By UbongAbasi Ise “… and it was everyone’s opinion that the tensions of the elections would bring them to the dangerous crisis point” – David English (Divided They Stand, 1968) The media blitz engulfing the relationship between Governor...
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 Substance Nature “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey   Three remote primary factors had made the issue of State creation for the present day indigenes of Akwa...
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,...
My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the country has gone through trials and tribulations,...
ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. UDOM EMMANUEL, GOVERNOR, AKWA IBOM STATE, ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2018 BUDGET PROPOSALS TO THE AKWA IBOM STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24th, 2017. PROTOCOL Mr. Speaker and...
By UbongAbasi Ise “Great champions have an enormous sense of pride. The people who excel are those who are driven to show the world and prove to themselves just how good they are.” - Nancy Lopez Soon the whole...
Edward Everett, an American professor and Educationist must have intended to send a message of inspiration to leaders of States like Akwa Ibom when he said that "Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army." Akwa Ibom,...
By Asuquo Edem From passing laws that protects constituencies, the State and country at large, to developing policies relating to environment, to making changes to existing laws or passing new legislation going by the needs of their constituents, legislators affect...