Cross River State
Expert laments insecurity in Cross River, seeks Ayade’s resignation
Worried by the worsening security situation exacerbated by incessant kidnappings in Cross River State, a United States (U.S.)-based Sheriff Investigator and Law Enforcement Expert...
Compensation for Cross River Deep Seaport divides host communities
Part payment of compensation by the Cross River State government for the Deep Seaport project has split some host communities of Bakassi Council Area of the state.
Cross River community protest non-confirmation of Ikpeme as CJ
Members of the Eniong Abatim Community in Odukpani Council Area of Cross River State have risen in defence of Justice Akon Ikpeme, insisting that the state government should follow due process, the rule of law and swear her in as substantive Chief Judge of the state.
Cross River, Akwa Ibom senior lawyers seek good governance, end to unrealistic projects
Some Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) and other legal practitioners in Cross River and Akwa Ibom have passed a no confidence vote on federal and state governments...
Traders, consumers groan as scarcity of food, essentials hit Calabar, Rivers
Scarcity of essential perishable food items like vegetables, tomatoes, pepper, onions and others have hit Calabar as traders and consumers in Cross River State count their losses from the curfew declared by the state government.
Duke begs youths for sins of Nigerian leaders
Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has sought forgiveness from youths on behalf of Nigerian leaders, insisting that the political leadership had failed them.
Experts seek traditional institutions’ intervention in land saga
Worried by the lingering dispute between communities of Akamkpa, Biase Local Government Areas of Cross River State and Wilmar Palm Plantation, environmentalists have called for the intervention of traditional institutions to end squabbles over land.
Rights Groups, others decry inequality in land governance in Nigeria
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth (ERA/FoEN) and other stakeholders have said practice of gender inequality in land governance has increased poverty and deprivation among women in the society. The Executive Director, ERA/FoEN, Dr. Godwin Ojo, who was represented by a lecturer at the University of Calabar (UNICAL), Dr. Ralph Offiong, said this at…
Udom Emmanuel and good governance in Akwa Ibom State
It is the duty of every government to promote good governance through the design, formulation and implementation of policies and programmes aimed at enhancing the wellbeing of the citizenry and promoting stability within the polity. Good governance is characterized by participation, consensus building, accountability, transparency, responsiveness, effectiveness, efficiency; must be equitable and inclusive, and follows…