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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 Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has handed over the Afam Power Plant in Oyigbo Local Government of Rivers State to Transcorp Power Consortium, which emerged the preferred bidder of the power asset, with a bid offer of N105 billion.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has provided dry season farm inputs to 14,250 households for the 2020-2021 dry season farming in troubled Borno State.
The outgoing administration of US President Donald Trump issued a new temporary rule that could require tourist and business travellers from two dozen countries – most in Africa – to pay a bond of as much as $15,000 to visit the United States.
Rising from its monthly meeting held at the country home of its national leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, the Ondo state capital, the Group opposed the proposed rail line and an N30bn highway to connect the Niger Republic with Nigeria.
StarTimes GO, an e-shopping channel on pay-TV platform StarTimes, has partnered top retail and tech brands on Black Friday Sales on November 27.
Eddie Hearn, the English sports promoter for IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, is out with a warning for Joshua’s mandatory challenger. He said Joshua, whom he calls AJ, is looking “sensational” in the final weeks of training camp as he prepares to “absolutely destroy” Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev.
A World Health Organisation (WHO) special COVID-19 envoy predicted a third wave of the pandemic in Europe in early 2021, if governments repeat what he said was a failure to do what was needed to prevent the second wave of infections.
Lagos State has ordered full enforcement and clampdown on belligerent okada riders, including tricycle operators, who have continued to defy traffic laws and attack Task Force officials on enforcement duties.
Asian shares extended this month’s stellar gains as market euphoria over COVID-19 vaccines and expectations that US President-elect Joe Biden’s administration would deliver more economic stimulus overrode weak US economic data.
Roberto Mancini, Italy manager, confirmed on Friday 20th November that he has overcome the coronavirus. The manager had tested positive on the 6th.