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The Man That Led The Unsuccessful Secession Of Niger Delta From Nigeria In 1966

Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro was a Nigerian nationalist and soldier. He was one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria. He was the first man in the history of Nigeria to fight for the liberation of his people. He declared the Niger Delta Republic on February 23, 1966 and fought with federal forces for twelve days before being defeated.

  3 months ago ago
The Man That Led The Unsuccessful Secession Of Niger Delta From Nigeria In 1966

CULTURE

Interesting To Note That Adaka Boro Was Executed By Nigeria After Helping Her Against Biafrans - FFK

Former Minister of Aviation and People's Democratic Party chieftain, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has taken to his verified twitter account to educate his followers about some historical facts about Nigeria.Femi Fani-Kayode,who is known for his outspokenness and fearlessness stated that it is quite interesting to note that Adaka Boro was executed by Nigeria after helping the country against Biafrans during the civil war.

  7 months ago ago
Interesting To Note That Adaka Boro Was Executed By Nigeria After Helping Her Against Biafrans - FFK

POLITICS

Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro created a speaking space for the Ijaws.

Ijaws should remain constantly grateful to this hero and martyr. His radical post independent massive political and economic struggles cannot be forgotten. He fought for a Niger Delta Republic and ended up gaining the creation of Rivers state. From Rivers state came the creation of Bayelsa state in 1996.  He created a speaking space for the Ijaws. History recognises him as the first to kick the storm against the Nigerian state because of the subalternization of his homestead. He was the first minority rights

  1 year ago ago
Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro created a speaking space for the Ijaws.

POLITICS

From A Militant To An Army Major: Meet Adaka Boro, The Man Who First Declared Niger Delta Republic

Isaac Adaka Boro was one of the early people who began the fight for the emancipation of Nigeria's Niger Delta region. He questioned the region's deprivation and exploitation as assets were redirected to develop other parts of the country. He proclaimed the On Her Delta Republic in 1966 but was imprisoned by the military dictatorship of Aguiyi Ironsi for treason. Let's See How It All Began When stories about Nigeria and how the declaration of the Republic of Biafra by General Ojukwu that led to a civil war that

  1 year ago ago
From A Militant To An Army Major: Meet Adaka Boro, The Man Who First Declared Niger Delta Republic

POLITICS

Before Ojukwu, there was Boro, Before Biafra, there was the Niger Delta Republic

Before Ojukwu, there was Boro, Before Biafra, there was the Niger Delta Republic. Freedom fighter, Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro (September 10, 1938 – May 9, 1968) after his arrest, March 7, 1966.  Boro was an undergraduate student of Chemistry and student union president at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, but he left school to lead an armed protest against the exploitation of oil and gas resources in the Niger Delta areas which benefited mainly the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Eastern region

  1 year ago ago
Before Ojukwu, there was Boro, Before Biafra, there was the Niger Delta Republic

JUSTICE

Insecurity: Any Provocation From FG May Trigger Revolution – Ijaw Youths Warns

According to Daily Post, the Ijaw Youth Congress(IYC), which was from the Nine States of the Niger Delta, has issued a warning to the federal government against provoking the people of the region, as it may lead to a recall of the past 12 days revolution to secede Nigeria in 1996, which was declared by Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro, the ijaw hero.

  8 months ago ago
Insecurity: Any Provocation From FG May Trigger Revolution – Ijaw Youths Warns

POLITICS

The exploits of Isaac Adaka Boro who first declared the Republic of the Niger Delta in 1966

Isaac Adaka Boro was one of the early people who began the struggle for the emancipation of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria When stories are recounted about Nigeria and how the General Ojukwu’s declaration of the Republic of Biafra which led to the 18 months civil war, not much is said about the declaration of the first Republic within Nigeria called the Niger Delta Republic. The declaration was made on February 23, 1966 shortly after the January 1966 coup, followed by an intense fight which lasted twel

  1 year ago ago
The exploits of Isaac Adaka Boro who first declared the Republic of the Niger Delta in 1966

POLITICS

Igbo's Marginalization Of Niger Delta; True Story of Adaka Boro Led Niger Delta struggle

