Monday, November 19, 2018
By UbongAbasi Ise   | Published On Wednesday 28 September, 2016   “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” – Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man, 1952   The underwhelming cerebrations on Saturday 1st October, 2016 across Nigeria, marked 56th year of negotiated...
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 KufreAbasi Edidem The dream of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, right from his assumption of office, has been to industrialize Akwa Ibom State. Such a dream is not a bad dream, provided it is not allowed to...
By Substance Nature Maybe there is the need to stress that part of the focus of this page, Retrospect, is that of taking us a bit into the near or remote past with the aim of helping us recall or...
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...
By Substance Nature So often, it has been said that “Akwa Ibom is an atomistic society constantly at war with itself.” - and I personally perhaps have been most conscious and therefore must have heard it more often than quite...
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 “When a person brings home ants infested firewood, the lizards will arrive without invitation” – Nigerian proverb In one calm morning of December, 2016, I was interviewing Engr. Chris Ekpenyong, the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State at...
By Substance Nature In the fertile or menopause womb of history are so many things untold and those to tell – the good, the bad, and the ugly. It therefore may surprise or intrigue some in the younger generation or...
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