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Ghanian, two other CRUTECH students drown in Cross River

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Kindly Share This Story: By Ike Uchechukwu, Calabar Three students of the Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) at the weekend drowned while taking their bath at the popular Abakpa River...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

Cross River destroys illegal structures in Etim-Edem Park

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The Cross River Government has destroyed over 100 illegal shops including containers erected within the premises of the popular Etim-Edem Park in Calabar metropolis. The State Commissioner for...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

Host communities accuse Wilmar PZ of high-handedness, slave labour

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Host communities of Wilmar PZ, owners of Calaro Oil Palm Estate in Akamkpa and Biase local councils of Cross River State, have risen against the activities of the multinational firm. They are...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

Eri, the Igbo testament of black history

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From linguistics and genetic anthropology, the Volta-Niger subfamily of the Niger-Congo ethnolinguistic family is the oldest ethnolinguistic family. The group comprises of Yoruba, Igbo, Igala,...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Don’t drag us backward, Enoh tells aggrieved Cross River APC chieftains

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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, John Owan Enoh has enjoined aggrieved members of the party to stop undermining the party at the state and national...

Mon Jan 13th, 2020     Read More →

Deputy Speaker calls for more investment in agriculture

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Mr Joseph Bassey, Deputy Speaker of Cross River House of Assembly has called on government at all levels to explore the agricultural sector with a view to improve on the nation’s...

Sun Jan 12th, 2020     Read More →

Minimum wage: Delta, labour sign pact to pay workers from November 2019

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The Delta State Government has made good its promise by signing the new minimum wage, yesterday in Asaba, with effect from November 1, last year. The new wage increment would cost the state over...

Sat Jan 11th, 2020     Read More →

When Cross River Governor was honoured by organisers of Abuja Filmfest

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Ayade receiving the awardTop Nollywood Stars attending the just held Calabar Carnival joined the organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) to honor the Executive Governor of...

Sat Jan 4th, 2020     Read More →

Relocate or face demolition in 7 days, Cross River Govt tells traders

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The Cross River Government has given a 7-day ultimatum to traders on illegal structures along major streets in Calabar to relocate their businesses to Watt or Marian markets or face...

Fri Jan 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Coping with hot weather-related diseases

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The dry season is here again. It comes high temperatures and low humidity, which increases the likelihood of transmission of organisms causing diseases such as Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM),...

Thu Jan 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Man pours acid on 27 people for bullying son in Cross River

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It was tragedy that ended the year in Yala local government area of Cross River State as one Ogar Ogbudu allegedly poured a liquid substance suspected to be acid on more than 27 people for...

Wed Jan 1st, 2020     Read More →

Experts decry low budget allocations for road infrastructure

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Amid the daunting task of funding the nations’ infrastructural deficit estimated at a cost of $878 billion by 2040, there are concerns on the ability of government’s budgetary...

Mon Dec 30th, 2019     Read More →

Duke urges Nigerians to emulate Olumba Olumba Obu

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Former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke has described Leader Olumba Olumba Obu (OOO) of the Brotherhood Cross and Star as an exemplary leader with good leadership qualities. Duke...

Sat Dec 28th, 2019     Read More →

Government urged to avert congestion in Lagos, Port Harcourt ports

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The Federal Government has been urged to urgently direct vessels on the Lagos, Port Harcourt, Onne anchorages to other seaports, to avoid looming congestion. The Association of Nigeria...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

PHEDC seeks resolution of rift with IYC to end outage in Bayelsa

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Photo: PIXABAY The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) yesterday sought speedy resolution of the conflict with the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), which resulted in shutdown of its...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →