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The impeachment of Governor Peter Obi

  • The impeachment of  Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State was reversed by the courts in 2006. He was impeached a month earlier
  • The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) received official approval and registration as a political party from the Independent Electoral Commission in 2009.
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Michael Iheonukara Okpara was born on this day.

Michael Iheonukara Okpara was born at Umuahia, Abia State in 1920. He was a political leader and Premier of Eastern Nigeria during the First Republic (1959 to 1966). 8 more words

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Today in History: Elvis Presley is drafted

On this day in 20 December 1957, rock-and-roll star Elvis Presley receives his draft notice for the United States Army. In this picture, Elvis Presley is signing autographs while in Germany on service.

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These are the musicians that made history twenty years ago this week.

1. Nov. 30, 1991 A landmark date in Billboard Hot 100
history: the chart adopted Nielsen Music… 258 more words

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Author of Amazing Grace, John Newton, Born on this Day (1725)

John Newton Spoke Out Against the Slave Trade

John Newton was born on July 24, 1725. He was a sea captain who engaged in slave trade who later rejected it as a “stain of our national character.” In 1788, he wrote a pamphlet  430 more words

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Today in History 20th July: Armstrong walks on moon

At 10:56 p.m. EDT, American astronaut Neil Armstrong, 240,000 miles from Earth, speaks these words to more than a billion people listening at home: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Stepping off the lunar landing module Eagle, Armstrong became the first human to walk on the surface of the moon. 83 more words

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today in History 16th July: Atom bomb successfully tested

On this day in 1945, at 5:29:45 a.m., the Manhattan Project comes to an explosive end as the first atom bomb is successfully tested in Alamogordo, New Mexico. 127 more words

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