Jolie” *“In America, food was very scarce because my parents had no income. My mom would go around looking for people who needed help cooking their meals. She’d work for free so she could bring home some of that food. That was what my family lived on for the first couple of months. Back in Nigeria, I had never even heard a gunshot. I used to play outside a lot there” *“My living situation improved after my parents applied for asylum and got work permits. We moved out of that cramped apartment, but now my parents worked such long hours, six days a week. I barely saw them. Some days, they left our apartment, in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, at 1 p.m. and didn’t return until 2 a.m” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

True Life Story: AMERICAN Dream is a Mirage, Struggle, only Racism, Poverty, Food Insecurity; Gun Violence...
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London SINGER at Night, SWINDLER by DAY: Nigerian flashy Afrobeat act, a Naturalized British citizen, IDRIS DAYO MUSTAPHA alias ‘Drizzle Lomo’ charged with STEALING $5Million from United States Traders … breaks into unsuspecting Americans’ brokerage accounts, buy stocks to manipulate prices, profiting off on swings, facing extradition to New York *“Idris Mustapha, a.k.a ‘Drizzle Lomo’, a Nigerian British who presents himself publicly as living a lavish lifestyle, driving expensive cars and sporting flashy jewelry, by being a club singer at night is accused of stock swindling by day and stealing from vulnerable Americans in the sum of $5Million”-Prosecutor *“The defendant was part of a nefarious group that caused millions of dollars in losses to victims by engaging in a litany of cybercrimes, including widespread hacking, fraud, taking control of victims’ securities brokerage accounts, and trading in the name of the victims”-Breon Peace, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern district of New York *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

London SINGER at Night, SWINDLER by DAY:  Nigerian flashy Afrobeat act, a Naturalized British citizen,...

I swear to leave Nigeria forever if Atiku or Tinubu win 2023 Presidency-Charly Boy … If any of these two jabagantis win, I go just leave una walker go Ghana, go beg dem for citizenship, Buhari go become a saint *FACT: Asiwaju Tinubu received 1,271 votes to become APC presidential flagbearer *BY SUNDAY IGBEKA/ENTERTAINMENT Correspondent

I swear to leave Nigeria forever if Atiku or Tinubu win 2023 Presidency-Charly Boy … If any of these...

I Need a Man in My Life to Marry Me, Put a Ring on My Finger, I am beautiful-EUCHARIA, 56-year-old Nollywood actress … I am telling the world that I need to settle down fast, the great man destined for me need to show up without any delay *“I need a man who is God-fearing and handsome. He must be up to the task, having everything that makes a man male. He must be complete, that’s all I can say” *BY FEMI ADENIYI/MOVIE Correspondent, Lagos

I Need a Man in My Life to Marry Me, Put a Ring on My Finger, I am beautiful-EUCHARIA, 56-year-old Nollywood...
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Lawlessness without Conscience: RIVERS State Government renders 15,000 Nigerians homeless, clears slum-only home to poor people … Bulldozers rolled into Urualla, Port Harcourt recently, destroyed homes of hundreds of people, belongings scattered and lost, as government clearances of waterfront slums in the southern Nigerian city continues *Over six days, the homes of thousands of families in eight slum communities in the Diobu area of the city shattered, with three neighborhoods earmarked to be cleared *“We are refugees in our own state. Rain fell and all my belongings were drenched. You can imagine a woman who has not had her bath for a week because she has nowhere to do so. We woke up to the sight of bulldozers. We weren’t even allowed to salvage anything. Before we knew what was happening, we were rendered homeless. It was pathetic. The government says the move is to stop the illegal production and sale of diesel and paraffin”, lament Mary Prince, Diobu resident *“The government is determined to sanitize the waterfronts by removing all shanties and most especially, continue with its frontal and hugely successful war to rid the state of criminals and undesirable elements who have transformed these waterfronts into a den of thieves”-Paulinus Nsirim, Commissioner for Information *BY TIM IYETIMO/ENVIRONMENTAL Correspondent, Port Harcourt

Lawlessness without Conscience: RIVERS State Government renders 15,000 Nigerians homeless, clears slum-only...

Special Report after 10 months Investigation: Survival Inside MAKOKO: Africa’s largest fishing village where 400,000 Nigerians live on water, land …Children attend school on floating river, Slum has little access to electricity or clean sanitation *Every 15 households share communal latrines, as excreta, kitchen waste and polythene bags go straight into the water *Community speak in ‘Egun’ language traceable to descendants of Benin republic and Badagry-a coastal town in Lagos State *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/INTERNATIONAL INVESTIGATIVE Editor who was in Lagos, Nigeria

Special Report after 10 months Investigation: Survival Inside MAKOKO: Africa’s largest fishing village...
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TRENDING: Nigerian born Naomi Campbell’s protégé TOMIWA rules Paris Fashion Scene, Model for SAINT brand …Lights Europe biggest designer’s most influential brands *Featured on Balmain, Celine to Lacoste and Louis Vuitton label *Becomes frequent face on runways, starring in global campaigns and featured on e-commerce high fashion platforms to a captive international audience of tens of millions * “Having relocated to France, I must say it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It’s absolutely exhilarating to be immersed in the architecture, the museums and street art. I have always wanted to live in another country. It was easy to move to Paris from Nigeria for me. I will continue to make Nigeria proud Abroad”-Tomiwa *BY ROBERTA IMADE/EUROPE Fashion Editor & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

TRENDING: Nigerian born Naomi Campbell’s protégé TOMIWA rules Paris Fashion Scene, Model for SAINT...

Historic: Nigeria’s Ibo model, MARISTELLA OKPALA showcases Africa’s rich culture to the world, win Best National Costume at Miss Universe 2021 pageant…inspired by ‘Mmanwa’ a traditional female masquerade in southeastern Nigeria *Costume mask made by Filipino designer Kennedy Jhon Gasper using African beads, stone & craft featuring a colourful ancient back cape *‘My design was to protect children and women against any form of abuse. This costume pays attention to the strong will of women in attaining whatever height they want to attain, no matter the challenges faced while reaching their desired goals’-MARISTELLA *BY CLARA ANABOR/FASHION & Style Editor, Europe

Historic: Nigeria’s Ibo model, MARISTELLA OKPALA showcases Africa’s rich culture to the world, win...

