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Sudan recalls ambassador to Ethiopia amid frayed ties

Sudan recalls ambassador to Ethiopia amid frayed ties

Sudan has recalled its ambassador to neighbouring Ethiopia, frustrated by the stance of Ethiopian officials whom it said were refusing Khartoum’s offer to mediate in the ongoing conflict in Tigray. “Ethiopia will improve its position if it considered what Sudan [...]

August 9, 2021 Government and politics
California wildfire now second-worst in state history

California wildfire now second-worst in state history

The monstrous Dixie Fire in northern California continued to grow overnight, making it the second-largest wildfire in state history as thousands of people continued to flee advancing flames, authorities said Sunday. As of early Sunday, it had destroyed 463,477 acres [...]

August 9, 2021 Incidents
U.S. court gives FIFA 21 days to respond to Siasia’s suit

U.S. court gives FIFA 21 days to respond to Siasia’s suit

A United States court has issued a summons with a 21-day ultimatum to the world football body, FIFA, to respond to Samson Siasia’s suit challenging his coach licence ban and indictment for bribery. Hope For Nigeria Online obtained a copy [...]

August 9, 2021 Sports
Ex-Imo Governor To Build Tuition-free Islamic University

Ex-Imo Governor To Build Tuition-free Islamic University

A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has promised to build an Islamic University in Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown. Okorocha, a senator and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said the Rochas Okorocha Foundation would build [...]

August 9, 2021 Government and politics
Senate Committee Proposes 20 New States

Senate Committee Proposes 20 New States

The agitation for the creation of more states in the country is about to enter a new phase. This follows the recommendation by the Senate Committee on Constitution Review that referendum be conducted for 20 new states by the Independent [...]

August 9, 2021 Government and politics