President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff. He replaces Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in an air crash last Friday. Until his […]
James Ibechi is the Editorial Director of the blog turned news portal, www.jamesibechi.com, which is intent on spawning series of publications that would not only cater for Benue investigative reports need, but also adequately cover the entire middle belt region.
Ibechi is the pioneer Editor of the premier Igede community-based Magazine called The Congress. He cut his professional teeth both at the Champion and Daily Independent newspapers where he was employed at various times as sub-editor and production editor respectively.
He worked at the Voice newspaper as a reporter, and at Vanguard as correspondent before joining Daily Independent and Champion.
He holds degrees in Mass Communication and International Journalism of the Benue State University, Cardiff University, Wales (Distinction).
Ibechi has a particular interest in the study of political economy and equitable development. He is a frequent commentator on Igede and Benue affairs in different media, and has also become a media and political consultant.
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The Benue Rebirth Movement (BRM) has called for constitutional amendment to provide for the rotation of the position of Governor among Senatorial Districts in a state. According to a statement signed by […]
By Smith Akoko For the past few days, I have been a subject of attack by the angry social media war lords of the former House of Representatives member, Hon. David Ogewu, […]
The Third Class Chief of Igede Central, in Oju LGA, Chief Obande Adoga, has advised his subjects against lavishing money on burial ceremonies. Chief Adoga gave the advice in a chat with […]
Worried by worsening insecurity in Benue South Senatorial District otherwise know as Zone C, Senator Abba Moro, Friday, summoned a meeting in Otukpo, with the aim to create solution to the problem.The […]
The Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) under the new leadership of Abu-Musad Albarnawy has taken over all territories under the control of late Abubakar Shekau in a major revenge […]
An Israeli artillery unit fires shells towards targets in Gaza Strip, at the Israeli Gaza border, on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes across the Gaza Strip early […]
By David Agogo Foreword The first time Ole ohwu dah (he who the wind blows good fortunes upon) whose father also called him Eka Inu, after the bush cat, emerged from the […]
At least 600,000 candidates who have indicated interest to participate in this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are yet to register, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has said. The problem […]
By Joseph Ode I exercise journalistic licence in casting this headline. I am not unmindful of the sensibilities of religious bigots who would cringe at the notion of reducing God to the […]
The people of Obi LGA of Benue state have appealed to the State Government to construct the major bridge across River Akwa nya on the road leading to Odiapa, Ameka and Igwe […]
Local Vigilante Group in Otukpo arrested two suspected members of a notorious five-man kidnap and robbery gang terrorising the inhabitants. The suspects arrested are 23-year-old Abubakar Usman and 25-year-old Usman Sani.Following an […]
Barring last minute change in plans, by Saturday, May 15, 2021, two significant political events would have successfully taken place in Oju LGA that would be deemed to set the tone for […]
Former Imo State Governor, Sen. Rochas Okorocha has strongly decried the level of injustice, poverty and unhappiness in the Country. He says nothing productive can come out of any country swimming in […]
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says he now goes days without reading the newspapers to avoid the depression that comes from reading bad reports of insecurity and other anomalies in the country. […]
By James Ibechi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has hit his Kaduna counterpart Nasir El-Rufai with a devastating uppercut, accusing him of being one of the real enemies of Nigeria and the […]
The Federal Government through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs has called on applicants for the batch C N-Power programme to immediately update relevant information on National Social Investment Information Management System ( […]
The Securities and Exchange Commission has said it warned Nigerians against investing in the now troubled MBA Forex scheme.The Port Harcourt Head of Investigation and Enforcement for SEC, Suzzie Enebli made the […]
The Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Health Sciences, Otukpo, (FUHSO), Professor Innocent Ujah, has said that the new university will not compromise academic and moral standards for whatever reason. Particularly, the university will […]
Thursday was a black day and a day of mourning for the Christian faithful in Nigeria as two renowned Pastors lost their lives according to reports.First, in what is still a shocking […]