Enough Of APC Empty Promises… Talking Much, Doing Nothing

By Umoh-Obong Kingsley The All Progressives Congress (APC), during the 2015 general elections, had cajoled Nigerians by making empty promises they knew quite well they won’t be able to fulfil, just to get enough votes into the federal seat of power. Expectations are still high for the government to wave a magic wand and make…

Victor Udofia Quits PDP, Launches Attack On Udom, Others

By Ndifreke Ubom All things being equal, the era of blackmail in Ikono Local Government Area, may soon come to an end as the chief sponsor of the scam, Hon. Victor Udofia, member representing Ikono in State Assembly on the verge of bidding farewell to People’s Democratic Party. Our source who opted for anonymity maintained…

The Truth Akwa Ibom APC Will Not Tell You

For sometimes now, I have refused to air my position on anything politics. Reason is that even if I share something of interest that is against the position of the opposition party, they feel bitter and you will see them ranting uncontrollably. For that, I decided to activate the ROM Mode. But then,I am not…

Akwa Ibom Journalists And The Ethical Questions

By Micheal Joseph Okon Hold your peace, I am not here to attack this noble profession, rather I am pondering out aloud on what is really going on? Is the Akwa Ibom State council of NUJ a toothless Bulldog that can not, would not or must not touch acclaimed Journalists who have crossed the line…

Robinson Uwak: Paying Back With The Wrong Coin?

By Essien Ndueso Governor Udom Emmanuel is highly detribalized and his moral and mental rebirth philosophy ‘Dakkada’ serves as a clarion call for all to eschew natural and artificial barriers, in favour of unity, love, enterprise and creativity for the growth of the state. For the purpose of this piece, we may recall that the…

Recession A Smart Way To Save Money –Reuben Abati

The arguments over a recent observation of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, that “recession is just a word”, and the Managing Director of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Bayo Onanuga, claiming that reports of hardship in the land is exaggerated propaganda, has continued as one of Nigeria’s leading public affairs commentators and a media…

Gov Emmanuel Taking Akwa Ibom To Greater Heights

By Aniekeme Finbarr The eternal words of John Scully, an American businessman and entrepreneur best captures the approach of Governor Udom Emmanuel to governance in Akwa Ibom State-“The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious”. Only those who belong to the future will sense the steady progress and change of gears towards…

2019 Guber: Akpabio, Luke, Ors Endorse Gov Emmanuel

Prominent political figures in Akwa Ibom State have called for total support for the state Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, come 2019 and beyond. The call was made during a function organized by Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio recently. The immediate past governor of the state and Senate Minirity Leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, while speaking at the occasion,…

Corruption Fight: A Mere Media Hype

By Gbemiga Olakunle President Muhammed Buhari, before the inauguration of his administration on May 29, 2015, had promised the expectant Nigerian electorate that he would fight corruption to a stand-still in the nation’s public sector. One of the President’s popular quotes that “if we don’t kill corruption, corruption will kill Nigeria” is being displayed on…