Tag: Cross River

COVID-19: NMA decries obstruction of NCDC by Kogi, Cross River govt

Abdul Jimoh- May 15, 2020

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has decried the continued obstruction of the National Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) by the Kogi and Cross ... 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

Fuel will be available throughout festive season – DPR

Abdul Jimoh- December 20, 2019

The Department of Petroleum Resources in Cross River has assured residents in the state and beyond that there was enough product to serve for the ... Read More

Flood destroyed 4,370 houses and displaced over 51,000 people in 212 communities in C/River -SEMA

inno.korie- December 19, 2019

The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said flood destroyed 4,370 houses and displaced over 51,000 people in 212 communities in the state. The ... 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

Only 7.8% Mothers in Cross River Practice Exclusive Breastfeeding, Official Says

Henry Solomon- August 20, 2019

Mrs Regina Adie, the State Nutrition Officer, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency (CRSPHDA), on Tuesday said that only 7.8 per cent of mothers in ... 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

IPOB: Igbo Traders Resist Sit-At-Home Order In Calabar

Abdul Jimoh- May 30, 2018

Igbo traders in Calabar, Cross River, on Wednesday defied the sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the News Agency of Nigeria ... Read More

ArchBishop Onaiyekan Calls for Crisis-Free 2019 Elections

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2018

The Catholic Arch Bishop of Abuja Diocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has called on politicians and the electorate to ensure crisis-free general elections in 2019 Onaiyekan ... Read More

205 INEC Staff Suspended Over Roles Played in Elections – Chairman

Henry Solomon- March 27, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended 205 staff over various unwholesome roles in the 2015 general elections. INEC’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, disclosed ... Read More

150 Doctors Protest In Calabar Against Kidnap Of Colleague

Abdul Jimoh- January 10, 2018

  Over 150 doctors from private, public and missionary hospitals and those in tertiary institutions  in Cross River, on Wednesday, protested in Calabar against the ... 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

Calabar Carnival: Gov. Ayade Urges Young Africans To Stop Illegal Migration To Europe

Abdul Jimoh- December 28, 2017

Migrants en-route Europe Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has called on young Africans to shun illegal migration through the Sahara desert and the Mediterranean ... 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

PHDA Boss Warns Cross River Communities Against Destroying PHCs

Henry Solomon- August 15, 2017

Dr Betta Edu, Director-General, Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency, has warned communities in the state to stop  destroying Primary Healthcare Centres (PHC) and other ... Read More

Osinbajo Orders Immediate Security Intervention in Yala LGA of Cross River

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 7, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday ordered security agencies to take urgent steps to avert further breakdown of law and order in Yala Local Government ... Read More

Town Hall Meeting: Acting President Osinbajo Addresses The Displaced In Bakassi

Henry Solomon- June 2, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has assured the people of Bakassi and government of Cross River that the Federal Government remains committed to addressing the ... 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

FG Collaborates With World Bank, AfDB To Construct 700 kms Roads In Kano

Abdul Jimoh- May 23, 2017

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, AfDP On Roads Construction The Federal Government, in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank is to construct ... 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