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  • PTAD Now Conducts Mobile Verification For Sick Pensioners – Secretary

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    The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), now conducts mobile verification exercise to accomodate the sick and weak among Nigerian pensioners, according to PTAD’s executive secretary, Mrs. Sharon Ikeazor   She disclosed this to newsmen at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) premises in Calabar, venue for PTAD’s verification exercise for pensioners in Cross River state, on…

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  • Gov Ayade Denies Misappropriating Bailout Funds

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    Cross River State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has dismissed as fictitious a claim by one of the federal government’s prosecutors, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla that bailout funds given to the state were misappropriated. A statement issued by Mr. Christian Ita, senior special assistant on media and chief press secretary to the governor, said the remark by…

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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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  • Chairman Attributes Akeredolu’s Victory to God, Masses Desire for Change

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    … Says PDP’s Crisis, Ouster Are Self Inflicted The All Progressives Congress (APC), national Vice Chairman, south-south, Ntufam Hilliard Etta, on Thursday congratulated the Ondo State Governor-elect, Mr.  Rotimi Akeredolu, attributing his victory at the polls to divine intervention and the peoples’ quest for change. This is just as the APC chieftain urged the Peoples’…

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  • Catholic Women Leader Kidnapped In Cross River

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    The President, Catholic Women Organisation, (CWO), in Cross River State, Mrs. Bibiana Edu, has been abducted by gunmen in Calabar. The incident, it was reliably gathered, occurred on Friday, along the Aged Peoples’ Home along Marian Hill in Calabar. Edu, who is a director with the Cross River State Ministry of Heath, was abducted at the…

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  • C/River SUBEB Refutes Newspaper Report, Demand Retraction

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    The management of Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Cross River State, on Tuesday refuted a local newspaper report titled ‘Anger in C’River over SUBEB Contracts, alleging it didn’t follow due process in the award of some of its contracts, recently. In a rejoinder from the board, signed by its Information Officer, Uchino Amatey, it…

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  • Ayade, Buratai Flag Off Post Service Housing Scheme In Calabar

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    … Scheme Will Mitigate Nigeria’s Housing Deficit Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday, jointly performed the ground breaking ceremony for the Nigerian army 130 hectares Post Service Housing Scheme, tagged ‘Ayade Mega City’, in Calabar. In his remark, General Buratai said the…

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  • Group Demands Optimal Use of Calabar/Rivers Ports, Tinapa

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    A group, the South-South Consolidated Forum, at the weekend demanded the full use of the Calabar and Port Harcourt seaports, as well as the Tinapa business resort in Calabar, in order to boost the level of economic activities in the south-south region of Nigeria. Arising from its elders/opinion leaders meeting held in Uyo, the forum,…

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