Alagoa, Ebiegberi Joe

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ALAGOA, Ebiegberi Joe

ALAGOA, Ebiegberi Joe. Nigerian, b. 1933. Genres: Area studies, History. Career: National Archives of Nigeria, archivist, 1959-62; University of Lagos, Nigeria, lecturer, 1965-66, professor of history, director of Centre for Cultural Studies, 1972-77; University of Ibadan, Institute of African Studies, senior research fellow, 1966-72; University of Port Harcourt, School of Humanities, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, first dean, 1977-80, first deputy vice chancellor, 1980-81, acting vice chancellor, 1982, dean of School of Graduate Studies, 1982-83, 1985-87; Niger Delta Research Group, Faculty of Humanities, chairman, 1990-98; Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Beyelsa State, Nigeria, pro-chancellor. Onyoma Research Publications, chairman. Publications: The Akassa Raid 1895, 1960; The Small Brave City-State, 1964; Kien abibi onde fa pugu, 1967; Jaja of Opobo (juvenile nonfiction), 1970; (with A. Fombo) A Chronicle of Grand Bonny, 1972; A History of the Niger Delta, 1972; King Boy of Brass (juvenile nonfiction), 1975; (with N. Nzewunwa) The History of Ogbakiri, 1980; Sagbe Obasi, 1986; People of the Fish and Eagle, 1995; The Ijaw Nation in the New Millennium, 1999; The Land and People of Rivers State: Eastern Niger Delta, 2002. EDITOR: (with T.N. Tamuno) Eminent Nigerians of the Rivers State, 1980; (with K. Williamson) Ancestral Voices, 1981; More Days, More Wisdom: Nembe Proverbs, 1983; Oral Historical Traditions in Africa, 1987; (with F. Anozie and N. Nzewunwa) The Early History of the Niger Delta, 1988; (with T. Tamuno) Land and People of Nigeria, 1989; Oral Tradition and Oral History in Africa and the Diaspora, 1990; Dike Remembered, 1998; A History of the University of Port Harcourt 1977-1998, 1999; The Land and People of Bayelsa State, 1999; Okpu, 2001. Address: 11 Orogbum Crescent, G.R.A II, PO Box 8611, Federal Secretariat Post Office, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria. Online address: [email protected]