Today In Nigerian History;19th August


On this day in 2013; The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  prosecuted 72 out of some 93,000 cases of double registration recorded in 2011 in Anambra.

Also on this day in 2015;SCORES of bush meat  sellers,  marched to Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s office at the Oyo State Secretariat, Ibadan, complaining of low patronage due to the outbreak of Ebola disease.

The women under the aegis of Bushmeat Sellers Association lamented that since the announcement that the deadly disease could be caused by eating bush meat, spell had been cast on their sales.

And on this day in 2013;President Goodluck Jonathan  boosted the strength of the military in the insurgency infested North-east after indications emerged that about 8,000 troops were being sent there.

The troops, according to security sources, will form the nucleus of an army division to be established in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.