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Memories of War

Bala Mohammed

talks about joining the army at 19 after the assassinations of the Sardauna of Sokoto, Tafawa Balewa and other significant Nigerian leaders. Read his story here.

Musa Paul-Gindiri

shares his memory of witnessing conflict in Jos as a child during the war. Read more of his story here.

Timothy Ayuba

speaks of his experience fighting against Biafra as a Nigerian soldier. Learn more about his story here.

Enuma Okoro

speaks of what she saw during the war, the infamous Asaba Massacre and how her father managed not to be killed. Read her story here.

Amauche Egwuonwu

talks about her experience as a displaced person during the war. Read her account here.

Sulei Usman

recounts the conflict between Maiduguri residents and Igbos during the Biafra War. Read his full story here.

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