Wednesday, January 16, 2019
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...
By UbongAbasi Ise “Just last night when I was coming from the airport, I saw   long line of petrol stations here in Nigeria. And I really feel for the people of this country” – Samantha Power, US Ambassador to UN “The...
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...
“It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way” - Penelope Riley By Substance Nature In the last ten years, there have been no fewer than 20 building collapses in the...
By UbongAbasi Ise          |     Published in The Sensor Newspaper on Monday 22 May 2017 “Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost it status” – Lawrence Peter There is one woman of impeccable virtue history...
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 “Everything we hear is an option, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth” – Marcus Aurelius   Looking at most of Nigeria’s top leaders since 1999, I can say with absolute certitude that...
By Mfon Okon As the academic term begins in all public schools in the State, there is need to address some of the challenges which have befallen the system in both first and second terms. This is because...
By ASuquo Edem “Organizing healthcare information is a daunting task, but it is not an impossible task. we've had people walk on the moon” – Bill Maris It was Monica Crowley who once said that if government controls your...
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...
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