South African born Nigerian Naturalized Irish Renowned Scientist; PAMELA UBA makes history as First Black woman to win Miss Ireland Queen 2021 after 74 years of pageant’s contest…represents Ireland for Miss World beauty title, grew in neighborhood of Ballyhaunis-County Mayo *Had undergraduate degree in Medical Science at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Master’s degree in Clinical Chemistry from Trinity College, Dublin, worked as a Medical Scientist at University Hospital Galway *Raised money for educational support for children, played Gaelic football as a center back being an active Gaelic Athletic Association fan *BY ROILA EKUNDAYO/Foreign Fashion Editor, Dublin

South African born Nigerian Naturalized Irish Renowned Scientist; PAMELA UBA makes history as First Black...
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EXCLUSIVE: I am the First AFRICAN Scientist in the World to Design a towering COVID Bronze statue measuring 8 ½ by 5 feet, weighing 2205 pounds titled ‘Pandemic’ where Science meets the Arts-Dr.VICTOR Olatoye, a renowned Nigerian born American Scientist & Film Critic …essential workers in various uniforms and humanity proudly embedded, to be unveiled during the International Pandemic Heroes Tour *Set for auction at over $25million, part of the proceeds to be donated to charities on several continents to help families affected by the deadly disease, fault Nigerian politicians on money politics *Discuss the success of NAFCA African Oscar at Hollywood Bowl Theater, Migration adventure from Ado Ekiti to the United States to live the dreams *Recall how he met Columbia wife after trips to the South American country 12 times, proposal at a Spanish Restaurant called ‘Olla Catagenera’ in Cartagena Colombia and evergreen joy after marriage at Oceano Hotel and Resorts in Colombia *”Pandemic displays the scientist looking into the microscope as the doctor holds an oversized syringe placed on top to signify scientific dominance over the virus. The oversize bottle and syringe show my conviction earlier on in the pandemic that we would find a curative vaccine and that was also why keys were placed at the mouth of the vaccine bottle. The “key” to “arresting” the pandemic is in the vaccine”-OLATOYE *GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

EXCLUSIVE: I am the First AFRICAN Scientist in the World to Design a towering COVID Bronze statue measuring...

No hiding Place: UK based Nigerian certified Cancer Nurse, ABIOLA AKILLA arrested for running over British policewoman, found over speeding, sentenced to 30-months Jail Term … ‘Immediately I saw the police I was confused, I couldn’t explain what came over me as I was afraid to go to prison,’ says suspect *Had no driving license or insurance, plus her little baby strapped to the back seat *51-year old got pulled over by PC Caroline Green, knocked her down without looking back, left her lying seriously injured on the road; made victim suffer five broken ribs, leg and arm injuries with cuts, bruises near head, developed PTSD *“Her front wheel went over my ankle, then she drove up my leg. I was in so much pain I thought she’d snapped my leg. I fell back and cracked my head on the concrete and she drove over my ribs and my right shoulder. I had a crushing feeling all over my body and was screaming in pain. She was so close to my head, and in between the first and second wheels going over me I managed to get into a foetal position. Then the back wheel went over my legs, pelvis and stomach”-PC Green *BY IYABODE ADEBAYO/SPECIAL Correspondent, reporting from London

No hiding Place: UK based Nigerian certified Cancer Nurse, ABIOLA AKILLA arrested for running over British...

GOD STILL ANSWER PRAYERS: After 25 years of Marriage, Failed IVF, no more Menstrual circle experience, God bless us with Triplets-Deacon MICHAEL Nwankwo & wife, Victoria Says… ‘There is nothing God cannot do, only if we put our trust completely in Him’ *‘We gave our first daughter Uzumma, which means ‘Shout of goodness, good happening or good event’, called our son ‘Chimbuchhi’ which means ‘My God is God’ and ‘Oluedo’ meaning ‘Wealth’ *BY BODE IYIOLA/Religious Reporter

GOD STILL ANSWER PRAYERS: After 25 years of Marriage, Failed IVF, no more Menstrual circle experience,...
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SAD INCIDENCE ON AMERICA MOTHER’S DAY: Stolen Truck Driver pins Nigerian Mother of Four, FLORENCE NGWU to two vehicles, crushed victim to death in New York … Incident occurred around 8:33 a.m. March 8 at 120th Avenue and 167th Street, within the 113th Precinct *“EMS responded and transported the 49-year-old female victim to Jamaica Hospital after she sustained trauma to the body. She was in critical condition. On Monday afternoon it became known that the victim, Florence Ngwu, had died”-NYPD Spokeswoman *“I am profoundly saddened to hear that Florence Ngwu … a mom of four, who was hit by a stolen dump truck in Jamaica on Mother’s Day passed away this morning. My thoughts and prayers are with her family during this difficult time. This death was the result of a senseless hit-and-run, which could have been prevented. Now the victim’s family and children have to suffer the consequences. This is just an awful situation”-State Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-South Ozone Park) *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

SAD INCIDENCE ON AMERICA MOTHER’S DAY: Stolen Truck Driver pins Nigerian Mother of Four, FLORENCE NGWU...

DEVELOPING STORY: I was Deceived into a JOB promise in London, Not the Removal of My Kidney; I Did Not Negotiate Money with anyone, show document where I signed to be an organ donor or collect cash from anyone -DAVID NWAMINI UKPO, a former Lagos Bricklayer inside British Protective Shelter cries out … Says: ‘I was told to go for a medical test to know if I would be fit for the UK job, but Dr. Harry saved my life when he narrated the procedure and asked me in the Hospital if I agreed (consented) for my organ to be removed, I cried and told him I was not aware; then the Physician called the police for my rescue against Senator Ike Ekweremadu and wife’ *“I applied for a UK Visa for David Nwamini Ukpo whom I picked up in Lagos state and agreed verbally with him in my Abuja mansion to help donate one of his organs for my daughter critically suffering kidney failure in a British Hospital. My wife was on the same trip to offer my ailing daughter emotional support fighting to stay alive daily. I have been humiliated and disgraced by this saga. My detractors, political enemies at work”-Senator IKE Ekweremadu *Couple face 20-years JAIL TERM each if convicted, remanded in police custody till July 7 *‘We followed due process before issuing organ donor’s passport’-Nigeria Immigration Service *“Ike Ekweremadu and Beatrice Nwanneka Ekweremadu of Nigeria charged with conspiracy to arrange/facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation, namely organ harvesting. We are thoroughly investigating this human slavery scandal”-MET Police *BY CHRISTIAN OBADARE, JUDICIAL Reporter in London & AHMADU LAWAL/CRIME Correspondent, Abuja

DEVELOPING STORY: I was Deceived into a JOB promise in London, Not the Removal of My Kidney; I Did Not...

