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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 Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun said that three persons died while 14 others sustained injuries in two separate accidents along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Monday.
President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, elder statesman and Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, and former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, have described Nigeria’s constitution as illegal.
One of the most worrying developments in Nigeria today is the ugly phenomenon of cash-for-votes by political parties and candidates. Desperate politicians are not leaving any stone unturned in order to ensure their victory at the coming 2019 general elections.
In-form Jesse Lingard has been doing “incredible” things for Manchester United but can get even better, says Ander Herrera.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the investment of $25 billion to develop agriculture in five African countries.
The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has congratulated a former vice-president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the occasion of his 74th birthday.
The spokesperson of the taskforce, Alkassim Abdukadir, told journalists in Abuja that the taskforce had successfully carried out the first and second phases of the Covid-19 intervention in April and June 2020, and had commenced the third phase of distribution of food and personal protective equipment (PPEs) to the internally displaced persons (IDPs), as well as the most vulnerable in communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and seven other states in the North-west and North-central.
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday, ordered the remand of a businessman, Paul Ozigbu, at the Kuje Correctional Center over alleged forgery, criminal conspiracy and illegal conversion of properties.
The trial of former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, on money laundering charges continued in his absence on Wednesday, as a witness, Mrs. Rouquayya Ibrahim, narrated how he stole over N14billion from the federal pension account.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has washed his hands off an alleged collection of N2 billion bribe to hasten the re-appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The United States has formally withdrawn from the Treaty on Open Skies, an agreement that sought to foster trust by allowing the 34 participating nations to observe one another’s militaries through unarmed flyovers.
The government of Yobe will spend N73.8 million to reactivate the state fertiliser blending plant in Gujiba, following Governor Mai Mala-Buni’s approval, commerce and industry commissioner, Barma Shettima, told newsmen in Damaturu on Friday.
Liverpool are joint-top at the Premier League with Tottenham Hotspur, following their 3-0 win over Leicester City on Sunday.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Centre for Initiative and Development (CFID), on Friday commenced a community hepatitis elimination programme for Taraba residents.