Education, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Elections in Benue State; How Far, So Far?

Benue State is one among the states where there is prominence of opposition political parties. It is generally believed that where there is no opposition, it is owing to high level of election manipulation by the winning party and that the pace of development in such states is usually very low. This is not the case with Benue State. You […]

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Education, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Adasu; a governor to remember

The first and only clergy of the Roman Catholic Church to have been a governor of a state in Nigeria, he is worth discussing because up till now many believes his one and ten months leadership as governor has been the best ever in the history of Benue State. He was one who had a real vision for the state […]

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Education, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Benue State and the study of engineering and medicine

Written by Anwo Iordepuun Godfrey Benue State at the moment is blessed with a Federal University (University of Agriculture Makurdi), a state university (Benue State University Makurdi) and a private university (University of Mkar, Mkar). One reason why people aspire to study in the university is to acquire professionalism since it is believed that the university system has it all. […]

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Education, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Benue people; the quest for education

A survey of tertiary institutions in Nigeria will reveal that Benue youths are all over our institutions of higher learning across the country pursuing one certificate or the other. The dominance of Benue youths in some of the higher institutions outside Benue State has even become a thing of concerned to many, I am particularly aware of this development in […]

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Education, Stories 26/03/2013 by Akaafele

Formal education is a must, it makes you more efficient

The phrase ‘to make it in life’ mostly implies becoming successful or becoming rich and wealthy. In considering formal/western education vis-a-vis making it in life, the question that often pops up is whether one must acquire formal education to make it in life. You would agree with me that their are many folks around us today either drop outs or […]

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