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Development, Stories 22/08/2019 by Ivereniter Tserga

Your Minister’s Portfolio

Whether you support a minister or his portfolio, I think the hilarious part of all this banter, arguments and insults is the fact that: There is still no light in your house. There is still no water. No ambulance will come to pick you up in an emergency. If one needs oxygen in the underequipped hospitals, he will die.  River […]

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Entrepreneurship, Stories 8/07/2019 by Blessing Abeng

The 21st Century Entrepreneurial Woman

I was really glad when I was contacted to be the Keynote Speaker of this great event. When I got the mail, I was thrilled, even though I stressed the team a lot about the little things about picture choice, etc. I sweat the small stuff because it is the small stuff that makes the difference. The difference between ordinary […]

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Education, Stories 4/07/2019 by Ebiere Akinola

Don’t Live For Only You; I Was Once A Corper in Benue

This is probably the first journey where I’m not the first to sleep inside the vehicle… Journeys give us time to reminisce. While I proceeded to the park, on a motorcycle, I felt the urge to put my two hands up in the air and do the peace sign with my fingers…but I couldn’t, both hands were holding luggage. As […]

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Education, Stories 18/03/2019 by Doosughun Takur

Corporal Punishment and School Fees 

This is no lie; the system has failed us.  The system has failed us. We live in a society where the government has abandoned everyone, leaving people to create their blueprint on how their environment should work. People drill boreholes for water, they hire guards for their security, they buy generators, inverters and solar panels for their electricity and in […]

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Health, Stories 25/12/2018 by Sussanna Ngodoo Jacob

In 2004, I Was Told That I Will Die By 2006

I am Sussanna Ngodoo Jacob and this is my story: I was dancing at a friend’s party in Jos, Plateau State IN 2002, then I suddenly fell to the ground and could not get back on my feet. I was rushed to ECWA hospital, subsequently to Jos University Teaching Hospital, and then to Bima orthopaedic hospital. After a couple of x-rays, they confirmed that I fractured my femur because the bone was brittle […]

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Health, Stories 4/05/2018 by Anna White

‘Beyond The Glam’; A Anna White Documentary

The Glam is a documentary that was inspired as a result of personal experience. The project which started in October 2017 took a total of 6 months to complete and was worth every second. The research process was eventful as we sort the most appropriate form to communicate this subject to the public. Finding people to tell their personal experiences […]

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Education, Stories 3/05/2018 by Francis Ajai, Programme Manager, NHGSFP

Press Release: Home Grown School Feeding Programme

Following the disbursement of the Eight Tranche of payment to cooks participating on the Home Grown School Feeding Programme, the Benue State Office of the National Social Investments Programme wishes to notify cooks, School-Based Management Committees and the general public that feeding for the Third Term of 2017/2018 Academic Session will commence on Monday, 7th May, 2018 in all public […]

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Health, Stories 5/03/2018 by Sidney Dooyum Ahura

Benue State University Teaching Hospital; A Tale Of Capacity Under Utilization

The Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH) which is renowned to having one of the best infrastructures amongst teaching hospitals in Nigeria is a project that was initiated by the Gov. George Akume led government but was completed by Gov. Gabriel Suswam. Of course Gov. Samuel Ortom had to equip it to meet up to the accreditation requirements to enable […]

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