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Kidnapping: Medical Association embark on indefinite strike in Cross River

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Kindly Share This Story:….Calls on Buhari, Ayade, IGP to declare state emergency in C’River Brain Drain: FG expresses displeasure, signs Seat Agreement with ICMPD By Ike Uchechukwu,...

Thu Mar 12th, 2020     Read More →

Accidental discharge killed Obudu DPO, not protesters, police say

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The Commissioner of Police in Cross River State, Nkereuwem Akpan, has confirmed the death of a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Obudu local government area of Cross River State, Mr. Gabriel...

Thu Mar 12th, 2020     Read More →

Groups condemn Assembly’s rejection of Ikpeme as Cross River CJ

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Some aggrieved women groups under the umbrella of Iban Isong Efik Association (MIIE) have condemned what they described as “illegal disqualification” of Justice Akon Ikpeme as the...

Fri Mar 6th, 2020     Read More →

Governor Ayade shuns NJC, appoints new acting CJ

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Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has sworn in Justice Maurice Eneji as Acting Chief Judge of the state without a endorsement of the National Judicial Council (NJC). His swearing-in yesterday...

Wed Mar 4th, 2020     Read More →

One dead, others injured in clash over Cross River N500m compensation

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One person has been feared killed, several others injured and over six houses razed as Igwo Community in Obudu Council Area of Cross River State yesterday clashed over N500m compensation from the...

Mon Mar 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Cross River Assembly fails to confirm chief judge, pushes item to Monday

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Amid allegation of financial inducement, the Cross River State House of Assembly, on Friday, failed to confirm the appointment of Justice Akon Ikpeme as the state’s substantive Chief...

Sun Mar 1st, 2020     Read More →

We can only repay states for roads at 75-80℅ completion ― FG

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Kindly Share This Story:Engineer Abubakar Aliyu By Shina Abubakar The Federal Government has disclosed that it would only repay states that embark on trunk ‘A’ roads construction after...

Sat Feb 29th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: We are fully prepared, says Cross River Commissioner for health

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Kindly Share This Story: By Ike Uchechukwu, Calabar The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to...

Sat Feb 29th, 2020     Read More →

Crisis hits Cross River PDP as Ayade men threaten to recall NASS members

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Kindly Share This Story: By Emma Una/Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR – AHEAD of the People’s Democratic, PDP, Congresses, crisis seems to have hit the party in Cross River State as a group has...

Sat Feb 29th, 2020     Read More →

Cross River government, NLC sign pact on N30, 000 minimum wage

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After prolonged negotiations, the Cross River State Government and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have signed an agreement to implement the N30,000 new minimum wage and consequential...

Fri Feb 28th, 2020     Read More →

Cross River security system has broken down ― Efik Leadership Forum

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Kindly Share This Story: By Emma Una CALABAR- DISCUSSANTS in a Security Summit in Calabar say the security system in Cross River State has broken down which is the reason there are so many...

Fri Feb 28th, 2020     Read More →

‘Federal government is not doing enough for Barite exploration’

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Stakeholders in the mining sector have said the Federal Government is not put in place enough policies and strategies for the exploration of Barite in Nigeria.They said since its discovery in...

Fri Feb 28th, 2020     Read More →

‘Growth, development depend on proper guidance of Nigerian youths’

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The Nigerian Navy has declared that for Nigeria to witness real growth and development, youths must be properly guided and rightly aligned. Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command,...

Wed Feb 26th, 2020     Read More →

VIO operations bill scales 2nd reading in Cross River assembly

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A bill to strengthen operations of the Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) has scaled second reading on the floor of the Cross River House of Assembly. The bill tagged: ‘’Cross River...

Tue Feb 25th, 2020     Read More →

U.S.-based donors move to save Cross River gorillas, donate N4m equipment

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In a bid to save Africa’s most threatened apes, the Cross River gorillas, some United States (U.S.) based donors have donated field equipment worth over N4 million and 10 motorcycles to the...

Tue Feb 25th, 2020     Read More →