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, 2020 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 becomes a member of The British Commonwealth in 1960.Today in Afro History ! Nigeria Joins the United Nations in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! The Republic of the Congo gains independence from France in 1960 !Today in Afro History ! Ghana becomes a republic 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 ! George Washington Buckner is named minister to Liberia in 1913 ! 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, 2020 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 Do you have an expectation of privacy... July 23, 2018 BET Awards to Honor Anita Baker Along... June 21, 2018 Are Most People At Coachella On Drugs? April 21, 2018 UAB presents HER for 2018 Spring Concert April 6, 2018 Locals gather for vigil for slain rapper June 20, 2018 More Drama At Trump Walk Of Fame... July 28, 2018 When Does The MAC x Aaliyah Collection... April 2, 2018 Billboard Awards 2018 winners list in full... May 21, 2018 My Cause, My Cleats program leads Bucs... July 7, 2018 What we learned from Kanye West's Wyoming... June 25, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.