On this day in 2013: Sudanese President, Omar al-Bashir came to Nigeria for an African Union summit on HIV/AIDS, as his hosts chose to ignore an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant against him.
Also on this day in 2011: German Chancellor, Angela Merkel met with President Goodluck Jonathan, after her trip to Angola the previous day sparked controversy over an offer to sell patrol boats. Markel was with the former President to discuss energy and African security matters. The German Chancellor was welcomed by a military guard at the Presidential palace in Abuja.
Equally on this day in 2013;The Bayelsa State Police Command, , carpeted the 4th Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Benin City over the arrest and parading of a police inspector, Nanagha Aduomeni, for alleged involvement in armed robbery along Bomadi Road in Delta State.
And on this day in 2015;GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State accused the former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of illegally taking $1 billion from the Federation Account to prosecute the re-election bid of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
He also insisted that Okonjo-Iweala must explain to Nigerians what happened to the country’s finances, saying that Nigerians deserve to know what happened to the nation’s economy under her management.