“The Politics of Biafra” Reflects on the Biafra Dilemma and Current Implications for Nigeria

Offodile hopes that from this book readers will gain “a better appreciation of political and ideological conflicts in Nigeria and Africa.”

Chudi Offodile’s new book “The Politics of Biafra: And The Future Of Nigeria” (published by Lulu), focuses on examining and analyzing the impact of the ideological struggles in Biafra, Nigeria, during the war from 1967-1970 and the importance of history in dealing with the current issues for the future of Nigeria’s multi-ethnic society.

Offodile remarks that Nigeria still continues to be confronted with the Biafra dilemma although it has been nearly 50 years since the end of the Nigeria-Biafra War. The author argues that in this era of technology-inspired globalization, it isn’t possible to “hold an unwilling people hostage in any country without negative consequences.” He also declares that Nigeria needs change to create a productive economy that uses the talents and resources of the people, and presents choices for addressing or avoiding conflicts among different nations that co-exist within the country.

Offodile hopes that from this book readers will gain, “a better appreciation of political and ideological conflicts in Nigeria and Africa.”

“The Politics of Biafra”

By Chudi Offodile

Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 254 pages | ISBN 9781483461441

Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 254 pages | ISBN 9781483461434

E-Book | 254 pages | ISBN 9781483461427

Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Chudi Offodile was born in Lagos, Nigeria, on the 19th of November 1964. At 2, his family was forced to relocate to Enugu following hostilities and killing of Igbo people and others after the coup on the 15th of January 1966 and counter coup of July 29, 1966. He grew up and was educated in Enugu. Offodile graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria, Enugu campus in 1987 and later obtained a postgraduate degree in business administration in 1994. In May 1999, he was elected to Nigeria’s Federal House of Representatives for Anambra State and was re-elected in 2003. He served on various committees and was also a Member of Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) between 2000 and 2005. He has also published several articles in Nigerian newspapers. Offodile is a public notary and managing partner in the Abuja-based law firm of Chudi Offodile and Co. He is married with five children.

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