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The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade says he was attracted to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) by the ”personal character of President Muhammadu Buhari”.
In Cross River State, Governor Ben Ayade’s defection from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress has continued to generate reactions across the state.
No fewer than 67 security agents, comprising the police, Navy and prison wardens, have been killed by gunmen in the South East and South South since December last year.
The Federal Government has taken some significant steps to proffer solutions to the lingering Cross River/Ebonyi States boundary disputes and clashes between communities within the two neighboring states, which have claimed many lives and destroyed property worth millions in recent times.
Stakeholders in Cross River and Ebonyi states on Tuesday came together at a round table to embrace peace and work towards finding lasting solution to land disputes spanning a century.
The Police Command in Cross River has confirmed that two officers were killed, on Wednesday, by unknown gunmen in Obubra Local Government Area.
In a statement by Assistant Director Press and Public Relations unit Enuma Peter, the NYSC authorities declared emphatically “there is no COVID-19 positive Corps Members in Cross River State NYSC Orientation Camp.”
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Cross River State has said no corps member tested positive to COVID-19 in the state.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
The National Youth Service Corp NYSC has appealed to Federal Government and other stakeholders to come to the aid of the Cross River State Secretariat in Calabar to rebuild the large number assets that were destroyed amid the #EndSARS protest hijacked by hoodlums.
The management of Cross River State Water Board has raised an alarm over the huge cost of it operations with an alternative source of electricity to ensure public water supply.
Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
Commercial drivers in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on Monday withdrew their services to protest alleged illegal taxation by some thugs and local government officials in the state.
Gunmen on Sunday attacked a police station in the Ini Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and shot dead a mobile police officer.
The Chairman of Shongom Local Government Area in Gombe State, Yohanna Nahari, has said eight persons were killed in a land tussle in the area.
Speaking at the Grand finale of schools quiz competition organized by a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Ray Nkemdirim Foundation in Umuahia, Ikpeazu said education play a pivotal role in shaping the youths positively for the future.
Hamza Al-Mustapha, ex-chief security officer to Sani Abacha, former head of state, says Nigeria doesn’t have any excuse for inadequate power supply.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday he has spoken with U.S. President Joe Biden about how to lift pandemic-related border restrictions between the two countries but made clear no breakthrough has been achieved.
Les Bleus led through Antoine Griezmann in Paris but their joy soon turned to despair as Benzema limped off with what appeared to be a thigh injury after landing awkwardly on his right leg.
A header from towering Kieffer Moore claimed a point for Wales in a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in Baku on Saturday to start both teams’ Euro 2020 campaigns.
A Ugandan pastor, Jackson Senyonga of Christian Life Church Kampala, has celebrated the death of TB Joshua, urging his congregation to rejoice with him.
“Unduly restricting the ability of Nigerians to report, gather, and disseminate opinions and information has no place in a democracy. Freedom of expression and access to information both online and offline are foundational to prosperous and secure democratic societies,” U.S. State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.
The National Pension Commission (PenCom) announced on Tuesday that it would soon begin digital verification and enrolment of prospective retirees in the South-South.