Latest News, Events and Happenings in Cross River News.en-usSDP burns out its flames Tonnie IrediaJust before the period of electioneering for the 2019 general elections took off in earnest, many Nigerians were convinced that it was time to identify a credible alternative to the nation&rsquo;s two major political parties, the All <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 10 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 RMAFC: Buhari forwards 30 nominees for senate confirmation Johnbosco AgbakwuruPresident Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, the names of 30 nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC. Candidate of the ruling All Pr <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Why I quit politics – Chief Olu Falae Nwafor SundayChief Olu Falae, an 80 year old former federal government secretary and presidential candidate of the Alliance for Democracy in 1999, who retired from active politics on Friday has given reasons for his decision. *Chief Olu FalaeHe <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Breaking: Olu Falae quits politics, SDP Olu Falae, a former federal government secretary and presidential candidate of the Alliance for Democracy in 1999, said he has quit politics.Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu FalaeHis not-too-surprising ann <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 PHOTOS: Pensioners, ex-Airways staff hold rally for Buhari BamidelePensioners and ex-staff of Nigerian Airways at a rally in support of the re-election of President Muhammad Buhari at the Murtala Muhammad Airport, Ikeja, Lagos on Friday. ALSO READ:Muhammad Ali&rsquo;s mansion sold for $2.5M Relat <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 I’m still SDP presidential candidate – Duke governor of Cross River, Mr Donald Duke, says he is still the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party , and would present himself for the Feb. 16 poll.Duke said this in a statement on Friday in Lagos, while reacting to the <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Ayade presents N1.04trn budget estimate Emma UnaCALABAR&mdash;Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, yesterday, presented a budget proposal of N1,043,967,000,000 for the 2019 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly. Ayade who tagged it &lsquo;Budget of Quabalistic Densification <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 07 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Police redeployment: Lagos, Oyo, Kwara, Anambra get new CP Evelyn UsmanLAGOS&mdash;THE Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, yesterday, ordered the posting and redeployment of senior Police officers from Assistant Inspector-General of Police and Commissioners of Police. The Acting Inspector Ge <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 07 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Climate Change : Nigeria’s REDD+ Programme receives fresh civil society boost Godwin OritseCivil society groups in Nigeria under the umbrella of Climate and Sustainable Development Network have restated their commitment to collaborate more assiduously with the government in order to achieve Nigeria&rsquo;s targe <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Onnoghen: We stand with CJN —PANDEF Ike UchechukwuCALABAR&mdash;All Cross River Nationals Front, an affiliate of Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, has thrown its weight behind the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, describing his ordeal as crude display of i <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Unpaid pensions: NLC urges pensioners to vote against govs Labour Congress, NLC, has called on pensioners across the country to vote against any state governor still owing backlog of unpaid pension in the forthcoming general elections.PensionPresident of NLC, Ayuba Wabba, who spoke while addressing <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 No drug can shrink fibroids cautions Nigerian womenBy Chioma Obinna Contrary to common assumption that drugs can shrink uterine fibroids, a maternal health expert, Dr. Benjamin Olowojebutu has debunked the claim and urged Nigerian women with fibroids to consult their d <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 05 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 FG, Edo Govt. seal National Sports Festival deal Federal Government on Monday in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Edo State Government on the hosting of the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival .Minister of Sports Dalung presents Team Delta with the first <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 NPA committed to peaceful co-existence with host communities – MD Management of Nigeria Ports Authority says it will continue to maintain an atmosphere of peace, synergy and collaboration in its host communities across the country.The NPA Managing Director, Hadiza Usman, said this on Monday during the co <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Calabar carnival showcases African story with dances, drama Jimoh Babatunde&bull;As foreign participants hail CRS govt WHEN Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, revealed that the 2018 Calabar Carnival was a platform to showcase Africa to the world, not many believed what was in store for participants a <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 03 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0100