Born September 24, 1959

Maiduguri, Borno State

B.Sc (Econ), M.Sc (Econ), PGD (Mass Comm), LL.B, BL.

Gender: N/A
Name of Spouse Gloria Adaeze Ughamadu (Nee Ezeh)
Father's Name Clement Peterson Ughamadu
Mother's Name Catherine Nwayanwu (Ogbuogwalu) Ughamadu
Number of Male Children 1

– Ndu Ughamadu

Profession Journalist , Public Relations Practitioner , Tv Anchor , Economist , Legal Practitioner , Administrator
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

– Appointed Communication Manager, Public Relations, Management Group International, Lagos, 1982;

– Economic News Reporter, News Agency of Nigeria, 1982-1983;

– Energy Correspondent, Business Times, Daily Times of Nigeria, Plc, 1983-1986;

– Columnist, Sunday Times, 1985-1996;

– Group Energy Correspondent, Daily Times, Newspapers, 1986-1988;

– Member, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) General Meetings, 1986-1996;

– Member, OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee Meeting, 1986-1996;

– Consulting member, Editorial Board, Daily Times, 1988-1996;

– Business Editor, Daily Times, 1988-1990;

– Member, Team of Nigerian Editors that visited Oil Installations in the United Kingdom and the United States, 1989;

– Member, African Petroleum Producers Association, 1989- 1995;

– Member, Oil Producers and Consumers Meeting, Paris, France, 1991;

– Member, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) meeting, Geneva, 1991;

– Member, Nigerian Delegation, World Petroleum Congress, Argentina, 1991;

– Editor, Business Times, 1991- 1996;

– Member, Oil Producers Conference (OPEC and Non-OPEC countries) OMAN. 1993;

– Consultant, Knight-Rider Financial News, 1993-1996;

– Member, Nigerian Delegation, African Network, Accra, 1995;

– Editor, Daily Times, 1996-1999;

– Chairman, Editorial Board, Daily Times, 1996-1999;

– Official Invited Guest, Communication Division, Deutsche, Bundes Bank, Frankfurt, Germany;

– Communications Consultant, African Trade Promotions, Tangier, Morocco;

– Consultant, Sibex Link, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1997-1998;

– Member, Commonwealth Press Union Meeting, Penang and Kuala Lumpur, 1998;

– Consultant, OPEC News Agency, 1999;

– Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), 1999 – 2003;

– Spokesman, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), under Gaius-Obaseki, 2002-2003;

– Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), 2016 – 2019.


– Founding and Executive Council Member, National Association of Energy Correspondents (NAEC);
– Member, Nigerian Union of Journalists;
– Member/National Publicity Secretary, Nigerian Economic Society;
– Member, Nigerian Guild of Editors (Presently, Deputy National President, Nigerian Guild of Editors);
– Member, Chartered Institute Bankers Nigeria (committee member 1992-1994).

SCHOOLS ATTENDED: University of Lagos, 1978-1981, 1983-1984; University of Ibadan, 1987; University of Lagos, 1987-1988; University of Lagos, 1991-1997; Nigerian Law School, 1997-1998.


– Member, Executive Council, Federation of Arab-African Newspapers, Tunis, Tunisia;
– Member, Commonwealth Press Union;
– Member, World Editors Forum;
– Member, World Association of Newspapers;


– Fellow, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations
– Fellow, Nigerian Guild of Editors
– Member, Order of the Federal Republic (MFR)

HOBBIES: Reading.


Mr Ughamadu was an Anchorman for 2 finance/business programs: The Sunday Show and Money Line on Nigerian television Authority.

Office of the General Manager,
Group Public Affairs Division,
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,
Herbert Macaulay Way, Central Business District,

09-523-9141, 09-234-0029, 09-234-8200-19 Ext. 81133.

09-234-0029, 09-523-9141.

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