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Leadership, Stories 4/05/2018 by Laz Apir

Let Benue State Be Great

My Fellow Benue citizens, It is time for us to reason together and find a way out of this mediocre cycle we have built and entrenched in our dear state. Let us even pretend for a moment that Akume was outstanding, Suswam was Amazing and Ortom is God sent to deliver Benue and as such no room for blame game […]

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Leadership, Stories 21/04/2018 by Sidney Dooyum Ahura

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC Benue State Council And The Mandate Of Betrayal And Bootlicking

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) which is supposed to be the body saddled with the responsibility of fighting for the welfare of workers has made itself an addendum of the government in Benue state and continues to take sides with the government against the workers it collects dues from and whose interest they were constituted to defend. It would be […]

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Leadership, Stories 22/03/2018 by Dooyum Sidney Ahura

Governor Samuel Ortom And The Wage Bill Conundrum

It is sad but true that the Governor Samuel Ortom led government has been unwilling to come clean on the state’s over bloated wage bill, after almost three years of being in office; a development that is less than desirable. Below is an extract from the Governor’s speech at the Presidential visit to Benue on 12th March, 2018. “The issue […]

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Leadership, Stories 6/12/2017 by Akaafele

Nom Or Conrad Terhide Utaan; IamBenue

Nom Or Conrad Terhide Utaan (Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Social Investments and the State Focal Person, Social Investments Programme) was born on 13th of September, 1977 in Makurdi, Benue State to the family of Elder and Mrs. Sylvester Tsegba Utaan of Ndzorov, Guma Local Government. He started school at a very tender age, at Happy Home Nursery […]

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Leadership, Stories 25/11/2017 by Akaafele

Make Me Miss Nigeria 2017; Ikpe Igbe Joy

My name is Ikpe Igbe Joy. I am from Apa local government area of Benue. I was born and bred in Makurdi local government area. #IamBenue. I attend Corona Private School, First Baptist Nursery and Primary School, Makurdi. International School and St Joseph’s Secondary School, Nyiman in Makurdi. I am currently a 500 level Law student at the University of […]

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Leadership, Stories 10/10/2017 by Akaafele

Mr Gideon Dooyum Inyom; IamBenue

Mr Gideon Dooyum Inyom fondly called IDG; born to the family of Bishop Nathan Nyitar Inyom and Mrs Becky Inyom, The Anglican Bishop of Makurdi Diocese, from Tombo Mbalagh, Buruku Local Government Area. He is a Historian by training,  an ICT proficient by necessity  and a development practitioner by passion and choice. Trained in Nigeria and beyond, IDG bagged a […]

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Leadership, Stories 28/09/2017 by Akaafele

Stephen Shiaondo Cyril Akuma, PhD

Activist with a Conscience, Protagonist of Good Governance, Teacher, Researcher and Computer Scientist A Greater Benue Is Possible Dr. Stephen Shiaondo Cyril Akuma was born on the 7th of September, 1982 to the family of Mr. Akuma Emmanuel Anhyula and Mrs Catherine Akuma, both from Njiriv, Gwer-East Local Government Area of Benue State. He is the 5th of the nine […]

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Leadership, Stories 8/05/2017 by Miriam Sewuese Apeverga

Benue Is Bigger Than Ortom And Suswam

When and how on earth did we manage to reduce this giant entity called Benue state to some trivial concept known as Ortom vs Suswam? The moment you talk about the poor performance of Ortom’s administration, you are labelled a Suswam/PDP supporter. People tell you to be patient and give Ortom more time to prove himself, they tell you it […]

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