Latest Stories in Cross River

 

How PDP is gradually unsettling Buhari’s camp

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By Dirisu Yakubu President Muhammadu Buhari’s hope of continuing in office beyond 2019 would be put to test in the months ahead following the imminent defection of former members of the PDP,...

Sat Jun 9th, 2018     Read More →

Duke charges retirees to beware of conmen after their gratuity

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By Emma Una CALABAR—Former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, has cautioned retirees of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, against undertaking businesses which are likely...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

2 females disappear with landlady’s children in Edo

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By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—THERE was pandemonium yesterday at Utese village, Ovia North-East Local Government Area of Edo State, after two female tenants identified as Mercy and Rose...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s fate tied to Apc —Ebri

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…warns against infighting, bickering By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Former governor of Cross River State and national chairmanship aspirant of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Clement...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

Anti-Open grazing law: NASS, Benue, Kwara, Taraba tackle Defence Minister

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor, Emman Ovuakporie, Peter Duru & Rotimi Ojomoyela ABUJA—The outburst of the Defence Minister, Mansur Dan-Ali, that President Muhammadu Buhari asked...

Thu Jun 7th, 2018     Read More →

She’s head of witches in my family, says Calabar man arrested for locking 13-yr-old daughter

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Three children, who were incarcerated by their father over allegations of witchcraft, have been rescued by a child rights group, Basic Child Rights Initiative,...

Wed Jun 6th, 2018     Read More →

Ayade to construct second flyover in C-River

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has concluded arrangement to commence the construction of a second fly-over around Odukpani Junction axis, in Odukpani...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

On your laps lie the onus to return our dear president to office, Odigie-Oyegun tells Chairmen

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By Omezia Ajayi The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun on Monday charged newly-inaugurated APC State Chairmen on the re-election of the Party,...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

FG promises to complete all abandoned road projects in N-Delta

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Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has said that the Federal Government has intensified efforts to ensure early completion of all abandoned road projects in Niger- Delta...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

C’River residents panic as multiple kerosene explosions wreak havoc

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CALABAR- SERIES of kerosene explosions in Cross River Sate in recent weeks have caused indescribable disaster, leaving five persons dead and several others battling for their dear lives at health...

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

NBA decries attacks on courts, threats to administration of justice

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By Innocent Anaba The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has decried what it called threats to the administration of justice and independence of the judiciary through intimidation and harassment....

Tue Jun 5th, 2018     Read More →

Youths in C’River protest bad governance in Nigeria

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CALABAR-THOUSANDS of youths, at the weekend, marched round major streets of Calabar, Cross River State, demonstrating against bad governance that has continually bedeviled the country since...

Mon Jun 4th, 2018     Read More →

Two killed in cult clash in Calabar

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By Emma Una CALABAR –TWO persons were on Sunday afternoon shot dead in a raging cult conflict between two rival cult groups in Calabar the Cross River State capital. The supremacy fight...

Mon Jun 4th, 2018     Read More →

DPR warns depot operators involved in bulk selling, price hike

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BY IKE UCHECHUKWU(CALABAR) The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has warned oil depot owners operating at the Calabar tank farms to desist from selling petroleum products to bulk buyers and...

Mon Jun 4th, 2018     Read More →

Caught in balls of fire, we nearly burnt to ashes!

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•Agonies of survivors of explosions from kerosene adulterated with petrol By Emmanuel Unah, Calabar Kerosene explosions in parts of Cross River State are wreaking havoc, causing deaths...

Sun Jun 3rd, 2018     Read More →