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Ojukwu, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu, 1933-2011

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    • Odumegwa-Ojukwu, Emeka, 1933-2011
    • Ojukwu, C. Odumegwu (Chukwuemeka Odumegwu), 1933-2011
    • Ojukwu, Chukuemeka Odumegwu, 1933-2011
    • Ojukwu, Emeka, 1933-2011
    • Ojukwu, Odumegwu, 1933-2011
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    • found: His Biafra ... 1969.
    • found: Complete speeches of Ojukwu ... between 1970 and 1984:cover, etc. (Emeka Ojukwu; head of state, Biafra; Chukuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu)
    • found: LC data base, 9-9-85(hdg.: Ojukwu, Chukuemeka Odumegwu, 1933- ; usage: C. Odumegwu Ojukwu; Emeka Ojukwu)
    • found: Opara, A. Ojukwu and his return ... 1982:p. 4 of cover (Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Ikemba of Nnewi)
    • found: Orimoloye, S. Biog. Niger., c1977(Ojukwu, [Chukwu]Emeka Odumegwu)
    • found: Oyewole, A. Hist. dict. Niger., 1987(Ojukwu, Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu)
    • found: His Because I am involved, 1989:t.p. (Emeka Odumegwa-Ojukwu)
    • found: An address by His Excellency Lt.-Col. C. Odumegwu Ojukwu, the military governor of Eastern Nigeria to the joint meeting of the advisory committee of chiefs, elders and the Consultative Assembly, 1966:t.p. (C. Odumegwu Ojukwu, the military governor of Eastern Nigeria)
    • found: World Statesmen website, April 14, 2008(Eastern Nigeria, governor, 19 Jan 1966 - 27 May 1967, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu)
    • found: Independent WWW site, Dec. 15, 2011(Emeka Ojukwu; Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu; b. Nov. 4, 1933, Zungeru, Nigeria; d. Nov. 26, 2011, Reading, Berkshire; soldier who led his people into the war of Biafran independence)
    • found: South east presidency in 2015, 2012:t.p. (Odumegwu Ojukwu) p. 3 (Col. Odumegwu Ojukwu)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 5, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Ojukwu, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu; political figure, historian, presidential candidate, foreign military officer; born 1933 in Zungeru, Nigeria; educated at King's College in Lagos and Epsom College in Surrey; received a master's degree in history from Lincoln College, Oxford University; joined the civil service (1955); joined the fledgling Nigerian army (1957); he was sent to Eaton Hall, the National Service Officer Cadet School near Chester England (February 1958); became a battalion commander at Kano (1966); he refused to attack the civilian government; appointed military governor of the Eastern Region; declared the Eastern Region the independent Republic of Biafra (30 May 1967); made the Ahiara Declaration, in which he modeled the Biafran struggle in terms of the pan-Africanist struggle against neo-colonialism; fled the collapsing state for the Ivory Coast (11 January 1970); ran for president twice but was not elected (1999; 2007))
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