North America

USA: Crooked TSA Screeners Arrested in Drug Trafficking Scheme

Multiple airport screeners have been arrested for allegedly taking handsome bribes to look the other way while loads of illegal drugs slipped through security at Los Angeles International Airport, federal officials announced today. Two current and two former officials at the Transportation Security Administration were arrested in the last 48 hours in connection with at […]

Africa

Charles Taylor, African Warlord, Convicted for Role in Sierra Leone Atrocities

After a five year trial that included grisly testimony from victims who were missing limbs, former colleagues and even fashion supermodel Naomi Campbell, African warlord Charles Taylor was convicted today for his role in the atrocities committed in Sierra Leone including mass murder, sexual slavery and the use of child soldiers. Taylor was found guilty […]

Education

Data show Nigerians the most educated in the U.S. BACHELOR’S AND BEYOND

In America, Nigerians’ education pursuit is above rest Whether driven by immigration or family, data show more earn degrees For Woodlands resident David Olowokere, one of Nigeria’s sons, having a master’s degree in engineering just wasn’t enough for his people back home. So he got a doctorate. His wife, Shalewa Olowokere, a civil engineer, didn’t stop […]

Weird

Nigeria: 17-years-old Boy kidnapped and Killed by Family Friend while returning from Schoo

THE Edo State Police Command is investigating the circumstances that led to the death of 17-year-old Godspower Idejerhoyibo, who was abducted, penultimate Friday, while returning from school in Obe community. Police Commissioner David Omojola, who paraded three suspects, Daniel Etido (21), Godday Ogbeiye (25) and Kelvin Ogimwonyi (20), allegedly involved in the abduction of Godspower, […]

Lifestyle

Black and white twins

James and Daniel are twins. What sets them apart is that one is white and one is black – and the differences don’t end there, as Joanna Moorhead discovers The two teenage boys sitting on the sofa opposite are different in almost every way. On the left is James: he’s black, he’s gay, he’s gregarious, and he’s […]