By James Ibechi Thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) being accommodated at the International Market Camp, Makurdi on Tuesday protested alleged diversion of relief materials by camp officials. The protest started when a truck, 2 Hilux vans, a bus … Continue reading BENUE FLOOD: ANGRY IDPS BLOCK VANS LOADED WITH “STOLEN” RELIEF MATERIALS
FOR THE RECORDS Being a text of speech delivered by the Coordinator of Igede Positive Youths for Ortom 2019, Emmanuel Oko, when the group visited Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Sept. 11, 2017, at the People’s House, Makurdi. Today … Continue reading IGEDE YOUTHS TO ORTOM: RUN AGAIN IN 2019, WE’LL SUPPORT YOU
By James Ibechi Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom said on Monday that he will make public his decision to contest the 2019 election early next year, as influenced by the voice of the people and God’s direction. The governor reiterated … Continue reading ORTOM TO IGEDE YOUTHS: I WILL DECIDE ON RE-ELECTION EARLY NEXT YEAR
*Urged to crackdown bad eggs in civil service By James Ibechi Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has blamed the ongoing labour strike on those involved in salary padding, or call them salary syndicate. Ortom, who spoke when the Local Organising … Continue reading ORTOM BLAMES LABOUR STRIKE ON SALARY SYNDICATE
By James Ibechi Andyson Iji Egbo, Idoko Marvins Agogo and the entire country music crew on Choice FM 93.3 as well all all lovers of country music all over the globe must hear this: American country singer and songwriter Don … Continue reading COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND DON WILLIAMS PASSES ON
By James Ibechi Still in the euphoria of the celebration of this year Igede Agba Festival, Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom felicitates with the Adirahu Ny’ Igede, His Royal Highness, Chief Oga Ero, (CP Rtd), the Igede Traditional Council and … Continue reading NEW YAM FESTIVAL: ORTOM FELICITATES WITH IGEDE NATION
The Senator representing Benue North West Senatorial District, Senator Dr George Akume has discarded rumours circulating online that there are underground plans by a caucus in the All Progressive Congress (APC) to replace the current Governor of Benue State, Samuel … Continue reading NO PLANS TO REPLACE GOVERNOR ORTORM – SEN. AKUME
By James Ibechi The resemblance of blooger Queen Dooshima and famous Nigerian actress Ini Edo is a proof that we may all have a doppelgänger out there. Queen Doosh is from Benue and behind the popular blog queensoosh.com, while Ini … Continue reading QUEEN DOOSHIMA AND INI EDO, TWO BIG LADIES, LOOK IDENTICAL AND THEY’RE NOT EVEN RELATED!
By James Ibechi Philanthropist and Chairman of Alochu Foundation, a Benue State-based charity organization, Odochu 1 of Ukpa, Chief Francis Ikpobu Alochu, has again been recognized for his outstanding contribution to the socio-economic wellbeing of Igede nation. The … Continue reading ALOCHU, PROF. ODE, OKWU BAG MERIT AWARDS
By James Ibechi The 2019 Benue South Senatorial hopeful, Dr. Isaac Akuma Egboja has congratulated Nigeria’s Super Eagles on their Friday’s impressive win over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon. The Super Eagles defeated the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 4-0 in … Continue reading SENATORIAL HOPEFUL, EGBOJA, REJOICES OVER SUPER EAGLES VICTORY AGAINST CAMEROUN’S INDOMITABLE LIONS
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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to immediately moblise personnel and resources to intervene in the recent flood crisis that hit parts of Benue State. In a statement, signed by his spokesman, Garuba Shehu, the … Continue reading BUHARI WADES INTO BENUE FLOOD CRISIS
On behalf of my family and the entire SYNERGY FOUNDATION, I wish you a happy IGEDE AGBA FESTIVAL. Let’s continue to pray for peace, unity and progress of Igede. We should continue to build on the existing legacies as we … Continue reading HAPPY IGEDE AGBA!
On behalf of myself, family, the management and board of Alochu Foundation, I wish to felicitate with Adirahu Igede, His Royal Majesty, Oga Ero and the entire Igede Intermediate Traditional Council, all sons and daughters of Igede nation both at home and … Continue reading SEASON’S GREETINGS
BREAKING… By Andyson Iji Egbodo, James Ibechi & Ogi John Agba, a new yam festival of the Igede people the world over will not be the same this year, if the security signals emanating from parts of Igede Kingdom are … Continue reading FEAR OF HERDSMEN ATTACK: GOVERNOR ORTOM BEEFS UP SECURITY IN OJU, OBI
By James Ibechi Gabriel Adode’s Neurofibromatosis (not his’) infection is worsening even in the midst of some helps from donors like Frank Alochu and Bright Ogaji Igodo from the Diaspora. His condition has continued to generate pity and concern. He … Continue reading NEUROFIBROMATOSIS PATIENT, GABRIEL ADODE, NEEDS HELP, PRAYERS NOW AS CONDITION WORSENS!
The Super Eagles face the Indomitable Lions’ hurdle, hoping to cement its place at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup When the world soccer governing body, Federation International Football of Association, FIFA, announced September 1st and 4th as dates for the double … Continue reading RUSSIA 2018: THE DECIDER
This year Igede Agba the single biggest annual traditional cum cultural festival of the Igede speaking people of Nigeria holds on Friday, September 1, 2017. The family of Itachu Ogbu Mac cues into the festival and with pleasure specially invites … Continue reading IGEDE AGBA: COME AND DINE WITH ME – OGBU ITACHU MAC
*— As he redeems promised N199k for Gabriel’s medicals By James Ibechi For the former Executive Chairman of Oju LGC of Benue State and Chairman, Synergy Foundation, Chief Bright Igodo Ogaji, Igede Agba Festival should not just be a fest … Continue reading IGEDE AGBA: IGODO SEEKS PROMOTION OF CULTURE, SUSTENANCE OF LEGACIES
Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, in this interview with select journalists, spoke on the clamour for restructuring of the federation, his second term ambition and other major crucial issues. Excerpt: Of recent, there has been a clamour for the … Continue reading THERE ARE FALSE PROPHETS ALL OVER THE PLACE – ORTOM