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Insecurity: Cross River APC chieftain urges other governors adopt Governor Ayade’s crime bursting blueprint
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, Mr Goddy Akpama, has applauded Governor Ben Ayade’s handling of security issues in the state.
The Cross River Environmental Protection Agency has warned residents of Calabar against dumping of refuse from moving vehicles on major roads in Calabar metropolis.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River on Sunday warned residents celebrating Valentine’s Day that the curfew imposed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m, in the state was still in place.
Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade on Tuesday charged the new Head of Service, Mrs Geraldine Akpet-Ekanem to flush out ghost workers from the system.
Oscar Ofuka, an aide to the governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has warned against the ceding of parts of Cross River State cocoa plantation to individuals.
Twice rejected by the State House of Assembly for “being a security threat” Justice Akon Bassey Ikpeme was on Monday sworn-in by Cross River Governor, Prof Ben Ayade at the Executive Council Chambers, Calabar as the Chief Judge of the state.
The marriage of music executive turned blogger, Ubi Franklin and his estranged wife, actress Lilian Esoro has been officially dissolved.
Cross River Government has demolished a building belonging to a suspected kidnapper.
In no distant time, power outage in Calabar Metropolitan cities may as well go with the plague of the year 2020 as the government is set to begin evacuation of power from its power plant at Parliamentary Extension axis of the city.
The Speaker, Cross River House of Assembly, Eteng Jonah-Williams, has explained why the lawmakers backtracked and confirmed Akon Ikpeme as substantive Chief Judge of the state, after rejecting her twice in 2020.
The Cross River State House of Assembly on Thursday backtracked and confirmed Justice Akon Ikpeme as the substantive chief judge of the state.
The fight against criminal in Cross River seems to be yielding positive results as ‘Operation Akpakwu’ (a state security outfit) has cracked down on alleged kidnappers, robbery gangs and cultists.
Governor Ben Ayade had in a letter signed on behalf of the acting Chief Judge of the state, Eyo Effiom Ita, by Chief Registrar Edem N Okokon, last week ordered the sack of 30 magistrates protesting the non-payment of two years worth of salaries.
Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, on Monday came hard on criminals, as he began another phase of demolition of properties belonging to suspected kidnappers within the Calabar Metropolis.
The Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) yesterday revealed that the north was not satisfied with the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari, especially his handling of security challenges in the north.
The Supreme Court has struck out the appeal bordering on the internal crisis of the Cross River State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) bordering on the wards and local government chapters held by the Governor Ben Ayade’s faction of the party for lacking in merit.
The Zonal Head, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Uyo, Edeh Akpa Uchenna, has confirmed that the Commissioner for Environment in Governor Ben Ayade’s cabinet was being investigated.
Magistrates in Cross River on Monday blocked the entrance to the governor’s office in Calabar to protest 24 months unpaid salaries.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River on Wednesday signed the state’s 2021 budget of N281.9 billion into law.
The Cross River Governor, Prof Ben Ayade Monday night told Churches in the state to fix their Dec 31 Cross Over services within the permitted time as the 6:00 am to 10:00 pm curfew was still in place.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) have strongly condemned the Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, for his unilateral suspension of the salary structure CONPCASS/CONTEDISS for her members in College of Health Technology, Calabar.
Jimoh reportedly died from COVID-19 complications in Calabar in the morning of Friday, December 18, 2020, after battling with health challenges for some weeks.
When gunmen raided the Government Girl’s Secondary School ,GGSS, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara state and abducted over 300 schoolgirls, a local vigilante, Abubakar Adamu, said he was together with soldiers that gave the bandits hot chase inside the bush.
Mauricio Pochettino says Neymar is "on schedule" with his recovery as the Paris Saint-Germain star moves closer to his return from injury.
Some aggrieved residents of Jangebe in Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara have taken to the streets destroying vehicles entering the village.
Up to 300 police officers serving in Ebonyi State command have been redeployed to force headquarters Abuja to shore up efforts to tackle ongoing insecurity in the north of the country.
There was a mild drama on Friday when security operatives intercepted the convoy of self-acclaimed Yoruba Youth leader, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
South Africa’s unemployment rate jumped to a record high in the fourth quarter of last year, the statistics agency said on Tuesday, as the economy was further battered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, has distanced its members from the purported killing of six children in Anambra State, describing the allegation as “malicious and mischievous”.
The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday it had agreed a blueprint for the completion of reviews of Ethiopia’s loan programme, taking account of the impact of the coronavirus and the country’s “domestic security situation”.
Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama, Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo, Flying Officer Michael Okpara, Warrant Officer Bassey Etim, Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi, Sergeant Ugochukwu Oluka, and Aircraftman Adewale Johnson died on Sunday, 21 February 21 in Abuja while on active duty in service to their Fatherland.
Gunmen killed 36 people in two attacks in northern Nigeria on Wednesday, a day after insurgents fired rocket-propelled grenades amid worsening security facing Africa’s most populous nation, officials and residents said.