Latest Stories in Cross River

 

Solid mineral in 2020: Artisanal mining, resource control as dominant issues 

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One of the events that shaped 2020 in the solid mineral sector is the renewed call for the amendment of the Nigerian Minerals and Mining Act 2007, the Petroleum Act and related laws guiding...

Thu Dec 31st, 2020     Read More →

Cross River security outfit arrests 25 kidnapers, armed robbers

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kidnapping. PHOTO: shutterstockCross River State security outfit, Operation Akpakwu, has arrested no fewer than 25 kidnappers, armed robbers, and other suspects in Calabar, that tried to escape...

Tue Dec 29th, 2020     Read More →

Cement price crisis deepens in states, Abuja

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Hopes of lower construction costs by prospective homeowners may have been dashed, going by fresh increase in price of cement and related products. The increase has already triggered ripple effect...

Mon Dec 28th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC reports 829 new infections, 1 additional death in Nigeria

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NCDCThe Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 829 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified...

Sun Dec 27th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC registers 356 new Infections, 6 deaths in 24hrs

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has registered 356 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, as at Dec.21, the Centre announced on its verified website on...

Tue Dec 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Cross River orders closure of night clubs over COVID-19 second wave

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The Cross River State Government has ordered the immediate closure of night clubs until further notice to prevent the spread of a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Its COVID-19...

Mon Dec 21st, 2020     Read More →

Akpabio is wrong, appointment of NDDC interim sole administrator is illegal

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The Niger Delta Peoples’ Forum is shocked at the puerile attempt to turn truth on his head, in an incoherent statement of fallacies credited to the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta...

Sat Dec 19th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 806 new infections, 11 additional deaths

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 806 new infections of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Friday, Dec. 18,...

Sat Dec 19th, 2020     Read More →

Christmas shopping: Cash crunch as traders lament low patronage

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Chicken market Nigeria’s inflation has risen for the 15th consecutive month to 14.89 per cent in November this year, from 14.23 per cent in October. According to a report released last...

Sat Dec 19th, 2020     Read More →

Senate passes 2021-23 MTEF/FSP, confirms HYPADEC nominees

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The Senate, yesterday, passed the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP). The passage followed consideration of the harmonised conference report of...

Fri Dec 18th, 2020     Read More →

Cross River targets 50% reduction in mother, child mortality in 2021

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The Cross River State Government has promised to reduce maternal and child mortality rate by 50 per cent in 2021. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Betta Edu, stated this yesterday at the commencement...

Fri Dec 18th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 930 new COVID-19 infections

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 930 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Wednesday. The...

Thu Dec 17th, 2020     Read More →

Senate sustains 2020 budget till March, passes 2021’s Monday

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The Senate, yesterday, passed a bill extending the implementation of the capital component of the 2020 Appropriation Act to March next year. x Sponsored by Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi, the...

Thu Dec 17th, 2020     Read More →

Kidnapping, poor pay, others drive doctors out of UCTH

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No fewer than 50 doctors have left the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) in Cross River State for greener pastures abroad due to frustration from incessant kidnappings, poor...

Thu Dec 17th, 2020     Read More →

As centralised policing fails, South-South leaders consider alternative models

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As kidnapping, banditry, armed robbery and other social vices have continued to threaten communities and states in the South-South like Cross River, Rivers, Edo, Delta, Akwa Ibom, and Bayelsa are...

Wed Dec 16th, 2020     Read More →