Sunday, August 18, 2019

(Discourse) On The Okon Lagos-gate ~By Franklyn Isong

(Ime Bishop Umoh) I have followed the unnecessary controversies generated by Ime Bishop Umoh (Okon Lagos) video lately on social media. Three videos supporting the Akwa Ibom governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress...

[OPINION] On The Tension In Akwa Ibom ~ By Franklyn Isong

  My personal opinion is that Nigerians have the constitutional rights to associate with any person or group of persons. Dr. Bukola Saraki is a leader in his right, 2015 was in APC...

Gov Emmanuel And The Petty Issue Of Campaign Billboard -By Franklyn ISONG

    On September 24, 2018, Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Environment and Mineral Resources, Dr Iniobong Essien, issued a press release prohibiting hoisting of Billboards in the state without approval of his...

[COLUMN] UDOM EMMANUEL: A NIGERIAN GOVERNOR WITH MYSTERIOUS PROJECTS -By Franklyn Isong

    Today is the 1st day in the month of September, 2018. The first Saturday in a new month. Kick-starting a new calendar month with a weekend sometimes can be very stressful...

(OPINION) Enough Of These Artificial Fuel Scarcity in Akwa Ibom! -By Franklyn Isong

    The artificial fuel scarcity in Akwa Ibom state is instigated by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) because of the labour crisis between the management of a...

Ekiti Poll: Gov Fayose And The Politics Of Bats – By Franklyn Isong

      “…with all humility before Ekiti people. If I support anybody whether is from my household, they will still support that person. I am telling you. I am more than popular. I...

(OPINION) ANTI-CULTISM POSTURE: A STANDING OVATION FOR GOV EMMANUEL, BY FRANKLYN ISONG

    Since the news started trending in the media on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, that the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel, had outlawed secret cult activities and other related...

{OPINION} Akwa Ibom Lawmaker, Hate Speech And Mkpat Enin Constituents, By Franklyn Isong

  At first, I dismissed as untrue reports insinuating that the Member representing me, vis-à-vis; the people of Mkpat Enin state constituency in the sixth Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr...

REIGNERS PROBE PANEL: GOV EMMANUEL IN A TIGHTROPE -BY FRANKLYN ISONG

Yesterday, Akwa Ibom State Government stunned the people of the state with a press release issued by its Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Charles Udoh, titled: “IMPLEMENTATION OF REPORT ON REIGNERS...

(COLUMN) LEGISLATIVE AUTONOMY: SIFTING OUT DISTINGUISHED IRON SEAL LAWMAKERS -BY FRANKLYN ISONG

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, in line with section 9(1), (2) and (3) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), the 26-member Akwa Ibom State House...