• Ita-Giwa Defects To APC, Cites Lonliness In PDP

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    Former presidential aide, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, at the weekend in Bakassi, defected from Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), citing lonliness in the PDP and her passion for service. Ita-Giwa was elected a senator in the fourth republic to represent the people of Cross River sourthern senatorial district in the…

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  • C/River Approves N1bn To Float Microfinance Bank

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    Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, yesterday announced the release of N1billion to boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises. The initiative, the governor said is to support and encourage local investors to grow and advance their businesses. Ayade disclosed this in Calabar, when the executives of the Calabar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, led…

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  • Ayade Mourns State Chief Judge

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    Cross River governor, Prof Ben Ayade, Saturday, cancelled his office schedules to condole with the family of the late chief judge of the state, Justice Okoi Ikpi Itam. Justice Itam died in Calabar, in the early hours of Saturday at the age of 63 after a brief illness. Condoling the bereaved family, Ayade, accompanied by…

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  • Crime: Police Parades Murder, Cultism Suspects In Calabar

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    The Nigeria police force, Cross River State command, on Friday paraded a murder and four cultism suspects in Calabar. In a press briefing at the force headquarters in Calabar, the state’s commissioner of police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, said the suspects were arrested after a tip off at different locations across the state within the past…

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  • 11 Teachers Demoted To Security Guards In Cross River

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    Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), on Tuesday demoted eleven primary school teachers in Biase Local Government Area of the State to security personnel, for failure to present the requisite qualification to work as  class teachers before the board. The demotion, which was announced by the board’s chairman, Dr. Steven Odey, was sequel…

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  • Why We Are Celebrating Cross River @ 50 – Abam

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    Kammonke Abam is the CEO of Profiles & Biographies, a biographical and supplemental information management company. His firm specializes in publishing biographies and has published the biographies of the legendary Margaret Ekpo, George Akume, MD Yusuf, among other notable Nigerians. The firm also publishes the annual Contemporary Who’s Who in Cross River State. Recently, our…

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  • Firm To Publish 4 Books To Mark Cross River 50th Anniversary

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    Biographical compendium publishers, Profiles & Biographies, publishers of “Contemporary Who’s Who in Cross River”, is set to publish four new titles: “Patriarchs and Matriarchs of Cross River”,“The Future Now:  Cross River State in the Next 50 Years”,“Future Leaders: People to Watch” and “Still So Beautiful at 50: A Pictorial Portrait of Cross River State” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the…

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