Cross River signature projects are loan free, says Ndem
Contrary to insinuations, Cross River State signature projects will be built by foreign investors without any loan facility. Some persons have expressed fears that the projects will put the state in debt for over 100 years leaving liabilities for children unborn.
‘Construction on Bakassi Deep Seaport begins soon’
Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has disclosed that work would soon begin on the Bakassi Deep Seaport.
Ayade is not defecting to APC, says Aide
Despite uncertainties surrounding his faith in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and recent romance with the Presidency, the Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has denied dumping the PDP for any party. For sometime now, rumour has been rife that Ayade plans to cross to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
APC chief silent over purported defection of Ayade, Ugwuanyi, Umahi, as Timi Frank dumps party
As far as the National Vice Chairman, South-South, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Hilliard Eta is concerned, the purported moves by three state governors...
Clouds gather over Ayade’s political future
As the buildup to next year’s election gathers momentum in Cross River State; there are plots, schemings and strategies preceding the sale of nomination forms that would soon be announced nationwide. The incumbent governor, Professor Ben Ayade...
Akparabong: Building a befitting edifice for God
For 57 years, they worshipped God in a small makeshift structure that could hardly host up to 30 persons comfortably. The small church was sited on a plot of land donated to them by the Akparabong Community in Ikom Local Council of Cross River State. An increase in the congregation forced the church to resort to…
2019: APC wants Ayade to go for poor performance
Not minding its factional status, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State has taken a swipe at the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying Governor Ben Ayade must be voted out of office in 2019. The party alleged the governor has performed extremely poor, aside being financially reckless.
Cross River tells church leaders to join politics
The government of Cross River State has taken a swipe at some Christian leaders in the state for daring to criticise the state governor, Senator Ben Ayade, saying they should go into the political field.
Farmers kick over alleged land grab by Cross River, seek N500m compensation
The allocation of land by the Cross River government to a South African firm for a massive agriculture project has pitched the Governor Ben Ayade administration against over 400 farmers from Ochon settlement in Obubra Local Council of the state.
You don’t deserve a second term, Christian leaders tell Ayade
A religious group called Christian Leaders Forum in Cross River State has said that the Governor, Senator Ben Ayade does not deserve a second term in office.
Angry youths dump corpse in governor’s office
A violent drama occurred last Friday in Governor Ben Ayade’s office in Calabar, when irate youths from one of the warring groups in Obutong community dumped a corpse at the governor’s office gate in protest against the killing of one of their own.
600 women, youths benefit from Cross River empowerment scheme
Over six hundred women, youths in Cross River have been empowered in entrepreneurial training across the northern parts of the state.The schemes include free computer training, entrepreneurial training for youths, micro-finance assistance to traders and farmers.