Man kills wife over suspicion of infidelity, commits suicide
A middle-aged man known as Akpan has hanged himself after reportedly shooting his wife to death for committing adultery in Cross River State. Akpan had accused his wife of sleeping with another man.
Abducted Cross River labour leader regains freedom
The kidnapped chairman of the Cross River State chapter of the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC), Comrade Ben Ukpepi, has regained his freedom.The unionist, who was last week whisked away by his abductors from his home in Akpabuyo Local Council of the state,
Gunmen attacks former Cross River official
Dr George Abang-Ekpungu, the former Commissioner for New Cities Development in Cross River escaped attacks by gunmen suspected to be hired killers on Sunday night. Abang-Ekpungu, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Calabar, said the incident took place in his country home in Kakwagom community in Boki local government…
Clash claims one, cattle in Cross River State
The altercation unfortunately resulted in the sole death.The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Irene Ugbo, who confirmed the incident, said the herdsmen did not kill anybody.Her words: “What happened was that the community was having a problem with the herdsmen, whereby some cows were slaughtered.
Two feared dead as cultists seize Cross River community
Resident of Iso-Bendege Community in Boki Local Council of Cross River State were forced to flee into the bush on New Year Day, when their celebration was cut short following rival cults war in the community.
Driver allegedly kills boss, dumps body in septic tank
A driver simply identified as Samson has been arrested for killing his boss and dumping his body in a septic tank at Ekiadokor area of Ovia North East local government area of Edo State. Two other suspects were also arrested in connection with the killing.
10 feared dead as militants, kidnappers clash in Cross River
A bloody clash between kidnappers and a militant group known as the Bakassi Strike Force (BSF), operating in the Bakassi Peninsular of Cross River State, has claimed about 10 lives.