For transparency, accountability and open participation in budgeting processes, Akwa Ibom State Government has been ranked one of the best performing states in the 2020 sub-National Budget Transparency Survey. The survey conducted by the Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (CIRDDOC) to ascertain the level of budget performance by states […]

YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN NATION BUILDING: BEING A PAPER PRESENTED BY THE MEMBER, ETINAN/NSIT IBOM/NSIT UBIUM FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY IN THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, HON. (BARR.) Onofiok Luke Distinguished participants,Great Nigerian students!My name is Onofiok Akpan Luke; born in Itreto, Nsit Ubium Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and by the circumstances […]

COMMUNIQUE OF THE PDP GOVERNORS’ FORUM MEETING HELD ON 9TH APRIL, 2021 AT MAKURDI, BENUE STATE. Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, met in Makurdi, Benue State on 9th April, 2021, under the aegis of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum, PDP–GF, to review the […]

-By Unwana Assam, Eket I could remember when I was less knowledgeable or let’s say, less concerned about leadership and good governance years back. At that time, the likes of Barr. Bassey Essien, (1999-2002), Rt. Hon. Ignatius Kevin Edet (2007-2011) and subsequently Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke (2015-2019) who happened to […]

Living in Nigeria today is the most exciting moment of our lives as a people. It’s a time that leadership is “limus tested” in the face of myriad of challenges. We now know who a true leader is. Excuses no longer work on the psyche of people. Gaslighting, emotional blackmail, […]

What we’ll do differently in 2021 – Gbajabiamila…promises focus on more people-oriented legislation…says ‘now it’s time to drop partisanship, politics’ The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the Green Chamber would focus its attention on bills and motions that would improve the ease of […]

PRESIDENT BUHARI WELCOMES U S ACCEPTANCE OF OKONJO-IWEALA’S IMMINENT WTO LEADERSHIP President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes pronouncement of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, signifying withdrawal of the country’s objection to the emergence of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director General of World Trade Organization, WTO. “We certainly welcome the […]

by unwana Assam Being a media Practioner/blogger with rational thoughts whose major activity is researching, reading and of course, traveling across, it won’t be out of place to say that I have sufficient grasp on certain things that are happening in Akwa Ibom State especially as it concerns leadership and […]

-By Femi Kayode Great leader, fearless warrior, courageous fighter, gallant soldier, standing till the end. Deliverer of the oppressed, champion of the masses, friend of the poor, voice of the voiceless, saviour of Ghana, pride of Africa: forever you shall live in our hearts. You served your people with honor, […]

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 […]