• Short Summary

    THE NATIONAL RECONCILIATION COMMITTEE OF NIGERIA MET IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO HEAR DETAILED REPORTS FOLLOWING PEACE OVERTURES ITS SPECIAL MISSION MADE TO THE DISSIDENT EASTERN REGION.

  • Description

    1.
    GV.BUILDING
    0.08

    2.
    CU.SIGN "NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS"
    0.14

    3.
    LV.CHIEF BAHULAYE ARRIVES
    0.22

    4.
    LV & SV.SIR ADETOKUNBO ADEMOLA ARRIVES WITH DR. FABUNMI DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE
    0.30

    5.
    SV.MR. G.K. AMACHRE, EASTERN DELEGATE
    0.38

    6.
    CU.DR. ALUKO, WESTERN DELEGATE ARRIVES WITH OTHER DELEGATE
    0.46

    7.
    SV.SIR KASHIM IBRAHIM, NORTHERN DELEGATE
    0.59

    8.
    SV.CHIEF ROTIMI WILLIAMS ARRIVES
    1.07

    9.
    LV.POLICE ON TRUCK
    1.12

    10.
    SV.CHIEF AWOLOWO TALKING WITH OTHERS (2 SHOTS)
    1.20

    11.
    CU.SIR ADETOKUNBO HAVING SOFT DRINK
    1.26

    12.
    SV.POLICE WITH RIFLES
    1.34

    13.
    CV.BUILDING
    1.40

    14.
    SV & SV.DELEGATES LEAVING BUILDING
    1.53

    15.
    SV & CU.CHIEF AWOLOWO LEAVING IN CAR
    2.09



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    Background: THE NATIONAL RECONCILIATION COMMITTEE OF NIGERIA MET IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) TO HEAR DETAILED REPORTS FOLLOWING PEACE OVERTURES ITS SPECIAL MISSION MADE TO THE DISSIDENT EASTERN REGION. THE MISSION WAS LED BY CHIEF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO, A LEADER OF THE YORUBA PEOPLE OF WESTERN NIGERIA.

    THE MISSION HAD ITS TALKS WITH COLONEL ODUMEGWU OJUKWU, THE EASTERN REGION MILITARY GOVERNOR. A PUBLIC STATEMENT IS EXPECTED IN LAGOS LATER TODAY, BUT EARLY REPORTS SUGGEST A BREAKTHROUGH IN THE NIGERIAN CRISIS AS A RESULT OF THE WORK OF THE RECONCILIATION COMMITTEE.

    THE COMMITTEE WAS FORMED TWO WEEKS AGO BY DISTINGUISHED NIGERIANS DRAWN FROM THE FOUR REGIONS OF NIGERIA. CHIEF AWOLOWO LAST WEEK DISCUSSED THE OUTCOME OF HIS MISSION TO THE EASTERN REGION WITH THE LEADER OF THE MILITARY GOVERNMENT IN LAGOS, LIEUTENANT COLONEL YAKUBO GOWON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4QZFKD17HN569H4HRAF1FMMBF
    Media URN:
    VLVA4QZFKD17HN569H4HRAF1FMMBF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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