Photo credit: Adamu Garba and Joe Igbokwe. In politics, it is said that there is no permanent enemy or friend but permanent interest. This is exactly what many millions of Nigerians home and abroad had just heard or read as former Aviation Minister, Femi-Fani Kayode, well known as FFK, ended months of his rumoured defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress in Aso Rock today having met and welcomed by President Muhammadu Buhari into the party.
Ahead of the 2023 Cross River State governorship election, the available indication has shown that one out of these two APC Members in Cross River State may likely Obtain the next Governorship Ticket. 1. Florence Ita Giwa Florence Ita Giwa who is popularly known as Mama Bakassi is one of the Influential Female politicians in Cross River State. She is one of the PDP members that Decamped with Governor Ben Ayade to the All progressives Congress Ahead of the 2023 Cross River State governorship election. Florence
The Cross River State political space has witnessed several dramas ever since the governor defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), after winning all his elections in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Many of his loyalists and appointees had followed him to the APC, while some had chosen to resign from their office rather than leaving the PDP for APC.
In those days, there was this popular slogan that students usually chant “if you are not informed, you are deformed”. This slogan comes up when one misses crucial information and is basked in ignorance or very crucial information is about to be dispensed. In Nigeria, the Ministry of Information (MOI) handles that for the state whereas the Federal Ministry of Information takes charge at the Federal level.
All eyes are now set on Cross River State main opposition party, the People's Democratic Party, (PDP) as it prepares for its elective state congress after protracted issues. National Publicity secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement announced September 18th as the new date for the State Congress.
The Cross River State All Progressives Congress (APC) has witnessed a series of ups and downs since the Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade joined the party. There are days you will hear good news from the party members and there are also days you will hear complaints and disunity in the party.
September 8 makes it exactly seventeen years Late Chief John Oyom Okpa, former deputy Governor of Cross River State departed this sinful world to meet the great beyond. I have had cause to explain to some people why the Obubra/Mbembe people have found it extremely difficult to forget their son, Chief John Oyom Okpa, 17 years after his death.
Cross River is one of the states in South-South Nigeria. Home to various ethnic groups, the state boasts of a deep and rich cultural heritage. Keep reading to know more about the fashion attires of Cross River indigenes. The Efik tribe makes up a significant part of the state capital, Calabar.
A former Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Omor Egbeji, has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), must create a level playing ground for all aspirants in the soon-to-be declared vacant Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency seat. The lawmaker who served as the Speaker ofthe Cross River State House of Assembly prior to 1999 who hails from the Mubue axis of Ogoja Local Government Area of Cross River State, Hon.
As the 2023 elections draw near, politicians at different levels have begun preparations to run for different political offices, both at the state and Federal government levels. Beyond the interest in political offices and portfolios, the interest of the masses is candidates credibility and subsequent execution of promises made during the campaign period.
Tourism and Adventures are one of the things most people love to do. Going on vacations, experiencing the beautiful view of nature and relaxing of your mind and body after a long working period, are some of the activities that people engage in. In search of these experiences, people are always looking for tourist attraction/centers to visit, and most times going abroad is what comes to the mind of most Nigerians.
The story of electricity supply in Nigeria has been one of the most discussed stories amongst power users. Everyday conversations in Nigeria are peppered with stories about the constantly fickle electricity. Credit: New Wave Reporters Nigerians pay a fantastical monthly bill of thousands of Nairas after receiving only two days of electricity which makes many quietly rewire their homes to tap into the electric supply of the city street lamps or from neighbors.
A journalist based in Cross River State, South-South Nigeria, Eyo Charles who was assaulted by Nigeria’s former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has been conferred with “Global Town Crier Media Award” in the United State of America. The award is one of the several other awards received by the journalist following the verbal assault he suffered from the former Minister.
A former Military Governor of Old Rivers state, Gen. Stephen Anthony Ukpo is reportedly Dead. The retired general who hails from Okpoma, Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State, is said to have died at Asi Ukpo Diagnostic Hospital, Calabar after a brief illness in the early hours of Monday.
Tega Dominic, a 29-year-old business owner from Cross River State. Her “small circle of friends” describes her as easy-going and a great cook Tega, a Big Brother Naija housemate, was evicted along with three other housemates, including her new found love in the BBnaija house.
Nigeria is blessed with six political Zones. Among these Zones is the South South Zone. The South South Zone is critical in the political arrangement in the country. The South South Zone comprised of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Rivers, Cross River, and Edo States.
Tega and Boma were among the four housemates that were evicted from the big brother Naija house on Sunday 5 September 2021. Boma and Tega looks like a couple during their time in the Big brother Naija house, but Tega revealed that she and Boma are just friends.
Tega, who has been in the news lately for her escapades with Boma while in the season 6 of the favorite TV show BBNaija has been evicted. She had earlier revealed that her marriage may be a sham, a statement that enraged followers of the programme. Notably, her behaviour hasn't gone unnoticed as the aide to the governor of Delta state, Ossai Success retreited that she isn't a true daughter of the state.
Tega Domanic, popularly known as Tega,has described herself as a cool and hot-headed girl. BBNaija Tega from Cross River State made it open that she knows how to strike the fire when the right time comes. Even though she mentioned being a hot-headed girl, BBNaija's Tega also added that she knows how to balance people's attitudes through her understanding.
(ETTAH EMMANUEL O.) Cross River Under 15 Football team Qualifies for the grand finale of the 6th National Youth Games slated in Ilorin, Kwara State. The team led by experienced coaches from the Cross River State Sports Commission, travelled to Delta State for the Zonal Elimination for team sports which took place at Gov.