Cross River State
Widows protest against Ayade’s taking of farmlands for airport project
Widows in Obudu council of Cross River State have cried out over the state government’s acquisition of over nine square kilometres of their ancestral...
Ayade declares July 30 public holiday for tree planting
Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has declared July 30 every year as public holiday for planting trees in a ceremony tagged: The Green Carnival.
N14.4bn cash inflow into Cross River causes ripples
About N14.4bn revenue, said to have come to Cross River State from the Federal Government is causing ripples in the state.
Bakassi ex-militants accuse FG, others of breaching peace pact
The seven months old Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the federal government, Cross River and Akwa Ibom states...
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Cross River farmers’ delay to repay anchor borrowers’ loan worries CBN
Delay by rice formers in Cross River State to repay their anchor borrowers loan is causing the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) some concern.
Imoke commends Ayade over Nigeria’s first solar-power rice mill
The immediate past governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke, has commended Governor Ben Ayade for his efforts towards industrialising the state, stressing that the establishment of Africa’s first vitaminised rice mill in Ogoja is a phenomenal project. Imoke, who accompanied his successor to inspect the installation of equipment at the rice mill,…
Ayade rejects LG autonomy, claims they are not viable
Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has rejected calls for autonomy for local governments in the country, saying they are not economically viable to be autonomous.
Ayade asks ex-aides to return official vehicles within 78 hours or face arrest
Cross River State Government has threatened to arrest former commissioners and appointees for failure to return official vehicles within 78 hours. The threat was made yesterday in a statement signed by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Martins Orim. The state governor warned those affected to comply with the directive or face embarrassment by…