NWANKWOR, Nwachukwu Azu

BA. MA, author, publisher, born August 19, 1942, Ajalli, Aguata, Anambra State; married Eunice Medi 1976, one son, one daughter; Education: Eastern Mennonite College, Har risonburg, Virginia, USA, 1966, Duquesne University, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA, 1967; worked at Gulf Oil Corporation Head quarters, Pittsburg, as a consultant for Nigeria and corporate strategies, June-September, 1967; worked in the Propaganda Directorate of Biafra, September-November, 1967; ap pointed editor, Biafra Newsletter, 1967-69; cofounder and first Managing Director, Nwamife Publishers Limited, Enugu, 1970-76; Managing Director, and later Group Chair man, Fourth Dimension Publishing Company Limited, Enugu, since 1977; Chairman, Ash Grove Nigeria Limited (an estate development company); co-founder. Chairman and Chief Executive, KOSM, West Africa Limited; life Vice-President, Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Mines and Agriculture; Political Party: Gubernatorial Candidate. People's Redemption Party (PRP), Anambra State, 1979-83; Traditional Title: Ikeogu 1, Ogbu Efi, Ogbu lnyinya; Awards: winner, Distinguished Authors Award, Obafemi Awolowo University Book Fair, 1988; Honorary Degree: Honorary Doctor of Letters (Hon D.Litt), The Shaw University Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 1986; Publications: Nigeria: The Challenge of Biafra (London, Rex Collings, 1972); Nigeria: My People, My Vision (Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1980); Can. Nigeria Survive? (Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1981); Nigeria: After Oil, WhatNext? (Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1982); How Jim Nwobodo Rules Anambra State (Enugu, -Frontline, 1983); Corruption in Anambra State (Enugu, Frontline, 1983): Civilianised Soldiers: Army- Civilian Government for Nigeria (Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1984); National Con sciousness for Nigeria (Enugu, Fourth Dimen sion, 1985); The Igbo Leadership and the Future of Nigeria (Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1985); Nigerian: Development Strategy for the People's Economy (Enugu Fourth Dimension, 1986); Justice (Sedition Charge, Imprisonment and Acquital of Chief Arthur Nwankwo), (Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1986); Arthur Nwankwo: Thoughts on Nigeria (Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1986); Military Option to Democracy: Class, Power and Violence in. Nigerian Politics (Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1987); The Power Dynamics of Nigerian Politics (Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1988); Hobbies: reading, writing, table tennis; Of ficial Address: Plot 64A City Layout, PMB 01164, Enugu, Anambra State, Telephone: (042) 334197, 339969, 335640; Home: Plot 5B, Ikenga Street, City Layout, Enugu, Anambra State, Telephone: (042) 255247, 334197.
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