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Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Cross River demolishes buildings of suspected kidnappers

The Cross River State government has demolished four buildings in Calabar South owned by suspected kidnappers who have been declared wanted by the state government.
Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade on Thursday demolished a mini estate owned by a notorious kidnap Kingpin, Kufre Eyo Etim a.k.a” ROMANCE” at Edim Ita Street off CRUTECH community, Calabar South, LGA of the state.

Governor Ayade demolishes mini-estate owned by ‘kidnap kingpin’ in Calabar

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade on Thursday demolished a mini estate owned by a notorious kidnap Kingpin, Kufre Eyo Etim a.k.a “ROMANCE” at Edim Ita Street off CRUTECH community, Calabar South, LGA of the state.
In spite of this, the chairman of Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC), Dr Mike Ushie, has fixed Saturday, May 30th for local government election.

Confusion in APC as CROSIEC fixes May 30 for council polls

The intractable crisis rocking the Cross River All Progressives Congress (APC) appears to be gathering momentum as the two factions have issued conflicting statements on the pending May 30th local government election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Task force denies 11 trucks entry to Cross River

The Cross River Government in collaboration with Peace Corps Nigeria have intercepted and sent back 11 trucks carrying Almajiri, Quranic education pupil, at the Gakem-Benue boundary of the state.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Betta Edu, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Calabar, Friday following a confirmed case of the disease in Lagos State.

Cross River taskforce intercepts, sends back trucks carrying almajiri children

The Cross River State government and security operatives on Saturday intercepted and sent back another set of trucks carrying no fewer than 30 Quranic education pupils “Almajiri” at the Gakem-Benue border in the state.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River orders five truckloads of almajiris back to destination

Cross River State government on Thursday ordered five truckloads of almajiris including other passengers from the northern part of Nigeria back to its destination.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River begs federal government for coronavirus test kits

The Cross River State Government has called on the Federal Government to provide more test kits and build a vaccine factory in the state to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River reinforces no entry order at boundaries with neighbours

The Cross River Government on Tuesday reinforced it “no entry, no exit” directive with neighbouring states in a bid to ensure a COVID-19 free state.
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Rivers governor signs executive order to check sabotage of borders closure

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, signed the third Rivers State Government’s Executive Order for a Task Force to check reported sabotage by federal security agents enforcing closure of Rivers borders to prevent Coronavirus spread.
Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Cross River government has no isolation centre – UCTH chief

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) Prof. Ikpeme A. Ikpeme, has said that the Cross River State Government has no Isolation Centre.

NMA decries lack of isolation centres, doctors in Cross River

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Cross River State branch has cried out that the state is in danger due to absence of isolation centres and lack of enough medical personnel to handle medical challenges of COVID-19.

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.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River releases N79 million for micro projects

The Cross River State Government has commenced the disbursement of N79 million to activate the implementation of 21 micro projects across some communities in the state as part of multi-sectoral intervention to Covid-19.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River begins disbursement of over N239million to 11,995 poor, vulnerable households

The Cross River State Government on Tuesday started the disbursement of N239,900,000, two hundred and thirty-nine million, nine hundred thousand Naira to eleven thousand, nine hundred and ninety-five poor and vulnerable households in the state.

Cross River: Why we refused 35 Americans entry into Calabar

Cross River State government has dismissed as untrue, news of an alleged Airpeace flight carrying 35 Americans or any other flight making a purported landing at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport on Monday evening.
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings

The Cross River State Government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings of more than five persons

The Cross River State government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.

AFRIFAC: 54 countries to attend Africa’s biggest festival in Calabar

The Cross River Government on Thursday announced its plans to host Africa’s biggest festival, which would be attended by 54 African countries in Calabar.

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