Biafra

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 18th, 2014
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By Tom Lowman In late June, at a meeting with the College of Bishops of the African Church, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan made some interesting comments on the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-70. Jonathan sought to compare the war with the ongoing conflict in Northern Nigeria, and the struggle betw...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 23rd, 2014
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By Callistus Akanno Statement Made On the Nigeria/Biafra Conflict by His Excellency Felix Houphouet-Boigny, President of Ivory Coast, On May 9th, 1968, At the Ivory Coast Embassy, Paris. Gentlemen: Since my departure in 1958 from the Government of Debre for Ivory Coast, in the course of several visit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 11th, 2014
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By Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba Let there be no doubt that the Nobel Prize is the prize much sought after in all fields that the prize is awarded. Let there be no doubt also that Mr. Achebe would have been glad to have received it. But it is also clear that he won a prize much […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 11th, 2013
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*Ezeife, Ezeonwuka, Clerics sues for peace Association of Igbo Youths(AIYO) have alleged that leader of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, (MASSOB), Chief Ralph Uwazurike and his cohorts murdered eighteen of their members for failing to return back to MASOB. They alleged...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 9th, 2013
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By Lawrence Nwobu For anyone who still harboured any doubt about the great lie Nigeria is; the disharmony, oppression, tribalism, injustice, marginalisation, domination, ethno-religious conflicts, “born to rule syndrome,” internal colonialism, corruption, misrule, vandalism and lack of patriotism tha...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 6th, 2013
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By Lawrence Nwobu Introduction: One of the greatest enduring myths in Nigeria is the lie that Yakubu Gowon fought the Nigeria-Biafra war to keep Nigeria united, whereas in reality not only did Yakubu Gowon whose Northern region had originally intended to secede (Araba) after the July 1966 counter-cou...
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Aug 20th, 2013
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By Olugu Olugu Orji mnia Made in Aba, weaned in Biafra, re-integrated in Funtua, tutored in Kaduna, tortured in Ife, initiated in Makurdi and enlightened in Abuja: this is the compressed profile of the most Nigerian person I know. While I’ll keep his identity under wraps until the end, I will draw my...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 26th, 2013
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by Obinna Akukwe Succession politics have heated up the polity so much that President Jonathan’s kinsmen have threatened 160 million Nigerians that if he loses the next election, they will break up the nation-therefore proponents of Biafra, Oduduwa, Arewa republics should take the cue and vote out Jo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 26th, 2013
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By Ikechukwu Enyiagu History stands upon history. Better individual and/or collective history is made when men give themselves in to learning from their history. No nation or people can move forward if they relegate their history to the background. For those who vehemently insist that the only way ma...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2013
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By Matthew Madububa Mbanaja Report From The Office Of The Indigenous People Of Biafra On The Suit Between Biafra And The Federal Government Of Nigeria At The Federal High Court Owerri Today The 30th Of April 2013 – The courtroom which was filled to capacity by 9 am by the indigenous people of B...