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Cross River’s acting CJ, others list challenges to smooth implementation of child rights law, family court

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Acting Chief Judge (CJ) of Cross River, Justice Maurice Eneji, and a number of experts have picked poor funding as one of the major factors militating against full implementation of Child Rights...

Tue Jul 21st, 2020     Read More →

FG to save $300m from barite importation – Minister

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The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, says the Federal Government will soon ban the importation of barite to help the country save foreign exchange for other useful...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC announces 653 new cases of COVID-19, total hits 36,107

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 653 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 35, 107. The NCDC made this known on its official...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

FG loses N10.4b yearly to stalled silos concession

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• Delay Threatens Dreams Of Averting Imminent Food Crisis • Hampers Concessionaires’ Access To CBN’s Credit Facility To Mop Farm Produce About N10.4b yearly concession fee...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

Senate passes law prescribing life imprisonment for kidnappers

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Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed a bill which prescribes life jail to replace the current 10 years maximum sentence for kidnappers. A Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District...

Tue Jul 14th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 595 new cases of COVID-19, total jumps to 33,153

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Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Chikwe Ihekweazu PHOTO:Twitter Nigeria has announced 575 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to...

Tue Jul 14th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria treated, discharged 13,447 COVID-19 patients

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The number of COVID-19 patients discharged in the country is now 13,447 following 344 new successfully treated cases. This is according to the new data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Mon Jul 13th, 2020     Read More →

I will not discriminate against physically-challenged — Bakassi chairman

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The Chairman of Bakassi Council, Mr. Iyadim Amboni Iyadim has assured physically challenged indigenes of the area that his administration will be open to all and sundry with a view to create a...

Sun Jul 12th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian Medical Association suspends strike in Cross River

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stethoscope PHOTO: shutterstock The Nigerian Medical Association in Cross River has suspended its indefinite withdrawal of services in all public and private hospitals in the state. The...

Wed Jul 8th, 2020     Read More →

Five persons missing in Ebonyi, Cross River communal clash, says CP

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Newly deployed Commissioner of Police (CP) to Ebonyi State, Philip Maku has said no fewer than five persons have been reported missing in the communal clash between Ekoli Edda, Afikpo South...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Cross River communities threaten legal action over alleged land grabbing

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Communities in Cross River State have kicked against the exclusion of women in community land rights and the continuous marginalisation by multinational companies. They warned that if this trend...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Experts urge PTF, NCDC to probe COVID-19 claims in Cross River

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Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa (left); Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb. Zubairu Dada; and representative of the Chairman of Presidential...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

IGP orders posting, redeployment of senior police officers

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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of AIG Adeleye Olusola Oyebade and AIG Ibrahim A. Lamorde to the Department of Research and Planning...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 626 new COVID-19 cases as total climbs to 27,110

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Coronavirus PHOTO:Shutterstock Nigeria on Thursday recorded 626 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 27,110. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari swears in Chairman, members of FCC, RMAFC, others

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore in the new Chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Muheeba Dankaka from Kwara, and 36 other members of the commission. The president also...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →