KIDNAPPED CHILDREN: David Ezeribe, Ndudi Ihesieme, parents beg abductors to release children in Nigeria

KIDNAPPED CHILDREN: David Ezeribe, Ndudi Ihesieme, parents beg abductors to release children in Nigeria. Special to USAfricaonline.com Aba, Nigeria — Parents of children who were kidnapped when gunmen hijacked their school bus in southern Nigeria begged...

Dana Air Lagos crash: Anguish as bodies of 29 victims are identified

Dana Air Lagos crash: 29 more names released Special to USAfricaonline.com,  the USAfrica-powered e-groups of  Nigeria360, IgboEvents, UNNalumni,  and CLASSmagazine Houston. Follow us at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido and Twitter.com/Chido247 The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has released a list of 29 names of identified victims of the Dana airplane which...

Why Nigeria is a country divided against itself and cannot stand. By Bayo Oluwasanmi

By BAYO OLUWASANMI Special to USAfricaonline.com The recent proclamation of northern youths and the ultimatum given to Igbo people to vacate the north within three months shed much needed light on why Nigeria is not,...

Nigeria’s democracy, Anambra’s Governorship election: Winners, Losers and task ahead

Nigeria's democracy, Anambra's Governorship election: Winners, Losers and task ahead By Attorney Chris Aniedobe Edited version for USAfrica, USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine (Houston) and IgboEvents USAfrica, Feb 8, 2010: I am satisfied that the re-election of Governor Peter Obi...

SUICIDE: 43-yrs-old UCHE OKAFOR, Nigerian International soccer star, hangs self near Dallas, Texas

Okafor's body was discovered Thursday afternoon by his wife in their house in Little Elm, a town about 30 miles northwest of Dallas, Detective Oscar Hinojosa said. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday that he hanged himself in an upstairs hallway.

USAfrica: As Jessica Tata’s case escalates to MURDER charges, her high-profile lawyer DeGuerin returns...

USAfrica: As Jessica Tata's case escalates to murder charges, her high-profile lawyer DeGuerin returns to familiar but slippery terrain. Special report by CHIDO NWANGWU http://usafricaonline.com/2011/03/31/jessica-tata-case-escalated-to-murder-news-insights-by-chido-nwangwu/ USAfrica, Houston March 31, 2011: There has been an escalation of the...

Fugitive Nigerian-American Jessica Tata, 22, turns self in; arrested and enroute back to Houston...

Fugitive Nigerian-American Jessica Tata turns self in; arrested and enroute back to Houston By Chido Nwangwu USAfrica Newsroom, March 19, 2011, Houston: USAfrica can confirm that the Houston-Texas-based Nigerian-American Jessica Tata, 22 years old, who fled...

USAfrica: American Visa, Nigerians and a typical day of torment at the U.S consulate

American Visa, Nigerians and a typical day of torment at the US consulate By Adewale Adeoye Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247   Twitter.com/Chido247 USAfrica: Every upsetting creation has its own odd value, though. This blustery morning, it was a huge...

Tiger Woods’ scandal: What Leaders must do to recover Integrity and Image

As one of the world's most influential athletes, Tiger Woods is a big business that generates more than $100 million a year that gave him a $1 billion net worth. Therefore, he has do something to ensure that this money does not stop rolling in. This very first thing Tiger has to do is to put the rumors of extramarital activity behind him.

Video of NBCNews Channel 2, Houston, interview wt USAfrica Publisher Chido Nwangwu on the...

  Video of NBCNews Channel 2, KPRC Houston, interview wt USAfrica Publisher Chido Nwangwu on the Jessica Tata daycare fire issues n latest developments. Jessica Tata's family is from Nigeria. Members of the Nigerian community in Houston believe...

“Why we’re hosting 2011 FESTAC-USA in Houston on Feb 18” – Florence Mkparu

"Why we're hosting the 2011 FESTAC-USA in Houston on Feb 18" - Florence...

USAfrica: Soyinka contradicts self with endorsement of (ex) dictator Buhari. By Chuks Iloegbunam

Soyinka contradicts self with endorsement of (ex) dictator Buhari.           By Chuks Iloegbunam Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston,                            ...

U.S Senator Cruz, Nigerians do not like to be stereotyped as scammers…. By Chido...

U.S Senator Cruz, Nigerians do not like to be stereotyped as scammers…. By Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of USAfrica Exclusive commentary to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow  Twitter.com/Chido247,  Facebook.com/USAfricaChido USAfrica, Houston: On Monday night, October 21, 2013, the flat-earth ideologue,...

Street kids turned acrobats

In Zambia, thousands of children live on the streets, many affected by HIV. But Barefeet Theatre is a group of former street children that uses performing arts to educate homeless children in Zambia and help keep them off the streets.

#TERRORISM: Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead

ISIS affiliate Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead By ISMAIL ALFA and HARUNA UMAR Dalori, Nigeria (AP) — A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard...

Mandela grand kids’ reality show to begin in 2012 in South Africa

Mandela grand kids' reality show to begin in 2012 in South Africa Special to USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine, Houston AFP. Johannesburg— South Africans will glimpse into the lives of Nelson Mandela's family when a reality show featuring...

USAfrica: Nigerian-American Jessica Tata held in Atlanta jail; “justice will be served”, says U.S...

Jessica Tata held in Atlanta jail; "justice will be served", says U.S Marshal; she's headed to Houston By Chido Nwangwu ------ Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine, The Black Business Journal, USAfrica e-groupand Nigeria360@yahoogroups e-group ------ USAfrica, Houston: Jessica Rene Tata, the 22-years-old Nigerian-American woman...

Nigerian-American Jessica Tata’s sentencing over deaths of 4 children: felony murder, criminal negligence or….

Also, a factor which complicated her case is the fact that a few days after the deaths of the children, Jessica fled to her parents' home area in Port Harcourt, Nigeria (as first reported here on USAfricaonline.com) -- until she was arrested and returned in March 2012 to the U.S by the U.S Marshalls, Interpol and allied security services. She has Nigeria as her country of citizenship, although she was born in the Houston area of the U.S.

Ugandan street kids reinvent wheel

On the streets of the Ugandan capital of Kampala, scores of vulnerable children face uncertain futures. But one former street kid, Innocent Byaruhanga, is hoping to turn things around with his sustainable shoe start-up.

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