News - Cross River

Niger Delta Youths Urged To Support FG Peace Initiatives

1 day ago /
Niger Delta 

As Muslims all over the world continue the celebrations of Eid-Il- Fitri, youths in the Niger Delta region have been urged to support the peaceful and crime free initiative of President Buhari's administration for the oil rich region.

Ayade Unveils Calabar Carnival Theme For 2018

4 days ago /
Nation 

Cross Rivers State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has disclosed that plans are underway to reposition the annual Calabar festival and transform it into a veritable platform for African discourse.

INEC, C.A.N Urge Registered Voters To Collect Their PVCs

5 days ago /
Nation 

As the June 12 celebration continues across the states in Nigeria, the independent national electoral commission, INEC and Christian association of Nigeria CAN have called on registered voters to collect their permanent voters cards to enable them participate in a peaceful 2019 general elections as witnessed on June 12, 1993.

Nigeria, Morocco Sign Three Agreements

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria and Morocco have signed three agreements, including a regional gas pipeline that will see Nigeria provide gas to countries in West Africa sub-region that extend to Morocco and Europe.

Cross River, NDLEA Commence School To School Sensitization On Drug Abuse

1 week ago /

Following the recent inauguration of the health emergency response team and state drug abuse control committee, cross river state government in collaboration with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have commenced sensitization of students in secondary schools across the state.

Cross River Partners Canada On Agro-Entrepreneurs

1 week ago /
Nation 

No Fewer Than Fifteen Thousand Cross River Youths have been trained in different skills in business agriculture including fishery, poultry, snail, mushrooms among others by the Canadian Government in the last twenty four months.

FG Inspects East-West Road, Assures Of Timely Completion

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has made a strong case for the safety of workers and equipment at the east-west road to ensure a timely completion of the project.

Former VC, Blames Falling Education Standards On Indiscipline Among Lecturers

1 week ago /
Education 

A renowned academician and former vice chancellor of university calabar, Professor Kelvin Etta says indiscipline among university lecturers and their desperation for money has led to the breeding of unproductive graduates and falling standards of education in the country.

June 12: Cross River Government Seeks Clarification

1 week ago /
Nation 

Cross River State Government has called on the federal government to clarify it's pronouncement on the presidential declaration of June 12 as the new democracy day in the country.

Anti- Grazing Law: Senate Asks Minister Of Defence To Withdraw Statement

1 week ago /

The senate has asked the minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali to promptly withdraw a statement credited to him that states which enacted anti- grazing laws should suspend them.

WAEC Faults Obono-Obla's Certificate.

1 week ago /
Nation 

The West African examinations council (WAEC) has described as “altered and invalid” the results and certificate belonging to the chairman, special presidential investigative panel for the recovery of property, Okoi Obono-Obla, which was allegedly issued by the examination body.

East West Road: FG To Mobilise Contractors To Project Sites Soon.

1 week ago /
Nation 

The federal government says despite the delay in the completion of the East West road that cuts across the Niger delta region, contractors will soon go back to site as the fund for the project has just been released.

Cross River Government To Invest In Plastic Waste Recycling Infrastructure

1 week ago /
Environment 

Cross River State Government has expressed it's readiness to invest in solid waste and recycling infrastructure, starting with recyclable items such as plastic  and other disposables that cause environmental pollution in the state.

INEC Inaugurates Election Monitoring And Support Centre Committee

1 week ago /
Politics 

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu has urged members of the re-constituted Election Monitoring And Support Centre (EMSC) committee to brace up for the important assignment of ensuring the success of the 2019 general elections.

Russia 2018: Govenor Ben Ayade Approves 6,000 Capacity Free Viewing Centre In Calabar

2 weeks ago /
Sports  

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has approved the provision of six thousand sitting capacity free viewing centre for the lovers of football who wish to watch world cup at The U.J Esuene Stadium In Calabar.

U.S Government Commends Ayade's Industrialisation Drive

2 weeks ago /
Business and Economy  

The United States Consul General to Nigeria, John Bray says he is impressed with the industrialisation drive of the Cross River state governor, Prof Ben Ayade within his three years in office.

South-South Governors Demand 13% Derivation

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governors of the South-South geo-political zone have demanded for the payment of 13 % derivation due to them from the One Billion U.S Dollars the federal government plans to withdraw from the excess crude account to fund the fight against boko haram and other national security matters.

Ayade Mourns Obudu Lawmaker

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade has described as shocking and devastating the sad news of the death of honorable Steven Ukpukpen, the lawmaker representing Obudu state constituency in the house of assembly. 

Ayade Tasks Politicians To Focus On People

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade,  has called on Nigerian leaders to focus on the development of the people rather than creating an atmosphere that will cause tension in the land as a result the of 2019 elections.

Ayade Inaugurates Health Insurance Scheme

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

CROSS RIVER STATE GOVERNOR,PROF. BEN AYADE HAS LAUNCHED THE STATE HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME POPULARLY KNOWN AS "AYADECARE",WITH THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF  SEED FUND OF N250 MILLION NAIRA FOR THE  SMOOTH TAKE OFF OF  THE SCHEME. 


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