vegetablesoup © I am Benue 2021

Culture, Food, Stories 28/04/2021 by Lucy Ehigocho Agih

My Simple Vegetable Soup Recipe

So, I had a video conversation with Akaa Fele while in the kitchen trying to prepare to cook. I decided to rub it in knowing he’s out of the country that I was making vegetable soup. OK, while this story? Ehmmm… I don’t even know, but well I’d like to share my simple recipe with you and this was Akaa’s […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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ehigocho lucy © I am Benue 2021

Development, Entrepreneurship 11/04/2021 by Lucy Ehigocho Agih

I Couldn’t Wait To Be Independent – Ehigocho

My name is Lucy Ehigocho Agih. I am from Benue State, Nigeria. I am Idoma by tribe from Apa local government area. I was born in Kontagora in Niger State on the 17th of October, 1993 and there I started my primary education at St. Micheals Nursery/Primary School, Kontagora and continued at Poly Staff School, Bida still in Niger State […]

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Oluwayemisi Ojo © I am Benue 2021

Culture, Food, Stories 1/04/2021 by Oluwayemisi Ojo

Bier And Akpukpa Is For Lovers Of Good Natural Food

February 2019, as I was about rounding up my service year, despite the fears of the security challenges in Benue state that time, I applied as INEC Adhoc for the 2019 election, and got my posting to Gaadi, a suburban area in Makurdi. My team and I parked lightly, a plain trouser, on a khaki top, an extra top we […]

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cadole's oja © I am Benue 2021

Business, Stories 27/02/2021 by Ochanya Cynthia Okwoli Adole

To Buy A New Phone or To Invest My Money

The journey of Cadole’s Oja business. It all started on September 14, 2018, with the sum of N100,000. The fund was raised from the Hazard Allowance paid at my place of work. I had just gotten married and took my first leave as a married woman to visit my husband in Kano (popularly known as the Ancient City). I got […]

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jkobi © I am Benue 2021

Music 19/02/2021 by Akaafele

What you need to know about Jkobi

Jacob Asor Imande aka Jkobi is a music recording artist from Benue based in Lagos. This Vandeikya rapper is versatile as his music is a combination of Hip-hop, mainstream rap and Trap. He is lyrically one of the greatest rappers from North Central Nigeria. Jkobi is also an OAP who has worked as a presenter with Radio Benue 95fm and […]

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doosuur ukula © I am Benue 2021

Inspirational 12/02/2021 by Akaafele

Why Doosuur Jessica Ukula Is An Amazing Person

It began in early 2019 when she decided to try out volunteering, believing it to also be a part of helping humanity. An outreach was set up by an organization called “Church On The Streets (COTs)” which she was already a member. And then, little donations were made by members toward pursuing the set goal and they bought: books, pencils, […]

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