Monday, 25th September 2023

Cross Rivers

19 Jun
Five World Bank erosion control projects, worth billions of naira have been abandoned in Cross River State due to alleged interference by immediate past government.
2 May
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State, yesterday, said workers in the state celebrated ‘May Day’ with grief, following years of unfulfilled promises by the state government.
18 Apr
Ekuri forest, the largest community forest in Nigeria and a protected Community Conserved Area (CCA) that has equal status with national protected forests in Nigeria registered under the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (WCMC) in Cross River State is under threat of extinction through activities of reckless logging.
28 Dec 2022
Sen. Bassey Otu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship Candidate in Cross River, has announced suspension of all his political activities forthwith. The announcement is contained in a statement signed by the candidate on Wednesday in Calabar. Otu said that he was suspending the activities to mourn with the families of fun seekers who died…
5 Nov 2022
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers says his administration has received N45 billion only from the Federal Government as Bakassi stabilisation fund.
15 Aug 2021
The Court of Appeal in Abuja, yesterday, awarded N2m against the All Progressives Congress (APC) and one Joe Agi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), to be paid to the Peoples Democratic Party
8 Dec 2020
The new Cross River Obudu International Passenger and Cargo Airport will become operational with effect from next year just as the state government has paid N900 million compensation to affected land lord communities. Speaking with some newsmen in Obudu on Monday, the Commissioner for Aviation, Dr. Jake Otu Enya, said, “the major area of work…
12 May 2020
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned rising extra-judicial killings and alleged human rights violation in the last three weeks of lockdown extension in Abuja
23 Apr 2019
Four policemen attached to the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), were last Wednesday attacked by armed thugs at the Ogoja Town in Cross Rivers State, when they attempted to recover a Toyota Sienna space-bus from a notorious car receiver. The attack left them with severe machete injuries.   It was gathered that…
26 Nov 2018
Governor Ben Ayade has encouraged the Igbo and other residents of Cross River State to resist unnecessary taxation. There have been cases of multiple and unnecessary taxation in the state despite the governor’s friendly tax regime to businesses. Reacting to complaints of extortions by tax officials at his installation as Eze Ndi Igbo in Cross…
9 Sep 2018
Fresh fissures have emerged within the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State over some party bigwigs endorsement of Tonye Cole as the party’s governorship candidate under the smokescreen of ‘consensus’. The rumbles, with a subterranean rage within the party, stems from the fact that the imposition of Cole, who is perceived to be a…
13 Feb 2018
The Women Empowerment Programme Scheme Synergy (WEPSS) instituted by INTELS Nigeria Limited, in Onne, Rivers State, has continued to attract many women from various parts of the country. WEPSS, a corporate social responsibility initiative of the oil and gas logistics giant, trains rural women in sewing and fashion design for free. Dorothy Egbe is one of…


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