Nwanonaku Rachel Chinwe Ogbenyeanu Aghadiuno Ajie

Name
Nwanonaku Rachel Chinwe Ogbenyeanu Aghadiuno Ajie
Given names
Nwanonaku Rachel Chinwe Ogbenyeanu
Surname
Aghadiuno Ajie
Married name
Nwanonaku Rachel Chinwe Ogbenyeanu Azikiwe
MarriageObed-Edom Chukwuemeka AzikiweView this family
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Chief Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
November 15, 1904
Igbo Women's War November 1, 1929

Note: Igbo Women's War (first Nigerian feminist movement) of 1929 in Aba
Anti Igbo riots November 1, 1953

Note: Anti Igbo riots (killing over 50 Igbos in Kano) of 1953 in Kano
Death of a husbandObed-Edom Chukwuemeka Azikiwe
1958

Governor General of Nigeria October 1, 1960

Note: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe
Prime Minister of Nigeria October 1, 1960

Note: Sir. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
Nigeria independence October 1, 1960

Note: Nigeria gains independence from Britain; Tafawa Balewa becomes Prime Minister, and Nnamdi Azikiwe becomes President.
Prime Minister of Nigeria January 16, 1966

Note: Sir. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
Military Head of State of Nigeria January 16, 1966

Note: Gen. J.T.U Aguyi Ironsi
Chief of Staff, Supreme Hq. of Nigeria January 16, 1966

Note: Brig. Babafemi Ogundipe
President of Federal Republic of Nigeria January 16, 1966

Note: Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe
Coup by Igbo military officers January 16, 1966

Note: A coup by Igbo military officers takes over government and assassinate the Northern leaders. The Federal Military Government is formed, with General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi as the Head of State and Supreme Commander of the Federal Republic.
Counter-Coup by Northerner July 29, 1966

Note: A counter-coup by military officers of northern extraction, deposes the Federal Military Government; General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi is assassinated along with Adekunle Fajuyi, Military Governor of Western Region. General Yakubu Gowon becomes Head of State.
Biafra independence May 30, 1967

Note: General Emeka Ojukwu, Military Governor of Eastern Nigeria, declares his province an independent republic called Biafra, and the Nigerian Civil War or Nigerian-Biafran War ensues.
General Emeka Ojukwu flees into exile January 8, 1970

Note: General Emeka Ojukwu flees into exile; His deputy Philip Effiong becomes acting President of Biafra.
Biafra is reintegrated into Nigeria January 15, 1970

Note: Acting President of Biafra Philip Effiong surrenders to Nigerian forces through future President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, and Biafra is reintegrated into Nigeria.
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  1. Generation 1
    1. Nwanonaku Rachel Chinwe Ogbenyeanu Aghadiuno Ajie, daughter of Ajie Aghadiuno Ajie. She married Obed-Edom Chukwuemeka Azikiwe, son of Azikiwe Molukwu,. He was born in 1879 and died in 1958 at the age of 79.

      Children of Nwanonaku Rachel Chinwe Ogbenyeanu Aghadiuno Ajie and Obed-Edom Chukwuemeka Azikiwe:

      1. Chief Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe (19041996)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Chief Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

      Chief Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe, a political leader, son of Obed-Edom Chukwuemeka Azikiwe and Nwanonaku Rachel Chinwe Ogbenyeanu Aghadiuno Ajie, was born on November 15, 1904 in Zungeru, Niger State, Nigeria and died on May 11, 1996 in Enugu State, Nigeria at the age of 91. He married 2 times. The first time he married Flora . The second time he married Uche Ewah, daughter of Lawrence A Ewah and Florence Ugo.

      Children of Chief Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe and Flora :

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      7. Jayzik “Jay Carly” Azikiwe (19582008)

      Chief Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe and Uche Ewah had 2 children.