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2020 Budget: Only 4 States are viable in Nigeria —report

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…says 92% depends on federal allocation By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A new report released Wednesday, by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, Budget, indicated that only four...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

NUJ urges Ayade to drop charges against Journalist Jalingo

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By Onozure Dania The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has urged Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to drop charges against Agba Jalingo and release him unconditionally. Ayade NUJ noted...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Cultism: Lawmaker calls for calm, peace in Cross River community

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Mr. Hilary Bisong, a lawmaker representing Boki 2 State Constituency in the Cross River House of Assembly, has condemned the cult attack which claimed the lives of four youths in the Osokom area...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Nollywood: Stakeholders laud organisers of Abuja Film Festival

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Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Ministry of Niger Delta yet to receive funds for Capital Expenditure in 2019 budget- Apkabio

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Sen. Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, said the ministry was yet to receive funds for Capital Expenditure in the 2019 budget. Apkabio said this while defending the...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Agba Jalingo’s treasonable felony trial begins Wednesday

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Ike Uchechukwu – Calabar The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River, has picked October 23 for the commencement of the treasonable felony trial involving the publisher of...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

PZ Cussons takes handwashing campaign to schools

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By Chinelo Azike In a bid to drive behavioural change around health practices in rural and urban communities, PZ Cussons Foundation and United Purpose have taken the global handwashing campaign to...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Magoro and the reunion of class of ‘84/85

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By Eric Teniola On Wednesday October 9, President Muhammmadu Buhari summoned all the Ministers that served under him when he was the military Head of State between January 1984 and August 1985. He...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

President Buhari jets off to Socchi, for Russia-Africa summit

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday afternoon left Abuja to attend Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia. President Buhari departs for Russia The President left...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

“Boko Haram is technically defeated”, I stand by my words – Lai Mohammed

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says he stands by what he said in 2015, that the Boko Haram terrorists have been technically defeated. Mohammed The minister stated...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Senate rejects Niger Delta Ministry’s budget

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The Senate Committee on Niger Delta, on Monday, rejected the 2020 capital budget of N23 billion for the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs due to uncompleted projects in the region. Red chambers of...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Board releases 2019/20 land allocation for cocoa farming in Cross River

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The Cross River government says it has released the 2019/20 Cocoa Land Lease Allocation to beneficiary farmers in the state. The Chairman of State Cocoa Board, Dr Oscar Ofuka made this known on...

Mon Oct 21st, 2019     Read More →

Calabar carnival: Gov. Ayade urges end to war, crisis

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Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has called on nations of the world to put an end to wars and crisis all over the globe and embrace peace. Ayade, who was represented by his deputy, Prof. Ivara Esu,...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

2023 ZONING: Ango Abdullahi, Junaid, others cannot speak for the North — Ex-Minister Agada

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… ‘Agric Minister’s statement that Nigerians aren’t hungry sad’ …Narrates how he won NLNG Prize for Literature By Peter Duru, Makurdi Prof. Jerry Agada, a...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

WASHED AWAY! 10 states battle 3,500 erosion sites

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…Anambra, Abia, Imo worst hit …Octogenarians, others lose homes to gully BY ANAYO OKOLI, VINCENT UJUMADU, Dayo Johnson, Chioma Onuegbu Emma Una, CHDI NKWOPARA, UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE,...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →