A former Editor of the defunct Nigerian Compass Newspapers and Managing Director/CEO of Anambra Newspapers and Printing Corporation, Hon. Chuka Nnabuife has concluded plans for the public presentation of his three new books.
Nnabuife made this known when he briefed the press on the preparations. He informed that the public presentation will hold on 24th April, 2021 at the main hall of Anambra Newspapers and Printing Corporation in Awka.
Speaking on the books, HOMELAND CATALYSIS: More Than Just Anambra Narratives – MBIZE: Rage of Red Earth in Igbo Land and NIGERIA CIVIL WAR (1967 – 1970): Holes in our Bubbles, the author noted that the idea of scripting the pieces was formed following his interrogation and investigation of the happenings in Anambra and beyond and some of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war participants and others.
According to him, ” The books appraise, in various contexts, epoch-making events; personalities; socio-cultural and political developments; appraisal of matters of governance and leadership as well as distinct innovative enterprises and environmental issues. They also contain critical essays and discourses on such salient issues that highpoint the last decade in Igbo Land, Nigeria and Africa as unpredictable internal security issues, economic flip-flops, and combustive ethnic as well as religious issues”.
Detailing further, Mr. Nnabuife informed that the book Homeland Catalysis, (728 pages) contains incisive intellectual probes into matters of rural intervention grassroots developments in Anambra State and Igbo land in general.
” Nigeria Civil War (1967 — 1970): Holes in Our Bubbles…an Investigative Reporter’s Insight into an Often-misrepresented Saga,’ an 184-page book in two parts. Part One of the book features accounts of the war by Nigerian Army generals of the war era who served in the fire fronts of the conflicts while Part Two, entitled ‘Ozoemezina’ features interviews with Biafran Army colonels and war theatre commanders. All of who recount their experiences in their various commands in separate interviews.”
While Mbize: Rage of Red Earth in Igbo Land ‘ deals on gully erosion devastation in Anambra State and contains some poems.