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 2018 BET Awards Winners June 24, 2018 Post Malone's 'Psycho' Hits No. 1 on... June 11, 2018 NBA playoff predictions: Who wins Game 7,... May 27, 2018 MoneyWatch: U.S. economy beats expectations; Mercedes-Benz swapping... February 27, 2016 Moms Slam Target And Walmart For Selling... July 23, 2018 BET Awards 2018: What time, what channel,... June 21, 2018 Authority Zero stream new acoustic album “R&B... May 4, 2018 New Artist Spotlight: Jada Lee Brings Classic... April 19, 2018 Cops Pray With 9-Year-Old Before His Brain... July 17, 2018 Music video company XITE launches new music... May 8, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.