2019: COMRADE BEN OBEGA CAMPAIGN ORGANISATION INAUGURATED

By Guest Reporter The Comr Ben Obega 2019 Campaign Organisation  has been inaugurated in Oju LGA of Benue State, with a call on the campaign executives to deliver the Obega’s mandate in all the nooks and crannies of Oju and Obi local government areas in the Oju/Obi federal constituency.  Comr Obega who hails from Oboru/Oye…… Continue reading 2019: COMRADE BEN OBEGA CAMPAIGN ORGANISATION INAUGURATED

GOVERNOR ORTOM IS NOT BEHIND SUSWAM’S ARREST – GOVT

By James Ibechi Benue State Government has debunked claims in some quarters that Governor Samuel Ortom is responsible for the arrest of his predecessor, Gabriel Suswam, by the Department of State Services. According to a statement by Mr. Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, the claims that the arrest was based on…… Continue reading GOVERNOR ORTOM IS NOT BEHIND SUSWAM’S ARREST – GOVT

MY IGEDE ANALOGY OF CHIEF MKO ABIOLA’S JUNE 11, 1994 SPEECH

By Ogi John Otor  “People of Igede nation, exactly 3 years ago, you turned out in your numbers to vote for your sons and daughters as Members of House of Representatives and House of Assembly in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. But politicians in uniform, who call themselves soldiers but are more devious than any…… Continue reading MY IGEDE ANALOGY OF CHIEF MKO ABIOLA’S JUNE 11, 1994 SPEECH

SHOCK AS DEAD MAN WALKS INTO HIS OWN FUNERAL

A young man astounded his grieving family when he walked into the funeral rites they were performing on him. The remarkable incident took place in Paraguay, in the village of Santa Teresa in the eastern department of Amambay. Juan Ramon Alfonso Penayo, 20, returned home after he had been missing for several days and his…… Continue reading SHOCK AS DEAD MAN WALKS INTO HIS OWN FUNERAL

SCATTERED FROM SYRIA, ISIS NOW TARGETS THE WORLD FROM NIGERIA

By James Ibechi Rumors that the Boko Haram terrorist organization has been taken over by ISIS seem to be substantiated by reports that Nigeria may have become a training ground for the group, with further reports of Exchange program by the Islamic state, ISIS, on terror tactics. To this end, Nigeria may have become the…… Continue reading SCATTERED FROM SYRIA, ISIS NOW TARGETS THE WORLD FROM NIGERIA

PAPER CERTIFICATES DON’T EARN A JOB, BUT TALENTS, APTITUDES WHEN HARNESSED DO

By Upa Kingsley Twenty out of my 35 years were spent schooling. All the certificates obtained haven’t earned me a job/income, only my talents ever did. When I would’ve been employed in Oju LG civil service, Mr. Dave Ode flushed over 400 of us out unceremoniously – when ever I remember this behaviour of his…!…… Continue reading PAPER CERTIFICATES DON’T EARN A JOB, BUT TALENTS, APTITUDES WHEN HARNESSED DO

RUSSIA 2018: PSYCHIC PIG PREDICTS NIGERIA WILL REACH SEMI-FINALS

In a case reminiscent of the psychic octopus named Paul, which made accurate predictions in the 2010 World Cup, another magical animal, this time, a pig named Mystic Marcus, has predicted that Nigeria, alongside Belgium, Uruguay and Argentina, will progress to the Semi-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup that started today in Russia. Mystic…… Continue reading RUSSIA 2018: PSYCHIC PIG PREDICTS NIGERIA WILL REACH SEMI-FINALS

2019: POWER PLAY FORCES OSINBAJO TO QUIT

By jamesibechi.com The little chance that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had to prove his leadership mettle, he it used to demonstrate that he could be a better president than his boss, Muhammadu Buhari. That was when Buhari was sick and hospitalized in a London hospital. But, no thanks to power play, as the political terrain has…… Continue reading 2019: POWER PLAY FORCES OSINBAJO TO QUIT

