Sir emeka offor – from Oraifite in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra State
The Foundation seeks to alleviate the suffering of the less privileged in society through philanthropy, and focuses primarily on giving support and hope to those in neeThe Son of a Policeman who was born in Kafanchan braved the odds to become the successful businessman that he is today. He has dealt poverty a great blow and has tried his best to ensure that the pangs of poverty would not hinder the dreamof the average Nigerian child today. Recently he gave a whooping 1 million dollars in addition to the initial 250 thousand dollars he donated to the Rotary Foundation polio plus programme, for the eradication of polio in Nigerian.
Eze attended secondary school in Nkwere, Nigeria. He studied chemical and mechanical engineering at California State University, Long Beach from 1974 to 1978.
Arthur Eze is a Founder, Owner and serves as Chairman of Atlas Petroleum International Ltd, which has assets in Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea, and the Gambia. Founded in 1991.
In 2010 Eze made $200M selling oil blocks in Liberia.
He recently bought himself a brand new Falcon airplane and it was delivered to him at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah was born September 3, 1971 to the humble, working class family of Mr. & Mrs. Alphonsus Ubah of Umuanuka.
Chukwuma Mojekwu. After his education, he started trading in spare parts under the name Innoson Nigeria Ltd in 1981. His company is next after Leventis and Boulos Enterprises in assembling branded motorcycles in the country.
Innoson has won awards both locally and internationally
Cosmas Maduka (The Automobile Guru) – From Nnewi, Anambra State
Born into the family of, late Pa Peter and Madam Rose on December 24, 1958, he lost his father at the age of four, so the opportunity of acquiring formal education eluded him. After the death of his father, he went through hard times, but with perseverance and dedication, he is today, one of the leading chief executive officers in Nigeria. His uncle sacked him when he was an apprentice trader for attending a church programme, yet that was not the end of the road for him and never despaired and trudged on, and believing that tomorrow holds much promises for him. Today, his name is written in bold letters among corporate leaders in Nigeria.
In his words…, “I started a business with a paltry sum, an amount, which I immediately dedicated to God through the intermediary of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This business, which began as a mustard seed, has today grown into a conglomerate of many companies, Gocuz Engineering, Gocuz Oil Services, Gocuz Construction, Gocuz Farm, Gocuz Chambers and Gocuz Finance and Security. While doing business, I was able to pursue an academic career that earned me B.Sc in Business Administration, M.Sc. in Marketing and LLB and BL in Law from the Nigerian Law School, and later Ph.D. in Economics. In addition, I have earned honorary doctorate degrees from the Madonna University, Okija and the Bradley University in the United State of America”
Andy Uba – from Uga, Aguata, Anambra State.
Dr Nnamdi Emmanuel Uba (Andy) was born on December 14, 1958 in Enugu, Enugu State, to the family of Mr & Mrs Philip Uba.
Dr Uba who had furthered his studies at the California State University later proceed to Buxton University in the United Kingdom where he earned a Doctor degree in Bio-Sciences in 1996.
He lived and worked most of his professional life in the United States.
Between 1985 and 1992 he worked for the Golden State Mutual Insurance of California. With his team, he established a chain of health clinics in different parts of United States. His duties involve conducting evaluations for the United States government on workers’ compensation claims. However, Dr Uba maintained contact with situations in Nigeria and that accounts for his interest in philanthropic and developments projects he carried out in Nigeria soon after his return.
Emmanuel Nwude (Owelle Abagana) – From Abagana, Anambra state.
A Nigerian notable advance-fee fraud artist and former Director of Union Bank of Nigeria,. He is most famous for successfully defrauding a Brazilian man, Mr. Nelson Sakaguchi, a Director at Brazil’s Banco Noroestebased in Sao Paulo, of $242 million, $191 million in cash and the remainder in the form of outstanding interest,between 1995 and 1998. His accomplices were Emmanuel Ofolue, Nzeribe Okoli, and Obum Osakwe, along with the husband and wife duo, Christian Ikechukwu Anajemba and Amaka Anajemba, with Mr. Anajemba later being assassinated. After Nick Leeson’s trading losses at Barings Bank, and the looting of the Iraqi Central Bank by Qusay Hussein, the crime was the largest in banking history.