“No one in government should ever think that the citizens they work for can't or won't scrutinize their actions” – Roy Barnes   To a common man, the performance of government is measured on how able he can afford food on his table....
By UbongAbasi Ise   “Deceive or outmaneuver some people and they will spend the rest of their lives seeking revenge” – Robert Greene   Civil service is in itself a culture. It is a system that has its mores, and evolves its modus...
By UbongAbasi Ise   “I still think that the real wealth, self-respect and independence of Africa is in its soil, and not in polished office desks… after all, most great civilizations and peoples have been sustained by agriculture.” – Lawrence Vambe...
By KufreAbasi Essien Dear reader,   If you've read this letter up to this point, then it is obvious that you intentionally ignored the caption which told you not to read the letter. But you are still reading the letter anyway and...
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...
By UbongAbasi Ise   “... in going over the history of all the inventions for which history could be obtained, it became more and more clear that in addition to training and in addition to extensive knowledge, a natural quality of...
By UbongAbasi Ise   “Stick to one thing and all will come; aim at everything and all will go” – Hindu Proverb   History is replete with accounts of leaders who redefined governance to address common yearnings of their people. These leaders establish...
  By Abasiofiok Inyang The year 2016 began with tension in Akwa Ibom State. No thanks to the Appeal Court judgment in December 2015 that ordered a re-run in eighteen out of the 31 local government areas of the state. However, respite...
  By KufreAbasi Essien There is no denying the fact that the change that President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) promised Nigerians seems not to be functioning the way it was sold to the masses ahead of May 29, 2015. There is also...
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...