Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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 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...
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...
By UbongAbasi Ise | Published Monday 28 September 2016   “A man’s memory may almost become the art of continually varying and misrepresenting his past, according to his interest in the present.” – George Santayana   All seemed fair at Uyo Township Stadium...
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...
By UbongAbasi Ise | Published On Monday 20 February, 2017   “Eneke the bird says that since men have learnt to shoot without missing, he has learnt to fly without perching” – Chinua Achebe   Saturday 11th February 2017 opened with a...
By UbongAbasi Ise | Published on Wednesday 8 February 2017   “A man willing to work, and unable to work, is perhaps the saddest sight of fortune’s inequality exhibits under the sun” – Thomas Caryle (British Historian)     The shortest way to shatter...
By UbongAbasi Ise | Published on Monday 6 February 2017, p3   “There’s none so blind as those who will not listen” – Neil Gaiman   Despite all efforts made to rid political undertone, and to silence the waves of political tension during...
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...
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...
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