Cross River State
Why defeat of Boko Haram sect delays, by Donald Duke
Former Governor Donald Duke of Cross River State has attributed the prolonged ‘inability’ to defeat the Boko Haram sect by the Nigerian Army to early retirement.
Cross River state’s tourist sites rot away from neglect
Cross River State is famous for such attractive tourism sites as Obudu Cattle Ranch or Obudu Mountain Resort, Tinapa Business Resort (one of the swimming pools is infested with algae, tadpoles, frogs), Marina Resort, Agbokim Water Falls, Kwa Falls, Nkarasi Monoliths, and Buanchor, which has the Canopy Walk Way and the Pandrilus Drill Rehabilitation Centre,…
With branding, all states are viable!
Regardless of what side you’re on, it was saddening to see the rascality that initially marred the primaries in Ekiti State. I was discussing with an indigene of the state, a Fayose supporter who argued...
Cross River loses N8b on withdrawal of sports festival hosting rights
The Cross River State government has suffered a loss of over N8 billion following the withdrawal of the hosting rights of the 19th National Sports Festival by the Federal Government.
Cross River, groups pledges to tackle human trafficking
The Cross River State Ministry of Justice in partnership with Conference Of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) and Africa Alliance Partnership, (AAP) have pledged to tackle the menace of human trafficking and conservation of wildlife in the country. The group made the pledge during a conference held in Calabar, Cross River state capital, last week. Director…
Senator petitions IGP over alleged threat to life
Senator Bassey Otu has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, alleging threat to his life.
Phone snatchers chop off girl’s hand in Calabar
Armed men have invaded shops in Calabar South of Cross River State and chopped off the hand of a young woman after dispossessing her of her belongings.
1,000 women protest against gang rape in Cross River
Not less than 1,000 women in Cross River State yesterday took to the streets of Okuni community, Ikom Local Government Area of the state, protesting against an alleged gang rape of one of them.
Controversy trails Supreme Court verdict on new Cross River wards
Conflicting interpretations are trailing the Supreme Court’s verdict on the new wards created by the Cross Rivers State government to ensure that the remnants of Bakassi are not disenfranchised.