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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.
At least eight prisoners were killed and more than 50 injured in clashes with guards at a Sri Lankan prison, officials said on Monday, as authorities tried to quell a protest over rising corornavirus infections in the country’s crowded jails.
South Korea’s ruling party has called for the country to buy millions of additional coronavirus vaccine doses after a spike in infection numbers raised concerns about the government’s existing plans.
Former Super Eagles stars Nwankwo Kanu and Sunday Oliseh and the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF have joined the rest in mourning former Senegal star Papa Bouba Diop, who died on Sunday.
US President-Elect, Joe Biden, is set to announce a Nigerian-born attorney, Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo, as deputy Treasury secretary, US-based media Politico reported on Sunday.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Sunday night revealed that the plan behind his defection was for the former Senate President, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, and other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to join him in APC two weeks after he must have successfully defected.
United States (U.S.) president-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday presented his future national security team to the public, highlighting their decades of experience in public service.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) as well as Total have donated equipment to Nasarawa State government as part of their effort in curtailing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
The Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Alhaji Salihu Lukman, has said the defection of Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) is the beginning of electoral tsunami for the ruling party in the South East ahead of the 2023 general election.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy briefly appeared in court on Monday to face trial on corruption accusations before judges suspended the hearings until Nov. 26 to assess the health of one of his co-defendants.
A total of 1,140 pregnant women from 20 Local Governments and 37 local council development areas (LCDAs) would be placed on a research project for a medical study.