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 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 Asuquo Edem Though events marking the Silver Jubilee celebration of the Akwa ibom State House of Assembly may have come and gone, the echoes are still reverberating and won’t fade in just a while. The Assembly, which was code...
By UbongAbasi Ise There has never been a time Akwa Ibom youths have themselves stuck in a quagmire situation as in this government dispensation run by Mr. Udom Emmanuel. They have never had this bad. Many youths today in the...
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 As far as World Cup qualifiers involving Nigeria are concerned, it won’t be easy for me to forget the AKBC’s Sports Arena edition of Wednesday 12th October 2005, anchored by late Billy Bassey Ekot, whose solemn, rhetorical...
By Asuquo Edem “I should prefer to have a politician who regularly went to a message palour than one who promised a laptop computer for every teacher” A.N. Wilson When the renowned Socrates asserted that he was really too honest...
By UbongAbasi Ise “You can fool some people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time” – Abraham Lincoln Yes! It is very true that a chick that would grow into a cock could...
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 Mfon Okon As the academic term begins in all public schools in the State, there is need to address some of the challenges which have befallen the system in both first and second terms. This is because...