| Nov 11, 2010
| 7:29 PM
Newport Beach police want to remind the public to be wary of some things that seem too good to be true, especially when they come through unsolicited e-mails.
Police said they've seen a resurgance of three e-mail scams targeting the public: foreign...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Getting stuck with a fake hundred dollar bill has made budgeting more difficult for an Aberdeen woman.
Vickie Carlson-Wurtz of Aberdeen has to postpone paying some of her bills - the one for her daughter's flute lessons, for instance. A travel agent,...
| Sep 26, 2010
| 10:27 AM
A small group, hoping to make a big difference.
A handful of friends and family from West Michigan recently started the group "Hope for Nigeria" after seeing some of the news coverage of poverty in the country.
At first they were just hoping for...
| Sep 26, 2010
| 11:46 AM
| Feb 21, 2011
| 10:27 AM
When two young men ran from Iwowari Wright’s taxi van after one of their credit cards was declined, she was resigned to accepting the loss of a $22 fare.
But before she got a chance to leave the University Village neighborhood where she dropped...
| Feb 27, 2011
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 6:55 PM
Once-in-a-lifetime art exhibits don't come along very often.
Yet that's how several London critics described what they saw when the "flabbergasting" collection of stone, terra cotta and cast-metal portrait heads found in "Dynasty and Divinity: Ife Art in...
| Feb 28, 2011
| 3:37 PM
The operator of the west Houston day care where four children died in a fire last week has fled the country.
According to fire officials, Jessica Tata -- operator of Jackie's Child Care on Crest Park Drive -- is in Nigeria. Houston Fire Department...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 12:58 PM
Authorities say Jessica Tata took off to Nigeria.
She faces reckless injury charges after a fire broke out in her day care home and killed four children.
Investigators say Tata wasn't home at the time of the fire. They say surveillance video shows...
| Oct 17, 2010
The Masque of Africa Glimpses of African Belief
Alfred A. Knopf: 256 pp., $26.95
V.S. Naipaul's world is what it is, a place with little sentimentality for the powerless.
That world has been constructed from more than five decades of...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 10:04 PM
Two of three people charged in a $100 bill counterfeiting case were sentenced Wednesday to prison.
Taoreed A. Adeleke, 25, and Akinleye O. Akinwale, 23, each entered Alford pleas to felony charges. Both are Nigerians who moved to Aberdeen.
| Mar 12, 2011
It has been more than two weeks since four toddlers died in a blaze and three others injured at a day care. The Nigerian community came together to hold a vigil for all the children and their families.
Jessica Tata, operator of Jackie's Child Care is...