Today in Nigerian/African History:3rdAugust

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On this day in 2010: In Kano, Islamic police smashed 80,000 bottles of beer to enforce a sharia law ban on consumption of alcohol that exists in the northern region.

Also on this day 2005: The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) raided the Maryland residence of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar as part of a probe into whether a U.S. congressman made or approved payments to officials in West Africa.

A source familiar with the investigation said the agents were looking for records or documents related to Jefferson’s dealing with Abubakar and the former Vice President of Ghana, Aliu Mahama, indicating whether Jefferson paid, offered to pay or authorized payments to officials in the governments of Nigeria or Ghana.

Equally on this day in 1986; President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia called for Margaret Thatcher to be excluded from the planning of sanctions against South Africa.
And on this day in 1979; President MacÁ­as Nguema of Equatorial Guinea was overthrown in a military coup by his nephew Colonel Teodoro Obiang Ngueme Mbasogo.



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