Saturday, 2nd December 2023


2 Nov
An armed robbery gang, yesterday, raided houses and carted away pots of soup at the Mbukpa, Ambo and Adak Uko areas of Calabar South Local Council of Cross River State. Though burglary was a regular occurrence in these areas, the carting away of pots of soup and food items was surprising to residents. The Guardian…
27 Oct
Minibus drivers in Calabar, Cross River State, have barricaded major bus stops on the Muritala Muhammad highway in protest against alleged extortion of N45,000 by government agencies for wrong parking. The angry drivers, who chanted anti-government songs with tree leaves and branches on their vehicles, disrupted flow of traffic and left passengers stranded at bus…
3 Oct
Unknown gunmen have kidnapped a fish seller in Cross River State and are demanding five million naira as ransom from the family.
17 Aug
After 23 years of communal conflict in Ikot Offiong, Odukpani Council of Cross River State, the newly elected Obong of Calabar, Etubom Anthony Ani, is set to provide schools for the community. With this development, over 20,000 out-of-school children of the community, scattered all over the state owing to the crisis, will now have access…
1 Aug
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Cross River chapter is protesting over the kidnap of it colleague, Prof. Ekanem Philip Ephraim who has been in captivity for the past 19 days. She was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on July, 13, 2023 at her Clinic along Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries by Atimbo, in Calabar while…
25 Jun
Three out of Thirteen Students from Nigeria Medical Students Association (NiMSA) who went on a boat cruise at Marina Resort in Calabar, Cross River State are still missing.
21 Jun
The Cross River State Governor, Senator Bassey Otu has placed an immediate ban on commercial motorcycles popularly known as okada in the state's capital, Calabar.
9 Jun
Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has sentenced two females to 5 years imprisonment for selling a one-year-old boy, in Cross River State.
25 Apr
Street sweepers (women) in Calabar Municipality and Calabar South local governments, Cross River State yesterday staged a street protest, and barricaded Governor's office over four months of unpaid stipends in Calabar. The angry women in their fifties and sixties numbering over a hundred littered the front of the governor's office with debris to show their…
9 Mar
Troops of 13 Brigade Nigerian Army Calabar, deployed for Operation Akpakwu, have successfully rescued the Commissioner for Women Affairs in Cross Rivers State, Associate Prof Gertrude Nnanjar Njar on Tuesday 8 March 2023.
30 Jan
Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, are lamenting the epileptic power supply and the unavailability of petroleum products in the state in the last few weeks.
23 Jan
Fresh crisis is brewing in the Obongship tussle in Calabar, as a group of Etuboms (kingmakers) has rejected recent re-election of the Obong.


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The United Nations has described as “worrying trend” the low participation of women in both politics and governance in the current dispensation at national and State levels in the country, especially in the last 2023 general elections.
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Ahead of the Conference of Party (COP28) Nigerian children has raised concern over the multiple effect of climate change with the call on government as well as global leaders to allocate more budget for climate activities to provide more sustainable solutions and resilient future.
19 mins ago
Everton have appealed against the decision to dock them 10 Premier League points for financial rule breaches, reports BBC.
20 mins ago
The Afrobeats music is currently abuzz with excitement as a new prodigy in the genre, ‘Sharlly’, a talented and dynamic new artiste, prepares to release his much-anticipated debut Extended Play (EP) on December 15.
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Summit University Offa, Kwara State, has announced its historic maiden combined  convocation ceremonies, which will hold from Wednesday, December 6 to Saturday, December 9, 2023.
43 mins ago
Popular kids’ channel, Nickelodeon, has unveiled a fresh brand identity paying attention to its playful history.
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As part of efforts to equip students in public schools for a better future, M.A.D.E project has designed a programme with empowered teenagers in public school using the power of music, arts, dance, among others. The project is a mentorship initiative of the H2:14 global mission and aims to empower over one million teenagers in…
1 day ago
Sa’ad A. Jijji, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (Ag.) of Pension Alliance Limited (PAL PFA), is a 1995 graduate of Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University as well a 2009 MBA graduate from University of Oxford. He is also a member Institute of Directors of Nigeria (IOD). His 26 years working career spans across many sectors of the economy starting in 1997 as one of the pioneer staff of Intercellular Limited, a Telco Operator. Sa’ad later switched to Banking with Citibank Nigeria all in Lagos. In 2004, Sa’ad opened MTN Kaduna Office as Manager. A year later, he was promoted to Regional Manager, based in Abuja, in charge of Northern Nigeria. In 2008, he was moved to MTN Head Office as National Customer Intelligence Manager, strategizing for the company’s then 50 million customers.
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The Nigerian sports industry is an integral part of the nation’s economy and cultural heritage. Unfortunately, despite the fact that the country has produced world-renowned sports legends, who have brought pride to Nigeria on the global stage, the industry is still largely plagued by myriad of problems. The list is endless; from insufficient funding for sports development, lack of direct support from government, poor welfare package for both active and retired sportsmen/women, scarcity of qualified coaches, high rate of unskilled and unqualified coaches, lack of adequate sports infrastructures, poor maintenance of sports facilities, lack of investment in sports infrastructure development, to inadequate sports technology and equipment. 
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The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), has urged governments across the world to unleash the power of grassroots communities to lead the fight to end AIDS. A new report launched Friday by UNAIDS - Let Communities Lead, showed that AIDS can be ended as a public health threat by 2030 if communities on…