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At least 10 persons have been reportedly killed in renewed communal clash between the people of Ikot Offiong in Odukpani local government area of Cross River State and Oku Iboku in Itu local government area of Akwa Ibom State.
The renewed clash started on Sunday over a …
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Cross River governor, Prof Ben Ayade, Thursday, gave reasons why his focus is on the establishment of industries all over the state rather than embarking on other ventures that have less value to the development of the citizenry.
Ayade who was speaking at the Cross River Rice city situated …...
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The Senator representing Katsina South Senatorial District, Abu Ibrahim has said that there is no provision for the suspension of serving senators in the laws guiding the operation of the upper legislative chamber.
Speaking to State House correspondents after the weekly juma’at service at the...
Former Cross River State governor, Donald Duke, said at the weekend that no political godfather, within or outside the state, played a prominent role in his emergence as governor in 1999.
Duke reportedly served as governor when political godfathers were majorly responsible for emergence of...
No fewer than eleven persons have been allegedly killed in a renewed communal clash that ensued between two communities in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State. DAILY POST gathered that the clash, which broke out on Thursday between Beebo and Okwabang communities, lasted till Saturday...
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Tragedy struck Thursday evening when an unknown motorist knocked down a masquerade along and-run along Nwaniba Road, by Use Offot, Uyo.
The masquerade known as ‘ekpo’ in local parlance is reportedly died instantly while his lifeless body laid on the tarred road.
The Nation gathered that the...
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Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, the State Commissioner of Police Command has stated that his men under the Cross River State Police Command has apprehended no less than 72 persons suspected to have committed various crimes against the state over a 4 month period in 2017. Also recovered were 537 live cartridges...
An erstwhile presidential adviser, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, Friday, dumped the People’s Democratic Party,PDP and joined the Cross River State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Mama Bakasi, as she is fondly called said the reason for pitching her tent with the APC was because her...
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Gunmen have abducted Sen. Patrick Ani, a former senator who represented Cross River South on the platform of the defunct National Republican Convention between 1991 and 1992.
Eyewitnesses told journalists in Calabar on Thursday that the former legislator was abducted by the gunmen on Wednesday...
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The organised labour in Cross River State, yesterday, declared the state governor, Professor Ben Ayade, the most labour-friendly governor in Nigeria.
The labour informed that it has concluded arrangements to honour the governor with an award in May.
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The Cross River Government says all is set for the hosting of the World Mayors-African Region Investment Conference and Exhibition from May 23 to 27, 2016 in Calabar.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Chairman, Local Organising Committee (LOC), Amb. Eyo Asquo.
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The Chairman of the Senate ad hoc Committee on Publicity, Senator Dino Melaye, on Tuesday, tore the Peoples Democratic Party membership card of the immediate past commissioner representing Cross River State on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr. Paul Adah.
A former Cross River State Governor, Clement Ebri, has formally made public his intention to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Making the bold declaration at his political ward in Mkpani, Yakurr Local Government Area of the state, the ex-governor said that his membership with the ruling...
Governor Benedict Ayade of Cross River State, a former senator, a professor of environmental studies was in Lagos for an interactive session with relevant stakeholders involved in the forthcoming Calabar Festival.
On the sidelines of the meeting the governor had an interactive session with...
A former Deputy Governor of Cross River State, Dr. Walter Eneji, who served during the administration of former Governor Donald Duke is dead.
A source in his family who refused to be quoted because he was incompetent to speak on the matter, said Eneji died in London on Wednesday where he had...
Six people have been arrested in south-eastern Nigeria for allegedly selling a two-week old baby for N19800 in Cross River state.
Police in Cross River state said those arrested included the baby’s mother, who said extreme poverty forced to sell her child for around N19,800 ($90).
Chief Matthias Offoboche, the deputy governor of Cross River State in the Second Republic, is dead, according to family source.
The octogenarian, who was deputy to late Chief Clement Isong, former governor of the state on the platform of the National Party of Nigeria (NPN), died on October 25...