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Udeme Ufot : The man behind the Dakkada philosophy

The new Akwa Ibom slogan – Dakkada has been buzzing everywhere and has steadily begun to assume national acclaim. However, very few know the brain behind the philosophy which is a clarion call to Akwa Ibomites to rise to the faith of greatness, spiritual rebirth and moral transformation. Dakkada means …

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Will Nigeria Survive Muhammadu Buhari’s Government?

The 9-month span of Mr. Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency is not long enough to pass final judgements on his stewardship but long enough to predict the future of Nigeria. Nigerians should start thinking whether the president has the right temperament to govern a complex country like Nigeria; whether he understands convoluted …

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Posers to green horn critics, by Kendi Jumbo

“Those who are born to be great are al ways positive, proactive and creative in their minds and ways, and are always successful in all their undertakings; whereas, those born to fail in life are like dry leafs that are blown away by the wind to be dropped and dumped …

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Obong Paul Ekpo: redefining Political Leadership

It was Paul Kriwaczek who once wrote in his book, Babylon: Mesopotamia And The Birth Of Civilization that “A hugely complicated, centrally planned, social and economic system can only be kept on the rails for as long as people believe in it”. That implies that even for the worse imperial …

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Akwa Ibom PDP: Beware Of The Broom’s Bearhug

By Osondu Ahirika The smartest political stunt Obong Umana Okon Umana pulled in recent history was to show up, uninvited, at the Swearing-in of his successor as Secretary to the state Government, SSG, Deacon Udom Gabriel Emmanuel. That was on July 31, 2013, right after his unceremonious sack on July …

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