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POLITICS

Cross River 2023: Four Political Giants That May Represent Yakurr/Abi Federal Constituency By 2023

For the fact that no one is banking on age as a criterion for leadership and who represents us diligently, we must come to the consciousness that it's time for new sets of leaders in Yakurr/Abi federal constituency seat come 2023. We may disagree with some of the faces seen here but let's just watch out for all of them in the coming months of political equations.

  10 months ago ago
Cross River 2023: Four Political Giants That May Represent Yakurr/Abi Federal Constituency By 2023

TRAVEL

3 Facts About The Origin Of Yakurr In Cross River State

Cross River State is blessed with tourism-related infrastructure and activities that have attracted national and international visitors to the state. The State is very rich in culture and offers spectacular tourism sites such as Obudu Mountain Resort, Tinapa Resort, Marina Resort, and lots more. The Leboku (New Yam ) The New Yam Festival in Ugep is one of the richest cultural heritages in Nigeria.

  10 months ago ago
3 Facts About The Origin Of Yakurr In Cross River State

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Should Nigerians Continue To Pay Bills When Electricity Is Minimally Supplied?

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.

  8 months ago ago
Should Nigerians Continue To Pay Bills When Electricity Is Minimally Supplied?

POLITICS

Rt. Hon. Bassey Eko Ewa Advocates For Corroboration Amongst Leaders And Members Of PDP In Yakurr.

The former member representing Abi/yakurr federal constituency in the house of representatives, Rt.Hon Bassey Eko Ewa has led the assemblage of leaders and members of the people's Democratic party in the central senatorial district of Cross River State, to celebrate with mr. Enang Omini Eyong, the Chapter Chairman of PDP in yakurr, on his successful recovery after a surgical operation.

  1 year ago ago
Rt. Hon. Bassey Eko Ewa Advocates For Corroboration Amongst Leaders And Members Of PDP In Yakurr.

SOCIETY

See The Young Cross Riverian That Has Chosen To Pay For Jamb Forms And Acceptance Fee For His People

It has been a moment of joy and excitements as a vibrant youth in Cross River State has promised to pay for Jamb form and acceptance fees of people from the thirteen (13) council wards of Yakurr Local Government Area. Mathias Enang Ejukwa is the Special Assistant to the governor of Cross River State, Sir Ben Ayade on Cyber Crime Audit and Internet Forensics. He hails from Asiga village in Yakurr LGA in Cross River State. Mathias who read Computing in one of the best universities in the country has pledged to

  1 year ago ago
See The Young Cross Riverian That Has Chosen To Pay For Jamb Forms And Acceptance Fee For His People

SOCIETY

Three Story Building, Got Burnt In Ugep The Capital Of Yakurr L.G. Area Of Cross River State.

A three-story building, caught fire last night at ugep the capital of yakurr local government area of Cross River State.

  1 year ago ago
Three Story Building, Got Burnt In Ugep The Capital Of Yakurr L.G. Area Of Cross River State.

POLITICS

Speaker Of The Cross River State House Of Assembly Officially Defects To APC

The speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Right Honourable Eteng Jones Williams, and thousands of his supporters dumped the People's Democratic Party for the All Progressive Congress on Friday, June 11 2021 in the mkpani ward of Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State, creating a carnival-like atmosphere.

  11 months ago ago
Speaker Of The Cross River State House Of Assembly Officially Defects To APC

POLITICS

Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly Officially Defects To APC

It was a carnival like experience on Friday , June 11 2021 in mkpani ward of Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State as the speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Right Honourable Eteng Jones Williams alongside thousands of his supporters dumped the People's Democratic Party for the All Progressive Congress.

  11 months ago ago
Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly Officially Defects To APC

POLITICS

The Executive Chairman of Yakurr Local Government Area, CRS. Mourns Chief Wilfred Oden Inah.

By Ettah Emmanuel O. It is with a profound sense of loss and yet gratitude to God whose will in our lives we cannot question that, I Hon Ofem Ebri Obeten. The Executive Chairman of Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State. On behalf of the people of Yakurr , Write to condole with the family of Chief Wilfred Oden Inah. The Yakurr nation has lost a great icon. During his political career, Chief Wilfred Oden Inah Ksm, MON held multiple portfolio: * Chief Wilfred Oden Inah, Former Cross River State Head

  1 year ago ago
The Executive Chairman of Yakurr Local Government Area, CRS. Mourns Chief Wilfred Oden Inah.

SOCIETY

Gunmen Disarm Police Officer, Cart Away Riffle and Ammunition in Cross River State

Gunmen in their numbers have invaded a police station in Ekori, Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State with one officer disarmed and his riffle carted away.The incident which happened on Saturday night recorded no casualty except for the affected office who is currently receiving medical attention in a private facility.

  1 year ago ago
Gunmen Disarm Police Officer, Cart Away Riffle and Ammunition in Cross River State

POLITICS

"Don't kill for any politician", House of Representative Member admonishes youths

The Member representing Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Dr. Alex Egbona had on thursday, June 17th admonished youths to not kill for the sake of politics nor be made available to be used by politicians . The Former Chief of staff to Senator Liyel Imoke, Hon.

