Tag: Nigerian Civil War

The Political and Governmental History of Nigeria

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This post is about the governmental and political history of Nigeria. On 1, October 1960, Nigeria, after several years of British Colonial rule, became an independent nation. This newly formed country would go on to become a Republic three years down the line on 1, October, 1963. Nigeria became a Federal Republic, modelling its Federal […]

The Asaba Massacre: The Story of Sorrow, Tears and Blood

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The Asaba Massacre is the story of Sorrow, Tears and Blood which happened on October 7, 1967 in Asaba town, which was part of the defunct Mid-Western State during the Nigerian Civil War. In 1967, during the Nigerian Civil War, which was fought over the secession of Biafra, formerly known as the Eastern Region of […]