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C’River partners Arewa on cotton production

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Calabar – The Cross River government said that it is partnering with the Arewa Cottons in Kaduna state to cultivate a cotton farm project in Woda, Yala Local Government Area of the state. Mr...

Sun Jul 30th, 2017     Read More →

Reptiles’ importation: FG begins investigation to uncover importers

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The Federal Government says it has commenced investigation to uncover the importers of three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from...

Fri Jul 28th, 2017     Read More →

Resident doctors decry poor funding of health infrastructure

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By Emma Una CALABAR— RESIDENT doctors under the aegis of National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, have decried the poor funding of health infrastructure and inadequate training for...

Fri Jul 28th, 2017     Read More →

Dredging scandal: Calabar shippers welcome probe, advises against contract cancellation

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By Godfrey Bivbere SHIPPERS Association of Cross River State has welcomed the planned probe of the Calabar channel dredging contract by the management of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, even as...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

LMC lists six referees for suspension by NFF

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Six match officials in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) whose performances have been adjudged as not meeting the high standard of the league have been suspended from further...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

Bakassi: 97 Nigerians killed by Cameroonian gendarmes over failure to pay N100,000 boat levy

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…Bakassi: 97 Nigerians killed by Cameroonian gendarmes over failure to pay N100,000 boat levy… The Senate has directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to immediately submit the...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

C-River Host Communities pledge support for Lafarge operations

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR— Elders and youths from the host communities of Lafarge Holcim Plc in Cross River State, have pledged their support for the smooth operations and activities in the...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

FG, states owe N115bn tax liabilities— RMAFC

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By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA—THE Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC, said, yesterday, that federal and state governments, including Ministries, Departments and Agencies,...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

C-River Host Communities pledge support for Lafarge operations

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR— Elders and youths from the host communities of Lafarge Holcim Plc in Cross River State, have pledged their support for the smooth operations and activities in the...

Thu Jul 27th, 2017     Read More →

Cross River govt. unveils plans to provide quality inputs for farmers

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The Cross River Government says it will soon engage agro-dealers to provide quality inputs for farmers across the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Prof. Anthony...

Tue Jul 25th, 2017     Read More →

Bureau de change operator electrocuted in Calabar

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—Tragedy struck, yesterday, when a 28-year-old Bureau De Change operator, Mallam Suleman Zakari, was electrocuted in Calabar, when he stepped on a high tension cable...

Tue Jul 25th, 2017     Read More →

States, FCT owe N4.061trn — DMO

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ABUJA — The 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory, FCT, had a debt stock of about N4.061 trillion as at the end of 2016. Abraham Nwankwo DG, Debt Management Office It...

Mon Jul 24th, 2017     Read More →

We need help to host national sports festival—CRS govt

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The Cross River State government has cried out to the federal government to assist it with intervention funds to host the National Sports Festival which has suffered several postponements. The...

Mon Jul 24th, 2017     Read More →

Our soldiers deserve to live in decent houses – Army chief Buratai

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By Bashir Adefaka A new barrack has emerged from the ashes of the old Akim Barrack of the 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Calabar, following the 36 flats residential accommodation intervention with...

Sat Jul 22nd, 2017     Read More →

Senate to FG: Pay ex-militants all outstanding allowances

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA—DISTURBED by the non-payment of arrears, allowances and tuition fees of ex- militants from the Niger Delta region, to the tune of N28.2 billion by the Federal...

Fri Jul 21st, 2017     Read More →