Pay Me My Pension,104-year-Old World War Army Appeals To President Buhari

A 104-year-old World War ll veteran of the Nigerian Army, Adama Aduku, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari-led Government to pay his pension 62 years after being retired. Aduku who was conferred with the Chief of Army Staff World War II Veteran Award at the 2019 Army Day Celebration in Lagos made the appeal at Lagos. While speaking to journalists at the event, he lamented that since he was discharged as a Private from the Nigerian Army in 1957 he was yet to receive his pension, NAN reports. “I joined…

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General David Ejoor’s Final Salute

By Sunny Awhefeada Major General David Akpode Ejoor (rtd), one of Nigeria’s finest military officers, took his final salute on February 10, 2019, when he breathed his last. The General whose courage and patriotism approximated that of the Biblical David was a grand old man of eighty-six when he answered the final call. General Ejoor was born of Ovwor-Olomu and Ebor-Orogun parentage. A paragon of Urhobo intelligence, industry and foresight, Ejoor braved odds to go to Primary School which eventually led him to the portals of Government College Ughelli, (GCU)…

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Nigeria Women condemn Army’s involvement in An Alleged Election Rigging in Rivers State

By Blessing Amudo, NIGERIA women under the platform of League of Women Voters of Nigeria (NILOVN) has condemned the alleged involvement of the Nigerian Military in the Electoral rigging process in Rivers State and other states across the country. In a statement released and signed by the founder and National President of the group, Dame (Dr.) Esther Uduehi condemned the actions of the the Nigeria Army attached to monitor the Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly elections in Rivers State.  It was gathered that the women in Rivers State nearly mobbed…

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Operation Cocrodile III, presents sanitation equipment to market women in Delta 

By Joel Grandball, Operation Crocodile Smile, III, drafted by the Nigeria army to the Niger-Delta region, have donated environmental sanitation materials to market women in Ughelli North and South Local Government Areas of Delta state. Items donated are to the market women are, wheelbarrows, Shovels, Cutlasses and Brooms. Speaking while on sanitation exercise in Ughelli main Market, the army held that, “We came here to carry out this sanitation exercise to keep our markets clean because cleanliness is next to godliness and we will present sanitation materials to the market…

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