  11 months ago ago

SOCIETY

Cross River: Popular APC Chieftain Reportedly Kidnapped by Unknown gunmen

Ubi Itam Ettah. (Photo credit : paradise news). Unknown gunmen have abducted Obol Ubi Itam Ettah, a two-time Chairman of Yakurr Local Government Area in Central Cross River State. According to eye witness, Ettah, who is an oil baron and popularly referred to as Bomboi, was kidnapped on Monday at his fueling station, Wenwon Muka in Ugep, Yakurr LGA, a few days to the annual Leboku festival.

  9 months ago ago
Cross River: Popular APC Chieftain Reportedly Kidnapped by Unknown gunmen

SOCIETY

Gunmen Reportedly Attack Police Station In Cross River, Cart away AK-47 Riffle

It have been reported that unknown gunmen stormed the Ekori police station in Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River state According to PUNCH, the incident that occurred earlier on Saturday, April 10, resulted to the snatching away of an AK-47 riffle belonging to an officer."It was gathered that the incident which happened on Saturday led to the snatching of an AK-47 rifle carried by one of the policemen" (𝑃𝑢𝑛𝑐ℎ, 2021).

  1 year ago ago
Gunmen Reportedly Attack Police Station In Cross River, Cart away AK-47 Riffle

POLITICS

Hon. Ofem Ebri Obeten: Presents New Year Package For Yakurr Local Government Area.

by: Eno Eno Edet The executive chairman of Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State. Honorable. Ofem Ebri Obeten, said his administration commitment is to improve on the welfare of the people in yakurr. The Chairman made this known during an occasion of distribution of Cows and 1000 bags of rice in Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. Honorable Ofem Ebri Obeten, further said, he will continue to enhance the welfare of the people in Yakurr Local Government Area. He commended the

  1 year ago ago
Hon. Ofem Ebri Obeten: Presents New Year Package For Yakurr Local Government Area.

POLITICS

Yakurr Praise Night: The Chairman of Yakurr LGA Presents 1000 pieces of Rappers to Choristers

by Eno Eno Edet The Chairman of Yakurr of LGA, Hon. Ofem Ebri Obeten, said he will continue to praise God Almighty for his kindness and mercy upon his life and family. The Chairman stated this during the presentation of 1000 pieces of rappers to 1000 selected CHORISTERS across the LGA in his official Residence, Ugep. Hon. Obeten further said his administration will continue to collaborate with the Christian Association of Nigeria, Yakurr Chapter, to praise, worship and Celebrate God at all time considering

  1 year ago ago
Yakurr Praise Night: The Chairman of Yakurr LGA Presents 1000 pieces of Rappers to Choristers

HEALTH

First Class Chief Endorses Immunization service, Praises Ayade For Prompt Action On Health Issues

Director General of the Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency,Dr Janet Ekpenyong has paid a courtesy visit to the the Paramount Ruler of Yakurr Local Government Area and Obol Lopon of Ugep, Obol Ofem Ubana to seek his royal blessings and support for the forthcoming Meningitis vaccination execise across the state. The DG praised the ruler for his commitment and efforts towards the Attainment of a Universal Health Coverage Status as she recognized him as one leader who have stood out and prioritized

  1 year ago ago
First Class Chief Endorses Immunization service, Praises Ayade For Prompt Action On Health Issues

POLITICS

Yakurr Council Boss Celebrate Falling Heroes.

By: Eno Eno Edet. The Executive Chairman of Yakurr LGA Hon. Ofem Ebri Obeten said the unity of Nigeria is based on the sacrifice of our falling Heroes. The Chairman made this known during the Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration 2021 in Ugep, the headquarters of Yakurr LGA. The Chairman said the annual event is to honour the fallen Heroes who sacrifice their lives to our dear Nation.He expressed gratitude to God for preserving our Nation Nigeria despite all the numerous challenges facing the Nation. Hon.Obeten

  1 year ago ago
Yakurr Council Boss Celebrate Falling Heroes.

COVID

COVID-19: To save more lives, citizens and community Leaders must play their part - Dr Betta Edu

The role of Community leaders and ward Development committee members in sensitizing their community on the need to adhere to COVID-19 protocols can not be overemphasized. Beyond COVID-19, communities need to get the right information about their health and ways to prevent diseases and preventable death. These were the key messages when the Commissioner for Health Dr Betta Edu and her team hit Yakurr LGA for massive sensitization, COVID sample collection and training of Health workers and Ward Development Committee

  1 year ago ago
COVID-19: To save more lives, citizens and community Leaders must play their part - Dr Betta Edu

POLITICS

Ayade Aide, Blessing Ekpo Gives Scholarship, Free Sanitary Pads, Books To Over 1000 Yakurr Girls

No fewer than one thousand young girls of school age from Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State have benefitted from Scholarship, free exercise books and sanitary pads donated by the Special Assistant to Governor Ben Ayade on Gender and Development in Cross River State,Miss Blessing Ekpo. The Free donations which was part of the 2020 International Day of Girl Child Celebrations was also part of wash and hygiene advocacy for young girls as they return back to their schools after the covid-19 pandemic

  1 year ago ago
Ayade Aide, Blessing Ekpo Gives Scholarship, Free Sanitary Pads, Books To Over 1000 Yakurr Girls

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.