Meet Ibe Kachikwu, who is a Nigerian politician and also a lawyer from Delta state, Nigeria. Emmanuel studied in Harvard University and University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Wikipedia Profile & Biodata

Real Name: Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu
Date of Birth: 18 December 1956
Age: 67 years old @ 2023
State of Origin: Delta State, Nigeria
Place of Birth: Delta State
Nationality: Nigerian
Wife: Elizabeth Kachikwu
Occupation: Politician | Lawyer | Entrepreneur
Net Worth: < $3 million
Children: 3 | Nkem, Emeka, and Uche
Education:  Harvard University | University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Tribe: Delta Igbo (Anioma)
Relative: Dumebi Kachikwu

Ibe Kachikwu Biography

Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu was born on December 18, 1956, in Onicha-Ugbo, which was then known as British Nigeria and is now located in Delta State, Nigeria. He is currently 67 years old. Kachikwu is married to Elizabeth Kachikwu, and they have three children.

Ibe Kachikwu Biography and Net Worth, Age, Family, Wife, Contact, Son

Who Is Ibe Kachikwu?

Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu is a Nigerian politician and lawyer who used to be the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources and the former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. He was replaced by Timipre Sylva in August 2019.

Age | Date of Birth

He is currently at the age of 67 years old this year, 2023. He will be 68 years old next year, 2024. Ibe was born on December 18, 1956.

State of Origin | Tribe

Ibe was born in the city of Delta State, Nigeria. Ibe Kachikwu home state is known as the pivot state that produces crude oil and natural gas as one of the main oil-producing states in the country.

Ibe Kachikwu Biography and Net Worth, Age, Family

Wife | Children

Dr. Ibe Kachikwu’s personal life is as fulfilling as his professional one – he is happily married to Elizabeth Kachikwu and they are proud parents to three wonderful children: Nkem, Emeka, and Uche.

Education Background

Kachikwu studied law at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Nigerian Law School. He also earned a master’s and doctorate degree in law from Harvard University, where he performed well.

In 1989, Kachikwu founded True Tales Publications Limited, which published Hints magazine, a weekly publication that explored romantic tales and relationship issues across Nigeria.

Through his weekly column, ‘Fatherhood with Ibe,’ he connected with a wide audience by sharing his experiences as a father.

In 2013, his company launched ‘Hello Nigeria,’ a lifestyle magazine featuring icons in music, film, fashion, culture, and style from Nigeria and Ghana.

Net Worth

He is Expected to have a net worth of about, $3 million.


In August 2015, Kachikwu was appointed as the chief executive of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

Later that year, he was named the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, and the chairman of the board of NNPC.

In July 2016, he was removed as the GMD of the NNPC by President Buhari and replaced with Dr. Maikanti K. Baru.

Ibe Kachikwu Biography


Kachikwu served as the President of the OPEC conference, a position he held until January 2016.

During his tenure, he chaired the 168th Meeting of the OPEC Conference held in Vienna, Austria, on 4 December 2015.

He was later replaced by Mohammed Saleh Al Sada, the Minister of Energy and Industry of Qatar.

Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu has made significant contributions to Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, serving as the chief executive of NNPC and the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources.

Kachikwu has also made his mark in journalism by founding True Tales Publications Limited, which published Hints magazine and Hello Nigeria.

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