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Relationship, Stories 10/02/2018 by Ogo Marilyn Omaafrica Anoma

Feel Free To Judge Me

A lot of you will be disappointed but then I am sorry…. I can’t help it! Every girl has at least dated a married man in her lifetime!  Yes I say this because I know and I have fallen in love and still in love and still dating a married man. Truth is, I can never stop loving him. I […]

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Killing Benue, Stories 20/01/2018 by Meg Otanwa

Dear President Muhammadu Buhari

One fateful day I received numerous calls from home: “A u Fulani! A u fulani!! E ku pewa eh,” meaning, “The Fulanis! The Fulanis! They’ve come again!” It was Jan 17th last year, the herdsmen had attacked a neighbouring village and the villagers had run into our village for safety. The marauders took lives and left a trail of destruction […]

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Fashion, Stories 19/01/2018 by Akaafele

My Name Is Chiangi Mwuese Benny; IamBenue

I am the fifth child in a family of eight, I was born in Asaba, Delta state but, I’m Tiv (as my name implies) from Ushongo local government. When I was four years old we relocated back to Benue State, Gboko to be precise as things got very difficult for my parents. As a result of the hardship we were […]

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Killing Benue, Stories 9/01/2018 by Terver Akase, Chief Press Secretary

Benue Does Not Own Arm Militia

We read a news report insinuating that some youths arrested by the military at Arufu, a town between Benue and Taraba States are armed militia sponsored by the Benue State Government to defend the territory of the State against invaders. We wish to state categorically that the Benue State Government under Governor Samuel Ortom has not recruited any militia group […]

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Killing Benue, Stories 8/01/2018 by Aver Augusta Yaakugh

Farming And Open Grazing Cannot Exist In Benue State

I have watched in horror the pictures of my Benue people slaughtered like animals. I condemn the acts of these herdsmen who I now prefer to call savages. I have also watched as the Presidency has shown little or no effort to mitigate this crisis. I have three things to say: Firstly, educate the nomads It is an undeniable fact […]

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Killing Benue, Stories 26/12/2017 by Tilex Brian Ortese

A Messy Anti-Open Grazing Law

The much anticipated award winning Benue anti-opening grazing law has hit a stumbling block as herders continue to graze openly and yell at will in the Benue Valley. The law, which was passed by the state House of Assembly and assented by Governor Samuel Ortom, was scheduled to take off in the state on November 1 has failed woefully as […]

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Development, Stories 26/12/2017 by Caleb Senda

Why Are Our Helpless Neglected?

Tse-Agberagba is the capital of Konshisha local government area. It is one of the most underdeveloped local government capitals in Benue State. Tse-Agberagba as a Local government capital had no electricity until the last year’s of former Governor Gabriel Torwua Suswam‘s administration.  Taxes are left in the hands of hoodlums, hoodlums that are given authority by the elites. One of the […]

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