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WHO'S WHO IN IGBERE: "Focus on DIMGBA IGWE
The 2011 edition of "Who's Who in Igbere" profiles Dimgba Igwe (a journalist) among other
distinguished sons and daughters of Igbere who have excelled in their chosen careers and
contributed to the socio-economic development of Igbere.
According to the book, BIO: "Dimgba Igwe was born on May 16, 1956 at Okafia Igbere. He
attended Nigerian Institute of Journalism (1981 - 1983) and Institute of Biblical Ministries,
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- Staff Writer; Sunday Concord (1984-1987)
- Simultaneous Correspondents to London based New African and African Business
- Senior Staff Writer - Sunday Concord (1987-89);
- Pioneer Deputy Editor Weekend Concord (1989-2000);
- Pioneer Group Deputy Managing Director and Deputy Editor in Chief, the Sun
Publishing Limited (2002-2010);
- Vice Chairman Corporate Bloggers Limited (2010 - 2012);
- Associate Publisher, Express Multimedia Ltd; Board Member, the Sun Publishing
Ltd and McDee Communications Limited among others.
Dimgba Igwe is credited with many publication and books and also was a senior pastor
and deputy-General Overseer of Evangel Pentecostal Church."
DEATH: Following his passing as a result of being knocked down by a hit-and-run vehicle
on September 6, as he jogged in his Okota, Lagos, neighbourhood a funeral arrangement
has been announced as follows:
- Service of Songs comes up at Evangel Pentecostal Church, 3–9, Chidi Okafor
Street, Off Canal Avenue, Okota, Lagos, by 3p.m., on October 4, 2014.
- The interment, according to a statement by the Nigerian Guild of Editors will hold at
his Okafia, Igbere, Abia State hometown on October 11, after funeral service which
starts at 10 am.