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Ozzidi King Forever with Saints of God in Heaven! SONNY Okosuns Memorial Concert lights up America October 25…Performing LIVE Felix Lebarty, Mike Okri, Stella Monye, Alex Zitto * Celebration begins 8pm to 3am * Venue remains Hampton Conference Center, Maryland, USA *“The world will witness an indoor concert like never before here in United States of America where the music, presence, energy and message of Sonny Okosuns will come alive. The world is waiting for this evergreen show”- Robert Okosun, President of Trans Atlantic Promotion Inc *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

Ozzidi King Forever with Saints of God in Heaven! SONNY Okosuns Memorial Concert lights up America October 25…Performing LIVE Felix Lebarty, Mike Okri, Stella Monye, Alex Zitto * Celebration begins 8pm to 3am * Venue...

ENCOUNTER! Meet YUSUF ABUDULRAHMAM SAMBO: Nigerian born British Genius leading 5G Revolution in Scotland…heads University of Glasgow’s World Technological Research *Kaduna native-an indigene of Ikara completed Ph.D degree in Mobile Communications at the age of 27 years *Had Master’s degree in Mobile and Satellite Communications at the University of Surrey in distinction with two publications *Graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, with a second-class upper degree in Electrical Engineering *Contracted to conduct research on mobile communications at the Texas A&M *Presently working on a £1.2 million EPSRC-funded project as a research associate in Communication, Sensing and Imaging Group of the University of Glasgow *Nicola Sturgeon, the first woman to become the first minister of Scotland: “Scotland is aiming to be the 5G leader in the United Kingdom. 5G could enable Scotland to add about £17 billion to GDP by 2035 and create 160,000 jobs” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief

ENCOUNTER! Meet YUSUF ABUDULRAHMAM SAMBO: Nigerian born British Genius leading 5G Revolution in Scotland…heads University of Glasgow’s World Technological Research *Kaduna native-an indigene of Ikara completed...

Let’s ALL PRAY: EUNICE AWONIYI, Kentucky born lady having a Nigerian heritage, Missing…Police set out rescue search team *Reportedly seen later in Atlanta, Georgia *LMPD, Georgia police been looking for missing woman since May * Described by family as 5 feet, 2 inches, 190 pounds with brown eyes * Her last statement on Facebook claim she is ‘into a new relationship’ * Anyone with information about her whereabouts asked to call LMPD at 502-574-LMPD (5673), Mary Awoniyi at 678-632-1611 or Tabitha Awoniyi at 573-246-0091 * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

Let’s ALL PRAY: EUNICE AWONIYI, Kentucky born lady having a Nigerian heritage, Missing…Police set out rescue search team *Reportedly seen later in Atlanta, Georgia *LMPD, Georgia police been looking for missing...

INSIDE CHICAGO: American Court denies HUSHPPUPI, Nigeria’s King of Cyber-fraud bail, orders to remain in jail till later in the year…over money laundering charge, considers suspect a flight risk *F.B.I. argues Raymond Abass possesses multiple foreign passports, may flee country if granted bail *embattled ‘Billionaire Gucci Master’ moniker don fathers a child in Illinois, plead to stay in girlfriend’s family house in Homewood while case proceed * “My client lawfully work hard for his funds as a celebrity and a social media influencer. He made his money by constantly promoting Gucci, and Louis Vuitton bags or designer’s label as a legal means of income. His fame paid for his luxurious life in Dubai. Job as an Instagram celebrity pays for his monthly his $10,000 monthly rent in Dubai luxury flat. We applied for bail for him with an electronic monitor on his leg so he might stay with his American girlfriend’s uncle in Illinois but was denied. He is not a criminal. He was abducted from Dubai”-Famous American defense attorney, Gal Pissetzky * “He could commit crimes with just any smartphone and internet connection”-Prosecutors *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Foreign Bureau Chief live from Chicago

INSIDE CHICAGO: American Court denies HUSHPPUPI, Nigeria’s King of Cyber-fraud bail, orders to remain in jail till later in the year…over money laundering charge, considers suspect a flight risk *F.B.I. argues...

WICKED & SAD! OLUWATOYIN SALAU, 19-year-old Nigerian Born American Black Lives Matter Activist Sexually assaulted, found dead had wanted to become an Academic…body discovered 3 miles from where she was last reportedly seen in Florida * Teen was active in the city’s protest against police brutality, calling for justice for black people recently killed at the hands of police, including Tony McDade of Tallahassee and George Floyd of Minneapolis, homicide investigation underway * Her earlier tweet: “Anyways I was molested in Tallahassee, Florida by a black man this morning at 5:30 on Richview and Park Ave. The man offered to give me a ride to find someplace to sleep and recollect my belongings from a church I refuged to a couple days back to escape unjust living conditions. * Last message: “Going back to the situation that happened to me this morning, I did not fall asleep. He then asked me if I wanted a massage at this moment his roommate who was in the house was asleep. I was laying on my stomach trying to calm myself down from severe ptsd. He started touching my back and rubbing my body using my body until he climaxed and then went to sleep. Before I realized what happened to me I looked over and his clothes were completely off. Once I saw he was asleep I escaped from the house and started walking from Richview Road to anywhere else…” * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

WICKED & SAD! OLUWATOYIN SALAU, 19-year-old Nigerian Born American Black Lives Matter Activist Sexually assaulted, found dead had wanted to become an Academic...body discovered 3 miles from where she was last...

