The new Lobi bloc of Benue State in Nigeria has two local government areas, viz: Makurdi, Guma. Lobi comprise only of Ichongo, which consist of Iharev (Makurdi) and Nongov Iharev (Guma
Lobi produced the fourth Tor-Tiv, HRM Dr Alfred Akawe Torkula, an Ihyarev man and son of Ichongo from Guma LGA. He ruled from 21st April 1991 to 22nd November 2015 and died at the age of 71 years.
Lobo has produced serving governor, His Excellency, Samuel Ioraer Ortom as governor of Benue state who came into office in 2015.
Lobo is one of the new zones arising from the split of MINDA into GWER and LOBI blocs making six zones.
Tor Lobi is Chief Moses Anagende.