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Pat Utomi, a professor of political economy and management expert is a Nigerian entrepreneur whose ultimate goal is to positively affect humanity.

Born in Kaduna on February 6, 1956, Utomi hails from Ibussa in Delta State. He had his primary education at St Thomas School, Kano, 1960-62 and Our Lady of Fatima School, Gusau, 1962-1966. He later proceeded to the prestigious Christ the King College, Onitsha, for his post-primary education and finished up at Loyola College, Ibadan in 1971.

Utomi had his first degree in mass communications at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN. He also holds MA, MPA, and Ph.D in political economy.

He was director of research and corporate affairs, News Training Consultancy, Lagos; chairman/chief executive officer, Patike Communications Limited. In 1982, he was appointed special assistant to President Shehu Shagari. Following the demise of the Second Republic, he became chairman/chief executive officer, Utomapp Holdings Limited, 1984-86, and assistant general manager, corporate affairs, Volkswagen of Nigeria Limited, Lagos, 1983-93.

Utomi co-founded the Lagos Business School, now Pan African University in 1994 with the Opus Dei, a Catholic religious group. He was scholar-in-residence, American University, Washington DC, USA, 1996 and research associate, the Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 1996.

He also belongs to many professional bodies. He is a member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR, Institute of Directors, IOD, Nigerian Economic Summit Group and Nigerian Economic Society.

He coordinated the establishment of several civil society groups on good governance and accountability such as Transparency in Nigeria,The Centre for Values in Leadership, The Concerned Professionals, and the Restoration Group. In the business sphere, Utomi is the vice-chairman, Platinium

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04/29/2015 01:42:14´╗┐Plain Truths from Renewal / 0
04/17/2015 07:28:21´╗┐Unreason in A Season Of Emotion / 0
03/25/2015 15:24:43´╗┐The Die Is Cast / 0
03/20/2015 23:32:44´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐The Issues the Campaign Forgot / 0
02/20/2015 13:36:00Thinking Aloud Before A Nation Unravels / 0
02/14/2015 04:07:00When the People Become Enemy of the State / 0
02/05/2015 10:20:00Unspoken Conspiracy Against Free Speech / 0
02/04/2015 23:29:00Lessons Lost: Campaigns, Ideas And Progress / 0
01/30/2015 23:38:00On Soludo, Buhari, Jonathan and the Elections / 0
01/23/2015 08:29:00Professionalism and the Fruit of Convergence / 0
01/16/2015 09:27:00Je Suis Patito / 0
12/18/2014 00:05:00OBASANJO AND THE BURDEN OF HISTORY / 0
12/04/2014 09:10:08THE RISE OF THE CULTURE ECONOMY / 0
11/29/2014 05:36:52THE SHEPHERD AS LEADER / 0
11/22/2014 05:36:52THE ULTIMATE REIGN OF IMPUNITY AND THE JOURNEY TO ANARCHY / 0
11/18/2014 05:12:42WHEN BAD CUSTOMER SERVICE TRAUMATIZES / 0
10/31/2014 16:41:18Framing The Issues / 0
10/24/2014 05:46:10PROFESSIONALISM AND NATIONAL CHARACTER / 0
09/30/2014 23:44:09DIASPORA AND THE FLYING GEESE / 0
09/29/2014 00:07:59THE QUINTESSENTIAL PROFESSIONAL / 0
09/24/2014 15:37:00Between Having Being and the Nigerian Condition / 0
09/18/2014 01:38:02RENEWING THE MILITARY / 0
09/10/2014 15:37:26GENERATIONAL BETRAYAL IN PERSPECTIVE / 0
09/02/2014 09:43:58The Paradox of Passion / 0
08/29/2014 08:06:17AND A CONFAB HELD / 0
08/20/2014 14:59:54Is Civil Society To Blame / 0
08/07/2014 17:50:53The Burden And Joys Of Manufacturing / 0
07/30/2014 21:59:20EDUCATION BUILT TO LAST / 0
07/18/2014 13:16:26On the Inside of Corruption / 0
07/11/2014 04:41:10Existential Imperatives in Culture Collapse: The Media and the Nigerian Condition / 0
07/09/2014 03:45:02AUTOMOTIVE POLICY AND THE REST OF US / 0
07/02/2014 12:33:00The Death of Life / 0
06/27/2014 02:33:10IS NIGERIA WORTH SAVING / 0
06/22/2014 01:22:38AND THE ALL POLITICIANS SUMMIT HELD Sad as it may seem we evidently have made i... / 0
06/20/2014 07:57:32AND THE ALL POLITICIANS SUMMIT HELD / 0
06/20/2014 07:57:32AND THE ALL POLITICIANS SUMMIT HELD Sad as it may seem we evidently have made it... / 0
06/08/2014 09:27:16Loss of Prof. Dora Akinyuli / 0
06/03/2014 09:16:01WHEN A STATE LEFT THE UNION / 0
05/31/2014 03:37:42Lessons From Modi, And Aquno For Abuja / 0
05/22/2014 00:02:22CVL CALLS FOR CHIBOK MOMENTS ON SUNDAY / 0
05/18/2014 23:38:00ON ZONES OF DEVELOPMENT- Pat Utomi / 0
05/12/2014 02:52:00The Kidnap of Public Conversation - Pat Utomi / 0
04/30/2014 03:37:42THE EDUCATION NIGHTMARE- Pat Utomi / 0
04/18/2014 10:20:17WILL THERE BE ELECTION IN 2015- PAT UTOMI / 0
04/08/2014 04:07:22REBASING CORRUPTION - Pat Utomi / 0
04/02/2014 23:29:00GOD IS JUST: YOU CAN BANK ON THAT EVEN IN BANKING- Pat Utomi / 0
03/19/2014 10:49:55FULLY AT WAR - Pat Utomi / 0
03/11/2014 02:52:00Dialogue Nigeriana / 0
03/07/2014 02:52:40Between Joy and Despair - Pat Utomi / 0
02/24/2014 04:28:56Finding Meaning of Politics and Social Enterprise / 0
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