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Biafra

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu

Biafra

selected speeches and random thoughts of C. Odumegwu Ojukwu

by Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu

  • 306 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria, Eastern,
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria, Eastern -- History.,
    • Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwith diaries of events.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.9.E3 O34
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 387, 226 p.
      Number of Pages387
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4573182M
      LC Control Number77094675

      This book is not a detached account; it seeks to explain what Biafra is, why its people decided to separate themselves from Nigeria, how they have reacted to what has been inflicted on them. I may be accused of presenting the Biafran case; this would not be without justification. It is the Biafra story, and it is told from the Biafran standpoint.4/5(32). Uzochukwu Timothy Israel is the author of an online publication by Biafra Telegraph that went viral across the globe Titled, “Biafra Freedom The Only Way Forward” presented in February in Amsterdam Netherland. He is prolific in writing short Articles that always hit the point once glanced at, which accord him the online name Uzor Articles.

      On Octo , it was reported that Mr Kanu had been granted bail after a secret arraignment at Magistrate Court,Wuse However, the bail seemed "controversial" and there were claims the DSS announced the bail only "to calm the angry people of Biafra". In The Biafra Story, his first book, the Author took a strongly Biafran stance, revealing the depth of the British Government's active involvement which many would have far preferred to remain secret. Genocide is not a pretty word but there is no other way to describe General Gowon's treatment of the Biafran people, facilitated by a ready 5/5(2).

        The following art is for a new research project, titled: The War in Biafra. (Temporarily on hold until several other book projects are completed) If you were a participant in the war, or were a witness in any way or form to the conflict, or happened to be in Nigeria during the critical years from , worked for the Red Cross, the PR outfits or the churches, or even protested the conflict Author: Akhil Kadidal. A retired general of the Biafran Army presents a post-mortem account of the events of the Nigerian civil war, He attempts to explain dispassionately why army officers toppled the civil government in the cause of stability, and the considerable civilian support they received; and the ensuing riots and counter-coup, in the name of reunification, which led to a civil war claiming some Reviews: 1.


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