ALOCHU, AKOH, ATSER, EWORO, OTHERS TO BAG JAMESIBECHI.COM’S BENUE MEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

  BREAKING— By Morgan Adikwu and Andyson Iji Egbodo Budding philanthropist and President, Alochu Foundation for the Less Privileged, Benue based charity organization, Chief Francis Alochu Ikpobu, has emerged the winner of jamesibechi.com Person of the Year award. Also selected for honour as the news medium’s Benue Men of the Year are National Commandant, Peace… Continue reading ALOCHU, AKOH, ATSER, EWORO, OTHERS TO BAG JAMESIBECHI.COM’S BENUE MEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

IGEDE: THAT DEBATE ON ZONING OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

By Achiri Igiri-West In Igede land, the issue that occupies public space; that attracts most reaction today is that of where the next House of Representatives member should come from. The views espoused so far bother on the desirability or otherwise of giving room for Oju to produce the next member and or of Obi… Continue reading IGEDE: THAT DEBATE ON ZONING OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 2019: SO PDP BOWS TO ‘MOBILE’ POLITICIAN, ATIKU!

Turaki Adamawa Alhaji Atiku Abubakar probably never knows Oracular Oracle of Africa, Comr Andison Iji Egbodo, but the former Nigerian vice president seems to be so betrothed to Andyson’s theory of politics called ‘mobile politics’. How the ex-VP has to come to embrace Andyson’s style of politics without knowing him is a wonder to be… Continue reading  2019: SO PDP BOWS TO ‘MOBILE’ POLITICIAN, ATIKU!

ORTOM, IKYANGE, OTHERS BAG NUJ MERIT AWARDS

By Benjamin Ngutsav and Jimin Geoffrey Governor Samuel Ortom, Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly among others were yesterday conferred with various merit awards by the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Radio Benue Chapel. Governor Ortom, represented by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Terver Akase, received ‘Gold Shield Award’ in recognition of his… Continue reading ORTOM, IKYANGE, OTHERS BAG NUJ MERIT AWARDS

JAMESIBECHI.COM’S PERSON OF THE YEAR: IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!

The management of jamesibechi.com news blog wishes to inform its numerous readers that the voting to pick the blog’s Person of the Year has entered its second day today, and it’s on. The award was designed to celebrate by featuring and profiling a person, a group, an idea, or an object that “for better or for… Continue reading JAMESIBECHI.COM’S PERSON OF THE YEAR: IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!

WHY OGIRI AJENE APOLOGISED AND ENDORSED ME BEFORE HE PASSED ON – OGBO DOUGLAS (PT 1)

Ogbo Douglas, suave Benue politician is an Obi LG chairman that never was. He’s in the race to become the next state lawmaker occupying Obi State constituency seat at the state Assembly in 2019. In this interview with jamesibechi.com’s editorial director, James Ibechi and Emmanuel Ugaba, he speaks on his 2019 ambition, how ‘cabals’ truncated… Continue reading WHY OGIRI AJENE APOLOGISED AND ENDORSED ME BEFORE HE PASSED ON – OGBO DOUGLAS (PT 1)

Several Factors Are Working Against Ortom’s Govt – Obega

Comrade Benson Obega, erstwhile Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faithful before the All Progressives Congress (APC) came into power in Benue State, is an aspirant for 2019 Oju/Obi federal constituency election in the 2019 poll. He spoke to EJIKEME OMENAZU on the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Samuel Ortom so far, even as he… Continue reading Several Factors Are Working Against Ortom’s Govt – Obega

IGEDE AND THE QUEST FOR SENATE

By Elvis Ogenyi As each day progresses to the eventual political crescendo in 2019, there is a horizontal expansion of political interest groups. The vertical increase awaits the crucial moment when elections are only a few months away. At the moment are meetings and gatherings of various descriptions across the country, some disguised in social… Continue reading IGEDE AND THE QUEST FOR SENATE

OJU/OBI 2019: ASPIRANTS LINE UP FROM ALL DISTRICTS, AS ZONING HANGS IN THE BALANCE

By CongressVoice Newspaper (current edition) The 2019 House of Representatives election is more than one year away, but the build-up towards the exercise has long been kickstarted particularly within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as well as the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oju/Obi federal constituency. CongressVoice has peered into the build up to… Continue reading OJU/OBI 2019: ASPIRANTS LINE UP FROM ALL DISTRICTS, AS ZONING HANGS IN THE BALANCE

COMMUNITY LEADERS EXTOL NICK EWORO’S LEADERSHIP VIRTUES, ENDORSE HIM

By James Ibechi and Andyson Iji Egbodo A delegation of top Ainu community leaders from Oju LGA Tuesday visited Deputy Majority Leader of the Benue State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Nick Eworo, in Makurdi, drawing attention to the sterling leadership qualities of the state lawmaker.   The community leaders who extolled the virtues of… Continue reading COMMUNITY LEADERS EXTOL NICK EWORO’S LEADERSHIP VIRTUES, ENDORSE HIM