POWER OF THE PEOPLE: 200 British citizen mobilized, block UK Enforcement Agents in Peckham South London, from Deporting a Nigerian accused of overstaying Visas *Crowd sits on the floor, surround immigration van from driving off, chant non stop : ‘Let him go, People power’ *Nigerian man, KUNLE OLAKUNMI released on bail after more than 3 hours of detention *“We were alerted that there was an immigration raid in process so locals came down to block it. We had been sitting here blocking the van and having ice lollies. They brought more police in and tried to break through the crowd by pushing us. We all sat down. We were all chanting ‘Let him go!’, ‘People power!’ as we prevented the van from being driven off. Police were called but failed to break up the crowd”-Eleanor Janega, from south-east London *“Preventing immigration enforcement teams from doing their job is unacceptable. Blocking or obstructing them will not deter them from undertaking the duties that the public rightly expect them to carry out”-Spokesperson for the Home Office *BY REGINA ABRAHAM/IMMIGRATION Reporter, London

POWER OF THE PEOPLE: 200 British citizen mobilized, block UK Enforcement Agents in Peckham South London,...
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GLORY OF AFRICA: INSPIRING Story of how a Nigerian ‘boy’ EUGENE ADELEYE migrated to United States holding one suitcase, $50 to become a New York Police Officer at 9th Precinct … making waves in policing, living the American dream *Mother, a retired Nigerian police officer for 35 years helped played U.S. Visa lottery *Visited Christ Apostolic Church on arrival under Pastor Obafemi Obadare on arrival, Promoted into New York Police Community Service Team Unit *“The greatest decision of my life was to join the New York Police. After I arrived in 2016, I told the taxi at JFK Airport to take me to the nearest African owned place of worship since I had only $50 in my wallet. I was driven to Christ Apostolic Church under the pastoral leadership of Obafemi Obadare. I stayed there and worshiped the Lord in the Church. I started working in a grocery store near-by. From there I heard the NYPD were hiring for traffic controllers, so I applied for the examination with $40. I passed to become an NYPD traffic controller. And later got promoted as a Community Service Team Unit. I am encouraging immigrants to apply, the NYPD is hiring. I am a child of destiny, now a United States citizen making Nigeria proud Overseas” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

GLORY OF AFRICA: INSPIRING Story of how a Nigerian ‘boy’ EUGENE ADELEYE migrated to United States...

LAWLESSNESS: British Police Officers under investigation for punching a Nigerian lady, SARAH SOYEMI in the eyes for selling detox tea outside White Oaks Mall without explanation *Eye witness account: “A woman was selling detox tea outside White Oaks Mall. A police officer alighted from the car, grabbed her without explanation and another officer punched her, leaving her with a black eye, before she was charged with various offences” *Victim charged charged with failing to leave the premises when directed, resisting arrest and assaulting a peace officer *“It has just been a lot. I am in a lot of pain daily. It’s so unbelievable. I am an independent contractor, supporting my family with the tea sales and money from the Ontario Works program. I am being discriminated against for racism due to the color of my skin. I am not the only one selling detox tea over there. Why didn’t they arrest other white British citizens selling similar detox tea around the same place?”-SOYEMI, a single mother of twin boys *“We are conducting an internal review to understand what happened. While we disagree with some of the particulars of how this interaction has been described, the London Police Service takes all allegations of this nature very seriously, and as such the chief has directed that a review of this incident be conducted”-Const. Sandasha Bough *BY NINA SHALEWA KUKAH/METRO Editor, London & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

LAWLESSNESS: British Police Officers under investigation for punching a Nigerian lady, SARAH SOYEMI in...

COURT sends Osinachi’s husband, PETER NWACHUKWU to Kuje prison … ‘I am innocent of my wife’s death, I have no hands in it, My conscience is clear’, I am not GUILTY of 23 counts bordering on domestic violence and homicide’, Suspect claims *“Part of the charges read: “That you, Peter Nwachukwu, 56, male, on the 8th of April, 2022, at Aco Estate, opposite police station, Lugbe, Abuja, FCT, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, did commit an offence to wit: culpable homicide punishable with death in that you caused the death of Mrs Osinachi Nwachukwu by your various acts of violence and aggravated assault with the knowledge that her death would be the probable consequence of your acts. You contravened Sections 104 and 379 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015; Section 221 of the Penal Code; and the Violence Against Person’s Prohibition Act 2015”-AGF *“Emotional, verbal and psychological abuse contrary to Section 14(1) of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015 and punishable under the same section of the Act”-Statement of offence *“That you, Peter Nwachukwu, male, sometime between 14th November 2009 and April 2022 at Aco Estate, opposite police station, Lugbe, Abuja, FCT, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, did commit an offence to wit: emotional, verbal and psychological abuse on Mrs Osinachi Nwachukwu (deceased) by humiliating her and making utterances like ‘you are smelling,’ ‘you are mad,’ to her in the presence of her music crew members”-Particular of offence *BY EMEKA OBIKALU/RELIGIOUS Reporter, Abuja

COURT sends Osinachi’s husband, PETER NWACHUKWU to Kuje prison … ‘I am innocent of my wife’s...
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WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Everyone is asking how Nigerian Politicians raise N100million to buy Presidential Nomination Forms as Public Office Holders -SEYE KEHINDE, City People Media Group Publisher…My colleagues and I led Investigative Guerrilla Journalism in Nigeria fighting oppressive Military Junta to a standstill as Editor of TEMPO Magazine, we were publishing underground * Missing $75,000 cash at the political convergence of the All Progressive Congress ought to have been captured on CCTV, monumental fraud have the support of some insiders who are so sure that nothing will come out of it *Big time Nigerian political players deliberately raised the bar of nomination forms to edge out the youths, Plans on-going to expand City people magazine into other African countries *Commend senior colleagues who were founding fathers of The News Magazine: Mr Bayo Onanuga, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Mr Idowu Obasa; Mr Dapo Olorunyomi and Mr Kunle Ajibade, Mother raised him to be humble in life *General ethics of the press comes with good journalism practice, relationship with Kunle Bakare, Femi Akintunde-Johnson, Dele Momodu; Mayor Akinpelu always intact *“Media practitioners have been holding the government accountable. Public office holders don’t care any longer. No one cares and things are done with impunity. So bad is the situation that corruption is now so rampant. And public office holders have become so brazen in the way they mismanage funds” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Everyone is asking how Nigerian Politicians raise N100million to buy Presidential...

