Latest Stories in Cross River

 

Breaking: Ayade’s 23 megawatts power plant suffers set back 3 days into test transmission

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…Set back occasioned by Marian market inferno…CPS By Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR-Barely 72hours into the test running the 23 megawatts Calabar power plant, the supply of electricity from...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Cross River ultimate beneficiary of NHGSFP – FG

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The Federal Government says that Cross River State has benefited immensely from the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP). Justice Bibiye, Communications Manager, National Social...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

UK $9bn court ruling: CBN to defend reserves

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By Rosemary Onuoha with Agency report The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said that it will strive to protect the country’s currency reserves after a British court ruling granted Process...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

As Audu Ogbeh takes the back seat (2)

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By Eric Teniola ON December 31, Major General Muhammadu Buhari toppled President Shehu Shagari. Chief Ogbeh went back to his farm in Benue State. He is an Idoma. The Idomas are people that...

Tue Aug 20th, 2019     Read More →

Electricity: 4,000MW of installed capacity stranded — NDPHC CEO

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By Sebastine Obasi While Nigerians grapple with inadequate and unstable power supply, the Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company, Mr Chiedu Ugbo stated that a major challenge is...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

Tribunal assures of fair ruling in C’ River gov election petition case

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By Emma Una CALABAR—THE 2019 Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Cross River State has reserved ruling in the matter brought by the All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

Skirmishes break out between two communities in C’ River

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By Emma Una CALABAR—THE perennial inter -communal conflict between the neighbouring communities of Ebom and Usumutong in Abi Local Government Area in Cross River State broke out again,...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

Tribunal assures of fair ruling in C’ River Guber elections petition 

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By Emma Una CALABAR- THE 2019 Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Cross River State has assured of a fair ruling in the matter brought by the All Progressives Congress, APC,...

Mon Aug 19th, 2019     Read More →

C/River REC’s resignation: PDP wants INEC sanitised

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Following the resignation of Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Mr Frankland Briyai to join partisan politics, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for a clean up of...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Ministerial portfolios: Round pegs in round holes or…

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Acting Political Editor AS President Muhammadu Buhari swears in the 43 ministers-designate on Wednesday, all eyes are on him to see the portfolios he will assign the seven...

Sun Aug 18th, 2019     Read More →

Army urges calm in South-East, Cross River over troops movement

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The Nigerian Army has urged South-East and Cross River state residents not to panic over the massive movement of troops, military vehicles and weapons as it holds a week-long military...

Sat Aug 17th, 2019     Read More →

Minimum Wage: We are waiting National’s template — C’River NLC

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…FG is not serious about implementation—TUC By Ike Uchechukwu Cross River State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Benedict Ukpukpen has urged workers in the state...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

BBNaija: Khafi, Gedoni caught in sex act as housemates watch

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by Benjamin Njoku Big Brother Naija housemates, Khafi and Gedoni were caught in the sex act again on Wednesday night. This time, the light was still on while some housemates were awake. The...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

How to decongest Lagos seaports — NPA, NIMASA, Navy, Transport Ministry, others

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•As inter-agency rivalry stifles progress •Govt politicising issue to remain in Lagos – Ship Owners Association •As Reps C’ttee summons Nigerian Customs, NNPC, BPE,...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →

A remarkable uncle

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SENATOR Gbene (Chief) Cyrus Nwidonane Nunieh was born in Beeri, Ogoni, on February 5, 1930, and quietly passed away aged 98 last year. His was not an easy start in life, but he was too...

Fri Aug 16th, 2019     Read More →