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    INTERVIEW: We’ll forget Biafra on one condition, says IPOB spokesman

INTERVIEW: We’ll forget Biafra on one condition, says IPOB spokesman

For some years now, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has been on the forefront in the struggle for the creation of a sovereign state. With the absence of Nnamdi Kanu, its leader, during the time of Operation Python Dance, as well as the branding of the group as a terrorist organization, many believe the end is near for the group. But [...]

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    FLASHBACK: How Ojukwu’s declaration sparked off a civil war 50 years ago

FLASHBACK: How Ojukwu’s declaration sparked off a civil war 50 years ago

On this day 50 years ago, the late Odumegwu Ojukwu declared the then eastern region an independent state of the Republic of Biafra. His action ultimately led to a bloody civil war, but he did not fire the first salvo.Since the parturition of Nigeria, distrust, malice, fear and hatred among the ethnic groups have dictated the actions of actors in [...]

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