Health, Stories 9/04/2013 by Akaafele

Nigeria-Health: ‘War against counterfeit medicine – My story’

Written by Chika Okeke Counterfeit medicine – Many Nigerians have been subjected to untimely death due to consumption of counterfeit drugs which many at times, are administered by quack doctors and even some health professionals who can hardly differenciate between geniune and fake drugs. CHIKA OKEKE writes that the book, War Against Counterfeit Medicine: My Story reveals some of the […]

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Education, Stories 9/04/2013 by Mr. John Akevi

Why The Tiv People of Nasarawa and Taraba States Are Not Settlers

Indigeneity is simply a discriminatory concept employed in the Nigerian state to distinguish between the indigenes or natives of a state or locality and those who are referred to as non-indigenes or settlers. Despite the constitutional provisions guaranteeing the citizenship status of Nigerians, yet within the country, the issues of indigeneity is making Nigerians to becoming second-class citizens in states […]

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Education, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Definations to crack your ribs ;)

School: A place where Papa pays and Son plays. Life Insurance: A contract that keeps you poor all your life so that you can die Rich… Nurse: A person who wakes u up to give you sleeping pills. Marriage: It’s an agreement in which a man loses his bachelor degree and a woman gains her masters. Divorce: Future tense of […]

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Development, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Which is cheaper in Benue State: Water or Palm-wine?

This question sounds funny, I guess. People will ordinarily feel that at any cost, water should be cheaper than palm wine but this was the case when I visited Orokam in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State. Though it was not for merriment as we travelled to bury a neighbor and friend but many got there and made it […]

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Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Benue State Dominance at The Senate; An Indication Of The Political Myth of the State

The Nigerian Senate is the upper house of the bicameral legislature of Nigeria, and together with the House of Representatives makes up the National Assembly. Every state of the federation has three senators representing them and one from the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, bringing the total number of serving senators presently to 109. Benue State has always been conspicuous at […]

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Education, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Elections in Benue State; How Far, So Far?

Benue State is one among the states where there is prominence of opposition political parties. It is generally believed that where there is no opposition, it is owing to high level of election manipulation by the winning party and that the pace of development in such states is usually very low. This is not the case with Benue State. You […]

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Education, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Adasu; a governor to remember

The first and only clergy of the Roman Catholic Church to have been a governor of a state in Nigeria, he is worth discussing because up till now many believes his one and ten months leadership as governor has been the best ever in the history of Benue State. He was one who had a real vision for the state […]

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Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Benue State and State creation

Written by Anwo Iordepuun Godfrey Benue State is one among the leading states fronting for the creation of new states. Benue State is bidding for the creation of Apa (Zone C) and Katsina Ala (Zone A) States. However, the bid for Apa State seems to be stronger owing to the fact that the Senate President is from that zone. But […]

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Development, Stories 26/03/2013 by Anwo Iordepuun Godfrey

The Need For A Functional Airport In Makurdi, Benue State

In as much as we have commended the present administration on her effort to ease movement on our roads, it is worth mentioning that that state is long overdue to have a functional airport. The state has been hiding under the disguise of the Tactical Air Command of the Nigerian Air Force but I think it is time we faced […]

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Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Benue State and road network

Written by Anwo Iordepuun Godfrey One giant stride taken by the present administration in Benue State is the rehabilitation and construction of trunk B roads often called “State Roads”. This is one good thing that can be associated with this administration and everyone who knows the terrain of the state will admit to this fact. Those plying the roads through […]

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