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JUST IN: America’s JP Morgan removed NIGERIA from Emerging Market, Blacklist from Foreign Investors … country out of ‘overweight’ category due to fiscal woes amid a worsening global risk, replaced Nigeria in list with Serbia and Uzbekistan * Claims ‘shady deal’ in Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation non-transfer of any revenue to the government from January to March this year caused market panic *Bank analysts bank revealed Emerging Markets Bond Index Global Diversified index dropped 16% this year, most losses come from rates of $4 billion in net outflows from emerging markets since mid-April *BY BISOLA EWEWYEMI/FINANCE Editor, New York, GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor & AHMED NURUDEEN/BUSINESS Reporter, Abuja

JUST IN: America’s JP Morgan removed NIGERIA from Emerging Market, Blacklist from Foreign Investors  … country out of ‘overweight’ category due to fiscal woes amid a worsening global risk,  replaced Nigeria in list with Serbia...

RACISM: UK Government wrongfully label a Black British Non-verbal (Deaf & Dumb) teenage citizen a Nigerian, detained at Gatwick Immigration centre for deportation …Mother expressed outrage, asked why her 17-year-old disabled son was found at an immigration detention centre after going missing during treatment for psychosis *Boy sectioned under the Mental Health Act on 7 April, arrested 48 hours later by British Transport Police at Euston on suspicion of fare evasion *After teenager’s return to hospital, clothes contained Home Office documents incorrectly records name, date of birth, and nationality as Nigerian due to color of skin *“It’s just horrific. Just because my son is black they (Immigration Enforcement officers) assumed let’s pick him and put him in a deportation centre. How do they know he’s from Nigeria, when he couldn’t even speak? Must every black British citizen be black? My boy is a British citizen and has never left the UK once. He would not have been able to say his date of birth, would never have said he was from Nigeria due to mental disability”-Mother *“Unaccompanied minors or children under the age of 18 should not be in detention in the first place. In theory detention should be an absolute last resort, rather than an early step you would go to. We will certainly investigate this matter”-James Wilson, deputy director of Detention Action *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor & EMMANUELLA SAM/IMMIGRATION Reporter, London

RACISM: UK Government wrongfully label a Black British Non-verbal (Deaf & Dumb) teenage citizen a Nigerian, detained at Gatwick Immigration centre for deportation …Mother expressed outrage, asked why her 17-year-old disabled son was found...

The Glory of AFRICA: Nigerian born USCIS media Czar, YEMI OSHINNAIYE appointed Chief Information Officer TSA, resumes May 9…successfully worked at the Department of Homeland Security for over five years *Worked in DHS as Deputy Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Division Chief Enterprise Infrastructure; Associate Chief, Branch Chief, IT Specialist *‘Yoruba boy’ reigns as owner/Vice President Operations of Home Resource Realty firm * Attains enviable Program management Level 2 Certification at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security *Holds Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business *LinkedIn profile as Deputy Chief Information Officer at USCIS read: “I am an experienced IT executive with a track record of building high performing teams. I believe strong collaboration and trust are the building blocks to success. I have an entrepreneurial philosophy that promotes creativity and cutting edge solutions. My areas of expertise include business strategy, software development, system architecture, system analysis, infrastructure, training, leadership and coaching” *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

The Glory of AFRICA: Nigerian born USCIS media Czar, YEMI OSHINNAIYE appointed Chief Information Officer TSA, resumes May 9…successfully worked at the Department of Homeland Security for over five years *Worked in DHS as Deputy Chief Information...

Breaking News: Biden administration protects Cameroonians in United States from deportation, offers work permit … ‘Natives of Cameroon are offered Temporary Protected Status, they are allowed to work legally due to the ongoing armed conflict in the African country’, ordered President Joe Biden *Once open for applications, the TPS program will allow Cameroonians who have lived in the U.S. as of April 14 to obtain work permits and deportation protections for 18 months if they meet the eligibility requirements and pass background checks *“The TPS designation for Cameroon was justified because of the years-old conflict between the Cameroonian government and armed separatist groups in the country’s Anglophone regions in the west. The fighting has killed 4,000 civilians, according to Human Rights Watch. An increase in attacks by Boko Haram, an Islamist terrorist group in Africa have fostered extreme violence decimated Cameroon’s infrastructure, fueled economic turmoil and food insecurity and displaced hundreds of thousands of Cameroonians”-Department of Homeland Security *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor, Washington DC

Breaking News: Biden administration protects Cameroonians in United States from deportation, offers work permit … ‘Natives of Cameroon are offered Temporary Protected Status, they are allowed to work legally due to the ongoing armed conflict...

ABUSE OF POWER & INJUSTICE: QATARI Government ruined my Life, owing me 20million Qatari Riyals, locked me up in Jail for 11 months, seize my properties -Srilanka businessman, Chaminda Karunarathne cries out …Says: ‘Qatar Police forcefully took away my Foreign Passport number N8835981, ensured my 12 months’ salaries was not paid, seized my properties’ *Identity of Qatari Police officer behind abuse revealed as Nasser Abdulhadi Alahbabi, his Qatari I.D number is: 27963402236 *After 14 years residency, visited Qatari Police Force Capital to lodge complaint, advised not to fight any Qatari national for own safety *“Considering all my suffering in Qatar and wrong judgement handed down to me by a Qatari judge that made me spend 11 months in jail, I visited the Qatar Capital police to complain about it. One of head officers at Qatar Capital police, advised me not to go fight with any Qatari nationality for my own safety. I was told in a harsh tone to submit a letter and lie that my original passport got missing to take a new passport” *BY NURUDEEN AHMED/SPECIAL Law Enforcement Correspondent, Qatar

ABUSE OF POWER & INJUSTICE: QATARI Government ruined my Life, owing me 20million Qatari Riyals, locked me up in Jail for 11 months, seize my properties -Srilanka businessman, Chaminda Karunarathne cries out …Says: ‘Qatar Police forcefully...

