1967 in Nigeria

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1967
in
Nigeria

Decades:
See also:

This article is about the particular significance of the year 1967 to Nigeria and its people.

Incumbents

Events

  • 6 July - 14 July - Battle of Nsukka, the first military conflict during the Nigerian Civil War.
  • 19 September - Republic of Benin established
  • 20 September - Republic of Benin disestablished
  • 7 October - Asaba massacre took place when federal troops of Nigeria entered Asaba, rounded up as many as 500 Igbo men of Asaba and shot them.[1]
  • 17 October - Start of Operation Tiger Claw

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Le Monde, 5 April 1968
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