ehigocho lucy © I am Benue 2021

Development, Entrepreneurship 11/04/2021 by Lucy Ehigocho Agih

I Couldn’t Wait To Be Independent – Ehigocho

My name is Lucy Ehigocho Agih. I am from Benue State, Nigeria. I am Idoma by tribe from Apa local government area. I was born in Kontagora in Niger State on the 17th of October, 1993 and there I started my primary education at St. Micheals Nursery/Primary School, Kontagora and continued at Poly Staff School, Bida still in Niger State […]

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Oluwayemisi Ojo © I am Benue 2021

Culture, Food, Stories 1/04/2021 by Oluwayemisi Ojo

Bier And Akpukpa Is For Lovers Of Good Natural Food

February 2019, as I was about rounding up my service year, despite the fears of the security challenges in Benue state that time, I applied as INEC Adhoc for the 2019 election, and got my posting to Gaadi, a suburban area in Makurdi. My team and I parked lightly, a plain trouser, on a khaki top, an extra top we […]

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cadole's oja © I am Benue 2021

Business, Stories 27/02/2021 by Ochanya Cynthia Okwoli Adole

To Buy A New Phone or To Invest My Money

The journey of Cadole’s Oja business. It all started on September 14, 2018, with the sum of N100,000. The fund was raised from the Hazard Allowance paid at my place of work. I had just gotten married and took my first leave as a married woman to visit my husband in Kano (popularly known as the Ancient City). I got […]

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jkobi © I am Benue 2021

Music 19/02/2021 by Akaafele

What you need to know about Jkobi

Jacob Asor Imande aka Jkobi is a music recording artist from Benue based in Lagos. This Vandeikya rapper is versatile as his music is a combination of Hip-hop, mainstream rap and Trap. He is lyrically one of the greatest rappers from North Central Nigeria. Jkobi is also an OAP who has worked as a presenter with Radio Benue 95fm and […]

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doosuur ukula © I am Benue 2021

Inspirational 12/02/2021 by Akaafele

Why Doosuur Jessica Ukula Is An Amazing Person

It began in early 2019 when she decided to try out volunteering, believing it to also be a part of helping humanity. An outreach was set up by an organization called “Church On The Streets (COTs)” which she was already a member. And then, little donations were made by members toward pursuing the set goal and they bought: books, pencils, […]

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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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Creatives, Music 7/02/2021 by Akaafele

About Hotbwoy Xhicute’s Life & Music

Ochulayi Moses aka Hotbwoy Xhicute is a Singer-Songwriter, Author, Digital Content Creator and Entrepreneur from Ulayi, Ado Local Government Area of Benue State. He wrote and published his first book at the age of 11. Xhicute is a believer in team work and transparency and has contributed to the growth and development of several artists.  Academic Background: Xhicute attended Wesley […]

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jungle justice © I am Benue 2021

Social Justice 5/02/2021 by Doosuur Ukula

This Is One Of The Reasons Why Nigerians Are Against Jungle Justice

“Stone him!” “Kill him!” “Finish the idiot!” “He deserves the death sentence!” The furious hubbub of voices yelled in the air, creating a toxic atmosphere. Even the clouds seemed depressed and frustrated on that evening such that it refused to smile, it seemed so moody, the sun also began to run and take shelter behind the depressing clouds. A handsome […]

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viashima tersoo © I am Benue 2021

Fashion and Beauty 27/01/2021 by Olivia Doosey

Benue Fashion Designers Aren’t Invisible To The World

Benue host lots of explored talents one of which is in the area of designing and manipulating fabrics. Fashion design has become one of the most predominantly small scale business run by young aspiring entrepreneurs in Benue state, with almost every street hosting about 3-4 fashion outlets if not 5. In spite of the homogeneity in nature of the business, […]

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