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    AT A CHRISTMAS PARTY IN LONDON TONIGHT (TUESDAY) THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA, DR. NNAMDI?

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    AT A CHRISTMAS PARTY IN LONDON TONIGHT (TUESDAY) THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA, DR. NNAMDI AZIKIWE, CALLED FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE TWO-DAY TRUCE ORDERED BY THE NIGERIAN FEDERAL HEAD OF STATE GENERAL GOWON, TO MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR PEACEFUL NEGOTIATIONS TO PREVAIL. THE PARTY WAS ATTENDED BY A NUMBER OF PEOPLE FROM THE BREAKAWAY EASTERN NIGERIAN REGION OF BIAFRA WHO ARE LIVING IN ENGLAND, AND THE BIAFRAN SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE IN LONDON, MR. I.S. COGBARA.

    THE GUEST WERE ENTERTAINED BY A GROUP OF BIAFRAN DRUMMERS AND DANCERS. A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE WAS READ FROM THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE BIAFRAN ARMED FORCES, LIEUTENANT-COLONEL CHUKWUEMEKA OJUKWU, WHO CALLED AN EIGHT-DAY TRUCE IN THE FIGHTING OVER CHRISTMAS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7XAT0YFWOLQP7ZKBUBND7BY38
    Media URN:
    VLVA7XAT0YFWOLQP7ZKBUBND7BY38
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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