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DISGRACEFUL AFTER DENIAL OF AMERICAN EMBASSY VISA: NIGERIAN Woman, MODUPEOLA AFOLABI, 34, Arrested for Procuring FAKE BRITISH, CHINESE VISA…Passport bears Forged Heathrow Airport’s entry/exit stamps *Desperately paid N70,000 for Scam visas and stamps to Touts *US Visa officers during interview discovered suspect never been to Britain, Orders Arrest *Oluwole Fake Visa Boys Apprehended: Sesan Awolola, 31, and Adebayo Ajase, 28, with specialty in cloning visa payment slips and receipt * “Nigeria’s Police Special Fraud Unit received a petition from the U.S Embassy last year lamenting the amount of money it was losing to fraudsters, who use Corel Draw application and Microsoft Word to clone old receipts and present them for use by other visa applicants”-Lawal Audu, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, spokesman for SFU BY TINU OLAWOLE/CRIME REPORTER, LAGOS

DISGRACEFUL AFTER DENIAL OF AMERICAN EMBASSY VISA: NIGERIAN Woman, MODUPEOLA AFOLABI, 34, Arrested for Procuring FAKE BRITISH, CHINESE VISA…Passport bears Forged Heathrow Airport’s entry/exit stamps *Desperately paid N70,000 for Scam...

24 NATIONS, FIVE CONTINENTS PHOTO COMPETITION: NIGERIAN Lady, MEDINA DUGGER, America’s Lissa Riveria, other Foreign Photographers now Finalists 2ND Annual Magnum Photography AWARDS in USA …12 Winners will receive $27,000 in cash awards, vouchers to participate in a Magnum photographer’s workshop around the world * 41 photographers’ work to be shown at a digital exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery in London *JURY consist of Magnum photographers, world-renowned curators, and experts from organizations like National Geographic and Aperture *Picture harnesses the power of photography to inform, inspire, stimulating a sense of outrage or activism, wonder and hope BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

24 NATIONS, FIVE CONTINENTS PHOTO COMPETITION: NIGERIAN Lady, MEDINA DUGGER, America’s Lissa Riveria, other Foreign Photographers now Finalists 2ND Annual Magnum Photography AWARDS in USA …12 Winners will receive $27,000 in cash...

TRENDING GLOBALLY: NIGERIAN Born American, CHIKA ANYIAM VOTED 2017 DALLAS’ Best CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER in AMERICA…Receives Honor as Best Attorney for Three Years Consecutively *Always Standing for Truth, Equity and Justice without Racial Bias *Nominated by members of Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association *Supports The Heads Up Foundation Inaugural Scholarship Fundraising Gala to mentor and empower youths through sports and academics *Contesting as a Judge for Criminal District Court #7 in Dallas * “I will continue to work hard for equal access to justice, and equal protection under the law”-CHIKA BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

TRENDING GLOBALLY: NIGERIAN Born American, CHIKA ANYIAM VOTED 2017 DALLAS’ Best CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER in AMERICA…Receives Honor as Best Attorney for Three Years Consecutively *Always Standing for Truth, Equity and Justice without Racial...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN AMERICA: ‘I Am AKILE of DALLAS, Never YORUBA KING in TEXAS’-Abimbola AKILE Balogun, Nigerian Born American Automobile Entrepreneur …Says: ‘ERELU Oodua title by Mabel Onaneye is FAKE and a SCAM’ in USA’ *Daring: ‘Let Onaneye shows us VIDEO evidence of her installation as Erelu Oodua by Ooni of IFE or Alaafin of OYO’ * ‘I Dress Elegantly in Yoruba Traditional outfits to Celebrate our Culture’ * ‘God is the Lifter of MEN, My WIFE is my strongest Pillar after GOD’ * ‘Enemies, HATERS are Noise Makers, ONE with GOD is a Majority’ * Recalls Rise to Stardom as a Private Security Guard 17 years ago in America now into Automobile Business, ‘People call me King of Dallas’ * PLUS: ‘Position on LEGAL Plans on Character Assassinations by Accusers’ *Royal Family Lineage of Omo Afidipote in Ijebu Ode: Late Father was BALOGUN of Ijebuland, Boba Shuwa of Ijebu Imoru, Baba Egbe Bobajolu of Ijebuland. Father was Childhood friend of Ogbagba Abgotewole Oba Sikiru Adetona. His Uncles are-Otunba Micheal Olasubomi BALOGUN, The Olori Omo ba; Late Chief Bayo KUKU, Chief Sunny KUKU, Olorogun of Ijebuland, Alayeluwa Oba Imoru, Alhaji Sikiru Balogun Gbogboigba, Giwataju Ashiru Balogun and Aunt-Iyalode Kudirat Olateju SHOTE *QUOTES: ‘A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people’- Mahatma Gandhi * ‘A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots’- Marcus Garvey BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU, AMERICAN FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, Naija Standard Newspaper

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN AMERICA: ‘I Am AKILE of DALLAS, Never YORUBA KING in TEXAS’-Abimbola AKILE Balogun, Nigerian Born American Automobile Entrepreneur …Says: ‘ERELU Oodua title by Mabel Onaneye is FAKE and a SCAM’...

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born Delta State native, ISIOMA OKOBAH Receives AMERICAN Academy of Family Physician Award…Being highest honour ever bestowed on a practicing physician in USA *Award signifies contribution towards the development of family medicine *ONLY for physicians who excel in advancement of health care to the American people and by their professional development through medical education and research *Shines as Associate Professor of the school of medicine, Emory University School of Medicine and Moore House School of medicine, Atlanta Georgia in the USA *Embark on Free Medical programme for the rural populace in Delta State for over 12 years *Single handedly built community hospitals in Ute-ogbeje, owere-olubor, Akunezi, Umunede, Ewuru, Alisimie, Abavo, Asaba, Ibusa, Orhoakpor, Owa Alero, Ezi *Ceremony held during convocation of the Academy at Grand Hyatt, River Walk, San Antonio Texas, USA * World’s 50 Famous Physicians, Stakeholders from 50 nations in Medical Field witness Historic Ceremony BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

INSPIRING: NIGERIAN Born Delta State native, ISIOMA OKOBAH Receives AMERICAN Academy of Family Physician Award…Being highest honour ever bestowed on a practicing physician in USA *Award signifies contribution towards the development of...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIA’S Born OLUSEGUN ASEKUN is AFRICA’S Number ONE Immigrant Attorney in TEXAS…Emerges Top 10 Immigration Lawyer in AMERICA *Nominated, WINS Lawyer of Distinction 2017 Category Honor *He’s 10 in every 100 Attorneys in America Excellent in Immigration Matters * Certified, Licensed in New York, Graduates in LLM, BL, JD * Received over 20 Renowned Awards on Immigration Professionalism *Law Office of Olu Asekun ESQ provides high quality, specialized immigration services to individuals and Organizations all over the United States and Abroad *Represent individuals, Corporations, Government agencies all over USA *Author of famous books: ‘A Handbook for Aliens to Remain Legal in the United States, GOD VS. SCIENCE My Testimony:True Life Story’, Prayer Vitamins: Essential nutrients for spiritual growth BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIA’S Born OLUSEGUN ASEKUN is AFRICA’S Number ONE Immigrant Attorney in TEXAS…Emerges Top 10 Immigration Lawyer in AMERICA *Nominated, WINS Lawyer of Distinction 2017 Category Honor *He’s 10 in every...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIA’S BEST THREE Orthopaedic Surgery Doctors in AMERICA Unveiled…Shinning at Avante Orthopaedics in Washington DC, Maryland, Texas *Dr. Aham E. Onyike, Board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializes in joint replacement surgery of the hip, knee, fracture care, work-related injuries, sports medicine and athletic injuries, still Assistant Professor orthopaedic surgery at Howard University Hospital *Dr. Ladipo Adewole, Board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializes in pediatric and adult deformity correction and orthopaedic trauma *Dr. Ojeyemi is a Board-eligible, highly successful in Orthopedic Surgery of the spine with specialty in operative/non-operative management of spine disorders *PLUS How Avante company Received Honorary Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgical Consultancy at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital *Members: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Other Associations *Call Avante Orthopaedics in DC +1 ((202) 544-5858)/(240) 772-1572, Houston (Texas) (713) 876-6518, Victoria Island (Lagos) +23417101957 BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIA’S BEST THREE Orthopaedic Surgery Doctors in AMERICA Unveiled…Shinning at Avante Orthopaedics in Washington DC, Maryland, Texas *Dr. Aham E. Onyike, Board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializes in joint replacement...

