blessing abeng © I am Benue 2019

Business, Stories 8/07/2019 by Blessing Abeng

The 21st Century Entrepreneurial Woman

I was really glad when I was contacted to be the Keynote Speaker of this great event. When I got the mail, I was thrilled, even though I stressed the team a lot about the little things about picture choice, etc. I sweat the small stuff because it is the small stuff that makes the difference. The difference between ordinary […]

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Ebiere Akinola © I am Benue 2019

Education, Stories 4/07/2019 by Ebiere Akinola

Don’t Live For Only You; I Was Once A Corper in Benue

This is probably the first journey where I’m not the first to sleep inside the vehicle… Journeys give us time to reminisce. While I proceeded to the park, on a motorcycle, I felt the urge to put my two hands up in the air and do the peace sign with my fingers…but I couldn’t, both hands were holding luggage. As […]

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josephine enenche © I am Benue 2019

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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Remembrance, Stories 11/06/2019 by Dr Stephen Akuma

Farewell Bro, Till We Meet Again – Dr Akuma

Last week Saturday, we buried our friend and brother, Kaave Kelvin, who until his death, was the Coordinator of SAN. He was a gentle, soft-spoken, God-fearing, loving, hardworking, honest, resourceful and courageous man. He coordinated all the activities of Stephen Akuma Network (SAN) with a high sense of moral rectitude and transparency. He was a team player and he patiently listened […]

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chacha fate © I am Benue 2019

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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Mutuk © I am Benue 2019

Culture, Stories 26/05/2019 by Ochanya Cynthia Adole

Your Root Is Your Heritage

No matter where you grow up, never forget your roots. We have all found ourselves in strange lands either due to jobs, upbringing or settlement. What are our parents turning into these days; we no longer want to educate our children about our places of origin, not to even give them folklore stories of the past. This should never be […]

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debbie msuur chagu © I am Benue 2019

Relationship, Stories 25/05/2019 by Shedrack Omale

To Write About One Who Means So Much To You

Dearest Debbie Chagu, Drawing from the fuel of my emotions, my pen trembles as it begins its journey of writing to you about you. Even for a writer, the words to flesh my thoughts correctly have suddenly gone extinct and my vocabulary begging for an overhaul, for how do you begin to write about one who means so much to […]

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Adanu Moses Olubo-Ojo © I am Benue 2019

Religion, Stories 19/05/2019 by Adanu Moses Olubo-Ojo

The Devil In The Rat

This particular rat troubled us in our apartment in 2017. We tried every trick to kill the rat for months, it will always escape like the cat with nine lives. The pain of pouring away contaminated foodstuff was too much for me to bear. I bought different kinds of poison and traps and invented different kinds of tricks to no […]

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dooshima © I am Benue 2019

Entertainment, Stories 15/05/2019 by Dooshima Hilda Ingya

The Beauty In Dancing – Dooshima

Dance to me is a way of love and has taught me a whole lot of things that have built me up positively. One of the things I love most about my career is being able to work with children, discover their talents and help them build and nurture it. Grace Ene Anteyi; I am proud Benue Born. I am […]

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