Latest Stories in Cross River

 

BudgIT trains journalists in Calabar on investigative journalism

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BudgIT, a civic organisation that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement, to facilitate societal change, has trained over 25 journalists in Cross River,...

Wed Dec 8th, 2021     Read More →

UBEC: 1,147 communities to benefit from SBMC special projects ― Bobboyi

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The Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid Bobboyi, has revealed that a total of 1,147 communities across the country will benefit from special intervention...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

FG partners World Bank on mineral data capturing in Kwara, 18 other states

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The federal government’s Ministry of Mines and Steel Development in partnership with the World Bank has commenced data capturing of sites where mineral resources are located in selected 19...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Duke Receives APC Decampees Into PDP In C/River

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Former Cross River State Governor Donald Duke yesterday at the PDP new state secretariat in Calabar, the Cross River State capital received some APC defectors to the PDP fold. The decampees who...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

C/River To Vaccinate 900,000 Children Against Polio

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Cross River State government has unveiled plan to vaccinate 900,000 children against polio. The exercise will be carried by the state Primary Healthcare Development Agency. Children from the ages...

Tue Dec 7th, 2021     Read More →

Osoba urges Buhari to sign electoral bill, backs direct primary

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Ahead of the 2023 General Elections, former Ogun State Governor and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Olusegun Osoba, has expressed his expressed total support for a direct...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

During the civil war, my father lost everything he had —Nwolise

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Professor Osisioma Basil Chinedu Nwolise is a political scientist, public affairs analyst and a retired university teacher. He told TUNDE ADELEKE his life story.Can you share a brief insight into...

Sun Dec 5th, 2021     Read More →

Cross River tops gender violence chart in South-South, owns 42%

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Cross River State has been noted to lead the chart on sexual and gender-based violence with a horrible 42% in the South-South region.Speaking during the inter-schools debate as one of the...

Fri Dec 3rd, 2021     Read More →

The Once Elegant Joseph Wayas

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Dr. Wayas, who is from Basang, Obudu, in Obanliku local government area of Cross River State, with its headquarters at Sankwala, is a man I have known for long. He speaks fluent Igbo, Hausa,...

Fri Dec 3rd, 2021     Read More →

We’re 97% Ready For National Census – NPC

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Commissioner representing Cross River State on the board of the National Population Commission, Navy Capt. Charles Ogwa (retd) has said the commission is 97 per cent ready for the conduct of...

Fri Dec 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Seductive VAT Data Raises More Questions Than Answers

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In the last two Mondays, two newspapers – Daily Trust and Nigerian Tribune – have published data on the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) in the first eight months of 2021. The...

Fri Dec 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Buhari, Obasanjo, Governors Mourn Joseph Wayas

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President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Senate President, Joseph Wayas, 80, on the passing of the legislator, whose influence and contributions to Nigeria’s...

Fri Dec 3rd, 2021     Read More →

Joseph Wayas lived for welfare, security of common man, says Obasanjo

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Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has disclosed that the late Second Republic Senate President, Dr Joseph Wayas, lived for the welfare and security of the common man.Wayas died early...

Thu Dec 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Lawan Mourns Ex-Senate President, Joseph Wayas

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The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has sent his condolences to the family of former Senate President, Joseph Wayas, who died on Thursday in London. Lawan commiserated with the...

Thu Dec 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Buhari, Atiku mourn Joseph Wayas

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to the family of former Senate President, Joseph Wayas, on the passing of the legislator, “whose influence and contributions to...

Thu Dec 2nd, 2021     Read More →