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Fellow Africans Give Relief Funds for Biafran Refugees Oct. 25, 1968.

By Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives
June 14, 2019

The Baptists of West Cameroon donated approximately $260 for the relief of refugees in the Nigerian-Biafra war. Such an endowment was cited as the most significant of sev…

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Baptists Pledge Aid As Biafra Surrenders Jan. 13, 1970

By Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives
June 14, 2019

As the war-torn Biafran section of Nigeria fell under the control of federal troops, H. Cornell Goerner, Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board secretary for Africa decla…

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Baptist Relief Efforts Wane As Eastern Nigeria Recovers Dec. 22, 1971

By Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives
June 14, 2019

Baptist assistance has significantly reduced; Nigerians have benefited from treatment dispersed by the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission and a contribution from the Nigeri…

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College Students Seek Funds For Starving People of Biafra Nov. 26, 1969

By Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives
June 14, 2019

College students, studying at three religious educational institutions, were knocking on doors in a city-wide campaign, focused on raising funds for air flights holdings …

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Biafra: The Nigerian Civil War, 1967-1970

By Peter Baxter
June 14, 2019

Nigeria was a unique concept in the formation of modern Africa. It began life as a highly lucrative if climatically challenging holding of the Royal Niger Company, a Brit…

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Surviving in Biafra: The Story of the Nigerian Civil War

By Alfred Uzokwe
June 14, 2019

In 1966, several waves of rioting in northern Nigeria culminated in the brutal massacre of thousands of easterners by their northern Nigerian counterparts. Sensing that t…