• 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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  • COAS, Ayade, Biu Commission 36 Flats In 13 Brigade  

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    The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen Tukur Buratai, and the commander, 13 brigade, Calabar, Brig. Gen Bulama Biu, on Wednesday, jointly commissioned 36 flats built to accommodate 120 soldiers in the brigade. Buratai had in November 2016, in the 13 brigade, Calabar, formally performed the ground breaking and foundation laying ceremony of the…

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  • Allowance: Prof Agan Appeals To Resident Doctors

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    Chairman, committee of Chief Medical Directors of Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria, Prof. Thomas Agan, on Wednesday appealed to resident doctors to exercise patience over the delay in the payment of their sponsorship allowances. This is just as he decried  the slow pace of infrastructural development in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH). Agan, in…

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  • Industrial Court Upholds Dismissal Of UNICAL Bursar

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    An Industrial court sitting in Calabar, on Wednesday upheld the dismissal  of the immediate past  Bursar of the University of Calabar (UNICAL) Mr. Peter Agi. Agi had late last year sued the University authorities after the termination of his appointment at the 146th meeting of the institution’s  Council. The bursar was accused of insubordination and…

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  • GOC Warns Troops, Corps Members Against Lawlessness

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    …Affirms troops combat readiness The new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 82 division, Nigerian Army, Enugu, Major General Adamu Abubakar, on Wednesday warned troops under his command against all forms of lawlessness while  discharging their official duties. He gave the warning in an address to the troops and members of the National Youths Service Corp (NYSC)…

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  • Ayade, Miss Africa Flagoff 2016 Carnival Calabar

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    … It Represents Africa’s Unity Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, his wife; Linda and the 2016 Miss Africa, Neurite Mendez, on Wednesday at the Millinium Park in Calabar, jointly flagged off the 2016 Carnival Calabar. Other dignitaries sighted at the colorful event were; governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, former governor of Akwa…

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  • Ayade’s Aide Refutes Newspaper Report

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    … Alleges conspiracy to bring down his office The Special Assistant on students’ affairs and youths mobilization to Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Prince Michael Abuo, on Wednesday refuted newspaper reports insinuating that he misappropriated funds meant for the mobilization of students to a victory rally and thanksgiving service held in honour of…

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  • Herdsmen/Farmers Conflicts: Be Creative, Don’t Wish Issues Away, Don Tasks FG

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    The Technical committee on Herdsmen/Farmers conflicts in Nigeria, on Wednesday charged the Federal Government to apply creativity towards addressing the recurrent conflict plaquing the country, instead of wishing such sensitive issues away. Chairman, Technical Committee to the government on the way forward on Herdsmen/Farmers conflicts, Prof Oshita Oshita, gave the charge during  a capacity building…

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