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COVID-19 Pandemic travel restriction: NIGERIAN Couple deliver quadruplets in Dubai, newborn babies stranded in Hospital …couple owing $120,000 and incurring daily charges of $5000 to keep the babies in separate incubators * Kids’ Father, Tijani Abdulkareem, 32-year restaurant city cook: “We have been relying on the goodwill of the hospital and the generosity of the Nigerian community in Dubai. The hospital has really helped us” * “I gave birth to my babies-two boys and two girls on July 1. My husband and I live in Dubai. My husband began making plans to relocate me to Nigeria to give birth when we found out that I was having quadruplets in January”-Suliyah, 29-year mother of the babies * “Nigerian community, with contributions from some UAE residents and other nationals who read the news on local media, have been able to raise (AED) 30,000 (around $8000) to pay part of the family medical bills. They have also secured rent for two months at a bigger apartment for the couple for when the babies are discharged from the clinic. We are keen on ensuring the family gets ongoing support towards the welfare of the mother and the quadruplets even when they get back to Nigeria”-Abdul-Hakeem Anifowoshe, a member of the diaspora community in Dubai * “Nigeria’s embassy in Dubai had contacted the family. The mission is on top of the matter and is in constant touch with the family”-Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairwoman of the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission * BY ALPHA MOHAMMED AHMIDU/SPECIAL Correspondent, Britain

COVID-19 Pandemic travel restriction: NIGERIAN Couple deliver quadruplets in Dubai, newborn babies stranded in Hospital …couple owing $120,000 and incurring daily charges of $5000 to keep the babies in separate...

IMMIGRANT ADVENTURE IN UNITED STATES! Inside story of Ghana’s King, Nana Gyensare V, OSEI, a Taxi Driver in New York …a traditional leader of the Akwamu people, who oversees residents of five towns across Eastern Region * Recalled various challenges on how his brother died, when he inherited the throne * Moved to New York in 1977 to make a better living for himself * Began taxi driving as he bought a medallion in 1982, his father had 19 children *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

IMMIGRANT ADVENTURE IN UNITED STATES! Inside story of Ghana’s King, Nana Gyensare V, OSEI, a Taxi Driver in New York …a traditional leader of the Akwamu people, who oversees residents of five towns...

DIED AT THE AGE OF 75 YEARS: Edo state born retired British Veteran Nurse, MARGARET URHOGHIDE succumb to Covid-19 attack…30 days after glamorous Birthday celebration * Worked for NHS England for decades, described as one of the most celebrated Nurses in U.K. * “Mrs Margaret Urhoghide is a wonderful and illustrious daughter of Esan”-Esan Community of Manchester * “Deceased last birthday was a special gathering of families, friends and well-wishers. A celebration of life, love, tradition and above all the goodness of God. The gathering was a cross-section of a cream of people from different walks of life and culture”-Tribute * BY IBHADE CELESTINA/STAFF WRITER, LONDON

DIED AT THE AGE OF 75 YEARS: Edo state born retired British Veteran Nurse, MARGARET URHOGHIDE succumb to Covid-19 attack…30 days after glamorous Birthday celebration * Worked for NHS England for decades, described as one...

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: ‘It is Satanic, Evil and Greedy for any pastor to demand for tithes, offerings from members at this trial period of global health crisis’-Nigerian pastor, Ambassador Ephraim, founder of Power House and Ephraim Ononye Ministries Worldwide …’I am more angrier and it is very dangerous that some men of God are coercing their members to pay online’ * ‘Where do those pastors involved expect their members to get the money from when markets are closed down, most offices are not working and civil servants do not go to work instead of being concerned about their welfare and well being in this trial period?’ * BY AMAECHI DANIEL/REPORTER, ABUJA

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: ‘It is Satanic, Evil and Greedy for any pastor to demand for tithes, offerings from members at this trial period of global health crisis’-Nigerian pastor, Ambassador Ephraim, founder of Power...

‘As a Prophet of God, I can tell you those who destroy Nigeria will cry, Face the Lord’s Anger’- Rev. Fr. Ejke Mbaka, Roman Catholic, Adoration Ministry, Enugu * Vows: ‘Anyone who plot to destabilise Nigeria would receive dire punishment from God’ * Stop blaming President Buhari for all the problems in Nigeria * Governors should go back to their drawing board, don’t leave the insecurity problem alone to Buhari, he can’t be everywhere. You people receive millions of Naira every month for security votes, use those money to do meaningful things in your various states, engage youths and see whether we will not get it right * BY EMMANUEL ODEMA/STAFF WRITER, ENUGU

‘As a Prophet of God, I can tell you those who destroy Nigeria will cry, Face the Lord’s Anger’- Rev. Fr. Ejke Mbaka, Roman Catholic, Adoration Ministry, Enugu * Vows: ‘Anyone who plot to destabilise...

