Today In Nigerian History: 20th February

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On this day in 1999, the National Assembly elections were scheduled. Three parties vied for 469 seats in a bicameral legislature…

360 members were for the House of Representatives and 109 were for senators and the Peoples Democratic Party recorded a landslide victory in the National Assembly election winning 59 of the 109 Senate seats and 206 of the 360 House seats.

– Also on this day in 2009 : Federal Government ordered Customs Service, security and environmental agencies to clamp down on illegal imports of potentially toxic electronic waste.

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