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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.
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N15 billion debt: Court orders winding up petition against Kepco company advertised

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria has ordered that a winding up petition filed by United Bank for Africa Plc UBA against a limited liability company KEPCO ENERGY RESOURCES NIGERIA LIMITED (RC 6900064) over the inability of the company to pay a debt of N15,221,674,976.4 be advertised in the Federal Gazette and in one other national daily.

Cross River NYSC seeks renovation of camp facilities

The Cross River State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr. Adegoke Ayodele has called on the state government to assess the critical condition of facilities at the permanent orientation camp in Obubra with a view to an overall renovation.

Cross River to attain open defecation-free status in 2023

The Cross River Government is looking forward to achieving Open Defecation-Free (ODF) status in all the 18 Local Government Areas of the State by 2023.

Cross River elections: INEC confirms electoral materials hijack in four councils

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Cross River has confirmed the hijack of electoral materials in four local government areas of the state.

Obong of Calabar: No force can stop Governor Ayade’s re-election

Ahead of March 9 governorship election in Cross River State, the Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, has stated that nobody or force can stop Governor Ben Ayade’s re-election.

Elections: Court removes all APC candidates in Cross River

A High Court in Calabar on Tuesday insisted that the removal of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidates for the election in Cross River is a settled matter.
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5,300 shortlisted for 1,000 health jobs in Cross River

The Cross River Primary Healthcare Development Agency has shortlisted 5,300 applicants for 1,000 jobs advertised by the agency in January.

Non-assets declaration: Court frees director, brother

A Federal High Court in Abuja has freed the Director of Finance and Accounts in the Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing, Ibrahim Tumsah, and his brother, Tijani Tumsah, arraigned for allegedly failing to declare their assets.

Governor Ayade presents N1.04 trillion budget estimate

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, yesterday, presented a budget proposal of N1,043,967,000,000 for the 2019 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly.

Rivers election: Court asked to disqualify Governor Wike over alleged certificate forgery

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has been asked to disqualify the Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike from contesting in the forthcoming governorship election in Rivers State, for allegedly forging the certificate of birth he presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for his clearance.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke challenges data on unemployment

The Presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has challenged the 20.3 per cent unemployment released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), saying that it could be as high as 80 per cent.
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Church security guard arrested for allegedly raping 4-year old girl

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Musa Kimo, who disclosed this to journalists in Uyo on Friday, said the suspect, Joseph Effiong, 29, who works as a security guard at Royal City Central Chapel Church, Uyo, lured the victim to an uncompleted building and defiled her.

Cross River government donates to tanker explosion victims

The Cross River Government has donated medical equipment to the emergency ward of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) to aid the victims of the fuel tanker explosion.

Cross River REC denies selling ballot papers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Cross River, Dr Frankland Briyai, said the commission did not sell ballot papers to anybody or group in the state.

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Turkey indicts six more Saudis over Jamal Khashoggi murder

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Coalition demands safe evacuation of Nigeria traders from Ghana

A coalition of affected traders from all parts of Nigeria, doing businesses in Ghana has demanded for safe evacuation from Ghana of Nigeria traders whose shops and businesses have crumbled in the West Africa country due to a xenophobic law that prevents foreigners from operation of certain categories of businesses in Ghana.
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APC chairman ‘stabs’ woman leader in Oyo

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogbomoso South Local Government Area of Oyo State, Mr. Kamorodeen Abisoye, has allegedly stabbed the woman leader of the party, Mrs. Felicia Ogunleke.
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Angela Merkel visits Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in hospital

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny while he was undergoing treatment in a Berlin hospital for poisoning, Navalny said on Monday.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

Amotekun: MURIC urges South West governors to recruit OPC members

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has advised the handlers of the South West security outfit ‘Amotekun’ to recruit members of the Oduduwa People’s Congress (OPC) into the security outfit.