Headline News

3 Sep 2016

Some Idoma women from Owukpa in Ogbadibo local government area of Benue State have risen against a recent change in their culture where a woman is now buried in her husband’s house against the extant culture where such deceased wife would be taken to her father’s house for interment.

6 Apr 2016

The traditional ruler of the Idoma tribe in Benue State, HRM, Chief Elias Ekoyi Obekpa has stated that over 10 villages in his kingdom are still under the siege of rampaging Fulani herdsmen. According to the Och’Idoma, the affected villages include, Ocholoyan, Akpeko, Olegomakwu, Olegoyinlo, Nahim and Olegotekwu among others.

19 Mar 2016

A leader of the Fulani ethnic group has provided a detailed insight into why his people attacked the Agatu people of Benue, sacking several communities and killing hundreds.

19 Mar 2016

The Benue State Caucus in the House of Representatives, yesterday accused the Federal government, FG, of conspiring with Fulani herdsmen to sustain the killings of the people of Agatu and other villages in the state.

18 Mar 2016

The Benue State government has given a two-week ultimatum to a road contractor to return to site or recover over 800 million Naira diverted between it and the previous administration in the state.

18 Mar 2016

The 2015-16 statistics from UNC-Asheville indicated that Villanova might have a difficult time making three-point baskets Friday in its opening-round game of the NCAA South Regional.

18 Mar 2016

Lazio's Eddy Onazi said Friday a Lazio fan cornered him after their 3-0 home defeat to Sparta Prague that sent them out of the Europa League Thursday night and allegedly called him a "dirty ni**er".

17 Mar 2016

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Innocent Ujah Idibia, aka 2face or 2Baba, has lent his voice in support of the equal opportunity bill that failed to receive a second reading in the senate.

13 Mar 2016

Former Senate President, Senator David Mark, has described as barbaric, wicked and inhuman the massive attacks and destruction of lives and properties in Agatu local government area of Benue State by armed men suspected  to be Fulani herdsmen.

13 Mar 2016

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria ( MACBAN ) has called upon the National Assembly to make laws that will address issues of grazing reserves and cattle routes nation wide.


Idoma Record Holders

  1. First Nigerian to obtain a PhD in Modern Drama
  2. First winner of MTV Europe Best African Act Award
  3. First Chief of the Air Staff
  4. First Idoma person to become a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN)
  5. First Idoma to win Nigerian Academy of Science award