NOA warns against violence, rape of girls, women
The Director of the National Orientation Agency in Cross River State, Mr. Amissine Ogban has called on residents to desist from covering up perpetrators of rape and violence against girls and women in the state.
National Assembly begins investigation of Cross River mayhem
The National Assembly has commenced an investigation of the October 23, 2020, and October 24, 2020 mayhem in Calabar and its environs during which lives and property were destroyed following the #EndSARS protests.
Lantern explodes, burns day-old baby in Calabar
Fire from a lantern has burnt a day-old baby under the care of a Traditional Birth Attendant (TBA) in Calabar, Cross River State capital.
Shettima heads APC Cross River North Campaign Council for by-election
The APC has announced the appointment of Sen. Kashim Shettima as the chairman of its Cross River North Senatorial District Campaign Council for the by-election rescheduled for Dec. 5. The party’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabana, said in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday that the APC’s Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee…
Cross River governor, Obong of Calabar settle differences
Cross River State Governor, Benedict Ayade, and the Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, have resolved their differences that emanated from the mayhem in the state during the #EndSARS protests. A former Governor of the state, Liyel Imoke, had earlier visited the Calabar monarch in his palace at Adiabo to seek ideas…
Lawyers in Akwa Ibom, Cross River task NJC over vacant Chief Judge seat
As Cross River state remains for almost one year without a substantive Chief Judge, the Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) in Cross River and Akwa Ibom...
Kidnap: Doctors embark on indefinite strike in Cross River
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Cross River chapter, on Wednesday embarked on an indefinite strike over the kidnapping of its member, Dr Godwin Udo of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital.
80 arrested in Cross River as hoodlums sack 1,000 Bakassi returnees
The police have arrested no fewer than 80 people in Cross River State over alleged looting and vandalisation of government and private property. In a telephone interview with reporters in Calabar, yesterday, the Commissioner of Police (CP), Abdulkadir Jimoh, said the suspects invaded homes and offices, including that of a National Assembly member, carting away…
Ayade orders house-to-house search of looted items
Cross River State governor Senator Ben Ayade has ordered security agencies in the state to search houses
Hoodlums loot Cross River COVID-19 palliative warehouse
Hoodlums under the guise of the ongoing #EndSARS protest on Friday looted Cross River COVID-19 palliative warehouse at Bishop Moinagh Street, State Housing Authority in Calabar. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the hoodlums were seen in their numbers carting away bags of rice, noodles, salt and gallons of vegetable oil.…