Tag: Cross River State

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2017

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

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. We will reconsider our quit notice to Igbos in ...

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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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ToluOctober 29, 2016

$29.96 billion, 33000 | 5 numbers that mattered this week

$29.96bn – The amount of loan the Federal Government of Nigeria plans to borrow from the World Bank, African Development ...

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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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YEditorDecember 8, 2014

Senate leader, Ndoma-Egba looses re-election bid, out of Senate

by Godwin Akanfe Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba has lost his re-election bid. He was defeated in the Cross River ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 1, 2014

Five perish in Cross River following dog meal

by Azubuike Azikiwe Five people have been confirmed dead in Cross River state, after eating dog meat. The incident happened last ...

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December 28, 2013

Colour Fiesta: Tonto Dikeh, Funke Akindele, Florence Ita-Giwa & more go “wild” at the Calabar Carnival (PHOTOS)

by Rachel Ogbu Leading top Nollywood stars, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa and her Seagull band made another entertaining  outing this year ...

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December 6, 2013

Sunny Neji returns! One North One Love [DOWNLOAD]

by Chisom Ukaegbu Sunny Neji is back with a new track titled “One North One Love. The song is Neji‘s way of ...

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November 18, 2013

Caught in the act: 3 armed robbers including 2 females stripped naked in Cross River

by Adeola Balogun Three suspected robbers were on Friday beaten up and stripped naked in Cross River after it was ...

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October 17, 2013

DISASTER: Over 20 people trapped in Obudu Resort mudslide

by Oge Okonkwo Over 20 persons have been left stranded due to a natural disaster which occurred at the  famous Obudu ...

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September 17, 2013

TRAGIC: Pregnant woman, 2 children burnt to death in Cross River

A pregnant woman, Ekaiquo Ewa, and her two children aged 7 and 3, were burnt to death, when a building ...

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September 5, 2013

Tragedy: Generator fumes kill newly wed couple, one other

by ‘Jola Sotubo An abrupt end has come to the newly created matrimony of a young couple in Cross River ...

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June 19, 2013

Victim claims pension money mysteriously turned to paper after taking a taxi (READ)

by Rachel Ogbu A woman claims that the pension money she withdrew from a second generation bank mysteriously turned to ...

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June 17, 2013

How I was kidnapped and taken into the bush – Boy, 7, narrates ordeal (PHOTOS)

  Eight suspected kidnappers were paraded  recently in Cross River State for kidnapping a seven-year-old pupil of Martha Dei Primary ...

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June 11, 2013

Psychiatric patient commits suicide in Calabar

A mentally unstable person, Joel Uduak, has committed suicide by hanging himself at the Federal Psychiatric Hospital in Calabar, Cross ...

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May 21, 2013

Irene Ogede: More than Salt – Uncovering my history (30 Days, 30 Voices)

What does mean for me? Geopolitically, I’m South-South but Benue State is North-Central yet language and culture wise; I am ...

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February 7, 2013

Tragic: NYSC member drowns in Cross River

Weekends in Ikom village, Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State, are always busy with fishing, the major occupation ...

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January 10, 2013

How to say Happy Birthday to a governor’s wife

by Ogaga Ifowodo If in the position of any of these nine birthday poets, however, I would think of a ...

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December 27, 2012

Colourful sights and stunning beauties from the Calabar Carnival – See Photos

by Isi Esene It has been hailed as the best Carnival in this part of the world and we doubt ...

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November 28, 2012

Akon, Hugh Masekela, Sakordie, 2 Face, others for 2012 Calabar Festival

Barely a week to the commencement of the Calabar festival, the senior advisor to the governor on event management, Cross ...

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November 6, 2012

Oops: Namadi Sambo’s helicopter damages 78-yr-old woman’s mud-house

by Isi Esene Vice President Namadi Sambo’s visit to Buanchor, in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State, brought ...

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October 23, 2012

How 51-year-old widow was killed by suspected ritualists

by Isi Esene Helen Ilonge, the primary healthcare coordinator in Bekwara Local Government Area of Cross River State, who was ...

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August 11, 2012

Teacher plunges to death while plucking fruit for girlfriend

by Mayowa Salami It was a tragic end to a love story for a teacher based in Calabar, Cross River ...

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August 10, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Bakassi group threatens liberation, hoists flag

Isi Esene The issues surrounding the ceding of the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon has taken a new turn as a ...

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July 15, 2012

At last, we are making money – Tinapa’s managing director celebrates

by Chi Ibe Tinapa’s managing director, Bassey Ndem announced that the business and leisure resort has recorded significant successes in recent ...

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