Dr. Godwin Maduka Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Dr. Godwin Maduka

Godwin Maduka is a Nigerian-American doctor, businessman and the founder of Las Vegas Pain Institute and Medical Center.

He is one of the most popular philanthropists in Anambra State and Nigeria as a whole. He has over the years, invested over $20 million in various community development projects in Umuchukwu. Asides from the 17-floor multiplex medical research centre he built in Umuchukwu, Maduka has also built houses for the poor, schools, churches and even more in Anambra State.
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Godwin Maduka Profile

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Full name: Dr. Godwin Maduka
Other names: Lion of Africa, Okeosisi Orumba
Date of birth: 20th June 1959
Age: 61 years (2020)
Spouse(s): Stella Maduka
Children: Five
Nationality: Nigerian
Education:  Mercer University,  University of Tennessee
Occupation: Doctor, businessman
Political party: People's Democratic Party (PDP)
Religion: Christianity
Net worth

Godwin Maduka Biography and Education

Godwin Maduka was born on the 20th of June, 1959 in Nkerehi (was changed from Nkerehi 'taking a cow by force' to Umuchukwu 'children of God'), Anambra State, Nigeria. After attending the Nawfia Comprehensive Secondary School and All Saints Grammar school, Umunze, he gained admission to study Medicine at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Unfortunately for him, he couldn't join his peers due to financial difficulties.

His story turned after he got a partial scholarship opportunity to study at Rust College, United States through a friend. He later got monetary support from his younger brother and uncle and moved to the United States in 1982.

Upon his graduation from Rust College in 1984, he got another scholarship to study pharmacy at Mercer University, graduating in 1988. He worked as a pharmacy technician after graduating, before getting a full scholarship to study medicine at the University of Tennessee, graduating in 1993.

Dr. Godwin Maduka also completed his postgraduate training and residency in anesthesiology and pain management at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Hospital before setting up his practice in Nevada in the 1990s.

Dr. Godwin Maduka is happily married to Stella Maduka and the union is blessed with five children.


Dr. Maduka worked as an anesthesiologist at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, Nevada and other hospitals, before starting his own practice at Red Rock Medical Group, Nevada. 

In 1999, he founded Las Vegas Pain Institute and Medical Center, before expanding to other six locations in Southern Nevada.


Dr. Godwin Maduka is a popular philanthropist and has spent billions of Naira in making the lives of the Umuchukwu indiginesa and Amambra as a hole better.
Below are some of his good works:
• He built two churches (one each for the Anglicans and Catholics)
• He built houses for clerics of Catholic and Anglican churches
• He built two monasteries for churches
• He built over 100 standard houses for widows and the poor in the area
• He built a police station and barracks for the Civil Defense staff
• He built a magistrate court
• He built Trinity Hospital and Maternity
• He built Immaculate Conception International College 1 and 2 (and also donated buses to them)
• He built mighty edifices for primary and secondary schools
• He built standard market called (Afor Market)
• He built a five star hotel known as Lion of Africa resort
• He provided transformers to boost electricity in the community
• He built a palace for the monarch, civic centre
• He built a 17-floor multiplex medical research centre in Umuchukwu, and many more.

Awards and Recognition

• In 2015, Life and Times Magazine placed Dr. maduka on its cover, featuring him atop its "Winter 2015 Edition
• Africa's Most Inspirational Developmental Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Award at the 2017 Pan Africa Business Leadership Summit & Merit Awards
• Man of the Year award at the 2019 Igbere TV Leadership Excellence Award
• 2019 Nigeria Entrepreneurs Award
• In 2019, he was honoured with a chieftaincy title as Okeosisi Orumba by Orumba South in Umunze, alongside his wife, Stella who was honoured as Ugo ka ibe ya mma

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