US Court Acquits Air Peace Boss, Fines Mayfield $4000
Nigerian Commercial airliner, Air Peace and its chairman, Allen Oyema have finally found justice after three years of intense investigations which had also involved about five agencies of the American government and the subsequent legal fireworks that had come with it.
It had been revealed that the District Court in Atlanta, Georgia had finally exonerated the Chief Executive of Air Peace, Chief Allen Onyema of any business fraud which he had been accused of too.
The court, which had initially discovered that there had been no loss against any bank in the indictment suit which had been filed by the Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, had however, ordered a probation and $4000 fine against a former staff of Springfield Aviation Company Inc., Ebony Mayfield on Friday.
A statement which had been made by the law firm of Augustine Alegeh & Co., counsel to the Airline had also explained that Mayfield was an administrative staff of Springfield with limited knowledge in Letter of Credit Transactions, who had also pleaded guilty to one count in the indictment, presumably as she realised the futility of attempting to explain several Letters of Credit which had been utilised for purchase of aircraft for Air Peace Limited in a jury trial.
The firm had also explained that Probation was the lowest possible sentence which had beenavailable under American Federal Law.
“Our clients never took loans or credit from any American Bank and Mayfield was never paid the sum of $20,000 at any time to commit any fraud, as it is being peddled by a section of the Nigerian Press.
“There was no loss of money or any damage whatsoever to any third party. The American government admitted in Court that no bank suffered any financial loss in the matter.
“Mayfield, like other Springfield Aviation Company Inc. staff was only paid her bi-weekly salary and/or allowances,” it clarified.
According to the firm, the decision confirmed the position of its clients that there was no fraudulent intent in all the Letters of Credit, because there was no victim in any way, manner or form.
All the funds involved, it explained, were legitimate funds belonging to its clients.
“Our clients maintain their innocence in the matter and state that all steps taken in respect of the Letters of Credit were taken in good faith and with legitimate funds.
“All the aircrafts involved were brought into Nigeria and utilised in the operations of Air Peace Limited. There was no victim. There was no loss of funds to any person and there was no criminal intent whatsoever.
“Our client’s position has been reviewed by various Law Enforcement Agencies in Nigeria and no evidence of criminality has been established against them. Our Clients remain resolute in the assertion of their innocence,” the firm declared.
The firm had also noted that there have been false and unsubstantiated press stories in Nigeria, about the indictment.
Paul Grant, Known for Harry Potter and Star Wars Roles, Passes Away at 56
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of British actor Paul Grant, who has died at the age of 56. Grant, who was known for his roles in both the Harry Potter and Star Wars franchises, passed away on Monday after his family made the difficult decision to switch off his life support machine the day before.
The news of Grant’s death was confirmed by his daughter, Sophie Jayne Grant, who spoke to Sky News about the heartbreaking loss of her father. She described herself as “heartbroken” and expressed her belief that “no girl deserves their dad to be taken away”. She also spoke about the impact that her father had on the world through his work, saying that he was “so well known and loved” and that he had gone “too soon”.
Grant’s death came after he was found collapsed outside King’s Cross station in London last Thursday afternoon. According to reports, he was declared brain dead before his eventual passing on Monday.
Paul Grant was a highly respected actor and stuntman who had appeared in a number of iconic films throughout his career. In addition to his roles in the Harry Potter and Star Wars franchises, he also acted in the 1988 film Willow and the cult classic Labyrinth alongside David Bowie in 1986.
The news of Grant’s passing has been met with an outpouring of grief from fans and colleagues alike. Many have taken to social media to express their condolences and pay tribute to the actor’s life and career.
A spokesperson for the London Ambulance Service also spoke about the incident, confirming that they had been called to St Pancras Station on the day of Grant’s collapse. They sent an ambulance crew and a medic in response to the call, and treated Grant at the scene before taking him to hospital as a priority.
Grant is survived by his girlfriend Maria, his two daughters and one son, as well as his stepchildren and grandchildren. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family and friends during this difficult time.
TikTok: Dutch Government Advises Officials Against Installing TikTok on Their Devices
The Dutch government has recently issued a warning to its officials to avoid installing Chinese-owned video app, TikTok, and refrain from using social media from countries with “offensive” cyber programs. This move is in line with similar actions taken by other Western nations and is part of the Dutch government’s eventual plan to ban “spy-sensitive” apps from countries such as China, Iran, North Korea, and Russia altogether from phones used by civil servants.
