Latest Stories in Cross River

 

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 →

Benue, Taraba killings: States move to avert herdsmen attacks

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By Emeka Mamah, Vincent Ujumadu, Dayo Johnson, Simon Ebegbulem, Festus Ahon, Peter Okutu, Emmaneul Una, John Mkom & Rotimi Ojomoyela Following the killings in Benue and Taraba states in the...

Wed Jan 17th, 2018     Read More →

Man stabbed to death over chicken in Calabar

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By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—A fight over chicken at a political gathering in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has claimed the life of a young man, Eyo Nsa, who was reportedly stabbed to...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

C-River APC accuses Ayade of repackaging foreign rice

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By Emma Una CALABAR— Cross River State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the governor of the state, Senator Ben Ayade, of repackaging imported rice as state rice...

Tue Jan 16th, 2018     Read More →

Duke indicates interest for 2019 presidency

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…Says Buhari, ministers disconnected By Chris Ochayi ABUJA – A former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke, has said that he will contest for presidency in the 2019 general...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

2019: INEC’s timely release of timetable ‘ll reduce litigation, ex-Rep, Adah

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-FORMER Member, House of Representatives and 2019 governorship aspirant in Cross River State, Paul Adah, has described last week’s release of 2019 election timetable by...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

2 men behead friend for his Okada in Cross River

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By Emma Una CALABAR—Operatives of Cross Rivers State Police Command, weekend, in Ugep, Yakkur Local Government Area, arrested two friends for allegedly conniving to behead a mutual friend of...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

First Royal Micro Finance Bank defies harsh times, pays dividends to shareholders

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By Emma Una NOTWITHSTANDING a drop in its profits after tax from N26,001,560 in the 2015 financial year, to N20,081,488 in 2016 owing to the adverse economic situation that characterised the 2016...

Mon Jan 15th, 2018     Read More →

Obaseki’s health care architecture

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Governor Godwin Obaseki is taking the bulls by the horns by putting in place measures that will guarantee quality life for the people of Edo State. He has committed to developing the state’s...

Sun Jan 14th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria is best country I’ve seen in my life – Foreign wife of a Nigerian

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Mrs. Florentia Kiadole from the Philippines but married to a Nigerian man from Benue state and to be specific an Idoma man from Otukpo local government, also worked as a receptionist at the...

Sat Jan 13th, 2018     Read More →

Navy announces new appointments, re-appointments of officers

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The Nigerian Navy (NN) has announced new appointments and re-appointments of officers for effective and efficient service delivery. The Acting Director of Information, Naval Headquarters, Navy...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Nigerian Navy appoints 3 new Flag Officers

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The Nigerian Navy has announced the appointment of 3 new Flag Officers Commanding (FOCs). They are Rear Admiral Akinjide Akinrinade for the Logistics Command, Oghara, Delta State, Rear Admiral...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

TOP NDDC positions: Ondo kicks against marginalisation

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THE Niger-Delta Development Commission, NDDC, was established 18 years ago with the sole mandate of developing the oil-rich Niger-Delta region of Nigeria. Its mission is to facilitate the rapid,...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Kareowei, Bayelsa criminal who beheaded DSS operative, nabbed

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By Emma Amaize, Samuel Oyadongha, Perez Brisibe, Emma Una & Chancel Sunday BOMADI—THE infamous Bayelsa State bandit and kidnap kingpin, Kareowei, pursued to Delta State by the Joint Task...

Fri Jan 12th, 2018     Read More →

Inspector’s murder: Police arrest 8 suspects, 43 others in C/River

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The Police Command in Cross River on Thursday said it had arrested 8 suspects in connection with the killing of a police inspector, Mr Michael James, who was murdered on Dec. 25, 2017 in Akamkpa...

Thu Jan 11th, 2018     Read More →