Anniversary of Biafran War shuts down activities in Nigeria
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Politics and Society Anniversary of Biafran War shuts down activities in Nigeria

In remembrance of those killed during the Biafran War from 1967 to 1970, and others who died over the years in the struggle for an independent state of Biafra, the secessionist Indigenous People of Biafra organised a sit-at-home protest, which shut down economic and social activities in the South-East and South-South regions of Nigeria, writes Patrick Egwu.

“British colonial system caused the Biafran War” Interview with Christopher Chukwuemeka Ejiofor, Colonel Ojukwu’s former Military Adviser
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Politics and Society “British colonial system caused the Biafran War” Interview with Christopher Chukwuemeka Ejiofor, Colonel Ojukwu’s former Military Adviser

51 years ago, the federal government of Nigeria engaged in a bloody civil war with the secessionist Republic of Biafra. In this exclusive interview with This is Africa, Christopher Ejiofor, a former top military adviser during the war recalls the bitter memories of the war and how they lost everything. He talks about how the British colonial set-up caused the war and the current agitation by the Indigenous Republic of Biafra