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Sudan army-led Council wants lesser ‘facilitator’ role for UN envoy

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images, REUTERS/El Tayeb Siddig. The deputy head of Sudan’s military-led Sovereign Council said on Saturday a U.N. envoy should be working as a “facilitator and not a mediator”, signalling an apparent tougher line towards international efforts to resolve a political crisis. A United Nations mission led by special envoy Volker Perthes began Read More…

Featured Notes Owei Lakemfa

Nigeria’s pyramids of promise, like London Bridge, are falling down

Reading Time: 4 minutes It is common in social media these days for people to do a countdown to the end of the President Muhammadu Buhari government. They seem in so much hurry to see its back, that they cannot hide their excitement. Their main grouse is that the retired general made lots of promises, especially of a secured, Read More…

Football Sports

Salah shines in Egypt’s comeback victory over Morocco for AFCON semi-finals berth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images. Mohamed Salah on Sunday scored the equaliser and created the winner for Egypt to come from behind to beat Morocco 2-1 at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroon. Morocco went ahead in the seventh minute from a penalty kick converted by Sofiane Boufal in this quarter-final match. But Read More…

Sports Tennis Top Story

Nadal claims record 21st grand slam title after stunning comeback win

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Photo Credit: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images. Hailed by Federer, Djokovic Rafael Nadal achieved the most astonishing feat of his glittering career by fighting back from two sets down to defeat Daniil Medvedev and win the 2022 Australian Open. The feat helped him to win a record 21st grand slam title. Nadal’s 2-6 6-7 (5-7) Read More…

Infrastructure Nigeria Top Story

Nigeria will soon be linked by rail – NRC

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria, has expressed the hope that the country, within the next five to 10 years would be linked by rail. Okhiria told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that this would be achieved in line with the determination and will of the present administration. Read More…