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Former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz dies at 100

He won control of policy in the Middle East, resulting in a diplomatic campaign to isolate Iran that led to a U.N. ceasefire order in the lengthy Iran-Iraq war. Shultz's tough stance was adopted by Reagan when U.S. planes bombed targets in Libya in April 1986 over Weinberger's opposition.

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Chad president seeks sixth term after 30 years in power

Deby, a former army commander-in-chief, first came to power in 1990 when his rebel forces overthrew then-President Hissene Habre, who was later convicted of human rights abuses at an international tribunal in Senegal. Deby has continued to win re-election over the years, last drawing 61.5% of the vote in the last 2016 election.

Yinka Odumakin: The exit of a convinced humanist

I said we had a remarkable relationship because Yinka was consistent in standing up to fight for democracy, federalism, justice and rule of law. These to me are the factors for defining the dignity of man. Whoever has this commitment is an ally and a humanist.

The Nigeria’s Predicament: nepotism, corruption and calamitous tragedy of leadership

"The pessimist complains about the wind while the optimist expects it to change but the leader adjusts the sails." –John Maxwell.

Resident doctors suspend strike

The decision to suspend the strike comes after the signing of a new agreement with the federal government, concerning issues raised in NARD’s 13-point demand.