mimidoo williams © I am Benue 2021

Culture, Relationship, Stories 30/10/2021 by I am Benue

The Hidden Secret Of The Benue Woman

I was highly disappointed reading a debate recently about Benue women being given to visitors as “kola”. Well, thank God for the person who vindicated Benue women! She was not even from Benue State but has lived in Benue all her life. According to the English Dictionary and Thesaurus, a woman is “an adult female person”, however, I refer to […]

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Relationship 26/04/2020 by Mnena Jessica Ishan

Mule; The Story

Mule!! (The hardball beneath my Elbow) I zoomed Mule’s picture a little closer, so I could take a better and closer look. Running my little fingers over his portrait, I smiled with admiration, with my eyes full to the brim with tears, I said to myself, ”I can do this, I have done this before, I have always been careful, […]

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Relationship, Stories 24/08/2019 by Jennifer ( Jeni Pha ) Yange

My Fear Of Marriage And It’s Wrong Reasons

Most people today are marrying for the wrong reasons ‘oh we look good together, oh we have so many likes on social media’ others because their friends are all married and they are still single. They go into marriage forgetting that marriage requires a lot of hard work and sacrifice and compromise. Sometimes the woman makes it hard for the […]

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kelechi okafor © I am Benue 2019

Relationship, Stories 16/07/2019 by Kelechi Okafor

“I’m not hiding my white boyfriend” – Kelechi

A while ago I thought, why does it seem that most prominent black female activists seem to be dating white men? Then I had a moment of introspection where I thought, hang on, I’m one of those women. I speak up about racism and sexism affecting black women. I have an online following. And I have a white fiance who […]

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debbie msuur chagu © I am Benue 2019

Relationship, Stories 25/05/2019 by Shedrack Omale

To Write About One Who Means So Much To You

Dearest Debbie Chagu, Drawing from the fuel of my emotions, my pen trembles as it begins its journey of writing to you about you. Even for a writer, the words to flesh my thoughts correctly have suddenly gone extinct and my vocabulary begging for an overhaul, for how do you begin to write about one who means so much to […]

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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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