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Nigerian Civil War

Charles U. Uwanaka

Nigerian Civil War

causes, events (1953-1967).

by Charles U. Uwanaka

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Historical and political backgrond. ch. 6 the nigerian Civil War and the national question/ O. Ikime. ch. 7 The histography of the Nigerian Civil War /O. Osadolor. ch. 8 What caused the Nigerian Civil War / F. Onyeoziri. ch. 9 The Nigerian Civil War: a lesson in breakdown. During the Nigerian Civil War, the economy ground to a standstill. “Like other developing nations in Africa, Nigeria tried to modernize its economy. The civil war disrupted that effort” (Beers, ). Since most of Nigeria’s oil supply was located in the warring Republic of Biafra, the Nigerian economy suffered Size: 65KB.

The nigerian revolution and the biafran war pdf, 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. PDF | The paper seeks to cast the Nigerian civil war of to within the mould of a revolution. In achieving this aim, the paper necessarily explores the/ 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 .

  Nigerian Civil War: 50 years after My Biafran war story. On Janu She was a strict disciplinarian and one can write a book on her various canes and styles of applying them. Domestic work.   Between and , Nigeria was the theatre of a cruent and bloody civil war that is commonly known as Biafra War. The conflict originated from internal crisis such as tribalism and political failures of the civil government after the indipendence, as well from external influences by the ex colonial powers.


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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.

I have read the F. Forsythe book and other material on the subject of the Nigerian Civil War. I recommend those earlier works primarily on historical merit. However in my opinion, Surviving In Biafra is the most heart-felt story telling perhaps because the innocence depicted heightens the senselessness of the nearly 2 million lives lost/5(13).

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.

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 /5.

The International Politics of the Nigerian Civil War, (Princeton Legacy Library) by John J. Stremlau | Mar 8, out of 5 stars 1. There are numerous books on the Nigerian civil war which fall into three categories: 1) Those written by the protagonists. Usually the most detailed but also the most biased.

2) Those written by professional writers. 3) Post civil war literature by civilians. Books. Philip Efiong (also spelled Effiong, 18 November – 6 November ) was the first Vice President and the second President of the now defunct Republic of Biafra during the Nigerian Civil War of to Born: 18 NovemberIbiono Ibom, Colony.

The Nigerian Civil War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The Nigerian Civil War by John de St Jorre Nigerians – of all ethnicities – rarely talk about the civil war of the late s, but it is a suppressed : Barnaby Phillips.

A future article will be devoted to the immense and varied civil war fiction. ‘The Biafran Story’ by Frederick Forsyth: First published in by Hutchinson, a leading publishing outfit in Britain, the book was the outcome of Forsyth’s years as a journalist covering the war in Biafra.

The International Politics of the Nigerian Civil War, Book Description: Biafra's declaration of independence onprecipitated a civil war with important implications for the territorial integrity of all newly independent African states.

Civil war breaks out in Nigeria Five weeks after its secession from Nigeria, the breakaway Republic of Biafra is attacked by Nigerian government forces. InNigeria gained independence from. The Nigerian Civil War ended on Januwith the surrender of Biafran leadership.

The Colonial Roots of War. If the coup of Janu was the immediate cause of the civil war, its historical roots are traceable to British colonial rule. 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 : $ The Nigerian Civil War which broke out on 6 July and lasted until Januwas the culmination of an uneasy peace and instability that had plagued the Nation from independence in It was a result of a long period of alleged political, economic, ethnic, cultural and religious deprivations, which had its genesis in the Author: Iheoma Hendy.

Chinua Achebe, in full Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, (born NovemOgidi, Nigeria—died MaBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.), Nigerian novelist acclaimed for his unsentimental depictions of the social and psychological disorientation accompanying the imposition of Western customs and values upon traditional African particular Written:   In his article about the coverage of the Nigerian Civil War in the international press, Adepitan Bamisaiye highlights one example of this distortion.

When the first atrocity stories were filed, Igbo sources were claiming t civilians had been killed at that time. This referred to the civil war in Nigeria that ended 50 years ago this month. It stemmed from the decision of the people of the eastern region.

The Nigerian civil war is commonly referred to as the Biafran War. It was fought between 6 th of July, to 15 th of January, Purpose of the war was to quell the secession of Biafra from the original Nigeria. Nigerian Civil War-- Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Nigeria, JanuZ [PDF version ].

The Department provided its justification for the sale of eight CG aircraft to Joint Church Aid U.S.A., Inc. (JCA) and ICRC and included a statement that U.S.

Government policy remained "one Nigeria" with relief supplied to both sides in the. With the death of C. Odumegwu Ojukwu, the leader of the breakaway Biafra Republic, I decided to talk about another chapter of the ‘françafrique’ book, i.e.

the Biafran war. At first everybody thought that it was just a Nigerian war, but it is more than that. It is also a war about France’s position in Nigeria, and their support of the Biafra military, as well as their.

The volume edited by Joseph Okpaku is a useful supplement to St. Jorre's book in that it provides deeper historical and sociological background for an understanding of .Chudi Offodile, a lawyer and two-term member of the House of Representatives, observed this in a new book, while making a retrospective scrutiny of the.

Nigerian law even bans political parties if the officers of the civil war continue to rule the country. Barely a year goes by without an Igbo author publishing a book about the war.