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King Jaja of Opobo.

E.A.В· Jaja

King Jaja of Opobo.

by E.A.В· Jaja

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Published by Opobo Action Council in Lagos .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination76 p.
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14284766M

KING JAJA OF OPOBO: NATIONALIST, FIRST NIGERIAN RICHEST MAN AND THE MOST ACCOMPLISHED ENTREPRENEUR OF THE 19TH CENTURY WEST COAST OF AFRICA Jaja of Opobo (full name: Jubo Jubogha; –) was the first known Nigerian richest man, nationalist, a merchant prince and the founder of Opobo city-state which now forms part of Nigeria's River State. King Jaja of Opobo poses during a photo session in AND Wives of King Jaja of Opobo (in present day Rivers State) in circa Source: J. A. da Cu.

  Is there really anything about Opobo outside the Jaja of Opobo? It’s been years since King Jaja moved on. But Opobo is not moving on without him, or so it seems. Maybe, because it is an island overshadowed by the higher profile of the neighbouring oil . Re: Epic Photo Of King Jaja Of Opobo by Infinitikoncept(m): pm On Read the story in one Macmillan primary 3 or 4 back then. Can't even remember what he did.

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King Jaja of Opobo by E.A.В· Jaja Download PDF EPUB FB2

A sketch of King Jaja of Opobo Source: Good books Africa For 18 years, Jaja ruled the independent Opobo city-state with firmness and remarkable authority. The Opobo city-state dominated the palm oil trade and since the British were blocked from carrying out direct business with the hinter land, the Opobo city-state excersise monopoly over the.

King Jaja of Opobo () Aloko Adewale Peter pm Born in Igboland and sold as a slave to a Bonny trader at the age of twelve, he was named Jubo Jubogha by his first master. jaja of opobo Download jaja of opobo or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get jaja of opobo book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook King Jaja of Opobo. book you want. king jaja of opobo: nationalist, first nigerian richest man and the most accomplished entrepreneur of the 19th century west coast of africa Jaja of Opobo (full name: Jubo Jubogha; –) was the first known Nigerian richest man, nationalist, a merchant prince and the founder of Opobo city-state which now forms part of Nigeria`s River State.

Jaja, King of Opobo Paperback – J by Anthony Esenwa (Author) › Visit Amazon's Anthony Esenwa Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Anthony Esenwa. King Jaja of Opobo (full name: Jubo Jubogha; –) was a merchant prince and the founder of Opobo city-state in an area that is now the Rivers state of in Umuduruoha Amaigbo in Igboland, he was taken at about the age of twelve as a slave in Jumofe later took the name "Jaja" for his dealings with the British.

Jaja proved his aptitude for business at an early age. Aspects of British Gunboat Diplomacy is the only book he co-authored with his late father Amaopusenibo E.

Jaja, who was a journalist and former Managing Director of the Daily Times of Nigeria Plc. (he served on King Jaja Executive Authority Opobo Town as Chairman of Queen Osunju Jaja House).

♥ Book Title: Jaja, King of Opobo ♣ Name Author: Anthony Esenwa ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total 24 sheet ♮ News id: 78nGPwAACAAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "Jaja is taken into slavery and sold to a local slave trader as a young boy. The trader takes him to a woman at the Annie.

King Jaja of Opobo, A Sketch History of the Development and Expansion of Opobo E. Jaja Opobo Action Council, - Igbo (African people) - 76 pages. Opobo (Or Opubo-ama, being a name derived from that of a revered Bonny king, Opubo the Great) is located to the east of the Kingdom of and Opobo are of the same origin, both belonging to the Ibani Igbo man (who was subsequently initiated into the Ibani) called Jubo Jubogha rose from slavery to lead the Anna Pepple chieftaincy house of Bonny.

This is an inspirational story of the famous King Jaja of Opobo. It chronicles the trials and triumph of Jaja Opobo. Although Jaja Opobo was enslaved at an early age, he rose to become a brilliant business man and eventually a king.

Apart from serving historical enlightenment purpose, this story is an exciting motivational storybook. From on, Jaja monopolized the palm oil trade in the region to become the most influential trader from his new position as king of the island community, which he would name Opobo.

However, bythe relationship between Jaja and his British trade partners. King Jaja Opobo statue. Photo: Wikipedia Later on, a power struggle would ensue among rival factions in the houses at Bonny, led by Pepple House’s.

Get this from a library. King Jaja of Opobo: (). [E A Jaja]. King Jaja Of Opobo by John Adoga read aloud See link for activities related to the book King Jaja's Palace.

likes. King Jaja's Palace is the ancestral home of the legendary King Jaja of Opobo and the heartbeat of the people.

AN EVENING WITH ANTHONY KELLMAN AND FRIENDS at Chat Noir Augusta, Septemwas the U.S launch of Anthony's book, Limestone, the first published epic poem from the island of Barbados. Jaja of Opobo: the slave who became a king.

Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa. Longman, - Biography & Autobiography - 51 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Caught by the Slave Traders. The period between – mid left Opobo and King Jaja dynasty on trial.

But the chiefs of Opobo spectacularly managed Opobo Kingdom until a new successor was named. He was Prince Sunday Jaja.

( ). The Opobo to which Chief Sunday was to rule had not markedly altered in some respects from King Jaja days including the period of his. Jaja was one of the most remarkable African leaders of the nineteenth century.

Sold at an early age into domestic slavery, he rose to become a chief and eventually to found his own state, Opobo. As an African statesman, he sought to preserve the independence of his people in the face of European encroachments while trying to modernize his s: 1.

InKing Jaja of Opobo was made to sign a peace treaty with the Britsih under the orders of Consul Hewet. The treaty made Opobo city a protectorate under the British.An Igbo boy call Jaja of opobo became king of Opobo, former name of opobo is ikot Abasi.

the town of Opobo former name was ikot Abasi. according to old record is an igbo boy who was a slave. read old book on google books and read Cyprian Ekwensi book on jaja of opobo. He became King Jaja of Opobo and declared himself independent of Bonny.

Strategically located between Bonny and the production areas of the hinterland, King Jaja controlled trade and politics in the delta. In so doing, he curtailed trade at Bonny and fourteen of .