• XENOPHOBIA AND THE PARABLE OF THE UNSUNG PUPPY by Chief Sola Ebiseni

    XENOPHOBIA AND THE PARABLE OF THE UNSUNG PUPPY by Chief Sola Ebiseni0

    The title of the last book by Chinua Achebe, “There was a Country” aptly and sadly describe contemporary events in Nigeria, which has unfortunately become, in the words of another Nigerian icon of the Arts, Hubert Ogunde, “a kicking ball of humanity”. Yet in my native Ilaje-Yoruba tribe, it is said “the knowledge of the

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  • Fatoyinbo released after second day’s grilling over alleged rape

    Fatoyinbo released after second day’s grilling over alleged rape0

    The police on Wednesday released the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, after two days of grilling. He is expected to return today to the Force headquarters for further interrogation. The pastor, who is being interrogated by detectives from the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) in Abuja, on allegation of rape

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  • US increases tourism visa cost to N99, 900 for Nigerians, blames FG

    US increases tourism visa cost to N99, 900 for Nigerians, blames FG0

    The United States Embassy in Nigeria says effective from Thursday, August 29, 2019, Nigerians applying for tourism, student and business visas will not only pay the N59, 200 fee but will have to pay an extra $110 (N40, 700) after the visa has been issued to them bringing the total cost to N99, 900. However,

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