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POLITICS

Cross River Politics: PDP Rally In Obanliku Versus APC Rally In Bekwarra

The last few days have been very interesting politically in Cross River State and Obudu/Bekwarra/Obanliku Federal Constituency, as Political supporters and spectators from the two major political platforms, Peooles Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC), watch their Leaders put forth their energies to make statements of who is in charge and who is on ground of the Federal Constituency.

  1 year ago ago
Cross River Politics: PDP Rally In Obanliku Versus APC Rally In Bekwarra

POLITICS

Rt. Hon. Legor Idagbo Reacts To Ayade's New Appointments

The Cross River State Governor has in the early hours of Tuesday approved the appointments of eight persons into his government. The appointments had raised eye brows as to which Local Government was fit for a particular position. Reacting to the new appointments, the federal lawmaker at the House of Representatives representing Bekwarra/Obudu/Obanliku Federal Constituency of Cross River State, Rt.

  1 year ago ago
Rt. Hon. Legor Idagbo Reacts To Ayade's New Appointments

SOCIETY

Communities In C'River Suffering From Neglect As No One Seems To Be Aware Of Their Existence

There are so many communities in Cross River State that have little or no government presence. In this article we will take Bekwarra as a case study. The people of Bekwarra Local Government of Cross River State have lamented the absence of government support for a very long time.

  10 months ago ago
Communities In C'River Suffering From Neglect As No One Seems To Be Aware Of Their Existence

ENVIRONMENT

UBANG: The Tourism Community Where Males And Females Speak Different Dialects

Male and female speakers of most languages across the globe usually use a similar dialect when communicating. However, the case seems to be different among the Ubang speaking people. With over 11,000 speakers, Ubang people are native to Obudu local government area of Cross River State popular for its tourist attractions.

  9 months ago ago
UBANG: The Tourism Community Where Males And Females Speak Different Dialects

POLITICS

Bekwarra Local Government Area Chairman Defects to APC alongside 10 ward councillors

The Chairman of Bekwarra Local Government Area of Cross River State, Honourable Doctor Josephat Owan Emaka and all ward Councillors have officially joined the All Progressive Congress from the People's Democratic Party today June 2nd 2021. The Chairman made the declaration in Abuochiche during an event to mark his first year in office as Chairman of Bekwarra Local Government Area.

  1 year ago ago
Bekwarra Local Government Area Chairman Defects to APC alongside 10 ward councillors

POLITICS

Four Major Contenders That May Represent Bekwarra/Obudu/Obanliku Federal Constituency By 2023

As we are drawing close to 2023 general elections, the numbers of aspirants dedicating interest for the position of Bekwarra/Obudu/Obanliku Federal seat in the house of representatives keeps increasing. Below are the aspirants and their brief profiles. Hon. Legor Idagbo He was born on November 10th, 1971.

  11 months ago ago
Four Major Contenders That May Represent Bekwarra/Obudu/Obanliku Federal Constituency By 2023

POLITICS

Thousands Of Bekwarra Indigenes Join Hon. Signor Omang Idiege As He Officially Defects To APC

The Cross River State Commissioner for Youths and Skills Acquisitions, Hon. (Signor) Omang Idiege, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Commissioner who announced his defection in Gakem ward, Bekwarra Local Government Area, said he decided to join APC because of its efforts towards developing the state.

  1 year ago ago
Thousands Of Bekwarra Indigenes Join Hon. Signor Omang Idiege As He Officially Defects To APC

POLITICS

I am not a desperate Politician Like you Claim, Nigerian Legislator Blast Opposition Members

The Member Representing Bekwarra/Obudu/Obanliku Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives Rt.Hon.Legor Idagbo has clarified that he is not a desperate politician as some members of the opposition claims.The Member of the House of Representatives made the clarification while speaking to his constituents in a town hall meeting which was part of a two day working visit to his Federal Constituency recently.

  1 year ago ago
I am not a desperate Politician Like you Claim, Nigerian Legislator Blast Opposition Members

SOCIETY

Residents of Cross River community convert Electricity cables to washing lines due to lack of light

Residents of some Commuinities in one of the Eighteen(18) Local Government Areas of Cross River State, Bekwarra have converted the Electricity cables in their Commuinities into dryers for their clothes due to lack of electricity for almost one decade. According to reports and reactions on social media, it is normal for the Commuinities in the local government Area to be without light.

  1 year ago ago
Residents of Cross River community convert Electricity cables to washing lines due to lack of light

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Bekwarra Chairman Marks One Year in office, list Achievements

Today, marks the first year that Hon. Dr. Josephat Emeka was sworn in as the Executive Chairman of Bekwarra Local Government Area. It has been a story of joy, tears, victory, losses and also a tale of guts, trials and glory. In the course of service so far, the Council Boss have experienced loyalty, betrayal and even seen deaths.

  1 year ago ago
Bekwarra Chairman Marks One Year in office, list Achievements

RELIGION

Let's Come Together And Pray For Peace, Unity, And Prosperity Of Bekwarra LGA - Lucy Emeka

The wife of the Chairman of Bekwarra Local Government Area of Cross River State, Ambassador Mrs. Lucy Emeka has called on every son and daughter of Bekwarra across the country and in the diaspora to come together and pray to deliver the land and to rebuild Bekwarra. The first lady made this call on Thursday during a one-day prayer summit which was held at the Bekwarra Council Hall, Abuochiche tagged 'Come let's rebuild the land'.

