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True Life Stories: Festus Okotie-Eboh

Chief Festus Okotie-Eboh  (1919-1966) was a prominent and flamboyant Nigerian politician and former minister of finance during the administration of Sir Abubakar Tafawa Belewa. Okotie-Eboh, an affluent chief from the Itsekiri and Urhobo tribes of the Niger Delta who took pride in showing the rich traditions of his roots, spared nothing to show his colleagues […]

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Chinua Achebe: A Biography

Albert Chinualumogu Achebe was born the son of Isaiah Okafo, a Christian churchman, and Janet N. Achebe, November 16, 1930 in Ogidi, Nigeria. He married Christie Chinwe Okoli, September 10, 1961, and now has four children: Chinelo, Ikechukwu, Chidi, and Nwando. He attended Government College in Umuahia from 1944 to 1947 and University College in […]

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