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Umu Biafra is a preservation project detailing the stories of Biafrans that lived through the Nigerian-Biafran Civil War.

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Umu Biafra is a preservation project detailing the stories of Biafrans that lived through the Nigerian-Biafran Civil War.

    E3: "All is Fair in War" || The Economic Blockade, Biafran Medical Staff

    E3: "All is Fair in War" || The Economic Blockade, Biafran Medical Staff

    In this episode, we discuss the economic blockade placed on the Biafrans, and how they tackled it. We also discuss sickness, starvation, and what it was like to be medical staff on the frontlines.

    • 12 min
    Emmanuel Ifeajuna: "Igbo Coup" Plotter, International High Jump Champion

    Emmanuel Ifeajuna: "Igbo Coup" Plotter, International High Jump Champion

    On September 25, 1967, Emmanuel Ifeajuna, an international high jump champion and one of the coup plotters behind the "Igbo coup", was sentenced to death by firing squad. This video is on his life.

    *Audio recorded September 25, 2020

    • 4 min
    E2: Walking Down to Nowhere || Anti-Igbo Pogroms, Displacement During the Civil War

    E2: Walking Down to Nowhere || Anti-Igbo Pogroms, Displacement During the Civil War

    This episode, we discuss the displacement Igbos faced after the pogroms in the North, as they had to flee back to the East or risk being killed.

    • 14 min
    E1: Catechist to Soldier || Conscription and Life as a Biafran Soldier in the Civil War

    E1: Catechist to Soldier || Conscription and Life as a Biafran Soldier in the Civil War

    In this episode, we follow the military journeys of four men: an instructor, a commander, an aspiring soldier, rejected at drafting; and an “onye ozioma”, kidnapped on his way to church.

    • 14 min
    An Introduction || A Brief History of Nigeria and Its Civil War (1900s - 1960s)

    An Introduction || A Brief History of Nigeria and Its Civil War (1900s - 1960s)

    Umu Biafra is a preservation project detailing the stories of Biafrans that lived through the Nigerian-Biafran Civil War.

    • 3 min

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