Today In Nigerian History;24th August

President Muhammadu Buhari

On this day in 2015;Worried by alleged mismanagement of funds of the commission running into billions of Naira, the Presidency  summoned the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to answer questions on the true financial status of the agency.

Also on this day in 2014;Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun,  ordered the closure of the state owned Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago Iwoye following alleged threats by the students against his government.

The governor directed the Governing Council of the institution to implement the order with immediately effect, saying it was done to forestall breakdown of law and order.

Speaking through a statement signed by Secretary to State Government ,Taiwo Adeoluwa, the governor said the decision to shut the university was taken in the interest of peace and order.
And on this day in 2013;Two Boko Haram suspects who disguised as women in order to escape the wrath of the Vigilante youths a.k.a Civilian JTF were arrested by the volunteer youths before they were killed after being handed  over to the Joint Military Task Force, JTF. Their corpses were later dumped in Hausari ward.

 

 

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