Abonnema, Rivers State.
B.A., M.A., PhD.
Chairman, africapractice West Africa
Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, 1970-73;
Administrative Officer, Cabinet Office, Lagos,1973-76;
Secretary, Irikefe Panel on State Creation, 1975-76;
Managing Director, Daily Times of Nigeria Limited, 1976-80;
Delegate to the United Nations and the OAU (1976, 1989, 1989, and 1990)
Chairman, Tabod Nigeria Limited, 1980-87;
Chairman, Checkport Ltd;
Chairman, Proteceas Nigeria Limited;
Director, Guardian Newspapers, since 1983;
Director, New Nation Press Limited, since 1986;
Chairman, Pabod Finance Investment, since 1986;
Appointed Nigerian Ambassador to Brazil, 1987-92;
Special Adviser to the President, on International Relations, 1998-2001;
Chairman, Abuja Hotels Limited;
Chairman, Tamsaka Travels Agency;
Chairman of Airlines Services & Logistics PLC (ASL);
Chairman of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc, 2006-2010.
Director of Industrial And General Insurance Plc
defunct Social Democratic Party, Presidential Aspirant, 1992;
People’s Democratic Party of Nigeria, (Member) 1998-date;
People’s Democratic Party of Nigeria, Deputy National Chairman (South South), 1998-1999.
Alabo (Chief), Jack’s Compound, Abonnema, Rivers State
Publications: Modern and Traditional Ethics in The Politics of Lagos, Cambridge University Press;
Contributed to Lagos, A Modern Metropolis, edited by Aderibigbe;
The Military and Press Freedom, Daily Times of Nigeria;
The Press and the Black World, Daily Times of Nigeria.
tennis, music, walking
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