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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.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to begin oil palm bio-diesel project in Cross River

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced a community integration and stakeholders’ engagement to sensitise people in Cross River ahead the planned oil palm-based bio-diesel project.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

Donald Duke: PDP can’t zone my constitutional right

Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot zone his constitutional rights, stating that he has the right to aspire, win or lose the party’s presidential ticket.

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.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu

INEC: Ekiti guber election was generally successful

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the just concluded Saturday governorship election was generally successful.
Peter Ozo Eson

NLC: Tension heightening in states over unpaid June salaries

The inability to pay June salaries of government workers is generating tension and agitation across the various states of the federation, the Nigeria Labour Congress has stated.

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.

INEC to release timetable for bye-elections in Kastina, Bauchi, Cross River next week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will release timetable and schedule of activities to fill the existing vacancies in the Bauchi South and Katsina North Senatorial Districts by next week.

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.

Senator Zwingina: Displacement of herdsmen from Sambisa heightened farmers-herders conflicts

Sen. Jonathan Zwingina, former Senate Deputy Leader, says the displacement of herdsmen from Sambisa forest in Borno by Boko Haram insurgents has heightened farmers/herders crises in some parts of the country.
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.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Minister: Poor sanitation, water supply bane of urban dwellers

Engr. Suleiman Adamu, Minister of Water Resources, has said one of the critical challenges facing many urban dwellers in Nigeria and African continent today is the non-availability of sustainable basic services, particularly water supply and sanitation services.
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.

Niger Delta minister tasks journalists on promoting peace, development

The Minister of Niger Delta, Pastor Usani Usani Uguru, has called on the Nigerian journalists to play their role in advancing peace and development in the country.

House of Representatives to investigate MDAs expenditure on IT

The House of Representatives on Thursday mandated its Committee on Public Accounts and its Finance counterpart to investigate Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) expenditure on Information Technology (IT).

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.
Logo of the World Health Organization [WHO]

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.

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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.