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NNPC to generate 14MW electricity from Cross River bio-diesel project

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THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said the 26,000 hectares Cross River State oil palm-based bio-diesel project would generate 14 megawatts of electricity. The NNPC, in...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Capital market, engine room of modern economy —Idoko-Akoh

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Isaiah Idoko-Akoh, Chairman, Investment and Securities Tribunal, IST, has called on the people of the South-South region to urgently key into the opportunities...

Tue Jul 17th, 2018     Read More →

Donald Duke to PDP: You can’t zone my constitutional rights

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Former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, cannot zone his constitutional rights, adding that he has the right to aspire, win or lose...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

FG wades into C’River/Ebonyi land dispute

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—The Federal Government has waded into the persistent conflicts between Igbeagu community in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State and their neighbours, Ukelle,...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

PFN holds rally in Calabar to combat nation’s insecurity, poverty

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By Emma Una CALABAR—PENTECOSTAL Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, in Cross River State, weekend held a rally around major streets in Calabar to seek God’s intervention in alleviating the...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Revenue leakages: Reps summon 5 oil firms

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House of Representatives By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—House of Representatives’ Special Committee probing the revenue leakages and activities of Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR,...

Mon Jul 16th, 2018     Read More →

Ekiti election: What INEC finally said

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the just concluded Saturday governorship election was generally successful. INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity, Mr...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

The Int’l community is watching Nigeria’s elections — Kikuta, Japanese Ambassador

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•‘There is too much negative image of Nigeria in Japan’ •HE YUTAKA KIKUTA By Dennis Agbo The new Japanese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Nigeria, HE YUTAKA...

Sun Jul 15th, 2018     Read More →

I became a Senator at 30 without connections, godfathers- Imoke

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Former governor of Cross River, Sen. Liyel Imoke, on Saturday said that he joined politics without connections and a political background when he was elected as a senator in 1992 at the age of 30....

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →

Nyiam to Buhari: Take cue from how Obama killed Osama bin Laden

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Colonel Tony Nyiam, retired army Colonel, a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee, PAC that packaged the national conference but resigned midway following his altercation with the Edo...

Sat Jul 14th, 2018     Read More →

PDP consults with Obasanjo ahead of 2019 polls

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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) is to meet with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta on Saturday ahead of 2019 polls. The National Chairman of...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

Extortion: 54 health workers in C/River to face sanctions

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Fifty-four healthcare workers in Cross River are to be sanctioned over alleged extortion of money from the patients in different primary healthcare facilities across the state. Dr Betta Edu, the...

Fri Jul 13th, 2018     Read More →

C-River govt begins coding of commercial vehicles to combat crimes

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Worried by the spate of violent crimes in the state, the Cross River State Government has introduced a new coding system on commercial vehicles operating in the...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Family Planning key to poverty reduction — UNFPA

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has said that family planning is key to poverty reduction and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mr Kenneth Ehouzou, the Programme...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →

Ebonyi/C’River Dispute: Peace returns to troubled communities

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Markets, schools, healthcare centres re-open By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—PEACE has been restored in Ukele community in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State and Igbeagu community in...

Thu Jul 12th, 2018     Read More →