Cross River State
Communities participate in WASH Clinic
To sustain Open Defecation Free (ODF) status of some communities in Cross River State, a Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Clinic was held for representatives of 11 wards in Boki Local Government of the state. Boki WASH Consultant, Mr. Samuel Attah, who said the programme had yielded positive behaviour among the locals, explained that constant…
Three suspected robbers burnt to death by angry residents
Three suspected armed robbers were on Monday evening burnt to death by residents of Amana community in Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River State. Members of the community arrested the suspects and set them ablaze while the remaining gang members escaped. An eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity, said the gang has been terrorizing the area…
Ayade's aide, Akpana collapses, rushed to hospital
There was pandemonium am An aide to Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Benedicta Akpana, yesterday collapsed and was rushed to a private hospital in Abuja Akpana, an Executive Protocol Officer to Ayade, was said to have collapsed at her apartment at about 2.15pm and was rushed semi-unconscious to a private hospital in Zone…
Cross River: North and South districts form alliance for 2019
Elders and opinion leaders from North, South and Central senatorial districts of Cross River State are divided over 2019 governorship seat.
Ibeshi files N2b suit against PDP, Ayade over guber primary
A gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State, Mr. Emmanuel Ibeshi, has filed a N2billion suit before a Federal High Court...
Deadly criminal gang nabbed in Cross River
A deadly armed robbery gang and other criminals terrorizing Cross River state were yesterday, paraded by the State Police Command at the state police headquarters in Calabar.
Five-year-old twins burnt to death in midnight fire
Residents of Inynasang community were greeted with the sad news of the death of five-year-old twins, in a fire caused by candlelight.
Duke, Al-Mustapha, Ezekwesili win presidential tickets
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) yesterday elected former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, as its presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections.
Ndoma-Egba wins APC Cross River State Central senatorial ticket
Former Senate Leader and Board Chairman, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has emerged as the Cross River Central senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He pulled 50,729 votes to beat Prof. Oka Martins who came second with 19, 349 votes. Other contestants, Anderson Rickets and Henry Ayuk, scored 302 and…