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National Assembly can make or mar country – Ayade

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Cross River Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has charged the National Assembly to live up to its responsibility of repositioning the country’s economy. The governor made the call at the opening of...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers Dec. 4

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The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local government areas of the...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

N-Power begins physical verification of 300,000 volunteers on Dec. 4

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Abuja – The 300,000 candidates pre-selected under the Federal Government’s N-Power Scheme will undergo its physical verification phase from Dec. 4 to Dec. 14 in the 774 local...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

Cross River cultists kill man who took refuge in nursery school

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Suspected cult members have shot a man, who ran into Government Primary School, Henshaw Town, along Egerton, in Calabar, Cross River State capital. SUSPECTED...

Fri Nov 24th, 2017     Read More →

NASFAT partners UNICEF, USAID to end violence against children in Lagos, Calabar

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In its avowed effort to stop In its avowed effort to stop violence against children, Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society, (NASFAT) a leading Islamic Organization, in collaboration with UNICEF and USAID...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Bolaji Abdullahi a liar, exposed his book as tissue of lies – Jonathan

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By Anthony Ogbonna Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Bolaji Abdullahi is a liar. Dr. Jonathan also said that...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Winifred Oyo-Ita: heroine or wailer?

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By Josephine Agbonkhese & Chris Onuoha Barely one week after the publication of an extensive feature article entitled Affirmative Action: Politics or Development on this column, news of the...

Thu Nov 23rd, 2017     Read More →

Association pledges support for fight against fake, counterfeit drugs

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The Nigerian Association of Patent and Proprietary Medicine Dealers (NAPPMED), Cross River branch, has pledged full support to the fight against fake and counterfeit drugs and unregulated products...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Okhma announces face of Ediye’ debut at Carnival Calabar 2017

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Okhma Global, a marketing and communication firm, and consultant to the Carnival Calabar and Festivals, as well as Cross Rivers State Government in partnership with the Calabar Carnival Commission...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Crisis looms as Senate queries ‘unrealistic projections in MTEF’

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—STRONG indications emerged yesterday at the Senate that the implementation of the N8.612 trillion 2018 budget recently presented to the joint session of the National...

Wed Nov 22nd, 2017     Read More →

26 countries to participate in 2017 Calabar Carnival – official

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No fewer than 26 countries are participating in the 2017 Calabar carnival, Mr Ikobi Ikobi, a Commissioner in the Carnival Commission in charge of Media and Publicity has said. Ikobi, who spoke in...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

$2.1b arms cash: EFCC arrests ex-DSS DG, Ita Ekpenyong

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By Soni Daniel Immediate past Director-General of the Department of State Service, Mr. it’s Ekpenyong, has been arrested by the operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission....

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

5m pupils get free meal in 19 states — Presidency

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Presidency, yesterday, stated that over five million pupils in 28,249 schools in 19 states of the federation were currently being fed under the...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

Stop funding DISCOs, Labour tells FG

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By Victor Ahiuma-Young Abuja—ORGANISED Labour has advised the Federal Government to stop any plan to further give monies to privately-owned Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, in...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →

Fistula: How surgeons restored dignity to 2 girls

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When Jenny, 9, and Grace, 8, were born, there were mixed feelings in their families, not because their parents did not want children, but because they were born with congenital...

Tue Nov 21st, 2017     Read More →