NIGERIAN ID THEFT GANG IN NEW YORK INDICTED.

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Richmond County District Attorney Daniel M. Donovan, Jr. and NYPD Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today announced the indictment of 18 individuals as part of a multi-million dollar identity theft scam which victimized 27 banks and 60 individual victims, including 20 members of the military stationed at Fort Hood, some deployed in […]

Air Nigeria unveils first re-branded aircraft

Nigeria’s flag carrier, Air Nigeria, on Wednesday in Lagos formally made public its first re-branded aircraft. Unveiling the airplane on the tarmac of the new domestic terminal, Murtala Mohammed International 2 (MMA2), the management of the carrier told aviation correspondents that the new name will be on all its fleet in due course. “We told […]

NWODO SWORN IN AS NEW PDP BOSS

People’s Democratic Party swore in a new national chairman on Thursday, in an effort to draw a line under a power struggle before presidential and parliamentary elections due by April next year. Former party national secretary Okwesilieze Nwodo takes over at the helm of the ruling PDP following the departure of Vincent Ogbulafor, who had […]

Miss Nigeria returns after six years

After a six-year hia-tus, Nigeria’s flagship beauty pageant, ‘Miss Nigeria,’ is set to return to the country’s social calendar. And for the first time in the history of the pageant, it will be activat-ed in three continents; Africa, Europe and North America. Chief executive officer, and creative director of the pageant, Nike Oshinowo-Soleye, disclosed this […]

American rapper Snoop Dog banned from Parkpop festival

American rapper Snoop Dogg has been banned from appearing at the Parkpop festival in The Hague on June 27. An alliance of mayor, police and justice ministry officials have decided to ban the rapper in order to preserve the ‘open and friendly character’ of the festival. House music is also banned from Parkpop because it […]

APO SIX KILLING: WITNESS SAYS POLICE STATEMENT DOCTORED.

A prosecution witness yesterday alleged before the FCT High Court in Maitama that the police doctored the statements made by its officers who witnessed the murder of the five young Apo traders and the female friend in 2005. ASP Dennis Ashawa, who appeared in court as the 8th prosecution witness, said this while being cross […]

BANKOLE MUST GO GROUP TENDERS MORE DOCUMENTS.

LAWMAKERS battling to unseat the House of Representatives Speaker, Dimeji Bankole, fired another salvo yesterday, with the release of ‘indicting documents’ which they promised to make public last week. The documents, which make the sins of Bankole’s predecessor, Mrs. Olubunmi Etteh, look like a child’s play, alleged that the Speaker squandered N9 billion from the […]

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