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Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

Minister: Cross River, Ebonyi communal clashes affect nation’s food security

The Federal Government has decried the incessant communal clashes between Ukelle community in Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State and their Izzi neighbours in Ebonyi State.

Federal government intervenes in Cross River, Ebonyi land dispute

The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), on Monday visited Cross River in an effort to resolve the land dispute between Cross River and Ebonyi communities.

Senator Imoke: I became a Senator at 30 without connections, godfathers

Former governor of Cross River State, Sen. Liyel Imoke, on Saturday said that he joined politics without connections and a political background when he was elected as a senator in 1992 at the age of 30.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency | NIMET

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, rains, thunderstorms for Sunday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted prospects of thunderstorms over the Central States of the country such as Kaduna, Bauchi, Abuja, Nassarawa, Jalingo, Ibi and Bida axis on Sunday morning.

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.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Federal government approves N35 billion for roads projects

This was disclosed by the minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, after the federal executive council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa.
Victoria Ekpe

Police officer shoots woman dead in Calabar

The Median, an online newspaper, reports that the suspect returned home on the night of the incident, and was jokingly asked by a female neighbour what he brought back from work.
Tunde Adeleye

Anglican Bishop: Nigeria becoming failed state

The Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Communion, Calabar, Tunde Adeleye, has said Nigeria is becoming a failed state. He said the country has derailed from the vision of its founding fathers.

NIMASA chief canvasses for conducive atmosphere at seaports

The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has canvassed for the creation of peaceful and conducive atmosphere at the nation’s seaport so that the number of vessels that come to berth on the seaport can astronomically be increased to boost revenue of the sector.
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.

1,500 Police officers appeal to President Buhari to release 2015 ASP promotion

One thousand, five hundred Police officers across the country who were shortlisted for Assistant Superintendent (ASP) promotion have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct police authourities to release their promotion.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency | NIMET

NiMet: Cloudy skies, rains, thunderstorms to prevail on Friday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains over the central states of the country such as Abuja, Niger, Kaduna and their environs on Friday morning.

N100 million fraud: Cross River SUBEB lauds EFCC’s intervention

The Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (CR-SUBEB) has commended operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for their prompt intervention in the attempt to defraud the board of N100 million.
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WHO: Nigeria to be two years polio free in August

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinator in Cross River, Dr Thompson Igbu, says Nigeria would be polio free by August 2018.

Killings: Persecution makes Christianity wax stronger in Nigeria – Cleric

Founder and Senior Pastor of Treasure Word Evangelical Ministry, Port Harcourt, Apostle Ralph Williams, has said no amount of persecution of Christians can stop the church of God in Nigeria.

Police recover two human skulls, arrest 50 suspects in Calabar

The Cross River Police Command has within three months arrested 50 suspects, including an alleged cultist caught with two human skulls.

Court orders Nigerian Navy to release Governor Ayade’s aide, two others

The Federal High Court, sitting in Calabar, on Tuesday, ordered the Nigerian Navy to release, with immediate effect, one of Governor Ben Ayade’s aide, Mr. Daniel Asuquo, and two others to the Nigeria police, declaring their continued detention was illegal.
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).

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Minister Lokpobiri tasks farmers on modern farming system

The minister stated this when he received a delegation from the Africa-Asia Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) led by Secretary General of the Organisation, Eng. Wassfi Hassan El Sreihin in his office in Abuja.

Minister: Hydro-power to generate 19,000 MW

The Federal Government said that electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.
Donald Trump

Back in Washington, Donald Trump under pressure to reverse course on Russia

President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course Tuesday after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election during his face-to-face with Vladimir Putin.

Bayelsa IGR hits N1 billion mark

The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR), Ayawei Nimbofa, has attributed the rise in Bayelsa’s monthly internally generated revenue above N1billion mark to deployment of electronic collection system.
Former US President Barack Obama

Barack Obama: French World Cup victors show triumph of diversity

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.