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Kenneth Ogbonnaya asked 2 months ago

💣 In Which Year Was Nigerian Civil War and What Was the Reason for the War?

A particular race or tribe in Nigeria called IGBO, tried to separate from Nigeria. This resulted to a Civil War. Why did this tribe wanted to separate from Nigeria?

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Gareth White answered 2 months ago

It started in 1966 and was very complex to outsiders. I believe it involved different groups and the control over the lucrative oil production in the Niger Delta also played a vital part within it all.

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Jackson Mugarura answered 2 months ago

That was a civil war, I can’t say much about it. I didn’t know much about it.

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Ahmad Khasan answered 2 months ago

The same situation is exists in Indonesia where separatist group in West Papua is trying to declare independence and challenges the ruling of Indonesian government. Compared to Indonesian administrative and military power, this separatist group is nothing. But, they are where they are right now because there are powers which back them up. And these powers are people/organizations that will get advantages when West Papua is succeed in their effort to declare independence.
 
Any civil war, especially in developing countries, is rarely happen without the involvement of outside actors. It also must be the case for Nigeria.

Favour replied 2 months ago

The cause of the civil war, was due to injustice against the Igbo tribe.Mass killing of Igbo tribe living in the northern part of Nigeria, also lead the cause of the civil war.

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Eli Davis Keinamura answered 1 month ago

I do not know any thing about the civil war of Nigeria

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Leno Jean Pierre answered 1 month ago

The War started in 1966 between local group called igbo tribe living in the northern part of the country.

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Kenneth Ogbonnaya answered 1 month ago

Nigerian civil war is also known as Biafran war started in 1966. The war was as a result of injustice against the tribe of IGBO.

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