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Remembering our fallen heroes

THIS year’s anniversary of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, marked three days ago, almost evoked the mood of the original day on January 15, 1966.  The First Republic collapsed on that day; the military made its incursion into Nigeria’s politics; and the stage was set for a civil war that stretched for 30 months. On Sunday, 46 years after, the AFRD celebrations in Abuja and elsewhere held amid tight security, as if another war was in the offing. Nevertheless, the uncertainty in the land, occasioned ...
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Added January 17, 2012
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