KACHIKWU, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe

Born December 18, 1956
LL.B, BL, LL.M, SJD. Legal Practitioner, Administrator, Industrialist, Publisher. EDUCATION: St Patrick's Primary School, Sapele, Delta State, 1962-64; St Peter's Primary School Ogwashi-Ukwu, 1965-67; St. Pius Xth Grammar School, Onicha-Ugbo 1968-72; Edo College, Benin City, Edo State, 1973-74; University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, 1974-78; Nigeria Law School, 1978-79; Harvard University, Cambridge, 1979-80; Harvard University, 1980-1982. CAREER: Legal Consultant, Harris, Bonnar, Mitchell, Washington DC. 1980-81; Legal Consultant, First National Bank of Boston, USA, 1981-82; part time Lecturer, Corporate Law/ Contracts, University of Ife, (now Obafemi Awolowo University), 1982; Assistant to General Manager, Loan Review, Nigerian-American Merchant Bank, Lagos, 1982; Chief Counsel and Head of Legal Department, Texaco Nigeria Limited; Texaco Overseas Nigeria Petroleum Co; Texaco Agro Industries Nig. Limited, 1983-1992; Visiting Lecturer, Nigerian Law School; Chairman/CEO, Flame Petroleum and Gas Co. Ltd., 1992-; Chairman/CEO, Intel and Data Consultants Limited,1992-; Chairman, True Tales Publications Limited (Publishers of Hints magazine) and Beverly Cops and Security Co. Limited, 1992-; General Counsel/Secretary, Board, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, 2001; Executive Vice Chairman, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited and General Counsel, ExxonMobil Nigeria affiliate Upstream and Downstream Companies in Nigeria; Executive Director ExxonMobil Group of Companies, 2003; Director, Institute of Petroleum Law, Afe Babalola University, Ekiti State (and also Visiting Professor of Law to several Universities including Harvard Law School, USA and Nigeria Law School); President, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC); Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), 2014-2015; President, African Petroleum Producers Association (APPA), till 2016; Chairman, Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), 2016-; MEMBER: International Bar Association; Nigerian Society for Legal Advisers and Company Secretaries. FELLOWSHIPS: Fellow, Society for Corporate Governance (FSCG); Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitration (FCIArb); Fellow Chartered Institute for Petroleum Policy (FCIPP). HONOURS/AWARDS: Federal Government Award for Academic Distinction, 1974-78; Franklin Egolum Prize for Best Graduating Student of International Law University of Nigeria, 1978; Justice Shomolu Prize for Best Graduating Student in Law of Evidence, Nigerian Law School, Lagos 1979; Chief T.O. Elias Prize for Overall Best Student, Nigerian Law School,Lagos, 1979; Alma Mater Alumni Award for Exemplary Support, University of Nigeria Nsukka, 2009; Nigerian Role Model Award by NROMA, 2010; The Exemplary Leadership Award PENGASSAN, 2010; Humanitarian and Service to Humanity Award JCC, 2011; Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award Ubulukwu Development Union, 2012; NOPA Evergreen Icon Award, 2012. TRADITIONAL TITLES: Isagba of Ezechime Clan conferred on him by twelve (12) villages in Delta North; Gbadegun of Owo, Owo Kingdom and Odogwu of Onicha-Ugbo. PUBLICATIONS: The Legal Status of Women; Customs of my People that should be Enforced as Law; The Barrister, University of Nigeria Nsukka, 1975; Master/Servant/lndependent Contractor Distinction; A Thorny Problem of Industrial Tort - The Barrister, 1978; Corporation Foreign Investment in Nigeria; Issues of Law and Policy, 1990; Nigeria Law of Contract - Concise Series 1990; Nigerian Company Law - Concise Series, 1990; Spectrum Books, 1985; Beneath the Board Room, 1986; The Serpent's Tongue, 1977. SOCIAL CLUB: Ikoyi Club Lagos. HOBBIES: swimming, travelling, arts.
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse Elizabeth Okolo, 1984.
State of Origin: Onicha-Ugbo, Delta State
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Number of Male Children 2
Number of Female Children 1
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