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Armed Forces Remembrance Day
In spite of its declaration as illegal by the federal government, the chairman of the South West Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said there is no going back on the operation of the regional security, Amotekun.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has called for the institution of a reward system to encourage soldiers to put in their best for Nigeria.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has urged Nigerians to show support and empathy for the widows and dependants of the country’s fallen heroes.
Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola says keeping Nigeria as one indissoluble and indivisible entity remains the only way to appreciate the selfless sacrifices and efforts of fallen heroes that fought and sacrificed their lives for the peace, unity and oneness of the country.
The Federal Government has achieved 50 percent budget performance in 2019 with the release of N1.2 trillion capital expenditure.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem and Appeal Fund with N10 million.
The Minister of Defence, Retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has assured that the Federal Government was committed to improving the living standard of war veterans as well as the families of fallen heroes.
Widows of the Nigerian fallen and wounded soldiers in the fight against insurgency, 82 Division Enugu have received Ten million naira support from Enugu State government.
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has promised to work with his wife’s pet project, the Hope Afresh Foundation, to train o widows and dependants of Nigeria’s fallen heroes, in order to make them self-sufficient.
As the nation marks the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has tasked Nigerians to continue to sacrifice toward the nation’s unity, peace and progress.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun on Tuesday called for proper care for families of Nigerian soldiers who died in the course of protecting the nation’s sovereignty.
The Nigerian Air Force has affirmed that the sacrifices of Nigerian fallen heroes, who have paid the supreme price in service to the nation, shall not be in vain.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the valour and sacrifice of soldiers makes a nation.
General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), former military president, has called for new strategies to check the continued killing of Nigerian soldiers and civilians by Boko Haram and other security challenges bedevilling the country.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the military has destroyed the backbone of Boko Haram terrorists.
A senior officer of the council, who preferred anonymity, confirmed the death, saying, “he has been battling with an undisclosed illness since December last year before he finally succumbed to the cold hands of death.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is giving nothing away on a potential exit for Christian Eriksen but wants Kylian in the club.
Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says Wilfred Ndidi has made “a miraculous recovery” after undergoing a minor surgery for a knee injury.
The United States on Tuesday called for an immediate resumption of Libya’s lifeline oil exports that have been blocked by forces loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar since last week.
Ogenyi Onazi is looking forward to making his first appearance for Turkish Super Lig outfit, Denizlispor against champions Galatasaray on Sunday .
Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, who headed the seven-man panel of the apex court, dismissed the appeal filed by Jeremiah Useni of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Thomas Meunier is one of the many Paris Saint-Germain players who will be out of contract at the end of the season unless an offer is made. Given his quality and the potential of a free transfer, several big European clubs have set their targets on the Belgium international.
The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, yesterday said though he travelled to London for medical reasons, he was not on admittance in the hospital.
Rivers United nicked a hard fought draw in Kano against Jigawa Golden Stars to go joint top of the table with Plateau United after a Festus Austin late own goal canceled Cletus Emotan early first half strike in the MatchDay 16 of the 2019/2020 NPFL season at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, on Monday.