BY: KHALID SANUSI KANI With the recent development of storming different warehouses squirrelling Covid-19 palliatives across the country by some famished “innocent” Nigerians, it has unveiled a new dimension on how wicked and uncaring our leaders have been and surreptitiously genetically modifying themselves to be the opposite. But the unbecoming […]

-By Femi Adesina What a week it has been for our own dear native land! Just at the beginning of the month, as the country turned 60 as an independent entity, President Muhammadu Buhari had charged us to “begin sincere process of national healing, eliminate old and outworn perceptions that […]

-By Akan Asindi Akwa Ibom State biblically, is a promise land blessed by God with milk and honey. It has a land mass of about 7,259 square kilometres, geographically located around the south south geopolitical zone within the Niger Delta region.Most of the land area can be seen littered with […]

In 2015 I said Buhari WOULD divide Nigeria, you didn’t believe. In 2017 I said Buhari HAD divided Nigeria, you didn’t believe. In 2019 I said Buhari had pushed Nigeria to the BRINK of disintegration, you didn’t believe. Today I say unless Buhari retraces his steps and we build bridges […]

– By Abdulrahman Sade She marches on like an amazon. All vilification of the past from naysayers, she has put behind her, to address the fundamental responsibility of her public office. Sadiya Umar Faruk Honourable Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development is a believer in herself, shouldering […]

The leadership, patrons and members of  Ekid People’s Union (EPU), the apex socio-cultural organ of Ekid Nation, has congratulated  her distinguished members, who were recently appointed into the various offices in the administration of Akwa Ibom State Government.  In a statement personally signed by the President General of the Union, […]

By Godwin Elijah “I would maintain that ‘thanks’ are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder”G. K Chesterton Nature has gradually made humans feel entitled even of the things they naturally may not deserve. Therefore, constant self and group assessments is key in order […]

-By Camillus Etim With the mineral resources deposited in basins and rocks of some countries in Africa, the continent has failed to wake up from her economic slumber. No matter how a nation is rich, if the leaders are corrupt, that nation will go begging. African culture is viewed to […]

On this day, one year ago, I took the oath of office into the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to represent Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District for a second term. That epochal feat on June 11, 2019, resonated God’s continuous faithfulness of a flight to the red chambers, […]

Richard Peters The 21st Century leadership quotient is not measured by the number of academic degrees one has acquired in his life time, but by the percipience, sapience, acumen, sagacity and eggheadedness of a leader. Although, we cannot completely rule out the essentiality of academic intelligence in governance, but it […]

The President of African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adeshina has celebrated five good uninterrupted years in office as the president of the bank. In his words, he thanked the shareholders of the bank, his family and good wishers for their support. ………………………………………………………………………… On this day, May 28th, five years ago, […]

Essien Ndueso It is hard to believe that the same Akwa Ibom where a governor some few years ago confessed to his government being bedeviled by cultism; with insecurity and violent crimes walking on two legs is the harbinger of peace and youth empowerment under another administration A News magazine […]

While giving the concluding remarks on a motion titled “Power Sector Recovery Plan and the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic,” on the floor of the Senate today, the Senate President, senator Ahmad Lawan called for the immediate review of the privatization exercise of the power sector by previous administrations. According to […]

  Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has given reasons why he demolished Prodest Hotel in Alode and Etemeteh Hotel in Onne, both in Eleme Local Government Area of the state. Wike said the hotels were demolished after it violated an Executive Order on COVID 19, despite warnings from the […]