Tag: river

Police arrests man with bag of sex toys, others, in Cross River

Police in Cross River State has arrested a man, Obina Benson with a bag that contained assorted sex toys, handcuff, substances suspected to be Indian helm and other unidentified items….

Omang C. Omang: Lawan must swear in Jarigbe as Cross River North Senator

With 2023 silhouetted against the political horizon, and with political discussions in the Benue market square getting louder, it is needful for one more interested observer to join the conversation….

Labour Party inaugurates Cross River chapter

The National Vice Chairman of Labour Party (LP), South South, Prince Favour Reuben has inaugurated the Party in Cross River State Inaugurating the State Chapter on Thursday, Prince Reuben disclosed…

Jarigbe: Cross River group alleges plot to stop senator-elect’s swearing-in

From Fred Itua, Abuja A group of concerned stakeholders from Cross River State have raised the alarm over an alleged pressure campaign on Senate President Ahmad Lawan by the state…

Gunmen abduct Cross River NLC chair

By Nsa Gill, Calabar   The Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State Comrade Ben Ukpekpi has been kidnapped. The assailants whisked Ukpebi away on Sunday…

25-year-old dies in Kano river

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA seized 200 kilograms of illicit substances at the Lagos, Kano and Abuja airports last week. The agency’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi…

Fayemi orders relocation of school from river bank

Nairalovers Nigeria Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has ordered the immediate relocation of a public primary school at Ikun Ekiti in Moba Local Government Area of the state from its…

“50% Or 60% Of Girls In Cross River Secondary Schools Are Not Virgins” – Governor Ayade’s Aide, Ezama Says

Castro Ezama, the Special Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade on Education has stated that about 50 to 60% of girls in secondary schools in Cross River State are not virgins….

Cross River North dispute: Jarigbe accuses Odey of attending plenary illegally

From Okwe Obi, Abuja A lawmaker representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, has accused Senator Stephen Odey of illegally attending plenary. Agom, who was…

Cross River: IPMAN raises alarm over proliferation of illegal fuel stations

From Judex Okoro, Calabar The Cross River Chapter of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has raised concerns over the proliferation of illegal fuel stations in the state….

Over one hundred cultists in Cross River community denounce cultism

Anambra State Police Command has recovered a gun stolen from one of its police stations which was attacked during the End SARS protest. The command also recovered seven other arms…

◊ Cross River: Army foils attempted kidnap of 80-yr-old traditional ruler

From Judex Okoro, Calabar The Nigerian Army through the ‘Operation Akpakwu’ has foiled an attempted kidnap of a traditional ruler, HRH, Muri Stanislaus Eyamba. It was learned that the kidnappers…

◊ Panic In PDP As APC Woos Zamfara, Bauchi, Cross River Governors

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has been thrown into panic following an attempt by the All Progressives Congress to bring in Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, Governor…

Cross River: PDP stakeholders give NWC 14-day ultimatum to conduct state congress

From Judex Okoro, Calabar Cross River PDP stakeholders have given the National Working Committee (NWC) a14-day ultimatum to conduct state congress to elect the next officials to pilot the affairs…

FG trains independent monitors for National Social Investment Programs in Cross River

By Nsa Gill, Calabar The Federal Government through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on Friday in Calabar held a one day training workshop for Independent…