NIGERIA, OJUKWU, AZIKIWE, BIAFRA & BEYOND THE RISING SUN deals with the post independence climate in Nigeria, the Nigeria/Biafra Civil War, with particular reference to the central role played by General Odumegwu Ojukwu and the tangential part played by Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe. It examines the post-war politics of leadership and the lack thereof in present-day Nigeria that continues to be plagued with repeating echoes from the past. The book offers suggestions as to a possible road map for the future.
Some of the works of Dr. S. Okechukwu Mezu include The Philosophy of Pan-Africanism, (Georgetown University Press, 1965), The Tropical Dawn, poems, (1966); Leopold Sédar Senghor et la défense et illustration de la civilisation noire, (Marcel Didier, 1968); Black Leaders of the Centuries; Behind the Rising Sun, a novel about the Biafran war. (William Heinemann, Ltd., 1971)’ (African Writers Series, No. 113); Modern Black Literature, (1971); The Literary Works of Senghor, (Heinemann Educational Books, 1972); Igbo Market Literature, 5 vols., (1972, 4000 p.); The Meaning of Africa to Afro-Americans: A Comparative Study Of Race & Racism, (1972); Umu Ejima (The Twins, 1975), Leopold Sedar Senghor, (Heinemann, 1973); Ken Saro-Wiwa: the life and times, and so many other works.