Ukraine WAR, Nigerian students cry out for URGENT HELP: We are 87 Nigerians in hiding, trapped in a school basement in Kherson, our lives in danger, African ladies Raped by Russian Soldiers-JEREMIAH Akpan, a stranded Nigerian second year maritime navigation undergraduate …lament: we tried to leave Ukraine thrice but got threatened at various checkpoints by Russian army wielding guns, some African students experienced failed attempts to escape at a particular third checkpoint where they were ordered out of the taxi by the (Russian) soldiers, first failed escape attempt happened on February 24 when the war had started *‘Fully armed Russian soldiers checked the students’ passports and bags, ordered them to return their luggage to the cab. The driver was forced to return to Kherson while the students were blindfolded and held inside a military tank for about two hours. The soldiers drove the tank to an unknown destination and shoved the students into a building. The Russian army untied these exhausted students only to find themselves in a dark room with some Ukrainians’ *BY OLUYEMI OLAPADE, Reporting LIVE from Kherson, Ukraine

 Ukraine WAR, Nigerian students cry out for URGENT HELP: We are 87 Nigerians in hiding, trapped in a school basement in Kherson, our lives in danger, African ladies Raped by Russian Soldiers-JEREMIAH Akpan, a stranded Nigerian second year maritime...

FACE OFF: Russian President Vladimir PUTIN is a WAR CRIMINAL-United States President, Joe Biden … ‘It is Unacceptable, Unforgiven that U.S. designate us a Criminal, you have no Right to lecture us on war crimes’ says Russian Government *‘Any Russian who opposes our on-going military occupation of Ukraine is a Traitor of Russian Federation, we should spit such enemy out and treat that person as such. Our battle is going according to plan. These Russian expatriates are traitors living large in Miami, French Rivera, ready to sell their own mother out for money. We are not fighting a war, but reclaiming the land that originally belong to us in old Soviet Union’-PUTIN, Russian President *We are immediately making available to Ukraine anti-aircraft, anti-armor systems, weapons; switchblade drones and other forms of military assistance-United States Government *BY YOSHIR NASIR/Special Correspondent inside Ukraine

FACE OFF: Russian President Vladimir PUTIN is a WAR CRIMINAL-United States President, Joe Biden … ‘It is Unacceptable, Unforgiven that U.S. designate us a Criminal, you have no Right to lecture us on war crimes’ says Russian Government...

Historic Feat: MEET Nigerian born Naturalized American Astrophysicist, OSATOHANMEN OSEMWENGIE, godfather of Drones in United States Army…First African to Design Artificial Intelligence robotic machines for Surveillance, taking out Terrorists anywhere in the world *Scholar possesses Seven Master’s Degrees, recently bagged fourth Ph.D. *Software genius create Drones on missions to Jupiter, Mars from the Earth, worked with National Aeronautics and Space Administration *CEO of ‘Ubiquity Interface Inc.’ hires a team of experienced Foreign Engineers in firm *Former Administrator at Benin College of Education earlier won at World Robotics Championship, Edo State native is a key member of America Armed Forces *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

Historic Feat: MEET Nigerian born Naturalized American Astrophysicist, OSATOHANMEN OSEMWENGIE, godfather of Drones in United States Army…First African to Design Artificial Intelligence robotic machines for Surveillance, taking out Terrorists...

EMOTION, TEARS AROUND THE WORLD: Marley Children Unite, Shock the World in a 20-minute Root Concert in honor of Reggae Legend’s Father 77th Birthday … 12-year-old Grandson ‘Elijah’ steal show, performs solo as percussionist, singer, guitarist *Tuff Gong, Bob Marley Museum ensured smooth broadcast for eight broadcast, Electrifying moment from artists *Stellar lined-up local/international musicians featured Etana, Queen Ifrica, Gyptian, Tony Rebel, Kes The Band, Bugle, and Marion Hall (formerly Lady Saw) *Show anchored by two generations of the Gong’s own acclaimed Reggae dynasty: daughter Sharon Marley, grandsons: Elijah, Yohan, and Skip Marley *Grand finale in-studio performance by The Marley Brothers: Ziggy, Stephen, Damian, Julian, and Ky-Mani Marley *BY LINDA ABRAHAM/JAMAICAN Entertainment Editor & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

EMOTION, TEARS AROUND THE WORLD: Marley Children Unite, Shock the World in a 20-minute Root Concert in honor of Reggae Legend’s Father 77th Birthday … 12-year-old Grandson ‘Elijah’ steal show, performs solo as percussionist, singer,...

United States begin No-Interview Visa Renewals for Nigerian Applicants…renewal of application only available for a B1/B2, F, M, J; H, L or C1/D visa, list other conditions *Initiative is part of continuous commitment to expand, innovate consular services despite the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic *New application procedure will begin in February in the U.S. Consulate in Lagos and will be extended shortly thereafter to the U.S. Embassy in Abuja in limited capacity *Processing times for the program are expected to be up to two months and applicants will not be able to retrieve their passports during that time *BY TINA TOLUWANI/DIPLOMATIC REPORTER & GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

United States begin No-Interview Visa Renewals for Nigerian Applicants…renewal of application only available for a B1/B2, F, M, J; H, L or C1/D visa, list other conditions *Initiative is part of continuous commitment to expand, innovate consular...