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Ned Nwoko
House of Representatives (Nigeria)
In office : May 1999 – May 2003
Constituency Aniocha North-South and Oshimili North-South
Personal details
Born
Chinedu Munir Nwoko

21 December 1960 (age 59)
Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha-North Delta State, Nigeria

Political party People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
Education University of Keele, King’s College London
Website https://prince-nednwoko.com

Who is Prince Ned Nwoko?

Prince Ned Nwoko was born on December 21, 1960 as Chinedu Munir Nwoko. He is a Nigerian lawyer, politician and humanitarian. From 1999 to 2003 he was a member of the House of Representatives (Nigeria) and represented Aniocha North-South and Oshimili North-South. He is the first Nigerian to visit the South Pole in Antarctica.

Ned Nwoko Early life and education

Ned Nwoko was born into the royal family of Nwoko, the Kingdom of Idumuje Ugboko, in the Aniocha North region of the Delta State. His early education was in Nigeria.

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He moved to the UK and graduated in law and history from the University of Keele in Staffordshire, UK. He also attended King’s College London and culminated in a postgraduate class with an LLM in maritime and commercial law. Nwoko was then called to the English bar at Lincoln’s Inn.

Career

Nwoko began his legal career as a Crown Prosecutor and qualified as a Supreme Court Attorney of England and Wales. He worked at Kumars Solicitors and Pascaldiers & Co Solicitors before founding Ned Nwoko & Co Solicitors in London.

Nwoko was Secretary General of the Nigerian lawyer in the UK and visited the London-based advisor to the Citizens’ Advice Bureau. He received an honorary doctorate in letters (D.Litt.) From Commonwealth University College, Belize, and an honorary doctorate in science from the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun FUPRE, State of Delta.

Nwoko returned to Nigeria in December 1998 to contribute to the enthronement of a viable democratic institution in the country after long years of military dictatorship dictatorship in the country.

Philanthropy

Through his foundation, the Prince Ned Nwoko Foundation, he contributed to the strengthening and education of young people in his constituency, his senate district and his state.

In 2019, he donated $ 273,000 (N100 million) for the renovation of failed parts of the road that connects southeastern Nigeria to the capital, Abuja. In 2019, he promised UNESCO $ 200,000 (approximately N $ 71.6 million) to support the development of sport in West Africa.

Ned Nwoko Personal life

Ned Nwoko married Nigerian Nollywood actress Regina Daniels in 2019 as his sixth wife. A girl he married at age 19. On May 31, 2020, Ned announced that he was expecting a baby with his current wife.

Ned Nwoko and Regina Daniels
Ned Nwoko and Regina Daniels

Ned Nwoko Net Worth

Ned Nwoko currently ranks among Nigeria’s richest and most powerful and most sought-after politician, with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion.

Recognition and Awards

  • 2018: Africa Value Awards – Effective Leadership and Youth Empowerment 
  • 2019: Peace Achievers Awards
  • 2019: Delta Role Model Awards – Humanitarian Services
  • 2019: Prime Excellence Recognition Awards – Man of the year 
  • 2019: Abuja AR Reporters Awards- Man of the year 2019
  • 2019: Suncity Champions of Democracy Awards – Humanitarian Services
  • 2019: 5 stars awards for Tourism Development in Africa
  • 2019: University of Nigeria, Nsukka Nigeria Philanthropy Awards
  • 2019: Anti corruption crusader Awards
  • 2019: All Africa Music Awards AFRIMMA – Africa Community Impact Awards

Ned Nwoko fights N2 billion defamation lawsuit against blogger

Prince Ned Nwoko, a former member of the House of Representatives and philanthropist, has brought an online blogger, Azuka Jebose Molokwu, to justice and has requested a fined N 2 billion in damages for defamation of his character.

This is included in a subpoena received by his lawyer Ikhide Ehighelua and Co on July 13, 2020 from the Effurun Supreme Court in the state of Delta on behalf of Nwoko.

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Prince Chukwunonso Nwoko, as the second defendant, was also indicted and sponsored by the first defendant, Jebose, who is from Onicha-Ugbo in the Aniocha North region of Delta State and is located in the United States, in the No. EHC 99 States from America.

According to the lawsuit, both defendants have published highly defamatory publications in several online blogs and other social media platforms, “to reduce the applicant’s assessment” and to disparage his public reputation.

It was found that, despite warnings from his lawyers against the defendants, the malicious publications continued unabated against the plaintiff.

Nwoko’s lawyer also said that the first defendant defiantly came out openly on social media that the warnings would not deter his defamatory publications, leading to legal action.

The applicant had also filed for a “public apology to the defendants in his favor in at least two national newspapers distributed in Nigeria and on social media platforms” in his favor, as well as an injunction requesting the defendants to do so prevents further defamatory publications against him from doing so.

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