Latest Stories in Cross River

 

297,000 vulnerable households get stipends in 20 states — Uwais

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Mrs Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), says that the Federal Government has captured 455,000 vulnerable households in the National Social...

Sun Feb 25th, 2018     Read More →

INEC planning to rig 2019 polls – PDP

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…Vows to expose commission’s wrongdoings By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again called to question the competence of the Independent National Electoral...

Fri Feb 23rd, 2018     Read More →

APC investigates Kaduna State crisis

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Barely 48 hours after the factional office of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna was demolished, a three-member committee has been raised to on the internal crisis. Kaduna factional APC...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

C’River 2019: Yala LGA endorses Gov Ayade for second term

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….as c’tte announces slight change in date of rally By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- AHEAD of 2019 governorship election, the people of Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State have...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Ayade pledges N500m soft loan to LG workers

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has set aside N500 million as loans to assist local government workers who wish to go into farming, saying his...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Needy C-River school kids risk infection sieving rice chaff

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By Emmanuel Una UGEP- UNDERPRIVILEGED children between the ages of seven and 11 years face the danger of lung contamination as they rummage local rice mills at Ugep, Yakkur Local Government Area,...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

They flogged us with hot machete to admit we’re witches – 3 orphans

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR- THE three female siblings, aged 13, five and three years respectively, whose HIV-positive grandmother branded as witches at a community in Akamkpa Local Government...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Govt’s programme feeds 168,069 pupils in C-River

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By Emma Una CALABAR—SCHOOL enrolment is witnessing an increase in public schools in Cross River State as children who hitherto did not attend school are being encouraged to enrol while...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Ex-convict, 46, impersonates Ogun finance director

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By Daud Olatunji ABEOKUTA—Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested an ex-convict, Surajudeen Balogun, for allegedly impersonating an Ogun State Director of Finance on Facebook. The...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →

Boroh advises ex-militants against selling empowerment tools

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The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd) has advised ex-militants, who have undergone various training under the programme, to desist from selling...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →

Tinubu: When an Aggrieved-in-Chief becomes a trouble shooter

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This report takes a look at the difficult job given to former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to reconcile aggrieved and warring leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. ...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →

Letter to the Defence Minister: If It Is Not Too Late Already

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In view of your coming appointment with the Senate and as you sit atop the country’s security architecture, I feel this compelling need to address this letter to you. I understand that the...

Sun Feb 18th, 2018     Read More →

Cross River state loses right to host national sports festival 

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The 19th National Sports Festival has been officially withdrawn from Cross River state. The decision was taken at the National Council on Sports meeting which ended on Thursday at the General...

Sat Feb 17th, 2018     Read More →

Condoms: Foundation tasks youths on safe sex

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The AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, has advised youths to play safe as they celebrate this year’s Valentine. Ms Christy Awunor, the State Nursing Coordinator, AHF, gave the advice...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →

DPR shut down 6 fuel stations in C’River, warns against diversion, price hike

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Following the persistent scarcity of Premium motor Spirit (PMS) in the country, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed off six fuel stations in Cross River over diversion of the...

Thu Feb 15th, 2018     Read More →