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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.
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 Minster of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has directed Julius Berger, the contractor handling section one rehabilitation/reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to speed up construction ahead of the Yuletide.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has accused the federal government of prolonging the nationwide strike embarked upon by the university lecturers, insisting that there is no going back on its rejection of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
Chairperson of the Nigerian Women Football League, Aisha Falode, has stated that, the board is committed to roll with the ten serious clubs that had complied with their registration requirements ahead the new season.
The Senate Committee on Gas has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on the various gas development projects it has undertaken, especially the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project.
Enyimba FC are champions of the Ikpeazu preseason tournament in Aba after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over rivals, Abia Warriors in a thrilling final in Aba.