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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.

Hollywood plans Bob Marley biopic

The story of Bob Marley, the Jamaican superstar who in his short life brought reggae into the global mainstream, is set to become a Hollywood biopic.

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President Buhari celebrates his chief of staff at 76

President Muhammadu Buhari has described his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, as “a remarkable public servant who has put his vast experience and knowledge to the service of the world.”

ICPC arrests NABDA chief over ‘N400 million fraud’

The Acting Director-General (DG) of National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof Alex Uwadiegwu, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), of allegedly defrauding the Federal Government of N400 million.
Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Wednesday named his newborn prince after the 49th monarch of the ancient town, Oba Adesoji Aderemi.

Ooni names prince after 49th predecessor

Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Wednesday named his newborn prince after the 49th monarch of the ancient town, Oba Adesoji Aderemi.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook is deleting evidence of war crimes – researchers

On October 24th, 2020, an art trafficker in Darnah, Libya posted a series of unusual ads. For sale: a Greco-Roman statue, its marble bust covered in a toga. If it looked like it belonged in a museum, that’s because it did. The seller posted photos of the piece in private Facebook groups dedicated to trafficking antiques.
The Israel-led blockade of the Gaza Strip cost the Palestinian enclave more than $16bn and pushed more than one million people below the poverty line in just more than 10 years, according to a new United Nations report.

UN: Over 1 million Palestinians under poverty line in besieged Gaza

The Israel-led blockade of the Gaza Strip cost the Palestinian enclave more than $16bn and pushed more than one million people below the poverty line in just more than 10 years, according to a new United Nations report.