Madubuike, Ihechukwu (Chiedozie)

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MADUBUIKE, Ihechukwu (Chiedozie)

MADUBUIKE, Ihechukwu (Chiedozie). Nigerian, b. 1943. Genres: Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history. Career: State University of New York at Buffalo, assistant professor, 1972-74; Ohio State University, Columbus, assistant professor of African and Afro-American literature, 1975-76; Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, Nigeria, principal lecturer in African and Afro-American literature, 1977-79; Federal Government of Nigeria, Lagos, minister of education, 1979-81, federal minister of health, 1995-97; Imo State Government, Owerri, commissioner for economic planning and finance, 1981-83; Skyrock Nigeria Ltd., Owerri, became managing director. Champion Newspapers Limited, executive director, 1992-95; Magill Industries, member of board of directors; Pestfree Nigeria Ltd., managing director. Member of Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship International. Publications: A Handbook of African Names, 1976; Ighota abu Igbo (title means: Understanding Igbo Poetry), 1980; (with O. Jemie and Chinweizu) Toward the Decolonization of African Literature, Vol. I, 1980; The Senegalese Novel, 1983. Address: Skyrock Nigeria Ltd, Box 3538, Owerri, Imo, Nigeria.