Nigeria Bids Farewell to Biafran Warlord Dim Ojukwu


Nigerians from all walks of life paid glowing tribute to the former Biafran warlord, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos where he was laid in state.


  • Nigeria:  Ojukwu's Body Arrives Aba

    Vanguard, 28 February 2012

    Mammoth crowd welcomed the remains of late elder statesman and defunct Biafra Republic Leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu in Aba in Abia state. read more »

Brigade of honour in a farewell march for Ojukwu in Lagos.

  • Nigeria:  Govt Offices, Markets Shut As Residents of Abia Mourn Ojukwu

    Leadership, 28 February 2012

    Government offices and major markets in parts of Abia were on Tuesday shut in honour of the late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu whose remains were in Aba as part of his burial ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Okorocha Calls for Creation of More States in South-East to Honour Ojukwu

    Vanguard, 28 February 2012

    Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, on Monday demanded the creation of additional states for the South-East to honour Chief Chukwuemeka Odumuegwu-Ojukwu. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ojukwu's Final Journey - Jonathan, Military, Others Pay Last Respects

    Leadership, 28 February 2012

    The remains of Ikemba Nnewi, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, yesterday arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja in a British Airways plane accompanied by his wife, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Tributes As Jonathan, Others Receive Ojukwu's Remains

    This Day, 28 February 2012

    The body of the leader of Ndigbo, Dim Emeka Odimegwu-Ojukwu, Monday arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja with President Goodluck Jonathan; his wife, Patience; ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Leaders Bid Ojukwu Farewell

    The Moment, 24 February 2012

    LAGOS, commercial nerve-centre of the nation, was upbeat yesterday as eminent Nigerian leaders paid tributes to the late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ojukwu - Traffic Gridlock in Lagos

    Daily Trust, 24 February 2012

    As the late Ikemba Nnewi, Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu was lying-in-state at the Tafawa Balewa Square, (TBS) Lagos, traffic in almost the entire metropolis came to near stand-still ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Lagos Shuts Down for Ojukwu

    Daily Champion, 24 February 2012

    Tributes yesterday poured in torrents for the late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos as notable Nigerians paid him last respect. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Eminent Personalities, Traders Pay Tribute to Ojukwu in Lagos

    This Day, 24 February 2012

    Eminent Nigerians from all walks of life yesterday paid glowing tribute to the former Biafran warlord, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, describing him as one of the last set of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ojukwu's Demise Will Make APGA Stronger - Abia Chairman

    Vanguard, 23 February 2012

    The death of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, APGA's National Leader, will make the party stronger, Mr Nnanna Ukaegbu, Chairman of the party in Abia, has said. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Showers of Tribute, As Lagos Stands Still for Ojukwu

    Leadership, 24 February 2012

    Prominent Nigerians converged on Lagos at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) to bid farewell to the late Ikemba Nnewi, Late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu who passed on in a London ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Traffic Gridlock in Lagos Caused By Ojukwu's Lying-in-State

    Vanguard, 23 February 2012

    As the late Ikemba Nnewi, Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu was lying-in-state at the Tafawa Balewa Square, (TBS) Lagos, traffic in almost the entire metropolis came to a near stand-still on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ojukwu's Lying-in State Causes Traffic Gridlock in Lagos

    Leadership, 23 February 2012

    As the late Ikemba Nnewi, Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu was lying-in-state at the Tafawa Balewa Square, (TBS) Lagos, traffic in almost the entire metropolis came to a near stand-still on ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Imo Rolls Out Seven-Day Burial Programme for Ojukwu

    Daily Trust, 24 February 2012

    The Imo State government has rolled out a seven day burial programme for the late Biafran warlord, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. Speaker of the state's House of Assembly, Ben ... read more »