Inspirational, Stories 17/05/2017 by Miss Fidelia Wuese Unongo

The Power Of “You Cannot”

At age 9, I remember gleefully climbing the staircase which led to the primary 3  classroom where the fine art club weekly meetings were held when surprisingly, I was welcomed with “what are you doing here? “Do you see any girl here? “She is always odd… I just stood there, trying to understand what was going on. Coming from a […]

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Inspirational, Stories 7/05/2017 by iambenue

Benue Youth Are Not Lazy

We have little to no opportunities here in Benue State! My name is Juliet Baaki – IamBenue, a Theatre Arts graduate of Benue State University, BSU Makurdi local government area. I am a model, a basketball player and Benue Carnival Queen 2014. I am passionate about modelling and playing basketball; however, it is quiet challenging pursuing any of this career […]

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Inspirational, Stories 5/04/2017 by Maranatha Innocent

My Kidnapped Story In Makurdi, Benue State

The 8th of March 2017 will forever remain a day to remember. So I went to the bank to withdraw some money since my mum needed it that evening and I wouldn’t be back home until 5pm. Of course banks will be closed by then so I had to withdraw that morning. Like every other day, I left for school […]

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Inspirational, Stories 9/03/2017 by Soo Jessica

I Am A Woman!

So what? I get into an argument with a man, he slaps me, I feel the pain, yet they tell me I provoked him. I should have been quiet, I should have been patient. I should apologize to him. I get into an argument with a man, I slap him, they tell me I have no respect, no home training. […]

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Inspirational, Stories 5/03/2017 by Sewuese Elizabeth Bumkeng

5 Things You Should Know About A Confident Woman

1. She is not afraid to speak her mind Remember that you have to have the power to be comfortable with yourself before you let someone else in your life. Speak up for yourself and for what you believe in. Don’t be a pushover and always fight for what you believe in. Think you deserve a raise? Ask for a […]

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Inspirational 19/01/2017 by Maj Gen Kaleosho rtd, former Comdt TRADOC

How Mammy market got its name

‘Mammy Market = Mammy Ochefu’ It was in 1959. Mammy Ode, a young girl from Jericho-Ugboju in the present Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State was married to Anthony Aboki Ochefu, a young Non-Commissioned military officer who had just been posted to Enugu from Abeokuta. They were quartered at the Army Barracks, Abakpa, Enugu. To beat idleness and perhaps […]

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Sekav is home safely in Benue State, employed and better today

Inspirational, Stories 22/11/2016 by iambenue

Sekav is home safely in Benue State, employed and better today

Governor, Samuel Ortom directed our Head of Service, Inwata Adaikwu to immediately offer brother, Isaac Sekav Ahungwa employment after completing his patriotic bicycle tour riding from Ibadan, Oyo state to Makurdi, Benue State. Sekav was granted half a million Naira (N500,000.00) by our governor to enable him settle and continue his great service to Benue State and Nigeria at large. […]

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Inspirational, Stories 22/10/2016 by iambenue

2014 Testimony Of A Benue Daughter

Friends and family, my name is Jennifer Akiga, I have to admit, I have learnt A LOT in 2014 and honestly ‘I do not look like what I’ve been through’! This has got to be the BEST year of my entire life! Prior to when I moved back to Nigeria, I was moving in a direction I deemed fit for […]

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