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I saw Biafra

by Ndubueze C. Akuneme

  • 249 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Book Co. in Lagos, Nigeria .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNdubueze C. Akuneme.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesTBC war series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.A394 I13 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 110 p. ;
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3462939M
      ISBN 109783677837
      LC Control Number2005423384
      OCLC/WorldCa56971400

        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 : $   Time Life Books put out a 23 book series called The Epic of Flight sometime in the late 70’s. If you can get hold of the volume entitled “Soldiers of Fortune” there is a great chapter on the Biafra Airlift. A Life magazine team was allowed to fly aboard a .

        It was the start of my struggle to engage with the word “Biafra.” Biafra is a very dirty word Prior to meeting Ify and a number of friends whose experience in Nigeria substantially broadened my worldview, my only knowledge of the Biafran war was a book called ‘Sozaboy’ by Ken Saro-Wiwa, which I found in the family library.   A book well worth searching out which covers MiG ops in Biafra plus a whole load more of misc. old-prop flying around Africa in the 70s and 80s is "The Cross-Eyed Spitting Cobra" by Noel Vonhoff. I have located a source for this book "in order to .

      According to Mbu, only Mbadiwe’s comic antics saved him. Fredrick Forsyth’s book ‘The Biafra Story’ stated that Mbadiwe hid in the State House area which the plotters did not search because its official occupant, President Nnamdi Azikiwe, was overseas. Mbu’s account of the coup in the east contradicts that of the ‘Igbo plot.   The Central Bank of Biafra was pillaged and looted, you know and, and so on. So the Biafran currency was worthless. So federal government gave each Biafran, everybody- everybody 20 pounds to start with. 20 pounds then was a lot of money for market woman, for a family you know where the level of wages was about say 2 pounds a month or something like that.


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I saw Biafra by Ndubueze C. Akuneme Download PDF EPUB FB2

I Saw Biafra Paperback – January 1, by Charles Ndubueze Akuneme (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Paperback. The Paperback of the I Saw Biafra by Charles Ndubueze Akuneme at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Books Pages: I Saw Biafra Charles Ndubueze AkunemeA factional account of the post-independence Nigerian civil war.

The novel is written from the dual perspective of an adult, a Biafran, relating his experiences, as he understood them as a child. This is an important literary contribution to the collective memory of the war.

African Books Collective, Oxford. Genre/Form: Fiction History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Akuneme, Ndubueze C.

(Ndubueze Charles), I saw Biafra. Lagos, Nigeria: Book Co., Biafra Is Getting Serious. See What I Saw Today (pics) - Politics - Nairaland.

It's a very interesting book, very edifying. After reading it, barely a year ago, I couldn't resist sending copies to a couple of friends who also enjoy reading as much. I don't doubt you. Cos while the man was reading it. Home» News» Biafra: Decision, a product of 12 Igbo leaders, Mbu reveals in his book Biafra: Decision, a product of 12 Igbo leaders, Mbu reveals in his book.

Arguably Biafra never really stood a chance to militarily win. It survived 2,5 years * As it is most often the case in african conflicts, ethnic and religious problems are at the root of this war which saw the short-lived existence of the Biafra Republic.4/5.

In short, while this book serves as a good primer on the Biafra war and covers a wide variety of topics from a wide variety of topics, it is repetitive, poorly-edited, and fails to provide an overarching narrative to the conflict.

Reading from a man that saw both sides of the combatants of war and first hand detailed account of some of the /5(7). While in Biafra, I saw a play which expressed the spiritual condition of the Biafrans at the end.

It was set in ancient times, in the home of a medicine man. said how much I'd liked the one book of his I had read, which was Listening with the Third Ear. He was a gentle Jew, who got out of Austria while the getting was good. 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). I Saw Biafra. Lagos: The Book Company. Google Scholar. Arua, Oko Omaka.

“The Forgotten Victims: Ethnic Minorities in the Nigeria-Biafra War –” Journal of Retracing Africa 1 (1): 2– Google Scholar. Ayandele, Emmanuel Ayankanmi. Author: Françoise Ugochukwu. However, despite the fact that secession had been thick in the air in Eastern Nigeria since the massive pogroms that saw the end of thousands of Igbo lives, Madiebo was uncertain the 30 th of May,was “the earliest practicable date” for Biafra’s : Olisa Eloka.

Biafra 'Air Trans Africa' An excerpt from the autobiography under the same title, by Jim Townsend. Edited by Peter Petter-Bowyer for Continuity.

It is a short account of some of my experiences from January 17th to September 17th giving. Songs on the battlefield – Biafra’s powerfu l weapon, in Godfr ey E.K. Ofomata & P.

Chudi Uwazurik e (eds), A Survey of the Igbo Nation vol.2, Part III Ch, New York, Triatlantic Books pp.

Author: Francoise Ugochukwu. It’s true that thousands and millios have lost ther lives over the agitation of Biafra movement, God has given me some revelations about Biafra that are not favorable.

First, in a brief revelation during persoanl prayers in Octo around 10 and 11pm, I saw : Priestly Bride. Biafra’s Genocide - What I Saw. K likes. There are two sides of Nigeria’s Civil War: alliance to stop Biafran statehood, and unaccountable colossal slaughter of ers: K.

Nigeria and Biafra: My Story, by Obong (Gen) Philip Efiong is one of the most awaited books about the Nigeria and Biafra conflict not only because.

The story of Biafra will not be complete without the accounts of United States Peace Corps Volunteers in Peace Corps Program was created in by the United States government to provide. Achebe Chinua: Christmas in Biafra and Other Poems Achebe Chinua: Girls At War and Other Stories Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi: Half of a Yellow Sun Adimora-Ezeigbo, Akachi: Roses and Bullets Aladeyelu, Seun Adetayo: If Our Paths Cross Akuneme, Charles Ndubueze: I Saw Biafra Amadi, Elechi: Estrangement Amadi, Elechi: Sunset in Biafra.

The Nigeria-Biafra civil war was a complex interplay of political, economic, ethnic, religious and diplomatic conflict. The ethno-religious aspects of the conflict cannot be overlooked.

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. On the occasion of this anniversary, the Library, Documentation and Information Department at the African Studies Centre in Leiden (ASCL) has compiled a web dossier on the Nigerian Civil War (Biafrans worldwide.

3, likes 15 talking about this. In Defence Of Freedom and The Right Of Indigenous People Of Biafra World WideFollowers: K.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.