2 edition of other side of Nigeria"s civil war. found in the catalog.
other side of Nigeria"s civil war.
Africa Research Group.
in [Cambridge, Mass
Written in English
|LC Classifications||DT515.9.E3 A58|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||29|
|LC Control Number||73156953|
Nigerian Troops firing artillery gun in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, during the Nigerian Civil War. Col Benjamin Adekunle is seen here with left hand on the artillery gun. During the colonial period, the British ruled the large and populous territory of Nigeria as three separate regions. Although Nigeria has a vast number of ethnicities, each region. On July 6, , civil war broke out in Nigeria between the country's military and the forces of Biafra, an independent republic proclaimed by ex-Nigerian military officer Odumegwu Ojukwu on May.
The book is one of the early pacesetters for civil war non-fiction by non-principal actors in the crisis. The s and s have also witnessed continued publications on the civil war by surviving eyewitnesses and their descendants and supporters who have access to inside information. E.g. The Nigerian Civil War, (also known as the Biafran War) has been described as a ‘forgotten war’. Yet it led to the birth of the NGO Doctors without Borders / Médecins sans frontières and equipped journalists with the intercultural skills they later used in their coverage of other African conflicts. The Biafran conflict equally ended up strengthening the special relationship.
THE IMPACT OF THE NIGERIA CIVIL WAR IN THE LIVES OF TEENAGERS AND CHILDREN. Introduction. War as defined by Webster’s Dictionary “is a state of open and declared, hostile armed conflict between states or nations, or a period of such conflict” This captures a particularly political – rationalistic account of war and warfare, i.e. that war needs to be explicitly declared and to . Background to civil war. For those in Britain old enough to remember the war in Nigeria in the late s, ‘Biafra’ probably still conjures up images of starving children – the result of the blockade imposed by the Nigerian government in Lagos to defeat the secession of the eastern region, Biafra.
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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.
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.
Other side of Nigeria's civil war. [Cambridge, Mass., ] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Africa Research Group. OCLC Number: Description: 29 pages illustrations 28 cm. 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. Civil war breaks out in Nigeria Five weeks after its secession from Nigeria, the breakaway Republic of Biafra is attacked by Nigerian other side of Nigerias civil war.
book forces. InNigeria. Western powers were also involved in the war, with Britain and the then Soviet Union backing Nigeria, while France and a few other countries supported Biafra. The Biafra Civil War And Its End.
At the orders of the Federal Military Government, the Nigerian federal troops marched in two divisions into Biafra on the 6th of July, In this book, Dr. Luke Nnaemeka Aneke, presents the Nigerian civil war in a different and unique form - an amalgam of eyewitness accounts from journalists, relief workers, mercenaries, arms dealers, pilots and others, as recorded by independent news sources not controlled by Nigerian or Biafran authorities.
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 trauma.
One other negative effect of the Civil War, which could not have been immediately quantified, was the way it destroyed the image of the country in the eyes of the international community.
There were hundreds of thousands of civilians that died through starvation and there were a lot of human rights violations, both on the side of the government.
A NEW debate has broken out as to whether the Boko Haram insurgency has assumed the status of a civil war. Way back in Aprilthe Emir of. Nigeria’s Civil War and the Orgins of American Humanitarian Interventions Dr.
McNeil specializes in the United States and the World and is currently revising his book manuscript which meant forget what the Nigerian government says, just go support relief no matter what. And the other side says, no, we need to stick to the traditional.
Nigeria’s civil war 50th anniversary, a reflection Fifty years after the end of the Nigerian Civil War, principal actors, historians and other players in the political space yesterday warned.
During the civil war, children and teenagers contributed to national discussions about the war and other important issues like places where the federal troops are operating and the experiences they had in the home front, participation and what it meant to grow up in the midst of a violent national conflict.
The Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran war which started on the 6 th of July and ended on 15th of Januarywas 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.
It's 50 years since the start of the Biafran war, one of Africa's bloodiest post-independence conflicts. What was the Nigerian conflict about and why does it.
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 theory of revolution and at the same time.
The tension set in motion by political activists in Nigeria eventually culminated in the outbreak of the civil war on August 6, The election crisis had already infused bad blood in the various ethnic groups such as among the igbos, the Hausas and the Yorubas who nurse some hatred against one another even to the extermination of members.
On May 30ththe Eastern Region of Nigeria seceded from the country. The declaration of the independent Republic of Biafra, announced by the then Governor of Nigeria’s Eastern Region Lieutenant Colonel Chukwuemeka “Emeka” Odumegwu Ojukwu, was in response to the genocide in other parts of Nigeria, primarily the North, of people from the Eastern Region.
the causes of the nigeria civil war The first year of Nigeria independence were characterizing by severe conflict within and between regions. The three major parties were the: National Congress of Nigeria and Cameroun (NCNC) Northern Progressive Party (NPC) and Action group (AG) of the west were ethnically structure and regional based.
The Other Side: A Novel of the Civil War [McColley, Kevin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Other Side: A Novel of the Civil War. The Nigerian Civil War, popularly known as the Nigeria-Biafra war, lasted from 6th July, – 15th January It was a war fought to counter the secession of Biafra, an area dominated by.c) Examine the impact of the civil war on Nigeria domestic policies in regional diplomacy; d) Discuss the challenges which the civil war placed on Nigerian leaders in choosing key allies after the war ; and e) Analyze the role which the civil war played in the creation of ECOWAS and subsequently, Nigeria.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 Civil War, almost half a century.