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Biafra - Nigeria war

Godfrey Chukwugozie Okeke

Biafra - Nigeria war

a human tragedy

by Godfrey Chukwugozie Okeke

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Published by The Author in [London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-1975.,
    • Nigeria, Eastern -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby Godfrey C. Okeke.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.9.E3 O36
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p.
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5455842M
      LC Control Number73158105

      The Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran war which started on the 6 th of July and ended on 15th of January , was a war fought by Nigeria against Biafra to counter the secession of Biafra from the Republic of Nigeria. The Igbos felt they could no longer relate smoothly with the northern dominated federal government and saw secession as the only way to survive or avoid extinction. the nigeria biafra war Download the nigeria biafra war or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the nigeria biafra war book now. This site is like a library, Use .

        The biafra war or the Nigerian civil war from to will not be forgotten by many Nigerians and Africans at large. Who were the real losers and who ar. Flat payment of 20 pounds to all Igbos for their Biafran and pre-war Nigerian money deposited in Nigerian Banks, regardless of amount. (June 5) Nigeria to Dismiss Pro-Biafran Employees. (August 15) Nigeria Reconciles with Biafra’s Friends. (September 1) Nigeria reconciles with Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Gabon and Zambia. (September 2).

        Yet, apart from an interview with Transition magazine in and a book of Biafran poems, Nigeria's most eminent novelist has kept a literary silence about the civil war in . In , Nigeria was plunged into a brutal civil war with secessionist Biafra. The war, which lasted for 30 months and led to the death of over one million ethnic Igbo, has been described as the first genocide in post-colonial :


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Biafra - Nigeria war by Godfrey Chukwugozie Okeke Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Nigerian–Biafran War, 6 July – 15 Januarywas a political conflict caused by the attempted secession of the southeastern provinces of Nigeria as the self-proclaimed Republic of conflict was the result of economic, ethnic, cultural and religious tensions among the various peoples of Nigeria.

Book Description. This volume is the first, comprehensive and balanced historical account of the momentous Nigeria-Biafra war. It offers a multi-perspectival treatment of the conflict that explores issues such as local experiences of victims, the massive relief campaigns by humanitarian NGOs and international organizations like the Red Cross, the actions of foreign powers with interests in the.

The Nigerian Civil War (also known as the Biafran War and the Nigerian-Biafran War) was a civil war in Nigeria fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra from 6 July to 15 January Biafra represented nationalist aspirations of the Igbo people, whose leadership felt they could no longer coexist with the Northern-dominated federal on: Nigeria.

Destination Biafra (), by Buchi Emecheta. Buchi Emecheta’s novel, one of the few 20th century Biafra-set books by women, adds a fresh feminist perspective. It centres on Debbie Biafra - Nigeria war book, the Oxford-educated daughter of a corrupt Nigerian government minister, who joins the war on the side of Biafra, defying her parents’ wishes.

Destination Biafra shows a conflict affecting all. The Nigerian Civil War, popularly known as the Nigeria-Biafra War which lasted from 6th July – 15th January almost destroyed the unity of Nigeria. The Civil War was fought to reintegrate and reunify the country.

It was a result of the Nigerian government’s efforts to counter the struggle by Igbo people of the Eastern Region to. The former military administrator said that Nigeria has not learnt any lesson from the Nigeria-Biafra civil war. He also advised that the issue of Biafra be relaxed for the sake of peace and.

The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Nigerian–Biafran War, 6 July – 15 Januarywas a political conflict caused by the attempted secession of the southeastern provinces of Nigeria as the self-proclaimed Republic of Biafra.

The conflict was the result of economic, ethnic, cultural and religious tensions among the various. But there is one truly disgusting policy practised by our officialdom during the lifetime of anyone o and one word will suffice: Biafra. This referred to the civil war in Nigeria that ended.

The Nigerian / Biafran War, (6 July – 15 January ), was a war fought to counter the secession of Biafra from represented nationalist aspirations of the Igbo people, whose leadership felt they could no longer coexist with the Northern-dominated federal government.

The war that followed shocked the conscience of the world, and revealed for the first time the true depth of incompatibility of the four partners in the Nigerian federation.

This book traces the early history of Nigeria from inception to civil war, and the complex events that defined the conflict in Biafra, revealing how and why this awful.

T he Nigerian Civil War (also known as the Biafran War), from towas a complex conflict that still has a tight hold on politics and society in Nigeria today. It is a topic that has been written about extensively; and one that has served as inspiration in the world of literature, music, theatre and film.

In this book the author reveals what it was like for himself and his family to be caught up in Biafra's war of independence. Now largely forgotten, the war rapidly collapsed into an enormous tragedy as a Nigerian blockade cut Biafra off from the outside world /5(12).

Biafra: The Nigerian Civil War ([email protected] Book 16) - Kindle edition by Baxter, Peter. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Biafra: The Nigerian Civil War ([email protected] Book 16)/5(12). The Civil War was fought to reintegrate and reunify the country. It was a result of the Nigerian government’s efforts to counter the struggle by Igbo people of the Eastern Region to break away from Nigeria under the new name – The Republic of Biafra led by a military officer and politician, late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu.

The Nigeria-Biafra War () My Memoirs by Patrick A. Anwunah Foreword by Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu Spectrum Books Limited, pp. $ COMMENTS: "As the Biafran Army Commander and therefore, an active participant in the Nigeria-Biafra War, I have written my own account of the war to cover details of tactics and general.

The Nigeria-Biafra War 5 personally affected by the conflict’s consequences. If anything, memo-ries of the war have recently gained in relevance in Nigerian politics, as underlined by the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), a Southeastern Nigerian secessionist movement founded in   With the second highest death-toll of all African conflicts, the Nigerian Civil war (also known as the Biafran war) is perhaps the single most significant event in Nigerian history.

The books peels back the propaganda and traces the origins, prosecution and surprisingly humane conclusion of Black Afric There was so much unhealthy propaganda that surrounded the war while it was being fought, a lot of which unfortunately reverberates and maintains the specter of division that is still present in Nigeria today/5.

Last Train to Biafra is yet another memoir on the Nigeria-Biafran war. The book however is exceptional in the sense that it ranks among the finest memoirs to be written on the Nigerian-Biafran fratricidal conflict, a must-read for every human being on earth.

Biafra By Uchechi Nwakanma. Saturday May 30 marks half a century in remembrance of the Biafran / Nigerian Civil War which took millions of lives between July 6, – Janu. It is been 50 years since the end of the Biafra war in which millions of people died in Nigeria.

Survivors share their accounts of wartime horrors.When I heard there was a renewed agitation for Biafra and all the negative things that were being said about the Igbo people, I used the book to remind the world of Igbo experience during the war.The secession was declared due to economic, ethnic, cultural and religious tensions among the various people of Nigeria, brought on by many complex causes during the Nigerian Civil War that later became known as the Nigerian-Biafra War.

DuringNigeria gained .