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Usani Usani expresses concern over environmental hazard in Niger Delta

Dr Usani Uguru Usani, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has expressed concern over the negative impacts of environmental damage in Niger Delta region.

Cross River PDP House of Reps primaries put on hold

The Peoples Democratic Party House of Representatives Primaries for of Calabar South, Bakassi and Akpabuyo federal constituency has been put on hold due to the ongoing controversey on who will represent the area.

Senator Owan-Enoh: APC will win Cross River in 2019

A lawmaker representing Cross River Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator John Owan-Enoh, has reiterated his confidence that the All Progressive Congress would win the 2019 general elections in the state.

2019: Ex-minister Edem Duke joins Cross River governorship race

A former Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edem Duke, has declared his intention to join the next governorship race in Cross River State come 2019.

Cross River government to complete 300km of roads by 2019

The Cross River State Government says its target is to complete the 300 kilometres of road projects it has embarked upon across the state by 2019.

Governor Ayade’s aide urges Cross River workers to cultivate cocoa

Mr Oscar Ofuka, the Special Adviser to the Governor of Cross River on Cocoa Development, has urged workers in the state to embrace cocoa cultivation to improve their income.

Mother of three dies during childbirth in Bakassi IDP camp

A widower, Mr. Asuquo Etim, whose wife died during childbirth at Bakassi internally-displaced persons, IDP, Camp at Government Secondary School, Akwa Ikot Eyo Edem, Akpabuyo Local Government Area, of Cross River State, has called on the government to assist in providing casket for her burial.

Controversy trails Supreme Court verdict on new Bakassi wards

Conflicting interpretations are trailing the Supreme Court’s verdict on the new wards created by the Cross River State government to ensure that the remnants of Bakassi are not disenfranchised.

Federal govt warns against diversion of IDPs’ relief materials

The Federal Government has warned against the diversion of relief materials meant for the Internally Displaced Persons of Bakassi in Cross River State and other parts of the country.

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 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.

Cross River partners poultry firm on school feeding programme

Cross River Government says it is partnering Akwa Prime Hatchery and Poultry Ltd. to establish farms in five locations for the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP).

2019: We want Governor Ayade to return unopposed – deputy speaker

Leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Cross River State have kicked off what seems like a unanimous endorsement of the State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, for second term in office come 2019.

President Buhari targets jobs through agriculture, manufacturing in Niger Delta

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has disclosed that the Presidential Initiative on Economic Diversification and Industrialisation of the Niger Delta Region is targeted towards creating jobs in the region.

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.

Police nab suspect for raping NYSC member in Cross River

The Cross River State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the arrest of one Michael Edet who raped a serving corps member (name withheld) after breaking into her residence in Ekpri-Obutong in the Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State.

Top military officers escape death in Cross River

The Commander of the Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe (ODS) Rear Admiral Apochi Ogabu Suleiman, and top military officers escaped death on Tuesday when the Ikang Jetty in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State collapsed.

NDLEA arrests disabled persons, others for drug offences

The Cross River Command of National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency on Friday said it has arrested six drug suspects including a blind man and a cripple in separate operations in the state.

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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
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Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
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EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.