Tag: Calabar

Cross River’s Commissioner of Police Pledge to Secure NTA Calabar

Tanimu- February 4, 2021

Newly Deployed Commissioner of Police, Cross River State, Sikiru Akande has pledged to ensure that security threats against the well-being of NTA Calabar and the ... Read More

Rights activist calls for aggressive reportage of rape, other child abuse cases

Abdul Jimoh- June 11, 2020

Mr James Ibor, a human rights’ activist and Principal Counsel, Basic Rights Counsel (BRI) Initiative, has called for aggressive media campaign against rape and other ... Read More

Gov Ayade Recalls Garment Factory Workers for Mass Production of Masks

Henry Solomon- March 30, 2020

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River has recalled workers of the state- owned Garment Factory back to work, for the mass production of face and ... Read More

We Will Open up Calabar to Rest of the Country – President Buhari

Tanimu- October 17, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja assured full Federal Government’s support for the development of the historic City of Calabar. At an audience granted His ... Read More

Cultural Centre Calabar in Poor Condition

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 14, 2018

The Cultural Centre which used to be one of the precious cultural monuments in Calabar, Cross River, is in decay. A check revealed that the ... Read More

DPR Takes Awareness Campaign Against Kerosene Explosions to Market, Park

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2018

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has taken its awareness campaign against kerosene explosion   to Watt Market and Etim Edem Park in Calabar. Mr Bassey ... Read More

Nigeria To Be 24 Months Free Of Polio In August – WHO

Abdul Jimoh- July 5, 2018

Polio Immunisation The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria would be polio-free by August 2018. Dr Igbu made ... Read More

Bakassi : Supreme Court set Aside Judgment Compelling INEC to Conduct Election in 10 New Wards

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 23, 2018

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Calabar which compelled INEC to conduct elections in the 10 wards ... Read More

Cross River Signs MoU with Firm for Tinapa Lakeside Hotel Upgrade, Obudu Ranch Resort

Tanimu- January 1, 2018

The Cross River State Government Monday entered a memorandum of understanding with Mac Reeds and Tom Consortium to take over the running of Tinapa Lakeside ... Read More

Fuel Scarcity: Motorists Buy Petrol With Ease in Cross River

Henry Solomon- December 8, 2017

As fuel scarcity and hike in pump price bite harder in some states of the federation, the product situation remains stable in Calabar, the News ... Read More

NiMet Predicts Cloudy, Sunny, Hazy Weather For Saturday

Abdul Jimoh- November 17, 2017

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted partly cloudy to sunny weather conditions over the Central states of the country on Saturday. NiMet’s Weather Outlook ... Read More

2019: INEC Plans Special Booths For Persons Using Clutches

Abdul Jimoh- October 30, 2017

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is making efforts to put in place special polling booths for physically challenged persons using clutches to enable them ... Read More

Acting President Osinbajo Visits Calabar Amidst Rousing Welcome (Pictures)

Henry Solomon- June 2, 2017

Acting President Osinbajo visits Calabar to continue the Niger Delta Dialogue and the launch of MSME Clinics in the state. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, ... Read More

EFCC Arraigns Medical Doctor for Alleged Forgery

Abdul Jimoh- May 10, 2017

EFCC Arraigns Medical Doctor For Forgery The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday arraigned one Dr. Mrs Geraldine Orok Ita before Justice I ... Read More

N85m Fraud: Court Commences Trial of UCTH Medical Director

Abdul Jimoh- May 9, 2017

UCTH Medical Director At The Court The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday presented its first prosecution witness, in the trial of the ... Read More

#BREAKING 7 Man United Fans, Not 30 Died in Calabar Electrocution – Police

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 21, 2017

Cross River Police Command has confirmed that seven people and not 30 died in Thursday’s electrocution that occurred while some football fans were watching the ... Read More

President Buhari Sympathizes With Cross River Over Tragic Death Of Football Fans In Calabar

Henry Solomon- April 21, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari is shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic event that took the lives of several Nigerians at a football viewing centre ... Read More

30 Manchester United Fans in Calabar Dead as High Tension Cable Falls

Suleiman Idris- April 21, 2017

A viewing centre- 30 football fans electrocuted in CalabarIn a developing story, over 30 people are feared dead at a football viewing centre in Calabar, ... Read More

EFCC Arraigns Chief Medical Director, Six Others for alleged N85 million fraud

Abdul Jimoh- April 3, 2017

Medical Director Been Arraigned In Court The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday April 3, 2017 arraigned five persons and two companies before ... Read More

Internet Fraudster Bags Two Years Jail Term.

Suleiman Idris- September 29, 2016

A Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta State has convicted and sentenced to two years imprisonment one Ighofose Oyoma. Ighofose was first arraigned by ... Read More