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The leadership of the National Assembly might initiate a meeting with the management of the Federal Capital Development Authority on the possibility of achieving a downward review of the N37bn earmarked in the 2020 budget for the renovation of the apex parliament.
Another member of the House of Representatives, Armaya’u Abdulkadir, has expressed his opposition to the N37 billion National Assembly Complex renovation project.
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.
The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) members on Thursday were in Calabar, the state capital of Cross River State holding a retreat on Management Accountability Framework, a foundation piece of the UN reforms process to engage with government and help facilitate the achievement the State’s giant industrialization drive.
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.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said that 90 per cent of roads rehabilitated in Cross River between 2016-2018 were carried out by the commission.
The Federal Government has declared Ikom and Yala Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Cross River state open defecation free (ODF).
The Cross River State command of the Nigeria Police Force has paraded the killer of a Directorate of State Service, DSS, personnel as well as about 58 other suspected criminals in Calabar.
The Cross River State Branch of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has debunked rumours that Fulani herdsmen were planning to attack residents of Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has set up non traditional condom outlets around refugee settlements in Cross River.
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.
The Senate has summoned the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, to explain the alleged invasion of communities in Cross River State by Cameroonian military forces.
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.
The Cross River State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service on Thursday disclosed that it had, in collaboration with the United Nations High Commission on Refugees, registered about 7,204 Cameroonian asylum seekers in the state.
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Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.
The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.
Sadio Mane is "happy to stay at Liverpool" for the foreseeable future, according to Jason McAteer, who feels Mohamed Salah is more likely to seek a move away from the club than the Senegal international.
The wreckage of the Titanic will be protected from potentially damaging expeditions thanks to a new agreement between the US and the UK.
Former chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono-Obla, said he was under pressure to compromise investigations throughout the two years he served as the SPIP boss.
A middle-aged palm oil merchant in Umuahia, Basil Odoemelam, who was robbed of over N1 million in broad daylight in the capital city on Thursday, has died from gunshot wounds.
A Federal High court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State has convicted a 21-year-old internet fraudster, Arowolo Ariremako, for defrauding an American $200.