Tag: calabar

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AzeezJuly 16, 2017

9 killed in oil depot explosion in Calabar

An explosion at Linc Oil and Gas tank farm in Calabar, Cross River state, on Sunday morning has reportedly led ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 7, 2017

“We feel pained and insulted” | Efik people distance self from Biafra

The Efik Leadership Foundation (ELF) has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to desist from including the Efik people ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2017

People call me a magician because I continually pay salaries – Governor Ayade

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has said despite the receipt of only N4.3 billion as federal allocation, he ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 6, 2017

Police reportedly arrest 4 suspects with 4,555 National Identity Cards

The Cross River command of the Nigerian Police have, on Monday, arrested four suspected thieves for the unlawful possession of ...

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EditorJune 3, 2017

Gov. Ben Ayade hosts Acting President ‘Yemi Osinbajo as he commissions milestone projects in Cross River (OFFICIAL PHOTOS)

Acting President, Prof. ‘Yemi Osinbajo today embarked on an official visit to Cross River to commission milestone projects undertaken by ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2017

“The President himself negotiated the Lagos-Calabar rail funding” – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari personally re-negotiated the funding of the Lagos-Calabar rail project. ...

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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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EditorJune 1, 2017

The Defence Headquarters need to provide details on the Navy, Police clash in Calabar

by Alex Onukwue The official word, as it stands, from the clash between officers of the Navy and the Police ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 1, 2017

Osinbajo visits Calabar (PHOTOS)

It was reported that Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, was to visit Calabar to commission some projects undertaken by the state ...

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EditorJune 1, 2017

For the Presidency, Calabar getaway is a welcome distraction from the 2017 budget

by Alex Onukwue On Wednesday evening major online news platforms reported that the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo would sign ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 1, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Abducted Reps member released | JAMB releases 1,606,901 results | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. Abducted House of Reps member released  – YNaija UTME 2017: JAMB releases 1,606,901 results, supplementary ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 1, 2017

Navy to investigate clash with police in Calabar

The Nigerian Navy has said an investigation has begun to ascertain the cause of the incident between the Navy and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations. 1. 3 policemen reportedly burnt alive by angry naval officers in Calabar ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today.  1. Minimum wage: Reps to cause review every five ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

3 policemen reportedly burnt alive by angry naval officers in Calabar

Three policemen were reportedly burnt to death on Tuesday, following a clash between the Police and some officers of Nigerian ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

Police disperse peaceful protesters with teargas in Cross-River (PHOTOS)

The Nigerian police, has reportedly dispersed some peaceful protesters in Calabar, Cross-River. According [email protected], the protesters were attacked with teargas ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 10, 2017

Couple sell daughter to pay rent and start a business

by Omoleye Omoruyi Police Command in Cross River have apprehended a couple for allegedly selling their six-year old daughter for ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

Calabar tragedy: Manchester United players to wear black armbands in memory of dead football fans

by Dolapo Adelana Premier League club, Manchester United has said that its players will wear black armbands to honour seven ...

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AzeezApril 22, 2017

Dogara calls for probe into death of football fans in Calabar

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has urged the state government to conduct a thorough investigation into the ...

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AzeezApril 22, 2017

FG directs NERC, NEMSA to investigate death of football fans in Calabar

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission and Nigeria Electricity Management Service Agency to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 21, 2017

Death of Manchester United fans unfortunate – Saraki

by Dolapo Adelana Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed shock over the death of football fans through electrocution ...

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RoqeebahApril 21, 2017

Manchester United’s condolence message to Calabar fans is a slap in the face of the Nigerian government

by Soma Oj. The past few weeks have been eventful for football fans world over. And those events have not ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 21, 2017

The Thread: “What a monumental tragedy” “RIP” | Reactions from Manchester United and Nigerians over the death of football fans in Calabar

Nigeria is such an insecure country, not because Boko Haram terrorists are on the loose but because anything is capable ...

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AzeezApril 21, 2017

Buhari condoles with families of football fans killed in Calabar

by Azeez Adeniyi President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to the family of football fans who died at a ...

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AzeezApril 21, 2017

Seven dead at football viewing centre in Calabar

Seven people have reportedly been electrocuted at a football viewing centre in Atimbo, Calabar, Cross River state capital. The football ...

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SponsorMarch 24, 2017

Justina Ovat, Christabel Ndubuisi, Esther Eshiet, Lizzy Udie and others lead Global Mentoring Walk in Calabar

Afterschool Centre for Career Development joined over 13,000 women globally to mark the 2017 Global Mentoring Walk. The walk in ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 1, 2017

The Thread: Here’s why our states need to become self-sufficient

Everyone agrees- at least most do- that the current system we are running in Nigeria, where states look up to ...

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YManagerFebruary 5, 2017

“The call has gone beyond 2Baba…” | EiE Nigeria speaks to YNaija, goes ahead with protest march

by Isime Esene Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE Nigeria) has vowed to go ahead with the planned OneVoice Nigeria protest march ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 24, 2016

Opinion: Thinking of a holiday destination this year? Think Calabar International Carnival

Olukayode Kolawole Here are four (4) reasons Calabar Carnival should be on your priority list Come December 2016, Calabar will ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Precious Ohakosim: My journey to the people’s paradise [Nigerian Voices]

by Precious Ohakosim As I heard the shrilling sound of my cellphone at about 04:30 am, I bolted out my ...

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