On Saturday 3rd October, 2015 Makurdi the Benue State capital witnessed the official unveiling and commencement of activities for the 3rd Edition of the Agila socio – cultural carnival which took place at the Dreams Events Centre, Makurdi. See pictures below
With the 7th of October just by the corner, Glamodi officially unveils its speakers for the 3rd Edition of Benue Girls Soar, a mentoring summit for young Girls in colleges within Benue State.
In a statement, the Executive Director of Glamorous mothers Development initiative (GLAMODI) and Convener of the Benue girls soar summit Mrs. Stephanie Apel said Glamodi’s vision for Benue Girls soar summit is to teach girls that they are valuable and have a voice, that they are capable of breaking new grounds. Read the rest of this entry »
Dreams crooner and fast rising Nigerian act Caleb has released another air wave renting single titled “Nigeria”, featuring another wizkid Ozioma. Click link to download :
For more from this maestro in the making, click https://atiterkula.wordpress.com/2015/08/08/benues-got-talent-click-link-to-listen-and-download-hot-tunes-from-benues-fastest-rising-music-act-caleb/
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Tertsea Ikyaabo today told the Justice Elizabeth Kpojime Judicial Commission of Inquiry that the construction of the Makurdi International Market cost the state government 2.8 billion Naira even as
the project was was planned to occupy both sides of the George Akume road with a fire service station, banking hall, police post, restaurant, clinic, conference hall and administrative block at the cost of N1.7bn.
He said the contract, which was awarded to Metropole development Ltd, was later reduced to be sited only on one side of the road with an ironic upward review of the cost to N2.8bn. Read the rest of this entry »
When the new administration was ushered in on 29th May 2015, it was greeted with cheers and jubilation from all quarters especially the people from Benue valley and particularly Benue State, who had worked tirelessly for the actualisation for this change in government for the hope of a difference in administration.
The Benue valley covering Adamawa, Taraba, Nassarawa, Benue and Kogi states, has in the course of the preceeding administrations
suffered serious neglect from basic and fundamental issues of life due to ignorance on the part of government even with the most important role this region plays in the nation’s polity.
The Benue valley accounts for a significant percentage of the nation’s wealth, being the biggest player in the agricultural sector and accounting for 80 percent of the nation’s food and wealth which is buried in agriculture. This is even as the region’s major preoccupation is agriculture (it is worthy to add here that the 1970’s economic boom via agriculture was made possible from this region as the famous groundnut pyramids found their original here with Kano only acting as transit ports). Read the rest of this entry »