Tag: calabar

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Opinion: How modernization came to ‘destroy everything’

by Ugochukwu Nnamdi Ukamba Today I had that weird and strange feeling again. That feeling that life is changing at ...

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AzeezSeptember 17, 2016

Another militant kingpin arrested by troops in Calabar

The Nigerian Army said it has arrested a militant kingpin, Victory Benjamin known as G3 and Abuja Daddy as well ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 7, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: Apple to unveil new iPhone 7 | Ahmad Salkida released | Fayose lies, says APC

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist Osinbajo: ‘Nigeria has been badly governed’ – YNaija 25,000 policemen, 550 patrol vehicles ...

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AzeezSeptember 6, 2016

Army will take over Calabar on Wednesday – Here’s why

The Nigerian Army has urged residents in Calabar, Cross River State not to panic over the large movement of troops ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 10, 2016

‘How ‘chairlady’ forced us into sleeping with 20 men everyday’

In what would have best been described as a twisted home movie, four schoolgirls have told the story of how ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 20, 2016

How a church tortured two children for being ‘witches’

Two children accused of being witches have been rescued by Basic Rights Counsel Initiative, a Calabar-based child’s rights organisation. The rights ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 1, 2016

Fulani herdsmen beg for grazing land in Cross River

Fulani herdsmen in Cross River State have called on the state Governor, Ben Ayade, to allocate lands to them to ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 17, 2016

Mother of 5 caught with ‘bag of marijuana’, sent to jail

A 35-year-old woman, Grace Asuquo, will spend the next year and half in prison, away from her 5 children. She ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 4, 2016

Opinion: Governor Ben Ayade and his romance with APC

Tuesday, March 30, 2016 is a day Cross Riverians especially residents of Calabar, the capital city of Cross River State ...

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Janeth JMarch 11, 2016

BREAKING: Explosion rocks CBN Calabar

A gas explosion rocked a section of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) office in Calabar, Cross River state on ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 29, 2015

Calabar Carnival 2015: Amaechi, Ayade, Ita-Giwa, others step out for ‘Plant-A-Tree’ march (PHOTOS)

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, was on Monday, the recipient of loud cheers, when he attended the Calabar carnival. As ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 21, 2015

U.S Ambassador Commends General Electric’s investment in Calabar

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria Honourable James Entwistle says the U.S government will continue to encourage American companies in ...

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Janeth JOctober 9, 2015

There’s no Ebola case in Nigeria – FG

The Federal Government says there are no new cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Nigeria. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2015

Ebola scare in Calabar, 10 quarantined, FG dispatches medical team

The death of a patient with Ebola-like symptoms, at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, has created panic among residents ...

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Faisal AdamuMay 1, 2015

Faisal Adamu: 7 reasons why you shouldn’t date a Calabar girl

  Growing up, I was that wimpy kid who never had the courage to talk to girls and in a ...

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Janeth JFebruary 12, 2015

Immigration parades 40 illegal immigrants in Cross River

by Ranti Joseph The Cross River State command of the Nigeria Immigration Service has on Thursday paraded 40 illegal immigrants ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 31, 2015

Pres. Jonathan’s campaign rally in Cross River, Akwa Ibom was massive (See Photos)

Azubuike Azikiwe On Friday, January 30, President Goodluck Jonathan, had what is perhaps his largest audience since the presidential campaign ...

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Ada IgboanugoDecember 30, 2014

Liyel Imoke beats his chest – claims Calabar Carnival is the greatest show in Africa

by Chinwe Okafor The Carnival Calabar remains the greatest show ever in Africa, Mr. Liyel Imoke has claimed following the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 27, 2014

Federal Government to introduce toll on Nigeria’s borders

by James Sambo The Federal Government is set to introduce toll payments at Nigeria’s borders with neighboring African countries. The ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 13, 2014

@simonchairman: Careless utterances – @AsiwajuTinubu should be called to order

by Simon Utsu My average Nigerian brethren are quick to forget.  That is the reason why I love inundating them ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2014

LOL! This is why Nigeria has been so successful at containing the Ebola virus

by Kolapo Olapoju It is no longer news that the World Health organisation has commended Nigeria for halting the spread ...

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YEditorSeptember 23, 2014

@TranscorpPLC plans remarkable N8 billion, 1 week IPO

by Tunji Andrews Transcorp Hotels plans to start marketing its initial public offering (IPO) from September 24, aiming to raise ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 11, 2014

#Ebola: South African woman quarantined in Lagos after showing Ebola symptoms

by Azubuike Azikiwe A female South African national is being held by Nigerian health authorities after showing potential symptoms of ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 7, 2014

Vincent Enyeama reacts to Super Eagles loss against Congo

by Isi Esene Super Eagles safe hands, Vincent Enyeama has sent a message of encourage to his team-mates and Nigerian ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 7, 2014

I knew the Eagles would lose – Stephen Keshi

by Akan Ido Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has expressed his displeasure at the performance of the team during yesterday’s ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 3, 2014

Hide-and-seek: NFF accuse Congolese football federation of being shady with travel plans

by Olorunwa Lawal The Nigerian Football Federation has accused the Congolese Football Federation of playing hide-and-seek concerning its arrival for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

GOtv launches in Makurdi with open-air concert

by Jewel Stephen To mark the launch of its service in the city of Makurdi, GOtv on Wednesday, 20 August ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 14, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: Why the wives of Nigerian soldiers are ANGRY

by Abimbola Adelakun What’s new is that the soldiers’ wives are adding that their husbands will not be sent into ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 9, 2014

Hospital expose: Ebola victim, Patrick Sawyer wanted to take the virus to Calabar

by Kolapo Olapoju   Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American man who imported the Ebola virus disease (EVD) to Nigeria, attempted to ...

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