By UbongAbasi Ise “When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators” - P. J. O'Rourke Apart from serving as the seat of power, Uyo is one sensitive component of a...
ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. UDOM EMMANUEL, GOVERNOR, AKWA IBOM STATE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2018 BUDGET PROPOSALS TO THE AKWA IBOM STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24th, 2017. PROTOCOL Mr. Speaker and...
By UbongAbasi Ise There has never been a time Akwa Ibom youths have themselves stuck in a quagmire situation as in this government dispensation run by Mr. Udom Emmanuel. They have never had this bad. Many youths today in the...
2018 BUDGET SPEECH: BUDGET OF CONSOLIDATION Delivered by: His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja Tuesday, 7TH of November 2017 PROTOCOLS 1. I am here to present 2018 Budget Proposals. Before presenting the Budget,...
By Asuquo Edem Though events marking the Silver Jubilee celebration of the Akwa ibom State House of Assembly may have come and gone, the echoes are still reverberating and won’t fade in just a while. The Assembly, which was code...
By UbongAbasi Ise As far as World Cup qualifiers involving Nigeria are concerned, it won’t be easy for me to forget the AKBC’s Sports Arena edition of Wednesday 12th October 2005, anchored by late Billy Bassey Ekot, whose solemn, rhetorical...
BEING A SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. UDOM EMMANUEL, GOVERNOR, AKWA IBOM STATE ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S 57TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, AT UYO TOWNSHIP STADIUM, OCTOBER 1, 2017 PROTOCOL, Let me on behalf of the Government and good people of Akwa...
My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the country has gone through trials and tribulations,...
By UbongAbasi Ise One of the most significant and exciting features in the Akwa Ibom State 30th anniversary celebration was, unarguably, the second Nationwide Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Clinic held at Ibom Hall in Uyo between...
By Substance Nature “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey   Three remote primary factors had made the issue of State creation for the present day indigenes of Akwa...