Thoughts on Biafra: What is marginalization?

Published: 7/Déc/2015
Source: The Cable

I pray that no Nigerian tribe, nationality or ethnic group will experience marginalization. As I am writing this, there are nations in the world that know firsthand what marginalization means in the real sense.

For a student of history, it is difficult to accept the accusation against Nigeria that Nigeria has not been fair to the Biafran nation. As I have said above, the Igbo people and the Biafran people have occupied every political, economic and military position in the Nigerian nation. A fact that should become a thing of pride for Nigeria is that Nigeria was able to assimilate the Igbo nation back into the Nigerian entity faster than most countries in the world who went through civil war.

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Themes: Discrimination, Ethnique/Raciale/Religieuse
Regions: Afrique de l'Ouest, Nigeria
Year: 2015