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We Are Proud Of Our Achievements Since 2015 – Buhari

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is proud of the achievements it has recorded in the last two years. The President stated this on Tuesday while addressing party leaders at the APC National Executive Committee in Abuja. “We can be proud of our achievements in the last two years,...

Calabar Court Directs Navy To Pay N75 Million To Bricklayer

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Calabar, on Monday awarded N75million cost against the Nigerian  navy for illegal use of military weapon, shooting and torturing of one Asuquo Etim ,a bricklayer by one of its personnel attached to quick intervention squad during operation "papa five". Delivering the judgement, justice Inyangekwo directed that...

Bakassi Deep Seaport: Governor Ayade Presents Twenty Patrol Vans To Security Operatives

1 year ago /
Nation 

As the construction of the Bakassi deep seaport and it's evacuation corridor,the super highway  is about to commence , Governor Ben Ayade has donated twenty pick up vans to the security agencies to provide adequate, secured atmosphere at the project sites and  within its routes. Speaking during the presentation of the...

Southern Governors Wives Seek Equal Opportunities Ahead 2019 Elections

1 year ago /
Nation 

Wives of governors of the seventeen states in southern Nigeria have resolved to play key roles in ensuring equal opportunities for women on issues affecting the Nigerian nation as preparations for the 2019 elections get underway. This was part of the decisions taken at the meeting of the southern governors wives...

Calabar Electrocution: CRUTECH Students Protest Colleague’s Death

1 year ago /
Nation 

Students of the Cross River University of technology, Calabar have taken their protest to the governor’s office, over the loss of their colleague who died as a result of a power surge. The students, who accused the Port Harcourt electricity distribution company of the causing the frequent electrocution in the state, want the...

PDP Convention: Dokpesi Takes Consultation To David Mark

1 year ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the December 9, 2017 elective convention of the peoples democratic party ( PDP), former president of the senate.  Senator David Mark has for the umpteenth time warned against impunity and imposition of candidates. Senator mark implored party faithful to reflect on the issues that led to the fall of the...

Calabar Police/Navy Clash: Government Hands Over N2m Compensation To Families

1 year ago /
Nation 

In fulfillment of the promise made when he visited the scene of the clash between the Nigerian Navy and Police in may this year, Cross River state Governor Ben Ayade  has handed over two million naira cash to be shared for the  three affected families during the fracas. Cross-river state commissioner...

Northern PDP Chairmen Endorse Dokpesi

1 year ago /
Politics 

The peoples democratic party, chairmen from nineteen northern states want the party to give recognition to efforts made by a foremost aspirant of the national chairmanship race and founder of Daar Communications Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi at restoring the party, especially during its leadership crisis. The chairmen who made the demand in...

Adamawa Local Government Workers Embark On Indefinite Strike

1 year ago /
Nation 

Local government workers in Adamawa state have been directed by their leadership under the Aegies of Nigerian union of local government employees (NULGE) to proceed on an indefinite strike. In a statement by the state president comrade Haman Jumba Gutagel, the local government workers were directed to shut down the local...

Governor Ayade Seeks FG's Involvement In Calabar Carnival

1 year ago /
Arts and Culture  Nation 

As a further boost to its soaring global appeal, cross river state governor, Senator Ben Ayade has called on the federal government to take ownership of the 13-year old Africa’s biggest street party, the carnival Calabar and make it the world’s number one tourism event. Ayade made the call in Calabar...

Immigration Boss Seek Cross River Government’s Collaboration In Managing Cameroon Refugees

1 year ago /
Nation 

No fewer than fourth thousand Cameroonian migrants are expected to find their ways into Nigeria for protection says the comptroller general of Immigration, Muhammed Babandede. The immigration boss who visited the main border axis of cross river state however said there was no cause for alarm as governor Ben Ayade has...

Nigeria/Cameroon Boundary: Governor Ayade Charges Immigration To Protect Citizens Along Border Line

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has called on the nigerian immigration service to protect the citizens living along the border lines between Nigeria and the republic of Cameroon. Ayade stated this when he received the comptroller general of immigration, Muhammed Babandede who paid him a visit in his...

Governor Ayade Promises To Partner Federal Government On Agro-Industry

1 year ago /
Nation 

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state says the presidential initiative targeted at developing agriculture and industry in the Niger Delta as alternative source for job creation and income generation in the region will be embraced by the state. Ayade stated this during the official flag-off of the program in calabar,the...

FG, Cross River Partner To Promote Use Of Local Costumes In 2017 Carnival Calabar

1 year ago /
Nation 

The federal government says it will use carnival Calabar platform to promote the use of made in Nigeria products in all major events in the country starting from cross river state. Minister of information and culture, Lai Muhammed stated this in Calabar during the flag off of the 2017 carnival dry...

Kidnapped DPO, Others Rescued

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

A divisional Police superintendent Aliyu Amos, his orderly and four others have regained freedom from their abductors after four days in captivity. The men were rescued in the early hours of Friday unhurt by the Police Special Forces around Kabula Forest Sarki Pawa, in Niger state. According to the force public relations...

Senate Probes Paris Club Refunds, Other Bailout Funds

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Senate, yesterday, said that it would probe how the Paris Club refunds and other bailout funds given to state governors by President Muhammadu Buhari were approved. The decision by the apex legislative chamber to investigate the funds was provoked by concerns that many state governors currently owe workers’ salaries,...

Nigeria, Turkey To Strengthen Relations

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed, after talks, on Thursday in Ankara to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both countries to counter terrorism. Speaking at a joint press conference after a tete-a-tete with his host, President Buhari said he was ‘‘very pleased’’ that the defence...

FG Arraigns Misau

1 year ago /

The Federal Government on Thursday arraigned Senator Isah Misau, representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Maitama, Abuja, for allegedly making injurious falsehood against the Nigeria Police Force and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris. The senator, who attended court from home,...

EFCC vs Dokpesi: Trial Continues

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday called two prosecution witnesses who testified before the Federal High Court in Abuja in respect of the N2.1bn fraud charges instituted against the African Independent Television’s founder, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, and his Daar Investment and Holdings Limited. The two witnesses told the court...

Reps Probe IOCs Over Loss Of $14bn Gas Flared Fund

1 year ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the non-payment of penalties on gas flaring by International Oil Companies (OICs) amounting to over $14 billion and report back within eight weeks for further legislative action. It has also urged relevant government agencies to undertake damage and...