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.
Disquiet over alleged plot to make Ayade PDP’s sole candidate
A Fix Cross River Group has condemned the alleged endorsement of Governor Ben Ayade as the sole candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The group’s spokesman, Mr. Joseph Oyama, said in a statement.
Criticisms trail Cross River’s ‘fake’ N1.3trn budget
The N1.3trillion 2018 budget signed into law recently by Cross River governor, Ben Ayade, has come under intense criticism, with analysts describing it as fake and containing a hidden deficit of N1trillion. The governor had in December, last year, presented the budget to the State House of Assembly after series of postponement. He eventually signed…
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.