Today In Nigerian History;18th August

President Muhammadu Buhari

On this day in 2015;President Muhammadu Buhari  assured Nigerians that no amount of pressure would make him give up the war against corruption in the country.

Also on this day in 2015;Former Niger Delta militant leader, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, factional leaders of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Dr. Frederick Fasehun and Otunba Gani Adams, as well as other beneficiaries of the controversial Pipeline Security and Surveillance contracts, called on Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to pay  their outstanding fees by the end of the month, or face legal action.

And on this day in 2014; The Police Command said it had put everything in place to enforce a ban on public smoking in the state. To ensure effective enforcement, the command in collaboration with British America Tobacco, BAT, organised a one-day sensitisation programme for senior police officers across the state, aimed at helping officers to understand how to enforce the new law.


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