Buhari Says Nigerian Army Was Soft on Biafrans During Civil War

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the army showed a lot of restraint against the Biafrans during the Civil War. Buhari said at that time, the head of state General Yakubu Gowon had issued instructions that the army was not fighting enemies but "brothers". The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War, was fought between 1967 and 1970, with a million Biafrans dying of starvation.

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Nigerian Civil War.


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