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Buhari Cracks Stubborn Projects. And It’s Just The Beginning By Femi Adesina

By FEMI ADESINA How did you feel watching Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, inspecting the just completed multi-million dollars bridge at Ikom, Cross River State, early this week? Any person of goodwill, not overtaken by bile and ill will, would feel proud to be a Nigerian.

  6 months ago ago
Buhari Cracks Stubborn Projects. And It’s Just The Beginning By Femi Adesina

ECONOMY-FINANCE

2 Notable Projects PMB Is Constructing In Cross River State That Is Providing Jobs For People

1. The Ikom Bridge In Cross River State is Almost Done. In 2019, the Buhari administration awarded the contract for the construction of the Ikom Bridge in Cross River State with a completion timeline of 24 months, the project has lived up to this expectation and will soon be commissioned for road users.

  4 months ago ago
2 Notable Projects PMB Is Constructing In Cross River State That Is Providing Jobs For People

POLITICS

Buhari Cracks Stubborn Projects. And It’s Just The Beginning, By Femi Adesina

How did you feel watching Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, inspecting the just completed multi-million dollars bridge at Ikom, Cross River State, early this week? Any person of goodwill, not overtaken by bile and ill will, would feel proud to be a Nigerian.

  6 months ago ago
Buhari Cracks Stubborn Projects. And It’s Just The Beginning, By Femi Adesina

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ikom Bridge Cross River State now standing

The federal government has completed the Ikom bridge in Cross River State. This bridge will enable transportation of good from the Calabar port to Cameroon. This is a critical economic project completed by the federal government in Cross River State. The bridge is now open for use.

  7 months ago ago
Ikom Bridge Cross River State now standing

SOCIETY

Chairman Ikom LGA, Hon. Kingsley Egumi Calls On All Residents To Be Security Conscious

In line with the directive of Governor Ben Ayade on security across the state, the chairman of Ikom local government area, Hon Kingsley Namgbe Egumi, has called on all residents in the LGA, to be security conscious and maintain law and order. In the same vein, he charge the residents to desist from practices capable of destroying and depleting the forest reserve.

  8 months ago ago
Chairman Ikom LGA, Hon. Kingsley Egumi Calls On All Residents To Be Security Conscious

POLITICS

Meet Barrister Mary Ekpere-Eta, The Outgoing DG Of The National Center For Women Development

Mary Ekpere-Eta was born in Ikom local government area of Cross River State.She attended commercial secondary community school in Okanghan, Ikom where she obtained her secondary certificate in 1992.

  9 months ago ago
Meet Barrister Mary Ekpere-Eta, The Outgoing DG Of The National Center For Women Development

POLITICS

Ugep Youth Kick Against the move of Federal Polytechnic to Ikom

His Excellency President Muhammad Buhari, President and Commander in chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria approved the establishment of Federal Polytechnic Ugep through an EXECUTIVE ORDER with a takeoff Grant of 2Billion to commence Academic activities in October 2021.

  11 months ago ago
Ugep Youth Kick Against the move of Federal Polytechnic to Ikom

SOCIETY

Security: Ayade Authorises The Profiling Of All Cyclist Operating In Ikom Local Government Area

In a bid to curb the security challenges associated with Okada riders in Ikom LGA, Governor Ben Ayade, through the executive Chairman of Ikom Local Government Council, Hon.Kingsley Namgbe Egumi has directed all Okada riders and private motor cycle owners in Ikom LGA, to make available detailed personal information such as: Full name, residential address, place of origin, phone number, valid Identity Card preferably NIN or voters ID, etc.

  8 months ago ago
Security: Ayade Authorises The Profiling Of All Cyclist Operating In Ikom Local Government Area

TRAVEL

3 Beautiful Towns In Cross Rivers State You Can Visit For Vacation Or Tourism (Photos)

Below are three beautiful towns in Cross Rivers State you and your family can visit for vacation or tourism purposes. 1. Calabar. Calabar is a port city in southern Nigeria, near the Cameroon border. The capital of Cross River State, it sits on a hill near the Calabar River and the Cross River delta.

  8 months ago ago
3 Beautiful Towns In Cross Rivers State You Can Visit For Vacation Or Tourism (Photos)

MILITARY

COAS Should Intervene as Army Allegedly Attack Some Youths Who Chased Herdsmen From Their Community

A video posted on Linda Ikeji Blog (Instagram handle) has really caused a lot of reactions online. Some group of men (youths) could be seen with different stripes resulting from torture. For those of you that will like to watch this video, click on the link provided below.

  3 months ago ago
COAS Should Intervene as Army Allegedly Attack Some Youths Who Chased Herdsmen From Their Community

POLITICS

Nigeria, Cameroon Complete Border Bridge At Ikom

Mr Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing, said the construction of a new double lane bridge on the border between Nigeria and Cameroon will enhance free trade. Fashola disclosed this on Monday while paying an on the spot assessment visit to the newly constructed 1.5km, two-lane bridge on the border between Nigeria and Cameroon at Ekot-Mfum, Etung Local Government Area of CrossRiver State.

