Latest Stories in Cross River

 

A look at Bala Usman’s analysis of communal conflicts in Nigeria (3)

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By Eric Teniola BAATOUN, better known as Bariba, is the only one of the Gur languages found in Nigeria, the western parts of Kwara and Niger states. These languages have, as their nearest...

Tue Jan 30th, 2018     Read More →

500 persons get free eye treatment as former minister’s son marks 30th birthday

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Calabar – Mr Edward Duke, son of former culture and tourism minister Edem Duke, on Monday offered free eye and dental treatments to 500 aged persons as part of activities to mark his 30th...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

NDLEA impounds 722.469kg of illicit drugs in Cross River

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The Cross River Command of National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it seized 722.46699 kilogrammes of hard drugs from suspected drug barons in the state in 2017. The command’s...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

FG approves construction of irrigation dam in Cross River

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By Emma Una CALABAR—THE Federal Government has approved the construction of an irrigation dam at Ijegwu community in Yala Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State to facilitate dry...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

Eyo Eyo Bassey murder suspect escapes from Police custody in Calabar

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—A suspect, allegedly involved in the murder of Chief Eyo Eyo Bassey, has reportedly escaped from Police custody in Bakassi Police Divisional Headquarters. Recall...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

APC C-River crisis: Group rejects suspension of Niger Delta Minister

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By Emma Una CALABAR—THE crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State, deepened, yesterday, with a group of executive members of the party accussing, Mr Hilard...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

Ensuring Maritime security

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By Sunnie Harries NIGERIAN Maritime Sector accounts for over 80 per cent of our international trade through transportation, fishing, oil and gas. But the irony is that 80 per cent of most...

Mon Jan 29th, 2018     Read More →

Cross River breaking my heart, grassroots athlete laments

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Cross River State during the tenure of Liyel Imoke as governor, initiated a grassroots development programe,which became the envy of other States of the federation as the products of the that...

Sun Jan 28th, 2018     Read More →

Searching for Love?

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Networking/Sponsorship •Tina a single mother of one, needs kind hearted, Nigerians to sponsor her financially to start up a business of hair dressing salon.07017772889 •Blessing tall,...

Sat Jan 27th, 2018     Read More →

36, 000 Cameroonian refugees in Cross River—Lawmaker

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Rep. Sani Zoro, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) and Refugees, on Friday in Abuja, said there were no fewer than 36,000 Cameroonian refugees in...

Fri Jan 26th, 2018     Read More →

Pensioners’ union lauds Ayade over payment of gratuities

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The chairman of Cross River State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Mr Ntamu Emmanuel, has commended Governor Ben Ayade for the commencement of payment of gratuities to pensioners in...

Wed Jan 24th, 2018     Read More →

Calabar primary school teacher killed while robbing bank

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—There was pandemonium yesterday, when it turned out that a teacher in a private nursery/primary school (names withheld) is a member of a four-man robbery gang that...

Wed Jan 24th, 2018     Read More →

Pregnant kids smear C’River

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CALABAR- IMAGES of girls between the ages of eight and 13 years with protruding stomachs, noticeably pregnant, are familiar sights in Calabar and other parts of Cross River State....

Tue Jan 23rd, 2018     Read More →

2019: INEC seeks UN support on capacity building, voter education

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Abuja – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for United Nations (UN) support in capacity-building and voter-education ahead of the 2019 general elections. Members...

Mon Jan 22nd, 2018     Read More →

N-Delta agitators endorse Avengers’ plan to resume bombing

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By Emma Amaize CALABAR—NIGER DELTA agitators have endorsed plans by Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, to resume hostilities in the region in the next few days over alleged discriminatory actions of...

Mon Jan 22nd, 2018     Read More →