NIGERIA is only the best country in Africa that enables Fairest Free Press-Minister of Information & Culture, Lai Mohammed …‘Our country has a vibrant enabling environment, pluralistic freedom for press’ *Nigerian media will never be a threat but key partners in the progress of the country *“It is a well-known fact that freedom of expression is a fundamental human right enshrined in our various statutes and legal mechanisms, a key feature of democracy across the world. Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights captures this succinctly” *“We launched a national campaign against fake news and hate speech in 2018. It was a campaign that brought the issue to the front burner of our national discourse. Journalists within the West African sub-region should join hands with our various governments to curb the activities of journalists who taint the our image, good works and put to disgrace the ethos and professionalism of this very important profession” *BY SADE OLAYIWOLE/MEDIA Staff Writer, Abuja

NIGERIA is only the best country in Africa that enables Fairest Free Press -Minister of Information &...

FREEDOM AT LAST: Court frees Nigerian Journalist, Activist AGBA JALINGO after 30 months in jail …acquitted of Terrorism, Treasonable Felony and Cyber Crimes *Framed up by Cross River State government for daring governor to account for stewardship, ECOWAS court awards N30milion damages against Nigerian government for injustice *“Relying on the provisions of Section 355 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, I hereby acquit Agba Jalingo on all four charges. Therefore, the charge is hereby dismissed” – Justice Ojukwu, Federal High Court, Calabar * “Acquittal of journalist Agba Jalingo on trumped-up charges is welcome, but he should never have been arrested, detained for nearly six months, prosecuted for his work in the first place”-Angela Quintal, Committee to Protect Journalists Africa program coordinator *BY AHMED RABIU/JUDICIAL Reporter, Cross River State

FREEDOM AT LAST: Court frees Nigerian Journalist, Activist AGBA JALINGO after 30 months in jail …acquitted...
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THERE is evidence of Violation of Freedom of Christians’ Rights to Practice their Religion in Nigeria, writes United States Republican Senators to U.S. Secretary of State … ‘Nigeria has no Single Record of Any Christian or Muslim facing Persecution’, LAI Mohammed, Minister of Information & Culture faults claim *Call based on false premise and misunderstanding of what was going on in the country-FG *‘Some Nigerian criminals kidnap for money, hold people to ransom irrespective of their religion and there are some issues of communal matters dating back to many years. If statistics are to be taken, many Muslims as Christians would be discovered to have been victims of these abductors’ *‘We want to say that Nigeria does not have a policy that denies people the freedom to practice their religion. The country does not have a policy of violation freedom of religion and it is not true that Nigeria persecutes anybody on account of his or her faith’ *BY BISAYO OPEYEMI/DIPLOMATIC Correspondence, Abuja & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

THERE is evidence of Violation of Freedom of Christians’ Rights to Practice their Religion in Nigeria,...

NIGERIA 2013 Election: PDP caucus plans to endorse WIKE as ATIKU’S Vice Presidential running mate *“We, the Progressives at the Green Chamber of the National Assembly, under the umbrella of our great party, the PDP, are meeting on Monday in Abuja to endorse the candidature of the River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, as the vice presidential candidate of our party”-BUSAYO Oluwole Oke, House Committee Chair on Public Accounts *BY AHMADU ISIAKA/POLITICAL Reporter, Abuja

NIGERIA 2013 Election: PDP caucus plans to endorse WIKE as ATIKU’S Vice Presidential running mate *“We,...

Rehashing old Story: Frustrated APC Member seeks Disqualification of ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU over Alleged Age Falsification, Chicago Certificate Scandal, Petitions Presidential Screening Committee … ‘Tinubu never graduated from the University of Chicago, lied about age and state of origin, shouldn’t be allowed to participate in June 7 party primary’, claim SAGIR Mai Iyali in a letter made available to the press *‘Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has to show proof he attended University of Chicago or he must stand disqualified as the opposition is in possession of these same documents. From the information contained in prior submission to INEC in 1999, Mr Tinubu presented a false claim, on oath, of his attendance at University of Chicago from 1972-1976. It is clear that these claims are false”-PETITION *“I lost my university degree certificate while I was in exile during NADECO days between 1994 and 1998. I stated in my INEC form 001 filled when I contested the Lagos State governorship poll in 1999 that I graduated from the University of Chicago”-TINUBU claimed in affidavit attached to prior INEC form *FROM THE SUPREME COURT RECORD: “In our judgment on May 10, 2002, we ruled that Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu could not be prosecuted by the police for alleged certificate forgery. The Inspector-General of Police could not be compelled by Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) to investigate Tinubu for alleged certificate forgery” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor & SPECIAL Anti-Graft Editor, NIGERIA

Rehashing old Story: Frustrated APC Member seeks Disqualification of ASIWAJU BOLA AHMED TINUBU over Alleged...
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OPINION: ‘AFRICAN Slavery is still thriving in the world today’-Nigeria President, MUHAMMADU BUHARI …There are 40 million men, women and children living in forced servitude * Modern form includes: debt bondage, enslavement of war captives, commercial sexual exploitation/ forced domestic servitude, holding people held against their will and controlling their movements * We must remember that slavery is not simply a campaign of hatred; it is the pursuit of profit. One way to extinguish it in its current forms, therefore, is to make it economically unfeasible

‘AFRICAN Slavery is still thriving in the world today’–Nigeria President,...

OPINION-DR. DAYO OLOMU: British Born Nigerian Encyclopedia Champions Successful Business Models in United Kingdom …Humble story of a Quintessential, famous Media Icon @50 devoid of Scandal *QUOTES: “People of excellence go the extra mile to do what’s right” ― Joel Osteen *“I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end” ― Abraham Lincoln *“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way” ― Booker T. Washington

DR. DAYO OLOMU: British Born Nigerian Encyclopedia Champions Successful Business Models in United Kingdom …Humble...

