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Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo (right), and Ahmad al-Rabiah of the Alliance for Freedom and Change shake hands after signing the agreement. Ebrahim Hamid-AFP-Getty Images

Sudan: ‘Political declaration’ after 7 months of crisis

The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals on Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir.

Governor Tambuwal receives nine captives released by bandits

No fewer than nine persons including a housewife with her eight months old baby under the captivity of bandits in Zamfara state were Thursday afternoon received after their release by their captors.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic could see 2019 deliver a transfer that has been mooted for some time, with Lazio prepared to part with the Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain target if he wishes to move on.

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic transfer door left open for Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic could see 2019 deliver a transfer that has been mooted for some time, with Lazio prepared to part with the Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain target if he wishes to move on.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudanese protesters spurn General Burhan’s call for talks

Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected a proposal to negotiate with military generals, maintaining the call is insincere as security forces continue to target protesters in a violent crackdown that has killed at least 60 people this week.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has dropped a huge hint about Eden Hazard as per the transfer talks going on between the European Champions and Chelsea, according to reports.

Real Madrid expect to complete three signings by next week

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard’s move to Real Madrid is reportedly imminent, along with those of Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic and Lyon defender Ferland Mendy.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: AfCTA will go on without Nigeria

A former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Monday that the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCTA) Agreement will not be hindered by Nigeria’s reluctance to sign up to the process.
Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda passes on at 70

The Austrian – a three-time world champion and the only man to have won the drivers’ title for both Ferrari and McLaren pass away less than a year after undergoing a lung transplant.
Unloaded containers from Asia are seen at the main port terminal in Long Beach, California on May 10, 2019. – Two days of talks to resolve a worrisome US-China trade battle ended Friday, May 10, 2019 with no deal, but no breakdown either, offering a glimmer of hope that Washington and Beijing could find a way to avert damage to the global economy. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

Donald Trump orders tariff hike on remaining Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump cranked up the heat in a trade battle with China on Friday, ordering a tariff hike on almost all remaining imports from the world’s second-biggest economy, but Beijing said talks would continue to resolve the row.
Anthony Joshua has admitted that he will have to be lucky against Jarrell Miller on June 1 if he is to retain his heavyweight world title belts.

Anthony Joshua: Jarrell Miller does not deserve to be in ring

Anthony Joshua has hit out at drugs cheat Jarrell Miller by insisting he doesn’t deserve to be in the same ring as him.
David Oyedepo

Bishop Oyedepo: African leaders lack courage, character

Founder, Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has berated African leaders, saying that they lack character, capacity and courage, three virtues he said they must have to move the black continent out of the woods.
CarS queue at a gas station on April 17, 2019 in Seixal, in the outskirts of Lisbon. – Many Portuguese were queuing at the few gas stations where it was still possible to refuel despite the shortages caused by a strike of the fuel carriers. (Photo by CARLOS COSTA / AFP)

Petrol lines in Portugal as strike bites

Lines stretched out at petrol stations in Portugal on Wednesday as supplies were hit by a fuel haulers strike days before a long holiday weekend.

NUPENG confirms Olawale Afolabi as scribe, names three deputies

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has confirmed Olawale Afolabi as its substantive General Secretary of the Union with immediate effect, having acted in that capacity for three consecutive months.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Theresa May seeks Brexit delay to June 30 with option of two-year extension

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, will write to the EU on Tuesday to ask for a Brexit extension until the end of June and with a possible two-year delay, the BBC’s political editor said.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-5

President Buhari: PDP still has questions to answer on ‘squandered weatlh’

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) owes Nigerians explanations on how it expended the resources that accrued to the country from oil sales between 1999 and 2014.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 11, 2018 North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (R) walks with US President Donald Trump (L) during a break in talks at their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore.US President Donald Trump has received a "very positive" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seeking a follow-up meeting after their historic summit in Singapore, the White House said on September 10, 2018. "It was a very warm, very positive letter," White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said, adding that the message showed Pyongyang's "continued commitment to focus on denuclearization" on the Korean Peninsula. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB

Sanctions, peace deal on cards for new US-North Korea summit

As Donald Trump seeks progress with North Korea at a second summit, the United States has a series of cards it can play including easing sanctions, signing a peace declaration or even pulling troops from South Korea.
Abdul Ghani Baradar

Taliban appoint co-founder as top negotiator for talks with US

The Taliban have appointed a co-founder of the movement as the new head of their political office in Doha, where talks have been held since Monday with US officials seeking to end 17 years of conflict in Afghanistan.

PDP holds fence-mending rally in Owerri

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has denied speculations that there is crisis within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the zone.

Afolabi Olufemi named acting NUPENG general secretary

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers on Friday confirmed Afolabi Olufemi as its Acting General Secretary.

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Appeal Court upholds Moses Anaughe as APC candidate for Ughelli

The Court of Appeal, Benin-City, Edo State, has upheld the ruling of the Federal High Court, Benin-City, Edo State, upholding the candidacy of Moses Anaughe as the valid candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC for Ughelli North constituency II in the 2019 general election.
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