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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.

Yuletide: Police warn against use of fireworks, explosives

The Cross River State Police Command has warned residents against the use of fireworks.

Police warn social media users, bloggers against fake news

The Police Command in Cross River has warned social media users and bloggers operating in the state to desist from using `online’ to spread fake news.

12 Cameroonian mercenaries arrested in Cross River

The Police in Cross River State have arrested twelve Cameroonian mercenaries with charms and dangerous weapons.
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Palace, thirty other houses set ablaze in Cross River

The palace of Chief Edward Osim, the Paramount Ruler of Abi local Government Area of Cross River State and father-in-law to former President Goodluck Jonathan has been reportedly set ablaze by their Ebom neighbours in a communal conflict between the two communities.

DSS personnel stabbed to death in Cross River

The personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mr. Michael Orusede, has been stabbed to death in Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River State.

12-year-old student electrocuted in Calabar

A 12-year-old JSS student of Government Secondary School, State Housing Estate, Calabar, Cross River State has been electrocuted.

Robbery suspects kill police officer in Cross River

Tragedy struck the Cross River State Police Command as a police officer, Inspector Ebri Ogban, was shot dead by armed bandits.

Gunmen abduct House of Reps aspirant

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant for the Abi/Yakkur Federal constituency, Jerome Egbe, has been abducted by gunmen in Calabar.

Decomposing bodies of 8 family members found in Cross River

Tragedy struck yesterday, when eight decomposing bodies of a Cameroonian family were discovered in their room at Abico Junction in Ikom Local Govern-ment Area of Cross River State.
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Police officer shoots woman dead in Calabar

The Median, an online newspaper, reports that the suspect returned home on the night of the incident, and was jokingly asked by a female neighbour what he brought back from work.

Police, NSCDC, beef up security as President Buhari visits Cross River Tuesday

The Police Command in Cross River on Monday said adequate security had been provided to ensure law and order during the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Calabar on Tuesday.

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CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

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Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

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Police arrest soldier for cultism in Edo

The Nigerian army says it would investigate reports that one of its officers was arrested recently in Edo State for alleged involvement in cultism.