• Short Summary

    The Eastern Nigerian Civilian Consultative Assembly has called for the region's secession from Nigeria -- they want the creation of an independent republic, to be known as Biafra.

  • Description

    The Eastern Nigerian Civilian Consultative Assembly has called for the region's secession from Nigeria -- they want the creation of an independent republic, to be known as Biafra. Nigerian federal authorities have declared a state of national emergency.

    The military governor of the Eastern region, Colonel Ojukwu, was called upon to state the case for secession. He told a meeting of the consultative assembly:
    The Consultative assembly says Biafra should establish its own diplomatic and commercial relations.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA35VVEEDHCM2SOM6KO28IVPBY
    Media URN:
    VLVAA35VVEEDHCM2SOM6KO28IVPBY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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