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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 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.
A lawyer to some #EndSARS protesters in Lagos, Adesina Ogunlana, has requested that Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN, be summoned by the Lagos State EndSARS panel to explain the circumstances in which he found a camera at the Lekki Tollgate.
President of African soccer, Ahmad Ahmad, who was banned for five years for financial mismanagement by FIFA’s ethics committee said he will appeal the ruling to the sport’s highest court.
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has said the Tuesday sitting would be dedicated to paying tributes to a Newspaper vendor who died after being shot in Abuja last Thursday.
Lewis Hamilton is set to be awarded a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours list after clinching his seventh Formula One World Championship and equalling the overall tally of Michael Schumacher
From the way in which he has marginalised Mesut Ozil to ensuring that Matteo Guendouzi was sent packing, the Spaniard has left no one at the club in any doubt as to who is in charge.
Ethiopian premier asks Tigray forces to surrender as military operation enters ‘final and crucial...
Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has said the second phase of the military operation in northern Tigray Region is now “successfully completed” and has entered the “final and crucial round of capturing Mekelle (the regional capital) to bring the criminals to justice”.
Chief Sunday Inyima, the Ebonyi Commissioner for Water Resources, has debunked insinuations of his resignation from Gov. David Umahi’s cabinet, saying that he cannot resign on facebook.