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POLITICS

How The Hope Of APC Retaining Power In Cross River State Has Been Crumbled

There are recent happenings in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State which suggest that the party might not win any political position in the state by 2023. Before now, the governor of the state, Sir Ben Ayade had made the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) feel they had no place in the state.

  11 months ago ago
How The Hope Of APC Retaining Power In Cross River State Has Been Crumbled

POLITICS

2 Candidates Ayade May Prefer To Replace Him As Governor

The Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade will be bowing out of office by 2023 to be replaced by another politician who will oversee the affairs of the state. The governorship seat will not be gotten as usual. It will be one of the greatest political battles Cross River State has ever witnessed.

  11 months ago ago
2 Candidates Ayade May Prefer To Replace Him As Governor

JUSTICE

Ayade's Administration: How C'River State Has Become A Den For Protest

The rate of crisis looming over the Cross River State government is becoming alarming. The rate at which protests are becoming the call of the state calls for concern. Just in one month, the state has witnessed up to three different protests. Firstly, it was a protest from civil servants who claimed that the government has refused to fully implement a minimum wage and the implementation of 27.5% teachers enhancement allowance, amongst others.

  11 months ago ago
Ayade's Administration: How C'River State Has Become A Den For Protest

TRAVEL

11 Amazing Things You Never Knew About Calabar

Calabar which is the capital of Cross River State and the first Capital of Nigeria is the home for the Efiks, Efuts, and Quas. In this article, we look at 11 amazing things so many people never knew about Calabar. 1. Do you know that Calabar is the only metropolis in Nigeria with three Paramount Rulers?

  11 months ago ago
11 Amazing Things You Never Knew About Calabar

POLITICS

APC berates Imoke over claims that he made Ayade Governor of Cross River State

...says PDP is toothless in Cross River State and the recent defection is delusional. The All Progressives Congress, APC has described the immediate past Cross River State Governor, Sen. Liyel Imoke as being "arrogant" for saying he singlehandedly planted a successor (Sen. Ben Ayade) in the Diamond Hill House.

  11 months ago ago
APC berates Imoke over claims that he made Ayade Governor of Cross River State

POLITICS

2 Things Senator Liyel Imoke Said About The 2023 Elections In C'River That Are Not True

Tension is still growing in Cross River State over what will be the outcome of the 2023 general elections. Former governor Liyel Imoke made some statements during the Peoples Democratic Party (APC) congress. For me, I think there are two things out of the many things he said that are not true.

  11 months ago ago
2 Things Senator Liyel Imoke Said About The 2023 Elections In C'River That Are  Not True

SOCIETY

The Maltreatment Of Street Sweepers In Calabar Calls For Concern

The beauty and cleanliness Cross River State is enjoying today is as a result of these street sweepers who leave their houses by 3 or 4 a.m to the streets of Calabar just to ensure the roads are clean before road users wake up to use the road. Photo of the women who protested

  11 months ago ago
The Maltreatment Of Street Sweepers In Calabar Calls For Concern

POLITICS

APC Congress: Usani Denies Links With APC Faction. Pledges Support For Ayade

A prominent leader of the All Progressives Congress in Cross River State and former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani has distanced himself from any other faction in the party. Insisting that he is in support of the State Congress that produced the Barr Alphonsus Eba led Exco.

  11 months ago ago
APC Congress: Usani Denies Links With APC Faction. Pledges Support For Ayade

POLITICS

Sen. Jarigbe Agom receives 10,000 defectors from APC to PDP In Cross River North

Yesterday, 24th October, 2021, The Cross River North Senatorial District, witnessed an epoch making turnout of the crème dela crème in Cross River state politics and thousands of constituents, as Distinguished Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District, held a thanksgiving reception to thank God and his supporters for their overwhelming prayers and support that has cumulated to victory in the Senate tussle.

  11 months ago ago
Sen. Jarigbe Agom receives 10,000 defectors from APC to PDP In Cross River North

JUSTICE

Exclusive: A Court In Calabar Has Suspended The NLC Strike In C'River With Immediate Effect

Justice Sanusi Kardo of the Industrial Court of Nigeria in Calabar has given an order suspending the ongoing strike and sit at home action embarked upon by the Cross River State Branch of the Nigeria Labour Congress and other affiliate unions in the state. The Honorable Justice Kardo order issued on Wednesday, October 19, 2021, in Calabar restrained Labour and other affiliate Labour groups from further holding rallies under the strike and locking up government premises and ordered that the strike should be suspended with I. Mediate effect.

