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The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

UCTH: Cross River not coronavirus free

The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) said a patient has tested positive to coronavirus in the facility despite the fact that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has not announced any confirmed case of COVID-19 in the South-South state.

Cross River: Stakeholders bicker over N900 million deduction from councils

The decision of the Cross River State Government to deduct N50 million each from the 18 local councils totalling N900 million is raising dust in the state.
The National Union of Agriculture and Allied Employees (NUAAE) in Cross River, Nigeria, has publicly discredited the unfounded allegations that 50 pregnant women had died while working for PZ Wilmar in Biase Plantation and EYOP industries Limited

Workers union denounces allegations against PZ Wilmar plantations

The National Union of Agriculture and Allied Employees (NUAAE) in Cross River, Nigeria, has publicly discredited the unfounded allegations that 50 pregnant women had died while working for PZ Wilmar in Biase Plantation and EYOP Industries Limited since 2012.
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Re-run: Police commend peaceful voting in Cross River

The police in Cross River has commended the peaceful voting by the electorate in the Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency bye-election in Cross River.

Cross River deputy speaker calls for more investment in agriculture

Mr Joseph Bassey, Deputy Speaker of Cross River House of Assembly has called on government at all levels to explore the agricultural sector with a view to improve on the nation’s economic.

Cross River governor presents N1.1trillion 2020 appropriation bill

Cross River Governor, Prof Benedict Ayade, has presented the sum of One Trillion, One Hundred Billion, One Hundred and Seven Million, Five Hundred and Seven Thousand Naira and Nine Kobo, only as the 2020 state Appropriation Bill to the Cross River House of Assembly, Thursday in Calabar.
Hilary Bisong

Cultism: Lawmaker calls for calm, peace in Cross River community

Mr. Hilary Bisong, a lawmaker representing Boki 2 State Constituency in the Cross River House of Assembly, has condemned the cult attack which claimed the lives of four youths in the Osokom area of Boki Local Government Area in Cross River State.

Cross River assembly resumes from recess

Mr Hope Obeten, the Press Secretary to the Speaker of the House, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Calabar.

Cross River assemblyman wants federal government to begin implementation of legislature, judiciary autonomy

Deputy Speaker of Cross River State House of Assembly, Joseph Bassey, has called on the Presidency to direct the immediate implementation of the autonomy for state Legislature and Judiciary.

Cross River lawmakers shun sitting, protest against non-payment of allowances, others

Cross River State House of Assembly has refused to reconvene over unpaid allowances and other entitlements.

NMA: 14 doctors, dependents kidnapped in 4 years in Cross River

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has said that eight doctors and six dependents have been kidnapped in Cross River in the last four years.

Eteng Jonas-Williams emerges as new speaker Cross River

The Cross River State House of Assembly has elected Eteng Jonas-Williams as the Speaker of the 9th Assembly and Joseph Bassey as the Deputy Speaker respectively.

Cross River lawmaker urges federal government to establish Bakassi commission

A lawmaker in the Cross River House of Assembly, Dr Ekpo Ekpo-Bassey, has called on the Federal Government to establish the Bakassi Rehabilitation Commission in a bid properly alleviate the plight of the Bakassi returnees.

Speaker: Cross River Assembly passes 101 bills, 340 motions

The Cross River House of Assembly has passed 101 bills and over 340 motions, since its inauguration in 2015, Mr John Gaul-Lebohe, the Speaker, said on Tuesday.

268 candidates to contest 25 assembly seats in Cross River

A total of 268 candidates from various political parties will be contesting for the 25 seats in the Cross River House of Assembly on Saturday in the state, according to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Another wife replaces late husband in Cross River Assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Cross River, on Monday, issued a Certificate of Return to Mrs. Stella Nkoro of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the November 17 bye-election into Ikom II State Constituency.

Victims of Cross River communal clash recount losses

The four communities, Ebom, Ediba, Afafayi and Usumutong clashed on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, leaving property worth several billions of Naira destroyed.
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INEC rules out e-voting in 2019 general elections

This was as the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, ruled out the possibility of implementing all the provisions of the amended Electoral Act, if given Presidential assent, particularly as they relate to electronic voting.

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Anambra generates N507 million from post primary school tuition fee

The Chairperson of the PPSSC, Mrs Ifeoma Okaro, made the disclosure while defending the commission’s financial transactions in 2019, before the state House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts.

Collapsed bridges cuts off 16 A’Ibom communities

Sixteen communities in Ikono local government area of Akwa Ibom State have been cut off as a result of the collapse of two bridges, which linked them to other parts of the council area.
The Taraba State Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Comrade Peter Gambo, is dead.

Taraba NLC chairman dies of coronavirus

Gambo died of coronavirus at the Isolation Centre of the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, in the early hours of today.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

DHQ investigates purported viral video of naval rating alleging torture

Following the viral video posted by a Nigerian Navy Rating, a Seaman alleging that his Boss, who is the Chief of Policy and Plans at Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Ifeola Mohammed, had tortured and treated him like a slave, the Defence headquarters has begun an investigation into the accusation.
“As of today, we have agreed with Russia to resume flights,’’ Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoglu said on Wednesday, according to state news agency Anadolu.

Turkey, Russia agree to resume flights between their countries

Turkey and Russia have agreed to resume flights between their countries starting on July 15, after they were suspended in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus.