Latest Stories in Cross River

 

‘Deployment of drones’ cheaper solution to piracy in Nigeria’

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… Supports the establishment of holistic security architecture By Godfrey Bivbere A retired Navy Captain, George Alaily has called for the use of dockable drones as a cheap way of policing...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

FG intervenes in boundary dispute between Ebonyi/Cross River 3000 Ebonyians displaced – HRH Dominic Aloh

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By Peter Okutu Abakaliki -There seems to be a ray of hope for the people of Amagu in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State following Federal Government’s intervention in the boundary...

Wed Mar 13th, 2019     Read More →

Kusa, Ndigbo in Lagos and the sad new politics of ethnicity

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By PAT UTOMI I know Femi Kusa. He is a friend and a classmate. I knew of him from his Daily Times days. Then we met at the University of Nigeria shortly after the end of Nigerian Civil war. I have...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Police foil kidnap attempt on Gov. Ayade’s aide, 1 suspect dies

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The Police Command in Cross River state, said on Tuesday that it foiled a kidnap attempt on Mr Ani Esin, Security Adviser to the Governor of the state, Ben Ayade. Police The command’s...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

How Nigerian Army foiled several attempts to disrupt, rig March 9 elections – Col Sagir

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By: Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja. “*Arrest several ballot box snatchers, fake soldiers, impostors & secure release of kidnap victims. The Nigerian Army last night gave a breakdown of series of...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

Inconclusive state polls: PDP, APC war over S-South states, Sokoto, Adamawa

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• Also in Plateau, Bauchi, Benue; APC clears 12 states, PDP 7 •PDP urges immediate release of results, accuses INEC of conniving with APC •El- rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bunu, Bello,...

Tue Mar 12th, 2019     Read More →

APC rejects Cross River results

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—The All Progressives Congress, APC, Cross River State, has rejected the governorship and state House of Assembly elections results in the state, alleging...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Gov polls: El-Rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bagudu, Bunu, Bello, Sule, others win

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…APC clears 12 states, PDP 7 …Elections inconclusive in 7 states, results awaited in three states … Tambuwal goes to court By Clifford Ndujihe, Ben Agande, Levinus Nwabughiogu,...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Release Sokoto, Adamawa, Plateau, Bauchi results now, PDP charges INEC

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…Warns against result alterations …Directs members to march to INEC state offices …Says 58 killed during elections By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party,...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Polls: APC chastises PDP, INEC; kicks against results from S’South States

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The All Progressives Congress APC has kicked against the results of Saturday’s governorship election in states of the South South, alleging foul play by the...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

INEC declares Ayade winner of Cross River governorship election

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BY IKE UCHECHUKWU (CALABAR) Incumbent governor of Cross River State and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Ben Ayade has been declared the winner of the March 9...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

INEC halts polls in Rivers as Makinde, Sanwo-Olu, others win

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By Our Reporters LAGOS — Following reports of widespread violence and disruption of elections in Rivers State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday suspended all...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Polls: We caught candidates buying votes with biscuits in FCT, Cross River – Observer group

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*Says voters didn’t turn out because their votes in presidential, NASS polls didn’t count By Joseph Erunke AN election observer group, the Centre for Transparency Advocacy, CTA, said...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Gov. Ayade wins in 5 LGs in C/River

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Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the highest number of votes cast in five local government areas of the state in the governorship...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Guber Polls: PDP decries killings, violence, militarization of exercise

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned what it described as the heavy militarization, violence and killing of innocent Nigerians in Saturday’s...

Sat Mar 9th, 2019     Read More →