Osinbajo orders security reinforcement after communal violence in Cross River

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has condemned the wanton loss of lives and property as a result of the recent communal conflict between the Wanikade and Wanihem communities in the Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State.

Osinbajo orders security reinforcement after communal violence in Cross River

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has condemned the wanton loss of lives and property as a result of the recent communal conflict between the Wanikade and Wanihem communities in the Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State. The Acting President has directed the security agencies to take urgent measures to avert a further breakdown […]

How naval men attacked Cross River police station – Resident

Following  Tuesday’s clash between the navy and police in Calabar, indications emerged on Wednesday that some naval operatives used a General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) to bring down a section of the Akim Police Barracks in the Cross River State capital. Trouble started earlier on Tuesday when an unidentified naval rating was shot in the […]

Police arrest man, 33, for killing own twin children

Police arrest man, 33, for killing own twin children

The Cross River Police Command has arrested one Anyanime Festus, 33, for killing his twin children, Emediong Festus and Mfoniso Festus, both 11 years old for allegedly being witches. Presenting the suspects to newsmen in Calabar on Tuesday, the Acting Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Hafiz Inuwa, alleged that the suspect killed his […]

Buhari launches 260km Super Highway project in Cross River, pledges speedy completion

Buhari launches 260km Super Highway project in Cross River, pledges speedy completion

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, lauched the 260-kilometre Calabar-Kastina-Ala Super Highway road project at Obung, Cross River State. The president expressed the hope that the road would create a new vista of business opportunities for Cross River and the nation at large while launching the project. Buhari commended Governor Ben Ayade for his vision and […]

Ebola scare again, doctor, 9 nurses, 5 others quarantined in Cross River

Ebola scare again, doctor, 9 nurses, 5 others quarantined in Cross River

Following a suspected case of Ebola Virus disease in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), the management of the hospital, on Thursday, said it had quarantined 15 persons of the accident and emergency ward of the hospital. Among those said to have been quarantined were a medical doctor, nine nurses and four medical workers. […]

Senate leader condemns politicising visit to Buhari

Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma Egba on Sunday condemned attempts to politicise his decision to lead a Cross Rivers State delegation to the President-elect, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari. Ndoma Egba said this in Abuja, on Sunday, while reacting to a statement credited to a group of elders of the Cross River State chapter of the All […]

Candidates’ adoption won’t work in C’ River PDP – Rep

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr. John Owan-Enoh, has said adoption of candidates will not be acceptable in the Cross River Central Senatorial District during the forthcoming primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party. Owan-Enoh said this on Saturday at the Government Secondary School Ikom while declaring his interest to contest for […]

Controversy surrounds N6bn ceded oil wells compensation to Cross River

Controversy surrounds N6bn ceded oil wells compensation to Cross River

Controversy is currently trailing the alleged release of N6bn to the Cross River State Government as augmentation over the ceding of 76 oil wells to Akwa Ibom State following the Supreme Court ruling of July 12, 2012. Our correspondent gathered on Thursday that apart from the N6bn, an additional N400m is being paid monthly to […]

Dog meat kills five in Calabar

Dog meat kills five in Calabar

OGOJA – FIVE persons, a man and two of his children and two others were confirmed dead on Friday in the village of Uchenyim , Wanikade, North Ukelle in northern Cross River State after eating the meat of a dog. Reports from the area said the dog was fond of eating the eggs laid by […]