Found this @nytimes article from January 1971, a year after the war ended. Does anyone know what the highlighted bit means?
Full article here, from the Archives: https://www.nytimes.com/1971/01/17/archives/in-former-biafra-the-scars-of-war-fade-a-year-after-biafras-defeat.html
In Former Biafra, the Scars of War Fade
Former Biafran Region continues rapid recovery from effects of civil war as factories and native mkts reopen, easing scarcity of jobs; few cases of malnutrition remain; presence of Nigerian troops...https://www.nytimes.com/1971/01/17/archives/in-former-biafra-the-scars-of-war-fade-a-year-after-biafras-defeat.html
Worth reading, sheds some light on what transpired. Had never heard of this case until now | CHIEF J.J. ENWEZOR V. CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (SC. 167/74)  10 (19 MARCH 1976): https://nigerialii.org/ng/judgment/supreme-court/1976/10-7
Learning a lot I didn’t know. So it turns out that, when Ojukwu declared Biafra, he seized Central Bank branches in the territory and took over all the Nigerian Pounds in them. In response, FGN changed currency in Jan 1968. A week later (Jan 29, 1968), the Biafran Pound was born.