| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:38 PM
LAGOS, Nigeria (KTLA) -- As if bringing roasted chicken on a plane wasn't odd enough.
Vincent Chegini Chinweuwa was arrested over the weekend at an airport in Lagos after officials discovered he had traveled from Sao Paulo, Brazil with over $150,000...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 9:41 AM
A state official confirms a passenger plane crashed into a two-story building in the Nigerian city of Lagos.
Officials say the plane went down in a neighborhood just outside the Lagos airport. The number of those killed or injured is unknown.
| Jun 3, 2012
| 2:23 PM
LAGOS (Reuters) - A passenger plane carrying nearly 150 people crashed into a densely populated part of Lagos on Sunday, in what looked like a major disaster in Nigeria's commercial hub.
There was no official word on casualties but the likelihood of...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 10:12 PM
The search for bodies and, hopefully, survivors in Nigeria's most populated city continued through the night and into Monday, hours after an airliner crashed killing all 153 passengers and crew on board and at least 10 people on the ground.
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Lagos, Nigeria -- The search for bodies of those killed in a plane crash in Nigeria's major city of Lagos has ended, authorities said Wednesday.
So far, 153 bodies have been recovered along with parts of other bodies, said Yushau Shuaib, spokesman for...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Femi Kuti, 48, is the first-born son of a legend. It is not an easy life constantly being measured against a man who changed African music, but Kuti has forged a brilliant career of his own. “I can’t run away”......
| Dec 25, 2009
| 5:56 PM
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) - A Nigerian man who said he was an agent for al-Qaida tried to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane Friday as it was preparing to land in Detroit, but travelers who smelled smoke and heard what sounded like firecrackers rushed to subdue...
| Dec 26, 2009
| 3:32 PM
Extra pat-downs before boarding. No getting up for the last hour of the flight. More bomb-sniffing dogs. Airports worldwide tightened security a day after a passenger tried to light some kind of explosive on a flight into Detroit.
| Dec 30, 2009
| 9:42 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Netherlands announced Wednesday it will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States, issuing a report that called the failed Christmas Day airline bombing a "professional" al-Qaida...
| Feb 5, 2010
"The Routes of Man"
By Ted Conover
Knopf, 336 pages, $26.95
It was a bad night for sleep: En route to Uganda from Kenya and staying at the apartment of the truck driver he was accompanying, Ted Conover was kept awake by a wall clock just overhead, which...
| May 10, 2011
| 12:37 PM
Randy Weston is the kind of artist you have to dig for. His music is real insider stuff, the sort you'd grab from a record store bin because the cover looked cool or because someone much hipper than you dropped his name.
Thanks to YouTube, you can view...