The Biafra Civil War, 1967-1970

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Igbo Losses Counted at Oputa Panel
By Emmanuel Onwubiko, The Guardian, 26 July 2001. Memories of the Nigerian civil war echoed at the Oputa panel as Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the Arewa Consultative Forum engaged each other in a fierce dispute over the cause of the 1967-70 war. Ohanaeze said the 1966 coup expressed anti-Igbo sentiment, while Col. Hammeed Ali hinted that the war was spurred by the 1966 coup which he said was an Igbo coup.
Ojukwu Blames Civil War On Gowon
By Lemmy Ugheghe, Vanguard Daily (Lagos), 1 March 2001. Chief Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu said that former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, caused the war. He said the war was triggered by Gowon's refusal to follow army rules and procedure.
Genocide Papers, Pt. 1
By Ekwi Nche, Committee on Genocide, n.d. Part of an introduction to a book by Ekwi Nche, apparently named Genocide Papers. The Biafran War of Independence is easily the best documented conflict in the history of Africa. The book considers the issue of genocide committed by Nigeria against Biafra.
An Eastern Reunion
By Obi Nwakanma, opinion piece, in Vanguard Daily, 1 April 2001. Untruths left over from the last war when a massive propaganda machinery was deployed by both sides of the conflict, to win popular support. Failure of the reconsctuction process. Shortcomings of those in power.
Biafra remains worthy choice if... —Ojukwu
Vanguard, Monday 15 January 2001. Thirty-one years after the end of the civil war, the leader of defunct Biafra, Chief Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, says Biafra remains a worthy alternative if Nigeria is not better. When you compare lack of reconciliation and marginalisation and Biafra, I will choose Biafra.