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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.
With the dust over the jail break at Oko Prison in Benin City on Monday yet to settle down, a Human rights lawyer Jefferson Uwoghiren, has called for the immediate closure of all the prison houses located inside the ancient city of Benin, Edo state capital.
Details of how a pastor killed an engineer working with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Benin, Edo State have been revealed by the court.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will strengthen partnership with the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), on the planned decongestion and reforms of prisons in the state.
The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday met with the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed, where they discussed issues and explored partnership in critical areas.
The House of Representatives Committee on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) has debunked reports that the management of the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, OSSAP-SDGs, under Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire was queried over alleged award of N26.9bn COVID-19 related procurements during a recent budget defence session at the National Assembly.
Liverpool powered to the title by a mammoth 18 points last term. The previous season the Reds and Manchester City drew 25 points clear of the rest of the league, while in 2017-18 Pep Guardiola’s City routed the division by 19 points and in 2016-17 Chelsea were well clear in winning the title.
The governor of Ebonyi state and Chairman of the South East governor’s Forum, David Umahi has been officially been admitted as member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) alongside his deputy, Barr. Kelechi Igwe, and some members of the state executive council.
Some 50 prisoners in Iraq face possible execution on Monday following conviction on terrorism-related crimes in unfair trials, according to the United Nations human rights experts.