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She arrived in Japan in December 2006 on a fake passport after fleeing Nigeria, fearing that government security forces were seeking her for being part of a group calling for self-determination for the Igbo people in the country’s Biafra region.A Belarusian Olympic Athlete Found Protection in Japan. Most Refugees Do Not|Tim Hornyak/Tokyo|August 5, 2021|Time
Nigeria had crushed the short-lived, independent nation of Biafra in the 1960s.
In the country’s southeast, the long dormant — but always simmering — Biafra separatist movement has raised its head again.
For many Nigerians, especially for those of us whose families were directly affected by the war — which is a lot of us — whether by loss, displacement, or otherwise, the narratives of the Biafra war remain as personal as they are political.At 60, Nigeria Is Still A Country Of The Future|cmurray|October 1, 2020|Essence.com
Prosecutor Michael Guarino has since publicly apologized to Biafra.A Brief History of the Phrase 'F*ck the Police'|Rich Goldstein|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then he decided to sneak into Biafra and persuade its leader of his position.Nigeria’s Larger-Than-Life Nobel Laureate Chronicles a Fascinating Life|Chimamanda Adichie|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Biafra said he would not likely be a major presence in this year's gubernatorial race or the 2012 elections.
“When Ronald Reagan won in 1980, I realized I kind of misfired,” Biafra told The Daily Beast.
“His record as mayor is mixed at best,” Biafra, a Bay Area resident, said.
One night, in the gulf of Biafra, between Fernando Po and the main land, we as usual had shortened sail.Torrey's Narrative|William Torrey
The name Biafra—as indicating the country—fell into disuse in the later part of the 19th century.
Large brass pans used in the Bight of Biafra for obtaining salt.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
It has a seacoast of about 200 miles on the Bight of Biafra.