  6 months ago ago
Nigeria, Cameroon Complete Border Bridge At Ikom

SOCIETY

No Compensation For Demolished Shrines On Highways – FG

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated yesterday in Ikom, Cross River State during inspection of federal government projects, the federal government has said that it would not pay any amount for the various shrines hurriedly erected on the Calabar-Itu federal highway, which is undergoing reconstruction.

  6 months ago ago
No Compensation For Demolished Shrines On Highways – FG

MILITARY

Soldiers Allegedly Brutalise Youths for Protesting Against Cattle Grazing

As part of the effort to proffer a lasting solution to farmers-herdsmen crisis in the Southern part of Nigeria, all state government must unite and make frantic move to sign anti-open grazing bill into law. Sadly, the youths of Nde community in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State have accused soldiers from Amphibious Battalion in Ikom for alleged brutality.

  3 months ago ago
Soldiers Allegedly Brutalise Youths for Protesting Against Cattle Grazing

CRIME

Police allegedly brutalize lawyer seeking bail for client

A lawyer has said he was brutalised by the police in Cross River State, after he asked for the release of his client. Joseph Arikpo is accusing the Divisional Police Officer of Ikom including other officers of beating, punching, and using tear gas on him after he insisted his client deserved to be freed on bail. The lawyer said his client had been in detention for six days, without charges, but when he approached the station to solicit a bail for the client, the DPO said a meeting – between the complainant

  1 year ago ago
Police allegedly brutalize lawyer seeking bail for client

POLITICS

X-raying industrialization Drive with its comparative Advantages , As Chairmen Rally Support for Gov. Ben Ayade

Styles of Leadership is what Distinguish one leader from another, with their perculiarity yeilding and creating monumental impact not just for the time being , but for a transformation which will impact generations.The delibrate attempt taken by the Cross River State Governor , Senator Ben Ayade upon assumption of office in 2015 into expanding government through industralization and massive wealth creation has drawn the admiration of many including members of the opposition party and believe.

  9 months ago ago
X-raying industrialization Drive with its comparative Advantages , As Chairmen Rally Support for Gov. Ben Ayade

POLITICS

NCWD DG re-validates APC membership, donates 100 bags of rice, cash, others to party members

The Director General of the National Centre For Women Development (NCWD), Barr.Mary Ekpere - Eta on Saturday, revalidated her membership of the All Progressives Congress, APC in her native community in Ikom local government area of Cross River State.

  11 months ago ago
NCWD DG re-validates APC membership, donates 100 bags of rice, cash, others to party members

ECONOMY-FINANCE

The Puzzle Of Cocoa Farms In Cross River & Its Untapped Farming Business Opportunities.

I'mby ALOBI NENTUI Up until early '90s it was traditionally believed that cocoa stems only produce maximally on "humus red soil" and survives a few years on "humus white soil". This is the sole reason why Etung LGA had taken lead in cocoa production since commercial cocoa production began in Cross River State. Akparabong, Bendeghe Afi and Ekpache Nkome Nation were they only communities that put Ikom LGA in global map as a cocoa producing LGA because they also have 'humus red soil'.  But since the early '90s,

  1 year ago ago
The Puzzle Of Cocoa Farms In Cross River & Its Untapped Farming Business Opportunities.

CAREER-JOBS

Pragmatic And Purpose Driven Leadership, The Kingsley Egumi Example.

Leadership is exemplary, this known fact has become notable in the leadership style of our talk and do, people's oriented and a God's Choose Leader, as Chairman of Ikom Local Government Council, who again has touched the lives of over two thousand families, that were affected by natural disasters in Ikom LGA recently, received food and non food items.

  8 months ago ago
Pragmatic And Purpose Driven Leadership, The Kingsley Egumi Example.

BUSINESS

"God Is The Greatest" Despite The Challenges Of This Year 2020, God Still Opened A way For Me.

It's obvious that the year 2020 is tough to everyone. But my own case, seems to be the worst. After my plans and new year resolutions for the entry of the year 2020, every of my plans went abortive. When my dad was alive, he used to tell me that " a man that exist, must surely face what the other Man is facing". He went further to telling me that " To be a man is not easy". As a little kid I was then, I thought my Dad was joking. I started Full hustling in the year 2019, When I passed out from National youth

  1 year ago ago

SPORTS

Hon. Queen Gladys Igut. Felicitates With Team Yakurr For Emerging Overall Best @ CenSportFest,2020.

by ETTAH EMMANUEL O.   Hon. Queen Gladys Igut &Team CENTRAL SPORTS FESTIVAL. congratulates with Team Yakurr LGA for emerging the overall winners of Central Sports Festival, Ikom 2020. Here are the results of the various winners @ the first Central Sports Festival;  *FOOTBALL MALES *     *Yakurr 1st    *Etung 2nd     *Obubra 3rd.  *BADMINTON*   *Abi 1st  *Obubra 2nd  *Boki 3rd. *ATHLETICS RELAY*  *Obubra 1st  *Ikom 2nd  *Abi 3rd. *100Ms* * Yakurr 1st *Obubra 2nd   * Abi 3rd *FEMALES FOOTBALL*

  1 year ago ago
Hon. Queen Gladys Igut. Felicitates With Team Yakurr For Emerging Overall Best @ CenSportFest,2020.