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The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday secured the conviction of 5 cyber criminals, popularly called Yahoo Boys before Justice S. M. Shuaibu of the Federal High Court Calabar, in Cross River State.

Five ‘Yahoo Boys’ go to jail in Cross River

The Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday secured the conviction of 5 cyber criminals, popularly called Yahoo Boys before Justice S. M. Shuaibu of the Federal High...

ICPC: Akwa Ibom government pending legal matter frustrating prosecutions

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Akwa Ibom State, has lamented that legal battle between it and state government was frustrating prosecution of many petitions in the state.
Nigeria National League outfit Vandrezzer FC have unveiled Brazilian midfielder Alberico Da Silva.

Vandrezzer unveil Brazil midfielder Alberico Da Silva

Alberico Da Silva previously had stints with Nigeria Professional Football League clubs, FC IfeanyiUbah and Akwa United under his compatriot, coach Rafael Everton.
The Minister of Power, Mr Saleh Mamman, has assured Nigerians that effective metering will tackle the challenges of liquidity and energy theft in the power sector.

Ministry, other agencies to collaborate for improved power supply

Federal Ministry of Power has called for collaboration and synergy between the ministry and its agencies in the implementation of their core mandates for effective service delivery.

Minister: Federal government to prioritise 80 out of 524 ongoing road projects

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said 80 out of 524 ongoing road and bridge projects across the nation will be prioritised.

NNPC: No fuel scarcity this yuletide

The Federal Government has assured that there will be no scarcity of petroleum products during yuletide this year.

Climate change: NCF vows to establish 25% forest cover in Nigeria

A forest conservation organisation operating under the aegis of Nigeria Conservation Foundation, NCF, has restated its avowed committment to established a 25% forest cover to mitigate the effect of climate change in Nigeria.

NUT gives N900 million grant to improve members’ welfare

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Cross River State chapter, has given out loan/ grants worth over N900 million under its Multi-Purpose Co-operative Society Limited (MPCS) within the past three years.

Eastern Naval Command seizes 16,773 bags of smuggled rice

The Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy has seized 16,320 bags of smuggled rice following the closure of the nation’s land borders.
Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, said on Sunday the state was not safe despite the declaration of 2 percent HIV-AIDS prevalence rate in the state by the National AIDS Indicator Survey.

HIV/AIDS: Cross River not safe despite two percent prevalence rate – governor

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, said on Sunday the state was not safe despite the declaration of 2 percent HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in the state by the National AIDS Indicator Survey.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

UNIDO: AfCFTA veritable platform for Africa’s industrialisation agenda

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement will provide a new impetus to the continent’s industrialization agenda through increased intra-African trade.
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Nigeria becomes first West African country to use 5G technology

MTN Nigeria Plc yesterday announced that Nigeria has become the first country in West Africa to try 5G technology and applications.

Cross River governor dissolves task force, appoints interim committee

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has approved the dissolution of the state anti-deforestation task-force with immediate effect.
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Yuletide: Federal government assures palliative measures on damaged Calabar–Itu road

The Federal Government has assured that it would put in place palliative measures to ensure that the badly damaged Calabar-Itu road is motorable during the forthcoming yuletide.

Yuletide: Federal government to fix major highways

Ahead of the yuletide celebrations, the Federal Government has commenced plans to fix major arterial roads across the country to ease the plight of road users.
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it will collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing to repair the failed sections of the Itu-Calabar highway, the only road linking Cross River and Akwa Ibom States.

NDDC to repair collapsed Itu-Calabar highway

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it will collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing to repair the failed sections of the Itu-Calabar highway, the only road linking Cross River and Akwa Ibom States.

Nigerian Navy arrests 13, impounds N65.7 million adulterated diesel

Okeke said on November 14, 2019, that his team carried out air surveillance of the base’s Area of Operations with focus on Jebbs Creek in Calabar South, Ikang, Tom Shot Island and Ibaka environs using Nigerian Air Force Eurocopter 135 Helicopter.

IndustriALL Global Union bemoan expatriate quota abuse in Nigeria

The IndustriALL Global Union Federation has decried the rate of expatriate quota abuse in the oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria.

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Adams Oshiomhole welcomes Osagie Ize-Iyamu to APC, denies house arrest claims

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has denied reports that he was placed under house arrest in Edo.

AEDC: Some Abuja residents to experience power disruption Saturday, Sunday

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Kabiru Dogo set to dump Sunshine Stars over ‘interference’

Sunshine Stars head coach Kabiru Dogo may dump the Akure club in the coming days, revealed a source close to the gaffer.
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen was left on the bench for the entire duration in Lille’s visit to Chelsea in Tuesday’s UEFA Champions league game.

Victor Osimhen misses late penalty in Lille’s home win against Montpellier

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen missed a late penalty but it was not enough to prevent Lille from beating visiting Montpellier 2-1 On the French Ligue 1 on Friday night.