  11 months ago ago
Exclusive: A Court In Calabar Has Suspended The NLC Strike In C'River With Immediate Effect

POLITICS

Minister Congratulates New Cross River APC Excos, Charges Them To Promote Peace, Unity

The Honourable Minister of State, Power, Goddy Jedy Agba, OFR has congratulated the newly elected State Executives of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Cross River State. The Minister stated this in a statement he issued in Calabar shortly after the State congress held on Saturday, October 16 at the U. J Esuene Stadium, Calabar.

  11 months ago ago
Minister Congratulates New Cross River APC Excos, Charges Them To Promote Peace, Unity

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: We Will Ensure Nigeria Remains APC-Ayade, Gunmen Abduct Another Monarch

Cross River will join forces with other progressives to ensure Nigeria remains APC-Ayade PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers SENATOR Ben Ayade, the Cross River State governor says he would join other progressives across the country to make sure the All Progressives Congress, APC, retains power in 2023.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: We Will Ensure Nigeria Remains APC-Ayade, Gunmen Abduct Another Monarch

EDUCATION

Ayade's Aide Bags Officials Nigeria Magazine Award

Governor Ben Ayade Special Assistant on Agric Extension Services, Precious Jabe Besong has been honoured with an award of Excellence by the Officials Nigeria Magazine. Explaining the reason behind her selection, the Magazine said that it was in recognition of her patriotic zeal and commitment towards human capacity development in Cross River State and Nigeria at large.

  11 months ago ago
Ayade's Aide Bags Officials Nigeria Magazine Award

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Opinion: Ayade Should Extend The Referendum For The Privatization Of Industries In Cross River State

In a bid to ensure greater participation by Cross Riverians, I think the Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade should extend the referendum which seeks to gauge the opinion of indigenes of the state on whether industries constructed by his administration should be privatized or not. Photo of Governor Ayade

  11 months ago ago
Opinion: Ayade Should Extend The Referendum For The Privatization Of Industries In Cross River State

SOCIETY

Two foreigners arrested with explosives in Akwa Ibom

Police have arrested three people, including two foreigners, with explosives along Okobo-Oron highway in Akwa Ibom State. The two Cameroonian and one Nigerian suspects were captured during stop and search operations by men of the AIG Border Patrol Squad. Akwa Ibom state police spokesman SP Odiko Mcdon told journalists on Tuesday at the police headquarters in Ikot Akpan Abia, that the explosives included two bags of dynamites.

  11 months ago ago
Two foreigners arrested with explosives in Akwa Ibom

MILITARY

Panic As Explosions Rocks Nigeria Army Barracks in Calabar

Loud explosions has reportedly rocked the Ebrutu Army barracks in Calabar, Cross River State. According to reports, the incident happened around 2:30pm on Friday, 15th October, 2021. Some residents who witnessed the incident said, the explosions started on Thursday, and shook buildings, breaking windows and ceilings of houses at Golf View Estate.

  11 months ago ago
Panic As Explosions Rocks Nigeria Army Barracks in Calabar

JUSTICE

One Year After #EndSars Protest, CRS Panel Yet To Submit Report.

It is exactly a year after the #EndSars protest against Police brutality that rocked many cities across the nation including Cross River State. Calabar. The state capital and other urban towns within the state were badly hit by hoodlums who hijacked the protest and went about destroying both government and private properties.

  11 months ago ago
One Year After #EndSars Protest, CRS Panel Yet To Submit Report.

ENVIRONMENT

Cross River State Government Marks World Food Day With A Symposium

As part of activities marking the 2021 World Food Day Celebration, the Cross River State Government in Collaboration with USAID Feed the Future has organized a symposium with the theme: "Our Actions Are Our Future: A Better Production, A Better Nutrition, A Better Environment And A Better Life” which reflects on the need for a healthy living in this year's Celebration.

  11 months ago ago
Cross River State Government Marks World Food Day With A Symposium

MILITARY

Explosion Hits Nigeria Army Barracks in Calabar

A terrible explosion occurred at Eburutu Barrack in Calabar, the capital of Cross River State with some buildings surrounding the barracks shattered and causing possible terror attack. It happened around 2:30pm on Friday. Some residents said the explosions started on Thursday, the explosions shook buildings, breaking windows and ceilings of houses at Golf View Estate.

  11 months ago ago
Explosion Hits Nigeria Army Barracks in Calabar

JUSTICE

One Year After #EndSars Protest, CRS Panel Yet To Submit Report

It is exactly a year after the #EndSars protest against Police brutality that rocked many cities across the nation including Cross River State. Calabar. The state capital and other urban towns within the state were badly hit by hoodlums who hijacked the protest and went about destroying both government and private properties.

  11 months ago ago
One Year After #EndSars Protest, CRS Panel Yet To Submit Report