Nnamdi Ebo | NewsBlog

In my NewsBlog Nnamdi Ebo, I provide perspectives on news, events and analysis of unique stories, and I also offer original content, articles and photos; with contributions from some of the best minds.

Nnamdi Ebo | NewsBlog

In my NewsBlog Nnamdi Ebo, I provide perspectives on news, events and analysis of unique stories, and I also offer original content, articles and photos; with contributions from some of the best minds.

Nnamdi Ebo | NewsBlog

In my NewsBlog Nnamdi Ebo, I provide perspectives on news, events and analysis of unique stories, and I also offer original content, articles and photos; with contributions from some of the best minds.

Nnamdi Ebo | NewsBlog

In my NewsBlog Nnamdi Ebo, I provide perspectives on news, events and analysis of unique stories, and I also offer original content, articles and photos; with contributions from some of the best minds.

Nnamdi Ebo | NewsBlog

In my NewsBlog Nnamdi Ebo, I provide perspectives on news, events and analysis of unique stories, and I also offer original content, articles and photos; with contributions from some of the best minds.

 

Category Archives: There Was A Time

Igbo Irredentism Not Good For Igbos

Irredentism (from Italian irredento for “unredeemed”) is any political or popular movement intended to reclaim and reoccupy an area that the movement’s members consider “lost” or “unredeemed”. Photos: “Hungry Biafran children” suffering from kwashiorkor (a form of malnutrition and starvation

Letter From Biafra

THE LETTER is a 2012 American movie starring Winona Ryder and James Franco. According to the plot, a playwright suffers from paranoia and hallucinations as she attempts to stage a new production. She is uncertain over whether she is deluded

Police Action: The Beginning of the War

On 6 July 1967, Gowon launched a “police action” to retake the secessionist territory. Not because Nigeria wanted the Igbos back into the federated fold but because they wanted the oil in the Eastern region. That was why Gowon created

Land of the Rising Sun: Police Action

Police Action. On 6 July 1967, Gowon launched a “police action” to retake the secessionist territory. Not because Nigeria wanted the Igbos back into the federated fold but because they wanted the oil in the Eastern region. That was why

Land of the Rising Sun 

Land of the rising sun suddenly overtook war cries as the sounds of war cries faded in the horizon. Many former easterners now Biafrans saw their new nation as the land of the rising sun. They saw the sun rise

Reactions to breakaway! Or Secession!!

After reading Ojukwu’s speech on the Declaration of Biafra, I discovered that the part of the speech that appealed to me and will remain memorable in my mind from when I was eleven years old was the part where he

Biafra: Declaration of Independence | May 30, 1967

Lt. Col. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Military Governor of the Eastern Region (Eastern Nigeria) appears on the Eastern Nigerian Television (ENTV) in the capital, Enugu – and announced the secession of Eastern Nigeria from the Federal Republic of Nigeria – and

Breakaway! | Or secession?

BOOKS . There was a Time | By Nnamdi Ebo.     Breakaway! | Or secession?   Photo: Lt. Col. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Military Governor of the Eastern Region of Nigeria (left) & Lt. Col. Yakubu (Jack) Gowon, Head of State of the Federal

Death Trains Arrive…

BOOKS . There was a Time | By Nnamdi Ebo. As the pogrom in the north progressed, the death trains with whole and mutilated bodies; men and women, children, mutilated and living inya miris arrived with regularity in all the train stations and hubs

War Cries

BOOKS . There was a Time | By Nnamdi Ebo. War Cries soon filled everywhere as crowds took to the streets of Enugu, Onitsha, Aba, Owerri, Umuahia, Port Harcourt and other Igbo towns in the Eastern region. People were aggrieved that the Federal government