Orji Ogbonnaya Orji Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji Biography

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji is a Nigerian communications expert, broadcaster, journalist and political economist . He was appointed the Executive secretary and CEO of NEITI by President Buhari. Orji Ogbonnaya Orji was born in Arochukwu, Abia State.

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji Profile


Orji Ogbonnaya Orji

Real Name

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji

Date of Birth


– years (2021)

State of Origin

Arochukwu, Abia State



Known for

Executive secretary of NEITI




Dr. (Mrs.) Esther Ogbonnaya

Net Worth


Educational Background

Ogbonnaya Orji attended Presbyterian School, Amanator Isu, Ohaozara and Ishiagu High School Okigwe.

He obtained a National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication from Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) Enugu and a degree in public administration from University of Abuja.

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji education

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji obtained a Master Degree and PhD political economy and development studies from University of Abuja in 2004 and 2012 respectively.

He attended Harvard Kennedy School where he became a Senior Executive fellow program on communication and public policy.

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He is an alumnus of Blatvanik School of Government, University of Oxford, England, Thompson Foundation Institute of Advanced Media Studies Cardiff, United Kingdom, the International Law Institute, George Town University Washington DC, the Institute for Public and Private Partnership, Arlington Virginia, the World Bank Institute, the African Development Bank Institute, and the Lagos Business School.


Orji Ogbonnaya Orji career

Ogbonnaya Orji started his career as a journalist at Radio Nigeria. At Radio Nigeria, he worked in various capacities including posting to the presidential villa in Asia Rock.

He rose in rank to become the Deputy Director at the Radio Nigeria headquarters

Ogbonnaya Orji was a columnist and a member of the Editorial Board of Aro News.

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji was the Special Adviser to the President of the Senate at the National Assembly.

In 2004, he worked as national consultant on public procurement reforms at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

In 2007, he headed the media and public affairs department of the Bureau of Public Procurement

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji appointment

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji worked as the Special Assistant to the Minster of information between 2009 and 2010.

He was appointed the Director of communications at Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in 2010.

In 2021, Ogbonnaya Orji was appointed the Executive secretary of NEITI by President Buhari.

Personal Life

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji wife

Orji Ogbonnaya Orji is married to Dr. (Mrs.) Esther Ogbonnaya with three children.


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