seth ogahi © I am Benue 2019

Benue Artiste, Stories 16/07/2019 by Akaafele

Seth Ogahi

Seth Ogahi is a Benue born Nigerian singer, songwriter, recording artist and performer. He started his music career in 2008 and by 2009 was the writer and performer of the theme song for the year’s National Youth Summit that gathered over 120,000 people at Eagle Square, Abuja Nigeria; the largest of the yearly event till date. I want to be […]

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bethel olaje © I am Benue 2019

Benue Artiste, Stories 16/07/2019 by Akaafele

Bethel Olaje

Bethel Olaje is an amazing and gifted Nigerian contemporary gospel singer, songwriter with a passion to preach the gospel to the world via her music. Born on the 26th of April. Bethel Olaje fell in love with music at a very tender age, this made her fluid in the mastery of the art of music. She’s currently studying Mass Communication […]

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kelechi okafor © I am Benue 2019

Relationship, Stories 16/07/2019 by Kelechi Okafor

“I’m not hiding my white boyfriend” – Kelechi

A while ago I thought, why does it seem that most prominent black female activists seem to be dating white men? Then I had a moment of introspection where I thought, hang on, I’m one of those women. I speak up about racism and sexism affecting black women. I have an online following. And I have a white fiance who […]

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akuma stephen © I am Benue 2019

Inspirational, Stories 13/07/2019 by Stephen Shiaondo Akuma, PhD

Education As A Panacea To The Lingering Security Challenges In Nigeria

I was the Guest Speaker at my alma mater on the occasion of the 50th graduation and award/prize presentation ceremony of Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary School, Makurdi(11/07/2019). The school has produced prominent personalities like the former Senate President, Sen. Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, former Attorney General of the Federation, Mike Aondoakaa (SAN), Tuface Idibia, SSG Benue, Prof. Tony Ijohor (SAN), Arc Achado Asema, Bishops, Priests […]

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blessing abeng © I am Benue 2019

Business, Stories 8/07/2019 by Blessing Abeng

The 21st Century Entrepreneurial Woman

I was really glad when I was contacted to be the Keynote Speaker of this great event. When I got the mail, I was thrilled, even though I stressed the team a lot about the little things about picture choice, etc. I sweat the small stuff because it is the small stuff that makes the difference. The difference between ordinary […]

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Ebiere Akinola © I am Benue 2019

Education, Stories 4/07/2019 by Ebiere Akinola

Don’t Live For Only You; I Was Once A Corper in Benue

This is probably the first journey where I’m not the first to sleep inside the vehicle… Journeys give us time to reminisce. While I proceeded to the park, on a motorcycle, I felt the urge to put my two hands up in the air and do the peace sign with my fingers…but I couldn’t, both hands were holding luggage. As […]

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josephine enenche © I am Benue 2019

Inspirational, Stories 11/06/2019 by Josephine Enenche

Crushing On Me Like Mad – Josephine

So today I’m crushing on me like mad. I am Jay, stronger than strength, full of life with a good sense of humour. No Father, no brother but adopted by a King who opened the way to his palace and made me a Queen. Though he is a King, he came down to my level, so he can be a friend, […]

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Remembrance, Stories 11/06/2019 by Dr Stephen Akuma

Farewell Bro, Till We Meet Again – Dr Akuma

Last week Saturday, we buried our friend and brother, Kaave Kelvin, who until his death, was the Coordinator of SAN. He was a gentle, soft-spoken, God-fearing, loving, hardworking, honest, resourceful and courageous man. He coordinated all the activities of Stephen Akuma Network (SAN) with a high sense of moral rectitude and transparency. He was a team player and he patiently listened […]

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chacha fate © I am Benue 2019

Inspirational, Stories 6/06/2019 by ChaCha Fate

Why Wait To Kill Cow, Cook Rice, Gather And Brag

Old age is a blessing and not a curse; I had fun with parents. I didn’t want to bother anyone about my visit to the Old Care Center. However, the love shown to me was massive. On Sunday 2nd June I had dinner with old fathers and mothers, actually I wanted to spend my birthday with them on the 8th of […]

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