Remembering Isaac Adaka Boro who began the fight for the Niger Delta but was condemned by Aguiyi Ironsi Born in Oloibiri in present day Bayelsa state in 1938, Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro, fondly called Boro, was a celebrated Nigerian nationalist, a Nigerian civil war hero and one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria. Having a father who was constantly being transferred from one school to another as headmaster, he followed his education keenly and even entered the University of Nigeria, N

  1 year ago ago
Igbo's Marginalization Of Niger Delta; True Story of Adaka Boro Led Niger Delta struggle

CULTURE

Photos As Ijaw Youths Celebrates Isaac Adaka Boro's Day In Yenagoa, Bayelsa State

The annual celebration of the Ijaw National hero, Late Major Isaac Adaka Boro was a massive success as Ijaw youths from all part of the world stormed the Bayelsa State capital, Yenagoa to be part of this year celebration.The heroic deeds of late Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro and his comrades in February 1966 is revered by Niger Deltans, because they boldly took over the entire Niger Delta for twelve days and declared the Niger Delta Republic before their selfless sacrifice was abruptly truncated by the superior firearms of the federal might.

  8 months ago ago
Photos As Ijaw Youths Celebrates Isaac Adaka Boro's Day In Yenagoa, Bayelsa State

POLITICS

From A Militant To An Army Major: Meet Adaka Boro, The Man Who First Declared Niger Delta Republic

Isaac Adaka Boro was one of the early individuals who started the battle for the emancipation of the Niger Delta area of Nigeria  He challenged the deprivation and exploitation of the region as the assets were being diverted to build other areas of the country. In 1966 he declared the On her Delta republic, however was imprisoned for treason by Aguiyi Ironsi's military regime.  Let's See How It All Began At the point when stories are related about Nigeria and how the General Ojukwu's declaration of the R

  1 year ago ago
From A Militant To An Army Major: Meet Adaka Boro, The Man Who First Declared Niger Delta Republic

POLITICS

Bayelsa Freedom Fighter: Here Are Some Pictures Of Isaac Jasper Boro

One of the greatest freedom fighters in Nigeria is a Niger Delta hero who was born on the 10th day of September 1938, in Oloibiri Bayelsa state, Southern Nigeria, and he was from the Ijaw tribe of the Niger Delta. He was married and blessed with 3 kids. He died on the 9th day of May 1968. Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro, fondly called "Boro", was a Nigerian nationalist, Ijaw, and soldier. He was one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria. people in Niger Delta region commemorated Major Isaac Jasper

  1 year ago ago
Bayelsa Freedom Fighter: Here Are Some Pictures Of Isaac Jasper Boro

POLITICS

See Major Isaac Adaka Boro who first declared the Republic of the Niger Delta in 1966

Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro (September 10, 1938 – May 9, 1968), fondly called "Boro", was a Nigerian nationalist, Ijaw, and soldier. He was one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria. He was many parts and different things to different people - a university students leader, a teacher, policeman and Nigerian army officer.  He was fondly called "Boro", In his autobiography, "The Twelve-Day Revolution", Boro wrote about his early life:"I am reliably informed that I was born at the zero hou

  1 year ago ago
See Major Isaac Adaka Boro who first declared the Republic of the Niger Delta in 1966

POLITICS

Before The Biafran Struggle, There Was Boro. Meet Major Jasper Adaka Boro, The Freedom Fighter.

Freedom fighter, Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro (September 10, 1938 – May 9, 1968) after his arrest, March 7, 1966.  Before Ojukwu, there was Boro. Before Biafra, there was the Niger Delta Republic. Boro was an undergraduate student of Chemistry and student union president at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, but he left school to lead an armed protest against the exploitation of oil and gas resources in the Niger Delta areas which benefited mainly the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Eastern region

  1 year ago ago
Before The Biafran Struggle, There Was Boro. Meet Major Jasper Adaka Boro, The Freedom Fighter.

POLITICS

Ijaw Group says the ijaws are not part of Biafra, And will never be part.

