Development, Stories 28/07/2017 by Ukan Kurugh

Humanitarian Visits To Wuese, Konshisha And Ugbema, Buruku Local Government Areas Of Benue State. Impacting Lives

AIM (Advocate for the Interest of the Masses) We missed church on this day; a Sunday, but our convictions remain that, doing the humanitarian works of love, there shouldn’t be regrets and we gladly left the shores of Makurdi by 7am, traveling, first to Anyiorikyo-Wuese, deep into the hinterlands of Konshisha Local Government Area. We plied a not so good […]

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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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On the 100 years of Adikpo's coronation‏ @ I am Benue

Development, Stories 5/03/2017 by Iorliam Shija

On the 100 years of Adikpo’s coronation‏

Today, Adikpo market is one of the major markets in Tivland. Adikpo town doubles as the headquarters of Kwande Local Government since 1976. Adikpo is also, the economic nerve centre of Kwande Local government. Through the ingenuity and wisdom of her funding fathers like Akpoo Aberaka and later, Ako Dzunwe Shande, Adikpo grew steadily to emerge as a London; a […]

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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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Why Ruth Kyaakyor needs your help

Development, Stories 2/11/2016 by iambenue

Why Ruth Kyaakyor needs your help

For a woman to be a cripple in our clime where hard work is encouraged with little room for begging is a heavy demand for a mother of six. And for that same cripple to have lost her husband having five surviving children of school age, in fact below their teens, is what is described by a Nigerian musician as […]

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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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