2021 Armed Forces Remembrance: Oyetola lauds fallen heroes, valiant fighters on supreme sacrifice for nation building

The Governor of the State of Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, has lauded the supreme sacrifice, selfless service and invaluable roles played by officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces in continually ensuring the oneness and indivisible Nigeria. He saluted the fallen heroes and gallant soldiers and officers for their unparalleled sacrifice in defending the nation’s sovereign integrity, peace and unity since its creation. This was even as the Governor said his administration was resolute to continuously prioritise the welfare and general well-being of the security agents, particularly officers and men…

Gov Sule solicits support for families of fallen heroes

Nasarawa State Governor, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, has solicited for support from Nigerians for the families of the country’s fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for the peace and unity of the country.   Engineer Sule made the call during this year’s wreath laying ceremony marking the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, at the Government House, on Friday.   The Governor called for a renewed commitment on the part of Nigerians from all strata of life, towards providing succor to the families of the country’s fallen heroes.   He further commended the…

ORIENTATION COURSE: NYSC DG warns corps members against night journeys

Director-General, National Youth Service Corps Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has warned the 2020 “B” Stream II Prospective Corps Members against night journeys as they prepare to proceed to the various NYSC Camps across the country for Orientation programme. The Director-General gave this warning today during a sensitisation webinar jointly organised by the NYSC and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) for the prospective Corps Members ahead of commencement of the Orientation Exercise. He urged them to avoid actions that can put their lives at risk. Ibrahim advised the PCMs to…

Kogi Governor mourns AIG Yunana Babas

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has mourned the sudden passage of Yunana Babas, an Assistant Inspector -General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 8 with headquarters in the state capital, Lokoja. This was contained in a statement made available to the press in Government House, Lokoja today by Onogwu Mohammed, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Bello. Referring to the sudden death of the senior police officer on Thursday night as a monumental tragedy, Governor Yahaya Bello declared that he would be missed and also sent condolences to all…

2023: APC factions in Cross River fuse to dethrone PDP

Anjola Folajimi,Abuja Ahead 2023 general elections the two factions in All Progressives Congress ( APC) have fused into one with a 36-man harmonised Caretaker Committee to run the affairs of the party in the state. The party is also poised to take over the state from the ruling Proples Democratic Party (PDP) by 2023. Under the new arrangement, Senator Matthew T Mbu Jnr now heads the new Caretaker Committee while Barrister Richard Ogbeche is deputy chairman and Dr. Ntete Bassey Duke to serve as Secretary Indication to this was contained…

Niger SSG mourns Justice Adamu Idris Kuta, says deceased was A jurist of high repute

The Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG),Ahmed Ibrahim Matane has commiserated with the people of Niger State and Minna Emirate over the death of Justice Adamu Idris Abarah Kuta who died Yesterday, Thursday 14th January, 2021 in Minna after a protracted illness. In his condolence message, the SSG described late Justice Adamu Idris Abarah Kuta as a committed and hardworking jurist who approached every assignment with determination and patriotism. According to Ahmed Matane, “the deceased belonged to the generation of judges who see public office as an opportunity…

Gov Sani Bello advocates improved welfare package for nation’s security agencies

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has called for improved welfare of the Nigerian Armed Forces as well as other security agencies who made the supreme sacrifice by laying their lives for the safety, peace and unity of the country. Governor Sani Bello, who made the call, Friday, at the 2021 Nigerian Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration and Wreath laying Ceremony in Minna, stated that, although the issue of welfare of security agents has been a lingering one, his administration remained committed to their welfare. “I strongly believe that the…

SERG Congratulates New Ohanaeze President General, Amb.George Obiozor

Pan-Igbo sociopolitical pressure group, the South East Revival Group (SERG) has hailed the election of the new Ohanaeze President General, Ambassador George Obiozor. The President and National Coordinator of the group, Chief Willy Ezugwu in a statement thanked all Igbo groups and individuals for rallying round Amb.Obiozor and ensured the best contestant for the job emerged. The SERG therefore urged other contenders to support the new Ohanaeze leadership as only one person can emerge President of Ohanaeze at a time. “While thank all Igbo delegates from all Igbo speaking communities…

Gov Sani Bello felicitates Emir of Kontagora @47 on throne

Niger state Governor,Abubakar Sani Bello has felicitated with the Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers and Kontagora Emirate as the 6th Emir of Kontagora, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Saidu Namaska marked 47 years on the throne. Governor Sani Bello in a congratulatory message said the over four decades reign of the emir has further solidified the unity, growth and development of the emirate which his predecessors laid the foundation. He said the fatherly role exhibited by the emir has improved the already existing harmonious coexistence of all diverse groups in…

50th Anniversary: Oyetola congratulates Alaafin …  says Monarch belongs to a class of his own

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has congratulated the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, on the occasion of  his 50th anniversary on the throne, described him as an extraordinary traditional ruler who belonged to a class of his own. Oyetola in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, said he was delighted to join indigenes of Oyo, Government and the people of Oyo State as well as millions of Yoruba sons and daughters across the world to celebrate the milestone reached by the…