Onoja James Okpanachi is a development journalist and an entrepreneur. He is an independent-minded, dynamic, meticulous fellow with a deep sense of creativity and touch of originality. He believes strongly in building the nation by contributing strategically from community based and special interest projects.
Onoja, thoroughbred from the school of hard knocks is a graduate of French Language from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and a trained journalist from the International Institute of Journalism, Abuja, he founded the ARISE IGALA Magazine in 2010 and started the annual ARISE IGALA Leadership Awards & Lectures in 2014 covering vital issues as they serve as great means of celebrating, inspiring and challenging the people into positive ventures for the benefit of mankind.
Onoja James Okpanachi is married to a beautiful and very supportive lady, Onoja Ruth Ojone and their union is blessed with Onoja Rockefeller Ojotumale and Onoja Carnegie Ojotogba.