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Dora Akunyili

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Dora Akunyili's Biography

Dora Nkem Akunyili (born July 14, 1954 in Makurdi, Benue State) is the former Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) of Nigeria and former (December 17, 2008 - December 15, 2010) Nigerian Minister of Information and Communications. She is a pharmacist and governmental administrator who has gained international recognition and won hundreds of awards for her work in pharmacology, public health and human rights.[citation needed]

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Dora Akunyili News Stories

  • Nigeria: Madam Minister, It's Time to Connect the Dots (11)

      News Source: Africa Headlines | 3 years ago
    Madam Minister, It's Time to Connect the Dots (11) Gbenga Sesan 21 July 2011 ON April 27, 2009, I wrote an Open Letter (of sorts) to the then Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. Dora Akunyili, because of the huge gap between potential
  • Nigeria: Weep Not for Akunyili

      News Source: Africa Headlines | 3 years ago
    Weep Not for Akunyili Francis Ottah Agbo 19 June 2011 opinion Since Professor Dora Akunyili, the former Minister of Information and Communications lost her senatorial bid to the former governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chris Ngige, there have been a
  • Nigeria: The 6 New Varsities

      News Source: Africa Headlines | over 3 years ago
    The 6 New Varsities 22 November 2010 editorial The Federal Executive Council (FEC) after its weekly meeting of November 10, 2010 announced a plan to establish six new federal universities in the six geo-political zones, to be located in states where

Dora Akunyili Blogs

  • THANKS FOR COMING: Prof. Dora Akunyili Explodes... “It is ...

      Blog Source: | over 3 years ago
    Dora Akunyili Explodes... “It is very offensive to call Nigeria Naija". The Federal government yesterday in Abuja condemned in strong terms the use of Naija in place of Nigeria saying such usage is uncharitable and unpatriotic. ...
  • Zain Now Turns Airtel « Jide Ogunleye's Blog

      Blog Source: | over 3 years ago
    Dora Akunyili tasked the new company to imbibe good business ethics, promising that his government would give it every support, especially as it has committed to making telephony available and affordable to the rual communities. ...
  • Airtel Nigeria Launches New Global Brand Africa | Nigerian ...

      Blog Source: | over 3 years ago
    Dora Akunyili, Hon'ble Minister of Information & Communications, during the unveiling of Airtel brand across Africa. Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, ...

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