Shadrach Lubem Mtile © I am Benue 2018

Inspirational, Stories 13/11/2018 by Christine Vihishima

“If not now, when? If not you, who?”, Get to know Brother Shadrach L. Mtile

Shadrach Lubem Mtile is a 29 -year old Nigerian, who hails from Buruku Local Government of Benue State. He is currently the program Coordinator at Bindir Knowledge Center in Yola, Adamawa State, a local Non-governmental organization that is focused on providing free access to quality education and learning resources to children who are out of school and who are in […]

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averandgrace © IamBenue 2018

Inspirational, Stories 21/10/2018 by Grace Oge Onuoha

When A Spider Web Unite They Can Tie Up A Lion

During the second world war, Jimmy an entertainer was invited to cheer up some wounded soldiers in the hospital. While performing, to his amazement, the men were roaring with laughter and their spirits kept rising higher and higher. In the end, he was given a tremendous applause and a standing ovation (by those who could stand). Two soldiers, however, got his […]

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christine vihishima © I am Benue 2018

Inspirational, Stories 6/06/2018 by Christine Msurshima Ishanpepe Vihishima

I am Christine Msurshima Ishanpepe Vihishima. I am a Woman. I am Nigerian. I am Benue

My name is Miss Christine Msurshima Ishanpepe Vihishima. I am 23 years old and hail from Mbatan-Mbayion, of Gboko Local Government in Benue State, Nigeria. I am an entrepreneur, a female photographer, a humanitarian, a literacy advocate and a writer. I am also currently pursuing a law degree at American University of Nigeria, Yola. I am a Christian and a […]

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kohol iornem © I am Benue 2018

Inspirational, Stories 3/05/2018 by Dr. Kohol Iornem

2019 Election; Once Bitten, Twice Shy

The majority of us are guilty of the current leadership problems that we are facing in Nigeria today. We wanted a better Nigeria. Available evidence at that time suggested that Goodluck Ebere Jonathan’s administration was killing the future of Nigeria in the manner in which they were looting from the national treasury with impunity. We were so upset that we […]

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© I am Benue 2017

Inspirational, Stories 27/11/2017 by Wanter Tor-Uja

Run Your Own Race

There’s this lady who sold food in the canteen in my office. She was a cleaner who used to bring food to sell so they gave her one small room to be selling her food. N500 a plate, nothing serious. We used to dash her change of N200 and gather old clothes for her kids. Anyway, like 3 years ago […]

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Inspirational, Stories 1/08/2017 by Teryima Manta

Dear Dr. Nyaregh

I haven’t heard from you since the general retrenchment in Benue Cement Company (BCC) where many staff including my father were fired. I am here wondering if you are alive and I really hope you are. Do you remember me? I choose to call you Doctor even though am pretty sure you were a senior nurse when I was admitted […]

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Inspirational, Stories 24/07/2017 by Akaafele

I Think Of Most Things You Think Of Too, True

I want to be rich. I want to be comfortable. I don’t want to be poor too.But…What if I become rich, what happens if I die. What if I become comfortable, will I be truly happy. What if I remain poor, what will be of life.Ops! So if I don’t die, I will surely become old. So what happens.What happens […]

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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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