Record Holders

1. First Idoma person to become a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) (2013)
2. First Idoma to win Nigerian Academy of Science award (2006)
3. First winner of MTV Europe Best African Act Award (2005)
4. First Professor of Theatre Arts to become a Vice-Chancellor in Nigeria (2002)
5. First Idoma to win Nations Cup (1994)
6. First Idoma to play in FIFA World Cup (1994)
7. Scorer of First Ever Goal in UEFA Champions League (1992)
8. First person from Otukpo to win the Federation Cup (Challenge Cup) (1985)
9. First person from Otukpo to feature in a FIFA World Cup (1983)
10. First Nigerian to obtain a PhD in Modern Drama (1976)
11. First Chief of the Air Staff (1969)
12. First Medical Doctor from Idoma Land (1963)
13. First qualified Midwife from Idoma Land (1953)
14. First Graduate from Present Day Benue State (1951)
15. First Idoma girl to complete secondary education (1951)
16. First Och'Idoma (1947)
17. Author of first book ever published about Idoma language (1935)