News - Ooni

Death Toll In Tunisian Migrant Ship Sinking Rises To 60

2 weeks ago /
International News 

The United Nations migration agency says the death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off Tunisia on Sunday has risen to at least 60.

Commonwealth Games Fall Out

1 month ago /
Sports  

Athletes and officials who went missing at the commonwealth games in Gold Coast Australia will be deported at the expiration of their visas.

Stormy Daniels Lampoons Trump On TV Show

1 month ago /
International News 

U.S. porn star, Stormy Daniels, has made a surprise appearance on U.S. TV show on Saturday Night Live as her legal wrangle with President Donald Trump over an alleged affair continues.

Cross River Appeals For Medical Support For Cameroonian Refugees

2 months ago /
International News  Nation 

Cross river state government has called on the federal government and the  international community to support the state by intervening in the healthcare provision for the over twenty thousand Cameroonian refugees taking asylum in the state.

Ooni Awards Scholarship To Over 200 Students

2 months ago /
Nation 

Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II of Ile-Ife, Osun State has awarded a scholarship to over 200 students.

Australia Test Cricket Captain Gets One Test Match Ban

2 months ago /
Sports  

Australia Test Cricket Captain, Steve Smith, has been banned for one test match and stood down as skipper of Indian Premier League team following a ball tampering incident on day three of their match with South Africa by team mate, Camron Bancroft.

Cross River Commences Campaign For Measles Vaccination

3 months ago /
Environment  Health 

Due to the influx of Cameroonian refugees into different communities in Cross River State, the State Government has commenced campaigns for measles vaccination to different border areas of the state.

Nigerian Army Warns Cameroonian Soldiers Against Firing Across Borders

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has warned Cameroonian soldiers against any firing across Nigerian borders in the name of looking for secessionists.

 

Nigeria Immigration Assures On Management, Protection Of Cameroonian Refugees

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Immigration Service says despite some teething challenges, more than ten thousand Cameroonian refugees in six local government areas of cross river are under its perfect control and surveillance.

Wike Hosts Traditional Rulers, Says Sultan, Ooni Are My Fathers

4 months ago /
Nation 

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has hailed the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria stating that the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar are his fathers. The 9th General Assembly of the National Council of Traditional Rulers Council Of Nigeria held at Port Harcourt in...

UNHCR, Benue Govt To Provide Immediate Intervention To Cameroonian Refugees

5 months ago /
Nation 

The United Nation High Commission for Refugees and the Benue state government have assured the over 10,000 Anglophone Cameroonian refugees forces to flee their country because of the ongoing military crackdown, of a better camp welfare. The UNHCR country representation, Mr Antonio Jose Canhandula,  gave the assurance of immediate intervention from...

BREAKING: Senate Condemns 2018 Budget Proposal

6 months ago /
Nation 

Members of the Senate at the plenary today criticised the 2018 Appropriation Bill presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. At the resumption of Legislative proceedings, Senators complained that 2018 budget is filled with inaccuracies, budget padding and inconsistencies. The Senate is maintaining that it cannot complete work on the...

Cameroonian Refugees Take Over Obudu Ranch Resort

6 months ago /
Nation 

Except urgent steps are taken by Federal and cross river state government’s, water borne and other communicable diseases are imminent within and around Obudu Ranch Resort where thousands of English speaking Cameroonians including women and children have taken over the Nigeria tourism hotspot, Obudu Ranch Resort as their home. Already facilities...

FG, International Communities Urged To Prevail On President Biya

6 months ago /
International News 

About two million Nigerians living in southern Cameroon are at risk given the current political crisis in the part of the country if nothing is done by the federal government. To this end, southern Cameroon national council is calling on President Muhammadu Buhari and the international community to prevail on the...

Cross River Herdsmen/Farmer Clash: Government Considers Open-Grazing Control Law

7 months ago /
Nation 

Following the clashes between the Fulani Herdsmen and farmers, which led to killing of one person, the cross river state government is considering enacting an open grazing law that will regulate the activities of herdsmen. Rising from a security council meeting where the issues were discussed on Monday, Governor Ben Ayade...

Immigration Boss Seek Cross River Government’s Collaboration In Managing Cameroon Refugees

7 months ago /
Nation 

No fewer than fourth thousand Cameroonian migrants are expected to find their ways into Nigeria for protection says the comptroller general of Immigration, Muhammed Babandede. The immigration boss who visited the main border axis of cross river state however said there was no cause for alarm as governor Ben Ayade has...

Nigeria/Cameroon Boundary: Governor Ayade Charges Immigration To Protect Citizens Along Border Line

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has called on the nigerian immigration service to protect the citizens living along the border lines between Nigeria and the republic of Cameroon. Ayade stated this when he received the comptroller general of immigration, Muhammed Babandede who paid him a visit in his...

Nigeria/Cameroon Boundary Crisis: Governor Ayade, CP Appeal For Calm In Danare

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor Senator Ben Ayade has called for peaceful co-existence among the people of Danare 2 in Boki Local Government area of the state and their Cameroonian counterparts over the continuous boundary crisis in the community. Ayade who was represented by the state security adviser, Jude Ngaji during...

Southern Cameroon Unrest: Immigration Steps Up Security Along Boarder Lines

8 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Immigration Service says security along the borderline between Nigeria and Cameroon in cross river state axis  has been stepped up, following the protest by groups of separatist calling for independence for the English speaking part of southern Cameroon. Comptroller of immigration in Cross River state, Funke Adeuyi stated this...

Boko Haram: HRW Accuses Cameroon Of Endangering Nigerian Refugees

8 months ago /
Nation 

Cameroon was on Wednesday accused of forcibly returning some 100,000 Nigerian refugees in breach of international agreements, putting them in danger from Boko Haram Islamists. Human Rights Watch said Nigerians who had sought refuge across the border because of the Islamist violence had been abused, attacked and even sexually exploited by...


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