The Cross River State government has raised the alarm over the invasion of its forest by those it described as ‘timber bandits’ saying the state had lost billions of Naira to the incursion.
23 Mar 2020
As part of efforts to check the reckless logging in Cross River forest, over 300 Eco-Guards have been inaugurated as volunteer’s members of the task-force on anti deforestation.
10 Apr 2019
A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Rain Forest Resource Development Centre (RRDC), has rejected plans by the Cross River government to fund the state’s 275-kilometre superhighway project through an irrevocable standing payment order (ISPO) of N300 million monthly from the federation account. The state government had, in a letter dated February 19, 2019 to the House of…
8 Jan 2019
Cross River State government and an environmentalist in the state have disagreed over issues surrounding the N700 billion superhighway and deep seaport projects.
17 Jul 2017
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Cross River state have faulted the conditional Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) approval given the state government for the construction of the super highway project.