Diezani Allison-Madueke biography and facts


Diezani Allison-Madueke Diezani K. Alison-Madueke (born December 6, 1960) became Nigeria's minister of transportation on July 26, 2007. She was moved to Mines and Steel Development in 2008, and in April 2010 was appointed Minister of Petroleum Resources. Diezani K. Agama was born on December 6, 1960 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Her father was Chief Frederick Abiye Agama. She studied architecture in England and then at Howard University in the United States. She graduated from Howard with a Bachelor's on 8 December 1992. She returned to Nigeria and joined Shell Petroleum Development Corporation that year. In 2002, she attended Cambridge University for her MBA. In April 2006, Shell appointed her its first female Executive Director in Nigeria. Since 1999 she has been married to Admiral Allison Madueke (retired), one-time Chief of Naval Staff who was at various times governor of Imo and Anambra State. In September 2011 Alison-Madueke was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Management Sciences by the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. Diezani Alison-Madueke has held three significant positions in the Nigerian federal government. She was appointed Transport Minister in July 2007. On December 23, 2008,  ( Wikipedia )


Personal facts

Known as
Diezani Alison-Madueke
Date of birth
Place of birth
Port Harcourt
Ugonna Madueke Chima Madueke Chimezie Madueke


Company Job title From To
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation


Institution From To
Howard University 1992-12-08
University of Cambridge 2003
Judge Business School

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