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Organisers of the Nigeria National League (NNL), the second tier of Nigeria’s football league, have placed the 2018/2019 season on hold.
The Appeal Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has affirmed the decision of a High Court that sentenced a former employee of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Godwin Elewana, to death by hanging for murder.
The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has warned against the killing of vultures, which they play a major role in cleaning up the society.
Eyewitnesses said a young man popularly known as Last Born suspected to be a member of a cult group was shot dead on Saturday night along Ekpo Abasi by Mayne Avenue, while another young man, said to be of a rival group was also shot dead along Uwanse Street, later same night, in what was believed to be a reprisal attack.
The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Cross River State has suspended its notice of total and indefinite withdrawal of medical services across the state, following the release of their member, Dr Ogbonna Uchenna-Aju, a medical practitioner who was kidnapped on May 3rd by unknown gunmen.
The Cross River State Commissioner of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr Sylvester Nsa, has stressed the need for peace in the Niger Delta for the development of the region.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said the federal government has approved the construction for Warri seaport at the cost of about 3.9 billion dollars and also awarded contract for Abuja-Warri rail line.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday donated food items to Internally Displaced Persons of Bakassi, Cross River.
The Esuk Mba community market in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River is still practising trade by barter as a means of exchange for food items since it was established in 1956, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Police Command in Cross River State have paraded 19 suspected criminals who were allegedly involved in crimes such as attempted murder, armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism.
Dr Hannah Etta, a senior lecturer at Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) Calabar, has advised new students of the institution to be diligent, studious and eschew trading sex for grades.
The National Chairman, Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace, Bishop Abu Richard, says President Muhammadu Buhari is not the cause of the killings in the country.
The Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project has inaugurated a 13 member grievance redress committee in the state.
The race to become Britain’s next premier opened Saturday with an array of hopefuls promising to succeed where Theresa May failed and finally pull the divided country out of the EU.
The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has called on all broadcasting stations to exercise restraint in the treatment of sensitive issues that could threaten the unity and stability of Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday declared Governor Ibikunle Amosun has done well for himself and Ogun State.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has stressed the need for the Federal Government to provide adequate budgetary allocations to the Ministry of Education, saying that the ministry should not get less than one trillion naira annually.
Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof Ahmed Hamidu as the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Kaduna State.
Africans over the weekend called out American entertainment magazine TMZ, for reporting that Arnold Schwarzenegger had been attacked in Africa, rather than specifying that the widely reported incident happened in South Africa.
Botswana, home to almost one-third of Africa's elephants, lifted a ban on elephant hunting on Wednesday saying the population had increased and farmers' livelihoods were being impacted.
The Federal Government at the weekend upgraded navigational facilities at Benin Airport to enable airlines and aircraft owners perform flights at night and periods when there is low visibility.