Dutch digital minister Alexandra van Huffelen stated that this decision came after a recommendation by the country’s secret service (AIVD), which found that such apps posed “an inherent espionage risk.” The minister said, “The first step is to immediately discourage civil servants… from having apps installed and using them on their mobile work equipment from companies in countries with an offensive cyber program against the Netherlands.”
In addition to discouraging the use of TikTok and other social media apps, the Netherlands is planning to issue officials with mobile phones that only allow the installation of pre-approved apps and software. The decision was based on consultation with the European Union.
TikTok is a hugely popular app worldwide for sharing short, viral videos. However, governments in several countries such as the UK, US, Canada, and New Zealand have already banned TikTok on work devices, as has the European Commission. The global action against TikTok kicked off in India in 2020.
TikTok has previously admitted that ByteDance employees in China accessed details of US accounts, but it has always denied turning over data to the Chinese authorities. US President Joe Biden has also threatened to ban the app outright unless TikTok separates from ByteDance. In light of these developments, it is important for governments and individuals to be cautious about the use of apps from countries with questionable cyber programs to protect sensitive data and prevent potential espionage risks.
Prophet Odumeje Declares: “I’ve Completed My Earthly Ministry, I’ll Die Soon”
Founder Mountain of Holy Ghost Intervention and Deliverance Ministry, Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere, popularly known as Prophet Odumeje, has recently made a shocking announcement during a church service in Anambra. The self-proclaimed man of God revealed to his congregation that he has completed his work on earth and will soon pass away.
During the service, Prophet Odumeje shared a heart-to-heart conversation he had with his first son, David. He informed David that his time on earth was coming to an end and that he needed to prepare himself to take care of his siblings and mother once he was gone.
The controversial pastor stated that he had come to this world for a purpose, and that purpose had been fulfilled. He said that he had finished his earthly ministry and that he would soon depart from this world.
Prophet Odumeje has gained immense popularity and infamy for his peculiar style of conducting deliverance services, which involves throwing members who seek miracles on the floor in a manner similar to WWE wrestling. He has been known to challenge native doctors to competitions to prove their ability to perform miracles.
The 40-year-old pastor has had his fair share of battles and controversies, including claiming to have gone to battle with the devil in the underworld and returning with a championship belt.
Prophet Odumeje’s announcement has stirred reactions from his followers and critics alike. While some believe he may be pulling a publicity stunt or making a symbolic statement, others have expressed concern for his well-being and prayed for his health.
Whatever the case may be, the news of Prophet Odumeje’s impending departure has sparked conversations about life’s purpose, mortality, and the legacy one leaves behind. It is a reminder that, ultimately, we all have a finite time on this earth, and it is up to us to make the most of it and leave a positive impact on the world.
Davido Makes Grand Comeback on Social Media, Announces Upcoming Album ‘Timeless’
Davido, the Nigerian-American singer, songwriter, and record producer, has made a grand comeback on social media after a brief hiatus with a video announcement of his highly anticipated upcoming album titled “Timeless”. The video, which was shared on his social media platforms, immediately created a buzz amongst his fans, who have been eagerly waiting for new music from the superstar.
In the video, Davido takes a reflective approach as he talks about the different phases of life, highlighting the importance of each phase and the lessons that can be learned. He says, “There is a time for everything. A time to grieve and a time to heal. A time to laugh and a time to dance. A time to speak and a time for silence.” This profound message strikes a chord with his fans, as it showcases his philosophical side and his ability to connect with his audience on a deeper level.
Davido also took the opportunity to express his heartfelt gratitude to his fans, who have been unwavering in their love and support during his time away from the music scene. He said, “Thank you to everyone out there for your love and support that has held me down. All the love and messages while I was away, the gifts sent, the concerts you all threw! I appreciate it all.” This heartfelt message is a testament to his humility and his ability to acknowledge the role his fans have played in his success.
He further emphasized that while his past music may have been new at one point, it has now become timeless. He stated, “Today, I want to remind you all that what is now Timeless, was once new. It’s time for something new.” This statement shows that he is ready to take on new challenges and create new music that will stand the test of time.
The upcoming album, “Timeless”, is set to drop on March 31st, and fans are already buzzing with excitement. With the promise of new music from one of the biggest names in the music industry, this album is expected to be a hit amongst his fans and beyond. Davido’s return to social media and the music scene is a clear indication that he is ready to take the music world by storm once again, and his fans cannot wait to see what he has in store for them.
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