NWANKWO, Dr. Arthur Agwuncha (Late)

Born August 19, 1942,



BA, MA,author, publisher,born August 19,1942, Ajalli, Aguata, Anambra State; married Eunice Medi 1976, one son, one daughter; Education: Eastern Mennonite College, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA, 1966, Duquesne University, Pittsburg, Pennsylva nia, USA, 1967;Career: Workedat Gulf Oil Corporation Headquarters, Pittsburg, as a consultant for Nigeria and corporate strate gies, June-September, 1967; worked in the Propaganda Directorate of Biafra, Septem ber-November, 1967; appointed editor, Biafra Newsletter, 1967-69; co- founder and first Managing Director, Nwamife Publish ers Limited, Enugu, 1970-76; Managing Di rector,and laterGroupChairman, Fourth Di mension Publishing Company Limited, Enugu, since1977; Chairman, AshGrove Ni geria Limited (an estate development com pany); co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive, KOSM, West Africa Limited; life Vice-President, Onitsha Chamber of Com merce, Industry and Mines and Agriculture; Gubernatorial Candidate, People's Redemp tion Party, Anambra State, 1979; appointed Eastern Mandate Union Chancellor, since 1993; Political Parties: member, People's Redemption Party, 1979-83; member, Alli ance for Democracy, 1998- date; Traditional Titles: Ikeogu I, Ogbu Efi, Ogbu Inyinya; Awards winner, Distinguished Authors Award, Obafemi Awolowo University Book Fair, 1988; Honorary Degree: Honorary Doctor of Letters, The" Shaw University Ra leigh,North Carolina,USA, 1986;Publica tion: Nigeria: The Challenge ofBiafra, Lon don, Rex Collings, London, 1972; Nigeria: My People My Vision, Fourth Dimension, Enugu, 1980;CanNigeriaSurvive?, Fourth Dimension, Enugu, 1981; Nigeria: AfterOil, What Next?, Fourth Dimension, Enugu, 1982; How Jim Nwobodo Rules Anambra State, Frontline, Enugu, 1983; Corruption in Anambra State, Frontline, Enugu, 1983; CivilianisedSoldiers:Army CivilianGovern mentfor Nigeria, FourthDimension, Enugu, 1984; National Consciousnessfor Nigeria, Fourth Dimension, Enugu, 1985; The Igbo Leadership andtheFuture ofNigeria, Fourth Dimension, Enugu, 1985; Nigerian: Devel opment Strategyfor the People's Economy, Fourth Dimension, Enugu, 1986; Justice (Sedition Charge, Imprisonment andAcquit tal of Chief Arthur Nwankwo), Fourth Di mension, Enugu, 1986; Arthur Nwankwo; Thoughts on Nigeria Fourth Dimension, Enugu, 1986; Military Optionto Democracy: Class, Power and Violencein Nigerian Poli tics, Fourth Dimension, Enugu, 1987; The Power Dynamics ofNigerian Politics, Fourth Dimension, Enugu, 1988;Hobbies: reading, writing, tabletennis; Official Address: Plot 64A, City Layout, PMB 01164, Enugu, Enugu State, Telephone: 042-334-197,339- 989,335-640; Home: Plot5B, Ikenga Street, City Layout, Enugu, Enugu State; Tele phone: 042-255-247, 334-197.
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