Biafrans still dream of independence from Nigeria
21 December 2012 Last updated at 11:08 GMT
It is more than four decades since the end of the civil war in Nigeria which saw the army fighting to stop the east of the country, known as Biafra, from breaking away.
The war left more than a million people dead.
But even today there are still many in the east who would like their part of the country to secede.
Will Ross reports.