Ned Nwoko: Latest News, Biography, Age, Net-worth, Pictures, Video
Prince Ned Nwoko is a Nigerian lawyer, politician and humanitarian born as Chinedu Munir Nwoko on December 21 1960.
Ned Nwoko Biography
Ned Nwoko was born into the Nwoko royal family, Idumuje Ugboko kingdom in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State.
He had his early education in Nigeria. He moved to the United Kingdom and got his first degree in law and history at the University of Keele, Staffordshire UK. He also attended King’s College London, culminating in a post graduate class with an LLM in Maritime and Commercial law. Nwoko was subsequently called to the English bar, at Lincoln’s Inn.
Nwoko began his legal career as a prosecutor for the crown and qualified as a solicitor of the supreme court of England and Wales. He worked at Kumars Solicitors and Pascaldiers & Co Solicitors before establishing Ned Nwoko & Co Solicitors in London.
He was a member of the House of Representatives (Nigeria) between 1999 and 2003 representing Aniocha North-South and Oshimili North-South. He is the first Nigerian to visit the South Pole, Antarctica.
Nwoko was secretary general, Nigerian legal practitioners UK and was visiting adviser, citizens’ advice bureau, based in London. He received an Honorary Doctorate degree in Letters (D.Litt.) by Commonwealth University College, Belize and honorary doctorate degree in science by the Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun FUPRE, Delta state.
Nwoko returned to Nigeria in December 1998 to contribute to the enthronement of a viable democratic institution in the country following the military disengagement from power, after long years of military dictatorship.ADVERTISEMENTAd by Valueimpression
Ned Nwoko made a remarkable entry into Nigeria’s political turf when he was elected member of the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003 . He represented Aniocha / Oshimili federal constituency, making an impressive showing in the legislative house.
Ned Nwoko was part of those instrumental to the initiation of the London and Paris Club Loans into Nigeria. He authored the reports that led to Nigeria government’s discontinuation of monthly deductions from states’ allocations and commencement of refunds to States.
Through his Law firm, Ned Nwoko Solicitors and his Company, he investigated the multinational creditors and discovered discrepancies in loan repayments, and this resulted in the refund of the first tranches of loan during Obasanjo administration. He also charged the Federal government to court on behalf of 774 Local governments for the refund of illegal deductions and obtained judgment of $3.2billion for the local governments. The Federal government of Nigeria has started refunding the monies in line with the court judgment of 2013.
Nwoko also served on the Vision 2010 Committee and is a member of the capital market. He served as Chairman of the External Committee of Vision 2010. Nwoko is also the Chairman of Project Tourism Nigeria.
Ned Nwoko Wife
Nwoko married Nigerian Nollywood actress Regina Daniels in 2019. A girl he married at 19. On the 31st of May 2020, Ned announced that he was expecting a baby with his current wife and today Regina Daniel is a mother of a bouncing baby boy at age 19th to hubby. Its also said he fell in love to Regina Daniels at first sight
Ned Nwoko First Son
Ned Nwoko lost his first son Tarik, a 22 years old whose mother is from Morocco. Tarik was a Law student at the North Staffordshire University in United Kingdom where he died in his sleep in the early hours of Monday, 8th December 2014.
Ned Nwoko built a wondrous home on a large expanse of land in his native Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State. The eye-popping edifice, nicknamed “Castle in the Air” is a combination of Arabian and western designs complemented with a royal traditional touch which experts have described as a tourist destination.
Apart from these, the land also has poultry section with about 5000 chickens while another part of the land is filled with thousands of palm trees. Just behind the main castle is an Olympic size swimming pool and a lawn tennis court, with a standard table tennis adjacent in it, estimated to be worth about N10 billion. The castle is situated 1000 feet above sea level which makes it the highest point in Delta State.
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In April 2019, Ned Nwoko created history in Nigeria after he married his sixth wife, the 18 years old teenage Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels in a secret wedding ceremony attended by few family members and friends. The news of his wedding to the teenage actress skyrocket the internet and became a very trending news in Nigeria even up till date people still talk about the couples.
Ned Nwoko Net-Worth
Ned Nwoko is currently one of the richest and most influential personality and public figure in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1.2 billion.