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The Nigerian-biafran Bureaucrat

An Account of Life in Biafra And Within Nigeria

by Godwin Alaoma Onyegbula

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Published by Spectrum Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Biography: historical,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Nigeria,
  • Africa - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9191590M
    ISBN 109780295488
    ISBN 109789780295486

    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 Author: Iheoma Hendy.   Book review: The Nigeria-Biafra War: Genocide and the Politics of Memory Chima J Korieh (ed.); Remembering Biafra: Narrative, History, and Memory of the Nigeria-Biafra War. EC Ejiogu. Journal of Asian and African Studies 3, Download : EC Ejiogu.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: map ; 25 cm: Contents: Scholary trends, issues, and themes --Background to the Nigerian Civil War --Connecting theory with reality --The Ahiara Declaration and the fate of Biafra in a postcolonial/bipolar world order --The Ahiara Declaration: polemics and politics --Beyond the blame game --Confronting the. Biafra at The war that changed Nigeria Jump to media player It's 50 years since the start of the Biafran war, one of Africa's bloodiest post-independence conflicts. What was the Nigerian.

    —Ambassador G. A. Onyegbula, The Nigerian-Biafran Bureaucrat, Ibadan: Spectrum Books Page "I have the privilege and honor to serve under distinguished and gallant senior officers of different backgrounds in my service to the Nigerian army. God almighty has blessed me with children whose mother is half Igbo and half Yoruba.’’. 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: The geographical southeastern Nigeria.


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: The Nigerian-biafran Bureaucrat: An Account of Life in Biafra And Within Nigeria (): Onyegbula, Godwin Alaoma: Books. Godwin Alaoma Onyegbula was formerly General Ojukwu’s top civilian aide and confidant, and Biafra’s chief ambassador. In this account, he conveys his intimate knowledge on questions such as the Biafran resistance and whether Ojukwu was involved in the coup of 15 January He further considers the merits of the French/Portuguese/South African axis to the Biafran diplomacy and war.

Now it dominates the 16th installment in Helion's splendid "[email protected]" series: Biafra. Subtitled "The Nigerian Civil War ", the compact, page study competently chronicles the conflict. Contents commence with a practical précis of Nigerian colonial history – in which ethnicity, religion and oil naturally play key, continuing roles/5(8).

Memoirs of the Nigerian-Biafran bureaucrat. Ibadan: Spectrum Books in association with Safari Books (Export), (OCoLC) Online version: Onyegbula, Godwin Alaoma, Memoirs of the Nigerian-Biafran bureaucrat.

Ibadan: Spectrum Books in association with Safari Books (Export), (OCoLC) Named Person. 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.

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/5.

Books Written About Nigerian Civil War Aloko Adewale Peter am 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.

Memoirs of the Nigerian-Biafran bureaucrat: an account of life in Biafra within Nigeria / Godwin Alaoma Onyegbula. - Ibadan [etc.]: Spectrum Books, War games / Dulue Mbachu. - Lagos: The New Gong Publishers, I saw Biafra / Ndubueze Charles Akuneme. - Lagos: Book Company, - (War series) Years of the locusts / David.

THE NIGERIAN-BIAFRAN BUREAUCRAT: An Account of Life in Biafra and within Nigeria By Onyegbula, Godwin A Godwin Alaoma Onyegbula was formerly General Ojukwu’s top civilian aide and confidant, and Biafra’s chief ambassador.

The Memoirs of the Nigerian-Biafran Bureaucrat: An Account of Life in Biafra and Within Nigeria (Ibadan, ).Cited by: 1. Nigerian-Biafran bureaucrat: memoirs of Ambassador Godwin A. Onyegbula ISBN The Nigerian-Biafran War 1 Comment May 30 marks the 50th birthday of the declaration of independence of the republic of Biafra, leading up to a month civil war between federal Nigerian troops and the (Igbo) secessionists.

The top 10 books about Nigeria I hope my book, Another Man's War, will shatter some of the prejudices around Nigeria, and make readers think about Britain's imperial legacy in a new : Barnaby Phillips. From the book "the Nigerian-Biafran Bureaucrat, Memoirs of Ambassador Godwin A. Onyegbula", with the forward written by Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu.

This is exactly how the Nigeria civil war, Biafran war started — The Untold Story The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War and the Nigerian-Biafran War (6 July – 15 January ), was a war fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra.

'Nigeria is haunted by Biafran war' In the book Achebe, a few weeks before his 82nd birthday, finally sets out to tell the story of his Biafra. The format he adopts is novel – involving a. cation of the late Achebe’s last book.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a yellow sun, a novel about the travails of a Biafran family during the war, won a major literary prize in and is now the subject of a British-Nigerian co-produced motion picture The recent excision of the southern Sudan from.

The Nigerian Civil War, commonly known as the Biafran War (6 July – 15 January ), was a war fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra. Towards the end of the war, trials were held in the shells of bombed-out buildings or in the shade of trees, and proceedings were recorded by hand, often in repurposed children's exercise books.

21 It is affecting to read these accounts of lives destroyed by warfare that are recorded on pieces of scrap paper – or on the back of a love letter Cited by: 1. Read all the latest news, breaking stories, top headlines, opinion, pictures and videos about Biafra from Nigeria and the world on.

SOAS Library Catalogue: SOAS, University of London - search for books and journals held in the UK National Research Library for Africa, Asia and the Middle East Description: The Biafran humanitarian crisis,   The problem of armed crime in late twentieth-century Nigeria was closely connected to the events of the Nigerian Civil War (–).

Legal records from the secessionist Republic of Biafra reveal how violent crime emerged as part of the military confrontation between Biafra and : Samuel Fury Childs Daly. A video series chronicling the Nigerian civil war between Nigeria and the breakaway republic of Biafra.

Very emotional scenes of boy soldiers, suffering, children dying from starvation. Also.