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J. C. Beckett
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 Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday cautioned politicians against vote buying, food sharing and other activities capable of buying the conscience of voters at polling units duing Saturday’s Lagos East by-elections.
As announced in an official statement this afternoon, the stadium based in the neighbourhood of Fuorigrotta in the west end of the city will formally change its name from the ‘Stadio San Paolo’ to ‘Stadio Diego Armando Maradona’.
Israeli police on Friday arrested a man for trying to set fire to an east Jerusalem church by the Garden of Gethsemane, the site revered by Christians as the place where Jesus prayed before he was crucified.
Bali, a respected general, was member of the highest decision making body of government during the military era in the 1980s. He was a member of the Supreme Military Council from 1984 to 1985 during the Major General Muhammadu Buhari military regime. Bali also served as member of the Armed Forces Ruling Council from 1985 to 1990 during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.
Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese French businessman who allegedly funnelled millions of euros from former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi to former French President Nicolas Sarkozy during the latter’s 2007 election campaign, a judicial source said.
As part of efforts to support economic recovery and propel the quest to return to the growth path, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the release of banks’ excess cash reserve requirement (CRR), which is above the regulatory minimum.
Bernd Schuster, former Germany player, recalled his time at FC Barcelona with Diego Armando Maradona. The German made very good friends with Maradona at Camp Nou.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Abuja Zone on Wednesday, arraigned three suspects for allegedly counterfeiting seven $100 notes (One Hundred United State Dollars), totalling $700 (Seven Hundred Dollars).
Twenty beauty queens from 20 African countries are expected to participate in the Miss Africa Calabar 2020 beauty pageant scheduled to hold on Dec. 27.
The Nigerian Correctional Service has suspended from Service, Deputy Controller of Corrections, Abubakar Mohammed Sani, who was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) over alleged recruitment scam.