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Abagana Ambush: On This Day in 1968, Nigerian Army Suffered the Heaviest Single Loss in the Biafran War

The Abagana Ambush which happened on March 31, 1968 was an ambush by Biafran guerrilla troops that wiped out the Nigerian 2 Division.

Nigerian Civil War Officially Ended On This Day When Biafra Disbanded and Joined Nigeria

The Nigerian civil war officially ended on this day after almost 2 and half years of fighting when the Republic of Biafra disbanded and rejoined Nigeria.

Nigerian Statues Looted During The Civil War Sell in Paris Auction for £200,000

A pair of sacred statues that a Nigerian museum commission and protesters claimed were looted during the country's 1960s civil war have been sold for €212,500 (£194,183) at auction in Paris. The Igbo statues were sold by the Christie's auction...

#BiafraHeroesDay2020: 10 Little-Known Facts About The Nigerian Civil War

The Nigerian Civil War (Biafra war) - A war fought to counter the secession of Biafra from Nigeria -  was a brutal war. Men raised their weapons against their countrymen, and they slaughtered one another in one of the...

7 Notable Mercenaries That Fought Alongside Biafran Soldiers During The Civil War

During the Biafran war, there was no official support for the Biafran Army by any nation throughout the war. So to improve their chances of winning the war, foreign mercenaries were employed by Biafra to help fight for the...
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‘Hit the Nigg*r Baby’ – How African-Americans Were Used as Human Targets in the 1880s

The African Dodger, also known as the "hit the Nigg*r baby" was a racist carnival game that was popular...