FACT UNDILUTED ON NIGERIAN TRADITION! Origin of IFA, Dangers of Voodoo mythology …True story of Adeola Fagbamile, divinely saved by God from Ifa ritual * Confession of a lady called by Ifa Oracle as a priestess: ‘I felt I was going to die, I could not sleep, until I relocated to Australia’ * PLUS why last names bearing Ifa are tied automatically to Ifa ancestry, Egungun (Masquerade) connection *BY TADE ORIYOMI/REPORTER, SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA

FACT UNDILUTED ON NIGERIAN TRADITION! Origin of IFA, Dangers of Voodoo mythology …True story of Adeola Fagbamile, divinely saved by God from Ifa ritual * Confession of a lady called by Ifa Oracle as...

OLIVER WANKO, making waves as Africa’s Number One Tax expert in North America…providing first class tax information in one place, understands IRS policies *Cameroonian born American Certified Public Accountant most sought after by Nigerians, Ghanians, Tanzanians, South Africans, other nationalities * Offers Individual/Business Tax, Fast Refunds, Direct Deposit, Electronic Filing, ITIN * “We have been on ground over the years in Texas taking care of various tax consultations of individuals, companies consistently providing excellent services for the people of black communities, which is why we are the most reliable here in United States” BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

OLIVER WANKO, making waves as Africa’s Number One Tax expert in North America…providing first class tax information in one place, understands IRS policies *Cameroonian born American Certified Public Accountant most...

WICKED! Nigeria born Cambodian Drug Fugitive, PRECIOUS CHINEME NWOKO alias ‘Precious Max’ lures Australian woman on dating app (Tagged) into Romance…Deceived Yoshe Taylor into carrying Heroin in two laptop bags * Lied to be a South African, invites victim to Cambodia to propose marriage after bout of sex * Australia Custom and Border Protection arrest victim, court sends her to jail for 23 years * 24-year-old fraudster handcuffed from hideout, sentenced to 27 years in jail * “I thought I have met the dream of my life. Precious Max a Nigerian ruined me. He acted like prince charming on Tagged dating social network where I met him. He talked smoothly. I never knew he is an agent of Satan. We are trying to appeal the judgment”-Taylor, a mother-of-two tears up * BY TINA DANIEL/CRIME REPORTER, LIVE in AUSTRALIA

WICKED! Nigeria born Cambodian Drug Fugitive, PRECIOUS CHINEME NWOKO alias ‘Precious Max’ lures Australian woman on dating app (Tagged) into Romance…Deceived Yoshe Taylor into carrying Heroin...

ECONOMIC SUPERPOWER OF THE 21ST CENTURY: ‘Nigeria is Africa’s Black China of the world’-SAM Hill, Senior Contributing Editor, Newsweek magazine ….argues ‘Kano-oldest city in West Africa is more busier, closely cosmopolitan like New York City’ * Reveal encounter with Nigeria’s former Central Bank Governor, HE Muhammadu Sanusi II, the 14th emir of Kano *Talks about Community Engagement and Social Development Initiative, a nongovernmental organization in Maiduguri that helps female victims of the militant group Boko Haram BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

ECONOMIC SUPERPOWER OF THE 21ST CENTURY: ‘Nigeria is Africa’s Black China of the world’-SAM Hill, Senior Contributing Editor, Newsweek magazine ….argues ‘Kano-oldest city in West Africa is more...

INSIDE EUROPE-INTERVIEW ON HOSPITAL BED: ‘I was the longest HOUSEBOY to Fela Anikulapo Kuti in Kalakuta Republic’-OGHENE KOLOGBO, Nigeria’s Afrobeat Superstar …Says: ‘I witnessed how Nigerian soldiers invaded Kalakuta Republic in February 1977, threw down Fela’s mother (Funmilayo) and burnt the entire place down’ * ‘Day Fela died was the worst moment of my life. I was in Germany, Berlin, Warsaw then filled with emptiness without knowing what else to do’ * ‘ I was the only musician in Kalakuta at that time that Fela will approach and sing to me what he wants me to play that will bring the best out of me’ * ‘Marijuana is only a natural weed that you can take from the tree right away and smoke. Fela call it NNG -Nigerian Natural Grass. I smoke it since it helps me against Hypertension’ * ‘I played 40 albums with Fela and the African 70 band-the greatest hits of all time’ * ‘I have been in Europe for 41 years from 1978 till now 2020 blasting Afrobeat tunes’ * ‘I knew Majek Fashek before he got lost in America but me Black Rice and George Owell are still standing on music stage’ * ‘I Rejected German Passport since I am proudly identify with my Nigerian nationality wherever I travel’ GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief, Naija Standard Newspaper

INSIDE EUROPE-INTERVIEW ON HOSPITAL BED: ‘I was the longest HOUSEBOY to Fela Anikulapo Kuti in Kalakuta Republic’-OGHENE KOLOGBO, Nigeria’s Afrobeat Superstar …Says: ‘I witnessed how Nigerian soldiers...