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‘Those who blocked Awo’s presidency shouldn’t mourn Mama HID’

‘Those who blocked Awo’s presidency shouldn’t mourn Mama HID’

Lawmaker representing the Ijebu North/Ijebu East/Ogun Waterside Federal Constituency, Hon. Adesegun Abdel-Majid has warned all politicians parading themselves as ‘Awoists’ to stop shedding crocodile tears over the death of matriarch of the Awolowo family, Yeyeoba Hannah Dideolu Awolowo, HID.

Awolowo: Sympathisers besiege Ikenne

Awolowo: Sympathisers besiege Ikenne

Sympathisers on Sunday continued to throng the Ikenne-Remo. Ogun, residence of the Awolowos to commiserate with the family over the death of its matriarch, Hannah, who died on Saturday.

Roots of Igbo-Yoruba conflict in Nigerian politics

Roots of Igbo-Yoruba conflict in Nigerian politics

The first point to be noted is that the appearance of ethnic conflict in Nigerian national politics especially as it relates to the Igbo and the Yoruba actually masked a more complex struggle between interests that were non-ethnic in nature.