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Government urged to avert congestion in Lagos, Port Harcourt ports

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The Federal Government has been urged to urgently direct vessels on the Lagos, Port Harcourt, Onne anchorages to other seaports, to avoid looming congestion. The Association of Nigeria...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

PHEDC seeks resolution of rift with IYC to end outage in Bayelsa

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Photo: PIXABAY The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) yesterday sought speedy resolution of the conflict with the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), which resulted in shutdown of its...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

Abducted Cross River labour leader regains freedom

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The kidnapped chairman of the Cross River State chapter of the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC), Comrade Ben Ukpepi, has regained his freedom.The unionist, who was last week whisked away by his...

Tue Dec 24th, 2019     Read More →

NLC Chairman regains freedom in Cross River

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The Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Cross River chapter, Mr Ben Ukpepi, has regained freedom from his abductors, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Ukpepi, who was released on Sunday...

Mon Dec 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Cross River: Kidnappings, bad roads threaten travels for Christmas festivities

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• Water Transport Records Boom This year’s Carnival Calabar, the famed largest street party in Africa, which holds yearly in Cross River State is under serious threat. No thanks to...

Sun Dec 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Security concerns mount ahead Christmas, New Year festivities

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It is four days to Christmas celebration when Christians all over the world commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ. Christians in Nigeria usually celebrate it with pomp. Apart from trooping to...

Sat Dec 21st, 2019     Read More →

Ayade threatens demotion of Perm Sec, others over failure to pay council workers

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Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has directed the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Local government Affairs and others to pay workers salary before the end of yesterday or face severe...

Sat Dec 21st, 2019     Read More →

Ex-CJ flays alleged disobedience of court orders by government, others

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The immediate past Chief Judge of Cross River State, Justice Michael Edem, has charged the executive arms of government right from the federal to the local level on obedience to the rule of...

Fri Dec 20th, 2019     Read More →

12 killed, 18 hospitalized in communal clash

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The lingering communal clash between Ebom, Usumutong and Ebijakara communities in Abi Local Government Area of Cross River State broke out again in the early hours of yesterday following an...

Fri Dec 20th, 2019     Read More →

Ismael, Akuso win Maiden Ikogosi Marathon

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Special Adviser to Ekiti State Governor on Federal Matters, Mr. Makinde Araoye; Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Michael Awopetu; Winner, Ikogosi 10km Marathon Race Elite Male...

Sun Dec 15th, 2019     Read More →

UNESCO trains journalists on GBV- sensitive investigative reporting

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United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) under its Spotlight Initiative Programme, has...

Sat Dec 14th, 2019     Read More →

Nexim Bank mulls partnership with Cross River on agro industrial revolution

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As Cross River State commenced test running its newly established feed mill at the weekend, Governor Ben Ayade has charged management of the Nigeria Export Import (Nexim) Bank to partner with the...

Mon Dec 9th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos APPEALS targets over 1,600 agro entrepreneurs

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The Lagos State Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project have commenced the process of raising over 1,600 Agro Entrepreneurs within the next...

Sun Dec 8th, 2019     Read More →

NSCDC arrests two for selling gas at Calabar carnival village

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The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday arrested two persons for selling gas at the Calabar Carnival Village in Cross River State. But the duo claimed that they were not...

Fri Dec 6th, 2019     Read More →

Ayade sends names of 36 commissioner-nominees to Assembly

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Gov Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers state Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has forwarded second list of 36 commissioner nominees to the Cross River House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. The...

Wed Dec 4th, 2019     Read More →