Development, Stories 14/05/2017 by Ahokegh T Collins

Danger Looms In Makurdi As The Rains Set In

Makurdi Local Government: Today’s farmers day was not a waste even as I could not attend to my farm due to lack of funds occasioned by non payment of salaries especially to those about 1000 staff who last received their salaries in May last year. I have never disobeyed government directives and would not have done so on a policy […]

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Development, Stories 13/05/2017 by Comrade Atume Godwin Terungwa

Call For Sustained Provision Of Basic Amenities To Rural Communities

Water is one of the basic necessities of life and its uses cannot be over emphasized. In the late 80’s and early 90’s, this commodity was a very scarce resource in my community Mbashian, Binev Council Ward of Tombo Mbalagh in Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State. The inhabitants of this community depended solely on streams and ponds which […]

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Development, Stories 18/04/2017 by Dr. Usha Anenga

Memorandum Of Misunderstanding

Benue State Government signs MoU with Damtech Nigeria Limited or Hybrid Electric Power Scheme in Katsina-Ala. Benue State Government signs MoU with Humanitarian Environment Project Company, HEPC to invest £400 million in developing the agriculture value chain. Benue State Government signs $1bn MoU with an America-based company, Juma International in areas of agro-allied and clean water solutions. Benue State Government signs […]

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Development, Stories 7/04/2017 by Ade Joseph Otor

Saluting The Gallantry Of Igede Chiefs

Yesterday, history was made in Igede. Igede finally selected her historic First Class Chief in the nomenclature of Adirahu Ny’Igede. A perfect gentleman turbaned with humility, christened with benevolence and glorified with excellent service has emerged. He is a retired Commissioner of Police, CP Ogah Ero. I am widely engrossed in felicity not just to watch this happening but, to […]

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Makurdi Cargo Airport; The Missing Links

Development, Stories 20/11/2016 by iambenue

Makurdi Cargo Airport; The Missing Links

I am by nature, a big dreamer; I don’t shy away from facing big ideas of development at all levels. I am not afraid that Makurdi, may in just three years become the 1st city in Nigeria with two airports ahead of early starters like Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt or Enugu. Neither am I shy of imagining that in 3 […]

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The International Day of the Rural Women; Benue State 2016

Development, Stories 2/11/2016 by iambenue

The International Day of the Rural Women; Benue State 2016

The Rural areas of Africa are the cradle for development and must be consciously and deliberately stimulated for the growth and development. Africa dose no need more of grants or donation from international bodies. What Africa needs now is the deliberate development of her potentials (which mostly are Agrarian) and show casing some to the global markets. Most of the […]

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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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Development, Stories 30/01/2014 by Akaafele

River Benue; The Untapped Landmark

Development they say is a continuous process which also means that positive change and development go hand in hand. Development of course does not exist in a vacuum, it has to be initiated and achieved, be concrete and practical. In Benue state where the River Benue journeys through the heart of Makurdi local government area, the state capital and where […]

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Development, Stories 4/11/2013 by Akaafele

Rural-Urban Drift of youths in Benue

Rural-urban migration is usually a response to the attractive nature of the urban areas. The alarming rate of the practice among youths in Nigeria and Benue in particular calls for serious concern. The practice which has for long been ignored without receiving the required attention has no doubt become a menace and has caused indirect or direct negative effects on […]

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