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United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF, EU to provide 25,000 youths with skills acquisition in Borno

Twenty-five thousand internally displaced youths in Borno State have been slated for skill acquisition programme of the United Nations Children’s Fund and European Union.

Governor Ayade: Federal government behind Agba Jalingo’s incarceration

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, yesterday said contrary to reports, he has no hand in the travails of Agba Jalingo.
Cross River Governor Ben Ayade has dissociated himself from the prolonged incarceration of journalist Agba Jalingo.

Governor Ayade: I’ve no hand in Agba Jalingo’s incarceration

Cross River Governor Ben Ayade has dissociated himself from the prolonged incarceration of journalist Agba Jalingo.

DPR monitors compliance to non supply of products in border areas

The Department of Petroleum Resources has visited filling stations close to the Mfum border in Etung local government area of Cross River with a view to ensure compliance to closure order.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB: Ebonyi governor formed Bakassi boys to attack us

Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has accused governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state of forming Bakassi boys to confront and attack supporters or members of the group.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade’s deep seaport will wipe our tears – Bakassi people

The displaced people of Bakassi in Cross River State have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to grant the state government a sovereign guarantee for the construction of its Deep Seaport project.

Cross River: Bakassi deep seaport to cost $2 billion

The Cross River Debt Review and Development Commission has revealed that the proposed Bakassi Deep Seaport to sighted in State, will cost between $1.7 billion and $2 billion.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari approves Cross River’s deep seaport project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday gave the clearest indication of his support for the Bakassi Deep Seaport Project of the Cross River State Government with the issuance of Outline Business Case certificate for the project by the Federal Government.

Cross River governor grateful to President Buhari over Bakassi Deep Sea Port approval

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari over the official approval for the Bakassi Deep Sea Port.

Ex-AGF: Why we did not challenge the Bakassi handover at ICJ

Nigeria did not challenge the International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgment which ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon because it would have made the country look “irresponsible” in the comity of nations, Mohammed Bello Adoke has said.

Days of illegality are over – Customs chief warns personnel

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), has warned officers and men of the Service to desist from all forms of illegality or risk being arrested and jailed.
‘Daughters of Chibok’ Joel Kachi Benson’s first Virtual Reality film is screening at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.

Chibok Girls-based movie wins big at Venice

Kachi Benson’s film, ‘Daughters of Chibok’ has won best virtual reality story at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Cross River APC candidates lose cases at tribunal

Five candidates of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 general elections in Cross River State lost their cases against their opponents in the Peoples Democratic Party as the second Election Petition Tribunal dismissed all their petitions on Thursday.
A former Attorney-General of the Federation, Michael Aondoakaa, has advised the Federal Government to file corruption charges against representatives of the Process and Industrial Developments firm for entering into a sham contract with some unscrupulous Nigerians.

Ex-AGF Aondoakaa: Federal government should file corruption charges against P&ID boss

A former Attorney-General of the Federation, Michael Aondoakaa, has advised the Federal Government to file corruption charges against representatives of the Process and Industrial Developments firm for entering into a sham contract with some unscrupulous Nigerians.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Cross River APC, others laud NDDC over nomination of Maurice Effiwatt as commissioner

Some youths and women groups, as well as Cross River State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have lauded the reconstituted board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over the choice of Maurice Effiwatt as the commissioner-nominee for the state.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke: Why Bakassi was ceded to Cameroon

Former governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke, has stated emphatically that he didn’t cede Bakassi as it is being alleged by some people.

Cross River governor appoints three security advisers

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has appointed three security advisers in the three senatorial districts of the state.
‘Daughters of Chibok’ Joel Kachi Benson’s first Virtual Reality film is screening at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.

‘Daughters of Chibok’ screens at 76th Venice Film Festival

‘Daughters of Chibok’ Joel Kachi Benson’s first Virtual Reality film is screening at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.