Tag: Cross River

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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-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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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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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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AzeezOctober 16, 2017

Cameroonians invade Cross River village, shoot six

Six residents of Danare, a village in Boki local government area of Cross River state have allegedly been shot after Gendarmes from ...

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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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EditorOctober 10, 2017

[The Activism Blog] NGO to distribute sanitary pads to 330,000 girls in six states

In commemoration of the Annual International Day of girl-child, an NGO, Aids Healthcare Foundation (AHF) done in collaboration with the ...

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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 OmoruyiJuly 26, 2017

Cross River monarch arrested for alleged cult activities

A team of the State Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Police have reportedly arrested the Paramount Ruler of Yakurr local ...

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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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RoqeebahJuly 7, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Professor Osinbajo’s statement condemning the violence in Cross River

There have been reports of wanton destruction of lives and property in Cross River. This is as a result of ...

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AzeezJuly 7, 2017

Osinbajo orders security agencies to stop communal violence in Cross River

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the loss of lives and property as a result of the recent communal conflict ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 4, 2017

150 people dead, 14,000 displaced in Cross River land dispute

One hundred and fifty people have been confirmed dead after a three-day war between two communities in Cross River over ...

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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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EditorJune 5, 2017

After 28 days as Acting President, here’s a brief report of Osinbajo’s performance

by Alexander O. Onukwue It has been four weeks since President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for London on an indefinite ...

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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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EditorJune 1, 2017

How happy are residents with #CrossRiverWeKnewCampaign results so far?

by Alex Onukwue Last week, disgruntled Cross Riverians took to the streets to express their accumulated displeasure at the dire ...

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EditorJune 1, 2017

Is Osinbajo’s visit to Calabar a bid to calm frayed nerves?

by Alex Onukwue Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived Cross River for a one-day visit to the state. According to a ...

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EditorMay 31, 2017

YNaija Analysis: What’s the sense in states celebrating 50 years?

The past few weeks have been a flurry of activities in Lagos and Rivers States as they celebrate the 50th ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2017

I want to become president and change Nigeria – Donald Duke

A former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke, said on Tuesday that he has interest in becoming Nigeria’s president ...

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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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EditorMay 20, 2017

Gov. Ben Ayade looks like he doesn’t know what he’s doing in Cross River

by Alex Onukwue It has not been a happy year for Ben Ayade, Governor of Cross River. A conspiracy of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 18, 2017

Gov. Ayade orders appointees to wear made-in-Calabar clothes

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, on Thursday, ordered political appointees to start to patronising ...

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AzeezMay 2, 2017

Nigerian army denies killing 8 armed youth in Cross River

The 13 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Calabar has debunked a report that its troops killed eight armed youths in Ikot-Offiong ...

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AzeezMay 1, 2017

Cross River pays May salaries to celebrate Workers’ day

by Azeez Adeniyi In celebration of World Workers’ day, the Cross River State government has paid its workers their May ...

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AzeezApril 5, 2017

Meningitis kills 12-year-old boy in Cross River

by Azeez Adeniyi The Cross River State government on Wednesday confirmed the death of a 12-year-old boy following an outbreak ...

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AzeezJanuary 17, 2017

Submit bailout report in 5 days, Senate tells Cross River govt

The Senate Committee on States and Local Government Administration has issued a five-day ultimatum to the Cross Rivers Government to ...

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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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