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vegetablesoup © I am Benue 2021

Culture, Food, Stories 28/04/2021 by Lucy Ehigocho Agih

My Simple Vegetable Soup Recipe

So, I had a video conversation with Akaa Fele while in the kitchen trying to prepare to cook. I decided to rub it in knowing he’s out of the country that I was making vegetable soup. OK, while this story? Ehmmm… I don’t even know, but well I’d like to share my simple recipe with you and this was Akaa’s […]

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Governor Ortom © I am Benue 2021

Leadership 28/04/2021 by Aondona Simon Iwar

Dear Governor Samuel Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom, a governor enmeshed in a frustrating leadership of crises, killings, burning and destruction. Sir, your leadership has seen some of Benue’s worse trouble times, from constant Herdsmen attacks and killings, communal clashes, military clampdown, Sankera killings and the Gana saga, Denen and Adyoughrough brutal murder as your staff and security aid and all manner of crises. We […]

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chekwa Raphael © I am Benue 2021

Building Engineering, Development 11/02/2021 by Akaafele

More About Chekwa Raphael That You Need To Know

The versatile young man was born to the family of Pa Christopher Philip Akume Chekwa Kulatsa Kpile, of Mbaagule, Mbazembe, of Ipav extraction in Gboko Local Government Area, Benue State and Ma Elizabeth Theresa Ashide nee Zungwe Ajabu of Mbaagwa, Ukan, Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State; all of the blessed memory. His siblings include Mrs Tarkaa Comfort Gertrude […]

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Stories, Travel 12/01/2021 by Akaafele

This Is My Otukpa Story; My Name Is Blaize Eche

“Travelling is a form of therapy for me” Otukpa the headquarter of Ogbadibo Local Government Area was on the radial for boxing day so I made my way to the park and boarded a bus going to my home town; Otukpa branch. I had the privilege of God’s omnipresence in a small Church of less than 30person, where God spoke […]

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Artists, Creatives 8/07/2020 by Akaafele

Joy Iorvihi Is A Versatile Artist

Her works take a critical view on social, political and cultural issues, often referencing traditional African history and culture as a source of inspiration and debate. Joy is particularly interested in using art as a way to restore our connection to our diminishing culture which we are fast leaving behind. She feels there is a sense of urgency for contemporary […]

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Social Justice, Stories 11/06/2020 by Chekwa, Raphael Msughter

Man’s Inhumanity To Man!

The first time I saw a human skeleton other than in the books was in the Biology Laboratory of our school, which I even later found out that it was made of plastic; it did not feel scary anymore. I studied and knew how to draw and label it off hand; I made a lot of coins from my school […]

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Social Justice, Stories 4/06/2020 by Love Dooshima Gema

Who Did It To You?

Growing up with my parents was a wonderful experience. My mum being a nurse and my dad an evangelist. We had maids live with us all through my primary school days because my dad was almost always away for a crusade, I could see him once or twice a week, my mum was always on shifts and came back exhausted. […]

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Leadership, Stories 28/05/2020 by Cynthia Ene Agbo

Nigerian Leaders Must Be Responsible

Sometime last year the outbreak of a deadly virus called Coronavirus has taken the lives of people in multitudes. I ask myself, could this be as a result of mismanagement, nonchalant attitude or irresponsibility of the leaders? All thanks to COVID-19 for making them realise the need for immediate development in our health care system by providing and equipping it […]

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