CONSEQUENCES OF THE POGROM

  POGROM – 29TH SEPTEMBER, 1966   On 29th September, as the Constitutional Conference was still sitting in Lagos, events occurred which will always rank as of the utmost significance in the social and political history of Nigeria, events which made fundamental changes in the structure and pattern of Nigerian society and government. On that…

History Lesson – Excerpts From Brig Victor Banjo Broadcast on Benin Home Service As Biafran Troops Storm Into Mid-West

  August 14, 1967 20:00 GMT Excerpts From Brig Victor Banjo Broadcast on Benin Home Service  As Biafran Troops Storm Into Mid-West   “… The 29th July 1966 Federal Military Government, came into being as a result of a mutiny in which the primary action was directed at the elimination of a particular ethnic group…