‘Still on that DOG Matter’-Reuben Abati *Says: ‘In Islam Religion, a Dog is like a Pig, a Taboo’ *Explains: ‘Go and do your Investigation, you are not likely to find Muslim families keeping dogs as Pet’ States: ‘In Africa, Dog is referred Dirty and Vile’ *Echoes: ‘In the South South, a Dog is a Special Delicacy for the Family Soup Pot’ *Narrates: ‘If a Dog in America is a king, in Nigeria it is a Sacrificial Lamb’ *QUOTE: “Should anybody then give the suggestion around here that Buhari is a sacrificial lamb or an edible offering? What nonsense!”

‘Still on that DOG Matter’-Reuben Abati *Says: ‘In Islam Religion, a Dog is like a...
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NO RESPONSE TO BLACKMAIL: WE can tell you Tokunbo Afikuyomi falsified TINUBU’S academic credentials to INEC, says Campaign Headquarters … recent primary, secondary school certificate forgery stemmed from the error made in the 1999 incident, now resurfacing ahead of the 2023 presidential elections *“Mr Afikuyomi, a former senator, admitted he mistakenly filled the governorship nomination forms for Mr Tinubu in 1999 and, therefore, was responsible for the false claims before a Lagos parliamentary panel that probed the counterfeit academic records” *“Asiwaju was exonerated in the House of Assembly’s report because Afikuyomi said he filled the form on his behalf then”- campaign spokesman, Bayo Onanuga *BY ANAYO IKEMBA/POLITICAL Correspondent, Lagos

NO RESPONSE TO BLACKMAIL: WE can tell you Tokunbo Afikuyomi falsified TINUBU’S academic credentials...

I am Not Ashamed, I wear my ‘Zero Votes’ with confidence, says TUNDE Bakare … I lost the APC presidential primaries as a badge of zero tolerance for a certain kind of politics *‘A New Nigeria is possible, I have already congratulated the party’s presidential flag bearer, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, I am ready to work with him’ *BY SAM AMAECHI/RELIGIOUS Correspondent, Lagos

I am Not Ashamed, I wear my ‘Zero Votes’ with confidence, says TUNDE Bakare … I lost the APC presidential...

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed TINUBU, ‘Jagaban B’orgu’ will win 2023 Presidential Election-WASIU Ayinde Marshal, The Mayegun of Yorubaland, Oluaye of Fuji … Our ultimate goal is to retain the tenancy of Aso Rock *“I have nursed the dream for a long time that my leader Akanbi Olodoode, an institutionalist, leaders’ builder will someday become the President of Nigeria. Akanbi, the real battle is ahead and insha Allah, victory will be our song come March 2023” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed TINUBU, ‘Jagaban B’orgu’ will win 2023 Presidential Election-WASIU Ayinde Marshal,...
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DISGRACEFUL: UK Govt orders closure of Salvation Proclaimer Ministries, as Nigerian Church General Overseer, TOBI ADEGBOYEGA flees, Lavish £1.87 million on Yahoo Lifestyle evading Audit … accused of embezzlement, financial mismanagement and lack of transparency *‘The church was wound up after failing to properly account for over £1.87 million of outgoings and operating with a lack of transparency in the High Court on June 9, 2022 before Judge Burton. Salvation Proclaimer Ministries Limited, more commonly known as SPAC Nation, was liquidated in the public interest. The Official Receiver has been appointed as liquidator of the company’ *“Investigators interviewed one of the company’s directors, Adedapo Olugbenga Adegboyega, who was also known as Dapo Adegboyega or Pastor Dapo. During interviews, Mr Adegboyega said that the church group had over 2,000 members and 200 ordained ministers and pastors but failed to provide any supporting information. Further enquiries found that SPAC Nation either failed to comply or only partially complied with statutory requirements, including providing data to support claimed donations, and accounting records in support of £1.87 million of expenditure”-British Government website *“The court heard that SPAC Nation was incorporated in 2012, a charity set up to advance Christianity. Much of its charitable work was based in London, working particularly with vulnerable people, youth, and offenders”-INVESTIGATION *BY KAYODE ADEBAYO & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

DISGRACEFUL: UK Govt orders closure of Salvation Proclaimer Ministries, as Nigerian Church General Overseer,...

WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Biggest problem in America: Church leaders not Preaching, Teaching Obedience to God’s word -Pastor RONALD English, Greater Bosqueville Baptist Church, Waco, Texas … a person can be considered a good Christian in United States without obeying a single commandment of God’s Holy Word *‘Many pastors are afraid of standing for what is right, not to offend those who gives ‘money’ to the ministry *‘Some televangelists will not preach injustice, oppression, and systemic wrongs since money for television appearance is tied to certain views for high rating’ *‘United States Supreme Court made wrong decision in Roe-v-Wade ruling against women *“America’s foundation is built on violence, nasty-history, whitewashed black history from schools to evade posterity where white slave owners broke up black families; raped black women; hung black men and saved their body parts as mementos” *INSIDE: Divine call into God’s ministry, job at Baylor University and Fatherhood experience *GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Biggest problem in America: Church leaders not Preaching, Teaching Obedience...

CONFESSION: GOD Directs Me to Charge each Member of My Church N310,000 cash to Fly Them into Heaven, I Cannot Lie as a ‘Prophet’ -Controversial Cleric, Pastor NOAH Abraham, General Overseer, Christ High Commission Ministry, a.k.a. Royal Christ Assembly, Kaduna ..Invited by Ekiti State Police Command for investigation on Fraud *Kept 40 people in church at the Araromi-Ugbesia in Omuo-Oke, Ekiti State in preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ, otherwise known as the rapture *Members sold belongings, hoping Jesus Christ would meet them while camping inside church, a few others abandoned their families who refused to join them to live in the church *“I told each of my congregation to pay N310,000 cash. I made the declaration when I noticed that my members’ troubles were increasing. I did it because I got the authority of God who called me to practise for all those who want to serve the Lord with their whole heart” *Tells BBC Pidgin: “There is a mighty palace that will descend from Heaven and land in my church where members would live forever with the one that sent me” *BY TOLULOPE ADEBAYO/Religious Reporter, Ekiti State

CONFESSION: GOD Directs Me to Charge each Member of My Church N310,000 cash to Fly Them into Heaven,...
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BURNA BOY is a Fugitive, He is under criminal Investigation-Lagos State Police Command … Musician has no hiding place, must turn himself in, accused of ‘flirting’ with a married woman, police escorts fire gun at fun-loving Night Club customers *‘Force Headquarters ready to alert INTERPOL to tracks artist’s movement *“Burna Boy was in the VIP section of Club Cubana with three women when he spotted another ‘married woman’ in the company of her husband. The Grammy Award-winning artiste told Inspector Ibrahim, one of his police escorts to invite the ‘married woman’ to come join him. This gesture annoyed the lady’s husband, who lambasted Burna Boy, saying it was disrespectful for any man to make advances at a ‘married woman’. After some minutes, Burna Boy made advances towards the ‘married woman’ again, a development that infuriated her husband and his friends who had gathered at the club and the matter soon degenerated. During the heated moment, Inspector Ibrahim brought out his service pistol and released fire multiple times as the musician laughed aloud non-stop”-Eye Witness on scene *Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police condemns shooting involving the police escorts attached to Burna Boy, orders full scale round-the-clock probe *BY DAYO ADEBANJO/SHOWBIZ Correspondent, Lagos

BURNA BOY is a Fugitive, He is under criminal Investigation-Lagos State Police Command … Musician has...

