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10 Unforgettable Quotes Of Late Biafran Leader Odumegwu Ojukwu

10 Unforgettable Quotes Of Late Biafran Leader Odumegwu Ojukwu

Late military leader Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu headed the unsuccessful move by Biafra to secede from Nigeria that ended exactly 46 years ago on January 15, 1970. For three years, Ojukwu fought to keep Biafra from being defeated. With supply lines cut, millions of Biafrans slowly starved to death as the civil war ended in 1970. Famous…

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Biafran War: 10 Important Facts You Must Know About It

Biafran War: 10 Important Facts You Must Know About It

The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War was a war fought to counter the secession of Biafra from Nigeria. The war which began on 6 July 1967 ended on 15 January 1970.  49 years after the clamour for the state of Biafra has resurfaced as some Nigerians of Igbo extraction demand freedom…

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Ndi Igbo Demand N2.6 trillion, As Compensation For Civil War 44 Years After

Ndi Igbo Demand N2.6 trillion, As Compensation For Civil War 44 Years After

Igbo delegates, at the on going National Conference, asked for N2. 6 trillion as compensation and  reparation for the damage Igbo land experienced during the 1967 to 1970 war. In an amendment to the proposed National Intervention Fund, the South East delegates said the former Eastern region and part of the former Mid-West region which…

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