By UbongAbasi Ise “An Elective despotism was not the government we fought for” – Thomas Jefferson   The transition committees in Itu and Ukanafun local government areas have been sacked by the state government, and this has generated another round of discussions...
By UbongAbasi Ise | Published on Monday 5 December, 2016, p3   “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision” – Helen Keller   One of the most difficult chapters in Akwa Ibom political discourse is the question...
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 Rev. KufreAbasi Essien On Sunday, June 5, 2016, the world converged In Angola to celebrate the World Environment Day (WED). The WED was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1976 on the first day of the United...
  By Substance Nature “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly” – Mahatma Gandhi   Innocent or guilty in the precarious hands of eventuality, or in the expected outcome of investigations by the panel of inquiry...
  By UbongAbasi Ise  “Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor art. It is a practice.” – Peter Drucker Akwa Ibom State is one of the highest producers of oil in Nigeria and therefore the state derives much of its revenue through oil...
By UbongAbasi Ise   “There is no humiliation more than abusive hunger” - Pranab Mukherjee The rising scale of hunger ravaging the land has not only peaked misery, it has also helped in confirming the age-long conclusion that food is the most...
Leadership according to an online dictionary, dictionary.com is referred to as “the position or function of a leader… ability to lead…and act or instance of leading, guidance, direction”.It could also infer a process in which one could exhibit the...
With UbongAbasi Ise   “We know where most of the creativity, the innovation, the stuff that drives productivity lies – in the minds of those closest to the work” – Jack Welch   Entertainment industry, in the context of this discussion, has to...
  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...