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50 years after the Biafra war [The Morning Call]

50 years after the Biafra war [The Morning Call]

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Nigeria marks today 50 years since the declaration of an independent Republic of Biafra plunged the country into a civil war, amid renewed tensions and fresh calls for a separate state.

Security forces in the country have said they are “deeply concerned with the security implications” in regards to today’s sit-at-home order. They will be on red alert in hot spots in the former republic, such as Aba and Onitsha, where protests last year turned bloody.

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