BIBLE STORIES (46): DINAH RAPED

After Jacob had mended fences with his brother Esau, and they parted ways amicably, he built himself a house in Succoth, and booths (from where the name of the place, Succoth was derived) for his cattle. He was soon on the move, till he “… came to Shalem, a city of Shechem, which is in […]

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BIBLE STORIES (43): REMORSEFUL JACOB

Away from Laban, Jacob’s next assignment was to sort himself out with his brother, Esau. On his way however, he met with angels of YAHWEH, curiously we aren’t told that anything worthy of note happened between both parties, save for the fact that Jacob named the place where they met, “Mahanaim“, which means “TWO CAMPS“. […]

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LAW STUDENTS AND OBEDIENCE

A situation is trending all over social media in Nigeria. The case of a student at the law school who wasn’t called to the bar because of inappropriate wear. The entire scenario, as is typical with all social media controversies, has now degenerated into religious spat. What is the issue? A lady, Abdulsalaam Firdausa Amasa […]

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ECLECTIC LAGOS AT FALOMO FESTIVAL

In recent times, some Nigerians concerned about the dwindling fortunes of the arts and entertainment industry in Nigeria, and Lagos in particular, have gone beyond mere rhetorics and complaining about lack of government support and dearth of infrastructure, to throw their hats into the ring in their bid to bring back the glory days of […]

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“THE OILY MARRIAGE” AS PARABLE OF NIGERIA’S REALITY

I hadn’t been to University of Lagos’ Arts Theatre since 1998 when I had come to see a play featuring Teju Babyface and “Princess“, when they were still upcoming and relatively unknown, and of course students of UNILAG. What I saw this past Sunday evening of the same place and stage is a shadow of […]

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FORK IN THE ROAD

Life now looks like that fork in the road where you stop because you don’t know how and where next to career. It is so for me because I’ve never planned for after now, having all my life planned for up till now, not particularly thinking I would make it to this point. It was […]

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ANAMBRA CULTURAL DAY CELEBRATION, 2017

The 2017 ANAMBRA CULTURAL DAY has come (yesterday) and gone, but not without leaving memorable pictures in my head. It was my first time of attending such and I must confess that I was impressed with the richness of all that was on display culturally, colour-wise and much more, even in the periods when it […]

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