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Police parades pastor for allegedly raping lady in Cross River

The Cross River State Police command has paraded Pastor Hossana Okoi of Gate of Testimony Church Sierra Leone for allegedly raping a lady.

Police parade pastor, student, 23 other suspects in Calabar

The Cross River State Police command has paraded Pastor Hossana Okoi for allegedly raping a lady and threatening to kill her with a gun if she revealed what happened.

Police parade medical student for cultism

The Cross River State Police Command on Tuesday paraded a fourth year student of Medicine and Surgery in the University of Calabar for alleged cultism and illegal possession of firearms and military uniforms.
Zana Akpagu

UNICAL vice-chancellor calls for development of laboratory scientists, technologists

Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof Zana Akpagu, has called for the development of laboratory scientists and technologists to ensure the growth of the country.

University of Calabar suspends three students for robbery, cultism

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Zana Akpagu, has approved the suspension of three students of the institution for their alleged involvement in forgery, robbery and cultism.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari lauds UNICAL for introducing anti-corruption, anti-terrorism curriculum

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the management of the University of Calabar, Cross River, for being the first in Nigeria to introduce Anti-Corruption and Anti-Terrorism Studies in their curriculum.

Cross River to fast-track attainment of universal health coverage

Cross River State Commissioner of Health, Dr Inyang Asibong, has called on stakeholders to articulate concept notes that would fast-track the Ministry’s drive to attaining universal health coverage in the state.
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

Federal government appoints new medical directors for FMC Umuahia, UCTH

The Federal Government has approved the appointment of Prof. Ikpeme Ikpeme as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Cross River.

VC: UNICAL campus now has police station with functional cell

The University of Calabar has been equipped with a Police station that also has a functional cell; while a naval base will also be built on the main campus in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, to curb all forms of crime there.
Workers of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UTCH) in Cross River State have protested the non payment of their eighteen (18) month salary.

UCTH Resident doctors’ strike unnecessary – chief

The Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Prof. Thomas Agan, has described as ‘unnecessary’ the strike action embarked upon by resident doctors in the hospital.
Workers of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UTCH) in Cross River State have protested the non payment of their eighteen (18) month salary.

UNICAL teaching hospital workers protest non payment of 18-month salary

Workers of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UTCH) in Cross River State have protested the non payment of their eighteen (18) month salary.

Nigerian students to participate in quiz competition in Ghana

At least, ten Nigerian university students have been listed to participate in an international scholastic quiz competition scheduled to hold in Ghana on 29 March 2019.

Nigeria’s auditor-general appointed into AU board of auditors

Anthony Ayine, auditor-general of the federation, has been appointed as a member of the African Union (AU) board of external auditors.
Osang Abang

M-Net scriptwriter Osang Abang dies in road accident

Osang Abang, a scriptwriter with M-Net, died in a road accident on Thursday night.

John Asein named new NCC director-general

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has appointed John Asein as its director-general.

Cross River government donates to tanker explosion victims

The Cross River Government has donated medical equipment to the emergency ward of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) to aid the victims of the fuel tanker explosion.
Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, NDDC Chairman

Senator Ndoma-Egba In 2 years, NDDC has rehabilitated 90% of roads in Cross River

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.

Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.

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Gombe assets recovery committee invites former Governor Dankwambo, aides

The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s Omar Bashir to appear in court on graft charge

Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.

Titan Trust Bank sets for retail banking in Nigeria

One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Buhari receives in audience New Entrant into APC Former Deputy National Chairman of PDP Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa and Hon. Kaulaha Aliyu alongside Bauchi State Governor in State House on 8th Jan 2019-2

President Buhari mourns passing of Senator Gawama

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.

Consulate to protest continued killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.