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DISGRACEFUL: Nigerian extradited from Britain, EMMANUEL SAMUEL sentenced to 82 Months in Prison for Defrauding Elderly Americans through FAKE Inheritance Scheme *“39-year-old conman part of a group of fraudsters sending personalized letters to elderly victims in the United States, falsely claiming that the sender was a representative of a bank in Spain, that the recipient was entitled to receive a multimillion-dollar inheritance left for the recipient by a family member who had died years before in Portugal”-U.S.Justice Dept *“The Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Branch will continue to pursue, prosecute, and bring to justice transnational criminals responsible for defrauding U.S. consumers, wherever they are located”- Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Brian M. Boynton, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Division *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA Senior Investigative Editor

DISGRACEFUL: Nigerian extradited from Britain, EMMANUEL SAMUEL sentenced to 82 Months in Prison for Defrauding Elderly Americans through FAKE Inheritance Scheme  *“39-year-old conman part of a group of fraudsters sending personalized letters...

OIL THEFT in NIGER DELTA SCANDAL: Nigeria President TINUBU Sack all Service Chiefs with No Retirement Benefit for Incompetence, Corruption, Loss of Confidence in Intelligence Capability …Orders close radar at airports, border to prevent fired law enforcement escape Overseas *“I confessed to Mr. President behind closed doors that there are fully-armed thieves in the Nigeria Military and Navy in uniform stealing 99 percent of our oil in Niger Delta, enriching themselves by selling our oil to other African countries thereby denying Nigeria economy the funds urgently needed to survive. These officers are corrupt. They have huge properties around the world. I assured President Tinubu that the only way his administration can get anything meaningful done is to flush the entire security system in the country’ and he promised to investigate it quickly”-ASARI DOKUBO, Niger Delta activist *Newly appointed National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu is planning to invite Nigeria’s Secret Police, DSS, EFCC to thoroughly investigate the ‘fired’ security chiefs’ abuse of office, trace all graft activities and engagement in Niger Delta Oil Bunkering *‘Nigeria loses N313billion to oil theft, shutdown rise, operators demand tough sanctions with a cumulative revenue loss of N356 Billion-PUNCH Newspaper Investigations *BY SHOLAPE ADEYEMI/SPECIAL Correspondent, Lagos & AHMED ABUBAK, ANTI-Graft Staff writer, ABUJA

OIL THEFT in NIGER DELTA SCANDAL: Nigeria President TINUBU Sack all Service Chiefs with No Retirement Benefit for Incompetence, Corruption, Loss of Confidence in Intelligence Capability …Orders close radar at airports, border to prevent fired...

SHOCKING DISCOVERY: GODWIN EMEFIELE, Suspended Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor establishes Multi-million dollar companies in United Kingdom, front Wife, Brothers, Sisters; Cousins, Nephews as Directors … details emerge from British government National archives on business data registry *Business incorporates Hedge Fund Investment, Real Estate, Mental Health & Substance Abuse; Arts, Disaster & Emergency Management Academy *Firms’ Names & Location: ‘Coats Investment Group Limited with Company number 13662708 tucked away in Flat 3 Dexter Court, Dairy Close, London, England, SW6 4HA under Margaret Dumbiri Emefiele (WIFE of CBN Governor)’, ‘Emefiele Global Ltd with Company number 12041779 located at 45 Rubery Field Close, Rednal, Birmingham, England, B45 9WD under Emefiele Sunday (Family member-Director)’; *Others: ‘International Academy for Certified Disaster & Emergency Management with Company number 13793706 located at 65 Harlestone Road, Northampton, England, NN5 7AB under Chukwuma Karlson Emefiele (Family member-Director)’, ‘Infinity Cuisine Limited with Company number 09183344 located at 16 Firbank Close, Northampton, England, NN3 9UU under Obiaokor Emefiele (Family member-Director)’; ‘Fresh Care Services Limited with Company number 14429671 located at 74 Knight Avenue, Canterbury, England, CT2 8PY under Temple Emefiele (Family member-Director)’, ‘Gelaissy Limited with Company number 14876492 located at 161 Kettering Road, Northampton, England, NN1 4BS under Angela Isioma Emefiele Bottomley (Family member-Director) *“We cannot sweep the discovery of this magnitude under the carpet. Nigerians desire to know everything. I am requesting DSS, EFCC, ICPC and the Nigeria Police Force to conduct a thorough investigation of this revelation to see any law Godwin Emefiele may have violated while in office. It obviously looks like a conflict of interest and CBN ethical violation as well”-DOTUN ADedayo, Economic & Financial Specialist, Houston, Texas *BY SAMSON SHOAGA/GROUP Managing Editor live in London & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA Senior Investigative Editor

SHOCKING DISCOVERY: GODWIN EMEFIELE, Suspended Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor establishes Multi-million dollar companies in United Kingdom, front Wife, Brothers, Sisters; Cousins, Nephews as Directors … details emerge from British government...

FAILED ABUJA CCTV project: BUHARI’S Administration Must Account for how $460million borrowed Chinese Loan was shared by Nigerian companies, Contractors without doing the job-Federal High Court …Aso Rock must publish the identities of the companies, contractors, total money paid, status of the implementation of the project *“Nigeria has been servicing the Chinese loan. I have no explanations on the status of the project. We have not stopped servicing the loan. I have no information on the status of the CCTV project since everything is shrouded in secrecy”-Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed *Hon. Judge Emeka Nwite issued the directives from the lawsuit arising from Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project’s FHC/ABJ/CS/1447/2019 under Freedom of Information Act *“The Minister of Finance is in charge of the finances of the country and cannot by any stretch of imagination be oblivious of the amount of money paid to the contractors for the Abuja CCTV contract and the money meant for the construction of the headquarters of the Code of Conduct Bureau. An order of mandamus is hereby made directing and compelling the government to provide the details clarifying whether the sum of N1.5 billion paid for the failed contract meant to construct the headquarters of the Code of Conduct Bureau was part of another loan obtained from China. Nigerians deserve to know how their funds are being spent”-Justice Nwite *BY HILARU KABIRU NURENI/GROUP Business Editor, Abuja

FAILED ABUJA CCTV project:  BUHARI’S Administration Must Account for how $460million borrowed Chinese Loan was shared by Nigerian companies, Contractors without doing the job-Federal High Court …Aso Rock must publish the identities of the...

DEVELOPING: We’ve Approved BUHARI’S $800million Loan Request, borrowed from World bank to be utilised as fit by TINUBU Administration-ABUBAKAR YUNUSA AHMAD, House of Reps Committee member on Loans, Aids & Debt Management *‘Federal Government intend to use the $800 million World Bank grant to help 50 million vulnerable Nigerians or 10 million households’ *‘The Presidency earlier sent a letter to the Senate seeking approval to take a loan of $800 million from the World Bank to cushion the effects of subsidy removal’ *BY SAMSON SHOAGA/GROUP MANAGING Editor & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA Senior Investigative Editor

DEVELOPING: We’ve Approved BUHARI’S $800million Loan Request, borrowed from World bank to be utilised as fit by TINUBU Administration-ABUBAKAR YUNUSA AHMAD, House of Reps Committee member on Loans, Aids & Debt Management *‘Federal...

Nigerian Center Immigration Clinic officially unveiled in United States *Group to assist Nigerian citizens in the community in a walk-in who require legal assistance regarding legal immigration, Green Card procession and American Naturalization *Celebrate Mayor Muriel Bowser’s recent proclamation declaring October 1, 2022, as Nigerian American Day in the District *BY CHUDI OWUNIKU/GROUP Political Editor, Abuja & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICA Senior Investigative Editor

Nigerian Center Immigration Clinic officially unveiled in United States *Group to assist Nigerian citizens in the community in a walk-in who require legal assistance regarding legal immigration, Green Card procession and American Naturalization *Celebrate...

SHOCKING: Nigeria join four other countries on World Bank debtors’ list …accumulates $1.3bn IDA debt within a fiscal year, debt different from outstanding loan of $486m from World Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development *Rated fifth on World Bank list with $11.7bn IDA debt stock in Fiscal Year 2021 *“Nigeria’s debt remains sustainable, albeit vulnerable and costly, especially due to large and growing financing from the Central Bank of Nigeria”-World Bank *BY ABAYOMI OLUSEGUN/ECONOMY Correspondent, Abuja

SHOCKING: Nigeria join four other countries on World Bank debtors’ list …accumulates $1.3bn IDA debt within a fiscal year, debt different from outstanding loan of $486m from World Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development  *Rated...

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 States Secret Service … Suspects: Caesar Oruade, Ayana Saunders convicted of wire fraud conspiracy and conspiracy to launder money *Wife...

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 mercy after converting N130million cash into personal use, pilfers fund from Akwa Ibom electrification contract … confess: ‘Please forgive...

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 billion (900 billion Naira) for Refinery Project–Fitch, world’s biggest global rating agency … Already exhaust all cash in other...