In the process it shows the transformation of Igboland since after the Nigeria-Biafra war into a society embracing widely divergent religious philosophies.
27) This notwithstanding, Enohia was unmistakably the Igbo community with the highest concentration of Igbo converts to Islam on the eve of the Nigeria-Biafra war.
Some of the gains Islam made in Igboland before the outbreak of the Nigeria-Biafra war in 1967 with respect to gaining converts were reversed through the anti-Islam policies of the Biafran government.
But unfortunately, its partial success led to the last three significant developments that took place during this period: The counter coup of July 1966 by junior officers from the North, and the Nigeria-Biafra war.
The Igbo began an open resistance that led to the Nigeria-Biafra war.
3) "A Reply to Senator Caso's Enquiry Concerning the Situation in the Nigeria-Biafra War by the US Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations, William B.
8) See Tony Byrne, Airlift to Biafra: Breaching the Blockade (Dublin, 1997); and Joseph Thompson, American Policy and African Famine: The Nigeria-Biafra War.