Posts Tagged ‘Cross River’

World’s rarest gorillas spotted In Cross River’s Mbe Mountains

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 11, 2020
The most endangered gorilla subspecies in the world has been sighted in Cross River, southern Nigeria. This sighting has raised hopes of a resurgence for these primates, believed to be extinct until the late 1980s. The Nigerian branch of the Wildlife Conservation Society made these findings after discovering footage of a few gorillas, and their […]

PHOTOS: Gov Ayade’s Special Adviser Allegedly Tortures People With Fire Over Bad Dream

by Seun Adeuyion June 22, 2020
The Special Adviser to the Cross River Governor on Forestry Security, Thomas Obi Tawo aka General Iron, has come under scrutiny, following an accusation of him been ordering the torture of some persons he saw harming him in his dream. Agba Jalingo, a popular journalist in Cross River, shared the information with photos of those […]

#COVID19: “Cross River Govt Will Provide Protective Equipment For Schools Free Of Charge”— Ayade On Proposed June 16 Resumption

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 10, 2020
All public schools in Cross River State are set to resume June 16, as Governor Ben Ayade reveals special protective measures for children and others who will come in contact with them. Senator Ben Ayade announced this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Christian Ita yestersay, as he […]

Gov. Ayade, Nigeria Navy, at loggerheads over land

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 19, 2020
A piece of land belonging to the Nigerian Navy and meant for the construction of a Navy Hotel has become a cause of friction between the Navy and Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State. The land which originally housed the Navy officers mess was being prepared for construction when the state government reportedly ordered […]

Electricity companies to begin mass disconnection in four states over N166bn debt

by Seun Adeuyion January 18, 2020
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) says it has commenced mass disconnection of defaulting customers in the four states it operates. The states are Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, and Rivers states. The Manager, Corporate Communications, PHED, Mr John Onyi confirmed this in Port Harcourt on Friday in an interview with the newsmen. He […]

Ayade to Akpabio: I’m unaware of ongoing NDDC projects in C’River

by Seun Adeuyion January 18, 2020
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, has expressed shock over the number of projects said to be embarked upon in the state by the Niger Delta Development Commission. He said he was unaware of their existence. He spoke on Friday during a courtesy visit on him at the Governor’s office in Calabar by the […]