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Ohanaeze seeks Gowon apology over civil war comments

The apex Igbo socio-cultural group Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called on the former head of state, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), to apologise for recent “inflammatory” comments about the Nigerian Civil War experience. Ohanaeze also said his remarks have “reopened deep wounds” among the Igbo people. In a strongly-worded statement released on Sunday, …

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Nigeria’s President Tinubu picks son-in-law Oyetunde Oladimeji Ojo to run housing agency

Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu has stirred controversy by appointing his son-in-law, Oyetunde Oladimeji Ojo, as the head of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA). Ojo is married to Tinubu’s eldest daughter, Folashade. This move marks the first instance of Tinubu selecting a relative for a federal government position. The presidency justified …

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SA-US relations will be scrutinized as US lawmakers seek to review ties, cite ICJ case

For how long will South Africa remain a “solid” and “strategic” US partner on the continent? The U.S. State Department terms its relations with the southern African nation as “strong”. However, US congressmen John James and Jared Moskowitz would like the ties to come under review.  They introduced a bill in the …

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