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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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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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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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Culture, Tradition 31/12/2020 by Doosuur Ukula

Few Reasons Why Christmas Remains Magical In Benue State

Christmas season happens to have a wave of distinct experiences. I thought as I sat immersed in a pool of flowing thoughts. Christmas felt good, a season that brought hope and good tidings. I have siblings who had left us for greener pastures to other states and who rarely came home because they had no time at work. But the […]

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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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Social Justice, Stories 2/06/2020 by Bernice Ismaila

The Only Cause Of Rape Is The Rapist

These past few days have been the most disheartening and traumatising few days in 2020 and I’m sure many people can relate to this. I have woken up to different hashtags for justice every single day for the past three days and I just want to know when we are going to say enough is enough and hold everyone that needs […]

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Development, Stories 16/12/2019 by Yemisi Ojo

iVolunteer Benue invites applications for the iVB 2020 internship program

This program is targeted at young Nigerians living in Benue state who are between the ages 18-35 and are interested in building capacity in social enterprise, entrepreneurship and nonprofit sectors. It is designed to provide them with the knowledge, skills and networks required to effectively lead sustainable employment and possess 21st-century skills for easy job access. This would be achieved […]

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Development, Stories 30/08/2019 by Tim Nyor

On MUTA and MUTUK; Tim Nyor

Nobody, I believe, is against these two organisations, what they stand for, and their activities. What is being faulted is the humongous prodigality, monstrous improvidence and the titanic squandering of taxpayers money associated with the annual jamboree in America. If Tivday, in Tivland, is accorded the same regard as its equivalent in the US, not only will our monies be […]

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23/08/2019 by Akaafele

Jiggy Fest 2019

Jiggy fest is the leading vibe amongst the modern day circle of festival lovers in Nigeria, as an annual festival designed to celebrate culture in its diversity. Our festival features a diverse celebration of alternate culture in the form of: Entertainment Networking Fashion Art and fashion installation The goal is to rebrand, recreate and tell a new cultural story with […]

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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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