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Nigerian civil war, 1967-1970

Laurie S. Wiseberg

Nigerian civil war, 1967-1970

a case study in the efficacy of international law as a regulator of intrastate violence

by Laurie S. Wiseberg

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Published by Southern California Arms Control and Foreign Policy Seminar in [Santa Monica .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Civil war.,
    • Intervention (International law),
    • Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Laurie S. Wiseberg.
      ContributionsSouthern California Arms Control and Foreign Policy Seminar. Student Working Group.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX4541 .W56
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 47 p.
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5087120M
      LC Control Number74158448


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A retired general of the Biafran Army presents a post-mortem account of the events of the Nigerian civil war, He attempts to explain dispassionately why army officers toppled the civil government in the cause of stability, and the considerable civilian support they received; and the ensuing riots and counter-coup, in the name of reunification, which led to a civil war claiming some Cited by: The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Nigerian–Biafran War, 6 July – 15 Januarywas a political conflict caused by the attempted secession of the southeastern provinces of Nigeria as the self-proclaimed Republic of Biafra.

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[email protected] SERIES: VOLUME 16 BIAFRA: The Nigerian Civil War: – Nigeria was a unique concept in the formation of modern Africa. It began life as a highly lucrative if climatically challenging holding of the Royal Niger Company, a British Chartered Company under the control of Victorian capitalist Sir George Taubman Goldie.

The Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran war which started on the 6 th of July and ended on 15th of Januarywas 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 extinction. Biafra's War A Tribal Conflict in Nigeria That Left a Million Dead by Al J.

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