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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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Muhammadu Buhari: No part of Nigeria will be ignored under my watch

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said no part of Nigeria would be ignored under his watch.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo urges federal government to intervene in erosion disaster in Ebonyi, Abia

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, weekend called on the Federal Government to intervene in the erosion problems affecting Isuikwuato and Abakaliki-Ugep sections of both Abia and Ebonyi States respectively.

Cross River government to complete 300km of roads by 2019

The Cross River State Government says its target is to complete the 300 kilometres of road projects it has embarked upon across the state by 2019.

Violence, irregularities mar APC local government congresses in Cross River

The jostle for control of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State has continued unabated as two persons are feared dead following violence which erupted during the local government congresses in the state.

NNPC to support PTD, NUPENG to boost fuel distribution

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is ever ready to support unions in the sector to enhance the distribution of petroleum products across the country.

Winifred Oyo-Ita blames DisCos for power failures

The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Monday heaped the blame for persistent power failures in homes across the country on the electricity distribution companies.

Two arrested for beheading friend to steal his motorcycle in Cross River

Operatives of Cross Rivers State Police Command, weekend, in Ugep, Yakkur Local Government Area, arrested two friends for allegedly conniving to behead a mutual friend of theirs and stealing his new motorcycle.

Police parades 580 suspected criminals, 234 assorted firearms in Cross River

The police commissioner said that “three pump action rifles, one AK 47 rifle without magazine, four locally made revolver pistols, one English double barrel gun, seven locally made single barrel guns, three locally made short guns and 37 locally made pistols were recovered from the suspects.”

Federal govt to spend N300bn on roads reconstruction, rehabilitation in 2018

The federal government has set aside N300 billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of strategic roads across the country in 2018.

President Buhari presents N8.612 trillion budget for 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday presented to a joint session of the National Assembly a budget estimate of N8.612 trillion for the 2018 fiscal year.

NDLEA arrests disabled persons, others for drug offences

The Cross River Command of National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency on Friday said it has arrested six drug suspects including a blind man and a cripple in separate operations in the state.

Cross River discovers new hot-and-cold water site

The Paramount Ruler of Yakurr, Obol Ofem Ubana Eteng, in Cross River State has disclosed that a hunter has discovered a hot-and-cold-water stream in Ugep as the newest tourist site in the state.

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Olusegun Mimiko: I will work beyond imagination

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