Latest News, Events and Happenings in Cross Riverhttp://news.bestnaira.com/Latest News.en-usWe support army’s operation but pythons should dance in the bush – Ebonyi Govthttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/we-support-armys-operation-but-pythons-should-dance-in-the-bush-ebonyi-govthttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/we-support-armys-operation-but-pythons-should-dance-in-the-bush-ebonyi-govtThe Ebonyi Government has declared support for the ongoing Nigerian Army exercise &ndash; &ldquo;Egwu Eke&rsquo;&rsquo;, Python Dance II, in the South East zone.Gov. David Umahi declared the support when he received the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Akwa Ibom North-East: Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal against Senator Akpan’s sackhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/akwa-ibom-north-east-makarfi-led-pdp-withdraws-appeal-against-senator-akpans-sackhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/akwa-ibom-north-east-makarfi-led-pdp-withdraws-appeal-against-senator-akpans-sackThe Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has requested the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, to dismiss its appeal lodged against a judgment of the Federal High Court, Uyo, which sacked Mr. Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and d <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 CCN wants end to child trafficking, violence against childrenhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ccn-wants-end-to-child-trafficking-violence-against-childrenhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ccn-wants-end-to-child-trafficking-violence-against-childrenBy Ike UcheCALABAR&mdash;Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, has called on government at all levels, parents, traditional and religious leaders, civil society organisations and the media to take action to end all forms of violence against children. F <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Egwu Eke was carefully planned in the interest of South East – Burataihttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/egwu-eke-was-carefully-planned-in-the-interest-of-south-east-burataihttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/egwu-eke-was-carefully-planned-in-the-interest-of-south-east-burataiAbakaliki &#8211; The Ebonyi Government has declared support for the ongoing Nigerian Army exercise &ndash; &ldquo;Egwu Eke&rsquo;&rsquo;, Python Dance II, in the South East zone.Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai inspecting an armoured <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Police broker peace between contending C-River communitieshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/police-broker-peace-between-contending-c-river-communitieshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/police-broker-peace-between-contending-c-river-communitiesBy Ike UchechukwuCALABAR&mdash;AFTER more than 60 years of land disputes between the people of Iyamitit in Adun and Ababene in Okum, Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State, the people have at last agreed to sheathe their swords. The dispu <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Petrol price decreased by 1.9% in August – NBShttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/petrol-price-decreased-by-19-in-august-nbshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/petrol-price-decreased-by-19-in-august-nbsBy Ediri Ejoh, &amp; Adaeze OkechukwuAVERAGE price paid for Premium Motor Spirit , otherwise known as petrol last month decreased year-on-year by 1.9 percent and 2.5 percent month-on-month to N144.4 from N148.2 in July 2017, accordi <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Army Exercises: No retreat no surrenderhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/army-exercises-no-retreat-no-surrenderhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/army-exercises-no-retreat-no-surrenderThe Nigerian Army says it will conduct more exercises to sharpen personnel skills and prepare them to tackle emerging security challenges in the country.The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai announced this Monday at the commencement of the <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Security threats: Army to conduct more exercises – Burataihttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/security-threats-army-to-conduct-more-exercises-burataihttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/security-threats-army-to-conduct-more-exercises-burataiThe Nigerian Army says it will conduct more exercises to sharpen personnel skills and prepare them to tackle emerging security challenges in the country.The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai announced this Monday at the commencement of the <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Heritage Bank, Cross River, Ita Giwa join forces on Climate Changehttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/heritage-bank-cross-river-ita-giwa-join-forces-on-climate-changehttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/heritage-bank-cross-river-ita-giwa-join-forces-on-climate-changeHERITAGE Bank Plc, has aligned forces with Cross River State and Senator Florence Ita Giwa-led Seagull Band to educate the people on Climate Change: A time for Change.The event which held in Lagos recently was put together by Seagull Band, one of th <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 No reasonable Igbo man is asking for secession, says Okorochahttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/no-reasonable-igbo-man-is-asking-for-secession-says-okorochahttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/no-reasonable-igbo-man-is-asking-for-secession-says-okorochaGovernor Rochas Okorocha has said that no reasonable Igboman would support secession or division of the Country, adding that the IPOB leader should be treated as a single individual because reasonable Igbo people have condemned IPOB in all ramificati <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 16 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Navy holds route march, assures Cross River residents of safetyhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/navy-holds-route-march-assures-cross-river-residents-of-safetyhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/navy-holds-route-march-assures-cross-river-residents-of-safetyCalabar &#8211; The Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, on Saturday said it was committed to its constitutional role of providing security for all residents in Cross River.Naval officers getting set for Nigerian Navy Day celebrationRear Adm. <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 16 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari’s men battle for Cross River APC leadershiphttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/buharis-men-battle-for-cross-river-apc-leadershiphttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/buharis-men-battle-for-cross-river-apc-leadershipThere is palpable anxiety in the cross River State chapter of the All progressives congress, APC, following the tussle for leadership of the party in the state, with observers asking questions if the party would be able to pull its acts together <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 16 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Egwu Eke II: “Troop to abide by rules of engagement, professionalism’’ – Armyhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/egwu-eke-ii-troop-to-abide-by-rules-of-engagement-professionalism-armyhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/egwu-eke-ii-troop-to-abide-by-rules-of-engagement-professionalism-armyThe Nigeria Army has assured residents of the South East and Cross River State that troops involved in the ongoing military exercise will abide by rules of engagement.Egwu Eke II, a military training exercise, commenced on Friday. &ldquo;The troops <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 IPOB: South-South group endorse army on Operation Python Dance IIhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ipob-south-south-group-endorse-armyon-operation-python-dance-iihttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ipob-south-south-group-endorse-armyon-operation-python-dance-iiAs reactions continue to greet the deployment of military forces under the name, Operation Python Dance 11 to south-eastern part of Nigeria, some youths from the south-south region of the country have endorsed the army on the operation <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Army brokers peace between warring Ebonyi, Cross River communitieshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/army-brokers-peace-between-warring-ebonyi-cross-river-communitieshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/army-brokers-peace-between-warring-ebonyi-cross-river-communitiesThe 82 Division of the Nigerian Army in Enugu has brokered a deal to ensure peace among warring communities in Ebonyi and Cross River over land.ArmyNewsmen report that Azuoffia Edda Community in the Abakaliki Local Government Area in Ebonyi a <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100