Latest Stories in Cross River

 

Wife seeks divorce over husband’s manhood’s ‘inconsistent erection’

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A 32-year-old woman, Kate, has prayed an FCT High Court, Jabi, to dissolve her four-year-old marriage, as, according to her, her husband’s manhood was malfunctioning. Part of the...

Wed Nov 15th, 2017     Read More →

Focus on primary healthcare, allow private actors to handle other sectors, experts tell Govts

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To improve quality and reduce cost of accessing healthcare, federal and state governments should direct reforms and policies to deliver primary healthcare, provide health insurance for the poor...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

Infrastructure deficit in South East worries Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged his determination to urgently address the infrastructure deficit and related challenges confronting the south-east. He noted that the Ibgo remain an integral...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

President Buhari’s silent support for the South-East by Garba Shehu

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s two-day visit to the South-Eastern states of Ebonyi and Anambra is taking place at the most opportune juncture, to show support to a governor who has done so...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

States must be more productive —Donald Duke

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By Nkiruka Nnorom Former Governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, has urged states to be more productive, saying the states see themselves as political rather than economic entities. Donald...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

Revenue leakages: Reps query Chevron over $15,000

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—THE Adhoc Committee probing alleged revenue leakages in the oil and gas sector between January 2016 to January 2017, yesterday queried claims by Chevron Nigeria...

Tue Nov 14th, 2017     Read More →

PDP will accept anyone who emerges Chairman – Fayose

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The eight contenders for the National Chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have agreed to work with any of them elected at the party’s National Convention on Dec. 9. Chairman...

Mon Nov 13th, 2017     Read More →

N88 Billion War Compensation: Soyinka, Kukah as Writers of Conscience

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For years, the Federal Government of Nigeria avoided the issue of compensation for the Nigerian Civil War victims despite the proven cases of criminal engagement by the Federal Army in Asaba and...

Sun Nov 12th, 2017     Read More →

Duke, Ehikhamenor, Akpata, others call for policy, infrastructure for creative industry

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Stakeholders in the nation’s creative industry on Saturday called on the Edo State Government to invest in theatres, incubation centers for creative people and put in place the right...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

UNFPA calls for effective law enforcement against female genital mutilation

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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has called for a nationwide effective enforcement of the laws prohibiting Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) toward enhancing societal development. Dr Diene...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

Disbursements of education funds must be keenly monitored — Rushworth

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Mrs. Chimanama Rushworth, convener for The Goldfish Initiative for Illiteracy and Poverty Alleviation, has urged the federal and state governments to urgently look into the deplorable condition of...

Sat Nov 11th, 2017     Read More →

NASS probes death of 26 Nigerian women in Spanish warship

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA— The two arms of the National Assembly, Senate and House of Representatives, have begun a holistic investigation into the discovery of dead bodies of 26 young Nigerian...

Fri Nov 10th, 2017     Read More →

FG to spend N300bn on roads reconstruction, rehabilitation in 2018

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The federal government has set aside N300 billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of strategic roads across the country in 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari announced this known when he...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Police rescue woman, kill five suspected kidnappers in Cross River

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The Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Police Command in Cross River has rescued a lady (Name unknown) and killed five suspected kidnappers in Ikom Local Government Area. Spokesperson of the...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →

Senate scraps Excess Crude Account, says it’s illegal

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…Describes it as ‘biggest slush fund’ for govs By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Senate has unanimously called on the Federal Government to urgently abolish Excess Crude Account,...

Wed Nov 8th, 2017     Read More →