Latest Stories in Cross River

 

The plight of state pensioners

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AS the Labour sector and the nation at large get set for the battle to implement the recently-approved National Minimum Wage, the complementary Labour compensation law – the Pension Act...

Mon Jun 24th, 2019     Read More →

Worrying warnings

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The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, FCO, has just issued one of its periodic recommendations for those who wish to travel to Nigeria…which it regards as a hotbed of violent...

Fri Jun 21st, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Governors in marathon meeting

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By Henry Umoru Security, NFIU guidelines on Local Government Funds top Agenda ABUJA- THIRTY- Six State governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF on Wednesday night engaged in a...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

3 students drown in A’Ibom beach, policeman in C’ River

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By Emma Una & Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—THREE secondary school students reportedly drowned at Ibeno Beach, Akwa Ibom State, while a policeman also drowned at Agwagwune village, Biase Local...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Terror attacks: UK Govt warns Britons against travelling to 24 Nigerian states

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…Alerts of possible terror attacks in those states By Anthony Ogbonna The United Kingdom government, Tuesday, warned its citizens in Nigeria against visiting some states in the country over...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

TIME BOMB IN CROSS RIVER: Govt officials, others, erect houses on Calabar water channels

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—RESIDENTS of Calabar Metropolis and environs in Cross River State have again raised the alarm that the state government commandeered portions of land belonging to...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ebonyi residents paid highest petrol price in May, says statistics bureau

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Abuja – The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday that Ebonyi residents paid the highest average price for purchase of petrol in the month of May. The bureau said this in a...

Mon Jun 17th, 2019     Read More →

We have capacity to produce 3m meters yearly- Armese

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pledges lifeline for MAPs grappling with local content requirement Indigenous meter asset provider, Armese Power Solutions, has pledged its capacity to help Meter Asset Providers (MAP) newly...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

Seven days after: Govs take positive, faulty steps

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Political Editor For a journey of 1,460 days, seven days are too few to tell how far one would go. But they could indicate how well one may go. Across the 29 states where...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

How infrastructure decay in tertiary institutions affects students

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By Dayo Adesulu, Anayo Okoli, Olasunkanmi Akoni, Egufe Yafugborhi, Ola Ajayi, Monsurudeen Olowoopejo, Elizabeth Uwandu,Emmanuel Unah, Chinonso Alozie, Davies Iheamnachor, Harris Emmanuel Chioma...

Thu Jun 6th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity won’t stop rice production – RIFAN

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA – THE Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has assured Nigerians that current insecurity challenges would not stop rice production in the country. A man carries...

Wed Jun 5th, 2019     Read More →

Ayade’s victory dance

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https://www.vanguardngr.com/2019/06/oando-sec-sets-up-interim-management-2/ The governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade dancing during his second inauguration in Calabar after he was sworn...

Mon Jun 3rd, 2019     Read More →

IPOB lauds members over sit-at-home

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, lauded the members of the group who rallied in the Diaspora to support the sit-at-home order last week. A protestor gestures as...

Mon Jun 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Govs inherit N3.9trn debts

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•Lagos, Imo, Ogun, Bauchi, Oyo, Adamawa most affected •How NGF has been assisting states to boost their IGR — DG •Says it helped states grow revenue from N707.9 bn in 2014 to...

Mon Jun 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Highly indebted states : Lagos debt hits N1.043trn in 2018 – Investigation

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High Indebted States: Lagos, Rivers, Osun, Kaduna, Imo Low Indebted States: Yobe, Jigawa, Kwara, Ondo, Ebonyi 1. Lagos State, South West Nigeria, is number one among the Highly Indebted States in...

Sun Jun 2nd, 2019     Read More →