RACISM! A British Landlord, Elina Vimbsone refused room rental to African man saying ‘Nigerians make house smell’ * Gambia born lawful UK resident, EBRIMA MBOOB told property is ‘only for European people’ * In tears, Ebrima, studying performing arts at the University of the Arts London said: “I was completely shocked at the landlord’s response and I still am today. Growing up in England, I have experienced all types of racism, but this was the first time that I have experienced something this absurd. What makes it even more shocking is the fact she said ‘will be brilliant if you can make the time to come and view’, but soon changed her mind once she realised I was black” * “We are not racist or just to be honest, I have friends from Nigeria and all house smell what they cook” -Landlord *BY QUNNETH AYODEJI/CRIME REPORTER, UK

RACISM! A British Landlord, Elina Vimbsone refused room rental to African man saying ‘Nigerians make house smell’ * Gambia born lawful UK resident, EBRIMA MBOOB told property is ‘only for European people’ *...

200 Nigerian undocumented immigrants stranded in Canada…evacuation by Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa postponed, new date uncertain * Blames inability of Air Peace – the chosen carrier – to secure “overflight and landing permits” from the Canadian authorities on time * “The high commission opted for Air Peace because the air fare was relatively more affordable compared to the offers of other airlines that were contacted. This is coupled with the fact that only Air Peace had agreed to convey the evacuees from more than one location in Canada”- Nigeria High Commission * BY OLUYEMI ADEDURO/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER/CANADA

200 Nigerian undocumented immigrants stranded in Canada…evacuation by Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa postponed, new date uncertain * Blames inability of Air Peace – the chosen carrier – to secure “overflight and...

BREAKING NEWS: Italian Government issues Legal Status, Work Permit to 650,000 Undocumented Nigerian migrants, other African nationals…for proving essential by caring for the elderly and picking crops during the Coronavirus crisis *Touching story of how many Africans endured pains of homelessness and dejection * Most of these migrants are found in Naples-a situation that earned the city the ‘Africa of Italy’ During Covid-19 lockdown in Italy, African migrants were deployed in farms across Italy to tend to crops and perform sundry farm duties * “The food on our table comes from these fields. Now we must hand over those rights which have been denied to those who work in them. The permits – which won’t give migrants the right to vote – will be valid for six months and will be renewable. They were proposed by the agricultural minister Teresa Bellanova. The measure could be inserted into a temporary government decree with immediate effect but will be voted on in parliament after 60 days” – Peppe Provenzano, minister for the south of Italy * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

BREAKING NEWS: Italian Government issues Legal Status, Work Permit to 650,000 Undocumented Nigerian migrants, other African nationals…for proving essential by caring for the elderly and picking crops during the...

PAINFULLY AVOIDABLE! 25-year-old Nigerian-American student, BASSEY OFFIONG, weeks before graduation at Western Michigan University, Dies of Coronavirus …Chemical engineering student refused Covid-19 tests in the Kalamazoo area, where he lived off-campus, despite experiencing symptoms like fever, fatigue and breathing difficulties *Eventually hospitalised at Beaumont, in Royal Oak, had last week medication on a ventilator in the facility’s intensive care unit *“My dear sweet cousin, this is unreal. I don’t even know where to begin. May your soul rest in eternal peace. You did everything and more with your time here on Earth, and although you weren’t anywhere near done in your purpose”-Deceased cousin, Rosalyn Afiong *WMU president, Edward Montgomery: “On behalf of the entire Bronco community, I want to extend my deepest condolences to Bassey Offiong entire family, including his sister Asari, who has been generous in communicating with us regularly” * BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

PAINFULLY AVOIDABLE! 25-year-old Nigerian-American student, BASSEY OFFIONG, weeks before graduation at Western Michigan University, Dies of Coronavirus …Chemical engineering student refused Covid-19 tests...

PAINFUL DEATH! Nigerian born British Bus Driver in London, EMEKA NYACK IHENACHO contracts Coronavirus…Died hours after lamenting if he skip work his take-home-pay would be cut, saying in tears ‘Mum, I’m not going to make it’ *Complained bitterly of lack of personal protective equipment for transport workers * Hardworking father of a seven-year-old son regularly parked his bus at the Holloway depot, proudly drives it through the streets of Islington * He was one of eight London bus workers who died in the last few days, suffered from mild asthma, Family members now crowdfunding money for his funeral costs * “I’m heartbroken. I’m in so much pain. It’s a pointless loss of a life for doing a job he loved. I only discovered after talking to my daughter that she begged him not to go to work. He made friends very easily. He would talk to anybody. He always enjoyed spending time with myself, his sister and we would watch movies and Love Island”- Anne Nyack, deceased mother cried * “I called 999 again and said he was screaming, calling out: ‘I need an ambulance’. I held his head between my hands and said: ‘Look at me, you’re not going anywhere’, and the look of fear in his eyes will haunt me for the rest of my life”-Family member * BY ADEOLA RUBEN/REPORTER, UK & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF

PAINFUL DEATH! Nigerian born British Bus Driver in London, EMEKA NYACK IHENACHO contracts Coronavirus…Died hours after lamenting if he skip work his take-home-pay would be cut, saying in tears ‘Mum, I’m...