Jason Kaave © I am Benue 2019

Relationship, Stories 9/05/2019 by Leez Joe Kaave

My Dear Sweet Perfect Little Man

Oh, where have the last two years gone? 24 months since we welcomed you into this world with great joy and delight, today we feel all the more happy to see your sweet face, your personality is so amazing, you are so funny and so adorable. I speak life and greatness into your life. How you make us laugh, love […]

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Religion, Stories 31/03/2019 by Godfrey Anwo

NKST Church: Is It Really Indigenous?

I knew the NKST church to be a Tiv church but it seemed my knowledge was limited when I discovered the NKST Church in Abeokuta and not just that it was located there but was dominated by the Yoruba. I was propelled to upgrade my knowledge of this church. You may think I am promoting a church, so let me […]

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Inspirational, Stories 29/03/2019 by Dr Kohol Shadrach Iornem

What Do You Want To Be Remembered For?

Lessons from John Stephen Akhwari’s Experience I remain inspired by the story of John Stephen Akhwari, the Tanzanian former marathon runner who represented his country in the marathon at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico.During the 42km race, at around the halfway stage, while struggling to stay ahead, John fell and severely injured his shoulder and knee. After receiving palliative first-aid treatment, he returned […]

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Inspirational, Stories 28/03/2019 by Dr Usha Anenga

My Award-Winning Wife, Mother, Doctor-Elect

I met my wife in a classroom while she was doing remedial studies at Benue State University, Makurdi. I was already in medical school, at the same institution.  As we chatted for the very first time, I noticed she had a little beautiful book by her side – It was a bible. I love academics but at that moment, my […]

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Leadership, Stories 24/03/2019 by Akaafele

Governor Ortom’s Re-Election Acceptance Speech

It’s Benue Peoples Victory! Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen It is with utmost humility and gratitude to God that my Deputy, Engr. Benson Abounu, and I accept the second mandate of Benue people expressed through the just concluded ‘inconclusive’ elections. I thank God, the Lord of Lords, the King of Kings for the sweet victory. In the Bible, King David said […]

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Education, Stories 18/03/2019 by Doosughun Takur

Corporal Punishment and School Fees 

This is no lie; the system has failed us.  The system has failed us. We live in a society where the government has abandoned everyone, leaving people to create their blueprint on how their environment should work. People drill boreholes for water, they hire guards for their security, they buy generators, inverters and solar panels for their electricity and in […]

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Entertainment, Stories 16/03/2019 by Bethel Olaje

“Am In Love” – Bethel Olaje

Yeah yeah yeah……. Chorus (Am in love with you Nobody else Am in love with you)2x (Na me and you forever We stick like glue together Nobody can take your place in my heart No never)2x Verse 1 Say it’s you that I want I can never lie about it I’ve gone round and round But I still find myself […]

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Leadership, Stories 13/03/2019 by Blessing Edeh

Nigeria Election 2019; The People

ni’bo ni oruko mi wa?   That was everyone’s question   As they keep searching for their names   On the register pasted on the wall  Excitement on their faces   Anxious to join the line and vote!  As I watch every gesture every smile   And excitement trying to understand   Why!  Old! I mean the very old joy of voting   Their four years away was on the face […]

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Arts, Stories 11/03/2019 by Chris Tion

Take Me Back To Makurdi

Take me back to Makurdi To the calm mornings when school children hurried off to school happy and carefree Where the ubiquitous white painted buses glided from Wadata to Wurukum laden with families who didn’t see others as Christians or Muslims When a late-night hangout wasn’t a rape attack or death sentence! Take me back to the Makurdi Where we played […]

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Culture, Stories 10/03/2019 by Angela Omaji

Returning Our Daughters Home; Our Customs And Traditions

Diary of an Idoma lady The Idoma people have so many customs and traditions which bid our people together and to the modern generation (21th century generation) it seems overbearing especially to the female gender. Most of these customs are gender sensitive and applied mostly to the female gender  Daddy girls even after marriage still prefers to be buried beside […]

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