Latest Stories in Cross River

 

NSCDC arrests two for selling gas at Calabar carnival village

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The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday arrested two persons for selling gas at the Calabar Carnival Village in Cross River State. But the duo claimed that they were not...

Fri Dec 6th, 2019     Read More →

Ayade sends names of 36 commissioner-nominees to Assembly

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Gov Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers state Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has forwarded second list of 36 commissioner nominees to the Cross River House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. The...

Wed Dec 4th, 2019     Read More →

Unilag patents 11 inventions in 18 months

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The University of Lagos says it successfully patented 11 inventions in the last 18 months, with three of them being prototyped. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe,...

Wed Dec 4th, 2019     Read More →

Ben Ayade, judiciary clash over acting chief justice

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Politics and ethnic considerations have crept into the appointment of a new Chief Judge of Cross River State, with the development pitting the state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, against the...

Mon Dec 2nd, 2019     Read More →

Women re-state justice for late PDP woman leader burnt alive

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Mrs Salome Abuh Women groups have re-stated their call for justice for the death of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Woman Leader, Mrs Salome Abuh, who was burnt to death in her house during the...

Sun Dec 1st, 2019     Read More →

UNO sensitises citizens on new state of Cameroon

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The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has directed Prof. Martin Chia Ateh to organise sensitisation workshops on brief history of United Nations Organisation (UNO) State of...

Sun Dec 1st, 2019     Read More →

Coalition writes Secondus over detention of journalist, others by PDP governors

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A Coalition of Rights Group has called on the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, to intervene in the detention of Agba Jalingo, a journalist, and other...

Sat Nov 30th, 2019     Read More →

MTN showcases 5G network in Calabar ahead of NCC’s approval

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MTN Nigeria Communications Plc on Thursday showcased the fifth generation network technology 5G in Calabar to its customers ahead of its inauguration. The MTN Chief Technical Officer, Mr Mohammed...

Fri Nov 29th, 2019     Read More →

Cameroon, Niger, Chad host 245,000 Nigerian refugees, says UNHCR

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Canhandula, UNCHR representative United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) ha said that about 245,000 Nigerians, mostly from the North East, are seeking refuge in Cameroon, Niger and...

Thu Nov 28th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari calls for immediate end to violence in Cross River

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The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the conflict has in the past 24 hours led to a yet to be ascertained number of deaths and arson attacks in the area. It was gathered that so far,...

Wed Nov 27th, 2019     Read More →

35 countries to participate in Calabar Carnival

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The Carnival Calabar Commission on Wednesday said delegates from 35 countries and 20 Nigerian states would be participating in this year’s forthcoming Calabar Carnival. The...

Wed Nov 27th, 2019     Read More →

Egbona, Rep Member, appointed into APC NEC

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By Dapo Akinrefon A member of the House of Representatives from the Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency, Dr Alex Egbona, has been appointed into the National Executive Committee of the ruling All...

Sat Nov 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Appeal court upholds Ganduje's election

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The Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna on Friday upheld the election of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State. The court ruled that the appeal filed by Abba Kabiru Yusuf and his party, the...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

AAU to honour Aisha Buhari, Bash Ali, Odion Ighalo, others

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The management of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo says it will need about N500 million to construct a befitting mini stadium in the school environment in honour of the country’s...

Fri Nov 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest teacher who threatened to kill pupil after having anal sex with him

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A school teacher, identified as Samuel John Ikpeme, has been arrested by the Nigeria Police for sodomising a 9-year-old boy in Calabar, Cross River State capital. According to report, Ikpeme has...

Wed Nov 20th, 2019     Read More →