Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has congratulated a former Military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd), on his 85th birthday, describing him as a true patriot.
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He made this known during the launch of a book titled: “Export Promotion in Nigeria, Law, Policy and Practice,” in Abuja on Saturday.
In a congratulatory message issued by his Director of Press, Bulus Atang, on Saturday in Jos, the speaker described Gowon as a “rare gem”.
Former Lagos State Governor and All Progressives Congress National Stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as he turns 85 on October 19, 2019.
President Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday, affirmed that Gowon’s visionary leadership style, wisdom and disciplined outlook kept the country as one.
Even without going into the semantics of definition, these five prominent elders and former leaders are regarded by generality of Nigerians as fathers of the nation by virtue of their unique antecedents in the political history of the country.
Gen. Yakubu Gowon, a former Military Head of State as well as the Convener and Chairman of “Nigeria Prays” on Sunday led other Christian leaders to Osogbo for a one-day-national-prayer rally for the country.
Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd), said on Wednesday that collaboration between the National Youth Service Corps and the Independent National Electoral Commission has given credibility to Nigeria’s elections.
A total of 216 rifles mostly AK47 have been recovered by Zamfara Government from bandits terrorizing innocent people in the state.
The flooding followed the massive downpour on Monday in most parts of the country
Former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, on Sunday urged Nigerians to draw great lessons from the exemplary life of steadfastness, value and service lived by late Evangelist Helen Okoye.
Tears flowed on Sunday at the All Christian Fellowship Mission, Maitama, as the family of Rev. William Okoye and friends mourned late Evangelist Helen Okoye during a service of songs held on Sunday in Abuja.
The Igbo Youth Assembly Worldwide has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to always seek the advice of former leaders like General Yakubu Gowon in handling difficult political issues plaguing the country.
Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon on Friday said the unity of Nigeria was a collective responsibility of everyone.
The Muslim Rights Concern has reacted to the position of the National Christian Elders Forum on the conviction of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal.
The National Christian Elders Forum has described the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal as part of “the jihad” against Christians in the country.
Dr Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, says the queues at filling stations is as a result of logistics challenges and has nothing to do with petrol scarcity.
Several Nigerian celebrities including Kate Henshaw, AY Makun, Folarin ‘Falz’s Falana, Tiwa Savage, Toke Makinwa, Alexx Ekubo, Omoni Oboli and Bolanle Olukanni voted on Saturday.
Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to be fully prepared to conduct the rescheduled elections to be adjudged as seamless and efficient.
President George Opone Weah of Liberia and a former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), on Wednesday joined other speakers to x-ray the impact of democracy on the socioeconomic development of Africa.