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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.
Lockdown: Senators Omo-Agege, Ekweremadu condemn alleged shooting, extra judicial killing of protesters
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, and his predecessor, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, have flayed the alleged shooting of a protester in Sapele, Delta state as well as extra judicial killings by security agents in some parts of the country in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Nigerian Army has vowed to fish out and punish the personnel behind a torture video showing the extra judicial killing of a suspected Boko Haram terrorist ,which has gone viral on the social media.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the establishment of state and local government police.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to immediately commence an extensive investigation into alleged compromises that led to the killing of over 100 Nigerian soldiers by the Boko Haram insurgents in Melete, Borno State.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that the response by the police to his call for inquiry into how the prime suspect in the Offa robbery attacks on April 5, 2018 died, was a mere diversionary tactic aimed at evading the serious issues of human rights abuse, extra-judicial killing and politicisation of criminal investigations.
Political parties will kick off campaign nationwide tomorrow for all elective positions in line with the time table of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 elections.
At home on Monday evening, I was engrossed in some heavy reading and writing task when I got a desperate call from my driver who had closed for the day. His friend, and some other hapless Nigerians, had just been randomly arrested at Ketu area by the “Lagos State Task Force” for undisclosed offences.
The Sokoto State Police Command last night confirmed an attack and killing of one person by gunmen who burnt down Deyeji village in Gudu Local Government Area of the state.
The Executive Director, UN Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr Natalia Kanem, has said “Enough to All Forms of Violence against Women and Girls” in a message to the launch of 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence (GBV) across the globe.
The Presidency has listed about 16 initiatives established by President Muhammadu Buhari in his 5 years in office as part of his goodwill for the Nigerian youths.
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.
Former Nigeria head of state, Yakubu Gowon, has denied allegations that he took to the United Kingdom “half of the Central Bank of Nigeria”.
The Federal Government will next week inaugurate an 18-man national COVID-19 task team to ensure vaccine security, even as it welcomes developments in the scientific community announcing a COVID-19 vaccine.
“Sad day not just for football but for Mankind as we loose arguably the best player ever to play football. So how Diego’s death pains me in a strange kind of way, I can’t seem to understand right now. May his blessed soul Rest in peace” he wrote.
Isco Alarcon's agent made it clear on 'El Larguero' that the Málaga born player's intention is not to leave the club. On the contrary, he would like to stay and play at Real Madrid.
A public affairs analyst, Mr Olusegun Bamishaye, said on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti that the Judiciary must enjoy full independence for government’s anti-corruption crusade to yield good dividends.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigerians should be proud that the Federal Government is set to resume the importation of petroleum products from neighbouring Niger Republic.