Latest Stories in Cross River

 

Calabar river residents spoil for war with PHEDC over rising cases of electrocution

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—RESIDENTS of Calabar Metropolis and other parts of Cross River State, affected by ceaseless power blackouts, collapse of high tension wires and transformers, which...

Tue Sep 26th, 2017     Read More →

2019: Plot by PDP govs to hijack tickets threatens fresh crisis

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An alleged scheme by serving and former governors in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to hijack the party ahead of the 2019 presidential elections was at, weekend, threatening to provoke another...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Cross River pays N2.2m for fresh toxicology over Joy Odama’s death

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA—Cross River State Government, weekend, paid N2.2 million for fresh toxicology over the death of Joy Odama, a 200 Level student of Mass Communication Department of...

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Flood sacks 12 communities, destroys 3,000 farmlands in C-River

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By Ike Uchechukwu NO fewer than 12 communities in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River have been flooded, following two days of heavy rain, which equally destroyed more than 3,000 farmlands....

Mon Sep 25th, 2017     Read More →

Ayade urged to probe Ukele crisis

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By Emma Una CALABAR – Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has been called upon to set up a panel of inquiry into the communal conflict in North Ukele, which claimed over 150 lives, with...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

FG Appointments: Era of `Godfatherism’ over – Lai Mohammed

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Abuja – The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that as far as Federal Government appointments to public offices and key positions are concerned, the era of...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Flood sacks 12 communities, destroys 3,000 farmlands in C/River

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Twelve communities in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River have been flooded following two days of heavy rain, while more than 3,000 farmlands were equally destroyed. The incident, which...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

‘Snakes are cheaper to keep as pets and security guards than dogs’ 

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Three boxes full of poisonous snakes, spiders, millipedes and other reptiles, smuggled from Cameroon and intercepted by the Customs, have been handed to the Department of Forestry and Natural...

Sun Sep 24th, 2017     Read More →

Late President Kennedy thought Nigeria would be like the US in 12 years – Mike Igni

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By Dapo Akinrefon A lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Mike Igini was the Resident Electoral Commissioner for Cross River State before his reappointment and redeployment to Akwa Ibom State. Mike...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Breaking: Six feared dead in sea pirates attack

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Six security operatives on an escort mission were feared dead Friday nigh in Bayelsa State.Pirates of the Caribbean crew The security operatives were attceked by sea pirates along the Ekebiri...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Corruption, not restructuring is our problem– Ambakaderemo

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BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME Comrade Joseph Ambakaderemo, Convener, South-South Reawakening Group, SSRG, in this interview harps on good governance as the panacea to the myriad of challenges plaguing the...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Everyone and their rice

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Earlier in the month, Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, disclosed he was having an ultra modern rice mill built, and would have bagged Cross Rivers State rice on the ‘shelves’...

Sat Sep 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Akwa Ibom N/East: Makarfi- led PDP makes u- turn, wants appeal against Etim revisited

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*** Writes Akwa Ibom, re- instructs it to continue to represent it at the Appeal Court By Henry Umoru ABUJA- The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has made a U- turn on its earlier notice of...

Thu Sep 21st, 2017     Read More →

Gov Ayade takes Joy Odama’s murder case to President Buhari

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA—GOVERNOR Ben Ayade of Cross River State, yesterday, vowed to take the case of murdered 200 Level student of the Department of Mass Communication, Cross River State...

Thu Sep 21st, 2017     Read More →

Electricity tarrif hike: Labour threatens to shut down economy

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…Asks Buhari, EFCC to probe utilisation of Paris Club fund By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE organised labour yesterday threatened to paralyze the nation’s economy if the...

Wed Sep 20th, 2017     Read More →