Today in Nigerian History: 14th August

President Muhammadu Buhari
On this day in 2015;President Muhammadu Buhari, charged the new service chiefs to synergize with other nation’s security apparatus and hunt down Boko Haram insurgents within the next three months.

The President said that would be the only way the new military helmsmen would justify the confidence reposed in them by his government.

Also on this day in 2015;Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, vowed to stop at nothing in making the party very strong in the whole of South East.

Speaking during the meeting with leaders and officials of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, Okorocha said the APC would not only remain strong in the state but would be in power in the state for the next twenty-four years.

And on this day in 2014;One of the primary contacts of the late American-Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, escaped quarantine on suspicion of having the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, in Lagos, but was  tracked to Enugu.

The suspect, identified as a nurse, said to have travelled to her home town to visit her family, was then put under surveillance with 20 others she came into contact with in the city.

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