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2019: Commercial drivers declare support for Ayade

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Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade’s second term bid got a boost at the weekend when thousands of commercial drivers in the state declared total support for him. Governor Ben...

Mon Dec 17th, 2018     Read More →

Ayade lauds Lafarge over poverty alleviation, job creation

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has expressed happiness over the contributions made by Lafarge cement Company towards the reduction of the high rate of...

Mon Dec 17th, 2018     Read More →

2020 National Sports Festival

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By Patrick Omorodion The curtains for the 19th National Sports Festival will be drawn today after 10 days of tough competitions among over 8,000 athletes and once again Team Delta came tops with...

Sun Dec 16th, 2018     Read More →

C’Rivers APC Crisis: Court orders NWC to recognise Etim-led state Excos

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA- A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Bwari, on Thursday, ordered the National Working Committee,NWC, of the All Progressive Congress, APC,to...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Duke signs peace accord, says it’ll checkmate violence

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – PRESIDENTIAL candidate of Social Democratic Party, SDP,Donald Duke,Thursday, signed the 2019 peace accord at the Kukah Centre, Abuja. Duke, who had stayed away from...

Thu Dec 13th, 2018     Read More →

19th NSF: Rivers, Ondo win gold medals in 100m

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Abuja – Usheoritse Itsekiri of Rivers and Bukola Boluwatife of Ondo State emerged winners of the men’s and women’s 100m races respectively at the ongoing 19th National Sports...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

Man, 35, strangles his 4 children, commits suicide in Rivers

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By Davies Iheamnachor & Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT—A 35-year-old man, identified as Mr. Achibong Patrick, yesterday strangled his four children in Rivers State. suicide Rivers State...

Wed Dec 12th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Donald Duke’s, SDP pulls out of CUPP

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… begins campaign December 19 By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Social Democratic Party,SDP,has finally pulled out of the Coalition of United Political Parties,CUPP,a group of over 45...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

The huge debt burden and how we got there (3)

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By Eric Teniola WHEN General Sani Abacha (1943-1998) took over from Chief Ernest Oladeinde Adegunle Shonekan on November 17, 1993, he pegged the official rate at N21 to US$1. In the black market...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Ayade launches centre against gender-based violence in Calabar

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Cross River State Government, yesterday, inaugurated a centre that will help women and underage girls address all gender-based violence in the state. Governor Ben...

Tue Dec 11th, 2018     Read More →

Nasarawa SWAN chairman urges states to present joint hosting bids for future NSFs

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Abuja – Cheke Emmanuel, a sports stakeholder, on Sunday in Abuja urged less-endowed states to present joint hosting bids for future editions of the National Sports Festival (NSF). Emmanuel,...

Mon Dec 10th, 2018     Read More →

Timi Frank says freezing of Obi’s accounts wicked, desperate

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Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned the freezing of the bank accounts of the presidential running-mate of the...

Sun Dec 9th, 2018     Read More →

C’ River Govt. invites presidential candidates to Calabar Carnival

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Cross River Government has invited all the presidential candidates of the political parties for the 2019 general elections to take a week-long vacation from campaigns and participate in the 2018...

Sun Dec 9th, 2018     Read More →

2019: APC will sweep polls in Cross River – Guber candidate

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Sen. John Owan-Enoh, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River, has said that the party will sweep the polls in the 2019 general elections in the...

Sun Dec 9th, 2018     Read More →

REVEALED: ’70m Nigerians need housing’

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Mr Mustapha Shehuri, the Minister of State 1 for Power, Works and Housing, has expressed concerns over lack of housing for more than 70 million Nigerians. File: High brow Prudential Estate Shehuri...

Sun Dec 9th, 2018     Read More →