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Cross River State Teachers Suspend 4-Week Old Strike

Primary and secondary school teachers in the state have suspended the strike action they embarked on last month, 28th to press home their demands for a good working environment which they said the state governor, Ben Ayade was “insensitive” about. The notice for the suspension was contained in a circular by their union, Nigerian Union of Teachers capped; Bulletin 9. ...

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Obudu Bye-Election Update: PDP Fields Late Hon’s Wife As Candidate, APC Fields Adah Ishamali

Ahead of the August 11 bye-election for Obudu State Constituency, the two major contending political parties in the state, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP and the All Progressive Congress, APC have submitted names of their respective candidates for the contest. Mrs. Abbey Ukpukpen, the wife of the late lawmaker, Honorable Stephen Ukpukpen whose death necessitated the election is PDP’s candidate ...

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Obudu Bye-Election: Hilliard Eta Petitions INEC, Says He’s In Charge Of APC Cross River

On who INEC should deal with as they make ready arrangements for Obudu State Constituency bye-election, Hon. Hilliard Eta, the re-elected National Vice Chairman (South-South) of the All Progressive Congress, APC has written INEC claiming he is in charge of the party here in the state and the rightful person to deal with on matters regarding Obudu bye-election which is ...

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John Gaul Leads PDP Speakers’ Forum To Protest Saraki, Ekweremandu’s House Arrest

John Gaul Leads PDP Speakers' Forum To Protest Saraki, Ekweremandu's House Arrest

Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. John Gaul Lebo has led his colleagues at the PDP Speakers’ Forum to protest yesterday’s obstruction of Senate President’s convoy and Deputy Senate President’s house arrest by men of the Nigeria Police. Cross River Daily News reports that yesterday, the convoy of the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki while ...

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Hon Nelson Ofem Sponsors Cross River State Polytechnic Bill

Hon. Nelson Ofem, member representing Yakurr-1 State Constituency at the State Assembly.

Honourable Nelson Ofem, the House of Assembly member representing Yakurr 1 State Constituency has recently sponsored a bill to make broad the scope of the state’s Institute of Management and Technology (ITM), Ugep. The bill, labeled ‘Cross River State Polytechnic Bill’, according to the honourable member, upon success would become a foundation for a Federal University of Technology expected in ...

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INEC Releases Timetable For Obudu State Constituency Election, Begins July 25th

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has made public the itinerary for the bye-election of Obudu State Constituency. Aimed at filling the vacant seat of Late Hon. Stephen Ukpukpen, the election activities, according to a document by INEC and made available to Cross River Daily News, would commence on the 25th of July, 2018, deadline for conduct of primaries by ...

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Extortation Of Primary School Pupils: We Will Investigate Ministry Of Education – Info Commissioner

Over the exorbitant charges on primary education in Cross River State even though primary education was supposed to be free, Mrs. Rosemary Archibong, the State Commissioner for Information has said that the state government would investigate the Ministry of Education currently headed by Mr. Godwin Etta. Mrs. Rosemary disclosed this in her office while fielding questions from newsmen, Cross River ...

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