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NNPC Completes 539km Of Gas Pipeline Projects

2 days ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has completed, commissioned and delivered 500 kilometers (km) of gas pipelines between 2010 to date. The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, said this on Tuesday in Abuja in a statement by Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the corporation’s Group General Manager...

2017 Calabar Carnival: Governor Ayade Leads Campaign Against Illegal Migration

4 days ago /
Nation 

Cross river state governor Professor Ben Ayade has called on intending Nigerian and African migrants to America and European countries in search of greener pastures to be cautious because of the risks involved. Ayade made the call in Calabar during the flag-off of the 2017-second carnival dry run, which has the...

Toward 2019 Elections: Obasanjo Warns Against Politics Of Bitterness

4 days ago /
Nation 

Former Nigerian president chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised politicians in the country to desist from deadly politics as the preparations for the 2019 general elections commence. Obasanjo stated this in Calabar during a book launch in honour of the longest serving monarch in Nigeria and paramount ruler of Obudu,His Royal Highness...

PDP Chairmanship Race: Handpicking Of Candidate Will Take Party To Era Of Impunity - Adedoja

6 days ago /
Politics 

One of the chairmanship aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party, Professor Taoheed Adedoja has called on the leadership of the party to allow every qualified candidate to go for an election during the forthcoming national convention that will produce new executive of the party. Speaking with newsmen shortly after  his visit...

Cross River Governance: Mantu,Gana Commend Ayade's Achievements

1 week ago /
Nation 

Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Mantu, and Ex Information Minister, Prof. Jerry Gana  have described the achievements of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state  as inspiring that should be emulated by other governors in the country. Speaking during a courtesy call on  the governor at the state executive chambers,...

CSO Opposes Construction Of Super Highway

2 weeks ago /

A civil society group, climate transformation and energy remediation society climatters, wants the over two hundred billion naira earmarked for the construction of the cross river super high way, put into other economic projects that will benefit the people of the area more. The group said this during a media chat...

Cross River University: Students Lock Out Management, Staff Over Asuu Proposed Strike

2 weeks ago /
Education  Nation 

For more than four hours on Wednesday, , the management and staff of cross river university of technology (CRUTECH), Calabar campus, were held hostage   by students of the institution. The students’ action followed the resumption of strike action by CRUTECH’s branch of academic staff union of universities (ASUU).  the national executive...

Police Gun Down Five Suspected Kidnappers In Ikom

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

No fewer than five suspected kidnappers were killed during an exchange of gunfire between the men of the Nigeria police and suspects in Ikom local government area of central Cross River state. Police public relations officer in Cross River State, ASP Irene Ugbo confirmed the incident to AIT's Rasheed Olanrewaju on phone, explaining...

Benue Open Grazing Ban Having ‘Havoc Effect’ On Cross River – Ayade

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, says the enforcement of the Open Grazing Law in neighbouring Benue State is causing havoc in his state. The governor made the claims on Monday in Calabar, the state's capital after suspected herdsmen from Benue invaded a community in Cross River, killing one and injuring...

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

2 weeks 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...

Calabar Rovers: Government Hires Foreign Coach To Restore Past Glory

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The cross river state government has engaged a foreign coach, Dorian Marin to manage Calabar rovers football club and inject fresh ideas that will enable the foremost club return to the premier league next season. Dorian Marin an indigenes of Romania was presented to the management of the football team in...

FG Revenue Generation: Customs Rakes In N7.8 Billion In Calabar

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria customs service, cross river and Akwa Ibom states as well as   calabar free trade zone area command and Akwa Ibom area command  generated n7.8 billion as revenue between January and October 2017. Customs area comptroller burro mvyat patience stated this in Calabar during a media briefing with journalists...

Governor Ayade Says Nigeria Universities Failing Faster Than Society

3 weeks ago /
Education  Nation 

The level at which university education is falling in Nigeria has been described as unacceptable in a country that is  striving  to compete with international global practices. Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state stated this when he received the governing council and management of the university of Calabar led by...

Solid Minerals Discovery: Ayade Says Cross River Has No Business With Poverty

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Following the discovery of thirty five new solid mineral deposits in cross river state, governor ben ayade says the state has no business with poverty and dependence on dwindling allocation from the federal government. Ayade stated this in Calabar shortly after he received the detailed report of the solid minerals discovery...

Calabar Court Directs Navy To Pay N75 Million To Bricklayer

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Calabar, on Monday awarded N75million cost against the Nigerian  navy for illegal use of military weapon, shooting and torturing of one Asuquo Etim ,a bricklayer by one of its personnel attached to quick intervention squad during operation "papa five". Delivering the judgement, justice Inyangekwo directed that...

Bakassi Deep Seaport: Governor Ayade Presents Twenty Patrol Vans To Security Operatives

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

As the construction of the Bakassi deep seaport and it's evacuation corridor,the super highway  is about to commence , Governor Ben Ayade has donated twenty pick up vans to the security agencies to provide adequate, secured atmosphere at the project sites and  within its routes. Speaking during the presentation of the...

Southern Governors Wives Seek Equal Opportunities Ahead 2019 Elections

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Wives of governors of the seventeen states in southern Nigeria have resolved to play key roles in ensuring equal opportunities for women on issues affecting the Nigerian nation as preparations for the 2019 elections get underway. This was part of the decisions taken at the meeting of the southern governors wives...

Court Orders Navy To Pay Man Illegally Tortured, Shot N75m

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has ordered the Nigerian Navy to pay the sum of N75m to a 39-year-old, Mr Etim Asuquo Akpan, as damages after illegally shooting, torturing and holding him hostage. The court also ordered the Navy to tender an apology to Akpan in a national daily. Delivering...

Calabar Electrocution: CRUTECH Students Protest Colleague’s Death

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Students of the Cross River University of technology, Calabar have taken their protest to the governor’s office, over the loss of their colleague who died as a result of a power surge. The students, who accused the Port Harcourt electricity distribution company of the causing the frequent electrocution in the state, want the...

Calabar Police/Navy Clash: Government Hands Over N2m Compensation To Families

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

In fulfillment of the promise made when he visited the scene of the clash between the Nigerian Navy and Police in may this year, Cross River state Governor Ben Ayade  has handed over two million naira cash to be shared for the  three affected families during the fracas. Cross-river state commissioner...


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