Latest Stories in Cross River

 

I would have questioned God for creating me a Nigerian if . . . – Corporal Nwafor

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…Biafran war veteran, Corporal Nwafor, fumes over state of the nation …Recalls how Ojukwu provided security for Northern soldiers and why women liked the Biafran warlord …Speaks...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari’s request to pay Kogi N10b: Other states demand payment for projects executed

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…FG owes A’Ibom, Rivers, C’River over N267bn on road rehabilitation …As Taraba claims N40bn; Anambra, N12bn; Adamawa, N4.6bn; Plateau, N4bn By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor,...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

New approach to taxation pushes A’Ibom IGR to all-time high of N24.8bn in 2019

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Akwa Ibom state has moved from 16th position on the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) rating table in 2015 to number six (6) on the table in 2019, going by the latest rating released by the Joint...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Breast cancer: Association takes screening to C/River communities

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The Medical Women Association of Nigeria has taken breast cancer screening and awareness to rural communities in Cross River as part of activities to celebrate the 2019 Physicians Week in the...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

NMA reaches out to C/River community with medical outreach

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has embarked on a free medical outreach in Nde community at the Bakor Hospital in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River. Chairman of NMA in Cross River...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari to Obong of Calabar: We’ll open up Calabar for rapid transformation

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President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government will fully support the development of the historic City of Calabar. President Muhammadu Buhari The president gave the assurance when he...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari orders forensic audit of NDDC

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered a forensic audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from 2001 to 2019. President Buhari in...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

FHA to build 30,000 mass houses in Abuja diaspora city

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By Tordue Salem – Abuja The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) on Wednesday, disclosed plans to construct 30,000 houses in Abuja Diaspora City on 750 hectares of land in Kabuzu-Maitama II...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

World Food Day: Deplorable roads affect food supply in C’ River —AFAN

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The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Cross River Chapter, has said that the deplorable condition of roads was responsible for the drop in the food supply in the state. The Chairman of...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Fire Service gets 10 Hectares for Katsina Training School

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By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja The Katsina state Governor, Aminu Bello Masari has allocated 10 hectares of land in the state to the Federal Fire Service FFS for the building of its training school...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Senate asks FG to declare state of emergency on federal roads

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***To investigate non- remittance of 5% user charge by PPPRA to FERMA By Henry Umoru The Senate, Tuesday asked the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency, declare a state of emergency on all...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Economic and institutional restructuring for the next Nigeria

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By Charles Soludo Speech delivered at The Platform on Re-Designing the Nigerian Economy with New Ideas”; The Covenant Place, Beside the National Theatre, Iganmu; October 1, 2019. We have...

Mon Oct 14th, 2019     Read More →

Prof Sagay, IBB, and the distortion of history

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By Dele Sobowale I believe that Ibrahim Babangida is really one of those who brought this country down. He was the one who legitimised corruption. He made it legitimate and an acceptable way of...

Sun Oct 13th, 2019     Read More →

OAU gets100% funding to commence in agricultural extension programme

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Sasakawa Global 2000 (SG 2000), has assured Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 100 percent funding to enable the institute commence to commence degree programme in agricultural extension...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →

36 States, FCT generate N691.11bn as revenue in first half 2019 — NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says in the first half of 2019, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) generated N691.11 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The...

Sat Oct 12th, 2019     Read More →