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Chief Don Obot Etiebet

CON, B.SC, M.SC, ARSM, FNCS, MMSMG, FCPN.

Chief Don Obot Etiebet,CON, FNCS, FNMGS, Academician, Businessman and Politician, holds many important Chieftaincy titles in Nigeria, some of which are: Atu-Ekong Annang, Uko-Ke Ekong, Obong Unwana Akwa Ibom, Shettima Fune, etc all depicting the leadership and developmental roles he plays in his profession and for the emancipation of his people in particular and his Country in general.

 

Chief Etiebet was born on 15th September, 1944 in Ikot Ekpuk, Oruk Anam Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.  

The Companies

Earth Sciences Ltd

In 1972, he started a company called Earth Sciences Limited.

A Resource Engineering and Geophysical Exploration Company that applies computer techniques for mineral exploration. That was the first ever indigenous Nigerian computer services company.

DATA Sciences Nig Ltd

Earth Sciences Limited gave birth to Data Sciences Nigeria Limited (DSNL), in 1979.  Data Sciences Nigeria Limited (DSNL) is the leading indigenous Information Technology (ICT) Company in Nigeria. With accumulated operational experience of about three decades, DSNL exists to provide solutions for varying computing needs such as hardware/software installation, networking (local, Metropolitan and wide area), systems integration, software development, heterogeneous IT management, training and consultancy.

Obodex Nigeria Limited

In the late eighties, one of his Companies, OBODEX Nigeria Limited, launched the first ever Nigerian brand name in Personal Computers THE OBODEX PC, assembled in Nigeria and which was also selling in Europe.

His landmark office complex building – ETIEBETS PLACE in Ikeja, was completed in 1992 and it is one of the best finished office buildings in Lagos.

Obot Etiebet Foundation (OEF)

In order to continue, sustain and enhance his philanthropic activities, Chief Don Obot Etiebet, in 1996 instituted the OBOT ETIEBET FOUNDATION as a philanthropic organization for SERVICES TO HUMANITY.

This Foundation is today promoting the establishment of the DON ETIEBET UNIVERSITY (UNIDONE) in his village of Ikot Ekpuk, Oruk Anam Local Government Area Of Akwa Ibom State.

From the Blog

AN ADDRESS PRESENTED BY ATUEKONG DON OBOT ETIEBET, ON THE OCCASION OF ORUKANAM ECONOMIC SUMMIT. THEMED – BEYOND POLITICS

The Orukanam economic summit organized by the association of Orukanam Indigenes of Nigeria . . …

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Etiebet’s bold signature at 75

Etiebet’s Bold Signature at 75 More often, Chief Don Etiebet’s name is mentioned in the …

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ATI ANNANG INDUCTS ATUEKONG DON ETIEBET INTO ANNANG HALL OF FAME

A foremost Socio-cultural organizations in Annang Nation, Akwa Ibom State, ATI ANNANG, during her 25th …

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  • 23+

    Work Experience
  • 15+

    Awards
  • 10+

    Projects done
  • 3+

    Profession
  • 3+

    Chieftaincy Titles

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- Education -

  • University of Western Ontario, Canada

    M.Sc

    1969 - 1971

  • Imperial College of Science & Technology, University of London, England

    Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Special Honours

    1966 - 1969

  • College of Immaculate Conception, Enugu

    Higher School Certificate (HSC)

    1963 - 1964

  • Holy Family College, Abak.

    West African School Certificate (WAEC)

    1958 - 1962

  • Government School, Ikot Ibritam.

    First School Leaving Certificate

    1957

- Membership -

  • Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, University of Jos

    Pro-Chancellor and Chairman

    Till date

  • Governing Council, College of Technology, Calabar, Cross River State

    Member

    1976 - 1979

  • G-15 Economic Co-operative Council

    Member

    1990

  • National Science and Technology Fund

    Member

    1991 - 1993

  • Nigeria Computer Society

    President

    1983 - 1987

  • Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC)

    Founding Director

    1992 - 1993

My Key Skills

ICT Expert
Petroleum
Policy
Formulation
Technology
Deployment
Engineer
A.Geo-physicist

Recognition

Chief Don Obot Etiebet, besides his strings of business successes, is an achiever who believes in results. 

He has been silently involved in policy formulation and implementation in Nigeria, since the seventies.

  • PETROLEUM CLUB, NIGERIA

    MEMBER

    NIGERIA

  • BOARD OF NIGERIA INTERNET GROUP

    TRUSTEE

    NIGERIA

  • NIGERIA COMPUTER SOCIETY, 1983 – 1987

    PRESIDENT

    NIGERIA

  • BOARD OF NIGERIA COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NCC), 1992 – 1993

    PIONEER DIRECTOR

    NIGERIA

  • NATIONAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL OF NIGERIA, 1974 – 1977

    MEMBER

    NIGERIA

  • BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF NATIONAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY FUND, 1991 – 1993

    MEMBER

    NIGERIA

  • AWARD OF EXCELLENCE BY COUNCIL OF CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE, INDUSTRY, MINES AND AGRICULTURE, ONDO STATE, NIGERIA

    INDUSTRIAL GIANTS AWARD

    ONDO STATE

  • MERIT AWARD BY THE STUDENTS UNION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF UYO

    GRAND DEFENDER OF EDUCATION

    UNIVERSITY OF UYO

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PRESENTLY, MEMBER, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC)

PRESENTLY, MEMBER, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC)  

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PRESENTLY, MEMBER, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC)

 

NNPC MONETISATION POLICY

THE MINISTER THAT FIRST INTRODUCED MONETISATION POLICY IN THE COUNTRY…

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THE MINISTER THAT FIRST INTRODUCED MONETISATION POLICY IN THE COUNTRY IN NNPC IN 1994 THAT IS TODAY THE BED-ROCK OF THE ECONOMIC REFORMS OF THE PRESENT ADMINI-STRATION

FACT-FINDING TEAM TO OIL PRODUCING COMMUNITIES IN NIGERIA

INITIATED AND HEADED THE FIRST EVER MINISTERIAL FACT-FINDING TEAM TO…

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INITIATED AND HEADED THE FIRST EVER MINISTERIAL FACT-FINDING TEAM TO OIL PRODUCING COMMUNITIES IN NIGERIA IN 1994, THE REPORT OF WHICH IF IMPLEMEN-TED SINCE THEN WOULD HAVE PRVENTED THE PROBEMS IN THE NIGER DELTA TODAY.

DEEP OFF-SHORE OIL

THE MINISTER THAT INITIATED THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DEEP OFF-SHORE…

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THE MINISTER THAT INITIATED THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DEEP OFF-SHORE OIL PROSPECTING LICENSE AND SIGNED THE FIRST EVER DEEP OFFSHORE FIELDS (BONGA) TO A SHELL SUBSIDIARY, SNEPCO IN 1993, WHICH HAS HERALDED DEEP INTEREST AND COPIOUS OIL EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES IN THE DEEP OFFSHORE FIELDS TODAY.

PETROLEUM TRUST FUND (PTF)

I WORKED TO ESTABLISH THE PETROLEUM TRUST FUND (PTF). IT…

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I WORKED TO ESTABLISH THE PETROLEUM TRUST FUND (PTF). IT IS SAFE TO SAY THAT UNTIL ITS DISSOLU-TION IN 1999, IT WAS ACCEPTED AND APPRECIATED AS THE BEST INFRA-STRUCTURAL AND SOCIAL SERVICES DEVELOPMENT AGENCY THE COUNTRY EVER HAD.

A FOUNDING LEADER OF THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP)

A FOUNDING LEADER OF THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) AND…

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A FOUNDING LEADER OF THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) AND A MEMBER OF ITS BOARD OF TRUSTEES, 1999 – MAY 2015.

FORMER MEMBER, BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP).

FORMER MEMBER, BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC PARTY…

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FORMER MEMBER, BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP) 1999 – MAY 2015.

FOUNDING MEMBER AND SOUTH-SOUTH REGIONAL LEADER OF PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP)

FOUNDING MEMBER AND SOUTH-SOUTH REGIONAL LEADER OF PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY…

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FOUNDING MEMBER AND SOUTH-SOUTH REGIONAL LEADER OF PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP)

FORMER NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF ALL NIGERIA PEOPLES PARTY (ANPP)

FORMER NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF ALL NIGERIA PEOPLES PARTY (ANPP)

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FORMER NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF ALL NIGERIA PEOPLES PARTY (ANPP)

  • 23+

    Work Experience
  • 15+

    Awards
  • 10+

    Projects done
  • 3+

    Profession
  • 3+

    Chieftaincy Titles

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