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Hon. Nelson Ofem Sponsors Cross River State Employment Bill

Pastor Nelson Ofem, member representing Yakurr-1 at the 8th Assembly.

Honourable Nelson Ofem, member representing Yakurr-1 State Constituency at the Cross River State House of Assembly has sponsored a bill to tame the menace of unemployment in the state. The bill, entitled, “Cross River State Employment Bill”, according to the Honourable Member, seeks to develop a database of all Cross Riverians who are yet to be employed. The database would ...

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UNICAL: Zana Akpagu, Bassey Ewa, Prince Otu, Obono Obla To Speak At Post Graduate Public Lecture

As part of the activities to see off the Uket Abanda administration, the Post Graduate Students Government, PGSG, would tomorrow, July 19, be organising a public lecture on “Change vis-a-vis Politics In Contemporary Nigeria”. The lecture which is scheduled to hold tomorrow at the University of Calabar Conference Center by 10am is billed to have as lecturers, top political icons, ...

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In Cross River, Buhari’s School Feeding Programme Starve Workers Of 3 Months Salary

Information reaching Cross River Daily News says Cross Riverians recruited into the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, NHGSFP, have not been paid three months salary. The workers, referred to, as enumerators, whose duty was to enumerate pupils in participating schools took to their social media, WhatsApp group to protest the non payment of their renumeration as agreed by the ...

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See N238 Million 14 Community Development Projects In Yakurr-1 Completed Under The Watch Of Hon Nelson Ofem

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

Monitoring and evaluation report of the Universal Basic Education, UBE intervention projects, dated 19th January 2018, presented to the Cross River State House of Assembly and made available to Cross River Daily yesterday, shows fourteen (14) projects sited in Yakurr-1 State Constituency already completed at the cost of N238 million. Prepared by Mr. Nkanu Egbula, a Director (PRS) to the ...

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Izzi/Ukelle War: Minister Of Interior, Boundary Commission Visit Ukelle

By Lekan Macaulay: Cross River State on Monday received the Honourable Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) in Calabar, the State Capital. The visit was aimed at resolving the land dispute between Cross River State and Ebonyi State communities. The Minister, in the company of The Director-General, National Boundary Commission, Dr Mohammed Ahmed told the Acting Governor of ...

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IN CALABAR: Homeland Security Shoots Dead Suspected Criminal

By Lekan Macaulay: Over the weekend, there was unrest in the Cross River State capital as information reached Cross River Daily that an unknown soldier in the company of Policemen shot dead one Effiom Etim Effiom at the Murtala Muhammed Highway, close to MCC Junction. Reports say, Effiom, a suspected criminal resisted arrest by the policemen attached to Homeland Security ...

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A Birth Place For Change Agents, Dodeye Arikpo Describes The Bridge Leadership Foundation

On its successive 8th Career Day Conference, Mr. Dodeye Arikpo has described The Bridge Leadership Foundation as a birth place for change agents. In an exclusive chat with Cross River Daily News at the event which held over the weekend at the Calabar International Convention Centre (CICC), Calabar, the Central Senatorial District aspirant, Dodeye Arikpo referred to the annual conference ...

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The Bridge 8th Career Day: Youths Urged To Squeeze Away Old Generation Politicians

Youths have been advised to make uncomfortable old generation politicians if they must have their way into governance; howthat, power, especially political is not given, but taken. This was the advice of Professor Paul Nwulu, the Program Officer of Power and Participation at Ford Foundation, Nigeria who was a guest speaker at the 8th Career Day Conference of The Bridge ...

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INEC To Conduct Bye-Election For Cross River House Of Assembly

By Lekan Macaulay: Following the death of Hon. Stephen Ukpukpen, member representing Obudu I State Constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has disclosed that preparations were underway for a bye-election to fill the late honourable’s seat. In a statement by its National Commissioner, Mr Malam Mohammad Haruna on Friday in Abuja, ...

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