Inspirational, Stories 11/06/2020 by Ngunan Ioron Aloho

Are You Holding Yourself Accountable?

When certain services are made free, a lot of people don’t value them – this I have experienced first hand. For the past week or two. I have been on the road – juggling tasks and holding virtual sessions from our Arte- Vision closure to handling support for our past clients. In all the time I devote time to give […]

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Inspirational, Stories 26/05/2020 by Love Idoko

My Name is Love Idoko And This Is My Story

I am a Miracle…I am one whom God has helped…I am thankful…I lost my dad 5 days to my SSCE exams…I was devastated… The Government had fixed his funeral the same day I was meant to write JAMB/UME exams so I had to choose between writing JAMB/UME and attending my dad’s funeral. I decided to attend my dad’s funeral. It […]

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Inspirational, Stories 2/12/2019 by Stephen M. Teru

The Study of Lizard

How can someone go to university just to study lizard? Many people find it funny that things like lizard are studied beyond nursery and primary schools; where pupils learn about them for mere identification purposes. As funny as it may be, there are astonishing reasons why we study these seemingly “unimportant” species. These reasons are actually so important that the […]

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Inspirational, Stories 13/07/2019 by Stephen Shiaondo Akuma, PhD

Education As A Panacea To The Lingering Security Challenges In Nigeria

I was the Guest Speaker at my alma mater on the occasion of the 50th graduation and award/prize presentation ceremony of Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary School, Makurdi(11/07/2019). The school has produced prominent personalities like the former Senate President, Sen. Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, former Attorney General of the Federation, Mike Aondoakaa (SAN), Tuface Idibia, SSG Benue, Prof. Tony Ijohor (SAN), Arc Achado Asema, Bishops, Priests […]

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Inspirational, Stories 11/06/2019 by Josephine Enenche

Crushing On Me Like Mad – Josephine

So today I’m crushing on me like mad. I am Jay, stronger than strength, full of life with a good sense of humour. No Father, no brother but adopted by a King who opened the way to his palace and made me a Queen. Though he is a King, he came down to my level, so he can be a friend, […]

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Inspirational, Stories 6/06/2019 by ChaCha Fate

Why Wait To Kill Cow, Cook Rice, Gather And Brag

Old age is a blessing and not a curse; I had fun with parents. I didn’t want to bother anyone about my visit to the Old Care Center. However, the love shown to me was massive. On Sunday 2nd June I had dinner with old fathers and mothers, actually I wanted to spend my birthday with them on the 8th of […]

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Inspirational 11/05/2019 by Sefa 'Shake Speare'

Reputation of Benue People Outside Benue State

I have always complained about the reputation of Benue people outside of Benue.   In 2015, when I was going for my internship with Nigerian Communications Commission in Abuja, I was warned not to hastily introduce myself as Tiv, as that would likely instigate some bad blood for me before I properly settle. Sadly, I got to NCC and disregarded […]

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Posted by I am Benue on Thursday, 14 March 2019
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Inspirational, Stories 29/03/2019 by Dr Kohol Shadrach Iornem

What Do You Want To Be Remembered For?

Lessons from John Stephen Akhwari’s Experience I remain inspired by the story of John Stephen Akhwari, the Tanzanian former marathon runner who represented his country in the marathon at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico.During the 42km race, at around the halfway stage, while struggling to stay ahead, John fell and severely injured his shoulder and knee. After receiving palliative first-aid treatment, he returned […]

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Inspirational, Stories 28/03/2019 by Dr Usha Anenga

My Award-Winning Wife, Mother, Doctor-Elect

I met my wife in a classroom while she was doing remedial studies at Benue State University, Makurdi. I was already in medical school, at the same institution.  As we chatted for the very first time, I noticed she had a little beautiful book by her side – It was a bible. I love academics but at that moment, my […]

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