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FG Reduces Visa Fees For Americans Following US Action

The Federal Government has approved a reduction in visa charges payable by United States citizens from $180 to $160. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, explained on Wednesday, that the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, had been directed to implement the decrease in the visa charges with effect from Thursday. The development…

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COZA Pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo Taken Into Police Custody For Questioning Over Rape Allegations

Detectives on Tuesday grilled the founder and Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo, for over eight hours in connection with the rape allegations levelled against him by a photographer, Busola Dakolo. The cleric had allegedly raped Dakolo when she was a teenager at her parents’ residence in Ilorin, Kwara State. According…

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16-Year-Old Boy Murders Father, Shoots Baby Brother After Being Told To Clean His Bedroom

A 16 year-old boy murdered his single father after being asked to tidy up his bedroom, police say. Jeffrey Dale Wanca reportedly shot his father Chad Wanca, 43, dead and also struck his 12 year-old brother Hunter with another bullet. The horrific incident happened at the Wanca family home in Toney, Alabama, on Saturday, with…

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Nigerian Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye Appointed As Surgeon-in-Chief In US Hospital

The National Children’s Hospital in the US has appointed a Nigerian, Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, as its Surgeon-in-Chief. The hospital, which announced the appointment on its website, said the appointment was effective from August 1. It would be recalled that Olutoye was part of the team that carried out surgery on a baby in-utero in a Texas hospital…

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Police To Dismiss Officers Who Allegedly Aided Kidnap Kingpin Wadume

Two policemen who allegedly colluded with kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala, popularly known as Wadume, will soon be dismissed from the service following their indictment for colluding with the crime boss in Taraba State. Top police sources told our correspondent on Monday that Ibi police division crime officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Aondonna Iorbee, and the…

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