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Today in History: John Lennon returns his MBE medal to the Queen for UK’s support of Nigeria-Biafra Civil War

According to findings by Igbo History & Facts, Nov. 25, 1969 was the John Lennon of The Beatles Band returned his MBE medal to Queen Elizabeth II in protest against UK’s support in the Nigeria-Biafra Civil War.

According to John Lennon;

“I’m returning this MBE in protest against UK’s support in the Nigeria-Biafra thing”.

The Civil War which started in 1967 lasted for three 3 years which saw about 3 million death.

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