NIGERIANS IN THE DIASPORA MOURNING: Nigeria’s Cultural Ambassador of Hikosso music, Florence Trautman, ‘FLOXY BEE’ loses American Community Leader Husband …Showbiz manager hubby passed on late last month in New Jersey *Ever-smiling deceased was music promoter behind America’s successful world tour hits of Nigerian legends: late Chief Osita Osadebe, late Oliver de Coque, late Sunny Okosuns, late Majek Fashek, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, Sunny Ade and a host of others *“My husband was a great community leader officially recognized by the City of Newark. He has done so much to promote a lot of Nigerian music legends during their world tour over the years here in the United States. The memorial service will be taking place on May 21, 2022 at Third Presbyterian Church, 395 Ridge street, Newark, New Jersey. We are blessed with lovely children” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

NIGERIANS IN THE DIASPORA MOURNING: Nigeria’s Cultural Ambassador of Hikosso music, Florence Trautman,...

SOLD OUT SHOW: Nigeria Music Star, DAVIDO Electrifies 02 Arena London Concert, Appeared in a Large, transparent Air Suspended Screen Box …fly son Ifeanyi, former fiancée, Chef Chi, domestic staff in a private jet into United Kingdom to witness celebration, historic show titled ‘We Rise by Lifting Others’ *Performed evergreen hit songs from ‘Omo Baba Olowo’ album: ‘All of you,’ ‘Ekuro’, ‘Dami Duro’; played ‘Gobe’, ‘Aye’, ‘Tchelete (good life),’ ‘The Money’; verse from ‘Bahd Baddo Baddest’, ‘1 milli’, ‘Coolest Kid in Africa’, ‘Fans Mi and Like dat’ to the delight of fans *Featured other African, British musicians as full hall capacity fun-soaked crowd scream in excitement: “Ema dami duro yeah, Emi omo babalowo babalowo olowo, Ani wo fe dami duro dami duro duro; Ewo won won fe bami nawo bami nawo nawo” *DSF, a Nigerian Dee Jay opened the show for Davido, thrilling the fans with some of the best African music side-by-side a London based OAP Adeshope Olajide famous as ShopsyDoo *BY SHOLA ABAYOMI/ENTERTAINMENT Correspondent, London

SOLD OUT SHOW: Nigeria Music Star, DAVIDO Electrifies 02 Arena London Concert, Appeared in a Large, transparent...
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DEVELOPING: I have Resigned as Super Eagles Head Coach, Ashamed Nigeria Failed woefully to Qualify for 2022 World Cup -AUSTIN Eguavoen … ‘I will now return to my role as Technical Director of all national teams’, as stated on Brilla Radio Sports FM * Nigerian Football Federation yet to release an official statement * Nigerians calling for a total overhaul of the football federation *BY TINA AMAECHI/SPORTS Correspondent, ABUJA

DEVELOPING: I have Resigned as Super Eagles Head Coach, Ashamed Nigeria Failed woefully to Qualify for...

Dreams come alive: Lagos boy turned Naturalized American, TOLULOPE JORDAN OMOGBEHIN reigns as WWE Superstar Giant Ninja…recalls encounter with basketball legend Hakeem Olajuwon in Houston, Texas *28-year-old send notice to wrestlers in locker room, vow to win the coveted WWE Championship belt to make Nigeria proud *Former Raw Tag Team Champion graduates from Atlantic Shores Christian School, further studied at the University of South Florida where he played center position in basketball *Transferred to Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland actively played for Morgan State Bears *Plus why he turned against veteran co-athlete AJ Styles *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN International Editor

Dreams come alive: Lagos boy turned Naturalized American, TOLULOPE JORDAN OMOGBEHIN reigns as WWE Superstar...

The inspiring story of Rivers State born ANTETOKOUNMPO family in Greece: Parents flee Nigeria 30 years ago over death threat, suffered 21 years of hard labor without Citizenship, Greek kids relocate to United States to win NBA Finals after months of homelessness …Costas Antetokounmpo won family’s first NBA championship with the Los Angeles Lakers *“I know I’m a role model. My mother is everything in our lives. I know our Dad is looking down on us from Heaven. But this should make every person, every kid, anybody around the world believe in their dreams. No matter, whatever you feel when you’re down, when you don’t think it’s going to happen for you or you might not make it in your career, be it basketball, might be anything; just believe in what you’re doing and keep working, success is on the way”-Giannis on behalf of Antetokounmpo brothers * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Editor

The inspiring story of Rivers State born ANTETOKOUNMPO family in Greece:  Parents flee Nigeria 30 years...
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Glory of NIGERIA Abroad: Nigerian born Ibadan boy, ADEBAYO ADEPOJU, Master’s degree holder protecting America’s Cyber Command Fleet for United States Navy … part of cyber experts taking on new importance in America’s focus on rebuilding military readiness in support of the National Defense Strategy *plays crucial role in defending against cyber threats, cyber space in support of the command’s mission to collect, analyze and report on communication signals using computers, specialized computer-assisted equipment, and video display terminals *“The Navy has been out there on the frontline both at sea and on the ground making sure our adversaries are kept at bay. We have a dedicated team of intel service members who ensure we are safe from cyber attack. Adebayo Adepoju is part of this crucial team. Fleet Cyber Command is on the frontlines to thwart malicious efforts in cyberspace. We are engaged against adversaries, around the globe and around the clock-24/7/365”-Vice Admiral Ross Myers, commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command and U.S. 10th Fleet *”My service in the United States Navy is a dedication to serve my country and be part of something greater than myself. I’m honored to serve this country that has done so much for me. Joining the Navy was a challenge I needed to learn from. I’m thankful for the lessons I learned growing up in Nigeria that I continue to use today”-ADEPOJU *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

Glory of NIGERIA Abroad: Nigerian born Ibadan boy, ADEBAYO ADEPOJU, Master’s degree holder protecting...

