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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”.
Watford manager Vladimir Ivic may opt to rest Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong for Saturday’s away trip to Queens Park Rangers.
A ceremony on 17 December will see players and coaches from both the women’s game and the men’s game win the prizes up for grabs.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has directed its legal department to put on paper an agreement with the Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Ltd., to ensure 2022 as the operational year of the port.
The Special Adviser to Enugu State Governor on Inter-Party Affairs, Hon Jonathan Chukwuma, has expressed gratitude with the turn out of people of Enugu North Senatorial zone, during the ‘Odinma Nsukka’ Unity Rally, held at the weekend at Nsukka High School, Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, describing the event as the best way of saying “thank you” to the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his accomplishments in the zone.
Burkina Faso will vote in a general election Sunday in the shadow of a growing jihadist insurgency, with President Roch Marc Christian Kabore expected to win re-election.