Afro History Today in Afro History ! The southeastern region of Nigeria declares independence as the Republic of Biafra, which started a 2 1/2 year civil war in 1967. written by Marc Alexander May 30, 2019 Map showing the location of the secessionist Republic of Biafra within Nigeria. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Flag of Biafra Igbo: Okoloto nke Biafra (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Nigeria Joins the United Nations in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Nigeria becomes a member of The British Commonwealth in 1960.Today in Afro History ! Ghana becomes a republic in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The Republic of the Congo gains independence from France in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The Lusaka Protocol is signed in Zambia, ending a 19 year civil war in 1994.Today in Afro History ! The Republic of Niger declares independence from France in 1960 ! Today in Afro History ! The southeastern region of Nigeria declares independence as the Republic of Biafra, which started a 2 1/2 year civil war in 1967. was last modified: May 1st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NFL player, Gale Sayers ! Actor, Stepin Fetchit ! Actor, Ralph Carter ! NBA player, Jeremy Lamb ! Kenyan runner, Margaret Okayo ! Singer, Ceelo Green ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, Nate Robinson ! Rapper, Darryl ” D.M.C.” McDaniels ! You may also like Rap On Trial July 18, 2018 The Weeknd's New Single 'Call Out My... April 8, 2018 'YO! MTV Raps' playlist features a who's... May 29, 2018 New Music: Tinashe – 'Like I Used... July 13, 2018 Karl Malone’s son, K.J., signs with Texans April 30, 2018 Scotland's Young Fathers Come Out Fighting April 19, 2018 Today in Afro History ! Activist Steve... August 18, 2019 Plaque Honoring Hero Cop Steven McDonald Dedicated... July 12, 2018 Kyrie: Celtics’ youngsters playing like vets May 3, 2018 LI Teen Who Lost Her Dad Gets... July 6, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.