  10 months ago ago
Let's Come Together And Pray For Peace, Unity, And Prosperity Of Bekwarra LGA - Lucy Emeka

LIFESTYLE

Bekwarra:How Our Ugly History Can Become The Beautiful Forecast of An Enviable Future

As the year gradually winds down, the need for individuals and groups alike to re-evaluate the progress so far made cannot be overemphasized,hence the collective coalition of the years achievements and plans to augment on our weaknesses. Dear Friends recall that history holds that ,in 1967 the Nigeria Civil war started from a once blessed and peaceful community called GAKEM in the today Bekwarra Local Government Area of Cross River state. Like the impact of war any where in the world, this left our people in

  1 year ago ago
Bekwarra:How Our Ugly History Can Become The Beautiful Forecast of An Enviable Future

POLITICS

Bekwarra Chairman Put Smiles On The Faces Of His People As He Commences Palliatives Distributions

As part of the ways to cushion the negative effect the global pandemic has brought to the people of Bekwarra Local Government Area, the Cross River State government through the Commissioner for Health, Dr Berta Edu, the Director General, Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Janet Ekpenyong and the conscious effort of the Bekwarra Local Government Chairman, Dr Josephat Emeka has put smiles on the faces of its people as palliative distribution has commence in earnest. The distribution cut across the 10 wards

  1 year ago ago
Bekwarra Chairman Put Smiles On The Faces Of His People As He Commences Palliatives Distributions

POLITICS

If you ask me, all that happened at the Bekwarra Council Hall today was staged managed-Iripia Freedo

One thing that connects politicians and their people is constant engagement with the majority who may be indispensable especially in societies where votes count.

  1 year ago ago
If you ask me, all that happened at the Bekwarra Council Hall today was staged managed-Iripia Freedo

SOCIETY

Bekwarra Council Boss Condemns Mob Action Against Bekwarra Son Along Vandekyia-Gboko Highway

Jungle justice has added another negative dimension to our peaceful coexistence as a people living together bound with a common heritage, culture and tradition.Jungle justice is one of the very many banes Nigeria is plagued with, despite efforts by the government, the media and other non-governmental organisations to discourage people from participating in this unjustified public execution of people, this effort only seems unproductive and not yielding any result.

  1 year ago ago
Bekwarra Council Boss Condemns Mob Action Against Bekwarra Son Along Vandekyia-Gboko Highway

POLITICS

Lawmaker Gifts Constituents 50 Bags Of Rice

Christmas they say it's a season to show love, characterized with giving and exchange of gifts especially among Christians. It's in that vein that the Member representing Bekwarra State Constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly, Hon.(Prince) Edward Ajang has again demonstrated his unwavering commitment to members of his constituency on the occasion of this year 2020 Christmas festival celebration by providing 50 bags of locally made rice of 25kg and 500,000 naira cash to be shared among the 10

  1 year ago ago
Lawmaker Gifts Constituents 50 Bags Of Rice

POLITICS

Dr Josephat Emeka Bags Award Of Excellence

Bekwarra Local government chairman, Dr Josephat Emeka Owan, has added another feather in his cap, as he has been named among 2021 recipients of RootsWatch Magazine Nigerian Local Government Chairmen Merit Award for excellent service delivery and performance.The Chairman was physically on ground today with his beautiful wife, Mrs Freda Luu Emeka to receive the award at the National Merit House, Abuja among other local government chairmen in Nigeria.

  1 year ago ago
Dr Josephat Emeka Bags Award Of Excellence

HEALTH

[Photos] Not Less Than 100 Women Benefit From The Benevolence Of The First Lady Of Bekwarra

It is no news that ever since the emergence of the chairman of Bekwarra LGA in Cross River State, Dr Josephat Emeka, there has been tremendous change in the entire LGA. From renovations of schools, commissioning of water projects, sharing of gift items to the vulnerable and lots more. This has not been the usual face of Bekwarra LGA. The wife of the chairman, Mrs Lucy Owan Emeka has been in the business of making sure the girl child is never neglected. She has been of great support to her husband and the people

  1 year ago ago
[Photos] Not Less Than 100 Women Benefit From The Benevolence Of The First Lady Of Bekwarra

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Romeo Odey Makes List of Focus Africa Awards 2021

by ETTAH EMMANUEL O. Mr Romeo Odey popularly known as THE KING OF NORLAND is the founder RO Foundation/Norland Africa's No 1 Elite, CEO Ownex Properties.Focus Africa Series celebrates the milestone of this young innovator for making impacts in his field.

  1 year ago ago
Romeo Odey Makes List of Focus Africa Awards 2021

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ayade inspects 12,000 litre-per hour vegetable oil processing factory in Bekwarra

Ayade inspects 12,000 litre-per hour vegetable oil processing factory in Bekwarra, happy with progress of work Cross River State governor, Sir Ben Ayade has expressed happiness with the progress of work at the groundnut oil processing factory in Nyanya, Bekwarra Local Government Area.

  1 year ago ago
Ayade inspects 12,000 litre-per hour vegetable oil processing factory in Bekwarra