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The Day is to celebrate both the dead and the living heroes including all those who suffered various deprivations as a result of wars. However, in Nigeria, in view of some significant Remembering sunday developments, it is celebrated on the 15th of January every year.
The change to January 15 of every year was done in commemoration of the surrender of Biafran troops to the Federal troops on 15 Januarythus signaling the end of the Nigerian Civil War that sought to tear apart the unity of Nigeria.
From thence, it has become a national ritual when on every January 15 nationwide, military personnel including the Army, the Navy, the Air force and the Nigerian Legion converge in different centres across the nation to celebrate the day and give honour to the fallen and living heroes who hazarded and continue to hazard their lives for the territorial integrity of the nation and for peace to reign worldwide.
The event is held at the federal, state and local levels where either serving military officers reside or where living ex-service men occupy.
Several events including release of pigeons to symbolize peace, placing of wreaths, playing of the last post, Remembrance Day parade, shooting of guns and others characterize this memorable day.
The army officers are usually attired in diverse colours typical of their fields be it Navy, Air force, Army and the ex-service men. Beside parades, placing of wreaths and releasing of pigeons, the event also witnesses religious services in both mosques and churches nationwide.
He urged Nigerians to pray for the gallant men and women who laid down their lives in the service of their country. The ministers who were at the villa for the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting were stopped by security operatives at one of the gates.
They were told that those without the emblem would not be allowed into the council chambers, venue of the council meeting. The directive, the ministers were told, was from President Goodluck Jonathan who had urged Nigerians during the launch of the emblem at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa to proudly wear them and donate generously to the emblem launch.
He argued that it was a good way to appreciate the sacrifice the fallen and living heroes have made and are still making for the peace and security of the country. Obasanjo, who made a sudden appearance at the venue, turned down the request to lay the wreath as done by the state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and other paramount rulers in the state.
The reason for the rejection was due to the fact that the former president was not originally listed as one of the people to perform the wreath-laying for the fallen heroes.
Amidst persuasion from the governor, Ibikunle Amosun and the deputy, Prince Segun Adesegun, the former president declined to lay the wreath.
Meanwhile, Minister of State for Defence, Erelu Olusola Obada, collapsed into the hands of military officers when the deafening sounds of artillery fire reverberated in celebration of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Abuja.
Reports claimed that there was no announcement, as is usual on such an occasion, before the artillery fire rented the air. The development was said to have startled the minister, who slumped, before her military aides jumped to her rescue.
After regaining her composure, Erelu Obada came back to lay a wreath at the Remembrance Arcade. But in Yobe State, the event was cancelled for fear of security breakdown by members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect. A Thanksgiving Service was held at St.
At the celebration ground, the state Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan said the annual Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration was a good reminder on why Nigerians should work to strengthen democracy.
He called on Nigerians to avoid actions that are capable of leading to war and other national disasters. He emphasized that it was a sad reminder of what people experience during the war, noting that people lost their loved ones and during the Remembrance Day celebration, those they left behind are catered for.
Peters Anglican Church, Asaba, the governor called on Nigerians to make preparations for spiritual rejuvenation so that God answer their prayers for national unity and integration. Represented by his deputy, Amos Utuama, at the church service, Uduaghan said the heroes who hazarded their lives for the nation should be supported by all Nigerians.Dhikr (also Zikr, Zekr, Zikir, Jikir, and variants; Arabic: ذِكْر , translit.
ḏikr; plural أذكار aḏkār [ʔaðˈkɑːr], meaning "mentioning"): are devotional acts in Islam in which short phrases or prayers are repeatedly recited silently within the mind or aloud.
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