A new book, ‘How and Why the Yoruba Fought and Lost the Biafra-Nigeria Civil War’ written by Dr. Jimanze Ego-Alowes, will be presented on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at the Best Western Starfire Hotel, Joel Ogunnaike, GRA Ikeja, Lagos.
The book re-evaluates the roles of major characters in the war and the events that followed. It focuses on Generals Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu and Yakubu Gowon, the sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo and Professors Wole Soyinka and Ben Nwabueze, amongst others.
Intellectual and journalistic elites, including Gbolabo Ogunsanwo, Eric Osagie, Odia Ofeimum, Ikeddy Isuguzo, Henry Boyo, Steve Nwosu, Tony Onyima and OnuohaUkeh are some of the guests expected at the presentation.
Ego-Alowes is the author of books including the ‘Minorities as Competitive Overlords’, ‘Economists as Assassins: The Nigerian Connection’ and ‘Corruption in Africa: Resolution through New Diagnosis.’