• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S ROVING AMBASSADOR TO EAST AFRICA, MR MALCOLM MCDONALD, AND THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER IN NIGERIA, SIR CUMMING BRUCE, ARRIVED IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (MONDAY'S) FOR DISCUSSIONS ON RHODESIA WITH NIGERIA'S MILITARY RULER, LIEUTENANT COLONEL YAKUBU GOWON.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT GOWON RESIDENCE
    0.04

    2.
    SV INT PAN MCDONALD AND GOWON CENTRE OF SEATED GROUP
    0.10

    3.
    MC MCDONALD AND GOWON
    0.15

    4.
    CU SIR CUMMING BRUCE (HIGH COMMISSIONER)
    0.19

    5.
    CU MR EJUEYITCHIE
    0.23

    6.
    CU MR OGBU
    0.26

    7.
    MV MCDONALD AND GOWON
    0.31

    8.
    CU MR ELIAS
    0.34

    9.
    MV MCDONALD AND GOWON
    0.38



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    Background: BRITAIN'S ROVING AMBASSADOR TO EAST AFRICA, MR MALCOLM MCDONALD, AND THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER IN NIGERIA, SIR CUMMING BRUCE, ARRIVED IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (MONDAY'S) FOR DISCUSSIONS ON RHODESIA WITH NIGERIA'S MILITARY RULER, LIEUTENANT COLONEL YAKUBU GOWON.

    YESTERDAY (MONDAY) COLONEL GOWON DENIED THAT HE WAS ATTEMPTING TO IMPOSE A NEW CONSTITUTION ON NIGERIA. THIS FOLLOWED A WARNING ON SUNDAY BY EASTERN NIGERIA'S MILITARY GOVERNOR, COLONEL ODUMEGWU OJUKWU, THAT THE PEOPLE OF THE EASTERN PART OF THE COUNTRY WOULD RESIST ANY CONSTITUTION IMPOSED ON THEM BY COLONEL GOWON.

    MEANWHILE, AN ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE RHODESIAN PROBLEM IS EXPECTED TO BE MADE IN LONDON ON THURSDAY (24 NOV) BY THE BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, MR HAROLD WILSON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8J7YPBPUXTUATDN2ASV8KH6QR
    Media URN:
    VLVA8J7YPBPUXTUATDN2ASV8KH6QR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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