Rev Richard Peters Following my reaction to the varying outbursts made by some Oro brethren on the Ibom Deep Seaport project, it has become necessary to set the narratives straight lest my message is misconstrued.I had said in the opening paragraphs of my previous piece that Oro Nation have been […]

-By Unwana Assam. Ekid nation is one distinct and unique ethnic group, situated in the southern part of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. It is a geopolitical, ethnic group with a minority bloc in the state, unlike Ibibio, Oro. Ekid is ancestrally made up of Esit Eket and Eket local government […]

…Pass vote of confidence on Governor Udom Emmanuel Unwana Assam Uyo Senatorial District Media Practitioners Forum (USDMF) has declared its total support for the newly inaugurated political movement in the state known as Maintain Peace Movement as well as passed a vote of confidence on Governor Udom Emmanuel for his […]

Alhaji Mohammadu Buhari,The President and Commander in Chief, Federal Republic Of Nigeria, Aso Rock, Abuja. It has become necessary to react to the “ADVERTORIAL” by Oron Unioncarried in THE POST WEEKDAY newspaper of 14th July 2021 titled “ Anopen letter to President Muhammadu Buhari Re: Constitution of theManagement of Board […]

Affirm part ownership of the seaport land Urge Ibom Seaport Implementation Board to ignore distractions. The people of Ekid nation have challenged the Ibom Seaport managers to ignore unnecessary distractions and deliver “a world class port” that will be of benefit to all. At a meeting between critical stakeholders and […]

-By Unwana Assam 10th June, 2021, made it exactly two years since the current members of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly took the oath of office to serve their constituents in their various constituencies. From time immemorial, celebrating an anniversary has been a norm, depending on what one celebrates. […]

Without mincing words, Gov. Emmanuel has unbeatable leadership record within and outside Nigeria. He has fulfilled almost all his promises in his first and second tenures. The ones remaining will be completed in line with his completion agenda. It is sheer foolishness for one to think that it is only […]

On the 5th of May, 2021, Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Muhammadu A. Mohammed clocked one year as the Director General of the National Emergency Managemt Agency (NEMA). He was appointed the same date one year earlier.  Mohammed was appointed at the time the world was in a storm, and things […]

-By Unwana Assam, Eket One aspect is electing someone into political office and another is for the person to understand the purpose and the reason for which he was elected to serve. Many political players dangle boots and wash their hands off straight away they are elected into political office […]

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 […]