Today in Nigerian History: 25th June


On this day in 2015; A legal luminary and founder of the only private university in Ekiti State, Chief Afe Babalola wrote the governor-elect of Ekiti, Mr Ayodele Fayose, urging him to attract federal presence to the state.

The legal icon equally tasked Fayose not to disappoint the people of the state, especially the youths.

Also on this day in 2014; Babatunde Fashola as a governor of Lagos State then, said 70 new roads had been approved and awarded for construction and rehabilitation in the state, even as the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, deplored the poor state of the Federal High Court in Lagos Island, saying “it is in its old self.”

Equally on this day in 2013;There was  mild drama, when the Police in Ogun State arrested a suspected robber with bullet wounds in a church in Ota, Ado-Odo-Ota Local Government Area of the state.

On this day in 2013;The Federal Government, vowed to defend the interests of Nigerians, following the introduction of a new visa policy by the British government.

The policy required Nigerians travelling to the United Kingdom to produce a cash bond of N730,000 (3,000 pounds, $4,600 or 3,500 euros) before they enter the UK.

And on this day in 2014;No fewer than 38 persons, including women and children, were killed  in separate attacks on Fadan Karshi and Nandu villages in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

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