Inspirational, Stories 3/10/2016 by Akaafele

What Manner of Education? 2

“My father taught me to work. He did not teach me to love it.” – ABRAHAM LINCOLN Education teaches discipline. Discipline entails doing what is right because it is right even though we may not actually enjoy doing it. Discipline means controlling ourselves from within. It imposes sufficient inner checks on our natural instincts, which is why we are different […]

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Inspirational, Stories 1/10/2016 by Akaafele

What Manner of Education? 1

“In school, teach him. It is far more honorable to fail than to cheat to pass. Teach him to have faith in his own ideas even if everyone tells him they are wrong.” –  Abraham Lincoln, 16th US President. Recently, there has been an increased clamor for education of almost every kind. From children to adults, people of almost every […]

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Inspirational, Stories 31/01/2014 by Akaafele

Making The Most Of Everyday

For most of us, every twenty four hours that comes and goes is just nature. We think nothing special about it. So we are content with the small roles that we get in the movie of life. We just go with everything that does not task us too much… we just live. Everyday is an opportunity to adapt, create and […]

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Inspirational, Stories 30/01/2014 by Akaafele

Why Are You There?

There is something that most of us never do, that is ask ourselves why we want certain things; power, influence, fame or fortune. To stay honest, at least to ourselves, we all need to understand our motives for what they really are. Questions like, what makes us so sure that we are the people who should get put out there, […]

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Inspirational, Stories 30/01/2014 by Akaafele

Finding Motivation

Motivation for most is the bedrock of creativity because it primarily deals with one’s imaginative power. Motivation is therefore the needed push to attain a certain degree of consciousness and direction. Regardless of how you understand motivation, the desire to do something is usually the drive that allows you or anyone else to achieve a given aim. Motivation occurs on […]

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Inspirational, Stories 30/01/2014 by Akaafele

Talking Media Material; Corrupted and Uncorrupted

In today’s world where it is easy to view, listen to or read corrupted and uncorrupted material. There are concerns that the influence of corrupted madia has overshadowed that of uncorrupted media material, especially where youths are concerned. It is proper to entertain the fear that youths are prone to become highly immoral: exhibit tendencies for crime and violence, lean […]

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Inspirational, Stories 22/01/2014 by David Pember

How a Benue Person Refused Changing

It is surprising how the Benue person has refused to change over the years, amidst evident changes in the environment and mentality of people all around them. I remember as a child, when rumour came in that, a woman was caught trying to cut off the head of Sarwaun Tarka’s dead and buried body in Gboko. There were at least […]

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Health, Inspirational, Stories 17/01/2014 by Akaafele

The paradox of our time

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgement; more experts, […]

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Inspirational, Stories 13/11/2013 by Akaafele

Loosing Touch With Reality

Trending and much debated on today is the passive battle between the cyber world and the real world for control over individuals. This leaves me to wonder if one could strike a balance between modern technology particularly the internet on one hand and real life on the other hand in the traditional sense of it. Modern technology has no doubt […]

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Inspirational, Stories 13/11/2013 by Akaafele

Keeping In Touch With Your Benue Roots

Staying connected to Benue state and the trending happenings in the state is imperative not only for those resident in state but also for people of Benue origin in Diaspora (within Nigeria and abroad). Its quite a challenge for Diasporans because the longer you live in Diaspora and perhaps without constant visits home and sustainable contact with people of same […]

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