Archives for October 2016

Taxation in Benue State; Introduction

Economy, Stories 30/10/2016 by iambenue

Taxation in Benue State; Introduction

Introduction Benue like every other state in Nigeria has been hit by dwindling income occasioned by the continuous down turn of oil prices plunging to record lows in over 40 years. The state, according to oral testimony from the Governor and other state officials has a monthly salary bill of about 3.7 billion. Over the past year, the state has […]

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7 Things To Know About Makurdi Cargo Airport Project

Development, Stories 30/10/2016 by Terver Akase

7 Things To Know About Makurdi Cargo Airport Project

The much awaited groundbreaking ceremony for the Cargopolis Makurdi Airport, eventually came to pass. It was the first time in Nigeria and the entire West African sub-region that an event for the construction of an airport of this nature and magnitude was held. In otherwords, when completed, the Makurdi Cargo Airport will be the first of its kind in the […]

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Recession 101: Birth Control

Economy, Stories 30/10/2016 by iambenue

Recession 101: Birth Control

I want to advise the men in Nigeria, especially the poor ones who feel that the only pleasurable thing they have in common with the rich men is sex. We are already in a recession so having indiscriminate sex and giving birth to children left, right and center will lead to more poverty. That popular delusional Nigerian adage of ‘Allah/Jehovah […]

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PAMSET Schools, Aliade: Taking Over The Private Sector

Education, Stories 28/10/2016 by iambenue

PAMSET Schools, Aliade: Taking Over The Private Sector

PAMSET Schools, Aliade was established in September, 2014 by Mr Asema Samuel T. It has both Secondary School and Nursery & Primary School. The schools are located at Tse-Uba, Aliade, Gwer East Local Government Area. The population of the schools has quickly increased as a result of students’ performance, which is unavoidably made by possible by good management and the […]

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Join Social Media, Lai Mohammed Tells Information Managers

Leadership, Stories 28/10/2016 by James Ibechi

Join Social Media, Lai Mohammed Tells Information Managers

Join Social Media Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, flanked by Hon. Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Benue State, Chief Odeh Ageh, said information managers should communicate facts to drown negative information and falsehoods on social media. “They are also to be proactive since if they go to sleep those who are working on social media to discredit government […]

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Recession 101: Personal Budgeting

Economy, Stories 28/10/2016 by iambenue

Recession 101: Personal Budgeting

One of the things you will be compelled to learn in the West is effective personal budgeting. You plan your spending according to your earnings: You plan how to pay your house rent, electricity bill, water bill, gas bill, living expenses and may be charity (What some Africans give to their Pastors as tithes). Any attempt to live above your […]

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OCTOBER, 22ND, 2015 …

Remembrance, Stories 22/10/2016 by Marita Anase Bunde

22nd October 2015; A Moment That Changed Me

Everything seems so strange. I ask everyday if this is all a dream but I have never been woken from it yet. I look at your pictures and ask where are those big brown eyes. Where is the soft smile that brings joy to my heart? Where is the laughter and the talk of childhood and our future? Where is […]

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X Benue StateX Best year of my lifeX Doing itX enemyX Friends and familyX GodX I am BenueX Jennifer AkigaX NigeriaX Quality friendsX Trusting people, Your wordsX Yourself

Inspirational, Stories 22/10/2016 by iambenue

2014 Testimony Of A Benue Daughter

Friends and family, my name is Jennifer Akiga, I have to admit, I have learnt A LOT in 2014 and honestly ‘I do not look like what I’ve been through’! This has got to be the BEST year of my entire life! Prior to when I moved back to Nigeria, I was moving in a direction I deemed fit for […]

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“The Other Room"

Arts, Stories 21/10/2016 by Iorliam’Amo Shija

“The Other Room”

In the other room Hardened men become beggars The queen, becomes the king too The king, just a beggarly page In the other room We cry for joy Beg to be injured For there, we enjoy pain In the other room We beg to suck milkless breasts Accept every proposal And promise any thing In the other room Fate of […]

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Relationship, Stories 19/10/2016 by Tsuwa Jennifer

26 Things Benue Men Must Know

A little ‘thank you’ could strengthen her. Even when she knows she’s Beautiful, she would like hearing it from you sometimes. A little kitchen help kills no ego. Every lady wants a man that can protect her, she needs to be safe around you! To some ladies, collecting money from you is just your little commitment to the relationship and […]

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