Alabo Dr Nengi James

Profile About National Director South South, National Civil Society Council of Nigeria

National Director South South

Alabo Dr Nengi James


Royal Chief Nengi James-Eriworio is a Community Leader, Philanthropist, Humanitarian and a Peace Advocate.

He is the founder and Executive Director of Nengi James Foundation and Talent Search and Advancement Initiative, Non-Governmental Organizations (officially registered with Corporate Affairs Commission) dedicated to Philanthropy, Innovation, Creative works, Talent Hunt, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship Development.

A graduate of Public Administration of the University of Port Harcourt, Nengi James has contributed commentaries and articles on Local and National issues of Public Interest on both Local and National Media. His areas of interest include Environment, Human Capacity Building, Development and Peace Advocacy. He has worked as a correspondent to both the electronic and print media.

As a custodian of the culture and traditions of the Nembe, Ijaw cum Niger Delta people, he takes after his Late Father Chief Eriworio Full James Gam-Dede who was an oral traditional historian and custodian of the native culture and custom of the Nembe-Niger Delta People.

He is a contributor to books like ‘Oil violence: the proliferation of small arms and light weapons in the Niger Delta, Oil, Democracy, and The Promise of True Federalism in Nigeria and a Co-author of the book named Kule (a cultural dance – poetry collection of the Ijaw-Niger Delta titles) among others.

Chief Nengi James is a member of many socio-cultural and Non-profit making organizations that are contributing to humanity and national development in Nigeria. Chief Nengi James is also a Patron, a mentor, an adviser to several groups within and aside Bayelsa State.

A member of te Nigeria Institute of Chartered Arbitrator, and a Recipient of the Officer of the Order of the Niger, OON.

He belongs to numerous professional bodies like the Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Nigeria Environmental Society (NES), Nigeria Gas Association, Institute of Chattered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC), Society for Peace Studies and Practices (SPSP), member, National Think Tank Group among others.

As a God fearing man, Nengi James believes in the principle of life for all irrespective of tribe, class or religion. Presently he is the Chairman, Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) Bayelsa State Branch and Nengi James is a UN – POLAC Ambassador of Peace.

He is married with a thriving family.

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