Monday, February 19, 2018
  By KufreAbasi Essien The drums of war have never created any beautiful dance step; nor has it ever choreographed into any meaningful economic gain. Yet, with the obvious needlessness of war, we still find many communities engage in senseless bloody...
  By Substance Nature “I became a journalist because I did not want to rely on newspapers for information” – Christopher Hitchens It is called the Fourth Estate of the Realm. This means that after the Executive, the Legislature, and the Judiciary,...
  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...
“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 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 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 Have you been seduced by Santa Claus? That is a shocking question, isn't it? And you are trying to understand why the supposedly benign figure popularly called Father Christmas should be associated with seduction. The whole story about...
By Abasiofiok Inyang It is not their fault. They are victims of international court of Justice, ICJ, ruling in Bakassi Peninsula. The world's court had on octoebr 10, 2002, ruled on the protracted boundary dispute between Nigeria and Cameroon. The...
By Substance Nature “In my innocence of the false charges I face here, in my utter conviction, I call upon the Ogoni people, the peoples of the Niger Delta, and the oppressed ethnic minorities of Nigeria to stand up now...
“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...