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Ayade lauded for dualizing Calabar-Odukpani Junction Road

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MR Goddy Akpama, a former governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Cross River State, has lauded Governor Ben Ayade for dualizing the Calabar – Odukpani...

Sun Jan 21st, 2018     Read More →

How Calabar Carnival fetes the world last December

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Since the Cross River Carnival Commission introduced the International Carnival Day, it has been lapped by wave after wave of big performances by foreign artistes. Performers from across the globe...

Sat Jan 20th, 2018     Read More →

One Nigeria: Are we compatible? – Prof. Ben Nwabueze

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Viewed simply as a physical entity encompassing 75 per cent of the territorial area of the state called Nigeria and 60 per cent of its population, a united Northern Nigeria poses no necessary...

Sat Jan 20th, 2018     Read More →

FG approves N497m for Cross River dam project

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The Federal Government has approved N497 million for the construction of the Ijegu Yala Dam in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River. The construction of the dam, which is expected to begin...

Fri Jan 19th, 2018     Read More →

N-Delta militants regroup, appraise attack plan

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By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South TWENTY-FOUR hours after the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, announced a likely resumption of attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta, there was...

Fri Jan 19th, 2018     Read More →

C-River group faults FG over herdsmen, Cameroun conflict

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—A group, All Cross River Nationalities Front, ACRNF, has condemned the manner in which the Federal Government has been handling the conflict between herdsmen and...

Fri Jan 19th, 2018     Read More →

Thousands storm P-Harcourt Govt House, endorse Wike for re-election

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By Davies Iheamnachor No fewer than 15,000 non-indigenes living and doing business in Rivers State, yesterday, endorsed the Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, for a second term. Wike This came...

Thu Jan 18th, 2018     Read More →

Southern, M-Belt leaders visit Benue, insist on restructuring

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By Emma Amaize, Jimitota Onoyume, Peter Duru, Perez Brisibe & Gabriel Ewepu •Declare Benue grazing law panacea to herdsmen killings •N’Delta militants demand restructuring,...

Thu Jan 18th, 2018     Read More →

Transport fare increased by 23.99% in December – NBS

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By Emmanuel Elebeke The National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) says the average transport fare paid by commuters across the country increased by 23.99 percent in December 2017. The Bureau disclosed...

Wed Jan 17th, 2018     Read More →

Don Waney: How DSS tracked kidnap kingpin

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A top official of the Department of State Security (DSS) on Wednesday revealed how Don Waney, kidnap kingpin was tracked to his hideout in Enugu. Waney allegedly masterminded the killings of 23...

Wed Jan 17th, 2018     Read More →

Ebonyi loses 40 health workers to Lassa Fever in 13 years

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By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI—THE Ebonyi State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, yesterday lamented the growing wave of Lassa Fever epidemic, which has between 2005 and 2018,...

Wed Jan 17th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria’s healthcare status characterised by infant, material mortality —Grange

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By Emma Una CALABAR —PROFESSOR Adenike Grange, former Minister of Health, has said short life expectancy caused by high infant and maternal mortality rate was one of the major challenges...

Wed Jan 17th, 2018     Read More →

Routing the Fulani herdsmen militants calls for external help

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By Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa THAT the militant Fulani herdsmen have become the greatest security challenge of this nation must be obvious to all who wish this nation well. In fact many objective watchers...

Wed Jan 17th, 2018     Read More →

N9bn arrears: Prepare for Occupy Calabar, pensioners tell Ayade, Speaker, relatives

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—CROSS River State local government pensioners have told Governor Ben Ayade, the Speaker of the state House of Assembly and relatives to prepare for them...

Wed Jan 17th, 2018     Read More →

Why Police arrested leaders of Cameroon separatist movement in Nigeria

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By Kingsley Omonobi Abuja—Nigerian Police Force, NPF, has explained that leaders of Cameroon’s Separatist Movement who were arrested within Nigeria’s territory flouted the...

Wed Jan 17th, 2018     Read More →