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 […]

Today, Fri., 17th April, 2020, the atmosphere was joyous for Esit Eket people, as the Chairman, Esit Eket LGC, Hon. Iniobong Robson Nnamso distributed parliatives, to cushion the effects of the luckdown, occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic. The parliatives, which were foodstuffs, included bags of garri, bags of rice, bags […]

  -By Femi Kayode First to come to Africa were the Arabs. They hunted us down like animals, captured us, castrated us and sold us into slavery. Then came the Europeans who did even worse. Now the Chinese have come in their full power and glory. O mother Africa, who […]

-By Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum All praise be to Almighty for giving us good health and strength to preside over the governance of our dear state. I salute our courage and calmness in the face of the global pandemic called corona virus that is ravaging the whole world. We should […]

By Assam Abia. “When you are criticized, unnecessarily, negatively, while on the move, keep quiet and finally silence your critics by achieving your set goals. Achievement makes mockery of a mocker”” — Anonymous The above philosophical aphorism illustrates very succinctly the prevailing situation facing Nigerian leaders, especially in these days […]

Coronavirus:I Am Willing And Ready To Work With Anybody, At Anytime To Ensure The Safety Of This Country>>>Atiku The former Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has once again shown concern on the fast spread of the deadly disease, Coronavirus in the country. In his statement, he spelled out the measures […]