Anthony Suleiman Momoh, lawyer, journalist and administrator, 80, April 27. Born in Auchi, Edo State, he was educated at Government School, Okpe, Edo State, 1949-1954; Anglican School, Okpe, Edo State, 1954; Provincial Teacher’s Training College, Abudu, Edo State, 1956-1957; Government Teacher’s College, Abraka, Delta State, 1960-1961; University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1964-1966; University of Lagos, 1966-1967; Nigerian Law School, Lagos, 1974-1975. Momoh started his career as a teacher with the Anglican Secondary School, Auchi, 1955-1962; editor, Spear magazine, 1967-1971; training manager, Times Journalism Institute, 1971-1976; editor, Daily Times, 1976-1980; general manager, planning and development, Daily Times PLC, 1982-1984; senior manager, Times Publications Division, 1984-1986; minister of information and culture, 1986-1990. Momoh was president of Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, 1976-1978; member, Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE,; fellow, Commonwealth Journalists Association, CJA. He was appointed national chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, CPC in 2011.
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