Nigeria: Declassified


‘US embassy cables: Shell seeks to share Nigeria intelligence’ (US Embassy, Nigeria, 19 September 2008)


Biafra war, 1967-70

Mark Curtis, Nigeria’s war over Biafra, 1967-70 (Extract from Unpeople, 2004)

‘British secret files on Nigeria’s first bloody coup, path to Biafra’, Part 2, (Daily Trust, 7 August 2016)

Britain Exposes Crimes Committed By Gowon During Nigeria-Biafra War‘ (Naija News, 24 December 2016)

‘Declassified Files From British Government Expose Gen. Gowon Lies About Biafran-Nigerian War’ – Part 1, Part 2, (Republican News, 16 December 2016)

‘The Igbo genocide, Britain and the United States’ – Part 1, Part 2 (Pambazuka News, 9 July 2015)

The UK and “genocide” in Biafra‘ (Karen Smith, Journal of Genocide Research, August 2014)

Files that may shed light on colonial crimes still kept secret by UK‘ (Guardian, 26 April 2013)

‘Biafran Civil War: Secret Papers Reveal Biafra Intrigue’ (BBC, 3 January 2000)

British interests, Nigerian tragedy‘ (Independent, 4 January 1998)



How the British Government subjected thousands of people to chemical and biological warfare trials during Cold War‘ (Independent, 9 July 2015)

‘WikiLeaks cables: Shell’s grip on Nigerian state revealed’ (Guardian, 8 December 2010)

Britain rigged election before Nigerian independence‘ (World Socialist Web Site, 9 August 2007)