• Nigeria

    Nigeria - Nigeria - Military regimes, 1983–99: Buhari justified his coup and subsequent actions by citing the troubles of the Second Republic and the declining economy. The regime declared a "War Against Indiscipline" (WAI), which resulted in the arrest, detention, and jailing of a number of politicians. When the WAI was extended to journalists and others not responsible for the social ...

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  • Nigeria''s Battle Over $9 Billion Lawsuit Spreads to ...

     · Nigeria''s Battle Over $9 Billion Lawsuit Spreads to Ireland By . Kit Chellel. September 25, 2019, 5:53 AM EDT Updated on September 25, 2019, 10:45 AM EDT ...

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  • This is exactly how the Nigeria civil war, Biafran war ...

    The civil war which started 6 July 1967 lasted for 3 years and is popularly known as the Nigeria-Biafra war and almost destroyed the unity of Nigeria. Thee civil war was fought to reinstate the unity in the country. It was a result of the Nigeria''s government''s effort to counter struggle by Igbo people of the eastern region to break away ...

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  • BIAFRA WAR: War Between Biafra And Nigeria In 1967

     · The Nigerian civil war of which is also known as Biafra war started on the 6th of July 1967 and ended on 15th of January 1970, was a war fought by Nigeria against Biafra to counter the secession of Biafra from the Republic of Nigeria.The Igbos felt they could no longer relate smoothly with the northern dominated federal government and saw secession as the only way to survive or avoid …

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  • The battle between cash and mobile payments in Africa ...

     · The battle between cash and mobile payments in Africa. Nigeria might be Africa''s largest economy, but when it comes to financial matters, …

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  • Nsukka Council Boss Debunks Report Of Gun Battle Between ...

    ENUGU - The Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area in Enugu state, Cosmos Ugwueze, has debunked reports being peddled on social media of gun battle between Fulani Herdsmen and military personnel in the area a statement made available to DAILY IN

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  • JUST IN: "Choose between Dialogue or War with Igbos ...

     · Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, on Thursday, said President Muhammadu Buhari ''has a choice between dialogue, on one hand, and an avoidable war against the Igbo, on the other.'' The organisation was reacting to the President''s interview on the Arise TV where he warned that the Igbo "are scattered everywhere in Nigeria with their businesses and property, …

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  • Nigerian Civil War

    The Nigerian Civil War (also known as the Biafran War and the Nigerian-Biafran War) was a civil war in Nigeria fought between the government of Nigeria headed by General Yakubu Gowon and the secessionist state of Biafra led by Lt. Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu from 6 July 1967 to 15 January 1970. Biafra represented nationalist aspirations of the Igbo people, whose leadership felt they could no ...

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  • List of wars involving Nigeria

    3 Battles (1901–1902) 4 Colonial Nigeria/British Republic (1800–1960) 5 First Nigerian Republic (1960–1979) 6 Civil War (1967–1970) 7 Second Nigerian Republic (1977–1991) 8 Third Nigerian Republic (1992–1999) 9 Fourth Nigerian Republic (1999–present) 10 Peace agreements. 10.1 Peace agreements signed.

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  • The Ife And Modakeke Conflict And How ...

    The Recent Ife and Modakeke Conflict. The recent war was fought between 1997 and 2003 due to the creation of Ife-East Local Government and the citing of the new council''s headquarters within Ife. Due to communal clashes between these two communities, Ife people drove the Modakekes who were predominantly farmers out of their farmland.

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  • Nigeria Christian / Muslim Conflict

     · Nigeria Christian / Muslim Conflict. Nigeria''s two major religions, Islam and Christianity, are sometimes depicted as monolithic entities that confront each other in pitched battles, with formal ...

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  • TRADE WAR BETWEEN NIGERIA AND GHANA. WATCH AN …

    this video is an exclusive interview with a nigerian king in ghana, concerning trade issues with nigerian traders in ghana local-market. kindly subscribe to ...

