Biafran

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
In Nigeria
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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2013
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By Osita Ebiem Kano as an Ancient Trading City – Kano as an important commercial city in Nigeria’s Islamic North also serves as gateway to some of Nigeria’s northern neighbors. Such countries like Niger, Chad and beyond have shared with the city for centuries lucrative business relationships. I...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 3rd, 2013
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It’s taken more than four decades for Africa’s greatest author to talk about his experiences in the Biafran war, still one of Africa’s most tragic – and defining – conflicts. After the long wait, his book There Was a Country was always going to be a little anti-climactic. Still, AGHOGHO AKPOME and SI...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Dec 22nd, 2012
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People in Enugu gather discreetly to sing the Biafran anthem and raise the flag In a quiet, dusty and fairly secluded corner of Enugu city, south-eastern Nigeria, a group of men unfurled a homemade flag and then sang. “Biafra will live forever. Nothing will stop us,” was the gist of their...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Nov 7th, 2012
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NewsRescue- In a recent book stoking up huge controversy, ‘there was a country’, written by Nigerian writer, Chinua Achebe; popular Yoruba leader, Awolowo and the Middle Belt General Gowon government as a whole, was accused of orchestrating a systematic genocide, via starvation of millions of Biafra ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 5th, 2012
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The Biafran flag was displayed earlier this year at Chukwuemeka Ojukwu’s funeral At least 100 people have been charged with treason in south-eastern Nigeria after a march supporting independence for Biafra, their lawyer says. Members of the Biafran Zionist Movement declared independence, raised...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 3rd, 2012
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by Chinua Achebe The persecution of the Igbos didn’t end with the Biafran conflict. Until the nation faces up to this, its mediocrity will continue- Almost 30 years before Rwanda, before Darfur, more than 2 million people – mothers, children, babies, civilians – lost their lives as a result of ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 19th, 2012
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By Osita Ebiem In recent time it has become a full-time job for some dubious and dishonest Nigerians to deny the Biafra Genocide also known as Nigeria Genocide in Biafra. Some go to the ridiculous extent of saying that it never happened. Such ones are wishful thinkers. They would have wished that the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 31st, 2012
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By Paul Okechukwu Oranika The Ojukwu Memorial celebrations, in Atlanta GA, Jan 28th 2012, is a remarkable story of the coming together of the entire Igbo Communities in Georgia and beyond to pay tribute to an illustrious Igbo son, a courageous young man who was in his early thirties at the start of t...