Re-Branding NIGERIA Overseas: Meet WENDY OKOLO, a-30-year-old Nigerian born Aeronautic & Space Administration Genius, First African Woman in America’s NASA history …received Doctorate degree in Aerospace Engineering at 26 from University of Texas, Arlington *Earlier worked as a Summer Researcher at Air Force Research Laboratory- a scientific organization operated by the United States Air Force Material Command *Presently working as Aerospace Research Engineer at the Ames Research Center for National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Silicon Valley *Former president of the society of women engineers had Bachelors, Master’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering at same varsity *“I found an error in NASA code system and fixed it. That turned my destiny around for good. I owe my current feat to my all-time heroes – my sisters – who gave me biology and other science lessons through their everyday realities. Education breaks all barriers of limitations in life”-OKOLO *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

Re-Branding NIGERIA Overseas: Meet WENDY OKOLO, a-30-year-old Nigerian born Aeronautic & Space Administration...

INSPIRING: Nigerian born Naturalized British, SILAS ADEKUNLE is youngest Africa’s Robotics Billionaire in Britain …26-year-old creates first gaming robot in Europe ‘MekaMon’, earned $7.5million for selling 500 robots *Acquired First Class degree in Robotics, Received Honorary Doctorate degree of Technology at University of West England *Revered as a Young leader in Technology Entrepreneurship, listed in Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe, Named to Financial Times Top 100 minority ethnic leaders in Technology *Signed exclusive distribution deal with Apple to sell product in United States and Britain *Robotics’ company developed an App which controls ‘MekaMon’ portal to digital content, having earned $12million from investors *“We are now focused on using ‘MekaMon’ to develop Robotics education ecosystem across Africa and cloud infrastructure for industrial automation in the United Kingdom”- ADEKUNLE *BY SIMON IYIOLA/ROBOTICS Editor, Europe & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

  INSPIRING: Nigerian born Naturalized British, SILAS ADEKUNLE is youngest Africa’s Robotics Billionaire...
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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...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIANS in Texas celebrate passage of Nigeria’s First Class Bayelsa Traditional Ruler, HRH KING PETER ODIKEME OKERE, the Amananaowei of Peretorugbene Kingdom ABIRI 1…Hosts Service of Song in Redeemed Christian Church of God House on the Rock, Grand Prairie *Highly respected monarch with no single scandal contribute immensely to Humanity, Human Capital Development for Niger-Delta Youths *Preached love, lived a life of Integrity with unparalleled lasting legacy till he conquered death *Fought for Infrastructural Growth, stopped impostors from enriching themselves with Community loot *Devout Christian, a Chief Pharmacy Technician encouraged spread of the gospel, outreach crusades in the community, detest Occultism in Coronation *Pioneer leader that encouraged youths’ Employment, Skills’ Acquisition and Western Education *Famous Pentecostal preacher, Pastor O.J Kuye reflects on the essence of life in a sermon titled: ‘The King Has Died’ BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIANS in Texas celebrate passage of Nigeria’s First Class Bayelsa Traditional...

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...
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Sad Exit: Nigeria’s Guardian Newspaper longest former Features Editor, EBERE AHANIHU dies of Heart Attack in Canada home…arrived Ottawa as a refugee after threats to life over expose on HIV/AIDS, completed a PhD program at Carleton University *Deceased dissertation titled: ‘Digitizing Failure: Power and Development in Nigerian e-Schools’ *Travelled widely, reporting on human rights, development and HIV/AIDS work brought threats from law enforcement agents *Ex-Canadian ambassador touched by the journalist’s exemplary lifestyle kick-starts a-gofundme page to support the family *“We need journalists like this who are fearless in their pursuit of truth. It’s a big loss for journalism to lose someone at their prime like this”-Robert Peck, a former Canadian ambassador who served first overseas posting as a diplomat in Lagos *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Editor & MADU UCHE/Staff Writer, Canada

Sad Exit: Nigeria’s Guardian Newspaper longest former Features Editor, EBERE AHANIHU dies of Heart...

Let Justice Roll: TWO Nigerians: A Dee Jay, Taxi Driver handcuffed for stealing 180,000 pounds from Ireland’s Pandemic Unemployment Payment …security agents foiled attempt to launder extra One million pounds, names are Oluwagbewikeke Lewis, Bashiru Aderibigbe *Irish law enforcement wire taps conversation of suspects’ plan to hack government’s bank account *‘We have evidence to show criminal gangs operated by Oluwagbewikeke Lewis, Bashiru Aderibigbe illegally harvested 74 bank account information through their bogus email, sets up 57 bank accounts in online prepaid financial services using false passports’-Irish government *BY ROSE MANDE/SPECIAL Anti-money laundering reporter, Dublin

Let Justice Roll: TWO Nigerians: A Dee Jay, Taxi Driver handcuffed for stealing 180,000 pounds from Ireland’s...

HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM SHATTERED DREAM: NIGERIAN 7-foot-2 Homeless man, CLIFFORD ETADAFIMUE Arrested in United States …Lured into America with promise of hoax Basketball careers *21 year old earlier squat in a homeless shelter *Had multiple encounters with New Hampshire Police in Nashua * “Clifford refused to stand and enter the rear of the van. After several minutes and multiple orders for Clifford to enter the van, myself and other officers picked Clifford up and assisted him into the rear of the van. It took 10 police officers to move this 350-pound homeless Nigerian into booking. He was subsequently charged with resisting arrest for refusing to cooperate”- Sgt. Adalberto Garcia of the Nashua Police Department * “He is facing potential mental health issues and suffering from a medical condition that requires the use of a glucose meter”-City Police BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIM SHATTERED DREAM: NIGERIAN 7-foot-2 Homeless man, CLIFFORD ETADAFIMUE...
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BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian born Naturalized American, TAIWO ADELEYE opens first African Restaurant, Nightclub in Michigan…selling food that represents Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage *Establishes African bar ‘Tatse’ where people eat various meals, dishes made from spicy recipes *Ensure ‘Alobosa’, which translate ‘Onion’ in Yoruba language rules the night for English premiership/American soccer fans and party lovers with huge televisions on stand *Evening hours kicks off every Friday in All Black Afrobeat Music Jam Night and attendees wear black clothing as a sign of black historical empowerment *Place grandmothers’ pictures on wall above the food for people to see, Maternal grandmother taught him how to cook and Paternal grandmother fostered in him a love for education *”I watch the English Premier League. When I go around, I find it difficult to find a bar that understands that there are other people that don’t just want to watch American football, but English Premier League or Champions League. As such, I want to ensure the chef and soccer fan set out to create a space where Africans, and some Americans, can watch games while eating my American-infused Nigerian dishes”-ADELEYE * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

BREAKING NEWS: Nigerian born Naturalized American, TAIWO ADELEYE opens first African Restaurant, Nightclub...

