Tag: Ben Ayade

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 20, 2021

Calabar Rover: Governor Ben Ayade exits the PDP for his dream club | The #YNaijaCover

The Nigerian political climate experienced some mild drama on Thursday, as Cross River Governor Ben Ayade, made public his defection ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 7, 2020

Here’s why ‘everyone’ is talking about Cross River today

South South state, Cross River is currently on the lips of many following the recent updates from the Nigerian Centre ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 1, 2020

YNaija Governors’ Effectiveness Ranking: Matawalle, Ayade, Uzodinma, Obaseki emerge top performers for May

It has been an eventful year for Governors of the 36 states in the federation and for a good number ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 1, 2020

YNaija Governors’ Ranking: Sanwo-Olu, El-Rufai, Ganduje, Umahi | Here are the best and worst performers for April

States across Nigeria continued for the second month running, intense battles against the coronavirus pandemic within their domain. We saw ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 25, 2020

From servant leader to feminist and ‘brighter grammarian’ | The YNaija Governors’ Ranking for February

Perhaps the most radical policy by a governor this month is the Okada and tricycle ban in Lagos, enforced by ...

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EditorFebruary 19, 2020

Journalists are trying to take over the government in Cross River; they need support

Agba Jalingo, one of several journalists and prisoners of conscience, was released on bail on Cross River State yesterday after ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 21, 2019

YNaija presents its Governors’ Ranking for November

The biggest news in the governor circuit is the re-election of Yahaya Bello in Kogi, which was marred with violence, ...

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EditorSeptember 19, 2019

Another critic of Governor Ganduje has been arrested for dissent

Nazir Ahmed, otherwise known by his stage name Sarkin Waka was arrested by the Kano State Police command on the ...

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EditorSeptember 2, 2019

With journalists being arrested for treason, Nigeria dips further into a dictatorship

Just last week, we were publicly decrying the decision of the federal government to forcefully arrest AAC presidential candidate Omoyele ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 2, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 2nd of May

Follow the link to read the story on YNaija:     The Big 5: 17 feared dead as bandits invade ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 23, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 23rd of April

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:   Four important things we observed from the FUPA debate on ...

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Bernard DayoApril 23, 2019

The Late 5: FG mourns Briton and Nigerian killed in Kaduna resort attack; ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings  The Islamic State has claimed ...

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SponsorApril 23, 2019

180-Year Debt Refund: BudgIT warns Cross River Government of looming fiscal disaster, asks Ayade to terminate SuperHighway Project

BudgIT has warned the Cross River State Government to halt its controversial Superhighway project on the ground of undue financial ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 18, 2018

The Big 5: The opposition has more money than government – Garba Shehu; Governor Ayade says PDP is an unfair party with no conscience | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, says the opposition has ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 30, 2018

The Late 5: Tinubu opens up on ‘Ambode’s sin’, formally endorses Sanwo-Olu; Ayade wins PDP guber primary and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Ahead of Monday’s governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 30, 2018

The Big 5: Mass exodus hits Taraba APC as Alhassan leaves for UDP; Communications Minister says he is willing to serve in NYSC | More stories

These are the top stories you should be monitoring today. Senator Aisha Alhassan, who resigned her appointment as Minister of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 12, 2018

The Late 5: Fayose writes EFCC, surrenders self for probe; Former Minister, Bolaji Abdullahi declares for Kwara governorship | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose has written to the Economic and Financial ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 30, 2018

The Late 5: Former Governor of Taraba bags 14 years jail term, Dino Melaye joins PDP at Wednesday’s plenary and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: A former Governor of Taraba State, Reverend Jolly Nyame, was on Wednesday sentenced  ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 18, 2017

Politics should not be treated as a matter of life and death – Obasanjo

A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said that politics should not be treated as a matter of life and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 13, 2017

“Every part of Nigeria matters to us” – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo assured that Niger Delta people will benefit maximally from the wealth and natural resources of their ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 9, 2017

C’River set to begin commercial airline, shipping company

The Cross River government is set to begin operations of its first commercial airline and shipping company. Governor Ben Ayade ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

Hausa, Fulani are safe in Cross River – Ayade

Cross River Governor, Ben Ayade, has assured that the  Hausa/ Fulani in the state are safe. Speaking through his special ...

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RoqeebahJune 2, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Osinbajo made interesting remarks about Bakassi in Calabar

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN was in Calabar yesterday to commission the Monorail and other milestone projects. Asides meeting with ...

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RoqeebahJune 1, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Guess what Osinbajo will be doing in Calabar today

Acting President ‘Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will visit Cross River State today to commission several milestone projects undertaken by the state ...

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AzeezApril 12, 2017

There’s no ideological difference between PDP, APC – Ayade

by Azeez Adeniyi Cross River governor, Ben Ayade has said there is no ideological difference between the Peoples Democratic Party ...

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AzeezFebruary 22, 2017

Kidnapping: Ben Ayade announces N1m reward for whistleblowers

by Azeez Adeniyi Cross River State governor, Ben Ayade on Tuesday announced the compensation of N1 million to anyone who’s ...

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AzeezJanuary 18, 2017

Bakassi seaport: Buhari, Ayade meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday held a closed door meeting with with the Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 3, 2017

These are the best and worst Nigerian governors in 2016

It’s hard to compare state governors considering their peculiar circumstances – income disparity, insecurity, and varying stages of development. But ...

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AzeezDecember 20, 2016

Cross River gov, Ayade to appoint 6000 new aides

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade has said he would appoint 6000 new aides and create 50,000 jobs in 2017. Ayade ...

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AzeezDecember 9, 2016

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds Ayade’s election as Cross River governor

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the election of Ben Ayade as governor of Cross River State. Another aspirant under ...

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