Cross River State

By IndepthAfrica
In News
Oct 10th, 2013
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  ICPC Chairman, Mr. Ekpo Nta The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission on Wednesday said it had seized 100 houses acquired with proceeds from corruption in Abuja and environs. An ICPC Commissioner, Alhaji Isa Salami, who said this in Calabar, Cross River State capi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 8th, 2013
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The peace talk between President Goodluck Jonathan and rebelling Peoples Democratic Party governors was on Monday postponed till after the conclusion of the Muslim and Christian pilgrimages. No specific date has been fixed for the next meeting. Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State said this in a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 22nd, 2013
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By Okoi Obonla Obla It is amusing that the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP and the Government of Cross River State are obsessed with not allowing the All Progressives Congress, APC from participating in the Local Government Elections in the State scheduled for 21/9/2013. The Chairman of the Cross River ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2013
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By Festus Ahon South-South leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP met in Calabar last Saturday. The outcome of the meeting was as predicted: a ringing endorsement for a second term for their famous son, President Goodluck Jonathan. THE meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-South e...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Feb 12th, 2013
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There is excitement in Lagos, West Africa’s economic hub, over the planned introduction of cable propelled mass transit otherwise called cable car, a system not popular in this part of the world. Although existing at the Obudu Cattle Ranch resort in Cross River State, but that is only for tourist pur...
By benim
In Health
Nov 28th, 2010
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About 114 women die daily from pregnancy and child birth complications in Nigeria according to the World Health Organization and World Bank statistics. Disclosing the startling statistics in a workshop on ‘Improving Access to maternal and child care services’ organised by the South-South zonal office...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Oct 27th, 2010
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LAGOS — Nigerian police have arrested 10 local chiefs accused of murder in a land dispute with neighbours after which 13 burnt corpses were recovered, a government spokesman said on Wednesday. The corpses were found after a weekend dispute between the rival Boje and Nsadop communities in southeastern...
By benim
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Oct 26th, 2010
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A curfew has been imposed on two rural villages in Nigeria’s Cross River state after deadly weekend clashes. At least 30 people are reported to have been killed in violence between members of the Boje and Nsadop communities. Youths armed with machetes, guns and explosives attacked rival village...
By benim
In Arts & Culture
Oct 26th, 2010
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After spending 21 days in Omo Forest Reserve in Area J4, Ijebu East Local Government Area of Ogun State, in search of the Golden Goblet, Twenty Three year old Oluwaremi Oyekunle has emerged winner of the 2010 edition of Gulder Ultimate Search. The University of Ibadan, Agriculture and Forestry as wel...