Kohol Iornem © I am Benue 2021

Culture, Tradition 1/05/2021 by Dr Kohol Iornem

MUTUK Elects New Management Committee

The message was simple: “You guys have rebuilt this organisation despite the pandemic and other tragedies, we have witnessed remarkable achievements under your leadership”. On this note, I would like to thank all MUTUK members for the trust and confidence reposed in us. We will not take this mandate for granted. Congratulations to our newly elected Management Committee members. Starting […]

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vegetablesoup © I am Benue 2021

Culture, Food, Stories 28/04/2021 by Lucy Ehigocho Agih

My Simple Vegetable Soup Recipe

So, I had a video conversation with Akaa Fele while in the kitchen trying to prepare to cook. I decided to rub it in knowing he’s out of the country that I was making vegetable soup. OK, while this story? Ehmmm… I don’t even know, but well I’d like to share my simple recipe with you and this was Akaa’s […]

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Oluwayemisi Ojo © I am Benue 2021

Culture, Food, Stories 1/04/2021 by Oluwayemisi Ojo

Bier And Akpukpa Is For Lovers Of Good Natural Food

February 2019, as I was about rounding up my service year, despite the fears of the security challenges in Benue state that time, I applied as INEC Adhoc for the 2019 election, and got my posting to Gaadi, a suburban area in Makurdi. My team and I parked lightly, a plain trouser, on a khaki top, an extra top we […]

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Stories, Travel 12/01/2021 by Akaafele

This Is My Otukpa Story; My Name Is Blaize Eche

“Travelling is a form of therapy for me” Otukpa the headquarter of Ogbadibo Local Government Area was on the radial for boxing day so I made my way to the park and boarded a bus going to my home town; Otukpa branch. I had the privilege of God’s omnipresence in a small Church of less than 30person, where God spoke […]

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Culture, Tradition 31/12/2020 by Doosuur Ukula

Few Reasons Why Christmas Remains Magical In Benue State

Christmas season happens to have a wave of distinct experiences. I thought as I sat immersed in a pool of flowing thoughts. Christmas felt good, a season that brought hope and good tidings. I have siblings who had left us for greener pastures to other states and who rarely came home because they had no time at work. But the […]

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Culture, Stories 17/08/2020 by Akaafele

Hugging, Kissing, Telling Your Parents “I Love You”

No two parents are the same in the way they relate to their wards/kids. While one might be lenient and be tolerable to mild improper conduct, the other will be hard/harsh/strict and spank the children for any trace of foolishness or misbehaviour. My dad, on the other hand, was very strict; he’ll wake me up by midnight to beat the […]

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Ejeh Olivia © I am Benue 2020

Culture, Stories 13/08/2020 by Olivia Ejeh

Q. Do The Igede People Marry Tiv People?

The question I hate being asked as an Igede lady. I mean I can’t even say Yes, No, Maybe… I just laugh and walk away because I don’t even know and can’t tell why. We all belong to one human race… To me, that’s all that matters For all I know, the tribal or communal or whatever crises the Igedes […]

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tomato wastage © I am Benue 2020

Food, Stories 11/08/2020 by Tersoo Samson Akula

About Tomato Wastage In Benue State

We tried! In 2016 or so, Mrs Helen Teghtegh through her organization CLHEI submitted a brilliant proposal to the TY Danjuma Foundation. She understood exactly what the problem was. The proposal became an instant hit with both staff and board. I knew because even though I had Conflict of Interest (CoI) over the proposal, I was still allowed to review […]

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Culture, Stories 6/08/2020 by Akaafele

The Battle Of The Cats

Register Now In 2020, five teams will be searching for “The Indyer I Tiv”, and “Ityu I Ikyor” This will be happening at: Ikyor in Ushongo Local Government of Benue State. Cats team to engage in the search: Team Lion, Team Tiger, Team Black Panther”, Team Cheetah, and Team Leopard These five teams will be searching for *“The Indyer I […]

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