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AFP/AFP/File - Undated photograph of Colonel Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, leader of the breakaway Republic of Biafra, giving a press conference in Enugu, Nigeria during the Biafran war

Biafra casts long shadow over Nigeria, nearly 50 years on

Radio Biafra. Its name is synonymous with the declaration of independence and updates on the brutal conflict that followed, but nearly 50 years after Nigeria’s civil war, Radio Biafra is again making headlines.

Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe: An interview with the Paris Review

Chinua Achebe was born in Eastern Nigeria in 1930. He went to the local public schools and was among the first students to graduate from the University of Ibadan. After graduation, he worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation as a radio producer and Director of External Broadcasting, and it was during this period that he began his writing career.

Lagos, Nigeria

Nigeria concludes first phase of digital switchover

Nigeria has concluded the first phase of its migration from analogue to digital broadcasting with the successful launch of a pilot in the city of Jos, Plateau state.