Nigerian History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 119 of 119

  • 2014-02-25 50 students are killed in a Boko Harem attack on a college in Buni, Nigeria
  • 2014-05-01 Hundreds march through Nigerian capital calling for the release of schoolgirls abducted by Islamic militants, Boko Haram, who oppose Western education
  • 2014-05-06 Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau, releases a 57 minute video boasting about abducting schoolgirls in Nigeria
  • 2014-06-04 10 Nigerian generals and five other senior military officers have been courts-martialed for providing arms and information to Boko Haram
  • 2014-07-20 Patrick Sawyer arrives in city of Lagos in Nigeria and collapses; he dies of Ebola five days later
  • 2014-08-22 2nd Ebola death in Nigeria, Africa‚Äôs most populated country
  • 2014-09-05 World Health Organization estimates 1,900 people have died from the Ebola virus out of 3,500 infected in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sierra Leone
  • 2014-09-13 40 people are killed after T. B. Joshua's The Synagogue Church of All Nations collapses in Nigeria
  • 2015-01-03 Over 2,000 people are killed in north-east Nigeria after Boko Haram militants raze the town of Baga
  • 2015-03-07 54 people are killed & 143 are wounded by 5 Boko Haram suicide bombings in Maiduguri city, Nigeria
  • 2015-03-29 Nigerian General Election - voting is extended to a 2nd day. death toll from Boko Haram attacks at 43

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2015-05-29 Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as the President of Nigeria

President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari
President of Nigeria
Muhammadu Buhari
  • 2015-06-18 18 vigilantes are killed & 53 are injured after an accidental detonation of an explosive device in Monguno, Nigeria
  • 2015-11-17 Suicide bomber kills more than 30 in a market in Yola, north-eastern Nigeria, with Boko Haram blamed
  • 2015-11-18 2 female suicide bombers aged 18 and 11 blow themselves up in Kano, Nigeria, killing 15 and injuring over 100
  • 2016-01-30 Boko Haram militants on motorcycles attack Dalori village near Maiduguri, Nigeria, killing at least 65 and injuring 136
  • 2016-05-24 Kaduna state in Nigeria declares a state of emergency due to 'Tomato Ebola', as moth destroys 80% of tomato crops
  • 2017-01-17 Nigerian military mistakely bomb refugee camp killing more than 70 in Rann, Borno state
  • 2017-05-06 84 abducted schoolgirls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria

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