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  • Forgotten Facts : The Three Day War Between Nigeria And ...

     · Forgotten Facts : The Three Day War Between Nigeria And Chad. by Nobody: 11:52pm On Aug 21, 2017 FAMILY . In the late 1970s, shortly after the civil war and early 1980s, a permanent drought ravaged the entire African Sahel.

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  • What is Biafra and Why are Some Nigerians Calling for ...

     · More than 45 years ago, Nigeria was nearly divided by a bloody civil war that led to the deaths of over a million people. Now, a revival in secessionist sentiment in southeastern Nigeria…

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  • ANALYSIS: Impact of perennial turf war between Nigeria''s ...

     · ANALYSIS: Impact of perennial turf war between Nigeria''s EFCC bosses, AGFs. by Tosin Omoniyi. July 28, 2020. 9 min read. When anti-graft czar, Nuhu Ribadu, fell …

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  • The Nigerian War That''s Slaughtered More People Than Boko ...

     · The fight between Muslim herdsmen and mostly Christian farmers has killed more than 60,000 people in the last 15 years. It''s a situation jihadists mean to exploit.

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  • Opinion | Nigeria Is Haunted by Its Civil War

     · LAGOS, Nigeria — Fifty years ago, on Jan. 15, Nigeria''s civil war ended. Fought between the country''s southeast region, which seceded and called itself Biafra, and the rest of …

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  • How Nigeria''s cattle war is fuelling religious tension ...

     · How Nigeria''s cattle war is fuelling religious tension. A long-running conflict between cattle herders and farmers in central Nigeria is increasingly assuming a religious dimension, writes the BBC ...

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  • Heavy Gun Battle Between UGM And Nigeria Military In ...

     · Re: Heavy Gun Battle Between UGM And Nigeria Military In Douglas, Owerri (Video) by Philipponzaghi: 2:21am On Apr 27 pinkgoodies : Oga, is not fake news, i live in owerri, Douglas, Ikenegbu have been under heavy gunpower for some minutes.

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  • The roots of Nigeria''s religious and ethnic conflict | The ...

     · The roots of Nigeria''s religious and ethnic conflict. Nigerian Army forces man a checkpoint to protect Sunday Christian prayer services in Sokoto, Nigeria on …

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  • The History of Tribal War between Igbo and Yoruba in ...

     · The History of Tribal War between Igbo and Yoruba in Nigeria since 1946 (Part Two) The Administration of General Gowon initially was not acceptable to Lt Col. Odumegwu Emeka Ojukwu who was appointed the Governor of the Eastern Region by General Aguiyi Ironsi and he Ojukwu planned to get his people out of the Federal Republic of Nigeria after ...

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  • Nigerian Civil War With Biafra: The Untold Story

     · The Nigerian Civil War, popularly known as the Nigeria-Biafra War which lasted from 6th July 1967 – 15th January 1970 almost destroyed the unity of Nigeria. The Civil War was fought to reintegrate and reunify the country. It was a result of the Nigerian government''s efforts to counter the struggle by Igbo people of the Eastern Region to ...

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  • TCN MD Sack: Battle between SGF ...

     · The relationship between the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and the Chief of Staff (COS) to the President, Ibrahim Gambari, may be severed owing to the sack of the former managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria …

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  • Opinion | Nigeria Is Haunted by Its Civil War

    Mr. Siollun is a Nigerian historian. LAGOS, Nigeria — Fifty years ago, on Jan. 15, Nigeria''s civil war ended. Fought between the country''s southeast region, which seceded and called itself ...

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  • Battle between Nigeria military, Islamic extremists kills ...

     · BAGA, NIGERIA—Fighting between Nigeria''s military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing town in the nation''s far northeast, officials said Sunday.

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  • U.S. Relations With Nigeria

     · The United States established diplomatic relations with Nigeria in 1960, following Nigeria''s independence from the United Kingdom. From 1966 to 1999, Nigeria experienced a series of military coups, excluding the short-lived second republic between 1979 and 1983. The 30-month long civil war, which ended in January 1970, resulted in 1-3 million ...

