1967 in Nigeria
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- 6 July - 14 July - Battle of Nsukka, the first military conflict during the Nigerian Civil War.
- 19 September - Republic of Benin established
- 20 September - Republic of Benin disestablished
- 7 October - Asaba massacre took place when federal troops of Nigeria entered Asaba, rounded up as many as 500 Igbo men of Asaba and shot them.
- 17 October - Start of Operation Tiger Claw
- 27 April - Iyabo Obasanjo-Bello, politician
- 8 September - Yvonne Losos de Muñiz, dressage rider
- 16 October - Ike Shorunmu, footballer
- date unknown - Helon Habila, novelist and poet
- September - Christopher Okigbo, poet, 37, killed during Nigerian Civil War
- Le Monde, 5 April 1968
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