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Inspirational, Stories 10/09/2022 by Doose Hilda Joseph

Here Is My Little Story – Doose

Back in secondary school, people I held in high hopes and esteem terribly failed me. I believed so much in them and had such faith in them until day after day those very people started slandering and creating lies about me, they failed to see the real me, some even thought of me as competition, they saw me as a […]

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Folktales, Stories 25/08/2022 by Terna Ortese

Why Goats Don’t Climb Trees

My story goes like this: A long time ago when goats were still living in the bush with all the other animals, duties were shared according to what each animal could do. The duty of the dog was to warn of coming danger by barking, the firefly provided light in the forest at night, the monkey and baboon and chimpanzees […]

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Social Justice, Stories 22/08/2022 by Doosuur Ukula

Why Lawyers Are Social Engineers

You may have probably not known this, but lawyers are not just lawyers, they are also “social engineers”. And an engineer is “a person whose job is to repair or control machines, engines, or electrical equipment.”[1]. Thus, lawyers are also meant to fix and help in controlling the social environments and communities using the law and this function has bestowed […]

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Culture, Stories, Tradition 12/07/2022 by Ajogi Victor Ede

The Probable Extinction of the Igede Language

Recently, I met a very beautiful, gorgeous and charismatic Igede lady whose father’s profession as a soldier didn’t give her the room to be bred within Benue State, yet she displayed an impeccable command of the Igede language. People are now ashamed of speaking their mother tongue! I was so surprised that I had to ask her how she was […]

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Inspirational, Stories 12/06/2022 by Kumashe Ayangeaor

Pregnancy Out Of Wedlock; My Story

This true-life story of Kumashe Ayangeaor, a single mom to a beautiful daughter of eight years old, will inspire you. As humans, we sometimes make mistakes that may make things complicated for us. When faced with such a situation, please do not give up on yourself easily, keep pushing and holding on, and make good use of second chances. Sometimes […]

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Business, Stories 9/06/2022 by Doosuur Ukula

How To Start A Peanut Business

Starting a business of any kind is one of the most incredibly difficult tasks for many people who are faced with challenges of varying degrees. This can range from lack of requisite start-up capital to execute their business plan and how to place things properly inter alia. It is safe to say that it is very normal for such challenges […]

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Culture, Food, Stories 7/05/2022 by Omakeche Rebecca Odoh

The Idoma’s Special Delicacy: Okoho Soup

One experience I will never forget from our vacations as a family to the village for Christmas celebration is the big basin full of wraps of pounded yam and okoho soup to celebrate that families are home and together. At that time, eating okoho soup was an interesting battle, take my word for it. It requires a special technique to […]

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Artists, Creatives, Stories 7/05/2022 by Msughter Ralph Chekwa

Gboko Jubilates The Great Tiv Wall Of Fame

Ver Ikese who is popularly known as “Mr. Artist” is a renowned Artist, CEO/Arts Director, Abeda Etcetera Ltd, a visual art specialist. He is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Nigeria, University of Ibadan, and Leiden University, African Studies Center, Leiden, Netherlands, and he has been painting arts work all over the world, through the years. He has […]

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Artists, Creatives, Stories 22/04/2022 by Ojotule Angela Omaji

Interview With Deborah (Oyije) Onuh

Hello everyone, welcome to I am Benue. My name is Angela Omaji your host/ interviewer for today and with me is my friend, the beautiful, multitalented superstar “Oyije”. She is an amazing singer, businesswoman and a badass fashion designer with a lot of beautiful fashion pieces. Angela: Congratulations Oyije on your new EP, ‘Dawn’!!! It is huge girl, you make […]

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Leadership, Stories 1/04/2022 by I am Benue

What You Should Know About Dooshima Deborah Aku

Dooshima Deborah Aku is an undergraduate law student at Benue State University. She is a core student unionist, student leader and advocator who believes one must be part of the system before positive change can be effected.  Deborah is from Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State. She was born in Gboko, where she acquired both her primary and secondary education. […]

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