OGUTA BOY: Biafra war acquizition.

Biafran nickname for a Nigerian Panhard armored vehicle captured at Oguta in September 1968. The vehicle was later destroyed using “Alalaba” by elements of the Federal Army 21 Battalion under Major Vatsa during the battle for Uzuakoli in April 1969. Meanwhile: Alalaba tactics: Alalaba means “sneaking” in Hausa. Designed by then Major M.J Vatsa, it…

Operation Tail-Wind (January 7 – 12, 1970) was the final military conflict between Nigeria and Biafra.

Operation Tail-Wind (January 7 – 12, 1970) was the final military conflict between Nigeria and Biafra. The operation took place in the towns of Owerri and Uli, both of which were captured by Nigerian forces. The operation ended with General Odumegwu Ojukwu fleeing to the Ivory Coast and then president of Biafra Philip Effiong surrendering…