Today in Nigerian History: 18th April

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On this day in 2007: Federal government rejected an opposition call to postpone the presidential election following widespread abuses in state polls.

Also on this day in 2010: Gunmen abducted two (2) Germans who sought respite along a beach in the oil-rich and violent southern Niger Delta region.

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Equally on this day in 2013: Fighting erupted between security forces and Boko Haram extremists in the fishing town of Baga, Borno State.

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