News - calabar

INEC To Commence Advocacy For Ad-Hoc Staff In Cross River

6 hours ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Cross River State is set to commence advocacy and senstitisation for all ad-hoc staff who will participate in the conduct of the 2019 elections in the state.

Calabar Carnival Geared To Boost State’s Economy - Ayade

14 hours ago /
Business and Economy  

Cross river governor, prof ben ayade has said  the state's intention to make its flagship tourism event, carnival calabar the best in the world and source of revenue earnings for the state coffers will soon bear fruits.

Cross River Assembly To Unbundle Carnival Calabar

4 days ago /
Nation 

Cross river state house of assembly has expressed it's readiness to unbundle carnival Calabar using all the enabling laws that will make the annual event truly international as part of the take home from the Rio carnival in brazil.

Brazil Carnival: Sales Boom In Rio As Nigerians Shop For Souvenirs

1 week ago /
International News 

The economy of Rio de Janerio, the headqaurters of the world carnival in Brazil is receiving a boost as visitors from all over the world converged on the city to watch the 2018 Rio event. Among the visitors are Nigerians from Cross River State, who joined others from across the globe to shop...

 

Nigeria Immigration Assures On Management, Protection Of Cameroonian Refugees

1 week 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.

Pentecostal Fellowship Of Nigeria Rues Insecurity

2 weeks ago /
Religion  Security 

The Pentecostal fellowship of Nigeria, PFN wants the Nigerian government to come clean on the issue of cattle colonies and other related security challenges across the country.

Cross River Governor Ayade Saves Over 1,000 Houses From Erosion Menace

2 weeks ago /
Environment  Nation 

Inhabitants of Ikot Nkebre communities in Calabar municipality area council of cross river state can now sleep with their two eyes closed as the cross river state government intervened on the live threatening gully erosion sites  in the area.

Lassa Fever: Cross River Deploys Protocols To Monitor Health Facilities In Rural Areas

2 weeks ago /
Health 

Following the death of a pregnant woman from suspected Lassa fever in Calabar, Cross River State, Government has sent protocols and monitoring teams to all the one thousand and thirteen health centres in the state for surveillance. 

Governor Ayade Gives Buhari Thumps Up Over Federal Appointments To Cross River

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, says never in the history of Nigerian politics has the state been so favoured as it is with the current administration of president Muhammadu Buhari.

Federal Permanent Secretaries Charged On Civil Service Reforms

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Federal permanent secretaries have been charged to be transparent and, accountable in their capacity as the accounting officers of their various ministries in implementing budgets of their ministries.

Cross River, Equatorial Guinea Partner On Trade And Commerce

2 weeks ago /
Business and Economy  

Cross river state government has expressed it's readiness to partner with neighbouring Equatorial Guinea on trade and commerce to improve the relationship between the state and it's neighbour.

Ayade Pays Tribute To Alex Ekwueme

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has paid tribute to the former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme, as the nation prepares to give the late icon a befitting burial. Signing a condolence register opened at the government house in Calabar the Cross River State capital, Ayade described...

FG Replies Obasanjo, Defends Buhari [FULL STATEMENT]

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has responded to a recent statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in which he criticised the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement issued on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, the Presidency defended President Buhari. READ ALSO: APC, APGA, Labour React To...

Ayade Directs Agency To Connect 500 Communities With Water

1 month ago /
Nation 

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has directed the state Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWATSSA), to connect 500 rural communities with affordable drinking water yearly. Ayade gave the directives in Calabar, the state's capital while inaugurating the “motorised drilling rig and geographical survey equipment’’ procured for the drilling...

INEC Warns Politicians Against Violating Electoral Guidelines

1 month ago /
Politics 

As the 2019 general elections begin to gather momentum in Cross River State, politicians have been warned not to go against electoral guidelines as anyone found wanting will be sanctioned. The State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Frankland Briyai, gave the warning during an interactive meeting with chairmen and secretaries of registered political...

Local Govt. Retirees Set To Occupy Govt. House Over N9Billion Unpaid Gratuities

1 month ago /
Nation 

Over five thousand local government Retirees in Cross River state have expressed their readiness to occupy all government offices in the state if the state government fails to pay them their nine billion naira pension and gratuity arrears. Chairman, association of Local Government Pensioners in the State ,Bassey Okosin who stated...

Cross River Police Discovers Slain Inspector's Head At Akampa Shrine

1 month ago /
Security 

After days of searching for the body of a police inspector, Michael James who was killed during a communal clash in Uyanga, Akampa Local Government Area of cross river state, his head has been found at a community shrine in the area. Briefing newsmen in Calabar while parading the eight suspects...

Constituents, Cross River Assembly Disagree Over Local Government Autonomy

1 month ago /
Nation 

Physical confrontation was averted at the cultural Centre, Calabar venue of the public hearing on  the ongoing constitution amendment, as the people of Yakurr 2 state constituency openly disagreed with the speaker and members of the state house of assembly on local government and state houses of assembly autonomy.  Trouble started...

Cross River Agriculture: Ayade Rice Sells Over N500 Million At Unveiling

1 month ago /
Nation 

No fewer than fifty thousand bags of locally produced rice tagged “Ayade Rice” were sold on the day of unveiling in Calabar, the Cross River State Capital. The sales valued at over five hundred million naira was the outcome of the agricultural backward integration program known as “go back to farm”...

Governor Ayade Says Bakassi Deep Seaport Project Will Provide Opportunity For North Eastern Nigeria

1 month ago /
Nation 

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade says the proposed state owned Bakassi deep Seaport will provide economic turnaround not only for the state and it's neighbors but   the north eastern part of the country when  the project is completed. Speaking in an exclusive interview with AIT in Calabar, Ayade  said...


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