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Ruth Dudley Edwards
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.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has dismissed Boko Haram as a badly degraded terrorist group that can only attack defenceless civilians.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at the inauguration of elected members of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordereĺd the military to completely rout out Boko Haram insurgents from all their hideouts in the Northeast.
The United States of America, Brazil and India have respectively recorded the highest number deaths as a result of coronavirus pandemic. The United States has recorded over 289,000 deaths as a result of coronavirus pandemic, while 14.3 persons have tested positive for the virus.
Gaps in life-saving interventions are undermining efforts to curb malaria, amid fears that the coronavirus pandemic could set back the fight against the disease even further, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) has said.