Benue State Governor-elect, Dr. Samuel Ortom The agrarian people including ardent supporters of various political parties in Benue state have urged the governor-elect, Chief Samuel Ortom of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]
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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Lawlessness in Nigeria took a new turn when soldiers this morning in Kaduna detained the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, insisting his official car must be searched […]
Igede are the most educated tribe in Nigeria —Hon. Nick Eworo Hon. Nick Eworo is Dep. Majority Leader of the Seventh Benue State House of Assembly and representing Obi State Constituency. He […]
By James Ibechi The development of any society is the interplay between man and his environment. This interplay that ensures self-discovery plays a major role in energising, […]
The quest for job and assistance to save the life of own baby forced 34-year-old man (name withheld) to seek audience with whoever cared to listen and probably offer him a helping […]