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13/7 in History of Nigeria

Year History

1934 Akinwande Oluwole "Wole" Soyinka, writer, poet and playwright was born in Abeokuta. He was awarded the Nobel prize for Literature in 1986
2009 MEND leader, Henry Okah, released by the Umar Musa Yar'Adua government after spending more than a year in detention while being tried for treason and gun-running