Philip Oshiokpekhai Orbih

Philip Oshiokpekhai Orbih
Philip Oshiokpekhai Orbih

Philip Oshiokpekhai Orbih was born into the family of Chief Jacob Orbih and Mrs. Juliana Orbih (nee Ikhane) on the 17th of November 1972.

He had his early primary education at Azama Primary School Jattu, Uzairue .After a brief(2 years)  time at Ogbona Community Secondary School he moved to St Johns College Fugar where graduated in 1988. In 1987 Philip Oshiokpekhai Orbih was initiated into the age grade as the Chairman of Umokhomhe Age Group Ogbona.

Philip Orbih studied Law at Edo State University Ekpoma, graduated with a Bachelor of Law (LL.B) 1996 and Barrister of Law (BL.) from the Nigerian Law School in 1999.

He had his early law practice in the law firms of Yemi Akerele & Co, Festus Keyamo Chambers, Jimoh Ibrahim & Co all in Lagos, Nigeria.

In 2002 he joined Daar Communications Ltd as a Legal Officer .In Daar Communications, Mr. Orbih initiated the first Legal Enlightenment Programme on Television in Nigeria called “LEGALSCOPE”. He produced and presented the programme for 10 years.

He was also the National Coordinator for the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) for the 2011 Nigerian Presidential Elections.

In 2012 Philip O. Orbih joined Lonestar Drilling Nigeria Limited as Company Secretary/ Legal Adviser. In 2014 he resigned his appointment with Lonestar Drilling.

Philip Oshiokpekhai Orbih is currently a student at the New York Board of Law Examiners, a writer for Guardian News USA, Houston USA, and a Development Consultant.