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  • HISTORY OF NIGERIA

    Historic regions: 5th century BC - 20th century: Nigeria contains more historic cultures and empires than any other other nation in Africa. They date back as far as the 5th century BC, when communities living around the southern slopes of the Jos plateau make wonderfully expressive terracotta figures - in a tradition known now as the Nok culture, from the Nigerian village where these ...

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  • Reporter''s Diary: Boko Haram and the battle of ideas

     · A committed jihadist, he rejected any idea of compromise with the Nigerian government and instead fully expected to die for his cause. Before the war began, Boko Haram was a popular grassroots Salafist group founded by a young cleric, Mohammed Yusuf, who equated the injustice and venality of Nigerian society to the values of liberal democracy.

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  • In Nigeria Battle, Militants Reveal Bolstered Firepower

     · LAGOS, Nigeria—A weekend battle between soldiers and Islamic rebels that left more than 180 people dead in northeastern Nigeria highlights the use of …

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  • BIAFRA WAR: War Between Biafra And Nigeria In 1967

     · The Nigerian civil war of which is also known as Biafra war started on the 6th of July 1967 and ended on 15th of January 1970, was a war fought by Nigeria against Biafra to counter the secession of Biafra from the Republic of Nigeria.The …

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  • Nigeria''s Battle Over $9 Billion Lawsuit Spreads to ...

    Nigeria''s Battle Over $9 Billion Lawsuit Spreads to Ireland By . Kit Chellel. September 25, 2019, 5:53 AM EDT Updated on September 25, 2019, 10:45 AM EDT ...

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  • The Deadly Conflict Between Cattle Herders and Farmers in ...

     · RESOURCE WARS. Nigeria''s middle belt is the country''s breadbasket, and home to between 50 and 100 ethnic minority groups. The crop farmers in this region are predominantly sedentary landowners, mostly from the larger of these ethnic groups: …

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  • The battle between banks and fintechs is just getting ...

     · The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) wants banks to lend more. This time it''s not just talking. It is compelling them, somewhat. But the new policy it has issued could set the stage for the first real tussle between banks and fintechs.

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  • Forgotten Facts : The Three Day War Between Nigeria And ...

    Forgotten Facts : The Three Day War Between Nigeria And Chad. by Nobody: 11:52pm On Aug 21, 2017 FAMILY . In the late 1970s, shortly after the civil war and early 1980s, a permanent drought ravaged the entire African Sahel.

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  • Heavy gun battle between Millitants and army in Rivers

     · Heavy gun battle between Millitants and army in Rivers. As Civil unrest is gradually rising in Rivers State, South-South Nigeria, e-nigeriang can report that there is a heavy gun battle between thugs suspected to be armed militants and men of the Nigeria military in some parts of River State. e-NIGERIA! reported earlier that the soldiers sent ...

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  • Nigeria''s civil war explained

    It''s 50 years since the start of the Biafran war, one of Africa''s bloodiest post-independence conflicts. What was the Nigerian conflict about and why does it...

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  • Battle Brewing Between Al-Qaeda Branch, Non-Religious ...

     · His expertise is in conflict reporting, climate and environmental justice, and charting the security trends in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region. He founded the Goro Initiative and contributes to dialogues, publications and think-tanks that report on climate change and human security.

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  • Nigeria''s Battle With Boko Haram | Council on Foreign ...

    Nigeria''s Battle With Boko Haram Through mass kidnappings, bombings, and other acts of terrorism, the Islamist insurgent group remains an enduring threat to northern Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin.

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  • Can Egypt defeat Nigeria in a full fledged war?

    Nigerians have a silly penchant for chest-beating from a position of weakness. An Egypt that has grown to fighting Israel to a stale-mate under the late Anwar Sadat and has only grown since then is who you think Nigeria can beat. A Nigeria that ha...

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