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Cross River government to register one million people in 2020

To ensure positive agenda setting in the health sector in the year 2020, the Cross River State government, is to register one million people under its social health insurance scheme known as Ayadecare.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade inaugurates taskforce to strengthen state loans, deep seaport, super-highway projects

The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has today the 31st day of July, 2019 inaugurated the Task Force Committee on Loans Review, with a mandate to review all loans taken by the State and those indebted to the State.

UN pledges full support to Cross River industrialization drive

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) members on Thursday were in Calabar, the state capital of Cross River State holding a retreat on Management Accountability Framework, a foundation piece of the UN reforms process to engage with government and help facilitate the achievement the State’s giant industrialization drive.
Betta Edu

Cross River government suspends health workers for manhandling pregnant woman

The Director General, Cross River Primary Health Development Agency, Dr Betta Edu, has ordered the suspension of four health workers at the Primary Health Care located at Mayne Avenue in Calabar South local government area of Cross River.
Betta Edu

5,300 shortlisted for 1,000 health jobs in Cross River

The Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency has shortlisted 5,300 applicants for 1,000 jobs advertised by the agency in January.
Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).

Burna Boy, Adesua Etomi, Maraji others make 2018 Future Awards list

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).

Extortion: 54 health workers in Cross River to face sanctions

Fifty-four healthcare workers in Cross River State are to be sanctioned over alleged extortion of money from patients in different primary healthcare facilities across the state.
Cross River Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu

Cross River revitalizes 46 primary healthcare centres within three years

The Cross River Government on Monday said it had revitalized 46 Primary Healthcare Centres within three years in order to boost health service delivery in the state.
Cross River Deputy Governor, Prof. Ivara Esu

Polio: Cross River government targets 808,470 children for immunisation

The Cross River State Government on Sunday said it is targeting no fewer than 808, 470 children across the state for the Second Round of the 2018 National Immunisation Plus Days (NIPDS).

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.

Insurgency, communal crisis hindering immunization in Nigeria – NMA

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), says insurgency and communal crisis among other factors are the main hindrances against adequate immunization coverage in the country.

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The planned protest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced in Abuja with the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, leading other party chieftains.

Uche Secondus, Peter Obi, Dino Melaye lead PDP protest in Abuja

The planned protest by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced in Abuja with the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus and former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi leading other party chieftains.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC raids popular night club in Ibadan, arrests 89 ‘Yahoo boys’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office, at the weekend, arrested 89 suspected internet fraudsters at the popular Club 360 located on the Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Presidency explains Finance Act 2019

The presidency had made public the breakdown of Finance Bill, 2019, which was submitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the 2020 Appropriation Bill, and signed into law by the president on Jan. 13, 2020.
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Police uncover ‘baby factory’ in Kano, rescue 27 children

The Kano State Police Command have uncovered an illegal orphanage home suspected to be involved in child trafficking and rescued 27 children alleged to have been kidnapped or born for trafficking from the home known as Du Merci orphanage.
Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central senatorial district at the Senate, has vowed that the 9th Senate would continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Senator Aleiro donates 200 hostel capacity, vehicle to Kebbi university

The Vice-Chancellor of the Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aleiro (KSUST), Professor Bashar Ladan Aleiro, has disclosed that Senator Adamu Muhammad Aleiro, representing Kebbi Central Senatorial District at the Senate, donated a block of hostel of 200 student capacity and a vehicle to the University.