Nathan Nkala's novel Drums and the Voice of Death revisits the Nigerian civil war, a thirty-month fratricidal tragedy injected into Nigerian history to foil the attempt of the Igbo to create a Republic of Biafra
and lead Eastern Nigeria out of what remains, even today, a volatile and hard-to-rule federation.
McCullum who was commissioned by the Record to write the story about Biafra
and Ted Johnson's role in that horrific event.
I agree with the goal of getting more young people to vote and vote smart," Biafra
Achebe's new book has received mixed reviews, but generally it has been appreciated as a record of the latter years of Nigeria under colonialism as well as the traumatic period following the 30 May 1967 declaration of secession by Biafra
from Nigeria's Federal State.
The Limerick-born priest, who launched the global aid agency with his fellow missionaries in 1968 after working in war-torn Biafra
, was 77.
While Paul McCartney and George Harrison proudly sported their MBEs on the sleeve of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Lennon refused to be pictured with the award he would later return to Buckingham Palace in protest at British involvement in Biafra
But the real heartbeat of the group was Eric Boucher, better known as Jello Biafra
, the lead singer.
The Punk Voter Tour, aka Rock Against Bush 2004, is sending NOFX, the Alkaline Trio, Authority Zero and onetime Dead Kennedy Jello Biafra
to the McDonald Theatre at 8 p.
During his year as moderator, he was deeply involved in the Biafra
conflict in eastern Nigeria and quickly gained prominence for organizing, along with a handful of other Canadians, an airlift into Biafra
and by raising funds for food and medical supplies.
Musician Jello Biafra
joins keynote speakers Congressman Rick Boucher, RIAA CEO Hilary Rosen, Gateway EVP Brad Shaw, RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser, EMI EVP
He was acquitted at the Old Bailey after being charged under the Official Secrets Act for publishing a report about Britain supplying arms to Nigeria during the Biafra
He was adored and loathed in equal measure, not just for his failed attempt to cede Biafra
from Nigeria, but also For his struggle for principles.