President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged-off the $1.96bn Kano–Maradi rail line, ordering the Ministries of Transportation and Finance to conclude financial arrangements for the construction of West-East Coastal rail line from Lagos to Calabar, linking some major cities in South East and South South.
The Cross River COVID-19 Response Team, RRT, has advised universities and other tertiary institutions in the country to set up COVID-19 task force in their campuses to enforce compliance with the pandemic protocols.
Retired Rear Adm. David Adeniran, Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Naval Command, Nigerian Navy in Calabar, says the navy has neutralised 291 illegal refineries, seized 31,310 bags of rice and arrested 707 suspects.
Joseph Odey, 26, an indigene of Yala Local Government Area of Cross River, on Wednesday protested the non-payment of his late father’s gratuity put at N13 million, threatening to commit suicide if the government delays further.
The Cross River Police Command says seven detained suspects arrested for various offences in the state escaped from its cell on Dec. 13.
The Bible Society of Nigeria, BSN, on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate. BSN Manager,...
A Calabar-based legal practitioner, Fidelis Onyebueke, said on Wednesday in Calabar that the on-going #EndSARS protests could be resolved without bloodshed.
President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the 326 KM Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line for commercial operation as well as the ancillary facilities yard, at the recently named Goodluck Jonathan Railway Complex in Agbor (Owa-Oyibu), Delta.
Commercial taxi drivers in Calabar on Monday withdrew their services to protest alleged illegal taxation by some thugs and local government officials in the state.
Bill to ban ex-INEC officials, other electoral officers from contesting elections passes 2nd reading
A Bill for an Act to amend the Electoral Act to prohibit Electoral Officers from engaging in partisan politics within five years of retirement, resignation and official relief of duties has passed second reading in the House of Representatives.
Workers in the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, FNPH, in Calabar have staged a peaceful protest over what they described as “injustice” in the payment of COVID-19 hazard allowance to health workers in tertiary health institutions.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, has commissioned a two blocks of single officer’s quarters at the 305 Special Mobility Group on Tuesday in Calabar.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Wednesday demolished suspected hard drug spots in Calabar town.
The Cross River State Government has commenced the disbursement of N79 million to activate the implementation of 21 micro projects across some communities in the state as part of multi-sectoral intervention to Covid-19.
Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, has urged management of the ministry and heads of River Basin Development Authorities to prioritise completion of all pending water projects within five years.
Top music acts, including Zlatan, Perruzi and Patoranking, are among celebrity artistes lined up to thrill guests at the 2019 Miss Africa pageantry in Calabar on December 27.
The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR has sealed 30 fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the approved price of N145 per...
Former Governor of Enugu State, Sen. Chimaroke Nnamani has charged Igbo women to revive the socio-political and economic activism employed during the pre-colonial era in moving the region and nation forward.
The Catholic Archbishop of Calabar, Most Rev. Joseph Ekuwem, has said that politics in Nigeria is now synonymous with lies and deceit.
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