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#EndSARS: The generation that said ‘Enough’

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.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin can see “no way” that Liverpool could finish the season without the Premier League title.

Football with fans will be back soon – UEFA chief

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin is confident “good old football with fans will come back very soon” despite the chaos caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he arrives at the front entrance of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris, as flames engulf its roof on April 15, 2019. – A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, causing a spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks. The fire, which began in the early evening, sent flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the Paris sky as stunned Parisians and tourists watched on in sheer horror. (Photo by PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL / AFP)

Report: Two arrested for planning to attack French president

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.
President Buhari returns to Abuja after a 5 day Official Visit to Paris on 14th Nov 2018 5

Muhammadu Buhari back in Abuja after Paris peace forum

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.
President Buhari arrives France ahead of the Paris Peace Forum on 8th Nov 2018 4

Buhari departs Paris enroute Nigeria

The Forum, which was organised by the French Government and a number of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), was based on the idea that international cooperation was key to tackling global challenges and ensuring durable peace.
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.

Donald Trump joins world leaders in France for WWI Armistice Day commemorations

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.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May (C) lays a wreath as Belgium's Prime Minister Charles Michel stands behind (L), during the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War at the Saint-Symphorien Military Cemetery, near Mons, on November 9, 2018. (Photo by BENOIT DOPPAGNE / Belga / AFP) / Belgium OUT

Theresa May pays WWI respects in France with Brexit in background

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.
Prime Minister Theresa May, and the leader of opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn attended an Armistice remembrance service at St Margaret's Church, London today. ( Reuters-John Stillwell )

Theresa May to pay respect to WWI soldiers in Belgium and France

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.

Muhammadu Buhari leaves Abuja to participate in peace forum in France

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. 6

In Pictures: Prince Charles visits Commonwealth War Graves in Abuja

During the last day of his visit to Nigeria, Prince Charles visited the Commonwealth War Graves in Abuja, where, he laid a wreath.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waved to supporters shortly before the blast occurred [Reuters]

Official: Eritrean delegation to visit Addis Ababa after Ethiopian olive branch

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.

Jerusalem as capital of Israel, how sustainable?

Jerusalem is now the capital of Israel. Yay! Echoed by some people around the world and boos! From some. Is Palestine a Muslim enclave? Only two per cent of Israelis are Christians about 172,000.

England ask FIFA permission to wear poppies against Germany

The Football Association has asked FIFA to allow England players to wear poppies for next month's friendly with Germany.

Catholic Bishops call for unity in Nigeria

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has called for the rededication of the country to God to allow for a nation where everyone will live as united people.

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Group calls for synergy among stakeholders to curb open defecation

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.
Prof. Mohammed Atureta, Rector, Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, says plans are ongoing to convocate five sets of graduates of the institution in April.

Kogi Polytechnic fixes date for Post-UTME test

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.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Old students associations laud Osun governor for education reforms

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.
National Universities Commission (NUC),

NUC: Why digital transformation is central to NOUN’s ODL system

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 National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, “He is fully aware of the constitutional implication of his decision to defect to another party; which is that he cannot continue to occupy the seat of the PDP in the Senate.

PDP: Nigerians already ‘stoning’ APC for failure in governance

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.