Latest Stories in Cross River

 

Residents urge investigation of ‘self-isolated’ oil workers in Cross River

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Concerned residents of Cross River State have called on the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to investigate the reported stay of 26 oil rig workers at Tinapa Hotel, Calabar for an alleged...

Fri Apr 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Ayade issues executive orders on COVID-19 response

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Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade Photo:NANGov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has issued Executive Orders in the state following the prevalence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in...

Thu Apr 2nd, 2020     Read More →

[BREAKING] COVID-19: Ayade goes tough on residents, says ‘no nose mask, no movement’

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Kindly Share This Story:Governor Ben Ayade, of Cross Rivers state By David Royal The Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade on Wednesday declared that no resident of the state will be allowed...

Wed Apr 1st, 2020     Read More →

[BREAKING] COVID-19: No nose mask, no movement in Cross River – Ayade

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Following the proliferation of new cases of coronavirus in neighbouring states, the Cross River state governor, Sir Ben Ayade has imposed new restrictions on residents of the state as follows: 1....

Wed Apr 1st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Why we refused 35 Americans entry into Calabar ― Ayade’s aide

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Kindly Share This Story:..No Air peace flight landed in Calabar…Ita There were reservations at Tinapa…Source Gov Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers state By Ike Uchechukwu, Calabar Cross River...

Tue Mar 31st, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Cross River bans religious gatherings of more than 5 persons

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The Cross River State government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state. The ban was revealed in a statement by the Senior Special Adviser to the...

Sat Mar 28th, 2020     Read More →

Victor Ndoma-Egba: The contours of an icon at 64

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Victor Ndoma-Egba When Senator Ndoma-Egba turned 64 on Saturday, the 7th day of March 2020, President Buhari publicly acknowledged him in glowing terms. The President in his goodwill message...

Thu Mar 26th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari approves procedure for appointment of new Perm Secs

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procedure for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation. In a statement signed by Mrs...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus

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The Chief of Staff of the Nigerian president, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for coronavirus, multiple sources said on Tuesday. Kyari, a close ally to President Muhammadu Buhari, was away in...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

(BREAKING) COVID-19: Ayade declares total lockdown in Cross River

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Kindly Share This Story:Gov Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers state By Ike Uchechukwu, Calabar Cross River state governor, Prof Ben Ayade Monday night declared that all entry points into the state by...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Federal civil servant to work from home as Nigeria battles coronavirus

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The Nigerian Government Monday asked all its non-essential workers on Grade Level 12 and below to work from home until further notice as authorities fight to curtail the spread of coronavirus in...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Federal High Court suspends proceedings for 14 days from March 24

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice I. T Muhammad, has directed all Justices of Federal Courts in the nation to suspend court sittings for the next two weeks. The CJN gave the...

Mon Mar 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Kidnapped UCTH staff regains freedom in Calabar

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Mrs Christiana Ekanem, a staff of University of Calabar Teaching Hospital who was kidnapped in her home in Calabar on March 10, has regained freedom. Mr Ani Esin, State Security Adviser, Southern...

Sun Mar 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Former Real Madrid president Sanz dies after contracting coronavirus

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Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz, who was hospitalised with coronavirus, died on Saturday at the age of 76, his son announced. Sanz was in charge of the Spanish giants from 1995-2000,...

Sun Mar 22nd, 2020     Read More →

ICPC to begin second phase of constituency projects tracking nationwide

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed that it will commence the second phase of Constituency Projects Tracking Group Initiatives...

Fri Mar 20th, 2020     Read More →