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Pat Utomi

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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05/14/2016 14:52:06´╗┐The Nation Over A Gallon: A Citizens Odyssey / 0
02/27/2016 09:00:06´╗┐The Current Economic Crisis And NigeriaÔÇÖs Knowing-Doing Gap  / 0
02/15/2016 12:45:05´╗┐Numbed By Overload Of The Unsavoury / 0
01/30/2016 13:16:40´╗┐Bridging The Financing Gap And Optimal Taxe Rate / 0
01/08/2016 01:46:21´╗┐Creativity And The Power To Teach, Orient And Inspire / 0
12/05/2015 12:00:22´╗┐The Celebration Of Helplessness / 0
11/27/2015 13:53:19´╗┐Educating The Bottom Of The Pyramid / 0
10/21/2015 13:16:31´╗┐IS IT FORWARD TO THE PAST: ANXIETIES ABOUT CHANGE AGENDA / 0
10/09/2015 05:42:29´╗┐´╗┐´╗┐Death in Saudi: Beyond Statistics / 0
09/24/2015 14:03:55´╗┐The Change We Need / 0
09/21/2015 03:19:56´╗┐Education And The Future Of Nigeria / 0
08/30/2015 10:18:15´╗┐Of A Coalition For Development / 0
08/23/2015 08:16:27´╗┐Ideas And The End Of Systemic Corruption / 0
08/16/2015 01:45:39´╗┐Who Will Save Journalism And Civic Culture In Nigeria  / 0
08/09/2015 00:00:00NECESSARY SUICIDE  / 0
07/28/2015 08:48:42´╗┐´╗┐MUCH ADO ABOUT SUBSIDIES / 0
07/18/2015 07:37:11´╗┐BANK ABUSE, ENTREPRENEURS AND GROWTH / 0
07/11/2015 09:30:00GOING TO AMERICA / 0
06/30/2015 14:59:22The Challenge of Change / 0
06/27/2015 07:27:55REDEEMING THE SUB-NATIONALS / 0
06/12/2015 07:31:00THEY HAVE HIJACKED OUR CHANGE, AGAIN / 0
06/09/2015 04:30:00DEMOCRACIES PARADOXIES AND HANDICAPS / 0
04/22/2015 06:07:00PLAIN TRUTHS FROM RENEWAL / 0
04/16/2015 01:17:30UNREASON IN A SEASON OF EMOTION / 0
03/26/2015 21:44:27WHEN AND WHERE THE LAW RULES / 0
03/25/2015 05:50:00THE 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
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