Governor Ortom © I am Benue 2021

Leadership 28/04/2021 by Aondona Simon Iwar

Dear Governor Samuel Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom, a governor enmeshed in a frustrating leadership of crises, killings, burning and destruction. Sir, your leadership has seen some of Benue’s worse trouble times, from constant Herdsmen attacks and killings, communal clashes, military clampdown, Sankera killings and the Gana saga, Denen and Adyoughrough brutal murder as your staff and security aid and all manner of crises. We […]

Read more
kohol iornem © I am Benue 2021

Leadership 24/04/2021 by Dr Kohol Shadrach Iornem

The Naija Mindset Needs Restructuring

I recall when I came to London in 2009. My dad was at Heathrow Airport to welcome me. He bought an Oyster card for me. The card is your ticket to ride on all London buses and trains. You can buy a weekly, monthly, daily or ‘Pay As You Go’ pass. The Oyster card opens the barriers before you board […]

Read more

Leadership, Stories 28/06/2020 by Akaafele

Tyough Yohanna Beetseh

Tyough Yohanna Beetseh (or TY as he is fondly called) was born in the city of Makurdi, the capital of Benue State, North Central Nigeria. TY is an astute, versatile and prolific personality with a rich and impressive profile and personal pedigree. Amongst other things, TY is an Entrepreneur, Senior Management Consultant and a notable Philanthropist, considered to be one […]

Read more

Leadership, Stories 15/06/2020 by Akaafele

Ukeyima Tersoo Stephen Craig

Ukeyima Tersoo Stephen Craig is a passionate, result-oriented and goal-driven individual. Academic career Mr Ukeyima is a graduate of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, from the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, now JS Tarka University. He holds a B.ENG. degree with majors in waste management/crop processing and storage(2006). He has competences in Energy Engineering and Post Harvest Technologies. He has designed and […]

Read more

Leadership, Stories 2/06/2020 by Terkura Unongo

“God Dey”, Our Solution In Nigeria

It really breaks my heart, we in the homeland have a duty to be a strong base, to take care of the children of this continent wherever they are in the world To even offer them the alternative of coming home if it gets too much for them in a place where they are not accepted even though they built […]

Read more

Leadership, Stories 31/05/2020 by Akaafele

Mr John Aondohemba Tseayo

Mr John Aondohemba Tseayo was the Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Benue State in the 2019 general elections; a farmer and co-founder of St. Isidore Farms Limited and sports enthusiast with about 16 years professional work experience in specialised fields in Marketing, Business Development, Operations and Human Resources Management across different industries in Nigeria. John firmly […]

Read more

Leadership, Stories 28/05/2020 by Cynthia Ene Agbo

Nigerian Leaders Must Be Responsible

Sometime last year the outbreak of a deadly virus called Coronavirus has taken the lives of people in multitudes. I ask myself, could this be as a result of mismanagement, nonchalant attitude or irresponsibility of the leaders? All thanks to COVID-19 for making them realise the need for immediate development in our health care system by providing and equipping it […]

Read more
Governor Ortom © I am Benue 2019

Leadership, Stories 24/03/2019 by Akaafele

Governor Ortom’s Re-Election Acceptance Speech

It’s Benue Peoples Victory! Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen It is with utmost humility and gratitude to God that my Deputy, Engr. Benson Abounu, and I accept the second mandate of Benue people expressed through the just concluded ‘inconclusive’ elections. I thank God, the Lord of Lords, the King of Kings for the sweet victory. In the Bible, King David said […]

Read more
nigeria election © I am Benue 2019

Leadership, Stories 13/03/2019 by Blessing Edeh

Nigeria Election 2019; The People

ni’bo ni oruko mi wa?   That was everyone’s question   As they keep searching for their names   On the register pasted on the wall  Excitement on their faces   Anxious to join the line and vote!  As I watch every gesture every smile   And excitement trying to understand   Why!  Old! I mean the very old joy of voting   Their four years away was on the face […]

Read more