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Nigeria’s second military ruler, Yakubu Gowon, says he did not believe a military coup could take place in Nigeria until the first one on January 15, 1966.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has commiserated with the family of the former military governor of the state, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (retd), who died on Wednesday at 83.
The Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Malam Adamu Fika, Wazirin Fika, yesterday went down memory lane about how and why the Forum was formed.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia have paid special tribute to late John Aguiyi-ironsi, the second son of the former Head of State, late Maj.-Gen. Aguiyi Ironsi, who was laid to rest on Friday in Umuahia, the Abia capital.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has described a former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), as a symbol of national unity.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has congratulated former Head of State, Gen.Yakubu Gowon, on his 85th birthday, describing him as a rare gift to the State, Nigeria and the world.
Former National Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has commended former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, for his selfless and meritorious service to the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated erstwhile Nigerian Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as he turns 85 years today.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described Nigeria’s former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon a living legend and a symbol of national unity, in a tribute to mark Gowon’s 85th birthday tomorrow.
Edo State-owned University, the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, has said it would honour the President of the Republic of Gambia, His Excellency, Adama Barrow, with an honorary degree at its 22nd Convocation Ceremony scheduled to hold from October 11 to Saturday October 19, 2019.
Ijaw leader and politician, Chief Edwin Clark, who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information in an interview claimed there is no politician in Nigeria better than Igbo politician.
Chief Edwin Clark, a nationalist who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information has revealed that Nigeria today is not what the nation’s heroes past foresaw.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at a dinner organised in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja, thrilled the guests with visual descriptions of attributes that make Nigerians outstanding.
Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has described the Department of State Services (DSS) as a notorious agency that enjoys treating judicial process with disdain, particularly as it pertains to obeying orders of courts enforcing the fundamental rights of Nigerians.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised Nigerians evacuated from South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in the Rainbow Nation to get ready to go back.
The initiative, named #PSGengage, has been set up to raise funds for Paris’ hospitals, volunteers and patients of the Secours Populaire Francais as well as the Action Against Hunger organisation in France and around the world.
Alarge group of Premier League players have set up a collective initiative that will aim to support the fight against coronavirus in the UK.
To reflect the present harsh economic realities occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Government has adjusted the 2020 budget, slashing the figures by N317.5 billion.
Former Barcelona forward Samuel Eto'o took to social media to join a host of La Liga stars to share a message for people to stay indoors while the coronavirus pandemic remains.
Former Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi has confirmed that he is in talks with Botafogo about a possible move to the Rio de Janeiro club.
South Africa’s rand weakened for a third session in a row early on Friday as the growing likelihood of a global recession due to the spreading coronavirus compounded an already gloomy local economic outlook.
Over 100 people have been arrested and arraigned at the Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State over violation of the state government’s lockdown in some parts of the state capital following outbreak of Coronavirus.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, says the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 lacks the power to end or extend the lockdown imposed by the President.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has decried a “horrifying global surge in domestic violence” against women and girls amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Some Aba residents on Tuesday flouted the stay-at-home executive order of the Abia government, which is meant to check the possible spread of Coronavirus into the state.