Ijaw youth council (IYC) which is the central body of the ijaw youths prevent IPOB members from holding meeting in yenegoa bayelsa state. The Group stated that , the Ijaw nation is a truthful, peaceful , fearless nation and it's not part of Biafra and will never be part of Biafra as they seek for their own republic" Niger Delta Republic ". The Group further stressed that , we can never be part of Biafra. The ijaws were first marginalized when the ijaws were under the Eastern region (IGBO dominance) , and th

  1 year ago ago
Ijaw Group says the ijaws are not part of Biafra, And will never be part.

POLITICS

Igbo's Marginalization Of Niger Delta; True Story of Adaka Boro Led Niger Delta struggle

Remembering Isaac Adaka Boro who began the fight for the Niger Delta but was condemned by Aguiyi Ironsi Born in Oloibiri in present day Bayelsa state in 1938, Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro, fondly called Boro, was a celebrated Nigerian nationalist, a Nigerian civil war hero and one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria. Having a father who was constantly being transferred from one school to another as headmaster, he followed his education keenly and even entered the University of Nigeria, Nsukka

  1 year ago ago
Igbo's Marginalization Of Niger Delta; True Story of Adaka Boro Led Niger Delta struggle

POLITICS

In History: Meet Major Isaac Adaka Boro, one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria

This is Isaac Adaka Boro from Rivers state, A man who killed over 1.2 million Igbos in defence of one Nigeria during the Biafra Nigeria civil war, the properties belonging to Igbos were taking away by his men and some Rivers state elders...it is unfortunate most Igbos are bad students of history and history might reply it self again because right now I can see thousands and one Isaac Adaka Boro in ijaw land. Let me explain something most Igbos don't remember: Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro, from Kaiama (in present

  1 year ago ago
In History: Meet Major Isaac Adaka Boro, one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria

ENTERTAINMENT

Just In: Tribute to Late Professor John Pepper Clark.

There are those who fought through thick and thin of life and yet blew no trumpet about it while there are some who made little or no impact but demand celebration as if they were Gods. Professor John Pepper Clark is one of the few who made the Ijaw people (Nation) proud nationally and internationally in the field of academics especially in poetic art of literature. His contemporaries will mourn for a long time like Professor Wole Soyinka and others yet alive but late Chinua Achebe, Late Christopher Okigbo,

  1 year ago ago
Just In: Tribute to Late Professor John Pepper Clark.

OTHERS

Biafra Is Not First: See Why Isaac Boro Declared First Secession In 1966

Nigeria's Premier Secession Attempt On February 23,1996, Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro, a former police officer and former president of the students' union of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, as "Leader of the Liberation Government" and "General Officer Commanding the Niger Delta Volunteer Service" declared part of the Niger Delta Region, "The Niger Delta Peoples Republic" as a means to free the region from the oppression, underdevelopment and neglect it had suffered. Thus began the Niger Delta revolt. Isaac Jasper

  1 year ago ago
Biafra Is Not First: See Why Isaac Boro Declared First Secession In 1966

OTHERS

Bayelsa State: Adaka Boro's Second in Command is Dead

Capt Samuel Owonaro, a partner to Late Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro is dead. He died in his home Town (Kaiama) on the early hours of Tuesday 16th June, 2020 Owonaru was a Chief of Staff of the Niger Delta Volunteer Force in 1966. He was arrested and tried by the Nigerian government and sentenced to death. He was in prison awaiting execution for a few months until a counter coup brought General Yakubu Gowon (Rtd.) to power and released him from jail. Between 1967-1970 Samuel Owonaru was a Captain in the Nig

  1 year ago ago
Bayelsa State: Adaka Boro's Second in Command is Dead

MILITARY

Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro: The first pioneer of Minority Rights Activism in Nigeria.

Every Ijaw man and woman when reciting the part of Nigeria National Anthem that says " the labours of our heroes past, shall never be in vain" always have one name at heart, Isaac Boro. This is because he was one of the few men in Ijaw land who fought for the welfare of his people. Major Isaac Boro fondly called Boro was born on September 10,1938 in Oloibiri, present day Bayelsa state. His father was a headmaster of the only mission school in his hometown. During his primary and secondary school days, he mo

  1 year ago ago
Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro: The first pioneer of Minority Rights Activism in Nigeria.