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Bobbi Kristina Brown, who died in 2015, with ex-fiance Nick Gordon - who passed away on New Year's Day. AP-Associated Press

Man accused of killing Whitney Houston’s daughter dies at 30

The boyfriend of Bobbi Kristina Brown, found liable for her death after giving her a “toxic cocktail,” has himself died aged 30, his lawyer told AFP Wednesday.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic in talks to rejoin AC Milan

Former Sweden and Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in talks to return to AC Milan.=
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi

NFF, CAF, Trabzonspor send birthday wishes to Emmanuel Amuneke, Ogenyi Onazi

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday sent birthday greetings to former Nigerian internationals Emmanuel Amuneke and Ogenyi Onazi.

Air Peace denies link to seized aircraft in US

The airline insisted that it didn’t at the moment have any aircraft in the U.S, describing the claim as the act of mis­chief-makers.
Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi is crowned Miss Universe 2019 . VALERIE MACON-AFP VIA GETTY

Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi wins 2019 Miss Universe crown

Miss South Africa was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday in Atlanta after a lavish ceremony filled with glitter and heartfelt speeches about female empowerment.

EFCC quizzes Air Peace chief over ‘$44.9 million wire deals’

As part of the ongoing probe of alleged $44.9 million wire deals, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has interrogated the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Ifechukwu Onyema.

US indictment: Yoruba Youths, Miyetti Allah stand with Air Peace chief

The National Committee of Yoruba Youth, NCYY, and the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore Socio-cultural Association groups, yesterday said it is disturbed by the allegations coming out of the United States regarding the purported indictment of Barrister Allen Onyeama, Air Peace airline chairman.

Forensic accountant cautions against sensationalism

An international forensic accountant, Prof Emmanuel Emenyonu, has cautioned the public against being swayed by unproven allegations.
ALLEN ONYEMA

Allen Onyema: How I made my fortune to start Air Peace

When the news broke over the weekend that Allen Onyema had been indicted in the United States for multi-million dollar fraud, a question that echoed amongst Nigerians was how he moved from relative obscurity to become one of the biggest players in Nigeria’s aviation sector in just about half a decade.

EFCC special panel to investigate Air Peace chief over $44.9 million wire deals

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has waded into the $44.9 million wire fraud and money laundering case against Air Peace Chief Executive Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema hours after his indictment in the United States (US).
AIr Peace CEO Ejiroghene Eghagha (left) signs a deal for more E-Jets with Embraer Commercial Aviation CEO John Slattery. (Photo- Embraer)

Air Peace director denies money laundering allegations by US attorney

An Executive Director with Air Peace, Mrs Ejiroghene Eghagha, has denied allegations levelled against her by a United States attorney in Atlanta, Georgia concerning purchase of aircraft, spares and aircraft maintenance.

Air Peace’s Allen Onyeama denies fraud, money laundering allegations

Air Peace chairman Allen Onyema on Saturday denied any involvement in the allegations of fraud and money laundering leveled against him by the United States Attorney in Atlanta, Georgia, in relation to purchase of aircraft, airplane spares and maintenance.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.

We’re addressing your concerns – Nigeria tells US investors

The Federal Government has assured existing and potential American investors of its commitment to addressing issues of corruption, political instability and insecurity in the country.
From left- Consul General of Nigeria in Atlanta, Mrs Aishatu Musa; Deputy Head of Mission, Nigerian Embassy, Washington DC, Amb. Hassan Hassan, and the President of UBTS International, Dr Frank Harper, at the event.

Federal government assures US investors of addressing their concerns

The Federal Government has assured existing and potential American investors of its commitment to addressing issues of corruption, political instability and insecurity in the country.
ALLEN ONYEMA

US DOJ’s statement on Allen Onyema’s fraud indictment — full text

“Onyema allegedly leveraged his status as a prominent business leader and airline executive while using falsified documents to commit fraud,” said U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak. “We will diligently protect the integrity our banking system from being corrupted by criminals, even when they disguise themselves in a cloak of international business.”

Air Peace chief indicted for fraud in US

Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema, the chairman, CEO, and founder of Air Peace, a Nigerian airline, has been charged with bank fraud and money laundering for moving more than $20 million from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes.
Lamar Odom and girlfriend Myles Chefetz got engaged yesterday at Prime 112 restaurant in Miami and this time, he swears he has found the one.

Lamar Odom engaged to girlfriend

Lamar Odom and girlfriend Myles Chefetz got engaged yesterday at Prime 112 restaurant in Miami and this time, he swears he has found the one.
Zambia Under-23 coach, Beston Chambeshi,is afraid of playing against Nigeria’s Under-23 team, despite Olympic Eagles first game loss to the junior Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire.

U-23 AFCON: Fear grips Zambia coach ahead of Nigeria duel

Zambia Under-23 coach Beston Chambeshi is afraid of playing against Nigeria’s Under-23 team, despite Olympic Eagles first game loss to the junior Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire.

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Lassa fever: NMA faults Nigeria’s preparedness for disease outbreaks

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

MURIC: Amotekun should not target any group for victimization

THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.

PANDEF: Federal government should overhaul security architecture

Pan Niger Delta Forum, the South-South regional group in it’s reaction, said the Federal Government should immediately overhaul the nation’s security architecture and apparatus.
China has sent 450 military medical staff, including professionals who have experience in the fight against SARS or Ebola, to the novel coronavirus hardest-hit city of Wuhan.

China sends medics to Wuhan as coronavirus death toll rises to 80

Hundreds of medics are being sent to help deal with a rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan, health authorities said on Monday.

Full list of no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.