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Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by gidgiddy: 3:41pm On Apr 16, 2016
[b] Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and his father, Sir Louis Philip Odumegwu Ojukwu in 1937. Both would later acquire intimidating credentials.

Sir Louis Philip Odumegwu Ojukwu:
He was believed to be the richest man in West Africa and is often touted as Africa's first millionaire. From buying an old second hand truck, he built a large transportation company and then diversified to create a huge business empire. He was also:

First president of the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Chairman,Nigeria cement company (NIGERCEM)
CEO, Ojukwu Transport company
Chairman John Holt West Africa
President, African continental Bank
Chairman African shipping council
Chairman Costain West Africa
Chairman, Eastern Nigeria produce board
KBE (Knight of the British Empire)

As at 1966 when he died of heart faliure, he was estimated to have been worth about 40 Billion Dollars in today's money. He was even richer than Dangote

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu:

B.sc , MA -Oxford
First indigenous assistant district officer in the old eastern region and one of the first in Nigeria.

First graduate to join the Nigerian Army

First quarter-master General of the Nigerian Army

First and only Military Governor of the Eastern region.

Head of state and commander in chief of the Biafran armed forces 1967-70

Eze Ndigbo gburu gburu ( King of Igbos worldwide)


I don't know if Igbos will ever produce people of the calibre of these two men ever again.
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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Beeman1(m): 3:42pm On Apr 16, 2016
Ok
Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by TANTUMERGO007: 3:43pm On Apr 16, 2016
he was a great man, his MANHOOD is eternal grin







NNAMDI will surely get to that height

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Sunofgod(m): 3:47pm On Apr 16, 2016
Can''t see his face well....
Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Ratello: 3:49pm On Apr 16, 2016
TANTUMERGO007:
he was a great man, his MANHOOD is eternal grin







NNAMDI will surely get to that height
Which Nnamdi? Forget, there can only be one Eze Ndigbo Gburu Gburu 1 and that is, Ikemba Nnewi, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu.

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by EverestdeBliu(m): 3:54pm On Apr 16, 2016
"A chicken eats corn,drinks water,swallows pebbles;
Yet she complains of having no teeth.
If she had teeth,would she eat gold?
Let her ask the cow who has teeth yet eats grass". _An excerpt.

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Mrjo(m): 4:02pm On Apr 16, 2016
Sir louis had no sucessor.

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by doublewisdom: 4:33pm On Apr 16, 2016
The blood who saw tomorrow.

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by hardbody: 5:36pm On Apr 16, 2016
Greatmen...... angry

When again?

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by techmatas: 5:37pm On Apr 16, 2016
good throwback smiley
Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Dharniel(m): 5:57pm On Apr 16, 2016
notice the centre of gravity of his head is hollow in shape. him Papa don knock him head taya, knowing fully well he'll be a nuisance to the society...

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by notoriousbabe: 5:59pm On Apr 16, 2016
I am going to have a nightmare tonight
Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by rawtouch: 5:59pm On Apr 16, 2016
Though he may be dead but his manhood lives on cheesy

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Jaideyone(m): 5:59pm On Apr 16, 2016
if only his father knew he will lead 2m Ibos to their death lipsrsealed

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by brainbox1000(m): 5:59pm On Apr 16, 2016
Hnmm.... great leader...
Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Leeeekeeee: 6:00pm On Apr 16, 2016
No wonder the other tribes were jealous, the wealth attracted envy from the 2 symbiotic tribe..

The 1st graduate to join the army!!!

That an achievement..

Give the igbo's the opportunity nd the world will bow to our feet..


The igbo's re world best tribe - Pontius Pilate..

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by LegatusGlaber(m): 6:00pm On Apr 16, 2016
One word: Legend

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Pavore9: 6:00pm On Apr 16, 2016
Some people open eye early in life!

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by notoriousbabe: 6:00pm On Apr 16, 2016
Mrjo:
Sir louis had no sucessor.
chop alone die alone
Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Nobody: 6:00pm On Apr 16, 2016
gidgiddy:

Sir Louis Philip Odumegwu Ojukwu:
He was believed to be the richest man in West Africa and is often touted as Africa's first millionaire.

...........
As at 1966 when he died of heart faliure, he was estimated to have been worth about 40 Billion Dollars in today's money. He was even richer than Dangote




Google "Mansa Musa"

"The 14th century emperor from West Africa was worth a staggering $400 billion, after adjusting for inflation,"

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by siegfried99(m): 6:01pm On Apr 16, 2016
grin see head grin

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by notoriousbabe: 6:01pm On Apr 16, 2016
Jaideyone:
if only his father knew he will lead 2m Ibos to their death lipsrsealed
he would have asked the mother to see a doctor to flush him out

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by smallJagaban: 6:03pm On Apr 16, 2016
OP NEXT TIME DON'T WRITE WITH SENTIMENT NEXT TIME

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Jaideyone(m): 6:04pm On Apr 16, 2016
notoriousbabe:
he would have asked the mother to see a doctor to flush him out
lmao they are coming for your head grin

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Ooni: 6:04pm On Apr 16, 2016
If only awo was as brave as him...

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Ptoocool(m): 6:04pm On Apr 16, 2016
Dharniel:
notice the centre of gravity of his head is hollow in shape. him Papa don knock him head taya, knowing fully well he'll be a nuisance to the society...

kikikikiki,, grin grin

OP 4got to add he was also the FIRST BIA-_-FRAUD,,

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by CharlieMaria(m): 6:04pm On Apr 16, 2016
Make i comment before ojukwu go begin vex for me.

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Jaideyone(m): 6:05pm On Apr 16, 2016
Leeeekeeee:
No wonder the other tribes were jealous, the wealth attracted envy from the 2 symbiotic tribe..

The 1st graduate to join the army!!!

That an achievement..

Give the igbo's the opportunity nd the world will bow to our feet..


The igbo's re world best tribe - Pontius Pilate..
delusion of grandeur cheesy

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Jaideyone(m): 6:07pm On Apr 16, 2016
Ooni:
If only awo was as brave as him...
lol same Awo that dealt Biafra two deadly blows by the jugular even without going to war.

1.) currency change
2.) starvation policy.

Awo was too intelligent grin

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by kendrick9(m): 6:09pm On Apr 16, 2016
One word for these men..Legends...

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by Leeeekeeee: 6:09pm On Apr 16, 2016
Jaideyone:
delusion of grandeur cheesy

Coming from onye Nzuzu grandeur

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Re: Picture Of Ojukwu As A Boy With His Father In 1937 by englishmart(m): 6:11pm On Apr 16, 2016
garfield16:



Google "Mansa Musa"

"The 14th century emperor from West Africa was worth a staggering $400 billion, after adjusting for inflation,"
who is talking about 14th century?

Was Luis born in the 14th century

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