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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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    NUJ Applauds NDDC Over Rehabilitation Of Calabar-Itu Road

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    The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Cross River State Council, on Monday applauded the Niger Delta Development Agency (NDDC), for rehabilitating the once deplorable Calabar-Itu federal highway.   This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of her November 2016 congress, held at Ernest Etim Press Centre in Calabar.   The communiqué, which…

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    56th Independence: Akpani Bags Cross River Positive Impact Award

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    … Reward For Being Socially Responsible The Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Northwest Petroleum & Gas Co. Ltd.; Mrs. Winifred Akpani, has been conferred with the Positive Impact Award by the Cross River State Government in collaboration with Profiles & Biographies, a biographical and supplemental information management company.    The award which was conferred on…

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    Ayade Expresses Sadness Over Unpaid Salaries To Some Workers

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    …Says Nigeria must embrace agriculture, industrialization    The Cross River State governor, Prof Ben Ayade, on Saturday expressed sadness over the inability of some categories of workers under the Unified Local Government system in the state to receive their salary arrears till date.   Some primary school teachers in the state were yet to receive…

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  • 1 Killed, Another Injured During Accreditation In Cross River

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    One person has been reportedly killed, with another seriously injured in Mkpani, Yakurr local government area of Cross River State during the accreditation exercise. Mkpani, is situated in the central senatorial district of Cross River State. The victim, simply identified as Roland, according to a reliable source, was shot dead by a security officer when…

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    My Generation Has Failed Nigerians – Jonathan

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    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday described the blame game embarked upon by past leaders of the country about its under-development as a cheap escape route, saying the truth of the matter is that his generation has failed the country. Jonathan who spoke at the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential campaign flag-off held at Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos,…

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