Wednesday, 20th October 2021
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Cross River State

12 Oct
The Organised Labour in Cross River on Tuesday shut down public offices including schools and hospitals to press home its numeral demands. The organised labour involved comprised the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Joint Public Service Negotiating Council (JNC). The group said the action followed failure of the state government…
9 Oct
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dragged Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade to court seeking an order directing him and his deputy to vacate office being members of the All Progressives Congress...
30 Sep
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, on his 60th birthday, as he joined family and friends to rejoice with Duke, whose antecedents continue to inspire hope in a new generation of leaders.
30 Sep
The Chairman of Executive Group and Board Member, Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr Ayo Ogunsan, has hailed a former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
15 Sep
Cross River State Government has raised the alarm over the high rate of about 200, 000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees in the state as it seeks Federal Government and international intervention on the issue. Director-General of the state’s Migration and Control Agency, Mike Abua, who gave the figures, lamented the high influx of…
13 Sep
The Cross River Government says violence against women has continued to rise in the state, in spite of the adoption of the Violence Against Person Prohibition (VAPP) Act. Ms Nancy Nsor, Director, Women Development, Ministry of Women Affairs, said this when she spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Calabar on Wednesday. Nsor…
31 Aug
Members of organised labour, yesterday, picketed the Cross River State Secretariat in Calabar over N25, 000 fee the Head of Service (HoS) allegedly collected from directors to write their permanent secretaries examination.
16 Aug
In the days of President Ibrahim Babangida’s christening of Social Democratic Party (SDP) and National Republican Convention (NRC), Cross River was not a monolithic state dominated by one party.
6 Aug
Building solutions company, Lafarge Africa Plc, has announced the graduation of its first set of female drivers from the Lafarge Driving Institute (LDI) in Calabar, Cross River State.
22 Jul
The Cross River State government has targeted 930,000 pregnant women and children to receive healthcare from the 2021 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week (MNCHW) in the state. The launching of the Inactivated Polio Virus Vaccine 2 (IPV2), a high impact health intervention with Partnership with the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHDA) and other…
12 Jul
The Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade has sacked the Commissioner for social housing, Chris Njah. The sack was announced in a statement by Ayade's special adviser on media and publicity, Christian Ita. It will be recalled that since his defection to the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) the governor has sacked dozens…
7 Jul
Cross River State Governor Benedict Ayade, yesterday declared that the Federal Government has pledged to prioritise the state’s superhighway and Bakassi Deep Seaport in 2022.


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All married women who are pregnant and nursing mothers not deployed to their husbands’ places of domicile can now proceed to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps within their spouses’ states of residence, the scheme has said. NYSC, however, said the pregnant women or nursing mothers must present for registration in addition to other…
18 mins ago
Ogun State High Court has convicted and fined an official of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Idowu Olumuyiwa Olamide, for certificate forgery. The convict was charged before Justice A. A. Akinyemi, by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for using a forged National Diploma Certificate to secure…
38 mins ago
Some landlords in Igbogbo-Baiyeku area in Ikorodu, Lagos State, have again appealed to the state government to urgently pay them compensation, four years after their houses were demolished for road project. Mr Ashela Adeboye, a representative of house owners affected by the demolition, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday that they were…
1 hour ago
The US is prepared to start vaccinating children aged five to 11 against Covid-19 starting next month, a move that will make 28 million more Americans eligible for shots, the White House said Wednesday. President Joe Biden's administration said it had already set aside enough supply and partnered with 25,000 sites nationwide -- including doctors'…