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Nigerian Army offers free medical aid to 7,000 people in Cross River

More than 7,000 people including women and children have benefited from the Nigerian Army’s free medical services in ten villages across Cross River State of the southern region of the country.

Cameroonian gendarmes invade Nigerian community, shoot six – Police

The police in Cross River on Monday said that six residents of Danare community in Boki Local Government Area were shot by gendarmes from Bodam community during an invasion on the Nigerian territory by Cameroonians.

Police commences training of 200 personnel on counter-terrorism

The Zone 6 Command of the Nigeria Police in Calabar on Monday commenced training of 200 senior officers within the zone on counter-terrorism.

NDDC to construct 14.5km dual carriage road to Bakassi deep seaport

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has announced plans to construct a 14.5 kilometres dual carriage way from Calabar to link the proposed Bakassi Deep Seaport, as well as facilitate the realisation of the 275 kilometres Super Highway to link the proposed seaport and Katsina-Ala in Benue State.

NDDC partners Cross River to construct road to Bakassi deep seaport

The Board and management of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has indicated its interest to partner Cross River in the creation of 14.5km access way from Calabar to the Bakassi Deep seaport.

NiMet predicts partly cloudy, hazy weather for Saturday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy weather condition over central states of the country on Saturday morning.

NYSC organizes awareness campaign on ​m​onkey pox

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) through its Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) has organized awareness campaign against monkey pox and other related diseases in Cross River State.

Police parade soldier, student, 39 other suspects in Ibadan

The Oyo State Police Command on Thursday paraded 42 suspects, including a soldier, Abubakar Isiaka, a student of Oke Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Adedigba Elisha and another 50 year old suspected ritualist, Mr. Mukaila Adewale.

Cross River Superhighway, another unnecessary debt burden – BudgIT’s Oluseun Onigbinde

BudgIT has warned Cross River State Government to halt the proposed Superhighway considering the poor environmental and financial appraisal of the project as well as the debt burden it places on the state.

NFF-CBN football tournament to kick off Saturday

The 2017 edition of the NFF/CBN All-Financial Institutions football competition will kick off on Saturday and end on October 28.

UNFPA, Cross River govt partner on family planning method

The United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) and the Cross River State Government have concluded arrangement to adopt a new contraceptive method for family planning in the state.

Nigerian Army begins Operation Crocodile Smile II in Cross River

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday unveiled the second phase of a special operation code named ‘Operation Crocodile Smile II‘ in Cross River State.

Police nab 64-year-old for allegedly supplying guns, bullets to robbers

A 64-year-old man, Zebulus Chiekezie, from Umukegwu-Akokwa in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State has been arrested by the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad for allegedly selling guns and bullets to armed robbers in the state.

Fed govt earmarks N66bn for N-Power, school feeding, others

The Federal Government has earmarked N66bn to further boost its four social welfare programmes namely Home Grown School Feeding, N-Power, Conditional Cash Transfer and Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme.

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Why I called for international conference on Northeast – Senator Saraki

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Enugu court remands Bishop Ginika Obi over N500m fraud

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Censors Board seizes pirated films worth N150m

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said it has seized uncensored, unclassified and pirated films worth about N150 million in Edo, Kaduna and Lagos States.

Judge adjourns Olubadan’s suit against Governor Ajimobi

Justice Olujumoke Aiki, the presiding judge in the suit instituted by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, against Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and 21 new Obas in the state has adjourned till November 6 hearing of the preliminary objections raised by Kunle Sobaloju, the counsel to the 12th-24th defendants.

Governor Amosun denies alleged EFCC raid on Lagos home

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