Black History Culture : Nigeria Is Coming Apart at the Seams

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    Nigeria Is Coming Apart at the Seams

    At best, a revitalized Biafran secessionist movement will lead to mass bloodshed. At worst, it will trigger the country's unraveling


    Nearly 50 years after the same region of Nigeria seceded, sparking a devastating civil war, separatists are once again threatening the fragile national unity of Africa’s most populous country. Back in 1967, the federal government deployed a quarter million troops to quash the secessionist movement, while also imposing a land and sea blockade. Over a million civilians died in the nearly three years of fighting that followed, mostly from starvation ...

    http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/02/08/nigeria-is-coming-apart-at-the-seamsbiafra/

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    Crowds of Igbo-speaking people barricade streets across southeastern Nigeria, bringing traffic to a standstill


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