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Awo on the Nigerian Civil War

Obafemi Awolowo

Awo on the Nigerian Civil War

by Obafemi Awolowo

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Published by J. West Publications in Ikeja, Nigeria .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      StatementỌbafẹmi Awolọwọ.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.836 .A96 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 140 p. ;
      Number of Pages140
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3228068M
      ISBN 109781630140
      LC Control Number83139737

      The Brothers' War book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Brothers' War book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Nigerian Civil war marks the darkest hour of modern Nigeria's turbulent history and this author tells the story as a firsthand observer of all sides to the tragedy /5. Books that tell the story of the Nigerian civil war J henry 8, views 5 Comments On July 6 , the guns of the Nigerian army opened up in Garkem near Ogoja in present-day Cross Rivers State in the secessionist enclave of Biafra.

      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.   The introduction of the National Sports Festival in played a major role in cushioning the effect of the Nigerian Civil War, which had dealt a devastating blow to what had existed as Nigerian.

      ACHEBE's guided missile on Awo: Awolowo's Account of the Biafran War His recent controversial book on the Nigerian Civil War may be selling like cakes, but the literary icon, Chinua Achebe knows his story of the war, especially the role played by late Obafemi Awolowo, was fraught with deliberate lies and distorted accounts. AWO on the Civil War (N) Path to Nigerian Greatness (N) Voice of Reason (N) Voice of Courage (N) Voice of Wisdom (N) My March Through Prison (N) Travails of Democracy (N) A Comprehensive bibliography (N).


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a staunch proponent of. Chief Obafemi Jeremiah Oyeniyi Awolowo, GCFR (Yoruba: Ọbáfẹ́mi Awólọ́wọ̀; 6 March – 9 May ), was a Nigerian nationalist and statesman who played a key role in Nigeria's independence movement, the First and Second Republics and the Civil son of a Yoruba farmer, he was one of the truly self-made men among his contemporaries in mater: University of London.

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