EGBOJA SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN ORGANISATION LAUNCHED IN OTUKPO

Breaking…   By James Ibechi   The Isaac Egboja Senatorial Campaign Organisation was on Saturday (yesterday) inaugurated in Otukpo, the headquarters of Benue South Senatorial District. Leaders of the organisation said they had resolved to work assiduously for the victory of Dr. Isaac Akuma Egboja, a former United Nations envoy, who joined the Benue Zone… Continue reading EGBOJA SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN ORGANISATION LAUNCHED IN OTUKPO

ONGOING BENUE SITUATION: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

By Usha Anenga Spanish Philosopher, George Santayana said “Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Thus, a careful review of the distant and recent history of Nigeria holds the key to troubleshooting, unravelling, forecasting and prognosticating the current chaotic situation in the country. Our learning begins as far back as the… Continue reading ONGOING BENUE SITUATION: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

GEORGE ALLI: AGAINST NEAR APARTHEID POLICIES OF OTHERS

*Grades 2 kilometers road in Nwaba-Oju in Ugboju. *Promises Government’s intervention in the construction of the only primary school in the community. By Andyson Iji Egbodo In addition to the high capacity fire fighting trucks donated by the Comptroller General of the Federal Fire Service on the 2018 new year day celebration in appreciation of… Continue reading GEORGE ALLI: AGAINST NEAR APARTHEID POLICIES OF OTHERS

BENUE KILLINGS, REWARDS FOR ORTOM’S LOVE FOR BUHARI?

BENUE KILLINGS, REWARDS FOR ORTOM’S LOVE FOR BUHARI?   *Two gladiators on war path, may tear APC into shreds in Benue   By James Ibechi   “I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.” Matt 25:36. As devout Christians that… Continue reading BENUE KILLINGS, REWARDS FOR ORTOM’S LOVE FOR BUHARI?

‘PETER ONCHE’S ORTOMATIC TOUCH IN OBI COMMUNITY’

LET THERE BE LIGHT By Andyson Iji Egbodoo The usual viable economic activities in Itakpa, headquarter of Okpokwu Council Ward of Obi LGA in Benue state had been in low gear for sometimes now due to their faulty transformer. Many thanks to the Executive Chairman of Obi LGA, Hon Peter Onche, for being alive to… Continue reading ‘PETER ONCHE’S ORTOMATIC TOUCH IN OBI COMMUNITY’

HERDSMEN KILLINGS: BENUE NEEDS THE SUPPORT OF CHRISTIAN SOUTH NOW

By James Ibechi The bad times for Benue people especially the Tiv Christian farming communities call for their fellow Christians in the South to come to support. And one cannot hesitate to make it a call on the entire Southern Christians to make hay while the sun shines. The call has become necessary now that… Continue reading HERDSMEN KILLINGS: BENUE NEEDS THE SUPPORT OF CHRISTIAN SOUTH NOW

HERDSMEN’S KILLINGS, PRESIDENCY AND GOAL POST SHIFTING

Fulani herdsmen, the latest menace in the tortuous journey of nationhood, have passed through lots of metamorphosis in government rationalization of their activities in recent times. The massacre in Benue State, which has been followed in recent times by more killings in other parts of the country, has continued to elicit reactions from both local… Continue reading HERDSMEN’S KILLINGS, PRESIDENCY AND GOAL POST SHIFTING

SAMBISA VAST ENOUGH FOR ALL CATTLE IN NIGERIA, CREATE COLONY THERE – PANDEF TELLS FG

*Sympathize with Benue over massacred 73 The Pan Niger Delta Elders’ Forum (PANDEF), in Akwa Ibom state has advised the Federal Government to establish cattle colonies in the vast Sambisa forest which had been recovered from Boko Haram terrorists, stressing that the reclaimed territory is large enough to accommodate all the cattle and herdsmen in… Continue reading SAMBISA VAST ENOUGH FOR ALL CATTLE IN NIGERIA, CREATE COLONY THERE – PANDEF TELLS FG

CAN BENUE JOIN THE SOUTH?

By Ochereome Nnanna Shortly after the highly emotive burial of 73 victims of genocide being perpetrated by the Fulani militia in Benue and other states of the Federation, Governor Samuel Ortom took Benue leaders to see President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Villa, Abuja, a case of reversed protocol. The normal thing all over the world… Continue reading CAN BENUE JOIN THE SOUTH?

