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NIGERIANS CELEBRATIES ORGANIZED MUSICAL CONCERT IN HONOR OF FALLEN HEROES AND ALSO ENCOURAGES TROOPS IN FRONTLINE

By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri

The Defense headquarters in collaboration with lthe Rita Entertainment Television and other Nigerian Artists have organised a musical concert in honor of the Fallen Heroes and also encourages troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole fighting Boko Haram in the Northeast.

The Artists which includes Rita Daniel, Daddy Shokey, and other celebrities stormed Maimalari contonment Maiduguri where they stage their performance to boast the moral of the soldiers in the front line and also comfort the family members of soldiers in the battle field.

Speaking at the occasion. The Chief of Defense Staff. (CDS), General Gabriel Olunisekin said the concert tagged ” Tribute to our troops the Unsung Heroes Concert 2020 ” was organised as part of activities line up to mark the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day.

Genersl Olanisakin who was represented by Rear Admiral Nuhu Bala said “, the Maiden edition of the concert which tagged “Tribute To Our Troops, The Unsung Heroes Concert”was brought to Maiduguri to honour our fallen heroes and also encourage our troops in the front line.

He said: “the aim of the concert is to enhance public confidence and trust in the military through musical concert, corporate social responsibility and a visit to the troops at the theater by selected entertainment stars.”

“this measure will encourage all Nigerians to celebrate our Armed Forces in general and remember our veterans/fallen heroes and their families in particular, by honouring their service to our nation, so that, those at the front lines will feel appreciated and therefore be invigorated and stay committed to the service of our fatherland”, Olanisakin said.

The CDS said in the past 10 years, the Armed Forces of Nigeria has been engaged in the effort of keeping our nation secure by confronting the challenges of Insurgency, terrorism and kidnapping and other unpatriotic acts targeted against the safety and well being of the Nigerian people.

He said “the efforts of our gallant troops have cannot go unnoticed that was why the Defense headquarters organised this concert in order to identity with the troops and also enlighten the general public to keep identifying with them and also pray for their success.

Earlier in her address, the Executive Vice Chairman of Rita Entertainment Television (RET), Mrs Rita Daniel said ” we are here in Maiduguri to be with you and also encourage you for what you have been doing to keep our country secured. We are proud of you and we will continue to pray for you and identify with you.

In his votes of thanks. The Deputy Chief of Staff, Operation Lafiyà Dole, Colonel A. O Odubiyi thanked the CDS for this initiatives and organizing the musical concert to ginger the troops and the theater Commander for his support.

He urged the troops to be more courageous and prayed for the repose of their fallen colleagues.

Highlights of the event were performanced by Daddy Shockry Vetrro and Dance pertinence by Mrs Rita Daniel to the admirations of the solders and their families

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Labour suspends strike, as FG halts electricity hike for 2 weeks

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Labour suspends strike, as FG halts electricity hike for 2 weeks

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As a result of marathon meeting held and agreement reached between the federal government and the organised representatives of labour unions, the organised labour has suspended the nationwide strike action and protests billed to start today.
The meeting, which started at about 8:30 pm on Sunday and spilled over till Monday morning had Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo; Minister of State for Power, Godwin Jeddy-Agba and Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director of the NNPC.
READ ALSO: Governors, labour meet to avert mass action
A communiqué, read by the minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, after the meeting, disclosed that government agreed to suspend electricity tariff hike for two weeks pending when a committee set up would examine the justifications for the new policy in view of the need for the validation of the basis for the new cost-reflective tariff as a result of the conflicting information from the fields which appeared different from the data presented to justify the new policy by NERC.
He, however, noted that total deregulation in the downstream sector remains, adding that palliatives would be offered to Nigerian workers to cushion the effects of burden.

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Baga ambush; ISWAP/Boko Haram Killed 8 Policemen, 3 CJTF Members Killed, 13 Others Injured

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Baga ambush; ISWAP/Boko Haram killed 8 policemen, 3 CJTF members killed, 13 others injured.

By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri

Members of the Islamic State of West African Province ( ISWAP),/ Boko Haram terrorist have killed eight policemen, 3 soldiers 3,members of Civilian Joint Tasks Force (CJTF), while 13 others injured in an ambushed near Cross kauwa few kilometers away from the Famous Baga fish town.

The Borno state Police command while confirming the incident, in a statement issued by ithe commands Public Relations Officer (PPRO),, DSP Edet Okon said ‘On 25th September, 2020 at about 12PM, the security convoy who were heading to Baga in respect of Government’s effort to relocate indigenes of Baga to their ancestral home came under heavy gun attack by Armed Men suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists a few Kilometers from Cross Kauwa. The security convoy returned fire and successfully repelled the attack.”

The statement said ” in the ensuing gun fight however, casualties were recorded on both sides. Unfortunately, eight (8) Policemen and three (3) members of the Civilian Joint Task Force paid the supreme price. Thirteen (13) other persons sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to Hospital for treatment.”

The statement however, stated that the Commissioner of Police, Borno state Command CP Bello Makwashi assures members of the public that the Nigeria Police is determined to carry out its constitutional mandate of protecting lives and properties and will not relent in providing the needed security for the good citizens of Borno State at all times.

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Again, Boko haram ambushes Borno Government officials convoy near Baga

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Again, Boko Haram ambushes Borno government officials convoy near Baga

By Madu Mohammed Maiduguri

Again members of the Boko Haram insurgents have ambushed the convoy of the Borno state government officials on their way to Baga along Monguno Baga road, in preparatory for today Saturday 26th September, 2020 resettlements

“Five policemen, 3 soldiers and 6 members of the Civilian Joint Task force (CJTF) were said to been killed, while
several others were injured in the ambushed”, a security source who does not want his name in print said.

The government officials were on their way to Baga for the official resettlement of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPS), who were scheduled to return to Baga today Saturday , 26th September, 2020 by the governor himself.

The Boko Haram insurgents were said to have ambushed the government official convoy including some returnees IDPs few kilometers way from Multi National Joint Task Force ( MNJTF) check point near Baga..

The insurgents were said to have fired several shots at the convoy, injuring the security operatives some of the IDPs and other travellers on the convoy. It was not clear whether if the insurgents killed or injured any of the returning IDPs.

It could be recalled that the Borno state governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum had recently inaugurated a committee for the resetlement of IDPs from Maiduguri and Monguno back to Baga, a town business community about 158 kilometres away from Maiduguri, the state capitol

At the time of filing this report no official statement from the Borno state government or the military.

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