Historic Discovery in South Carolina! CHARLESTON: Largest port city in America where 20 million Africans were sold inside Old Slave Mart …African slaves bound in chains mouth, feet from home town in Nigeria’s Calabar/Ibo Bite of Niger-Delta, Angola, Ghana, Gambia; Benin Republic *Corrupt African Kings collude with Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese; British authorities to trade African men, women and children into Slavery in exchange for gifts *African Slaves cried until no tears in the eyes, separated against their will, forced to work on farms for long hours without payment, built Ellis Island in the South while in bondage; sold for 100 and 200 sterling per person ($11,630 and $23,200) in today’s money *End of the Civil War in 1865 marked the ‘official’ end to slavery-the year 13th Amendment to United States Constitution outlawing slavery *Enslaved Africans performed various jobs-from manual labor, housekeeping to skilled trades, Slaves traded or ‘rented’ out to other masters and if an enslaved person worked for someone else, his or her owner would be paid the wages-INVESTIGATION *80 percent African Americans trace one of their ancestors in family to those who arrived in Charleston-International African American Museum *Charleston city council apologizes to Black community for role in Slave trade at Juneteenth *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN International Investigative Editor who was in Charleston

Historic Discovery in South Carolina! CHARLESTON: Largest port city in America where 20 million Africans...

Mouth-watering Mama Africa Meal in Hot Demand: Nigeria’s locally-made FUFU, Egusi Soup now viral in America, ruling Menu main Food…attracts 250 million viewers on TikTok, Instagram, Facebook; LinkedIn within 7 days *Africans in Diaspora, African-Americans, Latinas place online order for meal, others visit African Restaurants for pick-up to avoid delay * “I don’t know what they(African food stores) put it in, I couldn’t even start to guess. I started the #fufu or #fufuchallenge tags for new lovers of #Fufu and Egusi soup on TikTok. I drove nearly 80 miles in search of an African Kitchen. I found a Nigerian restaurant. I settled on two: egusi and okro (okra) soup. In my car, still parked outside the restaurant, I filmed myself as I dipped a mouthful of dough into the okro soup. “Bomb — it is so worth it”-Joeneen Hull, a Black American lady * “Our business income quadrupled the week after Joeneen Hull highlighted our Los Angeles Nigerian restaurant on TikTok. We have been selling Nigerian food at a fast pace”-Veronica Shoyinka, owner Veronica kitchen *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Editor

Mouth-watering Mama Africa Meal in Hot Demand: Nigeria’s locally-made FUFU, Egusi Soup now viral in...
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My WIFE is a serial Liar, she abandoned me when I needed her most, ran away to Canada-Sheriff Lawal, Nigerian welder man begs court for divorce …She deceived me into believing she was to attend a job interview in Abuja and I prayed in my heart for her *“Shakirat broke my heart. She lies about everything. I saw her last on Nov. 16, 2020 when she said she was going for a job interview in Abuja. I later learnt she went to Canada. Lying is her habit. She has since left her matrimonial home, left me, has not returned till date; neither has she communicated with me. Her family members did not tell me of her whereabouts even though they knew her movement. I can deduce there’s no more love between us, so I have approached the court to grant me a divorce”-Troubled Hubby *“From the evidence of the petitioner which is the only evidence before this court, this court is convinced that the respondent has no interest in the marriage anymore. More so if she could abandon her matrimonial home without the consent of her husband who does not know her whereabouts, only to discover later that she had travelled abroad. This is enough to show that there is no more love between the two”-Adeniyi Koledoye, President, Igando Customary Court *BY GABRIEL OYETADE/JUDICIAL Correspondent, Lagos

My WIFE is a serial Liar, she abandoned me when I needed her most, ran away to Canada-Sheriff Lawal,...

FORGERY: Nigerian Asylum-seeking lady, OSAMUDIAMEN OGIE pleads guilty to using stolen Irish passport to gain entry into Dublin …says she fled persecution in Nigeria after experiencing gender and sexuality-based violence *Hide Nigerian passport to cover true identity, agreed guilty to crime *Charged under Irish Passports Act and Theft and Fraud Act, arrived Dublin on a Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul *Court heard this was the suspect’s first time to enter the State, sparing criminal conviction and jail sentence *“This 26-year-old Nigerian suspect had no prior criminal convictions and I have applied the Probation of Offenders Act on this case”-Judge Kelly, Dublin District Court *BY DAVID IBITE/SPECIAL Immigration Correspondent, Dublin & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

FORGERY: Nigerian Asylum-seeking lady, OSAMUDIAMEN OGIE pleads guilty to using stolen Irish passport...

Nigeria Immigration Service arrests AMERICAN secretly hiding Firearms at Lagos Airport …Houston passenger arrived aboard United Airline flight, boasts of dual citizenship showing Nigerian passport *Refused to declare checked-in firearms in aviation form, claim he has right to carry firearms anywhere in the world due to his approval of the United States government to carry firearm *“Nigeria Immigration Service intercepted a passenger with firearms during screening at 10:30am. The passenger undergoing scrutiny from officials of the service will be handed over to the relevant authorities after interrogation. We learnt the passenger with dual citizenship had approval of the U.S Government to carry firearms. In civil aviation, passengers with firearms are expected to declare them at the port of entry while boarding and also declare them on arrival at their destination. We are yet to verify the documents he’s carrying as stipulated in international laws on firearms carriage and the paper which permitted him to carry the firearms could not be authenticated”-Nigeria Immigration Service statement *BY RECHEAL ADETUTU ADEBAYO/DIPLOMATIC Reporter, Lagos

Nigeria Immigration Service arrests AMERICAN secretly hiding Firearms at Lagos Airport   …Houston...

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