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A former member representing Cross River State on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Mr. Paul Adah, has indicated his interest to contest the 2019 governorship election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
The Cross River House of Assembly said it has passed 51 bills and initiated over 31 motions since its inauguration in 2015.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has flagged off the third and final dry run of the Calabar Carnival with a pledge to help turn the event into a major global attraction.
The Federal Government says it will make the annual Calabar carnival a major foreign exchange earner for Nigeria.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Calabar Carnival is not just a street party but a globally recognised event that celebrates culture, tradition, creativity and intelligence.
A pro-democracy group, the Justice Initiative for the Disadvantaged and Oppressed People (JIDOP) has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reconstruct the electoral laws of the commission through the legislature and return it to the path of constitutional democracy for stable polity.
The Cross River State Chief Judge, Justice Michael Edem, has granted amnesty to One hundred and twenty two (122) inmates serving various jail terms in Calabar Prison, Afokang in Calabar, Cross River State capital.
The Cross River Government’s 2018 Appropriation Bill of N1.3 trillion on Friday passed second reading at the state’s House of Assembly.
The police have arrested a security guard, Thomas Olem, for alleged burglary of his former boss’ office in a hotel on Addo Road, Infinity Estate, Ajah, Lagos.
The Federal Government yesterday said that the East-West road project that was awarded in 2006 by the then administration was designed to fail.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State has given the Governor Ben Ayade a seven-day ultimatum, beginning from yesterday (Wednesday) to implement a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) reached between both of them on July 2, 2017, else workers would resume strike.
In sustaining the new, strict policy footing of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), the management has announced the refund of N401,291,658.41, to pilgrims from 11 states of the federation.
Kidnappers have released an abducted Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Cyril Essien, after a N350,000 ransom was dropped at a designation point on Edgerton Street in Calabar, Cross River State.
Suspected gunmen on Sunday allegedly killed a senior military officer who was said to be in transit along Katsina Ala/Takum highway in Benue State.
Suspended president of the Spanish football federation Angel Maria Villar blamed Spain’s government for a FIFA threat that could lead to the country being thrown out of next year’s World Cup in Russia.
Lagos residents on Monday saw the return of long queues at petrol filling stations, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday signed the Delta State 2018 Appropriation Bill of N308 billion into law, with an assurance that his administration will ensure full implementation of the budget.
Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria have called off a planned nationwide strike.
Yields on Nigeria’s mid-dated treasury bills rose nearly 1 percentage point to 12 percent on Friday, extending a three-day rally as a sell-off which started this week continued, traders said.
Israeli war jets used air-to-surface missiles to strike two Hamas military posts in the northern Gaza Strip early Monday in retaliation for an earlier rocket strike from Gaza, the Israel Defense Force (IDF) said.
Lagos State Government pledged to give out cash prizes to talented youths in the areas of music, dance and comedy at the forthcoming “One Lagos Fiesta” scheduled to hold from Dec. 24 to Jan. 1, 2018.
The overuse of antibiotics in farming has been highlighted as one of the biggest emerging threats to human health, spreading resistance to vital drugs and endangering millions of lives.
South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to choose a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma.