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SHAME: EFCC handcuffs Nigeria’s Accountant-General, Ahmed Idris for STEALING N80 Billion, Invites suspect’s blood Brothers, Sisters used as Fraud Fronts to Abuja … WE have invited some relations of the AGF and consultants whose firms were believed to have been used for some curious transactions, states anti-graft agency *“We have clues and evidence that some consultancy jobs were allegedly used by the AGF to launder the funds. This is why the commission moved the AGF from Kano to Abuja for interrogation. He is already cooperating with our detectives. He is still in our custody. EFCC has invited some of his relations and consultants who allegedly executed some questionable or non-existent contracts. The commission will brief the nation appropriately after our findings”-EFCC *BY RASHIDAT AHMED/ANTI-GRAFT Correspondent, Abuja

SHAME: EFCC handcuffs Nigeria’s Accountant-General, Ahmed Idris for STEALING N80 Billion, Invites suspect’s blood Brothers, Sisters used as Fraud Fronts to Abuja … WE have invited some relations of the AGF and consultants whose firms were...

MARCO RAMIREZ, an American duped two NIGERIANS of $368,000 in falsehood of helping them obtain EB 5 Investment GREEN CARD -Federal Bureau of Investigation … FBI officer Ayotunde Soladem attached to US Embassy Abuja testified before Nigeria’s Special Offences Court *Economic and Financial Crimes Commission charged suspect on an amended nine counts bordering on obtaining money under false pretences *“RAMIREZ, an American suspect defrauded Messrs Gabriel Ogie and Oludare Talabi, Nigerians of USD368,698 on the pretext that the sum was their investment in his company, which would qualify them to be eligible for issuance of U.S. Green Cards. Office of the Legal Attache in the U.S. Consulate, sometime in 2016, received a letter from EFCC requesting the FBI to assist in finding out the EB-5 Investor Immigrant Programme. The request was to know if USA Now LLC has the right to issue out the EB-5 Investor Immigrant visa to Nigerians. The FBI investigated the matter and responded to EFCC based on our search of people interviewed that Nigeria is not a participant of the EB-5 Investor Immigrant Programme. If Nigeria is not a participant, then no company has been given the licence or right to give out the visa to anyone”-FBI Special Agent Soladem *BY CHARLES AMAECHI/SPECIAL ANTI-Money laundering Reporter

MARCO RAMIREZ, an American duped two NIGERIANS of $368,000 in falsehood of helping them obtain EB 5 Investment GREEN CARD   -Federal Bureau of Investigation … FBI officer Ayotunde Soladem attached to US Embassy Abuja testified before Nigeria’s...

WONDER: Nigeria’s Female Police Sergeant, NAOMI DANLAMI ‘Kidnaps Self’, Demand Ransom to Fund up-coming Wedding to loverboy …detained by police that she faked own kidnap to extort ransom from well wishers to fund marriage, released in less than 24 hours after, case closed *Announced engagement on social media, next day alleges abduction made by friends on her Facebook group *During fundraising, there were dissenting voices that expressed doubts about the abduction story, saying she had a history of criminal behavior: that she was not truthful, not to be trusted, and that her lifestyle was wayward *Suspect arrested after raising suspicion: suddenly appeared at the Police Force Headquarters, claimed she escaped from the kidnappers’ den where she was molested, insisted on work resumption as though nothing happened to the surprise of those around her *“See suffer wey I suffer. Do you know that the kidnappers called; they are not kidnappers. It is set up, this girl just set it up; she needs money. That girl is wicked, see the wey I just de cry since”-Suspect’s friend eyewitness record of conversation *BY DEBO ABAYOMI/SPECIAL Crime Correspondent, Abuja

WONDER: Nigeria’s Female Police Sergeant, NAOMI DANLAMI ‘Kidnaps Self’, Demand Ransom to Fund up-coming Wedding to loverboy …detained by police that she faked own kidnap to extort ransom from well wishers to fund marriage, released in...

HUMAN SLAVERY IN LONDON: Nigerian born British Nurse, JOSEPHINE IYAMU, ‘Cash Madam’ sentenced to 18-year prison term for luring Nigerian teenage girls into Sex Trafficking …ordered to hand over £184,000, properties seized *54-year-old first to be convicted under the Modern Slavery Act for offences committed overseas, in a landmark prosecution led by the National Crime Agency *Handed a confiscation of available assets including a large house in Benin City, Nigeria, If she fails to pay the full sum within three months, she will serve an additional two years in prison and still be liable for the money *“Josephine Iyamu specifically targeted vulnerable women and put them through the most horrific experience, only to profit considerably from their misery. Iyamu’s expenditure on travel and properties far outweighed her legitimate earnings as a nurse and our investigation into her finances proved she made hundreds of thousands of pounds from her criminality”-Kay Mellor, NCA Senior Investigating Officer *BY ROBERT ILUBORI/JUDICIAL Correspondent, London

HUMAN SLAVERY IN LONDON: Nigerian born British Nurse, JOSEPHINE IYAMU, ‘Cash Madam’ sentenced to 18-year prison term for luring Nigerian teenage girls into Sex Trafficking …ordered to hand over £184,000, properties seized *54-year-old...

WICKED: My Husband Stabbed Me 13 Times, Made me Disabled, My Hand Got Amputated over Fears My Beauty Will Attract Men to Date Me -ROSELINE Victory O’Neill … ‘I caught him at different times in the past cheating on me, bringing in different women to our matrimonial bed, then I forgave him’ *Michael Agbaje arrested after failing to honor police investigation *Detectives from force headquarters in Abuja picked up suspect’s blood brother, Paul Tony Agbaeje, accused of threatening to kill Roseline because of her pursuit for justice *“We both had our HIV status check before we got married on November 24, 2018, the result came out negative. Months after marriage my husband started bringing different women on our matrimonial bed. He later tested positive for HIV which he concealed away from me. I confronted him about it and he told me he owed me no explanation. I forgave my husband and remained in the marriage. As a Caterer who sells food at a stand in Cultural Centre Field, Calabar, my life changed for the worse on December 27, 2020. My husband always collects every profit I make and spends it on different women. I had to keep fending for myself so I don’t starve. On that particular day, customers kept trooping in, and I sold my food till 11pm. I called the cab that used to take me home, the phone rang many times but got no response. Lots of people laid on the field till day break. I tried to reach my husband over the phone by then, but he did not pick up. And then saw one of my old classmates whom we chatted briefly. I had to rest my head on the plastic chair I sat on to sell food till day break. In the wee hours of the morning, my husband called me, I quickly picked his call, told him the challenges I faced after I sold my food and asked why he did not pick my call. He started calling me a PROSTITUTE and that he would deal with me since he knew my natural beauty will attract men to me” *BY TITIANA ABIA/CRIME Correspondent, Calabar

WICKED: My Husband Stabbed Me 13 Times, Made me Disabled, My Hand Got Amputated over Fears My Beauty Will Attract Men to Date Me-ROSELINE Victory O’Neill … ‘I caught him at different times in the past cheating on me, bringing in different...

RAW EMOTIONS & DEMAND FOR JUSTICE On the RISE: Nigeria Police Parade OSINACHI’S Husband, PETER Before Kids And Relations over wife’s death..Suspect’s face looking strong, unremorseful *Minister of Women Affairs visits the Police force headquarters in company of the late singer’s family members *“Honorable Minister Dame Pauline Tallen demanded that adequate punishment be meted on the suspect, Peter Nwanchukwu to serve as a lesson for men who are in the habit of constantly assaulting women”-Olujimi Oyetomi, Director Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Women Affairs *“Police will investigate this matter with all alacrity and responsibility. In all cases such as this, expert opinions on cause of death are sought. We have enlisted National Hospital, Abuja and as soon as the outcome is received, we will charge the suspect to Court. It will be swift as much as possible. We just want to assure the public that the suspect is in our custody”-Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali *BY AHMED RILWAN/CRIME Correspondent, ABUJA

RAW EMOTIONS & DEMAND FOR JUSTICE On the RISE: Nigeria Police Parade OSINACHI’S Husband, PETER Before Kids And Relations over wife’s death..Suspect’s face looking strong, not remorseful   *Minister of Women Affairs visits the Police...

SINGING inside the NET: Nigeria’s Anti-graft Agency busts Fake Army General, BOLARINWA ABIODUN for STEALING N266million, claims President BUHARI appoint him as Chief of Staff …‘I am not an Impostor, I am a big man, My Nigeria Army Identity Card serial number is 387140 military; I have a letter of recommendation signed for me by former President Olusegun Obasanjo’, suspect tells EFCC *Arraigned on a 13-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretense, forgery of documents and possession of forged documents, found upon search six pump action guns, three cartridge bullets, a swagger stick and several forged documents * Collect money falsely from people after posing as a General in the Nigerian Army, made false representations to the complainant, Kodef Clearing Resources, that Nigeria President had shortlisted him and one other as Army Chief, and needed a short grant to press and process the appointment *“We arraigned one Bolarinwa Abiodun, a fake Army General before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State. Offenses are contrary to Section 1 (3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Related Offences Act 2006; Section 363 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015 and Section 6 of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Related Offences Act No 14 of 2006”-EFCC Lagos Zonal Command *BY NOSA ACHELENU/ANTI-Graft Correspondent, Abuja

SINGING inside the NET: Nigeria’s Anti-graft Agency busts Fake Army General, BOLARINWA ABIODUN for STEALING N266million, claims President BUHARI appoint him as Chief of Staff …‘I am not an Impostor, I am a big man, My Nigeria Army Identity...

RACISM & Seeking for JUSTICE: White Michigan Police fatally shot in the head a Congolese African Refugee man, PATRICK LYOYA over Traffic Violation … 26-year-old deceased begged for freedom in last moment, shunned by officer, killed outside a house in Grand Rapids *‘We are calling for the officer in the shooting to be fired and prosecuted. Video clearly shows that this was an unnecessary, excessive, and fatal use of force against an unarmed Black man who was confused by the encounter and terrified for his life’-Ben Crump, prominent civil rights attorney for Lyoya’s family *“Lyoya had two young daughters and five siblings. He arrived in the United States as a refugee with his family fleeing violence. He had his whole life ahead of him”-Governor Gretchen Whitmer “I view it as a tragedy. It was a progression of sadness for me. The video shows Lyoya running from the officer who stopped him for driving with a license plate that didn’t belong to the vehicle. They struggled in front of several homes while Lyoya’s passenger got out and watched. The fight over the Taser lasted about 90 seconds. In the final moments, the officer was on top of Lyoya and shot him in the head”-Winstrom, a former high-ranking Chicago police commander in Grand Rapids *“More than 100 people marched to Grand Rapids City Hall before a City Commission meeting at night, chanting ‘Black lives matter’ and ‘No justice, no peace’”-Outrage in BLACK Community *“As in many U.S. cities, Grand Rapids police have been occasionally criticized over the use of force, particularly against Black people, who make up 18% of the population”-INVESTIGATION *BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING Editor & STEPHANIE SAMUEL/CRIME Correspondent, Michigan

RACISM & Seeking for JUSTICE: White Michigan Police fatally shot in the head a Congolese African Refugee man, PATRICK LYOYA over Traffic Violation … 26-year-old deceased begged for freedom in last moment, shunned by officer, killed outside...

SHOCKING DEVELOPMENT IN UNITED STATES: Rich Florida white Instagram model, Courtney Clenney, alleged main suspect in death of a Nigerian born American boyfriend, Christian Tobechukwu Obumseli walks out on bail in less than 24hours … Hospitalized shortly after detention under Florida’s Baker Act as family of 27-year-old deceased seek for justice, suspect with two million followers on Instagram reportedly placed under suicide watch after claiming she wanted to take her life *Hours after Nigerian man’s death, Cortney’s sets up a GoFundMe link, posted on her OnlyFans page titled: ‘In Memory & Justice of Christian Toby Obumseli that was set up by his brother, Jeffrey Obumseli’ *Woman claiming to be Christian’s cousin wrote on Twitter, “This girl stabbed my cousin to death and got out on bail in less than a day.. @CourtneyTailor” *“It is not enough to say we are shocked and hurting, we are utterly devastated. Toby’s murder leaves many unanswered questions and creates a void that can never be fixed or filled. Not even with time,” Jeffrey, younger brother lament *“A very active investigation has been engaged by law enforcement, hoping to determine the motive of the assault-not ruling out self-defence on the woman’s part and noting there was a struggle between the two before the stabbing. We know that there was a physical altercation between them before he was stabbed”-Miami Police Department spokesperson *Instagram suspect’s criminal history: arrested on Sept. 16, 2020, in Austin, Texas for driving under the influence, from court documents, scheduled for a pre-trial conference on June 15, 2022, Bond from the charge set at $8,000 and forced to install a locking device on her car to measure her blood-alcohol level *Facts: Florida’s Baker Act law allows police, doctors, mental health professionals and judges to commit a person to a mental health treatment centre for up to 72 hours if the person shows specific violent or suicidal tendencies *BY CHIDINMA AMAKA AMAECHI/SPECIAL Investigative Correspondent reporting LIVE from Florida

SHOCKING DEVELOPMENT IN UNITED STATES: Rich Florida white Instagram model, Courtney Clenney, alleged main suspect in death of a Nigerian born American boyfriend, Christian Tobechukwu Obumseli walks out on bail in less than 24hours … Hospitalized...

CARELESS LIFESTYLE: 23-year-old Nigerian Law Undergraduate in Britain, DAMILOLA OLAKANMI dies after consuming ‘Cannabis Sweet’ purchased online …deceased resident in Ilford, east London with her mother bought gummies through a messaging app delivered to her home *Consumed ‘’sweets’ with her 21-year-old friend, both immediately fell ill afterwards as her friend survived *A suspect: Leon Brown, 37, has been arrested, charged with possession with intent to supply Class B synthetic cannabinoid and possession with intent to supply a psychoactive substance *BY LOLA ADEBAYO/CRIME Correspondent, UK & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

CARELESS LIFESTYLE: 23-year-old Nigerian Law Undergraduate in Britain, DAMILOLA OLAKANMI dies after consuming ‘Cannabis Sweet’ purchased online …deceased resident in Ilford, east London with her mother bought gummies through a messaging...