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Attih Soul, Otta Orchestra thrill at RMF

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Attih Soul poses with Lev Leshchenko and Road To Yalta organising crew BARCELONA-based Nigerian singer, Ekpenyong, popularly known as Attih Soul, alongside Otta Orchestra, thrilled fans at the...

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Read More →

Experts seek traditional institutions’ intervention in land saga

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Wilmar plantation Worried by the lingering dispute between communities of Akamkpa, Biase Local Government Areas of Cross River State and Wilmar Palm Plantation, environmentalists have called for...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →

How to consolidate PDP’s reign in South South

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PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus PHOTO: TwitterSeveral theories have been propounded on how the complete takeover of the South-South geopolitical zone by the Peoples Democratic Party...

Sun Sep 27th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Second wave looms amid lax safety protocols

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Even law enforcement agents have abandoned the use of facemasks in Lagos PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN With 125 additional new cases as at last Thursday, the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus...

Sat Sep 26th, 2020     Read More →

NEPZA, Cross River Government partner to revamp Calabar Free Trade Zone

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[FILES] Cross River Governor Udom EmmanuelThe Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) and the Cross River Government have agreed to work together to revamp the Calabar Free Trade Zone...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Flood: Rivers, Cross River residents express mixed feelings

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FILE PHOTO: Flood PHOTO: shutterstockSome farmers in flood-prone areas in Rivers say the impact of previous years’ flooding and the government’s approach to their predicament have...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records no COVID-19-related death in 24-hours, as cases reach 57,849

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says no death was recorded in the last 24-hours, as the country recorded 125 new cases of COVID-19. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Over 170 million Nigerians without health insurance

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and non-passage of the amended National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Act have further slowed uptake of health insurance packages and Universal Health...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Cross River North youths seek reconciliation before bye-election

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Reps panel tasks tank farm operators on safety measures Some concerned youths of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the aegis of Cross River Northern Youths Forum has charged leaders of the...

Fri Sep 25th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian medical doctors among least paid globally

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Nigerian doctors are among the least paid worldwide. Doctors in 45 other African countries are better paid than their Nigerian counterparts. The Guardian investigation revealed that, of all 55...

Thu Sep 24th, 2020     Read More →

Udom Emmanuel and good governance in Akwa Ibom State

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Cross River Governor Udom EmmanuelIt is the duty of every government to promote good governance through the design, formulation and implementation of policies and programmes aimed at enhancing...

Wed Sep 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Ayade seeks review, removal of Solid Minerals Act from exclusive list 

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Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has called for urgent review of the Solid Minerals Act of 2007. The Act places the exploration and exploitation of solid minerals in the Exclusive...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Democracy wins as Edo people speak with one ‘vote’

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Nigerians desire genuine democracy. That was the major point to take away from Saturday’s Edo State gubernatorial poll. It was not all about the outcome, but about the fidelity of the...

Tue Sep 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Government needs to fully regulate real estate operations, says Wamakko

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WamakkoAlhaji (Dr.) Aliyu Wamakko is the President, Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) and Chairman, JEDO Investment Company Limited. He spoke to the Property &...

Mon Sep 21st, 2020     Read More →

Newborn safely delivered under Ajah bridge

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The Lagos State Emergency Managment Agency (LASEMA) has said that its ambulance team at Eti-osa delivered Ms Blessing Emmanuel, a 35 year-old woman of a live male baby. Dr Olufemi Damilola...

Sun Sep 20th, 2020     Read More →