Governor Samuel Ortom is highly applauded outside the state for his hard stance against open grazing of cattle and against Gen. Muhammad Buhari’s policy on cattle farming and on security. But at […]
James Ibechi is the Editorial Director of the blog 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 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday rose to the defence of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State over the charge levelled against him by the presidency on Wednesday, The Niche is […]
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has announced the ex-communication of Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma. This development was conveyed in a statement sent to POLITICS NIGERIA on Thursday night. The statement signed by the […]
*Uso, Okikiola, arrested *NBC slams station with query All seems not to be too well with Nigeria’s multiple award winning television station, Channels TV, as a set of measures are reportedly being […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has accused Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state of trying to re-enact the Rwandan Genocide in Nigeria. The president said this in response to the governor’s outrage against the […]
jamesibechi.com Editor’s pick on Sunday I know that the jury is presently out in Benue State on whether power will change hand or not, in 2023. As someone from Zone C, the […]
South South Governors Forum, and Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state have tackled President Muhammadu Buhari over his order to review 368 grazing sites in 25 states in the country. The governors […]
Benue State Government has out up 25 state companies for privatisation and commercialisation saying they have remained moribund and drained government resources. The companies, among others, include Benue Links Transport Ltd, Benue […]
By Friday Adakole Elijah I am very optimistic that the title of this article will catch many panting or tongues wagging. This is because the title was borrowed from the work of […]
Susan Waya, mother to reality TV star Kiddwaya, has declared interest to run in the governorship polls for Benue State in 2023. She made this known on her Instagram page on Saturday […]
Former Nigerian Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has hinted that he will not be supporting Atiku Abubakar, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, or anyone above sixty for the 2023 presidency. Babangida dropped […]
Abba Kyari The unmasking last week of Abba Kyari — arguably Nigeria’s most recognised and most celebrated law enforcement officer — that culminated in his ouster from the Nigeria Police Force within […]
jamesibechi.com Editor’s pick on Sunday One James Igiri Odeh, a Bara investor, wrote an expository article titled, ‘ The Scam Called Bara Finance and Investment’. For jamesibechi.com, the piece is the nastiest […]
By James Ibechi It is blood and tears in Igede land as 30 women and children were killed in Ochoro and over 50 houses were burnt by suspected Tiv militia.Ochoro is a […]
By Ene Yusuf | Monday, 26th July, 2021 In an attempt to solidify the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue South, the Senator representing the Senatorial District, Comrade Abba Patrick Moro, today, […]
Nollywood actor, Kanayo.O.Kanayo has disclosed why celebrities alongside politicians and dignitaries celebrated with Obi Cubana over the weekend at Oba, Anambra State. Obi Cubana became the talk of the town after videos […]
The paramount ruler of the Idoma in Benue State, the Och’Idoma, Dr. Elias Ikoyi Obekpa, has pleaded with his Tiv counterpart and Chairman of the Benue State Council of Traditional Rulers, the […]
The House of Representatives member for Apa/Agatu Federal Constituency, Hon. Godday Odagboyi, has withdrawn the N500million libel suit he instituted against Governor Samuel Ortom’s social media aide, Mr. Morgan Adikwu. Mr. Adikwu […]
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has said that it remains unbelievable for advanced countries that Nigeria and other African countries survive the first phase of the dreaded global pandemic, Covid 19 […]
By steve anyebe I got close to Samuel Ortom(His Excellency the Governor) when he was State Secretary of PDP. As Special Assistant to Distinguished Senator David Mark then, I had to be […]