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD IN AMERICA: Lieutenant JESSE EKENE, American Born Naval Officer with Nigerian Parentage is a Professional Car Racer…Competing Full Time in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West for Patriot Motorsports Group *One of three African-American drivers actively competing in NASCAR series *Still remains Racing Ambassador for the Phoenix Patriot Foundation *Fully involved in various Philanthropic and Military-related activities *Served as Host for a Veteran’s family prior to the Coca-Cola 600 *Was part of the NASCAR Salutes program that honors US military personnel * Featured as guest/co-host of NASCAR.com’s GarageCam series *Received NASCAR Diverse Driver Award BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF/UNITED STATES

MAKING NIGERIA PROUD IN AMERICA: Lieutenant JESSE EKENE, American Born Naval Officer with Nigerian Parentage is a Professional Car Racer…Competing Full Time in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West for Patriot Motorsports Group *One of three...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Fugitive, BABAJIDE FADEYIBI behind $1.3Million ‘Mystery Shoppers’ Fraud in America declared WANTED…United States Court documents confirm Oyeyemi Arogundade an accompalice is hiding in Nigeria *Uses Western Union and Money Gram to perpetuate crime * “A Nigerian man orchestrated an international fraud ring that stole almost $1.3 million from almost 500 innocent people, including several living in South Hampton Roads”-Federal Agents *Convicted: “Hafeez Odoffin of Chicago was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Newport News to NINE years and two months in prison, Zoelithia Williams of Smyrna, Tenn., sentenced to EIGHT years and four months and Christie Easter of Fort Worth, Texas, was sentenced last month to almost NINE years” * ‘Arogundade creates counterfeit checks and money orders in Nigeria based on legitimate versions obtained in the United States’-INVESTIGATION * CASE under Investigation by FBI, Homeland Security Investigations, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and U.S. Secret Service BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIAN Fugitive, BABAJIDE FADEYIBI behind $1.3Million ‘Mystery Shoppers’ Fraud in America declared WANTED…United States Court documents confirm Oyeyemi Arogundade an accomplice is hiding in Nigeria *Uses...

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIANS in AMERICA Celebrates 57th Independence Day Anniversary in Style…Staged A Night of Cultural Elegance & Entertainment in Arizona Sept. 30 *Dress Code: Formal Attire – Elegance with an African Flair *Buffet Dinner for couple (food and non alcoholic drinks) at $45.00 *Individual pays $25 only with choice food, drinks * Designed to bring together the diverse Nigerian-American community in the valley to celebrate the diverse and rich Nigerian cultures and ethnicities *Ceremony had Soccer Match between African Countries from 9.00 Am to 12.00 Noon, Banquet Dinner with lots of Nigerian food, Drinks, entertainment and traditional dances BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/FOREIGN BUREAU CHIEF, UNITED STATES

BREAKING NEWS: NIGERIANS in AMERICA Celebrates 57th Independence Day Anniversary in Style…Staged A Night of Cultural Elegance & Entertainment in Arizona Sept. 30 *Dress Code: Formal Attire – Elegance with an African Flair *Buffet...