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Bianca Ojukwu

Bianca Ojukwu: Tribute To My Husband Dim Oma!

You were the lion of my history books, the leader of my nation when we faced extinction, the larger-than-life history comes to my life - living, breathing legend. But unlike the history books, you defied all preconceptions. You made me cry from laughter with your jokes, many irreverent. You awed me with your wisdom.

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu

Biography of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu (4 November 1933 – 26 November 2011) was a Nigerian military officer and politician who served as the military governor of the Eastern Region of Nigeria in 1966 and the leader of the breakaway Republic of Biafra from 1967 to 1970. He was active as a politician from 1983 to 2011 when he died aged 78.


Exit Of Ikemba Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu

AT about 3.15pm yesterday, the brown casket bearing the remains of the former Biafran leader and Ikemba Nnewi, Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu was lowered into the specially built resting place in his Nnewi home. The earthly journey of the man his admirers called ‘General of the Peoples Army’ had finally come to an end.  ...


From Zungeru To Nnewi – Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu

  Yesterday, a swashbuckling odyssey came to a final end at Nnewi, in Anambra State, when the remains of Dim Emeka Ojukwu, ex leader of defunct Republic of Biafra and erstwhile iconic leader of Ndigbo was in his final resting place – a marbled mausoleum – in a national ceremony with full military honours. LOUIS...


Tears, Encomiums As Ojukwu Goes Home

President Goodluck Jonathan has again described the late ex-Biafran leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu, Ojukwu as a selfless leader who fought against injustice while alive, just as the South East Governors said that Ikemba’s burial had brought to an end the wounds and pains of the Nigeria Civil War.   Jonathn, who poured encomium on the late Ikemba...


Ojukwu: Jonathan has ended the civil war – Ndigbo

FORTY-TWO years after the Nigerian civil war ended, the Igbo nation declared yesterday that the impressive manner in which the Federal Government and the entire Nigerian nation accorded the leader of the defunct Biafran Republic, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu a befitting burial has confirmed that the war has actually ended. Chairman of the South East...

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