NATIONS WHICH DO NOT LEARN THE LESSONS OF THEIR PAST MISTAKES ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT THOSE MISTAKES – PART 14B

Witness:          Dr. E.C. Okoye Day:                13 Figure:             1,000 (Sept)   Grounds for credibility: Witness got this figure from a policeman who had opportunity of going round the town. This was up to 30th September.   Witness:          Mrs. A.N. Ishie Day:                34 Figure:             67 (May)   Grounds for credibility: Ward…

NATIONS WHICH DO NOT LEARN THE LESSONS OF THEIR PAST MISTAKES ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT THOSE MISTAKES – PART 14A

  Chapter 10   Extent of Loss of Life   The ascertainment of this was a herculean and probably impossible task.   The Nigerian authorities had made no effort to issue any figures which would inspire any confidence in their accuracy. They had rather engaged themselves in denying estimates of the dead given by other…

THE DANGER OF WORLD’S SILENCE OVER NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT’S ROMANCE WITH TERRORISM

  The Family Writers Press prior to this present time, made numerous calls to the United Nations, European Union, African Union, the United States and United Kingdom governments amongst other notable world players to put into motion, effective modalities that will facilitate the dissolution of Nigeria. This it reasoned will definitely end terrorism in Africa…

NATIONS WHICH DO NOT LEARN THE LESSONS OF THEIR PAST MISTAKES ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT THOSE MISTAKES – PART 12

  Chapter 7   Revolting Aspects of the Pogrom   Under this head we deal with what we consider the sinister aspects of the pogrom. Firstly, the planning and organisation of the pogrom. We have dwelt with this at length in the previous pages. Secondly the false sense of security to which the Authorities lured…

NATIONS WHICH DO NOT LEARN THE LESSONS OF THEIR PAST MISTAKES ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT THOSE MISTAKES – PART 11

  Chapter 6   The Spread of the Pogrom to all Parts of Northern Nigeria and to some Towns of Southern Nigeria in September and October, 1966   The May riots affected mainly the Hausa/Fulani areas of Northern Nigeria. It did not affect the Bornu Emirate to the North-East, the area commonly called the Middle…