Today in Nigerian History: 24th July

2008 July 24: In the main city of Lagos, a petrol tanker exploded into flames

On this day in 2008: In costain area of Apapa, a petrol tanker exploded into flames, killed twelve (12) people, and left several others with severe burns.

Also on this day in 2007: President Umaru Yar’Adua ordered the release of funds belonging to Lagos State Government, seized in previous years by his predecessor.

Equally on this day in 2015;Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South leader, Chief Edwin Clark  raised alarm over the level of corruption in the country and the economic crunch which have all combined to stagnate the progress of Nigeria over the years.
He warned that if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to deal severely with those who ruined Nigeria over the years, Nigeria as a country would sink.

And on this day in 2015;Vice President Yemi Osinbajo raised alarm that Boko Haram members were targeting to bomb the houses of VIPs.

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