Latest News, Events and Happenings in Cross River News.en-usAPC investigates Kaduna State crisis 48 hours after the factional office of All Progressives Congress in Kaduna was demolished, a three-member committee has been raised to on the internal crisis.Kaduna factional APC secretariatThe committee would identify the remote and i <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 22 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 C’River 2019: Yala LGA endorses Gov Ayade for second term;.as c&rsquo;tte announces slight change in date of rallyBy Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- AHEAD of 2019 governorship election, the people of Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State have unanimously endorsed the Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, for se <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ayade pledges N500m soft loan to LG workers Ike UchechukwuCALABAR&mdash;Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has set aside N500 million as loans to assist local government workers who wish to go into farming, saying his government will work with officials of the Nigeria Union of Lo <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Needy C-River school kids risk infection sieving rice chaff Emmanuel UnaUGEP- UNDERPRIVILEGED children between the ages of seven and 11 years face the danger of lung contamination as they rummage local rice mills at Ugep, Yakkur Local Government Area, Cross River State, for cast-off rice chaff, which the <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 They flogged us with hot machete to admit we’re witches – 3 orphans Ike UchechukwuCALABAR- THE three female siblings, aged 13, five and three years respectively, whose HIV-positive grandmother branded as witches at a community in Akamkpa Local Government Area, Cross River State, have divulged how their grandma a <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Govt’s programme feeds 168,069 pupils in C-River Emma UnaCALABAR&mdash;SCHOOL enrolment is witnessing an increase in public schools in Cross River State as children who hitherto did not attend school are being encouraged to enrol while some parents are withdrawing their children and wards f <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ex-convict, 46, impersonates Ogun finance director Daud OlatunjiABEOKUTA&mdash;Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested an ex-convict, Surajudeen Balogun, for allegedly impersonating an Ogun State Director of Finance on Facebook. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Boroh advises ex-militants against selling empowerment tools Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme , Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh has advised ex-militants, who have undergone various training under the programme, to desist from selling their empowerment tools.Boroh, who is also the Special <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Tinubu: When an Aggrieved-in-Chief becomes a trouble shooter report takes a look at the difficult job given to former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to reconcile aggrieved and warring leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Bola Tinubu.Derisively referred to today as &lsquo;A <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Letter to the Defence Minister: If It Is Not Too Late Already view of your coming appointment with the Senate and as you sit atop the country&rsquo;s security architecture, I feel this compelling need to address this letter to you. I understand that the Senate felt the emergency need to seek your views and i <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Cross River state loses right to host national sports festival 19th National Sports Festival has been officially withdrawn from Cross River state.The decision was taken at the National Council on Sports meeting which ended on Thursday at the General Hassan Katsina House, Kaduna. Dalung and othersA voting p <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 17 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Condoms: Foundation tasks youths on safe sex AIDS Healthcare Foundation , an NGO, has advised youths to play safe as they celebrate this year&rsquo;s Valentine.Ms Christy Awunor, the State Nursing Coordinator, AHF, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen on the sidelines of the 2 <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 DPR shut down 6 fuel stations in C’River, warns against diversion, price hike the persistent scarcity of Premium motor Spirit in the country, the Department of Petroleum Resources has sealed off six fuel stations in Cross River over diversion of the product and hike in price. File photo: DPR official seal <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2 arrested over death of policemen in Cross River Ike UchechukwuCALABAR&mdash;Two suspects are being interrogated by men of the Ugep Police Division in connection with the brutal killing of two police officers in Yakurr Local Government Area, LGA, of Cross River State. Vanguard <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Val Day: NACA task youths to play safe, stay protected Sani Aliyu, Director-General, National Agency for the Control of Aids on Wednesday urged youths to play safe and stay protected while celebrating Valentine&rsquo;s Day.Valentine dayAliyu made the call at the commemoration of 2018 World Co <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100