• Short Summary

    TWENTY-FIVE YORUBA LEADERS FROM WESTERN NIGERIA SAW THE LEADER OF THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT COLONEL YAKUBU GOWAN IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

  • Description

    TWENTY-FIVE YORUBA LEADERS FROM WESTERN NIGERIA SAW THE LEADER OF THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT COLONEL YAKUBU GOWAN IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (MONDAY).

    ANOTHER VISITING DELEGATION WAS FORM GUINEA - HEADED BY FOREIGN MINISTER LOUIS LANSANA BEAVOGUI. THE GUINEANS HAD BEEN RELEASED FROM DETENTION IN GHANA.

    THE WESTERN NIGERIAN DELEGATION WAS HEADED BY OBAFEMI AWOLOWO, CHIEF DELEGATE TO ALL NIGERIA CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE. NO COMMUNIQUE WAS ISSUED AFTER THE DISCUSSIONS.

    BEFORE THE TALKS, AN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT SAID THE DELEGATES WOULD DISCUSS URGENT AND IMPORTANT ISSUED RELATING TO THE COUNTRY'S PRESENT CRISIS. MEANWHILE PLANS ARE IN HAND FOR DELEGATES TO VISIT KADUNA, IN NORTHERN NIGERIA, AND ENUGU IN EASTERN NIGERIA.

    THE GUINEANS WERE RELEASED FROM GHANA AFTER MEDIATION BY AFRICAN LEADERS AT THE ADDIS ABABA CONFERENCE OF THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY. GHANA HAD BEEN HOLDING THEM AS HOSTAGE FOR A NUMBER OF GHANAIANS ALLEGEDLY HELD IN GUINEA.

    YESTERDAY THEY WERE AWAITING INSTRUCTIONS ON WHETHER TO PROCEED TO ADDIS ABABA TO PARTICIPATE AT THE CONFERENCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA56XLZXAD5MG2QQFHQNZK927NG
    Media URN:
    VLVA56XLZXAD5MG2QQFHQNZK927NG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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