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Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Governor Ayade: Nigeria’s post-coronavirus prosperity lies with farmers

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has asserted that farming was one of the only veritable leeway’s to prosperity, urging Cross Riverians, especially women, to go into farming.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#RevolutionNow: Police arrest 19 protesters in Lagos

Journalist and activist, Agba Jalingo, and 18 other protesters have been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command during a #RevolutionNow protest in the Ikeja area of the state on Wednesday.
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.
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Nigeria governors meet Wednesday on quick way out of coronavirus effects

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum says it will meet on Wednesday to review the situation of COVID-19 pandemic in various states, and as well find paths for a quick way out of the effects of the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Textile workers support use of face masks

The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria says it supports Lagos State Government’s move to enforce the use of face masks in public places.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River governor declares automatic employment for 8000 youths

Cross River state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, on Wednesday declared that automatic employment be given to 8000 youths between the ages of 18 to 35 years in the state starting from Tuesday next week.

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.
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Cross River takes awareness campaign to border communities

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade took the Covid-19 Awareness Campaign to Ekang Community in Akamkpa local government area, Cross River State which shares a border with the Republic of Cameroon.

Cross River governor mourns late Senator Rose Oko

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has described as shocking and sad the death of Dr Rose Oko, the senator representing Cross River North in the Senate.
A Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, who has been in police detention for over a week, over a report about an alleged diversion of N500 million by the Cross River governor, has been charged with treason.

Agba Jalingo: I regret I didn’t start criticising Governor Ayade on time

He said, “There was a period the State Controller of Prison, Imaikop Ndaekong, made life unbearable for me after those that arrested me mounted pressure on him to cancel a football competition I organised amongst inmates.”

Governor Ayade: Federal government behind Agba Jalingo’s incarceration

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, yesterday said contrary to reports, he has no hand in the travails of Agba Jalingo.

Cross River governor signs N1.1 trillion 2020 appropriation bill into law

Cross River Governor Ben Ayade on Tuesday signed the 2020 appropriation bill into law.
The Governor of Cross River, Ben Ayade has declared Calabar Carnival open. Ayade said he chose to address the people on the basis of humanity.

Carnival Calabar: Humanity is the greatest religion on earth – Ben Ayade

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has asserted that humanity was the greatest religion on earth because it breaks all barriers.

NLC accuses Cross River governor of abandoning kidnapped chairman

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has accused the Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, of not showing concern over the kidnap of its Chairman, Comrade Ben Ukpepi.
Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, said on Sunday the state was not safe despite the declaration of 2 percent HIV-AIDS prevalence rate in the state by the National AIDS Indicator Survey.

HIV/AIDS: Cross River not safe despite two percent prevalence rate – governor

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, said on Sunday the state was not safe despite the declaration of 2 percent HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in the state by the National AIDS Indicator Survey.

Governor Ayade: I’ll make Cross River window to Africa

As part of his vision to make the state a window to Africa, Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, is ramping up activities through the establishment of additional tourism facilities in the state.
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Calabar carnival: Cross River governor calls for end to wars

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has called on nations of the world to end wars and crisis and embrace peace.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari approves Cross River’s deep seaport project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday gave the clearest indication of his support for the Bakassi Deep Seaport Project of the Cross River State Government with the issuance of Outline Business Case certificate for the project by the Federal Government.

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The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.

Cross River Basin Authority managing director suspended

The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.

PDP reconstitutes Kaduna caretaker committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), has reconstituted the Kaduna State Caretaker Committee.
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