Alamieyeseigha’s Sentence And Other Historical Events
Here are some events that happened on this very day in the past:
2007 – Dieprieye Alamieyeseigha, former governor of Bayelsa, is sentenced to two years in jail for corrupt practices and money laundering.
2007 – Hindu bull Shambo is taken to be killed because he has tuberculosis. Before this verdict, there has been a long-standing battle between Hindus and the authorities.
2008 – Unknown gunmen and militants kidnap eight oil expatriates at gunpoint in Niger Delta, Nigeria. They are released on the same day.
2009 – Islamic terror group Boko Haram attack a police station. Police, in return, kill over n northern Nigeria Islamist militants attacked a police station in Bauchi. Police killed over 50 militants and arrested more than 150 others.
2010 – National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) seizes half a ton of cocaine shipped to Nigeria from Chile. A Nigerian and two Chinese are linked and have been arrested.
2011 – The UN refugees agency says that over 3.7 people have been hit by famine in Somali in the past month. Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda have also been affected.
2012 – White supremacist and “Boeremag” kingpin Mike du Toit is finally convicted by the South African court for plotting to kill Nelson Mandela. He and his brother, former policeman Andre du Toit, are responsible for the bomb blasts in Johannesburg in 2002.
2013 – The United Nations’ human rights office launches its outreach on lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender tolerance. The outreach has, as its aim, tolerance and equality for lesbians, gays, transgender people and bisexuals.
2014 – A researcher in Bolivia has announced that some construction workers have stumbled upon a mass grave of miners in the Spanish colonial era. The location is in the “El Minero” district of Potosi.
2014 – Islamic militant group, Boko Haram attacks neighbouring country Cameroon overnight leaving 4 soldiers dead in Bargaram.