Latest News, Events and Happenings in Cross Riverhttp://news.bestnaira.com/Latest News.en-usYakkurr LG becomes second in C- River to attain Open Defecation Free statushttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/yakkurr-lg-becomes-second-in-c-river-to-attain-open-defecation-free-statushttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/yakkurr-lg-becomes-second-in-c-river-to-attain-open-defecation-free-statusBy Emma UnaCALABAR- YAKURR Local Government Area with a population of 1.5 million people has attained the Open Defecation Free, ODF, status making it the third local government in the country after Daz in Bauchi state and Obanlikwu also in Cross <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019: Buhari group to open campaign offices in Edo, Akwa Ibom, Cross River — Senator Ibrahimhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/2019-buhari-group-to-open-campaign-offices-in-edo-akwa-ibom-cross-river-senator-ibrahimhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/2019-buhari-group-to-open-campaign-offices-in-edo-akwa-ibom-cross-river-senator-ibrahimTHE Senator representing Katsina South Senatorial District, Abu Ibrahim has said that there is no provision for the suspension of serving senators in the laws guiding the operation of the upper legislative chamber. Nigeria&#8217;s President Muhammadu <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Imo cannot remain in the bondage of family ties – Emeka Ihediohahttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/imo-cannot-remain-in-the-bondage-of-family-ties-emeka-ihediohahttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/imo-cannot-remain-in-the-bondage-of-family-ties-emeka-ihediohaFormer Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon Chukwuemeka Ihedioha is eying the keys to Douglas House, Owerri. It is his second attempt having lost to incumbent governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha in 2015. In this interview with DESMOND <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Mace stealing a blessing in disguise – Senator Ibrahimhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/mace-stealing-a-blessing-in-disguise-senator-ibrahimhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/mace-stealing-a-blessing-in-disguise-senator-ibrahimBy Johnbosco AgbakwuruAbuja &#8211; The Senator representing Katsina South Senatorial District, Abu Ibrahim has said that there is no provision for the suspension of serving senators in the laws guiding the operation of the upper legislative chamber <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 21 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Infrastructure devt. as key element to tourism improvementhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/infrastructure-devt-as-key-element-to-tourism-improvementhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/infrastructure-devt-as-key-element-to-tourism-improvementSome Nigerian states are gradually tilting towards tourism because they now recognise the undeniable fact that tourism is a major cash cow that can earn them enough revenue to run their states. Cross River is leading the pack as it has developed her <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ambassador joins C-River governorship racehttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ambassador-joins-c-river-governorship-racehttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ambassador-joins-c-river-governorship-raceBy Emma UnaCALABAR&mdash;CHIEF Eyoma Asuquo, Nigeria&rsquo;s Ambassador to Uganda, has joined the Cross River State race for the 2019 election on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC. Asuquo, who made this known in Calabar, said his inte <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Associated air crash: Flight crew ignored warning signs – AIBhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/associated-air-crash-flight-crew-ignored-warning-signs-aibhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/associated-air-crash-flight-crew-ignored-warning-signs-aibBy Lawani MikairuLagos&mdash;THE Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, Wednesday released the final report of the Associated Air plane crash that carried the corpse of late governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Agagu and attributed the crash to the poor <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Poor professional conduct of flight crew bane of Airline crash — AIBhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/poor-professional-conduct-of-flight-crew-bane-of-airline-crash-aibhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/poor-professional-conduct-of-flight-crew-bane-of-airline-crash-aibThe Accident Investigation Bureau on Wednesday said poor professional conduct of the flight crew was one of the factors responsible for the Associated Aircraft crash of Oct. 3, 2013 at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.Newsmen report that Mr <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Cross River community invokes deity to stop $1bn Virgin City Projecthttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/cross-river-community-invokes-deity-to-stop-1bn-virgin-city-projecthttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/cross-river-community-invokes-deity-to-stop-1bn-virgin-city-projectBy Ike UchechukwuCalabar&mdash;INDIGENES of Etab Ayip in Kasuk II Qua clan, Calabar Municipality, have invoked their ancestral god, Mbiam, to stop work on the proposed $1 billion Calabar Virgin City Project over an alleged encroachment on the commun <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria has never had any family planning programme – Dr Salisu Ishiakuhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nigeria-has-never-had-any-family-planning-programme-dr-salisu-ishiakuhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nigeria-has-never-had-any-family-planning-programme-dr-salisu-ishiakuRecently, the world gathered in Brussels, Belgium, for the 18th General Meeting on Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition, RHSC. Good Health Weekly was there and spoke to Dr. Salisu Ishiaku, Director for Reproductive Health, Population Council Office <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Minister condemns borehole drilling by quackshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/minister-condemns-borehole-drilling-by-quackshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/minister-condemns-borehole-drilling-by-quacksBy Ike UchechukwuCALABAR &mdash;Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has condemned the indiscriminate drilling of boreholes in Nigeria by quacks which he said has negative consequences on the environment and the people who co <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 FG doles out N45m start-up package to N-Delta youths, womenhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/fg-doles-out-n45m-start-up-package-to-n-delta-youths-womenhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/fg-doles-out-n45m-start-up-package-to-n-delta-youths-womenBy Chris OchayiABUJA&mdash;The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs has disbursed a total of N45 million to about 90 youths and women in the region who have successfully undergone its training programme to enable them to start their own trading.Ikoyi c <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 N-Delta : FG doles out N45m start-up package to youths, womenhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/n-delta-fg-doles-out-n45m-start-up-package-to-youths-womenhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/n-delta-fg-doles-out-n45m-start-up-package-to-youths-womenABUJA: The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, has disbursed a total of N45 million to about 90 youths and women in the region, who have successfully undergone its training programme to enable them to start their own trading. The released of the funds t <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 3 burnt to death in C-River over motorcycle thefthttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/3-burnt-to-death-in-c-river-over-motorcycle-thefthttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/3-burnt-to-death-in-c-river-over-motorcycle-theftBy Ike UchechukwuCALABAR&mdash;It was the end of the road for three suspected motorcycle robbers as they were burnt to death by a mob at the popular Abuochichie Junction in Bekwarra Local Government Area of Cross River State. An eyewitness, Andrew O <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019: We have 8 million PVCs awaiting collection – INEChttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/2019-we-have-8-million-pvcs-awaiting-collection-inechttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/2019-we-have-8-million-pvcs-awaiting-collection-inecSay some Nigerians tell us they are not interestedMaps out measures to avoid 2015 mistakesFG can&rsquo;t ensure credible polls &ndash; Ann Kio-BriggsBy Clifford Ndujihe &amp; Omeiza Ajayi TO avoid a repeat of some of the mistakes and flaws that ha <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 14 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0100