He previously worked for the United Nations for 17 years in nation-building, international security, legal affairs, and development finance roles at the UN Headquarters in New York and other duty stations, including Cambodia, Croatia, Rwanda, and Switzerland.
He obtained his LL.B. degree at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, an M.A. at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, and a Ph.D. in International Relations at the London School of Economics, and is the author of four published books.
On Oct. 8, Moghalu announced his membership of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) party and restated his intention to run for President again in the 2023 elections.