WHY AKWA IBOM HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SUSPENDED UYO, NSIT ATAI COUNCIL...

By Victor UFOT   Credible insights have emerged on why Chairmen of Uyo and Nsit Atai Local Government Areas in Akwa Ibom State, Hon Imo Okon...

OMINOUS SIGNS: INIOBONG ROBSON’S ABUSIVE AND SELF-SERVING NARRATIVE  

By John Asuquo   During the build up to the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, the Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, reportedly condemned what he described...

AKWA IBOM : GOV EMMANUEL PRIORITIZING WORKERS WELFARE IN THE FACE...

He is christened the Workers-friendliest Governor, a title very deserving of the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, due to his strong and...

GOVERNOR UDOM EMMANUEL: UPHOLDING THE CHRISTIAN FAITH AMIDST COVID-19 FIGHT

    Throughout the Bible, every King that ever succeeded attained such feat through uncompromising obedience to the Almighty God, and the principle has not changed...

A’IBOM COVID-19 IMC: GOV. EMMANUEL’S TACTICAL COMMAND IN WINNING THE WAR

By James Edet The advent of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 as a global pandemic has no doubt brought about growing concerns and uncertainties to the...

21 STOREY SMART COMPLEX – A’IBOM IS SET FOR WORLD BUSINESSES

By Grace Akpan It is a cynosure of all eyes, the tallest architectural masterpiece in the South/South region of Nigeria, the most ICT compliant intelligence...

ON EXXON MOBIL AND ITS BREAD & BUTTER GIFTS

By Ubong SAMPSON Dating back to 1964, the League of Developing Countries (LCDs) had converged at the first session of the United Nations Conference on...

LESSONS FROM TAIWAN: GOVERNOR EMMANUEL’S PRUDENCE IN MANAGEMENT OF COVID-19

  Emmanuel Nicholas “The secret of crisis management is not good versus bad, it’s preventing the bad from getting worse.”— Andy Gilman, president & CEO of...

AKWA IBOM: SETTING THE TEMPLATE FOR POST COVID-19 ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Aniefiok Macauley   The Wall Street Journal in its recent report painted a gloomy economic paradigm for Nigeria. The report was based on the impact of...

COVID-19: GOV. EMMANUEL LEADING THE FIGHT FROM THE FRONTLINE

Richard PETERS     The whole world has finally come to realize that humanity is threatened by an enemy, who has no respect for life, irrespective of...

ENOBONG UWAH EXTOLS GOVERNOR UDOM EMMANUEL’S COVID-19 RESPONSE, ISOLATION CENTRE

By Ukara Effiong   Following the directive by the Akwa Ibom state Government to gradually relax lockdown within the state, the executive Chairman of Uyo Capital...

Inyangeyen to critics: Governor Udom Emmanuel has insured Akwa Ibom State...

By Osondu Ahirika The Honourable Commissioner for Works, Akwa ibom State, Mr Ephraim Inyangeyen says with the constriction of the 300 capacity Isolation Centre at...

UDOM INOYO: REFLECTIONS ON HISTORY

By Eric Ekwere People have asked me both privately and publicly why I admire Mr. Udom Inoyo that I choose to celebrate now as if...

HOPE DIMS FOR PROPOSED FREE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

By Emmanuel Addeh The proposed two-month free electricity supply to Nigerians, spearheaded by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, may have...

JOE UDOFIA: THE UNSUNG HERO OF AKWA IBOM

    By Eneh JOHN Akwa Ibom's son, Joe Udofia, represents different things to different persons and groups. The Ibiono Ibom born philanthropist is not a flamboyant...

WHAT WILL KILL A MAN IS ALREADY BEFORE HIM

By Francis Ehwerido On a recent visit, a former colleague and longtime friend, Assumpta Udoh, told me something I found very profound because of its...

GOVERNOR’S AIDE OF THE MOMENT: PRINCE EMMANUEL SAM

By Itoro BASSEY Giving is not just about making a donation, as Kathy Calvin, President and CEO of the United Nations Foundation, said; but it...

NIGERIA’S SECURITY QUESTION: BACK TO THE BASICS

By Michael Bush   For decades, I have followed the empty to-and-fro discourse on how best to retrieve our country from the vice-like grip of enemies of...

THE ORNAMENT OF THE TOUNAMENT

By Kufre Umoefon When Rt. Hon Nsikak Ekong was announced winner of Ikot Ekpene Federal constituency seat in the just concluded 2019 elections; and when...

ETIDO ESU: A SIGNATURE OF RESTORATION TO HIS GENERATION

BY Kufre Umoefon. It is palpably an incontrovertible fact that a good legacy is not just a treasured treasure but also an eternally profitable asset....

HENSEK: WHEN ‘ROAD CONSTRUCTION’ IS HUMANIZED THROUGH MEDICARE

By Darlington UDOBONG The 7th edition of free medical and surgical outreach organized by Akwa Ibom indigenous construction giant, Hensek Integrated Services Limited, has...

Cletus Ekpo’s Humpty Dumpty Bursary

By Kufre Etuk A month ago, in the heat of endless castigation of the local government chairman by some folks, few colleagues and I decided...

ENOIDEM AND GLOBAL ACCORD’S GROSS PROFESSIONAL MISCHIEF: MATTERS ARISING

By Dan ETOKIDEM There is a Yoruba saying that the dog that would be lost would never hear the hunter's whistle. But the hunter must...

LIVING NEAR A GUN SHOP OR IN A RURAL AREA PUTS...

(CNN) — The suicide rate rose 41% in the United States from 1999 to 2016, and the people at the highest risk have a...

Dr. Moses Umobong: Pioneering academic rebirth & revolutionising excellence in Akwapoly

By Uduak Udosen Ages and epochs normally define people. But there are exceptional individuals who define their age, who steer the tumultuous and tempestuous course...

SOUTH AFRICA ANTICIPATES PMB VISIT IN OCTOBER

The South African Government says are anticipating the visit of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari amid recent attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in...

Host communities thank Buhari for appointing Akpabio, Sylva ministers

The National Chairman of Host Communities of Nigeria producing oil and gas (HOSTCOM), Dr Benjamin Style Tamaranebi has thanked President Mohammadu Buhari for appointing...

LABOUR, GOVERNMENT AT DEADLOCK ON CONSEQUENTIAL ADJUSTMENT

The final decision on the consequential adjustment of the minimum wage has been passed to President Muhammadu Buhari. This follows the inability of labour and...

Police salaries unchanged 10 months after FG-approved increment

Ten months after President Muhammadu Buhari approved an increase in police salaries and allowances , men of the Nigeria Police Force have yet to...

SHAMEFUL, FEARFUL INSECURITY SITUATION IN UNIUYO

University of Uyo condition in terms of awful security situation was further exposed recently when the female students of the institution protested in the...

CSP ERHABOR: A RARE NIGERIAN PATRIOT, POLICEMAN

CSP Francis Osagie Erhabor is the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of D Division Itam, Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. He has never taken...

LABOUR SEEKS BUHARI’S INTERVENTION ON MINIMUM WAGE

Organised labour has sought President Muhammadu Buhari ’ s intervention to resolve the dispute over the N30, 000 new minimum wage . At a meeting...

WASTEFUL, IRRELEVANT VISITS TO ASO ROCK

Since President Muhammadu Buhari was re-elected for a second and last term, he has been playing host to groups generally known as traditional rulers,...

MIKE IGINI: WHEN INTEGRITY SUPERSEDES INDUCEMENT

In the last few months,there has been several articles,press statements,social media posts by the Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressive Congress(APC),aimed at...