RAS KIMONO PASSES ON AT 60

Reggae singer, Ukeleke Onwubya, popularly known as Ras Kimono, is dead. He reportedly died at the age of 60 on Sunday in a Lagos hospital. Kimono’s debut album Under Pressure, led by the single “Rum-Bar Stylée”, was a big hit in the Nigerian music scene in 1989 The deceased  who was born in Delta State,…… Continue reading RAS KIMONO PASSES ON AT 60

INTERNAL DEMOCRACY: THE SINGULAR HOPE FOR APC IN 2019

Discourse By Comr. Ben Obega The advent of democratic governance for almost 19 years in Nigeria has actually allowed people to have little imputes in the game of who leads his or her people. The dramatic civil authority under one umbrella (PDP) for 16 years paved way for high degree of power abuse. The openly…… Continue reading INTERNAL DEMOCRACY: THE SINGULAR HOPE FOR APC IN 2019

WHY I DUMPED RULING PARTY FOR SDP – RT. HON. EGBIRI IDAAH

By James Ibechi A Benue bigwig politician, Rt. Hon. Egbiri Idaah has taken a bold step that may have given realism to the much-talked about third force in the state political equation. This comes as the country’s forthcoming General Elections’ primaries inch closer by the day.   In a chat with jamesibechi.com and NewsImpact teams on…… Continue reading WHY I DUMPED RULING PARTY FOR SDP – RT. HON. EGBIRI IDAAH

AGBA DESCENDANTS FOUNDATION UPBEAT ABOUT 2018 IGEDE AGBA

…As Egbodo unveils festival plan By James Ibechi A little bit away from the hustle and bustle of the build up to 2019 elections, information reaching jamesibechi.com from the stable of Agba Descendants Foundation indicates that arrangements with Globacom Nigeria for the sponsorship of this year Igede Agba festivities are at the closing stage.  Acting…… Continue reading AGBA DESCENDANTS FOUNDATION UPBEAT ABOUT 2018 IGEDE AGBA

ATBU MANAGEMENT GETTING NOTORIOUS FOR WRONG ACTIONS?

By James Ibechi The management of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi may have been getting notorious for obnoxious actions, if the recent ugly developments emanating from the institution are anything to go by. Recall that the university wrongly expelled a student and when the aggrieved undergraduate, Mr. Victor Oboh Alom sued, the court heeded…… Continue reading ATBU MANAGEMENT GETTING NOTORIOUS FOR WRONG ACTIONS?

NASARAWA STATE COMMISSIONER SAYS MEAT OF SICK AND DEAD ANIMALS SOLD IN MARKETS

Nasarawa State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr. Jameel Zakari, says some butchers in the state have been selling meat of sick and dead animals to customers. He told the News Agency of Nigeria today in Lafia that his ministry had discovered the unwholesome practice and therefore vowed to sanction any butcher caught in the act. “The…… Continue reading NASARAWA STATE COMMISSIONER SAYS MEAT OF SICK AND DEAD ANIMALS SOLD IN MARKETS

STUDENT OF IGEDE ORIGIN WINS COURT CASE AGAINST VARSITY MANAGEMENT

By James Ibechi A Federal High Court of Justice sitting in Bauchi has set aside the expulsion of a student of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, (ATBU) Bauchi. In a fundamental rights enforcement Suit No.FHC/BAU/CS/24/2013, Mr. Victor Oboh Alom, a 300-level student of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of ATBU had approached the court challenging the…… Continue reading STUDENT OF IGEDE ORIGIN WINS COURT CASE AGAINST VARSITY MANAGEMENT

JAMESIBECHI.COM’S ACCOUNT OF HERDSMEN APRIL 24 ATTACK ON CATHOLIC CHURCH

 Inside the story: *How Makurdi received the jitters * Exposing the timeline and extent of killings in Benue   *Unraveling the poverty of N10b FG rehab fund   The atmosphere in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, was like that of a city in a state of war on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. But, the food basket…… Continue reading JAMESIBECHI.COM’S ACCOUNT OF HERDSMEN APRIL 24 ATTACK ON CATHOLIC CHURCH