As good as the enforcement of import substitution and backward integration policy being implemented by the Federal Government appears to be, Nigerians have said the timing is wrong because the prices of foodstuffs, especially rice, have gone beyond the reach of ordinary Nigerians.
It'S faith in the judiciary as the last hope for the common man notwithstanding, the Cross River chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has faulted the judgments of the election tribunals in the state, describing them as “a rape of justice.”
More than 100 persons were feared dead as a Cameroon-bound vessel capsized on the high sea on Sunday. According to sources at the Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) at Marina, Lagos, the vessel which left Calabar, the Cross River State capital, for Cameroon with about 180 passengers on board on Sunday did not arrive at its destination.
Writing the word ‘late’ or referring to Akparawa Ubon Jimmy Akpan in the past has been the most traumatizing experience for me. The mere fact that I cannot escape the dreaded word or circumvent the reality that he is no more; would never be seen, or exchanged those wisecracks gives me goose pimples.