Economy, Stories 17/09/2019 by Azembe Dan

Benue Opens Ultra Modern Centre for Enterprise and Innovation

The Benue State Government has built and officially opened for use, an ultra-modern enterprise development and innovation hub for the teaming productive Benue people. The completed and fully equipped Benue Center for Enterprise and Innovation, BENCEDI was this past Saturday, 14th September 2019 commissioned by the Wife of the Vice President, Mrs ‘Dolapo Osibanjo during her one day visit to […]

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Economy, Stories 6/09/2019 by Jimin Geoffrey

Benue Pensioners Union Disowns Protesting Group

The leadership of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Benue State Chapter has distanced itself from the protest organised by the ‘Concerned Pensioners’ in the state, saying the protest was instigated and had a political undertone. State Chairman of the Union, Comrade Joseph Kyume, stated this today while speaking with journalists shortly after he led a delegation to present the position […]

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© IamBenue, Benue State

Economy, Stories 15/03/2018 by Dooyum Sidney Ahura

Civil Servants Or Civil Slaves: A Case Of Benue’s Workforce

The difference between a slave and a servant is that a slave is a person who is the property of another person and whose labor and also whose life often is subject to the owner’s volition while a servant is one who is hired to perform regular household or other duties, and receives compensation as opposed to a slave. Subjugation […]

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

Economy, 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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Why Ruth Kyaakyor needs your help

Economy, 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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Taxation in Benue State; Introduction

Economy, Stories 30/10/2016 by iambenue

Taxation in Benue State; Introduction

Introduction Benue like every other state in Nigeria has been hit by dwindling income occasioned by the continuous down turn of oil prices plunging to record lows in over 40 years. The state, according to oral testimony from the Governor and other state officials has a monthly salary bill of about 3.7 billion. Over the past year, the state has […]

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Recession 101: Birth Control

Economy, Stories 30/10/2016 by iambenue

Recession 101: Birth Control

I want to advise the men in Nigeria, especially the poor ones who feel that the only pleasurable thing they have in common with the rich men is sex. We are already in a recession so having indiscriminate sex and giving birth to children left, right and center will lead to more poverty. That popular delusional Nigerian adage of ‘Allah/Jehovah […]

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Recession 101: Personal Budgeting

Economy, Stories 28/10/2016 by iambenue

Recession 101: Personal Budgeting

One of the things you will be compelled to learn in the West is effective personal budgeting. You plan your spending according to your earnings: You plan how to pay your house rent, electricity bill, water bill, gas bill, living expenses and may be charity (What some Africans give to their Pastors as tithes). Any attempt to live above your […]

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