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Nigerian Army: There are security threats at Nigeria-Cameroon borders

According a statement by the Deputy Director Public Relations 82 Division Col Sagir Musa “the meeting is to confirm/assess the reported occasional security threats at the border areas between Nigeria and Cameroon with the view to addressing the situation”.

John Gaul-Lebo: Nigeria not ripe for independent candidacy

The Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Mr. John Gaul-Lebo, says Nigeria is not yet ripe for independent candidacy.

Supreme court set aside judgment compelling INEC to conduct election in 10 new wards

The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Calabar, which compelled INEC to conduct elections in the 10 wards of Ikang, Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State.

Cross River Assembly passes ‘Not Too Young to Run Bill’, others

The on-going constitutional amendment has received a boost as the Cross River State House of Assembly has passed the Not-Too-Young to Run Bill.

Cross River youths protest House of Reps member’s fifth term bid

Hundreds of youths from the Calabar-South, Bakassi and Akpabuyo local government areas of Cross River on Tuesday stormed the state House of Assembly to protest the re-election bid of member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Essien Ayi, in the 2019 general election.

2019: Group endorses Governor Ayade for second term

A political group in Cross River, `Voice of Central’ has lauded the various achievements of Gov. Ben Ayade and endorsed him for a second term.

NULGE asks governors to stop frustrating local govt autonomy

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Southwest zone, at the weekend alleged that some state governors were frustrating granting of autonomy to local governments in the country.

Cross River Assembly passes 51 bills, initiates 31 motions

The Cross River House of Assembly said it has passed 51 bills and initiated over 31 motions since its inauguration in 2015.

N1.3trn Cross River 2018 budget passes second reading

The Cross River Government’s 2018 Appropriation Bill of N1.3 trillion on Friday passed second reading at the state’s House of Assembly.

APC accuses Cross River Assembly of receiving bribe to pass Governor Ayade’s N1.3 trillion...

The Cross River State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC has described the proposed 2018, N1.3 trillion budget submitted to the State House of Assembly by Governor Ben Ayade as an academic exercise in futility.

Cross River Assembly confirms Justice Michael Edem as new Chief Judge

The Cross River State House of Assembly yesterday confirmed Justice Michael Edem as the substantive Chief Judge of the state.

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.

Cross River to introduce Border Security Protection Bill

Cross River House of Assembly says it has concluded plans to introduce “Cross River State Border Security and Protection Bill” to check incessant breakdown of law and order in border communities.

Call for Ayade’s removal from office wrong – Ex-IPAC chief

A former Chairman of the Inter-Party Advisory Council in Cross River State, Mr. Goddie Akpama, has faulted the campaign by a group calling for the removal of Governor Ben Ayade from office over his numerous foreign trips.


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House of Representatives temporarily lifts ban on IHS masts installation nationwide

‎The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications has relaxed the directive preventing IHS Towers, a mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider, from completing about 243 telecommunication masts under construction across the states of the Federation.

Ex-Govenror Nyako: APC national leadership tenure elongation unconstitutional

The former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako, has cautioned the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC), to avoid the mistake of tenure elongation for members of the National Working Committee and party Chairmen at the State and national leadership.

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NBA rejects Lagos government’s 50% reduction of land use charge

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