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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

The Man Stephen Shiaondo Cyril Akuma, PhD

An 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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Leadership, Stories 8/04/2017 by His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi, Emir of Kano the second

I am Fulani… The fault is ours

“Let me start by saying that I am Fulani (laughter). My grandfather was an Emir also Fulani my uncle and guardian was also the immediate late Emir of kano Alhaji Ado Bayero and therefore I represent all that has been talked about this afternoon. Sir Ajayi has written a book. And like all Nigerians of his generation, he has written […]

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Leadership, Stories 29/03/2017 by iambenue

Why I Paid Fulani Herdsmen N10m – Gov Ortom

What is your reaction to the call by Governor Wike for the declaration of State of Emergency in Benue State? It is laughable and unfortunate because if you talk about declaring state of emergency because of killings I am aware that there are more killings in Rivers than Benue State. Here we know the rules while in Rivers State there […]

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Leadership, Stories 20/02/2017 by Professor Shima Gyoh

Facts About Capital Punishment

1. Death itself is not painful. The moment of dying is preceded by loss of consciousness during which the body feels nothing. This deep level of coma is used by doctors to conduct operations. It is diseases leading to death that are painful, not death itself. 2. People sustaining gunshot wounds do not feel pain when the bullet is cutting […]

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Join Social Media, Lai Mohammed Tells Information Managers

Leadership, Stories 28/10/2016 by James Ibechi

Join Social Media, Lai Mohammed Tells Information Managers

Join Social Media Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, flanked by Hon. Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Benue State, Chief Odeh Ageh, said information managers should communicate facts to drown negative information and falsehoods on social media. “They are also to be proactive since if they go to sleep those who are working on social media to discredit government […]

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Leadership, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

You lazy (intellectual) African scum, a must read for all!

Shared by Honorable Vershima, 21 Jan, 2012 So I got this in my email this morning… They call the Third World the lazy man’s purview; the sluggishly slothful and languorous prefecture. In this realm people are sleepy, dreamy, torpid, lethargic, and therefore indigent—totally penniless, needy, destitute, poverty-stricken, disfavored, and impoverished. In this demesne, as they call it, there are hardly […]

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