PDP congresses in Cross River pit Ayade against ex-governor Imoke, National Assembly members
All seems not to be going well in the fold of People Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State. Governor Ben Ayade, on one hand, is pitched against his predecessor, Senator Liyel Imoke
Imoke charges Cross River politicians on peace, unity
Former Governor of Cross River State, Liyel Imoke has charged all politicians in the state to sheath their sword and unite for the overall interest of the state.
Africa’s maiden vitaminised rice mill out soon in Cross River, governor promises
Africa's inaugural vitaminised rice mill to come on stream soon in Cross River State, Governor Ben Ayade has promised. Speaking at the weekend during inspection of equipment at the mill in company of his predecessor, Senator Liyel Imoke, the governor explained that “this is the first vitaminised rice mill in Africa. It is the latest…
Daughters of Imoke, Borno speaker shine at South African Gymnastics Championship
Nigeria stood tall on the podium at the weekend in South Africa, where three daughters of former Cross River State Governor, Liyel Imoke, and one from the Bornu State House of Assembly Speaker, Alhaji Tukur won medals for the country at the just concluded African International Level System Championship.
Two years after… Sports Festival ‘Gorilla’ still trapped in Calabar Rainforest
The mascot ‘Bamba’, according to Imoke, is a gorilla from the rainforest of Boki, a landlocked area surrounded by tourism destination centres like Obudu, Ikom and Ogoja in Cross River State.
‘Nigeria can challenge Jamaica, United States in athletics but the structure must change’
Recently, the Reform Committee set up by the Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, came up with the same submission, adding a caveat that only patriotic and informed Nigerians should be given the task of leading the effort at revival.
Cross River’s development model will solve Nigeria’s problems, says Ijirigho
Nigeria’s former Olympics team captain, Bruce Ijirigho, has urged the Federation Government to embrace grassroots sports development as developed by the Cross River State government if it desired a lasting end to the country’s failures at world meets.