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chekwa Raphael © I am Benue 2021

Building Engineering, Development 11/02/2021 by Akaafele

More About Chekwa Raphael That You Need To Know

The versatile young man was born to the family of Pa Christopher Philip Akume Chekwa Kulatsa Kpile, of Mbaagule, Mbazembe, of Ipav extraction in Gboko Local Government Area, Benue State and Ma Elizabeth Theresa Ashide nee Zungwe Ajabu of Mbaagwa, Ukan, Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State; all of the blessed memory. His siblings include Mrs Tarkaa Comfort Gertrude […]

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jungle justice © I am Benue 2021

Social Justice 5/02/2021 by Doosuur Ukula

This Is One Of The Reasons Why Nigerians Are Against Jungle Justice

“Stone him!” “Kill him!” “Finish the idiot!” “He deserves the death sentence!” The furious hubbub of voices yelled in the air, creating a toxic atmosphere. Even the clouds seemed depressed and frustrated on that evening such that it refused to smile, it seemed so moody, the sun also began to run and take shelter behind the depressing clouds. A handsome […]

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viashima tersoo © I am Benue 2021

Fashion and Beauty 27/01/2021 by Olivia Doosey

Benue Fashion Designers Aren’t Invisible To The World

Benue host lots of explored talents one of which is in the area of designing and manipulating fabrics. Fashion design has become one of the most predominantly small scale business run by young aspiring entrepreneurs in Benue state, with almost every street hosting about 3-4 fashion outlets if not 5. In spite of the homogeneity in nature of the business, […]

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mr everest © I am Benue 2021

Creatives, Music 23/01/2021 by Akaafele

Emmanuel The Son Of Pa Ajabu Of Ushongo LGA

Emmanuel Iortimbir Ajabu popularly known by his stage name as Mr Everest is a result-oriented sales professional cum musical artist. He hails from Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State. As a son of a great Tiv traditional singer Pa Godwin Iortimbir Ajabu, he has a great passion for entertainment which he effectively combines it with his routine sales job. […]

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Stories, Travel 12/01/2021 by Akaafele

This Is My Otukpa Story; My Name Is Blaize Eche

“Travelling is a form of therapy for me” Otukpa the headquarter of Ogbadibo Local Government Area was on the radial for boxing day so I made my way to the park and boarded a bus going to my home town; Otukpa branch. I had the privilege of God’s omnipresence in a small Church of less than 30person, where God spoke […]

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Food, Stories 5/08/2020 by Barnabas Wanger Akaazua

Tomato Waste In Benue State; The Way Forward

With no disrespect to anybody, I have seen so many people make very ignorant posts about tomato waste in Benue state and ask why this cannot be processed into tomatoes puree. The truth is, Benue tomatoes have one of the lowest qualities and cannot be used for processing into tomatoes paste for several reasons. Tomato varieties used for processing are […]

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Artists, Creatives 8/07/2020 by Akaafele

Joy Iorvihi Is A Versatile Artist

Her works take a critical view on social, political and cultural issues, often referencing traditional African history and culture as a source of inspiration and debate. Joy is particularly interested in using art as a way to restore our connection to our diminishing culture which we are fast leaving behind. She feels there is a sense of urgency for contemporary […]

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Social Justice, Stories 11/06/2020 by Chekwa, Raphael Msughter

Man’s Inhumanity To Man!

The first time I saw a human skeleton other than in the books was in the Biology Laboratory of our school, which I even later found out that it was made of plastic; it did not feel scary anymore. I studied and knew how to draw and label it off hand; I made a lot of coins from my school […]

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Social Justice, Stories 4/06/2020 by Love Dooshima Gema

Who Did It To You?

Growing up with my parents was a wonderful experience. My mum being a nurse and my dad an evangelist. We had maids live with us all through my primary school days because my dad was almost always away for a crusade, I could see him once or twice a week, my mum was always on shifts and came back exhausted. […]

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