Today In Nigerian History: 15th February

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On this day in 2011, a police officer arguing with a merchant was stabbed to death in a market in Jos, and two others were killed during the violence. The region was later beset by sectarian fighting…

On this day in 2012 attackers stormed a federal prison in Koton-Karifi, Kogi State, with heavy gunfire and explosives, killing one guard and freeing 119 inmates.

Also on this day in 1999, Former military ruler, Obasanjo won the presidential nomination of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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