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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).

UN, Cross River partner on 2018-2020 sustainable development framework

The United Nations and the Cross River State Government have concluded arrangements to introduce the United Nations 2018-2020 Sustainable Development Partnership Framework in the state.

UN lauds Cross River’s launch of health insurance scheme

The UN has felicitated with the government and people of Cross River on the launch of a Health insurance Scheme (Ayadecare) for the citizens.

Cross River government to complete 300km of roads by 2019

The Cross River State Government says its target is to complete the 300 kilometres of road projects it has embarked upon across the state by 2019.

2019: Cross River APC governorship aspirant declares, promises to build institutions

The race for Cross River State government house assumed a competitive twist during the week following the declaration of an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant, Tony Ushie, to give the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a good run for the seat.

Cross River flags off vaccination campaign for measles

The Cross River State government began the vaccination of babies against measles troubling the lives of babies between the ages of 9 to 59 months and called on both mothers and caregivers to make visitation with their babies to the nearest health care facility center for vaccination.

Gospel Music Africa Season One announces audition dates

Gospel Music Africa (GMA) competition is officially set to kick off Auditions in Abuja April, 19, Owerri April 24 and Lagos April 30.

Supreme Court asks INEC to create constituencies for displaced Bakassi people

The Supreme Court on Friday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to create constituencies for the Bakassi people of Cross River State displaced from Bakassi Peninsula in Cameroon.

Cross River govt lifts suspension on NURTW operations after 14 years

The Cross River State Government on Monday lifted the suspension imposed on activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) since 2004 in the state.

Obong of Calabar warns National Assembly members against greed, timidity

The Obong of Calabar, His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu V, has warned National Assembly members from Efik extraction to eschew greed, selfishness and timidity.

Cross River govt to begin table payment for retirees

Arrangement has been concluded by the Cross River State government to commence payment of 2013 outstanding gratuities to the affected retirees in the State through a table payment.

Cross River signs N5 billion MoU for Tinapa, Obudu upgrade

The Cross River State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mac Creeds and Tom Consortium for the upgrade of Tinapa Lakeside Hotel in Calabar and Obudu Ranch Resort in Obanliku.

Akwa Ibom community seeks N2.5 billion compensation from Cross River govt over communal conflict

Months after, conflict tore Ayadehe community in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state has continued to count loses from the mayhem unleashed the people in a communal conflict calling for assistance from both the state and federal governments to contain the internally displaced people.

Governor Ayade has failed workers – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State has given the Governor Ben Ayade a seven-day ultimatum, beginning from yesterday (Wednesday) to implement a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) reached between both of them on July 2, 2017, else workers would resume strike.

Cross River govt did not donate 100 vehicles to police – CP Inuwa Hafiz

The Commissioner of Police, Cross River State Command, CP Inuwa Hafiz, has denied receiving 100 security vehicles from the Cross River State government.

JTF launches manhunt for kingpin of four Britons’ kidnappers in Delta

The Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (OPDS), has launched a manhunt for the leader of a kidnap gang identified as Karowei Gbakumor in Delta State.

Federal govt to partner Cross River on disaster management – official

The Federal Government said on Saturday that it would work closely with the Cross River Government to evolve ways of managing man-made and natural disasters in the state.

Cross River Superhighway, another unnecessary debt burden – BudgIT’s Oluseun Onigbinde

BudgIT has warned Cross River State Government to halt the proposed Superhighway considering the poor environmental and financial appraisal of the project as well as the debt burden it places on the state.

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