Tag Archives: biafra

Daily Life in #Biafra: Part 2 (#Biafra50)


Daily Life in #Biafra – Part 1 (#Biafra50)



Very moving interviews with Biafrans during the war. The story of the war from their perspective. Includes interviews with Phillip Effiong and Ojukwu.

Part 16: The Complete Story of the #Nigeria -v- #Biafra Civil War – Conclusion (#Biafra50)


 

January 15, 2020 was the 50th anniversary of the ceremony that marked the end of the Nigeria -v- Biafra civil war. To commemorate the anniversary, I will be showcasing a 16 part series of videos on the war’s key causes, events, and battles – as told by the participants themselves (including Gowon, Ojukwu, Babangida, Obasanjo, Ejoor, Achuzia, Ogbemudia etc).

Watch part 16 of the video series here, which has interviews with General Babangida as the war enters 1969 and chronicles the exploits of army units led by Colonels Bisalla and Obasanjo..

Part 15: The Complete Story of the #Nigeria -v- #Biafra Civil War – (#Biafra50)


 

 

January 15, 2020 was the 50th anniversary of the ceremony that marked the end of the Nigeria -v- Biafra civil war. To commemorate the anniversary, I will be showcasing an 18 part series of videos on the war’s key causes, events, and battles – as told by the participants themselves (including Gowon, Ojukwu, Babangida, Obasanjo, Ejoor, Achuzia, Ogbemudia etc).

Watch part 15 of the video series here.

Part 14: The Complete Story of the #Nigeria -v- #Biafra Civil War – (#Biafra50)


 

 

January 15, 2020 was the 50th anniversary of the ceremony that marked the end of the Nigeria -v- Biafra civil war. To commemorate the anniversary, I will be showcasing an 18 part series of videos on the war’s key causes, events, and battles – as told by the participants themselves (including Gowon, Ojukwu, Babangida, Obasanjo, Ejoor, Achuzia, Ogbemudia etc).

Watch part 14 of the video series here: which narrates the Exploits of Col Ochefu’s unit, and the battles for Warri, Calabar, Bonny and Ughelli.

Part 13: The Complete Story of the #Nigeria -v- #Biafra Civil War – (#Biafra50)


January 15, 2020 was the 50th anniversary of the ceremony that marked the end of the Nigeria -v- Biafra civil war. To commemorate the anniversary, I will be showcasing an 18 part series of videos on the war’s key causes, events, and battles – as told by the participants themselves (including Gowon, Ojukwu, Babangida, Obasanjo, Ejoor, Achuzia, Ogbemudia etc).

Watch part 13 of the video series here: which chronicles the activities of the maverick “Black Scorpion” Col Benjamin Adekunle – commander of the Nigerian army’s 3 Marine Commandos…..

Part 12: The Story of the #Nigeria -v- #Biafra Civil War – (Murtala Muhammed -v- Joe “Hannibal” Achuzia) (#Biafra50)


 

January 15, 2020 was the 50th anniversary of the ceremony that marked the end of the Nigeria -v- Biafra civil war. To commemorate the anniversary, I will be showcasing an 18 part series of videos on the war’s key causes, events, and battles – as told by the participants themselves (including Gowon, Ojukwu, Babangida, Obasanjo, Ejoor, Achuzia, Ogbemudia etc).

Watch part 12 of the video series here. This episode features the tales of Colonels Murtala Muhammed (commander of the Nigerian amy’s 2 Division) and his adversary Colonel Joe “Hannibal” Achuzia of Biafra. The Biafrans try to create a link with the Yoruba Western Region, and the “Republic of Benin” is born. Will the Yoruba follow them and form an “Oduduwa Republic”?

Part 10: The Complete Story of the #Nigeria -v- #Biafra Civil War – (#Biafra50)


 

January 15, 2020 will be the 50th anniversary of the ceremony that marked the end of the Nigeria -v- Biafra civil war. To commemorate the anniversary, I will be showcasing an 18 part series of videos on the war’s key causes, events, and battles – as told by the participants themselves (including Gowon, Ojukwu, Babangida, Obasanjo, Ejoor, Achuzia, Ogbemudia etc).

Watch part 10 of the video series here, with discussion of the activities of Lt-Col Banjo in Benin in the Mid-West Region and his encounter with Ejoor. Ejoor narrowly escaped death…..

Part 9: The Complete Story of the #Nigeria -v- #Biafra Civil War – (#Biafra50)


January 15, 2020 will be the 50th anniversary of the ceremony that marked the end of the Nigeria -v- Biafra civil war. To commemorate the anniversary, I will be showcasing an 18 part series of videos on the war’s key causes, events, and battles – as told by the participants themselves (including Gowon, Ojukwu, Babangida, Obasanjo, Ejoor, Achuzia, Ogbemudia etc).

See part 9 of the video series here which continues discussion of the intricacies of the Mid-West invasion. Watch out for the interview with Lt-Col Conrad Nwawo – the officer “who talked down” Major Nzeogwu after the Jan 1966 coup.

Part 8: The Complete Story of the #Nigeria -v- #Biafra Civil War (#Biafra50)


January 15, 2020 will be the 50th anniversary of the ceremony that marked the end of the Nigeria -v- Biafra civil war. To commemorate the anniversary, I will be showcasing an 18 part series of videos on the war’s key causes, events, and battles – as told by the participants themselves (including Gowon, Ojukwu, Babangida, Obasanjo, Ejoor, Achuzia, Ogbemudia etc).

This episode continues from part 7. See part 8 of the video series here which discusses Biafra’s invasion of the Mid-West Region of Nigeria in 1967, and features interviews with army officers such as the Military Governor of the Mid-West David Ejoor, his successor Samuel Ogbemudia, Godwin Abbe and Lt-Col Ruddy Trimnell.