Nigeria, which is founded on the tripod of the Hausa-Fulani, Yoruba, and the Igbo ethnic nationalities, is still contending with the divisive problem of bitter ethnic hatred and rivalries. In fact, the January 1966 coup, which threw up Aguiyi Ironsi as our Head of State, was alleged and believed to be an Igbo coup. And it contributed in no small way to the outbreak of the Nigeria civil war. That fratricidal civil war pitted the Igbos of the South East of Nigeria against the rest of the country.
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