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Police arrest three suspected cultists in Calabar

The Police Command in Cross River says it has arrested three suspected cultists with various firearms in Calabar, the state capital.
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Governor Ayade decries renewed communal clashes, killings in Cross River

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has warned warring communities in the state to sheath their swords or face the wrath of the law.

Father, son beheaded in Cross River communal crisis

At least two persons are feared dead in renewed hostilities between Usumtong and Ebom Communities in Abi local government area of Cross River State during the weekend.

Two dead as Benue, Cross River communities clash

Fighting broke out in the early hours of Wednesday between Tsar community in Vandekya Local Government Area of Benue State and some residents of Obudu Local Government Area in Cross River State.
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Police arrest two ‘robbers’ in Calabar, recover arms

The police command in Cross River has arrested two robbery suspects in Calabar South during an operation in the area on Friday.

Police to commence recruitment screening in Cross River

The Cross River Police Command has fixed July 1 for the commencement of physical screening exercise for recruitment of constables into the force.

Two killed in Calabar cult clash

Eyewitnesses said a young man popularly known as Last Born suspected to be a member of a cult group was shot dead on Saturday night along Ekpo Abasi by Mayne Avenue, while another young man, said to be of a rival group was also shot dead along Uwanse Street, later same night, in what was believed to be a reprisal attack.
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Police parade 19 suspected criminals in Cross River

The Police Command in Cross River State have paraded 19 suspected criminals who were allegedly involved in crimes such as attempted murder, armed robbery, kidnapping and cultism.

Police deny abduction of NURTW chairman, others in Cross River

The Cross River State Police Command has debunked reports that the Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Okuku Wing in Yala local government area in the northern part of Cross River State, had been abducted with some other people

Suspected cultists vandalise, loot property worth millions in Calabar

Suspected cultists in Calabar South local government area of Cross River State have vandalised and looted property estimated at several millions of naira in the city.

Renewed communal clash claims two lives in Cross River

Two persons have been murdered following a renewed communal clash between the people of Oku Iboku in Itu local government area of Akwa Ibom State and Mbiabo in Odukpani local government area of Cross River State.

Communal clash claims 4 in Cross River

Tragedy struck in Biase local government as four persons have been reportedly killed in a renewed communal clash between Abanwan and Orugbam in Cross River State.

Cross River security adviser kidnapped, rescued

The Cross River State Security Adviser in charge of the southern district of the state, Mr Ani Esin, was abducted by unknown gunmen in his residence in the early house of Tuesday, The Nation gathered.

Police call for voluntary submission of illegal arms

The Commissioner of Police in Cross River, CP Hafiz Inuwa, has called on residents in possession of illegal arms to surrender them to the police.

Calabar motorcyclists dump slain colleague’s body in Cross River Gov’s office

Angry commercial motorcycle riders have invaded the Calabar office of Cross River State Governor with the corpse of a colleague of theirs.
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Election: Police urge politicians to shun hate speech, violence

The Police Command in Cross River has warned candidates of political parties and their supporters to shun all forms of hate speeches and violence before and during the general elections.

Over 60 feared dead as tanker from which they were scooping fuel explodes

No fewer than 60 persons are feared dead in Calabar, Cross River State, as a petrol tanker that fell and from which they were scooping fuel exploded on Friday.

Police warn PDP, APC members against billboard destruction

The Cross River State Police Command has warned supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress to desist from destroying billboards of governorship candidates across the state.

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The James Hope College (JHC) recently marked a milestone in its history. From the Founders’ Dinner on Friday, 28 June 2019 to the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, 29 June 2019, the college celebrated its pioneer graduating set.

James Hope College celebrates its first graduation ceremony

The James Hope College (JHC) recently marked a milestone in its history. From the Founders’ Dinner on Friday, 28 June 2019 to the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, 29 June 2019, the college celebrated its pioneer graduating set.
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Police arrest housewife for allegedly pouring hot water on husband

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.

House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
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PDP: Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter vindicates our stance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.