Cross River central aspirants barred from challenging Ayade in 2019
The Ikom stadium was filled to capacity as various groups and associations carried banners bearing: Ayade 100 Per Cent Undiluted, Ayade, Eye Of Cross River State 2019, Central Says Yes To Ayade, Central Cross River Is Sure For Ayade 2019 and Code 888, among others.
Despite endorsements, opposition mounts against Ayade
As next year’s governorship election draws nearer in Cross River State, the political field has been agog with endorsements of the second term ambition of Governor Ben Ayade...
Cross River contingent on fact finding mission to Rio Carnival
The City of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil came alive recently, as fun lovers from across the globe joined in this year’s Rio Carnival, which is dubbed the biggest street party on the planet.From the legendary Rio Carnival Balls to the glorious Samba parades, in which 12 of Rio de Janeiro’s most elite samba schools.....
Two years on, work super slow on Cross River superhighway, deep seaport
For over two years now, matters have been lying prostrate at both the proposed 275-kilometre Cross River State Superhighway, and the deep seaport projects.With the realisation of both projects now highly suspect, fears are beginning to build up on the impact that monies so far committed...
Group lauds Governor Ayade’s achievement, endorses him for second term
A political group in Cross River, `Voice of Central’ has lauded the various achievements of Gov. Ben Ayade and endorsed him for a second term.
Many shades of Calabar Carnival 2017
Since 2004 when former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Etim Duke, introduced the Calabar Carnival, as part of activities to mark Christmas...
Work begins on $1 billion Cross River ‘Virgin’ city
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has initiated work on the $1billion 'Virgin' city in Calabar.The project, which would be cited in Etap Ayip Kasuk, in Calabar municipality, is in partnership with a Chinese firm, Mark Sino Construction Company Limited.
CBN’s anchor borrowers’ rice scheme a failure in Cross River, farmers insist
Farmers in Cross River State have described the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) Anchor Borrowers Rice Scheme as a colossal failure.They argued that it was a failure, as most of the farmers in the state could not access the funds to enable them to acquire more lands....
IPAC tackles Ayade over 2018 budget, ‘delayed’ council polls in Cross River
The Cross River State chapter of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has tackled Governor Ben Ayade over the 2018 N1.3 trillion budget proposal and his failure to conduct local council elections in the last two years.