About the author
Admiral Madueke is a retired Chief of the Naval Staff of the Nigerian Navy. A graduate of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) Dartmouth England and School of Maritime Operations (SMOPS) Southwick, UK. He is a Member of the Royal Institute of Navigation, London (MRNI) and Member of the Nautical Institute, London (MNI). Admiral Madueke had extensive training and experience in Engineering and Communication Systems in his Naval Career and commanded Capital Ships and Establishments. He attended several Senior Officers' courses in management of Organisations, Human and Material Resources. He is also a graduate of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, (NIPPS) Kuru.
He served at the Embassy of Nigeria Washington DC, USA as Naval Attaché accredited to the Pentagon and received the US Presidential Award of LEGION OF MERIT (DEGREE OF OFFICER) for exceptional performance. He also holds a Nigerian National honour of Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON).
He has to his credit three Doctorate degrees (Honoris Causa) in Science (D.Sc.) by Enugu State University of Technology, Law (LL.D) by Abia State University, and in Business Administration (DBA) by the University of Nigeria Nsukka.
He served two tenures as Military Governor of Old Anambra State and Old Imo State. These capabilities also ensured his rise to the top of his Service as Chief of the Naval Staff.
Since his retirement, Admiral Madueke has made a successful transition into the business world as Chairman of Radam Maritime Services Ltd., Regalia Nigeria Ltd., Excel E & P (Marginal Oil Fields) Ltd., Solid Rock Securities and Investments Ltd., Executive Chairman, Interconnect Clearinghouse Nig. Ltd., and a host of other Board appointments. In June 2008 he was elected into the Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). He brings to the table a wealth of Management and Corporate Governance experiences.