Security, Stories 30/11/2020 by Sidney Dooyum Ahura

Is Farming Now A Risky And Dangerous Practice?

The Ordeals of a Benue Rice Farmer First update on 18th November 2020, Facebook I got a parcel of land at the Lower Benue River Basin Layout, somewhere after Wadata here in Makurdi where l cultivated six hectares of rice. While we were preparing the land until planting, Fulani herdsmen and their cow roamed the area freely. But the locals […]

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Development, Stories 2/09/2020 by Sesugh Akume

A Word To The Good People Of Sankera And Buruku

Yesterday or so, I saw social media reports that the Logo local government chairman, Isaac Terseer Agber, along with his (unnamed) driver survived a boat mishap on Thursday (27 August) evening, at about 6:30 pm, crossing River Katsina-Ala at Buruku, on his way from Makurdi to Ugba. He and the driver escaped drowning, and the vehicle was later recovered at […]

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Health, Stories 23/08/2020 by Akaafele

In Health, Leadership And Publishing, Meet ‘Miracle’ Dr Igyuse Saater

Igyuse Saater was born in Zaki Biam in Ukum local government of Benue State, it’s been a humble beginning but with an unwavering determination to carve out a niche and achieve success. This has involved hundreds of failed attempts. However, as the common saying goes, the universe conspires to help people achieve their dreams when they are passionate about them.  […]

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Culture, Stories 17/08/2020 by Akaafele

Hugging, Kissing, Telling Your Parents “I Love You”

No two parents are the same in the way they relate to their wards/kids. While one might be lenient and be tolerable to mild improper conduct, the other will be hard/harsh/strict and spank the children for any trace of foolishness or misbehaviour. My dad, on the other hand, was very strict; he’ll wake me up by midnight to beat the […]

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Ejeh Olivia © I am Benue 2020

Culture, Stories 13/08/2020 by Olivia Ejeh

Q. Do The Igede People Marry Tiv People?

The question I hate being asked as an Igede lady. I mean I can’t even say Yes, No, Maybe… I just laugh and walk away because I don’t even know and can’t tell why. We all belong to one human race… To me, that’s all that matters For all I know, the tribal or communal or whatever crises the Igedes […]

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tomato wastage © I am Benue 2020

Food, Stories 11/08/2020 by Tersoo Samson Akula

About Tomato Wastage In Benue State

We tried! In 2016 or so, Mrs Helen Teghtegh through her organization CLHEI submitted a brilliant proposal to the TY Danjuma Foundation. She understood exactly what the problem was. The proposal became an instant hit with both staff and board. I knew because even though I had Conflict of Interest (CoI) over the proposal, I was still allowed to review […]

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Culture, Stories 6/08/2020 by Akaafele

The Battle Of The Cats

Register Now In 2020, five teams will be searching for “The Indyer I Tiv”, and “Ityu I Ikyor” This will be happening at: Ikyor in Ushongo Local Government of Benue State. Cats team to engage in the search: Team Lion, Team Tiger, Team Black Panther”, Team Cheetah, and Team Leopard These five teams will be searching for *“The Indyer I […]

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Remembrance, Stories 6/08/2020 by Akaafele

For Papa, ACP Clement Ojah

Death. We have no control when it knocks. Some may stumble on it the moment they step out of their houses in the morning. It could come in the form of an accident, it could be a deliberate act of others to bring death upon another, which is called murder. But for others like the Late ACP Clement Ojah, death […]

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Food, Stories 5/08/2020 by Barnabas Wanger Akaazua

Tomato Waste In Benue State; The Way Forward

With no disrespect to anybody, I have seen so many people make very ignorant posts about tomato waste in Benue state and ask why this cannot be processed into tomatoes puree. The truth is, Benue tomatoes have one of the lowest qualities and cannot be used for processing into tomatoes paste for several reasons. Tomato varieties used for processing are […]

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