Over the weekend, the Cross River State Commissioner of Culture and Tourism, Mr. Eric Anderson, and members of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Nigeria were at loggerhead in Calabar over incomplete documents. Photo of Eric Anderson Many Cross Riverians are blaming the FRSC for manhandling a member of the executive arm of government in Cross River State, while some are blaming the Commissioner for trying to be above the law.
After so many months of a legal battle between Dr. Stephen Odey and Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, Odey has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). The big question is, does his defection to the APC pose a threat to the PDP?
With preparation in full gear against the 2023 elections in Cross River State, many Cross Riverians have shown interest in the seat of Deputy Governor. This article will show 10 politicians that may become the Cross River State Deputy Governor by 2023. 1. Rt. Hon.
As the entire country continues to wait for the outcome of the 2023 general elections, Cross Riverians are also warming up to see which candidate succeeds Gov. Ben Ayade. Credit: TNN News Cross Riverians are hoping that the next governor of the state would continue the good works of Gov.
The Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade, through the State Privatization Council has stated that he is no longer the governor that takes decisions on his own, he has decided to step down his power and allow Cross Riverians to decide what to do with all the industries in the state.
The issue of high taxation in Cross River State remains a major challenge in the state. Over a year ago the Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade exempted the poor and low-income earners from paying tax as he felt they were suffering to raise money to run the family.
On Monday, the South-South governors in Nigeria met at the government house in Port Harcourt to discuss issues bordering the region. They spoke on the Value Added Tax (VAT), issues bordering on the NDDC, security, and others. The Cross River State governor, Sir Ben Ayade did not attend the meeting nor sent a delegate to represent him.
It is always a thing of pain when an order is given by the state government and that same order is broken by the same state government. One thing that makes the people love and appreciate the administration of their governors is when they keep to their words. In Cross River State, we will look at two orders that the government gave to residents and have broken those orders by themselves.
Governor Ben Ayade is no doubt one of the youngest and Intelligent governors in Nigeria. Before he won the election to become the executive governor of Cross River State in 2015, Governor Ayade had earlier served as a senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District in the Nigerian senate.
As Cross Riverians continue to canvas for their candidates against the forthcoming general elections, there is a need to replace some positions that have been left vacant ever since the governor defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC). When Governor Ayade joined the APC, so many commissioners were sacked for refusing to move with the governor to the APC and those positions have been left vacant which is not good for the growth of the state.
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
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.
The Cross River State Government has through the Ministry of Aviation announced the commencement of Cally Air Flight (Operated by Aero Contractors)to and from Magaret Ekpo International Airport Calabar. According to a post made by one of Gov. Ayade's aides, the CallyAir would make a maiden landing at the Calabar Airport this weekend.
Following the recent publication of legislative Performance particularly in the area of bill sponsorship by a popular legislative accountability organization, Order Paper. Cross Riverians have continued to center the public discussion around the rating of their legislators at both houses of the national assembly. Credit: Order Paper
In Akwa Ibom, Gov Udom Emmanuel's critics unite for development but in Cross River, people oppose and lead campaigns to frustrate development in the name of criticism. It's very shameful to see Cross Riverians, most of whom have never gone near the airport before branding and campaigning for people to patronize Ibom Air despite its discriminatory policies against Cross River people all because they don't want to see the Callyair brand succeed.
The abrupt cancellation of the Leboku International Festival by the Cross River State Government has raised numerous questions in the heart of participants and community loyalists whose joy of celebration has been cut short. Although the reasons for the cancellation of the festival is not very clear, Governor Ayade’s aide Ken Aklah revealed that because of certain health concerns, the government is not ready to put together an event that will converge a large number of people.
We can't afford to deny C'Riverians the possession of brooms as they troop into the APC - Bassey Ita
Following the gale of defections into its folds in reaction to the movement of the State Governor, His Excellency, Prof. Ben Ayade to the party, the Cross River State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has ordered for three million bundles of brooms from local producers in the state.
The Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade has lifted the state's longest curfew in recent times today, August 2nd 2021. Governor Ayade who who spoke through his chief press secretary and senior special Assistant on media, Mr Christian Ita urged Cross Riverians to begin to go about their normal businesses as he noted that the security situation in the state is now well managed.
CP Sikiru Akande has handed over duty to Aminu Alhassan as the new Commissioner of Police Cross River State Command. On Wednesday the 11th of August, 2021, Aminu resumed duty as the 42nd Commissioner of Police in the state. Akande while handing over to him stated that when he reported six months ago, the situation was challenging but he was able to build a foundation in which his successor can continue with.
Disregard fallacious Messages On Social Media About Covid19 Vaccines As the third wave of Covid19 continue to spread across the globe causing unprecedented deaths and affecting economic activities, although faced with strong resistance from unverifiable sources, vaccination has remained the surest means of minimizing Covid19 related deaths . It is on this premise that the Cross River State Deputy Governor and his wife presented themselves for Vaccination, as they received their second jab of the Oxford Astrazeneca vaccine signalling a complete dosage and guaranteed immunity against the virus.