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Cross River flags off vaccination campaign for measles

The Cross River State government began the vaccination of babies against measles troubling the lives of babies between the ages of 9 to 59 months and called on both mothers and caregivers to make visitation with their babies to the nearest health care facility center for vaccination.

Gospel Music Africa Season One announces audition dates

Gospel Music Africa (GMA) competition is officially set to kick off Auditions in Abuja April, 19, Owerri April 24 and Lagos April 30.

Supreme Court asks INEC to create constituencies for displaced Bakassi people

The Supreme Court on Friday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to create constituencies for the Bakassi people of Cross River State displaced from Bakassi Peninsula in Cameroon.

Cross River govt lifts suspension on NURTW operations after 14 years

The Cross River State Government on Monday lifted the suspension imposed on activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) since 2004 in the state.

Obong of Calabar warns National Assembly members against greed, timidity

The Obong of Calabar, His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu V, has warned National Assembly members from Efik extraction to eschew greed, selfishness and timidity.

Cross River govt to begin table payment for retirees

Arrangement has been concluded by the Cross River State government to commence payment of 2013 outstanding gratuities to the affected retirees in the State through a table payment.

Cross River signs N5 billion MoU for Tinapa, Obudu upgrade

The Cross River State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mac Creeds and Tom Consortium for the upgrade of Tinapa Lakeside Hotel in Calabar and Obudu Ranch Resort in Obanliku.

Akwa Ibom community seeks N2.5 billion compensation from Cross River govt over communal conflict

Months after, conflict tore Ayadehe community in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state has continued to count loses from the mayhem unleashed the people in a communal conflict calling for assistance from both the state and federal governments to contain the internally displaced people.

Governor Ayade has failed workers – NLC

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.

Cross River govt did not donate 100 vehicles to police – CP Inuwa Hafiz

The Commissioner of Police, Cross River State Command, CP Inuwa Hafiz, has denied receiving 100 security vehicles from the Cross River State government.

JTF launches manhunt for kingpin of four Britons’ kidnappers in Delta

The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (OPDS), has launched a manhunt for the leader of a kidnap gang identified as Karowei Gbakumor in Delta State.

Federal govt to partner Cross River on disaster management – official

The Federal Government said on Saturday that it would work closely with the Cross River Government to evolve ways of managing man-made and natural disasters in the state.

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.

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.

No case of monkey pox in Cross River – commissioner

Cross River Government on Sunday denied reports that a case of monkey pox has been found in the state.

Cross River losses $5m over non-payment of N104m counterpart fund

The Cross River State Government has lost five million United State Dollars (US$5m) over non payment of N104m counterpart fund.

Cross River plans to generate N1.7bn annually from tourism

Cross River Government says it plans to make the state a tourist destination by generating N1.7 billion from the sector annually as part of effort to boost the state’s economy.

Paris Club refund: Cross River govt not under EFCC investigation – official

Cross River State Government has denied being investigated by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over an allegation of paying money to a consultancy firm.


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