Idoma International Carnival presents Face of Idoma international 2017

The search is on for the most beautiful, elegant and classy Lady to represent the Idoma people. Who will be crowned the Face of Idoma International 2017? This year’s competition is open to all tribes. Sale of forms closes November 14, 2017 Prizes to be won include the following. Brand New Saloon Car + Star… Continue reading Idoma International Carnival presents Face of Idoma international 2017

Those opposing anti-open grazing act are enemies of Benue people – ode

Chief Ochi Emmanuel Ode is the Chairman of the Middle Belt Traditional Council (MBTC). In this interview with EJIKEME OMENAZU, he spoke on the recent killings in Plateau State and other parts of the region as well as the state of the region since the advent of the current administration. Excerpt: After two and half… Continue reading Those opposing anti-open grazing act are enemies of Benue people – ode

Why PDP must return to power in Kogi – Ameh

Chief Joseph Erico Ameh, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is aspiring to replace Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State in the 2019 election. In this interview with EJIKEME OMENAZU, he laments the sorry state of his state under the current administration and unfolds his agenda for the people. Excerpt: What is your… Continue reading Why PDP must return to power in Kogi – Ameh

I’M NOT SAMSON OKWU’S STOOGE IN THE 2019 HOUSE OF REPS RACE – COMR. OBEGA

Comrade Ben Obega, a staunch Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporter before the All Progressives Congress came to power, is an aspirant for 2019 Oju/Obi federal constituency election, but seems likely to change party. In this yet another breathtaking interview with JAMES IBECHI, just before he unveils the political party platform on which he wants to… Continue reading I’M NOT SAMSON OKWU’S STOOGE IN THE 2019 HOUSE OF REPS RACE – COMR. OBEGA

  NIGERIA’S DOWNSTREAM TOP 10: ADENUGA, TINUBU, DANTATA, OGAH LEAD THE PACK

The Top10 magazine, Nigeria’s foremost publication that celebrates the top of the best in all areas of endeavor, has come out with a list of Nigeria’s top 10 indigenous oil tycoons fueling the country, under the title, “Nigeria’s Downstream Top 10”. The latest edition of the magazine focuses on the top 10 players in the… Continue reading   NIGERIA’S DOWNSTREAM TOP 10: ADENUGA, TINUBU, DANTATA, OGAH LEAD THE PACK

FOR THE RECORDS: WE’LL BY GOD’S GRACE TOUCH MORE LIVES IN BENUE – CHIEF FRANCIS ALOCHU

Being a text of acceptance speech delivered by the Chief Executive Officer of Alochu Foundation, Chief Fracis Ikpobu Alochu, on the award of The NewsImpact man of the Year 2017 to him in Makurdi on Friday, October 20, 2017.  PROTOCOLS  I have been having some sleepless night wondering what words to say and finally the day… Continue reading FOR THE RECORDS: WE’LL BY GOD’S GRACE TOUCH MORE LIVES IN BENUE – CHIEF FRANCIS ALOCHU

I’M DONATING 500KVA TRANSFORMER AS PART OF MY DEVELOPMENT AGENDA FOR IGEDE – DCN. OGBOR HARMONY

DCN. Ogbor, Oga Harmony, businessman cum politician, is a Benue State House of Assembly aspirant from Ibilla Council Ward of Oju LGA of the state. In this interview with Editorial Director of jamesibechi.com, JAMES IBECHI, he unveils his 2019 agenda for Oju 1 state constituency of the state House. He also speaks on other issues.… Continue reading I’M DONATING 500KVA TRANSFORMER AS PART OF MY DEVELOPMENT AGENDA FOR IGEDE – DCN. OGBOR HARMONY

THE MAN GIVING BENUE HOPE, SUCCOUR AND FUTURE

By James Ibechi Philanthropist cum businessman, Chief Francis Alochu Ikpobu will later today be honoured with a most prestigious award in the media world in Makurdi, Benue state capital. Last night, the budding philanthropist was honoured by the apex umbrella body of all Igede students, NUIS all for his philanthropy. Following the activities of Chief… Continue reading THE MAN GIVING BENUE HOPE, SUCCOUR AND FUTURE

NEWSIMPACT MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR ALOCHU SHIFTED TO FRIDAY

The Newsimpact Man of the Year Award for Chief Francis Alochu Ikpobu slated for Wednesday, October 18, 2017, has been postponed till Friday, October 20, 2017, according to the Editor in Chief of the newspaper, Mr. Awo Whiskey. Mr. Whiskey, who announced today that the shift was due to some uncontrollable circumstances, said the venue… Continue reading NEWSIMPACT MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR ALOCHU SHIFTED TO FRIDAY