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We’ve no response to Wike’s tirade, says Cross River

THE Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Christian Ita, has said there won’t be any response to the alleged outburst of the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, against Ayade. Ayade had complained about the injustice he was getting from his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, when...

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We’ve no response to Wike’s tirade, says C’River

THE Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Christian Ita, has said there won’t be any response to the alleged outburst of the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, against Ayade. Ayade had complained about the injustice he was getting from his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, when...

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APC asks tribunal to void PDP votes in Cross River bye-election

THE candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the December 5, 2020 Cross River North Senatorial bye-election, Joe Agi, SAN, and the APC have asked the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar to declare “all votes cast for PDP in the election as wasted votes.” Agi further argued that should the tribunal agree with his...

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Why Ayade hasn’t taken COVID-19 vaccine —Aide

The Cross River State Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu, has explained why the state Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, was not among the first people that received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as is the case in other states where governors and their deputies were among the first group of people to take the vaccine. She...

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Electricity consumers block Calabar PHEDC office over one year blackout

Ada Wodu, Calabar Protesting electricity consumers from the Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State on Wednesday blocked the office of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company in Calabar, Cross River, over 12 months power blackout in the community. The protesters carried placards with different inscriptions, including, ‘We are tired of blackout caused by […] Read Full Story

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WTO: Okonjo-Iweala, a record-breaker – Ayade

Ada Wodu, Calabar The Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade, has congratulated former Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, on her confirmation as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, describing her as a record-breaker. In a statement signed by Ayade’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Christian Ita, the governor […] Read Full Story

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Army uncovers criminal hideout in Calabar

Ada Wodu, Calabar The Nigerian Army, through the Operation Akpakwu, said it had uncovered an abandoned structure on Parliamentary Road in Calabar municipality serving as a hideout for criminals. The Commander, 13 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Brigadier General M. A. Abdullahi, who was represented by Major S. N. Ikpeme, told journalists at the Brigade Headquarters on […] Read Full Story