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NiMet predicts above normal rainfall from June

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted normal to above normal rainfall from June to August across the nation.
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NEMA: 10 LGAs prone to flood in Cross River

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has identified 10 local government areas in Cross River State that fall under the probable flood risk areas in view of the Annual Flood Outlook for 2021.
About 200 residential houses in six communities of Cross River State have been washed into the ravines by flood water from gully erosion in the last five years.

Cross River: Gully erosion swallows 200 houses in six communities

About 200 residential houses in six communities of Cross River State have been washed into the ravines by flood water from gully erosion in the last five years.
Mujahid Asari Dokubo

Asari Dokubo declares Biafra government

Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, Asari Dokubo, has birthed another version of Biafra agitation.

ICPC drops forgery charges against ex-presidential aide

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has amended the corruption and certificate forgery charges it filed against an ex-presidential aide, Okoi Obono-Obla.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senate aspirant during the Cross River North by-election which held in December 2020, Dr Mary Iji, has passed on.

PDP senate aspirant dies in Cross River

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senate aspirant during the Cross River North by-election which held in December 2020, Dr Mary Iji, has passed on.
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja has declared Agom Jarigbe as PDP candidateas the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the rescheduled Cross River North senatorial bye-election.

Rep Jarigbe: My father taught me selfless service to people

The Member representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency from Cross River at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Jarigbe Agom, has disclosed that his late father, Mr. Leonard Jarigbe, taught him to render selfless service and sacrifice to people whether he knows them or not.

Former presidential aide charged with forgery, fraud

Okoi Obono-Obla, a former aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, sacked in 2019, has been charged before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court with diverting N19.9 million office procurement fund.

Luxury bus drivers threaten to block highways in protest against illegal tolls collection in...

The group however gave federal and state governments 14 days ultimatum to dismantle all road blocks mounted by produce toll collectors on the roads whom they said forcefully collect money and beat them on the highways.
The supreme court, on Friday, dismissed a suit filed by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), seeking the review of a judgment ordering it to pay N17 billion to some Ogoni communities in Rivers state.

Cross River PDP crisis: Supreme Court strikes out appeal against wards, chapter exco list

The Supreme Court has struck out the appeal bordering on the internal crisis of the Cross River State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) bordering on the wards and local government chapters held by the Governor Ben Ayade’s faction of the party for lacking in merit.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate president swears in Cross River senator-elect

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday swore in Stephen Odey as Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District in the National Assembly.

PDP wins of Cross River senatorial bye-election

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Stephen Odey, has been declared the winner of the Cross River North Senatorial District bye-lection held on Saturday, December 5.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State cast his vote at ward 004, Kakum town hall, Ikpong, Obudu local Government area early this morning at the ongoing byelections for the Obudu State constituency and Cross River North Senatorial District.

Cross River by-elections: Governor Ayade votes in Obudu

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State cast his vote at ward 004, Kakum town hall, Ikpong, Obudu local Government area early this morning at the ongoing byelections for the Obudu State constituency and Cross River North Senatorial District.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Minister: Nigerian government needs N6.26 trillion to fix 711 roads in 2021

The Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday said to complete 711 highway projects in 2021, his ministry will require over N6.26 trillion.

NiMet predicts hazy, sunny weather activities Monday to Wednesday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
Mr Victor Effiom, Managing Director, Cross River Water Board Limited, said on Thursday that the management had approved the termination of the appointments of six members of staff as a result of dereliction of duty.

Cross River water board spends N150m monthly on diesel

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.
The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.

Germany donates physical rehabilitation centre to Nigerian Army hospital

The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.
The government of Enugu state has applauded Ibom Air as it commenced operations at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, (AIIA) Enugu with plans to expand to other connecting states in the South East.

Enugu government applauds Ibom Air on its inaugural flight into state

The government of Enugu state has applauded Ibom Air as it commenced operations at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, (AIIA) Enugu with plans to expand to other connecting states in the South East.
Member representing Ogoja-Yala Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, has expressed worries over the state of affairs of the People’s Democratic Party in Cross River state.

Cross River North by-election: Rep Jarigbe drags PDP to court, blasts Senator Ayade

A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, has dragged the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to Court over an alleged skewed outcome of the last Senatorial primary election of the party in Cross River State.

Cross River by-election: PDP electoral panel submits report

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Electoral Panel for the party primaries for Cross River North Senatorial District by-election on Monday submitted its report to the party leadership in Abuja.
A general view of the main gate of an isolation centre in Gbagada General Hospital in Lagos . PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

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 health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.

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NiMet predicts above normal rainfall from June

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted normal to above normal rainfall from June to August across the nation.
Paris Saint-Germain have made a move for Cristiano Ronaldo, reports Spanish publication AS.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s agents move round towards shock Juventus exit

Cristiano Ronaldo’s representatives have reportedly contacted Manchester United, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain over a potential summer switch.
During his church service at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) on Sunday 5th January 2020, Prophet TB Joshua released his much-anticipated prophetic message for the year 2020.

Pastor Obaseki: Why CAN, PFN won’t condole with TB Joshua’s family

The Senior Pastor of Divine Grace of Glory Church International, Pastor Peter Israel Obaseki, on Tuesday revealed why the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), may not send condolence messages to the family of late pastor of Synagogue of the Nation church, Prophet T. B. Joshua.
The interest of Stefano Pioli’s AC Milan in trying to keep Brahim Diaz, their loanee from La Liga club Real Madrid was heightened when the 21-year-old turned up a brilliant display in Sunday’s unwinding of Serie A former champions Juventus.

Real Madrid set asking price for Brahim Diaz

AC Milan have begun talks to sign Brahim Diaz on a permanent deal, with Real Madrid setting a €30 million (£26m/$37m) asking price for the midfielder.
“At this moment, l cannot say how many students were taken away by the gunmen until l get there, but we have already mobilized security men and members of the vigilantatè who are now in pursuit of the abductors,” the commissioner stated.

Niger abduction: Bandits reduce ransom demand to N150 million

The bandits, who abducted 156 pupils from the Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School in Tegina town of Rafi Local Government of Niger State 10 days ago, have reduced their ransom demand to N150 million.

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that Southern governors’ irrevocable decision on open grazing and others issues must be respected.

Rivers government begins construction of N25.9 billion cancer treatment centre

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie E. Ehanire have flagged off N25.9 Billion Dr. Peter Odili Cancer...
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Erling Haaland hints at Bernabeu move, calling Real Madrid players his ‘brothers’

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President Buhari vows to ‘shock’ those promoting insecurity, burning national assets

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