REVEALED! HOW NGBEA HELPED SAVE MATCHETTED MAN IN BENUE HERDSMEN KILLINGS

*Appreciates jamesibechi.com over award “Recently, I saw one patient who was machetted on the head several times and I thought the patient had died and I saved his pictures because I want to write a publication on ‘Herdsmen Crisis in Benue State and North Central Nigeria’. “On inquiring, I discovered the patient was alive. So,… Continue reading REVEALED! HOW NGBEA HELPED SAVE MATCHETTED MAN IN BENUE HERDSMEN KILLINGS

2019 DISCOURSE: EFFICACY OF MUTUAL DIALOGUE IN ANIMAL KINGDOM

  By comrade Ben Obega *Says PDP and APC can’t sit under one umbrella of Igede stakeholders to discuss zoning   Mutual communication is an effective lubricant that enhances cordial relationship and fosters development in any given society. It is of course, an act of God. As God himself, the all sufficient being, sufficiently, recognizes… Continue reading 2019 DISCOURSE: EFFICACY OF MUTUAL DIALOGUE IN ANIMAL KINGDOM

SENATORIAL HOPEFUL, EGBOJA, COUNSELS IGEDE STAKEHOLDERS ON ZONING

By James Ibechi Benue South senatorial aspirant in the forthcoming election, Dr. Isaac Egboja, has counselled Igede stakeholders to make any meeting on zoning of political positions a family affair. The former UN envoy, who lamented his absence at the meeting of Oju/Obi stakeholders  held at the weekend in Oju LGA of the state due… Continue reading SENATORIAL HOPEFUL, EGBOJA, COUNSELS IGEDE STAKEHOLDERS ON ZONING

OPEN GRAZING: HERDSMAN DOCKED IN BENUE

  By James Ibechi The Police yesterday arraigned a 20- year-old cattle herder, Ibrahim Yau, at a Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for alleged criminal conspiracy and open grazing. The prosecutor, Abdulkarim Abubakar, told the court that the defendant was arrested by two members of Benue Vigilance Group, Nyor Stephen, and Adi Titus, in Makurdi on Jan.… Continue reading OPEN GRAZING: HERDSMAN DOCKED IN BENUE

MBTC CHAIRMAN, OCHI, BAGS MEDIA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP

Ejikeme Omenazu, Lagos Chief Ochi Emmanuel Ode, the Chairman of the Middle Belt Traditional Council (MBTC) and the Oji Kpururu 1 of Ibilla in Benue State, has bagged the JAMESIBECHI.COM Person of the Year 2017 Award in the area of Excellence In Leadership.   Presenting the award in his office in Lagos, James Ibechi, Media… Continue reading MBTC CHAIRMAN, OCHI, BAGS MEDIA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP

 AMEH, KOGI PDP GOVERNORSHIP ASPIRANT, LAMENTS HERDSMEN’S  KILLINGS IN NORTH CENTRAL

Ejikeme Omenazu Lagos  Chief Joseph Erico Ameh, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and a governorship aspirant in Kogi State, has lamented recent killings in the North Central geo-political zone by rampaging Fulani herdsmen, saying that life has become so brutish under the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration. Ameh, who spoke when the executive members… Continue reading  AMEH, KOGI PDP GOVERNORSHIP ASPIRANT, LAMENTS HERDSMEN’S  KILLINGS IN NORTH CENTRAL

JAMESIBECHI.COM PERSON OF THE YEAR: IN A TIME LIKE THIS

By James Ibechi There is no doubt the fact that we are witnessing a pathetic situation in the socio-economic and political atmosphere of our country today especially in the area of security. Virtually all the layers of government administration are not finding it easy and the most affected of this ugly trend is the people… Continue reading JAMESIBECHI.COM PERSON OF THE YEAR: IN A TIME LIKE THIS

WHAT ORTOM, OTHER BENUE LEADERS TOLD BUHARI ABOUT HERDSMEN KILLINGS, MIYETTI ALLAH, ANTI-GRAZING LAW

By James Ibechi President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday held a meeting with Governor Samuel Ortom and other state leaders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Other Benue leaders at the meeting with President Buhari were Senator David Mark, Minister of Agriculture Audu Ogbeh, George Akume, and Barnabas Gemade. Governor Ortom said the visit was to appreciate… Continue reading WHAT ORTOM, OTHER BENUE LEADERS TOLD BUHARI ABOUT HERDSMEN KILLINGS, MIYETTI ALLAH, ANTI-GRAZING LAW

HERDSMEN KILLINGS: BAKARE COMES HARD ON BUHARI

  *EMIR SANUSI DECLARES SELF FULANI HERDSMEN LEADER Source: whirlwindnews.com Serving overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), Tunde Bakare has wondered President Muhammadu Buhari and his government did nothing about the genocide in Benue even though they were warned 18 months earlier. Bakare also added that the government has failed in what seem to… Continue reading HERDSMEN KILLINGS: BAKARE COMES HARD ON BUHARI