Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration


January 15th, is the day set aside by the Nigerian Government to celebrate in honor of the Nigerian fallen heroes who gave up their lives for the good of the land.

Today, the 15th day of January is declared the Armed Forces Remembrance Day (AFRD).

The emotional line and stanza of the Nigerian National Anthem that states “The labor of our heroes past shall never be in vain” is one that family, friends and enemies alike all gather to recite and pray because of its tribute to our fallen heroes who lost their lives on the battlefield, defending their motherland.

Nigerians in diaspora and all over social media have come pouring their emotional tributes to these heroes of the past and present.

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