Festus Alenkhe was born into the family of Alenkhe of Okhuesan Community, Esan South-East Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria.

He attended Arinze Primary School, Benin City, Niger College, Benin City, Utoka Grammar School, Ovia North-East Local Government Area, where he obtained his West African School Certificate (WASC).


He also attended College of Education, Ekiadolor, where he study English/Linguistics.

Festus Alenkhe who holds a Diploma Certificate in Broadcast Journalism from New York Film Academy also attended the University of Benin, Edo State, Nigeria, where he bagged a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Studies and Diplomacy (B.A.).

He has a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism, IIJ, Abuja, Nigeria.

Festus Alenkhe is a Jerusalem Pilgrim (JP) following his religious visits to Rome, Israel, Jericho, Greece, Bethlehem, Jordan and Egypt.

He is a Peace Ambassador, courtesy of the Universal Peace Federation. He is a Controller (News), Edo Broadcasting Service, Benin City.

His media experience which has benefited the entire Nigeria society through Crime Watch and Crime Alert spans through Nigeria and abroad.

Dogged Festus has embarked on Crime News Investigative visits to Austria, Italy, Spain, France, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and United States of America where he did a special report on the assassination of the former President of America, John F. Kennedy with a visit to the spot where he was assassinated in Dallas Texas, USA.

Festus is a resource person to the core. He loves his job with all passion and believes in engaging the youths towards having a crime free Nigerian society where peace, security, justice, progress and development would reign.

Festus Alenkhe was the chairman National youth council of Nigeria, Edo state Chapter, Chairman, Nigerian Red Cross Society, Edo state Branch.

He was chairman, Students Representative council, College of education, Ekiadolor, He was also speaker of the Students Union Government, College of education, Ekiadolor and a Chief of the Kegites Club International.

The former Governor of Edo state , Chief Lucky Igbinedion appointed Festus Alenkhe as a member of the Neighbourhood Watch Committee in Edo State.

He is the vice chairman Edo state Agency for the prevention of HIV/AIDS, a member of the Risk Pillar Edo state covid-19 prevention team.

He holds a certificate on Paediatric Art from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

Just thinking of his antecedents and credentials: Ex. SUG President; Ex. NYC President; and currently presenting CRIME WATCH, a producrion in conjunction with the Edo State Police Headquarters, where he had no lapse.

He has received so many awards within and outside Edo state.
He holds a certificate on Radio/Tv news reporting from the Consular General of the United States of America Embassy in Nigeria.

Comrade Alenkhe, you a the Big Masquerade; it is a norm that you have to first dance at home before any other platforms.

Dance for us come Edo NUJ Elections 2021, please.

We are set with our gongs, maraquas, flutes and drums because it shall be a jubilant victory.

Victoria aceta!

This is Festus Alenkhe, JP, NCE, BA, PGDP, MSC.

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