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The poem quoted above: “The Second Coming” by Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1919) is probably one of the most adapted and quoted poems in world literature, and in politics and culture, to describe moments of anxiety, uncertainty and a seeming “slouching towards” chaos and anarchy in any community.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a serving Deputy Comptroller of Nigerian Correctional Service, Abubakar Sani, for an alleged employment scam.
The APC also claimed former President Goodluck Jonathan has been working for the ruling party and the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari, because he is a ‘progressive’ statesman.
The Peoples Democratic Party has asked the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, not to hide under the disagreements and confusion in his party, All Progressives Congress, over the 2023 elections to divert attention from reports of how N4.6 billion public fund was diverted into private bank accounts during his tenure as Minister of Power, Works and Housing.
Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), organiser of the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST), on Friday said 1600 Plateau Indigenes had benefited from NAFEST’s free skill acquisition programme.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Friday, said his administration will liaise with youth leaders in the state to incorporate views expressed at the ‘Benue Youth Summit’ into governance.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave Tigrayan regional forces 72 hours to surrender before the military begins an offensive on the regional capital of Mekelle.
A police officer reportedly opened fire at a hotel bar where people were watching a football match on Saturday, killing a young man who was drinking beer with his friend, newsmen learnt.
The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported early Saturday that the U.S. is on the brink of having 12 million COVID-19 cases, with 11,915,042 infections recorded.
Ondo State Government has commenced the payment of the five months outstanding deductions to cooperative societies and two months subventions to the state-owned tertiary institutions totalling N6 billion.
The Professional Footballers’ Association has called for restrictions in heading while training as concerns are raised over former players being diagnosed with dementia.