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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.
Two men close to the ultra-right were indicted for “terrorist criminal conspiracy” and placed in pre-trial detention, as part of the investigation of a bombing project against French President Emmanuel Macron.
Buhari also met with the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and other world leaders where they all discussed contributions towards global peace while underscoring the imperative of collective action.
Donald Trump has asked if anything is better to celebrate than the end of a war as he joins world leaders in France to mark Armistice Day.
British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron are to commemorate their countries' shared sacrifice in the First World War on Friday, while also discussing the more thorny issue of their post-Brexit relationship.
British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron are set to commemorate their countries’ shared sacrifice in the First World War on Friday and discuss the future of their post-Brexit relationship.
The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja on Friday for Paris, France.
During the last day of his visit to Nigeria, Prince Charles visited the Commonwealth War Graves in Abuja, where, he laid a wreath.
A delegation from Eritrea will arrive in Addis Ababa on Thursday as Ethiopia’s prime minister appears ready to resolve one of Africa’s most intractable military stand-offs.
The Football Association has asked FIFA to allow England players to wear poppies for next month's friendly with Germany.
The Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA) has called for synergy among stakeholders in order to curb issue of open defecation and improper way of waste disposal in the country.
Kogi State Polytechnic has announced the date for its 2020 post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) test. It will hold for one week, beginning from 3 December.
Stakeholders in the education sector have commended the Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, for revamping the state’s education sector through the review of the former education policies of the State, describing his intervention as one that has revolutionised the sector.
The Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, Amb. Chris Maiyaki, has advocated a full digital transformation as well as a high level of proficiency in the application of computer software in Open and Distance Learning,ODL, institutions.
The Peoples Democratic Party says the prophecy of Chief Tony Momoh that the All Progressives Congress and its leaders will be stoned for failure has come to pass as Nigerians are already stoning them with the words of their mouths.
Ethiopia denied on Saturday that talks on the growing conflict in its northern Tigray region were imminent, just hours after three African former presidents were named to help mediate the two-week-old crisis.
World Bank, through Rural Access and Mobility Project, (RAMP-2) says it has completed construction of 330km out of 385.419km rural road in Enugu state.
The Professional Footballers’ Association has called for restrictions in heading while training as concerns are raised over former players being diagnosed with dementia.
President Buhari on Friday, explained the reason he set up Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.