Prince Emeka Obasi Biography, Age, Education, Career, Net Worth and Death

Prince Emeka Obasi  Biography

Prince Emeka Obasi was a Nigerian journalist and politician. He was the founder of Zika Awards and National Mirror. Emeka Obasi was born on February 10, 1964, Umuahia, Abia state.

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Prince Emeka Obasi

Real Name

Prince Emeka Obasi

Date of Birth

February 10, 1964


58 years (2022)

State of Origin

Abia State










Betty Obasi

Net Worth

Under Review


March 15, 2022

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Educational Background

Prince Emeka Obasi Education

Emeka Obasi attended Community Primary School, Ahiaeke Ibeku, Umuahia and Ibeku High School, Umuahia for his primary and secondary education.

In 1987, Emeka Obasi obtained a degree in English from the University of Calabar.

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Prince Emeka Obasi Career

Emeka Obasi started his career as a reporter with Newswatch in 1987. He joined Classique Magazine as an editor in 1989.

Between 1990 and 1993, he was the President and CEO of Cameo Adventures Limited, Lagos and Patrioni Limited, Public Relations Consultant respectively.

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In 1993, Emeka Obasi was the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Hallmark Newspapers, a position he held till 1999.

In 1998, Emeka Obasi set up Hallmark newspaper but was later shit down.

He was a member of the

  • Media Advisory Committee, Imo State in 1998
  • Nigerian Unionof Journalist
  • Nigerian Publishers Association;

He was the Executive Secretary, Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre and the Secretary, Mohammed Bello Endowment in Jurisprudence.

Emeka Obasi was the founder and initiator of

  • National Arts Foundation
  • Awolowo Foundation
  • The Yakubu Gowon Centre

Emeka Obasi was honored with Certificate of Merit, Editorial, Newswatch magazine and the Role Model Entrepreneurial Award

He was the commissioner for information, culture, and tourism, during Governor Orji Kalu’s first term as governor.

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In 2006, Emeka Obasi established National Mirror and Business Hall Mark in 2009. He sold National Mirror to Billionaire businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim.

Personal Life

Prince Emeka Obasi Wife

Emeka Obasi was married to Betty Obasi with four children. He was a Christian of Igbo origin from Uzuakoli, Abia state.


Emeka Obasi died on March 15, 2022. He was 58 years old


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